News Wires

» Auto updated continuously

 2021-05-11 01:50 

Kuwait News Agency

Death toll of Israeli airstrikes on Gaza mounts to 20...

GAZA, May 10 (KUNA) - The Palestinian Health Ministry announced Monday that the death toll of the Israeli airstrikes on Gaza Strip has climbed to 20 people. Health Ministry spokesman Ashraf Al-Qudra said that an Israeli drone fired several missiles at a g...

 2021-05-11 01:49 

AP

Flyers end crushing season with 4-2 win over Devils...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Farabee scored two goals and James van Riemsdyk added one on the power play to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 4-2 win over the New Jersey Devils in the season finale for......

 2021-05-11 01:47 

dpa

US approves BioNTech/Pfizer vaccine for children aged 12-15...

Top Stories from around the globe brought to you by dpa International....

 2021-05-11 01:47 

AP

Westbrook breaks Robinson's NBA triple-double record...

ATLANTA (AP) — Russell Westbrook has set the NBA record with his 182nd triple-double, surpassing the mark set by Oscar Robertson in 1974.The 32-year-old Westbrook, in his 13th season overall and hi......

 2021-05-11 01:37 

IANS

UN Security Council condemns terrorist attack in Afghanistan...
 2021-05-11 01:37 

IANS

UK's Covid alert level lowered as further lockdown easing expected...
 2021-05-11 01:14 

Kuwait News Agency

Amiri decree grants amnesty, reduces jail sentences of some prisoners...

KUWAIT, May 10 (KUNA) -- An Amiri decree issued on Monday has offered amnesty and commuted the prison terms of some convicts, the Kuwaiti government said on Monday. The public prosecution and interior ministry will collectively implement this measure shor...

 2021-05-11 01:10 

Kuwait News Agency

EU: Lebanon is collapsing...

BRUSSELS, May 10 (KUNA) -- European Union High Representative Josep Borrell Monday warned that the situation in Lebanon is deteriorating and the country is collapsing. "In Lebanon the situation continues deteriorating, the country is collapsing, its p...

 2021-05-11 01:08 

AP

Amazon announces new distribution center for North Carolina...

SMITHFIELD, N.C. (AP) — Amazon is planning a $100 million distribution and fulfillment center, Johnston County officials announced Monday.According to the officials, Amazon will build a 620,000-squ......

 2021-05-11 01:05 

AP

USA Olympian Garcia leads Athletes Unlimited softball picks...

United States Olympian Rachel Garcia was one of the 12 players chosen in the first Athletes Unlimited softball draft on Monday night.Garcia, a right-handed pitcher for UCLA, is a two-time USA Softb......

 2021-05-11 01:02 

Sputnik International

Tesla Owner Got in Driver's Seat Moments Before Deadly Texas Crash, NTSB Report Declares...

Two men were killed earlier this month after a 2019 Tesla Model S reportedly veered off the road, crashed into a tree and burst into flames. Authorities originally said neither man was behind the wheel, while Tesla CEO Elon Musk claimed that data logs rec...

 2021-05-11 01:02 

Saudi Press Agency

Arab Parliament Condemns Houthi Terrorist Militia Attacks on Saudi Arabia's Terrritories...
 2021-05-11 01:01 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait, Spain foreign ministers eye closer ties amid talks...

KUWAIT, May 10 (KUNA) -- The foreign ministers of Kuwait and Spain held talks on Monday over bilateral relations, marking the 60th anniversary of diplomatic ties with a common push to bolster cooperation. Sheikh Dr. Ahmad Nasser Al-Sabah's talks with ...

 2021-05-11 01:01 

FARS News Agency

Jordan: Tensions in Amman at Pro-Palestinian Rally Near Israeli Embassy...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Several pro-Palestinian protesters were seen being detained and escorted away by police during a protest outside of the Israeli Embassy in Amman. The protest was atte ....

 2021-05-11 01:00 

BloombergQuint

Life-Insurance Startup Ethos Valued at More Than $2 Billion...

Life-Insurance Startup Ethos Valued at More Than $2 Billion...

