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Biden agrees to limit some eligibility on $1,400 payments

Under the House-passed bill, individuals earning up to $75,000 would receive $1,400 checks, with the payments phasing out for those earning up to $100,000, and ...


South Korea probing two deaths after AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine

Another official at Public Health England also said more work needs to be done to understand the impact of the two vaccines in reducing infections. South Kore...


Second former aide accuses NY governor Andrew Cuomo of sexual harassment

Hours later, Cuomo's special counsel Beth Garvey issued a statement saying that in order "to avoid even the perception of a lack of independence or inferenc...


Britain says farewell to pandemic hero Captain Tom Moore

Each soldier will fire three rifle rounds in unison for the deceased war veteran. Moore, who served in India, Burma and Sumatra during the Second World War, s...


Facebook bans Myanmar army from its platforms

Indonesia and fellow members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations are seeking to promote some concessions by Myanmar's military that could ease tensio...


Russian diplomats leave North Korea on railway trolley as lockdown blocks travel

The Russian foreign ministry also published video footage of the surreal journey, which evoked cinematic depictions of bygone eras more than a border crossing i...


China signals electoral reform to ensure 'patriots' run Hong Kong

He called for stopping what he described as anti-China groups that bring turmoil to Hong Kong and proxies of global anti-China forces from infiltrating governme...


Former aide accuses NY governor Andrew Cuomo of sexual harrassment

The two men were at odds over whether to close schools to contain the pandemic in April and earlier this week Mr de Blasio demanded a full investigation into th...


Biden opens US doors to green card applicants, revoking Trump's order

Biden noted that the two countries would work "in lockstep" to display the seriousness of their commitment to the climate issue . U.S. President Joe Biden ...


Khashoggi filmmaker hopes Boris Johnson reconsiders Saudi relationship

In their phone call, Biden and the 85-year-old king discussed "the USA commitment to help Saudi Arabia defend its territory as it faces attacks from Iranian...


Here are the three House Republicans who voted for the Equality Act

Before the vote, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops raised concerns that the bill would expand the federal government's definition of public places and c...


3 killed, 2 wounded in shooting at Metairie gun outlet, firing range

A man cries out "Where is my son?" at the scene of a multiple fatality shooting at the Jefferson Gun Outlet in Metairie, La., on February 20, 2021. The man then...


Manchin opposes confirming OMB nominee Tanden

The West Virginia Democrat, a moderate known for his conservative leanings , has emerged as one of the most influential lawmakers in Washington, DC, under th...


Facebook bans Australian users from viewing and sharing news

Australian news organizations could not post stories and people who tried to share existing news stories got notifications saying they were blocked from doing ...


Democrats to formally introduce Biden’s citizenship bill

While Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi is confident that lawmakers should break up the immigration bill into a piecemeal approach, prioritizing farmworkers, ...


Iran set to restrict IAEA access to nuclear sites : Regulation & Safety

A joint statement released by the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) said the European countries, known as the E3, welcomed Washington's inte...


U.S. charges three North Korean hackers over crypto attacks and WannaCry ransomware

Wednesday's indictment adds the two new defendants, Jon and Kim, as well as more victims of their alleged heists and extortion schemes. Alaumary helped arra...


What the Facebook news ban means for Australian publishers

Under the three-year agreement, News Corp. said it will receive payment when stories from its publications, including the Wall Street Journal , Barron's, Marke...


Donald Trump's Casino Demolished With Explosives In 'Las Vegas Style Implosion'

Local hotels sold viewing packages for the implosion, and nearby Bader Field charged $10 per auto to watch the implosion up close. Former U.S. president Dona...


West Virginia braces for another winter storm

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for Bronx and Brooklyn from tomorrow morning until Friday at 4 p.m. "The hazardous conditions...


Argentina set to receive first shipment of AstraZeneca vaccine from India Wednesday

The South African variant has already spread to 44 countries and the four cases detected in India had come from Angola (one case), Tanzania (one), and South Afr...


Dubai princess says fears for life as held 'hostage'

Robinson appeared in photos with Latifa published by Emirati officials after the sheikha's return to Dubai in 2018. It is the latest development in a years-lo...


Here are the Game Pass Titles to Expect in Early February

It features stealth elements, disguises, conversations with allies and enemies, and quests. It's a game for up to 8 players that revolves around communication, ...


CD Projekt Warns Cyberpunk 2077 Mods Pose a Security Risk

Cyberpunk 2077 developers CD Projekt Red have had to issue a warning today that anyone deciding to install a mod for the game should "use caution" after a se...


Mass Effect 1 DLC Cut Because of Corrupted Source Code (News )

Although it was once worth only 400 Microsoft points, the DLC has become the one of the rarest post-launch packs to own from the franchise. You'll still be ab...


Instagram testing vertical feed for Stories to improve user experience

Instagram is working towards a new design for its stories that should replicate TikTok's style more than ever. According to a TechCrunch report , navigat...


Alphabet (Google) share price: Everything you need to know about the Q4

Advertising revenue in Q4 came out to $46.2 billion, up 22 per cent from $37.93 billion in the same quarter past year. Google's Cloud revenue soared 47 per ...


Biden Won't Accept Scaled-Down Covid Aid Package: White House

But Biden has signaled that their $618 billion counteroffer was far too little. House Democrats were told on the call with the president that they could be ...


Watch Tim Cook address data privacy at CPDP conference

According to 9to5Mac, developers need to go to Settings on the iPhone to enable the "Unlock with Apple Watch " feature. Apple appears to be working on a ...


Epic Games Reveals The Mandalorian Mando’s Bounty Mode for Fortnite

However, this Beskar Umbrella is merely cosmetic. It's one thing to be the best bounty hunter on the Island, it's another to be the best in the galaxy. In the...


Cadillac CT4-V Blackwing: Full details

There is also a six-speed manual transmission available. Cadillac has officially launched the new CT5-V Blackwing , which is the proper follow-up to the CTS...


Google's Rebounding Ad Revenue Spells Big 4Q For Alphabet

Google Cloud revenues were $13.1 billion for 2020, with significant ongoing momentum, and we remain focused on delivering value across the growth opportunities...


Mass Effect Legendary Edition Release Date Falls in May 2021

PC Updates - Enjoy a modernized PC experience across all three games with native controller and 21:9 widescreen support, user interface navigation improvements...


Jeff Bezos to step down as CEO of Amazon later this year

For the first quarter of 2021, Amazon anticipates sales between $100 billion and $106 billion, up 33% to 40% compared with a year earlier, and profit of betwe...


GameStop shares head sharply lower for second straight day

The loonie gained more ground against the U.S. dollar on Tuesday, as oil prices climbed to a one-year high and the prospect of further economic stimulus in th...