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Confident of safety measures, Apple reopens all retail stores

CUPERTINO, California: Apple announced on Monday that all 270 of its store locations in the U.S. have officially opened for ...

Proposed Florida law to protect against agitators faces uphill battle

TALLAHASSEE, Florida - A controversial anti-rioting bill championed by Gov. Ron DeSantis is moving quickly toward passage in the House, ...

States like North Dakota hanging out for relief bill

FARGO, North Dakota -- The focus of a new federal COVID relief package has now shifted to the U.S. Senate.Groups ...

375 Michigan students locked out of school due to Covid testing

ANN ARBOR, Michigan: Some 375 University of Michigan students have been banned from entering school buildings because they have not ...

Zoom revenues surge in 2020 to $882.5 million as people work from home

Zoom Video Communications' fourth-quarter results trumped forecasts of moderate growth following its meteoric rise in 2020, with revenues surging 369 ...

On strength of data, Indian PM Modi takes Bharat Biotech vaccination

BENGALORE, India: The Covid vaccine manufactured by Bharat Biotech has been found to be 81 percent effective, in an analysis ...

Big boost seen as Merck to produce vaccines with Johnson & Johnson

WASHINGTON D.C.: In a bid to create a much greater supply of Coronavirus vaccines, the White House has announced that ...

Disney+ streaming service reports 98 million subscribers

Subscriptions to Walt Disney Company's Disney+ streaming service surpassed initial estimates, primarily owing to adults from households with no children ...

Citing low level of infections, Texas ends Covid restrictions

AUSTIN, Texas: Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced that beginning next week face masks will no longer be needed to be ...

White House sets earlier date for supply to vaccinate all Americans

WASHINGTON D.C.: President Joe Biden says he expects there to be enough vaccinations for all Americans by the end of ...

Nevada governor backs plan for private cities owned by high tech

CARSON CITY, Nevada: Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak has proposed allowing technology companies specializing in blockchain technology to develop "Innovation Zones" ...

Bringing in staff, Walmart prepares to open financial services

Walmart has hired two former Goldman Sachs bankers to help run its new and unnamed fintech venture.Walmart hired Omer Ismail, ...

Truck-SUV crash ends in 13 deaths, vehicle was carrying 25 passengers

HOLTVILLE, California: An overloaded SUV carrying as many as 25 passengers slammed into a semi-truck in California on Monday, killing ...

Noting volatility caused by social media, SEC suspends 15 companies

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. securities regulator, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), has suspended trading in the securities of 15 ...

New York to allow weddings to begin March 15, some restrictions apply

ALBANY, New York: New York's new coronavirus-period dance rules will allow some dancing at parties. The state said that when ...

Facebook fined for using facial recognition, violating privacy laws

A California federal judge has issued the final approval of a $650 million Facebook class action privacy settlement, handing down ...

Repairing roads, bridges to be focus of White House, says officials

WASHINGTON D.C.: Looking beyond the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill, President Joe Biden and other lawmakers are establishing the foundations ...

Subliners advance to loser's bracket finals in CDL Stage 1 Major

The New York Subliners swept OpTic Chicago on Saturday to advance to the loser's finals at the Call of Duty ...

Trump promises to campaign against Republican Murkowski

Washington [US], March 7 (ANI): US former President Donald Trump on Saturday (local time) has announced his plans to campaign ...

US Gives Hope to Previously Denied Asylum-Seekers in Camp

MEXICO CITY - In a camp at the U.S.-Mexico border, some asylum-seekers were told by officials that the U.S. government ...

Senate Passes $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Bill

The U.S. Senate passed a $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill Saturday, giving President Joe Biden his first major legislative victory ...

Rangers cruise past Devils, 6-3

Adam Fox, Ryan Strome and Kevin Rooney scored in the first period as the visiting New York Rangers recorded a ...

Mathew Barzal, Islanders too strong for slumping Sabres

Mathew Barzal scored in spectacular fashion to ignite four-goal, second period on Saturday afternoon, lifting the New York Islanders to ...

