Fri, 30 Oct 2020

Golfing great comes out in support of Trump re-election

Golfing great Jack Nicklaus has already voted, and is proud to say he's voted for Donald Trump. He's now also ...

Snowden, hero to many, traitor to others, is awarded Russian residency

MOSCOW, Russia - Russia has given a permanent residence permit to Edward Snowden, the National Security Agency public interest informant.Snowden ...

Chinese stocks gain for third day in row, most other Asian markets dip

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Asian investors on Thursday ignored the ructions overnight on Wall Street and around the globe, keeping ...

Divisions between incumbent U.S. president and rival stark

WASHINGTON, DC - Voters choosing between President Donald Trump and former Democratic Vice President Joe Biden in the U.S. presidential ...

Britain and India shore up economic and financial ties

LONDON, UK - Britain and India entered into a range of agreements on Wednesday to solidify their relationship and promote ...

U.S. rift wiith China contrasted by warming of ties with India

NEW DELHI - India and the U.S. held a "productive" and "successful" third round of 22 dialogue in New Delhi, ...

Acute malnutrition among children in Yemen at highest level ever

Yemeni children are suffering acute malnutrition at unprecedented rates as the world's worst humanitarian crisis grinds on and funding falls ...

27% of passengers on Mideast flight to Dublin diagnosed with Covid-19

An outbreak of coronavirus in Ireland has been attributed to a flight from a country in the Middle East into ...

Brewers decline option on ex-MVP Braun

The Milwaukee Brewers declined a mutual option on the contract of former National League Most Valuable Player Ryan Braun on ...

Pellegrini ends COVID-19 quarantine

Gold medalist Federica Pellegrini of Italy celebrates after the women's 200m freestyle final at the Gwangju 2019 FINA World Championships ...

Reports: Hinch emerges as favorite for Tigers' managerial job

Former Houston Astros manager AJ Hinch, whose one-year suspension for his role in the team's sign-stealing scandal ended this week, ...

Ghanaian striker Ayew resumes training after COVID-19

Crystal Palace's Jordan Ayew is in action with Chelsea's Cesar Azpilicueta at Stamford Bridge, London, on Oct. 3, 2020.Ghana and ...

India, US hold consultations, agree to work closely at UNSC

Washington DC [US], October 30 (ANI): India and the US held consultations on issues related to the UN Security Council ...

Report: D.C. United spoke with Ellis about coaching job

Former U.S. women's national soccer team coach Jill Ellis talked informally with D.C. United last week about the club's head-coaching ...

US, China launch first crisis communications working group

Washington DC [US], October 30 (ANI): Amid the growing tensions, US and China completed two-day virtual conference to inaugurate the ...

NASA's OSIRIS-REx successfully stows sample of asteroid Bennu

Washington DC [US], October 30 (ANI): NASA's Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) mission has successfully stowed ...

Kremlin-linked propaganda factory eyes Central Asia, China

A Berlin-based outfit with close links to a Russian oligarch under Western sanctions is expanding its activities in Central Asia ...

No locally transmitted COVID-19 case in Taiwan in 200 days

Taipei [Taiwan], October 30 (ANI): At a time when the world is reeling under the COVID-19 pandemic, Taiwan in an ...

Galaxy fire head coach Barros Schelotto

The Los Angeles Galaxy fired head coach Guillermo Barros Schelotto on Thursday. The move comes less than two seasons after ...

MLS to use points per game to determine final standings

With several teams destined to finish the regular season without playing all of their scheduled games, Major League Soccer announced ...

Release 3 activists held by 'Chinese-controlled HK police': Pompeo

Washington [US], October 29 (ANI): US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo on Thursday condemned the "Chinese-controlled Hong Kong Police Force" ...

At Least 140 Migrants Drown Off Senegalese Coast

At least 140 migrants drowned after a boat carrying more than 200 people sank off the coast of Senegal, the ...

