Fri, 27 Nov 2020

White House formally engages in transition to Biden presidency

WASHINGTON, DC - The General Services Administration has ascertained that President-elect Joe Biden is the "apparent winner" of the November ...

Cuban American Mayorkas to Bring Immigration Experience to DHS

WASHINGTON - President-elect Joe Biden's nominee to be secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has been described ...

Russia Accuses West Of 'Meddling' In Belarus

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has accused the West of interfering in Belarus as he met Alyaksandr Lukashenka, who has ...

Some Trump voters still believe he can retain the presidency

As each day brings another blow to US President Donald Trump's effort to overturn election results, many Republicans, echoing Trump's ...

Biden, Wife Jill Note Grief, Sacrifice in Thanksgiving Day Message

On Thanksgiving Day, President-elect Joe Biden and his wife Dr. Jill Biden wished the country a happy holiday, while noting ...

Supreme Court Blocks NY Coronavirus Limits on Houses of Worship

WASHINGTON - As coronavirus cases surge again nationwide the Supreme Court late Wednesday barred New York from enforcing certain limits ...

UK records another 17,555 coronavirus cases with 498 deaths

People walk out from the Fortnum and Mason store, in London, Britain, on Nov. 23, 2020. (Photo by Tim Ireland/Xinhua)The ...

TSM sign SwordArt to record 2-year, $6M deal

TSM have signed Taiwanese star Shuo-Chieh "SwordArt" Hu to a two-year, $6 million contract, believed to be the largest in ...

China firmly opposes military contacts between U.S., Taiwan

The Capitol and a stop sign are seen in Washington D.C., the United States, on Feb. 13, 2020. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)BEIJING, ...

Merkel confirms extension of partial COVID-19 lockdown in Germany

A masked teddy bear is pictured in front of a souvenir shop on a square during COVID-19 pandemic in Frankfurt, ...

Close India-Taiwan ties worry China in Indo-Pacific

Nay Pyi Taw [Myanmar], November 26 (ANI): As relations between India, Taiwan and the United States grow closer in response ...

Uzbekistan Signs Deal With Maltese Firm To Grow Medical Cannabis

Uzbekistan has signed a deal with a Maltese company, Melabis, to grow and produce medical cannabis in the Central Asian ...

Coronavirus: Latest global developments

Here are the latest developments in the coronavirus crisis:Deadly day for USThe United States registers more than 2 400 deaths ...

Pak under pressure to take action against 26/11 perpetrators: Report

Belgium [Brussels], November 26 (ANI): It been 12 years since the gruesome Mumbai terror attack, Pakistan is yet to take ...

26/11 anniversary: European lawmakers write to PM on terrorism

Brussels [Belgium], November 26 (ANI): Two Members of European Parliament (MEPs) have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to express ...

European Parliamentarians seek report on action by Pak

Brussels [Belgium], November 26 (ANI): Two prominent Members of European Parliament (MEP) wrote to Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, condemning ...

26/11 anniversary: US standing alongside India

Washington [US], November 26 (ANI): On the 12th anniversary of the 26/11 Mumbai attack, the United States on Thursday said ...

US Records Highest Coronavirus Toll Since May

The United States registered its deadliest day from the coronavirus since May on Wednesday while also adding nearly 200,000 infections ...

Trump Pardons Former National-Security Adviser Flynn

U.S. President Donald Trump has pardoned former national-security adviser Michael Flynn, who pleaded guilty in 2017 to lying to the ...

NBA All-Star 2021 in Indianapolis pushed back to 2024

New York [USA], November 26 (ANI): The National Basketball Association (NBA) and the Indiana Pacers on Thursday announced that NBA ...

US records over 2,000 COVID-19 deaths in last 24 hours

Washington [US], November 26 (ANI): The United States recorded more than 2,000 deaths due to COVID-19 in the last 24 ...

Coming off win, St. John's faces La Salle

The La Salle Explorers will open their 90th season on Thursday afternoon against the host St. John's Red Storm at ...

Xinhua Photos of the Day (Nov. 26)

BEIJING, Nov. 26 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from ...

