Thu, 01 Oct 2020

Reddy an Australian icon of women's liberation

"Show business", Helen Reddy once said, "was the only business that allowed you to earn the same salary as a ...

First and possibly last presidential debate, a debacle

CLEVELAND, Ohio - The future of presidential debates in the United States is up in the air after a chaotic, ...

Continued militarization of America feeding into racial tensions

The sculpture Stand Tall, Stand Loud, conceived by the African American artist Aaron Bell, whose father once was a prominent ...

Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah is dead at age of 91

KUWAIT City, KUWAIT - Kuwait's ruling Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah has passed away on Tuesday in a hospital in ...

Trump nominees soon to dominate Supreme Court if he is re-elected

In the hours after U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died, shocked Americans speculated about whether or not Republican ...

United States considering walking away from embassy in Baghdad

BAGHDAD, Iraq - The United States is threatening to close its embassy in Baghdad amid frustrations over attacks by Shi'ite ...

Kershaw aims for rare postseason success vs. Brewers

Clayton Kershaw's complicated relationship with the postseason moves front and center Thursday as the Los Angeles Dodgers oppose the visiting ...

MLB roundup: Yanks, Astros, Rays sweep series

DJ LeMahieu hit a tiebreaking single with two outs in the ninth inning off Brad Hand and the visiting New ...

Naivalu's Stade Francais back at home after 'tough' Covid experience

Australia winger Sefa Naivalu said it was a difficult period as Stade Francais recorded a wave of coronavirus cases in ...

Lawmakers Warn US Failing to Adapt to Growing Chinese Threat

WASHINGTON - U.S. lawmakers are sounding alarms about the threat from China, warning Washington has so far failed to keep ...

Yankees eliminate Indians in 10-9 slugfest

DJ LeMahieu hit a tiebreaking single with two outs in the ninth inning off Brad Hand and the visiting New ...

Canada extends coronavirus travel ban until October 31

Ottawa [Canada], October 1 (ANI/Sputnik): Canada is extending the travel ban for foreigners until October 31 due to the novel ...

Poster of Akshay Kumar's 'Bell Bottom' out

New Delhi [India], October 1 (ANI): Two days after announcing a wrap of his upcoming spy-thriller 'Bell Bottom,' actor Akshay ...

'He won pretty easy': Smith on battle against Cummins

Dubai [UAE], October 1 (ANI): After stumbling to a 37-run loss against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), Rajasthan Royals' skipper Steve ...

Merkel criticises China over Hong Kong

Berlin [Germany], October 1 (ANI): German Chancellor Angela Merkel has criticised China over recent developments in Hong Kong and other ...

AIBA Ordinary Congress 2020 to be held in December

Lausanne [Switzerland], October 1 (ANI): International Boxing Association (AIBA) Ordinary Congress 2020 will be held from December 12-13 on the ...

IPL 13: KKR's bowling changes were spot on against RR, says Tendulkar

Dubai [UAE], October 1 (ANI): Former India batsman Sachin Tendulkar hailed the leadership skills of Dinesh Karthik as he praised ...

Different Mid-Autumn Festival in Singapore under COVID-19

A woman takes photos of festive lanterns lit up for the upcoming Mid-Autumn Festival at the Chinatown of Singapore, Sept. ...

Darvish tries to save Cubs' season against Marlins

It could be up to Yu Darvish to save the Chicago Cubs' season. Darvish, who signed a six-year, $126 million ...

Heroic, BIG drawn in same group for IEM New York: Europe

Two of the top five teams in HLTV.org's Counter-Strike: Global Offensive world rankings were drawn Wednesday into the same group ...

Antipolo City SK Federation rolls out online, offline projects

ANTIPOLO CITY, Rizal, Oct 1 (PIA)-- The Antipolo City Sangguniang Kabataan Federation spearheads both online and offline programs for the ...

Buried lakes of salty water on Mars may provide conditions for life

In 2018 a team of Italian scientists announced to the world that there was a lake on Mars. Using satellite ...

Sawant inaugurates Automatic Tray Retrieval Systems at Goa airport

Panaji (Goa) [India], October 1 (ANI): Chief Minister Dr Pramod Sawant on Wednesday inaugurated Automatic Tray Retrieval Systems (ATRS) at ...

