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Aussie troops to bolster NSW police enforcement of Covid restrictions

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Hundreds of Australian Army soldiers are to be deployed to the streets of Sydney in a ...

Bezos says Blue Origin will cover $2 billion lunar mission costs

SEATTLE, Washington: Blue Origin owner Jeff Bezos has offered to pay up to $2 billion in NASA costs if the ...

After Covid, parents opting for homeschooling for kids

WASHINGTON D.C.: Following the closing of the nation's schools during the Covid pandemic, more than 11 percent of all households ...

Eight dead, 10 injured in 20-car crash during Utah sandstorm

KANOSH, Utah: At least eight people were killed and ten injured in a 20-vehicle collision caused by a sandstorm Sunday ...

United says government needs to end congestion at Newark airport

WASHINGTON D.C.: United Airlines is asking the federal government to reduce congestion at Newark Liberty International Airport, even as runway ...

Covid vaccines have reached 340.4 mln doses administered in U.S.

ATLANTA, Georgia: Latest statistics released by the United States report that 340,363,922 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered throughout ...

Amidst Covid, Olympics opener seen by fewest Americans in 33 years

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. audience watching the opening ceremonies of the Tokyo Olympics was the smallest in 33 years.NBC's broadcast ...

Taliban takeover would make Afghanistan a pariah state

New Delhi [India], July 30 (ANI): Afghanistan would become a "pariah state" if the government (after Taliban takeover) commits atrocities ...

Supply constraints weigh on U.S. corporations' operating results

© Provided by Xinhua The global semiconductor shortage could potentially stretch into 2023. It could take one or two years ...

Canada's Green Gables Museum Hopes for Early Return of Asian Tourists

CHARLOTTETOWN, CANADA - Canada's decision to reopen its borders to international visitors is encouraging tourism operators in tiny Prince Edward ...

U.S. economy grows at annualized 6.5 pct in Q2 amid supply bottlenecks

© Provided by Xinhua The 6.5 percent annual growth rate in the second quarter means that real GDP is now ...

First Person: Im not old enough to be a woman says trafficked teen

A teenage girl who was sold for sex for the price of a few beers as a twelve-year-old, has told ...

Russian Module's Engines Fire Unexpectedly After Docking With ISS

A Russian space-laboratory module unexpectedly fired its engines on July 29 after successfully docking with the International Space Station (ISS), ...

Congress moves to reclaim its war powers

In mid-July 2021, a bipartisan and ideologically diverse group of senators proposed a new bill that, if passed, would dramatically ...

Jennifer Kupcho part of 3-way lead at ISPS Handa World Invitational

Jennifer Kupcho, Chella Choi of South Korea and Gemma Dryburgh of Scotland shot rounds of 7-under 66 Thursday to tie ...

UK announces donation of 10 million vaccines

New Delhi [India], July 30 (ANI): India has confirmed that it is not on the list of beneficiaries announced by ...

Palestine condemns 'Israeli killing of two'

Ramallah [Palestine], July 30 (ANI/Xinhua): Palestine condemned Israeli soldiers for killing two of its nationals, including a child, in the ...

France Calls British Travel Rules 'Discriminatory,' Not Science-Based

France's European Affairs Minister on Thursday called Britain's decision to lift quarantine requirements for all fully vaccinated travelers arriving from ...

Analysis | Iran-China pact not a cure-all for Tehran's economic woes

Iran's incoming hardline leadership is looking to China to provide economic relief for the country's flatlining economy. But so far, ...

Kazakhstan: LGBT, women's rights activists besieged by mob

A training seminar held this week by feminists and LGBT activists in a mining city in central Kazakhstan might have ...

Timbers acquire Colombian F Santiago Moreno

The Portland Timbers officially acquired Colombian forward Santiago Moreno on Thursday. The 21-year-old joins the MLS club from America de ...

Max Scherzer beats Phillies in possible Nationals farewell

In what may have been his final start with Washington, Max Scherzer pitched a gem Thursday afternoon as the Nationals ...

