Sat, 27 Feb 2021

Rockies receive approval to have 12,500 fans at Coors Field

The Rockies announced Friday that they have been approved by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to allow ...

Ukraine Slaps Sanctions On Ex-Yanukovych Officials

KYIV -- Ukraine has announced a fresh set of sanctions against 10 individuals close to ousted pro-Russia President Viktor Yanukovych, ...

Funny old world: The week's offbeat news

Paris, Feb 26, 2021 (AFP) -Our weekly roundup of offbeat stories from around the world:Sheer relief A wild Australian sheep ...

Biden Visits Texas to Survey Storm Damage

U.S. President Joe Biden visits the state of Texas on Friday to survey the extensive damage caused by a severe ...

Gulf War: 30 years on, the consequences of Desert Storm are still with us

It was a short message to end a short war. On February 26 1991, Iraqi foreign minister Tariq Aziz put ...

What are phthalates, and how do they put children's health at risk?

You may not realize it, but you likely encounter phthalates every day. These chemicals are found in many plastics, including ...

New commander to maintain 'excellent performance' of 3rd Mech

SAN JOSE, Tarlac, Feb.26 (PIA) -- Newly-installed commander of the Army 3rd Mechanized Infantry Battalion (3rd Mech) committed to maintain ...

Slumping Blue Jackets aim to break out vs. Predators

The Columbus Blue Jackets are tired of talking. They've lost five of their past six games, including a 2-0 loss ...

EU welcomes India, Pakistan decision to ceasefire along LoC

Brussels [Belgium], February 26 (ANI): The European Union on Friday has welcomed the agreement between India and Pakistan to observe ...

Armenian Opposition Marches In Yerevan, Demands PM's Resignation

YEREVAN -- Thousands of opposition supporters have marched through Yerevan demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian as tensions ...

Early To Rise: Making Bread The Traditional Way At A Bishkek Bakery

BISHKEK -- People in Kyrgyzstan enjoy their daily bread with a reverence seldom seen elsewhere.Not only is this traditional staple ...

Police Charge Three Over Attack On Georgian Investigative Reporter

Georgian prosecutors have charged three people for an attack on investigative television journalist Vakho Sanaia, who believes his assailants targeted ...

Asia markets tumble as rate hike fears take hold

The rollout of vaccines, slowing of infections and Joe Biden's impending huge US stimulus are proving to be a double-edged ...

US strikes 'Iranian-backed militant' site in Syria, says Pentagon

The US struck eastern Syria, it claimed were being used by Iran-backed armed groups.The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said ...

Federal judge in Texas strikes down US Covid-19 eviction moratorium

US District Judge J Campbell Barker rules that a moratorium on evictions was unconstitutional.US landlords challenged the CDC evictions freeze ...

US to Release Intelligence Report on Khashoggi Killing

The U.S. is expected to release a declassified intelligence report Friday that blames Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for ...

One Dose of Pfizer Vaccine Reduces Transmission, Study Finds

Three new British studies show the Pfzier-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, which is considered a two-dose vaccine, reduced transmission of the virus ...

US House to Vote on $1.9 Trillion COVID Relief Bill

The U.S. House of Representatives votes Friday on President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-relief package that aims to provide relief ...

Georgia Tech bids to continue surge vs. Syracuse

Two teams on the bubble will try to strengthen their case for the NCAA Tournament on Saturday afternoon when Syracuse ...

Native American Nominee's Grilling Raises Questions on Bias

FLAGSTAFF, ARIZONA - When Wyoming U.S. Sen. John Barrasso snapped at Deb Haaland during her confirmation hearing, many in Indian ...

US criticises China over assertiveness in Senkaku Islands

Washington [US], February 26 (ANI): Extending support to Japan, the US Defense Department on Tuesday slammed Beijing's assertive moves near ...

Sale of Atlanta Dream unanimously approved

An investment group featuring former player Renee Montgomery was unanimously approved by the WNBA and NBA Boards of Governors to ...

