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Stocks boosted as Biden starts White House transition

Most stock markets rose Tuesday as news that Donald Trump's team will now work with Joe Biden to begin his ...


Asia stocks boosted as Biden starts White House transition

Most Asian markets rose Tuesday as news that Donald Trump's team will now work with Joe Biden to begin his ...


US moves to ban tech exports to 89 Chinese firms, Reuters says

The Trump administration is close to issuing a list of 89 Chinese aerospace and other companies that would be unable ...


Asian markets mostly up but surging infections fuel fear

Asian markets mostly rose again Monday but investor sentiment remains divided between optimism over vaccine developments and concern about surging ...


Equity markets rise by vaccine hope, surging infections fan fear

Equity markets rose again Monday on growing optimism over vaccine developments but concern about surging virus cases around the world ...


Weather forecast for major Chinese cities, regions -- Nov. 25

BEIJING, Nov. 24 (Xinhua) -- Weather forecast for 20 major Chinese cities and regions on Nov. 25 (temperatures in Celsius): ...


Schedule confirmed for November IBA Asia Cup 2021 qualifiers

BEIJING, Nov. 24 (Xinhua) -- Basketball's global governing body FIBA has confirmed the schedule for the upcoming window of FIBA ...


Weather forecast for major Chinese cities, regions -- Nov. 24

BEIJING, Nov. 23 (Xinhua) -- Weather forecast for 20 major Chinese cities and regions on Nov. 24 (temperatures in Celsius): ...


Germanys anti-mask movement draws strange bedfellows

A dancer in harem pants moves down a Berlin street next to a skinhead wearing a Reich flag: Germanys escalating ...


Missing bike mars Banksys work of art in Nottingham

A bicycle with a missing wheel accompanying a Banksy mural in Nottingham, England, has vanished, prompting sadness and frustration in ...


LGBTQ support lends new taste to Thai politics

It takes Siraphob Attohi three hours to transform from a harried student into his drag queen persona Masala Bold a ...


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Dow makes new milestone, U.S. dollar hit by sellers again

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks thundered ahead Tuesday, with the Dow Jones making a new milestone - topping ...

Microsoft to increase Dublin workforce to 2,700

DUBLIN, Ireland - Microsoft Ireland is to create 200 engineering roles to strengthen its existing Dublin-based team of over 600 ...

Sharp gains on Japanese and Australian stock markets

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks mostly strengthened in the Asian trading zone on Tuesday.The biggest mover was the Japanese market ...

China's double-digit export growth surprises analysts

SHANGHAI, China - China's double-digit export growth has surprised analysts, lifting hopes for a faster recovery as the COVID-19 crisis ...

Irish government to help small business sector cope with Brexit

DUBLIN, Ireland - The Irish government on Monday opened a new scheme to help small businesses prepare for Britain's exit ...

Brits and Canadians agree to transitional trade pact for after Brexit

OTTAWA, Canada, November 22 (ANI): Canada and the United Kingdom have reached an interim post-Brexit trade agreement, Canadian Prime Minister ...

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China's double-digit export growth surprises analysts

SHANGHAI, China - China's double-digit export growth has surprised analysts, lifting hopes for a faster recovery as the COVID-19 crisis ...

Investigators in Xinjiang blocked by Chinese government

Investigators looking for evidence of forced labor in clothing supply chains in the northwestern Chinese region of Xinjiang on behalf ...

Aerial view of Laizhou Railway Station in SE China

Aerial photo taken on Nov. 21, 2020 shows the view of Laizhou Railway Station at Laizhou town of Nanping, southeast ...

So you think economic downturns cost lives? Our findings show they don't

Throughout the coronavirus recession we've been told there's a balancing act when it comes to lives.On one hand, lockdowns save ...

Coronavirus cases detected in farmed mink in Poland

Cases of novel coronavirus have been found in mink farms in Poland for the first time, scientists said on Tuesday, ...

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White House formally engages in transition to Biden presidency

WASHINGTON, DC - The General Services Administration has ascertained that President-elect Joe Biden is the "apparent winner" of the November ...


Microsoft to increase Dublin workforce to 2,700

DUBLIN, Ireland - Microsoft Ireland is to create 200 engineering roles to strengthen its existing Dublin-based team of over 600 ...


Trump-appointed head of VOA has authority dashed by court judgement

The chief executive overseeing the Voice of America and its sister networks has acted unconstitutionally in investigating what he claimed ...


Nicaraguan passenger truck crashes, killing 17, injuring dozens

MANAGUA, Nicaragua, November 24 (ANI): At least seventeen people died and 25 others sustained injuries in a single-vehicle road collision ...


Investigators in Xinjiang blocked by Chinese government

Investigators looking for evidence of forced labor in clothing supply chains in the northwestern Chinese region of Xinjiang on behalf ...


U.S. pulls out of international open skies treaty

WASHINGTON, DC - The United States is no longer a party to the Open Skies Treaty. The U.S, formerly left ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...