Mon, 02 Aug 2021

Biden seeks to set example as he urges employees to become vaccinated

WASHINGTON, D.C.: President Joe Biden has announced that millions of federal workers will either need to show proof of having ...

YouTube takes action against Australian broadcaster, ACMA silent

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - ACMA, the Australian Communications Media Authority has been sidelined by the U.S. social media giant YouTube.ACMA, ...

German woman walked around for weeks with winning $39M ticket

BERLIN, Germany: A German woman walked around with a winning $39 million lottery ticket in her purse for weeks before ...

Rising soccer star, 16, dies after car crash in Netherlands

IJSSELSTEIN, Netherlands - Up-and-coming football talent Noah Gesser and his teenage brother have been killed in a head-on collision.Ajax's 16-year ...

Chinese threats push forward discussions on U.S.-Vietnam ties

HANOI, Vietnam: U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin met with government officials in Vietnam on Thursday to discuss deepening security in ...

Calif. desalination plant to begin construction in 2022

HUNTINGTON BEACH, California: In a bid to develop a major source of water for drinking and irrigation, California appears poised ...

Amid surge, Thailand opens first Covid airport hospital in Bangkok

BANGKOK, Thailand: Thailand has opened an 1,800 bed field hospital for Covid patients in a cargo warehouse at Bangkok's Don ...

Gambling on regaining majority, Canada's Trudeau to hold elections

OTTAWA, Canada: Reports from Canada say Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will schedule snap elections in September, two years ahead ...

20-year old youth shot deal by Israeli soldiers during teen's funeral

PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - A 20-year old Palestinian youth was shot dead by Israeli army soldiers on Thursday as he attended ...

Jump in Covid variant forces U.S. to keep borders closed to visitors

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Due to the spread of the Covid Delta variant, the United States will not lift the existing travel ...

Blinken meets representative of Tibet government in exile in India

NEW DELHI, India: China is expected to deliver an angry response to a meeting U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken ...

Hong Kong man found guilty under HK security law, 115 others charged

HONG KONG: Hong Kong has convicted the first person for terrorism and inciting secession, as defined by its new national ...

Hungarian GP: Sebastian Vettel loses second-place finish

Tokyo [Japan], August 2 (ANI): Aston Martin's Sebastian Vettel lost his second-place finish after being disqualified from the results of ...

India hopes to keep spotlight on Secretary General's report

By Reena BhardwajNew York [US], August 2 (ANI): As India assumed the rotating presidency of the United Nations Security Council ...

Mets fail to sign first-round pick Kumar Rocker

The New York Mets did not sign first-round draft pick Kumar Rocker before Sunday's 5 p.m. ET deadline. The 21-year-old ...

China's "Su-per" fast flashes at Tokyo Olympics

© Provided by Xinhua "Today will be the best memory of my life." Su Bingtian made history by becoming the ...

Britain to Offer COVID-19 Booster Shots This Fall

Britain will begin offering a booster dose of a COVID-19 vaccine to 32 million Britons starting in early September, The ...

5 Killed in Lebanon Funeral Ambush

BEIRUT - At least five people including three Hezbollah members were killed Sunday south of Beirut when a funeral procession ...

Reign stomp Outlaws at Countdown Cup qualifiers

The first week of the Countdown Cup wrapped up on Sunday with the Atlanta Reign, San Francisco Shock and the ...

'Saturn to come closest to Earth today at 11.30 am'

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], August 2 (ANI): Saturn and Earth will be closest to each other in a year on August ...

US, Britain Blame Iran for Deadly Oil Tanker Attack

The United States and Britain on Sunday blamed Iran for a drone attack last week on an oil tanker off ...

Who were Australia's best prime ministers? We asked the experts

Who have been Australia's most accomplished prime ministers? Curiously, it's a question that is seldom asked. We enthusiastically compile lists ...

5 civilians killed in mortar attack in Afghanistan

Kandahar [Afghanistan], August 2 (ANI): At least five civilians were killed when a mortar shell struck a taxi in Afghanistan's ...

