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After outage, no 911 calls, T-Mobile to pay $20 million fine

WASHINGTON D.C.: As part of a settlement with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), following a 12-hour outage in June 2020 ...

Indian government tells citizens not to purchase Starlink internet

NEW DELHI, India: The Starlink Internet Services of Elon Musk's SpaceX aerospace company has been told by the Indian government ...

Biden gives OK to build wind farm off New York

WASHINGTON D.C.: The White House has announced that it is planning to construct a large-scale wind farm off Rhode Island, ...

Dow Jones loses 652 points in market reassessment of variant risks

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street shuddered again on Tuesday as fears of a new virus outbreak attributed to ...

US sees highest level of inflation since 1991, says Federal Reserve

WASHINGTON D.C.: US inflation has reached its highest level since 1991, according to the Personal Consumption Expenditures Price Index, the ...

US gasoline price at $3.39 for Thanksgiving, up from $2.11 in 2020

Los Angeles, California: The price of gasoline in the United States during Thanksgiving was at least $1.20 per gallon more ...

Stocks in Asia driven back by Omicron threat

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Early optimism in Asia on Tuesday which sent stocks flying was punctured later by remarks from ...

To counter global shortage, Canada releases syrup reserves

QUEBEC, Canada: Following a 24 percent drop in the amount of maple syrup produced in Canada this year, an emergency ...

U.S. investors reassess, plough back into stocks

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were bought back on Monday after a ferocious sell-off on Friday due to ...

Petition opposing Google Covid vaccine requirement signed by few staff

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California: At least 600 Google employees have signed a petition calling upon the company to reverse its COVID-19 ...

Deliveries of GMC's Hummer electric pickup trucks starts December

DETROIT, Michigan: General Motors will begin delivering its GMC Hummer electric pickup truck in December, according to Duncan Aldred, U.S. ...

New Covid variant keeps Asian stocks on the defense

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Asian markets fell Monday, however, European bourses began picking up in early trading as debate raged ...

Amazon bypassing clogged US ports using hired ships

SEATTLE, Washington: In early November, the Olive Bay was docked in the port of Everett, Washington. Below its decks was ...

Food prices could reach record highs due to jump in fertilizer prices

WASHINGTON D.C.: With agricultural costs being driven to new highs due to a shortfall of nitrogen fertilizer worldwide, farming communities ...

Indian government to ban purchase of cryptocurrencies

NEW DELHI, India: India will introduce a bill during the winter session of Parliament that could block the use of ...

As talks stall, French fishermen threaten to block delivery of fish

PARIS, France: In protesting the UK's refusal to grant more licenses to fish in British waters, French fishermen said this ...

To lower gas prices, Biden releases 50 mln barrels from reserves

WASHINGTON D.C.: To encourage a drop in sky-high gasoline prices, President Biden said the Department of Energy will release 50 ...

Google pays Ireland $245 million in unpaid corporation taxes

DUBLIN, Ireland: Google Ireland has reached agreement with Irish tax officials to pay over $245 million in unpaid corporation taxes ...

Vonage sells to Ericsson for $6.2 billon in merger of tech giants

STOCKHOLM, Sweden: In a $6.2 billion agreement, Swedish telecom equipment maker Ericsson is purchasing U.S. cloud communications company Vonage, in ...

Solar energy-water deal between Israel, Jordan called 'significant'

DUBAI, UAE: Israel and Jordan have signed what is being labeled a most significant cooperation agreement to construct a major ...

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 ...

Freight loading performance of Northern Railway's Delhi division improves

New Delhi [India], December 2 (ANI): The freight loading performance of Northern Railway's Delhi division has improved to 2.10 MT ...

WTA suspends tournaments in China due to Peng Shuai crisis

The WTA said Wednesday that it is suspending all tournaments in China over concerns about the safety of Chinese player ...

