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Powell concerned about rising Covid-19 cases as U.S. economy moderates

WASHINGTON, DC, (Xinhua) -- U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Tuesday that economic activity has continued to recover from ...

Barr says no evidence of fraud changing election result

WASHINGTON, DC - Attorney General William Barr said Tuesday the Justice Department has not uncovered evidence of widespread voter fraud ...

Biden taps Indian-American to be OMB director

Washington [US], November 30 (ANI): US President-elect Joe Biden on Monday announced key members of his economic team, including an ...

Dolphins' Flores: Tua game-time decision vs. Bengals

Miami Dolphins rookie quarterback Tua Tagovailoa will be a game-time decision on Sunday against the visiting Cincinnati Bengals, coach Brian ...

'Tehran has right to reduce JCPOA commitment'

Genoa [Italy], December 3 (ANI/Sputnik): As European signatories of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) fail to comply with ...

Flutter drops $4.18B, ups FanDuel stake to 95 percent

Flutter multiplied its stake in FanDuel, buying 37.2 percent of the company for $4.18 billion as part of an $11.2 ...

Davis, Lakers agree on five-year, $190 million deal

Anthony Davis and the Los Angeles Lakers agreed to a five-year deal worth up to $190 million on Thursday. According ...

IPL looks to add 2 new teams for 2021

The Indian cricket board will discuss adding two new teams to the Indian Premier League (IPL), the world's richest T20 ...

How a flu virus shut down the US economy in 1872 - by infecting horses

In 1872 the U.S. economy was growing as the young nation industrialized and expanded westward. Then in the autumn, a ...

Safe trip? Aboard the revamped Boeing 737 MAX' first public flight

US authorities last month gave the green light for the plane to return to service after upgrades in the wake ...

United Nations to Convene Special Session on Pandemic Response

More than 100 world leaders and high-ranking government officials will convene a two-day virtual special session of the United Nations ...

United Nations to Convene Special Pandemic Response Session

More than 100 world leaders and high-ranking government officials will convene a two-day virtual special session of the United Nations ...

China must stop 'wishful thinking' over US

Beijing [China], December 3 (ANI): A leading Chinese foreign relations expert opined that China must stop 'wishful thinking' about the ...

Kenya's tourist arrivals drop by 72 pct in 10 months amid COVID-19

Tourists travel at Nairobi National Park in Nairobi, capital of Kenya, Oct. 18, 2020. (Xinhua/Li Yan) Tourist arrivals through all ...

Hungary 'Can't Accept' Current EU Budget Proposal

The European Union's next budget and its massive pandemic relief fund cannot come into force without Hungary's approval and Budapest ...

More Than 50 People Go On Trial In Kazakhstan After Ethnic Clashes

TARAZ, Kazakhstan -- More than 50 people have gone on trial in Kazakhstan's southern Zhambyl region after deadly ethnic clashes ...

Cebuano News: Bakuna sa COVID-19 namugna sulod lamang sa 10-buwan

#PROTECT #RESPECT #WearYourMask. Samtang nagpadayon ang mga paningkamot sa nasud nga makaangkon sa bakuna batok sa COVID-17, gitambagan ang tanan ...

US registers 3,157 COVID-19 deaths

Washington [US], December 3 (ANI): The United States on Wednesday reported its highest single-day death toll due to COVID-19, with ...

Member Of Pussy Riot Protest Group Detained In Moscow

MOSCOW -- A member of the Pussy Riot protest group has been detained for taking part in a protest performance ...

What would World War 3 actually look like

Humans will be far away from the front line, with machines taking over and fighting our battles for us. Meanwhile, ...

HRW: Azerbaijan Mistreats Armenian Prisoners of War

Ethnic Armenian troops captured in the recent Nagorno-Karabakh fighting have been treated inhumanely on many occasions by Azerbaijani forces, being ...

Fed Beige Book says business optimism has waned amid COVID-19 spikes

A man wearing a face mask walks past the U.S. Federal Reserve in Washington, D.C., the United States, on Dec. ...

