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To diversify, China's Huawei to develop self-driving technology

BEIJING, China: In a bid to diversify its businesses, China's Huawei Technologies, the world's largest telecommunications equipment manufacturer, has announced ...


Apple, Amazon, Nike, criticized for using Chinese forced labor

WASHINGTON D.C.: American companies, including Amazon.com, Apple and Nike, came under fire by a U.S. Senator on Thursday for disregarding ...


Hong Kong to censor films, claiming national security concerns

HONG KONG: The Hong Kong government on Friday put in place new regulations to allow films shown on the island ...


Amidst tensions, China, U.S. commerce chiefs discuss differences

WASHINGTON D.C.: Amid disagreements, top U.S. and Chinese commerce officials have agreed to promote healthy trade and cooperate over differences, ...


China's three child policy not enough effective

Beijing [China], June 15 (ANI): China's recently-announced three-child policy will not help the country to drastically raise the birthrate, said ...


No. 1 Dustin Johnson now third on all-time PGA money list

Dustin Johnson has moved behind two golf legends on the all-time PGA money list. The $177,025 he earned for finishing ...


ICC to stick with percentage of points won in next World Test cycle

The International Cricket Council on Monday said percentage of points won will decide the next World Test Championship finalists after ...


Biden Takes 'America Is Back' Message to Brussels

BRUSSELS - Joe Biden took his 'America is Back' message to Brussels, reaffirming the United States' commitment to the North ...


US Renews Condemnation of Nigeria on Its Suspension of Twitter

WASHINGTON - The United States has renewed its condemnation of Nigeria for its recent suspension of Twitter, a move that ...


NATO Reaffirms Strength of Alliance, Calls Out Russia, China

BRUSSELS - The 30 member states of NATO ended their Monday summit in Brussels, reaffirming the military alliance with a ...


COVID-19 originated from China's Wuhan: Pompeo

Washington [US], June 14 (ANI): Former US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reiterated his firm belief that the coronavirus pandemic ...


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Global indifference to holding of 2020 Olympics slammed

The widely respected international medical journal The Lancet, which has been publishing medical research since 1823, has called for a ...

To diversify, China's Huawei to develop self-driving technology

BEIJING, China: In a bid to diversify its businesses, China's Huawei Technologies, the world's largest telecommunications equipment manufacturer, has announced ...

Apple, Amazon, Nike, criticized for using Chinese forced labor

WASHINGTON D.C.: American companies, including Amazon.com, Apple and Nike, came under fire by a U.S. Senator on Thursday for disregarding ...

Hong Kong to censor films, claiming national security concerns

HONG KONG: The Hong Kong government on Friday put in place new regulations to allow films shown on the island ...

Amidst tensions, China, U.S. commerce chiefs discuss differences

WASHINGTON D.C.: Amid disagreements, top U.S. and Chinese commerce officials have agreed to promote healthy trade and cooperate over differences, ...

China's three child policy not enough effective

Beijing [China], June 15 (ANI): China's recently-announced three-child policy will not help the country to drastically raise the birthrate, said ...

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Hoover Dam water level down 140 feet during record drought

CLARK COUNTY, Nevada: The reservoir created by the mighty Hoover Dam has fallen to its lowest level ever, as the ...

UK PM Johnson to delay final stage of reopening, reports media

LONDON, England: As a Covid variant has taken hold in Britain, plans to eliminate the remaining Covid restrictions might be ...

In message to Russia, Pentagon to send $250 million in aid to Ukraine

WASHINGTON D.C.: In a message to Russia, the Biden administration announced on Friday that it was sending a new package ...

Global indifference to holding of 2020 Olympics slammed

The widely respected international medical journal The Lancet, which has been publishing medical research since 1823, has called for a ...

American Airlines invests $25 million in UK flying taxis

FORT WORTH, Texas: American Airlines will purchase flying taxis to ferry passengers high above the congestion of crowded cities.In moving ...

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U.S. tech stocks make gains, industrials falter

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks began the week mixed as investors and traders were hesitant to push markets ...


Johnson & Johnson to destroy millions of Covid vaccines

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Friday that Johnson & Johnson must destroy millions of doses of ...


April imports from Britain show greatest increase in 3 years

DUBLIN, Ireland: April figures showed a significant improvement in trade between Ireland and the UK, with British exports to Ireland ...


Mixed day for Asian stocks, Nikkei 225 in Tokyo does best

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks were mixed in Asia on Monday while the major currencies fell slightly against the U.S. ...


Public forces Indian government to cuts taxes on Covid care

NEW DELHI, India: After being stung by public criticism over the high costs of medical care during the Coronavirus surge ...


July 4 fireworks spectacular to mark reopening of New York City

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Following the cancellation of last year's July 4th fireworks display, New York will return to ...


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