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U.S. sanctions Cuba police, leaders after July protests

WASHINGTON, D.C.: The United States added additional sanctions on the Cuban police force and its leaders on Friday, following the ...

U.S. seizes tanker, seeks owner for bypassing North Korea sanctions

WASHINGTON, D.C.: The United Sates has seized a tanker that it said was assisting North Korea in evading sanctions. In ...

Pfizer seeks permission to administer third Covid dose

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Pfizer has projected a 29 percent increase in the sales of its COVID-19 vaccine in ...

Biden says ban on rental evictions to end on Saturday

WASHINGTON, D.C.: The nationwide ban that prevents landlords from evicting those who do not pay their rent will expire Saturday.The ...

Chinese threats push forward discussions on U.S.-Vietnam ties

HANOI, Vietnam: U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin met with government officials in Vietnam on Thursday to discuss deepening security in ...

Reports: Spurs add free agents Doug McDermott, Zach Collins

The San Antonio Spurs dipped into the free agency pool Monday, agreeing to contracts with forwards Doug McDermott and Zach ...

US to Provide USD 30Mln in COVID-19 aid to Indonesia: NSA

Washington [US] August 3 (ANI/Sputnik): The United States has informed Indonesia that it will provide an additional USD 30 million ...

Trump to Hold Rally in the US State of Alabama on August 21

Washington [US] August 3 (ANI/Sputnik): Former US President Donald Trump will hold a rally in the state of Alabama on ...

Blinken to discuss South China Sea, Myanmar in ASEAN meet

Washington [US], August 3 (ANI): US Secretary of State Antony Blinken during ministerial meetings of the Association of Southeast Asian ...

US recommends avoiding travel to Greece, Ireland, Iran

Washington [US], August 3 (ANI/Sputnik): The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Monday issued an advisory placing ...

Biden Urges New Eviction Pause as Delta Variant Spreads

U.S. President Joe Biden on Monday urged a new ban on evictions to prevent a wave of homelessness as the ...

Giants RB Saquon Barkley (knee) making 'tangible' progress

New York Giants running back Saquon Barkley has made significant progress in his recovery from surgery last year on a ...

U.S. orders 24 Russian diplomats to leave by Sept. 3: Russian ambassador

© Provided by Xinhua The Russian ambassador's interview came two days after the State Department said it had laid off ...

Reports: Mavericks re-sign Tim Hardaway Jr. to 4-year deal

Guard Tim Hardaway Jr. reached a four-year agreement to return to the Dallas Mavericks, multiple outlets reported Monday. ESPN reported ...

Team USA heavily backed as big favorites vs. Spain

Sportsbooks are seeing lopsided action on Team USA as heavy favorites ahead of Tuesday's Olympic Men's Basketball quarterfinal vs. Spain. ...

Jon Lester eager for Cardinals debut vs. Braves

Veteran left-hander Jon Lester will begin yet another chapter when the St. Louis Cardinals host the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday. ...

'US refugee program Priority 2 designation for Afghan'

Washington [US], August 3 (ANI): As the US is weeks away from completing military withdrawal from Afghanistan, US Secretary of ...

US Senate Pushing Ahead with Massive Infrastructure Measure

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Senate pushed ahead Monday with consideration of a nearly $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure package, with Senate ...

U.S. hits 70 percent COVID-19 vaccination goal amid surging Delta cases

© Provided by Xinhua As of Monday, 70 percent of U.S. adults ages 18 and older have received at least ...

Senator Graham, Fully Vaccinated, Tests Positive for COVID-19

COLUMBIA, S.C. - U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham has tested positive for the coronavirus, the first senator to disclose a breakthrough ...

New York Governor Calls for More Vaccinations for State Employees

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said Monday that Metropolitan Transportation Authority and Port Authority employees working in state facilities must ...

Tyler Mahle tries to keep Reds rolling vs. Twins

The Cincinnati Reds look to move a season-high seven games over .500 on Tuesday when they host the opener of ...

Saints sign CB Prince Amukamara, two others

The New Orleans Saints signed free agent cornerbacks Prince Amukamara and KeiVarae Russell as well as offensive guard J.R. Sweezy ...

