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Wall Street opens lower as Netflix disappoints

Wall Street's main indexes opened lower on Friday (January 21) and were on course for their at least third straight week of declines, after a weak forecast from Netflix sent shares of the streaming company and its...

Betting Omicron has peaked, Johnson drops COVID rules in England

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday (January 19) announced the end of COVID-19 measures introduced to curb the rapid spread of the Omicron variant in England as he looks to live with the virus after a...

Netflix earnings to set the pace for 2022 streaming wars

Netflix will be the first major streaming service to report earnings this week, offering investors a sign of whether companies have started to pull in enough new customers to justify big spending on online programming in 2022.

Biden says if Putin launches invasion of Ukraine, Russia will pay heavy price

U.S. President Joe Biden sought on Thursday (January 20) to clarify U.S. policy on a possible Russian invasion of Ukraine after his remarks about how America might respond to a "minor incursion" raised questions about U.S. intervention. 

‘Pray for Tonga’: Indian sand artist creates tribute to tsunami

 Indian artist Sudarsan Pattnaik on Wednesday (January 19) asked the world to "pray for Tonga" with a sand sculpture depicting the destruction suffered by inhabitants of the tsunami-hit archipelago. Hundreds of homes in Tonga's...

Texas synagogue hostage-taking suspect entry in U.S. did not raise security flags – White House

The Texas synagogue hostage-taking suspect was checked against U.S. government databases but it did not show any derogatory information, White House spokesperson Jen Psaki said on Tuesday (January 18). Malik Faisal Akram, the suspected...

Microsoft to buy ‘Call of Duty’ maker for $68.7 bln in gaming push

Microsoft Corp said on Tuesday (January 18) it was acquiring "Call of Duty" videogame maker Activision Blizzard for $68.7 billion in cash, the biggest deal in the sector that would help the Xbox maker become the third-largest...

Major U.S. airlines warn 5G could ground some planes, wreak havoc

The chief executives of major U.S. passenger and cargo carriers on Monday (January 17) warned of an impending "catastrophic" aviation crisis in less than 36 hours, when AT&T and Verizon are set to deploy new 5G service.

UK to freeze BBC funding, consider future of licence fee

Britain said on Monday (January 17) it would freeze funding for the BBC for two years and begin a debate on whether a universal licence fee should continue in the modern television age, drawing opposition complaints of...

American football match plays on despite snowfall and freezing temperatures

Football players at the 2022 'All American Bowl' game played on despite snow fall and freezing temperatures at Harbins Park in Dacula City, Georgia on Sunday (January 16). Video posted on social media, filmed...

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Man killed in road rage shooting in NE Harris County

HARRIS COUNTY - The Harris County Sheriff's Office is investigating a deadly shooting in northeast Harris County...

Man shot dead by ex-girlfriend’s boyfriend in SW houston

HOUSTON - A suspect is on the run after a man was shot and killed in southwest Houston Friday morning. 

Wall Street opens lower as Netflix disappoints

Wall Street's main indexes opened lower on Friday (January 21) and were on course for their at least third straight week of...

Betting Omicron has peaked, Johnson drops COVID rules in England

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday (January 19) announced the end of COVID-19 measures introduced to curb the rapid spread of...

Two shot and injured in east Houston

HOUSTON - Police are investigating a shooting at a home in East Houston early Friday. The incident was reported...