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GM to temporarily close Chevy Silverado HD and Sierra HD plants

DETROIT, Michigan: General Motors Company announced this week that it would reduce the manufacturing of trucks at its North American ...

Pfizer signs with Africa's Biovac to manufacture Covid vaccines

CAPE TOWN, South Africa: A South African pharmaceutical company will manufacture the Pfizer- BioNTech Covid vaccine for distribution in Africa. ...

Hong Kong's stock market takes a beating, Asian markets mixed

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Asian stock markets ended the week mixed on Friday. The U.S. dollar forged ahead.At the close ...

Chipotle says increased menu pricing will only cover new beef charges

NEWPORT BEACH, California: U.S. restaurant chain Chipotle Mexican Grill posted greater revenues for the current quarter on July 20, though ...

Rare earth magnets used in EVs raise concerns over Chinese monopoly

WASHINGTON D.C.: With U.S.-Sino relations becoming increasingly strained, automobile manufacturers in the western world are striving to lower their dependence ...

U.S. stock indices advance for 3rd consecutive day

NEW YORK, New York - A recent spike in jobless claims has failed to deter investors in U.S. stocks.All the ...

After 15 month closure, Irish restaurants ready to open indoor dining

DUBLIN, Ireland: Ireland is moving forward to reopen indoor dining throughout the country following 16 months of Covid lockdowns.New guidelines ...

Tiffany settles 8 year lawsuit against Costco selling fake rings

NEW YORK CITY, New York: After eight years, Tiffany & Co settled its lawsuit against Costco Wholesale Corp, which was ...

Stocks in Asia surge, Hang Seng jumps 476 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Hong Kong rose sharply on Thursday amidst a global rush for equities.Wall Street, Europe, ...

Wells Fargo to rotate staff back into office beginning in September

SAN FRANCISCO, California: Joining several banks that have announced return-to-work plans amid a decline in coronavirus infections in major financial ...

Officials optimistic as U.S. retail sales up 18% in June

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Despite declining motor vehicle purchases and supply constraints driven by higher demand, the Commerce Department on Friday reported ...

Technology stocks help push U.S. indices higher for second day in row

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rallied for a second day in a row on Wednesday, with all the ...

World's largest contact lenses supplier to expand Waterford plant

CO WATERFORD, Ireland - The world's largest supplier of contact lenses is to expand its base in County Waterford, in ...

China's ascendancy putting pressure on relationships of U.S. allies

The economy of the People's Republic of China has been growing much faster than that of the United States for ...

Stocks in Asia bounce, greenback adds to recent gains

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks across Asia generally made gains on Wednesday.The only exception was the Hong Kong market where ...

EasyJet optimistic as bookings reach 60% of pre-pandemic schedule

LONDON, England: Britain's EasyJet will fly 60 percent of its pre-pandemic capacity from July through September as the travel industry ...

Ford recalls 775,000 Explorer SUVs due to steering issue

DETROIT, Michigan: Ford Motor has announced the global recall of at least 775,000 Explorer SUVs from the 2013-2017 model years, ...

RIL reports consolidated net profit of Rs 13,806 cr for Q1

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 23 (ANI): Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) has reported a quarterly profit after tax of Rs 13,806 ...

Market share of e-cars doubles in EU in Q2

© Provided by Xinhua The market share of traditional fuel types (petrol and diesel) has contracted, making up 62.2 percent ...

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas advised Zomato

New Delhi/Mumbai [India], July 23 (ANI/NewsVoir): Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas team advised Zomato Limited, which is a leading food services platform ...

Why America has a debt ceiling: 5 questions answered

Another big fight is brewing over the U.S. debt ceiling, which is a statutory limit on how much the government ...

Zomato lists in stock markets with a bang

New Delhi [India], July 23 (ANI): India-based food delivery company Zomato made a stellar debut on Dalal Street on Friday ...

New Zealand, China Clash Over Hacking Claims

SYDNEY - New Zealand's trade minister said Thursday he does not expect Chinese economic retaliation to increasing tensions over claims ...

