Tue, 11 Aug 2020

Trump thinks 'it would be cool' to invade Venezuela

On Tuesday of this week, the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing on Venezuela. Appearing before the committee ...

11 arrests in Virginia and Maryland over shocking sexual exploitation

ALEXANDRIA, Virginia Eleven members or close associates of the infamous MS-13 gang were arrested this week and face numerous charges ...

Refugees From Myanmar's Rakhine Conflict Spill Into State Capital

Nearly 5,000 civilians displaced by fighting in western Myanmar's Rakhine state have taken refuge in the state capital, trekking 100 ...

Video: The Wall of Moms builds on a long protest tradition

Kelsy Kretschmer, associate professor of sociology at Oregon State University, explains why the Wall of Moms protest group attracted so ...

French privacy watchdog opens preliminary investigation into TikTok

France's data privacy watchdog CNIL said on Tuesday that it has opened a preliminary investigation into Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok ...

U.S. Welcomes Slovakia's Decision To Expel Russian Diplomats

The U.S. State Department has welcomed Slovakia's decision to expel three Russian diplomats -- a move that media in Slovakia ...

Gulf Arab Countries Back Extension Of UN Arms Embargo On Iran

The Gulf Cooperation Council has sent a letter to the United Nations endorsing an extension of an arms embargo on ...

Protester Dies In Minsk As Clashes Over Election Go Into Second Night

MINSK -- A Belarus protester has died in Minsk as thousands of people turned out to demonstrate against official election ...

Five Takeaways From The Belarusian Presidential Vote

For the first time in recent memory, Alyaksandr Lukashenka appeared to have a fight on his hands in a presidential ...

Bomb Kills Five In Troubled Pakistani Border Town

A bomb targeting a vehicle from Pakistan's Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) exploded in a busy market in southwestern Pakistan near the ...

Kyrgyzstan Detains Uzbek Journalist At Tashkent's Request

BISHKEK -- Kyrgyzstan has detained well-known Uzbek journalist Bobomurod Abdullaev at Tashkent's request.The Kyrgyz State Committee for National Security (UKMK) ...

Nord Stream 2 Construction On Agenda Of German-Russian Meeting

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas is scheduled to meet with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Moscow on August 11 ...

Opposition Candidate Tsikhanouskaya Leaves Belarus Amid Protests

MINSK -- Belarusian opposition presidential candidate Svyatlana Tsikhanouskaya has left Belarus and is in Lithuania, the Baltic country's foreign minister, ...

Schools In Armenia To Reopen On September 15, Education Minister Says

Schools in Armenia closed since March due to the coronavirus pandemic will reopen their doors to students on September 15, ...

Pompeo Arrives In Czech Republic At Start Of Central Europe Visit

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Prague on August 11 to open a five-day visit to Central Europe ...

China Energy holds open day event on wind power project in South Africa

A Chinese clean energy company organized an open day event on Monday to showcase operations, COVID-19 pandemic prevention and control ...

Metallica concert to air at drive-in theaters, band announces

Washington D.C. [USA], August 11 (ANI): Heavy metal band Metallica is set to bring a recorded concert to fans, which ...

Astros, early in busy stretch, eye another win over Giants

Following a ragged road trip that resulted in six losses over nine games, the Houston Astros opened an eight-game homestand ...

A's could be minus Laureano vs. Angels

The Oakland A's could be without Ramon Laureano for their Tuesday game against the Los Angeles Angels in Anaheim, Calif., ...

Richards to face Stripling in latest Padres-Dodgers tussle

It might be a shorter season, but the Los Angeles Dodgers continue to see they will have a long duel ...

Rockies' Freeland eager to continue resurgence vs. D-backs

Kyle Freeland went through a nightmare of a season in 2018, but the Colorado Rockies left-hander salvaged something out of ...

Mariners hope to keep bats alive against Rangers

The Seattle Mariners look to continue their sudden power surge when they square off against the homestanding Texas Rangers on ...

What's known about this Soviet ship on US service

USNS LCPL Roy M. Wheat (T-AK 3016)Military Sealift Command/flickr.com It serves as a supply vessel for warships wandering around the ...

