Sat, 30 Sep 2023

Philippines removes Chinese barrier at shoal in South China Sea

MANILA, The Philippines: The Philippines remains steadfast in its resolve not to yield to Chinese efforts to obstruct its fishermen ...

Biden's $15 minimum wage for federal contractors blocked by US judge

VICTORIA, Texas: This week, U.S. District Judge Drew Tipton in Victoria, Texas, ruled that President Joe Biden did not have ...

NTSB probes JetBlue flight for turbulence that injured 8

WASHINGTON D.C.: The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said it is investigating a JetBlue flight on Monday that experienced sudden ...

S. Korea sends signal to north with large military parade

SEOUL, South Korea: Marking a tougher stand against North Korea, South Korea held its first large-scale military parade in over ...

US FDA warns healthcare companies, exporters of cough syrups

WASHINGTON D.C. After hundreds of deaths overseas from contaminated cough syrups, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cracked ...

Migrant surge has pushed El Paso to 'breaking point', says mayor

EL PASO, Texas: Over the weekend, Oscar Leeser, Mayor of El Paso, said that the surge in migrants crossing the ...

Hong Kong court jails journalists' group chief for obstructing police

HONG KONG: This week, Ronson Chan, chairman of the Hong Kong Journalists Association, was sentenced to five days jail for ...

US plans hotline with China to prevent crisis in space

WASHINGTON D.C.: In an interview with Reuters this week, U.S. commander General Chance Saltzman said the United States Space Force ...

Fifty world leaders call on UN to bring about peace in Ukraine

As it did last year, the 2023 United Nations General Assembly has been debating what role the United Nations and ...

Criminal from Louisiana caught in Mexico after 32 years

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana: Authorities said that Greg Lawson, who fled his 1991 trial in Louisiana for attempted murder 32 years ...

Trudeau promises to continue support to Ukraine

OTTAWA, Canada: During a joint news conference with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in Canada's capital, Ottawa, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau ...

Famous Uyghur scholar gets life sentence from court in China

BEIJING, China: A respected Uyghur scholar, known for her extensive work in studying Uyghur folklore and traditions, has been sentenced ...

Coal mine fire in Guizhou province, China, kills 16 people

BEIJING, China: Local authorities said a fire at the Shanjiaoshu coal mine in Guizhou province, southern China, killed 16 people ...

Flamingos cause a flutter at Lake Michigan beach in Wisconsin

MADISON, Wisconsin: Last week, five flamingos were seen along a Lake Michigan beach in Wisconsin, attracting a large crowd of ...

UK government may truncate over-budget high-speed rail project

LONDON, UK: The UK government said over the weekend that it could downscale the scope of the High Speed 2 ...

Lahaina officials lift restrictions for residents to return after wildfire

LAHAINA, Hawaii: This week, officials are expected to begin lifting restrictions on entry to the burn zone in Lahaina, Hawaii, ...

Bus carrying high school band crashes in New York, two dead

LONG ISLAND, New York: On Thursday, a bus carrying members of a high school marching band traveling to a music ...

US children, age 10, 11, stopped while driving 200 miles from home

GAINESVILLE, Florida: Local police report stopping children, ages 10 and 11, who had driven their family car 200 miles, in ...

Theme of World Green Economy Summit 2023 revealed

DUBAI, 30th September, 2023 (WAM) -- Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), the World Green Economy Organisation (WGEO), and the ...

Watch & Jewellery Middle East Show day four: Rare jewels and unparalleled craftsmanship dazzle attendees

SHARJAH, 30th September, 2023 (WAM) -- As the Watch & Jewellery Middle East Show progresses into its fourth day at ...

China sweeps singles golds as rookies, veterans shine in Asiad tennis

© Provided by Xinhua Chinese tennis players grabbed two golds and one silver at the Hangzhou Asiad, while veterans and ...

Uzbekistan wins hat-trick of kurash golds at Hangzhou Asiad

© Provided by Xinhua The birthplace of kurash, Uzbekistan claimed three gold medals in the ancient sport on Saturday at ...

MoS Ranjan Singh, New Zealand PM take part in 1st India Business Summit 2023

New Delhi [India], September 30 (ANI): On his maiden official visit to New Zealand,8203;Minister of State (MoS) for External Affairs ...

