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Musk moves home to Texas, after locating companies throughout state

AUSTIN, Texas: Aviation and aerospace company SpaceX is expanding its presence to align with global demand by setting up a ...

U.S. politicians compromise in bid to pass $1.9 trillion relief bill

WASHINGTON D.C.: Compromising with moderates, President Joe Biden and Democrats agreed to tighten the requirements for those eligible to receive ...

Confident of safety measures, Apple reopens all retail stores

CUPERTINO, California: Apple announced on Monday that all 270 of its store locations in the U.S. have officially opened for ...

Proposed Florida law to protect against agitators faces uphill battle

TALLAHASSEE, Florida - A controversial anti-rioting bill championed by Gov. Ron DeSantis is moving quickly toward passage in the House, ...

States like North Dakota hanging out for relief bill

FARGO, North Dakota -- The focus of a new federal COVID relief package has now shifted to the U.S. Senate.Groups ...

375 Michigan students locked out of school due to Covid testing

ANN ARBOR, Michigan: Some 375 University of Michigan students have been banned from entering school buildings because they have not ...

Zoom revenues surge in 2020 to $882.5 million as people work from home

Zoom Video Communications' fourth-quarter results trumped forecasts of moderate growth following its meteoric rise in 2020, with revenues surging 369 ...

On strength of data, Indian PM Modi takes Bharat Biotech vaccination

BENGALORE, India: The Covid vaccine manufactured by Bharat Biotech has been found to be 81 percent effective, in an analysis ...

Big boost seen as Merck to produce vaccines with Johnson & Johnson

WASHINGTON D.C.: In a bid to create a much greater supply of Coronavirus vaccines, the White House has announced that ...

Disney+ streaming service reports 98 million subscribers

Subscriptions to Walt Disney Company's Disney+ streaming service surpassed initial estimates, primarily owing to adults from households with no children ...

Citing low level of infections, Texas ends Covid restrictions

AUSTIN, Texas: Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced that beginning next week face masks will no longer be needed to be ...

White House sets earlier date for supply to vaccinate all Americans

WASHINGTON D.C.: President Joe Biden says he expects there to be enough vaccinations for all Americans by the end of ...

Nevada governor backs plan for private cities owned by high tech

CARSON CITY, Nevada: Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak has proposed allowing technology companies specializing in blockchain technology to develop "Innovation Zones" ...

Bringing in staff, Walmart prepares to open financial services

Walmart has hired two former Goldman Sachs bankers to help run its new and unnamed fintech venture.Walmart hired Omer Ismail, ...

Truck-SUV crash ends in 13 deaths, vehicle was carrying 25 passengers

HOLTVILLE, California: An overloaded SUV carrying as many as 25 passengers slammed into a semi-truck in California on Monday, killing ...

Noting volatility caused by social media, SEC suspends 15 companies

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. securities regulator, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), has suspended trading in the securities of 15 ...

New York to allow weddings to begin March 15, some restrictions apply

ALBANY, New York: New York's new coronavirus-period dance rules will allow some dancing at parties. The state said that when ...

Facebook fined for using facial recognition, violating privacy laws

A California federal judge has issued the final approval of a $650 million Facebook class action privacy settlement, handing down ...

'US must jointly work with allies to counter Beijing'

Washington [US], March 7 (ANI): The United States must work with allies to ensure it's capable of meeting the challenges ...

Trump wants top fundraising organizations to not use name

Florida [US], March 7 (ANI): Former US President Donald Trump is pressing the Republican Party organs to stop using his ...

Turkmenistan Ramps Up Controls Over Outside Information

Police in authoritarian Turkmenistan are reportedly further tightening controls over information as the secretive country downplays the coronavirus pandemic and ...

Blachowicz stuns previously-unbeaten Adesanya at UFC 259

Jan Blachowicz upset the odds with a grinding unanimous points decision over the previously unbeaten Israel Adesanya to retain his ...

S. Korea, US to start scaled-back combined exercise

Seoul [South Korea], March 7 (ANI): South Korea and the United States will stage a major springtime combined military exercise ...

