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Jeff Bezos tells Biden that inflation most hurts poor

WASHINGTON D.C.: In a tweet this week, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos criticized President Joe Biden for the second time in ...

One dead as single-engine plane crashes on Miami bridge

MIAMI, Florida: Local media reported that one person was killed and five were injured when a small plane crashed on ...

Ireland seeks to deny access to other countries by Kinahan criminals

WASHINGTON D.C.: The United States has denied entry to at least 600 people associated with Ireland's Kinahan organized crime group, ...

Braking problems cause Mercedes-Benz to issue do-not-drive order

ATLANTA, Georgia: Mercedes-Benz USA has requested drivers to stop driving some of their autos immediately due to braking problems.The announcement ...

Court OKs $1 billion settlement after 2021 collapse of Florida condos

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida: - A nearly $1 billion settlement has been agreed upon in a lawsuit brought by families of ...

Buffalo, New York, mourns shooting victims, 18-year old gunman faces court

The suspect is an 18-year-old white man heavily armed with tactical gear and a helmet, said Buffalo Police Commissioner Joseph ...

Tearful Jeff Bezos speaks of father fleeing Cuba at age 16

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos delivered a tearful remembrance of his father's fleeing Cuba in the ...

Ireland protests Israeli police brutality, demands independent investigation into Abu Akleh's death

DUBLIN, Ireland - Foreign Minister Simon Coveney has condemned "disgraceful scenes of police brutality" at the funeral of Al Jazeera ...

Arkansas says drugmakers, pharmacies work to keep insulin costs high

LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas: Arkansas Attorney-General Leslie Rutledge has filed a lawsuit accusing drugmakers and pharmacy benefit managers of colluding to ...

Live Briefing: Russia Invades Ukraine

RFE/RL's Ukraine Live Briefing gives you the latest on Russia's invasion, how Kyiv is fighting back, the plight of civilians, ...

'...unjustified invasion of Iraq, I mean of Ukraine': George Bush in another goof-up

Washington [US], May 19 (ANI): Former US president George W. Bush on Thursday referred to Russia's Ukraine invasion as the ...

US Senate confirms Bridget Brink as ambassador to Ukraine

Washington [US], May 19 (ANI): The US Senate by unanimous consent approved Bridget Brink to be America's ambassador to Ukraine. ...

Senate votes on key office in Ukraine

Career diplomat Bridget Brink will serve as ambassador in KievAfter a three-year delay, the US Embassy in Kiev is set ...

Biden Hosting Leaders of Finland, Sweden After NATO Applications

Pentagon - U.S. President Joe Biden hosts Finland's President Sauli Niinistö and Sweden's Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson for talks Thursday ...

What to Expect From Biden's Trip to Asia

WHITE HOUSE - U.S. President Joe Biden travels Thursday to South Korea and Japan - his first trip to Asia ...

US Senate to Vote on Ukraine Aid

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Senate is set to vote Thursday on a $40 billion aid package for Ukraine.The measure includes ...

High-flying Yankees go for 4-game sweep of Orioles

The New York Yankees will look to continue one of their best starts in the history of the storied franchise ...

Mets await word on Max Scherzer ahead of finale vs. Cards

A win on Thursday would give the New York Mets another statement series win over a National League contender. However, ...

Plan B ready in case of nuclear test during Biden's Asia visit

The US and South Korea have prepared for an ?imminent? North Korea ?provocation?Seoul and Washington have a "plan B" in ...

Latest Developments in Ukraine: May 19

For full coverage of the crisis in Ukraine, visit Flashpoint Ukraine.The latest developments in the conflict between Russia and Ukraine. ...

Experts: North Korea Likely to Dismiss International Anti-COVID Aid

washington - Experts say North Korea is likely to dismiss almost all international anti-virus help, at least for now, despite ...

India should increase naval capabilities to counter Chinese threat in Indian Ocean: Expert

Naypyidaw [Myanmar], May 19 (ANI): China is closing in on India to get greater access to the Indian Ocean from ...

MLB roundup: Mets clobber Cards, but Scherzer leaves with injury

Max Scherzer earned the win but departed with left side discomfort with two outs in the sixth inning Wednesday night ...

