Tue, 27 Oct 2020

America, damaged and divided, prepares to go to the polls

US President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger Joe Biden are battling for the presidency of a deeply divided country, ...

20 year prison term for Californian man convicted of terrorism

RIVERSIDE, California - A U.S. man has been sentenced to twenty years in federal prison for conspiring to commit terrorist ...

U.S. vice president's chief of staff diagnosed with coronavirus

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's Chief of Staff Marc Short is the latest White House official to ...

Parallels: Shakespeare's Julius Caesar & America's Political System

The proceedings by the U.S. Senate's Judiciary Committee's confirmation hearings of President Trump's nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett to replace ...

Australian law enforcement officers intercept huge cocaine shipment

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - A 45-year-old Sydney man has been charged for allegedly importing approximately 144 kilograms of cocaine hidden ...

Key allies and partners distancing from U.S. in droves

Since Donald Trump took office as president, the image of the United States has suffered across many regions of the ...

U.S., UK and Europe host humanitarian conference on displaced Rohingya

A joint UN-hosted donor conference to rally international support behind Myanmar's displaced Rohingya minority, ended on Thursday with a promise ...

Black Holes comes of age with recognition of Penrose, Genzel and Ghez

The Nobel Prize in physics for 2020 has been shared by Roger Penrose, the mathematical physicist, for his work on ...

Dodgers intent on ending title drought in Game 6

There will be no backing down from the Tampa Bay Rays in Game 6 of the World Series on Tuesday ...

US Officials Say Dead al-Qaida Leader Not Group's Number 2

WASHINGTON - The United States is confirming the death of a high-ranking al-Qaida official in Afghanistan - only it appears ...

US Envoy Urges Fresh Approach to Middle East Peace

NEW YORK - U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Kelly Craft touted recent U.S.-brokered breakthroughs in normalizing relations between Israel ...

No. 19 Marshall looks to keep rolling at winless FIU

Fresh off a fifth consecutive double-digit victory, No. 19 Marshall hits the road for the third time in four games ...

India, US agree global strategic partnership critical for security

New Delhi [India], October 27 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, had a ...

Zimbabwe Hopes Farming Technique Will End Food Shortages

Zimbabwe is hoping to one day regain its former title as the breadbasket of southern Africa.Millions of farmers are being ...

Nigerian Citizens Justify Massive Looting of COVID-19 Supplies

ABUJA, NIGERIA - Amid tensions in Nigeria last week over police brutality, mobs of citizens are overrunning several government-owned facilities ...

Wage theft and casual work are built into university business models

The COVID crisis has exposed the destructive consequences of an over-reliance on casual labour across the economy. Australian universities provide ...

What would a Biden presidency mean for Australia?

American presidential elections do not, as a rule, change the calculus much for Australian foreign policy. Elections come and go, ...

Cool discovery: new studies confirm Moon has icy poles

Water is more abundant on the Moon than we might have suspected, according to two papers published today in Nature ...

UN Says Poor Countries a Dumping Ground for Used Cars

GENEVA - A United Nations report finds millions of substandard cars that pose safety, health and environmental hazards are exported ...

Nadal nets sixth place in Mallorca golf tournament

Two weeks after his 13th French Open title Rafael Nadal proved his prowess in another sporting arena when he finished ...

Second lockdown looms in France as coronavirus rages unabated

A woman wearing a face mask walks past the Trocadero Place near the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France, Oct. 23, ...

Interview: Serbia looks to broaden trade links with China at upcoming CIIE

Beams of light are projected from the Sinar Mas Plaza in Shanghai, east China, Oct. 26, 2020. A light show ...

Dobson on Bulls, White: 'It's hard to change the DNA of a region'

Given what he did in 2007 by masterminding a Springbok World Cup win, Jake White is a coach that has ...

Peace, Development at Stake in Ivory Coast Election

ACCRA - The West African nation of Ivory Coast is seeing pockets of violence ahead of an October 31 election, ...

