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Move by Chinese central banks lifts stocks in Asia

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks roared in Asia on Tuesday after China's central bank eased monetary conditions to stave off ...

UK farmer says thank foreign workers for Christmas turkeys

CHELMSFORD, England: There will be no shortage of turkeys for British consumers this Christmas season because of the foreign farm ...

New chairman of Disney Company is board member Susan Arnold

BURBANK, California: The Walt Disney Co. has announced that Susan Arnold will become the new board chairman, replacing long-time chairman ...

U.S. stocks roar back as concerns over Covid variant diminish

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rallied on Monday as fears over the new Covid variant Omicron subsided."Reports of ...

Grab app valued at $40 billion in debut on Nasdaq

SINGAPORE: Singapore-based Grab, the major ride sharing app used in South East Asia, has made its stock market debut on ...

After decades of delays, Shell Oil gives up on UK's Cambo oilfield

LONDON, England: Shell Oil announced this week that it has abandoned its plans to develop the Cambo oil field west ...

China Evergrande worries keep lid on Asian stock markets

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia closed modestly lower Monday as markets appeared to be coming to grips with ...

US saw only 210,000 hired in November, falls short of expectations

WASHINGTON D.C.: In a reversal of the predictions of expected job growth issued by economists, U.S. employers hired only 210,000 ...

Dollar Tree raises prices to $1.25 in first price increase in 35 years

CHESAPEAKE, Virginia: Discount retail chain Dollar Tree said it will raise its prices from $1 to $1.25 for most of ...

GM cathode battery plant seeks to lower cost of electric car batteries

DETROIT, Michigan: General Motors has announced that it will construct a new cathode factory in North America for its electric ...

Capital One takes lead among major bank by ending overdraft fees

MCLEAN, Virginia: Capital One bank has announced plans to cancel overdraft fees early next year, and becoming the largest bank ...

BMW new XM hybrid concept vehicle to begin production in 2022

MUNICH, Germany: Automaker BMW has announced the launch of its new concept plug-in hybrid electric vehicle, the first M class ...

To end chip shortage, build U.S. factories, says White House

DETROIT, Michigan: Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo visited Detroit to highlight the urgent need to manufacture semiconductor chips in the United ...

Brit Air halts Hong Kong flights as China forces crews to quarantine

LONDON, England: British Airways has suspended flights to Hong Kong, after its crew members were reported to have been forced ...

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 ...

CIA director claims Russia turned his hair gray

Working as the American ambassador to Russia in the early 2000s was so stressful, it caused CIA Director William Burns? ...

Pope likens EU to Nazis over word Christmas

Pope Francis has denounced the EU's attempt to replace the term ?Christmas period? with a more-neutral ?holiday period,? saying it ...

Call of Duty game earning $5mn/day sees mass developer walkout

Amid rising revenues for the free-to-play battle royale shooter ?Call of Duty: Warzone?, the company behind it has suddenly laid ...

Equity benchmark indices close in green; Sensex up by 886 points as all sectors gain

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 7 (ANI): Ahead of the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting tomorrow, ...

RBI may keep policy rates steady amid Omicron scare

New Delhi (India), December 7 (ANI): The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is expected to maintain a status quo on ...

Cow dung becomes extra source of income for farmers under Chhattisgarh's Godhan Nyay Yojana

New Delhi [India], December 7 (ANI): The Godhan Nyay Yojana of the Chhattisgarh Government under which farmers sell cow dung ...

Fed bigger threat to stock markets than Omicron Morgan Stanley

The potential impact of the US Federal Reserve's move on speeding up the taper of asset purchases may turn into ...

Gorakhpur fertilizer factory was shut from 1990, BJP govt restarted it: CM Adityanath

Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh) [India], December 7 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday targeted the Opposition parties and ...

PM Modi reaches Gorakhpur to dedicate to nation development projects worth over Rs 9,600 crores

Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh) [India], December 7 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh to dedicate to the ...

China seeks 1st naval base in Atlantic US media

Beijing intends to build its first-ever naval outpost on the Atlantic Ocean, which would allow China to position its warships ...

Housing finance pioneer, B.K. Madhur's autobiography released

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 7 (ANI/PRNewswire): At Home In The Universe, a book that chronicles a poor boy's journey from ...

Elon Musk slams insane US government spending

Elon Musk took aim at the US government's lavish federal budget, and President Biden's infrastructure bill in particular, arguing that ...

Afghan children fall victim to export of U.S. democracy

© Provided by Xinhua - "Blocking Afghan assets is a kind of bullying that has squeezed ordinary people like me ...

Microsoft says disrupted Chinese hacking group targeting organizations worldwide

Washington [US], December 7 (ANI/Sputnik): Microsoft has disrupted a China-based hacking group that targeted organizations in the US and 28 ...

PM Modi to dedicate development projects worth over Rs 9,600 crore in Gorakhpur today

New Delhi [India], December 7 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday will dedicate multiple projects including an All India ...

How much meat do we eat? New figures show 6 countries have hit their peak

Eating meat comes with an enormous environmental footprint, with food systems responsible for an estimated 34% of global emissions. And ...

India, Russia discuss Afghanistan, condemn cross-border terrorism; ink deal on AK-203 rifles, 28 pacts

New Delhi [India], December 7 (ANI): India and Russia on Monday discussed the evolving situation in Afghanistan, especially the security ...

India, Russia discuss Afghanistan, condemn cross-border terrorism; ink deal on AK-203 rifles, 28 other pacts

New Delhi [India], December 7 (ANI): India and Russia on Monday discussed the evolving situation in Afghanistan, especially the security ...

India, Russia discuss production of speciality steel under the Production Linked Incentive Scheme

New Delhi [India], December 6 (ANI): India and Russia on Monday held a discussion on the production of speciality steel ...

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British hotels report holiday cancellations due to Covid Omicron

LONDON, England: Fears about the Omicron variant of COVID-19 have led to cancellations at UK hotels, as Christmas plans are ...

Edward Shames, last of War II's 'Band of Brothers,' dies at age 99

NORFOLK, Virginia: The last surviving officer in the historic World War II US Army parachute infantry regiment known as Easy ...

Does Pentagon need three-quarters-of-a-trillion-dollars every year?

Despite a disagreement over some amendments in the Senate, the United States Congress is poised to pass a $778 billion ...

German restrictions grow for unvaccinated citizens

BERLIN, Germany: In a bid to halt the spread of the fourth wave of COVID-19 in Germany, national and regional ...

Netflix staff convicted of insider trading, sentenced to prison

NEW YORK CITY, New York: A former Netflix software engineer and his friend will serve time in prison after being ...

$3,000 fine for Austrian surgeon who amputated wrong leg

VIENNA, Austria: A surgeon who amputated the wrong leg of an 82-year-old patient in May, later describing the mistake as ...

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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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