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Dow Jones dips while Nasdaq and S&P 500 make modest gains

NEW YORK, New York, Oct. 23 (Xinhua/Big News Network) -- Wall Street's major averages finished mixed on Friday as investors ...

China's Bilibili to join BBC Studios in production of documentaries

BEIJING, China, Oct. 23 (Xinhua) -- China's popular online entertainment platform Bilibili and BBC Studios have announced a strategic cooperation ...

Google's dominance not necessarily a bad thing

This week the United States Department of Justice (DoJ) filed a lawsuit accusing Google of using "anticompetitive tactics to maintain ...

Global trading making a frail recovery says UN body

Although global trade is making a frail recovery, the outlook remains uncertain, UN trade and development body UNCTAD said on ...

3 ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from passenger transport

California recently announced that it plans to ban the sales of gas-powered vehicles by 2035, Ontario has invested $500 million ...

Pakistan Senate questions the legality of CPEC Authority

Islamabad [Pakistan], October 24 (ANI): Pakistan's Senate on Friday questioned the legal status of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Authority ...

Devotees pray outside Mumba Devi temple amid pandemic restrictions

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 24 (ANI): Devotees offered prayers outside the Mumba Devi Temple on Durga Ashtami as Maharashtra's temples ...

Early TV ratings data show drop for second Trump-Biden debate

An estimated 21.4 million people watched Republican President Donald Trump debate Democratic challenger Joe Biden on three US broadcast television ...

New algorithm predicts likelihood of acute kidney injury

Washington [US], October 24 (ANI): A new artificial-intelligence-based tool can help clinicians predict which hospitalised patients face a high risk ...

Indonesia Deports 4 Uyghur Terrorism Suspects to China, Experts Say

Four Uyghur Muslims convicted in 2015 of terror-related offenses in Indonesia were deported last month after the Chinese government paid ...

Tanzanian Voters Weigh Second Term for Magufuli

Tanzanians go to the polls October 28, and President John Magufuli is expected to win re-election, despite a spirited challenge ...

UPDATE | Ndabeni-Abrahams gives post office board member the boot

Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has fired SA Post Office (Sapo) board member Colleen Makhubele who accused the minister of abusing ...

China's Economic Growth Claims Raise Data Doubts

As China returns to economic growth, the country's official report for the third quarter has drawn mixed reviews on the ...

US equities start off flat amid elusive stimulus

Wall Street kicked off the final trading session of the week Friday largely flat amid the continued absence of a ...

Ndabeni-Abrahams gives post office board member the boot

Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has fired SA Post Office (Sapo) board member Colleen Makhubele who accused the minister of abusing ...

RBI Central Board reviews economic situation at 585th meeting

New Delhi [India], October 23 (ANI): The Central Board of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) met on Friday under the ...

Goldman Sachs agrees to largest penalty ever in 1MDB scandal

Global financial titan Goldman Sachs agreed to pay $2.9 billion in penalties to settle criminal charges in the 1MDB Malaysian ...

Pak business school cancels lecture with noted Atif Mian

Karachi [Pakistan], October 23 (ANI): A Pakistan-based business school was forced to cancel an online seminar with well-known economist Dr ...

Global equities mostly climb before weekend

World stock markets mostly rose Friday on US stimulus hopes and bright company earnings, but gains were capped by broadly ...

Four ways to rescue the economy from the pandemic

In many western countries, COVID-19 infection rates are rising again. For some like the UK, France and Spain, it appears ...

EU welcomes recent intra-Libyan agreement - European Commission

Moscow [Russia], October 23 (ANI/Sputnik): The European Union welcomed the Intra-Libyan agreement on permanent ceasefire and is waiting to hear ...

European stocks wobble at open

European stock markets wobbled at the start of trading on Friday with London and Paris pushing upwards but Frankfurt lapsing ...

Africa to fall behind world growth as region faces slow recovery

Sub-Saharan African economies face a slow recovery from the coronavirus pandemic and the region's economic growth will fall behind the ...

