Fri, 18 Sep 2020

Falls in tech stocks inspire across-the-board falls on U.S. markets

NEW YORK, New York, Sept. 17 (Xinhua/Big News Network) -- U.S. stocks finished lower on Thursday as shares of big ...

Iranian government lashes out at Pompeo over human rights remarks

TEHRAN, Iran (Tasnim) - Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Saeed Khatibzadeh dismissed the U.S. State Department secretary's tweets on Iran's internal ...

Nearly two thirds of U.S. restaurant closures will be permanent

SAN FRANCISCO, California, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- About 60 percent of U.S. business closures since March are permanent, indicating the ...

Interest rates in U.S. to remain low for next three years, says Fed

Interest rates are expected to stay at or near zero through 2023, the Federal Reserve said Wednesday.Announced as the U.S. ...

36-year old U.S. man charged for conspiring to kidnap and murder

BURLINGTON, Vermont - A federal grand jury in the District of Vermont in the United States returned a third superseding ...

UAE and Bahrain formally recognise Israel

WASHINGTON, DC - United States President Donald Trump on Tuesday (local time) presided over the signing ceremony at the White ...

Bill Gates Snr, who was suffering Alzheimer's disease, has died

SEATTLE, Washington - Bill Gates Sr, a lawyer and father of Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, died on Monday at his ...

Wall Street lifts as technology stocks surge

NEW YORK, New York Sept. 15 (Xinhua/Big News Network) -- U.S. stocks finished higher on Tuesday as Wall Street paid ...

Justin Thomas takes sole lead at US Open, Tiger Woods way behind

New York [USA], September 18 (ANI): Justin Thomas recorded the lowest ever score in a US Open at Winged Foot ...

Equity indices close lower on profit booking, Dr Reddy's up 10 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Sep 18 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices swung into the red territory during second half of trading session ...

China Holds Military Exercises Near Taiwan as US Diplomat Visits

China said Friday it was conducting military exercises near the Taiwan Strait, as a top U.S. diplomat visits the self-ruled ...

How the modern world was shaped by epidemics 500 years ago

The coronavirus pandemic has been compared with many previous contagions, including the great plague and the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic. ...

US charges five Chinese nationals for global hacking

Washington [US], September 18 (ANI): The United States has charged five Chinese nationals and two Malaysian nationals over global hacking ...

Trump Will Not Attend UN General Assembly

White House chief of staff Mark Meadows said President Donald Trump will not attend the United Nations General Assembly next ...

Angels rookie aims to keep streak against Rangers

Jared Walsh might just be the best thing that happened to the Los Angeles Angels in 2020. The rookie first ...

Indian-Pacific Quad working together to break Chinese monopoly

Canberra [Australia], September 18 (ANI): In a bid to break the Chinese monopoly on processing rare earth elements, the Indian-Pacific ...

Streaking Yankees take hot bats into Boston

After hitting 19 homers in the past three games to push their winning streak to eight games, the New York ...

Rays continue push toward AL East title against Orioles

The Tampa Bay Rays are making a run at the American League East title, and their lead is up to ...

Fried, Matz return to mound for Braves, Mets

The Atlanta Braves are hoping Max Fried's return to the rotation Friday night puts him in position to start a ...

Delhi Police's Special Cell probing cyber attack on NIC, MEITY

New Delhi [India], September 18 (ANI): The Special Cell of Delhi Police is probing a suspected malware attack that has ...

Germany, France, UK Rebuke Beijing Over South China Sea

The United Kingdom, France and Germany have signed a joint note denouncing China's claims in the South China Sea, in ...

Jays look for improved pitching in DH vs. Phils

The Toronto Blue Jays, coming off a historic beatdown over the past three days in the Bronx, will hope to ...

Has Australia really had 60,000 undiagnosed COVID-19 cases?

A preliminary study, posted online this week by researchers at the Australian National University and elsewhere, estimates 71,000 Australians had ...

