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Hotel, airlines shares worldwide hammered by new Covid variant fears

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks sank Friday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average briefly falling more than 1,000 points, ...

To improve supplies, Samsung to build chip factory in Texas

SAN JOSE, California: Samsung Electronics will build a $17 billion semiconductor chip factory in Texas, in a bid to increase ...

Asian shares drop as Covid-19 variant emerges in Africa, Hong Kong

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Fears of a new, more infectious variant of Covid-19 tore through Asian markets on Friday putting ...

EV chargers will be required in new UK homes by 2022

LONDON, England: Beginning in 2022, electric vehicle (EV) charging stations will be required in all new homes and businesses in ...

Zoom falls 8% at opening as world reopens, demand lessens

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Zoom Video Communications fell 8 percent in premarket trading on November 24, despite reporting better ...

As U.S. markets shut for Thanksgiving, global bourses inch higher

LONDON, UK - With U.S. markets closed for Thanksgiving, global bourses spent the day virtually twiddling thumbs.The FTSE 100 in ...

Uber Eats selling marijuana online; customers must pick up in-person

TORONTO, Ontario: Online food ordering firm Uber Eats has announced its alliance with Tokyo Smoke to enable the purchase of ...

GoDaddy says security breach exposed WordPress users' data

TEMPE, Arizona: The email addresses of up to 1.2 million WordPress customers were stolen on November 17, web hosting company ...

Stocks in Asia steady despite South Korean, New Zealand rate spikes

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Asian stocks weathered the heightening yield regime which appears to be gaining momentum.On Thursday South Korea's ...

First print of US Constitution sells for $43 million

New York City, New York: Chicago hedge fund manager Kenneth Griffin bought a rare first printing of the U.S. Constitution ...

Severe cold could again trigger Texas electricity outages: officials

AUSTIN, Texas: The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) has warned that Texas could again suffer power failures, in the ...

U.S. stocks sidelined as greenback makes big gains

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks steadied on Wall Street Wednesday ahead of the holidays.There were little moves in either ...

CVS announces closure of 900 pharmacies, Dollar General to benefit

WOONSOCKET, Rhode Island: Due to traditional pharmacies being on the decline, CVS, America's largest drug store chain, plans to close ...

Ford maintains stake in Rivian, end joint work on electric vehicles

DETROIT, Michigan: Electric truck manufacturer Rivian and Detroit auto giant Ford will no longer collaborate to develop an electric vehicle, ...

Japan's Nikkei 225 dives 471 points, rest of Asia mixed

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Wednesday as higher interest rates continue to unsettle global markets."There's ...

India charges Amazon execs after marijuana smuggled by vendors

HYDERABAD, India: Indian police have announced that senior executives from Amazon.com's Indian headquarters were charged with alleged marijuana smuggling using ...

Brazil to join with SpaceX to deliver wifi to rural areas

BRASLIA, Brazil: Communications Minister Fabio Faria has tweeted that Brazil aims to partner with SpaceX to monitor and protect the ...

Dow Jones rallies 195 points, Nasdaq slips, U.S. dollar mixed

NEW YORK, New York - Technology stocks were sold off on Tuesday, while the industrial sector rallied. Tech stocks are ...

Holiday season could see fewer tech products due to chip shortages

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Christmas shopping for popular tech gadgets could prove difficult this year, as the chip shortage ...

Stock markets in Asia end mostly higher despite Wall Street gyrations

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks were mostly higher in Asia on Tuesday, despite the sudden and aggressive fall in U.S. ...

Fully automated Apple electric car could be available in 2025

CUPERTINO, California: Apple is hoping to begin selling its electric car in 2025, which will be a fully self-driving vehicle, ...

Ford weighs leaving supply chain and buying chips from manufacturers

DETROIT, Michigan: In a bid to address the worldwide shortage of semiconductor chips, Ford Motor Company is looking to purchase ...

Wall Street rallies, then dives, U.S. dollar sharply higher

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks in the United States rallied for most of the day and then did a ...

