Mon, 12 Apr 2021

After ruling to keep cruise industry shut, Florida sues U.S.

TAMPA, Florida: The state of Florida has filed suit to block a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's decision to ...

U.S. trace deficit saw 4.8% jump for record high in February

WASHINGTON D.C.: As the economic activity in the United States recovers faster than that of its rivals, the nation's trade ...

GM looks to have auto batteries that travel 480-580 miles per charge

DETROIT, Michigan: General Motors is currently working on cutting the cost of electric vehicle batteries, as well as their reliance ...

Carnival Cruises undecided on mandatory vaccines for travelers

MIAMI, Florida: Carnival Corp, the world's largest cruise operator, is refraining from picking sides on the question of making COVID-19 ...

Michigan plants to assemble GM electric vehicles in 2022

DETROIT, Michigan: General Motors declared its intent to manufacture electric Chevrolet Silverado pickup trucks in late 2022. The electric vehicles ...

Cryptocurrencies surge to $2 trillion on Monday, led by Bitcoin

NEW YORK, New York: Driven by the surge in demand for cryptocurrencies from both institutional and retail investors, the market ...

Google victorious at Supreme Court in copyright case brought by Oracle

WASHINGTON D.C.: Google has emerged victorious in a case filed by Oracle, as the U.S. Supreme Court that Google's use ...

Another record-breaking day on Wall Street, Dow up nearly 300 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were on fire on Friday as investors and traders bought shares across all ...

Southwest, United bring back over 500 pilots to fly summer schedule

DALLAS, Texas: Southwest Airlines has recalled more than 200 pilots from voluntary extended leave.The airline said 209 of its pilots ...

Irish solicitors to be licensed in England, Wales

DUBLIN, Ireland: Under a just released agreement, Irish solicitors will now be able to practice law in England and Wales. ...

Equity indices plummet 2.4 pc on rising Covid-19 infections

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 12 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices dipped sharply during early hours on Monday as the country recorded ...

Flipkart enters into strategic partnership with Adani Group

Bengaluru/ Ahmedabad [India], April 12 (ANI): Flipkart, India's leading homegrown e-commerce marketplace, on Monday announced a strategic and commercial partnership ...

Yankees go 10 innings to win one against Rays

Rougned Odor's tiebreaking, two-out RBI single in the 10th inning Sunday afternoon helped the New York Yankees salvage a game ...

Benin is Holding Presidential Election After a Week of Violence

Benin voters are casting their ballots Sunday in a presidential election after a week of deadly violence against President Patrice ...

Rays seek sweep, continued mastery of visiting Yankees

On July 18, 2019, manager Aaron Boone's "savages in the box" rant during an argument with plate umpire Brennan Miller ...

IMF improves Russia's economic growth outlook for this year

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has upgraded its forecast for economic growth in Russia for the second time this year, ...

What Indians will find when they return to Singapore

By Lee Kah WhyeSingapore, April 11 (ANI): With vaccinations against the COVID-19 well underway around the world, many are hoping ...

Non-performing debt of China's banks rises by 22 pc

Hong Kong, April 11 (ANI): As China has recorded the lowest economic growth in four decades in the year 2020, ...

No restrictions on tourist in Himachal, says CM

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh), Apr 10 (ANI): There is no restriction on tourists coming to Himachal Pradesh and the state government ...

Saudi Aramco in $12.4 billion oil pipeline deal

Saudi Aramco has secured a $12.4 billion deal to sell a minority stake of a new oil pipeline business to ...

Chinese couple indicted for money laundering in Taiwan

Taipei [Taiwan], April 10 (ANI): A Chinese businessman and his wife were barred from leaving Taiwan for eight months after ...

Smart money is betting on helium boom

The world is racing towards a greener future, and while lithium has remained center stage in this new energy transition, ...

With interest rates on hold, quantitative easing to unfold

Singapore, Apr 10 (ANI): Fitch Solutions has revised its forecast for the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to keep its ...

