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Driverless taxi service to begin in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, California: Lyft and driverless technology firm Motional have announced the joint operation of a robotaxi service for residents ...


Naomi Biden, granddaughter of president, married at White House

WASHINGTON D.C.: Naomi Biden, the 28-year-old granddaughter of U.S. President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden, was married on ...


Alleging abuses by Starbucks, 100 US locations see strikes

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Workers at more than 100 U.S. company-owned Starbucks locations held a one-day strike this week ...


Lab-grown meat cleared by US for human consumption

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that, for the first time it has cleared a ...


Northwest Ohio residents on alert after 40,000 minks released

CLEVELAND, Ohio: After vandals broke into a farm and released up to 40,000 minks from their cages this week, thousands ...


United Air to carry 460,000 passengers during Thanksgiving holiday

CHICAGO, Illinois: United Airlines said that during the Thanksgiving travel period, it expects to carry 5.5 million passengers, some 12 ...


Target sees low holiday sales as consumers cut back spending

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Target Corp has downgraded its overall holiday-quarter sales forecast, blaming surging inflation and "dramatic changes" ...


To prevent contamination, US reviews manufacturing of baby formula

WASHINGTON D.C.: As part of its strategy to prevent bacterial infections, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it will ...


Biden seeks $9 billion for Covid, $37 billion for Ukraine

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Biden administration asked Congress this week for $9.25 billion to combat COVID-19, as well as $37.7 billion ...


Ex-husband gets death sentence over killing Pak-American woman

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan - Muhammad Afzal, Additional District, and Sessions Judge in Rawalpindi, has sentenced Rizwan Habib to death in the ...


Improving Rangers look to pick on lowly Ducks

Out to match a season-best winning streak, the New York Rangers will continue their Southern California double with a visit ...


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King could step in if Malaysia parliament cannot choose leader

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: As support for a conservative Islamic alliance prevented major coalitions from winning a simple majority in its ...

Six feet of snow falls in western New York for first storm of year

BUFFALO, New York: Just ahead of the busy Thanksgiving holiday week, western New York state was hit by a snowstorm, ...

After 73 years, Biden tells Palestinians to wait until conditions are right

NEW YORK CITY: Granting Palestine full state membership status at the UN would be a "practical" step that could preserve ...

Naomi Biden, granddaughter of president, married at White House

WASHINGTON D.C.: Naomi Biden, the 28-year-old granddaughter of U.S. President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden, was married on ...

Scores dead after 5.6 magnitude quake rocks Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia - The casualty toll in Monday's magnitude 5.6 earthquake in Indonesia keeps rising.At the latest count on Tuesday, ...

US to remove dams on west coast river to protect endangered salmon

WASHINGTON D.C.: In the largest dam removal undertaking in U.S. history, a U.S. agency last week approved the decommissioning of ...

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Improving Rangers look to pick on lowly Ducks

Out to match a season-best winning streak, the New York Rangers will continue their Southern California double with a visit ...

Stars shine brightest when Nuggets, Thunder match up

After finishing off a 122-110 road victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Nov. 3, Denver Nuggets coach Michael Malone ...

Kevin Huerter makes return to Atlanta as Kings face Hawks

The surging Sacramento Kings put their seven-game winning streak on the line when they make their only visit to play ...

Jazz, Pistons to feature some familiar faces

The Utah Jazz front-office's decision to trade All-Stars Donovan Mitchell and Rudy Gobert in exchange for a boatload of first-round ...

Top 25 roundup: No. 10 Creighton, No. 14 Arizona reach Maui final

Ryan Nembhard scored 25 points to lead four Bluejays in double figures as No. 10 Creighton held on for a ...

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New Zealand stocks rally despite lethargy on other Asian stock markets

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stock markets in Asia on Wednesday took their cue from Wall Street overnight with limited moves ...


Italy to raise billions with windfall tax on energy companies

ROME, Italy: A draft of the government's 2023 budget seen by Reuters indicates that Italy plans to charge energy companies ...


Rolls-Royce and easyJet upbeat about hydrogen-powered jet engine

LONDON, England: In a world aviation first, British company Rolls-Royce has announced that it has successfully tested a hydrogen-powered aircraft ...


Nasdaq Composite drops 66 points in otherwise uneventful day

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stock markets remained on edge on Tuesday, with the major indices all finishing flat ...


Twitter signing up two million users per day, says Musk

SAN Francisco, California: As he struggles with a mass exodus of advertisers and users switching to other platforms, Twitter Chief ...


Raids begin in Tokyo Olympics corruption investigation

TOKYO, Japan: Japanese prosecutors raided the headquarters of advertising company Dentsu, as part of a widening investigation into corruption during ...


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