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U.S. telecoms agency to probe T-Mobile data breach

Aug 18 2021

By Derek Francis, Akanksha Rana, Subrat Patnaik and David Shepardson

Biden restores $929 million for California high-speed rail withheld by Trump

Jun 11 2021

(Reuters) -The Biden administration late on Thursday restored a $929 million grant for California's high-speed rail that then-President Donald Trump revoked in 2019.

Biden administration restores $929 mln for California high speed rail

Jun 11 2021

June 11 U.S. President Joe Biden's administration and California on Thursday reached a settlement to restore a $929 million grant agreement that former president Donald Trump tried to revoke.

New York police charge man with hate crime for assault on Asian woman

Jun 01 2021

New York City police have charged a man with a hate crime after he was arrested for an unprovoked assault on a 55-year old Asian woman in the Chinatown area, police said.

Jaguar Land Rover to cut 2,000 jobs globally

Feb 17 2021

Jaguar Land Rover said on Wednesday it would cut 2,000 jobs from its global salaried workforce, just days after announcing its luxury Jaguar brand will be entirely electric by 2025 and e-models of its entire lineup will be launched by 2030.

Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID shot less effective against South African variant: study

Feb 07 2021

British drugmaker AstraZeneca said on Saturday its vaccine developed with the University of Oxford appeared to offer only limited protection against mild disease caused by the South African variant of COVID-19, based on early data from a trial. | Video

UPDATE 2-S&P downgrades Sri Lanka on debt servicing risks

Dec 11 2020

LONDON/BENGALURU Dec 11 Rating agency S&P slashed Sri Lanka's credit rating to "CCC+/C" on Friday, citing concerns that risks to the island nation's debt servicing capacity have risen as the COVID-19 pandemic squeezes the government's ability to generate earnings.

David Dinkins, New York's first and only Black mayor, dies at 93

Nov 24 2020

David Dinkins, who served as New York City's first and only African-American mayor during the 1990s, died on Monday at the age of 93, police said.

Sensex, Nifty end higher as banks return to gains after early sell-off

Nov 13 2020

BENGALURU Indian shares ended higher in a choppy trading session on Friday as banking and financial stocks reversed early losses, with the main indexes recording gains for a second week in a row.

Indian shares flat as gains in Reliance offset weakness in banks

Nov 13 2020

BENGALURU, Nov 13 Indian shares were little changed in a choppy trading session on Friday as gains in Reliance Industries offset weakness in banks and limited losses on the main indexes.

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