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Trains stopped as bridge collapse halts Trans-Siberian Railway

MOSCOW, Russia: Rail traffic has been halted on the famed Trans-Siberian railroad after a bridge collapsed Friday east of Lake ...

As economy returns after Covid, American Express reports huge gains

NEW YORK CITY, New York: With nearly 50 percent of Americans having received the Covid vaccine, customers at restaurants, shops ...

New Nord Stream agreement seeks to hold back Russian 'aggression'

WASHINGTON, D.C.: According to an agreement between the United States and Germany, aimed at reducing the "strategic dangers" of the ...

Gun that killed Billy the Kid to bring $2 to $3 million at auction

LOS ANGELES, California: The gun that killed outlaw Billy The Kid in 1881 is expected to be sold for $2 ...

UK seeks new trade agreement with N. Ireland, EU says no

LONDON, England: The EU has rejected a British demand to rewrite an earlier agreement involving post-Brexit trade with Northern Ireland. ...

Record-breaking day for U.S. stocks; Dow, Nasdaq and S&P 500 soar

NEW YORK, New York - There is no holding back U.S. stocks. Despite the Covid-19 Delta variant sweeping the country, ...

GM to temporarily close Chevy Silverado HD and Sierra HD plants

DETROIT, Michigan: General Motors Company announced this week that it would reduce the manufacturing of trucks at its North American ...

Pfizer signs with Africa's Biovac to manufacture Covid vaccines

CAPE TOWN, South Africa: A South African pharmaceutical company will manufacture the Pfizer- BioNTech Covid vaccine for distribution in Africa. ...

Hong Kong's stock market takes a beating, Asian markets mixed

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Asian stock markets ended the week mixed on Friday. The U.S. dollar forged ahead.At the close ...

Chipotle says increased menu pricing will only cover new beef charges

NEWPORT BEACH, California: U.S. restaurant chain Chipotle Mexican Grill posted greater revenues for the current quarter on July 20, though ...

Rare earth magnets used in EVs raise concerns over Chinese monopoly

WASHINGTON D.C.: With U.S.-Sino relations becoming increasingly strained, automobile manufacturers in the western world are striving to lower their dependence ...

U.S. stock indices advance for 3rd consecutive day

NEW YORK, New York - A recent spike in jobless claims has failed to deter investors in U.S. stocks.All the ...

After 15 month closure, Irish restaurants ready to open indoor dining

DUBLIN, Ireland: Ireland is moving forward to reopen indoor dining throughout the country following 16 months of Covid lockdowns.New guidelines ...

Tiffany settles 8 year lawsuit against Costco selling fake rings

NEW YORK CITY, New York: After eight years, Tiffany & Co settled its lawsuit against Costco Wholesale Corp, which was ...

US Shale Sees Light At The End Of The Tunnel

The US oil and gas sector was torn apart during last year's COVID-19 fueled market mayhem, but it appears that ...

HBO Max slated to release 10 Warner Bros. titles

Washington [US], July 25 (ANI): After deciding to release its full slate of 2021 Warner Bros. films on HBO Max ...

Record profits and blockbuster dividends: Here come the miners

Each of the group of five majors which includes Glencore, Anglo American and Vale SA are expected to report their ...

R866m college dream deferred

NEWSA project to use R866 million for skills and infrastructure development, including the construction of a state-of-the-art technical and vocational ...

China orders Tencent to give up exclusive music licensing

Beijing [China], July 25 (ANI): China's market regulator has ordered Tencent Holdings Ltd. and its affiliated companies to relinquish exclusive ...

Thousands Join Budapest Pride March To Protest LGBT Law

Thousands of people joined the annual Budapest Pride march on July 24 in a show of support for the LGBT ...

DEURASIA AIF poised to raise 600 crores

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 24 (ANI/PNN): AIF is a privately pooled investment vehicle that collects money from private investors, and ...

Hong Kong remains fascinating place to businesses: CEO of CLP Holdings

Chief Executive Officer of Hong Kong-based power company CLP Holdings Richard Lancaster said Hong Kong's strength lies in its ability ...

Wall Street Rallies to Record-breaking End of Turbulent Week

NEW YORK - Stocks rallied to records Friday on Wall Street, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above the ...

