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CEO outlook dims sharply, with more than half expecting a recession ahead, survey shows

Corporate executives are taking a dim view of their prospects, with a majority now expecting a recession ahead, according to a closely watched business survey released Wednesday.The Conference Board measure of CEO sentiment showed that 57% of responden...

Cannes 2022: Deepika Padukone, Pooja Hegde, Tamannaah Bhatia dance to Mame Khan’s Ghoomar, video goes viral

International film festival Cannes 2022 begins on a high note, as Deepika Padukone, Pooja Hegde, Tamannaah Bhatia and Urvashi Rautela danced to Mame Khan's song Ghoomar. Bollywood lovely ladies were accompanied by iconic folk singer-composer Mame Khan ...

AFC Cup 2022: Gokulam Kerala shock ATK Mohun Bagan with 4-2 statement win

Having successfully retained their I-league crown recently, Gokulam Kerala stunned Indian Super League (ISL) heavyweights ATK Mohun Bagan with a statement 4-2 win in the AFC Cup 2022 at Salt Lake Stadium on Wednesday. The match between Gokulam K...

UN experts say mass eviction of Palestinians a possible war crime

Geneva, Switzerland – Israel’s decision to evict approximately 1,200 Palestinians from their homes in Masafer Yatta in the occupied West Bank may amount to a war crime, UN human rights experts said.The decision to forcibly transfer the Palestinian resi...

UN: At least 35 presumed dead after boat capsizes off Libya coast

The IOM said the bodies of six people were retrieved from the sea while 29 others were missing and presumed dead.At least 35 people are presumed dead after a boat capsized off the Libyan coast, the United Nations migration agency said on Saturday. The ...

‘I hope I live to reach 100’: World’s oldest tennis player stays put in Ukraine war zone amid Russian invasion

Four months after 97-year-old amateur Leonid Stanislavskyi's dreams came true when he played with 21-times Grand Slam champion Rafa Nadal, the Ukrainian is enduring his worst nightmare in Kharkiv as Russian forces bomb the city.Stanislavskyi, who hol...

Netflix is finally going after password sharing. Here’s how it’s likely to work

In this articleNFLXNetflix signage next to the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York, U.S., on Friday, Jan. 21, 2022.Michael Nagle | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesNetflix surprised the world this week, saying it plans to finally address the rampant practice of passw...

Meet Kallol Ghosh, the man behind ‘Cafe Positive’ busting HIV myths

In a big initiative, child rights activist Dr Kallol Ghosh has started Cafe Positive, run exclusively by HIV positive staff in the bylanes of Ballygunge, Kolkata. 'Cafe Positive' is aimed to spread awareness, bust myths, superstitions and gen...

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Inflation alert! After lemon, price of this essential vegetable goes through the roof

After the cost of lemon touched unprecedented heights, tomato has become the latest vegetable to put a huge dent in the monthly grocery budgets of consumers. The price of tomato has soared in several parts of the country due to a number of factors. In ...

Russia default risk surges as Biden mulls blocking debt payments

Insurance on Russian sovereign debt – used to protect investors against non-payment – jumped on Wednesday, signaling a 90 percent chance of a default within one year.By Laura BenitezBloombergPublished On 18 May 202218 May 2022Russian default risk ...

Russian soldier pleads guilty at Ukraine war crimes trial

At first war crimes trial since Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine, 21-year-old pleads guilty to killing an unarmed civilian.A 21-year-old Russian soldier facing the first war crimes trial since Moscow invaded Ukraine has pleaded guilty to killing an unarmed...

Roe v. Wade ruling has Biden administration bracing for nationwide wave of violence

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! President Biden's administration is bracing for a wave of violence when the Supreme Court rules on Roe v. Wade in June, Fox News confirmed Wednesday.A May 13 memo from the Department of Homeland Security de...

Watch live: U.S. health officials hold Covid briefing as cases and hospitalizations soar again

[The stream is slated to start at 10:45 a.m. ET. Please refresh the page if you do not see a player above at that time.]Senior U.S. health officials are holding a Covid-19 press conference for the first time in over a month, as infections and hospitali...

Northern Ireland on brink of ‘seismic’ election result

Belfast, United Kingdom – With seats still to be filled, Northern Ireland already appears to be on the brink of a “seismic” election result after Thursday’s legislative vote.Sinn Féin, a party that supports the reunification of Ireland and was once the...

Texas Gov. Abbott takes shot at liberal California, New York in annual address

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott took a shot at the Democratic strongholds of California and New York, arguing on Monday that they enacted policies that pushed away business."States like California and New York," Abbott said during his State of the State Address...

