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L’Oreal CEO lauds import expo as symbol of China’s commitment to opening-up

The second China International Import Expo (CIIE) shows China's efforts in encouraging opening-up strategy, and also further improving people's life, said L'Oreal president and CEO Jean-Paul Agon on Tuesday.  Agon also said he is...

Twitter to ban political ads, bowing to pressure on social media companies

Twitter will ban political advertising on its platform next month, the company's chief executive said on Wednesday (October 30), as social media platforms face pressure to block attempts to steer elections with false information.

China’s Geely becomes largest shareholder of Mercedes owner Daimler

The acquirement, which was revealed in a regulatory filing by Daimler on Friday, makes Geely chairman Li Shufu the largest single shareholder of the German group, overtaking the Kuwait Investment Authority, which holds 6.8 percent. Nearly 71 percent of Daimler...

Ford U.S. chief leaves after probe into inappropriate behavior

Ford did not give any details on what that behavior entailed. His departure comes after several high-profile business leaders have quit or been fired following accusations of sexual misconduct. "We made this decision after a thorough review and careful consideration,"...

Amitabh Bachchan interacts with hearing impaired in Mumbai

Pandit had launched the initiative last October with a private organization and has already managed to reach out to about 1,000 children after being inspired by the humanitarian activities conducted by his chief guest, Bachchan. Bachchan narrated an incident from...

Trump returns to Washington, says Davos ‘was great’

Trump took his "America First" message to the world's elite at the World Economic Forum earlier on Friday, telling the summit of business and political leaders that the United States would "no longer turn a blind eye" to what...

A call for prayer outside White House as activists spotlight Muslim immigrants

Activists rallied in front of the White House Saturday (January 27) to mark the one year anniversary since President Donald Trump signed an order restricting people from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States. That order was later adjusted...

Anti-Trump demonstrators dance, march through Washington

Hundreds sang, danced and marched from the Lincoln Memorial, past the Trump International Hotel to Freedom Plaza. The march comes just days before U.S. President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address on Capitol Hill.

Pakistan arrests suspected serial killer over murder of 7-year-old girl

Police found Zainab Ansari's body in a garbage dumpster in Kasur district near the eastern city of Lahore last week, four days after she was reported missing. Residents of the area have said the murder was the 12th such incident...

Snow disrupts road transport in northern India

The picturesque tourist hub of Shimla received season's first snowfall on Tuesday (January 23). The lower region of the town received around two inches of snow while the upper reaches of the state received around seven to eight inches...

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People needing ventilators has ‘improved a bit’ in recent days – NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio

A day after the governors of New York, New Jersey and Louisiana cited data that offered a...

Mayor Turner Appoints New Director of Communications

HOUSTON - Mayor Sylvester Turner has appointed Mary Benton as the new Director of Communications effective immediately. Benton brings valuable years of experience in...

Morning subway commute shows New Yorkers wearing face masks against coronavirus

The morning rush hour into Times Square in New York showed most people wearing cloth face coverings and face masks on Monday...

Wearing masks and gloves, unemployed Americans join long lines to file for benefits

A line of jobless Americans snaked around the Arkansas Workforce Center to file for unemployment benefits on Monday (April 6) after many...

“It’s very worrying news”: Former British PM David Cameron reacts to Johnson in hospital

On Tuesday (April 7), former British Prime Minister, David Cameron, expressed his best wishes for Prime Minister Boris Johnson who was moved...