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Consumer spending in India has contracted by 12.6 percent this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, according to Fitch Solutions. It expects household spending to return to growth in 2021, expanding...
There's an old wives tale which suggests that a little too much, uh, 'time to yourself' can lead a person to go blind, but rapper and occasional combat sports announcer Snoop...
CNN has threatened legal action against Project Veritas after the conservative muckraking outfit recorded and published excerpts from the network’s morning briefings with company president Jeff Zucker, calling the move a...
Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz said his party will back a bill to dissolve the Knesset and send the country into its fourth election in just two years, as a shaky...
Debenhams, one of Britain’s biggest department store chains with more than two centuries of history, is set to fall victim to the coronavirus pandemic after rescue-deal talks ended in failure. ...
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson called on British lawmakers to support his new system of Covid-19 restrictions by English region, despite a rebellion within his own Conservative Party against the “draconian”...
US President Donald Trump has pledged to veto the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which sets out the military budget for 2021, unless a measure shielding social media firms from liability...
Iran’s foreign ministry has apparently denied reports that a senior Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps commander and three of his escorts were killed in a drone strike on their car near Iraq’s...
A Dominion Voting Systems contractor who has testified of seeing election fraud in Michigan told a state Senate committee that she called the FBI to report what she witnessed but was...
Anyone wondering how protective the legacy media will be of Joe Biden's incoming administration got a good indication on Tuesday, when USA Today fact-checked a photo of his Press Secretary Jen...
A trucker testified that almost 300,000 ballots were inside his trailer that vanished from a Pennsylvania lot, even as the US attorney general said the Department of Justice had seen no...
Anarchists are planning a “week of action” across the US to take revenge for what they called a “presidential assassination of a comrade” – the September shooting of Michael Reinoehl by...
Researchers have identified the process that causes the skin and other human organs to age, in what could prove a major breakthrough for the field of regenerative medicine. ...
Democrat Joe Biden would be the first US president deemed illegitimate by political opposition in years, economist Paul Krugman claims – never mind the many Democrats, including Krugman, who’ve actually described...
Actress Ellen Page, who stars in the Netflix series ‘The Umbrella Academy’ and won an Oscar nomination for her role in the 2007 movie ‘Juno,’ has announced that she is transgender...
US Attorney General Bill Barr told AP that the Department of Justice has not seen evidence of fraud on a scale that could change the outcome of the election, but President...
Attorney General William Barr has appointed John Durham as special counsel to continue his probe into the origins of the ‘Russiagate’ investigation against President Donald Trump, even into the potential Biden...
Police have confirmed five deaths in Trier, Germany after a car plowed into a pedestrian area. While the driver’s actions appear to have been intentional, the public prosecutor says there are...
If Twitter handed out awards for spicy comebacks Logan Paul would be today's recipient after the popular YouTuber eviscerated former baseball star Jose Canseco after being called out for a celebrity...
The Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ), the UK’s signals intelligence agency, has been accused of violating ethics rules after emails showed the organization consciously ignored questions from a reporter. ...
US stock exchange Nasdaq has warned listed companies they must appoint at least two “diverse” directors to their board – a ‘self-identified’ female and an “underrepresented minority” or LGBTQ person –...
South Korea’s National Assembly has passed a bill, dubbed the ‘BTS law’ in honor of the country’s biggest music act, which will allow the nation’s top stars to postpone their mandatory...
UFC loudmouth Colby Covington has taken aim at LeBron James - an opponent of his political hero, Donald Trump - by warning that he would hand him an even more brutal...
President of the Russian Cross-Country Ski Association Elena Vyalbe has refused to comment on accusations of doping against Tatiana Sorina, voiced by a Swedish journalist who she has branded an “idiot.” ...
The US State Department has accused China of a “flagrant violation” of its UN Security Council obligation to enforce international sanctions on North Korea, with Washington offering up to $5 million...
