Fri, 03 Feb 2023

Texas advises energy companies to prepare for winter ice storm

DALLAS, Texas: Oil and gas pipeline operators are preparing to stockpile equipment following severe weather forecasts for the next few ...

TikTok CEO to appear before US Congress to discuss security concerns

WASHINGTON D.C.: As US lawmakers investigate the Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok, its Chief Executive, Shou Zi Chew, has confirmed that ...

Azerbaijan blames Iran for fatal Tehran embassy attack

TEHRAN, Iran: A gunman this week stormed the Azerbaijan Embassy in the Iranian capital, Tehran, and killed its security chief ...

Another Biden household searched for classified documents

WASHINGTON, DC - FBI agents on Wednesday searched for classified documents at U.S. President Joe Biden's vacation retreat in the ...

Musk, Tesla officials meet with White House to discuss EVs

WASHINGTON D.C.: The White House said this week that Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk met with John Podesta, a Democratic ...

To boost tourist spending, Philippines to refund VAT starting in 2024

MANILA, Philippines: In an effort to attract more tourists, President Ferdinand Marcos has approved a value-added tax refund program for ...

Italy's Meloni in Libya, signs $8 billion gas deal

TRIPOLI, Libya: Italian prime minister Giorgia Meloni held talks on energy and migration in Libya this weekend, which are major ...

US south sees 1.3 million new residents in 2022

MIAMI, Florida: This decade, the US south is expected to see more new residents than any other region in the ...

Surge in air travel demand continues, may lessen, says observers

NEW YORK CITY, New York: After reporting record revenues in the fourth-quarter of 2022, US airlines expect strong travel demand ...

Philippines pledges review after citizen killed working in Kuwait

MANILA, Philippines: After a Filipina domestic worker was killed and dumped in the desert in the oil-rich emirate of Kuwait, ...

Rocket Lab launches first rocket from Virginia, USA

LONG BEACH, California: Long Beach, California-based Rocket Lab has launched its first mission from the United States, as part of ...

WSJ says Israel and Mossad behind Sunday's attacks on Iran

Israel was behind Sunday morning's drone strike on an Iranian munitions facility; the Wall Street Journal has reported, citing American ...

UK tanks for Ukraine must arrive by March, says minister

LONDON, England: Of the 14 main battle tanks and additional artillery support it will send to Ukraine, Britain hopes its ...

Insurance paid $313 billion in 2022 for disasters in 2022, says Aon

LONDON, England: Insurance broker Aon has estimated that natural disasters caused global economic losses worth $313 billion in 2022.It added ...

Exec for Juan Valdez coffee sentenced to jail in $900,000 theft

NEW YORK CITY, New York: After being convicted of stealing more than $900,000 from the company, Rosita Joseph, former executive ...

US arms exports rise 49 percent in fiscal 2022

WASHINGTON D.C.: The US State Department has said that in the latest fiscal year, US military equipment exported to foreign ...

Long-awaited return of tourists finally arrives in Macau gambling hub

MACAU CITY, Macau: Over the Lunar New Year holiday, Macau, the world's largest gambling hub, witnessed a resurgence of tourists ...

Canada tracking second incident of suspected Chinese spy balloon

Ottawa [Canada], February 3 (ANI): Canada's Department of National Defence on Thursday (local time) said that it is working with ...

Future of Welsh rugby at stake after misogyny allegations

When Prime Minister Harold Wilson said "a week is a long time in politics", it's unlikely that many thought Welsh ...

White House denies Biden offered Putin 20% of Ukraine

The CIA also quickly disavowed explosive claims by the Swiss-German paper of recordPresident Joe Biden allegedly sent CIA chief William ...

US senator fears nuclear espionage

A Montana official wants to know if China spied on ICBM silos housed in his stateA US senator has requested ...

Russian Imports Rebound as Economy Looks Set for Growth

After struggling through much of 2022 under heavy international sanctions, the Russian economy has rebounded in recent months, as importers ...

US Analysts: Beijing Mixing Military, Commercial Interests Abroad

washington - Chinese investments in commercial ports and other infrastructure around the world could pave the way for the expansion ...

