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Rise in retail sales in August fails to lift U.S. stocks

NEW YORK, New York - Strong economic data failed to boost Wall Street Thursday.Stocks meandered in and out of positive ...

Predatory lending targeted in Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana -- A new coalition is forming to push back against predatory lending and urge state lawmakers to take ...

Food delivery companies sue New York City over commission caps

NEW YORK CITY, New York: DoorDash, Grubhub and Uber Eats filed a lawsuit in a New York federal court on ...

Hang Seng dive puts skids under Asian stocks

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Shares in Hong Kong tumbled again on Thursday, dragging most of the Asian region's bourses down.The ...

Confederation of British Industry calls for lower taxes

LONDON, England: The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has urged the UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, to stop ...

Australia halt Qantas-Japan Airlines flight sharing

SYDNEY, Australia: Citing competition concerns as international travel is soon to resume, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has ...

Solid gains on Wall Street, Nasdaq punches out 124 points advance

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street went against the global trend on Wednesday with all stock indices making solid ...

Ireland government calls for building 33,000 new homes per year

DUBLIN, Ireland: The Irish government has announced a multibillion dollar plan to resolve the nation's ongoing housing crisis, which has ...

Greek PM announces surprise economic growth of 5.9% in 2021

ATHENS, Greece: Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Saturday that the nation's economy is predicted to grow by 5.9 ...

Chips down in Hong Kong as Macau's casinos take beating

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Shares in Hong Kong tumbled on Wednesday as casino stocks were sold heavily on the back ...

Marks & Spencer rumored to weigh closing French stores

LONDON, England: As new trade rules following Britain's departure from the European Union continue to impact product availability in stores, ...

U.S. House stops opening of copper mine after residents complain

WASHINGTON D.C.: A United States House of Representatives committee has stopped all work at Rio Tinto Limited's Resolution copper mine ...

U.S. stocks cascade lower, Dow Jones drops 292 points.

NEW YORK, New York - A less-than-expected CPI jump in August failed to lift U.S. markets on Tuesday."We're in a ...

U.S. court rules to limit some Apple App Store rules

SAN FRANCISCO, California: In a partial win for Epic Games, creator of "Fortnite," and other app makers, U.S. District Judge ...

Democrats seek to up tax incentive for buying union-made EVs

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Toyota and Honda have sharply criticized a proposal in Congress that would provide a $4,500 tax incentive for ...

Japanese investors continue to bid up stocks

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - There is no stopping the rally in stocks in Japan at present. Despite the slashing of ...

Amazon to open 2 Whole Foods stores with no cashiers and no cash

SEATTLE, Washington: Amazon, which owns grocery chain Whole Foods, said it will open two cashier-less stores, enabling customers to shop ...

Sales of Illinois sports license plates brings in $13M for schools

SPRINGFIELD, Illinois: The state of Illinois has contributed $13 million to its public schools from the sale of specialty license ...

U.S. stocks struggle but Dow and Standard and Poor's 500 eke out gains

NEW YORK, New York - It was a mixed environment for U.S. stocks on Monday, with the Dow Jones registering ...

In bid to recruit, retain staff, Amazon to pay college tuitions

SEATTLE, Washington: Amazon will pay for the college tuition of its staff members, the company announced this week.Tuition payments will ...

Wells Fargo must pay new $250 mln fine for not compensating customers

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Wells Fargo was fined $250 million and is facing restrictions on its business after it failed to adequately ...

Japanese stock markets extend week-long rally

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia kicked off the week in an upward trajectory on Monday, although Hong Kong's ...

In spite of Covid, German industrial production increased in July

BERLIN, Germany: After three consecutive months of declines caused by supply chain issues, German industrial production increased in July, according ...

San Diego Electric commits fraud in bulb program, fined $57M

SAN DIEGO, California: San Diego Gas and Electric has agreed to refund $51.6 million to consumers and pay a $5.5 ...

U.S to make decision on allowing sales of e-cigarettes

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration will take more time to evaluate whether e-cigarette maker Juul Labs and ...

Meat industry rejects White House blame for rise in consumer prices

WASHINGTON D.C.: The White House is seeking to toughen its approach toward meat packaging firms, which it believes are responsible ...

Rising inflation: unless we act now, it will not be temporary

Consumer price inflation in the UK rose by 3.2% year on year in August, the highest annual rise in nearly ...

AUKUS: is an arms race with China the price of 'Global Britain'?

A new military alliance between the US, Australia and the UK will, for the first time, provide Australia with nuclear-powered ...

China submits application to joint TPP trade deal: Report

Beijing [China], September 16 (ANI): China has submitted an application to become a member of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free ...

Urgent need for strengthening of bond market: SEBI

New Delhi [India], September 16 (ANI): Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) Chairman Ajay Tyagi on Thursday emphasised the ...

NARCL to acquire stressed assets in phases

New Delhi [India], September 16 (ANI): Union Cabinet approved the Central Government guarantee of Rs 30,600 crore to back Security ...

India's biggest coding competition for women TechGig Geek

New Delhi [India], September 16 (ANI/TechGig): No truer words have been spoken than Michelle Obama's remark that "there is no ...

EU adopts strategy for cooperation in Indo-Pacific

By By Naveen KapoorBrussels [Belgium] September 16 (ANI): European Commission and the High Representative on Thursday adopted a Joint Communication ...

EZ Ranking helps businesses get established

New Delhi [India], September 16 (ANI/India PR Distribution): EZ Ranking is a leading and pioneer digital marketing and SEO agency ...

China's non-financial outbound direct investment down 4.3 pct in Jan.-Aug.

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- China's non-financial outbound direct investment (ODI) reached 459.71 billion yuan in ...

House Democrats Seek Major Tax Hike on Wealthy, Businesses

WASHINGTON - House Democrats this week have proposed a bill that would sharply raise taxes on wealthy Americans and corporations ...

Phil Mickelson set to hit pause, possibly for 3 months

Phil Mickelson is set to play in the 2021-22 PGA Tour season opener this week at Napa, Calif., with a ...

Vaccination efforts geared up in U.S. as COVID-19 kills 1 in 500 Americans

© Provided by Xinhua COVID-19 deaths and cases in the United States have climbed to levels not seen since last ...

EU Chief Says Bloc To Press Poland, Hungary On Democratic Values

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen says the bloc will maintain pressure on members Poland and Hungary to uphold ...

EU's von der Leyen calls for more COVID-19 vaccination efforts

© Provided by Xinhua Von der Leyen promised an additional 200 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines to be donated by ...

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South African children participate in test of Sinovac Covid vaccine

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa: South Africa began vaccinating children and adolescents aged 6 months to 17 years as part of the ...

Australia withdraw from Junior Hockey World Cups

Melbourne [Australia], September 17 (ANI): The Kookaburras (Australian men's hockey team) and Hockeyroos (Australian women's hockey team) will not compete ...

South Africa defeat West Indies in 4th ODI

St John's [Antigua], September 17 (ANI): Mignon du Preez smashed a gutsy half-century before skipper Dane van Niekerk picked three ...

'India ready to partner for manufacturing COVID vaccines'

New Delhi [India], September 16 (ANI): India has said it is ready to partner with interested countries for the transfer ...

Stuart Law named Bangla Tigers' head coach

Dhaka [Bangladesh], September 16 (ANI): Bangla Tigers on Thursday named former Australia batsman Stuart Law as the new head of ...

Why is Justin Trudeau so much more popular abroad than in Canada? Podcast

Canadians head to the polls on September 20 in an early parliamentary election. In this week's episode of The Conversation ...

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