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 2020-01-23 16:52 

AP

Long-term US mortgage rates slump to 3-month lows...

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. long-term mortgage rates fell this week to their lowest level in three months, deepening the incentive for prospective homebuyers although they face eroded affordability as......

 2020-01-23 16:50 

Saudi Press Agency

Finance Minister Speaks at World Economic Forum...
 2020-01-23 16:49 

ANA-MPA

SYRIZA's Charitsis: ND chose to restore an old electoral system that distorts the people's will...

Simple proportional representation is here to stay as it is the electoral system that can......

 2020-01-23 16:47 

Press Trust of India

New president to TN BJP unit soon...

New Delhi, Jan 23 (PTI) The Tamil Nadu unit of the BJP is likely to have a new president soon, four months after Tamilisai Soundararajan was appointed governor of Telangana, the party sources said here on Thursday The BJP's TN unit, with a strength of...

 2020-01-23 16:46 

Press Trust of India

Two siblings die in fire at home...

Guwahati, Jan 23 (PTI) Two children of a family diedon Thursday when a fire, caused possibly by a short circuit,engulfed their house at Beltola area in the city, police said.The fire caused an LPG cylinder to explode andengulfed the first floor of the hou...

 2020-01-23 16:45 

Press Trust of India

BJP claims police denied permission for its events, but...

allowed AIMIM, others Hyderabad, Jan 23 (PTI) The BJP on Thursday alleged thatpolice denied permission for events proposed to be organisedhere by it, while allowing the programmes of AIMIM and Muslimorganisations. A BJP delegation led by Telangana unit ch...

 2020-01-23 16:45 

Press Trust of India

After Savarkar, Bal Thackeray espoused Hindutva: Raut...

Mumbai, Jan 23 (PTI) Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Rautclaimed on Thursday that after Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, BalThackeray was the one who championed Hindutva in Indianpolitics, and now some people were trying to follow the suit.January 23 is the birth annive...

 2020-01-23 16:44 

AFP

Showman Kyrgios powers into Australian Open third round...

Showman Nick Kyrgios blasted Frenchman Gilles Simon off court at the Australian Open Thursday, with his raw talent shining through in front of an adoring home crowd....

 2020-01-23 16:43 

Reuters Canada

Quebec imposes mandatory training for guides after snowmobile accident...

Quebec...

 2020-01-23 16:43 

UPI

Look: Civil War era 'witch bottle' found under Virginia highway median...

Researchers said a glass bottle found during an archaeological dig on a Virginia highway median is believed to be a Civil War era "witch bottle" designed to ward off evil spirits....

 2020-01-23 16:42 

AP

Defense technology company announces Mississippi expansion...

IUKA, Miss. (AP) — A global aerospace and defense technology company has announced it will be expanding existing operations in a northeast Mississippi city.Northrop Grumman Corp. employs......

 2020-01-23 16:40 

UPI

Mike Pence, Benjamin Netanyahu condemn anti-Semitism, Iran at World Holocaust Forum...

Leaders from Russia, the United States and Israel gathered Thursday for the World Holocaust Forum in Jerusalem, where each vowed to fight what they view as a rising tide of anti-Semitism....

 2020-01-23 16:39 

ANA-MPA

Greece, EIB sign 330-million-euro loan agreements...

Greece on Thursday signed two loan agreements with the European Investment Bank (EIB) worth 330......

 2020-01-23 16:38 

AP

Kentucky bill requires care for infants surviving abortion...

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A bill that would require doctors and other health workers to provide life-saving care for an infant born alive after a failed abortion attempt was approved by a Kentucky......

 2020-01-23 16:37 

UPI

North Korea forgoes anti-American stamps...

North Korea may not be issuing anti-American stamps this year, a possible sign the regime is interested in resuming dialogue with the United States....

 2020-01-23 16:37 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

'AGU' Media Dept. Head calls for scientific media development...
 2020-01-23 16:36 

UPI

Wendy Williams, Kevin Hunter finalize divorce...

Talk show host Wendy Williams and Kevin Hunter reached a settlement in their divorce nine months after their split....

 2020-01-23 16:36 

AFP

Top UN court orders Myanmar to prevent Rohingya genocide...

