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US home prices hit record high in 2021 with median price of $346,900

CHICAGO, Illinois: The real estate market saw a boom last year, with the median home sales price soaring to $346,900 ...

U.S. stocks sink, Nasdaq Composite sheds 385 points

NEW YORK, New York - Global stock markets reeled on Friday as interest rates fell and oil prices dived.Technology shares ...

Promise of new 5G cellular includes greater speed, more data

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Telecom companies have rolled out 5G networks in various locations across the United States over ...

Orange harvests down 3 percent, juice prices to jump

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has said that this year's orange crop will produce a smaller yield ...

Dow Jones falls 313 points as U.S. stock markets continue to correct

NEW YORK, Jan. 20 (Xinhua/Big News Network) -- U.S. stocks dropped on Thursday as the recent sell-off continued on Wall ...

Tesla looks to Mozambique to replace China for minerals

AUSTIN, TEXAS: In a first-of-its-kind deal aimed at reducing its dependence on China for graphite, Tesla is turning to Mozambique ...

U.S. stocks crumble again, dollar edges down

NEW YORK, New York - In the face of looming interest rate hikes, U.S. stock markets continued to shed weight ...

At 3.45%, mortgage rates highest in US since pandemic struck

WASHINGTON D.C.: According to a closely watched survey, U.S. mortgage rates have reached levels not seen since March 2020. In ...

Grandfather is now a problematic word

Language has become the main terrain on which the culture wars sweeping the Western world are played out.Arguably, just about ...

Secret of microwave weapons targeting US diplomats revealed

The rise and fall of ?Havana Syndrome? is a story of lazy assumptions and sloppy reportingUS diplomats and security officials ...

Secret of 'microwave weapons' targeting US diplomats revealed

The rise and fall of ?Havana Syndrome? is a story of lazy assumptions and sloppy reportingUS diplomats and security officials ...

Sensex, Nifty likely to remain volatile in the run-up to Budget

By Gyanendra Kumar KeshriMumbai [India], January 23 (ANI): As the countdown to the Union Budget 2022-23 has begun, the Indian ...

Was Russia really targeting US diplomats with microwave weapons

The rise and fall of ?Havana Syndrome? is a story of lazy assumptions and sloppy reportingUS diplomats and security officials ...

Bitcoin drops 50% from its peak value

Cryptocurrency's price plunged below $35,000 for the first time since JulyThe world's biggest digital asset, Bitcoin, fell as low as ...

Wall Street suffers worst week since 2020 amid rate concerns

© Provided by Xinhua "We're three weeks into the year and this is probably one of the worst starts that ...

Bitcoin drops 50% of its value

Cryptocurrency's price plunged below $35,000 for the first time since JulyThe world's biggest digital asset, Bitcoin, fell as low as ...

Kamala Harris 2.0: Five ways the US veep can reboot her reputation

This week offered a rare glimpse of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris exuding supreme confidence in the Oval Office amid ...

India's forex reserves rise by $2.22 billion to $634.96 billion

Mumbai [India], January 22 (ANI): India's foreign exchange (forex) reserves rose by $2.229 billion to $634.965 billion for the week ...

India's biggest online school quiz - "The Class Act" to be commenced

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 22 (ANI/PNN): India's biggest online school quiz, 'Class Act' will be hosted on January 23, 2022, ...

US stocks in multi-week loss, Nasdaq down most since financial crisis

New York [US], January 22 (ANI/Sputnik): US stocks were headed for their worst month since the 2008 financial crisis as ...

French Oil Company TotalEnergies Leaves Myanmar

French Oil Company TotalEnergies and U.S. oil company Chevron have announced they are pulling out of a major joint gas ...

Norway to Host Talks with Taliban on Afghan Aid and Human Rights

ISLAMABAD - Norway said Friday that Taliban delegates, Afghan civil society representatives and officials from "a number of allied countries" ...

UP Assembly Polls: Akhilesh Yadav invited Mamata Banerjee to campaign for him because his chances of winning are slim, says BJP's Dilip Ghosh

New Delhi [India], January 21 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national vice president Dilip Ghosh on Friday said that Samajwadi ...

EFL Cup: Jota's double over Arsenal helps Liverpool to set Chelsea clash in final

London [UK], January 21 (ANI): Diogo Jota scored twice to send Liverpool to the EFL Cup final as they defeated ...

Fed explores future of digital dollar

US central bank is weighing pros and cons of digital currencyA Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) should "complement, rather than ...

A year after Navalny's return, Putin remains atop a changed Russia

In early 2021, Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny flew back to Moscow after recovering in Germany from an assassination attempt ...

US Jobless Benefit Claims Increase Sharply

WASHINGTON - First-time claims for U.S. unemployment compensation increased sharply last week to their highest level since October 2021, suggesting ...

Medvedev takes out Aussie crowd favorite in Australian Open

© Provided by Xinhua World No. 2 Daniil Medvedev overcomes pressure from an opposing crowd to fend off local hero ...

Google commences Android games testing on Windows PCs

Washington [US], January 20 (ANI): Microsoft had announced Windows 11 with the promise it will support Android apps, although that ...

China's outbound direct investment tops 930 bln yuan in 2021

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Jan. 20 (Xinhua) -- China's outbound direct investment (ODI) saw stable growth last year, rising ...

Study examines development of fatty liver disease under healthy diet

Washington [US], January 20 (ANI): A new study has identified two genes, previously reported to be involved in cancer, as ...

Yuan rises in ranks of top global currencies

China's national currency has reached its highest level of popularity in cross-border payments since 2015The yuan has now firmly placed ...

Artha to represent Talend in India as Master VAR

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India]/ Scottsdale (Arizona) [US], January 20 (ANI/PRNewswire): Artha Solutions, a leading data technology, and business consulting firm, today ...

Biden Sums Up First Year; Ukraine Is Among Prime Topics

WASHINGTON - During his first press conference of the year, U.S. President Joe Biden spoke candidly at the White House ...

Biden: Federal Reserve Should 'Recalibrate' Policy as Prices Rise

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday said it was appropriate for the Federal Reserve to recalibrate the support ...

It's been a year of challenges but also of enormous progress, says Biden commemorating first year in office

Washington [US], January 20 (ANI): US President Joie Biden on Wednesday (local time) commemorated his first year in office and ...

Bill Gates warns of worse pandemics in future

The billionaire calls for massive government investments to prepare for potential outbreaks that could be deadlier than Covid-19Software magnate Bill ...

Is an all-out Russia-Ukraine war about to break out

The world is bracing for a potential armed showdown over Ukraine, which all sides say they don?t want to happenRussia ...

New generation is capable of leading a new Intifada

New armed uprising in West Bank can turn out worse than the 2021 crisisOn December 28, shortly before the beginning ...

ISL: SC East Bengal finally break jinx with 2-1 win over Gaurs

Panaji (Goa) [India], January 19 (ANI): It took SC East Bengal 347 days to end their winless run in the ...

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Small terrorist groups active in Pakistan after Taliban's success

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid admitted on Saturday that there has been an increase in terror attacks in ...

Jury awards customer $9 million after accidentally being served bleach

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US home prices hit record high in 2021 with median price of $346,900

CHICAGO, Illinois: The real estate market saw a boom last year, with the median home sales price soaring to $346,900 ...

Irish American Claire Cronin sworn in as Ambassador to Ireland

BOSTON, Massachusetts: Irish-American Claire D. Cronin was sworn in as the 25th U.S. Ambassador to Ireland on January 19.Cronin was ...

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