Palm oil gains on stronger crude oil, supply worries

The Times of India | 2020-04-08

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian palm oil futures firmed on Wednesday, tracking gains in crude oil futures and supported by supply concerns as the world's No.2 producer is expected to discuss a shutdown order on some plantations to curb the spread of the coronavirus. The benchmark...

Stocks erase stellar gain to close lower

Reuters | 2020-04-08

The Dow gave up a more than 900-point rally to close the day lower in volatile trade. Conway G. Gittens has the numbers. ......

Sleep: The most underrated antioxidant

Deccan Chronicle | 2020-04-08

Have you ever wondered about the role of sleep and a good circadian rhythm? Well, all this revolves around the hormone Melatonin. Setting up a circadian rhythm helps in the production of good amounts of melatonin hormone which, in turn, helps in reducing pigmentation, ageing and hair fall, among...

Improve your gut health with fasting therapy

The Times of India | 2020-04-07

In Ayurveda, the gentle way to detox your body is via Fasting. In India, back in the day, fasting was practiced, on important days - like amavasya, purnima, navmis, jayantis, ekadashis, which practically was twice or thrice in a week. In this fasting, one consumed - primarily fruits, yoghurt,...

Paraguay court releases Ronaldinho into house arrest in Asuncion hotel

The Times of India | 2020-04-08

Asuncion, Apr 8 (AFP) A Paraguayan judge on Tuesday ordered the release of Brazilian football great Ronaldinho and his brother into house arrest at a hotel in downtown Asuncion. Judge Gustavo Amarilla told reporters that he had ordered the "continuation of house arrest in a hotel for Ronaldinho and...

Qatar, Russia deny buying World Cup rights

BE Soccer | 2020-04-07

Qatar and Russia hit back at allegations of bribery on Tuesday after US prosecutors accused them of paying millions in bribes for the rights to host the 2018 and 2022 tournaments. According to US Justice Department documents released Monday, FIFA officials received bribes to vote in favour of...

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Pandemic deals blow to plastic bag bans, plastic reduction

Yahoo Daily News | 2020-04-08

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Just weeks ago, cities and even states across the U.S. were busy banning straws, limiting takeout containers and mandating that shoppers...

South Korea’s Moon announces $29.5 billion in additional cheap loans for exporters

Metro USA | 2020-04-08

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Wednesday the government will make an additional 36 trillion won ($29.5 billion) worth of...

Pakistani ambassador calls for deeper Pakistan-China relations

China.dot.org | 2020-04-08

Pakistan and China are "iron brothers" who have always stood by each other in their hour of need, said Ms. Naghmana Alamgir Hashmi, Pakistani ambassador to...

Britain's PM Boris Johnson spends second night in intensive care

Deccan Herald | 2020-04-08

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was spending a second night in intensive care battling the coronavirus which has infected more than 55,000 across the...

Trump blasts world health group, defends early virus steps

The Spokesman-Review | 2020-04-08

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump on Tuesday threatened to freeze U.S. funding to the World Health Organization, saying the international group had “missed...

Pink Moon: Europe illuminated by lunar light show

BBC News | 2020-04-08

Stargazers have enjoyed the emergence of what is known as a pink moon in the night skies of...

Acting US Navy secretary resigns amid coronavirus uproar

Al Jazeera | 2020-04-07

Acting US Navy Secretary Thomas Modly offered his resignation after coming under fire for his handling of a crisis involving the captain of a...

Open Minds Worldwide

Creators Syndicate | 2020-04-08

The Grand Farce of American Social Distancing

This week in Colorado, our statewide stay-at-home order was extended until April 26. Gov. Jared...

Alternet | 2020-04-08

How Trump let himself get played by China over the coronavirus

Since Donald Trump thinks more like a poorly informed pundit than like a president, he often speaks...

Creators Syndicate | 2020-04-08

The 3 Big Questions Nobody Is Answering

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