The UN's top court told Myanmar on Thursday to take urgent steps to prevent the alleged genocide of the Buddhist nation's minority Rohingya Muslims.Nobel peace laureate Suu Kyi did not attend Thursday's ruling, where Myanmar was represented by...

 2020-01-23 16:36 

AFP

China locks down two cities to curb virus outbreak...

China locked down nearly 20 million in two cities at the centre of a deadly virus outbreak on Thursday, banning planes and trains from leaving in an unprecedented move aimed at containing the disease which has already spread to other countries.The World H...

 2020-01-23 16:35 

Reuters

[ US ]

Phoenix delays airport ride-hailing fee hike as Arizona court weighs in...

The U.S. city of Phoenix will delay a planned fee hike for pickup and dropoff ride-hailing services at its Sky Harbor International Airport over which Uber Technologies Inc had threatened to leave, saying it would await a court decision....

 2020-01-23 16:34 

AP

Second West Virginia county approves indoor vaping ban...

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A second West Virginia county has voted to ban the use of e-cigarettes and vapes inside public spaces.The Cabell-Huntington Health Department Board of Health......

 2020-01-23 16:34 

AFP

World leaders in Israel to recall horrors of Auschwitz...

World leaders and Holocaust survivors were Thursday set to mark 75 years since the liberation of Auschwitz, the World War II death camp where the Nazis killed more than 1.1 million people, most of them Jews."This is a historic gathering, not only for ...

 2020-01-23 16:34 

AFP

Top UN court orders Myanmar to prevent Rohingya genocide...

The UN's top court told Myanmar on Thursday to take urgent steps to prevent the alleged genocide of the Buddhist nation's minority Rohingya Muslims.Nobel peace laureate Suu Kyi did not attend Thursday's ruling, where Myanmar was represented by...

 2020-01-23 16:34 

Kuwait News Agency

Nazaha: Need for speedy anti-corruption legislations...

KUWAIT, Jan 28 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Anti-Corruption Authority (Nazaha) said on Thursday that decline of Kuwait's ranking in the International Transparency Corruption Perception Index was due to several reasons, namely delay of enacting relevant legislatio...

 2020-01-23 16:31 

UPI

Watch: Anne Hathaway chases a dangerous story in 'The Last He Wanted' trailer...

Anne Hathaway is a veteran reporter desperate to find the truth in the new trailer for upcoming Netflix thriller, "The Last Thing He Wanted."...

 2020-01-23 16:31 

Ecns.cn

Restoration project of Labrang Monastery near completion in Gansu...

Repaired frescos are seen in a hall at Labrang Monastery in Xiahe county of Gannan Tibetan autonomous prefecture in Northwest China's Gansu province, January 22, 2020....

 2020-01-23 16:31 

AP

Nebraska gets new head of state child welfare services...

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts has chosen an Indiana public health official to oversee Nebraska's public child welfare services, the governor's office announced Wednesday.Ricketts......

 2020-01-23 16:30 

Ecns.cn

Study reveals how novel coronavirus infects humans...

Chinese researchers have identified a key protein essential for the novel coronavirus to infect humans, providing valuable information to help evaluate the public health risk....

 2020-01-23 16:30 

Press Trust of India

Mumbai City FC eye return to top-four in Hyderabad...

Hyderabad, Jan 23 (PTI) Mumbai City FC would look to return to the top-four of the Indian Super League standings when they face Hyderabad FC in a crucial clash here on Friday. Mumbai, under Jorge Costa, are fifth on the table with 19 points from 13 matche...

 2020-01-23 16:30 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Bahrain to host conference on digital transformation...
 2020-01-23 16:29 

Reuters

[ US ]

Trump administration steps up scrutiny of pregnant visa applicants...

President Donald Trump's administration rolled out a new rule on Thursday that aims to limit "birth tourism" by women who enter the United States on tourist visas with the intention of obtaining citizenship for their babies born on American so...

 2020-01-23 16:29 

Press Trust of India

Over Rs 4 cr worth red sanders seized in TN, one held...

Coimbatore, Jan 23 (PTI) More than 9 tonnes of redsanders valued at over Rs four crore was seized from acontainer lorry here and man arrested in this connection,police said on Thursday. Acting on a tip-off, officials of Directorate of RevenueIntelligence ...

