Looking to hire 30,000, Amazon plans nationwide job fairs

Published On: September 10, 2019 12:30 PM NPT By: Associated Press

NEW YORK, Sept 10:  Amazon is going on a hiring spree.

MOSCOW, Sept 9: Russian state communications watchdog Roskomnadzor said tech giants Google and Facebook had allowed political advertising during Sunday’s regional elections despite being asked to ban such publicity.

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 1: The account of Twitter Inc Chief Executive Jack Dorsey was hacked on Friday afternoon, sending public tweets and retweets including racial slurs and curse words to 4 million followers before Twitter secured the account.

Painter-caste Nepal couple tries saving dying art

Published On: August 28, 2019 04:50 PM NPT By: Associated Press

KATHMANDU, Aug 28: Chitrakar families in the Nepalese capital of Kathmandu were renowned traditional painters and sculptors who depicted gods and goddesses on temples, masks of Hindu deities and posters for various religious celebrations.

Oklahoma judge to rule in $17 billion opioid lawsuit against J&J

Published On: August 26, 2019 04:39 PM NPT By: Reuters

Aug 26: An Oklahoma judge on Monday will decide whether Johnson & Johnson should be held liable in a $17 billion lawsuit alleging the drugmaker’s marketing practices fueled the opioid epidemic by causing a flood of painkillers in the market.

Harvey Weinstein due back in court in sex assault case

Published On: August 26, 2019 12:15 PM NPT By: Associated Press

NEW YORK, Aug 26: Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein is due back in court on Monday to face a new indictment that prosecutors say would open the door for an actress to testify against him in his sexual assault case.

The sky never goes dark while the Amazon burns

Published On: August 22, 2019 05:30 PM NPT By: Reuters

HUMAITA, Aug 22: There are no lights in sight but the night sky glows a dusky yellow, for the Amazon is burning.

LOS ANGELES, Aug 22: Country band Alabama says it is postponing the remainder of its 50th anniversary tour as lead singer Randy Owen battles health complications.

MELBOURNE, Aug 21: Former Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell will remain in prison for at least another three years after losing an appeal against his conviction for sexually abusing two 13-year-old choir boys, an Australian court ruled on Wednesday.

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 21: Soon, you could get fewer familiar ads following you around the internet — or at least on Facebook.