ADELAIDE, June 18 (Reuters) - It has been some turnaround. For a young woman who came into this week's Australian Olympic swimming trials plagued by questions about a lingering shoulder injury, freestyler Ariarne Titmus has not only blown away the cobwebs but blown away any shred of doubt that she will be a major force at next month’s Tokyo Games.
HONG KONG: Investors pushed most Asian markets higher Friday on easing concerns about runaway inflation and an overheating economy after the Federal Reserve officials brought forward their forecasts for hiking interest rates. With the post-pandemic recovery well under way in most countries as vaccines roll out and containment measures are eased, the general mood across trading floors is positive and observers are predicting equities will continue the rally that started in April 2020.
Long-term efficacy of baricitinib in adults with moderate to severe atopic dermatitis who were treatment responders or partial responders: An extension study of 2 randomized clinical trials
In this long-term double-blind extension study of 2 randomized clinical trials, researchers sought to assess the long-term (68-week) effectiveness of baricitinib, an oral selective Janus kinase inhibitor, in adults with moderate to severe atopic dermatitis who were treatment responders or partial responders in BREEZE-AD1 and BREEZE-AD2.
A vehicle fire sparked a blaze that grew to 42 acres near the town of Upper Lake on Thursday evening. The fire began about 4:45 p.m. in the North Shore area near Highway 20 and the Reclamation Cutoff, according to Cal Fire. Just before 6:30 p.m., the agency announced on Twitter it was working with the North Shore Fire Protection District to tackle the blaze.
ARVADA, Colo. — Police are trying to take a homicide suspect into custody who's barricaded inside an apartment in Arvada. A public information officer wit the Adams County Sheriff's Office confirmed says they believe Thomas Perez-Gonzalez, 32, is barricaded in a relative's apartment, which the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office confirmed to be in the 6200 block of West 53rd Avenue.
DEAR ABBY: I am a 40-something single mother of two teens. A 24-year-old neighbor with a young daughter moved in next door a couple years ago after her divorce. She recently joined the workforce, and being a single working mother for the last year and a half has been a difficult adjustment for her.
CHARLESTON — West Virginians and visitors to the state will have plenty to do this weekend as the state pays tribute to the end of slavery, the founding of the state, Father’s Day, and the reduction of COVID-19 cases. West Virginia state employees will get today and Monday off to commemorate Juneteenth on Saturday and West Virginia Day on Sunday.
While most cultures observe four seasons, some split the seasons into six categories, allowing for weather trends such as "monsoon season" or the coldest part of winter. Nearing the solstice, we're inspired to find the personal meaning of these changing times, and to organize accompanying feelings, each in our own way.
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and close aides tested negative for Covid-19 after a reception room maid at the parliament was confirmed infected with the virus. Gen Prayut, his staff and security guards underwent Covid-19 testing when they arrived at Government House on Friday morning. All returned negative.
LOS ANGELES – Khris Middleton and Giannis Antetokounmpo combined for 68 points as the host Milwaukee Bucks led wire-to-wire on Thursday to beat the Brooklyn Nets 104-89 in game six of their NBA playoff series. Middleton had a playoff career high 38 points, 10 rebounds and five assists while Antetokounmpo scored 30 points and grabbed 17 rebounds for the Bucks, who evened the best-of-seven Eastern Conference semi-final at 3-3.
We find out why Suzuki Philippines dropped the FWD version of the Vitara Several weeks ago, Suzuki Philippines launched the all-wheel-drive version of the Vitara called AllGrip. With that, the automaker now has a subcompact crossover aimed directly at the likes of the Subaru XV. But wait, Suzuki still has the front-wheel-drive version available for the Philippine market, right?
MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) is recommending the non-requirement of COVID-19 testing for Filipinos who have been fully vaccinated abroad upon their arrival to the country. Latest government guidelines only allow this policy for fully vaccinated individuals who have been inoculated in the Philippines.
SAN ANTONIO, Zambales––A drug suspect on the police watch list was arrested in Barangay Luna here, authorities said Friday. Jhonny Santos, 36, who was on the list of “high-value individuals” in the province, was arrested Wednesday after being served a search warrant issued by a local court for violating the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002.
Ons Jabeur reached the quarter-finals of the Viking Classic on Thursday. The second seed from Tunisia was, however, put through her paces by Leylah Fernandez in their round-of-16 clash. Jabeur eventually prevailed 6-4, 3-6, 7-6(3) in two hours and five minutes.
After reinventing herself as a quasi-mysterious, multi-talented singer/songwriter who hid behind extra-large shades, H.E.R. has gone one to become one of the most successful and popular newcomers of her generation. Recently notching Grammy and Oscar wins back-to-back, she has finally released her formal debut album Back Of My Mind.
Now that outside is opening back up, it’s time for DaBaby to get back to business. And with a follow-up to Blame It On Baby surely on the way, he kicks things off with his latest single, “Ball If I Want To.”
NC lawmakers considering overhauling the state’s power grid, which could reduce emissions but be costly for ratepayers
RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — After months of work behind closed doors, North Carolina lawmakers discussed a plan that would overhaul the state’s power grid, but the catch is the cost. Many lawmakers only got their hands on the 47-page bill, which has a lot of moving parts, 36 hours before the hearing.
We saw Brooklyn’s path to victory in the Eastern Conference semifinals on Tuesday night as Kevin Durant erupted and the Nets canned 16 threes in a 114-108 win. Milwaukee’s blueprint may be less aesthetically pleasing, but it was on full display on Thursday in a series-saving 104-89 home victory.
Popular on Variety From a standing start 19 months ago, Disney’s video streaming operations in Asia-Pacific have already amassed 36.9 million subscribers. Boosted by launches in more Asian territories this year, numbers could reach 56.5 million and $800 million of revenue by the end of the year, according to new research by Media Partners Asia.
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Hong Kong pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily has increased its print run to 500,000 copies as residents showed support for the beleaguered press freedom a day after police arrested five top editors and executives on national security charges. By ZEN SOO and ALICE FUNG, Associated Press HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily on Friday increased its print run to 500,000 copies as residents showed support for the beleaguered press freedom a day after police arrested five top editors and executives and froze $2.3 million worth of assets on national security charges.
WEIRTON — Members of the United Steelworkers Local 2911 are doing their part to preserve the history of the union and the community. The union is in the midst of a project to replace the front steps of the USW 2911 hall, located on West Street in Weirton, with work being performed by Savage Construction.
Tara Sheperd, program administrator for the Community Bread Basket, has announced that regular food distributions have resumed. “With COVID-19, the number of clients was reduced tremendously as well as the number of volunteers, but we are getting back to normal,” Sheperd said.
Harrison Central held the Harrison County basketball league reunion in the Performing Arts Center. Players and coaches were park of a question and answer after Dr. Matthew J. Gladman’s presentation on his two-volume history of the league and tournament. Among the luminaries are, front, from left, Kevin Love (Conotton Valley Class of 1972), Ray Ferrell (Lakeland Class of 1965) and coach Gary Caviness (Lakeland 1965-70).
CHARLESTON — Even though her infrastructure negotiations with President Joe Biden ended last week, U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore is still rooting for a responsible plan, but she is also keeping an eye on Senate Democrats wanting to change election laws. , West Virginia’s Republican senator and ranking member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, held a virtual briefing with reporters Thursday from her office on l Hill.