Mon, 10 Aug 2020

11 arrests in Virginia and Maryland over shocking sexual exploitation

ALEXANDRIA, Virginia Eleven members or close associates of the infamous MS-13 gang were arrested this week and face numerous charges ...

Preparedness for nuclear attack or event at lowest point since 1945

It is important to mark the solemn 75th anniversary of the first and only use of atomic weapons against cities ...

Willian ends Chelsea stay with 'head held high'

Willian says he is leaving Chelsea with "his head held high" ending a seven year spell with the Premier League ...

Max Verstappen claims victory as Mercedes men wilt in the heat

Max Verstappen delivered Red Bull's first victory at Silverstone since 2012 on Sunday when he made the most of a ...

US Officially Passes 5 Million Coronavirus Cases

The United States surpassed five million coronavirus cases on Sunday, the most in the world.The figures were released Sunday by ...

Quirino province nananatiling COVID-free

CABARROGUIS, Quirino, August 8 (PIA)-Nananatiling COVID-free ang lalawigan taliwas sa naiulat na may tatlong nagpositibo sa coronavirus, ayon sa Department ...

US Tops 5 Million Coronavirus Infections

The United States has more coronavirus cases than any other country. There are more than 5 million infections in the ...

Rookies take spotlight in matchup between Astros, A's

The Oakland Athletics go for a three-game sweep and their ninth straight win in an effort to widen their gap ...

In pics: International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples

An indigenous man raises his hands to welcome visitors during the National Indigenous People's Day celebration in Vancouver, Canada, June ...

Latest COVID-19 watch, Aug. 9: Brazil's death toll surpasses 100,000

Medical workers in personal protective equipment are on duty to perform COVID-19 rapid tests for taxi drivers in Sao Paolo, ...

Brazil Becomes 2nd Nation to Pass 100,000 Pandemic Deaths

Brazil on Saturday became the second country in the world to pass 100,000 deaths from the coronavirus, second to the ...

Brazil surpasses 100,000 deaths, 3 mln cases of COVID-19

A pedestrian wearing a face mask is seen on a street in Brasilia, Brazil, Aug. 7, 2020. (Photo by Lucio ...

Vunipolas brothers-in-arms post Billy transformation

newspaper his newfound outlook also helped cope with his seemingly endless injuries.They have cost him an early end to the ...

AU: 'Aggressive, Bold' Action Needed to Combat COVID-19 in Africa

The African Union says "aggressive and bold" action is needed to combat the COVID-19 outbreak on the continent.More than one ...

Report: Veteran CB Munnerlyn arrested in Miami

Veteran cornerback Captain Munnerlyn was arrested at Miami International Airport on Friday, according to a report by Andy Slater of ...

Ko starts hot, maintains lead at Marathon Classic

New Zealand's Lydia Ko followed up her first-round 64 with a 6-under 65 on Friday to take a one-stroke lead ...

Brazil's COVID-19 cases cross 2.96 million-mark

Moscow [Russia], Aug 8 (ANI/Sputnik): The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Brazil has increased by 50,230 to 2,962,442 within ...

Richard Kohler set for solo 'Ocean X' kayak from Cape Town to Brazil

After becoming the first and only person to paddle the entire circumference of the South African coastline in 2012, Richard ...

Iran Mocks Resignation Of U.S. Envoy, Appointment Of His Replacement

Iran has ridiculed the resignation of the U.S. government's point man on Iran policy under President Donald Trump, accusing the ...

US Approaches 4.9 Million COVID Cases, More Than Any Other Country

The number of COVID-19 cases around the world continues its steady climb with more than 19.1 million infections, according to ...

Former US National Security Adviser Scowcroft Dies

Brent Scowcroft, a pragmatic three-star general who served as national security adviser to Republican U.S. Presidents Gerald Ford and George ...

US Approaches 4.9 Million Coronavirus Cases

The number of COVID-19 cases around the world continues its steady climb with more than 19.1 million infections, according to ...

