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  • Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways reports $1.7 billion loss in 2020

    Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways reports .7 billion loss in 2020 DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Abu Dhabi’s national carrier Etihad has reported core operating losses of $1.7 billion in 2020. The decline in revenue reflects the severe toll of the coronavirus pandemic on the long-troubled airline that has…

  • Hungary tightens pandemic restrictions amid rising deaths

    Hungary tightens pandemic restrictions amid rising deaths BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Authorities in Hungary are tightening pandemic restrictions in an effort to mitigate a rapid rise in deaths and hospitalizations caused by COVID-19. Businesses will be required to close their doors for two weeks beginning Monday. Only grocery stores,…

  • Amazon opens first UK checkout-free grocery store in London

    Amazon opens first UK checkout-free grocery store in London LONDON (AP) — Amazon has opened a cashier-free supermarket in London, its first bricks and mortar expansion outside the U.S. as the company bets on strong demand for its contactless shops. The online retailing giant opened the doors to its…

  • New Zealand man charged over threats to Christchurch mosques

    New Zealand man charged over threats to Christchurch mosques WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A New Zealand man is facing criminal charges after allegedly posting online threats against two Christchurch mosques that were the sites of a terrorist attack that left 51 people dead. Police on Thursday arrested the…

  • Calling hours for Dr. Dennis DePerro to take place Friday

    Calling hours for Dr. Dennis DePerro to take place Friday Family and friends will say their final goodbyes on Friday from 4-7 p.m. at Thomas Pirro Jr. Funeral Home in North Syracuse. Source: Buffalo New York’s Latest News Calling hours for Dr. Dennis DePerro to take place Friday

  • German panel OKs AstraZeneca vaccine jab for over 65s

    German panel OKs AstraZeneca vaccine jab for over 65s BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s health minister says the country’s independent vaccine committee has formally approved giving the AstraZeneca shot to people aged 65 and over. Minister Jens Spahn said Thursday that the decision was “good news for older people who…

  • German health minister: Independent vaccine panel formally approves AstraZeneca shot for people 65 and over

    German health minister: Independent vaccine panel formally approves AstraZeneca shot for people 65 and over BERLIN (AP) — German health minister: Independent vaccine panel formally approves AstraZeneca shot for people 65 and over. The post German health minister: Independent vaccine panel formally approves AstraZeneca shot for people 65 and…

  • Local hospitals amp up pressure on Schumer to increase federal funding

    Local hospitals amp up pressure on Schumer to increase federal funding The CEO of Ellis Medicine has directed his over 3000 employees to “load up” the email inbox of Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Rep. Paul Tonko to demand they change the federal funding…

  • OPEC cartel, allies face decision on increasing oil output

    OPEC cartel, allies face decision on increasing oil output FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Top oil producing countries Saudi Arabia and Russia have a tough call to make at an online meeting of oil cartel OPEC and its allies. Should they add more production back to oil markets as demand…