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Walmart minimum wage to start at $14/hr, still below Costco, Target

BENTONVILLE, Arkansas: To attract and retain employees in a tight domestic labor market, Walmart has announced that it it will ...

Technology stocks in demand as U.S. markets move modestly higher

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks hesitatingly continued higher Friday, reflecting widespread gains, albeit modest ones, across the globe."We're ...

Artificial meat given first approval by US officials

NEW YORK CITY, New York: As early as this year, lab-grown meat could be served in some restaurants in the ...

As travel opens up, Thailand prepares for 5 million Chinese tourists

BANGKOK, Thailand: Following China's reopening and the end of its strict COVID-19 restrictions, businesses on Thailand's holiday island of Phuket ...

Recession fears fade as investors weigh into U.S. stocks

NEW YORK, New York - Recession fears faded on Wall Street Thursday as annualized 4th quarter GDP (gross domestic product) ...

Officials cautious as lower mortgage rates increases home buying

WASHINGTON D.C.: In December 2022, US existing home sales declined to a 12-year low, but lower mortgage rates raised cautious ...

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USAID commits extra $75 million in aid to Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh - The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is committing an additional $75 million in humanitarian aid ...

'It's murder, not suicide.' Protesters blame govt after man sets himself on fire

KATHMANDU, Nepal - On Tuesday, a 37-year-old man died after setting himself on fire in front of the Parliament building ...

Pakistan reveals Indian false flag drama on the eve of India's Republic Day

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan's intelligence and security agencies have revealed the script for a false flag operation involving alleged infiltration ...

Pakistan: PTI leader Fawad Chaudhry sent to 2 day physical remand

Islamabad [Pakistan], January 28 (ANI): A judicial magistrate on Saturday granted police two-day physical remand of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader ...

Jacques Kallis, Brett Lee, Ross Taylor confirm participation for LLC Masters

New Delhi [India], January 28 (ANI): Legendary South African all-rounder Jacques Kallis, former New Zealand batter Ross Taylor, Australian pace ...

Was overcome with emotions, been a turbulent few months, England's Jason Roy after ton against South Africa

Bloemfontein [South Africa], January 28 (ANI): England batter Jason Roy admitted on Saturday that he was overcome with emotions after ...