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Wuhan welcomes WHO experts investigating source of coronavirus

BEIJING, China - A team of 10 World Health Organisation (WHO) experts arrived in Wuhan on Thursday to investigate the ...

Trump's company to lose all New York City business contracts

New York City, U.S. President Donald Trump's hometown, says it will cancel all contracts with his business organization because of ...

Airbnb to root out clients affiliated with hate groups

SAN FRANCISCO, California - Jan. 13 (Xinhua) -- Airbnb announced on Wednesday that it will cancel reservations in the Washington, ...

Spike in gasoline index underpins rise in U.S. consumer prices

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13 (Xinhua) -- U.S. consumer prices rose in December, largely driven by the spike in gas prices, but ...

Grizzlies, 76ers look to stay afloat without stars

The Philadelphia 76ers will be searching for their third consecutive victory when they visit the Memphis Grizzlies on Saturday. The ...

Rollout of COVID-19 vaccine "dismal failure": Biden

Washington [US], January 16 (ANI): President-elect Joe Biden on Friday (local time) said that the coronavirus vaccine rollout in the ...

Bellinger, Judge, Lindor among players to reach deals

Cody Bellinger of the Los Angeles Dodgers, Aaron Judge of the New York Yankees and Francisco Lindor, who was recently ...

'Capitol rioters intended to assassinate elected officials'

Washington [US], January 16 (ANI): Federal prosecutors on Friday (local time) said that the rioters in the Capitol had intended ...

Trump orders laws to minimise procurement of Chinese goods

Washington [US], January 16 (ANI): US President Donald Trump on Friday (local time) directed departments and agencies laws, regulations and ...

Trump to Leave Washington on Morning of Biden's Inauguration

President Donald Trump will leave Washington on Wednesday morning, just before President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, to begin his post-presidential life ...

Canadiens look to rebound on the road vs. Oilers

After recording the first hat trick of the NHL season, Connor McDavid takes his Edmonton Oilers into a home back-to-back ...

Reports: Cubs agree to 2021 deals with Kris Bryant, Javier Baez

The Chicago Cubs avoided arbitration with stars Kris Bryant and Javier Baez on Friday, according to multiple reports. Bryant agreed ...

Arrests Mount in US Capitol Riot With Nearly 300 Suspects Identified

U.S. prosecutors aggressively pursuing the perpetrators of the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol have identified nearly 300 individuals ...

Mike Pence Calls Kamala Harris to Offer Congratulations

WASHINGTON - Vice President Mike Pence has called his soon-to-be successor Kamala Harris to offer his congratulations, according to two ...

Notre Dame meets Boston College chasing first ACC win

A pair of teams struggling in the Atlantic Coast Conference will meet when Boston College visits Notre Dame on Saturday ...

James Harden looking forward to 'fresh start' with Nets

Star guard James Harden got his wish when he was traded from the Houston Rockets to the Brooklyn Nets this ...

Pence speaks to Kamala Harris ahead of inauguration

Washington [US], January 16 (ANI): While US President Donald Trump has not yet called on his successor Joe Biden, Vice ...

US Slaps Sanctions on Six Officials Over Hong Kong Mass Arrests

In response to the January 6 crackdown on pro-democracy politicians and activists in Hong Kong, U.S. Secretary of State Mike ...

Well-rested Chiefs host upset-minded Browns

Time off for Patrick Mahomes has not equated to time away from football. He practiced for the Kansas City Chiefs. ...

Divisional Playoffs dividing bettors for Sunday games

The Cleveland Browns are 10-point underdogs as Sunday's Divisional Playoff game at Kansas City approaches, and the largest spread line ...

Bosnia Urged To Swiftly Handle Dire Migrant Humanitarian Situation

Bosnia-Herzegovina is under mounting pressure to address the future of thousands of stranded migrants and asylum seekers, with the EU ...

Dodgers, Cody Bellinger agree to one-year, $16.1M deal

The Los Angeles Dodgers and former MVP Cody Bellinger avoided salary arbitration on Friday by agreeing to a one-year, $16.1 ...

