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Gambling public returns as casinos have record breaking quarter

ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey: America's casinos announced that they had matched their best-ever earnings during the first quarter of 2021. ...

Strong day on Asian markets, Japan's key index rises more than 2%

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia ended the week on a positive note, with all the major indices rising ...

Mall operator Simon Property says recovery might take till 2023

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana: Results for the quarter ending March 31, 2021 exceeded expectations for real estate investment firm Simon Property Group ...

Washington looks to financial reforms to stop massive postal losses

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. House of Representatives is seeking solutions to reduce the $10 billion annual loss suffered by the ...

U.S. stock markets recover from recent losses, Nasdaq adds 93 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rebounded on Thursday after two days of relentless losses.The buying surge came despite ...

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 ...

Cautious opening of UK approaches; restaurants, pubs to serve indoors

LONDON, England: The new easing of Covid restrictions will allow the British public to be served inside pubs and even ...

Stocks drop as Australia vows to keep borders closed to mid-2022

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Continued concern over inflation kept investors at bay in Japan and Australia on Wednesday, although sharemarkets ...

Spread of Covid halts Amazon's Prime Day sale in India

SEATTLE, Washington: Ecommerce giant Amazon.com has halted its Prime Day sale held yearly in India, according to its spokesperson on ...

Hiring disappoints officials as business unable to find workers

WASHINGTON D.C.: U.S. job growth fell in April, likely hit by raw material and worker shortages, amid an economic boom ...

Wall Street recovers after early sell-off, greenback wounded

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks were sold off sharply in the United States on Tuesday following falls across the ...

Phil Mickelson receives special exemption into US Open

Five-time major winner Phil Mickelson has received a rare special exemption into the 121st US Open, where he will try ...

Second year of Covid-19 pandemic set to be far more deadly WHO chief

The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that the second year of the ongoing pandemic is set ...

US, Japan, Taiwan likely to hold dialogue

Tokyo [Japan], May 14 (ANI): Japan is aiming to hold a "strategic dialogue" with the United States and Taiwan later ...

With Eye on China, India and Europe to Restart Stalled Trade Talks

NEW DELHI - The decision by India and the European Union to restart stalled talks on a free trade pact ...

Islamic State targets Mozambique to re-establish its power

Maputo [Mozambique], May 14 (ANI): After humiliating defeats in the Middle East, the Islamic State is trying to establish itself ...

Bajaj Finserv is back with its cricket themed campaign

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], May 14 (NewsVoir): Bajaj Finserv in association with vivo mobiles has launched a fun and interactive campaign ...

Xbox partnering with world's biggest mobile games studio

Washington [US], May 14 (ANI): American technology conglomerate Microsoft's Xbox Game Studios is teaming up with Tencent's TiMi Studios, developer ...

Equity indices end flat, FMCG stocks gain

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 14 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices swung between gains and losses on Friday with FMCG stocks witnessing ...

Naspers-Prosus share-swap deal remains a short-term fix

It's one of the most successful investments of all time. The $32 million (R452 million) that Naspers invested in China's ...

Ketto.org celebrates Eid with Digital Campaign

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 14 (NewsVoir): Ketto.org, South East Asia's most visited and trusted crowdfunding platform has launched its new ...

'Free Guy', 'Shang Chi' to release in theatres

Washington [US], May 14 (ANI): As the Hollywood box office is gearing up to recover, major production houses 20th Century's ...

Depositors are already allowed to withdraw up to Rs 5 lakh

New Delhi [India], May 14 (ANI): The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in a response filed in Delhi High Court ...

Chandigarh University launches North India's first

Chandigarh (Punjab), May 14 (PRNewswire): Chandigarh University has launched Student Satellite Designing and Training program 'CUSAT' and it has become ...

Festive fervour of Akshaya Tritiya powers home buying

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 14 (BusinessWire India): The 'new normal' is a world where Covid is cause of concern one's ...

Both Brandons could return for Giants against Pirates

The San Francisco Giants, if they are going to get back to true form, will look for more power Friday ...

DTI 11 lines up series of training on virtual platforms for MSMEs

DAVAO CITY - The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) 11 has lined up several activities to equip the micro, ...

Equity gauges volatile, pharma and FMCG scrips gain

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 14 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices swung between gains and losses during early hours on Friday with ...

Powerships: How the multibillion-rand tender was (legally) rigged

The government's multibillion-rand emergency power programme rules were skewed towards a "predetermined end", evidence suggests.It treated leased powerships as new ...

'US will not leave Australia alone against China'

Washington DC [US], May 14 (ANI): US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Thursday reassured full support to Australia in ...

Thailand Virus Infections Hit Record as Vaccine Rollout Stutters

BANGKOK - Thailand recorded its highest number of coronavirus infections Thursday since the pandemic began after Bangkok prisons were found ...

Jordan Spieth fires 63 at Byron Nelson for share of lead

Jordan Spieth hasn't played much golf lately. The three-time major winner revealed this week that he tested positive for COVID-19 ...

2021 CONCACAF Gold Cup final set for Las Vegas

The 2021 CONCACAF Gold Cup schedule was released Thursday, with the final set for Las Vegas' Allegiant Stadium on Aug. ...

Europe Emerging From Dark Coronavirus Months

PARIS - After dark months struggling with the coronavirus pandemic, Europe is finally hitting its stride, with vaccinations and economies ...

Friday essay: searching for sanity in a world hell-bent on destruction

According to The Parable of the Poisoned Well, there once lived a king who ruled over a great city. He ...

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Israeli army ratchets up artillery barrages and aerial bombings

Israel fired artillery and mounted more air strikes on Friday against Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip amid constant rocket ...

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 ...

Kathryn Hahn joins cast of Netflix's 'Knives Out 2'

Washington [US], May 14 (ANI): American actor Kathryn Hahn has joined the starry ensemble of ace film director Rian Johnson's ...

High testing costs can stall global aviation recovery: IATA

Geneva [Switzerland], May 14 (ANI): The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on governments to ensure that high costs ...

India should work out with other countries: Fauci

By Reena BhardwajWashington [US], May 14 (ANI): Dr Anthony Fauci, the Biden administration's top medical adviser on Thursday (local time) ...

Extended gap between doses of Covishield reasonable: Fauci

By Reena BhardwajWashington [US], May 14 (ANI): Dramatically ramping up COVID-19 vaccination drive is key to ending the crisis in ...

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