Tag Archives: Declines

As Birthrate Falls, South Korea’s Population Declines, Posing Threat to Economy

As Birthrate Falls, South Korea’s Population Declines, Posing Threat to Economy

As Birthrate Falls, South Korea’s Population Declines, Posing Threat to Economy As Birthrate Falls, South Korea’s Population Declines, Posing Threat to Economy Think of major threats to South Korea, and its nuclear-armed neighbor North Korea may come to mind. But a subtler risk to South Korea’s future well-being lies within its borders: a shrinking and rapidly aging population. The concern …

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Trump Administration Declines to Tighten Soot Rules, Despite Link to Covid Deaths

Trump Administration Declines to Tighten Soot Rules, Despite Link to Covid Deaths

Trump Administration Declines to Tighten Soot Rules, Despite Link to Covid Deaths Trump Administration Declines to Tighten Soot Rules, Despite Link to Covid Deaths WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Monday declined to tighten controls on industrial soot emissions, disregarding an emerging scientific link between dirty air and Covid-19 death rates. In one of the final policy moves of an …

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Appeals court declines to ban Houston drive-thru voting Harris County panel AP Houston Texas

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Appeals court declines to ban Houston drive-thru voting Harris County panel AP Houston Texas Appeals court declines to ban Houston drive-thru voting Harris County panel AP Houston Texas A panel of federal appeals court judges has rejected an eleventh hour Republican effort to bar Election Day drive-thru voting in Houston The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals denied the request …

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Top General Declines to Endorse Trump’s Afghan Withdrawal Timeline

Top General Declines to Endorse Trump’s Afghan Withdrawal Timeline

Top General Declines to Endorse Trump’s Afghan Withdrawal Timeline Top General Declines to Endorse Trump’s Afghan Withdrawal Timeline WASHINGTON — The nation’s top general declined on Sunday to endorse either of the sudden announcements on Afghan troop withdrawals that came out of the White House last week. In an interview with NPR, Gen. Mark A. Milley, the chairman of the …

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FDA commissioner declines to back Trump’s claim 99 per cent of coronavirus cases are ‘harmless’

FDA commissioner declines to back Trump's claim 99 per cent of coronavirus cases are 'harmless'

FDA commissioner declines to back Trump’s claim 99 per cent of coronavirus cases are ‘harmless’ FDA commissioner declines to back Trump’s claim 99 per cent of coronavirus cases are ‘harmless’ The Independent employs reporters around the world to bring you truly independent journalism. To support us, please consider a contribution. US Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Stephen Hahn has declined to …

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With Kidney Treatment in High Demand, a Patient’s Health Quickly Declines

With Kidney Treatment in High Demand, a Patient’s Health Quickly Declines

With Kidney Treatment in High Demand, a Patient’s Health Quickly Declines With Kidney Treatment in High Demand, a Patient’s Health Quickly Declines Orphaned as a youth in Bangladesh, Jamal Uddin worked in a ribbon factory in Lower Manhattan while attending high school, before graduating from college and ultimately finding a career helping people with H.I.V./AIDS. Over his 68 years he …

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Emissions Declines Will Set Records This Year. But It’s Not Good News.

Emissions Declines Will Set Records This Year. But It’s Not Good News.

Emissions Declines Will Set Records This Year. But It’s Not Good News. Emissions Declines Will Set Records This Year. But It’s Not Good News. WASHINGTON — Global greenhouse gas emissions are on track to plunge nearly 8 percent this year, the largest drop ever recorded, as worldwide lockdowns to fight the coronavirus have triggered an “unprecedented” decline in the use of …

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Facebook Points to ‘Signs of Stability’ as Ad Declines Flatten

Facebook Points to ‘Signs of Stability’ as Ad Declines Flatten

Facebook Points to ‘Signs of Stability’ as Ad Declines Flatten Facebook Points to ‘Signs of Stability’ as Ad Declines Flatten SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook cautioned Wall Street on Wednesday that it could face intensifying difficulties in its advertising business from the coronavirus pandemic, but also indicated that the toll would not be deep. The company, which reported rising revenue and …

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