Australia floods: More rain adds to struggle of rebuilding

Lismore, Australia – In late February, torrential rain hit the northern part of the Australian state of New South Wales, submerging the region under raging floods.Now – with residents still attempting to rebuild – the area has been hit again, leaving m...

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US stocks rise on upbeat earnings

Tesla led gains in the tech-heavy Nasdaq 100 after posting record profits that blew past estimates.By Stephen Kirkland and Vildana HajricBloombergPublished On 21 Apr 202221 Apr 2022U.S. stocks rose as upbeat earnings allayed fears of a recession i...

EU says it will fund arms deliveries to Ukraine and hit Putin with new sanctions, including a ban on Russian state media

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen speaks during a news conference with High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell, after Russia launched a massive military operation against Ukraine,...

Moderate Dem accused of trying to ‘confuse’ GOP primary voters with mailers tying candidate to Trump

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! A moderate House Democrat in New Jersey was accused of trying to "confuse" Republican primary voters with mailers tying a GOP candidate to former President Trump.Rep. Josh Gottheimer’s, D-N.J., campaign sen...

‘Guaranteed defeat’: President Putin supervises nuclear drills

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin oversaw military manoeuvres by strategic nuclear missile forces as the worst crisis since the Cold War grips Europe.The Kremlin said on Saturday that Russia successfully test-launched hypersonic and cruise missiles at ...

Biden asks states to use federal money for more cops, mental health programs to fight crime

U.S. President Joe Biden speaks during an event on gun control in the Rose Garden at the White House April 8, 2021 in Washington, DC.Alex Wong | Getty ImagesPresident Joe Biden on Friday urged states and cities to use federal funds to invest in more co...

Biden ignores reporters at summit with Canada and Mexico after Psaki touts availability

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! President Biden failed to take questions from reporters at the top of a trilateral summit meeting with the leaders of Mexico and Canada Thursday — shortly after White House press secretary Jen Psaki claimed...

Zoom provides disappointing revenue forecast for first quarter and full year

In this articleZMEric Yuan, founder and CEO of Zoom Video Communications, stands before the opening bell during the company's initial public offering at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York on April 18, 2019.Victor J. Blue | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesZ...

NATO rejects no-fly zone; Ukraine slams ‘greenlight for bombs’

NATO has rejected Ukraine’s appeal for a no-fly zone, prompting fierce criticism from President Volodymyr Zelenskyy who said the move greenlighted Russia’s bombing campaign of his country.Jens Stoltenberg, the secretary-general of NATO, announced the d...

Shah Rukh Khan’s daughter Suhana Khan stuns in red Manish Malhotra saree, mom Gauri Khan REACTS

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan's daughter Suhana Khan is setting the internet ablaze yet again. Blinking like a ray of sunshine, Suhana Khan took social media by storm as she turned muse for celebrity fashion designer Manish Malhotra.Taking to hi...

Guterres expects China to let UN rights chief visit Xinjiang

UN secretary-general tells Chinese leaders they must allow Michelle Bachelet to make a ‘credible visit’ to the country, including Xinjiang.Antonio Guterres, the secretary-general of the United Nations, has told leaders in Beijing that he expects them t...

Rajasthan communal violence: Over a dozen arrested, SIT formed to probe incident

Over a dozen arrested, SIT formed to probe Rajasthan communal violence incidentCurfew remained clamped in Karauli in Rajasthan on Sunday while more than a dozen people were arrested, and an SIT formed to probe the communal clashes that broke out in t...

What is Elon Musk’s plan for Mars? SpaceX CEO shares stunning simulation video – WATCH

Visionary and eccentric billionaire Elon Musk has long harboured the dream of taking humans to Mars. The Tesla and SpaceX CEO is at the forefront of the private space industry and his revolutionary rockets are now being used even by NASA for space miss...

Loudoun County Public Schools removes book for ‘sexual content’ while Fairfax insists it’s not obscene

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) will remove the controversial book "Gender Queer: A Memoir," written by Maia Kobabe, from school library shelves, a spokesman announced Friday. The school district in ne...

Tesla fired an employee after he posted driverless tech reviews on YouTube

In this articleTSLAJohn Bernal, the creator of AI Addict on YouTube.Courtesy: AI AddictTesla has fired a former Autopilot employee named John Bernal after he shared candid video reviews on his YouTube channel, AI Addict, showing how the company's Full ...

Australian journalist Cheng Lei faces China spying trial

Cheng, who worked for state broadcaster CGTN, has been in detention since 2020 amid worsening Australia-China relations.Australian journalist Cheng Lei has gone on trial in a heavily-guarded Beijing court on spying charges after being detained for more...

Pasadena ISD over-policing statistics will scare you. Here’s a breakdown of the numbers

After Houstonian George Floyd was murdered in the streets of Minneapolis in 2020 by former police officer Derek Chauvin, the national conversation on police reform reached a peak in coverage the country hadn’t seen in years. Floyd begging for his life ...

