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Indian-American Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo win 2019 Nobel Economics Prize

Indian-American Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer jointly won the 2019 Nobel Economics Prize on Monday "for their experimental approach to alleviating global...

US health officials say vaping illness may have multiple causes

U.S. health officials said on Friday there may be more than one cause behind the nationwide outbreak of serious lung illnesses linked to vaping,...

Ex-Ukraine envoy who Trump called ‘bad news’ to testify in impeachment probe

The former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine who Donald Trump has called "bad news" was due to testify on Friday in the U.S. House of...

Trump joins video streaming platform Twitch for re-election campaign

U.S. President Donald Trump has joined Amazon Inc's Twitch, his verified account on the video game live-streaming platform showed in the run-up to the...

Judge orders Trump to hand over tax returns to NY prosecutors, blasts ‘repugnant’ immunity claim

A federal judge on Monday said U.S. President Donald Trump must hand over eight years of tax returns to Manhattan prosecutors, forcefully rejecting the president's argument...

Texts show US officials tied Ukraine meeting to political probes

US officials pressured their Ukrainian counterparts to launch investigations that could benefit President Donald Trump's personal political agenda in exchange for a meeting between the...

US vaping-related deaths rise to 18, illnesses surpass 1,000

US health officials on Thursday reported 18 deaths due to a mysterious lung illness linked to e-cigarettes and other vaping products and said the number...

Trump to unveil order aiming to boost Medicare health program

US President Donald Trump will unveil an executive order on Thursday aimed at strengthening the Medicare health program for seniors, seeking to improve its fiscal...

Zuckerberg to ‘go to the mat’ to fight breakup: report

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg has pledged to "go to the mat" to fight a government attempt to break up the social media giant, according...

Internet sector contributes $2.1 trillion to U.S. economy – industry group

The rapidly growing internet sector accounted for $2.1 trillion of the U.S. economy in 2018, or about 10% of the nation's gross domestic product...