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Smart Home Market Is Anticipated To Attain Around $537.01 Billion By 2030

The global smart home market size is projected to reach USD 537.01 billion by 2030, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. The market is expected to expand at a CAGR of 27.0% from 2022 to 2030. The rising focus on energy conservation and reduced carbon emissions are anticipated to drive market growth during…

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Young guard grab top spots in Labor primary; Barlev and Shai seemingly ousted

A crop of young lawmakers led by freshman MK Naama Lazimi held their coming out party Tuesday, garnering top spots in a Labor primary that also saw two ministers from the faction’s old guard likely shunted from power. Lawmakers Naama Lazimi, Gilad Kariv, Efrat Rayten, Ram Shefa, and Emilie Moatti clinched the second through sixth…

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Missing Lakeshore woman located

Lakeshore OPP are concerned for the well-being of Simmone McAuley, 57, who was last seen shortly before noon on Monday, Aug. 8, 2022. Photo by Courtesy of Lakeshore OPP /Windsor Star Lakeshore OPP are thanking the public and media for their assistance in locating a woman previously reported missing. Simmone McAuley, 57, was last seen…

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Hockey Canada appoints lawyer as new chair of board of directors amid controversy

Hockey Canada appointed Toronto-based lawyer Andrea Skinner to serve as interim chair of its board of directors while facing intense public pressure for a major shakeup in leadership. The move comes just days after Canada’s 13 regional hockey federations threatened to stop paying fees to Hockey Canada because they are “appalled” over its handling of sexual assault…

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Father accused of sexual abuse and child cruelty remanded on bail

Granting bail, Judge Joanne Carroll ordered the accused to stay out of parts of Dublin, remain sober, not apply for a passport or travel card, notify gardaí of any address change and have no contact with witnesses. Photograph: iStock Tom TuiteTue Aug 9 2022 – 16:07A Dublin man has been charged with sexual abuse and…

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U.S. Labor Productivity Suffers Biggest Crash Ever Recorded, Labor Costs Soar Most Since 1982

Productivity crashed over the past year as the economy added workers at a rapid clip even as economic output grew slowly, data from the Department of Labor showed on Tuesday. The productivity of the business sector fell 2.5 percent compared with a year ago, the largest decline ever recorded in data going back to the…

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Reps summon finance minister over fuel subsidy claims

Tuesday, August 9, 2022 House of Representatives, [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Twitter handle of Reps NGR] The House of Representatives has summoned the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, to make available before it all documents relating to subsidy claims from 2013 till date. Ibrahim Aliyu, Chairman, special ad hoc committee investigating petroleum…

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Volodymyr Zelenskyy Wants West To Restrict All Russian Travelers

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Monday pleaded with Western leaders to further isolate the Kremlin by closing their borders to Russian travelers as the war approaches the six-month mark.“The most important sanctions are to close the borders — because the Russians are taking away someone else’s land,” Zelenskyy told The Washington Post.He added that Russian…

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China races to contain COVID-19 outbreaks in tourism hubs Tibet, Hainan

SHANGHAI: China raced on Tuesday (Aug 9) to stamp out COVID-19 outbreaks in the tourist hubs of Tibet and Hainan, with the authorities launching more rounds of mass testing and closing venues to contain the highly transmissible Omicron variant. Mainland China reported 828 new domestically transmitted cases across more than a dozen provinces and regions…

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U.S. Navy recovers fighter blown off aircraft carrier from bottom of Mediterranean Sea

The U.S. Navy said Monday that it has recovered from the bottom of the Mediterranean Sea a F/A-18E Super Hornet that blew off the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman last month. Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Victoria Sutton/U.S. Navy/UPI Aug. 9 (UPI) — A U.S. Navy team…