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Supreme Court hears case of business refusing services to gay wedding

WASHINGTON D.C.: In a case that Supreme Court liberal justices said could empower certain businesses to discriminate based on constitutional ...

Economies on agenda as China's Xi visits Saudi Arabia

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia: This week, Chinese President Xi Jinping is visiting Saudi Arabia, as the Middle East is increasingly looking ...

2,500 dead seals reported on Russian coast

MOSCOW, Russia: Russian officials have said that some 2,500 Caspian seals have been found dead on the Caspian Sea coast ...

Indonesia to outlaw sex outside marriage

JAKARTA, Indonesia: In a legal overhaul that critics say could curb freedoms and police morality in the world's third-largest democracy, ...

Hawaii braces for eruption on Big Island of Honolulu

HONOLULU, Hawaii: Officials are concerned that a major eruption of the Mauna Loa volcano on the Big Island of Hawaii ...

'Rogue wave' strikes Antarctic cruise ship, kills US passenger

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina: A massive wave struck the Viking Polaris cruise ship this week as it was sailing toward the ...

After years of upheaval, US judge throws out Huawei fraud indictments

NEW YORK City, New York: Last week, a U.S. judge has dismissed an indictment against the chief financial officer of ...

Sheriff: Vandals cut power across North Carolina county

MOORE COUNTY, North Carolina: Local authorities said that two power substations in Moore County, North Carolina, were damaged by gunfire, ...

Japan announces increase of up to 43 trillion yen in defense spending

TOKYO, Japan: Beginning in April, Japan will allocate 40 trillion to 43 trillion yen ($295 billion-$318 billion) over five years ...

US Air Force unveils new B-21 bomber, plans to order 500

PALMDALE, California: Northrop Grumman has unveiled its new B-21 "Raider" jet, the first in a new fleet of long-range stealth ...

Bahrain's foreign minister praises Benjamin Netanyahu

King of Bahrain Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa greets Israeli President Isaac Herzog in the Manama capital of Bahrain on ...

More woes for UK as ambulance workers vote for strike

LONDON, England: Thousands of UK ambulance workers, represented by three different trade unions, voted to go out on strike in ...

US: reject cable to Cuba to connect voice, internet

WASHINGTON D.C.: A U.S. government committee has urged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to deny an application to connect Cuba ...

UK sees half of free-range turkeys dead to bird flu before Christmas

LONDON, England: Richard Griffiths, chief executive of the British Poultry Council, said nearly half of all turkeys and geese in ...

5 new Russian books published in English in 2022

This year wasn't marked by a big amount of Russian book translations published in English, as usually are. However, there ...

How a Russian woman became the world's FIRST lady captain

Being an ordinary Soviet girl from a simple family, Anna had to face many challenges to pursue her dream. At ...

Sustainable Development Goals will be very powerful tool to measure development: JK Chief Secretary

Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) December 10 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Secretary Arun Kumar Mehta on Friday said that the ...

Kristen Stewart to serve as Jury President at 73rd Berlin Film Festival

Washington [US], December 10 (ANI): American actor Kristen Stewart is set to serve as the jury president at the 73rd ...

UN Security Council Protects Humanitarian Aid from Sanctions

new york - The U.N. Security Council adopted a resolution Friday that will protect humanitarian assistance from unintended negative impacts ...

1,000 Khelo India centres to be opened across India by August 15 next year: Anurag Thakur

New Delhi [India], December 10 (ANI): Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur said on Friday that 1,000 Khelo India centres will ...

Iran Government Indicates Execution of Protesters Will Continue

One day after announcing the execution of an anti-government protester, Iranian state media said Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and other ...

Migratory birds starts arriving at Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary in Assam attracting Indian as well as foreign tourists

Morigaon (Assam) [India], December 10 (ANI): With the arrival of winter, Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary in Assam's Morigaon district has also ...

CM Bhagwant Mann assures PM Modi of successful sessions of G20 summit in Punjab

New Delhi [India], December 10 (ANI): Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Friday assured Prime Minister Narendra Modi that the ...

Taylor Swift set to make her feature directorial debut

Washington [US], December 10 (ANI) American singer-songwriter Taylor Swift is set to make her feature directorial debut with Searchlight Pictures, ...

