Mon, 20 Sep 2021

Sequoia National Park still safe, but wildfires approaching

SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK, California: Sequoia National Park and its namesake gigantic trees could be threatened by two large forest fires ...

Crisis strikes Idaho hospitals as Covid cases fill beds, ICUs

BOISE, Idaho: Public health officials in Idaho have warned that they will need to impose an emergency-level rationing of care ...

Lithuania building fence to stop migrants from Belarus

VILNIUS, Lithuania: Lithuania's government said work on the first section of a fence along its 420-mile border with Belarus, which ...

UK budget will not include funds for Scotland-Northern Ireland tunnel

LONDON, England: A proposed 21-mile undersea tunnel to link Scotland and Northern Ireland will not be funded, according to British ...

North Korea unveils cruise missile, adding to its arsenal

SEOUL, South Korea: North Korea successfully tested a new long-range cruise missile, which is thought by analysts to potentially be ...

U.S. Army four star general in firing line

Washington's quasi-official court stenographer, Bob Woodward, has just published another "insider" DC account, which he co-authored with the journalist and ...

Indiana hospitals canceling procedures to make room for Covid patients

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana: Hospitals in Indiana are still reeling from the recent spurt in new Delta Covid cases across the state.According ...

Next Norway prime minster a wealthy leader of Labor Party

OSLO, Norway: The man expected to become the next prime minister of Norway, 61-year-old Jonas Gahr Stoere, was born into ...

China, climate on agenda for meeting of Australia, Japan, India, U.S.

WASHINGTON D.C.: The leaders of Australia, India, Japan and the United States will meet on 24th September to discuss issues ...

First SpaceX tourist flight begins 3 day journey

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida: A rocket carrying four tourists and no professional astronauts on board blasted off into Earth orbit on ...

Trial begins for parents in college admissions bribery scandal

BOSTON, Massachusetts: The first trial in a wide ranging college admissions corruption case is underway in Boston's federal court, more ...

U.S. study finds Covid vaccine prevents hospitalizations, deaths

WASHINGTON D.C.: COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective in preventing hospitalizations and deaths, even against the highly contagious Delta variant, according ...

Wildfires threaten popular Spanish resort of Estepona

ESTEPONA, Spain: Spain sent in its military to help fight a wildfire that is continuing to threaten the popular Costa ...

Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo announces candidacy for president

PARIS, France: The Socialist Mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, said she will run in the 2022 French presidential election, despite ...

Kuwaiti Sheikh faces prison in Swiss forgery case

GENEVA, Switzerland: Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, a member of Kuwait's ruling family and former Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ...

Trees down, 30,000 without electricity in Canada after hurricane

ST. JOHN'S, Newfoundland: Hurricane Larry made landfall as a Category 1 storm on the southern coast of Newfoundland on Canada's ...

Widow of slain Robert Kennedy said assassin should not be released

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Ethel Kennedy, the widow of the late Robert F. Kennedy, said Sirhan Sirhan, who was ...

Bullying of reporters in Australia accelerating rapidly

To be a political journalist, you have always needed to be able to resist bullying aimed at making you second-guess ...

With Covid cases rising, Queensland eyes COVID-19 locking down

Brisbane, Queensland: On Saturday, Queensland, Australia's third most populous state, said it could order a snap lockdown after recording several ...

Children's Covid vaccine could begin in October, says U.S.

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Leading U.S. health officials have said the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine could be authorized to be administered to children ...

UN asks China, US to cooperate on climate change efforts

NEW YORK CITY, New York: The United States and China were encouraged to leave aside their differences to help maintain ...

Centre recommends integration, structural reforms

New Delhi [India], September 19 (ANI): The Cabinet Secretariat has asked the Ministry of Railways to work upon a series ...

Elite Men's National C'ships: Shiva Thapa storms into SFs

Ballari (Karnataka) [India], September 19 (ANI): Five-time Asian Championships medallist Shiva Thapa made his way into the semi-finals at the ...

IPL: Bumrah dons Mumbai Indians jersey for 100th time

Dubai [UAE], September 19 (ANI): Ace Indian fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah donned the Mumbai Indians jersey for the 100th time ...