 2021-05-11 00:58 

Reuters

California governor declares drought emergency in 41 counties...
 2021-05-11 00:58 

Reuters

[ World ]

U.S. children ages 12 to 15 could begin COVID-19 vaccinations Thursday...

U.S. regulators authorized Pfizer and BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine for use in children as young as 12 and said they could begin receiving shots as soon as Thursday, widening the country's inoculation program as vaccination rates have slowed signifi...

 2021-05-11 00:57 

Yonhap News

Korea Shipbuilding wins 850 bln won order for offshore plant...

By Nam Kwang-sik SEOUL, May 11 (Yonhap) -- Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineeri......

 2021-05-11 00:57 

Reuters

Japan March household spending posts biggest monthly rise in 18 months...

Japan's household spending posted its biggest monthly gain in 18 months in March, data showed on Tuesday, as consumer demand rebounded strongly from the heavy blow it took from the worsening impact of the coronavirus pandemic last year....

 2021-05-11 00:56 

AP

UN experts: Islamic State committed genocide against Yazidis...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The head of a U.N. team investigating atrocities in Iraq announced Monday it has found "clear and compelling evidence" that Islamic State extremists committed genocide against......

 2021-05-11 00:56 

Yonhap News

S. Korea lowers avian influenza alert level after month of silence...

By Kang Yoon-seung SEOUL, May 11 (Yonhap) -- South Korea said Tuesday it has decided to ......

 2021-05-11 00:56 

Reuters

South Korea's Kakao to buy two U.S. storytelling apps for $950 million...

South Korea's Kakao Entertainment Corp said on Tuesday it was acquiring U.S.-based online comic app Tapas and serialized fiction app Radish for $510 million and $440 million, respectively....

 2021-05-11 00:55 

Yonhap News

S. Korea develops autonomous technology for UAVs...

SEOUL, May 11 (Yonhap) -- A state-run defense development agency said Tuesday it has devel......

 2021-05-11 00:55 

Reuters

California governor declares drought emergency in 41 counties...

California Governor Gavin Newsom on Monday issued an expanded "drought emergency proclamation" for 41 of the state's 58 counties, citing above-average temperatures and dry conditions for April and May....

 2021-05-11 00:53 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-S.Korea's Kakao to buy two U.S. storytelling apps for $950 mln...

South Korea's Kakao Entertainment Corp said on Tuesday it was acquiring U.S.-based online comic app Tapas and serialized fiction app Radish for $510 million and $440 million, respectively....

 2021-05-11 00:53 

Reuters

UPDATE 2-SKIET shares plunge after debuting at double IPO price...

Battery material maker SK IE Technology Co Ltd (SKIET) saw its stock drop on Tuesday, after debuting at double the price set during an initial public offering (IPO) which set a South Korean record for institutional demand....

 2021-05-11 00:52 

Reuters

Colonial Pipeline says one fuel line operating under manual control after cyber attack...

Colonial Pipeline said its Line 4 fuel line, which runs from Greensboro, North Carolina, to Woodbine, Maryland, has been restarted and is operating under manual control for a limited time after a cyber attack shut the pipeline system Friday....

 2021-05-11 00:52 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-U.S. Gulf Coast refiners pare output as pipeline outage continues...

Three U.S. Gulf Coast oil refineries reduced fuel production on Monday as the four-day-old Colonial Pipeline outage limited the ability to move products to market....

 2021-05-11 00:49 

Yonhap News

New cases back above 500 amid possible hike woes...

SEOUL, May 11 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases rose back above 5......

 2021-05-11 00:48 

Reuters

Double Poney stun Vitality in Flashpoint Season 3...

Double Poney pulled off an upset Monday as Flashpoint Season 3 got underway....

 2021-05-11 00:46 

Reuters

[ World ]

U.S. Treasury opens $350 billion in COVID aid, some states won't get full funds for a year...

The U.S. Treasury on Monday opened access to $350 billion in COVID-19 aid for state, local, tribal and territorial governments, but 30 states with faster-recovering employment are likely to see their funds split into two payments a year apart....

 2021-05-11 00:43 

Reuters

UPDATE 2-U.S. children ages 12 to 15 could begin COVID-19 vaccinations Thursday...

