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Jeff Bezos warns of recession, advises people to avoid expensive purchases

San Francisco | Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has warned consumers and businesses to postpone large purchases during the holiday season in anticipation of an economic recession. In an interview with CNN, he advised consumers to keep their cash safe and avoid unnecessary spending. Due to the recession fear, he advised Americans to avoid purchasing high-ticket items […]

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Texas shooting: 21 including 19 children among dead in primary school attack

Washington | Nineteen young children and two adults have died in an alleged shooting at a primary school in south Texas. The 18-year-old gunman opened fire at Robb Elementary School in the city of Uvalde before he was killed by law enforcement, officials said. Shooter was armed with semi-automatic rifle  Investigators say the suspect was armed […]

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Newyork: Masked men sets off gas canister in train car, opens fire on people, atleast 16 injured

New York | Ten people were shot by a masked man who set off a gas canister in a train car on the city’s underground transportation system on Tuesday, Police Commissioner Keechant Sewell said. She said that the attack was not being investigated as a terrorist attack, although nothing was ruled out. A total of 16 […]

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US professor refers to India as a s***hole, singles out Brahmins

Philadelphia | University of Pennsylvania law professor Amy Wax made more inflammatory comments on a national conservative talk show Friday, slamming immigrants who are critical of the US, Philadelphia Inquirer reported. “There is just a tremendous amount of resentment and shame of non-western peoples against western peoples for western peoples’ outsized achievements and contributions,” Wax told […]

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US advises its citizens in Russia to depart

Washington | The US Department of State on Monday advised US citizens currently in Russia to consider departing the country “immediately,” citing Moscow’s ongoing military actions in Ukraine and what the department expected to be potential “harassment” toward Americans by “Russian government security officials”. The State Department said in an updated travel advisory that the US […]

Microsoft 2nd US firm and 3rd in the world to pass $2 trillion market cap

San Francisco | Tech giant Microsoft reached a $2 trillion market capitalisation in trading, joining a small group of global companies that have crossed that threshold — including Apple. Apple reached its own $2 trillion market cap back in August 2020. Microsoft is world’s third company to hit $2 trillion in market capitalisation. Despite hitting $2 […]