Myanmar authorities disturb grave of 'Everything will be OK' protester

A civil disobedience campaign of strikes running parallel with the protests has been supported by many government workers including a trickle of policemen. "People who don't want stability and peace might have done it to deteriorate the current situa... More..

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Southwestern Public Health reports COVID-19 variant in region
by | Saturday, March 06, 2021

Southwestern Public Health reports COVID-19 variant in region

Speaking in the Lords, he said the country "must be on the balls of its feet" to be ready for such "unhelpful news". New variants emerge regularly and experts are conducting frequent analysis to see which are...More..

Trump Jr. slams Biden for Syria bombing
by | Wednesday, March 03, 2021

Trump Jr. slams Biden for Syria bombing

The former U.S. president also criticised the Joe Biden administration. "Do you miss me yet?" "I am announcing that I will be actively working to elect strong, tough, and smart Republican leaders", Tru...More..

Jamal Khashoggi fiancee demands punishment for Saudi prince
by | Wednesday, March 03, 2021

Jamal Khashoggi fiancee demands punishment for Saudi prince

Prince Mohammed, de facto ruler of the US-allied Gulf powerhouse, has denied any involvement in the 2018 murder of Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Asked about criticism of Washington for...More..

Trump the dominant force at conservative conference
by | Sunday, February 28, 2021

Trump the dominant force at conservative conference

But, " Kevin McCarthy is not one of those". The United States after the Trump presidency, which abandoned its political principles and embraces a figure surrounded by scandals and investigations. "We did win...More..

Senate Can't Vote On $15 Minimum Wage, Parliamentarian Rules
by | Friday, February 26, 2021

Senate Can't Vote On $15 Minimum Wage, Parliamentarian Rules

Even if the provision passes the House, it faces certain removal in the Senate, which could require the chambers to go to conference to reconcile the differences between what the House and Senate pass. If the b...More..

How Texas's deregulated market for power led to exorbitant electric bills
by | Friday, February 26, 2021

How Texas's deregulated market for power led to exorbitant electric bills

Another candidate for a director position, who also does not live in Texas, said he was withdrawing his name. No, say experts. While Texas does get about 20 percent of its energy from wind, enough to put it i...More..

US Airstrike Hits Syria Target Tied to Iran-Backed Militias
by | Friday, February 26, 2021

US Airstrike Hits Syria Target Tied to Iran-Backed Militias

The second European diplomat said US leverage was still in place because President Joe Biden had not lifted sanctions. Fox News reported that the USA hit multiple facilities in an Iranian-backed militia...More..

Friendly CPAC 2021 Speaker Lineup Shows Little Sign of GOP Civil War
by | Monday, February 22, 2021

Friendly CPAC 2021 Speaker Lineup Shows Little Sign of GOP Civil War

Former President Trump is scheduled to make his first public appearance since leaving office at the 2021 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) next weekend, and Lara Trump shared her expectations fo...More..

Sen. Cruz went to Mexico on vacation amid storm
by | Thursday, February 18, 2021

Sen. Cruz went to Mexico on vacation amid storm

Between the lines: The CDC has advised that individuals "should avoid all travel to Mexico " due to the coronavirus pandemic and that "a$3 ll air passengers coming to the United States, including USA citize...More..

B.C. sees 427 new COVID-19 cases; 47 in Interior Health
by | Thursday, February 18, 2021

B.C. sees 427 new COVID-19 cases; 47 in Interior Health

Marc Brisson of Universite Laval says Quebec's choice to relax health orders on February 8 could result in a sharp rise in the number of cases, hospitalizations and deaths if a variant takes hold. There were ...More..

Trump Asks US Republicans To Dump
by | Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Trump Asks US Republicans To Dump "Sullen" Senate Leader Mitch McConnell

He went on to write: "Mitch is a dour, sullen, and unsmiling political hack, and if Republican Senators are going to stay with him, they will not win again". Trump's accusations of election fraud were reject...More..

USA secretary of state outraged after Erbil rocket attack kills civilian contractor
by | Tuesday, February 16, 2021

USA secretary of state outraged after Erbil rocket attack kills civilian contractor

Coalition spokesman Wayne Marotto said three rockets hit Arbil airport, killing one foreign civilian contractor who is not an American national. In another tweet she wrote: "Iraq already faces multiple cris...More..

Aung San Suu Kyi under house arrest, current status unclear
by | Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Aung San Suu Kyi under house arrest, current status unclear

The junta appears determined to end the demonstrations. A journalist at the scene said it was unclear whether police had used rubber bullets or live rounds. The military cited numerous election irregularities...More..

Over 90% of medical frontliners have taken COVID-19 vaccine
by | Monday, February 15, 2021

Over 90% of medical frontliners have taken COVID-19 vaccine

It comes as ministers said the United Kingdom was on track to meet its pledge of offering a vaccine to everyone in the top four priority groups by Monday. Based on available sales figures, the authors said that...More..

Republicans vote to convict Trump in impeachment trial
by | Sunday, February 14, 2021

Republicans vote to convict Trump in impeachment trial

That we must be ever vigilant. But seven Republican senators voted to convict the former president and 10 Republican members of the House of Representatives voted last month to impeach him, including the part...More..

