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Wall Street finishes week lower on poor jobs report and Omicron fears

NEW YORK, New York - U.S, stocks had a volatile day on Friday before all the major indices finished in ...

Experts say Ireland economy still 'fragile,' retail sales remain flat

DUBLIN, Ireland: Industry officials have said that they do not expect large jumps in retail spending to be seen before ...

Nissan head warns that Omicron Covid variant could harm auto industry

YOKOHAMA, Japan: The Covid Omicron variant of COVID-19 could add pressure to a chronic shortage of microchips used in car ...

Asian stocks make good gains, U.S. dollar drifts higher

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mostly higher on Friday as investors and traders took emerging news about ...

Seaya, Cathay Innovation to fund Latin American startups

MEXICO CITY, Mexico: The venture capital firms, Spain's Seaya Ventures and France's Cathay Innovation, have established a joint fund aimed ...

U.S. stocks back on the rise Nasdaq climbs 123 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks roared back to life Thursday shrugging off concerns about the new Covid variant ...

US Christmas trees jump in price due to drought, high gas prices

SANTA CLARITA, California: Amidst lower inventories this year, the price of farm-grown Christmas trees rose significantly.Brent Green, owner of a ...

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 ...

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 ...

Britney was forced to do therapy 10 hours a day, 7 days a week

Pop icon Britney Spears has opened up about the hardships of living under conservatorship, claiming that she had been forced ...

MSMEs should invest more in RD, develop new technologies for India's security: Rajnath Singh

New Delhi [India], December 4 (ANI): The Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) and Society of Indian Defence Manufacturers (SIDM) ...

Russian sues WHO over use of Omicron for Covid variant

A Siberian entrepreneur has filed a lawsuit against the Russian branch of the World Health Organization over fears the classification ...

Bitcoin drops nearly $10,000 in an hour

The world's crypto pioneer, bitcoin, saw a sharp decline of nearly $10,000 in roughly an hour to as low as ...

India tour of SA to go ahead, CSA to announce venues in next 48 hours

Johannesburg [South Africa], December 4 (ANI): Cricket South Africa on Saturday confirmed that the India Tour will continue as originally ...

China wants its casino paradise to become tech Mecca

The Chinese government plans to transform its largest casino den, Macau, into a regional technology hub, the South China Morning ...

US stocks down 2nd week in row on Federal Reserve Rate hike, Omicron fears

New York [US], December 4 (ANI/Sputnik): US stocks tumbled for a second week in a row, roiled by fears of ...

Democrats celebrate Joe Biden's victory worth 2 cents

With President Joe Biden less popular than ever, his staff and the Democrats seem so desperate that they resorted to ...

Scratchy voiced Biden suffers from nasal congestion, 'Frog' in throat

By Reena BhardwajWashington [US], December 4 (ANI): US President Joe Biden has had an unusually scratchy voice and an occasional ...

Democrats' desperate 2-cent play to boost Biden with gas chart

With President Joe Biden less popular than ever, his staff and the Democrats seem so desperate that they resorted to ...

Vatican lashes out at EU in Christmas row

A now-revoked EU document proposing to substitute the word ?Christmas? with ?holiday?, and to avoid mentioning certain Christian names for ...

Alternative Russiagate report to be published

The Department of Justice is seeking to publish an ?alternative? report written by aides of special counsel Robert Mueller, which ...

US November Job Gains Fall Short of Expectations

WASHINGTON - U.S. employers added only 210,000 jobs in November, the Labor Department reported Friday, dampening hopes the economy is ...

Vigilant of community spread of Omicron, U.S. urges more vaccinations

PHARMACY RUSHU.S. retail pharmacies are struggling to quickly administer COVID-19 vaccines in some places. "Vaccine seekers in some states face ...

PM Modi to visit Gorakhpur on Dec 7 to dedicate development projects worth over Rs 9,600 crore

New Delhi [India], December 3 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Gorakhpur and dedicate national development projects worth over ...

73 pc buyers prefer organised real estate service provider for property investment in Indore

New Delhi [India], December 3 (ANI/ThePRTree):Over 1700 people participated in the survey, answering ten questions based on the preference, budget, ...

US Nearly Doubled Military Personnel Stationed in Taiwan This Year

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - The United States has doubled its unofficial military presence in Taiwan over the past year in what ...

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One-third sized Taj Mahal built by Indian as home for wife

NEW DELHI, India: An Indian man, Anand Prakash Chouksey, 52, has built a smaller replica of the famed 17th century ...

U.S. government writes off $2 billion in student loans

WASHINGTON D.C.: Earlier this month, the federal Education Department announced it is canceling another round of student loan payments, adding ...

Human Rights Watch: Taliban arrested, executed security forces

LONDON, England: The Taliban has executed dozens of members of the former government's security forces after the surrender of Afghanistan, ...

NATO chief: Countries should prepare for Russian incursion in Ukraine

RIGA, Latvia: Jens Stoltenberg, secretary-general of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, has warned that the American-led military alliance should be ...

Families reunited after 2 years at Malaysia-Singapore land border

JOHOR BAHRU, Malaysia As buses of vaccinated Malaysians working in Singapore were ferried across the Causeway Bridge that connects the ...

Soldiers burn houses and barns, kill livestock in south of Kalay

SAGAING, Myanmar - According to the local residents, soldiers have torched roughly 20 houses and two barns in communities in ...

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