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Wall Street opens new week with moderate losses

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were on the defensive on Monday following the release of disappointing economic data.The ...

U.S. inspecting wire failure on Boeing 737 following Indonesian crash

WASHINGTON D.C.: Operators of Boeing 737 Classic aircraft have been ordered to check for possible wire failures, following an investigation ...

Airbnb up 52% as travel begins to recover

SAN FRANCISCO, California: As more people become vaccinated against COVID-19 and restrictions are eased, Airbnb's gross bookings have jumped 52 ...

Nikkei 225 drops 260 points, other Asian markets drift higher

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Monday with major falls in Japan, and most moves upwards ...

Streaming Disney audience falls, disappointing Wall Street

BURBANK, California: Disney Company's streaming platform failed to register expected growth on May 13, eclipsing higher-than-anticipated gross earnings, witnessing a ...

With 10,000 vacancies, McDonalds boosts pay for food workers

CHICAGO, Illinois: McDonald's Corporation announced on May 12 that it would increase the average hourly pay at its 660 corporate-owned ...

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Palestinians bearing brunt of hostilities, Israel gets foreign backing

GAZA, Palestinian territories - The death toll in Gaza and Israel since hostilities surged on Monday of last week, has ...

Irish health department hit with ransomware attack

DUBLIN, May 16 (Xinhua) -- Ireland's Department of Health has been under a ransomware attack similar to that recently launched ...

U.S. to boost manufacturing of chips to lessen Chinese influence

WASHINGTON D.C.: In response to the shortage of semiconductor chips, which has temporarily closed some U.S. auto plants, news reports ...

Polish bars celebrate reopening after end of Covid restrictions

WARSAW, Poland: Poles celebrated on the weekend as restaurants and bars opened outdoor dining for the first time in over ...

Taiwan tightens Covid restrictions after infections increase

TAIPEI, Taiwan: Following reports of 180 new Covid infections on May 14, Taiwan tightened restrictions in Taipei and the surrounding ...

South American countries seek to lay Internet cable to Asia

BRASILIA, Brazil: Brazil plans to join a Chile-led project to lay a fiber optic cable connecting South America and Asia, ...

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