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Cyberattack on US pipeline is linked to criminal New! 2021-05-09 18:12:31The cyberextortion attempt that forced the shutdown of a vital U.S. pipeline was carried out by a criminal gang known as DarkSide that cultivates a Ro

More than 1,200 migrants reach Italian island on New! 2021-05-09 17:41:37Human traffickers exploited calm seas, warm weather to launch multiple vessels.

Is Epic Games' showdown with Apple turning into New! 2021-05-09 16:12:52If Epic Games hopes to dismantle the fortress surrounding Apple’s iPhone and its app store, the video game maker probably will need to roll out

EU launches conference to debate its future with New! 2021-05-09 16:03:27EU begins a wide consultation process to design the shape of the bloc’s future.

Sturgeon: Scotland independence vote matter of when, not New! 2021-05-09 15:57:24Scottish National Party just won its fourth straight parliamentary election.

The Latest: France welcomes EU curb on AstraZeneca New! 2021-05-09 13:30:16French President Emmanuel Macron welcomed the decision from the European Union not to renew its order for the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

Queen's cousin accused of willingness to sell Kremlin New! 2021-05-09 12:14:01An investigative report by British media says that Queen Elizabeth II’s cousin, Prince Michael of Kent, was willing to use his royal status for

French demonstrators demand more action on climate change New! 2021-05-09 11:31:46Thousands of demonstrators have taken to the streets of Paris and other French cities to call for more ambitious measures in the fight against climate

Job market for new grads: Much hiring but New! 2021-05-09 11:14:18This year’s graduating class of college seniors is poised for better prospects than were the 2020 graduates, who had the misfortune to graduate

Street parties celebrate end of Spain's state of New! 2021-05-09 10:49:02Impromptu street celebrations erupted in many cities across Spain as the clock struck midnight Saturday, when a six-month-long national state of emerg

Long-haul carrier Emirates to ship aid for free New! 2021-05-09 10:30:18Dubai’s long-haul carrier Emirates will begin shipping aid from the World Health Organization and other groups into India for free to help fight

Ransomware gangs get more aggressive against law enforcement New! 2021-05-09 08:30:31Criminal hackers are now using increasingly brazen methods to try to extort money from law enforcement agencies, including leaking or threatening to l

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Patagonia shows corporate activism is simpler than it New! 2021-05-09 08:00:29From climate change to voting rights, Patagonia has been willing to risk backlash by taking positions on contentious social issues. It's a risk that

In the shadow of Mt. Everest, a business 2021-05-09 05:00:38Business owners in Nepal's Solukhumbu region, which draws mountaineers from all over, are buried in debt, with almost no income and no relief in sigh

China says most of its Long March 5B 2021-05-09 01:05:31China's space agency says a core segment of its biggest rocket reentered Earth's atmosphere above the Maldives and most of it has burned up.

A flower shortage is driving up costs for 2021-05-08 09:00:08A bouquet of 25 roses is running between $30 and $60, one vendor said, compared to the more typical range of $16 to $30.

How to file your taxes for free online 2021-05-08 08:15:48You might not need to fork over any money to file your taxes online. Here are websites that let you file for free as the May 17 IRS filing date nears.

Paul Van Doren, cofounder of Vans shoes, dies 2021-05-07 20:18:18A focus on custom kicks and an early embrace by SoCal skaters helped him build a multi-billion-dollar brand.

Katy Perry bags $7.475 million for her Beverly 2021-05-07 14:22:03In the Beverly Hills Post Office area, pop star Katy Perry sells the house next door for $7.475 million, or $25,000 more than she paid 3 years ago.

Column: Employers, governors push myth that unemployment checks 2021-05-07 13:14:47Evidence mounts that some employers can't find workers because they're jerks.

Why April's disappointing jobs report may not be 2021-05-07 08:46:29Employers added only 266,000 jobs in April, down from March and far short of expectations. That could give Biden's stimulus spending plans a boost.

'I don't know how I can survive.' Women 2021-05-07 08:00:09The pandemic's "shecession" could set back decades of progress on workplace equality, especially among Latina, Black and Asian women.

Column: Biden's plan to waive vaccine patents is 2021-05-06 17:49:18The pharmaceutical industry, which thought it could do no wrong thanks to the COVID-19 vaccines, is taken down a peg by the Biden administration.

U.S. appeals court upholds California program for workers 2021-05-06 16:19:17Federal appeals court rejects challenge to a California program that provides retirement savings for workers who don't have a pension or 401(k).

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Treasury Secretary Yellen says rates may have to 2021-05-04 16:45:32Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen conceded that interest rates may have to rise to keep a lid on the burgeoning economic growth.

U.S. trade deficit surges to record; shortfall with 2021-05-04 12:35:44The imbalance in goods and services with the rest of the world swelled to $74.4 billion, the Commerce Department reported Tuesday.

The Covid recovery still has a K shape 2021-05-04 11:46:59The recovery from the Covid recession continues to play out unequally, especially for low-wage workers, minorities and those without a college degree.

Fed's Barkin sees higher inflation this year, but 2021-05-03 16:15:16Barkin provided a guidepost for when he might change his mind and vote to tighten policy at least through cutting the monthly rate of asset purchases.

Warren Buffett says Berkshire Hathaway is seeing 'very 2021-05-03 11:43:59"We are seeing very substantial inflation," Buffett said. "We are raising prices. People are raising prices to us and it's being accepted."

Roaring ‘20s economic recovery? For some it'll be 2021-04-30 12:30:14The anticipated economic boom following the covid pandemic has been likened to the "Roaring '20s," but an analyst stressed that not everyone will b

Job growth could surpass 1 million in April 2021-04-29 16:00:11Hiring was strong in April as the economy reopened, and some economists predict more than 1 million jobs were added.

