Tue, 11 May 2021

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin begins space tourism with July rocket launch

KENT, Washington: Spaceflight company Blue Origin will sell a seat to the general public on its first crewed flight to ...

China should target Australian military sites, says newspaper editor

China should consider "long-range strikes" if war with the West eventuates, according to an editorial in the country's pro-government newspaper ...

Broadway theaters to reopen Sept. 19, tickets now on sale

NEW YORK CITY, New York: In a major boost to Covid-weary New Yorkers, Broadway theater tickets have gone on sale ...

Life in Italian prison for 2 U.S. friends guilty of slaying policeman

ROME, Italy: Two young Americans have been sentenced to life in prison for the 2019 slaying of an Italian policeman.Found ...

More than 200 Palestinians injured during end-of-Ramadan clashes

JERUSALEM - Celebrating the final week of Ramadan, thousands of Palestinian worshippers at the Al-Aqsa Mosque gathered for prayer time ...

U.S. announces waiver of Covid patents; pharmaceutical stocks tumble

WASHINGTON D.C.: Shares of Covid vaccine manufacturers fell following statements from the White House that they support waiving patent rights ...

U.S. economic downturn translates to lowest birth rate in 40 years

WASHINGTON DC - Amidst the radical turndown in the American economy during the Covid lockdown, birth rates in the United ...

WHO says "low confidence" in Sinopharm Covid side-effects data

GENEVA, Switzerland: World Health Organization experts have said they have "very low confidence" in data received from Chinese state-owned drugmaker ...

WHO: India Variant of Global Concern

The World Health Organization said Monday that a variant of the coronavirus circulating in India is of global concern."We classify ...

Western Command dedicates 3 COVID care hospitals to nation

By Western Command Dedicates 3 Covid Care Hospitals To The NationNew Delhi [India], May 10 (ANI): Lieutenant General RP Singh, ...

Rangers, D Ryan Lindgren agree to new deal

The New York Rangers and defenseman Ryan Lindgren agreed to terms on a three-year contract, the team announced Monday. Lindgren, ...

Nigerian hip hop lyrics put cybercrime in a good light

Along with its many benefits, the internet has brought the world a new risk - cybercrime. Cybercrimes are offences that ...

Hamas fires rockets at Israel in retaliation to Jerusalem violence

Palestine militants in the Gaza Strip fired rockets toward Jerusalem and southern Israel.Nine Palestinians, including three children, were killed during ...

African countries must embrace the concept of good food as good medicine

Fresh impetus is being directed into identifying and advocating for scientific priorities in the area of food security and nutrition ...

Net zero: despite the greenwash, it's vital for tackling climate change

It might seem odd to find supporters of climate action debating the merits of a concept that science shows to ...

Why some straight men have sex with other men

Sexual identities and sexual behaviours don't always match because sexuality is multidimensional. Many people recognize sexual fluidity, and some even ...

Apps like 'Unqualified Setu and NoWin' will not save: Cong

New Delhi [India], May 10 (ANI): Referring to the apps, Arogya Setu and CoWin, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi attacked the ...

WHO Says Global COVID-19 Cases Plateauing, Declining in Many Areas

The World Health Organization (WHO) said Monday that while COVID-19 cases and deaths have seen plateaus and declines in new ...

Centre follows 'whole of government' approach

New Delhi [India], May 10 (ANI): Centre has allocated and delivered COVID-19 relief medical supplies and equipment sent by foreign ...

Indian Air Force, Navy work on preventing COVID-19

New Delhi [India], May 10 (ANI): The Indian Air Force (IAF) and Indian Navy are working tirelessly to provide logistic ...

Anupam Kher collaborates for 'Project Heal India'

New Delhi [India], May 10 (ANI): Veteran actor Anupam Kher joined hands with Global Cancer Foundation, USA and Bharat Forge, ...

All Black Laumape signs for Stade Francais

New Zealand centre Ngani Laumape is one of five new signings for next season announced by French Top 14 side ...

Pitso's Al Ahly to meet Berkane for CAF Super Cup in Qatar

The delayed CAF Super Cup match between Al Ahly of Egypt and Renaissance Berkane of Morocco will be played on ...