OPEC+ Sees Oil Market Deficit Despite Weaker Demand
by | Thursday, February 04, 2021

OPEC+ Sees Oil Market Deficit Despite Weaker Demand

US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures climbed 49 cents, or 0.9 percent, to Dollars 56.18 a barrel after reaching its highest settlement level in a year on Wednesday. The survey also showed expectations...More..

Yellen calls meeting of regulators to discuss SEC findings on Robinhood
by | Thursday, February 04, 2021

Yellen calls meeting of regulators to discuss SEC findings on Robinhood

Yellen will bring together heads of the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Federal Reserve, the Federal Reserve Bank of NY, and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, a Treasury official told Reuters on...More..

New Order On Kishore Biyani Won't Hit Reliance Deal, Says Future Retail
by | Thursday, February 04, 2021

New Order On Kishore Biyani Won't Hit Reliance Deal, Says Future Retail

SEBI said its probe since 2017 found that Biyani had used unpublished price-sensitive information (UPSI) to trade in Future Retail shares. According to Sebi, this scheme of arrangement which resulted in the d...More..

Former ECB chief Mario Draghi to form new Italian government
by | Thursday, February 04, 2021

Former ECB chief Mario Draghi to form new Italian government

Mr Renzi, whose nickname is "il rottamatore", or "the demolisher", complained among other things about Mr Conte's plan to spend more than 200 billion euro (£1.8 billion) in European Union funds and loans to hel...More..

Eurozone GDP down by 0.7 pct in Q4
by | Thursday, February 04, 2021

Eurozone GDP down by 0.7 pct in Q4

German economic activity contracted by 5.0 percent in 2020 and even France in the end did better than expected with a slump of 8.3 percent, when a double digit crash was initially feared. For now, salvaging an ...More..

by | Thursday, February 04, 2021

USA oil prices post highest finish in over a year

Also, voluntary cuts of one million barrels per day by OPEC's de facto leader, Saudi Arabia , are set to be implemented from the beginning of February through March. The JMMC is unlikely to recommend new pol...More..

Microsoft poised to fill Google gap in Australia
by | Thursday, February 04, 2021

Microsoft poised to fill Google gap in Australia

In a cutting statement aimed at its trillion-dollar rival, Microsoft also revealed its "full" support of Australia's proposed news media bargaining laws, conceding it would be prepared to pay for news. If Goog...More..

On Sonu Sood`s birthday, Twitter explodes with wishes for `real hero`
by | Thursday, February 04, 2021

On Sonu Sood`s birthday, Twitter explodes with wishes for `real hero`

Sonu Sood will be the first guest on the show after the Covid break. The farmer reacted by saying that Sood is "no less than god" for him and his family. Actor Sonu has also been a contestant of Mr. India compe...More..

ExxonMobil, Chevron CEOs talked merger after pandemic outbreak
by | Wednesday, February 03, 2021

ExxonMobil, Chevron CEOs talked merger after pandemic outbreak

In the fourth quarter, Exxon Mobil suffered a loss of $20.1 billion following huge write-offs. Also, Chevron reported last week that it lost 5.5 billion dollars (£4.02 billion) previous year. ExxonMobil r...More..

Google's strong fourth quarter pushes Alphabet shares higher
by | Wednesday, February 03, 2021

Google's strong fourth quarter pushes Alphabet shares higher

Ads are Alphabet's biggest revenue stream, sure, but investors are paying just as close attention to its fast-growing cloud business. The revenue from YouTube in Q4 2020 was $6.9 billion. Or rather, how u...More..

Oil rises most in weeks swept up in broader market enthusiasm
by | Wednesday, February 03, 2021

Oil rises most in weeks swept up in broader market enthusiasm

Voluntary cuts of 1 million barrels per day by OPEC's de facto leader, Saudi Arabia , are to be implemented from the beginning of February through March. It, however, still faces bumpy short-term demand amid...More..

ExxonMobil, Chevron Explored Merger in 2020
by | Tuesday, February 02, 2021

ExxonMobil, Chevron Explored Merger in 2020

Despite inevitable antitrust concerns, the companies could argue a merger would represent the United States' best shot at taking on the Saudi state-owned conglomerate and the world's other largest state-backed ...More..

Upside Momentum Could Carry Market to $57.41 Over Short-Run
by | Tuesday, February 02, 2021

Upside Momentum Could Carry Market to $57.41 Over Short-Run

The price of WTI crude oil futures are settling at $53.55. Crude oil delivery for February gained Rs 84, or 2.15 percent, to Rs 3,989 per barrel at 15:41 hours IST with a business turnover of 5,514 lots. "OPE...More..

U.S. factory activity cools amid COVID-19 flare-up By Reuters
by | Tuesday, February 02, 2021

U.S. factory activity cools amid COVID-19 flare-up By Reuters

Business activities in the service sector were slowing down amid the resurgence of locally transmitted COVID-19 cases despite the ongoing recovery momentum, said Zhao Qinghe, senior statistician at NBS , while...More..