Mon, 02 Aug 2021

German woman walked around for weeks with winning $39M ticket

BERLIN, Germany: A German woman walked around with a winning $39 million lottery ticket in her purse for weeks before ...

Rising soccer star, 16, dies after car crash in Netherlands

IJSSELSTEIN, Netherlands - Up-and-coming football talent Noah Gesser and his teenage brother have been killed in a head-on collision.Ajax's 16-year ...

Chinese threats push forward discussions on U.S.-Vietnam ties

HANOI, Vietnam: U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin met with government officials in Vietnam on Thursday to discuss deepening security in ...

Calif. desalination plant to begin construction in 2022

HUNTINGTON BEACH, California: In a bid to develop a major source of water for drinking and irrigation, California appears poised ...

Amid surge, Thailand opens first Covid airport hospital in Bangkok

BANGKOK, Thailand: Thailand has opened an 1,800 bed field hospital for Covid patients in a cargo warehouse at Bangkok's Don ...

Gambling on regaining majority, Canada's Trudeau to hold elections

OTTAWA, Canada: Reports from Canada say Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will schedule snap elections in September, two years ahead ...

20-year old youth shot deal by Israeli soldiers during teen's funeral

PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - A 20-year old Palestinian youth was shot dead by Israeli army soldiers on Thursday as he attended ...

Jump in Covid variant forces U.S. to keep borders closed to visitors

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Due to the spread of the Covid Delta variant, the United States will not lift the existing travel ...

Blinken meets representative of Tibet government in exile in India

NEW DELHI, India: China is expected to deliver an angry response to a meeting U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken ...

Hong Kong man found guilty under HK security law, 115 others charged

HONG KONG: Hong Kong has convicted the first person for terrorism and inciting secession, as defined by its new national ...

Palestinian boy, 12, dies after being shot by Israeli troops

PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - A 12-year old Palestinian boy has been shot dead by Israeli army soldiers in the West Bank, ...

Bollywood hails PV Sindhu for winning bronze

New Delhi [India], August 1 (ANI): Bollywood fraternity heaped praises on shuttler PV Sindhu after she defeated China's He Bing ...

China's Xiao takes 3rd medal on Day 1 of Tokyo 2020 individual gymnastics

© Provided by Xinhua Individual gymnastics events at the Tokyo 2020 started with four athletes from different countries won each ...

Even though I was leading, I did not relax, says Sindhu

Tokyo [Japan], August 1 (ANI): Having become the first Indian woman to win two Olympic medals, shuttler PV Sindhu has ...

Bhutan Scripts Rare COVID-19 Success Story

NEW DELHI - The mountain kingdom of Bhutan has scripted a rare success story in the South Asian region devastated ...

Burkina Faso Sees More Child Soldiers as Jihadi Attacks Rise

DORI, BURKINA FASO - Awoken by gunshots in the middle of the night, Fatima Amadou was shocked by what she ...

New Zealand Apologizes for Dawn Raids on Migrants in 1970s

SYDNEY - New Zealand has formally apologized to the Pacific community which felt "terrorized" during police raids searching for visa ...

Mookie Betts expected to join Dodgers in finale vs. D-backs

Considered winners after the major-league trade deadline on Friday, the Los Angeles Dodgers are far from complete as they head ...

Feature: Lyu Xiaojun, staying young forever

© Provided by Xinhua "I enjoy the feeling of fighting with young people in the ring. People all over the ...

Feature: Tears, hesitation behind Chinese diver Shi Tingmao's composure

© Provided by Xinhua "This might be my last Olympics," said Shi Tingmao. "If I can carry on, I am ...

UN mission calls for probe into Herat compound attack

Kabul [Afghanistan], August 1 (ANI): The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) on Sunday called on the Taliban to undertake ...

Rookie Jonah Heim looks to power Rangers past Mariners again

Texas Rangers rookie Jonah Heim had a whale of a game. The switch-hitting Heim hit a pair of two-run homers ...

