Fri, 27 Jan 2023

December crossings of US border set record

WASHINGTON D.C.: US authorities said this week that a surge in Cubans and Nicaraguans arriving at the US border with ...

Canada faces resistance to cutbacks from oil-producing Alberta

OTTAWA, Canada: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal government plans to implement its long-awaited workforce transition bill, the "Just Transition," ...

Japan's Kishida expected to visit Ukraine for talks with Zelenskiy

TOKYO, Japan: The Yomiuri newspaper has reported that Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida is planning to visit Kyiv in February ...

Hawaii mourns death of last island princess

HONOLULU, Hawaii: The casket bearing Abigail Kinoiki Kekaulike Kawananakoa, long considered the last Hawaiian princess, has gone on public viewing ...

After climbing onto roof, five inmates breakout of Missouri prison

ST. LOUIS, Missouri: Missouri police report that all five prisoners who escaped last week from St. Francois County Detention Center ...

No decision for Afghan soldier waiting at US-Mexico border

EAGLE PASS, Texas: Abdul Wasi Safi fled Afghanistan, fearing retribution from the Taliban following the August 2021 American withdrawal, but ...

Buzz Aldrin, Apollo 11 astronaut, marries on 93rd birthday

LOS ANGELES, California: Astronaut Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, the second person to set foot on the moon, announced on Facebook that ...

In seeking probe of egg pricing, US farm group points to high profits

WASHINGTON D.C.: In a letter sent out this week, farm advocacy group Farm Action said that as Americans continue to ...

U.S. to spend additional $490 million to prevent wildfires

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Biden Administration announced this week an additional expenditure of $490 million to combat the growing threat of ...

Texas officials warn state electric grid vulnerable to extreme weather

DALLAS, Texas: The Dallas Federal Reserve has announced that despite the adoption of safeguards after a deadly February 2021 cold ...

Japan employers agree with prime minister to raise wages

TOKYO, Japan: More than half of major Japanese companies are planning to raise wages this year, after Prime Minister Fumio ...

Among Amazon staff to be cut include those in Canada, Costa Rica, US

Reuters has reported that Amazon.com is making plans to cut 18,000 employees worldwide, including in the US, Canada and Costa ...

In rare attack, two killed in isolated Alaska village by polar bear

WALES, Alaska: In a rare attack, a polar bear chased several residents of the isolated Alaska Native whaling village of ...

China hosting online platform for ride-sharing, cargo trucking

BEIJING, China: State media Beijing Daily has reported that China will launch a state-backed online platform for transport, which will ...

Petitions seek to save Tokyo baseball stadium Babe Ruth played at

TOKYO, Japan: Thousands of baseball fans have signed a petition to save the iconic Meiji Jingu Stadium in Tokyo, which ...

US Dismantles Ransomware Network Behind More Than $100M in Extortion

Washington - An international ransomware network that extorted more than $100 million from hospitals and other organizations around the world ...

9 Palestinians killed by Israeli troops in Jenin clash, several injured

Ramallah [Palestine], January 27 (ANI): Nine Palestinians, including an elderly woman, were killed by Israeli forces on Thursday during clashes ...

Study finds most US children use potentially toxic makeup products

New York [US], January 27 (ANI): According to a study conducted by scientists at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public ...

Punjab: BSF recovers 3 kg heroin in Ferozepur

Ferozepur (Punjab) [India], January 27 (ANI): The Border Security Force (BSF) foiled a smuggling attempt and recovered three kilograms of ...

Nobody told me were at war NATO state's president

The US and Germany might be at war with Russia, but that is news to Croatia, said Zoran MilanovicCommenting on ...

Claudio Reyna resigns as Austin FC sporting director

Former U.S. men's national team star Claudio Reyna resigned his post as the sporting director of Austin FC on Thursday. ...

Quality of aid will be affected: UN on ban on female employees at NGOs by Taliban

Kabul [Afghanistan], January 27 (ANI): As the Taliban banned female employees from working at NGOs, the United Nations Under Secretary-General ...

Research explains strength of earthquake shaking in Nenana Basin

Alaska [US], January 27 (ANI): Because of the nature of seismic waves after they reach the area, earthquakes in the ...