Researchers have made a major breakthrough in treating and possibly eventually curing HIV, by deploying Nobel-prize-winning CRISPR gene editing techniques to purge the virus from the genomes of non-human primates. ...
Saturday's fight between Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr was a pugilistic curiosity to many but with more ageing boxers talking about coming out of retirement, will the sport's pursuit of...
A member of the European Parliament and several diplomats were caught by police at an illegal lockdown “orgy” in a bar in central Brussels, with local media reporting that the lawmaker...
The national parliament of Iran on Tuesday approved a bill demanding the suspension of UN inspections of its nuclear facilities, but the country’s government has opposed the move as “neither necessary...
Objections by Poland and Hungary over an EU plan to deal with the economic crisis has put the bloc in a “very difficult situation” and raises doubts over its future, according...
Barcelona have deleted a social media post about Lionel Messi's homage to Diego Maradona after receiving a backlash from fans accusing the club of 'using death as promo.' ...
A footballer was seen launching a kung-fu lunge on a referee as tensions flared dramatically at the end of the crucial game between rivals Neftchi Fergana and Turon Yaypan in the...
Government ministers have promised that the new points-based immigration system will be “simple, effective and flexible,” as it opens to applicants ahead of the end of the Brexit transition period. ...
Donald Trump’s allegedly fraudulent election loss has not gone down well in some circles. His lawyer has suggested that a former election security head be “drawn and quartered,” while a pro-Trump...
The gigantic radio telescope at Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico has come crashing down, ending decades of extraterrestrial discoveries. The telescope was previously damaged, and was due to close. ...
A gang of armed thieves laid siege to a Brazilian city and assaulted banks in what the city’s mayor called a “robbery of great proportions.” Video footage caught the brazen criminals...
China’s Chang'e-5 spacecraft has successfully landed on the Moon in a mission to retrieve lunar rock samples, state media reported on Tuesday. The spacecraft, which launched on November...
Russian energy major Gazprom has seen a dramatic fall in net profits for the first nine months of 2020, which fell to 218 billion rubles ($2.9 billion) from nearly 1.1 trillion...
Russia’s struggling European representatives are yet to pick up a victory in the Champions League this season but will be presented with an ideal opportunity this week with their most eminently...
A host of top clubs are facing crunch time in the Champions League ahead of Tuesday's fixtures as Atletico Madrid, Real Madrid and Liverpool bid to secure early progress while knowing...
Bahrain’s foreign minister has condemned what he termed Tehran’s heightened interference and aggression in the Middle East, saying it’s essential the international community confront Iran’s behavior “with unrelenting pressure.” ...
France's finance minister has vowed it won't back down in the face of looming US trade sanctions in response to its digital tax on American tech giants, and said it would...
The hosts of Keiser Report, Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert, look at the online conversations of a money printer and how financialization has turned Saudi Aramco into a money-losing operation. ...
Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton will miss this weekend's Sakhir Grand Prix in Bahrain after testing positive for coronavirus, just days after the skeptic over vaccine funding had shared a...
Dr. Scott Atlas, one the main advisers on President Donald Trump’s coronavirus task force, has ended his stint at the White House after more than four months in the job. ...
Spain’s Madrid region has opened a new hospital to treat Covid-19 patients which cost €100 million ($120 million) to build, as unions raised questions over how it will be staffed due...
The German foreign minister has called on the NATO alliance to carefully consider the impact that further troop withdrawals from Afghanistan would have on the peace process, warning against reckless actions. ...
While vaccine hopes are driving markets higher to book historically strong gains, the US economy is still in a vulnerable position, according to former Morgan Stanley chief economist Stephen Roach. ...
China's consumer goods market is rapidly catching up with the US and is poised to become the world's largest in the near future, according to a top Chinese economic planning agency...
Former world heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield, who retained his title when Tyson bit his ear in an infamous incident in 1997, has named the eye-watering price required for him to consider...