RIL reports consolidated net profit of Rs 13,806 cr for Q1

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 23 (ANI): Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) has reported a quarterly profit after tax of Rs 13,806 ...

Market share of e-cars doubles in EU in Q2

© Provided by Xinhua The market share of traditional fuel types (petrol and diesel) has contracted, making up 62.2 percent ...

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas advised Zomato

New Delhi/Mumbai [India], July 23 (ANI/NewsVoir): Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas team advised Zomato Limited, which is a leading food services platform ...

Why America has a debt ceiling: 5 questions answered

Another big fight is brewing over the U.S. debt ceiling, which is a statutory limit on how much the government ...

Zomato lists in stock markets with a bang

New Delhi [India], July 23 (ANI): India-based food delivery company Zomato made a stellar debut on Dalal Street on Friday ...

New Zealand, China Clash Over Hacking Claims

SYDNEY - New Zealand's trade minister said Thursday he does not expect Chinese economic retaliation to increasing tensions over claims ...

Uber makes a $2.25 billion bet on the trucking business

Uber Technologies will acquire Transplace, a logistics company owned by TPG Capital, for $2.25 billion in the company's biggest bet ...

Thousands of Websites Go Down in Global Outage

Thousands of websites around the world were unreachable Thursday in what appears to have been a problem with a widely ...

'Austerity kills!' ? Activists hijack Mboweni's virtual panel talk

A virtual panel discussion featuring Finance Minister Tito Mboweni was hijacked and flooded with screams of "austerity kills". The event, ...

Hungary to hold referendum on anti-LGBT legislation

Hungary is to hold a referendum on legislation that limits the teaching of homosexuality in schools. The EU has begun ...

Chinese tech, ignored by the West, is taking over Africa's cyberspace

While China's telecom giant Huawei has come under increasing attack in the US and the European Union, it is thriving ...

Jerry on Jimmy: It Was My Job To Keep It Together

Nick Eatman OXNARD, Calif. - What a first day here in Oxnard, Calif.There's all sorts of storylines to focus on, ...

Roundup: Wall Street reaps weekly gains amid earnings, economic data

NEW YORK, July 24 (Xinhua) -- U.S. equities advanced for the week as investors digested a slew of corporate earnings ...

Lebanon signs agreement to import 1 mln tons of Iraqi diesel

BEIRUT, July 24 (Xinhua) -- Caretaker Lebanese Energy Minister Raymond Ghajar announced that Lebanon has signed an agreement on Saturday ...

China's 2021 box office total hits 30 bln yuan

BEIJING, July 24 (Xinhua) -- China's 2021 box office revenue topped 30 billion yuan (about 4.64 billion U.S. dollars) as ...

Xinhua world economic news summary at 1030 GMT, July 24

NEW YORK -- The U.S. dollar moved higher in late trading on Friday as market participants digested latest economic data. ...

China's bond market issuances hit 4.9 trln yuan in June

BEIJING, July 24 (Xinhua) -- Bond issuances in China totaled 4.9 trillion yuan (about 757.93 billion U.S. dollars) in June, ...

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U.S. buys 200M doses of Pfizer vaccine due to future uncertainties

WASHINGTON D.C.: The United States federal government is set to purchase an additional 200 million doses of the Pfizer coronavirus ...

Trains stopped as bridge collapse halts Trans-Siberian Railway

MOSCOW, Russia: Rail traffic has been halted on the famed Trans-Siberian railroad after a bridge collapsed Friday east of Lake ...

As economy returns after Covid, American Express reports huge gains

NEW YORK CITY, New York: With nearly 50 percent of Americans having received the Covid vaccine, customers at restaurants, shops ...

New Nord Stream agreement seeks to hold back Russian 'aggression'

WASHINGTON, D.C.: According to an agreement between the United States and Germany, aimed at reducing the "strategic dangers" of the ...

Gun that killed Billy the Kid to bring $2 to $3 million at auction

LOS ANGELES, California: The gun that killed outlaw Billy The Kid in 1881 is expected to be sold for $2 ...

UK seeks new trade agreement with N. Ireland, EU says no

LONDON, England: The EU has rejected a British demand to rewrite an earlier agreement involving post-Brexit trade with Northern Ireland. ...

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