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UK imports to Ireland fell, trade with N. Ireland up due to Brexit

DUBLIN, Ireland: Since Brexit went into effect in 2020, Ireland has witnessed a 20 percent decline in goods exported from ...

At 3.45%, mortgage rates highest in US since pandemic struck

WASHINGTON D.C.: According to a closely watched survey, U.S. mortgage rates have reached levels not seen since March 2020. In ...

U.S. stocks shatter, Nasdaq loses 387 points

NEW YORK, New York - A major rise in U.S. Treasury yields and a sell-off of financial stocks rocked Wall ...

Wild boar found with swine fever in Italy, could close pork industry

PIEDMONT, Italy: Earlier this month, a case of African swine fever, which can be deadly to pigs but harmless to ...

During lockdown, free flowers handed out to mark Tulip Day

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands: As stores in Amsterdam and across the Netherlands cautiously reopened after a COVID-19 lockdown, thousands of free bunches ...

Mixed movements on Asian stock markets, greenback gains

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Tuesday in light trading. The U.S. dollar continued to correct ...

French ski season saved due to change in Covid rules for foreigners

PARIS, France: After Paris changed its travel restrictions, announcing that UK travellers would only need to present a negative Covid-19 ...

UK, India begin talks to expand trade

NEW DELHI, India: The first day of talks between the UK and India on a potential free trade agreement took ...

At auction, $3.3 million paid for single page of Spiderman comic

DALLAS, Texas: The original drawings of a single comic book page from a 1984 issue of Spiderman has sold for ...

Nikkei 225 advances more than two hundred points, Hang Seng slips

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mostly higher Monday, although the Hang Seng in Hong Kong lagged.The U.S. ...

Seeking money for programming, Netflix raises monthly price to $15.49

LOS ANGELES, California: Netflix has raised its monthly subscription price from $13.99 to $15.49 per month in the United States. ...

British energy company scolded by customers after sending warm socks

LONDON, England: The large British energy firm E.ON Next has delivered an apology after sending warm socks to 30,000 customers ...

French government's Covid policies cause teachers to strike

PARIS, France: French teachers have begun a nationwide strike organized by teachers unions to protest against class disruptions caused by ...

Delta Airlines reports $408 million quarterly loss due to Covid

ATLANTA, Georgia: With a business slowdown caused by a COVID-19 surge in December, Delta Air Lines lost $408 million in ...

Outpacing industry, TSMC set for huge chip manufacturing expansion

TAIPEI, Taiwan: Chip manufacturer Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), a supplier of Apple, Qualcomm and other major tech companies, has ...

NYC Mandarin Oriental Hotel bought by Indian billionaire Ambani

NEW YORK CITY, New Your: Mukesh Ambani, India's wealthiest person, has gained a controlling stake in the Mandarin Oriental Hotel ...

At $100 billion valuation, Ford races past General Motors

DETROIT, Michigan: The market value of Ford Motor Company has reached over $100 billion for the first time, as more ...

Proposal claims insulation could save UK households 500 pounds a year

LONDON, England: According to the Energy Efficiency Infrastructure Group (EEIG), made up of business organizations and charities, improved insulation could ...

Volatile day on Wall Street, Dow loses more than two hundred points

NEW YORK, New York - American and global stock markets traded lower on Friday as U.S. Treasury and European bond ...

Judge rules gruyere cheese name not owned by Europe's Gruyere region

RICHMOND, Virginia: A U.S. federal judge has ruled that Gruyere cheese does not have to come from the Gruyere region ...

Chinese education company fires 60,000 due to government restrictions

BEIJING, China: In response to Beijing's sweeping overhaul of the private education industry, New Oriental Education, China's largest private education ...

Smart City Living Lab at IIITH announces winners of Water Challenge

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], January 19 (ANI/PR Newswire): Smart City Living Lab at IIITH, in collaboration with the Government of Telangana ...

Hong Kong activist Leung released from prison after 6 years

Hong Kong, January 19 (ANI): Hong Kong independence activist Edward Leung has been released from prison on Lantau Island, after ...

Power Finance Corporation, REC Limited cut lending rates by 0.40 per cent

New Delhi [India], January 19 (ANI): The government-run Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs), Power Finance Corporation and REC Limited, have reduced ...

