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Stocks in Asia choppy, uncertain

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Asian stock markets were wary on Thursday after major falls on local markets and overseas over ...

Big jump in can costs could close many small craft beers: officials

BROOMFIELD, Colorado: One of the world's largest suppliers of aluminum cans, Ball Corp, is increasing the minimum number of cans ...

U.S. stock markets go into panic after first Omicron case is reported

NEW YORK, New York - A single case of Omicron, that being the first in the U.S., sent stocks into ...

After outage, no 911 calls, T-Mobile to pay $20 million fine

WASHINGTON D.C.: As part of a settlement with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), following a 12-hour outage in June 2020 ...

Indian government tells citizens not to purchase Starlink internet

NEW DELHI, India: The Starlink Internet Services of Elon Musk's SpaceX aerospace company has been told by the Indian government ...

Biden gives OK to build wind farm off New York

WASHINGTON D.C.: The White House has announced that it is planning to construct a large-scale wind farm off Rhode Island, ...

Dow Jones loses 652 points in market reassessment of variant risks

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street shuddered again on Tuesday as fears of a new virus outbreak attributed to ...

US sees highest level of inflation since 1991, says Federal Reserve

WASHINGTON D.C.: US inflation has reached its highest level since 1991, according to the Personal Consumption Expenditures Price Index, the ...

US gasoline price at $3.39 for Thanksgiving, up from $2.11 in 2020

Los Angeles, California: The price of gasoline in the United States during Thanksgiving was at least $1.20 per gallon more ...

Stocks in Asia driven back by Omicron threat

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Early optimism in Asia on Tuesday which sent stocks flying was punctured later by remarks from ...

To counter global shortage, Canada releases syrup reserves

QUEBEC, Canada: Following a 24 percent drop in the amount of maple syrup produced in Canada this year, an emergency ...

U.S. investors reassess, plough back into stocks

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were bought back on Monday after a ferocious sell-off on Friday due to ...

Petition opposing Google Covid vaccine requirement signed by few staff

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California: At least 600 Google employees have signed a petition calling upon the company to reverse its COVID-19 ...

Deliveries of GMC's Hummer electric pickup trucks starts December

DETROIT, Michigan: General Motors will begin delivering its GMC Hummer electric pickup truck in December, according to Duncan Aldred, U.S. ...

New Covid variant keeps Asian stocks on the defense

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Asian markets fell Monday, however, European bourses began picking up in early trading as debate raged ...

Amazon bypassing clogged US ports using hired ships

SEATTLE, Washington: In early November, the Olive Bay was docked in the port of Everett, Washington. Below its decks was ...

Food prices could reach record highs due to jump in fertilizer prices

WASHINGTON D.C.: With agricultural costs being driven to new highs due to a shortfall of nitrogen fertilizer worldwide, farming communities ...

Indian government to ban purchase of cryptocurrencies

NEW DELHI, India: India will introduce a bill during the winter session of Parliament that could block the use of ...

As talks stall, French fishermen threaten to block delivery of fish

PARIS, France: In protesting the UK's refusal to grant more licenses to fish in British waters, French fishermen said this ...

To lower gas prices, Biden releases 50 mln barrels from reserves

WASHINGTON D.C.: To encourage a drop in sky-high gasoline prices, President Biden said the Department of Energy will release 50 ...

Google pays Ireland $245 million in unpaid corporation taxes

DUBLIN, Ireland: Google Ireland has reached agreement with Irish tax officials to pay over $245 million in unpaid corporation taxes ...

Vonage sells to Ericsson for $6.2 billon in merger of tech giants

STOCKHOLM, Sweden: In a $6.2 billion agreement, Swedish telecom equipment maker Ericsson is purchasing U.S. cloud communications company Vonage, in ...

Solar energy-water deal between Israel, Jordan called 'significant'

DUBAI, UAE: Israel and Jordan have signed what is being labeled a most significant cooperation agreement to construct a major ...

