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Covid-19 sentiment lifts stocks on Asia markets

SYDNEY, New South Wales, Australia - Stocks in China and Australia gained ground on Thursday while Japanese markets were flat.Traders ...

Google bans its employees from using Zoom over security concerns

WASHINGTO, DC - Google has issued a ban on the use of Zoom teleconferencing platforms for its employees citing security ...

Saudis jump aboard Carnival cruises, picks up 8.2% stake

MIAMI, Florida - Saudi Arabia is investing hundreds of millions of dollars in the global cruising industry.The Saudi sovereign wealth ...

German institute creates app to self-test for coronavirus

BERLIN, Germany - German citizens will now be able to use a special app on their smartphones, smartwatches or fitness ...

McConnell wants more funds beyond $2.2 trillion, for small business

WASHINGTON, DC - In a rare move, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Republican majority leader says he will attempt to ...

Insurance companies in India commit to coronavirus payouts

MUMBAI, India - The Life Insurance Council in India has announced that all life insurers, both public and private, are ...

Fruit and vegetable markets in Europe left scrambling for business

Picture a traditional English summer. For many, Wimbledon and strawberries come to mind.Since 1877, the lawn tennis tournament at Wimbledon, ...

24 Hours in The Life And Death of a Besieged New York City

NEW YORK - Brooklyn is dark except for the streetlamps when Carla Brown's alarm goes off at 5:15 a.m. -- ...

Divide deepens in ANC over virus funding

Top African National Congress officials are at loggerheads over whether the country should ask the International Monetary Fund and World ...

Another 6.6 Million US Workers Claim Jobless Benefits

WASHINGTON - Another 6.6 million U.S. workers filed for unemployment compensation last week as the coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak ...

AGA asks Trump for intervention to help gaming industry

The American Gaming Association is asking President Donald Trump to intervene on its behalf to help it gain financial assistance ...

Kazakhstan: Nazarbayev wealth ruling dismays transparency campaigners

The daughter and grandson of Kazakhstan's former president have won a legal campaign in the British courts to unfreeze their ...

Tour de France is racing against time - and losing

For the Tour de France, one of the last of the summer's major sports events still standing in the face ...

Bulls fuel smart rally on stimulus hopes, Nifty auto up by 10 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 9 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices closed over 4 per cent higher on Thursday amid strong global ...

Novelis gets last EC clearance for Aleris acqusition

Atlanta [USA], Apr 9 (ANI): Novelis Inc, a subsidiary of Aditya Birla-led Hindalco Industries, has received the final clearance needed ...

Coronavirus lockdown | Bok coaches in regular virtual contact

Despite the national lockdown due to the coronavirus, the Springbok coaching staff are hard at work for the international season.Assistant ...

Several schools start online classes amid lockdown

By Shailesh YadavNew Delhi [India], April 8 (ANI): A number of schools have started online classes amid the lockdown in ...

Duterte, Cabinet report on 'gains' against COVID-19

CALOOCAN CITY, April 9 (PIA) -- On the eve of the Philippines' public observance of the Day of Valor early ...

NBA legend Jordan wins long-running China trademark dispute

China's Supreme Court has ruled in favour of basketball legend Michael Jordan in a long-running trademark dispute, ending an eight-year ...

Virus Outbreak Gives Tech Darlings a Harsh Reality Check

Just as the coronavirus outbreak has boxed in society, it's also squeezed high-flying tech companies reliant on people's freedom to ...

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Covid-19 deaths in Ireland almost five times the number in Australia

DUBLIN, Ireland - Another twenty-five people have died in Ireland as a result of the coronavirus.15 men and ten women, ...

Chris Friel reviews High Court Decision on George Pell

This is a brief response to the Australian High Court ruling handed down on Tuesday that unanimously quashed the convictions ...

Acquittal for Cardinal George Pell, unanimous decision of High Court

BRISBANE, Australia - All seven judges on the High Court of Australia have universally approved the quashing of the conviction ...

Why China is emerging as a leader in sustainable and organic agriculture

It's August and 38C outside a greenhouse on a fruit farm in suburban Nanjing, China. Inside the farmhouse, customers sample ...

Why 5G conspiracy theories prosper during the coronavirus pandemic

As the coronavirus pandemic has gathered momentum, so too have explanations for how the outbreak started and what is causing ...

Bangladesh postpone Test series against Australia

Bangladesh's cricket authorities on Thursday said they were postponing a two-match Test series against Australia scheduled for June due to ...

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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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