 2020-01-23 16:28 

Ecns.cn

Economic powerhouse leads legislation in beefing up private sector...

East China's Zhejiang Province, an economic powerhouse renowned for its thriving private sector, has adopted the first provincial-level regulation in the country on promoting the private economy....

 2020-01-23 16:27 

BloombergQuint

Brexit Bulletin: Law of the Land...

Brexit Bulletin: Law of the Land...

 2020-01-23 16:27 

Ecns.cn

Fitch Ratings predicts rebound of HK's economic growth this year...

Hong Kong's economic growth will rebound slightly to 1 percent in 2020, as improvement in the external environment could benefit the city's economy, credit rating agency Fitch Ratings said on Wednesday....

 2020-01-23 16:25 

BloombergQuint

PhonePe Launches ATM Services...

PhonePe launched a cash withdrawal and deposit service that its customers can use through its merchant partners....

 2020-01-23 16:25 

Saudi Press Agency

Minister of State Dr. Al-Assaf: Saudi Arabia's Efforts Are Consistent with G20 Agenda...
 2020-01-23 16:23 

BloombergQuint

CG Power Case: NCLT Reserves Order On Corporate Affairs Ministry's Bid To Appoint Auditor...

Founder Thapar's consel argued that SEBI has already appointed an auditor to probe the matter....

 2020-01-23 16:22 

AP

Sundance festival kicks off with Taylor Swift, 'Crip Camp'...

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Plenty of change is in the air at the Sundance Film Festival, where some 118 feature films are set to premiere over the next 10 days beginning Thursday.Streaming......

 2020-01-23 16:22 

Ecns.cn

Fortunes' 2020 'World's Most Admired Companies' include 5 Chinese firms...

Five Chinese companies including Tencent and Lenovo were recognized among the "World's Most Admired Companies" on Fortune's annual list....

 2020-01-23 16:21 

UPI

Look: Ariana Grande, BTS link up at Grammys rehearsal...

Ariana Grande shared a photo with K-pop group BTS while rehearsing for the Grammy Awards....

 2020-01-23 16:20 

Ecns.cn

1 killed, 5 injured in shooting in downtown Seattle: report...

At least one person was killed and five others injured in a shooting in downtown Seattle on Wednesday, local media reported....

 2020-01-23 16:20 

Ecns.cn

Macao confirms 2nd novel coronavirus case...

The second case of novel coronavirus has been reported in Macao, the special administrative region's (SAR) health service said on Thursday....

 2020-01-23 16:20 

Reuters

[ Health ]

UK says no positive coronavirus tests, keeping situation under review...

There have been no positive tests for a new coronavirus in Britain, Prime Minister Boris Johnson's spokesman said on Thursday responding to reports that four patients were being tested in Scottish hospitals....

 2020-01-23 16:20 

Reuters

[ Health ]

U.S. warns travelers to exercise increased caution in China due to coronavirus...

The U.S. State Department on Thursday warned travelers to exercise increased caution in China due to the coronavirus outbreak. https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/china-travel-advisory.html#.XinAey8JNak.twitter...

 2020-01-23 16:19 

Reuters Canada

Tesla's German factory gets off to an explosive start...

Seven U.S. bombs from World War Two have been found in the plot of land outside Berlin where electric car pioneer Tesla wants to build its first European factory, local authorities said on Thursday....

 2020-01-23 16:19 

Reuters Canada

Tesla's German factory gets off to an explosive start...

Seven U.S. bombs from World War Two have been found in the plot of land outside Berlin where electric car pioneer Tesla wants to build its first European factory, local authorities said on Thursday....

 2020-01-23 16:19 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

MPs' role in developing judiciary hailed...
 2020-01-23 16:17 

AP

AP Top 25 Podcast: What's next for NCAA's NIL policy?...

NEW YORK (AP) — The NCAA is trying to figure out how it can allow athletes to be compensated for their fame, while still preserving its rules for amateurism.What's next in the debate over......

 2020-01-23 16:17 

dpa

Podolski returns to Turkey with move to Antalyaspor...

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