First US state tax on firearms, ammunition adopted by California

SACRAMENTO, California: Intending to raise some US$160 million per year to help prevent gun violence, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed ...

Philippines removes Chinese barrier at shoal in South China Sea

MANILA, The Philippines: The Philippines remains steadfast in its resolve not to yield to Chinese efforts to obstruct its fishermen ...

Biden's $15 minimum wage for federal contractors blocked by US judge

VICTORIA, Texas: This week, U.S. District Judge Drew Tipton in Victoria, Texas, ruled that President Joe Biden did not have ...

NTSB probes JetBlue flight for turbulence that injured 8

WASHINGTON D.C.: The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said it is investigating a JetBlue flight on Monday that experienced sudden ...

S. Korea sends signal to north with large military parade

SEOUL, South Korea: Marking a tougher stand against North Korea, South Korea held its first large-scale military parade in over ...

US FDA warns healthcare companies, exporters of cough syrups

WASHINGTON D.C. After hundreds of deaths overseas from contaminated cough syrups, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cracked ...

Migrant surge has pushed El Paso to 'breaking point', says mayor

EL PASO, Texas: Over the weekend, Oscar Leeser, Mayor of El Paso, said that the surge in migrants crossing the ...

Hong Kong court jails journalists' group chief for obstructing police

HONG KONG: This week, Ronson Chan, chairman of the Hong Kong Journalists Association, was sentenced to five days jail for ...

US plans hotline with China to prevent crisis in space

WASHINGTON D.C.: In an interview with Reuters this week, U.S. commander General Chance Saltzman said the United States Space Force ...

Fifty world leaders call on UN to bring about peace in Ukraine

As it did last year, the 2023 United Nations General Assembly has been debating what role the United Nations and ...

Criminal from Louisiana caught in Mexico after 32 years

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana: Authorities said that Greg Lawson, who fled his 1991 trial in Louisiana for attempted murder 32 years ...

Trudeau promises to continue support to Ukraine

OTTAWA, Canada: During a joint news conference with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in Canada's capital, Ottawa, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau ...

Famous Uyghur scholar gets life sentence from court in China

BEIJING, China: A respected Uyghur scholar, known for her extensive work in studying Uyghur folklore and traditions, has been sentenced ...

Coal mine fire in Guizhou province, China, kills 16 people

BEIJING, China: Local authorities said a fire at the Shanjiaoshu coal mine in Guizhou province, southern China, killed 16 people ...

Flamingos cause a flutter at Lake Michigan beach in Wisconsin

MADISON, Wisconsin: Last week, five flamingos were seen along a Lake Michigan beach in Wisconsin, attracting a large crowd of ...

UK government may truncate over-budget high-speed rail project

LONDON, UK: The UK government said over the weekend that it could downscale the scope of the High Speed 2 ...

Lahaina officials lift restrictions for residents to return after wildfire

LAHAINA, Hawaii: This week, officials are expected to begin lifting restrictions on entry to the burn zone in Lahaina, Hawaii, ...

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FTC takes Amazon to court for monopolizing online marketspace

SEATTLE, Washington: As part of Washington's efforts to stop Big Tech from monopolizing the most lucrative parts of the internet, ...

Saudia Arabia welcomes EV maker Lucid's first international factory

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia: As part of Riyadh's efforts to further Saudi Arabia's electrification drive, electric vehicle (EV) maker Lucid announced ...

U.S. stock markets finish Friday mixed over Congress mayhem

NEW YORK, New York - Stock prices were punctured Friday bringing to an end the 'flash in the pan' rally ...

Fire risks force Hyundai, Kia to recall 3.37 million vehicles in US

WASHINGTON D.C. Due to internal brake fluid leaks that can cause an electrical short and could lead to engine fires, ...

US adds three Chinese companies to entities using Uyghur forced labor

WASHINGTON D.C. As part of its efforts to remove goods made by Uyghur forced labor from the U.S. supply chain, ...

Global aluminum output at record high in August with demand from China

LONDON, UK: In August, global production of primary aluminum hit an all-time high, with production running at an annualized rate ...

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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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