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Trump to nominate third justice following Ginsburg's death

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg who has been regarded as an iconic champion of women's ...

Threat of global famine looming yet again, says UN food body chief

The global hunger crisis caused by conflict and now compounded by COVID-19 is moving into a dangerous phase, the head ...

Exploring the most promising locations for extra-terrestrial life

The Earth's biosphere contains all the known ingredients necessary for life as we know it. Broadly speaking these are: liquid ...

National Football League celebrates centenary

The lack of grandeur is startling now, the two yellowed, typewritten pages chronicling a small after-hours business meeting bearing no ...

Number of children living in poverty rises to 1.2 billion

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused a major rise in child poverty across the world. In a new UNICEF and Save ...

Iranian government lashes out at Pompeo over human rights remarks

TEHRAN, Iran (Tasnim) - Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Saeed Khatibzadeh dismissed the U.S. State Department secretary's tweets on Iran's internal ...

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Third consecutive day of losses for Nasdaq leads U.S. markets lower

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks wrapped up weekly losses for a third week in a row on Friday, ...

Nvidia promises to keep Arm brand, keep it neutral

Arm, the Cambridge-based microchip designer is a British tech success story. The firm designs software and semiconductors that are used ...

Stocks in Asia rise as U.S. dollar continues fall

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia broadly rose on Friday in a positive end to the week.The Australian bourse ...

Thai government considering partners other than China for Kra Canal

BANGKOK, Thailand - In a major blow to China, Thailand has claimed that many countries including India, the U.S., as ...

News Trans-Pacific Partnership in UK sights

The news that Japan and the UK have reached a trade agreement in principle was heralded by

Nearly two thirds of U.S. restaurant closures will be permanent

SAN FRANCISCO, California, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- About 60 percent of U.S. business closures since March are permanent, indicating the ...