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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, ...

Japan announces increase of up to 43 trillion yen in defense spending

TOKYO, Japan: Beginning in April, Japan will allocate 40 trillion to 43 trillion yen ($295 billion-$318 billion) over five years ...

US Air Force unveils new B-21 bomber, plans to order 500

PALMDALE, California: Northrop Grumman has unveiled its new B-21 "Raider" jet, the first in a new fleet of long-range stealth ...

Bahrain's foreign minister praises Benjamin Netanyahu

King of Bahrain Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa greets Israeli President Isaac Herzog in the Manama capital of Bahrain on ...

More woes for UK as ambulance workers vote for strike

LONDON, England: Thousands of UK ambulance workers, represented by three different trade unions, voted to go out on strike in ...

US: reject cable to Cuba to connect voice, internet

WASHINGTON D.C.: A U.S. government committee has urged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to deny an application to connect Cuba ...

UK sees half of free-range turkeys dead to bird flu before Christmas

LONDON, England: Richard Griffiths, chief executive of the British Poultry Council, said nearly half of all turkeys and geese in ...

Iran's morality police force disbanded in response to demonstrations

The country has been gripped by violent protests after the death of a woman who allegedly wore an "improper" hijab ...

Musk says Neuralink brain chip human trials to begin in 6 months

AUSTIN, Texas: Elon Musk has said that he expects a wireless brain chip developed by his company, Neuralink, to begin ...

In major break from past, Egypt to build 21 desalination plants

CAIRO, Egypt: Ayman Soliman, CEO of Egypt's Sovereign Fund, said as part of the first $3 billion phase of a ...

Request made for fast-tracking promising Alzheimer's drug

WASHINGTON D.C.: According to trial data contained in a report presented this week, an experimental Alzheimer's drug from Eisai and ...

New York mayor: some mentally ill homeless to be hospitalized

NEW YORK CITY, New York: New York City Mayor Eric Adams has announced a plan to tackle "a crisis we ...

First shipment of UAEGD-compliant gold exported to Indian International Stock Exchange

ABU DHABI, 7th December, 2022 (WAM) --The UAE has announced the exportation of the first shipment of gold exports that ...

Russian Court Upholds Ex-Reporter's 22-Year Treason Sentence

MOSCOW - A court in the Russian capital on Wednesday rejected an appeal from a former journalist who was convicted ...

2 Killed in Iraq Protest Over Activist's Prison Sentence

baghdad - At least two protesters were killed Wednesday in southern Iraq after security forces opened fire on a crowd ...

China scolds UK for failing to fulfill international obligation

Beijing has called for British officials to reverse a ruling that's blocking the construction of a huge new embassy in ...

Middle East country boasts world's most powerful passport

The UAE has risen to the top of rankings for restriction-free access to countries around the worldCitizens of the United ...

Peru President Dissolves Congress, Which Then Ousts Him

LIMA, PERU - Peru's Congress removed President Pedro Castillo from office Wednesday, voting to replace him with the vice president ...

West Indies coach Phil Simmons wants to conclude tenure with flourish

Adelaide [Australia], December 8 (ANI): Phil Simmons says the groundwork is set for a resurrection of West Indies Test cricket ...

Rohit Sharma becomes first Indian batter to hit 500 sixes in international cricket

Dhaka [Bangladesh], December 8 (ANI): Indian skipper Rohit Sharma on Wednesday became the first Indian to smash 500 sixes in ...

Pak poll panel serves notice to Imran Khan for not submitting details regarding expenses in by-elections: Report

Islamabad [Pakistan], December 8 (ANI): The Election Commission of Pakistan has sent a notice to former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran ...

The oldest DNA ever found reveals a snapshot of a vanished world

At the icy northern tip of Greenland, far into the Artic Circle, a deep bed of sediment beneath the mouth ...

Pakistan SC permits poll panel to go ahead with criminal proceedings against Imran Khan

Islamabad [Pakistan], December 8 (ANI): Pakistan's Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed the country's Election Commission to carry out criminal proceedings ...

Afghanistan: Taliban publicly execute man convicted of murder in Farah province

Kabul [Afghanistan], December 8 (ANI): Taliban on Wednesday carried out the first public execution of a man charged with murder ...

