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China seeks to dominate space, warns US general

SYDNEY, Australia: Lt. General Nina Armagno of the U.S. Space Force has said that rapid advancements in China's military capabilities ...

US set Thanksgiving weekend record with 197 million shoppers

WASHINGTON D.C.: The National Retail Federation (NRF) has reported that even as inflation has negatively affected many household budgets, heavy ...

William, Kate plan US trip in bid to tamp down royal controversies

LONDON, England: Prince William and his wife Kate, the new Prince and Princess of Wales, will travel to the U.S. ...

Some protest plan to thin New Jersey forest to protect from fire

TRENTON, New Jersey: As part of a project to prevent major wildfires in a federally protected New Jersey forest, up ...

Carnival Cruise passenger rescued after falling from ship

MIAMI, Florida: On Thanksgiving day, a passenger who went overboard from a cruise ship, the Carnival Valor in the Gulf ...

Twitter signing up two million users per day, says Musk

SAN Francisco, California: As he struggles with a mass exodus of advertisers and users switching to other platforms, Twitter Chief ...

Female hiker, age 31, dies in US Zion Park

ZION NATIONAL PARK, Utah: Officials from Utah's Zion National Park have announced that a woman died and a man was ...

Unrecyclable plastic can now be recycled

Washington [US], December 3 (ANI): PVC, or polyvinyl chloride, is one of the most produced plastics in the United States ...

China blasts US for coercive diplomacy

Beijing responded after Washington's top diplomat accused China of preparing a military build-upChina has called on the US to drop ...

White House Says Biden Not Intending to Talk to Putin

The White House said U.S. President Joe Biden has 'no intentions' at present of holding negotiations with President Vladimir Putin ...

Biden Signs Bill Averting Strike, to Rail Unions' Dismay

Congress and the Biden administration this week used the provisions of a 96-year-old labor law to force unions representing thousands ...

VOA Interview December 2: John Kirby

white house - VOA White House correspondent Paris Huang spoke with John Kirby, National Security Council (NSC) Coordinator for Strategic ...

NHL roundup: Brady Tkachuk's OT goal lifts Senators past Rangers

Brady Tkachuk scored at 4:42 of overtime and had three points to help the Ottawa Senators rally for a 3-2 ...

Matt Duchene's 3-point night leads Predators past Isles

Four players scored a goal apiece Friday night for the Nashville Predators, who completed a successful back-to-back road set by ...

Matt Duchene's 3-point night leads Isles past Predators

Four players scored a goal apiece Friday night for the Nashville Predators, who completed a successful back-to-back road set by ...

Brady Tkachuk's heroics lift Senators over Rangers in OT

Brady Tkachuk scored at 4:42 of overtime and had three points to help the Ottawa Senators rally for a 3-2 ...

Punjab Police arrest Bishnoi Gang member with 20 pistols

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], December 3 (ANI): Punjab Police's Anti Gangster Task Force (AGTF) on Friday arrested a member of Lawrence ...

EU agrees to cap price of Russian seaborne oil at USD60

Brussels [Belgium], December 3 (ANI): The European Union has reached a deal for a USD 60 per barrel price cap ...

'Twitter Files' released by Elon Musk detailing censorship and suppression of information at Twitter

Washington [US], December 3 (ANI): Twitter CEO Elon Musk released the internal 'Twitter Files' on Friday that showed the company ...

Kraken ride winning streak into hosting Panthers

It was a November to remember for the Seattle Kraken. December has started off well, too. The Kraken will play ...

Rangers sign ace Jacob deGrom to five-year contract

Superstar right-handed pitcher Jacob deGrom signed a five-year contract to join the Texas Rangers on Friday. ESPN reported that the ...

Researchers find link between breast implants after mastectomy, risk of lymphoma

New York [US], December 3 (ANI): Anaplastic large-cell lymphoma (ALCL) is a rare disease whose incidence has increased recently; this ...

Elon Musk to release files on 'Hunter Biden story' censor

Washington [US], December 3 (ANI): Twitter CEO Elon Musk, on Saturday, announced to drop the hidden details on the microblogging ...

