Sun, 05 Feb 2023

US ending Covid emergency programs on May 11

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Biden administration said this week that it will end US COVID-19 emergency declarations on 11th May, nearly ...

After 11,000 US flights disrupted, FAA updates its computers

WASHINGTON D.C.: In a letter to lawmakers last week, the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said it had put in ...

Washington ends export licenses for supplying China's Huawei

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Biden administration has stopped issuing export licenses to US companies seeking to ship most items to China's ...

U.S. warned NATO expansionism would cross Russian tripwires

Nearly a year in, the war in Ukraine has cost tens of thousands of lives and brought the world to ...

After Biden tapped US oil reserves, House passes bill to end such uses

WASHINGTON D.C.: The US House of Representatives has passed a bill that limits the ability of US Energy Secretary Jennifer ...

US says Russian businessman traded on illegal information

BOSTON, Massachusetts: Russian businessman Vladislav Klyushin, who has ties to the Kremlin, has been accused of making tens of millions ...

NATO, Japan look to closer tires due to China, Russia concerns

TOKYO, Japan: In light of a tense security environment following Russia's invasion of Ukraine and Moscow's growing military cooperation with ...

Texas advises energy companies to prepare for winter ice storm

DALLAS, Texas: Oil and gas pipeline operators are preparing to stockpile equipment following severe weather forecasts for the next few ...

TikTok CEO to appear before US Congress to discuss security concerns

WASHINGTON D.C.: As US lawmakers investigate the Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok, its Chief Executive, Shou Zi Chew, has confirmed that ...

Azerbaijan blames Iran for fatal Tehran embassy attack

TEHRAN, Iran: A gunman this week stormed the Azerbaijan Embassy in the Iranian capital, Tehran, and killed its security chief ...

Another Biden household searched for classified documents

WASHINGTON, DC - FBI agents on Wednesday searched for classified documents at U.S. President Joe Biden's vacation retreat in the ...

Musk, Tesla officials meet with White House to discuss EVs

WASHINGTON D.C.: The White House said this week that Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk met with John Podesta, a Democratic ...

To boost tourist spending, Philippines to refund VAT starting in 2024

MANILA, Philippines: In an effort to attract more tourists, President Ferdinand Marcos has approved a value-added tax refund program for ...

Italy's Meloni in Libya, signs $8 billion gas deal

TRIPOLI, Libya: Italian prime minister Giorgia Meloni held talks on energy and migration in Libya this weekend, which are major ...

US south sees 1.3 million new residents in 2022

MIAMI, Florida: This decade, the US south is expected to see more new residents than any other region in the ...

Surge in air travel demand continues, may lessen, says observers

NEW YORK CITY, New York: After reporting record revenues in the fourth-quarter of 2022, US airlines expect strong travel demand ...

Chile Wildfires Spread Amid Heat Wave as Death Toll Rises

SANTIAGO, CHILE - Chile extended an emergency declaration to yet another region on Saturday as firefighters struggled to control dozens ...

Zelenskyy: Situation Getting Tougher in Eastern Ukraine

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said Saturday the situation is getting tougher in Eastern Ukraine, with a fresh wave of Russian ...

Royal Navy Sailors Hospitalized After Drinking Water on Ship

LONDON - A Royal Navy warship has returned to port in Britain after several sailors got sick from the vessel's ...

UK Mega-Lab Generates Weather to Test Homes of Future

Salford, United Kingdom - The thermometer sinks below zero as a blizzard of fine snow descends on two houses freshly ...

Pakistan to Taliban Chief: Rein in Militants

ISLAMABAD - Islamabad will ask the secretive supreme leader of Afghanistan's Taliban to rein in militants in Pakistan after a ...

Hasty Pudding Celebrates Coolidge as Its Woman of the Year

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The White Lotus actress Jennifer Coolidge is being celebrated Saturday as the 2023 Woman of the Year ...

World Gold Council: Indian gold market evolving, demand for lightweight, studded jewellery grows

New Delhi [India], February 5 (ANI): India, the world's second-largest consumer of gold jewellery, has experienced rapid change over the ...

Pakistan's ISI, LeT sent hand grenades for 'lone wolf' attack in Hyderabad: NIA

By Rajnish SinghNew Delhi [India] February 5 (ANI): Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and outlawed terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) had made ...