Khalilzad Renews Afghan Peace Push as US Reduces Troops

ISLAMABAD - The U.S. peace envoy for Afghanistan reconciliation has resumed his diplomatic efforts to press warring Afghan parties to ...

World condemns terrorist attack in France

New Delhi [India], October 30 (ANI): Scores of countries and heads of states have come out in support of France ...

G7 'Alarmed' By Ukraine 'Undoing' Anti-Graft Reforms

KYIV - The Group of Seven (G7) leading industrialized countries says it is 'alarmed' by the rollback of reforms in ...

Why voter loyalty to incumbents could spell victory for Trump

The outcome of presidential elections in the United States is relatively easy to predict. After all, there are only two ...

Friday essay: Alice Pung - how reading changed my life

Having survived starvation and been spared execution, my father arrived in this new country, vassal-eyed and sunken-cheeked. I was born ...

White Sox introduce La Russa as new manager

Tony La Russa is back where he started as the Chicago White Sox introduced the Hall of Famer as their ...

All Blacks out to snap Bledisloe drought in Australia

New Zealand haven't had to wrap up the Bledisloe Cup on Australian soil in 11 years and for coach Ian ...

Why Kenya's defence forces fell at the battle of El Adde

For the past nine years Kenya has marked Kenya Defence Forces Day during the month of October to commemorate the ...

The Angolan dancers who helped South African anthem Jerusalema go global

In February the Angolan dance troupe Phenomenos do Semba created the viral #JerusalemaDanceChallenge video that showed off their dance moves ...

How viral song Jerusalema joined the ranks of South Africa's greatest hits

There's something seemingly novel about a song from South Africa going viral to the extent that the 2019 house music ...

FC Cincinnati signs F Vazquez to extension

FC Cincinnati forward Brandon Vazquez has signed a contract extension, the team announced Thursday. The 22-year-old Vazquez reportedly received a ...

NBA renews contracts with two betting data operators

The NBA on Thursday renewed its partnerships with both Sportradar and Genius Sports Group to distribute betting data to authorized ...

Spain Investigates Russian Links to Catalan Separatists

MADRID - Russian agents offered military aid to Catalan separatists at the height of their failed bid to break away ...

Three ways to head off the next pandemic in the wild meat trade

As much as 70% of the infectious diseases that emerged in humans over the last 30 years were zoonotic, which ...

Central Asia risks becoming a hyperarid desert in the near future

Around 34 million years ago, sudden climate change caused ecological breakdown in Central Asia. This ancient event, triggered by rapid ...

The US economy's record swings: 4 essential reads

The U.S. economy rebounded from its unprecedented coronavirus plunge in the spring with a record surge over the summer, giving ...

White Sox announce La Russa as new manager

Tony La Russa is back with the team he started with as the Chicago White Sox tabbed the Hall of ...

LandBankearns int'l awards for climate financing, digital innovation

CALOOCAN CITY, Oct. 30 (PIA) -- Land Bank of the Philippines (LandBank) bagged two awards for its outstanding development projects ...

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Ghanaian striker Ayew resumes training after COVID-19

Crystal Palace's Jordan Ayew is in action with Chelsea's Cesar Azpilicueta at Stamford Bridge, London, on Oct. 3, 2020.Ghana and ...

Report: D.C. United spoke with Ellis about coaching job

Former U.S. women's national soccer team coach Jill Ellis talked informally with D.C. United last week about the club's head-coaching ...

Galaxy fire head coach Barros Schelotto

The Los Angeles Galaxy fired head coach Guillermo Barros Schelotto on Thursday. The move comes less than two seasons after ...

MLS to use points per game to determine final standings

With several teams destined to finish the regular season without playing all of their scheduled games, Major League Soccer announced ...

COVID-19 outbreak cancels USL League One title game

The third-division USL League One canceled its championship game set for Friday when one of the clubs had a COVID-19 ...

FC Cincinnati signs F Vazquez to extension

FC Cincinnati forward Brandon Vazquez has signed a contract extension, the team announced Thursday. The 22-year-old Vazquez reportedly received a ...

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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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