U.S. provides technical training on COVID-19 testing in PH

SURIGAO CITY, Surigao del Norte, Aug. 11 -- The United States (U.S.), through the Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical ...

With losing streak over, Twins eye more relief vs. Brewers

With starters Rich Hill and Homer Bailey still on the injured list, the Minnesota Twins will turn to a bullpen-by-committee ...

Alexander gets turn as starter as Tigers host White Sox

Tyler Alexander set a major league record as a reliever. Now, he'll try to prove he deserves a spot in ...

Fresh COVID-19 cases among children reported in US as schools reopen

Washington [US], Aug 11 (ANI): With US President Donald Trump advocating re-opening of schools, the surfacing of packed school hallways ...

Improving Orioles open series in Philadelphia

The Philadelphia Phillies will look for their second win in a row when they open a three-game series against the ...

New American Finds Hope in Ashes of Minneapolis Restaurant

Ruhel Islam gazes at where the kitchen used to be as he walks around the charred ruins of his Gandhi ...

In London, Cambodian Elites Tread in the Kremlin's Footsteps

A parliamentary intelligence committee recently highlighted how President Vladimir Putin's Russia wields malign influence inside the United Kingdom - and ...

Blazers still battling for postseason as they face Mavs

The stretch run of the seeding round in the NBA's Orlando-area bubble comes with significant playoff implications for the Portland ...

'Ride-hail industry is experiencing tale of 10,000 cities'

Washington [US], Aug 11 (ANI): As the number of coronavirus cases worldwide continue to surge, the restrictions imposed due to ...

MLB roundup: Trout, Angels end Athletics' win streak

Mike Trout homered twice, singled twice and led the Los Angeles Angels to a 10-9 comeback victory over the Oakland ...

Angels, Trout outslug A's in comeback win

Mike Trout homered twice, singled twice and led the Los Angeles Angels to a 10-9 comeback victory over the Oakland ...

NBA roundup: Kuzma's trey carries Lakers past Nuggets

Kyle Kuzma's 3-pointer with 0.4 seconds left lifted the Los Angeles Lakers to a 124-121 victory over the Denver Nuggets ...

Padres' parade of pitchers holds down Dodgers

Austin Hedges hit a home run and Cal Quantrill threw three innings of scoreless relief Monday as the San Diego ...

McCullers pitches Astros past Giants

Lance McCullers carried a no-hit bid into the seventh inning and the Houston Astros parlayed a four-run third inning into ...

Kuzma's last-second 3-pointer lifts Lakers past Nuggets

Kyle Kuzma's 3-pointer with 0.4 seconds left lifted the Los Angeles Lakers to a 124-121 victory over the Denver Nuggets ...

Laser beams reflected between earth and moon boost science

Maryland [US], Aug 11 (ANI): NASA scientists, many times over the last decade, have launched laser beams at a reflector ...

Storm capitalize on Sky's 21 turnovers for victory

Breanna Stewart poured in 25 points and the Seattle Storm rode an early wave of offense to an 89-71 victory ...

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Lebanon to get new government after current regime quits

BEIRUT, Lebanon - Lebanon's prime minister stepped down from his job on Monday in the wake of the disastrous Beirut ...

Chinese government says it has never interfered in U.S. elections

People vote at a polling site in Brooklyn borough of New York, the United States, June 23, 2020. (Photo by ...

Prominent Hong Kong media figure Jimmy Lai and two sons arrested

HONG KONG, Aug 10 (ANI): Continuing with the suppression of the dissenting voices in Hong Kong since the national security ...

Lebanese government rejects need for external investigation of blast

BEIRUT, Lebanon - The leader of the Lebanese resistance group Hezbollah has made a televised address to the nation calling ...

Trump thinks 'it would be cool' to invade Venezuela

On Tuesday of this week, the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing on Venezuela. Appearing before the committee ...

11 arrests in Virginia and Maryland over shocking sexual exploitation

ALEXANDRIA, Virginia Eleven members or close associates of the infamous MS-13 gang were arrested this week and face numerous charges ...

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