Wed, 27 Oct 2021

Asian stock markets get boring, traders take day off

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia faced headwinds on Wednesday, however damage was kept to a minimum.In Australia, the ...

California encouraged to restore and expand natural carbon sinks

SAN DIEGO, California -- Ninety percent of California's wetlands are gone, and the movement to restore them has taken on ...

Two deaths reported after using air freshener sold at Walmart

WASHINGTON D.C.: Walmart has pulled from its shelf an air freshener linked to two deaths.The first patient to get sick ...

U.S. stock markets continue higher, new record high for S&P 500

NEW YORK, New York - Technology stocks pushed Wall Street higher on Tuesday with the Standard and Poor's 500 setting ...

Two days of chaos as computer outage cripples Skywest flights

SEATTLE, Washington: Due to an "internal technical issue", believed to be a server outage, SkyWest, the regional airline which operates ...

Online ordering shut down by hackers at UK Tesco

WELWYN GARDEN CITY, England: Hackers broke into retailer Tesco's computers on October 22 and 23, causing the website to cease ...

Tokyo stock market takes off, Nikkei 225 jumps 506 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Tuesday, with Japanese and Australian stocks rising in response to ...

Las Vegas hotel sells 11 Picassos for nearly $110m

Las Vegas, Nevada: Eleven Pablo Picasso paintings that have been displayed at a Las Vegas hotel for more than 20 ...

Tesla prices jump $2,000 to $5,000 on varying models

PALO ALTO, California: Tesla published new pricing in recent days, with $5,000 price increases in its Model X Long Range ...

Wall Street reaches for the stars, major indices hit new closing highs

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stock markets continue reaching for the stars. Despite a 1-in-1-100-years event, the Covid-19 pandemic, ...

Californian Gas Station Charges $7 Per Gallon

GORDA, California: In Gorda, California gasoline prices have topped $7 per gallon, according to local news station ABC 30. "The ...

Saudi Arabia announces net zero emissions goals, planting huge forests

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia: Saudi Arabia will announce that it will reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2060, Crown Prince Mohammed bin ...

Japanese stocks slide, elsewhere in Asia modest gains recorded

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Monday. Shares in China Evergrande advanced on news the company ...

Despite pending mortgage rate increases, US home sales jump

WASHINGTON D.C.: Sales of previously occupied homes in the U.S. recovered in September to their highest level since January, with ...

US unemployment claims fall to lowest level since March 2020

WASHINGTON D.C.: The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits dropped by 6,000 to 290,000 last week, the third straight ...

Biden weighs deploying National Guard to help with cargo at US ports

LOS ANGELES, California: The National Guard might be deployed to assist with the cargo log jam riddling the Los Angeles ...

Sinclair nationwide tv network shut down by ransomware attack

HUNT VALLEY, Maryland: An outage on 16th October that affected Sinclair Broadcast Group, which operates many local TV stations across ...

In spite of parts shortages, Tesla reports $1.62 billion profit in Q3

PALO ALTO, California: Despite a global pandemic and ongoing chip shortage, Tesla has reported a net income of $1.62 billion ...

US supply chain woes includes shortage of 80,000 truck drivers

ARLINGTON, Virginia: American Trucking Association (ATA) President Chris Spear said there are 80,000 fewer drivers than needed, as reported by ...

Russia says more gas to Europe after approval of Nord Stream 2

MOSCOW, Russia: Russia has indicated that in exchange for increasing gas supplies to Europe to ease the current energy crisis, ...

Mixed day on U.S. markets, Nasdaq the biggest loser, down 147 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were mixed on Friday with the Dow Jones advancing, while the Nasdaq Composite ...

Rise in gas prices forces utility companies to return to coal

WASHINGTON D.C.: U.S. power companies are increasing their coal consumption due to surging natural gas prices, dealing a blow to ...

India is overachieving its voluntary target of emission reduction, Environment Minister at UN climate meet

New Delhi [India], October 27 (ANI): India is taking ambitious actions in energy efficiency measures, biofuels, sustainable transport, e-vehicles, enhancing ...

