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U.S. stocks end week lower after hit on technology stocks

NEW YORK, New York, Oct. 30 (Xinhua/Big News Network) -- U.S. stocks closed lower on Friday, as a pronounced slide ...

ESPN to downsize coverage of Super Bowl LV

With no relief from the COVID-19 pandemic in sight, ESPN began notifying its executives not to make travel plans for ...

Hong Kong index drops nearly 500 points as U.S. dollar jumps again

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Asian stocks finally caught up with their global counterparts on Friday, with major indices in all ...

Third quarter earnings for Twitter rise 14 percent

SAN FRANCISCO, California, Oct. 29 (Xinhua) -- U.S. social media company Twitter Inc. Thursday said it saw a revenue of ...

China on average building seven new airports every year

XIAMEN, Oct. 29 (Xinhua) -- China has achieved comprehensive progress in the civil airport sector with a major move forward ...

Months of negotiations fail to produce U.S. Covid relief deal

WASHINGTON, DC - There will be no new coronavirus economic relief package in the U.S. before next Tuesday's presidential and ...

N Chandrababu Naidu interacts with young minds of IIT Bombay

Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India], October 31 (ANI): Former AP Chief Minister and TDP National President N Chandrababu Naidu had an ...

Exxon Mobil reports $680m loss on low oil prices

ExxonMobil reported another large quarterly loss Friday caused by a plunge in oil prices amid the pandemic downturn, that has ...

Ghaleb Cachalia | Flight of fancy: SAA is a study in folly

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan is clearly stung by the almost unanimous criticism of government's commitment to provide R10.5 billion ...

Biden, Trump Offer Remedies for College Woes

While student debt and the affordability of a college education as a youth voter issue has been overshadowed by COVID ...

EU Executive Takes Action Against Hungary Over New Asylum Procedures

The European Commission has opened an infringement procedure against Hungary for violating EU asylum laws.The EU executive sent the formal ...

China Delays Decision on New Coal Plants

Despite mounting environmental pressure, China's leaders deferred a decision on stopping construction of new coal-fired power plants at a key ...

US stocks open lower amid anxiety over Covid-19, election

Wall Street stocks resumed their downward trend Friday on worries about rising coronavirus cases and the upcoming US presidential election.The ...

European stocks steady as eurozone growth rebounds

European stock markets steadied Friday, pulling back from virus-driven losses on news of rebounding economic growth across the region.Eurozone output ...

NEDA eyes positive economic recovery for Central Luzon

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, Oct. 30 (PIA) -- National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) projects positive economic outlook as ...

MTN fetches R2.3 billion from sale of Jumia stake

MTN raised R2.3 billion from the sale of its 18.9% interest in online retailer Jumia Technologies, as part of its ...

Tagalog News: Produktong Mimaropa, online na

LUNGSOD NG CALAPAN, Oriental Mindoro, Okt.. 30 (PIA) -- Lumagda sa isang Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) ang Department of Agriculture ...

Invest a portion of salary in the Bajaj Finance Fixed Deposit

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], October 30 (ANI/NewsVoir): In the current volatile economic situation, features like preservation of principal amount and surety ...

Asian markets drop again as election jitters set in

Asian markets tumbled Friday with investors spooked by soaring virus cases in Europe and the United States that have forced ...

European stock markets drop at open

Europe's major stock markets sank on Friday, extending this week's sharp losses, with investors spooked by soaring coronavirus cases that ...

UK companies positive on doing business in India

New Delhi [India], October 30 (ANI/NewsVoir): UK Minister for Investment, Lord Gerry Grimstone, has released UK India Business Council's 'Doing ...

US under 4 years of unconventional leadership: Trump's profile

New Delhi [India], October 30 (ANI): Donald J Trump, the flamboyant US President, is an unconventional leader by all standards ...

China's 14th Five-Year Plan, 15-year roadmap in eyes of foreign media

The fifth plenary session of the 19th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) is held in Beijing, ...

