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Former Puerto Rico governor Wanda Vazquez arrested on bribery charges

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Justice Department announced this week that former Puerto Rico governor Wanda Vazquez has been arrested in ...

Canada sends 225 soldiers to help train Ukrainian forces

OTTAWA, Ontario: Military trainers from Canada will head to the United Kingdom to teach Ukrainians new techniques for fighting the ...

China tourism city of Sanya struck by Covid, 80,000 tourists stranded

SANYA, China: Following a Covid lockdown, some 80,000 tourists cannot leave the southern Chinese beach resort of Sanya. The restrictions ...

Australian singing sensation Olivia Newton-John has died

SANTA BARBARA, California - Australian singing sensation and actress Olivia Newtown-John has died at the age of 73."Dame Olivia Newton-John ...

Cars swept away during record floods in Death Valley National Park

DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK, California: Record rainfall on August 5 caused floods at Death Valley National Park that closed all ...

Critical of media, Solomon Islands weighs taking over broadcaster

SOLOMON ISLANDS: In a move that opponents said is aimed at controlling and censoring the media, the government of the ...

Accidental airbag explosion blamed for 20th US deaths

WASHINGTON D.C.: In July, a Florida man was killed by exploding Takata airbag inflators, possibly becoming the 20th death in ...

After series of assassinations, Israel says it has eliminated all IJ leaders

Israel has launched an unprovoked war against the Palestinian resistance group Islamic Jihad. The Israeli army assassinated a high-ranking commander ...

American drone that killed Al Zawahiri in Kabul possibly launched from Kyrgyzstan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan categorically denied on Thursday that a U.S. drone strike in Kabul that killed al-Qaeda chief Ayman ...

Indonesia workers strike when ticket price jumps to see Komodo dragons

EAST NUSA TENGGARA, Indonesia: Hundreds of Indonesian tourism workers went on strike this week to protest a sharp rise in ...

Treasure found in 350-year-old Spanish shipwreck off Bahamas

NASSAU, Bahamas: A team of explorers have announced that they have uncovered a treasure, including coins, gemstones and priceless jewels, ...

Germany says Covid measures to return at hospitals, nursing homes

BERLIN, Germany: The German government's basic COVID-19 restrictions would return this fall and winter, when experts expect cases to rise ...

Netherlands begins emergency management of water supplies

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands: Due to the hot, dry summer affecting most of Europe, the Dutch government has declared a national water ...

700-kilogram of cocaine found by Australian police in shipping container

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - More than a quarter of a billion dollars worth of cocaine has been found concealed on ...

Pelosi's Taiwan visit undermines peace and stability across Taiwan Strait: Yanqi

KATHMANDU, Nepal The Chinese ambassador to Nepal has criticized US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan. According to Ambassador ...

Iceland airport could see flights diverted due to volcano eruption

REYKJAVIK, Iceland: Iceland's Meteorological Office has said that only eight months after its last eruption ended, the Fagradalsfjall volcano in ...

Study shows link between mild exercise and strong memory

WASHINGTON D.C.: A new government-funded study has found that a simple exercise routine might help older Americans with mild memory ...

No investigation of killing drug dealers, says Philippines' Marcos

Manila, Philippines: Amidst plans to resume an investigation into the Philippines' bloody "War on Drugs," President Ferdinand Marcos Jr ruled ...

Update: China's producer price growth eases in July

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) -- China's producer price index (PPI), which measures costs for goods at ...

PSG.LGD, Team Aster earn sweeps to advance in PGL Arlington Major

PSG.LGD and Team Aster swept their respective opponents on Tuesday to advance to the upper bracket semifinals of the PGL ...

Bangladesh Finance Minister warns developing nations of Chinese loans strapped with debt-trap

Dhaka [Bangladesh], August 10 (ANI): Warning developing countries of taking Chinese loans through its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), Bangladesh's ...

PoK activist slams Pakistan's imperialistic ambitions, urges people to reject 15th Amendment

Muzaffarabad [PoK], August 10 (ANI): Protesting Pakistan's proposal to grant provincial status to Pakistani Occupied Kashmir, an activist from the ...

Update: China's PPI up 4.2 pct in July

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) -- China's producer price index (PPI), which measures costs for goods at ...

