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Cebuano News: PCOO, gipasidunggan og prestihiyosong int'l awards

TAGBILARAN CITY, May 14 (PIA) -- Nidaog sa prestihiyosong Stevie Awards ang Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO).Pito ka major awards ...


No hard-quarantine for India football team in Qatar: Report

New Delhi [India], May 15 (ANI): The Indian football team will not have to go through a hard quarantine of ...


Update: China succeeds in first Mars landing

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, May 15 (Xinhua) -- The lander carrying China's first Mars rover has touched down on ...


Replaced 1 Test with 2 T20Is keeping WC in mind: PCB

Lahore [Pakistan], May 15 (ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chief Executive Wasim Khan has said that the governing body replaced ...


Pakistan to receive USD 153mn from World Bank

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 15 (ANI): The World Bank has approved the provision of USD 153 million to support the ongoing ...


Asia Album: 18 elephants found dead in India's protected forest

© Provided by Xinhua NEW DELHI, May 15 (Xinhua) -- At least 18 elephants were suspected to have been killed ...


Asia Album: Indonesia's Mt. Sinabung Sinabung spews volcanic ash

© Provided by Xinhua JAKARTA, May 15 (Xinhua) -- Mount Sinabung in Indonesia's North Sumatra province's district of Karo spewed ...


Attacks in Afghanistan, Maldives threatening democracy

Amsterdam [Netherlands], May 15 (ANI): The deadly Kabul school blasts and the attempted 'terrorist attack' on former Maldives President Mohammed ...


Neera Tanden to serve as Biden's senior adviser

Washington [US], May 15 (ANI): The Biden administration has announced that Indian-American Neera Tanden, who had withdrawn her nomination to ...


Odisha FC ropes in Sahil, Sebastian from Hyderabad, Kerala

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], May 14 (ANI): Odisha FC on Friday announced the signing of defenders Sahil Panwar and Sebastian Thangmuansang ...


Kyrgyz Ex-President Jeenbekov To Sue Jailed Activist For Slander

BISHKEK -- Former Kyrgyz President Sooronbai Jeenbekov plans to sue jailed opposition activist Melis Aspekov for his accusation that current ...


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N.Y. university students required to be vaccinated before enrolling

NEW YORK CITY, New York: The 435,000 students enrolled at the State University of New York and the City University ...

U.S. citizens abroad protest embassies not providing Covid vaccines

WASHINGTON D.C.: Overseas Americans are urging U.S. officials to make Covid vaccinations available to them at U.S. embassies. As the ...

Israeli army ratchets up artillery barrages and aerial bombings

Israel fired artillery and mounted more air strikes on Friday against Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip amid constant rocket ...

New observation deck in New York's 4th tallest building to open

NEW YORK CITY, New York: An observation deck atop a newly built New York skyscraper will provide unmatched views of ...

All U.S. residents age 12 and up to be eligible for Covid vaccinations

WASHINGTON D.C.: As the rate of Covid infections continues to decline in the United States, regulators have approved the use ...

Biden warns unemployed that they will lose benefits if not working

WASHINGTON D.C.: Amid criticism that the generous COVID-19 unemployment benefits rolled out in March are keeping Americans from accepting new ...

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Some 8 million U.S. jobs unfilled in March, setting new record

WASHINGTON D.C.: U.S. job openings grew to a record high 8 million in March, fueling criticism of the Biden administration's ...


To lure short features, YouTube to create $100 million fund

SAN BRUNO, California: Alphabet Inc's YouTube has announced it will launch a $100 million fund to pay content creators whose ...


American businesses in China voice concern over consumer boycotts

BEIJING, China: A group representing U.S. business interests in China has demanded that China end what it calls its "implicit ...


Tech stocks all the rage on Wall Street, Nasdaq gains more than 2%

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rose sharply on Friday despite weak economic data.The moves on Wall Street mirrored ...


Tech companies join together to seek funding for chip manufacturing

WASHINGTON D.C.: A novel alliance of major chip purchasers, comprising Google, Apple, and Microsoft, and leading chip manufacturers, including Intel, ...


Gambling public returns as casinos have record breaking quarter

ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey: America's casinos announced that they had matched their best-ever earnings during the first quarter of 2021. ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...