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Biden signs bill awarding Congressional Gold Medal to Jan 6

Washington [US] August 6 (ANI): US President Joe Biden on Thursday (local time) signed legislation awarding the Congressional Gold Medal ...

Asian-American delegation meets Biden

By Reena BhardwajWashington [US], August 6 (ANI): US President Joe Biden has proposed a comprehensive immigration bill, said White House ...

Kris Bryant leads Giants to comeback win over D'backs

Kris Bryant hit a run-scoring double in the 10th inning as the visiting San Francisco Giants rallied to beat the ...

U.S. infrastructure bill to add 256 bln USD to deficits over 10 years: CBO

© Provided by Xinhua The latest analysis from the CBO shows that just more than half of the new infrastructure ...

Raab welcomes US offer of safe haven to Hong Kongers

London [UK], August 6 (ANI): UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab on Thursday (local time) welcomed the decision by the United ...

Trevor Story hits two homers as Rockies edge Cubs

Trevor Story hit two home runs, Connor Joe and Sam Hilliard also went deep, and the Colorado Rockies beat the ...

Giants activate Brandon Belt, place Kevin Gausman on paternity list

The San Francisco Giants activated first baseman Brandon Belt from the 10-day injury list prior to Thursday's game against the ...

Biden Wants America to Speed the Shift to Electric Cars

WHITE HOUSE - Within nine years, half of all new vehicles sold in the United States should be zero-emission cars ...

U.S. urges new Iranian government to return to nuke talks

© Provided by Xinhua "We hope that Iran seizes the opportunity now to advance diplomatic solutions," State Department spokesperson Ned ...

Biden Wants America to Speed Shift to Electric Cars

WHITE HOUSE - Within nine years, half of all new vehicles sold in the United States should be zero-emission cars ...

Gary Sanchez is latest Yankee to test positive for COVID-19

New York Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday, according to manager Aaron Boone. Sanchez is the ...

Dylan Bundy, Angels blank lowly Rangers

Dylan Bundy threw 6 1/3 shutout innings in his best outing of the season, and the Los Angeles Angels beat ...

US to Probe Police Conduct in Phoenix

The U.S. Justice Department said Thursday it is launching a civil rights investigation of the large city of Phoenix, Arizona, ...

Diamondbacks designate Josh Reddick for assignment

The Arizona Diamondbacks designated veteran outfielder Josh Reddick for assignment prior to Thursday's afternoon game against the visiting San Francisco ...

White House Weighs Proof of Vaccination for Foreign Visitors

The White House has confirmed that it is considering requiring foreign visitors to show proof of vaccination to potentially restart ...

Biden administration unsure if foreigners with Russian,

Washington [US] August 6 (ANI/Sputnik): The Biden administration has yet to decide whether foreign visitors to the US with a ...

Fire transfer MF Przemyslaw Frankowski to France's RC Lens

The Chicago Fire agreed Thursday to transfer midfielder Przemyslaw Frankowski to the Ligue 1 club RC Lens. Terms of the ...

Marlins prevail to take 3 of 4 from Mets

Jorge Alfaro hit a tie-breaking single in the bottom of the eighth inning, leading the host Miami Marlins to a ...

Penn National acquiring theScore, planning betting platform

Penn National announced Thursday it will acquire Canadian sports media and betting company theScore for about $2 billion in cash ...

U.S. Urges Raisi's Iran To Resume Nuclear Talks 'Soon'

The United States has urged Iran to return to talks on reviving the 2015 nuclear deal after the new hard-line ...

Yankees activate LHP Wandy Peralta from COVID IL

The New York Yankees activated left-hander Wandy Peralta from the COVID-19 injured list before Thursday night's game against the visiting ...

Blinken urges ASEAN to address Myanmar military coup

Washington [US], August 6 (ANI): US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Thursday (local time) took part in the Friends ...

Reports: Hawks signing G Lou Williams to 1-year, $5M deal

The Atlanta Hawks are re-signing veteran guard Lou Williams to a one-year, $5 million deal, Yahoo Sports and The Athletic ...

U.S. trade deficit surges to record high in June

© Provided by Xinhua "The trade deficit likely will remain elevated in coming months due to continued strength in U.S. ...

Roger Federer out of Western Southern Open

Roger Federer withdrew from the Western Southern Open due to a knee injury one day after Naomi Osaka said she ...

Olympics roundup: USA aims for gold in men's basketball, baseball

The United States will play for gold medals in men's basketball and baseball after semifinal wins Thursday at the 2020 ...

Rapids transfer D Sam Vines to Belgium's Royal Antwerp

The Colorado Rapids announced the transfer Thursday of left back Sam Vines to Belgium's Royal Antwerp. The 22-year-old U.S. Men's ...

LA Galaxy sign Serbian F Dejan Joveljic

The Los Angeles Galaxy signed Serbian forward Dejan Joveljic on Thursday to a four-and-a-half-year contract through the end of the ...

Veteran QB Matt Barkley signing with Titans

Free agent quarterback Matt Barkley announced his signing with the Tennessee Titans on Thursday. The 30-year-old veteran spent the past ...

Mother's sleep loss associated with aging

Washington [US], August 5 (ANI): When new mothers complain that all those sleepless nights caring for their newborns are taking ...

Blinken holds talks with Afghan reconciliation council head

Washington DC [US], August 5 (ANI): US Secretary of State Antony Blinken spoke with the head of Afghanistan's High Council ...

Raisi Takes Oath as Iran's New President

Ebrahim Raisi was sworn in Thursday as Iran's new president.The ultraconservative former judge won a landslide election in June in ...

US Unemployment Benefit Claims Edged Lower Last Week

WASHINGTON - The number of claims for unemployment benefits edged lower in the U.S. last week but remained in the ...

Biden Gives Hong Kong Residents 'Safe Haven' in US

U.S. President Joe Biden on Thursday offered an 18-month "safe haven" to thousands of Hong Kong residents to remain living ...

Native Hawaiians 'Reclaim' Surfing With Moore's Olympic Gold

Carissa Moore wore a white and yellow plumeria pinned next to her ear for her victory-lap interviews after making history ...

AFL-CIO President Trumka, Prominent US Labor Leader, Dies

WASHINGTON - AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, head of the largest U.S. labor organization and a key figure in Democratic politics, ...

Rockies activate two pitchers from COVID-19 injured list

The Colorado Rockies reinstated right-handers Yency Almonte and Antonio Senzatela from the COVID-19 injured list on Thursday. Senzatela (2-8, 4.58 ...

Report: Wizards re-sign G Raul Neto

The Washington Wizards re-signed free-agent guard Raul Neto to a one-year contract, according to a report Thursday by The Athletic. ...

China opposes US arms sales to Taiwan

Beijing [China], August 5 (ANI): China has expressed strong opposition to United States arms sales to Taiwan and lodged solemn ...

China leads gold tally as teenage diver Quan shines at Tokyo Olympics

© Provided by Xinhua With three days of Olympic competition remaining, China won a gold each in diving and table ...

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Florida records highest number of COVID-19 hospitalizations

MIAMI, Florida: One day after recording the highest number of new daily COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic, ...

Despite efforts to save 1,500 jobs, Virginia drug plant closes

CHARLESTON, West Virginia: A West Virginia pharmaceutical plant that employed some 1,500 people has closed, despite a late effort by ...

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 ...

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