Uber makes a $2.25 billion bet on the trucking business

Uber Technologies will acquire Transplace, a logistics company owned by TPG Capital, for $2.25 billion in the company's biggest bet ...

Tanla net profit soars 33%, reaches an all-time high

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], July 23 (ANI/PRNewswire): Tanla Platforms Limited, India's largest CPaaS provider, today announced its financial results for the ...

CIA may deploy China specialists to compete with Bei

Washington DC [US], July 23 (ANI): CIA Director William Burns has said the US is inspecting the possibility of forward-deploying ...

U.S. inflation draws concerns from investors, experts

© Provided by Xinhua -- MRB Partners estimated that aggregate inflation in the U.S. economy is now running at a ...

ECB leaves key interest rates unchanged, revises forward guidance

© Provided by Xinhua According to the latest decisions, eurozone key interest rates will remain at record low levels, with ...

Thousands of Websites Go Down in Global Outage

Thousands of websites around the world were unreachable Thursday in what appears to have been a problem with a widely ...

Thousands of websites unavailable after Akamai glitch

Cambridge (Massachusetts) [US], July 22 (ANI): Major websites and Internet services including those of banking shipping and technology companies faced ...

'Austerity kills!' ? Activists hijack Mboweni's virtual panel talk

A virtual panel discussion featuring Finance Minister Tito Mboweni was hijacked and flooded with screams of "austerity kills". The event, ...

LeBron James surpasses $1B in career earnings

NBA superstar LeBron James has joined the billionaires' club, Sportico reported Thursday. The "Space Jam: A New Legacy" star is ...

More than half of EU adults fully vaccinated against COVID-19

© Provided by Xinhua According to the latest data of the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control, 54.7 percent ...

Whatfix strengthens partnership with Microsoft

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], July 22 (ANI/NewsVoir): Whatfix, a leader in Digital Adoption Solutions ("DAS"), today announced a new addition to ...

China sets sail for modern future amid high hopes

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, July 22 (Xinhua) -- China has achieved its first centenary goal of building a moderately ...

Highlights of China's STAR market over 2 years

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, July 22 (Xinhua) -- China's Nasdaq-style sci-tech innovation board, known as the STAR Market, on ...

Why COVID-19 Is Rising Around Asia This Year After a Mild 2020

TAIPEI - Asian countries are reporting record COVID-19 waves this year compared to 2020, as vaccination drives fall short and ...

China's non-financial outbound direct investment down 3.7 pct in H1

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, July 22 (Xinhua) -- China's non-financial outbound direct investment (ODI) decreased 3.7 percent year on ...

NE China's Jilin sees GDP up 10.7 pct in H1

© Provided by Xinhua CHANGCHUN, July 22 (Xinhua) -- The gross domestic product (GDP) in Jilin, one of three provinces ...

SuperBeings raise seed round led by Endiya Partners

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], July 22 (ANI/NewsVoir): Bengaluru-based integrated leadership success platform for growing organizations, SuperBeings on Thursday raised its seed ...

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Air pollution from western U.S. state fires seen in east coast cities

PORTLAND, Oregon: Wildfires across the United States and Canada, including Oregon's "monster" two-week-old Bootleg blaze, caused harmful air pollution as ...

U.S. targets Chinese officials following end of Hong Kong democracy

WASHINGTON, D.C.: The United States has imposed sanctions on seven Chinese officials, all deputy directors at the China-Hong Kong liaison ...

Britain favors placing U.S. deep space radar station in U.K.

LONDON, England: A U.S. Space Force proposal to base a radar system in Britain to monitor spacecraft up to 22,400 ...

Texas man wins $1 million with free Covid vaccine lottery ticket

ARLINGTON, Texas: A Texas man has claimed a $1 million prize from a winning lottery ticket he received for free ...

U.S. life expectancy fell to 77.3 years in 2020

ATLANTA, Georgia: Life expectancy in the United States fell by 18 months in 2020 to 77.3 years.This is the lowest ...

New Russian stealth fighter jet to be on display at Russian air show

MOSCOW, Russia: Russia will unveil its new Sukhoi fifth-generation stealth fighter jet this week at an air show near Moscow.Show ...

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