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U.S. commits $56 million in humanitarian aid to Pakistan, promising more

WASHINGTON DC, USA - As floods devastate the South Asian country, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken urged Pakistan to ...

Australia weighs US offer to build nuclear submarines

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Biden Administration and the Australian government are in discussions regarding the U.S. building the island nation's first ...

New Covid booster shots received by low 4.4 million

WASHINGTON D.C.: In the past three weeks, the latest campaign to offer a second Covid booster shot has seen 4.4 ...

100th anniversary of renowned Hollywood sign calls for repaint

HOLLYWOOD, California: Ahead of its 100th anniversary, the world famous Hollywood sign on Mount Lee overlooking Los Angeles is being ...

US Senate targets Facebook, Google for money shared with news groups

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee has approved a bill that will allow news organizations to jointly negotiate with ...

1.1 million Teslas in U.S. recalled for software update

AUSTIN, Texas: Due to increased risks caused by a fault in its automatic window reversal system, electric vehicle maker Tesla ...

US seeks lower truck emissions, transition to electric

WASHINGTON D.C.: After Congress approved new initiatives to speed the adoption of zero-emission vehicles, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ...

Stock falls after Gap cuts 500 corporate jobs

SAN FRANCISCO, California: Amidst declining margins and weak sales of outdated clothes of its brands, including Old Navy and Banana ...

Cyclone roars through Canada with 80 mph winds, damage called heavy

HALIFAX, Canada: Cyclone Fiona struck northeast Canada this weekend, with reports of houses being washed into the ocean, roofs torn ...

Bengals place DT D.J. Reader (knee) on injured reserve

The Cincinnati Bengals placed defensive tackle D.J. Reader on injured reserve prior to Thursday night's game against the Miami Dolphins. ...

US Sanctions Traders of Iranian Oil

The United States imposed new sanctions Thursday against several companies that facilitate trade in Iranian oil and petrochemical products.The U.S. ...

US Senate approves massive Ukraine aid package

Nearly two dozen Republicans sided with the Democrats to send Kiev another $12 billionThe US Senate voted on Thursday to ...

Many Americans inNo Rush to Get Bivalent COVID-19 Booster

New Orleans - For weeks, reformulated bivalent COVID-19 vaccine boosters have been available across the United States that aim to ...

Iran Reportedly Fires On Iraqi Kurdish Regional Capital

Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corp (IRGC) has fired on targets in the capital of Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region, Irbil, and ...

US VP speaks of 'strong alliance with North Korea

Kamala Harris meant to pay tribute the country's southern neighborUS Vice President Kamala Harris praised the "strong alliance" between the ...

Braves, Mets begin battle to decide NL East

For the New York Mets and Atlanta Braves, the first 156 games of the regular season were just the opening ...

Putin outlines goals of geopolitical adversaries

Western rivals are willing to incite new conflicts in the post-Soviet space, Russia's president claimedRussia's adversaries in the West are ...

UN Chief calls annexation of Ukraine territories by Russia a violation of int'l law

New York [US], September 29 (ANI): UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said that any annexation of a state's territory by another ...

Documentary on Prince Andrew's sex assault allegations to be out soon

London [UK], September 29 (ANI): A new documentary about Prince Andrew, Duke of York will air on Peacock soon. The ...

China deletes 'Return to Dust' from streaming services

Beijing [China], September 29 (ANI): China has deleted the movie 'Return to Dust' from its streaming services as the love ...

Home of NBA announcer Mike Breen destroyed by fire

ESPN released a statement Thursday supporting NBA announcer Mike Breen, whose Long Island, N.Y., home was destroyed by fire last ...

Iran Reportedly Fires On Kurdish Regional Capital

Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corp (IRGC) has fired on targets in the capital of Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region, Irbil, and ...

Vatican Sanctions Nobel Laureate After Timor Accusations

VATICAN CITY - The Vatican said Thursday it had imposed disciplinary sanctions on Nobel Peace Prize-winning Bishop Carlos Ximenes Belo ...

US, Pacific Island Leaders Reach Partnership Deal at Historic Summit

State Department - The United States and Pacific leaders have reached a nine-point Declaration on U.S.-Pacific Partnership as Washington hosts ...