Student funding and higher education in South Africa: What to do?

With a Covid-hit, shrinking economy and a mounting public debt burden, the Minister of Finance, Tito Mboweni, announced a tight ...

Stock markets stumble into weekend

Stock markets largely stumbled Friday with traders taking their foot off the pedal before a much-anticipated earnings season.In Europe, stock ...

Africa seeks $25 billion for climate adaptation, green recovery

African nations want to source $25 billion over five years to support climate change adaption projects.While African countries contribute relatively ...

What Is the Global Minimum Tax Rate in Biden's Plan

WASHINGTON - The Biden administration this week released an outline of its proposed changes to U.S. corporate tax policies, called ...

What Is a Global Minimum Tax Rate

WASHINGTON - The Biden administration this week released an outline of its proposed changes to U.S. corporate tax policies, called ...

Ukraine's IT Boom Weathers The Pandemic But Questions Loom

KYIV - If you've ever used Grammarly to polish up a piece of writing, hired a Portuguese-language tutor on Preply, ...

Hong Kong stocks open with more gains

Hong Kong stocks extended the previous day's strong gains Friday, tracking yet another record performance on Wall Street, with traders ...

Tokyo stocks close up following US tech rally

Tokyo stocks closed higher on Friday, tracking global rallies including on Wall Street where tech shares surged.The tech-rich Nasdaq index ...

Asian markets mostly down but optimism remains

Most Asian markets retreated Friday as traders took their foot off the pedal ahead of a much-anticipated earnings season.Wall Street ...

European stocks steady at open

European stocks steadied at the start of trading on Friday, with London dipping one day after striking the highest level ...

US Intelligence Warns of Fractured Societies, Likelihood for Conflict

WASHINGTON - The world, already struggling with a global pandemic and challenges to long-standing systems and institutions, is unlikely to ...

France says Turkey snubbed EU Commission chief 'deliberately'

France's Europe Minister Clement Beaune said Sunday that Turkey had set a "trap" for European Commission chief Ursula von der ...

Bolts Business Highlights: 2021 Volume XIV

AARON RODGERS WANTS TO BATTLE COREY LINSLEY ON "JEOPARDY!" "I'd be good at certain categories like Midwestern geography, grit, manual ...

SADC Summit Ends With Promises of More Meetings

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) held an Extraordinary Double Troika meeting on 8th April in Maputo to deliberate on ...

Market exchange rates in China -- April 12

BEIJING, April 12 (Xinhua) -- The following are the central parity rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, ...

Economic Watch: Australian tourism slowly recovers amid glimmer of hope

SYDNEY, April 12 (Xinhua) -- With Australia-New Zealand quarantine-free travel bubble to start within weeks, a glimmer of hope in ...

Chinese premier stresses consolidating stable growth momentum

BEIJING, April 11 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has stressed efforts to consolidate stable economic growth momentum and maintain ...

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Penguins acquire Jeff Carter from Kings for conditional draft picks

The Pittsburgh Penguins added playoff experience by acquiring forward Jeff Carter from the Los Angeles Kings on Sunday. In exchange, ...

Zack Greinke tries to get Astros back on track vs. Tigers

The Houston Astros cooled off over the weekend, then got a rare Sunday off. They'll look for their bats to ...

NHL roundup: Knights' Marc-Andre Fleury gets 66th career shutout

Marc-Andre Fleury made 14 saves for his fifth shutout of the season and moved into a tie with Ed Belfour ...

Padres cruising into road series against Pirates

Still riding the momentum of their first no-hitter in franchise history, the San Diego Padres begin a four-game series against ...

From VAR to dancing Lingard: 3 Premier League talking points

Manchester City's procession towards the Premier League title hit a bump in the road as 10-man Leeds inflicted just a ...

Mariners, Orioles to start pitchers hoping for bounce-back outings

Two pitchers looking to rebound from shaky season-opening outings are expected to get the ball when the Seattle Mariners and ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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