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Asia markets track Wall St record after Powell's soothing words

Expectations the global economy will rocket have helped equities surge in recent weeks.Fed boss Jerome Powell for a second day ...


PLA carried out secret experiments in Wuhan: US

Washington [US], February 25 (ANI): Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) has been carrying out "secret classified animal experiments" in Wuhan ...


Weather forecast for major Chinese cities, regions -- Feb. 26

BEIJING, Feb. 25 (Xinhua) -- Weather forecast for 20 major Chinese cities and regions on Feb. 26 (temperatures in Celsius): ...


McConnell says would support Trump

Less than a month after excoriating former US president Donald Trump in a blistering floor speech, US Senate Minority Leader ...


Pokemon holding on after 25 years, as franchise rejuvenated amid pandemic

Twenty-five years after Pokemon first began delighting children and adults alike, the phenomenon is still capturing hearts, with the smartphone ...


Kyrie Irving scores 27, as Brooklyn roll over Magic

Kyrie Irving on Thursday finished with 27 points and nine assists, as the Brooklyn Nets stretched their winning streak to ...


Arsenal, Man Utd advance to last 16

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang on Thursday scored twice, including a late winner, as Arsenal qualified for the last 16 of the Europa ...


China subjects US diplomats to anal COVID tests - 2021-02-26

China subjects US diplomats to anal COVID tests Taiwan News ...


Taiwan agrees to reduce Pacific saury catch by 40% - 2021-02-26

Taiwan agrees to reduce Pacific saury catch by 40% Taiwan News ...


US needs to recognize Taiwan as a country

US President Joe Bidens conversation with Chinese President Xi Jinping () and his announced foreign policies show that, in addition ...


Mr Potato Head rebranding draws criticism of Hasbro

Hasbro on Thursday created confusion when it announced that it would drop the Mr from the Mr Potato Head brand ...


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Ability to transfer money prevented by Wednesday failure at U.S. Fed

WASHINGTON, DC - Several payment services belonging to the U.S. Federal Reserve came to a standstill on Wednesday, including the ...

Stocks in Tokyo drop more than twelve hundred points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Shares across Asia were slammed on Friday sending the major indices tumbling."The bond market is signalling ...

US home values rise by 10% in one year

The US is witnessing the strongest housing market boom since 2014, with record-low mortgage rates and a limited supply of ...

U.S. stocks take a bath, Dow Jones dives 560 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks tumbled on Thursday as U.S. Treasury yields rose. sparking inflationary fears.Technology stocks took ...

Macquarie profits up by $317 million due to Texas deep freeze

The winter storms that have swept across the U.S., particularly Texas, upending the energy market and knocking out power for ...

As Brazil's Petrobras oil drops, stocks, bonds also tumble

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil - Shares of state-owned oil company Petrobras fell 22 percent on Monday, wiping out $13 billion ...

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New Jersey to allow public to carry six ounces of marijuana

TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed into law a bill to legalize the recreational use of marijuana ...

Inspectors to seek out metal failure as cause of United engine fire

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has ordered immediate inspections of all Boeing 777-200 planes using Pratt ...

Boost in supplies seen as Covid vaccine stocks fall short of promises

WASHINGTON, DC - Moderna has announced, following approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, that it will place 15 ...

Vaccine could prevent transmission of virus, says Israeli study

TEL AVIV, Israel: An Israeli study has found the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech effective in preventing laboratory-confirmed ...

Texas recovering from freezing winter, looks to begin pumping oil

Oil prices climbed again on Tuesday after a jump in the morning session, holding near a 13-month high, due to ...

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Texas hearings to focus on failures that left people without power

AUSTIN, Texas: Texas lawmakers have begun hearings into the causes of the enormous power outages that plagued Texas residents at ...


U.S. Senate votes 78-20 to confirm Thomas-Greenfield as UN ambassador

WASHINGTON DC: - Career foreign service diplomat Linda Thomas-Greenfield was approved to become U.S. ambassador to the United Nations this ...


Supreme Court ruling exacerbates Trump's legal issues

NEW YORK, New York - Like a mob boss looking for payback, Donald Trump wanted the Supreme Court to do ...


Inspectors to seek out metal failure as cause of United engine fire

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has ordered immediate inspections of all Boeing 777-200 planes using Pratt ...


EU expects Navalny sanctions for Russians to be ready next week

BRUSSELS, Belgium - In a largely symbolic move, foreign ministers of the European Union agreed this week to sanction four ...


Boost in supplies seen as Covid vaccine stocks fall short of promises

WASHINGTON, DC - Moderna has announced, following approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, that it will place 15 ...


Hotel Review

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 ...