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No precedent for Trump to take cut of TikTok deal

NEW YORK, New York - President Donald Trump's demand that the U.S. government get a cut from a potential Microsoft ...

Names of 9 youthful Marines and Sailor killed in AAV tragedy named

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper has paid tribute to the youthful eight Marines ...

Taoiseach Micheal Martin pays tribute to John Hume

DUBLIN, Ireland - Taoiseach Micheal Martin joined a long list of Irish, Northern Ireland global leaders on Monday in paying ...

Trump orders agencies to employ Americans ahead of foreigners

WASHINGTON, DC - President Donald Trump said Monday that he had fired the chair of the Tennessee Valley Authority, criticizing ...

New Cold War looms as Chinese-U.S. relations edge closer to collapse

Tensions between the United States and China are rising as the U.S. election nears, with tit-for-tat consulate closures, new U.S. ...

Prison in eastern Afghanistan under ferocious attack by ISIS fighters

KABUL, Afghanistan - An attack on a prison in eastern Afghanistan by ISIS fighters which began on Sunday has continued ...

Rescue mission for 8 U.S. service members ends, recovery initiated

The seven Marines and sailor missing after their amphibious assault vehicle sank off the California coast are presumed dead as ...

Republicans ratchet up anti-China rhetoric with TikTok ban

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump is banning the use of the TikTok app, widely used by Americans particularly ...

NBA: No positive COVID-19 tests for third straight week

The NBA conducted 343 tests for COVID-19 in the past week and returned no positive results, the league announced Wednesday. ...

Report calls Texas Tech women's hoops program 'toxic'

Coach Marlene Stollings has created a "toxic environment" and a "culture of abuse" in the Texas Tech women's basketball program ...

ECB appoints Tim Macdonald as England Women's senior assistant coach

London [UK], Aug 5 (ANI): England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Wednesday announced that former Western Australia and Tasmania ...

Tik...Tok: Pakistan's Media Crackdown Expands To Cyberspace

Critics say the space for free speech is shrinking in Pakistan, where officials are accused of expanding restrictions on the ...

Beirut reels from huge blast, as death toll climbs to at least 113

Lebanese rescue workers searched for survivors in the mangled wreckage of buildings and investigators blamed negligence for a massive warehouse ...

'Do you really need to party?' WHO asks world's youth

Young people must curb their party instincts to help prevent new outbreaks of the Covid-19 disease, officials at the World ...

Analysts: Massive Beirut Blast Signals Government Failure to Protect

AMMAN, JORDAN - Lebanon is not normally known as a place where terrible safety violations occur. So, Tuesday's massive explosion ...

Reporter's Notebook: Amid Beirut Devastation, Humanity on Display

BEIRUT - Hours after I filed a report on the economic crisis in Lebanon and how a plummeting Lebanese pound ...

Abrogating Article 370 empowered Kashmiris in multiple ways

Brussels [Belgium], Aug 5 (ANI): On the first anniversary of abrogation of Article 370 and 35A, a Member of European ...

Red Bulls acquire English MF Yearwood

The New York Red Bulls acquired English midfielder Dru Yearwood on a transfer from Brentford F.C. The 20-year-old will be ...

Beirut blast death toll reaches 113, over 4,000 injured

Beirut [Lebanon], Aug 5 (Sputnik/ANI): The powerful blast in the port of Lebanon's Beirut left 113 people killed and more ...

PM's mother watches live telecast of Ram Temple bhoomi pujan

Gandhinagar (Gujarat) [India], Aug 5 (ANI): Heeraben, the mother of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, watched live telecast of bhoomi pujan ...

UP CM presents Lord Ram's idol to PM Modi in Ayodhya

Ayodhya (Uttar Pradesh) [India], August 5 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanth on Wednesday presented an idol of Lord ...

Nadal still planning to chase 13th French Open title

One day after announcing he won't defend his U.S. Open championship due to COVID-19 concerns, Rafael Nadal confirmed Wednesday he ...

Pakistan govt pressurising Hindus to convert for jobs

Islamabad [Pakistan], August 5 (ANI): Hindus in Pakistan, who are being treated as second-class citizens in the country since 1947, ...