Mexico Megachurch Leader Remains Jailed

Bail for the leader of a Mexican megachurch nearly doubled to $90 million after prosecutors expanded charges against him, including ...

Russia's Race for Virus Vaccine Raises Concerns in the West

MOSCOW - Russia boasts that it's about to become the first country to approve a COVID-19 vaccine, with mass vaccinations ...

US fugitive arrested after 46 years on the run

An American who has been on the run for nearly 50 years and was living under an assumed name as ...

In The Meddler, we join a creeping nightcrawler as he chronicles death

Review: The Meddler, screening at the Melbourne International Film FestivalFor movie scholars and enthusiasts, one of the worst things about ...

Spain Ex-King's Exile Reignites Questions on Monarchy's Future

MADRID - In select circles in Madrid, the rumor had been making the rounds for weeks: Beset by a financial ...

French lead rescue operations in Beirut following port explosion

Four days after the giant explosion at Beirut's port, a 55-strong French contingent was at the forefront of international rescue ...

French lead rescue operations in Beirut following 'ground zero' blast

Four days after the giant explosion at Beirut's port, a 55-strong French contingent was at the forefront of international rescue ...

Reclaiming our freedoms from big tech and government amid COVID-19

Issues of freedom of the press and privacy are threatened across the world, but not all hope is lost, writes ...

75 Years Ago the US Destroyed Japanese Culture

In dropping nuclear weapons on Nagasaki just three days after having bombed Hiroshima, the US knew exactly what would be ...

Sacco Sez: Von Miller set to join Broncos' 10-year fraternity in 2020

Von Miller is already a Super Bowl MVP and a member of the 100-sack club, but this year he will ...

How the U.S. Failed at Its Foreign Policy Toward Venezuela

By Vijay Prashad and Erika Ortega SanojaOn August 4, 2020, the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing on ...

The World on Fire

Massive uncontrolled unprecedented wildfires are consuming portions of the Amazon rainforest and several regions of the Arctic. Somebody somewhere must ...

Chile reports 373,056 cases of COVID-19, with 10,077 deaths

SANTIAGO, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- The Chilean Ministry of Health reported on Sunday that the number of cases of the ...

Latest count of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide at 1000 GMT, Aug. 9

BEIJING, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- The following are the latest updates on the COVID-19 global confirmed cases in hardest-hit countries ...

Xinhua world economic news summary at 0900 GMT, Aug. 9

SARAJEVO -- The foreign trade volume of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) in the first six months of 2020 amounted to ...

Xinhua world news summary at 0530 GMT, Aug. 9

NEW DELHI -- At least seven people died in India's southern state of Andhra Pradesh when a fire engulfed a ...

Latest count of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide at 0500 GMT, Aug. 9

BEIJING, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- The following are the latest updates on the COVID-19 global confirmed cases in hardest-hit countries ...

Late Guerrero goal sinks Coritiba in Brazil Serie A opener

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) -- A late Paolo Guerrero strike gave Internacional a 1-0 victory at Coritiba on ...

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News Corp shrugs off Covid-19 impact, only 4% negative impact

NEW YORK, New York - News Corp on Saturday reported fiscal 2020 full year total revenues of $9.01 billion. The ...

Despite job gains too many Americans still out of work, says official

WASHINGTON, DC - Total nonfarm payroll employment in the United States rose by 1.8 million in July, and the unemployment ...

Kroenke Sports Entertainment partners with global sportsbook operator

PointsBet, a global sportsbook operator, and Kroenke Sports Entertainment, LLC announced Friday an entrance into a new, multi-year partnership. The ...

U.S. dollar makes small recovery, Wall Street mixed

NEW YORK, New York - U.S stocks faltered on Friday despite better-than-expected jobs growth in July, and a rebound in ...

Switch revenue jumps 13% in second quarter

Switch is the latest data centre operator to post strong financial results as the global Covid-19 pandemic continues to fail ...

Asian markets topple over after Trump gets stuck into China again

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia tanked on Friday as the U.S. took a big stick to China again, banning ...

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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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