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Former US congressman jailed for 22 months in insider trading case

NEW YORK: On Tuesday, former U.S. Congressman Stephen Buyer was sentenced to 22 months in prison for trading on inside ...

West Point sued for admission policy by US anti-affirmative action group

NEW YORK: This week, the Virginia-based Students for Fair Admissions, founded by affirmative action opponent Edward Blum, sued the U.S. ...

UK firm sold parts to jet engine maker with forged paperwork

LONDON, U.K.: Jet engine maker CFM International said this week that thousands of engine components may have been sold with ...

Amid tensions, ASEAN launches first joint military drills in Indonesia

BATAM, Indonesia: Due to mounting geopolitical tensions and protests against China's activities in the South China Sea, ASEAN member nations ...

Musk's Neuralink to implant chip in brain of paralysis patients

FREMONT, California: This week, brain-chip startup Neuralink, owned by billionaire Tesla CEO Elon Musk, said an independent review board granted ...

Delta flight hit by possible lightning, lands safely in Boston

BOSTON, Massachusetts: Officials said that a Delta flight from Chicago to Boston that was possibly struck by lightning landed safely ...

Indonesian woman jailed for violating country's blasphemy law

JAKARTA, Indonesia: An Indonesian court sentenced Lina Lutfiawati, also known as Lina Mukherjee, to two years in prison this week ...

China wants Hong Kong consulates to give personal data of local staff

HONG KONG: The Chinese Foreign Ministry has issued a request to all foreign consulates in Hong Kong, seeking the personal ...

Rattlesnake bites Amazon driver in Florida during delivery

MARTIN COUNTY, Florida: An Amazon driver making a delivery to a Florida home this week was bitten by a rattlesnake ...

Canada's TMX expansion may triple oil flow to country's Pacific Coast

CALGARY, Canada: From early 2024, the long-delayed and controversial Canadian government-owned Trans Mountain oil pipeline expansion (TMX) is expected to ...

Pakistan's Supreme Court proceedings go live on state TV

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Pakistan's Supreme Court proceedings were broadcast live on state television on Monday, providing an unprecedented glimpse into the ...

9 teenagers caught after escaping from Pennsylvania detention center

MORGANTOWN, Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania state police said that nine teenage boys who escaped from the Abraxas Academy detention center this week ...

3,000 homeless in Anchorage looking for a place to stay before winter

ANCHORAGE, Alaska: Anchorage is struggling to find housing options for more than 3,000 homeless residents, as the city's mass shelter ...

South Korean teachers seek legal defense against abusive parents

SEOUL, South Korea: Thousands of South Korean educators and school staff gathered in Seoul over the weekend to demand increased ...

Polish government bans all Russian-registered passenger cars

WARSAW, Poland: As part of European Union (EU) sanctions imposed against Russia over its invasion of Ukraine, Poland banned all ...

Over 10,000 Alabama 3rd graders may be held back due to reading law

MONTGOMERY, Alabama: Last week, Alabama's school chief, Superintendent Eric Mackey, said that under new reading benchmarks to move to fourth ...

Federal Reserve losses surpass $100 billion, and still rising

WASHINGTON D.C.: Last week, the Federal Reserve said its losses surpassed the US$100 billion mark and will likely continue to ...

DP World celebrates triple win at Logistics & Transport Awards 2023

DUBAI, 25th September, 2023 (WAM) -- DP World, a leading provider of global end-to-end supply chain solutions, has scooped three ...

"We won and we are delighted, We feel proud," Women cricketers after India's historic Asian Games gold

Hangzhou [China], September 23 (ANI): Cricketers Titas Sadhu and Shafali Verma part of the Women's cricket team, which secured a ...

Immunisation campaign against polio launched in 24 Afghan provinces

Kabul [Afghanistan], September 24 (ANI): A vaccination campaign against polio was launched across 24 provinces of Afghanistan on Monday, Khaama ...

Kosovo Observes Day of Mourning After Monastery Siege

Kosovo was observing a day of mourning Monday, following the death of a Kosovar Albanian police officer killed by Serbian ...

Pakistan: Islamabad Court gives orders to shift Imran Khan to Adiala Jail

Islamabad [Pakistan], September 25 (ANI): The Islamabad High Court (IHC) in Pakistan has ordered to transfer Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran ...