Chinese Lending at 13-Year Low; US Pledges Africa Investment

Johannesburg - Recent visits to Africa by U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Linda Thomas-Greenfield and U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen ...

Mail threatening terror attack in Mumbai received; NIA, police initiate joint probe

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], February 3 (ANI): National Investigation Agency has received a mail from an unidentified individual claiming to be ...

British lawmaker Lord Alton urges BBC to review ads for China

London [UK], February 3 (ANI): British lawmaker Lord David Alton has urged the broadcaster to rethink its commercial decision, after ...

Massive discontent among PoK residents against Pakistan's misrule

Rome [Italy], February 3 (ANI): Islamabad's misrule in the illegally occupied areas of Pakistan occupied-Kashmir (PoK ), including Gilgit Baltistan, ...

Pakistan: Amid daunting challenges, PM Shehbaz invites Imran to All-Party Conference

Islamabad [Pakistan], February 3 (ANI): Amid a severe threat of terrorism and distressing economic and political situations, with no signs ...

Dez advances to face Henry in Madden Bowl final

The dream matchup the Madden NFL world waited for all season finally will happen, and in the game's premier event. ...

Report: ESPN ratings down for Australian Open men's, women's finals

Even Novak Djokovic's successful bid for his 10th Australian Open men's singles title and a record-tying 22nd Grand Slam championship ...

Economic Watch: Is Japan's lagging EV market ready for takeoff?

© Provided by Xinhua Electric passenger cars have long accounted for less than one percent of new car sales in ...

InPics: World Wetlands Day: charm of wetlands in China

BEIJING, Feb. 3 (Xinhua) -- Feb. 2 marks the World Wetlands Day. This year's theme of World Wetlands Day is ...

Lionel Messi open to playing in 2026 World Cup

After hoisting his first World Cup trophy with Argentina in December, Lionel Messi said that tournament would be his last, ...

No. 7 Kansas State, No. 10 Texas clash in pivotal Big 12 matchup

A share of first place in the rugged Big 12 Conference is on the line Saturday as No. 10 Texas ...

Austria expels four Russian envoys

Vienna [Austria], February 3 (ANI): The Austria government revoked the diplomatic status of four Russian diplomats based in Vienna, including ...

US senators issue NATO ultimatum to Türkiye

Unblock membership for Sweden and Finland or no F-16 jets for you, said 25 lawmakersA group of 25 US senators ...

Russia Developing Weapons to Target Critical Subsea Cables, Pipelines

london - Western naval forces are having to adapt to a new threat as Russia and other military powers develop ...

Chinese Spy Balloon Spotted Over Western US, Pentagon Says

WASHINGTON - The U.S. is tracking a suspected Chinese surveillance balloon that has been spotted over U.S. airspace for a ...

Pakistan: News anchor Imran Riaz Khan arrested again for 'hate speech'

Islamabad [Pakistan], February 3 (ANI): Pakistan's Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Thursday arrested news anchor Imran Riaz Khan, critical of ...

US not opposed to Russia, Belarus athletes competing as individuals in Olympics: White House

Washington [US], February 3 (ANI): The United States does not object to the athletes from Russia and Belarus taking part ...

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At 10.5 million vehicles sold, Toyota is top automaker in 2022

TOKYO, Japan: Toyota has announced that it sold 10.5 million vehicles in 2022, maintaining its position as the world's top-selling ...

Nasdaq Composite jumps more than 3 percent on Meta surge

NEW YORK, New York - Technology stocks had a hay day Thursday with Facebook parent Meta rocketing up nearly 30 ...

Concerns about recession in Germany after economy shrinks in Q4

FRANKFURT, Germany: Data released this week showed that the German economy unexpectedly shrank in the fourth quarter of 2022, indicating ...

China to allow return of Japanese tourists following retaliatory ban

TOKYO, Japan: In a statement posted on the website of the Chinese Embassy in Tokyo, Beijing announced that it will ...

Sellers hit U.S. dollar, greenback crumbles

NEW YORK, New York - The U.S. dollar crumbled on Thursday after first posting gains. The late afternoon sell off ...

Roller-coaster ride for U.S. stocks Wednesday, Nasdaq stars with 2% gain

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street dove into the red Wednesday after the U.S. Federal Reserve Open Market Committee ...

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