Consumer-fueled economy pushes GDP to 6.4% first-quarter gain 2021-04-29 10:51:03The gross domestic product data marked the second-fastest pace for growth since the second quarter of 2003.

Pending home sales rose less than expected in 2021-04-29 10:27:01Pending home sales rose less than expected in March, as buyers contend with record low supply and higher prices.

Powell says he plans to meet with homeless 2021-04-28 16:57:28Powell, one of the world's most influential economists, has not yet met with members of the homeless encampment near the Fed in Washington.

Fed holds interest rates near zero, sees faster 2021-04-28 16:09:57As expected, the U.S. central bank decided to keep short-term interest rates anchored near zero as it buys at least $120 billion of bonds each month.

Here’s what changed in the new Fed statement 2021-04-28 14:04:37This is a comparison of Wednesday's Federal Open Market Committee statement with the one issued after the Fed's previous po

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Vaccinated Travelers Face Chaos and Confusion 2021-05-06 07:13:00The world beckons, especially for those who have been vaccinated, but would-be travelers face a difficult moment when travel possibilities are at odds

‘We’re Suffering’: How Remote Work Is Killing Manhattan’s 2021-05-06 05:09:43Landlords cut small retailers a break on rent during the pandemic, but stores are still struggling because too few office workers and tourists have re

Covid and Travel: Why an Estimated 100,000 Americans 2021-05-06 05:00:17Consular appointments for U.S. citizens overseas are nearly impossible to come by as many embassies, plagued by Covid restrictions and staff reduction

Restaurants and Bars Rush to Apply for New 2021-05-05 23:32:12The industry’s return will serve as a major test of President Biden’s goal of bringing the country back to some version of normal by this

Fed Officials Tamp Down Overheating Concerns 2021-05-05 17:23:01Markets gyrated this week on concern that the Federal Reserve may lift rates earlier. But its policymakers stuck with their patient script on Wednesda

Mozambique Mints a New National Park — and 2021-05-05 13:49:55In the wake of wars, natural disasters and insurgencies, Mozambique is experiencing an environmental renaissance. One of the results is a new and stun

Shopping for Sofas, Hot Tubs or Espresso Equipment? 2021-05-05 12:23:14As Americans with disposable income start shopping again, an odd assortment of products like espresso equipment, sofas and natural deodorant have beco

Can the Biden Agenda Fix Middle America’s Deepest 2021-05-05 10:00:17One key economic goal is to create the virtuous cycles of innovation and jobs that already occur in many coastal cities.

Yellen Says Rates Might Need to Rise as 2021-05-04 17:33:58Ms. Yellen, the Treasury secretary, said that some “modest” increases might be necessary. She later clarified to say that she was not maki

Jerome Powell strikes a hopeful tone but emphasizes 2021-05-03 14:39:10“We will only reach our full potential when everyone can contribute to, and share in, the benefits of prosperity,” the chair of the Federa

Widespread Commodity Shortages Raise Inflation Fears 2021-05-03 12:55:28For products as diverse as lumber and microchips, price increases are filtering through the economy.

Biden’s Proposals Aim to Give Sturdier Support to 2021-05-02 17:39:11His message is that the private sector alone cannot provide security and comfort to the vast majority of Americans.

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GST on vaccines in the 'interest of citizens,' New! 2021-05-09 08:29:02If full exemption from GST is given, vaccine makers would not be able to offset their input taxes and would pass them on to the end consumer by increa

Covid LIVE: Delhi CM asks Centre to direct New! 2021-05-09 08:04:43Coronavirus live updates: Hospitals around India have been overwhelmed by a fresh wave of infections with oxygen supplies running short in medical fac

Exports rise 80% to $7 bn during first New! 2021-05-09 07:55:32Continuing a positive growth, India's exports grew by 80 per cent to USD 7.04 billion during the first week of this month, according to preliminary d

Indian variant driving catastrophic second wave: Top WHO 2021-05-09 07:16:16However, Soumya Swaminathan insisted that the variant alone is not the only factor. The country may have let down its guard down with 'huge social mi

Govt extends antidumping duty on seamless tubes, pipes 2021-05-09 06:47:28The government has extended anti-dumping duty on certain types of seamless tubes, and pipes till October 31 this year with a view to guarding domestic

Sadiq Khan wins second term as London Mayor, 2021-05-09 06:33:09Sadiq Khan has been re-elected as Mayor of London for a second term after beating his closest rival with a vote share of 55.2 per cent versus 44.8 per

FPIs withdraw Rs 5,936 cr from equities in 2021-05-09 05:24:57Foreign investors have pulled out Rs 5,936 crore from the Indian equities in the first week of May amid worries over the intense second wave of corona

World Coronavirus Dispatch: EU leaders urge Biden to 2021-05-09 05:10:28Pope backs patent waiver on vaccines, US States turning down vaccines as demand declines, and other pandemic-related news across the globe

Himanta Biswa Sarma set to be Assam's next 2021-05-09 04:34:58The 52-year-old leader is the BJP's lead strategist in the northeastern states and a troubleshooter in the region

Covid-19: Lockdown in Delhi extended till May 17; 2021-05-09 04:10:45The ongoing lockdown in Delhi will be extended by another week, up to May 17 morning, and metro trains will not operate during the period, says Chief

Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Retail second-fastest growing retailer in 2021-05-09 03:59:21Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Retail Ltd has been ranked second-fastest growing retailer in the world in the 2021 ranking of global retail power houses by

PM Modi speaks to Chief Ministers of four 2021-05-09 03:32:09Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday spoke to the chief ministers of Punjab, Karnataka, Bihar and Uttarakhand on the COVID-19 situation in their sta


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