Sat, 16 Oct 2021

Walgreens to close tenth San Francisco store after shoplifting spree

SAN FRANCISCO, California: Five more Walgreens stores in San Francisco face closures next month because of organized retail theft, which ...

In Washington speech, JPMorgan chief Dimon calls Bitcoin 'worthless'

WASHINGTON D.C.: Jamie Dimon, chief executive of JPMorgan, described bitcoin as "worthless" and said governments will soon regulate digital currency, ...

Japan's Nikkei 225 advances more than 500 points as Asian stocks rally

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Buyers swarmed Asian stock markets on Friday, cashing in on a global rush to stocks.Gains in ...

Many Amazon employees to be allowed to continue working from home

CUPERTINO, California: In a shift from its previous policy that employees would need to be in company offices at three ...

Indian port to ban cargo from Iran, Pakistan and Afghanistan

AHMEDABAD, India: In a bid to end drug smuggling, India's Adani Ports and Logistics, a subsidiary of the Adani Group, ...

Applause for U.S. stocks, Nasdaq jumps 252 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were on the boil on Thursday as demand grew for bank stocks.All the ...

Boasting reduced hospitalizations, Merck Covid pill awaits approval

KENILWORTH, New Jersey: Merck, the science and tech company, has urged regulatory agencies in the United States to grant authorization ...

Noise, pollution causes California to ban gas-powered leaf blowers

SACRAMENTO, California: California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed into law a bill banning the purchase of new leaf blowers using ...

Tokyo's benchmark index jumps 411 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were evenly divided Thursday.In Japan, in particular, and in Australia, equity markets rallied.In ...

Thailand to reopen tourism to vaccinated tourists from 10 countries

BANGKOK, Thailand: Officials in Thailand say fully vaccinated travelers from 10 low-risk countries, including the UK, China, Germany and the ...

Electricity on in Lebanon after 24-hours in the dark

BEIRUT, Lebanon: Officials report that power has been restored in Lebanon after the country went dark for 24 hours.Lebanon's central ...

Wall Street has mixed day Wednesday, greenback slumps

NEW YORK, New York - Technology stocks forged ahead on Wednesday, despite plummeting Treasury yields, which caused a sell-off in ...

Oregon postal workers joining fight against mail delivery changes

PORTLAND, Ore. - Ahead of the busiest season of the year for the U.S. Postal Service, some Oregon postal workers ...

Power, cooking fuel runs out in Lebanon, hospitals without electricity

BEIRUT, Lebanon: On Saturday, Lebanon's state electricity company, Electricite du Liban, said the country's two main power stations were forced ...

Hong Kong stock market closed as typhoon hits, Asian stocks drift

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Continued uncertainty over energy supplies and prices, a typhoon in Hong Kong, and the future of ...

UK green taxes to pay for fuel, power, heat subsidies

LONDON, England: Despite ongoing fuel shortages and rising prices in the UK, Prime Minister Boris Johnson will announce a plan ...

Advocates say Line 5 spilling oil into Straits of Mackinac

MACKINAW CITY, Mich. - Environmental groups and tribal communities are asking the Biden administration to stand with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer ...

Sellers take charge on U.S. markets, Dow drops 118 points

NEW YORK, New York - Uncertainty about the future and a spike in energy prices due to concerns over depleting ...

U.S. power systems burdened by drop in hydropower

LOS ANGELES, California: The American west is facing a future of reduced hydroelectric power due to ongoing droughts.Indeed, the famed ...

Samsung chips to offer greater self-driving in 2022 Tesla Cybertruck

PALO ALTO, California: An agreement between Tesla and Samsung, calling for the South Korean electronics company to manufacture the next-generation ...

Drought in oil and gas reserves weighs on Asian markets

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Dramatic shortages of energy across the world, and corresponding escalating prices tempered trading on Asian stock ...

Weather, procedures blamed for Southwest Air canceling 1,800 flights

PHOENIX, Arizona: Some 1,800 Southwest Airlines flights were canceled nationwide from Saturday to Sunday.Airlines officials blame the cancellations on weather, ...

Tata Group buys back Air India from government

NEW DELHI, India: On Friday, the Indian government announced mega-conglomerate Tata Group will buy back Air India for $2.4 billion, ...