LPL gives youngsters opportunity to play under pressure, says former Sri Lanka coach Mickey Arthur

Colombo [Sri Lanka], December 8 (ANI): Mickey Arthur, the former Head Coach of Sri Lanka under whom the team showed ...

Eden Hazard retires from international football Belgium's World Cup debacle

Brussels [Belgium], December 8 (ANI): Belgium's star footballer Eden Hazard announced his retirement from international football on Wednesday, following the ...

Study reveals George Soros global media ties

A watchdog group has found that the billionaire has financial connections to at least 253 news outlets around the worldBillionaire ...

Ukraine conflict transformed Germany ambassador

A remilitarized country with better ties to the US is worth the economic hardship, according to Berlin's envoy in WashingtonThe ...

Report: A's agree to deal with Aledmys Diaz

The Oakland A's and free-agent utility infielder Aledmys Diaz are in agreement on a two-year deal worth $14.5 million, the ...

Lok Sabha takes up bill to combat piracy, promote security of India's maritime trade

New Delhi [India], December 7 (ANI): The Lok Sabha on Wednesday took up for consideration a bill that seeks to ...

Over 400 containers of vegetables stuck at Karachi seaport due to foreign exchange shortage

Karachi [Pakistan], December 7 (ANI): Owing to the lack of foreign exchange reserves in Pakistan and an ongoing economic crisis, ...

ATP fines U.K. tennis group $1M over Russian ban

The ATP fined Britain's Lawn Tennis Association $1 million for its ban of male players from Russia and Belarus this ...

Türkiye seeks to restore relations with Egypt, Syria

© Provided by Xinhua ANKARA, Dec. 7 (Xinhua) -- In the past year, Türkiye has set the course to mend ...

Report: Cards, C Willson Contreras reach 5-year, $87.5M deal

Catcher Willson Contreras agreed to a five-year, $87.5 million contract with the St. Louis Cardinals, ESPN reported Wednesday. The Athletic ...

To resolve youth violence, Canada must move beyond policing and prison

The most recent shooting involving a Toronto high school student this October highlighted a rising problem with gun violence in ...

Estimation of poverty on Earth possible from space: Research

Washington [US], December 7 (ANI): Despite global progress in eradicating poverty over the past 20 years, about 1 billion people ...

Labuschagne dethrones Root to grab top spot in ICC Men's Test Player Rankings

Dubai [UAE], December 7 (ANI): Australia batter Marnus Labuschagne has overtaken England's Joe Root to grab the top spot for ...

Researchers suggest new ways to harvest untapped sources of freshwater

Washington [US], December 7 (ANI): A study revealed that a limitless supply of fresh water exists in the form of ...

COVID-19 vaccinations reduce risk of reinfection by 50 per cent

Washington [US], December 7 (ANI): When compared to those who have not been vaccinated, those who have recovered from a ...

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Shreyas Iyer becomes fastest Indian batter to reach 1,500 ODI runs

Dhaka [Bangladesh], December 8 (ANI): Indian middle-order batter Shreyas Iyer continues to maintain an unreal level of consistency and break ...

LPL gives youngsters opportunity to play under pressure, says former Sri Lanka coach Mickey Arthur

Colombo [Sri Lanka], December 8 (ANI): Mickey Arthur, the former Head Coach of Sri Lanka under whom the team showed ...

Lok Sabha takes up bill to combat piracy, promote security of India's maritime trade

New Delhi [India], December 7 (ANI): The Lok Sabha on Wednesday took up for consideration a bill that seeks to ...

Looking forward to watching Dewald Bravis play in SA20: AB de Villiers

New Delhi [India], December 7 (ANI): South African legend AB de Villiers stated that he is looking forward to seeing ...

Estimation of poverty on Earth possible from space: Research

Washington [US], December 7 (ANI): Despite global progress in eradicating poverty over the past 20 years, about 1 billion people ...

Parliamentary delegation from Zimbabwe calls on President Murmu

New Delhi [India], December 7 (ANI): Parliamentary delegation from Zimbabwe led by Speaker of the Parliament, Advocate Jacob Francis Nzwidamilimo ...

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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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