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Defective roof clips cause Ford to recall 661,000 Explorers

DETROIT, Michigan: Acting on the request of federal regulators in the United States, American automaker Ford Motor will recall 661,000 ...

U.S. oil pipeline shutdown could cause jump in prices

WASHINGTON D.C.: Supply disruptions caused by the shutdown at Colonial Pipeline---the country's top fuel pipeline network---could result in prices rising ...

California population falls by 182,000; largest loss in 100 years

SACRAMENTO, California: For the first time in 120 years, California's population declined last year.The state lost 182,083 people during 2020, ...

Slovakia awaiting test results before purchasing Russian Covid vaccine

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia: Following successful testing in a Hungarian lab, Slovakia will discuss the purchase of the Russian Sputnik V coronavirus ...

Elections in Scotland makes likely referendum on independence from UK

EDINBURGH, Scotland: Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon promised to move forward with a new independence referendum after the pro-independence Scottish ...

After 14 months, Georgia Supreme Court to resume in-person sessions

ATLANTA, Georgia: The Georgia Supreme Court is to resume in-person court hearings for the first time in more than one ...

South Korean offshore wind farm to power nearly 6 million homes

SEOUL, South Korea: South Korea will build the world's largest floating offshore wind farm, calling it one of the cornerstones ...

S. Carolina to end unemployment checks, calls labor shortage severe

COLUMBIA, South Carolina - In a bid to end the state's labor shortage, Governor Henry McMaster has ordered all state ...

EU, Pfizer sign agreement to purchase 1.8 billion doses of vaccine

BRUSSELS, Belgium: The European Union has signed a contract to purchase up to 1.8 billion additional Covid vaccine doses from ...

Swiss auction of 100 carat diamond could bring $20 million

GENEVA , Switzerland: A diamond valued at nearly $20 million is to be auctioned in Switzerland within days. The 100 ...

U.S. tracking China rocket section reentering Earth orbit

WASHINGTON D.C.: Sections of a Chinese rocket are expected to reenter Earth's atmosphere this month.While the sections are being tracked ...

How trade deals explain the behaviour of West African elites

The political survival of ruling elites is one of the major determining factors behind their trade policy choices. But trade ...

What Elon Musk's bitcoin U-turn means for the future of crypto

Tesla's relationship with cryptocurrencies has been a stop-start rollercoaster. In February, the electric vehicle manufacturer announced it had purchased US$1.5 ...

Climate adaptation finance is ineffective and must be more transparent

In 2019, an international climate fund approved a ten year US$9.3 million project to support communities in the drylands of ...

Quarantine hotels: A history of controversy and occasional comfort

When governments in Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, ...

NRG returns to League action with acquisition of GAM Esports

A familiar organization will make its return to League of Legends action as NRG Esports announced Thursday a partnership with ...

Mideast in Pictures: Different funerals, same fury

© Provided by Xinhua JERUSALEM, May 13 (Xinhua) -- Funerals for the Palestinian and Israeli victims, killed in the recent ...

UN condemns killing of aid worker in South Sudan

The top UN humanitarian official in South Sudan has called for law enforcement along roads following the first killing of ...

Pac-12 hires MGM's George Kliavkoff as commissioner

George Kliavkoff, the president of entertainment and sports for MGM Resorts International, was announced as the Pac-12's next commissioner on ...

Report: Albert Pujols clears waivers, free to sign anywhere

Albert Pujols has cleared waivers and is free to sign with any team on the Los Angeles Angels' dime, The ...

Springboks are 'underdogs' to win British Lions series - bookmakers

Early betting markets are suggesting that the Springboks will start their series against the British & Irish Lions series as ...

SA regulator seeks legal advice on WhatsApp's new privacy policy

South Africa's Information Regulator said on Thursday it was seeking legal advice to get messaging platform WhatsApp to revise its ...

Israel's Conflict with Palestinians Escalates

The Palestinian militant group Hamas launched another barrage of rockets at Israeli neighborhoods Thursday, and Israel responded with more airstrikes ...

