Sat, 27 Feb 2021

Texas hearings to focus on failures that left people without power

AUSTIN, Texas: Texas lawmakers have begun hearings into the causes of the enormous power outages that plagued Texas residents at ...

U.S. Senate votes 78-20 to confirm Thomas-Greenfield as UN ambassador

WASHINGTON DC: - Career foreign service diplomat Linda Thomas-Greenfield was approved to become U.S. ambassador to the United Nations this ...

Supreme Court ruling exacerbates Trump's legal issues

NEW YORK, New York - Like a mob boss looking for payback, Donald Trump wanted the Supreme Court to do ...

Inspectors to seek out metal failure as cause of United engine fire

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has ordered immediate inspections of all Boeing 777-200 planes using Pratt ...

EU expects Navalny sanctions for Russians to be ready next week

BRUSSELS, Belgium - In a largely symbolic move, foreign ministers of the European Union agreed this week to sanction four ...

Boost in supplies seen as Covid vaccine stocks fall short of promises

WASHINGTON, DC - Moderna has announced, following approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, that it will place 15 ...

Improvements seen, but 8.7 million Texans still boiling water

Some 8.7 million Texans remain under orders to boil their water before drinking or cooking with it, following a massive ...

After 11 month closure, Chicago's parks to reopen 'soon'

CHICAGO, Illinois - Following an 11-month closure, Chicago's lakefront, parks and pools are preparing to reopen.Earlier this week, Chicago Mayor ...

Italian ambassador's convoy attacked in Congo, envoy and driver killed

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of Congo - Italy's ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo was assassinated Monday while traveling in ...

Brandon Wu holds slim lead at Puerto Rico Open as SA's Grace lurks

Brandon Wu birdied his final two holes to post a five-under par 67 and grab a one-shot lead after the ...

Police Shoot and Kill Known Haitian Gang Leader After Jailbreak

WASHINGTON/CROIX-DES-BOUQUETS, HAITI - Arnel Joseph, the notorious leader of the Village de Dieu gang, was killed in a gun battle ...

Biden Warns Iran: Be Careful

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Joe Biden on Friday warned Iran to tread carefully in Iraq following a U.S. airstrike that ...

New Superman movie to be written by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Washington [US], February 27 (ANI): Acclaimed essayist and novelist Ta-Nehisi Coates has been hired to write the script for the ...

ADVIK acquires Hanon Bangalore Operations Pvt. Ltd.

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], February 27 (ANI/NewsVoir): ADVIK Hi-Tech, a leading global automotive component manufacturer, today completed the acquisition of Hanon ...

India to send second batch of medicines to Palestine

New York [US], February 27 (ANI): Noting the fact that pandemic's impact on the people of Gaza has been particularly ...

Days after talks of ceasefire, Pak PM rakes up Kashmir

New Delhi [India], February 27 (ANI): Days after the Director-General of Military Operations (DGMOs) of India and Pakistan announced the ...

Ind vs Eng: Woakes flies home from Test tour

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], February 27 (ANI): All-rounder Chris Woakes will not be available for selection in the playing XI for ...

Gayle, Edwards recalled to West Indies' T20I squad

St John's [Antigua], February 27 (ANI): Star batsman Chris Gayle will return to play for West Indies for the first ...

KSCA reached its pinnacle under Vinay's leadership: Jaffer

New Delhi [India], February 27 (ANI): Former India Test batsman Wasim Jaffer hailed pacer Vinay Kumar for taking Karnataka State ...

Gambit, Virtus.pro advance to IEM Worlds semifinals

Gambit Esports and Virtus.pro snagged the last two semifinal berths in the Intel Extreme Masters Season XV World Championship with ...

PM Modi to inaugurate India Toy Fair today

New Delhi [India], February 27 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the India Toy Fair 2021 on Saturday at ...

Brooks Koepka takes second-round lead at WGC

Despite closing his round with bogey at 18, Brooks Koepka shot a 6-under 66 on Friday to take the second-round ...

Brandon Wu takes 2nd round lead at Puerto Rico Open

Brandon Wu birdied four of his last seven holes Friday to take a one-stroke lead at the midway point of ...

