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GM cathode battery plant seeks to lower cost of electric car batteries

DETROIT, Michigan: General Motors has announced that it will construct a new cathode factory in North America for its electric ...

Capital One takes lead among major bank by ending overdraft fees

MCLEAN, Virginia: Capital One bank has announced plans to cancel overdraft fees early next year, and becoming the largest bank ...

BMW new XM hybrid concept vehicle to begin production in 2022

MUNICH, Germany: Automaker BMW has announced the launch of its new concept plug-in hybrid electric vehicle, the first M class ...

To end chip shortage, build U.S. factories, says White House

DETROIT, Michigan: Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo visited Detroit to highlight the urgent need to manufacture semiconductor chips in the United ...

Brit Air halts Hong Kong flights as China forces crews to quarantine

LONDON, England: British Airways has suspended flights to Hong Kong, after its crew members were reported to have been forced ...

Wall Street finishes week lower on poor jobs report and Omicron fears

NEW YORK, New York - U.S, stocks had a volatile day on Friday before all the major indices finished in ...

Experts say Ireland economy still 'fragile,' retail sales remain flat

DUBLIN, Ireland: Industry officials have said that they do not expect large jumps in retail spending to be seen before ...

Nissan head warns that Omicron Covid variant could harm auto industry

YOKOHAMA, Japan: The Covid Omicron variant of COVID-19 could add pressure to a chronic shortage of microchips used in car ...

Asian stocks make good gains, U.S. dollar drifts higher

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mostly higher on Friday as investors and traders took emerging news about ...

Seaya, Cathay Innovation to fund Latin American startups

MEXICO CITY, Mexico: The venture capital firms, Spain's Seaya Ventures and France's Cathay Innovation, have established a joint fund aimed ...

U.S. stocks back on the rise Nasdaq climbs 123 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks roared back to life Thursday shrugging off concerns about the new Covid variant ...

US Christmas trees jump in price due to drought, high gas prices

SANTA CLARITA, California: Amidst lower inventories this year, the price of farm-grown Christmas trees rose significantly.Brent Green, owner of a ...

New electric car factory in Beijing targets 300,000 cars annually

BEIJING, China: Chinese smartphone company Xiaomi has signed a cooperation agreement to build an electric auto assembly plant in Beijing ...

Stocks in Asia choppy, uncertain

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Asian stock markets were wary on Thursday after major falls on local markets and overseas over ...

Big jump in can costs could close many small craft beers: officials

BROOMFIELD, Colorado: One of the world's largest suppliers of aluminum cans, Ball Corp, is increasing the minimum number of cans ...

U.S. stock markets go into panic after first Omicron case is reported

NEW YORK, New York - A single case of Omicron, that being the first in the U.S., sent stocks into ...

After outage, no 911 calls, T-Mobile to pay $20 million fine

WASHINGTON D.C.: As part of a settlement with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), following a 12-hour outage in June 2020 ...

Indian government tells citizens not to purchase Starlink internet

NEW DELHI, India: The Starlink Internet Services of Elon Musk's SpaceX aerospace company has been told by the Indian government ...

Biden gives OK to build wind farm off New York

WASHINGTON D.C.: The White House has announced that it is planning to construct a large-scale wind farm off Rhode Island, ...

Penguins' Jake Guentzel faces Kraken with both on hot streaks

The Seattle Kraken might be near the bottom of the Western Conference standings, but they've fared relatively well against teams ...

80 years on, the attack on Pearl Harbour offers lessons for today

"Pacific Ablaze" read Australian papers on December 8 1941, as the world learned about the monumental events that unfolded only ...

Why a nationalists alliance in the EU parliament is necessary

The leaders of Europe's nationalist parties met in the Polish capital, Warsaw, on Saturday in an attempt to thrash out ...

U.S. COVID-19 cases, deaths on rise amid Omicron attack, Delta dominance

© Provided by Xinhua The pandemic is in a different phase, with vaccines and boosters available, as well as a ...

IMF urges world's richest countries to save poorest

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned that 60% of the world's poorest nations are at high risk of, or ...