S Korea economic growth rate in third quarter is 0.3 per cent

Seoul [South Korea], October 27 (ANI/Global Economic): With increased exports, Korea's economy grew 0.3 per cent in the third quarter ...

Hyundai Motor's Q3 operating profit reaches 1.6 trillion won, down 14.8 pc

Seoul [South Korea], October 27 (ANI/Global Economic): Hyundai Motor's operating profit in the third quarter (July-September) fell 14.8 per cent ...

Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited Inaugurates Vigilance Awareness Week, 2021

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 27 (ANI/Newsvoir): Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL), a 'Maharatna' and a Fortune Global 500 Company, announced ...

LTI becomes Microsoft Azure Expert Managed Services Provider

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 27 (ANI/PRNewswire): LarsenToubro Infotech Ltd. (BSE: 540005) (NSE: LTI), a global technology consulting and digital solutions ...

Washington should stop politicizing market economy rules

© Provided by Xinhua The United States always proclaims itself as a champion of market rules. Yet when Washington feels ...

China's industrial profits sustain sound growth in first three quarters

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Oct. 27 (Xinhua) -- Profits of China's major industrial firms maintained sound growth momentum in ...

China, ASEAN join hands in fighting COVID-19, boosting economic recovery

© Provided by Xinhua China has provided Vietnam with a large amount of COVID-19 vaccines and medical supplies to jointly ...

Envy releases original Valorant member mummAy

Team Envy released Anthony "mummAy" DiPaolo on Tuesday, two months after moving one of the team's original Valorant members to ...

Saudi comes to cash-strapped Pak's rescue with USD 3 billion package

Islamabad [Pakistan], October 27 (ANI): Saudi Arabia has said it is depositing USD 3 billion in Pakistan's central bank to ...

World still on track for 2.7 Celsius temperature rise on current climate plans: UN

New York [US], October 27 (ANI): The present commitments to cut greenhouse gas emissions will still put the planet on ...

G20 Leaders' Summit to focus on climate, health, global economy

© Provided by Xinhua The Group of 20 (G20) Leaders' Summit slated for this weekend will broadly focus on climate ...

Biden to announce up to USD 102mn in funding for US-ASEAN partnership

Washington [US], October 26 (ANI): US President Biden plans to announce new initiatives worth USD 102 million to expand the ...

Oil prices will remain high for years to come Oilprice.com

Six years after former BP chief executive Bob Dudley said that ?the industry needs to prepare for lower for longer,? ...

ASIFA India commemorates International Animation Day with a series of events

New Delhi [India], October 26 (ANI/PRTree): ASIFA India is celebrating International Animation Day 2021 with three days of power-packed programs ...

EU Disburses 600 Million Euros In Assistance To Ukraine

The European Union has disbursed 600 million euros ($696 million) in macro-financial assistance to Ukraine as part of a program ...

250 Km/h Without a Driver: Indy Autonomous Cars Gear Up for Race

INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA - There will be cars at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Saturday but no drivers in sight as ...

Zoom Gets More Popular Despite Worries About Links to China

SAN FRANCISCO - Very few companies can boast of having their name also used as a verb. Zoom is one ...

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Two days of chaos as computer outage cripples Skywest flights

SEATTLE, Washington: Due to an "internal technical issue", believed to be a server outage, SkyWest, the regional airline which operates ...

Tasmania to reopen interstate and international borders from Dec. 15

HOBART, Tasmania - The Tasmanian government's announcement on Saturday that it will reopen its interstate and international borders from mid-December ...

Quantas returning to skies following lockdowns

SYDNEY, Australia: Qantas Airlines has announced the resumption of international flights from Sydney.This follows Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison's decision ...

US government warns Americans to avoid travel to Singapore

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the State Department have warned Americans to avoid travel ...

Karnataka issues guidelines for international arrivals

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], October 27 (ANI): In view of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Karnataka government has issued a new set ...

EU leaders raise concern over Chinese magnesium crunch

Brussels [Belgium], October 27 (ANI): As the shortage of Chinese magnesium -- vital to sectors such as cars, planes 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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