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Hundreds of Cubans expected to receive prison terms after July riots

HAVANA, Cuba: Courts in Cuba concluded six mass trials involving individuals allegedly participating in the largest and most unruly demonstrations ...

WHO: New guidance on treating complications due to unsafe abortion

New insights into quality of care for girls and women facing medical complications due to unsafe abortion were published on ...

Russia unveils military plans in Cuba & Latin America

Putin has agreed on a new collaboration with Cuba, Venezuela, and NicaraguaRussian President Vladimir Putin has agreed with the leaders ...

Global Corruption on the Rise Amid Democratic Decline

LONDON - The fight against corruption has stagnated over the past decade amid human rights abuses and democratic declines in ...

US car giant reveals plan to dethrone Tesla

General Motors intends to boost spending on EV production to topple Elon Musk's companyAmerican automotive giant General Motors said on ...

TSM enter Dota 2 after signing Team Undying roster

TSM joined the competitive North American Dota 2 circuit after signing Team Undying's entire roster. The American esports organization announced ...

Red Bulls D Andres Reyes out 4-6 months after surgery

New York Red Bulls defender Andres Reyes underwent surgery to repair a Jones fracture sustained during an offseason workout at ...

Texas man pleads guilty to smuggling migrants in coffin

Two Mexican migrants effectively ?rose from the dead? after an attempt to transport them in a flag-draped coffin was busted ...

IMF warns Bitcoin-friendly country of large risks, president responds

El Salvador became the first country in the world to adopt Bitcoin as legal tender in 2021The International Monetary Fund ...

IMF Urges El Salvador to Remove Bitcoin's Legal Tender Status

The International Monetary Fund's board 'urged' El Salvador to do away with its move to make bitcoin a legal tender, ...

Capsized Boat Found Near Florida; 39 People Missing

MIAMI - The U.S. Coast Guard searched on Tuesday for 39 people missing for several days after a boat believed ...

David Ortiz elected to Hall of Fame on first try

Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was the lone player to earn induction into the National Baseball Hall of Fame ...

State Department Releases Annual Trafficking in Persons Report

The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated human trafficking, the U.S. State Department said in its annual Trafficking in Persons Report released ...

IMF urges El Salvador to ditch Bitcoin as legal tender citing concerns of risks

Washington [US], January 26 (ANI): The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday urged El Salvador to remove Bitcoin as a legal ...

US Schools in Desperate Need of Substitute Teachers

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA - Schools in the United States are struggling to reopen and stay open for in-person classes amid coronavirus ...

Union sign D Anton Sorenson to homegrown deal

The Philadelphia Union signed 19-year-old defender Anton Sorenson to a 2 1/2-year homegrown contract on Tuesday. The contract has multiple ...

The 13th Amendment's fatal flaw created modern-day convict slavery

The 13th Amendment is having a moment of reckoning. Considered one of the crowning achievements of American democracy, the Civil ...

Anti-corruption Fight Is Stalled, COVID Not Helping

Most countries have made little to no progress in bringing down corruption levels over the past decade, and authorities' response ...

Veteran Mexican Journalist Shot to Death in Tijuana

WASHINGTON - United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is condemning Sunday's murder of a Mexican journalist, the third in that country ...

US trade pact suspensions: what it means for Ethiopia, Mali and Guinea

Three African countries' manufacturers have lost their tariff-free access to the US market this year. This follows the US decision ...

Alec Baldwin, other 'Rust' producers want to toss out suit over shooting incident

Washington [US], January 25 (ANI): More than two months after Mamie Mitchell, the script supervisor on 'Rust' filed a lawsuit ...

UN agency reveals impact of school closures during Covid

School closures have led to a loss of basic math and literacy skills and caused an array of mental health ...

COVID-19: Venezuela allows flights with Spain

Caracas [Venezuelan], January 25 (ANI/Sputnik): The Venezuelan government has added Spain to its list of permitted passenger air travel destinations ...

Mexican Journalist Slain in Tijuana, 2nd in a Week

MEXICO CITY - A journalist has been killed the northern Mexico border city of Tijuana - the second in the ...

