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Experts concerned over pockets of covid among unvaccinated minorities

WASHINGTON, DC: While 11.3 percent of white Americans and 10.5 percent of Asian-Americans have received Covid vaccinations, only 4.6 percent ...

Republicans call to boycott China olympics over human rights abuses

WASHINGTON, DC - The White House press secretary has told reporters it is not certain whether the United States will ...

Covid-19 restrictions have virtually eliminated flu from United States

NEW YORK, New York - Experts are searching for an answer as to what caused the flu to virtually disappear ...

Humanity's insatiable greed for growth has consequences

A triad of intersecting world-wide pandemics simultaneously threatening humanity today are the end results of its own insatiable greedy human ...

California now makes up 10 percent of America's COVID-19 death toll

LOS ANGELES, California: California has now recorded over 50,000 deaths from COVID-19, representing more than ten percent of the total ...

Texas hearings to focus on failures that left people without power

AUSTIN, Texas: Texas lawmakers have begun hearings into the causes of the enormous power outages that plagued Texas residents at ...

U.S. Senate votes 78-20 to confirm Thomas-Greenfield as UN ambassador

WASHINGTON DC: - Career foreign service diplomat Linda Thomas-Greenfield was approved to become U.S. ambassador to the United Nations this ...

Supreme Court ruling exacerbates Trump's legal issues

NEW YORK, New York - Like a mob boss looking for payback, Donald Trump wanted the Supreme Court to do ...

Inspectors to seek out metal failure as cause of United engine fire

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has ordered immediate inspections of all Boeing 777-200 planes using Pratt ...

Gurugram resident elated after mention in 'Mann Ki Baat'

By Sahil PandeyNew Delhi [India], February 28 (ANI): Banker by profession and nature enthusiast by passion, Mayur Shah on Sunday ...

'India emerging as COVID-19 vaccine manufacturing hub'

New Delhi [India], February 28 (ANI): Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday said India is emerging as the 'COVID-19 ...

India defeat Germany 6-1

Krefeld [Germany], February 28 (ANI): Playing their first international match in over 12 months, the Indian men's hockey team led ...

392 drug peddlers held in Punjab in last 3 days, says DGP

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], February 28 (ANI): Under a week-long drive against the drug menace in the state, Punjab Police have ...

Rohit wondering about pitch for 4th Test

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], February 28 (ANI): India batsman Rohit Sharma on Sunday took a cheeky dig at the pitch critics, ...

Tale behind 'Delhi Riots: A tale of burn and blame'

New Delhi [India], February 28 (ANI): A documentary based on violence that took place in North East Delhi in February ...

Germany defeat India 1-0

Dusseldorf [Germany], February 28 (ANI): Indian women's hockey team battled hard but went down 1-0 to world number three Germany ...

India has a gruelling net session ahead of fourth Test

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], February 28 (ANI): Ahead of the upcoming fourth Test against England, Virat Kohli-led India on Sunday had ...

China's role under scanner in Myanmar coup

Naypyitaw [Myanmar], February 28 (ANI): With most nations condemning military takeover in Myanmar and arrest of elected leader Aung San ...

Chinese Investment in Australia Plummets Amid Tensions

SYDNEY - Chinese investment in Australia fell by 61% in 2020 to the lowest level recorded by the Australian National ...

'Not a Good Idea:' Experts Concerned about Pope Trip to Iraq

VATICAN CITY - Infectious disease experts are expressing concern about Pope Francis' upcoming trip to Iraq, given a sharp rise ...

Yemen Rebels Claim Saudi Strikes, Threaten New Attack

Yemen's Iran-backed Houthi rebels on Sunday claimed the attempted strikes that targeted neighboring Saudi Arabia overnight and threatened more attacks, ...

SLC appoint Tom Moody as Director of Cricket

Colombo [Sri Lanka], February 28 (ANI): Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) on Sunday confirmed the appointment of former Australia all-rounder, Tom ...

Palace Spox lauds NegOr for effectively handling COVID-19

PAMPLONA, Negros Oriental, Feb. 27 (PIA) -- Palace Spokesperson Sec. Harry Roque lauded the Provincial Government of Negros Oriental for ...

