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UK's Johnson announces easing of COVID-19 restrictions

LONDON, England: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said that since infections are leveling off in most parts of the ...

Slovenia, Taiwan to open representative offices, China condemns move

BEIJING, China: Slovenia's plans to upgrade relations with self-governing Taiwan have angered China, which accused Taiwan of ratcheting up diplomatic ...

Mexican journalists murdered while reporting on drugs, corruption

MEXICO CITY, Mexico: In a blow to the country's press corp, two Mexican journalists who had reported their country's slide ...

After becoming oldest living man, Spaniard dies at 112

LEON, Spain: Saturnino de la Fuente Garca, believed to be the world's oldest man, died on January 18 at age ...

Drones in Sweden reported over nuclear plants, palace

STOCKHOLM, Sweden: Sweden's security service is investigating drone sightings reported over key Swedish sites, including nuclear plants.Sightings were reported at ...

Water main break causes homes to be evacuated in Washington

BELLEVUE, Washington: Fire officials in Bellevue, Washington said two people escaped from a home that partially slid off its foundation ...

American foreign policy largely unchanged under Biden presidency

President Biden and the Democrats were highly critical of President Trump's foreign policy, so it was reasonable to expect that ...

Researchers discover 4,500-year-old highway in Saudi Arabia

AL-ULA, Saudi Arabia: Shedding light on the lives of the ancient inhabitants of Arabia, archaeologists from the University of Western ...

Five family adults jailed for sexually abusing, assaulting their kids

DUBLIN, Ireland - A father and mother who sexually molested their children and permitted them to be raped and abused ...

Number of births in China lowest ever

BEIJING, China: On Monday, statistics showed Mainland China's birth rate has dropped to a record low of 7.52 births per ...

5G cellular could be 'catastrophic' in aviation: US airline officials

CHICAGO, Illinois: According to U.S. airline officials, the introduction of a new 5G service could cause U.S. air traffic to ...

As British face inflation, government freezes BBC subscription fee

LONDON, England: The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) faces a major financial setback following a recent announcement by the government to ...

US Supreme Court to rule on religious rights of football coach

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Supreme Court said it would hear an appeal from a former high school football coach who ...

US snow storm leaves thousands without power

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina: The eastern United States was hit by a severe winter storm on January 16, packing heavy snow, ...

Norwegian Caribbean cruise remains in St. Martin as cruise canceled

PHILIPSBURG, St. Martin: Norwegian Cruise Line canceled, mid-voyage, a ten-day Caribbean cruise on the Norwegian Gem due to COVID-19, leaving ...

One of world's oldest gorillas put to sleep at Atlanta Zoo

ATLANTA, Georgia: Zoo Atlanta's gorilla, one of the oldest in captivity at 59 years, was euthanized on January 13 due ...

Former Denmark defense minister charged with leaking state secrets

COPENHAGEN, Denmark: An official at the highest level of the Denmark government has been charged with leaking state secrets. Claus ...

West Australia's Onslow sets new high of 50.7 degrees Celsius

ONSLOW, West Australia: The sun appears to be mercilessly beating down on Onslow in West Australia, as the town registered ...

Is Putin Following in Steps of Peter the Great

Three hundred and forty kilometers east of the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, lies the city of Poltava.At its heart is a ...

Iraq tightens security on border with Syria after IS militants' jailbreak

Baghdad [Iraq], January 23 (ANI/Xinhua): Iraq on Saturday tightened security measures on the borderline with neighboring Syria after a jailbreak ...

China's Success Taming Virus Could Make Exit Strategy Harder

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - The sweeping 'zero-tolerance' strategy that China has used to keep COVID-19 case numbers low and its economy ...

US-backed Forces Continue Battling Islamic State Over Syrian Prison

CAIRO, EGYPT - Kurdish militiamen allied with the U.S. continue to battle Islamic State militants Saturday for control of a ...

WFP, Odisha to work together for resilient food security, women empowerment

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], January 23 (ANI): United Nations (UN) World Food Programme (WFP) hoisted a multi-stakeholder interactive and consultation session ...

