Thu, 04 Mar 2021

Justice Dept. to seek reversal of Texas eviction ruling

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Justice Department has announced it will appeal a court ruling that the federal prohibition on evictions ...

Biden press secretary says president seeks probe of NY Gov. Cuomo

WASHINGTON, DC - Following accusations of sexual harassment against New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, White House press secretary Jen Psaki ...

No one hurt in Sunday's California quake

SAN FRANCISCO, CA: Small earthquakes reaching magnitude 3.7 were felt along California's Central Coast after midnight on Sunday, according to ...

Fauci optimistic about effectiveness of Johnson & Johnson vaccine

WASHINGTON DC: Speaking to reporters on Sunday, Dr. Anthony Fauci said he would not hesitate to be inoculated with the ...

NFL denies that Disney's ABC, ESPN to sign broadcast deal

NEW YORK, New York: Following news reports that the National Football League (NFL) had signed a new agreement with Walt ...

U.S. CDC monitoring Ebola outbreak in Africa

WASHINGTON DC: Even as the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is monitoring outbreaks of the Ebola virus in ...

Government says 48 million have received first vaccination

WASHINGTON DC: The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that it has distributed 96,402,290 doses of Covid vaccines ...

In 227 to 200 vote, House approves bill to expand protected lands

WASHINGTON DC: An additional 3 million acres of land in the United States will come under federal protection following the ...

Wider distribution of Johnson & Johnson vaccine expected this week

FRESNO COUNTY, California: There is new hope for those anxiously awaiting the coronavirus vaccine, as thousands of doses of the ...

Officials act to stop clinic vaccinations due to complaints

A California healthcare provider is no longer receiving supplies of COVID vaccinations after their staff members allegedly allowed ineligible people ...

Australia embroiled in further sexual abuse controversy

Rocked by another horrific scandal, the Coalition Government has again attempted to avoid confronting the issue of an alleged rape ...

NATO 2030 commits members to war with Russia and China

The February meeting of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) Defense Ministers, the first since President Biden took power, revealed an ...

Finch talks about his leadership during form slump

Wellington [New Zealand], March 4 (ANI): Australia limited-overs skipper Aaron Finch has admitted that it is not easy leading a ...

Pollard hits six 6s in an over against Sri Lanka

St John's [Antigua], March 4 (ANI): West Indies limited-overs format skipper Kieron Pollard on Thursday became the third batsman in ...

ATP roundup: Daniil Medvedev loses opening match in Rotterdam

Top-seeded Daniil Medvedev, fresh off an appearance in the Australian Open final, was knocked out in the first round of ...

Canada thanks India for 500,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines

Ottawa [Canada], March 4 (ANI): Canada on Wednesday (local time) thanked India for sending coronavirus vaccines, of which 500,000 doses ...

Bangladesh High Court Grants Bail to Imprisoned Cartoonist

DHAKA, BANGLADESH - Bangladesh's High Court granted bail Wednesday to a cartoonist who has been held for 10 months of ...

Report: California fans may be allowed for MLB Opening Day

California Governor Gavin Newsom has indicated that fans may be in attendance for Major League Baseball games in the state ...

Vietnam Tapping Hackers to Silence Critics, Experts Warn

TAIPEI - An international advocacy group's claim that the Vietnamese government has tapped hackers to target activists shows that the ...

Israel Accuses Iran of Link to Oil Spill Off Its Shores

TEL AVIV - Israel accused Iran on Wednesday of being linked to a recent oil spill off its shores that ...

Jordan Spieth riding momentum into first Bay Hill start

Jordan Spieth saw a win-win scenario in committing to the Arnold Palmer Invitational for the first time. He is riding ...

PEN America Lauds Settlement in Press Freedom Lawsuit

The legal pathway to challenge a U.S. president who retaliates against journalists is now a little smoother after a group ...

South Korea Fights to Guard Its Trade Secrets From China

SEOUL - South Korea's leading role in high-tech industries has made it an attractive target for fast-rising Chinese rivals in ...

