Israel’s troops advance as diplomatic efforts aim to at least pause Gaza fighting

Israel’s ground troops were advancing toward Gaza City as diplomatic efforts intensified for at least a brief pause in the fighting in Gaza’s deadliest war. President Joe Biden suggested a humanitarian “pause” and U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is expected back in the region on Friday. Arab countries, including those allied with the U.S. … Read more

Israel’s troops advance as diplomatic efforts aim to at least pause Gaza fighting

Palestinians arrive at Rafah, the border crossing between the Gaza Strip and Egypt, on Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2023. (AP Photo/Fatima Shbair)Israeli army tanks move towards the Gaza Strip border in southern Israel Wednesday, Nov.1, 2023. Israeli ground forces have been operating in Gaza in recent days as Israel presses ahead with its war against Hamas … Read more

Argentina fuel firms aim to normalize supply after disruptions

Scarce supplies have forced many motorists to wait in long lines to fill up gas tanks, with some service stations rationing how much individuals could buy. A fleet of more than 4,000 trucks have increased available fuel supplies by between 10-15%, with fuel supplies also benefiting from the arrival of five tanker ships with another … Read more

With James Harden trade saga complete, 76ers aim to keep focus

in the early hours of Tuesday morning, when ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported the three-time NBA scoring champion would finally get his wish of being “I did ,” Nurse said with a smile after Tuesday’s practice,”and I slept through it. But I did get up a couple hours later and came into the office.” “I think … Read more

As good as gold? Spot bitcoin ETFs aim to whip up US demand

The world’s biggest cryptocurrency has leapt 28% in October, with investors betting U.S. regulators will give the green light for a spot bitcoin ETF and thereby unleash a new wave of demand.Well, it’s hard to say, judging by the wide assortment of estimates from market players, ranging from $3 billion on its first day to … Read more

Prosecutor takes aim at FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried’s credibility during trial

A prosecutor began cross-examining Sam Bankman-Fried at a New York City trial on Monday, attacking his credibility by highlighting public statements he made before and after the FTX cryptocurrency exchange he founded filed for bankruptcy late last year when it could no longer process billions of dollars in withdrawals. Assistant U.S. Atty. Through her line … Read more

Fans aim to break record for biggest Spider-Man gathering

Argentine influencer Uki Deane organized the gathering via Instagram, aiming to outdo an event in June in Malaysia where 685 people dressed as Spider-Man. Deane said he was confident of obtaining the Guinness World Records title with the turnout in Buenos Aires at the famous obelisk monument, where the crowd was a sea of skin-tight … Read more