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U. of Kentucky program for 36 students sends 500,000 acceptances

LEXINGTON, Kentucky: A "technical issue" resulted in 500,000 high school students receiving acceptance notices to the University of Kentucky.The acceptance ...

Vaccine supply will be greater than demand, says former FDA official

NEW YORK, New York: The United States' vaccine supply will soon be greater than the nation's demand. That was the ...

China's Sinovac vaccine found to be 50% effective

BEIJING, China: China's top disease control official says the country's coronavirus vaccine has a low rate of effectiveness and the ...

20 years after invading, U.S. to withdraw from Afghanistan

WASHINGTON, DC - All U.S. troops in Afghanistan will be withdrawn by September 11 - the 20th anniversary of the ...

Confrontation looms as Ethiopian Nile dam threatens Egypt, Sudan

CAIRO, Egypt: Egypt and Sudan have refused to discuss an offer by Ethiopia to share data on waters being held ...

French company's proposal to cost $400 million to rebuild Beirut port

PARIS, France: A French container company says it will rebuild the destroyed Beirut port within three years. CMA CGM group ...

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In backlash against Big Tech, Senator seeks to end purchases, mergers

WASHINGTON D.C.: Cracking the whip against Big Tech, including the five largest U.S. tech companies, Republican U.S. Senator Josh Hawley ...

Dow breaks new record before settling back, major indices close mixed

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks had a volatile day Wednesday. The Dow Jones industrials index hit a new ...

China begins push to crack down on anti-competitive companies

BEIJING, China: China's competition watchdog, the State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR), plans to add more staff and resources as ...

Most Asian markets pick up gains Wednesday, U.S. dollar pounded

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were on the mend on Wednesday in mainland China, Hong Kong and Australia, ...

Piaget, with strong online sales, to open more retail stores in 2021

GENEVA, Switzerland: Piaget, the luxury watch brand from Switzerland, will be opening more stores in 2021, especially in the Middle ...

Wall Street divided, as greenback corrects

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were mixed on Tuesday with the Dow Jones losing ground, while the Standard ...

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