Free trade agreement between India-Israel to conclude by June 2022: Envoy Gilon

New Delhi [India], December 5 (ANI): The free trade agreement (FTA) between India and Israel will conclude by June 2022, ...

The Democrats celebrate a Biden victory that's worth two cents

With President Joe Biden less popular than ever, his staff and the Democrats seem so desperate that they resorted to ...

Bitcoin's value drops by nearly $10,000 in an hour

The world's crypto pioneer, bitcoin, saw a sharp decline of nearly $10,000 in roughly an hour to as low as ...

Proposed bill on cryptocurrency evokes wide interest, stakeholders pitch for regulation

New Delhi [India], December 4 (ANI): The bill concerning cryptocurrency is among the most keenly awaited new bills to be ...

China-CELAC cooperation to help build community with shared future

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Dec. 4 (Xinhua) -- Experts from many countries spoke highly of Chinese President Xi Jinping's ...

Pakistani hackers targeting Indian, Afghan government, military officials: Report

New Delhi [India], December 04 (ANI): A report by thehackernews.com has revealed that Pakistani hackers are targeting the Indian and ...

Launch of global participation campaign for Operation Blue Freedom - Water World Record at Lakshadweep Islands

Auroville (Lakshadweep Islands) [India], December 4 (ANI/PNN): Team CLAW is a team of Special Forces Veterans from the Indian Armed ...

Britney was forced to do therapy 10 hours a day, 7 days a week

Pop icon Britney Spears has opened up about the hardships of living under conservatorship, claiming that she had been forced ...

MSMEs should invest more in RD, develop new technologies for India's security: Rajnath Singh

New Delhi [India], December 4 (ANI): The Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) and Society of Indian Defence Manufacturers (SIDM) ...

Russian sues WHO over use of Omicron for Covid variant

A Siberian entrepreneur has filed a lawsuit against the Russian branch of the World Health Organization over fears the classification ...

Bitcoin drops nearly $10,000 in an hour

The world's crypto pioneer, bitcoin, saw a sharp decline of nearly $10,000 in roughly an hour to as low as ...

India tour of SA to go ahead, CSA to announce venues in next 48 hours

Johannesburg [South Africa], December 4 (ANI): Cricket South Africa on Saturday confirmed that the India Tour will continue as originally ...

China wants its casino paradise to become tech Mecca

The Chinese government plans to transform its largest casino den, Macau, into a regional technology hub, the South China Morning ...

US stocks down 2nd week in row on Federal Reserve Rate hike, Omicron fears

New York [US], December 4 (ANI/Sputnik): US stocks tumbled for a second week in a row, roiled by fears of ...

Democrats celebrate Joe Biden's victory worth 2 cents

With President Joe Biden less popular than ever, his staff and the Democrats seem so desperate that they resorted to ...

Scratchy voiced Biden suffers from nasal congestion, 'Frog' in throat

By Reena BhardwajWashington [US], December 4 (ANI): US President Joe Biden has had an unusually scratchy voice and an occasional ...

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African white rhinos flown to Rwanda to evade poachers

AKAGERA NATIONAL PARK, Rwanda: Thirty white rhinos from South Africa were flown by conservationists to Akagera National Park in Rwanda, ...

Mexican gang crashes into prison, flees with nine inmates

MEXICO CITY, Mexico: A Mexican gang crashed vehicles into a Mexican jail this week, in a successful bid to free ...

Laos-China railway begins operating in December

VIENTIANE, Laos: A railway connecting Laos and China will begin operations, though significantly adding to Laos' debt burden.The railway line, ...

Robot company will pay $200,000 for human faces for use on robots

PERM KRAI, Russia: Tech company Promobot is planning the launch of a new line of human-looking robots, but first they ...

Man discovers rare deep sea fish on San Diego beach

SAN DIEGO, California: Californian Jay Beiler was recently walking on San Diego's Black's Beach when he saw a disturbing-looking fish ...

US man sentenced to prison for buying luxury auto with Covid funds

HOUSTON, Texas: On Monday, a Texas man, Lee Price III, was sentenced to over nine years in prison after fraudulently ...

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