Ireland and Leinster prop Tadhg Furlong extends contract

Ireland and Leinster prop Tadhg Furlong has extended his contract with the Irish Rugby Football Union until the end of ...

A month before Euro 2020, uncertainty off the pitch and on

Postponed last year because of the pandemic, Euro 2020 finally kicks off in a month's time when Italy face Turkey ...

Japan's Nishikori agrees with Osaka that Olympic 'discussions' needed

Japanese tennis star Kei Nishikori on Monday said he agreed with compatriot Naomi Osaka that organisers have to "discuss" whether ...

German interior minister catches coronavirus AFTER vaccination

German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer has tested positive for Covid-19, despite having received a vaccination. Seehofer previously turned down AstraZeneca's ...

Betting World picketed by workers demanding Covid-19 relief funds

Betting World workers picketed in Gqeberha on Friday, demanding salaries, leave pay and TERS payouts. The workers, from six branches, ...

Alleged smuggler granted R100k bail over gold pieces worth R11m

A man allegedly in possession of gold pieces was granted bail.Tashinga Nyasha Masinire was arrested at OR Tambo International Airport.Masinire ...

'Imran Khan govt borrowed USD 33 billion in foreign loans'

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 10 (ANI): As Pakistan's financial debt continues to mount, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari on ...

Rory McIlroy bumps Brooks Koepka out of top 10

Rory McIlroy climbed back into the top 10 in the Official World Golf Rankings following his first win in 18 ...

Cristie Kerr receives U.S. Women's Open special exemption

Cristie Kerr accepted a special exemption into the 76th U.S. Women's Open, the USGA announced Monday. Kerr, 43, will make ...

FIGC president talks about European Super League

Milan [Italy], May 10 (ANI): Gabriele Gravina, President of the Italian Football Association (FIGC) on Monday said that Juventus will ...

UK's COVID-19 alert level lowered as further lockdown easing expected

© Provided by Xinhua British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to announce later Monday that England will move ahead ...

Sparks acquire Gabby Williams from Sky

The Los Angeles Sparks acquired wing Gabby Williams in a trade with the Chicago Sky, who had put her on ...

'Imran Khan travelling around world with a begging bowl'

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 10 (ANI): Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari on Monday said Prime Minister Imran Khan has ...

NBA referee Tony Brown to miss rest of season

Veteran NBA referee Tony Brown will miss the rest of the regular season and the playoffs after being diagnosed with ...

Indian farmers' strike continues in the shadow of COVID-19

In what is believed to be the biggest protest in history, in late November 2020 farmers from across India drove ...

COVID-19: 10 oxygen concentrators, 141 ventilators arrives

New Delhi [India], May 10 (ANI): A shipment of 10 oxygen concentrators and 141 ventilators arrived from Spain on Monday ...

India to tour Sri Lanka for three ODIs, three T20Is

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], May 10 (ANI): India will be touring Sri Lanka in July for a white-ball series comprising of ...

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Chicken processors complain of inability to find labor as prices jump

WASHINGTON D.C.: Chicken prices have soared sharply in the U.S. this year, fueled by supply shortages and a growing appetite ...

Federal court says IRS can pursue those using cryptocurrencies

WASHINGTON D.C.: To prevent the public from not reporting revenues tied to cryptocurrencies, a U.S. federal court has ruled that ...

Asian stocks mixed despite all-time high on ASX

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - The Australian stock exchange reached an all-time high on Monday, while stocks in Japan also rose.There ...

Unions, lawmakers to stop United from receiving aid while outsourcing

WASHINGTON D.C.: Some two dozen members of the U.S. Congress are demanding that airlines stop outsourcing jobs if they want ...

PayPal profits jump as 14.5 million new customers join payment service

SAN JOSE, California: The online payment platform PayPal posted earnings of $1.22 per share in the first quarter of 2021, ...

Google changing rules on working in office after Covid

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California: Some 20 percent of Google's staff will continue to work remotely after the offices reopen in the ...

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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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