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Fear of Covid variants calls off Oktoberfest for 2nd year

MUNICH, Germany: Authorities in Germany have called off Oktoberfest for the second straight year, saying the festival, which attracts nearly ...

Police recognize wanted Mafia fugitive on YouTube from tattoos

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic: Italian detectives have arrested a member of the Italian mafia after seeing him on YouTube in ...

93 policemen killed in 2020, 41 shot to death

WASHINGTON D.C.: The FBI has reported that 93 police officers were killed in the line of duty in 2020.This was ...

Lithuania president voices support for Ukraine at Warsaw summit

WARSAW, Poland: A defiant Lithuanian president said earlier this week that his country would never accept Russia's 2014 annexation of ...

Columbus police still investigating pepper-spraying of reporters

Who is this person?Nearly a year after Columbus police officers pepper-sprayed journalists covering protests against police brutality, the Columbus Division ...

New wood floor for 2,000-year-old Roman Colosseum

ROME, Italy: In an important step to renovate the Roman Colosseum, a new floor, is to be installed. The Colosseum ...

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Slowdown seen in office construction as work from home continues

Indicating that the working from home trend is here to stay, U.S. businesses have stepped up their spending on technology ...

Japanese and Australian stocks rise modestly, China takes step back

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Japan and Australia moved higher on Friday as investors around the globe continued to ...

G7 meeting in UK to discussed Myanmar coup, Russia, Iran, China

LONDON, England: Foreign ministers from the G7 Group of Seven, made up of wealthy industrialized nations, gathered this week for ...

Hiring for tech jobs topped all job categories during lockdown

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Jobs in the tech sector recorded a rapid increase in New York City last year, ...

Another record-setting day on Wall Street as Dow explodes higher

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. industrial stocks were upbeat on Thursday after a report that jobless claims fell 92,000 ...

Low airfares, hotel rooms bringing gamblers back to Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, Nevada: The Covid-weary public are beginning to return to the casinos of Las Vegas.Very low airfares and inexpensive ...