‘News of the World’ showcases Tom Hanks in an old-fashioned western

The western gets a slightly revisionist spin in "News of the World," a film starring Tom Hanks that's really the...

US vaccinations ramp up as 2nd COVID-19 shot nears

Hundreds more U.S. hospitals have started inoculating their workers as a second COVID-19 vaccine moves toward government authorization

US jobless claims rise to 885,000 amid resurgence of virus

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose again last week to 885,000, the highest weekly...

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U.S. lifts Sudan’s designation as a state sponsor of terrorism

The move will quicken Sudan’s reintegration into the global economy after years of isolation.

FDA authorizes a second vaccine as average daily cases and deaths hit records

The US Food and Drug Administration on Friday night authorized a second coronavirus vaccine for emergency use as Covid-19 hospitalizations, cases and deaths are...

It’s 53% alcohol and tastes like fire. Here’s how this liquor brand took over China

When Costco opened its first store in China in 2019, it wasn't just the hot rotisserie chickens and discounted Birkin bags that lured frenzied...

‘Aachoo!!’: Banksy confirms new sneezing woman mural as his latest work

Bansky has confirmed that he is behind a new artwork depicting an old woman violently sneezing as her dentures fly into the air.

John Wall back on floor, NBA opens preseason in empty arenas

John Wall was back on the floor for the first time in nearly two years. DeMarcus Cousins played for the first time since the...

Broken promises: Why tens of thousands of Australians will be stranded abroad this Christmas

Anxious, angry and abandoned. Less than two weeks from Christmas, at least 39,000 Australian citizens and permanent residents are still stranded overseas due to...

‘It wasn’t easy’: Cher discusses son’s gender transition, Joe Biden and directorial comeback

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Oil dips, heads for weekly gain as vaccine rollouts begin

Author:  Sat, 2020-12-19 02:03 LONDON: Oil dipped toward $51 a barrel on Friday though still headed for a seventh weekly gain in a row as investors...