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Massive replenishment begins to reduce US fuel shortages
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Massive replenishment begins to reduce US fuel shortages

Motorists in southeastern US states continued to seek fuel on Saturday as a massive replenishment effort helped mitigate the shortage of a cyber attack that cut supplies from Florida to New Jersey. The six-day colonial pipeline shutdown was the most disruptive cyber attack on record. Extensive panic buying continued for days after the pipeline network […]

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US gas prices rise amid major pipeline closures
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US gas prices rise amid major pipeline closures

Washington: National average gas prices in the US have risen above $ 3 per gallon for the first time since 2014 amid a six-day shutdown of a major fuel pipeline following a cyber security attack. The average American paid $ 3.008 for a gallon of gas on Wednesday, up from $ 2.985 the previous day […]

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US fuel pipeline resumes after 6-day shutdown
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US fuel pipeline resumes after 6-day shutdown

Washington: Operator of a major US fuel pipeline, who was forced to shut down for six days due to a cyber security attack, said it has resumed operations. As reported by the news agency Xinhua, the Colonial Pipeline Company said that the first step in the restart process began around 5 pm Wednesday. “After this […]

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New study combines sense of smell with pneumonia
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New study combines sense of smell with pneumonia

Washington: A team of researchers from Michigan State University found that poor sense of smell may indicate a greater risk of pneumonia in older adults. An acute loss of smell is one of the most common symptoms of COVID-19, but for two decades it has been linked to other pathologies such as Parkinson’s disease and […]

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US Job Climbs to Highest Level on Record
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US Job Climbs to Highest Level on Record

Washington: US employers posted a record number of available jobs in March, frustrating businesses trying to find new businesses as the country emerges from the epidemic and the economy expands. According to the Labor Department’s report released on Tuesday, the total job gain increased only marginally. According to an April report last week, the figures […]

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3 injured in New York City’s Times Square shooting
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3 injured in New York City’s Times Square shooting

New York: Three people, including a four-year-old girl, were injured in a shootout in New York City’s Times Square. The shooting occurred at about 5pm on Saturday at 44th Street in Manhattan and 7th Avenue in Manhattan, reports Xinhua. The injured were sent to a nearby hospital and are expected to survive, and police believe […]

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CDC says US-bound passengers may use some self-covid-19 tests
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CDC says US-bound passengers may use some self-covid-19 tests

Washington: The US Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Friday that US-bound International travelers may use some self-covid-19 tests to meet entry requirements. In January, the CDC showed all passengers two and older receiving negative Kovid tests within three days of arrival in the United States or evidence of recovery from Kovid-19. […]

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Howthis refuses to meet U.N. Envoy: Huge opportunity: U.S.
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Howthis refuses to meet U.N. Envoy: Huge opportunity: U.S.

Washington: The US State Department on Friday said the Iran-aligned Houthi group had passed a “major opportunity” to demonstrate a commitment to peace by refusing a meeting with UN Special Envoy Martin Griffiths in Muscat. In a statement, the department also alleged that the insurgents were worsening the humanitarian situation in Yemen, continuing to attack […]

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US private sector adds 742K jobs in April
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US private sector adds 742K jobs in April

Washington: US private companies added 742,000 jobs in April, with payroll data company Automatic Data Processing (ADP) reported continued labor market improvements. “A new trend of rapid growth and growth in the labor market continues, posting the strongest reading since September 2020,” the newspaper Xinhua quoted ADP’s chief economist, Nella Richardson, as saying. Richardson noted […]

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