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U.S. stocks rise for last hurrah as Trump exits White House

U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday, the last day of Donald Trump's presidency.It was a fitting farewell as numerous records were ...

Fishers get boost as Ireland designates 5 new ports for IUU and NEAFC

DUBLIN, Ireland - Five additional Irish ports for UK registered Northern Ireland vessel landings have been designated for both IUU ...

Asian stocks on fire, U.S. dollar comeback fizzles

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were hot on Tuesday, although mainland China was running against the trend.In Hong ...

Australian commercial metro radio fans hit over 11 million last year

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - The Australian metropolitan commercial radio audience grew by 2% to nearly 11.1 million listeners in 2020, ...

U.S. stocks take a dip on recent economic data

NEW YORK, New York - According to futures trading, U.S. stocks are likely to sink further when they re-open on ...

Apple reportedly planning to replace Touch Bar on MacBook Pro

WASHINGTON, DC - Tech giant, Apple might finally be getting rid of Touch Bar from its next rendition of the ...

Chinese stocks trend higher on improving economy

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in mainland China and Hong Kong advanced on Monday on news that the world's second-largest ...

Owner of pharmacy conglomerate gets 18 years for defrauding TRICARE

A U.S. businessman, a giant in the pharmaceutical industry, is to be jailed for eighteen years and will have to ...

China Focus: Tibet's GDP grows 7.8 pct in 2020

© Provided by Xinhua | Aerial photo taken on Nov. 23, 2020 shows a view of Lhasa City, capital of ...

Karnataka farmers face tough time due to ginger prices

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], January 20 (ANI): Farmers across Karnataka's Hassan, Kodagu and Chickamagaluru districts are facing tough times as the ...

US inauguration: World leaders welcome America's transfer of power

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he looked forward to working closely with the new US administration."Europe has a friend ...

Notable Names on Trump's Pardon List

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump issued a flurry of presidential pardons and commutations for 143 people on Wednesday, his ...

Tokyo shares close lower on profit-taking

Tokyo stocks closed down Wednesday as profit-taking wiped out earlier gains, with investors taking a wait-and-see stance ahead of Joe ...

Nigeria's biggest bank eyes expansion to 8 other African countries

Access Bank, Nigeria's biggest lender, has identified eight African countries for a potential expansion as it seeks to benefit from ...

Asia markets mostly up on hope for Biden recovery agenda

Asian investors pushed markets higher again Wednesday as they await the swearing-in of Joe Biden.Hong Kong saw big gainers again, ...

Africa's eyes are on Biden's prioritisation of continental trade

When Donald Trump leaves the US capital tonight with his tail between his legs, it will be a moment of ...

Banking systems in EMs face deterioration in asset quality

Singapore, January 20 (ANI): Banking systems in emerging markets face the expected deterioration in asset quality indicators as regulatory forbearance ...

US Allies in Europe Welcome Biden Presidency, But Hurdles Lie Ahead

LONDON - The inauguration of Joe Biden represents not only a new chapter for the United States, but for the ...

Tibet's GDP grows 7.8 pct in 2020

© Provided by Xinhua | (Xinhua/Purbu Zhaxi)LHASA, Jan. 20 (Xinhua) -- The gross domestic product (GDP) of southwest China's Tibet ...

Urdu Bulletin: India's historic win against Australia

New Delhi [India], January 20 (ANI): Urdu newspapers published from New Delhi prominently covered stories on the Indian cricket team's ...

Stock Pro - a training and guiding solution

Mumbai/Gurugram (Maharashtra/Haryana) [India], January 20 (ANI/PRNewswire): The Stock Market is one of the biggest mind-game where the fight is between ...

Andhra HC quashes FIR alleging insider trading in Amaravati

Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India], January 20 (ANI): The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Tuesday quashed an FIR registered by the ...

D.J. Trahan tests positive, withdraws from The American Express

D.J. Trahan has tested positive for COVID-19 and has withdrawn from The American Express, the PGA Tour announced Tuesday. Trahan, ...

