Fri, 09 Dec 2022

New Zealand laws to require Facebook, Google to pay for news

WELLINGTON, New Zealand: The government of New Zealand said it will introduce a law requiring major online digital companies, such ...

China to sell electric vehicles in Japan in 2023

TOKYO, Japan: China's BYD Co's said it would start selling its first electric vehicles in Japan early next year.China's BYD, ...

Change comes to US auto union as reformers win elections

DETROIT, Michigan: In an election triggered by a federal bribery and embezzlement scandal involving former United Auto Workers (UAW) union ...

U.S. stocks take breather, Nasdaq Composite slips 56 points

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks in the U.S. and around the world fell on Wednesday although losses were mostly ...

Hearing aids now sold without prescriptions in US

WASHINGTON D.C.: Hearing aids can now be sold without prescriptions from a doctor in the U.S., making it easier and ...

Musk confirms that apple to resume advertising on Twitter

SEATTLE, Washington: Amazon.com is planning to resume advertising on Twitter, pending some security tweaks to the company's ads platform, purchasing ...

Mexico, US plan joint strategy to lure businesses back to N. America

WASHINGTON D.C.: Mexico's government announced that Mexican Economy Minister Raquel Buenrostro and U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo will draft ...

U.S. stocks trim losses towards close but Nasdaq Composite still loses 2%

NEW YORK, New York - Investors continued to bail out of U.S. stocks on Tuesday as mounting layoffs continued.Morgan Stanley ...

After Chinese bypass solar panel tariffs, US plans new restrictions

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Commerce Department gas says new duties on imports from some major Chinese solar panel makers will ...

United, Boeing in discussions for 'major' purchase of 787s

CHICAGO, Illinois: Reuters has reported that United Airlines and Boeing are close to reaching agreement for placing a major 787 ...

Recovery in travel industry helps AirAsia limit 3rd quarter losses

SINGAPORE: Benefiting from a strong rebound in travel and the easing of pandemic-related restrictions in Southeast Asia, the parent company ...

U.S., stock markets kick off new week with significant losses

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks decelerated sharply on Monday in an ominous start to a new week. Bond ...

2022 will see historic high farm incomes in US

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Department of Agriculture reported that as producers are benefitting from high global grain and oilseed demand ...

Pfizer to spend $2.5 bln to expand Belgium, Irish factories

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Pfizer is set to invest more than $2.5 billion in its drug manufacturing operations in ...

Manufacturers predict US baby formula shortage to continue

NEW YORK CITY, New York: The infant formula shortage that has persisted in the U.S. for nearly a year, is ...

Apple returns to Twitter after Musk meeting with Tim Cook

Apple has "fully resumed" advertising on the Twitter social media platform, Bloomberg reported on Sunday, citing CEO Elon Musk's comments ...

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 ...

Illegal migrants kept in cage by EU state media

The EU border agency Frontex has acknowledged the reports, promising to investigate the situation with migrants in BulgariaBulgarian border guards ...

Xi meets with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas

© Provided by Xinhua RIYADH, Dec. 8 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday met with Palestinian President Mahmoud ...

US Seeks to Stop Microsoft's $69B Bid for Games Maker Activision

WASHINGTON - The Biden administration filed a complaint on Thursday aimed at blocking tech giant Microsoft's $69 billion bid to ...

Holmes' Former Partner Gets Nearly 13 Years in Theranos Case

san jose, california - Former Theranos executive Ramesh 'Sunny' Balwani was sentenced Wednesday to nearly 13 years in prison for ...

India's rise would depend on absolute GDP, per capita income: Uday Kotak

New Delhi [India], December 8 (ANI): Highlighting the country's potential to further strengthen its economy, Kotak Mahindra Bank MD and ...

UK braces for Christmas disruptions as strikes extend

© Provided by Xinhua UK Home Secretary Suella Braverman on Thursday urged people who plan to travel abroad to "think ...

