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US reports first case of omicron variant in returning traveller

Fauci and other medical experts strongly emphasized that Americans should continue to get vaccinated and get their booster shots

02 Dec 2021 1:17 PM

SpaceX to conduct 'humanity's first planetary defence test' to redirect asteroid

This will be the third flight for this Falcon 9's first stage booster

24 Nov 2021 1:19 PM

Free at last, Britney Spears calls end of conservatorship 'best day ever'

Britney had begged the court for months to terminate the conservatorship that governed her personal life and $60 million estate since 2008

13 Nov 2021 11:42 AM

COVID-19 pandemic generated 8 million tonnes of plastic waste: Study

Research found a portion of this ocean plastic debris is expected to make its way onto either beaches or the seabed within 3-4 years

10 Nov 2021 12:15 PM

Facebook to shut down face-recognition system, delete data

More than a third of Facebook's daily active users have opted in to have their faces recognized by the social network's system

03 Nov 2021 9:15 AM

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Facebook Inc rebrands as Meta to stress 'metaverse' plan

The announcement comes amid an existential crisis for Facebook

29 Oct 2021 7:27 AM

Facebook profits rise amid Facebook Papers findings

The company's revenue grew 35 per cent to USD 29.01 billion

26 Oct 2021 8:38 AM

'Friends' actor James Michael Tyler dies at 59

Tyler died Sunday morning at his home, according to his longtime friend and manager Toni Benson

25 Oct 2021 12:55 PM

US woman who survived 1918 flu, world war succumbs to COVID

The flu pandemic killed about 675,000 Americans — a death toll eclipsed this month by the 2020-21 coronavirus pandemic

01 Oct 2021 11:38 AM

Apple's next iPhone mirrors last year's, adds more storage

The pre-recorded video event streamed Tuesday gave Apple a chance to present a polished story

15 Sep 2021 9:17 AM

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Instagram seeks to curb mental harm to teenagers

Instagram has worked to address problems of bullying, suicide, self-injury and eating disorders exposed at the platform

15 Sep 2021 7:23 AM

Britney Spears announces engagement to Sam Asghari

Britney Spears shared the happy news on her official Instagram account

13 Sep 2021 12:12 PM

Elon Musk says Tesla's robot will make physical work a 'choice'

Musk, the second richest person in the world according to Forbes, said he believes robots will phase out physical labor for people

20 Aug 2021 1:51 PM

Britney Spears’ new lawyer files to remove father’s control

James Spears stepped down as the so-called conservator of the person for his daughter in 2019

27 Jul 2021 11:08 AM

Weinstein pleads not guilty to sexual assaults in California

The pandemic and procedural delays meant that Weinstein’s extradition took well over a year

22 Jul 2021 12:37 PM

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California and other parts of the West broil and burn

Late Saturday, flames jumped U.S. 395, which was closed near the small town of Doyle in California’s Lassen County

12 Jul 2021 5:49 PM

Paul stars as Suns rout Clippers to reach NBA finals

The Suns rebounded at the Staples Center with an emphatic win, taking the best-of-seven series 4-2

01 Jul 2021 7:21 PM

Middleton pours in 38 points, Bucks grab 2-1 series lead

Khris Middleton and Giannis Antetokounmpo helped the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Hawks in game three of the NBA Eastern Conference finals

29 Jun 2021 1:28 AM

Eight killed by employee in California rail yard mass shooting

Multiple victims were also wounded in the attack

27 May 2021 9:15 AM

Twitter cracks down on COVID vaccine misinformation

The company said that it has started using human reviewers to assess whether tweets violate its policy against COVID vaccine misinformation

02 Mar 2021 12:00 PM

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