More cautious automakers ranked as more reliable

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Toyota's luxury brand Lexus has been named the most reliable auto among 28 brands evaluated ...

Gas prices in UK jump 17% due to delay in startup of Russian pipeline

LONDON, England: Gas prices, already high, soared a further 17 percent in the UK after approval was suspended to begin ...

Chinese, Swiss FMs talk over phone on ties, cooperation

© Provided by Xinhua Noting that Switzerland is a strong country in winter sports, Wang said China is willing to ...

Incumbent upon judges to exercise utmost discretion in their utterances in courtrooms: President Kovind

New Delhi [India], November 27 (ANI): President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday said that it is incumbent upon the judges ...

Worst-ever Covid variant: What we know so far

Scientists have raised the alarm about the new Omicron Covid-19 variant, first identified in Botswana, which has an ?extremely high ...

Australian peacekeepers restore order in the Solomon Islands after anti-China riots

Canberra, [Australia], November 27 (ANI): Australian peacekeepers restore order to the Solomon Islands after anti-China riots as Sydney accuses Beijing ...

Energy majors face $3.3-trillion green nightmare

The largest international oil and gas firms wrote down assets worth $150 billion last year, when prices crashed due to ...

Eat this: Nachos fly as wild women's brawl erupts at NFL game

People celebrate Thanksgiving in different ways and when it comes to some fans of the Dallas Cowboys, apparently that involves ...

US Shoppers Return for 'Black Friday,' But Many Have Already Bought

NEW YORK - Americans returned to stores for the 'Black Friday' kickoff of the holiday shopping season, but online data ...

World Reacts to New COVID Variant

U.S. President Joe Biden announced the United States will restrict travel from South Africa and seven other African countries, effective ...

Energy majors facing $3.3 trillion 'green' nightmare

The largest international oil and gas firms wrote down assets worth $150 billion last year when prices crashed with the ...

Good times ahead for real estate sector: Deloitte Report

New Delhi [India], November 27 (ANI): India's real estate sector suffered a major setback during the first and the second ...

India looking at USD 2.5 Bn investment in textiles sector, create 0.75 Mn jobs

Dubai [United Arab Emirates], November 27 (ANI/NewsVoir): The 'Textile Week' kicked off yesterday at the India Pavilion in EXPO2020 with ...

Omicron: How fear of new Covid strain gripped the world

A newly identified, heavily-mutated coronavirus strain dubbed ?Omicron? is triggering alarm across much of the globe, prompting a rash of ...

Big Pharma unveils its plans for Omicron strain

A number of the world's largest pharmaceutical firms have announced strategies to address the newly identified Covid-19 variant, dubbed Omicron, ...

RBI imposes monetary penalty on State Bank of India

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], November 27 (ANI): The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) by an order dated November 16 has imposed ...

US Stocks Sink on New COVID Variant; Dow Loses 905 Points

NEW YORK - Stocks sank Friday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average briefly falling more than 1,000 points, as a ...

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US announces that 95% of federal workers vaccinated

WASHINGTON D.C.: Some 95 percent of U.S. federal workers have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, or ...

Of 32 scholarships, 22 awarded to US women as Rhodes scholars for 2022

OXFORD, England: The Rhodes Trust has announced the 2022 class of U.S. Rhodes scholars, which includes the largest number of ...

Taliban stop women from appearing on TV dramas

KABUL, Afghanistan: Under new rules imposed by the Taliban government, women have been banned from appearing on television dramas in ...

Bangladeshi NGO smuggles girls to India as sex slaves

DHAKA, Bangladesh - On Tuesday, a Bangladeshi Vijay Dutt (40), known as 'Momin,' was apprehended for running a sex racket ...

Mexican authorities discover over 400 migrants traveling in trailers

VERACRUZ, Mexico: Mexican authorities discovered more than 400 migrants in the back of two semi-trailers on November 19, traveling near ...

Opening new era, 43 ft. tall Astra rocket in orbit for US military

KODIAK ISLAND, Alaska: California rocket start-up Astra successfully sent a payload into orbit atop its 43 foot rocket on November ...

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