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U.S. to boost manufacturing of chips to lessen Chinese influence

WASHINGTON D.C.: In response to the shortage of semiconductor chips, which has temporarily closed some U.S. auto plants, news reports ...

Polish bars celebrate reopening after end of Covid restrictions

WARSAW, Poland: Poles celebrated on the weekend as restaurants and bars opened outdoor dining for the first time in over ...

Taiwan tightens Covid restrictions after infections increase

TAIPEI, Taiwan: Following reports of 180 new Covid infections on May 14, Taiwan tightened restrictions in Taipei and the surrounding ...

South American countries seek to lay Internet cable to Asia

BRASILIA, Brazil: Brazil plans to join a Chile-led project to lay a fiber optic cable connecting South America and Asia, ...

Amazon court win defeats EU drive to tax corporations

BRUSSELS, Belgium: In a setback to competition chief Margrethe Vestager's campaign against preferential deals, Amazon won its fight against an ...

Masks can be removed for vaccinated Americans, says CDC

ATLANTA, Georgia: Americans will no longer need to wear face masks if they are fully vaccinated, the U.S. Centers for ...

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Serena Williams steamrolls 17-year-old in Emilia-Romagna Open

Serena Williams is back in the winner's circle for the first time since February. Williams worked over 17-year-old Italian qualifier ...

Federer expects battle to get back to the top

Roger Federer said on Monday he expects to return to the top tier of tennis even though the next generation ...

Neville leads call for independent regulator of English football

A number of high-profile former players, led by former Manchester United captain Gary Neville, have launched a parliamentary petition calling ...

Eden Hazard named in Belgium's 26-man squad

Brussels [Belgium], May 17 (ANI): Eden Hazard was included in the side as Belgium on Monday named a 26-man squad ...

Karn Sharma receives first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

New Delhi [India], May 17 (ANI): Indian and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) cricketer Karn Sharma received the first dose of ...

Hampshire sign D'Arcy Short for T20 Blast

Southampton [UK], May 17 (ANI): Hampshire Hawks on Monday announced the signing of Australian batsman D'Arcy Short for the summer's ...

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