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American foreign policy largely unchanged under Biden presidency

President Biden and the Democrats were highly critical of President Trump's foreign policy, so it was reasonable to expect that ...

Researchers discover 4,500-year-old highway in Saudi Arabia

AL-ULA, Saudi Arabia: Shedding light on the lives of the ancient inhabitants of Arabia, archaeologists from the University of Western ...

Five family adults jailed for sexually abusing, assaulting their kids

DUBLIN, Ireland - A father and mother who sexually molested their children and permitted them to be raped and abused ...

Number of births in China lowest ever

BEIJING, China: On Monday, statistics showed Mainland China's birth rate has dropped to a record low of 7.52 births per ...

5G cellular could be 'catastrophic' in aviation: US airline officials

CHICAGO, Illinois: According to U.S. airline officials, the introduction of a new 5G service could cause U.S. air traffic to ...

As British face inflation, government freezes BBC subscription fee

LONDON, England: The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) faces a major financial setback following a recent announcement by the government to ...

US Supreme Court to rule on religious rights of football coach

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Supreme Court said it would hear an appeal from a former high school football coach who ...

US snow storm leaves thousands without power

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina: The eastern United States was hit by a severe winter storm on January 16, packing heavy snow, ...

Norwegian Caribbean cruise remains in St. Martin as cruise canceled

PHILIPSBURG, St. Martin: Norwegian Cruise Line canceled, mid-voyage, a ten-day Caribbean cruise on the Norwegian Gem due to COVID-19, leaving ...

One of world's oldest gorillas put to sleep at Atlanta Zoo

ATLANTA, Georgia: Zoo Atlanta's gorilla, one of the oldest in captivity at 59 years, was euthanized on January 13 due ...

Former Denmark defense minister charged with leaking state secrets

COPENHAGEN, Denmark: An official at the highest level of the Denmark government has been charged with leaking state secrets. Claus ...

West Australia's Onslow sets new high of 50.7 degrees Celsius

ONSLOW, West Australia: The sun appears to be mercilessly beating down on Onslow in West Australia, as the town registered ...

Suspicions on Russia as Ukraine websites suffer cyberattacks

KIEV, Ukraine: Many government websites in Ukraine have suffered cyberattacks, with the intruders posting the text, "Be afraid and wait ...

19 year-old Belgium completing solo flight round-the-world

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Zara Rutherford, a teenager from Belgium, is nearing the completion of a solo round-the-world flight. Rutherford, age 19, ...

FedEx asks US to let it install laser defenses to planes

MEMPHIS, Tennessee: FedEx is seeking permission to arm its cargo planes with defensive systems to thwart attacks by heat-seeking missiles. ...

Australians rejoice in potential death of Djokovic's sporting career

Not since the 1936 Olympics in Berlin has a government tried to prevent an athlete from competing in a sporting ...

French government's Covid policies cause teachers to strike

PARIS, France: French teachers have begun a nationwide strike organized by teachers unions to protest against class disruptions caused by ...

Great excitement in Tokyo over newborn twin pandas

TOKYO, Japan: Twin panda cubs have made their first public appearance before devoted fans at Ueno Zoo in Tokyo. However, ...

After 5,000 cranes die from bird flu, Israel acts to stop virus

TEL AVIV, Israel: An avian influenza upsurge has claimed the lives of over 5,000 cranes in Israel, resulting in the ...

UN official says ready to assist Tonga following volcanic eruptions

© Provided by Xinhua The United Nations is on standby with teams and emergency supplies to assist Tonga, and the ...

China, Russia block US bid to sanction North Korea at UN

New York [US], January 21 (ANI): China and Russia have put on hold a US effort at the United Nations ...

Iran, Russia Tout Closer Ties Amid Tensions With Europe, US

Iran's president visited Russia this week on a visit Iranian officials called a "turning point" in their relations, as officials ...

Report: Union plans to present counter to MLB on Monday

The MLBPA will present its counteroffer to Major League Baseball when the sides resume talks on Monday, ESPN reported Thursday. ...

