Apple faces antitrust action in Japan: Report

Tokyo: Apple allegedly pressured Yahoo Japan to quash a game platform that offered competition to the App Store, prompting regulators in Japan to initiate an investigation, Nikkei Asian Review reported on Thursday. Launched in July 2017, Yahoo Japan&

Woman killed in Myanmar shooting incident

Woman killed in Myanmar shooting incident Yangon: A 40-year-old woman has been killed in a shooting incident in Myanmar’s Mandalay city, media reported on Tuesday. A bike-borne gunman attacked a coupl

Woman killed in Myanmar shooting incident.

Yangon: A 40-year-old woman has been killed in a shooting incident in Myanmar’s Mandalay city, media reported on Tuesday. A bike-borne gunman attacked a couple on a bike on Monday. When he failed to snatch the woman’s purse, he shot at them, Xin

Trump signs $716 bn defence authorization bill

  Washington: US President Donald Trump on Monday signed the $716 billion National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) into law. The bill for the fiscal year 2019 was named after Republican Senator John Mccain,

Accident at Spain music festival leaves many injured

Accident at Spain music festival leaves many injured Madrid: Dozens of people have been injured, four seriously, after a section of wooden promenade collapsed at an urban sports and music festival in Spain’s Galicia, police said, conf

Nine killed in Taiwan hospital blaze

Nine killed in Taiwan hospital blaze Taipei: Nine people were killed and 16 injured as fire engulfed a hospital in Taiwan’s New Taipei City on Monday, officials said. The incident took place on the se

Trump encourages a boycott against Harley-Davidson

  Washington: US President Donald Trump said it was “great” that consumers might boycott American motorcycle manufacturer, Harley-Davidson if it moves some of the company’s production overseas.

Taliban continue offensive to seize Ghazni

  Kabul: The Taliban on Sunday continued with their offensive to seize control of the strategic easter Afghan city of Ghazni, the third day in a row on which their forces battled government troops supported by US airstrikes.

Trump denounces racism ahead of white supremacist rally anni...

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Amy Adams needs character backgrounds

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FBI rules out terrorism in Seattle plane crash

FBI rules out terrorism in Seattle plane crash   Washington: The airline employee who stole a plane on Friday in Seattle and crashed soon afterward did not have any links to terrorist organizations and was seeking to commit suicide, the FBI said on Saturday. The FBI sa

Antibiotic resistance genes in air pose threat to human heal...

Antibiotic resistance genes in air pose threat to human health: Study Beijing: Urban air is being polluted by antibiotic resistance genes (ARGs) whose exposure is posing threat to human health, researchers have warned. Antibiotic resistance is caused by the incorrect use of antibiotics, and

This new type of bed net can help prevent malaria: Lancet

This new type of bed net can help prevent malaria: Lancet London: Researchers have developed a new type of bed net with a specific combination of an insecticide and insect growth regulator that could prevent millions of cases of malaria. The novel net, detailed in the journal The Lancet, con

US cuts military training programme for Pakistan

US cuts military training programme for Pakistan Washington: US military institutions are struggling to fill the 66 slots they had kept aside for officers from Pakistan for the next academic year, as President Donald Trump’s administr

Airplane stolen from Washington airport crashes

Airplane stolen from Washington airport crashes Washington: An plane has crashed after it was stolen by a ground employee from an airport in Washington state, authorities said. North American Aerospace Def

Trump’s SC pick’s confirmation hearing in September

  Washington: Judge Brett Kavanaugh, US President Donald Trump’s nominee to be a Supreme Court Justice, will begin his Senate confirmation hearings on September 4, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley announced.