Afghan Fear Complete Taliban Takeover

Young people who have spoken against Taliban rule in Afghanistan or who adopted lifestyles that don't fit the fundamentalist regime ...

Why spite could destroy liberal democracy

As communism imploded in 1989, the American political scientist Francis Fukuyama asked if liberal democracy was "the end of history", ...

New York mandates Covid-19 vaccine or testing for transport workers

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority will require their workers to get ...

US Official Says Getting Vaccines to Africans is 'Top Priority'

WASHINGTON - The Biden administration is in the process of delivering 25 million vaccine doses to African countries in a ...

DaBaby dropped from Governors Ball Festival lineup

Washington [US], August 2 (ANI): After being dropped from the Lollapalooza lineup for his homophobic comments, American rapper and songwriter ...

Republican report says COVID-19 leaked from Wuhan lab

Washington [US], August 2 (ANI): A Republican lawmaker's report investigating the origins of COVID-19 released on Monday has concluded that ...

Kiki VanDeWeghe steps down as EVP of NBA operations

Kiki VanDeWeghe has stepped down as the NBA's executive vice president of basketball operations and will assume a new role ...

Chinese weightlifter Li dominates women's +87kg division at Tokyo 2020

© Provided by Xinhua China's Li Wenwen shows her supremacy in the women's weightlifting +87kg division and sets three new ...

COVID-19 in U.S. "going to get worse," Fauci warns

© Provided by Xinhua "Things are going to get worse," warned Anthony Fauci, White House chief medical advisor.WASHINGTON, Aug. 2 ...

DaBaby gets dropped from Lollapalooza lineup

Washington [US], August 2 (ANI): American rapper and songwriter, Da Baby got removed from the Sunday lineup of the Lallapalooza ...

U.S. women topple France, advance to quarterfinals

A'ja Wilson scored 22 points and Breanna Stewart added 17 to pace the U.S. Women's Basketball Team to a 93-82 ...

Missile silo splurge reflects China's "Cold War Mentality"

Beijing [China], August 2 (ANI): Just what is China doing? Last week it was revealed that the People's Liberation Army ...

US expands Afghan refugee admissions by thousands

Washington [US], August 2 (ANI): The Biden administration on Monday (local time) expanded access to refugee program for Afghans who ...

USWNT falls to Canada in semis, loses out on gold

Jessie Fleming scored the lone goal to give Canada a shocking victory over the top-ranked U.S. Women's National Team in ...

As Winter Olympics Near, China Ups Intimidation of Foreign Media

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - In six months, throngs of foreign media will arrive in Beijing for the 2022 Winter Olympics. ...

US Expands Eligibility for Afghan Refugee Resettlement

The United States announced Monday it is expanding eligibility for resettling refugees from Afghanistan who may be at risk of ...

Vedanta Aluminium becomes India's largest green power

New Delhi [India], August 2 (ANI/NewsVoir): Vedanta Aluminium Business, India's largest producer of aluminium and value-added products, became India's largest ...

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U.S. states weigh charges to packagers for recycling

PORTLAND, Maine: States throughout America are attempting to pass bills that would make the commercial users of packaging pay for ...

U.S. stock markets directionless over Covid concerns

NEW YORK, New York - The surging Delta variant of COVID-19 has unnerved U.S. investors with Wall Street ending the ...

U.S. economy fell during Covid in greatest slump since 1946

WASHINGTON D.C.: The United States recorded an economic contraction at an annual rate of 19.2 percent in 2020 at the ...

U.S. seeks to end access to foreign crypto exchanges by Americans

WASHINGTON D.C.: Americans have found ways to avoid regulations intended to prevent U.S. customers from accessing overseas cryptocurrency exchanges, according ...

China's Shanghai Composite rebounds, gains nearly two percent

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks on Asian markets opened the week solidly higher.China's Shanghai Composite led the way, jumping 66.93 ...

Uber tells returning employees they must be vaccinated against Covid

SAN FRANCISCO, California: Uber Technologies Inc will open its offices in late October, postponing from the earlier announced September 13, ...

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