UN chief sounds alarm about how international community is dealing with Africa regarding COVID, climate crisis

New York [US], December 2 (ANI/Sputnik): UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday raised the alarm regarding the way the international ...

Myanmar's Coup Economy Is 'Boom and Bust'

BANGKOK - Myanmar's economy is crumbling and experts predict more illegal trade and zero growth in 2022.The Southeast Asian country's ...

The EU is the real villain in the Poland-Belarus migrant crisis

In 2019, when we were doing research on the integration of refugees in Romania, the topic seemed irrelevant for Romanians ...

EU Leaders Consider Mandatory Vaccinations to Fight Omicron Variant

European Union leaders said Wednesday they are considering a number of public health options, including vaccine mandates, to address the ...

Jokes with no value: Wolf of Wall Street slams these cryptos

Notorious financier Jordan Belfort, dubbed the Wolf of Wall Street, has blasted meme crypto coins, saying some of their creators ...

Afghanistan's nominal GDP likely to contract by 20 pc within a year: UNDP

Kabul [Afghanistan], December 1 (ANI): Afghanistan's nominal GDP is likely to contract by 20 per cent within a year, from ...

Kim Kardashian, Kanye West along with daughter North attend Virgil Abloh's final Louis Vuitton show

Washington [US], December 1 (ANI): Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West recently reunited to celebrate the life of their longtime ...

EU chief: Time to think about mandatory vaccination

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has urged countries within the European Union to ?think about? mandatory Covid-19 vaccinations ...

France wants EU help in handling UK

The European Union should take measures against the UK in case the dialogue on fishing rights between Paris and London ...

Factories Facing Supply Headaches as Omicron Risks Emerge

LONDON/TOKYO - Global factory activity accelerated in November although crippling supply bottlenecks remained, putting a cap on output and driving ...

New range of Honeywell Air Purifiers launched

Hong Kong, December 1 (ANI/NewsVoir): Secure Connection, the Hong Kong-based electronic products manufacturer, today announced the launch of a new ...

Mindtree has earned the Al and Machine Learning on Microsoft Azure advanced specialization

Warren (New Jersey) [US]/Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], December 1 (ANI/PRNewswire):Only partners that meet stringent criteria around customer success and staff skilling, ...

China In Eurasia: Beijing's Shadow Over Hungary's Elections

Welcome back to the China In Eurasia briefing, an RFE/RL newsletter tracking China's resurgent influence from Eastern Europe to Central ...

IIT BHU student Sangeeta Mishra wins India's top women coder title beating 73 thousand programmers at Geek Goddess 2021

New Delhi [India], December 1 (ANI/TechGig): IIT BHU's third year student Sangeeta Mishra beats 73 Thousand women technologists to win ...

Gwadar protests highlight exploitative nature of Chinese investments in Pak: Report

Islamabad [Pakistan], December 1 (ANI): Massive protests have rocked Balochistan's Gwadar where enraged locals are demonstrating against China's multi-billion belt ...

Most Americans view one nation as enemy poll

More than half of Americans (52%) see China as the greatest threat to the country, according to a Beacon Research ...

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Pakistan imposes travel ban on Hong Kong, 6 African countries

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan has imposed travel bans on Hong Kong and six African countries due to the spread of ...

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, ...

First Case of Omicron Variant Reported in US

WASHINGTON - The first confirmed U.S. case of someone infected with the omicron variant of the coronavirus has been discovered ...

Nigeria Confirms 3 Cases of Coronavirus Omicron Variant

ABUJA, NIGERIA - Nigeria has confirmed its first cases of the omicron variant of the coronavirus in two travelers from ...

First U.S. case of Omicron variant reported in California

© Provided by Xinhua The individual was a traveler who returned from South Africa on Nov. 22, according to the ...

COVID: US reports first case of Omicron strain

Washington [US], December 2 (ANI): The US on Wednesday (local time) reported its first case of the 'Omicron' variant of ...

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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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