US Inflation Spikes To 7.5% In January, Highest In 40 Years

Prices had risen seven percent over the course of 2021 amid supply chain snarls (Representational) Washington: US consumer prices rose at an annual rate not seen since February 1982, with a 7.5 percent increase over the 12 months to January, government data showed Thursday. Compared to December, the Labor Department said the consumer price index … Read more

European scientists demonstrate fusion energy record

European scientists have taken a significant step closer to mastering a technology that could allow them to one day harness nuclear fusion, providing a clean and almost limitless source of energy, British officials said Wednesday. Researchers at the Joint European Torus experiment near Oxford, England, managed to produce a record amount of heat energy over … Read more

Olympic team figure skaters’ medals in limbo over Russian doping scandal : NPR

Kamila Valieva of Team ROC reacts during the free skating team event at the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics. Despite finishing first, Valieva and her teammates have yet to receive their medals. Lintao Zhang/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Lintao Zhang/Getty Images Kamila Valieva of Team ROC reacts during the free skating team event at the … Read more

Peloton CEO’s first all-hands meeting cut short as ex-staff crash it

In this photo illustration the Peloton Interactive logo seen displayed on a smartphone screen. Raphael Henrique | Light Rocket | Getty Images Peloton held a virtual all-hands meeting Wednesday that was meant to introduce its new CEO, Barry McCarthy. Instead, a conversation between McCarthy and former CEO John Foley was abruptly cut short, according to … Read more

Yemen civilian deaths double since UN monitors removed: NGO | United Nations News

The Norwegian Refugee Council urges the reinstatement of monitors after their ejection opened the door to ‘unchecked, horrific violations’. Civilian deaths and injuries in Yemen’s war have almost doubled since UN human rights monitors were controversially removed in October, a non-governmental organization has said. The ejection of monitors had opened the door to “unchecked, horrific … Read more

Boy, 16, jailed for 5 years for ‘virtual terrorist plot on Minecraft computer game’ – World News

Nikita Uvarov fell foul of his country’s terrorism laws with a “virtual bomb plot” to blow up a secret service building on the video game where players create their own worlds Video Loading Video Unavailable The video will auto-play soon8Cancel play now Russia: 16-year-old jailed for Minecraft ‘terrorist plot’ A teenager has been jailed for … Read more