Sat, 24 Jul 2021

Air pollution from western U.S. state fires seen in east coast cities

PORTLAND, Oregon: Wildfires across the United States and Canada, including Oregon's "monster" two-week-old Bootleg blaze, caused harmful air pollution as ...

U.S. targets Chinese officials following end of Hong Kong democracy

WASHINGTON, D.C.: The United States has imposed sanctions on seven Chinese officials, all deputy directors at the China-Hong Kong liaison ...

Britain favors placing U.S. deep space radar station in U.K.

LONDON, England: A U.S. Space Force proposal to base a radar system in Britain to monitor spacecraft up to 22,400 ...

Texas man wins $1 million with free Covid vaccine lottery ticket

ARLINGTON, Texas: A Texas man has claimed a $1 million prize from a winning lottery ticket he received for free ...

U.S. life expectancy fell to 77.3 years in 2020

ATLANTA, Georgia: Life expectancy in the United States fell by 18 months in 2020 to 77.3 years.This is the lowest ...

New Russian stealth fighter jet to be on display at Russian air show

MOSCOW, Russia: Russia will unveil its new Sukhoi fifth-generation stealth fighter jet this week at an air show near Moscow.Show ...

U.S. urges Americans to avoid travel to Britain as Covid surges

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. government issued an advisory on Monday urging U.S. citizens to avoid travel to Great Britain because ...

Borders, air travel between U.S. and Canada set to resume Aug. 9

OTTAWA, Canada: Following a 16-month closure of the U.S.-Canada border to prevent the spread of the Covid infection, the Canadian ...

LA County sheriff says new face mask mandate 'not science'

LOS ANGELES, California: The Los Angeles County sheriff said on Saturday that his office will not enforce newly announced face ...

Immunized Muslims attend haj as Covid limits numbers for second year

MECCA, Saudi Arabia: Sixty-thousand Saudi pilgrims are to participate in the annual haj, though foreigners will not be allowed into ...

Tokyo Olympics: Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu wins silver

Tokyo [Japan], July 24 (ANI): Ace weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu opened India's medals tally on Saturday as she bagged a ...

Vision Trade India steps in to connect buyers and sellers

New Delhi [India], July 24 (ANI/Heylin Spark): Vision Trade India is a business-to-business (B2B) portal that connects buyers and sellers. ...

US 'undeterred' by China's new sanctions: White House

Washington [US], July 24 (ANI): Hours after the latest sanctions announced by China targeting several American citizens, the US said ...

Ending absolute poverty in China boosts inclusive development worldwide

© Provided by Xinhua The global significance of China's poverty alleviation lies in the fact that the country has provided ...

Algerian Judoka Refuses Potential Olympic Bout with Israeli

TOKYO - An Algerian judo athlete will be sent home from the Tokyo Olympics after he withdrew from the competition ...

UN Experts: Africa Became Hardest Hit by Terrorism This Year

UNITED NATIONS - Africa became the region hardest hit by terrorism in the first half of 2021 as the Islamic ...

Max Scherzer faces Orioles in possible Nationals swan song

Right-hander Max Scherzer will make his 189th regular season start for the Washington Nationals when they visit the Baltimore Orioles ...

Tesla's Elon Musk decries India's 'highest' import duties

Washington [US], July 24 (ANI): Tesla founder Elon Musk said on Saturday that his company wants to launch cars in ...

Chinese warplane enters Taiwan air defence zone again

Taipei [Taiwan], July 24 (ANI): Taiwan has reported another incursion by People Liberation Army's (PLA) Air Force as a Chinese ...

President Kovind plants sapling of Bodhi tree

New Delhi [India], July 24 (ANI): President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday planted a sapling of Bodhi tree in the ...

World can defeat COVID by following Buddha's path: PM Modi

New Delhi [India], July 24 (ANI): Extending greetings on the occasion of Guru Purnima, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday ...

Tokyo Olympics: Indian Judoka Shushila Devi Likmabam loses

Tokyo [Japan], July 24 (ANI): India's sole Judo representative at Tokyo 2020 Olympics Shushila Devi Likmabam bowed down to Hungary's ...

