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Two days of chaos as computer outage cripples Skywest flights

SEATTLE, Washington: Due to an "internal technical issue", believed to be a server outage, SkyWest, the regional airline which operates ...

Online ordering shut down by hackers at UK Tesco

WELWYN GARDEN CITY, England: Hackers broke into retailer Tesco's computers on October 22 and 23, causing the website to cease ...

Tokyo stock market takes off, Nikkei 225 jumps 506 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Tuesday, with Japanese and Australian stocks rising in response to ...

Las Vegas hotel sells 11 Picassos for nearly $110m

Las Vegas, Nevada: Eleven Pablo Picasso paintings that have been displayed at a Las Vegas hotel for more than 20 ...

Tesla prices jump $2,000 to $5,000 on varying models

PALO ALTO, California: Tesla published new pricing in recent days, with $5,000 price increases in its Model X Long Range ...

Wall Street reaches for the stars, major indices hit new closing highs

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stock markets continue reaching for the stars. Despite a 1-in-1-100-years event, the Covid-19 pandemic, ...

Californian Gas Station Charges $7 Per Gallon

GORDA, California: In Gorda, California gasoline prices have topped $7 per gallon, according to local news station ABC 30. "The ...

Saudi Arabia announces net zero emissions goals, planting huge forests

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia: Saudi Arabia will announce that it will reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2060, Crown Prince Mohammed bin ...

Japanese stocks slide, elsewhere in Asia modest gains recorded

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Monday. Shares in China Evergrande advanced on news the company ...

Despite pending mortgage rate increases, US home sales jump

WASHINGTON D.C.: Sales of previously occupied homes in the U.S. recovered in September to their highest level since January, with ...

US unemployment claims fall to lowest level since March 2020

WASHINGTON D.C.: The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits dropped by 6,000 to 290,000 last week, the third straight ...

Biden weighs deploying National Guard to help with cargo at US ports

LOS ANGELES, California: The National Guard might be deployed to assist with the cargo log jam riddling the Los Angeles ...

Sinclair nationwide tv network shut down by ransomware attack

HUNT VALLEY, Maryland: An outage on 16th October that affected Sinclair Broadcast Group, which operates many local TV stations across ...

In spite of parts shortages, Tesla reports $1.62 billion profit in Q3

PALO ALTO, California: Despite a global pandemic and ongoing chip shortage, Tesla has reported a net income of $1.62 billion ...

US supply chain woes includes shortage of 80,000 truck drivers

ARLINGTON, Virginia: American Trucking Association (ATA) President Chris Spear said there are 80,000 fewer drivers than needed, as reported by ...

Russia says more gas to Europe after approval of Nord Stream 2

MOSCOW, Russia: Russia has indicated that in exchange for increasing gas supplies to Europe to ease the current energy crisis, ...

Mixed day on U.S. markets, Nasdaq the biggest loser, down 147 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were mixed on Friday with the Dow Jones advancing, while the Nasdaq Composite ...

Rise in gas prices forces utility companies to return to coal

WASHINGTON D.C.: U.S. power companies are increasing their coal consumption due to surging natural gas prices, dealing a blow to ...

To refinance after bankruptcy, Hertz files for IPO

WASHINGTON D.C.: Rental car company Hertz, which filed for bankruptcy early in the pandemic, emerging on 30th June, has filed ...

Stocks in Asia mixed to flat, Nikkei 225 does best, rising 96 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks were little moved on Asian markets on Friday, although the tech sector showed some buoyancy."The ...

Electricity cutbacks in China as price of coal soars

BEIJING, China: Throughout the world, countries are suffering from the disruptions of global supply chains.A growing list of commodities and ...

PDM plans country-wide protest on Friday in Pakistan

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan - The Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) began a 15-day country-wide protest against increasing costs of petroleum products and ...

Envy releases original Valorant member mummAy

Team Envy released Anthony "mummAy" DiPaolo on Tuesday, two months after moving one of the team's original Valorant members to ...