U.S. Philadelphia reaches 1,000 carjackings for first time: Fox News

© Provided by Xinhua The city's number of carjacking had surpassed the previous record of 847 thefts in 2021, which ...

Devils C Nico Hischier (hamstring) out 10 days

New Jersey Devils captain Nico Hischier suffered a hamstring strain during Monday night's preseason game and will be sidelined for ...

Western media distorts India's global image by farcical coverage

Canberra [Australia], September 29 (ANI): Western media seems to be seizing every opportunity to put out its inaccurate, biased reporting ...

Global Innovation Index: India enters top 40 for the first time

Geneva [Switzerland], September 29 (ANI): India has made remarkable progress in the global innovation index ranking finding a place in ...

World Bank slashes economic outlook for China to 2.8 pc

Beijing [China], September 29 (ANI): The World Bank on Tuesday slashed China's 2022 economic growth projection to 2.8 per cent, ...

Russia Plans Annexation Ceremony as Ukrainian Allies Ready Sanctions

The Kremlin said Russia will hold a ceremony Friday to officially incorporate four areas of Ukraine into Russia, a process ...

Vice President Harris, at DMZ, Condemns North Korea 'Dictatorship'

Seoul, South Korea - U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris condemned North Korea's "brutal dictatorship" and "destabilizing" weapons program during a ...

Pentagon Announces $1.1 Billion More in Military Aid for Ukraine

The Pentagon is providing an additional $1.1 billion in aid to Ukraine, bringing the total U.S. military assistance to nearly ...

Italy, Meloni advised to appoint a watchdog for China affairs

By Vas ShenoyRome [Italy], September 29 (ANI): It has been a few days since the high-drama Italian elections resulted in ...

Tropical Storm Ian Moves Across Florida After Powerful Landfall

Nearly 2 million people were without power and crews were preparing to conduct rescue efforts early Thursday as Tropical Storm ...

Nations Must Work Together to Fight Online Fraud, UN Official Says

BANGKOK - A top U.N. official last week said the syndicates running Asia's massive online fraud industry will rotate operations ...

German spies secretly helping Ukraine media

The BND also reportedly backed the illegal 2003 US invasion of Iraq, despite Berlin's official lineGerman foreign intelligence service BND ...

Iran Conducts Missile Attacks in Kurdistan Region of Iraq

Washington/Kirkuk - Officials in Iraqi Kurdistan say casualties from Iran's missile and drone attacks in the region have risen to ...

Guardians' Cal Quantrill puts perfect home mark on line vs. Rays

Cleveland Guardians right-hander Cal Quantrill will face the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday looking to make a bit of history. ...

Brewers welcome Marlins with eye on Phillies

The Milwaukee Brewers hope that home cooking will be the recipe for a wild-card spot as they open a four-game ...

MLB roundup: Aaron Judge ties AL record with 61st HR

Aaron Judge hit his 61st home run of the season to tie the American League record and the visiting New ...

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Israeli forces in West Bank given green light to use drones for assassinations

TEL AVIV, Israel - The Israeli army has approved using drones to carry out assassinations in the West Bank.The extraordinary ...

Picture of King Charles to slowly become circulated on UK currency

LONDON, England: As Britain adjusts to its first new head of state in 70 years, the government printers responsible for ...

Women, children among 25 dead after Bangladesh ferry sinks

DHAKA, Bangladesh: Jahurul Islam, district administrator of northern Panchagarh, Bangladesh, has confirmed that a boat carrying Hindu devotees sank in ...

Government of India warns students in Canada about hate crimes

NEW DELHI, India: The Indian government has advised students and other nationals in Canada to be wary of "incidents of ...

Pope Francis asks Italians: 'More births, more children'

MATERA, Italy: In off-the-cuff remarks on September 26, Pope Francis urged Italians to have more children. While in southern Italy ...

U.S. commits $56 million in humanitarian aid to Pakistan, promising more

WASHINGTON DC, USA - As floods devastate the South Asian country, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken urged Pakistan to ...

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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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