Battleground State of Michigan Key in 2020 Path to White House

SAGINAW, MICHIGAN - Amid a sea of flags flying in a strong breeze, all of them emblazoned with "Trump" and ...

Giuliani Associates Face New Federal Fraud Charges

NEW YORK - Federal prosecutors brought new wire fraud charges Thursday against an associate of former New York Mayor Rudy ...

Wildfire Smoke a Growing Health Problem

The world's worst air this week is not in pollution hot spots like India or China. It's in the western ...

Trump, Biden Question Each Other's Fitness for Office

WHITE HOUSE - U.S. President Donald Trump and his election challenger, former Vice President Joe Biden, on Thursday accused each ...

Belarus Opposition Leader To Address UN Rights Body

Belarus opposition leader Svyatlana Tsikhanouskaya will address the UN Human Rights Council by video on September 18 during an urgent ...

US Open champion Naomi Osaka withdraws from French Open

Freshly crowned US Open champion Osaka said in posts on Instagram and Twitter.On Sunday, Osaka rallied from a set down ...

UN urges solidarity, cooperation as global COVID-19 cases top 30 million

A Palestinian artist paints a mural in the southern Gaza Strip city of Rafah, on Sept. 13, 2020. (Photo by ...

President Trump not to attend UNGA session in-person: White House

Washington [US], September 18 (ANI/Sputnik): US President Donald Trump has abandoned his plans to deliver a speech at the United ...

MLB roundup: Yanks make homer history in series sweep

Brett Gardner, DJ LeMahieu, and Luke Voit homered in a span of three pitches in the fourth inning, and the ...

Equity indices trade higher, pharma stocks rally

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 18 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices traded higher during early hours on Friday amid mixed cues from ...

OT win sends Lightning past Isles into Cup Final

Tampa Bay's Anthony Cirelli scored 13:18 into overtime in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals Thursday night, and the ...

Mets pound Phillies' bullpen in 10-6 win

Brandon Nimmo hit a tiebreaking home run off Brandon Workman leading off the ninth inning to lift the visiting New ...

Yankees sweep Jays behind record homer haul

Brett Gardner, DJ LeMahieu, and Luke Voit homered in a span of three pitches with one out in the fourth ...

Yankees blast Blue Jays, belt record 6 homers in 3rd straight game

Brett Gardner, DJ LeMahieu, and Luke Voit homered in a span of three pitches with one out in the fourth ...

Osaka (hamstring) withdraws from French Open

Less than a week after winning the U.S. Open women's single title, Japan's Naomi Osaka announced Thursday that she will ...

Yankees hit five homers in fourth vs. Jays

The New York Yankees hit five home runs in their seven-run fourth inning against the visiting Toronto Blue Jays on ...

Open Russia Director Detained After Release From Moscow Jail

Prominent Russian activist Andrei Pivovarov has been detained at the exit of a Moscow detention center immediately after being released ...

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National Football League celebrates centenary

The lack of grandeur is startling now, the two yellowed, typewritten pages chronicling a small after-hours business meeting bearing no ...

Number of children living in poverty rises to 1.2 billion

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused a major rise in child poverty across the world. In a new UNICEF and Save ...

Iranian government lashes out at Pompeo over human rights remarks

TEHRAN, Iran (Tasnim) - Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Saeed Khatibzadeh dismissed the U.S. State Department secretary's tweets on Iran's internal ...

U.S. Space Force taking shape, partnerships formed with many nations

The United States doesn't want to engage in warfare in space, but like in all domains, the U.S. military must ...

36-year old U.S. man charged for conspiring to kidnap and murder

BURLINGTON, Vermont - A federal grand jury in the District of Vermont in the United States returned a third superseding ...

UAE and Bahrain formally recognise Israel

WASHINGTON, DC - United States President Donald Trump on Tuesday (local time) presided over the signing ceremony at the White ...

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