Hackers breach thousands of Microsoft customers around the world

Microsoft says the attach started with a Chinese government-backed hacking group.The rapidly escalating attack has drawn the concern of US ...

NHL roundup: Ducks rally in OT, end 9-game winless streak

Troy Terry had two goals, Rickard Rakell had a goal and two assists, Kevin Shattenkirk had a goal and an ...

Key Events Since George Floyd's Arrest and Death

MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA - A timeline of key events that began with George Floyd's arrest on May 25, 2020, by four ...

Westwood grabs Bay Hill lead as DeChambeau, Conners lurk

Britain's Lee Westwood curled in a 28-foot closing birdie putt after an eagle at 16 to seize a one-stroke lead ...

Cruz Puts Hold on Biden's CIA Pick Burns Over Nord Stream 2 Pipeline

WASHINGTON - Republican Senator Ted Cruz has placed a hold on President Joe Biden's pick to lead the Central Intelligence ...

Trump Demands 3 Republican Groups Stop Using His Name in Fundraising

WASHINGTON - Former President Donald Trump has clashed again with his Republican Party, demanding that three Republican groups stop using ...

Somalia Fears New US Airstrike Guidance Is Benefiting al-Shabab

A key U.S. partner in the fight against terrorism is growing increasingly uneasy about the Biden administration's new guidance on ...

US Climate envoy to visit London, Brussels, Paris

Washington [US], March 7 (ANI): US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry will head to Europe on Monday, ahead ...

Japan to closely monitor China's higher defense spending

Tokyo [Japan], March 7 (ANI): Japanese defense officials on Sunday said that they intend to closely monitor how China will ...

Busy Penguins set to welcome surging Rangers

Once unsightly, the New York Rangers are trending in the right direction going into their game Sunday against the Penguins ...

Sinking Sabres seek answers as Islanders loom again

For 23 or so minutes Saturday afternoon, the Buffalo Sabres played as if general manager Kevyn Adams lit a fire ...

Inspired Bruins set to face struggling Devils

Things were looking up for the New Jersey Devils the last time they visited the Boston Bruins on Feb. 18. ...

Spring training roundup: Mets, deGrom get past Astros

Jacob deGrom pitched two scoreless innings in his spring debut as the New York Mets cruised to a 6-1 victory ...

Subliners advance to loser's bracket finals in CDL Stage 1 Major

The New York Subliners swept OpTic Chicago on Saturday to advance to the loser's finals at the Call of Duty ...

Trump promises to campaign against Republican Murkowski

Washington [US], March 7 (ANI): US former President Donald Trump on Saturday (local time) has announced his plans to campaign ...

US Gives Hope to Previously Denied Asylum-Seekers in Camp

MEXICO CITY - In a camp at the U.S.-Mexico border, some asylum-seekers were told by officials that the U.S. government ...

Senate Passes $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Bill

The U.S. Senate passed a $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill Saturday, giving President Joe Biden his first major legislative victory ...

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Using cruise missiles and drones, Houthis strike Saudi Arabia

Yemen's Houthi rebels have carried out missile and drone strikes on a Saudi military base and an oil facility, expanding ...

In policy shift, Germany to now vaccinate senior citizens

BERLIN, Germany: In a change of policy, Germany has announced it will begin vaccinating those over 65 years-old, while recommending ...

U.S. politicians compromise in bid to pass $1.9 trillion relief bill

WASHINGTON D.C.: Compromising with moderates, President Joe Biden and Democrats agreed to tighten the requirements for those eligible to receive ...

375 Michigan students locked out of school due to Covid testing

ANN ARBOR, Michigan: Some 375 University of Michigan students have been banned from entering school buildings because they have not ...

Macron says Paris not locked down for weekend

PARIS, France: The French government will not require residents of the Paris region to be locked down this weekend. However, ...

School collapses in central Greece earthquake, students safe

LARISSA, Greece: Central Greece was struck by a magnitude 6.0 earthquake on Wednesday, which was also felt in nearby Albania ...

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