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Experts say, after hurricanes, flood insurance rates to rise in US

NEW YORK CITY, New York: According to a study released by financial services provider LendingTree on Tuesday, updates to the ...

Uncut diamond, at 1,175-carats, is third largest in world

NEW YORK CITY, New York: The Lucara Diamond mining company and manufacturer HB Antwerp have put on display a 1,175-carat ...

Americans monitoring outbreak of swine flu in Haiti

WASHINGTON D.C.: The World Organization for Animal Health said the first outbreak of the African swine fever, a fatal pig ...

U.S. questions Zoom proposed purchase of Five9 call center

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Justice Department is probing Zoom, the videoconferencing company, following its $14.7 billion deal for cloud call ...

US Covid deaths now match number of fatalities in 1918 flu pandemic

WASHINGTON D.C.: COVID-19 has now killed as many Americans as the 1918-19 Spanish flu pandemic, numbering some 675,000.However, the 1918 ...

Ireland rugby match to be canceled as fans unable to travel

DUBLIN, Ireland: Ireland's first rugby match of the 2021-22 season against the USA Eagles is to be canceled because of ...

Senators want U.S. to prosecute unruly air passengers

WASHINGTON D.C.: On Monday, Attorney-General Merrick Garland was urged by two senior U.S. Senate Democrats to investigate and prosecute unruly ...

Waymo adds San Francisco to cities testing self-driving vehicles

SAN FRANCISCO, California: Waymo has begun offering rides in its all-electric self-driving Jaguar I-PACE sport utility vehicles to a pre-determined ...

Australian submarines: An arms deal or military pact?

On September 15, 2021, the heads of government of Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States announced the formation ...

Guatemala Attorney General added to U.S. corruption list

WASHINGTON D.C.: In a move that highlighted the Biden administration's frustration, the U.S. this week added Guatemala Attorney-General Consuelo Porras ...

Official: Tigers, lions at National Zoo expected to recover from Covid

WASHINGTON D.C.: Tigers and lions at the Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington, which were infected last week with COVID-19, are ...

At auction, first printing of U.S. Constitution could see $20 million

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Auction house Sotheby's announced that it will auction a rare first-edition printed copy of the ...

Lawmaker concerned American purchase of JetBlue means higher fares

WASHINGTON, D.C.: U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal has written to the Transport Department, warning that a partnership between American Airlines and ...

California trees, homes wrapped in aluminum to protect from wildfires

MEYERS, California: Contractor Martin Diky said that he panicked when a wildfire began advancing toward his mountain house in Meyers, ...

New York City welcomes first whiskey distillery in over a century

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Great Jones Distilling Company's four-story distillery, which opened last month in Manhattan, is the borough's ...

European Union supports France in spat with Australia over subs

France continues to fume over Australia's decision to ditch a €60bn French contract to build 12 submarines for the Australian ...

Russia Calls For Mutual Recognition Of COVID Vaccines

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says Moscow supports mutual recognition by countries of COVID-19 vaccines approved by other states.'COVID-19 is ...

Jon Rahm lone European favored in Ryder Cup singles

While the outcome of the 43rd Ryder Cup appears to be a foregone conclusion, there is plenty of action to ...

PM Modi urges people to observe 'river festival'

New Delhi [India], September 26 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged people to celebrate the 'river festival" on the occasion ...

Taliban welcomes US for allowing humanitarian assistance

Kabul [Afghanistan], September 26 (ANI): The Taliban on Sunday welcomed the US recent measure of allowing the flow of humanitarian ...

MLB roundup: Rays clinch AL East title with victory

Mike Zunino popped a tiebreaking two-run homer as the Tampa Bay Rays claimed the American League East crown with a ...

Angels deal blow to Mariners' playoff hopes with 14-1 rout

Shohei Ohtani hit two run-scoring triples and walked with the bases loaded as the Los Angeles Angels put a crimp ...

UN Secretary-General holds talks with Armenia, Azerbaijan

New York [US], September 26 (ANI/Sputnik): United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has held two separate meetings, with Armenian Foreign Minister ...