Roscosmos reveals carnage of Tonga eruption in before & after photos

A Russian satellite captured the scale of the devastation from space, showing an island completely obliteratedAn image posted online by ...

The pandemic exposed the vulnerability of international students in Canada

When the COVID-19 pandemic began in March 2020, students in Canadian universities and colleges faced many challenges. Classes moved online, ...

Orlando City acquire Uruguayan F Facundo Torres

Orlando City SC acquired forward Facundo Torres of Uruguay on Monday and signed him to a four-year contract with a ...

Least-liked people in UK revealed

More than 25% of Brits ?feel negative? about Muslims, named as the second-most unpopular communityGypsies and Irish Travellers have been ...

Study finds prevention of mental health problems among schoolchildren could avoid dropout

Brasilia [Brazil], January 24 (ANI): The impact of mental health on a child's education and schooling was never taken seriously ...

Cruise ship flees to Bahamas in bid to avoid court seizure

Crystal Symphony bailed on its return to Miami, diverting to the Bahamas after a court ordered its seizure over unpaid ...

Study finds lighted nets reduce bycatch of sharks

Washington [US], January 24 (ANI): A team of researchers has found that using lighted nets greatly reduced accidental bycatch of ...

Mexican Journalist Murdered in Tijuana, 2nd in a Week

MEXICO CITY - A journalist was killed Sunday, the second in a week's time in the northern Mexico border city ...

Danielle Kang wins Tournament of Champions for sixth career win

Danielle Kang carded a 4-under 68 on Sunday to win the Tournament of Champions at Orlando, Fla., by three strokes ...

Ex-UFC fighter, 40, dies in late-night stabbing

Maiquel Falcao was found outside a bar with three stab wounds to his abdomenFormer UFC fighter Maiquel Falcao was discovered ...

Pakistan's Fatima Sana adjudged ICC Emerging Women's Cricketer of 2021

Dubai [UAE], January 23 (ANI): Pakistan all-rounder Fatima Sana on Sunday was named as ICC Emerging Women's Cricketer of 2021. ...

Seoul Says It Paid Iran's Delinquent UN Dues to Restore Vote

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - Using Iranian bank funds freed from American sanctions, South Korea has paid Iran's $18 million ...

Top 25 roundup: No. 24 Vols knock off No. 13 LSU in SEC battle

Santiago Vescovi scored 16 points and Uros Plavsic added 12 as No. 24 Tennessee defeated No. 13 LSU 64-50 on ...

Francis Ngannou decisions Ciryl Gane in UFC 270

In an incredible turn of events, the UFC's king of the fast knockout saved his heavyweight championship with his grappling ...

Adele FaceTimes with fans after Las Vegas residency postponement

Washington [US], January 23 (ANI): After the abrupt postponement of her Las Vegas residency, Adele had FaceTimed with multiple would-be ...

UFC star threatens knockdown record in round of the year

The brutal display came before Francis Ngannou faced Ciryl Gane at UFC 270Hard-hitting American brawler Matt Frevola lived up to ...

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U.S. stocks volatile as Fed signal interest rate hike in March

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. and global stocks had a volatile day Wednesday as investors digested possible Fed rate ...

Crystal Cruises ship avoids Miami docking due to unpaid fuel bill

MIAMI, Florida: A cruise ship with hundreds of passengers and crew onboard has been diverted to the Bahamas from its ...

Pay with Crypto at Pakistani's 'Chai Ada' in London

LONDON, UK - For the first time in the United Kingdom, a young Pakistani entrepreneur has opened a coffee shop ...

Asian stocks directionless, Nikkei 225 loses ninety-nine points

TOKYO, Japan - Fears of an early move by the Federal Reserve kept buyers at bay across Asia on Wednesday.In ...

Mark Cuban's online pharmacy to offer public cheaper drugs

DALLAS, Texas: Investor and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has launched an online pharmacy offering over 100 drugs at an ...

Technology stocks lead U.S. stocks rout, Nasdaq drops 316 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - U.S. stocks gyrated again on Tuesday with the major indices plunging before bouncing back. Nonetheless, it ...

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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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