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Equity indices gain 1 pc on global cues, metal stocks shine

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 5 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices were on upswing during early hours on Wednesday amid positive global ...

Trump's Demand for US Cut of TikTok Deal Is Unprecedented

NEW YORK - President Donald Trump's demand that the U.S. government get a cut from a potential Microsoft purchase of ...

Timeline: Lebanon Since 2005

BEIRUT - Lebanon, whose capital Beirut was rocked on Tuesday by huge explosions that killed dozens, is mired in its ...

Other countries might follow US actions on TikTok: China

Beijing [China], August 4 (ANI): China on Tuesday said the US should be wary of its decisions on acquiring ByteDance ...

Talk of Banning TikTok Sparks Calls For A More Open Internet in China

Ongoing negotiations between Microsoft and Beijing-based software company ByteDance over the possible acquisition of the Chinese-owned video platform TikTok have ...

Microsoft to launch xCloud game streaming on Sep 15

Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 4 (ANI): Tech giant Microsoft will roll off its game streaming service, known as Project xCloud ...

Update: Market fairness a mere pretext used in Washington's TikTok ban

Video: Over the weeks, the Trump administration has repeatedly targeted TikTok, a video-sharing app owned by a Chinese tech company, ...

Lamp;T Technology Services expands collaboration with Microsoft

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India] Aug 4 (ANI/BusinessWire India): LT Technology Services Limited, a leading global pure-play engineering services company, today announced ...

WH remain wary of TikTok even with Microsoft deal

Washington DC [USA], August 3 (ANI): The Trump administration will remain cautious of TikTok even if Microsoft and other US ...

Trump Gives Microsoft 45 Days to Seal TikTok Deal

WHITE HOUSE - The Chinese-owned social media app TikTok "is going to be out of business in the United States" ...

Fierce competition between US, China for energy in Central Asia

Beijing [China], August 3 (ANI): As the US has called "for a new alliance of democracies" to counter China's aggressive ...

Trump Says Not Opposed to Microsoft Acquiring TikTok

U.S. President Donald Trump said Monday that he would ban the popular video app TikTok by Sept. 15 unless U.S ...

Responses of users and media to Trump threatening a TikTok ban

WASHINGTON, Aug. 3 (Xinhua) -- What happened to TikTok in the United States? What are the responses of users and ...

Microsoft's takeover would be a win for TikTok and tech giants - not users

In what seems to be a common occurrence, Chinese video-sharing app TikTok is once again in the headlines.After months of ...

Emerging-market rebound hangs in balance as economies struggle

Rand slips to three-week low in the wake of poor US growthWhich makes the start of August - typically one ...

Bitcoin surpasses $12 000 then tumbles in wild weekend

Bitcoin reminded investors of both its promise and peril in trading this weekend.The world's largest cryptocurrency rose to $12 112 ...

Trump insists US Treasury should get substantial share of TikTok sale

The American president says his government should get a cut from the sale of TikTok's US operation if an American ...

Two arrested over Covid-19 facemask brawl on KLM flight to Ibiza

A fight broke out on a KLM flight carrying passengers from Amsterdam to Ibiza at the weekend, after several people ...

Microsoft aims to achieve "zero waste" goals by 2030

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 4 (Xinhua) -- Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday announced the goal to achieve "zero waste" for the company's ...

Mongolia's central bank purchases over 11 tons of gold so far this year

ULAN BATOR, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) -- Mongolia's central bank said Wednesday that it had purchased a total of 11.3 tons ...

S.Korea's foreign reserves continue to rise for 4 months

SEOUL, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) -- South Korea's foreign reserves continued to rise for four straight months as the weak U.S. ...

IMF forecasts modest narrowing in current account imbalances in 2020

WASHINGTON, Aug. 4 (Xinhua) -- Global current account surpluses and deficits narrowed in 2019, and the COVID-19 pandemic could narrow ...

China's economic rebound better than expected in Q2: World Bank official

BEIJING, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) -- China's economic rebound was better than expected in the second quarter (Q2) amid the COVID-19 ...

China's external position in 2019 broadly in line with fundamentals: IMF

WASHINGTON, Aug. 4 (Xinhua) -- China's external position in 2019 was broadly in line with the level "implied by medium-term ...