Venezuelans protest sanctions, illegal seizures of nation's assets

© Provided by Xinhua About 10,000 protesters took part in the demonstration called by the government to press for the ...

Laos finds itself in China's 'debt trap': Report

Vientiane [Laos], August 10 (ANI): Laos, a south-east Asian nation is at a high risk of default as the country ...

U.S. dollar hits record high against Bangladeshi taka

© Provided by Xinhua Experts have stressed the need for curbing imports, boosting exports and inflow of remittances to minimize ...

Amanda Seyfried says she regrets shooting nude scenes at 19

Washington [US], August 10 (ANI): Hollywood star Amanda Seyfried recently opened up about the early years of her career and ...

Why did Russia help the United States during the Civil War

The arrival of Russian warships in North American ports at precisely the moment Abraham Lincoln needed help in the war ...

How a Soviet official became one of the Nazis' top propagandists

Karl Albrecht sincerely believed in Communist ideals. This, however, did not prevent him from later serving Hitler faithfully and loyally."We, ...

World Biofuel Day: PM Modi to dedicate 2G ethanol plant in Panipat to nation

New Delhi [India], August 10 (ANI): On the occasion of World Biofuel Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate the ...

US Will Stretch Monkeypox Vaccine Supply With Smaller Doses

WASHINGTON - U.S. health officials on Tuesday authorized a plan to stretch the nation's limited supply of monkeypox vaccine by ...

Russia Launches Iranian Satellite Amid Ukraine War Concerns

Almaty, Kazakhstan - An Iranian satellite launched by Russia blasted off from Kazakhstan on Tuesday and reached orbit amid controversy ...

Bangladesh refuses to become China's lackey despite being part of Belt and Roat initiative

Dhaka [Bangladesh], August 10 (ANI): Despite being part of China's Belt and Road Initiative and enjoying growth in trade and ...

US Demands Release of VOA Journalist Detained in South Sudan

The U.S. embassy in South Sudan on Tuesday called on authorities in the central African country to free a journalist ...

US Special Envoy Stern to visit India, Nepal to advance human rights of LGBTQI persons

Washington [US], August 10 (ANI): US Special Envoy Envoy Jessica Stern will visit India and Nepal to advance the human ...

NATO actions raise risk of nuclear conflict Russia

The US-led alliance's practice of ?nuclear sharing? must end, Moscow's envoy tells UN atomic conferenceThe deployment of US atomic weapons ...

Ukraine grain going anywhere but Africa media

Ships using ?grain corridor? are headed for Turkey, Europe and China, Kiev's proclamations asideEven as the Kiev authorities declared help ...

Report: World No. 2 Cam Smith joining LIV on $100M deal

World No. 2 and Open Championship winner Cameron Smith agreed to a deal in excess of $100 million to sign ...

CWG 2022: Indian shuttlers PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth, Chirag Shetty receive warm welcome at Hyderabad airport

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], August 10 (ANI): Indian Badminton players PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth and Chirag Shetty, following their scintillating performance ...

US Unveils $89 Million Package to Help Ukraine Clear Russian Mines

Washington - The United States says it will provide $89 million to help clear land mines, improvised explosive devices and ...

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Citing safety of children, LA to move homeless away from schools

LOS ANGELES, California: During a meeting that was disrupted by protesters this week, the Los Angeles City Council voted to ...

Former Puerto Rico governor Wanda Vazquez arrested on bribery charges

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Justice Department announced this week that former Puerto Rico governor Wanda Vazquez has been arrested in ...

Canada sends 225 soldiers to help train Ukrainian forces

OTTAWA, Ontario: Military trainers from Canada will head to the United Kingdom to teach Ukrainians new techniques for fighting the ...

China tourism city of Sanya struck by Covid, 80,000 tourists stranded

SANYA, China: Following a Covid lockdown, some 80,000 tourists cannot leave the southern Chinese beach resort of Sanya. The restrictions ...

Australian singing sensation Olivia Newton-John has died

SANTA BARBARA, California - Australian singing sensation and actress Olivia Newtown-John has died at the age of 73."Dame Olivia Newton-John ...

Cars swept away during record floods in Death Valley National Park

DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK, California: Record rainfall on August 5 caused floods at Death Valley National Park that closed all ...

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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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