Is Japan open to travelers?  Some locals not ready to reopen borders

Is Japan open to travelers? Some locals not ready to reopen borders

As countries across Asia reopen to international travelers, Japan — one of the continent’s most popular destinations — remains firmly closed. That may soon change. Prime Minister Fumio Kishida announced Thursday at a news conference in London that Japan will ease border controls in June. Locals often celebrate the easing of pandemic-related border restrictions, but …

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April inflation report wildcard |  Fox Business

April inflation report wildcard | Fox Business

Former DC Democratic Party Chairman Scott Bolden and Gianno Caldwell, Fox News political analyst, weigh in after Biden’s speech on America’s inflation problem. Has inflation peaked? That’s the question at the top of most economists’ minds ahead of the newest inflation data out this week, which is widely expected to show that consumer prices moderated …

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5 things to know about pediatric hepatitis and recent unexplained cases

5 things to know about pediatric hepatitis and recent unexplained cases

A number of unexplained pediatric hepatitis cases have recently sprung up around the world, stumping health experts and authorities. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported last week that 109 cases have been detected in the US The CDC also confirmed five deaths and 14 percent of the patients having received liver transplants. …

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Sony's Xperia 1 IV smartphone has 'the world's first true optical zoom lens'

Sony’s Xperia 1 IV smartphone features ‘the world’s first true optical zoom lens’

Sony has heavily leveraged its camera expertise to create its upcoming flagship smartphone, the Xperia 1 IV, it announced. It offers a slew of innovative, image-oriented features including what it calls the “world’s first true optical 85-125mm zoom lens,” along with true 4K at 120fps, livestreaming and external monitor capabilities and a Snapdragon 8 Gen …

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Shireen Abu Akleh: Al Jazeera journalist shot dead while covering Israeli military operation in West Bank

Shireen Abu Akleh: Al Jazeera journalist shot dead while covering Israeli military operation in West Bank

Jerusalem CNN — Palestinian-American Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was fatally shot while covering an Israeli military operation in the West Bank city of Jenin on Wednesday. The Palestinian health ministry said she was shot in the head by a live bullet, and confirmed her death shortly afterwards. Akleh’s producer, Ali Al-Samudi, was also …

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Shireen Abu Akleh: Al Jazeera journalist shot dead while covering Israeli military operation in West Bank

Shireen Abu Akleh: Al Jazeera journalist shot dead while covering Israeli military operation in West Bank

The Palestinian health ministry said she was shot in the head by a live bullet, and confirmed her death shortly afterwards. Akleh’s producer, Ali Al-Samudi, was also shot and is in a stable condition, the ministry said. The circumstances surrounding her death are unclear. Al Jazeera has accused Israeli security forces of deliberately targeting and …

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Coinbase CEO says India central bank's 'informal pressure' prompted trading halt – TechCrunch

Coinbase CEO says India central bank’s ‘informal pressure’ prompted trading halt – TechCrunch

Coinbase halted trading service in India because of “informal pressure” from the Reserve Bank of India, the crypto exchange’s chief executive said on Tuesday, addressing the notable Indian episode for the first time in a month. The Nasdaq-listed firm launched its eponymous crypto trading service in India to much fanfare on April 7. The app …

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