PM Modi to receive CERAWeek global energy award next week

Houston [US], February 27 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will receive the CERAWeek global energy and environment leadership award next ...

Top US Diplomat 'Visits' Mexico, Canada on Virtual Trip

WASHINGTON - Diplomats sat beside stacks of briefing papers, flanked by flags and emphasized their closeness. But they were geographically ...

Temperatures in parts of northwest India soar

New Delhi [India], February 27 (ANI): Temperatures in various parts of northwest India have increased by 6-7 degrees Celsius above ...

Riyadh rejects US report implicating MBS in Jamal murder

Riyadh [Saudi Arabia], February 27 (ANI): Saudi Arabia has categorically rejected the United States' report implicating Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad ...

Nigeria: UN calls for release of 317 girls abducted

Abuja [Nigeria], February 27 (ANI): The United Nations on Friday called for the immediate release of several hundred schoolgirls kidnapped ...

UN chief returns to the Bronx for second coronavirus shot

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres received his second COVID-19 vaccine shot at the Morris Academy for Collaborative Studies in the Bronx, ...

Who Are Iran-backed Militants Struck by US in Syria

The U.S. military Thursday struck facilities used by Iran-backed militia groups in eastern Syria, a decision the Pentagon said President ...

France's coronavirus infections remain high as more restrictions loom

© Provided by Xinhua To date, France has registered a total of 3,712,020 cases after 25,207 infections were confirmed in ...

Dutch authorities seize largest-ever heroin consignment

Amsterdam [Netherlands], February 27 (ANI): The Dutch authorities have seized the biggest single consignment of 1.5 tonnes of heroin packed ...

An Animal Welfare Organization makes Agra proud

Agra (Uttar Pradesh) [India], February 27 (ANI): Animal Welfare Organization, named Casper Home Trust in Agra has been awarded internationally ...

US announces 'Khashoggi ban' for 76 Saudi individuals

Washington [US], February 27 (ANI): The United States on Friday (local time) imposed visa restrictions on 76 Saudi individuals who ...

Alvarez takes on Yildirim with super middleweight domination in mind

Saul "Canelo" Alvarez is an overwhelming favourite as he fights for the first time this year on Saturday against Turkey's ...

Ivory Coast Receives 500,000 COVID-19 Vaccine Doses

The World Health Organization said Ivory Coast received 500,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine Friday, the second nation to receive vaccines ...

India calls on world to lend support to Myanmar

New York [US], February 27 (ANI): India on Friday said that restoring democratic order should be the priority of all ...

'Saudi crown prince Salman approved plan to kill Khashoggi'

Washington [US], February 27 (ANI): Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman approved an operation in Istanbul to capture or ...

Gayle returns to West Indies T20 squad after 2-year absence

Chris Gayle was called into the West Indies T20 squad on Friday for the first time in two years as ...

Ton-up North's cap landmark 'scary' for Wales great Jenkins

Wales great Neil Jenkins has said it is "scary" that George North is about to become the youngest player in ...

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Texas hearings to focus on failures that left people without power

AUSTIN, Texas: Texas lawmakers have begun hearings into the causes of the enormous power outages that plagued Texas residents at ...

U.S. Senate votes 78-20 to confirm Thomas-Greenfield as UN ambassador

WASHINGTON DC: - Career foreign service diplomat Linda Thomas-Greenfield was approved to become U.S. ambassador to the United Nations this ...

Improvements seen, but 8.7 million Texans still boiling water

Some 8.7 million Texans remain under orders to boil their water before drinking or cooking with it, following a massive ...

US Immigration Officials to Deport 13 Haitians Arrested in Florida

WASHINGTON - U.S. Immigration officials are planning to deport to Haiti 13 Haitian nationals who were arrested in Florida along ...

Nets look to extend win streak vs. visiting Mavs

The last time the Brooklyn Nets won nine in a row, it was part of a franchise-record-tying, 14-game winning streak ...

Nets look to extend win streak vs. visiting Mavericks

The last time the Brooklyn Nets won nine in a row, it was part of a record-setting 14-game winning streak ...

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