Chinese Woman Sues City, Provincial Government Over Virus Cover-up

A woman whose father died of coronavirus in the central Chinese city of Wuhan has become the fourth person to ...

EXPLAINER | What you need to know about the explosions in Beirut

An initial explosion of pink smoke in the Beirut port late on Tuesday afternoon was followed by a second more ...

Cigarette sales ban based on 'perverse justification', court hears

Any benefit achieved by the continued ban on tobacco sales would be outweighed by far by the damage caused, British ...

COVID-19, stigma and the scandalous neglect of people living with dementia

Over 80 per cent of Canada's COVID-related deaths are associated with nursing homes, with the majority of them being older ...

Pampanga sets stricter measures vs COVID-19

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, Aug.5 (PIA) -- The provincial government has set stricter measures to prevent further spread of ...

I want Kashmiri language to reach Bollywood, says singer Ishfaq Kawa

Bandipora (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Aug 5 (ANI): A young Kashmiri singer hailing from Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir ...

England-Pakistan series to trial no-ball technology in Tests

Front-foot no-ball technology that will see the TV umpire alone deciding whether a bowler has over-stepped will be used for ...

Underachiever Justin Thomas yearns for his second major title

Newly-crowned world No 1"I could argue I could have gotten it sooner, or I should have gotten it sooner," he ...

Raw but intriguing: Bulls boast a treasure trove of centres

There's no mystery why the former Cheetahs player has been enlisted.Swart, who is equally adept at flyhalf, is a solid, ...

Greece Grapples with Dramatic Spike in COVID-19 Infections

ATHENS - Greece has recorded its biggest spike in COVID-19 infections since emerging from a nationwide lockdown three months ago. ...

Ammonium Nitrate: Fertilizer Behind Many Industrial Accidents

Ammonium nitrate, which Lebanese authorities have said caused the devastating Beirut blast, is an odorless crystalline substance commonly used as ...

UN chief offers condolences to victims of Beirut port explosion

New York [USA], Aug 5 (Sputnik/ANI): Antonio Guterres, the Secretary-General of the United Nations, has offered his condolences to the ...

ProDot signed Rajat Kapoor as its Brand Face

New Delhi [India], Aug 5 (ANI/NewsVoir): Today, ProDot announced that it has collaborated with Indian Bollywood Actor and Director, Rajat ...

Wella Professionals launches Wella Passionistas in India

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 5 (ANI/NewsVoir): Global hair color, care and styling brand, Wella Professionals has been elevating the hair ...

My husband is not a terrorist: A Kazakh from China testifies

Today 43-year-old Bikamal Kaken struggles to raise her three small children alone in a rented home in Kazakhstan. Her husband, ...

Russian military acquires over 1,100 pieces of hardware in H1

Russian navy ships sail during a military parade to celebrate Russian Navy Day in St. Petersburg, Russia, July 26, 2020. ...

COVID-19 Spells Trouble For Europe's Pensions, and Skyscrapers

LONDON - Commercial landlords across Europe are bracing for prolonged repercussions from the coronavirus. While they argue offices will remain ...

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Flashpoint Beirut: Blast comes on eve of Hariri assassination verdict

BEIRUT, Lebanon - The world has been shocked by the severity of a huge blast which has rocked Beirut, killing ...

No precedent for Trump to take cut of TikTok deal

NEW YORK, New York - President Donald Trump's demand that the U.S. government get a cut from a potential Microsoft ...

Names of 9 youthful Marines and Sailor killed in AAV tragedy named

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper has paid tribute to the youthful eight Marines ...

Taoiseach Micheal Martin pays tribute to John Hume

DUBLIN, Ireland - Taoiseach Micheal Martin joined a long list of Irish, Northern Ireland global leaders on Monday in paying ...

Trump orders agencies to employ Americans ahead of foreigners

WASHINGTON, DC - President Donald Trump said Monday that he had fired the chair of the Tennessee Valley Authority, criticizing ...

New Cold War looms as Chinese-U.S. relations edge closer to collapse

Tensions between the United States and China are rising as the U.S. election nears, with tit-for-tat consulate closures, new U.S. ...

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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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