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To prevent spread of Covid, Tokyo Olympics to bar alcohol

TOKYO, Japan: With under one month before the start of the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, media reports that officials ...

Police capture 8-foot Burmese python outside NY home

DEER PARK, New York: Police have captured an 8-foot Burmese python which was found on the driveway of a resident's ...

WHO to teach countries to manufacture Covid vaccine in South Africa

PARIS, France: The World Health Organization will establish a hub in South Africa where scientists from low- and middle-income countries ...

Two men in Western Australia alleged to have imported $1.6m in cocaine

PERTH, Western Australia - A man appeared in a Perth court on Thursday charged with smuggling nearly four kilograms of ...

Lightning sparks fires in south west U.S. amidst drought, extreme heat

PHOENIX, Arizona: A number of fires are burning in Arizona, California, Colorado and Oregon, sparked by drought and excessive temperatures.Temperatures ...

Young Americans resisting Covid vaccination, says U.S.

WASHINGTON D.C.: U.S. health officials have said that younger people are not seeking out Covid vaccinations at the rate of ...

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New home sales fall in U.S. as prices jump and market cools

WASHINGTON, D.C.: High prices are responsible for the sale of new U.S. single-family homes to have fallen to a one-year ...

Nasdaq and Standard and Poor's 500 close at all-time high

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks traded higher on Thursday after the Senate signed off on President Joe Biden's ...

Trade Rep Tai says no incentives offered to move jobs from U.S.

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Biden administration chief trade representative, Katherine Tai, has said no incentives will be offered to American companies ...

British government works to join trans-Pacific free trade pact

LONDON, England: Britain is set to initiate negotiations for joining the trans-Pacific free trade pact that would allow its businesses ...

Lacklustre day for stock and currency traders in Asia

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia hardly moved on Thursday with little news to drive markets in any direction.Foreign ...

IKEA France fined $1.2 million for spying on employees

PARIS, France: The French branch of Ingka Group, which owns most IKEA stores worldwide, was ordered to pay a $1.2 ...