Priyanka enjoys self-care Sunday

Washington [US], September 19 (ANI): Work hard, mask harder! Global star Priyanka Chopra sure knows how to make time for ...

Ramdas Athawale invites Amarinder Singh to join BJP-led NDA

New Delhi [India], September 19 (ANI): Union Minister Ramdas Athawale on Sunday extended an invite to Captain Amarinder Singh, who ...

IPL 2021: CSK win toss, opt to bat against MI

Dubai [UAE], September 19 (ANI): Chennai Super Kings (CSK) skipper MS Dhoni won the toss and elected to bat against ...

UK trade deal with Australia to have clause on environment

Moscow [Russia], September 19 (ANI/Sputnik): United Kingdom's top climate official, COP26 President Alok Sharma, said on Sunday that the bilateral ...

India paddlers win men's doubles bronze at Kazakhstan Open

New Delhi [India], September 19 (ANI): Indian Table Tennis pairs of Siddhesh Pande-Mudit Dani, and Fidel R Snehit-Sudhanshu Grover ended ...

Elevated stress hormones can develop higher blood pressure

Washington [US], September 19 (ANI): A study of more than 400 adults with normal blood pressure has shown that those ...

Sensible to move England-Pakistan matches to UAE: Vaughan

Abu Dhabi [UAE], September 19 (ANI): Former England captain Michael Vaughan on Sunday stated that it would be 'sensible' to ...

Chinese govt role in Uyghur Internment camps in XUAR

London [UK], September 19 (ANI): German researcher Adrian Zenz in London had presented a report at the second session of ...

Research reveals drug targets for memory enhancement

Bristol [UK], September 19 (ANI): Bristol-led research has identified specific drug targets within the neural circuits that encode memories, paving ...

'We have to consider Afghan children, as our children'

New Delhi [India], September 19 (ANI): Stating that children are the worst sufferers in any war or insurgencies, Nobel Laureate ...

New chemical discovery gets reluctant seeds to sprout

Washington [US], September 19 (ANI): Seeds that would otherwise lie dormant will spring to life with the aid of a ...

India end with ninth spot at Asian volleyball championship

Funabashi Arena [Japan], September 19 (ANI): The Indian men's volleyball team settled for the ninth spot after beating Bahrain in ...

Study: Climate change could impact algae in global ocean

Norwich [UK], September 19 (ANI): A research from the University of East Anglia and the Earlham Institute says that global ...

Red-hot Cardinals vie for sweep of fading Padres

The streaking St. Louis Cardinals will look to improve their playoff hopes on Sunday when they bid for a sweep ...

Taipei and France's Dassault sign agreement on Mirage jets

Taipei [Taiwan], September 19 (ANI): Taiwan's Ministry of National Defence on Saturday said that it has signed a technical support ...

Jaishankar exchanges views on developments in Afghanistan

New Delhi [India], September 19 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Sunday met Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Prince Faisal ...

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From street cart to Wall St., Oregon's Dutch Bros Coffee launches IPO

PORTLAND, Oregon: Dutch Bros Coffee, which began in business by selling espresso-based coffee drinks from a pushcart in the Oregon ...

China seeks membership in Asia trade group Trans-Pacific Partnership

BEIJING, China: Seeking to expand its influence, China is seeking to join an 11-nation Asia-Pacific free trade group, the Comprehensive ...

With new Covid rules, U.S. to allow entry to international visitors

WASHINGTON D.C.: A senior White House advisor has said that the Biden administration is considering mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations and contact ...

Boeing: Domestic air travel recovering, international remains slow

CHICAGO, Illinois: The airline industry is showing signs of recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, Boeing said on Tuesday, predicting rising ...

For first time since March 2020, Broadway theaters reopen

New York City, New York: The largest musicals on Broadway returned on this week, after the COVID-19 pandemic forced them ...

Saudi A., like China, ends Brazil meat imports over Mad Cow findings

BRASILIA, Brazil: Brazil's Agriculture Ministry announced that beef imports from some Brazilian meatpackers were suspended by Saudi Arabia after the ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

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