Sat, 31 Jul 2021

After Covid, parents opting for homeschooling for kids

WASHINGTON D.C.: Following the closing of the nation's schools during the Covid pandemic, more than 11 percent of all households ...

Dodgers aim to halt slide in clash vs. Diamondbacks

The Los Angeles Dodgers are in a rut but reinforcements are on the way. The Dodgers will look to halt ...

Brewers seek to flex offensive muscles vs. Braves

The Braves and Milwaukee Brewers will begin to add more of their newly acquired players to the lineup on Saturday ...

U.S. Navy Says Drone Targeted Tanker Off Oman, Killing Two

U.S. Navy explosives experts believe a 'drone strike' targeted an oil tanker that came under attack off the coast of ...

Padres host Rockies with Fernando Tatis Jr. injury on mind

It's hold your breath time again for the San Diego Padres. For the third time this season, All-Star shortstop Fernando ...

Surging Cardinals aim to stay hot vs. tumbling Twins

The St. Louis Cardinals will try to gain more stretch-run traction when they host the rebuilding Minnesota Twins on Saturday ...

US, Russia, China, and Pakistan to discuss Afghan crisis

Doha [Qatar] July 31 (ANI): Representatives of the "Troika plus" comprising the US, Russia, China, and Pakistan have planned to ...

Ledecky Wins Third Gold Medal in 800-Meter Freestyle

Katie Ledecky is now the first swimmer to win a gold medal in the 800-meter freestyle in three consecutive Olympics. ...

Xinhua Headlines: Rescue at fingertips, how Gen Z assists flood-hit Henan

-- The death toll from torrential rain in Henan had risen to 99 as of Thursday noon. More than 13.91 ...

Tunisian president says he will not become a dictator after MP arrest

Tunisia President Kais Saied says he will not turn into a dictator.There are concerns following the suspension of parliament.Immunity for ...

U.S. scheme to hype South China Sea issue sanctimonious

© Provided by Xinhua More ironically, when urging others to follow international law, the United States itself refuses to join ...

China outbreak spreads as WHO sounds alarm on Delta

Outbreaks of the Covid-19 Delta variant resulted in China and Australia imposing stricter restrictions.Infections in China spread to Fujian province.The ...

Trump helped raise more than $56 million online in early 2021

Donald Trump helped raise more than $56 million in the first six months of 2021.The data comes from Winred, an ...

WHO Chief: Pandemic Will End When World Chooses

"The pandemic will end when the world chooses to end it," World Health Organization Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said ...

US intents to strike terror camps found in Afghanistan

Kabul [Afghanistan], July 31 (ANI): The United States military would strike if terrorist camps were found in Afghanistan after military ...

US calls on Pakistan to play positive role in de-escalating

London [UK], July 31 (ANI): As Taliban terrorists intensified their offensive across Afghanistan, the United States called on Islamabad to ...

Javier Baez likely to make Mets debut vs. Reds

In announcing the Friday afternoon acquisition of Javier Baez, New York Mets acting general manager Zack Scott lauded Baez's ability ...

DeMarlo Hale, Indians aim to bounce back vs. White Sox

Cleveland Indians interim manager DeMarlo Hale declined to deliver a monumental address Friday as he took control of the team ...

COVID-19 Spreads in China, Australia as WHO Sounds Alarm on Delta

BEIJING - Mushrooming outbreaks of the highly contagious delta variant prompted China and Australia to impose stricter COVID-19 restrictions on ...

Olympics: Post-Bolt Era in 100m Begins in Tokyo

TOKYO - The post-Usain Bolt era in the men's Olympic 100 meters began on Saturday in Tokyo with Dorian Keletela, ...

WHO's 2nd COVID-19 origins probe seen as Tedros's reelection move: media

© Provided by Xinhua Many WHO member states in Geneva were surprised by Tedros' approach to further probing whether the ...

Giants to debut Kris Bryant against Astros after trade

The host San Francisco Giants hope newcomer Kris Bryant can help change the franchise's fortunes against Houston Astros right-hander Zack ...

MLB roundup: Joey Votto homers for 7th game in row

Joey Votto homered for the seventh straight game and Jonathan India went deep twice as the visiting Cincinnati Reds beat ...