China fumes over France's Xinjiang resolution, says it could cause damage to bilateral ties

Paris [France], January 21 (ANI): The Chinese embassy in France on Thursday opposed a resolution that the French Parliament adopted ...

Red Cross hackers steal info on half a million vulnerable people

?Highly sensitive data? including staffer info stolen from charity's Swiss contractorA massive hack of the International Committee of the Red ...

At UN: US, Partners Call for North Korea Sanctions Enforcement

The United States and several allies on Thursday issued a joint condemnation of North Korea's most recent ballistic missile launches ...

ICC Men's T20 WC 2022: India to lock horns with Pakistan at MCG on Oct 23

Melbourne [Australia], January 21 (ANI): The schedule for the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2022 was announced on Friday. The ...

ICC Men's T20 WC 2022: India to lock horns against Pak at MCG on Oct 23

Melbourne [Australia], January 21 (ANI): The schedule for the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2022 was announced on Friday. The ...

MEPs adopt resolution slamming China's crackdown on Hong Kong press

Brussels [Belgium], January 21 (ANI): The Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) on Thursday voted overwhelmingly in favour of a ...

Groups: 6 Killed in Rocket Attack on Northern Town in Syria

BEIRUT - A rocket attack on a northern Syrian town controlled by Turkey-backed opposition fighters killed six civilians and wounded ...

US Travel Advisory Dismays Canadians Amid Omicron Wave

HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA - Canadians, quietly prideful about their relatively high rates of COVID-19 vaccination and face mask compliance, were ...

Of all the promises Biden has broken, this one is the most painful

No sane voter thought Joe Biden would be a policy genius or work economic miracles, but after eight years of ...

Myanmar's Junta Arrests More Journalists

Three journalists at Dawei Watch, an independent news website in Myanmar, were arrested this week on unspecified charges, an editor ...

New-look Nuggets to take on personnel-challenged Grizzlies

The Memphis Grizzlies were considered a team on the rise before the season began. Now it is obvious their ascension ...

Rights groups want UN to ban Bangladesh's RAB from peacekeeping

New York [US], January 21 (ANI): The UN Department of Peace Operations should ban Bangladesh's "notoriously abusive paramilitary" Rapid Action ...

TSM reveals roster for 2022 VCT season

TSM revealed its roster on Thursday for the 2022 VCT season that begins Jan. 27. Returning players Matthew "WARDELL" Yu, ...

Myanmar's Junta Arrests More Journalists

Three journalists at Dawei Watch, an independent news website in Myanmar, were arrested this week on unspecified charges, an editor ...

West Africa: Extreme poverty rises nearly 3 per cent due to COVID-19

Extreme poverty in West Africa rose by nearly three per cent in 2020, another fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic, a ...

Nelly Korda one back of Gaby Lopez at Tournament of Champions

Mexico's Gaby Lopez shot a 5-under-par 67 on Thursday to grab a one-shot lead at the LPGA's season-opening Tournament of ...

Austria makes Covid vaccines mandatory

The country's parliament has made vaccination compulsory for all citizens, with those who resist facing fines of up to 3,600 ...

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Water main break causes homes to be evacuated in Washington

BELLEVUE, Washington: Fire officials in Bellevue, Washington said two people escaped from a home that partially slid off its foundation ...

American foreign policy largely unchanged under Biden presidency

President Biden and the Democrats were highly critical of President Trump's foreign policy, so it was reasonable to expect that ...

Researchers discover 4,500-year-old highway in Saudi Arabia

AL-ULA, Saudi Arabia: Shedding light on the lives of the ancient inhabitants of Arabia, archaeologists from the University of Western ...

Five family adults jailed for sexually abusing, assaulting their kids

DUBLIN, Ireland - A father and mother who sexually molested their children and permitted them to be raped and abused ...

Number of births in China lowest ever

BEIJING, China: On Monday, statistics showed Mainland China's birth rate has dropped to a record low of 7.52 births per ...

5G cellular could be 'catastrophic' in aviation: US airline officials

CHICAGO, Illinois: According to U.S. airline officials, the introduction of a new 5G service could cause U.S. air traffic to ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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