Lockheed ready to provide Kiev with F-16s FT

The US arms maker claims it could supply fighter jets to countries that are willing to give them to KievAny ...

Nobody told me were at war NATO country president

The US and Germany might be at war with Russia, but that was news to Croatia, said Zoran MilanovicCommenting on ...

Iran Boosts Cheap Oil Sale to China Despite Sanctions

Facing crippling economic sanctions, inflation and widespread social unrest, the Iranian government has boosted oil sales to China at a ...

Mideast in Pictures: A glimpse of ruins of Persepolis in Iran

© Provided by Xinhua SHIRAZ, Iran, Jan. 26 (Xinhua) -- Persepolis, whose magnificent ruins rest at the foot of Kuh-e ...

Nuland reveals what Russia 'must do' for sanctions relief

State Department official with ties to Ukraine laid out the unlikely scenario to the US SenateWashington might consider lifting sanctions ...

US to Sanction Russia's Wagner Paramilitary Group

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced Thursday a series of sanctions targeting individuals associated with Russia's paramilitary Wagner Group, ...

Astros name Dana Brown general manager

The Houston Astros named longtime scouting executive Dana Brown their new general manager on Thursday. The move comes more than ...

Nick Faldo: LIV players should be banned from Ryder Cup

Six-time major champion and former broadcaster Nick Faldo said that players who jumped to the upstart LIV Golf series should ...

US Economy Showed Solid Growth at End of 2022

Washington - The U.S. economy cooled only slightly at the end of last year, advancing at an annualized 2.9% rate, ...

Four possible consequences of El Nino returning in 2023

Every two to seven years, the equatorial Pacific Ocean gets up to 3C warmer (what we know as an El ...

The public or the state: who calls the shots at the BBC?

What's the difference between a state broadcaster and a public broadcaster? The dispute over the close relationship between the BBC ...

Bengal govt's "Hatey Khori" event an attempt to wash off corruption charges: Suvendhu Adhikari

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], January 26 (ANI): West Bengal Leader of Opposition (LoP) Suvendu Adhikari on Thursday announced that he ...

India committed to its unique partnership with Bhutan, says PM Modi

New Delhi [India], January 26 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanked his Bhutan counterpart Lotay Tshering for his warm wishes ...

EU Migration Officials Review Migration Policies

European Union migration ministers are meeting in Stockholm to review migration policies, especially on returning migrants with no right to ...

Egyptian President El-Sisi exudes confidence in India's G20 Presidency

New Delhi [India], January 26 (ANI): Exuding confidence in India, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi said under New Delhi's presidency, ...

BSF exchanges sweets with Pakistan Rangers at Attari-Wagah border on 74th R-Day

New Delhi [India], January 26 (ANI): Border Security Force (BSF) exchanged sweets with Pakistan Rangers at the Attari-Wagah International Border ...

Indian Army hoists national flag at 8000 feet in Poonch

Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], January 26 (ANI): The Indian Army hoisted the national flag at the height of 8000 ...

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Recession fears fade as investors weigh into U.S. stocks

NEW YORK, New York - Recession fears faded on Wall Street Thursday as annualized 4th quarter GDP (gross domestic product) ...

Officials cautious as lower mortgage rates increases home buying

WASHINGTON D.C.: In December 2022, US existing home sales declined to a 12-year low, but lower mortgage rates raised cautious ...

South Korean exports fall 2.7% in first 20 days in January

SEOUL, South Korea: Korea Customs Service data released this week showed that South Korean exports for the first 20 days ...

Virginia expects 1,000 jobs as Amazon builds cloud computing center

SEATTLE, Washington: Amazon.com's cloud services division, Amazon Web Services (AWS), has announced that it will expand its data centers in ...

U.S. stocks faint after bull goes into hiding

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks crumbled on Wednesday as the extended rally on Wall Street came to an ...

Ireland had highest EU budget surplus in third quarter 2022

DUBLIN, Ireland: Ireland reported a higher budget surplus than any other country among the 27-member European Union for the third ...

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