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USA launches bid for Rugby World Cup

USA Rugby formally launched it's bid to host the Men's Rugby World Cup in 2027 or 2031 and the Women's Rugby World Cup in 2029 on Wednesday (October 20, 2021) . This is the first time a...

Bitcoin rallies to new all-time-high at 66.3k; 70k now targeted

Bitcoin hit a record high of $66,074 on Wednesday (October 20) a day after the first U.S. bitcoin futures-based exchange-traded fund began trading. Tuesday (October 19) was the first day of trading for the...

‘Espionage Book’, ‘Old People’s App’ – new corporate names suggested for Facebook

As reports emerged that Facebook is about to introduce a new corporate name, citizens from around the world offered on Wednesday (October 20) their suggestions for a name that would reflect the changing nature of the social...

Only 1 reported injury after plane carrying 21 is engulfed in flames

A plane crashed in Waller County, Texas, on Tuesday morning (October 19) during takeoff, leaving a smoldering debris field and yet only 1 injury was reported in the immediate aftermath of the crash, NBC reported.

Famed wax museum Madame Tussauds opens in the Middle East

In an Arabic-themed setting full of palm trees and Dubai's skylines, one of London's most loved tourist attractions, Madame Tussauds, last week opened its doors for the first time in Dubai and the Middle East.

Wall St opens higher as earnings whip up risk appetite

U.S. stock indexes opened higher on Tuesday (October 19) as upbeat quarterly reports from Johnson & Johnson and Travelers fired up risk appetite, after big banks kicked off the third-quarter earnings season on a positive note last...

Colin Powell ‘broke barriers’ and ‘was inspiring’ to many – VP Harris

Vice President Kamala Harris lauded former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell, who passed away on Monday (October 18) from complications due to COVID-19, for what she said was his "dignity" and "grace" in service to the...

The NHL suspended Evander Kane 21 games for violating COVID protocol

The National Hockey League (NHL) on Monday (October 18) suspended the San Jose Sharks' Evander Kane for 21 regular-season games without pay for violating its COVID-19 protocols.  The Canadian forward will be ineligible to...

U.S. energy transition to create Mexico auto jobs, climate envoy Kerry says

Mexico's manufacturing sector stands to benefit from a U.S. transition away from fossil fuels including the creation of jobs for building electric vehicles, John Kerry, climate adviser to U.S. President Joe Biden, said on Monday (October 18).

iPhone maker Foxconn shows off its first EVs

Taiwan's Foxconn, known as a major maker of Apple's iPhones, has unveiled its first electric vehicles as it looks to shift beyond making gadgets for other brands. Julian Satterthwaite reports. It's better known as...

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USA launches bid for Rugby World Cup

USA Rugby formally launched it's bid to host the Men's Rugby World Cup in 2027 or 2031...

Bitcoin rallies to new all-time-high at 66.3k; 70k now targeted

Bitcoin hit a record high of $66,074 on Wednesday (October 20) a day after the first U.S. bitcoin futures-based exchange-traded fund began...

‘Espionage Book’, ‘Old People’s App’ – new corporate names suggested for Facebook

As reports emerged that Facebook is about to introduce a new corporate name, citizens from around the world offered on Wednesday (October...

Man shot dead in southeast Houston

HOUSTON - Police are investigating after a man was shot and killed in southeast Houston.  The incident was reported...

Burnt body found in north Houston

HOUSTON – Investigation has been initiated after Houston police found a burnt body in a ditch in north Houston Tuesday night.