'ndia has proposed to include Chabaha port in INSTC'

New Delhi [India], July 29 (ANI): India has proposed to include the Chabaha port in the framework of the International ...

Dogs in the city: on the scent of Zimbabwe's urban history

Dogs are political. Their very existence in modern cities has goaded those in power into trying to discipline them - ...

Tanzania's Hassan faces her first political test: constitutional reform

After the death of Tanzania's president John Pombe Magufuli in March 2021, his successor Samia Suluhu Hassan began her tenure ...

U.S. pole vaulter Sam Kendricks tests positive, out of Olympics

Two-time world pole vault champion Sam Kendricks tested positive for COVID-19 and will not compete for the United States at ...

USAID Chief to Visit Ethiopia to Press for Tigray Aid

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) chief Samantha Power will visit Ethiopia next week to press for humanitarian access into ...

Past climate change help us prepare for future

Washington [US], July 29 (ANI): Scientists are calling for a better understanding of past extreme climate change events in an ...

Tokyo Olympics, Day 7: All eyes on Deepika, Lovlina

Tokyo [Japan], July 29 (ANI): Equestrian Fouaad Mirza and golfer Anirban Lahiri will kick start Day Seven of the Tokyo ...

Sri Lanka cricket trio face long bans for virus breach

A panel that investigated a breach of the bio-secure coronavirus bubble during Sri Lanka's limited over series in England has ...

SAB sees double-digit sales and profit growth despite booze bans

South African Breweries (SAB) has seen double-digit growth in both profit and sales in the six months to end-June, a ...

Covid-19: Covax expecting 250 million donated doses soon, says WHO

The Covax scheme is expecting 250 million donated vaccines soon.The WHO says this will be a boost for several countries ...

Stellenbosch University launches School for Climate Studies

Stellenbosch University officially launched a School for Climate Studies.The school was established 18 months after the initial planning.About 100 Masters ...

Top UN Humanitarian Official Visits Ethiopia

The top United Nations humanitarian official began his first official visit to Ethiopia Thursday amid a humanitarian crisis resulting from ...

US Senate Starts Debate on Infrastructure Spending

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Senate is starting debate on a new infrastructure spending package after President Joe Biden and a ...

With Turmoil at Home, More Nicaraguans Flee to the US

MIAMI - Alan Reyes Picado fled Nicaragua by bus in the middle of the night, haunted by memories of government ...

'House of Gucci' new posters

Washington [US], July 29 (ANI): Oscar-winning star Lady Gaga and Adam Driver on Thursday revealed their first look posters from ...

Croatia celebrates joining of long-awaited Peljesac Bridge

© Provided by Xinhua The China-constructed Peljesac Bridge, connecting Croatia's mainland with its southernmost region, was finally joined together late ...

WFT QB Ryan Fitzpatrick willing to take team lead on vaccination info

Washington Football Team quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick is fully vaccinated and more than willing to be a sounding board for teammates ...

Snapchat to start recommending places

Washington [US], July 29 (ANI): If you are one of those people, who always gets confused while scouting for good ...

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U.S. stock markets hit new record highs, second quarter GDP rises

NEW YORK, New York - The U.S. economy is back at its pre-pandemic level, but for how long? U.S. investors ...

San Francisco bar-restaurant group calls for proof of vaccinations

SAN FRANCISCO, California: An organization representing bars and restaurants in San Francisco has announced that its members have agreed to ...

Armani sales jump 34%, recovery from Covid pandemic ongoing

MILAN, Rome: Business in China and the United States helped push up sales at Giorgio Armani by 34 percent in ...

Stocks in Asia record strong gains on China's relief for techs

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia rose across the board on Thursday after China said it will continue to ...

After initial optimism, summer travel season in Europe remains low

PARIS, France: With European countries scrambling to contain new virus outbreaks with a litany of constantly-changing and last-minute rules, the ...

Australia's Lynas sees high demand in minerals driving revenues

EAST PERTH, Western Australia: Lynas Rare Earths Limited reported its highest-ever quarterly revenues on July 26 due to demand for ...

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