ILT20: Hetmyer's half-century helps Gulf Giants beat Desert Vipers, confirms top-two finish

Dubai [UAE], February 5 (ANI): Gulf Giants overpowered Desert Vipers by 25 runs and confirmed a top-two finish through Shimron ...

Prime Volleyball League: Debutants Mumbai Meteors set to face Calicut Heroes

Bengaluru (Karnataka)[India], February 5 (ANI): The second day of action in the Prime Volleyball League season 2 will see Calicut ...

Assam: State disaster management authority, PWD sign MoU for implementation of World Bank-funded project

Guwahati (Assam) [India], February 5 (ANI): Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) and Public Works (Building and NH) Department, Government ...

TVS Racing's Aishwarya Pissay eyes her sixth straight National title

Nashik (Maharashtra)[India], February 5 (ANI): Petronas TVS Racing factory rider, Aishwarya Pissay, the only FIM World Cupper from India is ...

Pashtuns subject to extrajudicial killings, enforced disappearances in Pakistan

Islamabad [Pakistan], February 5 (ANI): Discrimination against Pashtuns in Pakistan is seen in the brazen form of human rights violations. ...

I am used to jumping into tournaments: Dubai Capitals' Adam Zampa

Dubai [UAE], February 5 (ANI): Australian leg-spinner Adam Zampa immediately impacted the Dubai Capitals in the ILT20 with two 'Player ...

Gymnast Dipa Karmakar admits to doping violation after facing 21-month ban

New Delhi [India], February 5 (ANI): Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar has admitted to "unknowingly ingesting banned substance" after being suspended ...

Asia Album: Thrilling jumps from Kuala Lumpur Tower in Malaysia

© Provided by Xinhua KUALA LUMPUR, Feb. 5 (Xinhua) -- The annual Kuala Lumpur Tower International Jump event kicked off ...

What's inside the Museum of Death in Siberia

This strange place stands next to a crematorium in a Siberian city with over 1.6 million inhabitants. Artifacts of the ...

Celebrating Chinese Lantern Festival in Australia's museum

© Provided by Xinhua "For us, to be able to share a genuine, authentic experience with Australians on what it ...

WHO Doctor Freed in Mali

Dakar, Senegal - A World Health Organization doctor abducted in Mali has been freed, authorities told Agence France-Presse on Saturday.'Diawara ...

Sri Lanka Marks Independence Anniversary Amid Economic Woes

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Sri Lanka marked its 75th independence anniversary Saturday as a bankrupt nation, with many citizens angry, ...

Indonesia to Drive Talks Over Disputed South China Sea

jakarta, Indonesia - Indonesia plans to intensify talks with China and other Southeast Asian countries to finalize a code of ...

Tripura hasn't progressed due to Congress' "lack of interest", BJP's "misgovernance": Tipra Motha chief

Rajbari (Tripura) [India], February 5 (ANI): Tipraha Indigenous Progressive Regional Alliance (Tipra Motha) chief Maharaj Pradyot Bikram Manikya Deb Barman ...

Disney World Unions Vote Down Offer Covering 45,000 Workers

orlando, florida - Union members voted down a contract proposal covering tens of thousands of Walt Disney World service workers, ...

Joe Biden wanted US to shoot down Chinese balloon "as soon as possible"

By Reena BhardwajWashington [US], February 5 (ANI): US President Joe Biden said that the mission to shoot down a suspected ...

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As prices of EVs fall, manufacturer Rivian to reduce workforce by 6%

IRVINE, California: In an effort to cut costs in preparation for an industry-wide price war, electric vehicle manufacturer Rivian Automotive, ...

Seeking to stem losses, Intel to cut executive salaries

SANTA CLARA, California: One week after Intel forecasted lower-than-expected sales caused by a loss of market share to rivals and ...

Biden plan seeks to cut credit card fees, charges for apps

WASHINGTON D.C.: As part of a wider policy drive to increase competition in consumer markets, President Joe Biden has announced ...

As stocks and bonds suffer, Norway wealth fund sees record losses

OSLO, Norway: Ending a three-year run of profits as stock and bond prices were hit by rising inflation and Russia's ...

Historic unemployment low fails to deter profit-takers, Nasdaq sheds 194 points

NEW YORK, New York - Strong economic data failed to stem profit-taking on the major U.S. bourses on Friday, while ...

US concerned over rights at Mexico auto factory, seeks corrections

WASHINGTON D.C.: The US has again asked Mexico to investigate claims that workers at an auto parts facility of American ...

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