Chiney Ogwumike re-signs with Sparks

Two-time All-Star forward/center Chiney Ogwumike re-signed with the Los Angeles Sparks, the team announced. Ogwumike, 28, returns to the Sparks ...

Wings waive Astou Ndour after one season

The Dallas Wings have waived center Astou Ndour ahead of the 2021 WNBA season. Ndour, 26, arrived in Dallas after ...

US lauds Dutch designation of Uyghurs crackdown as genocide

Washington [US], February 26 (ANI): Former United States Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom Sam Brownback on Friday lauded the Dutch ...

China to advance board shift for listed companies on "new third board"

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Feb. 26 (Xinhua) -- China's two major bourses on Friday announced board-transfer regulations for companies ...

Syrian gov't condemns U.S. overnight deadly strike in eastern Syria

© Provided by Xinhua DAMASCUS, Feb. 26 (Xinhua) -- The Syrian Foreign Ministry strongly condemned the U.S. strikes that targeted ...

Congress prepared for upcoming Assembly polls: Venugopal

New Delhi [India], February 26 (ANI): Congress leader KC Venugopal on Friday said his party is totally prepared for upcoming ...

Hong Kong launches mass COVID-19 vaccination drive

© Provided by Xinhua Hong Kong launched its mass COVID-19 vaccination drive, a week after the arrival of the first ...

Travis Scott under investigation after breaking COVID-19 ru

Washington [US], February 26 (ANI): American rapper Travis Scott, who held a pop-up newsstand in Los Angeles on Tuesday (local ...

McConnell says he'd back Trump as 2024 Republican nominee

Washington [US], February 26 (ANI): US Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, who just weeks ago blamed Donald Trump for the ...

Trump's tax returns turned over to Manhattan attorney

New York [US], February 26 (ANI): Tax records, which former US President Donald Trump tried to keep secret for years ...

Improving water quality, conserving insectivorous birds

Cleveland (Ohio) [US], February 26 (ANI): A new study is one of the first to find evidence for a causal ...

China extends tariff exemption on some U.S. goods

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Feb. 26 (Xinhua) -- China will continue to exempt certain U.S. goods from additional tariffs ...

Cong fishing in north-south divide

By Siddharth SharmaNew Delhi [India], February 26 (ANI): Days after a controversy erupted over comments of Rahul Gandhi comparing politics ...

Improving Grizzlies aim for sweep of Clippers

The Memphis Grizzlies' lineup is starting to get healthier. On Thursday, the Grizzlies showed what they are capable of they ...

Blinken to raise Khalistan issue with Canada

Washington [US], February 26 (ANI): US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will be discussing on how to counter the Khalistani ...

Kelly Clarkson has written 60 songs amid divorce

Washington [US], February 26 (ANI): American singer-songwriter Kelly Clarkson is using her divorce as a source of inspiration, channeling her ...

Thousands rally in Armenia after PM Pashinyan warns of 'coup attempt'

Armenia's Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan vows to remain in power.The military called on the government to step down.Thousands of people ...

NHL roundup: Panthers rally late to beat Stars

The Florida Panthers, trailing by two goals with less than seven minutes left, got three consecutive tallies to defeat the ...

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Ability to transfer money prevented by Wednesday failure at U.S. Fed

WASHINGTON, DC - Several payment services belonging to the U.S. Federal Reserve came to a standstill on Wednesday, including the ...

Stocks in Tokyo drop more than twelve hundred points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Shares across Asia were slammed on Friday sending the major indices tumbling."The bond market is signalling ...

US home values rise by 10% in one year

The US is witnessing the strongest housing market boom since 2014, with record-low mortgage rates and a limited supply of ...

U.S. stocks take a bath, Dow Jones dives 560 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks tumbled on Thursday as U.S. Treasury yields rose. sparking inflationary fears.Technology stocks took ...

Macquarie profits up by $317 million due to Texas deep freeze

The winter storms that have swept across the U.S., particularly Texas, upending the energy market and knocking out power for ...

As Brazil's Petrobras oil drops, stocks, bonds also tumble

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil - Shares of state-owned oil company Petrobras fell 22 percent on Monday, wiping out $13 billion ...

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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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