China's central bank continues to skip reverse repos

BEIJING, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) -- The People's Bank of China (PBOC), the country's central bank, continued to skip open market ...

1st LD: Disney reports significant quarterly loss due to COVID-19 pandemic

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 4 (Xinhua) -- The Walt Disney Company on Tuesday reported significant quarterly loss in its fiscal third ...

Disney reports significant quarterly loss due to COVID-19 pandemic

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 4 (Xinhua) -- The Walt Disney Company on Tuesday reported significant quarterly loss in its fiscal third ...

Portuguese gov't welcomes EC approval of new development bank

LISBON, Aug. 4 (Xinhua) -- The Portuguese government on Tuesday welcomed the approval by the European Commission (EC) of the ...

U.S. stocks close higher as energy sector leads gains

NEW YORK, Aug. 4 (Xinhua) -- U.S. stocks finished higher on Tuesday, underpinned by solid gains in the energy sector. ...

World Bank grants South Sudan 45 mln USD to improve service delivery

JUBA, Aug. 4 (Xinhua) -- The World Bank has approved a grant of 16.2 billion South Sudanese pounds (45 million ...

Spotlight: Market fairness a mere pretext used in Washington's TikTok ban

WASHINGTON, Aug. 3 (Xinhua) -- The U.S. government threatened to ban Chinese firm ByteDance's TikTok video app on Monday under ...

Xinhua world economic news summary at 0900 GMT, Aug. 4

WASHINGTON -- Economic activity in the U.S. manufacturing sector expanded in July amid a resurgence in new COVID-19 infections, the ...

Australia's central bank keeps interest rate on hold at 0.25 pct

SYDNEY, Aug. 4 (Xinhua) -- Australia's official interest rate remained on hold at 0.25 percent following a monthly meeting of ...

U.S. stocks rise as tech sector leads

NEW YORK, Aug. 3 (Xinhua) -- U.S. stocks ended higher on Monday, bolstered by strong gains in big tech names. ...

Brazil's GDP contraction forecast at 5.66 pct in 2020: analysts

BRASILIA, Aug. 3 (Xinhua) -- Brazilian financial analysts for the fifth consecutive week forecast a smaller drop in gross domestic ...

Commemorative coins issued on Forbidden City's 600th anniversary

BEIJING, Aug. 3 (Xinhua) -- China's central bank issued a set of gold and silver commemorative coins Monday to mark ...

Pandemic Pedal Power- Tell us about cycling where you live in our new survey - Press and Journal

The Press and Journal wants your views on cycling habits during lockdown. ...

Gulf of Mexico's 'dead zone' much smaller this year

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Tropical weather stirred up the Gulf of Mexico, reducing this years dead zone off Louisianas coast to ...

Miami-Dade Begins Early Voting Monday While Vote-by-Mail Requests Soar NBC 6 South Florida

Voters in Miami-Dade County will get a chance to begin early voting for the August 18th primaries on Monday. The ...

The Founder of CBD Beverage Recess Is u2018Designing Feelings' u2013

Ben Witte on PR over influencers, regulations and the future on I'm With the Brand. ...

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No precedent for Trump to take cut of TikTok deal

NEW YORK, New York - President Donald Trump's demand that the U.S. government get a cut from a potential Microsoft ...

$172 million defense department job goes to Hunstville, Alabama plant

SAN DIEGO, California - A subsidiary of Cubic Corporation, GATR Technologies, of Huntsville, Alabama, has been awarded a $172 million ...

Names of 9 youthful Marines and Sailor killed in AAV tragedy named

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper has paid tribute to the youthful eight Marines ...

Trump orders agencies to employ Americans ahead of foreigners

WASHINGTON, DC - President Donald Trump said Monday that he had fired the chair of the Tennessee Valley Authority, criticizing ...

New Cold War looms as Chinese-U.S. relations edge closer to collapse

Tensions between the United States and China are rising as the U.S. election nears, with tit-for-tat consulate closures, new U.S. ...

Rescue mission for 8 U.S. service members ends, recovery initiated

The seven Marines and sailor missing after their amphibious assault vehicle sank off the California coast are presumed dead as ...

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