Sun, 23 Jan 2022

'Total' urges sanctions against Myanmar's oil and gas funds

PARIS, France - TotalEnergies, a French energy behemoth, has asked the US and French governments to approve targeted sanctions against ...

U.S. stocks sink, Nasdaq Composite sheds 385 points

NEW YORK, New York - Global stock markets reeled on Friday as interest rates fell and oil prices dived.Technology shares ...

Promise of new 5G cellular includes greater speed, more data

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Telecom companies have rolled out 5G networks in various locations across the United States over ...

Orange harvests down 3 percent, juice prices to jump

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has said that this year's orange crop will produce a smaller yield ...

ASX slides more than two percent as Asian shares generally dive

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia fell almost across-the-board on Friday, with the biggest loser the ASX.The Australian All ...

Rising UK food costs pushing inflation to 30-year high

LONDON, England: Consumer prices in the UK have risen at their fastest rate in nearly 30 years, but experts warn ...

Ford, ADT launch antitheft technology for vehicles

DETROIT, Michigan: Ford Motor Co. and ADT, through a new joint venture called Canopy, are introducing two new vehicle security ...

Dow Jones falls 313 points as U.S. stock markets continue to correct

NEW YORK, Jan. 20 (Xinhua/Big News Network) -- U.S. stocks dropped on Thursday as the recent sell-off continued on Wall ...

Sotheby's asking $4 to $6.8 million for 555.55-carat black diamond

DUBAI, UAE: Auction house Sotheby's Dubai will sell a black 555.55-carat diamond believed to be from outer space, known as ...

At $534 million, Rome's Villa Aurora highest price ever at auction

ROME, Italy: Villa Aurora, a villa for sale in Rome with a starting price of $534 million, was expected to ...

Buyers warm to Asian stocks, major indices advance across the board

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were on the boil on Thursday with the major indices across the region ...

Nepali importers suffer from delayed shipments from China

LISTIKOT, Nepal Traders importing goods from China complain about the delayed shipments by Chinese authorities. The shipments supposed to reach ...

Tesla looks to Mozambique to replace China for minerals

AUSTIN, TEXAS: In a first-of-its-kind deal aimed at reducing its dependence on China for graphite, Tesla is turning to Mozambique ...

U.S. stocks crumble again, dollar edges down

NEW YORK, New York - In the face of looming interest rate hikes, U.S. stock markets continued to shed weight ...

British Petroleum says EV charging to become profitable soon

LONDON, England: Oil giant British Petroleum (BP) has said that the use of its pulse electric vehicle chargers is "on ...

Amazon UK says it will accept Visa credit cards for purchases

LONDON, England: In a statement on January 17, Amazon UK said it has canceled plans to stop accepting Visa credit ...

Japanese stock markets records major falls

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Wednesday. The biggest move was the Japanese market which saw ...

UK imports to Ireland fell, trade with N. Ireland up due to Brexit

DUBLIN, Ireland: Since Brexit went into effect in 2020, Ireland has witnessed a 20 percent decline in goods exported from ...

At 3.45%, mortgage rates highest in US since pandemic struck

WASHINGTON D.C.: According to a closely watched survey, U.S. mortgage rates have reached levels not seen since March 2020. In ...

U.S. stocks shatter, Nasdaq loses 387 points

NEW YORK, New York - A major rise in U.S. Treasury yields and a sell-off of financial stocks rocked Wall ...

Wild boar found with swine fever in Italy, could close pork industry

PIEDMONT, Italy: Earlier this month, a case of African swine fever, which can be deadly to pigs but harmless to ...

During lockdown, free flowers handed out to mark Tulip Day

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands: As stores in Amsterdam and across the Netherlands cautiously reopened after a COVID-19 lockdown, thousands of free bunches ...

Mixed movements on Asian stock markets, greenback gains

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Tuesday in light trading. The U.S. dollar continued to correct ...

French ski season saved due to change in Covid rules for foreigners

PARIS, France: After Paris changed its travel restrictions, announcing that UK travellers would only need to present a negative Covid-19 ...

