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Trump administration makes major military strategic shift for Israel

WASHINGTON, DC - In a sign of the changing political environment in the Middle East, the United States military will ...

Owner of pharmacy conglomerate gets 18 years for defrauding TRICARE

A U.S. businessman, a giant in the pharmaceutical industry, is to be jailed for eighteen years and will have to ...

Execution on Saturday possible last Federal execution in United States

WASHINGTON, DC - Outgoing U.S. President Donald Trump's administration carried out its last federal execution when Dustin John Higgs, convicted ...

Mets fire GM Jared Porter over explicit text messages to reporter

The New York Mets fired general manager Jared Porter on Tuesday for explicit text messages he sent to a female ...

For these students, using data in sports is about more than winning games

When professional sports teams use big data and analytics, their objective is to improve player performance and win more games.That ...

Museum of London Acquires Mini Blimp Depicting Trump as Diapered Baby

The Museum of London announced this week that is has acquired, as part of its protest collection, a nearly-three-meter tall ...

Biden, Harris to Honor US COVID Dead on Inauguration Eve

On the eve of their inauguration, U.S. President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris are honoring the lives of ...

Garth Brooks Joins Lineup of Entertainers at Biden Inaugural

NEW YORK - Add Garth Brooks to the lineup of entertainers at the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden."This is a ...

US Senate to take up Biden's top cabinet selections

On the eve of his inauguration, some of US President-elect Joe Biden's cabinet selections will appear before the US Senate.Antony ...

US Can 'Outcompete' China, Secretary of State Nominee Blinken Says

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden's foreign policy team vows to work with partners around the world to take on pressing challenges ...

Navalny Sent To Notorious Moscow Jail, Kremlin Shrugs Off Criticism

Russian opposition leader Aleksei Navalny has been placed in a cell in Moscow's notorious Matrosskaya Tishina detention center after a ...

Uganda slams US over attempted visit to confined opposition leader

US Ambassador Natalie Brown on Monday tried to meet with opposition leader Bobi Wine, raising the ire of the Ugandan ...

$1.9 Trillion Economic Relief Plan Tops Biden's 100-Day Agenda

WASHINGTON - President-elect Joe Biden is promoting a $1.9 trillion economic relief package to a country battered by a year-long ...

Third time lucky: Joe Biden to be sworn in as US President

New Delhi [India], January 19 (ANI): With a promise to 'heal' America, which in recent months witnessed a chaotic election ...

Navalny Placed In Notorious Moscow Jail, Kremlin Shrugs Off Criticism

Russian opposition leader Aleksei Navalny has been placed in a cell in Moscow's notorious Matrosskaya Tishina detention center after a ...

Ukrainian-Owned Cargo Ship Sinks In Black Sea

At least two crew members have died and six remain unaccounted for after a Ukrainian-owned cargo ship sank in bad ...

Three Turkmen Border Guards Killed In Helicopter Crash

Three Turkmen border guards were killed when their military helicopter crashed into a high-voltage power transmission tower near the border ...

Kremlin Critic Navalny Detained After Arrival In Moscow

MOSCOW -- Russian opposition politician Aleksei Navalny arrived in Moscow from Germany, where he was being treated after being poisoned, ...

Kazakh Prison Guard Charged Over Beating Of Jailed Activist

NUR-SULTAN -- A Kazakh prison guard at a detention center in the capital has been charged with abuse of authority ...

In Tit-For-Tat Move, Russia Expels Two Dutch Diplomats

The Russian Foreign Ministry has expelled two Dutch diplomats in a tit-for-tat move after the expulsion for espionage of two ...

Trial Begins For Associates Of Jailed Belarusian Blogger Tsikhanouski

HRODNA, Belarus -- Three associates of jailed Belarusian blogger Syarhey Tsikhanouski, the husband of opposition leader Svyatlana Tsikhanouskaya, have gone ...

Russia Launches Mass COVID Vaccination Campaign

Russia has launched a mass coronavirus vaccination campaign opened to all Russians in a bid to stem the spread of ...

Four Bodies Found From Sunken Ukrainian-Owned Cargo Ship

A Turkish rescue team has found the bodies of four crew members of a Ukrainian-owned cargo ship that sank in ...