Asian Games: India to face arch-rival Pakistan in men's volleyball match for fifth-place

Hangzhou [China], September 25 (ANI): The Indian men's volleyball team will take on arch-rivals Pakistan in the fifth-place playoff at ...

Mexico signs agreement with US to deport migrants from borders

Washington, DC [US], September 25 (ANI): Amid the surge in number of migrants at the Mexican border, Mexico has made ...

Miao embroidery makes Milan Fashion Week debut

© Provided by Xinhua GUIYANG, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- Over the past week, far away from Milan Fashion Week, Wang ...

China's Sheng sets world record to win 10m air rifle gold at Hangzhou

© Provided by Xinhua Young Chinese shooter Sheng Lihao set the world record of 253.3 points to clinch the gold ...

India accuses dominant powers of weaponizing global influence

Speaking in New York, Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar called out the ?double standards? of certain nationsIndian Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar ...

NATO peacekeepers gave Kosovo carte blanche to kill Serbs Vucic

The Serbian president addressed a shootout in the breakaway region that left several people deadA NATO peacekeeping force deployed in ...

Female pharmacists fleeing Ukraine media

Pharmacies are reportedly facing staff shortages after women specialists were ordered to report to conscription officesA recent change in Ukrainian ...

Chinese researchers explore building underground Moon shelter

© Provided by Xinhua SHANGHAI, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- Chinese researchers are studying the possibility of setting up a safe, ...

US: Art of Living to hold World Culture Festival in Washington, 2 lakh people expected

Washington, DC [US], September 25 (ANI): The Art of Living organisation will host the 4th World Culture Festival at the ...

Russia to seek clarification from Canada over honour to Nazi veteran

Ottawa [Canada], September 25 (ANI): Russia will seek a clarification from Canada over the honour accorded in Canadian Parliament to ...

"Apologies for ignorance are ridiculous...:" Russian envoy Denis Alipov on Nazi veteran honoured in Canada Parliament

New Delhi [India], September 25 (ANI): Describing the act of honouring a former Nazi soldier in Canada's parliament as "disgusting", ...

"Apologies for ignorance ridiculous...:" Russian envoy Denis Alipov on Nazi veteran honoured in Canada Parliament

New Delhi [India], September 25 (ANI): Describing the act of honouring a former Nazi soldier in Canada's parliament as "disgusting", ...

Libya Says Derna Mayor, Other Officials Detained After Flood

The mayor of Libya's eastern city of Derna was detained along with other officials on suspicion of mismanagement and negligence ...

Himachal CM launches website, promo for Pre-World Cup Paragliding event

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) [India], September 25 (ANI): Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu unveiled the official website and promotional ...

Calicut airport: Customs seized 5.4 kg gold from 6 flyers, majority hid inside their body

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], September 25 (ANI): Custom officials have seized gold in paste form approximately to the tune of 5.4 ...

NCCD's innovative cold chain conclave paves the way for Jammu and Kashmir's economic growth

New Delhi [India], September 25 (ANI): The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, led by the National Center for Cold ...

Indian army contingents participating in joint military exercise 'Yudh Abhyas 2023' leave for Alaska

New Delhi [India], September 25 (ANI): Indian army contingents participating in joint military exercise'Yudh Abhyas 2023' with the US army ...

PM Modi's WhatsApp channel crosses 5 million followers, he says grateful for continuous support

New Delhi [India], September 25 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday thanked his followers in the WhatsApp community for ...

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Mexico signs agreement with US to deport migrants from borders

Washington, DC [US], September 25 (ANI): Amid the surge in number of migrants at the Mexican border, Mexico has made ...

Cuban embassy in US attacked with petrol bombs Havana

Anti-Cuba groups in America resort to terrorism because they feel they won?t be punished, foreign minister Bruno Rodriguez has saidCuban ...

Russian maritime trade forecast to grow

Arctic shipping has been a priority for the country's economic developmentRussian shipping will continue to expand and will reach 29.6 ...

BRICS an ideal alliance to ditch the dollar Venezuelan FM

The pro-multipolarity group will soon include most of the world's major oil producers and consumers, FM Yvan Gil Pinto has ...

New Artificial Intelligence Solutions Developed to Combat Wildfires

London - Wildfires fueled by climate change have ravaged communities from Maui to the Mediterranean this summer, killing many people, ...

Bolivia's Evo Morales announces 2025 presidential bid

The leftist leader plans to seek a fourth term after being ousted from power in what he called a US-backed ...

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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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