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More than 30 people have died because a health workers' strike in Guinea-Bissau has paralysed the healthcare system, a spokesperson for the nurses' union said on Wednesday. The boycott over working conditions, pay and other issues was launched on Monday in the small West African nation where chronically under-equipped hospitals and clinics have long angered workers and endangered patients. "I hold the government responsible for the death toll and for the boycott which has completely paralysed the health sector nationwide," nurses' union spokesperson Garcia Batican Sampaio told a press conference.
NEW YORK, September 22, 2021--June Homes Emerges From Stealth With $50M in Funding
The swifter pace of interest rate hikes from policymakers' last set of projections in June comes amid the fastest economic recovery in U.S. history after a brief recession last year and robust debate at the Fed about balancing its maximum employment and 2% average inflation goals. The Fed on Wednesday kept its benchmark overnight lending rate in the current target range of 0% to 0.25%, where it has remained since March 2020 when the U.S. economy was buffeted by the onset of the pandemic. The new economic projections released alongside the policy statement showed nine of 18 Fed policymakers now foresee a liftoff in interest rates next year, compared to seven in June.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Wednesday he would personally convene world foreign ministers before the end of the year to follow up on commitments made toward fighting the coronavirus pandemic. At a virtual COVID-19 summit on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, President Joe Biden earlier promised to buy 500 million more COVID-19 vaccine doses to donate to other countries as the United States comes under increasing pressure to share its supply with the rest of the world. Blinken said he would convene foreign ministers to follow up on commitments made at the virtual summit and at an upcoming G20 meeting, ahead of a meeting of heads of state led by Biden to be held in the first quarter of 2022.
Keanu Inu - fair launched in May 2021 - wants to show that crypto currency can be a force for good in the world. Keanu Inu The "Culture Coin" Aiming to Change Charity for Good New York, NY, Sept. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The exponential rise of DOGE Coin, followed by similar coins such as SHIB, paved the way for an influx of crypto coins named after Japanese ‘Inu’ dog breeds. It was during this “Inu’ craze that ‘KEANU INU’ was born, a fair launched project with a unique vision. More than jus
Zoe Financial Zoe Financial NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Andres Garcia-Amaya, CEO of Zoe Financial, was announced as a judge for Morningstar's FinTech of the Year 2021 Competition. Zoe Financial, a next-generation digital marketplace that connects clients with highly vetted fiduciary financial advisors, won Morningstar's Fintech of the Year in 2019. "It was a milestone for Zoe to win FinTech of the Year in 2019, so we couldn't be more excited to make that jump from participants t
Let the dire warnings on the stock market should the government default on its obligations begin.
NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWS WIRE SERVICES OR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AZINCOURT ENERGY CORP. (“Azincourt” or the “Company”) (TSX.V: AAZ), is pleased to announce a fully-subscribed non-brokered private placement (the “Offering”) for aggregate gross proceeds to the Company of approximately C$7.6 million from the sale of the following: units of the Company (the “Units”) at a price of C$0.07 per Unit;flow-through units o
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Sarah House, Wells Fargo Senior Economist, joins Yahoo Finance Live to discuss inflation, GDP growth, and prospects of Jerome Powell retaining his position as Chair of the Federal Reserve.
The Global Virtual Reality In Education Sector Market size was estimated at USD 1,393. 04 Million in 2020 and expected to reach USD 1,775. 93 Million in 2021, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) 27.New York, Sept. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Reportlinker.com announces the release of the report "Virtual Reality In Education Sector Competitor Analysis Report - Global Forecast to 2026" - https://www.reportlinker.com/p06149119/?utm_source=GNW 82% to reach USD 6,076.50 Million by 2026. FPNV Posi
WASHINGTON, September 22, 2021--AHF Welcomes Biden’s US Global VAX Initiative
Conditions are deteriorating in migrant camps on both sides of the US-Mexico border where thousands of mostly Haitian migrants have gathered as pressure mounts on US President Joe Biden to curb expulsion flights.Reuters images showed people with small babies and toddlers, one with an untreated hernia on his stomach, under makeshift shelters made out of reeds on the banks of the Rio Grande river in Del Rio, Texas.
(Bloomberg) -- Workhorse Group Inc. shares plunged on Wednesday to their lowest in fifteen months after the embattled electric-vehicle maker said it will suspend deliveries of its vans and recall units it has already delivered.Most Read from BloombergThe Global Housing Market Is Broken, and It’s Dividing Entire CountriesIstanbul Turns Taps on Old Fountains, Joining Global Push for Free DrinksIn Paris, the Wrapped Arc de Triomphe Is a Polarizing PackageIs There Room for E-Scooters in New York Cit
Juventus pulled themselves out of the Serie A relegation zone on Wednesday after earning their first league victory of the season at the fifth attempt, coming from behind to win 3-2 at Spezia.
Following last week's sudden and stunning rift over a global arms deal, France and the U.S. are working to restore normal relations.The office of French President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday he would send his ambassador back to Washington after a phone call with U.S. President Joe Biden.The French cried foul last week after news broke that the U.S. and U.K. had secretly negotiated a deal to sell nuclear submarines to Australia.As a result, Australia nixed a $40 billion deal to buy warships from France. In dramatic fashion, Macron recalled his envoys from Washington and Canberra.The episode marked a rare diplomatic rebuke between close military allies. Not all saw the French outcry as proportionate.On Wednesday UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson told his French counterparts - in French - to "get a grip," and "give me a break."""I just think it's time for some of our dearest friends around the world to "prenez un grip" about all this, donnez-moi un break because this is fundamentally a great step forward for global security."Following Wednesday's phone call between Macron and Biden, the French president's office said the leaders agreed to launch in-depth consultations to rebuild trust. The White House on Wednesday said Macron and Biden will meet in Europe at the end of October.
Brian Laundrie’s social media accounts may be providing clues to his state of mind before the disappearance of his girlfriend Gabby Petito
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Bret Taylor, President and Chief Operating Officer at Salesforce, joins Yahoo Finance to discuss Dreamforce 2021 conference amid the pandemic, Salesforce’s initiatives to create new jobs, support businesses, and plans for return to the office.
U.S. companies have retained strong profit margins through the pandemic because they have cut costs and passed along high prices to customers. With inflation still strong, the ability for companies to keep margins at record levels is being closely watched by some investors and strategists as third-quarter earnings reports from S&P 500 companies are set to arrive next month. Given the way companies have been handling costs, profit margins should edge higher in the near term, said Jonathan Golub, chief U.S. equity strategist and head of quantitative research at Credit Suisse Securities in New York.