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OPEC+ keeps output target unchanged amid market uncertainties

© Provided by Xinhua OPEC+'s output rollover decision on Sunday was announced amid increasing uncertainties in the oil market, including ...


'Little House on the Prairie' star Cliff Emmich passes away at 85

Washington [US], December 4 (ANI): 'Little House on the Prairie' and 'Payday' actor Cliff Emmich passed away at the age ...


Top 25 roundup: No. 10 Kansas St. upends No. 3 TCU in OT

Ty Zentner kicked the winning 31-yard field goal in overtime following a massive goal-line stand by the Kansas State defense ...


VOA Immigration Weekly Recap, Nov. 27Dec. 3

Editor's note: Here is a look at immigration-related news around the U.S. this week. Questions? Tips? Comments? Email the VOA ...


Top 25 roundup: 17-0 surge carries Rutgers past No. 10 Indiana

Caleb McConnell collected 16 points and 10 rebounds as host Rutgers scored 17 straight points midway through the second half ...


NBA roundup: Anfernee Simons, Blazers hang on to beat Jazz

Anfernee Simons recorded a career-high 45 points and Jerami Grant scored 33 as the Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Utah ...


No. 1 Houston outlasts persistent Saint Mary's

J'Wan Roberts registered 15 points and eight rebounds and top-ranked Houston remained unbeaten with a 53-48 victory over Saint Mary's ...


Warriors use 3-point barrage to ground Rockets

Andrew Wiggins buried a career-high-tying eight 3-pointers, Stephen Curry and Jordan Poole combined for 13 more and the Golden State ...


Boise State tops 50% shooting to sink Texas AM

Max Rice scored a career-high 25 points to fuel visiting Boise State to an 86-71 victory over Texas AM on ...


No. 18 Tulane topples No. 22 UCF to claim AAC title

Michael Pratt threw for 394 yards and four touchdowns and ran for another to lead No. 18 Tulane to the ...


Sizzling Devin Booker leads Suns vs. swooning Spurs

The Phoenix Suns will look to shrug off a ragged defensive performance and a loss at home to one of ...


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Amtrak reports jump in riders, increased spending on infrastructure

WASHINGTON D.C.: According to U.S. rail company Amtrak, its ridership has nearly returned to pre-COVID-19 levels, rising by more than ...

Survey: Japanese manufacturing contracts for first time in 2 years

TOKYO, Japan: The results of a survey released this week showed that Japan's manufacturing activity contracted for the first time ...

CNN informs employees that layoffs are underway

ATLANTA, Georgia: As companies look to rein in costs and trim their headcount to brace for an economic slowdown, CNN's ...

US single-family home prices fall in September

CHICAGO, Illinois: Amidst higher mortgage rates, which are curbing demand, several surveys showed that U.S. single-family home prices slowed again ...

U.S. stock markets take a back seat, Nasdaq Composite retreats 21 points

NEW YORK, New - U.S. stocks were little changed at the close Friday after a volatile week.A labor report released ...

HSBC sells holdings to Royal Bank of Canada

HONG KONG: Paving the way for a potential bumper payout to shareholders, HSBC has agreed to sell its business in ...

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Exxon Mobil closing oil division in Equatorial Guinea in 2026

IRVING, Texas: Exxon Mobil Corp will wind down oil production in Equatorial Guinea in West Africa after its license expires ...

To replace Russian supplies, Germany signs gas deal with Qatar

HOUSTON, Texas: QatarEnergy and ConocoPhillips have signed two sales and purchase export agreements covering at least a 15-year period, which ...

Russia asks Pakistan to honor commitment to lay Gas Pipes from Karachi to Lahore

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Russia refused to give Pakistan a 30-40 percent discount on Russian crude oil, claiming that all volumes ...

Italy to raise billions with windfall tax on energy companies

ROME, Italy: A draft of the government's 2023 budget seen by Reuters indicates that Italy plans to charge energy companies ...

Rolls-Royce and easyJet upbeat about hydrogen-powered jet engine

LONDON, England: In a world aviation first, British company Rolls-Royce has announced that it has successfully tested a hydrogen-powered aircraft ...

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China will have 1,500 nuclear warheads by 2035, Pentagon warns

WASHINGTON, D.C.: According to a Pentagon report, if China continues with its current nuclear buildup pace, it could have a ...


China seeks to dominate space, warns US general

SYDNEY, Australia: Lt. General Nina Armagno of the U.S. Space Force has said that rapid advancements in China's military capabilities ...


William, Kate plan US trip in bid to tamp down royal controversies

LONDON, England: Prince William and his wife Kate, the new Prince and Princess of Wales, will travel to the U.S. ...


Citing lessening risks, Australia lowers threat levels

SYDNEY, Australia: For the first time in eight years, Australia lowered its terrorism threat level from "probable" to "possible," due ...


Some protest plan to thin New Jersey forest to protect from fire

TRENTON, New Jersey: As part of a project to prevent major wildfires in a federally protected New Jersey forest, up ...


Failed negotiations results in 1 day rail strike in Austria

VIENNA, Austria: During a 24-hour strike by Austrian rail workers held this week over issues related to pay, rail traffic ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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