Mon, 11 Dec 2023

Hollywood strike ends after actors' union ratifies three-year contract

LOS ANGELES, California: This week, members of the SAG-AFTRA actors union approved a three-year contract with major studios, formally ending ...

$6.1 billion for Las Vegas, California high-speed rail projects

LAS VEGAS, Nevada: The U.S. Transportation Department has allocated US$3 billion for a $12 billion Las Vegas to Southern California ...

US gas prices at 11-month low

WASHINGTON D.C.: U.S. gasoline prices could fall below US$3 a gallon for the first time since 2021 and are currently ...

Bank failures compel US regulators to increase scrutiny of lenders

WASHINGTON D.C.: To fix issues that could lead to further bank failures in the U.S., such as the collapse of ...

Boeing delivers 46 narrowbody 737s in November

ARLINGTON, Virginia: This week, Reuters reported that Boeing delivered 46 narrowbody 737s jets in November. The total brings the U.S. ...

U.S. stock markets and dollar jump on employment report

NEW YORK, New York - A positive employment report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics indicating a fall in ...

By 2026, AT&T to use ORAN technology for 70% of U.S. wireless network

DALLAS, Texas: This week, AT&T said that by late 2026, it will use open radio access network (ORAN) technology for ...

Moody's warns of downgrade in China's credit outlook

NEW YORK: This week, ratings agency Moody's warned that it could downgrade China's credit rating, citing costs to bail out ...

Artificial intelligence stocks all the rage on Wall Street

NEW YORK, New York - AI set the scene for solid gains in technology shares on Thursday. Demand for Alphabet ...

To reduce car-wildlife collisions US allots $110 million to 17 states

WASHINGTON D.C.: To help reduce car collisions with wildlife and help animals safely cross roadways, the U.S. Transportation Department has ...

European Commission to upgrade EU countries' EV power grids

BRUSSELS, Belgium: To address power shortages at electric vehicle (EV) charging stations, last week, the European Commission announced plans to ...

China's major pig breeders face mounting debts, losses

BEIJING, China: Falling hog prices, mounting losses and rising debt are putting pressure on the biggest pig breeders in China, ...

Wall Street loses ground Wednesday, U.D. dollar gains

NEW YORK, New York - A decline in labor costs as measured by ADP failed to boost U.S. Markets Wednesday."ADP's ...

73,000 Chevrolet Volt cars being probed in US over loss of power

WASHINGTON D.C.: A U.S. auto safety regulator said this week it is opening an investigation into 73,000 Chevrolet Volt plug-in ...

RBI issues warning against deceptive loan waiver campaigns

New Delhi [India], December 11 (ANI): The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has raised concerns over unauthorized campaigns misleading borrowers ...

COP28: Why China's clean energy boom matters for global climate action

With an energy-hungry economy, an historic reliance on coal and vast manufacturing enterprises, China is the world's single largest emitter, ...

Countries stockpiling gold report

Over 40 tons of the precious metal were added to state reserves in October, according to the World Gold CouncilCentral ...

Stock market opens positively: Nifty, Sensex break all records on Monday opening

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 11 (ANI): Monday witnessed a buoyant start for the stock market, with the Nifty and Sensex ...

Kashi Vishwanath Dham witnesses record devotee influx, attracts over 13 cr visitors in two years

Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) [India], December 11 (ANI): The Yogi government's unwavering commitment to enhancing accessibility and amenities for devotees at ...

West sees BRICS expansion as direct threat analyst

The growing alliance is forcing neocolonial powers to rethink their ?parasitic? relationship with the Global South, Jackie Shandu told RTThe ...

Trump takes head-to-head lead over Biden WSJ

The former US president holds an advantage over Joe Biden despite being viewed by a cohort of voters as ?corrupt,? ...

Poll shows US Republican candidate with biggest edge over Biden

Nikki Haley is recognised by WSJ poll respondents as a stronger candidate than Donald Trump in a hypothetical 2024 race ...

Trump takes election lead over Biden WSJ

The former US president holds an advantage over Joe Biden despite being viewed by a cohort of voters ?corrupt,? a ...

China Hardening Against Dissent, Rights Groups Say

LONDON - When her husband fled China in 2019 to escape a police crackdown on dissidents, Lu Lina thought she ...