NZC hand Mitchell, Phillips central contracts

Auckland [New Zealand], May 13 (ANI): New Zealand Cricket (NZC) on Thursday announced the 20 BlackCaps players who have been ...

Fruits, vegetables lessen stress: study

Canberra [Australia], May 13 (ANI): Eating a diet rich in fruit and vegetables is associated with less stress, according to ...

Lancet report on India COVID-19 response political propaga

Brussels [Belgium], May 13 (ANI): Medical journal Lancet's latest report on COVID-19 situation in India that discusses the Indian government's ...

FC Cincinnati sign D Geoff Cameron to multi-year deal

FC Cincinnati signed veteran defender Geoff Cameron to a guaranteed contract through 2022 with an additional option year, the club ...

Amazon Prime Video to premiere 'Minari', 'Another Round'

New Delhi [India], May 13 (ANI): Amazon Prime Video on Thursday announced the exclusive digital premieres of Academy Award-winning titles ...

UN members ask China to give access to Xinjiang

New York [US], May 13 (ANI): A group of United Nations members has asked China to grant "immediate, meaningful and ...

EU Warns Russia Is Trying To Integrate Parts Of Eastern Ukraine

European Union officials are calling for a stronger response by the bloc to Russian aggression toward Ukraine, warning that Moscow's ...

What the Euro 2020 Panini sticker album can teach us about probability

Some of my earliest football memories come from the 1994 World Cup, when my dad helped four-year-old me complete the ...

Satyendar Jain suggests Centre to float global tender

New Delhi [India], May 13 (ANI): Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Thursday said that he has suggested to the ...

Spain Promises Ambitious Vaccine Diplomacy in Latin America

MADRID - Spain has promised to donate 7.5 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines to Latin American and Caribbean countries this ...

Rajasthan Royals owner gives take on resumption of IPL

New Delhi [India], May 13 (ANI): Rajasthan Royals owner Manoj Badale on Thursday said that rescheduling the postponed Indian Premier ...

Amid vaccine skepticism, Armenia opens up

While much of the world waits in vain for COVID-19 vaccines, in Armenia they are available to anyone who shows ...

Tajikistan: Eurovision act strikes a chord in her native land

When Manizha, a Tajik-born singer, won the public vote to represent Russia at that most European of competitions, the Eurovision ...

Charles Oliveira, Michael Chandler ready for main event at UFC 262

A lightweight title fight few would have predicted just a year ago headlines UFC 262 on Saturday night, as Brazil's ...

China shrinking labour force could shun economic growth

Beijing [China], May 13 (ANI): The Chinese economy is growing fast but its shrinking labour force "could place a cap ...

Escalating Violence Between Israel, Hamas Raises Regional Concerns

AMMAN - The fiercest cross-border fighting between Israelis and Palestinians since 2014 has seen a mounting death and injury toll, ...

WV Raman comgratulates Ramesh Powar

New Delhi [India], May 13 (ANI): WV Raman, the outgoing coach of the women's national cricket team, on Thursday congratulated ...

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Amazon $1 billion bond to be used for climate, social causes

SEATTLE, Washington: Joining the growing list of debt issuers tapping the market for green bonds, Amazon.com Inc issued its first ...

Shares in Asia plummet with Japanese index losing 2.50 percent

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks across Asia tumbled on Thursday, following major losses on Wall Street overnight, on the back ...

Israel-South Korea trade pact seeks to boost trade, investment

JERUSALEM, Israel: Israel and South Korea are preparing to enter a free trade agreement this week to eliminate customs duties, ...

U.S. TSA says 1.6 million travel thru airports in single day high

WASHINGTON D.C.: Some 1.6 million passengers passed through U.S. airports on May 6, the largest number since March 2020.According to ...

Huge sell-of U.S. stocks continues, Dow plunges 682 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks shattered on Wednesday, for the second day in a row as U.S. Labor ...

Free Covid shots at Empire State, Central Park for returning tourists

NEW YORK CITY, New York: To encourage the return of tourists, New York City will be offering Covid vaccines at ...

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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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