Reports: Red Sox reach 2-year, $17.5M deal with RHP Chris Martin

The Boston Red Sox and right-handed reliever Chris Martin have agreed to a two-year, $17.5 million deal, according to multiple ...

US, Russia Trade Jabs Over Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday he is ready for negotiations with the West - provided the West recognizes Russia's ...

League-leading Devils visit Flyers after first OT loss

The New Jersey Devils have played 24 games. They've lost only five times. The powerful Devils will arrive in Philadelphia ...

US adds Russia's Wagner Group to 'Entities of Particular Concern' under int'l religious freedom act

Washington [US], December 3 (ANI): The United States on Friday added Russia's mercenary firm Wagner Group to the list of ...

UN Weekly Roundup: November 26 - December 2, 2022

Editor's note: Here is a fast take on what the international community has been up to this past week, as ...

Alex Jones files for bankruptcy

Lawyers for Sandy Hook families claim the InfoWars host is trying to dodge $1.5 billion payoutControversial InfoWars host Alex Jones ...

Injured QBs return for Bears' meeting with Packers

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is dealing with thumb and rib injuries, while Chicago Bears counterpart Justin Fields has ...

Detained American in Russia Makes Contact With Family

The brother of American Paul Whelan, who has been detained in Russia since 2018 after being convicted on espionage charges ...

Jobs are up! Wages are up! So why am I as an economist so gloomy?

In any other time, the jobs news that came down on Dec. 2, 2022, would be reason for cheer.The U.S. ...

India to deliberate on UN reforms, global counter-terrorism during December presidency of UNSC

New York [US], December 3 (ANI): Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations, Ruchira Kamboj on Friday said that ...

Killed Islamic State Leader Had Previous Run-In With US

Washington - The United States was able to quickly confirm the death of the Islamic State's leader in southern Syria ...

Draconian lockdowns-triggered protests may dash China's global superpower plan

Beijing [China], December 2 (ANI): The ongoing protests in China over draconian lockdowns and the Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) zero ...

Raised on Patna's streets, 8-yr-old orphan to board US flight

Patna (Bihar) [India], December 2 (ANI): 'There are angels in human shape' -- so goes the phrase on the lips ...

Christian Pulisic cleared to play for U.S. vs. Netherlands

U.S. men's national team star Christian Pulisic will play in Saturday's Round of 16 World Cup match against the Netherlands ...

Knicks aim to subdue Luka Doncic, Mavericks

With nearly identical records and a similarly up-and-down 10-game stretch in the rearview mirror, the New York Knicks and Dallas ...

Manager: Christian Pulisic 'looks pretty good' for Team USA

U.S. men's national team star Christian Pulisic is a possibility to play in Saturday's Round of 16 World Cup match ...

Edward Snowden receives Russian passport lawyer

The American whistleblower has now become a full-fledged Russian citizen, his lawyer saysFormer CIA and National Security Agency (NSA) officer ...

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US single-family home prices fall in September

CHICAGO, Illinois: Amidst higher mortgage rates, which are curbing demand, several surveys showed that U.S. single-family home prices slowed again ...

U.S. stock markets take a back seat, Nasdaq Composite retreats 21 points

NEW YORK, New - U.S. stocks were little changed at the close Friday after a volatile week.A labor report released ...

HSBC sells holdings to Royal Bank of Canada

HONG KONG: Paving the way for a potential bumper payout to shareholders, HSBC has agreed to sell its business in ...

US set Thanksgiving weekend record with 197 million shoppers

WASHINGTON D.C.: The National Retail Federation (NRF) has reported that even as inflation has negatively affected many household budgets, heavy ...

Exxon Mobil closing oil division in Equatorial Guinea in 2026

IRVING, Texas: Exxon Mobil Corp will wind down oil production in Equatorial Guinea in West Africa after its license expires ...

U.S. stock markets divided over Fed chair, jobs reports, U.S. dollar dives

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were mixed on Thursday as investors continued to digest remarks from Fed Chair ...

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