Truce calls mount as Israel-Palestinian conflict rages onMiddle East · 3:56 PM UTC
Israel bombarded Gaza with air strikes and Palestinian militants resumed cross-border rocket fire on Tuesday after a brief overnight lull during which the U.N. sent a small fuel convoy into the enclave, where it says 52,000 people are now displaced.
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Technology · 3:52 PM UTCBuyers beware as “altcoin” frenzy bruises bitcoin
Bitcoin's smaller rivals are eroding its share of the $2 trillion digital currency market. Of the dozens snapping at its heels, most have little use beyond financial trading - but few of the investors fuelling their rise seem bothered.
Retail & Consumer · 2:25 PM UTCPent-up demand, stimulus power Walmart's 'optimism' for the year
Walmart Inc (WMT.N) on Tuesday raised its full-year earnings forecast after shoppers armed with government stimulus checks ventured back into stores, driving demand that is expected to continue through the year as Covid-19 restrictions ease.
Americas U.S. names Honduran, Guatemalan lawmakers to "corrupt" list
A U.S. State Department report on Central American officials "credibly alleged" to be corrupt includes six sitting Honduran lawmakers and two Guatemalan legislators, according to a list released by the office of U.S. Rep. Norma Torres on Tuesday.