US Sends First Commercial Offshore Wind Power onto Its Grid

NEW LONDON, Conn. - Despite some recent financial setbacks, U.S. offshore wind power has hit a milestone. A 244-meter-tall turbine ...

Air Arabia Abu Dhabi marks its first flight to Colombo

Abu Dhabi [UAE], December 10 (ANI/WAM): Air Arabia Abu Dhabi has marked the inauguration of its first flight to Bandaranaike ...

Russia Puts Prominent Russian-American Journalist on Wanted List

TALLINN, Estonia - Russian police have put prominent Russian American journalist and author Masha Gessen on a wanted list after ...

India has adopted holistic approach towards conservation, accelerating ecosystem restoration: Union Environment Minister

Dubai [UAE], December 10 (ANI): Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Bhupendra Yadav said that India has adopted ...

US-Russian Dual National Detained for 'Rehabilitating Nazism'

moscow - A man with dual U.S.-Russian nationality has been placed in pre-trial custody in St. Petersburg for 'rehabilitating Nazism' ...

US: Biden's approval ratings hit new low as new poll puts Trumps narrowly ahead in hypothetical rematch

Washington DC [US], December 9 (ANI): In the run-up to the US presidential polls, a new national Wall Street Journal ...

EU leaders panicking over potential Trump return NYT

European governments have reportedly dispatched envoys to the US to figure out the former president's stance on NATOEU diplomats and ...

Mansoor bin Mohammed meets with President of FC Barcelona at DSC headquarters

Dubai [UAE], December 9 (ANI/WAM): Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Sports Council (DSC), ...

Co-operatives were undermined in UP as result of malicious actions: CM Yogi

Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh) [India], December 9 (ANI):Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday underscored the detrimental impact of mafia dominance, whether ...

Paytm CEO Vijay Shekhar Sharma shares perspective on 'Wed in India', RBI regulations and Paytm transaction number

Gandhinagar (Gujarat) [India], December 9 (ANI): The founder and CEO of Paytm Vijay Shekhar Sharma, shared his perspectives on various ...

Can Milei's 'shock therapy fix Argentina's economy

The president-elect has pledged radical policy measures to deal with the financial crisisArgentina's president-elect Javier Milei is facing a huge ...

"We should be thankful to Indian farmers for ensuring global food security": EU Commissioner for Agriculture

New Delhi [India], December 9 (ANI): Acknowledging the role of Indian farmers towards global food security, the European Commission for ...

India has emerged as global growth engine, providing new direction to world: Rajnath Singh at 96th FICCI Convention

New Delhi [India], December 9 (ANI): Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, while speaking at the 96th annual general meeting and ...

JICA commits USD 1.5 billion to ADB's LEAP 2 fund for Asia-Pacific infrastructure boost

New Delhi [India], December 9 (ANI): The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) have solidified ...

World Bank drives COVID-19 recovery in East Asia, Pacific with USD 1.9 billion commitment and vaccination success

New Delhi [India], December 9 (ANI): Countries in East Asia and the Pacific (EAP) were among the first and hardest ...

Americans running out of savings JPMorgan

Only the top 1% of US consumers will have more money stocked up by next year than before the Covid-19 ...

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China's President Xi to visit Vietnam from December 12

BEIJING, China: President Xi Jinping is set to visit Vietnam on December 12 and 13, where he will engage with ...

U.S. steps up delivery of bombs to Israel after defeating UN resolution

WASHINGTON, DC - Within hours of blocking a UN Security Council resolution from demanding a ceasefire in the current Mideast ...

Biden popularity near lowest level of presidency: Reuters/Ipsos poll

WASHINGTON D.C.: In a sign of the challenges ahead for his 2024 re-election bid, a new Reuters/Ipsos poll showed that ...

Israeli ambassador extends thanks to U.S. president after UN vote

Israel has acknowledged and thanked the United States and President Joe Biden for standing firmly by Israel's side at the ...

E-bike's battery catches fire in New York, killing 1, injuring 6

NEW YORK: This week, New York City officials said that one person was killed and six others were injured when ...

United Kingdom passes on crucial vote to end war in Gaza

NEW YORK, New York - The United Kingdom refrained from supporting demands for a ceasefire in the two-months long Israel-Gaza ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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