U.S. regulators authorized Pfizer and BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine for use in children as young as 12 and said they could begin receiving shots as soon as Thursday, widening the country's inoculation program as vaccination rates have slowed signifi...

 2021-05-11 00:42 

Reuters

Commodity currencies hold advantage as dollar waits for inflation and Fed...

The dollar nursed losses against the currencies of major commodity exporters which enjoyed support from expectations for further gains in the price of oil, copper, steel, and other metals....

 2021-05-11 00:41 

Reuters

Couche-Tard prices $1 billion debt offering, including inaugural green bonds...

Canadian convenience store operator Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc said on Monday that it has priced a $1 billion debt offering, including inaugural green bonds....

 2021-05-11 00:36 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-S.Korea May 1-10 exports surge in boost to economic recovery...

South Korean exports for the first 10 days of May surged 81.2% year-on-year to $12.5 billion, Korea Customs Service data on Tuesday showed, adding to the growing signs of a strong recovery in Asia's fourth-largest economy....

 2021-05-11 00:34 

Reuters

UPDATE 3-US Treasury opens $350 bln in COVID aid, some states won't get full funds for a year...
 2021-05-11 00:34 

Yonhap News

(URGENT) 873 more patients released from coronavirus treatment, total now at 118,717: KDCA...
 2021-05-11 00:34 

Reuters

[ World ]

China reports 14 new COVID-19 cases vs 11 a day earlier...

China reported 14 new COVID-19 cases on May 10, up from 11 a day earlier, the national health authority said on Tuesday....

 2021-05-11 00:32 

Yonhap News

(URGENT) S. Korea reports four additional coronavirus deaths, total now at 1,879: KDCA...
 2021-05-11 00:32 

Yonhap News

Seoul stocks open lower, tracking Wall Street decline...

SEOUL, May 11 (Yonhap) -- South Korean stocks opened lower Tuesday after the benchmark sto......

 2021-05-11 00:31 

Yonhap News

(URGENT) S. Korea reports 511 more cases of new coronavirus, total now at 128,283: KDCA...
 2021-05-11 00:31 

Reuters

FOREX-Commodity currencies hold advantage as dollar waits for inflation and Fed...

The dollar nursed losses against the currencies of major commodity exporters which enjoyed support from expectations for further gains in the price of oil, copper, steel, and other metals....

 2021-05-11 00:30 

Sputnik International

WHO Deems COVID-19 Strain Found in India 'Variant of Concern'...

The World Health Organization (WHO) has reported 366,161 new COVID-19 cases in India's capital city of New Delhi within the last 24 hours. To date, the health agency has been following 10 COVID-19 variants that have emerged around the world, including...

 2021-05-11 00:30 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-BOJ policymakers warned of uncertainty over recovery prospects at April meeting...

* BOJ must be vigilant to downside risks - summary of opinions...

 2021-05-11 00:30 

BloombergQuint

Upstart Crypto Exchange FTX Surges Toward Top of Trading Ranks...

Upstart Crypto Exchange FTX Surges Toward Top of Trading Ranks...

 2021-05-11 00:29 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Australia's Boral recommends shareholders reject Seven Group bid...

Australia's Boral Ltd on Tuesday urged shareholders to reject a nil-premium takeover offer from diversified Australian investor Seven Group Holdings, saying it undervalued the construction materials maker....

 2021-05-11 00:27 

Reuters

Lakers expect LeBron back in lineup vs. Knicks...
 2021-05-11 00:27 

Yonhap News

Samsung to skip in-person exhibitions at MWC 2021 over virus concerns...

SEOUL, May 11 (Yonhap) -- Samsung Electronics Co. will skip in-person exhibitions at the u......

 2021-05-11 00:27 

Yonhap News

SK IE Technology makes lackluster market debut...

SEOUL, May 11 (Yonhap) -- Battery materials maker SK IE Technology Co. (SKIET) made a weak......

 2021-05-11 00:25 

Yonhap News

S. Korean snack firms log brisk overseas sales in 2020...

SEOUL, May 11 (Yonhap) -- South Korean confectionary companies enjoyed brisk overseas sale......

International News Wire Services

  • Need an account?  
    or