Sun, 20 Oct 2019

Rejuvenation of century-old De Angelis Carousel in Buffalo starts

BUFFALO, New York - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Friday announced the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation has begun ...

Chinese man who tried to send U.S. military technology to China jailed

WASHINGTON, DC - A Chinese national has been sent to prison for conspiring to export military and space-grade technology to ...

Dow Jones drops 256 points Friday, dollar shatters

NEW YORK, New York - With the Trump administration in disarray and a growing concern globally that the country's chief ...

Economic growth in China slows to three-decades low

BEIJING, China - The U.S.-China trade war cotnues to batter the Chinese economy, with third quarter GDP slowing to its ...

Stock markets in Asia mixed on Friday, pound flirts with 1.2900

SYDNEY, Australia - Japan's stock markets made headway on Friday, but the rest of the region languished.The British pound was ...

Trump administration to lose another top official

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry is to quit the Trump administration.Perry, according to U.S. President Donald Trump ...

U.S. stocks advance on Brexit breakthrough

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. markets welcomed a breakthrough in the ongoing Brexit saga with UK Prime Minister Boris ...

Finance Ministry in Japan to restrict foreign investment in stocks

TOKYO, Japan - The Japanese Finance Ministry's proposal to restrict international investors in their equity investments in Japan, has come ...

British pound jumps sharply on Brexit optimism, Asian stocks flounder

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in the Asian region were mixed on Thursday. The main action was on foreign exchange markets ...

Climate bond to fund Hanuman wind farm in Thailand

BANGKOK, Thailand - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will invest 3 billion Thai baht ($98.7 million) in Energy Absolute's maiden ...

Afghan Presidential Election Results Announcement Delayed

Preliminary results from Afghanistan's September 28 presidential election --- expected to be reported on October 19 - have been delayed, ...

Zimbabwe's Fuel-Blending Policy Does More Harm Than Good, Drivers Say

Economy Zimbabwe's Fuel-Blending Policy Does More Harm Than Good, Drivers Say view team In response to Zimbabwe's fuel shortage, fuel ...

Bipartisan Shrug as US Budget Deficit Nears $1 Trillion

WASHINGTON - Washington is drowning in red ink again, yet the mounting fiscal problem is prompting collective yawns from the ...

North Macedonia PM Calls For Snap Elections

North Macedonia Prime Minister Zoran Zaev has called for early elections after the European Union failed to open membership talks ...

OPINION: Boris Johnson's Brexit deal is nothing to celebrate

The deal that UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has just negotiated with the European Union isn't the worst conceivable outcome ...

UNHCR chief applauds Zambia's openness to refugees

UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi called for additional humanitarian and development support for Zambia, where he witnessed first ...

PMC Bank scam: Depositors stage protest in Mumbai

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Oct 19 (ANI): Scores of depositors of the scam-hit Punjab and Maharashtra Cooperative (PMC) Bank staged a ...

Interview: ?I?m Disappointed in Their Silence?

Sam Brownback is a lawyer, former United States Senator and former governor of the state of Kansas who has served ...

Facebook: We don't decide what's true

Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said the social network doesn't fact-check political advertisements because it's not the place of ...

Muzzled session for the JSE

The JSE was adrift on Friday as it traded mostly flat in line with other global markets which struggled for ...

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Venezuelans win seat on Human Rights Council despite U.S. opposition

NEW YORK, New York - Despite fierce opposition by the United States, Venezuela won a seat on the UN Human ...

ICC approves Aahan Achar as replacement of Krishna in Singapore squad

Dubai [UAE], Oct 20 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) approved Aahan Achar as a replacement for Ananthaa Krishna in ...

Govt announces curfew amid protests in Chilean capital

Santiago [Chile], Oct 20 (ANI): The Chilean government under a state of emergency on Saturday (local time) announced a curfew ...

US targets Cuba tourism with tighter airline sanctions

The US moved to further hurt Cuba's vital tourism industry by tightening the ability of the country's airlines to lease ...

US Levies New Sanctions on Cuba Over Human Rights, Venezuela

WASHINGTON - The United States is imposing new sanctions on Cuba over its human rights record and its support for ...

Team Rubicon Australia shares disaster response expertise in CAR

LA TRINIDAD Benguet, Oct. 18 (PIA) - - Team Rubicon Australia, in partnership with the Office of Civil Defense(OCD) 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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