More Republicans than Democrats would stay and fight if what happened in Ukraine occurred in US: poll

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! If Americans were in the same position as Ukrainians right now, more Republicans than Democrats would stay and fight, according to a poll released Monday. Of the Republicans surveyed in the Quinnipiac ...

As Omicron pushes the West to reopen, Asia hunkers down

Hwaseong, South Korea – As Omicron pushes Western countries towards reopening, Asia is hunkering down, sharpening an East-West divide on the balance between public health, the economy and basic rights and freedoms.While the highly transmissible coronav...

Senate confirms Biden’s CBP commissioner pick

On Tuesday, the Senate voted to confirm Tucson Police Chief Chris Magnus as Customs and Border Protection Commissioner. The 50-47 vote largely fell along party lines, although Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) voted with Democrats. Magnus, a critic...

Indigenous delegates hold first talks with Pope Francis in Rome

Rome, Italy – Members of an Indigenous delegation from Canada have held their first meeting with Pope Francis in the Italian capital, as historic discussions on the Roman Catholic Church’s role in “residential schools” are under way.Mitch Case, a ...

US stocks rise on upbeat earnings

Tesla led gains in the tech-heavy Nasdaq 100 after posting record profits that blew past estimates.By Stephen Kirkland and Vildana HajricBloombergPublished On 21 Apr 202221 Apr 2022U.S. stocks rose as upbeat earnings allayed fears of a recession i...

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg becomes the first woman to lie in state at the U.S. Capitol

A hearse carrying the casket of the late Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg arrives at the U.S. Capitol, where her body will lie in state in Statuary Hall in Washington, U.S., September 25, 2020.Joshua Roberts | ReutersThe late Supreme...

Twitter board adopts ‘poison pill’ after Musk’s $43 billion bid to buy company

In this articleTWTRTwitter adopted a limited duration shareholder rights plan, often called a "poison pill," a day after billionaire Elon Musk offered to buy the company for $43 billion, the company announced Friday.The board voted unanimously to adopt...

Ukraine war speeds Greece’s transition to EU energy gateway

Athens, Greece – In about a month, Greece will finish building a pipeline to Bulgaria that will end Russia’s gas monopoly there and in southeast Europe.Russia has supplied 90 percent of Bulgaria’s gas until now, but on April 27, it cut Bulgaria off aft...

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Inflation alert! After lemon, price of this essential vegetable goes through the roof

After the cost of lemon touched unprecedented heights, tomato has become the latest vegetable to put a huge dent in the monthly grocery budgets of consumers. The price of tomato has soared in several parts of the country due to a number of factors. In ...

Three Palestinians shot dead in occupied West Bank

14-year-old boy among three killed by Israeli security forces amid continuing violence.Israeli soldiers have shot dead three Palestinians in the illegally occupied West Bank, one of them a 14-year-old boy, amid continued raids by the Israeli armed forc...

With morgues overflowing, Ukraine decides to bury dead in mass graves

Under steady Russian bombardment, workers in Ukraine's besieged southern port city of Mariupol are hastily and unceremoniously burying scores of dead Ukrainian civilians and soldiers in a mass grave. With morgues overflowing and more corpses uncollecte...

Sen. Schumer: Proceeds from the sale of Russian oligarchs’ assets should go to Ukraine

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! The United States should seize and sell the yachts, mansions, and other assets of Russian oligarchs, then send the proceeds to Ukraine, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., said on Sunday. "I ...

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Cleveland Fed President Mester says Ukraine war accelerates the need for interest rate hikes

Loretta Mester, president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesWar in Ukraine only heightens the need for higher interest rates to get inflation under control, Cleveland Fed Pr...

Reuters exclusively reveals EU to sanction more Russian oligarchs, Belarus banks over Ukraine invasion

Business & FinanceEconomyPolitics08 March 2022, 5:52 am. 1 minuteBy Reuters News Agency Reuters exclusively reported that the European Commission has prepared a new package of sanctions against Russia and Belarus over the i...

RRR (Hindi) box office collection: SS Rajamouli’s film continues to dominate, all set to enter Rs 200-crore club

It has been a rejoicing week for every moviegoer in India and diaspora, thanks to the release of the most awaited magnum opus film, SS Rajamouli's 'RRR', a thoughtful amalgamation of fiction and history. At the box office, RRR made a whopping amount of...

Dan Crenshaw: Heir to the Neo-Conservative Throne

Of all current US House members, Representative Dan Crenshaw has amassed the biggest campaign war chest apart from Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy. While this might seem odd for a congressman representing a solid red seat newly-...