Cashless recovery for small businesses, Yoco data shows

Within days of South Africa going into lockdown, card machines provider Yoco saw turnover of small businesses tank 92% compared ...

Africa will not be able to feed 10 billion people by 2050

Development in agriculture led to reduction in cultivated crops. Developing countries were largely affected by the introduction of the green ...

Frayed nerves: The impact of Covid-19 on mental health

In many ways, the novel coronavirus has been a harbinger of doom.Beyond the devastating reckoning for those who lost their ...

Activision Blizzard reports 3Q revenue of nearly $2B

Activision Blizzard surpassed all expectations in the third quarter, reporting in an earnings call Thursday a massive $1.95 billion in ...

Russian-speaking hackers hit US hospitals with ransomware

Washington [US], October 30 (ANI/Sputnik): A group of Russian-speaking hackers has attacked recently a number of hospitals in the United ...

FanDuel becomes Entercom's official sportsbook

FanDuel continues to make deals in the rapidly emerging sports gambling landscape in the United States. Thursday, Fanduel and Entercom ...

Friday essay: Alice Pung - how reading changed my life

Having survived starvation and been spared execution, my father arrived in this new country, vassal-eyed and sunken-cheeked. I was born ...

Vietnam Cracks Down on Growing Wave of Migrant Workers From China

Vietnamese authorities say they are cracking down on a growing number of migrants crossing the border illegally from neighboring China, ...

The US economy's record swings: 4 essential reads

The U.S. economy rebounded from its unprecedented coronavirus plunge in the spring with a record surge over the summer, giving ...

DBP bats for increased support to tourism industry

QUEZON CITY, Oct. 30 (PIA) -- State-owned Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) is working closely with the Department of ...

Demonstrators Close Khartoum Bridges to Protest Fuel Price

KHARTOUM - People in Sudan's cities are protesting after the ministry of energy on Tuesday doubled the price of fuel ...

US Economy Surges 7.4% From July to September

WASHINGTON - The U.S. economy surged 7.4% from July to September, the country's Commerce Department reported Thursday, as businesses began ...

US stocks mostly up in choppy trading after better data

Wall Street stocks were mostly higher early Thursday as investors weighed better US economic data against worries about the coronavirus ...

DOT to tourism business: Avail of the SB Corps CARES for TRAVEL

QUEZON CITY, Oct. 29 (PIA) - The Department of Tourism (DOT) appealed to micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) to ...

Will Russia influence the American vote?

The idea that someone recently tried to influence Americans to vote for a particular candidate by sending them threatening emails ...

VBS liquidator to start processing bigger claims from depositors

The VBS Mutual Bank liquidator says he will soon start processing claims of depositors who had more than R100 000 ...

WeWork's new CEO is eyeing an IPO again - after he turns profit

WeWork is on track to turn profitable in 2021 and will then revisit plans for an initial public offering, Chief ...

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International community silent as Israel ok's 5,000 settlement homes

The international community has been criticized by a top United Nations official for it's silence over a dramatic upturn in ...

Metro Manila battens down for Typhoon Rolly

CALOOCAN CITY, Philippines, Oct. 31 (PIA) -- Metro Manila has taken preventive measures against strong winds and rains as Typhoon ...

As Election Day looms, candidates swarm swing states

WASHINGTON, DC - With just a few days until voters cast the last ballots in the U.S. presidential election, both ...

Refugees flee stricken, burning, sinking migrant boat, 140 die

SAINT-LOUIS, Senegal - In what has been described as the deadliest shipwreck recorded so far this year, at least 140 ...

Three stabbed to death in Nice, French consulate in Jeddah attacked

NICE, France - A man wielding a knife on Thursday killed three people in an attack at the Basilica of ...

Golfing great comes out in support of Trump re-election

Golfing great Jack Nicklaus has already voted, and is proud to say he's voted for Donald Trump. He's now also ...

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