Wall Street bank predicts $150 oil

Oil prices could surge ?a lot higher? and hit $150 a barrel amid global supply constraints, Wall Street investment bank ...

NGO Live to Inspire collaborates with Ayush Jain to educate masses with free computer classes

New Delhi [India], December 2 (ANI/ATK): In an attempt to increase the computer literacy rate among the masses of the ...

Why China's Uyghurs are back in the headlines

After months of silence, the Western media have refocused their attention on the Uyghurs of China's Xinjiang region. The agenda ...

IFFCO ranks first among top 300 cooperatives globally

New Delhi [India], December 2 (ANI): The Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited (IFFCO) has been ranked 'number one Cooperative' among ...

SII seeks approval for Covishield vaccine as booster dose amid Omicron variant concerns

By Shalini BhardwajNew Delhi [India], December 2 (ANI): The Serum Institute of India (SII) has sought India's drug regulator's approval ...

Freight loading performance of Northern Railway's Delhi division improves

New Delhi [India], December 2 (ANI): The freight loading performance of Northern Railway's Delhi division has improved to 2.10 MT ...

WTA suspends tournaments in China due to Peng Shuai crisis

The WTA said Wednesday that it is suspending all tournaments in China over concerns about the safety of Chinese player ...

UN chief sounds alarm about how international community is dealing with Africa regarding COVID, climate crisis

New York [US], December 2 (ANI/Sputnik): UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday raised the alarm regarding the way the international ...

Myanmar's Coup Economy Is 'Boom and Bust'

BANGKOK - Myanmar's economy is crumbling and experts predict more illegal trade and zero growth in 2022.The Southeast Asian country's ...

The EU is the real villain in the Poland-Belarus migrant crisis

In 2019, when we were doing research on the integration of refugees in Romania, the topic seemed irrelevant for Romanians ...

EU Leaders Consider Mandatory Vaccinations to Fight Omicron Variant

European Union leaders said Wednesday they are considering a number of public health options, including vaccine mandates, to address the ...

Jokes with no value: Wolf of Wall Street slams these cryptos

Notorious financier Jordan Belfort, dubbed the Wolf of Wall Street, has blasted meme crypto coins, saying some of their creators ...

Afghanistan's nominal GDP likely to contract by 20 pc within a year: UNDP

Kabul [Afghanistan], December 1 (ANI): Afghanistan's nominal GDP is likely to contract by 20 per cent within a year, from ...

Kim Kardashian, Kanye West along with daughter North attend Virgil Abloh's final Louis Vuitton show

Washington [US], December 1 (ANI): Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West recently reunited to celebrate the life of their longtime ...

EU chief: Time to think about mandatory vaccination

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has urged countries within the European Union to ?think about? mandatory Covid-19 vaccinations ...

France wants EU help in handling UK

The European Union should take measures against the UK in case the dialogue on fishing rights between Paris and London ...

Factories Facing Supply Headaches as Omicron Risks Emerge

LONDON/TOKYO - Global factory activity accelerated in November although crippling supply bottlenecks remained, putting a cap on output and driving ...

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New electric car factory in Beijing targets 300,000 cars annually

BEIJING, China: Chinese smartphone company Xiaomi has signed a cooperation agreement to build an electric auto assembly plant in Beijing ...

Stocks in Asia choppy, uncertain

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Asian stock markets were wary on Thursday after major falls on local markets and overseas over ...

Big jump in can costs could close many small craft beers: officials

BROOMFIELD, Colorado: One of the world's largest suppliers of aluminum cans, Ball Corp, is increasing the minimum number of cans ...

U.S. stock markets go into panic after first Omicron case is reported

NEW YORK, New York - A single case of Omicron, that being the first in the U.S., sent stocks into ...

After outage, no 911 calls, T-Mobile to pay $20 million fine

WASHINGTON D.C.: As part of a settlement with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), following a 12-hour outage in June 2020 ...

Indian government tells citizens not to purchase Starlink internet

NEW DELHI, India: The Starlink Internet Services of Elon Musk's SpaceX aerospace company has been told by the Indian government ...

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