UN chief urges nations to 'act urgently' to end global food insecurity

New York [US], May 19 (ANI): UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday underlined that hunger levels around the world are ...

Taylor Swift feels 'Class of 22' while receiving her honorary doctorate from NYU

New York [US], May 19 (ANI): American singer Taylor Swift received her honorary doctorate of fine arts from New York ...

Mets' Max Scherzer exits early in win over Cardinals

Max Scherzer earned the win but departed with left side discomfort with two outs in the sixth inning Wednesday night ...

Mets' Max Scherzer leaves game with left side injury

New York Mets ace right-hander Max Scherzer left his start Wednesday night against the St. Louis Cardinals with two outs ...

'Operation Fly Formula': Biden invokes wartime act to address infant formula shortage

Washington [US], May 19 (ANI): US President Joe Biden on Wednesday (local time) invoked the Defense Production Act to ramp ...

U.S. military base returned to S.Korea full of carcinogens

© Provided by Xinhua The soil and underground water pollution of the U.S. military base which has returned to South ...

Hurricanes tie it late, beat Rangers in OT in Game 1

Ian Cole scored 3:12 into overtime to lift the Carolina Hurricanes to a 2-1 win against the New York Rangers ...

NYCFC stays hot with home victory over DC United

Valentin Castellanos kept up his brisk goal-scoring pace as New York City FC extended its unbeaten string to six games ...

Stoppage-time goal lets Red Bulls draw with Fire

Patryk Klimala scored in the first minute of second-half stoppage time as the New York Red Bulls remained winless at ...

Gerrit Cole is sharp, Yankees strike early, Orioles lose

Gerrit Cole allowed two runs on six hits over seven innings to power the New York Yankees to a 3-2 ...

Union, Inter Miami play to scoreless tie

The Philadelphia Union continues to keep things even, playing to a 0-0 tie with visiting Inter Miami CF on Wednesday ...

In sister city Wuhan, ROK official enjoys unexpected life

© Provided by Xinhua WUHAN, May 19 (Xinhua) -- After enjoying a plate of his beloved soup dumplings fresh from ...

Sylvester Stallone starrer series 'Tulsa King' to premiere in November

Washington [US], May 19 (ANI): The premiere date of Taylor Sheridan's upcoming Sylvester Stallone starrer series 'Tulsa King' has been ...

US Warns North Korea Could Greet Biden With Nuclear, Missile Tests

WASHINGTON / SEOUL - U.S. intelligence shows there could be a North Korean nuclear test, or a long-range missile test, ...

Grammy winner Lizzo's untitled documentary under work for HBO Max

Washington [US], May 19 (ANI): An untitled documentary about Grammy-winning American rapper and songwriter Lizzo is officially in the works, ...

Biden Invokes Defense Production Act for Infant Formula Shortage

Washington - President Joe Biden on Wednesday invoked the Defense Production Act to speed production of infant formula and authorized ...

Looming Midterm Elections Put US Voting Rights in Spotlight

Washington - Millions of U.S. voters are casting ballots in state primary races to determine which candidates face off in ...

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Popularity of Indonesian president sinks due to price rises

JAKARTA, Indonesia: A new poll released this week indicated that Indonesian President Joko Widodo's approval rating has hit a six-year ...

Tourist bus in Indonesia strikes billboard, 14 dead

EAST JAVA, Indonesia: A tourist bus crashed into a billboard on a highway on Indonesia's main island of Java this ...

Schools, restaurants in Belgrade evacuated following bomb threats

BELGRADE, Serbia: Belgrade was paralyzed this week by a series of bomb threats, including against schools, bridges, restaurants and a ...

Jeff Bezos tells Biden that inflation most hurts poor

WASHINGTON D.C.: In a tweet this week, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos criticized President Joe Biden for the second time in ...

As food prices rise, Iranians take to the streets to protest

TEHRAN, Iran: According to social media posts, protests that began last week across Iran over a reduction in state subsidies ...

China lashes US for change on website supporting Taiwan independence

BEIJING, China: China's Foreign Ministry rebuked the U.S. for changing the wording about Taiwan on the State Department website, stressing ...

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