Facebook poised to face possible antitrust suit in the US

US antitrust officials are nearing a final decision on bringing a lawsuit against Facebook that accuses the social-media giant of ...

Moderna Enrolls 30,000 Diverse Americans in Phase 3 Trials

Moderna Therapeutics, one of many companies conducting COVID-19 vaccine trials, said Thursday that it had completed the enrollment of about ...

Google's huge market share doesn't automatically make it a monopoly

This week the United States Department of Justice (DoJ) filed a lawsuit accusing Google of using "anticompetitive tactics to maintain ...

Home of Avalanche, Nuggets renamed Ball Arena

The home of the NHL's Colorado Avalanche and NBA's Denver Nuggets was renamed Ball Arena following a global partnership agreement ...

European Parliament urges to impose sanctions against Pakistan

Brussels [Belgium], October 22 (ANI): Members of European Parliament, Ryszard Czarnecki, Fulvio Martusciello and Gianna Garcia on Wednesday wrote a ...

Why lockdown had little to no effect on global temperatures

Countries across the world took unprecedented action in the first few months of 2020 to control the spread of COVID-19. ...

European stocks flat, pound down tracking stimulus, Brexit talks

European stock markets steadied Thursday following sharp losses the previous session as the chances of a pre-election stimulus package in ...

P-TECH high school model connects students to college and careers

In his 2013 State of the Union address, President Barack Obama highlighted an innovative educational program called P-TECH - an ...

Asia stocks slip with US stimulus unlikely before election

Asian markets mostly fell Thursday as chances of a pre-election stimulus package from Washington dimmed, while investors were also spooked ...

European stock markets extend losses at open

European stock markets fell at the start of trading on Thursday following losses in Asia and overnight on Wall Street, ...

Stocks mostly slip with US stimulus unlikely before election

Asian markets mostly fell Thursday as chances of a pre-election stimulus package from Washington dimmed, while investors were also spooked ...

DBP bags global award for sustainable finance

CALOOCAN CITY, Oct. 22 (PIA) -- State-owned Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) recently received an international award for funding ...

What South African women told us about being the main breadwinner

Nearly 38% of households in South Africa are headed by women. They largely - or solely - support the home ...

Mixed Reaction to South Sudan Currency Rule

JUBA , SOUTH SUDAN - Business leaders in South Sudan's capital, Juba, say the government's new rule ordering all transactions ...

European Parliament backs EU's big tech clampdown

European Parliament has given the EU executive strong backing to draw up new rules against big tech that could become ...

Ireland locks down for second wave, Germany smashes record daily high

Ireland has become the first European country to enter a second national lockdown, and Germany's daily cases leapt to a ...

Big Facts: D-Law Ranks Fourth in NFL in Win-Rate

Kyle Youmans Dallas (2-4) hits the road for the first time in nearly a month as they begin back-to-back weeks ...

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Key allies and partners distancing from U.S. in droves

Since Donald Trump took office as president, the image of the United States has suffered across many regions of the ...

U.S., UK and Europe host humanitarian conference on displaced Rohingya

A joint UN-hosted donor conference to rally international support behind Myanmar's displaced Rohingya minority, ended on Thursday with a promise ...

Black Holes comes of age with recognition of Penrose, Genzel and Ghez

The Nobel Prize in physics for 2020 has been shared by Roger Penrose, the mathematical physicist, for his work on ...

CNN poll gives debate to Biden

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Joe Biden did a better job in the final debate on Thursday, according to a CNN Instant ...

Ireland locks down as second wave of virus sweeps through Europe

DUBLIN, Ireland - Ireland has become the first European country to enter a second national lockdown, and Germany's daily cases ...

Deadly Nigerian violence alarms African Union

ABUJA, Nigeria - The African Union on Thursday strongly condemned deadly violence in Nigeria's biggest city Lagos and called on ...

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