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Robot company will pay $200,000 for human faces for use on robots

PERM KRAI, Russia: Tech company Promobot is planning the launch of a new line of human-looking robots, but first they ...

Man discovers rare deep sea fish on San Diego beach

SAN DIEGO, California: Californian Jay Beiler was recently walking on San Diego's Black's Beach when he saw a disturbing-looking fish ...

US man sentenced to prison for buying luxury auto with Covid funds

HOUSTON, Texas: On Monday, a Texas man, Lee Price III, was sentenced to over nine years in prison after fraudulently ...

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 ...

Sixty years after astronaut Alan Shepard, daughter to travel to space

KENT, Washington: Blue Origin's New Shepard spacecraft will launch on 9th December, its third piloted flight, with a crew of ...

Bomb threat: Malaysian Airliner makes emergency landing in Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Following a bomb threat on board, a Malaysia Airlines flight made an emergency landing at Hazrat Shahjalal ...

Notre Dame rebuild plans called 'woke theme park' by critics

PARIS, France: The rebuilding of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris has come under fire from critics, after the new plans ...

Lebanese take to streets as currency drops 90% in value

BEIRUT, Lebanon: Protesting Lebanese took to the streets, lighting tires on fire and blocking roads throughout Lebanon to express their ...

Stowaway survives in landing gear on Guatemala flight to Miami

MIAMI, Florida: A stowaway has been found alive in the landing gear of an American Airlines plane that flew from ...

New German government says workers should expect 25% pay increase

BERLIN, Germany: Almost 2 million workers in Germany, Europe's largest economy, are set for a major pay increase, as part ...

After riots, labor strife France weighs semi-autonomy for Guadeloupe

PARIS, France: The French government is offering increased autonomy for the Caribbean island of Guadeloupe, after COVID-19-related riots and long-running ...

Villagers flee to escape air raids in Sagaing, Myanmar

SAGAING, Myanmar - According to local sources, air attacks and shelling drove thousands of people from at least nine villages ...

Questions remain about freedom of Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida: The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) has said it "remains deeply concerned" that Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai ...

As Barbados becomes Republic, role of British monarchy to end

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados: In a colonial unshackling, Barbados will say goodbye to the British monarch, as the reign of Queen Elizabeth ...

Hesitant Europeans open Christmas markets with eye on Covid

FRANKFURT, Germany: A surge in new COVID-19 cases left an uneasy feeling hanging over Frankfurt's Christmas market, as well as ...

Suliman Safi to lead Afghanistan in U-19 World Cup

Kabul [Afghanistan], December 5 (ANI): Left-hand top-order batter Suliman Safi will lead the 20-member Afghanistan squad in the ICC U19 ...

AIIMS Bilaspur will be made functional within next six months: Anurag Thakur

Bilaspur (Himachal Pradesh) [India], December 5 (ANI): Union Sports and Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur said on Sunday that ...

Xi Focus: Xi pledges unswerving determination to support multilateralism

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Dec. 5 (Xinhua) -- China's determination to support multilateralism will not change, Chinese President Xi ...

PM Modi, Putin to meet tomorrow with spotlight on India-Russia special, privileged strategic partnership

New Delhi [India], December 5 (ANI): As India prepares to host Russian President Vladimir Putin for the annual India-Russia summit, ...

Five die after officers ram SUV into crowd

Five people have been killed after security forces in Myanmar rammed an SUV into a crowd of anti-coup protesters in ...

Who is fighting who in Ukraine

Fierce battles and political tensions have been swirling around Eastern Ukraine in recent weeks. But at times, it's not even ...

Another passenger from Singapore tests positive for COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], December 5 (ANI): A day after two international passengers tested positive for COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu ...

Understanding of texts worsens with age: Study Understanding of texts worsens with age: Study

Washington [US], December 5 (ANI): According to psycholinguists from the Centre for Language and Brain, HSE University, older adults use ...

China's democracy guarantees all people's right to happy life, experts say

© Provided by Xinhua China's democracy, according to experts and observers from multiple countries, has guaranteed all people's right to ...

Afghans lodge most asylum applications in EU: report

Brussels [Belgium], December 5 (ANI): The asylum requests by Afghan people to Europe have increased dramatically and is now the ...

South African President says hospital admissions not increasing despite spread of Omicron

Moscow [Russia], December 5 (ANI/Sputnik): Hospital admissions in South Africa are not on the rise, despite a jump in active ...

Birthday wishes pour in for Shikhar Dhawan

New Delhi [India], December 5 (ANI): International Cricket Council (ICC) extended birthday greetings to India batter Shikhar Dhawan as he ...

China creates atmosphere that emboldens military to seize power in Africa: Report

Beijing [China], December 5 (ANI): As Western powers continue to retreat from Africa, China is busy creating an atmosphere that ...

COVID-19: Omicron patient in Delhi fully vaccinated, has mild symptoms

New Delhi [India], December 5 (ANI): The Tanzania returnee, who tested positive for COVID-19 Omicron variant, has mild symptoms as ...

Study finds sense of unreality in mothers after uterus transplantation

Gothenburg [Sweden], December 5 (ANI): According to a study by the University of Gothenburg, new mothers have a feeling of ...

Tehreek-E-Labbaik Pakistan expanding after release of its leader Saad Hussain Rizvi: Report

Islamabad [Pakistan], December 5 (ANI): Formerly banned organization Tehreek-E-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) is on a surge after the release of its ...

Study finds sense of unreality in mother after uterus transplantation

Gothenburg [Sweden], December 5 (ANI): According to a study by the University of Gothenburg, new mothers have a feeling of ...

Taliban going back on its word, US & allies say

The US and more than a dozen of its allies have issued a statement expressing concern over the alleged summary ...

Soil isn't dirt: it's the foundation of life and needs real care

Healthy soil is critical for life on earth. It can contribute to climate change mitigation and adaptation, food and nutrition ...

Traditional Chinese medicine leading to destruction of African biodiversity: Report

Beijing [China], December 5 (ANI): China is systematically destroying the biodiversity and pursuing growth of Traditional Chinese medicine (TCMs) in ...

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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 ...

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