Cotton Farmers Decry End of Cash Payments

Gamuchirai Masiyiwa, GPJ ZimbabweChedra Ganye looks for bedding at Spinweave, which sells local cotton products. Zimbabwe's struggling economy has hurt ...

EU Calls on Member States to Speed Up Vaccination Programs

The European Union's executive arm, the EU Commission, called on member states Tuesday to speed up their COVID-19 vaccination programs, ...

What Janet Yellen can do about climate change as US Treasury secretary

Janet Yellen is poised to be the next U.S. Treasury secretary, and her inbox will require every ounce of her ...

Madagascar COVID, Hunger Crisis Sparks Urgent UN Appeal

GENEVA - The United Nations is launching a $76 million flash appeal to be able to provide life-saving humanitarian aid ...

Brexit: financial services face continued uncertainty - here's why

Since the UK voted to leave the EU, financial services has been largely absent from Brexit discussions. This is despite ...

'Eagerly awaiting international schedule operation'

By Ashoke RajNew Delhi, January 19, ANI: Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Videh Kumar Jaipuriar on ...

Simon Nelson appointed Group Digital Director

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], January 19 (ANI/NewsVoir): Nord Anglia Education, the world's leading premium international school's organisation, today announced that Simon ...

Equities edge higher before Yellen, on eve of Biden inauguration

European stock markets edged up Tuesday following a strong showing in Asia ahead of a key speech from US Treasury ...

Odisha seeks 90:10 percent sharing pattern for CSS

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], January 19 (ANI): In a pre-Budget consultation meeting with Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Odisha's Finance Minister ...

Boost to real estate sector must for economic growth

New Delhi [India], Jan 19 (ANI): Real estate experts have called for an added impetus to affordable housing in the ...

Extend lending facilities, say NBFCs and fintech players

By Shailesh YadavNew Delhi [India], January 19 (ANI): Non-banking finance companies (NBFCs) and fintech players have urged Finance Minister Nirmala ...

Secure Connection announces expansion of Honeywell product

Hong Kong, January 19 (ANI/NewsVoir): The Hong Kong-based electronic products manufacturer 'Secure Connection' announced a major expansion for its Honeywell ...

China vows no "policy cliff" in 2021

© Provided by XinhuaBEIJING, Jan. 19 (Xinhua) -- China will not see a "policy cliff" in 2021 as the country ...

Investors eye recovery as most Asia markets rise, Yellen in focus

Optimism about the global economic recovery and vaccine rollouts trumped ongoing concerns about soaring virus infections Tuesday.World virus cases broke ...

How Americans secretly used Soviet aircraft

Nobody in the USSR knew that its potential enemy had dozens of Soviet fighters in combat service.Aerial combat training is ...

Biden taps former financial regulator to head SEC

WASHINGTON, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) -- U.S. President-elect Joe Biden on Monday said that he will nominate Gary Gensler, a former ...

Can Google fix the news industry it helped break?

The innovation that turned Google and Facebook into money-making behemoths wasn't search or social networking. It was selling advertising space ...

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Thousands of armed National Guard troops patrol U.S. capital

WASHINGTON, DC - Washington is locked down and U.S. law enforcement officials are geared up for pro-Trump marches in all ...

Trump administration makes major military strategic shift for Israel

WASHINGTON, DC - In a sign of the changing political environment in the Middle East, the United States military will ...

Trump Issues 73 Pardons on Last Day in Office

Outgoing U.S. President Donald Trump issued pardons to 73 people and commuted the sentences of 70 others, the White House ...

Notable Names on Trump's Pardon List

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump issued a flurry of presidential pardons and commutations for 143 people on Wednesday, his ...

Nigeria prepares to get first 100,000 Pfizer vaccine doses

Lagos [Nigeria], January 20 (ANI/Sputnik): Nigeria is getting ready to receive the first batch of 100,000 doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech ...

Trump Issues Pardons on Last Day in Office

Outgoing U.S. President Donald Trump issued pardons to 73 people and commuted the sentences of 70 others, the White House ...

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