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Stock Market Today: Asian Stocks Mixed as Japan Business Confidence Rises and US Shutdown Averted

BANGKOK (AP) — Asian stocks rose mostly in weak trading Monday, with many markets closed for holidays. Markets in China are closed for a week-long holiday. Markets in South Korea were also closed. Oil prices rose and US futures rose as the threat of a US crisis federal government shutdown backed off after Congress passed… Read More »

Valentino returns to Les Beaux-Arts de Paris with a modern twist; Burton says goodbye to McQueen

PARIS (AP) — Valentino took a sentimental trip to Les Beaux-Arts on Sunday, revisiting the prestigious Parisian art school where its founder, Valentino Garavani, was once a student. Immerse yourself in highlights from Paris’ spring/summer 2024 ready-to-wear collections, including the end of an era at Alexander McQueen, as its lauded designer Sarah Burton presented her… Read More »

Trump Heads to Iowa as MAGA Republicans Furious Over Dem Deal – Live

Related video: Mark Milley references Trump as ‘wannabe dictator’ at retirement ceremony Donald Trump is heading to Iowa on Sunday to campaign to secure voter support ahead of the state’s January caucus. As he did in the past, the former president is heading to areas of the state, this time in the southeast, that previously… Read More »

The search for a new cell phone with AI

Since founding OpenAI in 2015, Sam Altman has spent many days thinking that the company’s artificial intelligence products need a new kind of device to succeed. Since leaving Apple in 2019, Jony Ive, the designer behind the iPhone, iPod and MacBook Air, has been thinking about what the next big computing device could be. Both… Read More »

India’s devastating monsoon season is a sign of things to come as weather and poor planning combine

BENGALURU, India (AP) — Sanjay Chauhan has witnessed monsoon rains batter his home and farm in the Indian Himalayas this year with a magnitude and intensity he has never experienced before. “Buildings have collapsed, roads are broken, there have been so many landslides, including one that destroyed a large part of my orchard,” said the… Read More »

North Macedonia national park’s growing bear population poses a threat to residents

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — A growing population of bears poses a threat to people in an area in the west North Macedoniawhere bear break-ins are increasingly common. This year, a dozen cases of bears trying to break into homes in search of food have been reported by fearful residents living in the mountainous area… Read More »