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Delta variant causes more Americans to get vaccinated: White House

WASHINGTON D.C.: The average number of Americans being vaccinated against COVID-19 rose by 30 percent, as the Delta variant is ...

Wildfires, high temperatures strike Sicily, Italy

Catania, Sicily: Italian firefighters are battling wildfires in Sicily for a second consecutive day.The fires reached the town of Catania ...

U.S. doctors' groups endorse COVID-19 vaccines for pregnant women

CHICAGO, Illinois: All pregnant women should receive Covid vaccines, according to two major U.S. obstetricians' groups.Citing data collected from tens ...

Protests in France to block use of Covid health pass

PARIS, France: Thousands of people in Paris and other French cities protested against the introduction of a mandatory COVID-19 health ...

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 ...

U.S. seizes tanker, seeks owner for bypassing North Korea sanctions

WASHINGTON, D.C.: The United Sates has seized a tanker that it said was assisting North Korea in evading sanctions. In ...

MLB roundup: Max Scherzer shines in Dodgers debut

Max Scherzer struck out 10 over seven innings in his Dodgers debut and Mookie Betts hit a pair of home ...

Taiwan thanks US for approving weapon sale

Taipei [Taiwan], August 5 (ANI): Taiwan has thanked the US administration for approving a USD 750 million weapon sale to ...

Pacquiao vows 'I'm not done yet' after 2-year layoff

Former world champion Manny Pacquiao says he feels young again after a two-year layoff as he prepares to fight unbeaten ...

Sturgis Bike Rally Revs Back Bigger, Despite Virus Variant

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Crowds of bikers are rumbling their way toward South Dakota's Black Hills this week, raising fears ...

Max Scherzer fans 10 as Dodgers down Astros

Max Scherzer struck out 10 over seven innings in his Los Angeles Dodgers debut and Mookie Betts hit a pair ...

New Zealand to tour Pakistan in Sept-Oct

Lahore [Pakistan], August 5 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Thursday announced that New Zealand will play three ICC ...

Max Scherzer delivers big as Dodgers down Astros

Max Scherzer struck out 10 over seven innings in his Los Angeles Dodgers debut and Mookie Betts hit a pair ...

JSPL steel sales total 6.7 lakh tonnes in July

New Delhi [India], August 5 (ANI): Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) said on Thursday its sales in July were ...

Ashok Dhyanchand congratulates men's hockey side

New Delhi [India], August 5 (ANI): Ashok Dhyanchand, former India hockey player and son of Major Dhyan Chand, on Thursday ...

Efrain Alvarez scores to lift Galaxy past Real Salt Lake

Efrain Alvarez celebrated his return to the LA Galaxy with a goal in the second half, and it was all ...

Abdul Qayyum Niazi of PTI sworn in as PoK's new PM

Islamabad [Pakistan], August 5 (ANI): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's (PTI) Abdul Qayyum Niazi was sworn in as Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK's) new prime ...

WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational: Notes, Odds Best Bets

The WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational begins Thursday at TPC Summerlin in Memphis, Tenn. Fifteen countries are represented in the 66-player ...

Franco Jara scores late as FC Dallas earn draw with Sounders

Franco Jara scored in second-half stoppage time as FC Dallas rallied for a 1-1 draw with the host Seattle Sounders ...

Changemakers from Oakridge International School

Gachibowli (Telangana) [India], August 5 (ANI/NewsVoir): Over 80 young changemakers of Indian origin from across the globe have received the ...

Pakistan: Another attack on Hindu religious site

Rahim Yar Khan [Pakistan], August 5 (ANI): A frenetic mob attacked a Hindu temple in Bhong city in Rahim Yar ...

Golf Glance: Justin Thomas defends WGC title at TPC Southwind

Field Level Media's Golf Glance provides weekly news and storylines from each of the major North American golf tours. PGA ...

SC to hear pleas seeking SIT probe into Pegasus issue

New Delhi [India], August 5 (ANI): The Supreme Court will on Thursday hear a batch of petitions seeking a court-monitored ...

US: Hindu advocacy group spotlights religious minorities pe

Washington [US], August 5 (ANI): An American Hindu advocacy group has hosted a Capitol Hill Speaker Series for US members ...

Trescothick praises India's bowling attack

Nottingham [UK], August 5 (ANI): England batting coach Marcus Trescothick has said the Indian bowling attack has all bases covered ...

China's Jiangsu reports 40 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases

© Provided by Xinhua NANJING, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) -- East China's Jiangsu Province reported 40 new locally transmitted confirmed cases ...

UNSC to meet on Aug 6 to discuss Afghanistan situation

New York [US], August 5 (ANI): The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) will be meeting on Friday, August 6, under ...

UN chief welcomes ASEAN's appointment of Brunei diplomat

Jakarta [Indonesia], August 5 (ANI): UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres welcomed the appointment by the ministers of the Association of Southeast ...

East Asia Summit is centre for US visions in the region say

Washington [US] August 5 (ANI): US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Wednesday said East Asia Summit (EAS) is central ...

Dodgers agree to deal with LHP Cole Hamels

The Los Angeles Dodgers signed free-agent left-hander Cole Hamels to a one-year contract on Wednesday. The deal is for a ...

8 Russian designer brands worn by Hollywood

Lady Gaga, Gigi Hadid and Ariana Grande are just some of the fans of these Russian designers.1. LesyaneboIn 2014, aspiring ...

Angels' Anthony Rendon to undergo season-ending hip surgery

Los Angeles Angels third baseman Anthony Rendon will undergo season-ending surgery on his right hip, the team announced Wednesday. Rendon ...

U.S. Fed vice chair backs raising interest rates in 2023

© Provided by Xinhua "I believe that these three necessary conditions for raising the target range for the federal funds ...

2 wounded in 2 bomb explosions in Iraqi capital

Baghdad [Iraq], August 5 (ANI/Xinhua): Two people were wounded on Wednesday evening in two bomb explosions in the Iraqi capital ...

Slain Pentagon Police Officer Identified as Army Veteran

U.S. authorities on Wednesday identified the Pentagon police officer stabbed to death at a transit station outside the building the ...

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China reports slowest factory growth since February 2020

BEIJING, China: Expansion of China's factory sector in July was the most sluggish in seventeen months, on the back of ...

Bombardier union ends one week strike at Toronto assembly plant

TORONTO, Canada: Union workers at Bombardier's business-jet assembly plant in Toronto ratified a new three-year collective bargaining agreement on Saturday, ...

U.S. stocks end mixed, Dow Jones loses more than 300 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were mixed on Wednesday."The market is expensive where it is and people are ...

Disney says all employees working at parks must be vaccinated

ORLANDO, Florida: The Walt Disney Company say that all of its on-site salaried and non-union hourly employees in the United ...

U.K.'s Channel 4 in discussions for sale to American Discovery Channel

LONDON, England: U.S. broadcaster Discovery Channel is in early discussions to potentially take over Britain's state-owned Channel 4 television broadcaster.A ...

ASX ends at all-time high, elsewhere Asian stocks mixed

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Wednesday with Japan's indices losing ground, while Australia rose to ...

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