Wed, 20 Nov 2019

FBI indictment of Epstein did not extend to British prince accusations

WASHINGTON, DC - Charges leveled by the FBI against Jeffrey Epsten filed before his suicide did not extend to claims ...

Pakistani Opposition Calls Off Road Blockades

ISLAMABAD -- A radical Pakistani cleric and other opposition leaders have called on their supporters to stop blocking roads in ...

Poll Shows Sharp Rise in Number Of Russians Valuing Freedom Of Speech

Independent Russian pollster Levada Center says that the number of Russians citing freedom of speech, freedom of faith, and freedom ...

US Sanctions People, Networks Accused of Supporting Islamic State

WASHINGTON - The United States has imposed new sanctions on individuals and networks for providing financial support to the Islamic ...

US Ambassador Sondland to Testify in Trump Impeachment Inquiry

U.S. Ambassador to the E.U. Gordon Sondland on Wednesday will be the most high-profile witness to appear before the U.S. ...

Two US Soldiers Killed in Afghan Helicopter Crash

ISLAMABAD - The U.S. military said Wednesday two of its service members were killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan.The ...

Sensex closes 182 points higher, Nifty pharma up by 3.2 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Nov 20 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices rose to new highs in a blockbuster Wednesday morning session but ...

Ukrainian Naftogaz Executive Cooperating In U.S. Probe Of Giuliani

U.S. federal prosecutors are planning to interview Andrew Favorov, an executive of the Ukrainian state-owned Naftogaz oil and gas conglomerate, ...

Pentagon Says Iran's Missile Arsenal Unequaled In Middle East

Iran's arsenal of missiles is unmatched in the Middle East, even bigger than Israel's, a U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency report ...

Iranians Struggle Without the Internet

OAKLAND, CALIF. - The Iranian people have experienced days without the internet, the result of a government-backed shutdown as a ...

Experts: North Korea's Nuclear Weapons, Missiles Make It Less Secure

WASHINGTON - Contrary to Pyongyang's belief that nuclear weapons and missile programs safeguard its security and ensure its survival, experts ...

Two U.S. Soldiers Killed In Afghanistan Helicopter Crash

KABUL -- The U.S. military says two of its service members have been killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan.The ...

MTV Launches 2020 '+1thevote' Campaign to Mobilize Millennial, Gen Z

In 1990, a bikini-clad Madonna wrapped in a U.S. flag urged MTV viewers to vote in Senate elections as the ...

Mandy Moore announces first music tour after long gap

Washington D.C [USA], Nov 20 (ANI): American singer-songwriter Mandy Moore announced her first music tour after nearly a decade. The ...

US Senate Approves Hong Kong Human Rights And Democracy Act

The U.S. Senate on Tuesday passed a bill which requires an annual review of Hong Kong's human rights situation and ...

Emerging east Asia bond market growth steady amid global slowdown

Manila [Philippines], Nov 20 (ANI): Emerging east Asia's local currency bond market posted steady growth during the third quarter of ...

Ukraine Naftogaz Executive Cooperating In U.S. Probe Of Giuliani

U.S. Federal prosecutors are planning to interview Andrew Favorov, an executive of Ukrainian state-owned Naftogaz oil and gas conglomerate, as ...

OPINION: Why facial recognition is evil

I have a strong negative reaction when I find out that law enforcement or a big corporation like Facebook use ...

Nadal fires as Spain beat Russia at Davis Cup

Madrid - Rafael Nadal instigated a Spanish comeback against Russia in the Davis Cup on Tuesday by capitalising on a ...

Kyrgios insists Australia can win Davis Cup after opening victory

Madrid - Nick Kyrgios has said he can beat anyone at the Davis Cup and is ready to lead Australia ...

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Swedish prosecutor discontinues investigation into Julian Assange

STOCKHOLM, Sweden - After pursuing WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange for nearly a decade, Sweden on Monday abandoned its investigation of ...

Men caught smuggling 233kgs of Cocaine from Mexico to Australia

SYDNEY, Australia - Federal and state agencies in Australia and overseas have had a major breakthrough in a weeks-long investigation ...

Trump overturns decades-long policy on Israeli settlements

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump has bowed to pressure by Israel to up-end a decades-long policy of regarding ...

Violence at Hong Kong protests turns ugly

HONG KONG - A number of protesters in Hong Kong have accidently caught fire after throwing petrol bombs and molotov ...

One third of Afghan population facing severe acute food insecurity

Over the last three months (August to October 2019), around one-third of the Afghan population required urgent humanitarian action, according ...

Search for gunman after shooting of ten people in Fresno

FRESNO, California - Fresno remains in shock after being the latest U.S. city to endure a mass shooting.The death toll ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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