UN Chief says world in 'middle of education crisis'

New York [US], August 2 (ANI): The world is going through an education crisis as millions of children remain out ...

Kosovo Awards Posthumous Presidential Medal To Beau Biden

Kosovo has awarded a posthumous Presidential Medal on the Rule of Law to Beau Biden -- the late son of ...

British Lions prop Sinckler cited for biting after 2nd Test

British and Irish Lions replacement prop forward Kyle Sinckler has been cited for an alleged biting incident during the second ...

Time has come for India to move forward, says Kishan Reddy

New Delhi [India], August 2 (ANI): After shuttler PV Sindhu bagged a bronze medal at Tokyo Olympics, Union Minister for ...

'Iran responsible for attack on Mercer Street Tanker'

Washington [US], August 2 (ANI): The United States is confident that Iran is responsible for the attack on the Mercer ...

Pajaree Anannarukarn wins ISPS Handa World Invitational

Pajaree Anannarukarn of Thailand parred the second playoff hole Sunday to defeat Emma Talley and win her first LPGA Tour ...

Victories in Olympics will motivate youth: Nisith Pramanik

New Delhi [India], August 1 (ANI): After shuttler PV Sindhu and weightlifter Mirabai Chanu won medals for India at Tokyo ...

Muslims in UP descendants of Lord Vishwakarma: BJP MP

Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh) [India], August 1 (ANI): As Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh draw near, political rhetoric to persuade voters ...

Method to desalinate water using solar energy

Yekaterinburg [Russia], August 1 (ANI): Ural Federal University (UrFU) power engineers recently developed a new desalination technology that will reduce ...

Shane Warne self-isolating after testing COVID-19 positive

London [UK], August 1 (ANI): London Spirit's head coach Shane Warne and an unnamed member of the team management have ...

Protests Swell in France Over COVID Measures as Cases Rise

PARIS - After a slow start, the European Union has now overtaken the United States in vaccinating its citizens against ...

Tyler Cowen | The future will be weirder than we think

How weird is the future going to be? Just a little bit - or plain flat-out radically unthinkably weird? And ...

'Have capable, alert, and nimble diplomats team at UNSC'

New Delhi [India], August 1 (ANI): Congress MP Shashi Tharoor has placed trust in Indian diplomats as the country assumed ...

Words fail me as I try to compose my emotions: Pillay

New Delhi [India], August 1 (ANI): Hockey legend Dhanraj Pillay on Sunday fell short of words to describe the feeling ...

Tokyo Olympics, Day 10: Kamalpreet Kaur eyes medal

Tokyo [Japan], August 1 (ANI): Ace sprinter Dutee Chand will kick start day ten of the Tokyo Olympics for India ...

Tokyo reports over 3,000 cases

Tokyo [Japan] August 1(ANI): Tokyo reported 3,058 new COVID-19 cases, amid the ongoing Summer Olympic 2020 in the capital city, ...

Odisha CM congratulates Indian men's hockey team

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], August 1 (ANI): Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday congratulated the Indian men's hockey team for ...

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Biden seeks pledge of 40% electric vehicles by 2030

WASHINGTON, D.C.: In a bid to reduce greenhouse gas pollution, the White House has asked automakers to voluntarily pledge to ...

Price increase helps jump in McDonalds revenues

CHICAGO, IL: Global sales and profits for McDonald's Corp surged past Wall Street targets on Wednesday, attributed to fresh additions ...

Pfizer seeks permission to administer third Covid dose

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Pfizer has projected a 29 percent increase in the sales of its COVID-19 vaccine in ...

Biden says ban on rental evictions to end on Saturday

WASHINGTON, D.C.: The nationwide ban that prevents landlords from evicting those who do not pay their rent will expire Saturday.The ...

UPS shares fall to lowest in 3 months as e-commerce declines

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Shares of United Parcel Service (UPS) fell to its lowest in three months on July ...

Worldwide semiconductor chip shortage to hit manufacturing of iPhones

CUPERTINO, California: Apple Inc said this week that the global chip shortage could soon affect iPhone production, with declining revenue ...

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