Fri, 21 Jan 2022

Ford, ADT launch antitheft technology for vehicles

DETROIT, Michigan: Ford Motor Co. and ADT, through a new joint venture called Canopy, are introducing two new vehicle security ...

Water main break causes homes to be evacuated in Washington

BELLEVUE, Washington: Fire officials in Bellevue, Washington said two people escaped from a home that partially slid off its foundation ...

5G cellular could be 'catastrophic' in aviation: US airline officials

CHICAGO, Illinois: According to U.S. airline officials, the introduction of a new 5G service could cause U.S. air traffic to ...

US Supreme Court to rule on religious rights of football coach

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Supreme Court said it would hear an appeal from a former high school football coach who ...

At 3.45%, mortgage rates highest in US since pandemic struck

WASHINGTON D.C.: According to a closely watched survey, U.S. mortgage rates have reached levels not seen since March 2020. In ...

US snow storm leaves thousands without power

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina: The eastern United States was hit by a severe winter storm on January 16, packing heavy snow, ...

Norwegian Caribbean cruise remains in St. Martin as cruise canceled

PHILIPSBURG, St. Martin: Norwegian Cruise Line canceled, mid-voyage, a ten-day Caribbean cruise on the Norwegian Gem due to COVID-19, leaving ...

One of world's oldest gorillas put to sleep at Atlanta Zoo

ATLANTA, Georgia: Zoo Atlanta's gorilla, one of the oldest in captivity at 59 years, was euthanized on January 13 due ...

At auction, $3.3 million paid for single page of Spiderman comic

DALLAS, Texas: The original drawings of a single comic book page from a 1984 issue of Spiderman has sold for ...

Delta Airlines reports $408 million quarterly loss due to Covid

ATLANTA, Georgia: With a business slowdown caused by a COVID-19 surge in December, Delta Air Lines lost $408 million in ...

Blinken to Meet Russian Foreign Minister on Ukraine

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is in Geneva, where he meets Friday with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, the ...

Russia responds to NATO's 'space policy'

Moscow has criticized the new NATO space policy as ?one-sided? and ?incendiary?NATO's first-ever formal, public space policy is an incendiary ...

California Governor Promises to Aid Crackdown on LA Rail Theft

LOS ANGELES - California Gov. Gavin Newsom is promising statewide coordination as law enforcement and prosecutors go after thieves who ...

US Still Looking for 'Havana Syndrome' Answers

WASHINGTON - The top U.S. spy agency has concluded a mysterious illness plaguing American diplomats and other officials around the ...

Short-handed Canucks finally return home to face Panthers

Facing the league-leading Florida Panthers on Friday night would be a tough task for the host Vancouver Canucks in the ...

Study finds walking may decrease risk of Type 2 diabetes among older adults

California [US], January 21 (ANI): According to new research, walking regularly may help prevent Type 2 diabetes among 70 and ...

Study on interventions that may improve girls' education in low and middle-income countries

Washington [US], January 21 (ANI): A new study has summarised evidence from 82 studies from low- and middle-income countries to ...

Study finds blood cancer may stop by targeting bone cells

New York [US], January 21 (ANI): A new study has found that to stop acute myeloid leukaemia, one of the ...

Fed explores future of digital dollar

US central bank is weighing pros and cons of digital currencyA Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) should "complement, rather than ...

US Charges Haitian in Connection with Moise Assassination

WASHINGTON - Rodolphe Jaar, 49, a Haitian businessman who holds Haiti-Chilean dual nationality, was charged Thursday in U.S. federal court ...

DA in Georgia Asks for Special Grand Jury in Election Investigation

ATLANTA - The Georgia prosecutor looking into possible attempts to interfere in the 2020 general election by former President Donald ...

VOA Exclusive: US AFRICOM Commander Says Russian Mercenaries in Mali

PENTAGON - The U.S. has now confirmed reports that Russian mercenaries known as the Wagner Group have deployed in Mali ...

UNSC uses 3-D virtual diplomacy for the first time

New York [US], January 21 (ANI): Members of the United Nations Security Council went on a virtual field trip to ...