Is Putin Following in Steps of Peter the Great

Three hundred and forty kilometers east of the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, lies the city of Poltava.At its heart is a ...

Wall Street suffers worst week since 2020 amid rate concerns

© Provided by Xinhua "We're three weeks into the year and this is probably one of the worst starts that ...

Bitcoin drops 50% of its value

Cryptocurrency's price plunged below $35,000 for the first time since JulyThe world's biggest digital asset, Bitcoin, fell as low as ...

Omicron remains focus of U.S. COVID-19 battle

SHORT INCUBATIONOmicron now accounts for more than 99.5 percent of new infections in the United States, according to estimates from ...

Update: UN chief raises five alarms for 2022

"We all know this. Now is not the time to simply list and lament challenges. Now is the time to ...

Pakistan: Govt fudges national accounts to paint rosy economic picture, says report

Islamabad [Pakistan], January 22 (ANI): The Imran Khan government's rebasing of the GDP resulting in a higher growth rate and ...

China's falling birth rate poses future threat to country's economy: Report

Beijing [China], January 22 (ANI): The birth rate in China is decreasing drastically with the government's all efforts to boost ...

Goa showcases investment-friendly policies to global investors at EXPO2020 Dubai

Dubai [UAE], January 22 (ANI/NewsVoir): The Goa Week at India Pavilion, EXPO2020 Dubai concluded on January 20, 2022. J Ashok ...

India's forex reserves rise by $2.22 billion to $634.96 billion

Mumbai [India], January 22 (ANI): India's foreign exchange (forex) reserves rose by $2.229 billion to $634.965 billion for the week ...

Putin, Following in Steps of Peter the Great

Three hundred and forty kilometers east of the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, lies the city of Poltava.At its heart is a ...

Some Money Services Reopen in Tonga, Drinking Water the Priority

Tongans queued for limited money services that were restored in the Pacific island's capital Saturday, as the cleanup continued a ...

China cuts lending rates to counter deepening economic slowdown: Report

Beijing [China], January 22 (ANI): China slashed lending rates for the second consecutive month as the country contends with a ...

India's biggest online school quiz - "The Class Act" to be commenced

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 22 (ANI/PNN): India's biggest online school quiz, 'Class Act' will be hosted on January 23, 2022, ...

Patrick Cantlay clings to 36-hole lead at The American Express

Patrick Cantlay survived two bogeys over his final nine holes, carded a 4-under 68 and held a one-stroke lead at ...

US stocks in multi-week loss, Nasdaq down most since financial crisis

New York [US], January 22 (ANI/Sputnik): US stocks were headed for their worst month since the 2008 financial crisis as ...

Biden Pushes Expansion of Domestic Semiconductor Manufacturing

U.S. President Joe Biden touted a $20 billion investment by American technology company Intel to build a semiconductor factory in ...

News RELEASES

Publish news of your business, community or sports group, personnel appointments, major event and more by submitting a news release to Wisconsin Star.

More Information
22
Mostly Cloudy in Madison

US Sports

Section
Spurs' Dejounte Murray seeks third straight triple-double vs. Sixers

The San Antonio Spurs and Philadelphia 76ers are both in search of consistency -- especially defensively -- when they square ...

Blazers try to secure winning road trip vs. Raptors

The Portland Trail Blazers hope to finish a six-game road trip with a winning record Sunday night when they meet ...

David Pastrnak's goal lifts Bruins over Jets

David Pastrnak scored a power-play goal early in the third period to break a tie and lead the Boston Bruins ...

Bucs activate Leonard Fournette off IR, waive Le'Veon Bell

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers activated Leonard Fournette from injured reserve on Saturday and waived fellow running back Le'Veon Bell. The ...

Wrist fracture to cost Bulls G Alex Caruso 6-8 weeks

Chicago Bulls guard Alex Caruso will miss six to eight weeks with a right wrist fracture that occurred during Friday's ...

Playoff parlay play: Bills at Chiefs

The finale of the four-game divisional playoff round might be the most anticipated, a rematch of the Buffalo Bills and ...

Movie Review

Featured story

Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

Read More