Sat, 19 Sep 2020

Iranian government lashes out at Pompeo over human rights remarks

TEHRAN, Iran (Tasnim) - Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Saeed Khatibzadeh dismissed the U.S. State Department secretary's tweets on Iran's internal ...

Nearly two thirds of U.S. restaurant closures will be permanent

SAN FRANCISCO, California, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- About 60 percent of U.S. business closures since March are permanent, indicating the ...

Interest rates in U.S. to remain low for next three years, says Fed

Interest rates are expected to stay at or near zero through 2023, the Federal Reserve said Wednesday.Announced as the U.S. ...

36-year old U.S. man charged for conspiring to kidnap and murder

BURLINGTON, Vermont - A federal grand jury in the District of Vermont in the United States returned a third superseding ...

UAE and Bahrain formally recognise Israel

WASHINGTON, DC - United States President Donald Trump on Tuesday (local time) presided over the signing ceremony at the White ...

Bill Gates Snr, who was suffering Alzheimer's disease, has died

SEATTLE, Washington - Bill Gates Sr, a lawyer and father of Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, died on Monday at his ...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, renowned US Justice, dies at 87

Washington [US], September 19 (ANI): US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg who has been regarded as an iconic champion ...

D.C. United look to break out of slump vs. Toronto

D.C. United will try to break out of their scoring slump against tough competition when they host Toronto FC on ...

Unheralded Stars ready for Lightning in Final

No sense stopping now. That is the mindset of the Dallas Stars as they ready to face the Tampa Bay ...

Red Bulls look to build streak against FC Cincinnati

The New York Red Bulls will be in search of consistency and solid production for the first time in a ...

China Sends Warplanes Over Taiwan as US Envoy Visits

China sent almost 20 warplanes into Taiwan's airspace in an unusually large show of force as a response to a ...

House Committee Issues Subpoena for USAGM CEO

WASHINGTON - The House Foreign Affairs Committee issued a subpoena Friday to Michael Pack, head of the U.S. Agency for ...

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies at 87

Longtime Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died Friday from complications with cancer.Ginsburg, a stalwart liberal and the second woman ...

North Korean Appeals Extradition From Malaysia to US

A North Korean businessman on Friday appealed a December 2019 ruling by a Malaysian court that cleared his deportation to ...

ESL unveils plans for LAN tournament in December

ESL plans on bringing professional gamers together in an LAN environment before the end of the year, as the company ...

Pompeo Lands in Brazil on Third Stop of Latin American Tour

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived Friday in Brazil and visited a Venezuelan refugee processing center, while calling for ...

49ers star TE Kittle (knee) to miss game vs. Jets

San Francisco 49ers star tight end George Kittle has been ruled out of Sunday's game against the New York Jets ...

CDC Drops Controversial Testing Advice That Caused Backlash

NEW YORK - U.S. health officials dropped a controversial piece of coronavirus guidance Friday and said anyone who has been ...

President Infantino claims FIFA purged of 'toxic' corruption

FIFA president Gianni Infantino on Friday defended his fight "against corruption" in football in spite of being under criminal investigation ...

Final five awards to be revealed on Monday

The NHL will reveal the winners of its five remaining regular-season trophies during the "2020 NHL Awards presented by Las ...

Steelers' line upheavel continues, Wisniewski goes on IR

The Pittsburgh Steelers placed guard Stefen Wisniewski on injured reserve Friday due to a pectoral injury. It is another blow ...

A week in Covid-19: infections rise, notably in Europe

As the number of infections increase across the world, and especially in Europe, here is a weekly roundup of developments ...

NYCFC bid to continue hot stretch vs. Revolution

New York City FC will put a five-match unbeaten streak on the line Saturday afternoon when they visit the New ...

European Countries Announce New Coronavirus Restrictions

European countries announced new coronavirus restrictions Friday, one day after the World Health Organization warned infections have started to spread ...

18 Chinese jets cross midline of Taiwan strait

Taipei [Taiwan], September 18 (ANI): In a belligerent show of force by Beijing, as many as 18 Chinese jets crossed ...

China's Economy Sends Mixed Signals on Recovery and Demand

China's economy has sent mixed signals on its recovery in a little over a week as retail sales rose slightly ...

Sally Moves Offshore as Florida, Alabama Take Stock of Storm's Damage

As the remnants of Hurricane Sally moved off the east coast of the United States over the Atlantic Ocean, those ...

Man In Grave Condition After Setting Himself On Fire In Belarus

MINSK -- A man in Belarus has been hospitalized in a grave condition after he set himself on fire in ...

Vehicle Breaches U.S. Ambassador's Moscow Residence

A vehicle driven by a Russian national breached the perimeter of Spaso House, the U.S. ambassador to Russia's central Moscow ...

Will Russia Snatch Up Belarusian Industrial Assets Amid Crisis?

With Belarus facing a shaky future after a disputed election sparked a wave of protests and a brutal crackdown by ...

Pompeo Wraps Up Historic Visits to Suriname, Guyana

In a historic first-ever trip to Suriname and Guyana by a U.S. secretary of state, Mike Pompeo met with those ...

Subliners sign Clayster; John, HyDra next?

James "Clayster" Eubanks will play for the New York Subliners in the 2021 Call of Duty League season. The team ...

Jets WR Crowder (hamstring) ruled out vs. 49ers

New York Jets wide receiver Jamison Crowder has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the visiting San Francisco 49ers, ...

1,100 indigenous PPE kit manufacturers developed by Government so far

New Delhi [India], September 18 (ANI): From zero manufacturers in March 2020, 1100 indigenous manufacturers of Personal protective equipment (PPE) ...

Bills LBs Edmunds, Milano to sit out vs. Dolphins

Bills starting linebackers Tremaine Edmunds and Matt Milano will not play in this weekend's game against the host Miami Dolphins, ...

Sichuan Rights Activist Allowed Video Call With Dying Mother

The terminally ill mother of jailed rights activist Huang Qi has been allowed a video call with her son after ...

US to impose restrictions related to Xinjiang

Washington [US], September 18 (ANI): A bill proposed by leading US lawmakers seeks to impose various restrictions related to China's ...

Officials: Trump to Block US Downloads of TikTok, WeChat on Sunday

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Commerce Department said it will issue an order Friday that will bar people in the United ...

US curbs WeChat transfers, freezes TikTok as deadline looms

The US will ban some transactions over the Chinese-owned WeChat app while freezing TikTok's app starting Sunday, Commerce Secretary Wilbur ...

Video: Who should get a COVID-19 vaccine first?

A committee of The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine is readying a report with recommendations for equitable distribution ...

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National Football League celebrates centenary

The lack of grandeur is startling now, the two yellowed, typewritten pages chronicling a small after-hours business meeting bearing no ...

Iranian government lashes out at Pompeo over human rights remarks

TEHRAN, Iran (Tasnim) - Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Saeed Khatibzadeh dismissed the U.S. State Department secretary's tweets on Iran's internal ...

Nearly two thirds of U.S. restaurant closures will be permanent

SAN FRANCISCO, California, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- About 60 percent of U.S. business closures since March are permanent, indicating the ...

Interest rates in U.S. to remain low for next three years, says Fed

Interest rates are expected to stay at or near zero through 2023, the Federal Reserve said Wednesday.Announced as the U.S. ...

36-year old U.S. man charged for conspiring to kidnap and murder

BURLINGTON, Vermont - A federal grand jury in the District of Vermont in the United States returned a third superseding ...

UAE and Bahrain formally recognise Israel

WASHINGTON, DC - United States President Donald Trump on Tuesday (local time) presided over the signing ceremony at the White ...

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