Top Taliban delegation heads for Oslo talks

Kabul [Afghanistan], January 23 (ANI): A top Taliban delegation on Saturday left for Norway for the first official talks with ...

ICC U19 WC: Raj Bawa, Raghuvanshi star as India thrash Uganda by 326 runs

Tarouba [Trinidad and Tobago], January 23 (ANI): Centuries by Raj Bawa and Angkrish Raghuvanshi were backed up by a dominant ...

Rights group condemns killing of Baloch political refugee Razzaq Mandai in Afghanistan

London [UK], January 23 (ANI): The International Voice for Baloch Missing Persons (IVBMP), a collective representing family members of Balochistan's ...

Researchers discover biomarkers linked to autism risk

Washington [US], January 22 (ANI): A recent clinical study led by a team of international researchers has identified molecular signatures ...

Study looks at impact of obesity on heart of young obese children

London [UK], January 22 (ANI): According to research published in the 'European Heart Journal - Cardiovascular Imaging', obesity could have ...

OnePlus 9, 9 Pro get new update

Washington [US], January 22 (ANI): OnePlus has announced the release of a new software update for its latest flagships (outside ...

Nearly 1,000 Still Detained Over Deadly Kazakh Protests

More than 460 people are still being held on terrorism and public-disorder charges in connection with mass disorders earlier this ...

To really fix democracy, these wannabe saviors should leave it alone

By definition, democracy is messy. So why are many so-called 'prominent thinkers' insisting on tinkering with it when that's precisely ...

The last chance before the explosion

How both Israelis and Palestinians are creating a recipe for bloody violenceThe year 2021 was a bloody one even by ...

Russian ace Rublev crashes out of Australian Open

Rublev, who had drawn criticism for suggesting he flew to Australia while infected with Covid-19, was beaten by Croat Marin ...

Arrest made after missile strikes players in England

A fan has been arrested for striking two Aston Villa players with a 'missile' during Saturday's Premier League game with ...

Blinken Authorizes Baltic Countries to Send US Weapons to Ukraine

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Saturday he authorized the Baltic nations of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania to send ...

'To the film that changed my life': Adarsh Gourav marks first anniversary of 'The White Tiger'

New Delhi [India], January 22 (ANI): Actor Adarsh Gourav who shot to fame with his performance in 2021 crime-drama 'The ...

Pakistan minister blames remnants of groups defeated by Taliban for creating 'atmosphere of terror'

Islamabad [Pakistan], January 22 (ANI): Pakistan Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed on Saturday blamed "small remnants of groups" defeated by the ...

Jane Campion to be honoured at Art Directors Guild Awards

Washington [US], January 22 (ANI): Filmmaker Jane Campion is set to be honoured at the 26th Annual Art Directors Guild's ...

Haryana's tableau for Republic Day parade themed 'Haryana- Number One in Sports' to showcase sportspersons

New Delhi [India], January 22 (ANI): Haryana's tableau for the Republic Day parade is themed 'Haryana- Number One in Sports', ...

Fire acquire striker Kacper Przybylko from Union

The Chicago Fire acquired Polish striker Kacper Przybylko from the Philadelphia Union in exchange for $1.15 million in general allocation ...

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Bucs activate Leonard Fournette off IR, waive Le'Veon Bell

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers activated Leonard Fournette from injured reserve on Saturday and waived fellow running back Le'Veon Bell. The ...

Wrist fracture to cost Bulls G Alex Caruso 6-8 weeks

Chicago Bulls guard Alex Caruso will miss six to eight weeks with a right wrist fracture that occurred during Friday's ...

Playoff parlay play: Bills at Chiefs

The finale of the four-game divisional playoff round might be the most anticipated, a rematch of the Buffalo Bills and ...

Sputtering Bulls attempt to make Magic disappear

The Chicago Bulls might have charged out of the gate this season, but with six losses in eight games, their ...

Sabres pick on struggling Flyers to end home skid

Jeff Skinner and Tage Thompson each scored two goals with an assist, while Peyton Krebs added two goals, to lift ...

Playoff parlay play: Rams at Buccaneers

Sunday's NFL doubleheader opens with the Los Angeles visiting the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, a rematch of Week 3 game won ...

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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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