U.S. CDC projects nearly 90,000 new COVID-19 deaths over next 3 weeks

© Provided by Xinhua | &A total of 440,000 to 477,000 COVID-19 deaths will be reported in the United States ...

Trump to leave town early Wednesday before Biden inauguration

US President Donald Trump will leave Washington on Wednesday morning, hours before the inauguration of his Democratic successor Joe Biden, ...

US Sanctions Cuba for Alleged Human Rights Abuses

The U.S. Department of the Treasury sanctioned Cuba's interior minister Friday for alleged human rights abuses."The Cuban regime has a ...

Erdogan Hopes for Positive Steps on F-35 Jet Program in Biden Term

ANKARA - President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday he hoped positive steps will be taken on Turkey's role in ...

US designates 6 Chinese, Hong Kong officials

Washington [US], January 16 (ANI): The United States on Friday (local time) designated six Chinese and Hong Kong officials for ...

New Migrant Caravan Leaves Honduras in Pursuit of American Dream

SAN PEDRO SULA, HONDURAS - Some 3,000 people left Honduras on foot Friday in the latest migrant caravan hoping to ...

Reports: Lions targeting Dan Campbell as head coach

Former Detroit Lions tight end Dan Campbell has emerged as the favorite for their head coaching job, multiple outlets reported ...

Pelosi tasks general with security review after US Capitol riot

Retired general Russel Honore has been appointed to oversee an immediate security review at the US Capitol building.US House Speaker ...

Motivated Rockets seek sweep against Spurs

The Houston Rockets and host San Antonio Spurs square off for the second time in three days Saturday, with the ...

Update: Global COVID-19 deaths surpass 2 mln -- Johns Hopkins University

© Provided by Xinhua | &The global death toll rose to 2,000,905, with a total of more than 93.4 million ...

Report: Mutineers to start rookie Neptune in place of Havok

The Florida Mutineers are making changes to their starting lineup, reportedly benching Colt "Havok" McLendon for rookie Travis "Neptune" McCloud ...

US sanctions entities, persons over Iran shipping companies

Washington [US], January 15 (ANI/Sputnik): The United States has designated seven entities and two individuals for allegedly flouting US sanctions ...

The Week In Russia: Risks And Returns

Returns can be a big deal in Russia, in art and in life.In art, there's unparalleled Soviet-era author Andrei Platonov's ...

U.S. Slaps Sanctions On Firms Trading With Iran Shipping Line

The United States has sanctioned companies in Iran, China, and the United Arab Emirates for trading in steel with the ...

Vampire finches: how little birds in the Galapagos evolved to drink blood

For most people, the word "vampire" brings to mind Dracula or perhaps slayers such as Blade or Buffy; or maybe ...

Capitol attacks may jeopardise public access to democratic institutions

Washington DC's Capitol building has been placed under extremely tight security since supporters of Donald Trump overran its halls. Their ...

US Cuts Troops in Iraq to 2,500

Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Christopher Miller, said Friday the United States has cut troops in Iraq to 2,500, meeting a ...

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Former firefighter accused of throwing fire extinguisher at Capitol

WASHINGTON, DC The man who struck down three U.S. Capitol Police officers with a fire extinguisher during last week's storming ...

Proescutors charge man from Utah following storming of U.S. Capitol

WASHINGTON, DC - A Utah man has been charged with breaking into the U.S. Capitol last week wearing a bullet-proof ...

Dozens dead in quake which struck Indonesia's West Sulawesi province

Provided by Xinhua | &A 6.2-magnitude earthquake has killed 35 people in Indonesia, injuring 637 and displacing around 15,000 people.JAKARTA, ...

Four dead, many injured after UN peacekeepers ambushed in Mali

Five United Nations peacekeepers lost their lives on Wednesday, 4 in Mali and one in the Central African Republic. 4 ...

Wuhan welcomes WHO experts investigating source of coronavirus

BEIJING, China - A team of 10 World Health Organisation (WHO) experts arrived in Wuhan on Thursday to investigate the ...

Impeachment proceedings in House of Representatives successful

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday became the second U.S. president in history to be impeached.Democrats were ...

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