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To receive Covid vaccination, Indonesians heading to U.S.

JAKARTA, Indonesia: Some Indonesian residents are traveling to wealthier countries to receive Covid vaccinations."It just so happens that I haven't ...

Planning for space tourism, company flies test balloon 20 miles high

ORLANDO, Florida: Space Perspective, which plans to bring tourists to space inside a capsule tethered to a balloon, successfully flew ...

EU countries to allow Americans, others to return

BRUSSELS, Belgium: In the much-awaited opening following the Covid pandemic, the European Union announced on Friday that its member countries ...

Calls Grow to Evacuate Afghans Who Worked for US Troops

SAN DIEGO - In the chaotic, final hours of the Vietnam War, the U.S. evacuated thousands of South Vietnamese who ...

New York Governor: State's COVID Emergency to End Thursday

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday the COVID-19 State of Emergency, originally declared in March of 2020, will expire ...

Calls Grow to Evacuate Afghans to Guam as US Troops Leave

SAN DIEGO - In the chaotic, final hours of the Vietnam War, the U.S. evacuated thousands of South Vietnamese who ...

British scientist from WHO team in China's Wuhan recused

Washington [US], June 24 (ANI): In a move that has thickened the plot surrounding the lab leak theory on COVID-19 ...

Afghan govt to arm, train civilians against Taliban

Kabul [Afghanistan], June 24 (ANI): Amid rising violence in Afghanistan, government officials have said that they would arm and train ...

UN Envoy Accuses Russian Mercenaries Of Human Rights Abuses In C.A.R.

The UN envoy to the Central African Republic (C.A.R.), as well as diplomats from the United States and France, has ...

Report: Celtics set to hire Ime Udoka as head coach

The Boston Celtics and Brooklyn Nets assistant Ime Udoka are putting the finishing touches on a deal for Udoka to ...

Reports: No significant hip issue for Mets' Marcus Stroman

The New York Mets received good news about right-hander Marcus Stroman after an MRI on his left hip did not ...

Britain Denies Russia Fired Warning Shots At Warship In Black Sea

The United Kingdom has denied reports that a Russian vessel fired warning shots at a British Navy ship in the ...

Iran Voices Optimism Nuclear Deal Can Be Revived

Outgoing Iranian President Hassan Rohani says the main issues between Tehran and world powers to revive the 2015 nuclear deal ...

RT DOCUMENTARY CELEBRATES 10 YEARS ON AIR

MOSCOW, JUNE 23 - RTDoc, RT's 24/7 documentary channel, is marking its 10th anniversary. Over its decade on air, RTDoc ...

Asian Americans Lobby to Name Navy Ship for Filipino Sailor

SAN FRANCISCO - Asian Americans, veterans and civilians in the U.S. and the Philippines are campaigning to name a Navy ...

As Homicides Surge, Biden to Press for More Gun Control Action

WASHINGTON - As summer arrives, gun violence in major U.S. cities shows no signs of letting up, prompting the administration ...

Poll: Many Democrats Want More US Support for Palestinians

WASHINGTON - A new poll on American attitudes toward a core conflict in the Middle East finds about half of ...

Sky meet Liberty again on six-game winning streak

The surging Chicago Sky will look to sweep a back-to-back set against the host New York Liberty on Thursday when ...

Michigan Republicans Reject Trump Vote Fraud Claims

A Republican Party-led investigation in Michigan has concluded that, despite claims by former president Donald Trump and his allies, there ...

Mets' Pete Alonso to defend Home Run Derby title

New York Mets first baseman Pete Alonso will defend his Home Run Derby championship. "I'm back. July 12th @ Coors ...

Protest in Canberra for boycott of Beijing 2022 Olympics

Canberra [Australia], June 23 (ANI): A protest was held on Wednesday near Parliament House in Australia, calling for a boycott ...

Dynamo sign D Tim Parker to 3-year extension

The Houston Dynamo announced a three-year contract extension Wednesday for defender Tim Parker. Parker, 28, has started nine games in ...

Katie Lou Samuelson headlines U.S. women's 3x3 team

Four WNBA players will represent the United States in the first 3x3 basketball competition at the Summer Olympics, which begin ...

