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What is Threads? All your questions about Meta's new Twitter rival, answered

The app, billed as the text version of Meta's photo-sharing platform Instagram, became available Wednesday night

Renewable energy surges, driven by solar boom and high fuel prices: report

'The global energy crisis has shown renewables are critical for making energy supplies not just cleaner but also more secure and affordable,' says IEA head

Hollywood writers, slamming 'gig economy,' to go on strike

The Writers Guild of America said that its 11,500 unionized screenwriters will head to the picket lines Tuesday

IMF: Prolonged high inflation dims outlook for world economy

The IMF now envisions growth this year of 2.8%, down from 3.4% in 2022

Amazon to lay off 9,000 employees on top of 18,000 in January

Amazon employed about 10,000 workers in B.C. as of last year

A surprising burst of US hiring in January: 517,000 jobs

WASHINGTON (AP) — For nearly a year, the Federal Reserve has been on a mission to cool down the job market to help curb the nation's worst inflation bout in four decades. The job market hasn't been...

Mystery balloon discovery over Montana cancels US China trip

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Antony Blinken has postponed a planned high-stakes weekend diplomatic trip to China as the Biden administration weighs a broader response to the discovery of a...

Amazon beats Q4 revenue estimates, but profits slump

NEW York (AP) — Amazon on Thursday reported worse-than-expected profits, but its revenue beat expectations boosted by sales in North America businesses and the cloud-computing unit AWS. Amazon said...

After Tesla price cut, Ford follows suit with Mustang Mach-E

DETROIT (AP) — Ford is cutting prices on its Mustang Mach-E electric SUV by as much as $6,000 just weeks after market leader Tesla took similar steps. The Detroit automaker is increasing production...