Marcus Semien hits No. 43 in Jays' win over Twins

Marcus Semien tied the single-season home run record for second basemen with his 43rd as the Toronto Blue Jays snapped ...

Brewers edge Mets, one game away from NL Central crown

Corbin Burnes bolstered his National League Cy Young candidacy by tossing seven strong innings Saturday night, when he earned the ...

Red Bulls handle rival New York City FC at Yankee Stadium

Omir Fernandez scored in the 43rd minute as the visiting New York Red Bulls survived constant pressure in the second ...

Columbus gets two from Gyasi Zardes to beat Montreal

Gyasi Zardes scored twice and the host Columbus Crew extended their unbeaten streak to three games with a 2-1 victory ...

Rays clinch AL East with 7-3 win over Marlins

Mike Zunino popped a tiebreaking two-run homer as the Tampa Bay Rays claimed the American League East crown with a ...

PM Modi to address 81st edition on 'Mann Ki Baat' today

New Delhi [India], September 26 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the 81st episode of his monthly radio programme ...

Yankees topple Red Sox behind Giancarlo Stanton's slam

Giancarlo Stanton crushed a go-ahead grand slam in the eighth inning, and the New York Yankees tied the host Boston ...

U.S. earns split of afternoon session, takes 11-5 lead

The combination of Dustin Johnson and Collin Morikawa has proved huge for the United States as it moved closer to ...

Starling Marte's walk-off double lifts A's over Astros

Starling Marte scorched a walk-off double with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning Saturday afternoon, giving the ...

Recognition of Taliban not 'on the table', says Russian FM

New York [US], September 26 (ANI): Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Saturday said that the international recognition of the ...

PM Modi's speech at UNGA was 'statesman-like'

Gurugram (Haryana) [India], September 26 (ANI): Sushant Sareen, an expert on Friday lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the latter's ...

U.S. pushes on with COVID-19 vaccination plan as booster shot approved

© Provided by Xinhua "You know, if we don't get people vaccinated who need to be vaccinated, and we get ...

PM Modi pitches for UN reforms

New York [US], September 26 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday (local time) urged the United Nations to improve ...

Key players likely to miss Mercury-Storm playoff game

The Seattle Storm and Phoenix Mercury, two of the WNBA's perennial heavyweights, square off on Sunday afternoon in a WNBA ...

PM Modi's US visit gives new momentum to bilateral ties

New York/Washington [US], September 26 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first visit to the US since the outbreak of COVID-19 ...

PM Modi's best address at UNGA, targetted two neighbours wi

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], September 26 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address at the 76th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) was ...

PM Modi invokes Chanakya, Tagore in his UNGA speech

New York [US], September 26 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi invoked acharya Chanakya, BJP ideologue Deen Dayal Upadhyaya, and Nobel ...

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Right wing Czech party lobbies for referendum on leaving EU

PRAGUE, Czech Republic: The right-of-center Czech party, the SPD, which could be part of a new Czech government next month, ...

Chinese president says China will not export coal-fired power projects

BEIJING, China: Last week, President Xi Jinping said China will stop building coal-fired power plants abroad, while pledging to help ...

Experts say, after hurricanes, flood insurance rates to rise in US

NEW YORK CITY, New York: According to a study released by financial services provider LendingTree on Tuesday, updates to the ...

Americans monitoring outbreak of swine flu in Haiti

WASHINGTON D.C.: The World Organization for Animal Health said the first outbreak of the African swine fever, a fatal pig ...

US Covid deaths now match number of fatalities in 1918 flu pandemic

WASHINGTON D.C.: COVID-19 has now killed as many Americans as the 1918-19 Spanish flu pandemic, numbering some 675,000.However, the 1918 ...

Senators want U.S. to prosecute unruly air passengers

WASHINGTON D.C.: On Monday, Attorney-General Merrick Garland was urged by two senior U.S. Senate Democrats to investigate and prosecute unruly ...

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