Erdogan Calls for Boycott of French Goods

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told Turkish citizens to boycott French goods in response to what he says is France's "anti-Islam" ...

IPL 13: 185-190 would have kept us in the game, says Morgan

Sharjah [UAE], October 26 (ANI): After facing a disappointing eight-wicket loss against Kings XI Punjab, Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Eoin ...

Thailand pro-democracy protesters march to German embassy

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], October 26 (ANI): Air Customs here seized USD 18,600 valued at Rs 13.7 lakhs from a ...

Report: FC Cincinnati signs F Vazquez to extension

FC Cincinnati likes the potential of forward Brandon Vazquez, re-signing the 22-year-old to a multi-year contract extension, MLSSoccer.com reported Monday. ...

Khabib The Eagle Nurmagomedov's TOP 5 fights

We pay tribute to the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world who just hung up his gloves by highlighting the ...

CAS rules Paralympian Leeper cannot run in Olympics

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Monday ruled against American Paralympian Blake Leeper's attempt to compete in next ...

China's 'Dark' Fishing Fleet Lays Waste to Global Ecosystems

China's fleet of illegal fishing vessels is netting multimillion-dollar catches in Korean, Taiwanese, and Japanese waters, in defiance of international ...

ESPN scuttles plan to hold tourneys at Orlando bubble

ESPN has abandoned its plan to hold eight basketball tournaments at an NBA-like bubble near Orlando over differences in enacting ...

DOH ' CAR calls on parents to bring children for MR-OPV immunization

BAGUIO CITY, Oct. 26 (PIA) - - The Department of Health Center for Health and Development- Cordillera (DOH - CAR), ...

Wales to play home Autumn Nations Cup matches in Llanelli

Wales will play all three of their Autumn Nations Cup home games at Llanelli's Parc y Scarlets, the Welsh Rugby ...

Hamilton record keeps 'greatest of all time' debate raging

Damon Hill hailed Lewis Hamilton as the "GOAT" as he and Jackie Stewart led tributes on Monday following their compatriot's ...

England boss Jones takes emotion out of Barbarians blunder

Eddie Jones said on Monday his long experience as a coach meant he had refused to be riled by the ...

Klopp proud of Liverpool form amid Van Dijk absence

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has praised his team for their form without Virgil van Dijk.The Premier League champions managed to ...

Stocks drop on surge in virus cases, elusive US stimulus

Stock markets retreated Monday with traders increasingly pessimistic that US lawmakers will pass a new stimulus package before next week's ...

Israel, Lebanon to Start Maritime Border Talks

AMMAN, JORDAN - U.S.-mediated maritime border talks between Lebanon and Israel start in earnest on Wednesday, following a recent opening ...

From Cold War to Gray War: Internet Conflict Intensifying

A former top security adviser to Boris Johnson has revealed that Britain has launched recently a series of covert cyber-based ...

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U.S. stocks shatter as Covid-19 deaths in America top 225,000

NEW YORK, New York, Oct. 26 (Xinhua/Big News Network) -- Wall Street's major averages closed sharply lower on Monday as ...

UK needs to decide between bargaining power and negotiation strategy

LONDON, UK - Reaching an agreement in trade deals is, in the best of times, a long process. There are ...

Hong Kong's Hang Seng only glimmer of light on Asian markets

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were limp on Monday, although the Hong Kong market showed some life.In Tokyo, ...

Citroen India to open fifteen showrooms across country in first phase

Earlier this year in February, the first photos of a Citroen showroom in India were posted. This Citroen showroom was ...

Foreign exchange reserves in Kenya tumbled $615 million in past month

NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct. 24 (Xinhua) -- Kenya's foreign exchange reserves have declined by 66.4 billion shillings (about $615 million) in ...

Ireland's trade surplus with China skyrockets in 2020

DUBLIN, Ireland, Oct. 23 (Xinhua) -- In the first eight months of this year, Ireland's goods trade surplus with China ...

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