Chile’s new constitution finalised after turbulent process

Dec 3, 2022

Santiago, Chile – Gaspar Dominguez briskly walked down the steps of Santiago’s majestic former Congress building into the harsh brightness of the winter sun in downtown Santiago. The 33-year-old medic has spent the past year in the building – now a national monument – writing Chile’s new constitution as part of a 154-strong assembly. He hugged and congratulated his colleagues who gathered outside; they had just finished drafting the text that could change the course of the country’ ...read more

Justice Dept. Braces for Summer of Violent Crime

Dec 3, 2022

Yet the federal government, for all its vast investigative powers, plays a supporting role when it comes to fighting street crime. The Justice Department prosecutes major drug and weapons trafficking cases, provides technical support on gun tracing and the analysis of other evidence, and distributes billions in grants to supplement the budgets of local departments that are mainly paid for by area taxpayers. Over the past year, Attorney General Merrick B. Garland has announced a series of steps ...read more

$785 Billion – The 2026 Climate Change Adaptive Agriculture and Water Market, According to a New Report

Dec 3, 2022

Climate Change Adaptive Agriculture and Water Market Segmentation Vectors IPCC 2022 The Impact of Temperature Change on Water Security by Region (Source: IPCC Report Feb. 28, 2022) The 1st report that presents a bottom-up analysis of hundreds (316) Climate Change Adaptive Agriculture and Water submarkets WASHINGTON, DC, U.S., July 3, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — The new market report (390 pages, 254 tables figures) published by HSRC, Climate Change Adaptive Agriculture and Wa ...read more

Uzbekistan reports casualties in unrest, opposition says at least 5 killed

Dec 3, 2022

Please try another search World 1 hour ago (Jul 03, 2022 01:23PM ET) 5/5 © Reuters. A view shows a truck which was burnt during protests in Nukus, capital of the northwestern Karakalpakstan region, Uzbekistan July 3, 2022. KUN.UZ/Handout via REUTERS 2/5 By Olzhas Auyezov and Mark Trevelyan ALMATY (Reuters) -Uzbekistan's President Shavkat Mirziyoyev said on Sunday there were casualties among civilians and law enforcement officers after rare p ...read more

Today, we need hope. But where to find it?

Dec 3, 2022

I get mail. A lot of that mail comes from people like you – readers. Some readers are kind and generous. Others are not. Readers have to make a little effort to find where to reach me since I don’t – as I have written – do Twitter or any other social media. I’m convinced this frustrates readers who are anxious, even eager, to harangue me or worse. They get angry or offended by what I have written. Reminder to those agitated readers: columnists aren’t paid to be nice. About a month a ...read more

Supple steaks and tasty veggies: Xerox PARC spinout keeps food fresh at freezing temperatures

Dec 3, 2022

EverCase cases. (EverCase Images) A new startup aims to change how food is preserved and stored, using tech that keeps meat, fish and produce flavorful at subzero temperatures. “More than a third of the food that we produce now is just wasted or lost in some way. That has a lot to do with the way that we store food and the way we preserve it,” said Paul Levins, co-founder of EverCase, which announced its debut in June. EverCase’s tech can keep food supple, preventing it from turning in ...read more

CGTN: Hong Kong on highway to become global tech and innovation hub 25 years on

Dec 3, 2022

BEIJING, July 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Hong Kong Science Park, the city’s high-tech hub, welcomed Chinese President Xi Jinping for a visit during his busy two-day trip to attend celebrations for the 25th anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to China. The Science Park is the largest research and development (RD) and business incubation base in Hong Kong, housing more than 1,100 enterprises and 17,000 innovators. Among them are SenseTime, an artificial intelligence (AI) giant, which is the ...read more

Kathryn Dennis Sparks Rumors of a New Boyfriend

Dec 3, 2022

Kathryn Dennis seems to be moving on from her relationship with Chleb Ravenell . As fans got to know her now-ex-boyfriend on Thursday night’s episode of the eighth season of Southern Charm , Kathryn sparked rumors of an all-new romance as she enjoyed a night out with friends in Nashville, Tennessee, and posed with a man who just might be a new love interest. “Caught feelings, now im catchin flights,” Kathryn wrote in the caption of an Instagram photo shared on June 30, which ...read more

Pakistan's trade deficit hits record-high of $48.66 billion

Dec 3, 2022

Cash-strapped Pakistan's trade deficit has surged to an all-time high of $48.66 billion in the outgoing fiscal year, up from $30.96 billion a year ago, a significant 57 per cent jump on the back of higher-than-expected imports, a media report said on Sunday. The trade deficit reached an alarming level despite a ban on more than 800 non-essential luxury items in May by the Shehbaz Sharif government, the Dawn newspaper reported, quoting the provisional official data. Pakistan's trade gap widened ...read more

Jeff Bezos says Joe Biden's call to cut gas prices is either 'straight-ahead misdirection or a deep misunderstanding of basic market dynamics'

Dec 3, 2022

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and President Joe Biden.Associated Press Jeff Bezos has questioned Joe Biden's demand for lower gas prices. The Amazon founder and the President have been waging a war about the root causes of inflation. A Chinese official praised Biden for realizing that "capitalism is all about exploitation." Jeff Bezos has blasted Joe Biden's call to cut gas prices as either "straight-ahead misdirection or a deep misunderstanding of basic market dynamics" in a t ...read more