Beijing accuses Washington of sabotaging regional security

Washington [US], June 23 (ANI): A United States warship sailed through the sensitive Taiwan Strait to demonstrate America's commitment to ...

Atlanta United coach Gabriel Heinze to serve one-game suspension

Atlanta United head coach Gabriel Heinze will not be on the sideline for his team's road game against New York ...

Jailed Russian Activist Fined Over 'Foreign Agent' Law

The jailed former executive director of the pro-democracy Open Russia movement has been fined for failing to provide details of ...

Sabotage attempt foiled at Iranian nuclear agency building media

There was a failed attempt to sabotage one of the buildings owned by the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, Iranian ...

Ashgabat Tops List Of Most Expensive Cities For Expats

A new survey has named Turkmenistan's capital as the world's most expensive city for international employees, illustrating the stark inequalities ...

U.K. Denies Russia Fired Warning Shots At Its Ship In Black Sea

The United Kingdom has denied reports that a Russian vessel fired warning shots at a British Navy ship in the ...

As Homicides Surge, Biden Poised to Press for More Gun Control Action

WASHINGTON - As summer arrives, gun violence in major U.S. cities shows no signs of letting up, prompting the administration ...

Chris Noth was 'hesitant' to join 'SATC' revival

Washington [US], June 23 (ANI): 'Sex and the City' fans know that actor Chris Noth is reprising the role of ...

A's, Rangers hope for quick starts again

The Oakland Athletics and Texas Rangers each have enjoyed one fast start in the first two contests of their four-game ...

Yankees host Royals, aim to improve on RISP

While their offense has improved in the past two weeks, especially with the focus and attempts at eliminating foreign substances ...

Russia Seeks Antidote To Black Market In Phony COVID Certificates

Living in Russia with the option of travel, restaurant dining, or even working in an office is increasingly requiring proof ...

Another Pussy Riot Member Sentenced As Group Pressed By Authorities

MOSCOW -- A Moscow court has sentenced a member of the Russian protest group Pussy Riot to 15 days in ...

For flood-prone cities, seawalls raise as many questions as they answer

The oceans are rising at an accelerating rate, and millions of people are in the way. Rising tides are already ...

Opposite bullpen experiences as Mets host Braves

Atlanta Braves manager Brian Snitker can't find enough work to keep all his relievers busy. That's a problem Luis Rojas, ...

Explosion Outside Islamist Militant Group Leader's Home Kills 3

ISLAMABAD - At least three people have been killed and more than ten others injured in an explosion in Lahore, ...

Eric Adams Leads New York City Mayor Race

Former police officer Eric Adams was leading all candidates in Tuesday's preliminary election to select the Democratic Party's nominee for ...

US Senate Republicans Block Voting Rights Bill

Republicans in the U.S. Senate blocked the advancement of a major voting rights bill Tuesday.The Senate's top Democrat, Majority Leader ...

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Republicans transfer millions to candidates prior to 2022 elections

WASHINGTON, D.C.: The Republican Party spent millions of dollars in May, in its attempt to regain a majority of seats ...

Due to Covid, no foreigners to be allowed at Tokyo Olympics

TOKYO, Japan: The Tokyo Olympic Committee met on Monday to announce that due to the ongoing Covid pandemic in Japan, ...

EU says will sanction Lebanon if no government formed

BEIRUT, Lebanon: EU Foreign Ministers warned they might apply sanctions to Lebanon if its political leaders continue to block the ...

With Covid recovery, traffic in U.S. increases 55% in April

WASHINGTON D.C.: As Americans return post-pandemic normal lives, U.S. motorists drove 55 percent more miles in April than during the ...

Trudeau extends border closings with U.S. until July 21

OTTAWA, Canada: Despite pressure from companies and the tourism industry to ease the nation's travel ban, Canadian Prime Minister Justin ...

With infections rising, Taiwan thanks U.S. for Covid vaccines

TAIPEI, Taiwan: Taiwan received 2.5 million COVID-19 vaccine doses from the United States on Sunday, more than doubling the nation's ...

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