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AP: WHO knew of past sex misconduct claim against doctor

AP: WHO knew of past sex misconduct claim against doctor

LONDON (AP) — When a doctor tweeted that she was “sexually assaulted” by a World Health Organization staffer at a Berlin conference in October, the U.N. agency’s director-general assured her that WHO had “zero tolerance” for such misconduct.
AP: WHO knew of past sex misconduct claim against doctor

AP: WHO knew of past sex misconduct claim against doctor

LONDON (AP) — When a doctor tweeted that she was “sexually assaulted” by a World Health Organization staffer at a Berlin conference in October, the U.N. agency’s director-general assured her that WHO had “zero tolerance” for misconduct.
UAE names oil company chief to lead UN COP28 climate talks

UAE names oil company chief to lead UN COP28 climate talks

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates on Thursday named a veteran technocrat who both leads Abu Dhabi's state-run oil company and oversees its renewable energy efforts to be the president of the upcoming United Nations climate n
China's 2022 auto sales rise 9.5% but growth weakening

China's 2022 auto sales rise 9.5% but growth weakening

BEIJING (AP) — China’s auto sales rose 9.5% last year as electric vehicle purchases nearly doubled, but demand in the global industry’s biggest market slumped in December, foreshadowing weaker growth this year, a trade group reported Thursday.
Asian shares mixed ahead of key US inflation data

Asian shares mixed ahead of key US inflation data

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed Thursday ahead of a closely watched report on U.S. inflation viewed as a good indicator of whether Wall Street’s recent rising optimism is warranted or overdone.
Jeff Beck, guitar god who influenced generations, dies at 78

Jeff Beck, guitar god who influenced generations, dies at 78

NEW YORK (AP) — Jeff Beck, a guitar virtuoso who pushed the boundaries of blues, jazz and rock ‘n’ roll, influencing generations of shredders along the way and becoming known as the guitar player’s guitar player, has died. He was 78.
Electric vehicles win truck, utility of the year awards

Electric vehicles win truck, utility of the year awards

PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — Electric vehicles took two of three categories for the first time in this year's North American Car, Truck and Utility of the Year awards.
Canada cheers USMCA win as Trudeau wraps Mexico visit singing praises of free trade

Canada cheers USMCA win as Trudeau wraps Mexico visit singing praises of free trade

MEXICO CITY — Canada and Mexico basked Wednesday in the glow of a major trade win over the United States as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wrapped up a trilateral summit aimed at charting a course for North American excellence.
Prince Harry's memoir opens at a record-setting sales pace

Prince Harry's memoir opens at a record-setting sales pace

NEW YORK (AP) — No, the public has not tired of hearing about Prince Harry . Sales for “Spare" have placed the Duke of Sussex in some rarefied company.
Ventimiglia goes from beloved TV dad to debonair grifter

Ventimiglia goes from beloved TV dad to debonair grifter

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Milo Ventimiglia was looking to change things up after six seasons on NBC's “This is Us" — both physically and professionally.
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