Ghani Opposes Proposal for Interim Afghan Government

ISLAMABAD - Afghanistan's Taliban said Saturday that their leaders had restarted peace talks with the United States, as a May ...

Russian Energy Company Says Siberia Fuel Leak Poses No Harm To Locals

A pipeline rupture that caused fuel to spill into and catch fire on the Ob River in western Siberia poses ...

US Senate passes Biden's 'America Rescue Plan'

Washington [US], March 7 (ANI): The US Senate on Saturday (local time) passed the USD 1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief plan ...

Quad members plan to hold first summit this month

Tokyo [Japan], March 7 (ANI): The leaders of the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (Quad) countries -- Japan, United States, Australia and ...

Getting awards not my aim, says Tree Man

Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) [India], March 7 (ANI): Popularly known as the "tree man of Coimbatore", Marimuthu Yoganathan, a bus conductor-cum-environmental ...

Mariners OF Jarred Kelenic out with knee strain

Seattle Mariners outfield prospect Jarred Kelenic is dealing with a strained adductor muscle in his left knee, the team announced ...

US Senate Narrowly Passes $1.9 Trillion COVID Relief Bill

The U.S. Senate passed a $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill Saturday after a lengthy session to make a series of ...

Saints make more salary cap moves, re-sign RB Ty Montgomery

The New Orleans Saints made more moves on Saturday in their ongoing effort to try to create salary cap space ...

White House says closely following Microsoft email breach

Washington [US], March 6 (ANI): The US government said it is closely following the breach of a Microsoft email application ...

US Senate Passes $1.9 Trillion COVID Relief Bill

A divided U.S. Senate on Saturday passed a $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill after making a series of late changes ...

IPAC concerned over Taiwanese pineapple ban by Beijing

Taipei (Taiwan), March 6 [ANI]: Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China (IPAC), an international, cross-party alliance of parliamentarians, has expressed concerns over ...

Aaron Boone back in Yankees' dugout after surgery

New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone will be back in the dugout on Saturday, three days after surgery to implant ...

Kim Kardashian reacts to 'Framing Britney Spears'

Washington [US], March 6 (ANI): American reality TV star Kim Kardashian on Saturday (local time) sympathised with Britney Spears after ...

Inspiring movies to watch this International Women's Day!

New Delhi [India], March 6 (ANI): Each year on March 8, International Women's Day is observed to celebrate the social, ...

EU warns Beijing to tread carefully on Hong Kong

Brussels [Belgium], March 6 (ANI): As China prepares to alter Hong Kong's electoral system, the European Union has warned Beijing ...

Bus Crash In Eastern Poland Kills Six Ukrainians

A Ukrainian official said a bus carrying dozens of Ukrainians crashed into a ditch in Poland, killing at least six ...

Stop Fussing and Whining Over COVID Response, Says Brazil President

Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center has recorded more than 116 million global coronavirus cases. The U.S. is on the verge ...

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U.S. politicians compromise in bid to pass $1.9 trillion relief bill

WASHINGTON D.C.: Compromising with moderates, President Joe Biden and Democrats agreed to tighten the requirements for those eligible to receive ...

375 Michigan students locked out of school due to Covid testing

ANN ARBOR, Michigan: Some 375 University of Michigan students have been banned from entering school buildings because they have not ...

Macron says Paris not locked down for weekend

PARIS, France: The French government will not require residents of the Paris region to be locked down this weekend. However, ...

School collapses in central Greece earthquake, students safe

LARISSA, Greece: Central Greece was struck by a magnitude 6.0 earthquake on Wednesday, which was also felt in nearby Albania ...

Big boost seen as Merck to produce vaccines with Johnson & Johnson

WASHINGTON D.C.: In a bid to create a much greater supply of Coronavirus vaccines, the White House has announced that ...

Citing low level of infections, Texas ends Covid restrictions

AUSTIN, Texas: Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced that beginning next week face masks will no longer be needed to be ...

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DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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