JEAN KENNEDY SMITH, LAST SURVIVING SIBLING OF JFK, IS DEAD AT 92

Jean Kennedy Smith, the last surviving sibling of slain President John F. Kennedy, who as U.S. ambassador to Ireland in the 1990s played...

KKR BUYS VACATION PARKS FIRM ROOMPOT IN $1.1 BILLION DEAL

U.S. private equity firm KKR said on Thursday it had reached an agreement to buy Dutch vacation parks firm Roompot from French private...

 
 
 

OIL PRICES TICK UP AS DROP IN U.S. PRODUCT STOCKS ENCOURAGES BULLS

Oil prices ticked up on Thursday after U.S. oil product stocks shrank, providing bulls with ammunition ahead of a meeting between OPEC...

U.S. WEEKLY JOBLESS CLAIMS REMAIN HIGH AS SECOND WAVE OF LAYOFFS HITS INDUSTRIES

A second wave of layoffs amid weak demand and fractured supply chains is keeping new U.S. applications for unemployment benefits elevated,...

 
 
 

CHANEL WARNS VIRUS IMPACT WILL LINGER ON LUXURY SECTOR

The luxury industry will feel the fallout from the coronavirus crisis for the next two years if not longer, Chanel's chief financial...

LLOYD'S OF LONDON MAKES SLAVE TRADE APOLOGY

The Lloyd's of London insurance market has apologised for its role in the 18th and 19th Century Atlantic slave trade and has agreed...

 
 
 

EXCLUSIVE: EU IN ADVANCED TALKS WITH JOHNSON & JOHNSON ON COVID-19 VACCINE DEAL - SOURCES

The European Commission is in advanced talks with pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson to reserve or buy up-front doses of its COVID-19...

GOOGLE'S CHROME TARGET OF MASSIVE SPYING ATTACK

A newly discovered spyware effort attacked users through 32 million downloads of extensions to Google's Chrome web browser, researchers...

 
 
 

FORD TO OFFER HANDS-FREE DRIVING IN 2021 - SIX YEARS AFTER TESLA

Ford Motor Co said on Thursday that it will offer hands-free driving on its new Mustang Mach-E in fall 2021, six years after Tesla...

AMAZON TO HIRE 3,000 PEOPLE IN SOUTH AFRICA FOR CUSTOMER SERVICE ROLES

Amazon.com Inc is hiring 3,000 people in South Africa this year to provide support to customers in North America and Europe, it said...

 
 
 

KKR TO BUY DUTCH VACATION PARK OPERATOR ROOMPOT

U.S. private equity firm KKR said on Thursday it had reached an agreement to buy Dutch vacation parks firm Roompot for an undisclosed...

MONTHS BEFORE ELECTION, TRUMP FINDS HIMSELF AT ODDS WITH MOST AMERICANS' VIEWS

The temporary fences that separated protesters from the White House have come down. But its occupant, President Donald Trump, appears...

 
 
 

U.S. SENATORS UNVEIL BILL TO CURB FOREIGN ESPIONAGE, INFLUENCE ON CAMPUSES

A bipartisan group of U.S. senators unveiled legislation on Thursday aimed at protecting research and innovation on U.S. campuses and...

AUTOMAKERS REV UP U.S. ASSEMBLY LINES, WARY OF OUTSIDE RISKS TO WORKERS

Automakers are speeding up U.S. assembly lines to meet recovering demand, increasingly confident coronavirus safety protocols are working...

 
 
 

U.S. CHAMBER URGES CHINA TO ACCELERATE PURCHASES OF U.S. GOODS

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Thursday underscored the importance of functional U.S.-China ties and urged Beijing to step up its...

JPMORGAN GETS CHINA'S NOD FOR FIRST FULLY FOREIGN-OWNED FUTURES BUSINESS

China on Thursday approved JPMorgan's application to operate the first fully foreign-owned futures business, as the world's second-largest...

 
 
 

OIL PRICES TICK UP AMID MIXED SIGNALS FROM U.S. DATA

Oil prices ticked up on Thursday after U.S. oil product stocks shrank, providing bulls with ammunition ahead of a meeting between OPEC...

PEPSICO DROPS AUNT JEMIMA BRANDING; UNCLE BEN'S, OTHERS UNDER REVIEW

PepsiCo Inc said on Wednesday it will change the name and brand image of its Aunt Jemima pancake mix and syrup which have been criticized...

 
 
 

CHINA SAYS IT HAS NO INTENTION OF INTERFERING IN U.S. ELECTIONS

China said on Thursday it has no intention of interfering in the U.S. elections, responding to U.S. President Donald Trump's former...

CORONAVIRUS SECOND WAVE FEARS BOOST YEN; AUSSIE DOLLAR FALLS AFTER DATA

The Japanese yen strengthened slightly on Thursday as growing concerns about a rise in new coronavirus cases underpinned safe-haven...

 
 
 



Twin suicide bombings rock central Baghdad, at least 28 dead

Twin suicide bombings rock central Baghdad, at least 28 dead

BAGHDAD - Twin suicide bombings ripped through a busy market in the Iraqi capital Thursday, killing at least 28 people and wounding 73 others, officials said. The rare suicide... Read more ...

Here's a look at President Joe Biden's schedule for his first full day in office

Here's a look at President Joe Biden's schedule for his first full day in office

President Joe Biden's first full day in office Thursday will include an intelligence briefing and a meeting with his administration's COVID-19 team. Read more ...

Biden Cancels Keystone XL Pipeline Permit

Biden Cancels Keystone XL Pipeline Permit

The 1,200-mile oil pipeline is one of several Trump environmental policies that President Joe Biden is expected to reverse. Read more ...

Biden nominee Avril Haines confirmed as intelligence director

Biden nominee Avril Haines confirmed as intelligence director

WASHINGTON - Former White House lawyer Avril Haines has been confirmed as the new Director of National Intelligence, becoming the first woman to lead the agency and the first... Read more ...

President Biden puts forth virus strategy, requires mask use to travel

President Biden puts forth virus strategy, requires mask use to travel

On his second day in office, President Joe Biden is putting forth a national COVID-19 strategy to ramp up vaccinations and testing, reopen schools and businesses and increase... Read more ...

Here are the winning numbers for Wednesday's $731 million Powerball prize

Here are the winning numbers for Wednesday's $731 million Powerball prize

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Military helicopter crash kills 3 in training exercise in NY

Military helicopter crash kills 3 in training exercise in NY

Three National Guard members on a routine training flight were killed Wednesday when their helicopter crashed in a western New York town, an official said. Read more ...

Inauguration sows doubt among QAnon conspiracy theorists

Inauguration sows doubt among QAnon conspiracy theorists

QAnon conspiracy theorists grappled with anger, confusion and disappointment Wednesday as President Biden was sworn into office. Read more ...

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen reflects on attending presidential inauguration

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen reflects on attending presidential inauguration

News 9 spoke with Sen. Jeanne Shaheen on Wednesday after she attended the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. Read more ...

Warnock and Ossoff are sworn into office, officially handing Democrats...

Warnock and Ossoff are sworn into office, officially handing Democrats control of the Senate for the first time since 2015

Summary List Placement Sens. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff of Georgia were both sworn into office on Wednesday, a landmark achievement that gives Democrats their first Senate... Read more ...