Tue, 21 Jan 2020

China powering into the nuclear age, 65-years strong

BEIJING, China - There are currently eleven nuclear power units under construction in China, the largest number of nuclear power ...

Apple ensures iPhone owners can switch off location tracking

SAN JOSE, California - Apple has added a new toggle that addresses privacy concerns around the location tracking feature on ...

UAE to house massive solar park costing $13.6 billion

DUBAI, UAE - The 800MW third phase of Dubai's solar park will be operational in April, the Dubai Electricity and ...

Half-a-billion dollars awarded in U.S. Defense contracts

WASHINGTON, DC - The Pentagon on Thursday awarded more than half-a-billion dollars in defense contracts.With around 0.53 cents in every ...

US Ag Secretary: No Need for More Farm Aid After China Trade Deal

AUSTIN, TEXAS - With China poised to increase purchases of U.S. agricultural goods this year as part of a Phase ...

Trump Heads to Switzerland With Senate Trial to Reconvene

WASHINGTON - When President Donald Trump's historic impeachment trial is called to order in the Senate this week, he won't ...

Google claims to have invented a quantum computer, but IBM begs to differ

On Oct. 23, 2019 Google published a paper in the journal Nature entitled "Quantum supremacy using a programmable superconducting processor." ...

Weaker close for the JSE after muted session

The JSE closed softer on Monday following a relatively muted session in which the local bourse couldn't gain significant momentum.With ...

Mboweni, Gordhan safe for now following special ANC NEC meeting

President Cyril Ramaphosa has seemingly deflected criticism of two of his most important lieutenants during the ANC's national executive committee ...

UK Looks to Fast-Growing Africa for Trade Ties After Brexit

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Prince Harry touted the U.K. as an ideal business partner for Africa on Monday ...

AP Fact Check: Distortion in Trump's Impeachment Defense

WASHINGTON - In his first formal response to impeachment charges, President Donald Trump misrepresented the testimony of a key witness ...

Mboweni heads to the UK for investment charm offensive

Minister of Finance Tito Mboweni will lead a SA government delegation to an investment summit in the United Kingdom on ...

Goldman Sachs opens bank branch in South Africa

Goldman Sachs Group received approval from the South African Reserve Bank to conduct the business of a bank in the ...

Milkbasket turns profitable in Gurgaon

Gurugram (Haryana) [India], Jan 20 (ANI/NewsVoir): World's first micro-daily-delivery service and one of India's biggest grocery delivery startups, Milkbasket today ...

Bernard Arnault is now the world's richest person

PanARMENIAN.Net - The planet's new richest person is Bernard Arnault, the chief executive of luxury goods behemoth LVMH, who dethroned ...

Landry survives scare to win PGA La Quinta crown

Los Angeles - Andrew Landry squandered a six-shot back-nine lead on Sunday but finished with back-to-back birdies to win the ...

Equity indices fall in early trading, IndianOil slips by 3.7 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Jan 20 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices were in the negative zone during early hours on Monday as ...

Landry holds off Ancer to win The American Express

Andrew Landry recovered from a few late mistakes and held off a spirited charge by Mexico's Abraham Ancer to win ...

Migration, borders a challenge to African free trade - futurist

The African Continental Free Trade Area will test the capacity for African leadership to build consensus in translating policy to ...

Don't rule out another rate cut in 2020 - economists

The Reserve Bank this week unexpectedly cut the repo rate by 25 basis points to 6.25%, and some economists have ...

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Prince Harry and Meghan to cut formal ties with Palace

LONDON, UK - While Prince Harry will continue to be Prince Harry, and he and his wife will remain the ...

Refugee stories reveal anxieties about the Canada-U.S. border

For the past two years, Roxham Road - a dead-end street between Champlain, N.Y., and Hemmingford, Que., - has received ...

Kadri, MacKinnon help Avalanche knock off Red Wings

Nazem Kadri and Nathan MacKinnon each scored twice and rookie defenseman Cale Makar reached another franchise record before the All-Star ...

Raptors hold off Hawks' rally

Norman Powell came off the bench to score 27 points and Fred VanVleet scored eight points in the final 63 ...

Toronto FC's Bradley to undergo ankle surgery

Toronto FC captain Michael Bradley is slated to undergo ankle surgery on Tuesday and will miss approximately four months, general ...

Britain's Johnson Poised to Give Huawei Role in 5G Development

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson appears set to give the go-ahead for Chinese telecom giant Huawei to play a role ...

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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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