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US job growth likely rose in February in rebound from slump

America's employers likely stepped up their hiring in February as confirmed viral cases declined, consumers spent big chunks of their government aid checks and...

China’s parliament opens with focus on Hong Kong democracy

China's rubber-stamp parliament opened Friday with eliminating Hong Kong's political opposition on the agenda, a day after dozens of democracy campaigners in the city...

Law enforcement on alert after plot warning at US Capitol

Law enforcement was on high alert Thursday around the U.S. Capitol after authorities said intelligence had uncovered a ``possible plot'' by a militia group...

US police warn of new militant plot to ‘breach’ Capitol

WASHINGTON: Police said on Wednesday (Mar 3) they have...

Biden’s Cabinet half-empty after slow start in confirmations

President Joe Biden's Cabinet is taking shape at the slowest pace of any in modern history, with just over a dozen nominees for top...

FBI Director Wray to Testify Before Congress on Deadly Capitol Assault

US Capitol Violence PhotosThe Justice Department has charged more than 250 people on criminal counts ranging from conspiracy to attacking police and obstructing Congress.Reuters...

Joe Biden team readies wider economic package after virus relief

Looking beyond the $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill, President Joe Biden and lawmakers are laying the groundwork for another top legislative priority - a...

Highlights of the COVID-19 relief bill advancing in US Congress

The House passed a USD 1.9 trillion pandemic relief package early Saturday, 219-212, that includes USD 1,400 checks for most Americans and billions of...

At conservative conference, Trump is still the golden boy

A conference dedicated to the future of the conservative movement turned into an ode to Donald Trump on Friday as speakers declared their fealty...

US House tees up US$1.9 trillion COVID-19 plan but wage hike falters

WASHINGTON: The US House was expected to vote...

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Myanmar diplomatic revolt against junta widens after violent crackdown

Myanmar’s junta lost a tug of war over leadership of its U.N. mission in New York and the United States unveiled new sanctions targeting...

Biden’s economic recovery imperiled by shrinking labor force

The U.S. unemployment rate has steadily improved since coronavirus shutdowns first rocked the country last spring, dropping by more than half as businesses reopened...

Myanmar cracked down brutally on protests, may get worse

Myanmar's security forces have killed scores of demonstrators protesting a coup. The new junta has jailed journalists - and anyone else capable of exposing...

Lenders Agree To JSW Steel’s Terms For Buying Bhushan Power & Steel

Lenders to Bhushan Power & Steel Ltd. have agreed to terms set by JSW Steel Ltd. for purchasing the assets of the insolvent steelmaker,...