At Least 5 Deaths Reported in Bloodiest Day of Myanmar Coup Protests

The crackdown against opponents of Myanmar's military takeover intensified Sunday as security forces were reported to have fired on protesters, ...

Foakes talks about Ahmedabad pitch debate

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], February 28 (ANI): Amid the debates over the nature of the pitch that was prepared for the ...

14-member Indian boxing team leave for Boxam Tournament

New Delhi [India], February 28 (ANI) A 14-member strong Indian boxing team on Sunday left for Castellon, Spain to participate ...

Vinesh Phogat wins gold medal

Kyiv [Ukraine], February 28 (ANI): Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat on Sunday won the gold medal in the women's 53-kg category ...

Taliban Warn Turning Away from Afghan Peace Deal Doomed to Failure

ISLAMABAD - The Taliban demanded Sunday that the United States and its foreign military allies leave Afghanistan by May 1, ...

Hezbollah and Israel's richest were both welcome at a DRC bank

Swiss-based Afriland First Group SA star's performer is its banking unit in the Democratic Republic of Congo.Information provided by whistleblowers ...

Narine not ready for international cricket: Harper

St John's [Antigua], February 28 (ANI): West Indies chief selector Roger Harper has said that spinner Sunil Narine has indicated ...

Those with genetic disorders should be prioritized

Washington [US], February 28 (ANI): During a recent study, an international team of researchers discovered that in comparison to the ...

India-Brazil space cooperation reaches new heights

New Delhi [India], February 28 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated NewSpace India Limited (NSIL) and Indian Space Research ...

Indian skeet mixed teams disappoint in Cairo Shotgun WC

New Delhi [India], February 28 (ANI): The two Indian pairs in the Skeet Mixed Team competition at the ongoing International ...

Rainbow Cup: Chances of SA teams playing games at home look slim

South African teams taking part in the Rainbow Cup later this year could find themselves based in either Dublin, Dubai ...

At Least 5 Dead in Bloodiest Day of Myanmar Coup Protests

Myanmar police opened fire on protesters on Sunday killing at least four people and wounding several in the bloodiest day ...

Indian Women's League 2020-21 to be hosted in Odisha

New Delhi [India], February 28 (ANI): The All India Football Federation (AIFF) on Sunday confirmed Odisha as the venue for ...

Prince Harry says 'will never walk away' from royal family

Washington [US], February 28 (ANI): Prince Harry recently opened up about his decision of stepping back from the royal role ...

Mudit Dani talks about playing tournaments again

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], February 28 (ANI): Paddler Mudit Dani is all set to take on Finland's Olah Benedek in the ...

Gilgit-Baltistan neglected despite being Gateway to CPEC

Islamabad [Pakistan], February 28 (ANI): While Imran Khan looks excited over China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), Gilgit-Baltistan, also known as the ...

FROM THE FIELD: Adapting to survive and thrive in Ghana

In the West African country of Ghana, many people from farming backgrounds are forced to find new ways to survive, ...

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CDC cannot prevent landlords from evicting tenants, says court

TYLER, Texas: A federal judge on Thursday struck down as unconstitutional regulations preventing landlords from evicting residential tenants. The regulations ...

Restaurants, stadiums, party sites to reopen in Massachusetts

BOSTON, Massachusetts: Massachusetts restaurants will no longer be required to limit their seating capacities beginning March 1. Government sources say ...

China's Hong Guang Mini EV outselling Tesla's high-end cars

BEIJING, China: The Chinese public seems to have developed a penchant for the pocket-friendly Hong Guang Mini EV, priced at ...

Unemployment in Ireland reaches 25% due to pandemic

DUBLIN, Ireland - It will take until 2023 for Ireland to return to full employment following the Covid pandemic, Ireland's ...

Concerned about security, Biden seeks to produce supply chain goods

WASHINGTON, DC: In order to reduce the United States' reliance on the imports of advanced batteries, pharmaceuticals, critical minerals and ...

U.S. stocks breakdown continues, techs however gain

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were like a tug of war Friday. Industrials lost ground, while technology stocks ...

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