Day: March 29, 2022

Economy

Another record high as 7.9 million people remain unemployed in South Africa

The unemployment rate in South Africa has hit another record high. For the fourth quarter of 2021, it was 35.3% of the labor force, the highest since the Statistics Office began quarterly labor force surveys in 2008. The unemployment rate hit a record high of 34.9% in the third quarter. Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) […]

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Entertainment

Ofcom: One in three internet users cannot identify fake accounts or content

Just one in three internet users can’t spot fake content online, a new report shows – suggesting you’re probably less adept at spotting fake news than you think. Online regulator Ofcom surveyed more than 13,000 UK internet users on their range of internet habits, device usage and social media attitudes. Overall, 30 percent said they […]

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Health

A senior FDA official says fully vaccinated Americans may need more Covid shots this fall

Boston’s Nathan Jacobs receives his Covid booster shot from Sassy Yogurtian on December 9, 2021 at City Hall in Boston, MA. Stuart Cahill | MediaNews Group | Getty Images People in the US may need another Covid booster shot this fall as public health experts expect immunity to the vaccines to wane and transmission of […]

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Sports

NFL changes postseason overtime rule after Bills playoff loss

PALM BEACH, Fla. — The NFL’s 32 clubs passed a rule change Tuesday to ensure both teams possess the ball at least once in overtime in postseason games. The measure comes months after Kansas City won a divisional round playoff game against the Buffalo Bills, who didn’t get a chance to score in overtime. The […]

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World

French family jumped off the balcony one after the other: Swiss police

A French family gripped by conspiracy theories jumped one by one from their seventh-floor apartment in the Swiss city of Montreux, police investigating the mystery said on Tuesday.

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Economy

The war between Russia and Ukraine is changing the way Europe spends

Nicolae Ciuca spent a lifetime on the battlefield before being elected Romania’s prime minister four months ago. But even he couldn’t imagine spending millions of dollars producing emergency iodide pills to prevent radiation poisoning in the event of a nuclear blast, or increasing military spending by 25 percent in a single year. “We never thought […]

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Entertainment

Personal Identity Verification Systems: Verification of Personal ID

Persona has raised $150 million in a Series C funding round, which it will use to scale its Persona ID Verification services. As more businesses, governments and banks rely on online operations, the importance of digital identity verification and fraud prevention grows immensely. Persona is currently a major player in ID verification with offices in […]

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Health

Australia: Amnesty 2021/22 Annual Report, Human Rights, LGBTQIA+, Citipointe Christian College, Change the Record

Australia has been internationally slammed for breaking a year’s worth of promises, in a new Amnesty report released on Tuesday. Australia was described as a “global laggard” on human rights in a new international report released on Tuesday. Amnesty International’s 2021/22 report, which looks at human rights developments around the world, exposed the Australian government’s […]

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Sports

Mick Schumacher’s crash at the Saudi Arabian GP could cost Haas a million dollars

Although the chassis and engine survived the impact, team boss Günther Steiner told reporters that “the cost is still quite high because all the suspension except the front left is gone. I think there’s something more to it. The rest is like powder. charcoal powder.” “I don’t know about the money yet, but these cars, […]

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World

War in Ukraine: Investigations into alleged torture of Russian prisoners opened

Russia and Ukraine are separately investigating allegations that Russian prisoners of war were mistreated by Ukrainian soldiers. An unconfirmed graphic video has been shared online purporting to show captured Russians being shot in the leg. The footage was widely shared on social media platforms Telegram, TikTok and Twitter, including by a number of pro-Russian accounts. […]

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