Sun, 17 Oct 2021

Meteor is suspected in explosion that rocked New England

MANCHESTER, New Hampshire: A meteor could have caused a loud explosion that was heard on Sunday in parts of southern ...

Noise, pollution causes California to ban gas-powered leaf blowers

SACRAMENTO, California: California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed into law a bill banning the purchase of new leaf blowers using ...

Fauci: US must not end cautions too quickly over Covid

WASHINGTON D.C.: Dr. Anthony Fauci, Chief White House Medical Adviser, has said Americans should celebrate good news about declining COVID-19 ...

Taiwan president vows not to submit to Chinese takeover

TAIPEI, Taiwan: Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen has vowed that Taiwan would never "bow to pressure" from China and pledged to ...

U.S. power systems burdened by drop in hydropower

LOS ANGELES, California: The American west is facing a future of reduced hydroelectric power due to ongoing droughts.Indeed, the famed ...

Central Asian states forging ties with Taliban

The Taliban is getting many suitors lately. It is far from the "pariah" that the Biden Administration thought it was ...

Samsung chips to offer greater self-driving in 2022 Tesla Cybertruck

PALO ALTO, California: An agreement between Tesla and Samsung, calling for the South Korean electronics company to manufacture the next-generation ...

Weather, procedures blamed for Southwest Air canceling 1,800 flights

PHOENIX, Arizona: Some 1,800 Southwest Airlines flights were canceled nationwide from Saturday to Sunday.Airlines officials blame the cancellations on weather, ...

US, China meeting of senior advisors sees lessening of tensions

ZURICH, Switzerland: A six-hour meeting between White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan and his Chinese counterpart, Yang Jiechi, in ...

$60,000 fine for Canadian woman feeding black bears

WHISTLER, British Columbia, Canada: A British Columbia woman bought 10 cases of apples, 50 pounds of carrots and dozens of ...

Giant sequoias burned by intense California wildfires

SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK, California: Officials report that hundreds of giant sequoia trees could have been burned during intense wildfires that ...

Rising poverty moral indictment of our times: Guterres

New York [US], October 16 (ANI): For the first time in two decades, extreme poverty is on the rise, UN ...

Five hours of physical activity per week may prevent some cancers: Study

Washington [US], October 16 (ANI): A new research has found that if Americans met the five hours per week of ...

Study: Sunscreens with zinc oxide become toxic after couple of hours

Washington [US], October 16 (ANI): According to a collaboration that included Oregon State University scientists, sunscreen that includes zinc oxide, ...

Surging Red Bulls, slumping NYCFC renew Hudson River Derby

The New York Red Bulls and New York City FC are heading in opposite directions as they fight for a ...

World leaders to address 4th International Solar Alliance General Assembly from October 18 to 21

New Delhi [India], October 16 (ANI): The fourth General Assembly of the International Solar Alliance (ISA), will be held virtually ...

UN chief urges Central African Republic conflict parties to respect ceasefire

New York [US], October 16 (ANI/Sputnik): UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called on all parties to the conflict in the ...

US to send delegation to Southeast Asia to discuss Myanmar crisis

Washington [US], October 16 (ANI): The United States said it will send a delegation to Thailand, Singapore and Indonesia next ...

India's economic reforms seen as a "positive step" by Biden administration: Sitharaman

By Reena BhardwajWashington [US], October 16 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said India's strategic economic reforms have ...

US offers to relocate, pay money for Afghan family hit by drone in Kabul

Washington [US], October 16 (ANI): The United States has said that it will pay an unspecified amount of condolence money ...

Scientists come up with strategy to overcome colorectal cancers' immunotherapy resistance

Washington [US], October 16 (ANI): A recent study provides insights into why some types of colorectal cancer don't respond to ...

There's a 'Succession'-inspired ice cream!

Washington [US], October 16 (ANI): Season 3 of 'Succession' is almost here, and an ice cream joint in the US ...

US Development Finance Corporation chief Marchick to visit India

Washington [US], October 16 (ANI): US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) Chief Operating Officer (COO) David Marchick will be visiting ...

Red Sox turn to Nathan Eovaldi in Game 2 vs. Astros

Nathan Eovaldi admittedly loves pitching in the postseason, and the Boston Red Sox certainly are thankful for that. The Red ...

