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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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'Recover as fast as you bowl': Rajasthan Royals to Archer

Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], May 17 (ANI): Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Rajasthan Royals on Monday wished a speedy recovery to ...

Report: Bengals signing WR Trent Taylor

The Cincinnati Bengals are signing free agent wide receiver Trent Taylor, NFL Network reported Monday. Taylor, 27, was with the ...

Nets open playoffs as favorites over Lakers, Clippers

With the NBA playoff field nearly finalized, the Brooklyn Nets are the favorites over the Lakers and Clippers. The Nets ...

Texas Tech G Mac McClung to remain in NBA Draft

Texas Tech star guard Mac McClung has elected to forgo his remaining college eligibility and remain in the 2021 NBA ...

Panthers' Sam Bennett to have hearing with NHL

Florida Panthers center Sam Bennett is scheduled to have a hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety on Monday. ...

DE Ryan Kerrigan announces he's joining Eagles

Former longtime Washington Football Team defensive end Ryan Kerrigan announced Monday that he's signing with the NFC East rival Philadelphia ...

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