Vice Admiral SN Ghormade takes over as Navy Vice Chief

New Delhi [India], July 31 (ANI): Vice Admiral SN Ghormade on Saturday took over as the new Vice Chief of ...

U.S. gymnast Biles withdraws from vault, uneven bars finals of Tokyo 2020

© Provided by Xinhua Simone Biles withdraws from two more events, with status for floor exercise and balance beam uncertain.TOKYO, ...

Domingo German looks to give Yankees another win over Marlins

Veteran right-hander Domingo German, who hasn't won a game since May 20 but made a strong no-hit bid in his ...

Asdrubal Cabrera's 10th-inning double lifts D-backs past Dodgers

Asdrubal Cabrera hit a run-scoring bloop double into left field with one out in the bottom of the 10th inning ...

Cabrera walk-off double lifts D-backs past Dodgers

Asdrubal Cabrera hit a run-scoring bloop double into left field with one out in the bottom of the 10th inning ...

Israel Blames Iran For Deadly Attack On Tanker

Israel on July 30 blamed Iran for an attack on an Israeli-managed oil tanker off Oman that killed two crew ...

Cubs, Nationals pick up pieces after wild trade deadline

The Chicago Cubs and the Washington Nationals, two of baseball's biggest sellers at the trade deadline, will continue their new ...

Jose Altuve homers twice as Astros outslug Giants

Jose Altuve's second home run of the game, a sixth-inning grand slam, broke open a tight affair and sent the ...

Tunisia's Turmoil is Being Watched Warily Around the Globe

TUNIS, TUNISIA - Days of political turmoil in Tunisia over a crippled economy and surging coronavirus infections have unnerved allies ...

Olympic Swimming: More Gold for Dressel, Ledecky and McKeown

TOKYO - Caeleb Dressel and Katie Ledecky added to the United States' gold medal haul at the Tokyo Games on ...

US Seizes Tanker Used to Deliver Oil to North Korea

WASHINGTON - The United States seized a Singapore-owned oil tanker Friday that was used to make illegal oil deliveries to ...

Evictions Looming in US as Congress Fails to Extend Ban

WASHINGTON - A nationwide eviction moratorium is set to expire Saturday after President Joe Biden and Democrats in Congress worked ...

Japan, US defence chiefs exchange views

Tokyo [Japan], July 31 (ANI): Japanese Defence Minister Nobuo Kishi and US Defence Secretary Lloyd J. Austin III held a ...

Angels try to protect Ohtani against A's

The Los Angeles Angels will host the Oakland A's Saturday afternoon in Anaheim, Calif., with Angels manager Joe Maddon hoping ...

Chris Bassitt, A's shut out Angels

Chris Bassitt threw seven scoreless innings, leading the Oakland A's to a 2-0 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on ...

Galaxy net season-high four goals in rout over Timbers

Rayan Raveloson's acrobatic bicycle-kick goal in the first half highlighted a four-goal explosion for the host Los Angeles Galaxy in ...

White Sox score twice in eighth to edge Indians

Tim Anderson drove in the go-ahead run with an eighth-inning single and Yoan Moncada had three hits -- including a ...

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Amid surge, Thailand opens first Covid airport hospital in Bangkok

BANGKOK, Thailand: Thailand has opened an 1,800 bed field hospital for Covid patients in a cargo warehouse at Bangkok's Don ...

Gambling on regaining majority, Canada's Trudeau to hold elections

OTTAWA, Canada: Reports from Canada say Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will schedule snap elections in September, two years ahead ...

20-year old youth shot deal by Israeli soldiers during teen's funeral

PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - A 20-year old Palestinian youth was shot dead by Israeli army soldiers on Thursday as he attended ...

Jump in Covid variant forces U.S. to keep borders closed to visitors

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Due to the spread of the Covid Delta variant, the United States will not lift the existing travel ...

Blinken meets representative of Tibet government in exile in India

NEW DELHI, India: China is expected to deliver an angry response to a meeting U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken ...

Hong Kong man found guilty under HK security law, 115 others charged

HONG KONG: Hong Kong has convicted the first person for terrorism and inciting secession, as defined by its new national ...

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