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Lee Zeldin shows he understands crime crisis Hochul dismisses
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Lee Zeldin shows he understands crime crisis Hochul dismisses

On Tuesday night, Republican gubernatorial candidate Lee Zeldin debated as though his life — and the lives of all New Yorkers — depended on it. Words spilled out of his mouth with urgency as he pressed his case that the Empire State is in critical condition. Meanwhile, our appointed governor, Kathy Hochul, debated as though...

Facebook’s Identity Crisis Is Costing Billions. Zuckerberg’s Ok With It.
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Facebook’s Identity Crisis Is Costing Billions. Zuckerberg’s Ok With It.

Meta expects “significantly” higher losses for the Reality Labs unit handling the development of the metaverse. CEO Mark Zuckerberg said on Wednesday that investors who are patient will “end up being rewarded.”  Meta’s share price slumped nearly 20% to $104.30 in after-hours trade, following its earnings announcement.  Loading Something is loading. Thanks for signing up!...

Germany, France Divided Over Energy Crisis and China
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Germany, France Divided Over Energy Crisis and China

PARIS—Geopolitical tensions, from Europe’s energy crisis to relations with China, are driving a wedge between Germany and France, straining ties between countries that have anchored the European Union’s economy and security for decades. The rift was apparent in the decision to scale back a summit Wednesday between German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and French President Emmanuel...

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Ukraine refugees told not to return yet as energy crisis looms | Ukraine

Ukraine’s government is advising refugees living abroad not to return until the spring amid mounting fears over whether the country’s damaged energy infrastructure can cope with demand this winter. The energy crisis comes as officials in Kyiv warned that the coming winter may herald the heaviest fighting of the war, around the southern city of...

UN envoy: Myanmar crisis deepens, taking ‘catastrophic toll’
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UN envoy: Myanmar crisis deepens, taking ‘catastrophic toll’

UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. special envoy for Myanmar warned Tuesday that the political, human rights and humanitarian crisis in the military-ruled Southeast Asian nation is deepening and taking “a catastrophic toll on the people.” Noeleen Heyzer told the U.N. General Assembly’s human rights committee that more than 13.2 million people don’t have enough to...

Syria Facing ‘Acute Violence,’ Worst Economic Crisis Since War Began, Cholera Outbreak: UN
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Syria Facing ‘Acute Violence,’ Worst Economic Crisis Since War Began, Cholera Outbreak: UN

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Syria is facing “acute violence,” the worst economic crisis since the war began in 2011, and a rapidly spreading cholera outbreak with more that 24,000 suspected cases reported throughout the country and at least 80 deaths, U.N. officials said Tuesday. U.N. special envoy Geir Pedersen told the U.N. Security Council that...

Developing nations the number one casualty of the energy crisis
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Developing nations the number one casualty of the energy crisis

International Energy Agency Executive Director Fatih Birol warned emerging and developing countries are most vulnerable to soaring energy prices. “It is not the U.S. who will suffer the most [from] the high energy prices,” Birol told CNBC on Tuesday. Birol said those who will be hit hardest include oil-importing nations in Africa, Asia and Latin...