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Wild boar found with swine fever in Italy, could close pork industry

PIEDMONT, Italy: Earlier this month, a case of African swine fever, which can be deadly to pigs but harmless to ...

During lockdown, free flowers handed out to mark Tulip Day

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands: As stores in Amsterdam and across the Netherlands cautiously reopened after a COVID-19 lockdown, thousands of free bunches ...

Mixed movements on Asian stock markets, greenback gains

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Tuesday in light trading. The U.S. dollar continued to correct ...

French ski season saved due to change in Covid rules for foreigners

PARIS, France: After Paris changed its travel restrictions, announcing that UK travellers would only need to present a negative Covid-19 ...

UK, India begin talks to expand trade

NEW DELHI, India: The first day of talks between the UK and India on a potential free trade agreement took ...

At auction, $3.3 million paid for single page of Spiderman comic

DALLAS, Texas: The original drawings of a single comic book page from a 1984 issue of Spiderman has sold for ...

Nikkei 225 advances more than two hundred points, Hang Seng slips

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mostly higher Monday, although the Hang Seng in Hong Kong lagged.The U.S. ...

Seeking money for programming, Netflix raises monthly price to $15.49

LOS ANGELES, California: Netflix has raised its monthly subscription price from $13.99 to $15.49 per month in the United States. ...

British energy company scolded by customers after sending warm socks

LONDON, England: The large British energy firm E.ON Next has delivered an apology after sending warm socks to 30,000 customers ...

French government's Covid policies cause teachers to strike

PARIS, France: French teachers have begun a nationwide strike organized by teachers unions to protest against class disruptions caused by ...

Delta Airlines reports $408 million quarterly loss due to Covid

ATLANTA, Georgia: With a business slowdown caused by a COVID-19 surge in December, Delta Air Lines lost $408 million in ...

Outpacing industry, TSMC set for huge chip manufacturing expansion

TAIPEI, Taiwan: Chip manufacturer Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), a supplier of Apple, Qualcomm and other major tech companies, has ...

NYC Mandarin Oriental Hotel bought by Indian billionaire Ambani

NEW YORK CITY, New Your: Mukesh Ambani, India's wealthiest person, has gained a controlling stake in the Mandarin Oriental Hotel ...

At $100 billion valuation, Ford races past General Motors

DETROIT, Michigan: The market value of Ford Motor Company has reached over $100 billion for the first time, as more ...

Proposal claims insulation could save UK households 500 pounds a year

LONDON, England: According to the Energy Efficiency Infrastructure Group (EEIG), made up of business organizations and charities, improved insulation could ...

Volatile day on Wall Street, Dow loses more than two hundred points

NEW YORK, New York - American and global stock markets traded lower on Friday as U.S. Treasury and European bond ...

Judge rules gruyere cheese name not owned by Europe's Gruyere region

RICHMOND, Virginia: A U.S. federal judge has ruled that Gruyere cheese does not have to come from the Gruyere region ...

Chinese education company fires 60,000 due to government restrictions

BEIJING, China: In response to Beijing's sweeping overhaul of the private education industry, New Oriental Education, China's largest private education ...

Asian stocks slide while U.S. dollar correction accelerates

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Concerns about interest rate highs and mounting inflation kept buyers at bay on Asian markets on ...

Twitter, Reddit, Google parent get subpoenaed by Jan 6 House committee

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. House committee investigating the January 6 attack on the Capitol subpoenaed Meta, Alphabet, Twitter, and ...

Sajha Yatayat to run electric minibusses on Lalitpur inner roads

LALITPUR, Nepal - Sajha Yatayat, a Nepali public transportation bus system, says it is preparing to run electric minibusses on ...

Biden thanks Verizon, ATT for agreeing to delay 5G deployment around key airports

Washington [US], January 19 (ANI): US President Joe Biden on Tuesday (local time) thanked Verizon and ATT for agreeing to ...

US Airlines, Telecom Carriers Feuding Over Rollout of 5G Technology

WASHINGTON - Major U.S. air carriers are warning that the country's "commerce will grind to a halt' if Verizon and ...

Chris Hedges: The workers are on the march America's new class war

Exploited employees across the country are rising up and taking direct action to tackle low pay and appalling working conditions.There ...