Prince Andrew's social media accounts deactivated

London [UK], January 21 (ANI): Some of Prince Andrew's social media accounts on Twitter, Instagram and YouTube channel have been ...

Pelicans run past Knicks to snap road losing streak

Jonas Valanciunas totaled 18 points and 10 rebounds as the New Orleans Pelicans led most of the way, pulled away ...

Timbers transfer MF Diego Valeri to Lanus in Argentina

Portland Timbers star Diego Valeri is on his way back to his native Argentina after the club transferred the midfielder ...

China, Russia block US bid to sanction North Korea at UN

New York [US], January 21 (ANI): China and Russia have put on hold a US effort at the United Nations ...

Iran, Russia Tout Closer Ties Amid Tensions With Europe, US

Iran's president visited Russia this week on a visit Iranian officials called a "turning point" in their relations, as officials ...

Pelosi makes about-face on insider trading in Congress

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she ?trust her members? to do the right thing, on one conditionPreviously openly opposed to ...

At UN: US, Partners Call for North Korea Sanctions Enforcement

The United States and several allies on Thursday issued a joint condemnation of North Korea's most recent ballistic missile launches ...

US Travel Advisory Dismays Canadians Amid Omicron Wave

HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA - Canadians, quietly prideful about their relatively high rates of COVID-19 vaccination and face mask compliance, were ...

China opposes contact between Taiwan Vice President, US officials

Beijing [China], January 21 (ANI): Ahead of Taiwan Vice President William Lai's plans to meet with US officials, China has ...

Of all the promises Biden has broken, this one is the most painful

No sane voter thought Joe Biden would be a policy genius or work economic miracles, but after eight years of ...

Rights groups want UN to ban Bangladesh's RAB from peacekeeping

New York [US], January 21 (ANI): The UN Department of Peace Operations should ban Bangladesh's "notoriously abusive paramilitary" Rapid Action ...

Nelly Korda one back of Gaby Lopez at Tournament of Champions

Mexico's Gaby Lopez shot a 5-under-par 67 on Thursday to grab a one-shot lead at the LPGA's season-opening Tournament of ...

Experts say misjudgments make U.S. response to Omicron slow

© Provided by Xinhua "From the very beginning of the pandemic, the U.S. response was defined by slow action on ...

Blinken, German Chancellor discuss Ukraine crisis, China challenges

Washington [US], January 21 (ANI): US Secretary of State Antony Blinken met German Chancellor Olaf Scholz on Thursday and discussed ...

Report: NBA investigating Nets coach's live-ball interference

The NBA is looking into a play where Brooklyn Nets assistant coach David Vanterpool touched an opponent's pass as it ...

US Navy warship challenges Chinese territorial claims in South China Sea

Washington [US], January 21 (ANI): A US warship challenged Chinese claims of sovereignty in the South China Sea on Thursday, ...

Even the media no longer pretends to believe Biden is a uniter

No sane voter thought Joe Biden would be a policy genius or work economic miracles, but after eight years of ...

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Water main break causes homes to be evacuated in Washington

BELLEVUE, Washington: Fire officials in Bellevue, Washington said two people escaped from a home that partially slid off its foundation ...

American foreign policy largely unchanged under Biden presidency

President Biden and the Democrats were highly critical of President Trump's foreign policy, so it was reasonable to expect that ...

Researchers discover 4,500-year-old highway in Saudi Arabia

AL-ULA, Saudi Arabia: Shedding light on the lives of the ancient inhabitants of Arabia, archaeologists from the University of Western ...

Five family adults jailed for sexually abusing, assaulting their kids

DUBLIN, Ireland - A father and mother who sexually molested their children and permitted them to be raped and abused ...

Number of births in China lowest ever

BEIJING, China: On Monday, statistics showed Mainland China's birth rate has dropped to a record low of 7.52 births per ...

5G cellular could be 'catastrophic' in aviation: US airline officials

CHICAGO, Illinois: According to U.S. airline officials, the introduction of a new 5G service could cause U.S. air traffic to ...

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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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