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Paying Australians $300 to get vaccinated would be value for money

I reckon Albo's on the right track. The opposition leader wants to pay A$300 to every Australian who is fully ...


Suspected Hijacking Reported In Persian Gulf; Iran Denies Involvement

The British Navy reported the 'potential hijack' of a ship off the coast of the United Arab Emirates on August ...


Kyrgios lacks fiery passion in losing ATP Washington opener

Longing for the days when he would scream and throw racquets, Nick Kyrgios struggled to care on crucial points in ...


Tokyo Olympics: 13-year-old Sky Brown wins bronze

Tokyo [Japan], August 4 (ANI): Great Britain's youngest ever Summer Olympian Sky Brown (13-year-old) won bronze at her debut Olympic ...


Suspected Iranian Forces Hijack Vessel In Gulf, Iran Denies

The British Navy reported a 'potential hijack' on a ship off the coast of the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.) on ...


Ship Reportedly Hijacked in Gulf of Oman

The British navy reported the "potential hijack" of a ship Tuesday in the Gulf of Oman off the coast of ...


Israeli PM urges global action against Iran over tanker attack

© Provided by Xinhua Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett warned that Israel is able to "act alone" against Iran over ...


PGA, European tours co-sanction three events in 2022

The Scottish Open and two US events will be co-sanctioned by the US PGA and European Tours for the 2021-2022 ...


British rapist caught decades later thanks to daughter's DNA

A British man was sentenced to jail for raping a 13-year-old girl in the 1970s.The girl fell pregnant from the ...


Nigerian Doctors Strike Amid Coronavirus Third Wave

ABUJA, NIGERIA - Doctors in Nigeria's state-run hospitals have walked off the job over what they call poor salaries, insurance, ...


Top three basics the Boks can improve to win Lions series

There are specific basic areas of improvement the Springboks could incorporate that, although not drastic, could swing the deciding third ...


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Deadline for UN pledges on greenhouse gases missed by China, India

BERLIN, Germany: China and India missed a U.N. deadline to submit new plans detailing how they will reduce greenhouse gas ...

Haiti Supreme Court judge in hiding, wanted in killing of president

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti: Haitian police on Friday accused former Supreme Court judge Wendelle Coq-Thelot of having met with Colombian mercenaries accused ...

U.K. Space Command begins task of protecting from threats in space

LONDON, England: Following the United States, Britain has created a military space command to supervise activities in space, Britain's Ministry ...

Europeans evacuate 394 migrants from boat on Mediterranean

TUNIS, Tunisia: Some 394 migrants were rescued from an overcrowded wooden boat in the Mediterranean Sea on Sunday.The Sea-Watch 3 ...

Air leak causes drop in pressure in International Space Station

MOSCOW, Russia: Staffs on Earth and in the International Space Station are working to correct a drop in air pressure, ...

U.S. sanctions Cuba police, leaders after July protests

WASHINGTON, D.C.: The United States added additional sanctions on the Cuban police force and its leaders on Friday, following the ...

UK Business

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Beirut's youth rebuild the Lebanese capital, brick by brick

Young people in Beirut, which was devastated by an explosion in a warehouse at the city's port on 4 August ...

6.0 magnitude quake, multiple aftershocks shake Tokyo Olympics

A 6.0 magnitude earthquake erupted off Japan's eastern coast, with shaking felt all the way in Tokyo, around 200 kilometers ...

China's Jiangsu reports 35 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases

© Provided by Xinhua NANJING, Aug. 4 (Xinhua) -- East China's Jiangsu Province reported 35 new locally transmitted confirmed cases ...

K'taka: Kalaburagi launches survey to rehabilitate beggars

Kalaburagi (Karnataka) [India], August 4 (ANI): Karnataka's Kalaburagi City Corporation has launched a survey of beggars to rehabilitate them and ...

Afghan Foreign Minister, UN Special Representative discuss

Kabul [Afghanistan] August 4 (ANI): Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammad Haneef Atmar and UN Secretary-General's Special Representative for Afghanistan Deborah ...

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Galaxy to unveil statue of Landon Donovan

Former Los Angeles Galaxy star Landon Donovan will have a statue in his honor erected on Oct. 3 outside Dignity ...


Timbers chase season sweep vs. Earthquakes

Portland will have history, both short- and long-term, on its side when it squares off against the visiting San Jose ...


SKC, LAFC prepare for busy stretches

With three MLS matches plus a Leagues Cup match against Mexican side Leon, Sporting Kansas City will be on the ...


Sounders hope to stop surprise home skid vs. FC Dallas

For FC Dallas, it's about keeping the momentum going. For the Seattle Sounders, it's about getting back to basics. Can ...


Dynamo, Austin FC meet for first time

Austin FC and the Houston Dynamo will square off for the first time ever on Wednesday in Austin with the ...


Inter Miami hope to build on much-needed win vs. Orlando City

Inter Miami CF are back in the victory column for the first time in 2 1/2 months, and the club ...


Hotel Review

Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...