US, EU Remain Wary of Erdogan's Diplomatic Charm Offensive

Since U.S. President Joe Biden's election, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been making diplomatic overtures to the West, pledging ...

US emphasises on countering Chinese threat

Washington [US], March 4 (ANI): The United States in its Interim National Security Guidance, released on Wednesday (local time), emphasised ...

Democracy, Liberty Declining Worldwide, Freedom House Report Finds

During 2020, freedom around the world declined for the 15th straight year, according to Freedom House in its annual country-by-country ...

Historic moment as COVID-19 vaccines touchdown in Sudan and Rwanda

Through the UN-led vaccine initiative COVAX, Sudan and Rwanda have become the latest beneficiaries to receive the lifesaving COVID-19 inoculation, ...

UN report calls for scaling-up carbon capture, use and storage

Trapping and storing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from fossil power generation and industry is needed urgently to achieve carbon neutrality, ...

Myanmar Anti-Coup Protests See Their Bloodiest Day Yet

The U.N. special envoy for Myanmar says at least 38 people were killed across the country Wednesday during another day ...

The Infodemic: mRNA Vaccines Aren't Killing People

Fake news about the coronavirus can do real harm. Polygraph.info is spotlighting fact-checks from other reliable sources here.Daily DebunkClaim: The ...

'US obligated to address genocide in Xinjiang by China'

Washington [US], March 4 (ANI): Expressing solidarity with the Uyghur community amid the ongoing human rights abuse by the Chinese ...

Sudan, Rwanda Receive Shipments of COVID-19 Vaccines

Sudan and Rwanda received their first shipments of COVID-19 vaccines Wednesday, according to the U.N.Sudan received the initial 820,000 doses ...

US still assessing impact of rocket attack in Iraq: Psaki

Washington [US], March 4 (ANI): The United States is assessing the impact of the latest rocket attack on its airbase ...

This is how we create the age-friendly smart city

Senior citizens need help and encouragement to remain active as they age in their own communities. Given the choice, that's ...

UN Special Envoy condemns "bloodiest day" of Myanmar

New York [US], March 4 (ANI): Condemning Wednesday's firing on the pro-democracy protesters by the Myanmar military, UN Special Envoy ...

Relaxation from double taxation to NRIs stuck in India

New Delhi [India], March 4 (ANI): Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) on Wednesday issued a clarification in respect of ...

UK lawmakers to probe link between sport and brain injuries

British lawmakers are to hold an inquiry into the link between sport and long-term brain injury at a time of ...

Pashtuns hold protest at UN HQ against Pakistan army

Geneva [Switzerland], March 3 (ANI): Pashtun Tahafuz Movement (PTM) Europe branch on Tuesday (local time) organised a protest at the ...

Worldwide Democracy, Liberty Declining, Freedom House Report Finds

During 2020, freedom around the world declined for the 15th straight year, according to Freedom House in its annual country-by-country ...

J-K police organises cricket tournament

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], March 3 (ANI): With an aim to boost the fitness level of youth and promoting ...

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U.S. stocks lose ground as major tech stocks shatter

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks lost ground on Wednesday as bond yields continued to spike. The technology sector ...

McKesson to have 4 vaccine distribution centers for one-shot vaccine

IRVING, Texas: McKesson Corp began distributing the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine in the United States on Monday. McKesson is ...

Mail service says United defrauded it, fines airline $49.5 million

United Airlines will pay $49.5 million to settle criminal fraud charges and civil claims pertaining to fraudulent conduct in violation ...

Stocks in Hong Kong lead Asian bourses higher

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Hong Kong and mainland China jumped sharply on Wednesday dragging up indices in Australia ...

2.4 million vaccines given Saturday for new U.S. record

WASHINGTON D.C.: As preparations are underway to begin shipping Johnson and Johnson's COVID-19 vaccines this week, reports have been released ...

Macquarie profit outlook soars 10% on American storm woes

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

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