US House passes bill on scrutinising Chinese companies

Washington DC [US], December 3 (ANI): As an attempt to scrutinise the financial relations with China, the House of Representatives ...

NATO Addresses Threat Of 'Persistently Aggressive Russia'

NATO foreign ministers concluded a two-day meeting on December 2 that paves a path for reforms within the transatlantic alliance ...

Xinhua Photos of the Day (Dec. 3)

BEIJING, Dec. 3 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from ...

Explainer: China's battle against poverty

Liu Yuan(R), a primary-level poverty relief official, talks with a senior villager in Balu Village of Rongjiang County, Qiandongnan Miao ...

Christopher Nolan records message for Indian fans

New Delhi [India], December 3 (ANI): Ahead of the release of his much-awaited sci-fi thriller 'Tenet' in Indian theatres, ace ...

EG sign former Liquid top laner Impact

After a three-year stint with Team Liquid, Jeong "Impact" Eon-Young signed with Evil Geniuses on Wednesday. Evil Geniuses tweeted, "The ...

Neera will create budget reflecting American values: Biden

Washington [US], December 3 (ANI): Indian-American Neera Tanden understands the struggles of millions of working Americans because she has lived ...

OSCE Expected To Overcome Leadership Vacuum At Ministerial

The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) is expected to resolve a months-long impasse over the conflict-resolution body's ...

Peru Police Seize $6 Million in Fake Bills, Make 1 Arrest

Peruvian police seized nearly $6 million in fake U.S. bills and arrested one person believed to be part of a ...

Nurses Wanted: Swamped US Hospitals Scramble for Pandemic Help

OMAHA, NEBRASKA - U.S. hospitals slammed with COVID-19 patients are trying to lure nurses and doctors out of retirement, recruiting ...

Ivanka Trump Questioned Under Oath in Inauguration Funds Lawsuit

Ivanka Trump, the president's daughter and adviser, was questioned under oath this week as part of a civil lawsuit alleging ...

CDC Warns of Most Difficult Time for US Public Health

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warned Wednesday of a bleak winter ahead as the country continues ...

Benton-Banai, Co-Founder of American Indian Movement, Dies at 89

MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA - Eddie Benton-Banai, who helped found the American Indian Movement partly in response to alleged police brutality against ...

Washington State edges Oregon State in Pac-12 opener

Issac Bonton scored 15 points but endured a rough shooting performance as Washington State rallied and held on for a ...

1960 Olympic decathlon champion Rafer Johnson passes away

Washington [US], December 3 (ANI): Rafer Johnson, USA flagbearer and decathlon gold medalist at the Olympic Games Rome 1960 has ...

U.S. reports record daily count of over 2,700 COVID-19 deaths since April

A man wearing a face mask walks by a memorial for COVID-19 victims in front of Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn ...

Mississippi State looks to make Mean Green feel blue

The last time Mississippi State played it gave coach Ben Howland his 500th career victory. More importantly, the 68-51 victory ...

UN to open special session on coronavirus crisis

By Reena BhardwajNew York [US], December 3 (ANI): A special two-day session will be held at the UN General Assembly ...

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New Zealand announces nine new Coronavirus cases, 5 of them historical

WELLINGTON, New Zealand, Dec. 3 (Xinhua) -- New Zealand reported nine new cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation on Thursday. ...

World heading for 'catastrophic' rise in temperatures

This year is on track to be one of the three hottest on record, completing a run of six years ...

France announces death of Valery Giscard d'Estaing, president 1974-81

PARIS, France, December 3 (ANI/Xinhua): Valery Giscard d'Estaing, president of France from 1974 to 1981 and a key actor in ...

People magazine reveals 'People of the Year'

A celebration of 2020? Many might think we should just hold our breath and say good riddance to what has ...

Investigation in U.S. mounted into bribery for pardons claims

The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating a potential crime involving bribery and presidential pardons, according to court documents unsealed ...

Barr says no evidence of fraud changing election result

WASHINGTON, DC - Attorney General William Barr said Tuesday the Justice Department has not uncovered evidence of widespread voter fraud ...

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