Roundup: U.S. not reigning any more, Olympic title at stake

© Provided by Xinhua The race for gold in men's basketball has become unpredictable as Dream Team's dominance might be ...

Want to play on good wickets ahead of T20 WC: Domingo

Dhaka [Bangladesh], August 1 (ANI): Bangladesh head coach Russell Domingo has said the side wants to play on good wickets ...

US formulates 4 year plan to boost Afghani's air exports

Kabul [Afghanistan] August 1 (ANI): America has outlined a four-year plan to boost the air exports of Afghanistan, according to ...

Mideast in Pictures: UN says Yemen's famine crisis on "highest alert"

© Provided by Xinhua SANAA, Aug. 1 (Xinhua) -- In a recent report issued by the United Nations, Yemen is ...

How tuberculosis suppresses body immunity

Maryland [US], August 1 (ANI): A gene that helps tuberculosis turn off an important immune signaling system in infected human ...

Mets take on Reds again after walk-off win

A few inches prevented Joey Votto from tying a major-league record Saturday night -- and bolstered the New York Mets' ...

Uzbekistan extends support for India's bid at UNSC

New Delhi [India], August 1 (ANI): As India assumed the rotating presidency of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on ...

San Francisco Hospital Staff Test Positive For COVID

More than 200 employees at two major hospitals in San Francisco, in the western U.S. state of California, have tested ...

Israeli Premier Blames Iran for Tanker Attack; Tehran Denies

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - Israel's prime minister Sunday directly blamed Iran for a drone attack on an oil tanker ...

Germany's Zverev crowned in tennis men's singles at Tokyo 2020

© Provided by Xinhua TOKYO, Aug. 1 (Xinhua) -- Alexander Zverev of Germany pocketed a gold medal in men's singles ...

See you at CIFTIS in September

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Aug. 1 (Xinhua) -- The China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS), a major ...

What Kenya needs to do better as it braces for fourth wave of COVID-19

Kenya is grappling with the COVID-19 Delta variant, which recently resulted in the western part of the country being put ...

Research and development are key to resilient food systems in Africa

What will it take to build sustainable, resilient food systems in African countries? This was among the questions considered at ...

Millet based diet can help in managing blood glucose levels

Washington [US], August 1 (ANI): Eating a millet-based diet can reduce the risk of developing type-2 diabetes and help manage ...

Billie Eilish opens about internet trolling

Washington [US], August 1 (ANI): American singer and songwriter Billie Eilish, recently during an interview, opened up about her experience ...

Sabbatini blazes to silver for Slovakia via Durban

Slovakia via Durban!Rory Sabbatini was the unlikeliest of medallists on Sunday in the Olympic golf competition as he blazed to ...

Is America's oil industry too big to fail

America's oil and gas industry employs over 11 million people and is worth more than $1.6 trillion, making the energy ...

Covid-19: SA receives 2.8 million Pfizer vaccine doses from the US

The government has received the first 2.8 million doses of the Pfizer vaccines donation from the US.The second batch of ...

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Pfizer seeks permission to administer third Covid dose

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Pfizer has projected a 29 percent increase in the sales of its COVID-19 vaccine in ...

Biden says ban on rental evictions to end on Saturday

WASHINGTON, D.C.: The nationwide ban that prevents landlords from evicting those who do not pay their rent will expire Saturday.The ...

UPS shares fall to lowest in 3 months as e-commerce declines

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Shares of United Parcel Service (UPS) fell to its lowest in three months on July ...

Worldwide semiconductor chip shortage to hit manufacturing of iPhones

CUPERTINO, California: Apple Inc said this week that the global chip shortage could soon affect iPhone production, with declining revenue ...

Walmart to pay for employees' college tuition, cost of books

BENTONVILLE, Arkansas: Retailer Walmart, the largest private employer in the U.S., has announced it will cover the full cost of ...

U.S. stocks slip on Amazon revenue forecasts

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks fell across the board on Friday with Amazon a stand-out for sellers. The ...

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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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