Study on comprehensive clinical sequencing

Tennessee [US], July 24 (ANI): During a new study, researchers from St. Jude Children's Research Hospital demonstrated that in order ...

'Tempo has huge role in my daughter's journey'

Ranchi (Jharkhand) [India], July 24 (ANI): World number 1 archer Deepika Kumari's father Shivnarayan Mahato, who operates a mini tempo ...

Tokyo Olympics: China's Qian Yang grabs first gold of Games

Tokyo [Japan], July 24 (ANI): China's Qian Yang bagged the women's 10m air rifle gold in what was the first ...

Bills WR Cole Beasley, DE Jerry Hughes debate vaccinations

Outspoken Buffalo Bills receiver Cole Beasley is mixing it up with his teammates as he sticks to his stance of ...

Australia-Windies 2nd ODI to resume on Saturday

Bridgetown [Barbados], July 24 (ANI): Following meetings between Cricket West Indies (CWI) and Cricket Australia (CA) on Friday evening, after ...

Number of COVID-19 cases in Brazil rises by 108,732

Brasilia [Brazil], July 24 (ANI/Xinhua): The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Brazil has increased by 108,732 to 19,632,443 within ...

Adam Hadwin, Ryan Armour grab co-lead at 3M Open

Adam Hadwin of Canada and Ryan Armour each shot bogey-free, 6-under 65s Friday to move to 10-under 132 and share ...

Tokyo Olympics: Big blow as Elavenil and Apurvi fail

Tokyo [Japan], July 24 (ANI): In what comes as a big blow for the Indian shooting contingent, both Elavenil Valarivan ...

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic withdraws from Montreal

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic has pulled out of next month's National Bank Open in Montreal. The tournament, slated to ...

Sabres select D Owen Power No. 1 overall

The Buffalo Sabres selected 6-foot-6 defenseman Owen Power with the No. 1 overall pick in the NHL Draft on Friday ...

US, EU call on Taliban to end offensive

Washington DC [US], July 24 (ANI): The United States, the European Union, and NATO on Friday urged the Taliban to ...

China imposes sanctions on seven US individuals, entity

Beijing [China], July 24 (ANI): China on Friday imposed sanctions on seven US individuals and entity, under Anti-Foreign Sanctions Law, ...

Wall Street Rallies to Record-breaking End of Turbulent Week

NEW YORK - Stocks rallied to records Friday on Wall Street, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above the ...

Pakistan asks UN to probe India's alleged use of Pegasus

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 24 (ANI): Pakistan has called on United Nations bodies to investigate reports about India allegedly using the ...

Record Number of People Fleeing Armed Attacks in Burkina Faso

GENEVA - The U.N. refugee agency on Friday called for concerted action to help record-breaking numbers of people forced to ...

US Undeterred Over China Sanctions

WHITE HOUSE - The White House said Friday that it is "undeterred" by the latest sanctions announced by China targeting ...

Ethiopia's Afar Region Urges Civilians to Fight Tigray Rebels

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA - Ethiopia's Afar region called on civilians Friday to take up arms against rebels from neighboring Tigray, ...

'Development projects funded with India grant impactful'

New Delhi [India], July 24 (ANI): The high-impact community development projects funded with grant assistance from India are immensely impactful, ...

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Texas man wins $1 million with free Covid vaccine lottery ticket

ARLINGTON, Texas: A Texas man has claimed a $1 million prize from a winning lottery ticket he received for free ...

U.S. life expectancy fell to 77.3 years in 2020

ATLANTA, Georgia: Life expectancy in the United States fell by 18 months in 2020 to 77.3 years.This is the lowest ...

Mets send Taijuan Walker to mound against former team

The New York Mets didn't treat a former teammate very well Friday night. If they're going to snap out of ...

Central-leading White Sox, Brewers clash again in Milwaukee

Two of the stingiest pitchers in the 2021 season are scheduled to meet Saturday when the Chicago White Sox continue ...

Indians focused on changing fortunes vs. Rays

The Cleveland Indians had fans talking after they revealed a new nickname that will be in play at the conclusion ...

Padres look to keep 'putting the pressure on' vs. Miami

Rookie lefty Ryan Weathers is set to make his return from the injured list on Saturday night when his San ...

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