Wall St gains early before sellers take charge, Dow drops 250 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were solidly higher early on Monday, prior to profit-takers moving in and sending ...

Apple 500,000 sq. ft. Los Angeles campus part of Hollywood plans

CUPERTINO, California: Apple is building a massive 550,000 square-foot Los Angeles office complex sprawling into the Culver City neighborhood that ...

Following power outages, China orders increased output from mines

BEIJING, China: In the wake of repeated power outages that have shut down factories, Chinese coal mines have been ordered ...

Asian stocks generally rise, the Australian market however dips

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stock markets in Asia were mixed on Monday with most bourses losing ground early, but recovering ...

In first, vegan chicken nuggets to be sold at Burger King

MIAMI, Florida: Burger King will become the first fast-food chain to serve vegan nuggets, beginning Monday at its restaurants in ...

Cryptocurrency fraud to be focus of new U.S. task force

WASHINGTON D.C.: The United States Department of Justice has created a task force to prosecute illegal transactions involving cryptocurrency. Called ...

Wall Street scores biggest week since June on strong US retail sales

New York [US], October 16 (ANI/Sputnik): Wall Street scored its biggest week since June as strong retail sales boosted the ...

Dawn Staley, South Carolina agree to 7-year, $22.4M contract

South Carolina trustees approved a seven-year, $22.4 million deal with Dawn Staley, making her one of the highest-paid coaches in ...

Can US ensure Taiwan's sovereignty without entering into war: Report

Taipei [Taiwan], October 16 (ANI): A threat looms around the US about a danger of war with communist China over ...

Bitcoin climbs to $60,000 on prospect of first exchange-traded fund

The world's most popular cryptocurrency has soared to its highest level since May on Friday, propelled by traders? optimism about ...

World Bank says 100 mln people facing extreme poverty in 2021

Washington [US], October 15 (ANI/Sputnik): An estimated 100 million people experienced extreme poverty this year largely in the so-called middle-income ...

EU to decide on Pakistan's GSP status after two-year review

Lahore [Pakistan], October 15 (ANI): European Union's Ambassador to Pakistan Androulla Kaminara on Thursday said that the bloc will decide ...

Russian ruble climbs to highest against US dollar since July 2020

The ruble continued to strengthen against the US dollar on Friday, reaching levels last seen in July 2020. The Russian ...

Reports: WFT exec Bruce Allen was close with NFL's general counsel

Ex-Washington Football Team president Bruce Allen, whose email exchanges with Jon Gruden led to the Las Vegas Raiders coach's resignation, ...

Bajaj Finserv personal loan: A quick and effective way to manage medical emergencies

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], October 15 (ANI/NewsVoir): Bajaj Finserv, through its lending arm Bajaj Finance Limited, offers customers a personal loan ...

IESA's Vision Summit 2021 VS2021 to focus on India's accelerated ESDM growth in the coming decade

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], October 15 (ANI/PRNewswire): The India Electronics and Semiconductor Association (IESA), India's leading industry association for ESDM (Electronics ...

Microsoft shutting down LinkedIn in China

Washington [US], October 15 (ANI): US multinational technology firm Microsoft is shutting down its social network, LinkedIn, in China, saying ...

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World stocks on. the boil, Nasdaq rallies 74 points

NEW YORK, New York - Demand for bank stocks and higher-than-expected retail sales bolstered Wall Street on Friday."The economy continues ...

Walgreens to close tenth San Francisco store after shoplifting spree

SAN FRANCISCO, California: Five more Walgreens stores in San Francisco face closures next month because of organized retail theft, which ...

In Washington speech, JPMorgan chief Dimon calls Bitcoin 'worthless'

WASHINGTON D.C.: Jamie Dimon, chief executive of JPMorgan, described bitcoin as "worthless" and said governments will soon regulate digital currency, ...

Japan's Nikkei 225 advances more than 500 points as Asian stocks rally

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Buyers swarmed Asian stock markets on Friday, cashing in on a global rush to stocks.Gains in ...

Many Amazon employees to be allowed to continue working from home

CUPERTINO, California: In a shift from its previous policy that employees would need to be in company offices at three ...

Indian port to ban cargo from Iran, Pakistan and Afghanistan

AHMEDABAD, India: In a bid to end drug smuggling, India's Adani Ports and Logistics, a subsidiary of the Adani Group, ...

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