G20 Leaders' Summit to focus on climate, health, global economy

© Provided by Xinhua The Group of 20 (G20) Leaders' Summit slated for this weekend will broadly focus on climate ...

Biden to announce up to USD 102mn in funding for US-ASEAN partnership

Washington [US], October 26 (ANI): US President Biden plans to announce new initiatives worth USD 102 million to expand the ...

Oil prices will remain high for years to come Oilprice.com

Six years after former BP chief executive Bob Dudley said that ?the industry needs to prepare for lower for longer,? ...

ASIFA India commemorates International Animation Day with a series of events

New Delhi [India], October 26 (ANI/PRTree): ASIFA India is celebrating International Animation Day 2021 with three days of power-packed programs ...

EU Disburses 600 Million Euros In Assistance To Ukraine

The European Union has disbursed 600 million euros ($696 million) in macro-financial assistance to Ukraine as part of a program ...

250 Km/h Without a Driver: Indy Autonomous Cars Gear Up for Race

INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA - There will be cars at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Saturday but no drivers in sight as ...

Zoom Gets More Popular Despite Worries About Links to China

SAN FRANCISCO - Very few companies can boast of having their name also used as a verb. Zoom is one ...

Microsoft Discloses New Russian Hacking Effort

The U.S. technology giant Microsoft says that the same Russia-backed hackers responsible for the 2020 SolarWinds breach of corporate computer ...

New tools to map flood risk will help bring disaster planning up to date

About 90% of natural disasters are water-related - most notably cyclones, floods and droughts.Since 2000, over 5,300 water-related disasters have ...

Whistleblower Haugen to Testify as UK Scrutinizes Facebook

Former Facebook data scientist turned whistleblower Frances Haugen plans to answer questions Monday from lawmakers in the United Kingdom who ...

How to make fragile global supply chains stronger and more sustainable

In 2019, global supply chains moved more than US$19 trillion in exported goods. The production and sale of many items ...

If I catch COVID-19 at work what are my rights? A law expert explains

The transition to "living with COVID" makes contracting the virus at work a distinct possibility, even with high vaccination rates.So ...

Uzbek Leader Expected to Secure Second Term in Office

Uzbekistan votes in a presidential election on Sunday in which incumbent President Shavkat Mirziyoyev faces no genuine opposition and is ...

Oil prices will remain high for years to come

Six years after former BP chief executive Bob Dudley said that ?the industry needs to prepare for lower for longer,? ...

Himachal's economy clocked negative growth under BJP-led govt, says Cong's Harshwardhan Chauhan

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) [India], October 26 (ANI): Ahead of by-polls and assembly elections in Himachal Pradesh, Congress on Tuesday alleged ...

India needs to reduce dependence on import of crude oil, opt for alternative fuel, says Nitin Gadkari

New Delhi [India], October 26 (ANI): Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari on Monday said that the ...

Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury requests PM Modi to open land port in Murshidabad, B'desh's Rajshahi

New Delhi [India], October 26 (ANI): Congress Lok Sabha MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Monday wrote a letter to Prime ...

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South African elephant kills poacher, chases off hunters

KRUGER NATIONAL PARK, South Africa: An elephant has trampled a suspected poacher to death in South Africa's Kruger National Park, ...

As Covid infections, deaths rise, Moscow closing schools, businesses

MOSCOW, Russia: As Russia recorded the highest numbers of coronavirus infections and deaths since the pandemic began in 2020, beginning ...

4,000 pound sunfish is largest ever seen by experts

Autonomous Ceuta, Spain: A 4,000 pound sunfish was released after being caught in a fishing net off of autonomous Ceuta, ...

Russia, China hold naval patrol off Japan

MOSCOW, Russia: Russia and China have conducted their first-ever joint patrol in the western part of the Pacific Ocean, the ...

Scientific data shows Vikings in Canada 500 years before Columbs

GRONINGEN, Netherlands: Scientists from the University of Groningen recently used a new dating technique and and referenced a past solar ...

Republic of Barbados elects woman as first president

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados: Prior to becoming a republic and removing Queen Elizabeth II as its head of state, Barbados has elected ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

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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