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Morocco into 2026 World Cup vote despite stadium, infrastructure fears

Morocco's bid for the 2026 World Cup was cleared to advance to a runoff vote against a bid from North America despite a FIFA evaluation report which classified the African bid's stadia, accommodation and transport as "high risk."

Jun 02, 2018, 10:57 AM IST

Trump warns countries of reciprocal tariff

Asserting that he likes free trade, but wants fair trade, US President Donald Trump warned that he could impose reciprocal tariff on other countries.

Jun 02, 2018, 09:37 AM IST

US President Donald Trump makes appeal for 2026 FIFA World Cup in North America

President Donald Trump has called on African countries to get behind the joint North American bid to host the 2026 World Cup.

May 01, 2018, 11:31 AM IST

Oldest human footprints in North America discovered in Canada: Study

Nearly 13,000-year footprints — likely of two adults and a child — found on an island off western Canada.

Mar 29, 2018, 13:11 PM IST

US options on North Korea 'effective and overwhelming': Donald Trump

President Donald Trump has said America and its allies will never be intimidated and insisted that the US' options for addressing the threat posed by North Korea are both "effective and overwhelming".

Sep 16, 2017, 14:34 PM IST

Coca-Cola profit drops 60% on refranchising charge

Coca-Cola Co reported a 60.2 percent drop in quarterly profit, as the beverage maker incurred a charge of $653 million related to refranchising its North America bottling operations.

Jul 26, 2017, 16:54 PM IST

'Kabali' mints $2 mn from North America premieres

Superstar Rajinikanth-starrer Tamil action drama "Kabali" is off to a flyer in North America. From premiere shows alone, the film has collected $2 million from the US and Canada markets, according to distribution company CineGalaxy Inc.

Jul 23, 2016, 13:38 PM IST

Potential Vikings site in North America spotted from space

Vikings first came to North America a thousand years ago, according to historians.

Apr 04, 2016, 20:53 PM IST

Oil rig caught fire in Oklahoma, US

Oil well caught fire in Oklahoma. All the workers and staff members are safe. Firefighters are trying to control the fire.

Jan 14, 2016, 15:32 PM IST

Freak heatwave pushes winter North Pole above freezing

Temperatures at the North Pole rose above freezing point Wednesday, 20 degrees Celsius above the mid-winter norm and the latest abnormality in a season of extreme weather events.

Dec 31, 2015, 09:46 AM IST

2016 Copa America to feature six CONCACAF teams

The tournament will be played in the US from June 2-26 with the host cities yet to be confirmed.

Nov 06, 2015, 14:47 PM IST

'Kingsman 2' gets official release date

The sequel to ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service’ will compete against animated movie ‘Cars 3’.

Oct 22, 2015, 05:55 AM IST

'Goosebumps' beats 'The Martian' to top US box office

Sony's "Goosebumps" beat "The Martian" to win the box office race this week, taking in $23.5 million in its opening weekend from across 3,501 theatres in North America.

Oct 19, 2015, 08:04 AM IST up for most users after outage was up for most users, except in some parts of western Europe, nearly four hours after an outage was first observed.

Sep 25, 2015, 02:04 AM IST

Aishwarya Rai to seek blessings of the Lord at ZEE’s biggest Ganesh Utsav in the US

ZEE TV and 1947 media will jointly host the biggest Ganesh Utsav celebration in New Jersey from 17- 21 September, 2015. And the one who will make her presence felt at the gala celebrations is former Miss World- Aishwarya Rai Bachchan – who will soon make a comeback with ‘Jazbaa’.

Sep 01, 2015, 12:29 PM IST

Tallest mountain in North America renamed: White House

 Mount McKinley, the tallest of North America`s mountains, is officially being renamed Denali, the White House said Sunday, on the eve of President Barack Obama`s historic visit to Alaska.

Aug 31, 2015, 04:10 AM IST

Haryana CM woos Canadian investors with his `single roof'' policy

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, who wound up his visit to North America here on Monday, pitched his state as an investment destination to Canadians by citing its `unique character` in India.

Aug 25, 2015, 11:21 AM IST

5.6-magnitude earthquake shakes Guatemala

 A 5.6-magnitude earthquake shook several villages in southern and central Guatemala Saturday, including the capital, according to the national seismological institute Insivumeh. 

Aug 15, 2015, 22:01 PM IST

Amazon surprises with quarterly profit, stock rallies Inc swung to an unexpected quarterly profit on higher sales in North America, its popular Prime subscription service and growing demand for its Web services, sending the online retailer`s shares up more than 17 percent.

Jul 24, 2015, 09:06 AM IST

Climate, IS group top list of global worries: Poll

Climate change is a big worry in Latin America, Asia and Africa, but the Islamic State group spells more anxiety among Europeans and North Americans, a global opinion poll released on Tuesday suggests.

Jul 15, 2015, 02:32 AM IST