Fri, 30 Oct 2020

Snowden, hero to many, traitor to others, is awarded Russian residency

MOSCOW, Russia - Russia has given a permanent residence permit to Edward Snowden, the National Security Agency public interest informant.Snowden ...

Months of negotiations fail to produce U.S. Covid relief deal

WASHINGTON, DC - There will be no new coronavirus economic relief package in the U.S. before next Tuesday's presidential and ...

Divisions between incumbent U.S. president and rival stark

WASHINGTON, DC - Voters choosing between President Donald Trump and former Democratic Vice President Joe Biden in the U.S. presidential ...

U.S. rift wiith China contrasted by warming of ties with India

NEW DELHI - India and the U.S. held a "productive" and "successful" third round of 22 dialogue in New Delhi, ...

FCC targets foreign support of electronic media in U.S.

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is proposing a rule change that would require television and radio ...

Update: Complete "decoupling" between China, U.S. unrealistic: official

A worker arranges the national flag of China on the Constitution Avenue in Washington, capital of the United States. (Xinhua/Bao ...

Xinhua Photos of the Day (Oct. 30)

BEIJING, Oct. 30 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from ...

US under 4 years of unconventional leadership: Trump's profile

New Delhi [India], October 30 (ANI): Donald J Trump, the flamboyant US President, is an unconventional leader by all standards ...

Locals teed off about new Trump golf course in Scotland

On the roof of his house overlooking the sea in northeast Scotland, David Milne stands below a Mexican flag and ...

Gold trims monthly decline as investors await US elections

Gold climbed to trim a third monthly drop, the longest run since 2019, as investors awaited next week's US presidential ...

Tibetan Woman Dies After Being Tortured in Chinese Custody

A Tibetan herder and mother of three in Nagchu prefecture's Driru county died in August after being tortured in Chinese ...

Trump, Biden Campaign in Florida

With just a few days until voters cast the last ballots in the U.S. presidential election, the top candidates were ...

Complete "decoupling" between China, U.S. unrealistic: official

Photo taken on Sept. 24, 2015 shows the national flags of China (R) and the United States as well as ...

Report: Angels' GM search includes seven candidates

One month after Los Angeles Angels fired Billy Eppler, who spent five seasons as the club's general manager, the team ...

American Malnati seizes PGA Bermuda lead by shooting sizzling 63

Peter Malnati, chasing his first title in nearly five years, reeled off five consecutive birdies and grabbed a one-stroke lead ...

World COVID-19 caseload nears 45 million

Washington [US], October 30 (ANI): The Global COVID-19 caseload nears the 45 million mark while the fatalities due to the ...

Report: LaMelo Ball meets with Timberwolves

With the NBA Draft less than three weeks away, the Minnesota Timberwolves -- who own the top overall pick -- ...

New Zealand oral care brand thinks big on China market in CIIE

Photo taken on Oct. 28, 2020, shows the New Zealand exhibition hall of the 3rd China International Import Expo (CIIE), ...

Russian-speaking hackers hit US hospitals with ransomware

Washington [US], October 30 (ANI/Sputnik): A group of Russian-speaking hackers has attacked recently a number of hospitals in the United ...

Positive outlook predicts less memory decline, finds study

Washington [US], October 30 (ANI): A new study published in the journal Psychological Science found that people who feel enthusiastic ...

Giants hope to slow surging Brady, Bucs

Tom Brady apparently has found the Fountain of Youth in Florida. The six-time Super Bowl winner is thriving in his ...

India, US hold consultations, agree to work closely at UNSC

Washington DC [US], October 30 (ANI): India and the US held consultations on issues related to the UN Security Council ...

Report: D.C. United spoke with Ellis about coaching job

Former U.S. women's national soccer team coach Jill Ellis talked informally with D.C. United last week about the club's head-coaching ...