US Held Back on Belarus Sanctions, Hoping for Joint Move With EU

WASHINGTON - The United States has held off on joining Britain and Canada in imposing sanctions on Belarus in hopes ...

NASCAR '21 slate adds road tracks, axes Chicagoland, Kentucky

New tracks, road courses and a dirt race: NASCAR fulfilled its mission of expanding its sphere of influence with the ...

Heroic continue quest in ESL Pro League Season 12: Europe

Heroic swept Astralis on Wednesday to breeze into the upper bracket semifinals at the ESL Pro League Season 12: Europe ...

UNMISS Chief: South Sudan Peace Process Limping Along

JUBA , SOUTH SUDAN - A top U.N. official says South Sudan's peace process is limping along and faces serious ...

Colombian child rights defender wins UNHCR's Nansen Refugee Award

This year's laureate of the Nansen Refugee Award - a humanitarian prize given annually by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency ...

Limited number of fans allowed to attend NLCS, World Series

A limited number of fans will be allowed to attend the National League Championship Series and World Series in Arlington, ...

Mnuchin, Pelosi Make New Effort on Coronavirus Aid

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi tried again Wednesday to agree on a long-stalled coronavirus relief ...

Nadal, Thiem stay on collision course at French Open

Defending and 12-time champion Rafael Nadal cruised into the third round of the French Open with a dominant win over ...

Afghanistan's Abdullah Discusses Iran, Pakistan, Peace Process

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN - The man heading Afghanistan's peace efforts said Iran did not attend the ceremony marking the opening of ...

FAA Chief Test Flies Upgraded 737 Max

Federal Aviation Administration Chief Steve Dickson completed a two-hour evaluation flight at the controls of a Boeing 737 Max on ...

Kolkata crush Royals to win big in IPL

Indian quicks Shivam Mavi and Kamlesh Nagarkoti Wednesday led Kolkata Knight Riders to a big IPL win after the franchise ...

Pakistan a death trap for minorities: India at UNHRC

Geneva [Switzerland], September 30 (ANI): Slamming the "fabricated words" presented by Pakistan, India on Wednesday at the United Nations Human ...

Lukaku, Hakimi spark as five-goal Inter see off Benevento

Romelu Lukaku scored twice, the first within 30 seconds and Achraf Hakimi impressed on his debut start as Inter Milan ...

The key to peace in the Lake Chad area is water, not military action

Lake Chad is an extremely shallow water body in the Sahel. It was once the world's sixth largest inland water ...

UN Chief: $35B Needed to Expand Global Access to COVID-19 Vaccine

NEW YORK - The U.N. secretary-general appealed to the international community Wednesday for $35 billion to rapidly fund equitable global ...

Pompeo Calls on Vatican to Reconsider Bishops Deal With Beijing

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is meeting with officials in Rome where he highlighted the plight of persecuted religious ...

Five COVID customs which emerged during lockdown

For many people, the word "folklore" is synonymous with the past: beliefs at odds with contemporary society; myth and legend, ...

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FAA Chief Steve Dickson takes Boeing 737 Max for test flight

SEATTLE, Washington - Federal Aviation Administration Chief Steve Dickson completed a two-hour evaluation flight at the controls of a Boeing ...

John Catlin overturned a four-stroke deficit to win Irish Open

CO ANTRIM, Northern Ireland - John Catlin overturned a four-stroke deficit at Galgorm Castle Golf Club, firing a sublime final ...

Naivalu's Stade Francais back at home after 'tough' Covid experience

Australia winger Sefa Naivalu said it was a difficult period as Stade Francais recorded a wave of coronavirus cases in ...

Fuming New Zealand voted for Rugby Championship dates: reports

The All Blacks' claim to have been "blindsided" by a Rugby Championship schedule that would leave its players quarantined at ...

Voter registration this weekend for 96 by-elections

Voter registration will be held this coming weekend for 96 municipal ward by-elections scheduled for 11 November.The by-elections will take ...

Yankees eliminate Indians in 10-9 slugfest

DJ LeMahieu hit a tiebreaking single with two outs in the ninth inning off Brad Hand and the visiting New ...

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