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India announces new French fighter jet deal as Modi visits Paris

PARIS, FRANCE — India announced a new multi-billion-dollar deal for French fighter jets on Thursday as Prime Minister Narendra Modi…

Swiss parliament starts Credit Suisse takeover probe

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND — Switzerland’s parliament on Thursday kicked off its probe into the government-orchestrated takeover of the stricken Credit Suisse…

US regulator investigating ChatGPT over bad content

WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES — The US Federal Trade Commission is investigating OpenAI to determine if its hugely popular ChatGPT app…

Hollywood shuts down as actors go on strike

LOS ANGELES, UNITED STATES — Tens of thousands of Hollywood actors will go on strike at midnight Thursday, effectively bringing…

HBO/Max tops Emmy nominations, achieving historical milestones

LOS ANGELES, UNITED STATES — HBO/Max has announced a record-breaking achievement of securing 127 Emmy nominations across 17 original programs…

U.S. bank stocks surge amid cooler-than-expected inflation data; deVere CEO predicts ‘perfect soft landing’

U.S. bank stocks, including industry leaders Citigroup and Goldman Sachs, saw an impressive rise on Wednesday, buoyed by cooler-than-expected inflation…

Military ties to take centre stage as Modi visits France

PARIS, FRANCE — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi begins a two-day visit to France on Thursday where he will attend…

Musk launches xAI to rival OpenAI, Google

WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES — Elon Musk on Wednesday launched his own artificial intelligence company, xAI, as he seeks to compete…

Chinese hackers breached US govt email accounts: Microsoft

WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES — Chinese-based hackers seeking intelligence information breached the email accounts of a number of US government agencies,…

Biden blunders again during meeting with King Charles III

LONDON, UNITED KINDGOM — President Joe Biden lived up to his name, the self-professed moniker, “gaffe machine”, when he blundered…