US, China launch first crisis communications working group

Washington DC [US], October 30 (ANI): Amid the growing tensions, US and China completed two-day virtual conference to inaugurate the ...

Paralyzed hockey player Roy dies at 45

Former Boston University hockey player Travis Roy, who was paralyzed while sustaining an injury on the ice in 1995, died ...

Six Dead as Tropical Storm Zeta Moves Through Southeastern US

Tropical Storm Zeta left six people dead and a trail of destruction in its wake as it brought high winds ...

NASA's OSIRIS-REx successfully stows sample of asteroid Bennu

Washington DC [US], October 30 (ANI): NASA's Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) mission has successfully stowed ...

Kremlin-linked propaganda factory eyes Central Asia, China

A Berlin-based outfit with close links to a Russian oligarch under Western sanctions is expanding its activities in Central Asia ...

Saints WR Thomas back at practice, status uncertain

New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas was at practice on Thursday, marking a step in the right direction toward ...

Galaxy fire head coach Barros Schelotto

The Los Angeles Galaxy fired head coach Guillermo Barros Schelotto on Thursday. The move comes less than two seasons after ...

Supreme Court Issues Flurry of Last-Minute Election Orders

North Carolina, yes. Pennsylvania, yes. Wisconsin, no. That is how the Supreme Court has answered questions in recent days about ...

Release 3 activists held by 'Chinese-controlled HK police': Pompeo

Washington [US], October 29 (ANI): US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo on Thursday condemned the "Chinese-controlled Hong Kong Police Force" ...

Wind gusts force Trump to reschedule planned rally in North Carolina

Washington DC [US], October 30 (ANI/Sputnik): President Donald Trump's campaign postponed a planned rally in North Carolina due to bad ...

NATO Allies Growing Weary of Turkish Aggression

WASHINGTON - The United States is pushing NATO countries to work with Turkey in hopes of healing divisions that have ...

China's Panchen Lama Tours Tibet to Push Beijing Agenda

A Tibetan Buddhist leader appointed by China left his home in Beijing recently for a three-month tour of Tibet, joining ...

Khalilzad Renews Afghan Peace Push as US Reduces Troops

ISLAMABAD - The U.S. peace envoy for Afghanistan reconciliation has resumed his diplomatic efforts to press warring Afghan parties to ...

World condemns terrorist attack in France

New Delhi [India], October 30 (ANI): Scores of countries and heads of states have come out in support of France ...

Lakers' Waiters to invest in Centric Gaming

Los Angeles Lakers guard Dion Waiters will try his hand in multiple arenas, becoming an investor in esports brand Centric ...

Reports: WR Edelman could miss multiple games after knee surgery

New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman underwent knee surgery and will miss Sunday's game against the Buffalo Bills, according ...

G7 'Alarmed' By Ukraine 'Undoing' Anti-Graft Reforms

KYIV - The Group of Seven (G7) leading industrialized countries says it is 'alarmed' by the rollback of reforms in ...

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Three stabbed to death in Nice, French consulate in Jeddah attacked

NICE, France - A man wielding a knife on Thursday killed three people in an attack at the Basilica of ...

Golfing great comes out in support of Trump re-election

Golfing great Jack Nicklaus has already voted, and is proud to say he's voted for Donald Trump. He's now also ...

Snowden, hero to many, traitor to others, is awarded Russian residency

MOSCOW, Russia - Russia has given a permanent residence permit to Edward Snowden, the National Security Agency public interest informant.Snowden ...

Chinese stocks gain for third day in row, most other Asian markets dip

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Asian investors on Thursday ignored the ructions overnight on Wall Street and around the globe, keeping ...

Divisions between incumbent U.S. president and rival stark

WASHINGTON, DC - Voters choosing between President Donald Trump and former Democratic Vice President Joe Biden in the U.S. presidential ...

Britain and India shore up economic and financial ties

LONDON, UK - Britain and India entered into a range of agreements on Wednesday to solidify their relationship and promote ...

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