French Finance Minister lists 3 major threats to Europe's economic growth

Paris [France], January 18 (ANI/Sputnik): The economic growth in the European Union could be undermined by the resurgent COVID-19 pandemic, ...

'Call of Duty' part of Activision sale to Microsoft

Microsoft is set to acquire Activision Blizzard -- publisher of Call of Duty -- for $68.7 billion in an all-cash ...

Washington's dilemma in dealing with COVID-19

© Provided by Xinhua "The United States today is, once again, headed for civil war, and, once again, it cannot ...

Microsoft to acquire 'Call of Duty' maker Activision Blizzard for USD 68.7 billion

Washington [US], January 18 (ANI): Microsoft has announced a deal to acquire game studio Activision Blizzard for USD 68.7 billion. ...

Local wild card Maddison Inglis upsets Leylah Fernandez in Australia

Australian Maddison Inglis capitalized on 30 unforced errors to bounce No. 23 seed Leylah Fernandez from the Australian Open in ...

Microsoft buying Activision Blizzard in all-time record deal

Microsoft has announced it will acquire the scandal-ridden game studio behind 'Diablo' and 'Call of Duty' for an impressive $68.7 ...

Ukrainian Ministry Accuses Russia Of Being Behind Cyberattack

Ukraine on January 16 accused Russia of being behind a cyberattack that disabled government websites, adding that Moscow has been ...

Young India looking for Tax Rebates to invest in Realty

Gurugram (Haryana) [India], January 18 (ANI/NewsVoir): Real estate is the second-largest employer in the country and is also expected to ...

'India's economic reforms empowers people, creates favourable ecosystem for business'

New Delhi [India], January 18 (ANI): India's through its welfare programs and economic reforms is empowering the people and creating ...

The West shouldn't dismiss Xi Jinping's WEF speech

Chinese President Xi Jinping recently gave a speech to the World Economic Forum. This time, he wasn?t just representing the ...

Airlines say 5G will create economic calamity

Major airlines and shippers made a last-ditch plea to halt 5G rollout near US airportsSome of the US? largest commercial ...

COAI lauds Karnataka govt's policy for 1-time fee for installing telecom towers

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], January 18 (ANI): Cellular Operation Association of India (COAI), the representative body for the Indian telecommunications industry, ...

India tackling another COVID-19 wave while maintaining economic growth: PM Modi

New Delhi [India], January 18 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday emphasized India's fight against another wave of COVID-19 ...

Union Minister Narayan Rane inaugurates MSME Pavilion, KHADI India Film at World Expo, 2020 Dubai

New Delhi [India], January 18 (ANI): Union Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) Narayan Rane and Minister of ...

UN Chief: Global Economic Recovery Uneven

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged international business leaders and economists on Monday to do their part to make post-COVID19 economic ...

China throws down the gauntlet in chip war with US

Beijing is speeding up efforts to boost microchip output in a push for self-sufficiencyChina's National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said ...

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Norwegian Caribbean cruise remains in St. Martin as cruise canceled

PHILIPSBURG, St. Martin: Norwegian Cruise Line canceled, mid-voyage, a ten-day Caribbean cruise on the Norwegian Gem due to COVID-19, leaving ...

One of world's oldest gorillas put to sleep at Atlanta Zoo

ATLANTA, Georgia: Zoo Atlanta's gorilla, one of the oldest in captivity at 59 years, was euthanized on January 13 due ...

Former Denmark defense minister charged with leaking state secrets

COPENHAGEN, Denmark: An official at the highest level of the Denmark government has been charged with leaking state secrets. Claus ...

West Australia's Onslow sets new high of 50.7 degrees Celsius

ONSLOW, West Australia: The sun appears to be mercilessly beating down on Onslow in West Australia, as the town registered ...

Suspicions on Russia as Ukraine websites suffer cyberattacks

KIEV, Ukraine: Many government websites in Ukraine have suffered cyberattacks, with the intruders posting the text, "Be afraid and wait ...

19 year-old Belgium completing solo flight round-the-world

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Zara Rutherford, a teenager from Belgium, is nearing the completion of a solo round-the-world flight. Rutherford, age 19, ...

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