Up To 12 People Feared Buried By Avalanche In North Caucasus

Russian authorities say as many as 12 people may have been buried under snow from an avalanche that struck a ...

Watchdog Calls On Turkey To Halt Expulsion Of Iranian Journalist

A media watchdog has called on Turkey to halt the expulsion of an Iranian journalist sentenced to prison for alleged ...

Controversial Parler Network Gets Support From Russia, Reports Say

Parler, a social-media website popular with U.S. right-wing groups, has partially returned online with the apparent help of a Russian-based ...

Navalny Sent To Notorious Moscow Detention Center

Russian opposition leader Aleksei Navalny has been placed in a cell in Moscow's notorious Matrosskaya Tishina detention center after a ...

22nd Laureus World Sports Awards takes new shape in 2021

The winners of the 22nd Laureus World Sports Awards, one the most prestigious honours in sport, are to be announced ...

Asian Markets Rebound Tuesday as World Awaits New US Admin

Asian markets are mostly higher Tuesday on the eve of the inauguration of Joe Biden as the next U.S. president.The ...

Artist paints portraits of Biden-Harris on inauguration eve

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], January 19 (ANI): On the eve of the inauguration ceremony of US President-elect Joe Biden and Vice ...

Researchers Detect Coronavirus Variant in Southern California

Researchers say they have found a new coronavirus strain in Southern California, currently one of the hardest-hit areas in the ...

Uyghur activist calls for help to end 'genocide' in China

New Delhi [India], January 19 (ANI): With the COVID-19 pandemic causing Uyghurs to be subjected to an even more brutal ...

No. 16 Virginia Tech looks to stay hot vs. Boston College

When Virginia Tech joined the Atlantic Coast Conference in the summer of 2004, some of the old guard doubted the ...

Biden facing 'competing crises' as he takes office

Among pressing matters, US President-elect Joe Biden announced a multidisciplinary plan to combat Covid-19.Biden recently proposed a $1.9 trillion rescue ...

Biden, Harris to Honor US Coronavirus Dead Ahead of Inauguration

On the eve of their inauguration, U.S. President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris are honoring the lives of ...

Investors eye recovery as most Asia markets rise, Yellen in focus

Optimism about the global economic recovery and vaccine rollouts trumped ongoing concerns about soaring virus infections Tuesday.World virus cases broke ...

Liam Neeson tops box office for second time amid covid-19

Washington [US], January 19 (ANI): Hollywood star Liam Neeson is proving to be the king of the North American box ...

Powerful 6.4 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Western Argentina

A powerful 6.4 magnitude earthquake hit San Juan Province in Argentina late Monday night, according to early reports from the ...

Iran, six other nations lose right to vote in UNGA

New York [US], January 19 (ANI): Iran and six other nations lost their right to vote in the United Nations ...

Vikas EcoTech Ltd. board to consider rights issue

Mumbai (Maharashtra) India], January 19 (ANI/NewsVoir): BSE and NSE Listed Vikas Ecotech Ltd., an integrated-specialty product solutions company producing a ...

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Dozens dead as Taliban and Afghan security forces clashes escalate

KABUL, Afghanistan - Major violence has spread, and escalated across Afghanistan.Scores of national security forces and Taliban militants have been ...

Israel shuts out Palestinians from vaccine program

JERUSALEM - Israeli authorities should provide Covid-19 vaccines to the more than 4.5 million Palestinians in the occupied West Bank ...

Thousands of armed National Guard troops patrol U.S. capital

WASHINGTON, DC - Washington is locked down and U.S. law enforcement officials are geared up for pro-Trump marches in all ...

Trump administration makes major military strategic shift for Israel

WASHINGTON, DC - In a sign of the changing political environment in the Middle East, the United States military will ...

Execution on Saturday possible last Federal execution in United States

WASHINGTON, DC - Outgoing U.S. President Donald Trump's administration carried out its last federal execution when Dustin John Higgs, convicted ...

Undercover Chinese survey ship intercepted in Indonesian waters

A Chinese government survey ship was intercepted "running dark" without broadcasting its position via AIS (Automated Identification System) by Indonesian ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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