Israel-Gaza live updates: Israel plans ‘security envelope’ around Gaza Strip
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Israel-Gaza live updates: Israel plans ‘security envelope’ around Gaza Strip

While in Dubai for the COP28 meetings, Vice President Kamala Harris met with Arab leaders — United Arab Emirates President Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed, Jordan’s King Abdullah, Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi, and Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani — to discuss what Gaza will look like once the fighting stops. “We all…

Philippines hit by 7.6 magnitude earthquake
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Philippines hit by 7.6 magnitude earthquake

A massive earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.6 hit Saturday night in the Philippines. The quake’s epicenter was off the coast of the southern Philippine island of Mindanao. The quake struck at 10:37 p.m. at a depth of 20 miles, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Videos and photos on X showed frightening scenes…

Comviva penalised Rs 1 lakh for delay in transferring CSR funds to PM Relief Fund – Times of India
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Comviva penalised Rs 1 lakh for delay in transferring CSR funds to PM Relief Fund – Times of India

NEW DELHI: IT company Tech Mahindra Group firm Comviva has been penalised Rs 1 lakh for the delay in transferring unspent corporate social responsibility obligation to the Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund, as per a regulatory filing. The Ministry of Corporate Affairs’ Regional Director for the Northern Region has ruled against an appeal filed by…

Wolves are returning to Colorado. But is it too crowded for them to thrive?
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Wolves are returning to Colorado. But is it too crowded for them to thrive?

This December 2018 photo provided by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife shows the breeding male of the Chesnimnus Pack caught on camera during the winter survey on U.S. Forest Service land in northern Wallowa County, Oregon. (Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife via AP, File) AP hide caption toggle caption AP This December…

Proposal for new water district sparks fear of Northern California ‘water grab’
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Proposal for new water district sparks fear of Northern California ‘water grab’

As California grapples with worsening cycles of drought, a proposal to create a new water district in Butte County has sparked fears of a profit-driven water grab by large-scale farmers and outside interests. In the walnut and almond orchards along State Route 99 near Chico, agricultural landowners have led a years-long campaign to form the…

Susan Sarandon Apologizes for Comment About Jews at Rally
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Susan Sarandon Apologizes for Comment About Jews at Rally

The Academy Award-winning actress Susan Sarandon apologized Friday for saying at a pro-Palestinian rally last month that people feeling afraid of being Jewish right now were “getting a taste of what it feels like to be a Muslim in this country, so often subjected to violence.” The remarks drew widespread criticism and soon afterward her…

Trump is picking a dumb fight that could cost him dearly
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Trump is picking a dumb fight that could cost him dearly

Donald Trump has picked a terrible political fight. The former president is still hellbent on repealing Obamacare. Biden and Democrats could not be more delighted by his choice. Former President Donald Trump just couldn’t help himself. All it took was a less-than 600-word editorial to set him off. Trump has never had a reputation for…

Bank Lending To Pvt Corporate Rises 14.9% In Sep, Term Deposits See Big Jump: RBI Data – News18
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Bank Lending To Pvt Corporate Rises 14.9% In Sep, Term Deposits See Big Jump: RBI Data – News18

The share of personal loans in bank credit has successively increased to over 30 per cent from 22 per cent share five years ago. (Representative image) Bank lending to the private corporate sector grew 14.9 per cent in September 2023 from 14.7 per cent a year ago, according to the Reserve Bank data released Friday….

Pfizer’s twice-daily weight loss pill joins a long list of obesity drug flops
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Pfizer’s twice-daily weight loss pill joins a long list of obesity drug flops

Sopa Images | Lightrocket | Getty Images Pfizer’s twice-daily version of its experimental weight loss pill has now joined a long list of other scrapped drugs that aimed to treat obesity but came with unintended consequences.  The drugmaker on Friday said it will stop developing the twice-daily treatment, danuglipron, after obese patients taking the drug…