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IBM returns to sales growth after a year of declines on cloud strength

FILE PHOTO: A man stands near an IBM logo at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, February 25, 2019. REUTERS/Sergio Perez April 19, 2021 By Munsif Vengattil (Reuters) -International Business Machines Corp returned to sales growth in the first quarter after a year of declines and beat Wall Street targets on Monday, boosted by […]

Florida Education Chief: Masks Should Be Optional Next School Year

Florida Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran is asking public school districts across the state to drop mask mandates for the upcoming school year, saying that it has no impact whether or not students and teachers wear masks on campus. “We ask that districts, which currently are implementing a mandated face-covering policy, revise their policy to be […]

West Point Military Academy expels 8 cadets, requires 51 to repeat a year after biggest cheating scandal at the academy since 1976

WEST POINT, NY – JUNE 13: West Point graduating cadets gathered for commencement ceremonies at Plain Parade Field at the United States Military Academy on June 13, 2020 in West Point, New York. (Photo by John Minchillo-Pool/Getty Images) OAN NewsroomUPDATED 5:55 PM PT – Friday, April 16, 2021 A cheating scandal at West Point Military […]

Japan wholesale prices rise for first time in more than a year, stoked by commodities surge

FILE PHOTO: A shopper looks at items at a drug store in Tokyo, Japan, May 28, 2015. Japan’s core consumer prices rose 0.3 percent in April from a year earlier, government data showed on May 29, keeping inflation distant from the central bank’s 2 percent target. Picture taken May 28, 2015. REUTERS/Yuya Shino April 12, […]

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi asks court to let her meet lawyers, activists urge New Year defiance

FILE PHOTO: Myanmar’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Aung San Suu Kyi speaks during an event at the Asia Society Policy Institute in New York City, U.S. September 21, 2016. REUTERS/Bria Webb/File Photo April 12, 2021 (Reuters) -Myanmar’s detained government leader Aung San Suu Kyi asked a court on Monday to be allowed to meet her […]

Watch brand Piaget to open more stores this year

FILE PHOTO: A model is displayed on the Piaget booth at the “Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie” SIHH exhibition at the Palexpo in Geneva January 21, 2013. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/File Photo April 9, 2021 By Silke Koltrowitz ZURICH (Reuters) – Swiss watch brand Piaget, owned by luxury goods group Richemont, will continue to open stores […]

GM to start making Silverado electric pickups late next year in Detroit – source

FILE PHOTO: A man looks at a Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck during the 2019 New York International Auto Show in New York City, U.S, April 17, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo April 6, 2021 (Adds byline of Ankit Ajmera) By Paul Lienert and Ankit Ajmera (Reuters) -General Motors Co is planning to start production of Chevrolet […]

MercadoLibre to almost triple investment in Mexico to $1.1 billion this year

FILE PHOTO: Founder and CEO of e-commerce platform MercadoLibre Marcos Galperin speaks during a news conference in Mexico City, Mexico April 26, 2018. REUTERS/Ginnette Riquelme/File Photo April 6, 2021 By Daina Beth Solomon MEXICO CITY (Reuters) -Argentina’s e-commerce firm MercadoLibre Inc said on Tuesday it will invest $1.1 billion to expand its warehouse space and […]

Deputy Border Chief Estimates ‘Way Over 100,000’ Illegal Border Crossers Evaded Capture This Year

A Customs and Border Protection (CBP) official said Monday that well over 100,000 illegal border crossers have evaded capture by patrol agents so far this year, adding to the alarm already raised around the growing number of monthly apprehensions. Deputy Border Patrol Chief Raul Ortiz told Fox News Channel’s “America’s Newsroom” that the agency has resources […]

A pandemic year, two cafes and an abundance of doubt about the other side

FILE PHOTO: Kara Rosenberg prepares drinks behind the bar as Farley’s Cafe marks its 32nd anniversary with bagpipes, Irish stew, and live music on St. Patrick’s Day in San Francisco, California, U.S. March 17, 2021. REUTERS/Brittany Hosea-Small March 24, 2021 By Ann Saphir and Nathan Frandino (Reuters) – A year after the pandemic forced Chris […]