Fri, 26 Apr 2019

Escalating US-China Visa War Tightening Academics Travel, Exchanges

WASHINGTON - Anecdotal reports suggest that both the U.S. and Chinese governments are tightening restrictions on travel by academics between ...

Brent Oil Hits $75 For First Time in 2019 as Russian Exports Cut

LONDON - Brent oil rose above $75 per barrel on Thursday for the first time this year as quality concerns ...

'You Call This Jazz' Jazz Fest Celebrates 50 Eclectic Years

NEW ORLEANS - If your tastes are eclectic, the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival poses a problem: Which of ...

Brent crude oil rises to $75 on Iran risk, Russia supply outage

Brent crude reached $75 a barrel for the first time since October as the US decision to remove Iran sanctions ...

Texas Executes White Supremacist in Black Man's Dragging Death

John William King, who was convicted of one of the grisliest crimes in modern American history, has been executed in ...

Straight Talk on Race Becoming A Must for White Candidates

After touring the National Lynching Memorial recently, former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper spoke of the 'shame' he felt that some ...

Poll: Minorities, Older Adults Boost Biden Atop 2020 Democratic Field

NEW YORK - Former Vice President Joe Biden leads all other candidates for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination and draws ...

Agents Find 3-year-old Migrant Boy Alone Near Texas Border

MCALLEN, TEXAS - U.S. Border Patrol agents found a 3-year-old boy alone in a field after likely being abandoned by ...

Texas Man Awaits Execution in 1998 Dragging Death

John William King was 24 years old when he and two friends committed one of the grisliest crimes in modern ...

Top US Cancer Center Moves to Terminate Staff Amid Spying Concerns

A top cancer research center in the United States is taking steps to fire three scientists amid concerns that the ...

Oil Prices Spike as US Insists All Countries Stop Iranian Imports

Oil prices reached a six-month high Tuesday after the Trump administration announced it would no longer exempt countries from U.S. ...

Oil extends rally as US ends waivers allowing Iranian imports

Oil extended gains after leaping to a six-month high on Monday as the US said it'll no longer give any ...

Big Democratic Field Taking Shape for 2020 US Presidential Race

The largest Democratic field in the modern U.S. political era is lining up to seek the party's 2020 presidential nomination ...

Joe Biden Finally Expected to Enter 2020 Race Thursday

TEHRAN (Tasnim) After months of reflection, Joe Biden was set to launch his US presidential bid Thursday, positioning the veteran ...

On deck- Cleveland Indians at Astros

When-where: Today and Friday at 7:10 p.m., Saturday at 3:05 p.m., Sunday at 6:05 p.m.; Minute Maid Park. TV-radio: ATTSW ...

AP source- Gio Gonzlez, Brewers agree to 1-year, $2M deal

NEW YORK (AP) A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that pitcher Gio Gonzlez and the Milwaukee ...

Snell and Rays beaten by Royals 10-2 in lefty's return

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Blake Snell was frustrated with his performance, but at least his toe came through OK. The ...

Astros' Gerrit Cole confident he's cleaned up mechanical issues

Astros righthander Gerrit Cole, who returns to the mound Thursday against the Indians, said Wednesday he believes he has cleaned ...

Battery pairings not set in stone for Astros

Catcher Robinson Chirinos caught Justin Verlander on Wednesday as he has done so far this season, but that doesn't mean ...

Astros' George Springer riding an offensive hot streak

George Springer entered Wednesday night's game with a five-game hitting streak that A.J. Hinch attributes in part to a more ...

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Joe Biden to run in 2020

In a much anticipated announcement, former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, who served two terms under Barack Obama, has announced ...

Saudi Arabia excecutions rile UN human rights chief

GENEVA, Switzerland - A wave of executions in cities across Saudi Arabia on Tuesday has brought a sharp rebuke from  ...

U.S. woman who sold state secrets to Chinese spies enters guilty plea

WASHINGTON DC - A former U.S. State Department official with TOP SECRET security clearance has admitted providing documents to China ...

Palestinian boy who tried to flee Israeli captors is shot in both legs

WEST BANK, Palestinian territories - A bound and blindfolded 15-year old Palestinian schoolboy has been shot in both legs because, ...

140 people have contacted police over death of Lyra McKee

DERRY/LONDONDERRY, Northern Ireland - Police investigating the murder of Belfast journalist Lyra McKee have been overwhelmed with support so far ...

39-year old man appears in Sydney court charged with false bomb report

SYDNEY, Australia - A 39-year old man appeared before a Sydney court on Wednesday charged with a hoax bomb threat ...

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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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