Canum Infotech brings proven tools and methods for a reliable and resilient digital ecosystem

New Delhi [India], January 19 (ANI/ATK): Canum Infotech, an IT Company that designs, code and builds Full stack secure digital ...

PayU launches full-stack solutions; helps SMBs access credit starting from Rs. 25,000

New Delhi [India], January 19 (ANI/PRNewswire): PayU, India's leading online payments solutions provider, has introduced a full-stack, versatile product suite ...

Sensex dips 525 points, Nifty slides below 18,000 mark

Mumbai [India], January 19 (ANI): The Indian equities markets were reeling under selling pressure for the second consecutive day on ...

PFC-REC make further reduction in lending rates

New Delhi [India] January 19 (ANI): State-owned non-banking financial companies, Power Finance Corporation (PFC) and REC Limited have further reduced ...

Olympic stars given makeshift phones amid fears of China spying

Security experts have warned of a 'devastating' security flaw and potential for surveillanceBritish athletes have been offered temporary phones and ...

Multiple flights to US suspended over 5G fears

A number of airlines have expressed concern that 5G deployment near airports could endanger air traffic safetyAirlines that have canceled ...

Golf Glance: No. 1 Jon Rahm headlines The American Express field

Field Level Media's Golf Glance provides weekly news and storylines from each of the major North American golf tours. PGA ...

Gadkari calls for cooperation between Central, State Govts for infrastructure development of the country

New Delhi [India], January 19 (ANI): Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday called for cooperation between ...

US Telecom Carriers to Limit 5G Rollout Near Airports

Major U.S. telecommunications companies Verizon and AT&T agreed Tuesday to delay their deployment of new 5G mobile services around key ...

Biden thanks Verizon, ATT for agreeing to delay 5G deployment around key airports

Washington [US], January 19 (ANI): US President Joe Biden on Tuesday (local time) thanked Verizon and ATT for agreeing to ...

US Airlines, Telecom Carriers Feuding Over Rollout of 5G Technology

WASHINGTON - Major U.S. air carriers are warning that the country's "commerce will grind to a halt' if Verizon and ...

Chris Hedges: The workers are on the march America's new class war

Exploited employees across the country are rising up and taking direct action to tackle low pay and appalling working conditions.There ...

French Finance Minister lists 3 major threats to Europe's economic growth

Paris [France], January 18 (ANI/Sputnik): The economic growth in the European Union could be undermined by the resurgent COVID-19 pandemic, ...

'Call of Duty' part of Activision sale to Microsoft

Microsoft is set to acquire Activision Blizzard -- publisher of Call of Duty -- for $68.7 billion in an all-cash ...

Washington's dilemma in dealing with COVID-19

© Provided by Xinhua "The United States today is, once again, headed for civil war, and, once again, it cannot ...

Microsoft to acquire 'Call of Duty' maker Activision Blizzard for USD 68.7 billion

Washington [US], January 18 (ANI): Microsoft has announced a deal to acquire game studio Activision Blizzard for USD 68.7 billion. ...

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Ugandan mother delivers in sky: Gives baby doctor's name

TORONTO, Canada - A Bangladeshi-Canadian doctor assisted a Ugandan woman to deliver a baby on an overnight flight in December ...

HAL to export Advanced Light Helicopter to Mauritius

Bengaluru/Kanpur [India], January 19 (ANI): Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has signed a contract with the Government of Mauritius for export ...

SA vs Ind, 1st ODI: Visitors to bowl first, Venkatesh Iyer makes debut

Paarl [South Africa], January 19 (ANI): Temba Bavuma-led South Africa won the toss and opted to bat first against India ...

2021 joins top 7 warmest years on record: WMO

Last year joined the list of the seven warmest years on record, the UN weather agency said on Wednesday, and ...

First community cases of Omicron coronavirus strain detected in Vietnam

Hanoi [Vietnam], January 19 (ANI/Sputnik): Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh City has identified the country's first cases of the Omicron coronavirus ...

Senate meeting interrupted by Final Fantasy porn

A prankster played a graphic ?Final Fantasy?-themed clip during an event held by Italian senators and academicsA pornographic clip featuring ...

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