Clippers bring back Morris, Patterson

Marcus Morris Sr. and guard Patrick Patterson's time with the Los Angeles Clippers has been extended after the forwards signed ...

Turn the election over: Trump tells Pennsylvania Republicans

Gettysburg (Pennsylvania) [US], November 26 (ANI): US President Donald Trump on Wednesday told the Pennsylvania Republicans that he has all ...

Bills hope to bounce back with win vs. Chargers

The quirkiest of NFL seasons has provided yet another twist as the Buffalo Bills head into the stretch drive with ...

CIA officer killed in Somalia last weekend: Reports

Washington [US], November 26 (ANI/Sputnik): A Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) officer has died from an injury sustained during a mission ...

Turkish Court Adds New Saudi Defendants in Khashoggi Trial

ISTANBUL - A Turkish court this week added new defendants to the case against Saudi officials charged in the killing ...

Sources: Iran Raids Homes of 50 Bahai Families

WASHINGTON - Iran is intensifying its campaign of harassment against its Baha'i religious minority, carrying out what appears to be ...

Tagovailoa back at QB as Dolphins face Jets

Rookie Tua Tagovailoa, benched in the second half last week, will be back at quarterback on Sunday when the Miami ...

Rams seek payback against rival 49ers

The Los Angeles Rams seek to avenge an earlier loss while attempting to remain unbeaten in their new home when ...

Let's be thankful for democracy this season: Biden on Thanksgiving

Delaware [US], November 26 (ANI): Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic with over 12.6 million cases and over 260,000 deaths in ...

Australia Welcomes Release Of Academic In Exchange For Three Iranians

Australia has welcomed the release of British-Australian academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert, who had been serving a 10-year prison sentence in Iran ...

Cowboys strength coach Markus Paul dies

Dallas Cowboys strength and conditioning coach Markus Paul died Wednesday after falling ill at the team facility on Tuesday, the ...

Biden: US Wont Lose Fight Against Coronavirus

WASHINGTON - U.S. President-elect Joe Biden urged Americans on Wednesday to "steel our spines" against the surging coronavirus pandemic but ...

Pakistani PM Commends Trump for Role in Afghan Peace Process

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan is commending outgoing U.S. President Donald Trump for initiating the landmark peace process ...

Trump Pardons Former National Security Adviser Flynn

U.S. President Donald Trump has pardoned former national security adviser Michael Flynn, who pleaded guilty in 2017 to lying to ...

Lynn demotes Chargers' special teams coach

Los Angeles Chargers head coach Anthony Lynn demoted special teams coach George Stewart on Wednesday in the aftermath of a ...

Trump Pardons Flynn, Taking Direct Aim at Russia Probe

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump pardoned former national security adviser Michael Flynn on Wednesday, taking direct aim in the final ...

Compensation Delays for Survivors of Laos' Worst Dam Disaster

More than two years after a dam collapse that caused Laos' worst flooding in decades, survivors say that the dam's ...

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Australian stocks fall while Aussie dollar soars

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - The Australian stock exchange was the lone ranger, selling off on Thursday, while the rest of ...

Beijing and Taipei doing good trade despite diplomatic differences

BEIJING, China, November 26 (ANI): Despite the growing disquiet between Taipei against Beijing, Chinese technology companies have increased orders for ...

China designates special status for Irish whiskey and Irish cream

DUBLIN, Ireland - Irish whiskey and Irish cream have been given a boost by their special designation by one of ...

Philippine Department of Energy preparing for low carbon scenario

QUEZON CITY, Philippines, Nov. 25 (PIA) - The Department of Energy (DOE) is preparing for a low carbon scenario as ...

Microsoft to increase Dublin workforce to 2,700

DUBLIN, Ireland - Microsoft Ireland is to create 200 engineering roles to strengthen its existing Dublin-based team of over 600 ...

China's double-digit export growth surprises analysts

SHANGHAI, China - China's double-digit export growth has surprised analysts, lifting hopes for a faster recovery as the COVID-19 crisis ...

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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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