Variable income for gig workers linked to health issues: Study

Washington [US], December 8 (ANI): According to research published by the American Psychological Association, Gig workers, waiters, salespeople, and others ...

Robust historical ties between India, Maldives getting stronger

Male [Maldives], December 8 (ANI): India and Maldives enjoy historical ties which is getting stronger in the modern era. It ...

Member states press EU to ease Russia sanctions FT

Some nations are reportedly urging for exemptions on food exports from the countryLeading EU member states have been calling on ...

NGO trying to change global perception around JK: Author

Washington [US], December 8 (ANI): Global media coverage of Kashmir is just the latest example of how without proper information ...

EU nation may take anti-Russia sanctions hostage FT

Hungary is locked in a fight with Brussels over billions in frozen recovery money, the newspaper claimsHungary could veto the ...

Chinese hackers stole millions worth of Covid relief money in US: report

Washington [US], December 8 (ANI): China-based hackers stole at least USD 20 million in US Covid relief benefits, including unemployment ...

FM Sitharaman and 4 Indians on Forbes' 100 Most Powerful Women list

New Delhi [India], December 8 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Sebi's Chairperson Madhabi Puri Buch, Sail Chairperson Soma Mondal, ...

EU requests WTO panels against China over patents, Lithuania

Brussels [Belgium], December 8 (ANI): The EU has said that it had requested the establishment of panels at the World ...

FTA with Australia to create a level-playing field for garment textile exporters: India Ratings

New Delhi [India], December 8 (ANI): India's free trade agreement (FTA) signed with Australia, which comes into effect from December ...

Germany greenlights Ukrainian strikes inside Russia

Kiev is not obligated to limit the conflict to its own territory, says the government in BerlinWhile the US distanced ...

Russian coal exports surge Bloomberg

Shipments reportedly jumped to nearly a five-year high in OctoberRussia's seaborne coal supplies have started growing again after the EU ...

North Korea Reportedly Exploited Itaewon Tragedy in Hacking Attempt

Seoul, South Korea - North Korean hackers exploited public interest in October's tragic Itaewon crowd surge to target South Koreans ...

Markets snap 4-day losing streak in morning trade

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 7 (ANI): The markets gained on Thursday morning as the Monetary Policy Committee on Wednesday decided ...

Apple expanding security features by adding end-to-end encryption to iCloud backups

Washington [US], December 8 (ANI): American tech giant Apple, as part of a major set of security announcements, has announced ...

Govt working towards establishing Uttarakhand as model state in field of higher education: CM Dhami

Dehradun (Uttarakhand) [India], December 8 (ANI): Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Wednesday said that his government has implemented ...

Free communities feature added to Microsoft Teams

Washington [US], December 8 (ANI): American tech giant Microsoft has launched a new communities feature for Microsoft Teams, which will ...

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2,500 dead seals reported on Russian coast

MOSCOW, Russia: Russian officials have said that some 2,500 Caspian seals have been found dead on the Caspian Sea coast ...

Indonesia to outlaw sex outside marriage

JAKARTA, Indonesia: In a legal overhaul that critics say could curb freedoms and police morality in the world's third-largest democracy, ...

Hawaii braces for eruption on Big Island of Honolulu

HONOLULU, Hawaii: Officials are concerned that a major eruption of the Mauna Loa volcano on the Big Island of Hawaii ...

'Rogue wave' strikes Antarctic cruise ship, kills US passenger

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina: A massive wave struck the Viking Polaris cruise ship this week as it was sailing toward the ...

After years of upheaval, US judge throws out Huawei fraud indictments

NEW YORK City, New York: Last week, a U.S. judge has dismissed an indictment against the chief financial officer of ...

Sheriff: Vandals cut power across North Carolina county

MOORE COUNTY, North Carolina: Local authorities said that two power substations in Moore County, North Carolina, were damaged by gunfire, ...

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