Croatia beat Brazil on penalties to reach World Cup semifinals

© Provided by Xinhua Resilient Croatia stunned ambitious Brazil on penalties to reach Qatar World Cup semis, ending Neymar's first ...

Jammu Kashmir's sericulture produces world-famous silk

Srinagar ( Jammu and Kashmir) [India], December 10 (ANI): The erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir is the only region ...

FIFA WC QFs: Molina strikes, Messi assists to help Argentina secure 1-0 lead at half-time against Netherlands

Lusail [Qatar], December 10 (ANI): A strike from Nahuel Molina with a beautiful assist from Lionel Messi gave Argentina a ...

Kosovo special police 'occupy' majority Serb city Belgrade

Between 300-350 officers are said to have entered Kosovska MitrovicaHundreds of police loyal to the ethnic Albanian authorities in Pristina ...

FIFA WC: Croatia storm into semis, oust five-time champions Brazil 4-2 on penalties

Al Rayyan [Qatar], December 10 (ANI): Croatia trounced Brazil 4-2 to keep their clean sheet in penalty shootouts at the ...

Cardinals' Willson Contreras: 'An honor to wear this uniform'

Three-time All-Star catcher Willson Contreras had every reason to smile during Friday's news conference. Contreras, after all, signed a five-year ...

World Cup: Croatia KOs Brazil on penalty kicks

Croatia got a late equalizer before bouncing Brazil on penalty kicks Friday to advance to the World Cup semifinals in ...

The Match VII: Spieth/Thomas flip to favorites vs. Rory/Tiger

Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy were the sentimental favorites shortly after The Match VII was announced. Many sportsbooks installed the ...

Go First announces 42 direct flights to New Goa International Airport

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 9 (ANI): Strengthening domestic connectivity, GO FIRST (formerly known as GoAir) on Friday announced the commencement ...

Russia may cut oil production over West's price cap: Putin

Moscow [Russia], December 9 (ANI): Russia may cut down oil production for countries that supported the West's 'stupid proposal' for ...

Delay in issuing foreign visas matter raised with US, UK: Jaishankar

New Delhi [India], December 9 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Friday admitted that there is a delay in ...

PM Modi to visit Maharashtra, Goa on Dec 11; inaugurate Nagpur-Mumbai expressway

New Delhi [India], December 9 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Maharashtra and Goa on December 11, stated an ...

Hrithik Roshan drops dashing pictures from Red Sea International Film Festival 2022, Saba Azad reacts

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 9 (ANI): Bollywood's Greek God Hrithik Roshan dropped dashing pictures from the Red Sea International Film ...

BJP MP Nishikant Dubey, Ravi Kishan introduce private member's bill for population control in Lok Sabha

New Delhi [India], December 9 (ANI): Two BJP MPs Nishikant Dubey and Ravi Kishan on Friday introduced the private member's ...

BWF World Tour Finals: Prannoy triumphs over World No 1 Viktor Axelsen to end campaign with win

Bangkok [Thailand], December 9 (ANI): India's ace shuttler HS Prannoy finished with a victory over world No. 1 Viktor Axelsen ...

Russia-led trade bloc adheres to free market rules Putin

The Eurasian Economic Union strives for stable economic development for its member states, the Russian president saysThe countries of the ...

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Nasdaq Composite slides 77 points Friday, U.S. dollar under the hammer

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks made tepid rises on Friday before succumbing to a wave of selling late ...

After decades of development, humanoid robots ready to be rolled out

TOKYO, Japan: Jumping on the bandwagon of building humanoid robots, Japanese electronics and entertainment conglomerate Sony Group Corp said it ...

As Canadian dollar falls, nation's exports rise

MONTREAL, Canada: Data released this week showed that Canada's exports rose in October, mainly driven by pharmaceutical products and the ...

BP says work on hydrogen power moving quickly

LONDON, England: As the governments of major economies are funding the development of green fuels to decarbonize, BP chief executive ...

Nasdaq Composite rises more than 1 percent on steady jobless claims

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were bought up on Thursday, with all the major indices finishing with appreciable ...

New Zealand laws to require Facebook, Google to pay for news

WELLINGTON, New Zealand: The government of New Zealand said it will introduce a law requiring major online digital companies, such ...

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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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