Patricia Clarkson, Nathalie Emmanuel to star in spy series 'Gray'

Washington [US], October 16 (ANI): Patricia Clarkson, widely known for shows like 'Six Feet Under' and 'Sharp Objects', and 'Game ...

India introduces draft resolution in UNGA for granting Observer Status to International Solar Alliance

New York [US], October 16 (ANI): India's Permanent Representative to the United Nations (UN) TS Tirumurti on Friday (local time) ...

Wizards' Bradley Beal (knee) exits preseason game vs. Knicks

Wizards star guard Bradley Beal departed Washington's Friday preseason road game against the New York Knicks due to a right ...

Islamic State group claims responsibility of mosque attack in Afghanistan

Kabul [Afghanistan], October 16 (ANI): The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the deadly mosque attack in southern Afghanistan ...

3 in 10 people globally do not have basic handwashing facilities at home: UNICEF

New York [US], October 16 (ANI/Xinhua): Globally, around three in 10 people, or 2.3 billion, do not have handwashing facilities ...

Avalanche facing adversity while Blues take ice for first time

One game into the season and the Colorado Avalanche are dealing with more issues than some teams go through in ...

Exclusion of Myanmar from ASEAN Summit 'perfectly appropriate' step: US State Dept

Washington [US], October 16 (ANI): A senior State Department official on Friday backed the exclusion of the Myanmar military leader ...

UNSC strongly condemns 'horrendous terrorist attack' in Afghanistan's Kandahar

New York [US], October 16 (ANI): The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on Friday strongly condemned the 'horrendous terrorist attack' ...

Stellar at home, D.C. United enters 'crunch time' vs. Nashville

Home cooking has been rather fulfilling this season for D.C. United. D.C. United (12-12-4, 40 points) will bid for their ...

Caps' Alex Ovechkin looks to shine again, this time vs. Lightning

Washington Capitals superstar Alex Ovechkin rewrote another part of the record book in Wednesday night's season-opening win over the New ...

Familiar opponents in 2020-21, Predators and Hurricanes meet again

Putting together the pieces for a new season is a challenge for every team, and yet for the Carolina Hurricanes ...

US condemns deadly suicide attack at mosque in southern Afghanistan

Washington [US], October 16 (ANI): The United States on Friday condemned the latest suicide attack on a Shia mosque in ...

Hungry Panthers seek another win over visiting Isles

Stop No. 2 on the New York Islanders' season-opening 13-game road trip will begin on Saturday night against the host ...

Revs have records in reach, look to extend home streak vs. Fire

The New England Revolution will look to stay hot after a long layoff when they play Chicago Fire FC on ...

Wall Street scores biggest week since June on strong US retail sales

New York [US], October 16 (ANI/Sputnik): Wall Street scored its biggest week since June as strong retail sales boosted the ...

Taliban ask officials not to carry out public executions unless directed by 'top court': Report

Kabul [Afghanistan], October 16 (ANI): The Taliban has directed local officials to refrain from carrying out punishments in public unless ...

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Delta variant blamed for 300,000 jump in August unemployment

WASHINGTON D.C.: A recently released report has detailed how the August surge of the Covid Delta variant saw record numbers ...

White House in push to build wind farms in Atlantic, Pacific

WASHINGTON D.C.: U.S. Secretary of Interior Deborah Haaland has announced that the U.S. government will auction lease agreements for seven ...

Property prices in Ireland increase to 10 year high

DUBLIN, Ireland: Property prices in Ireland are increasing at double digit rates for the first time in a decade.Since August, ...

World stocks on. the boil, Nasdaq rallies 74 points

NEW YORK, New York - Demand for bank stocks and higher-than-expected retail sales bolstered Wall Street on Friday."The economy continues ...

Walgreens to close tenth San Francisco store after shoplifting spree

SAN FRANCISCO, California: Five more Walgreens stores in San Francisco face closures next month because of organized retail theft, which ...

In Washington speech, JPMorgan chief Dimon calls Bitcoin 'worthless'

WASHINGTON D.C.: Jamie Dimon, chief executive of JPMorgan, described bitcoin as "worthless" and said governments will soon regulate digital currency, ...

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