Fri, 21 Feb 2020

New Coronavirus Spreads More Like Flu Than SARS

CHICAGO - Scientists in China who studied the nose and throat swabs from 18 patients infected with the new coronavirus ...

Roger Stone gets 3 years and four months prison sentence

WASHINGTON, DC - A federal judge on Thursday sentenced President Donald Trump's longtime confidant Roger Stone to 40 months in ...

Former U.S. congressman denies Trump offer to WikiLeaks founder

LONDON, UK - The White House has denied a claim aired in a London court this week that President Donald ...

Israelis and Saudis reportedly discussing cooperation on air travel

JERUSALEM - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel is having discussions about the implementation of direct flights from Tel ...

WHO declares 'progress' in fight against coronavirus

The World Health Organisation on Wednesday hailed "tremendous progress" in the fight against the deadly new coronavirus since it emerged ...

Whereabouts of concelebrating priests not established at Pell trial

Dr Chris Friel examines another of the many concerning aspects of the child sexual abuse case against Cardinal George Pell.This ...

NYPD commissioner Bernie Kerik gets presidential pardon from Trump

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump has gone on a clemency blitz, commuting the 14-year prison sentence of former Illinois Gov. ...

European warships told to avoid rescuing people trying to flee Libya

It is a craven, indefensible choice. On Tuesday, European Union foreign ministers agreed to launch a mission in the Mediterranean ...

Two Saudi babies abducted from hospital in 1990s returned to families

DAMMAM, Saudi Arabia - A baby boy kidnapped from hospital 3 hours after he was born more than twenty years ...

Syrian conflict "reaching horrifying new level"

DAMASCUS, Syria - Tensions in Syria have reached breaking point again. Syrian government attacks in Ilib province, Israeli attacks on ...

Martial grabs key goal for Man United in Bruges

Bruges - Anthony Martial struck a crucial away goal as Manchester United ground out a 1-1 draw against Club Brugge ...

Stanley leads at Puerto Rico Open

Miami - Kyle Stanley, looking for his first PGA Tour title since 2017, fired an eight-under par 64 on Thursday ...

Wilder, Fury ready for Vegas rematch

Las Vegas - The most-anticipated heavyweight showdown in nearly two decades will transfix the boxing world on Saturday when unbeaten ...

McIlroy grabs 2-shot lead at WGC Mexico Championship

Mexico City - Rory McIlroy started strong in his bid to complete his WGC trophy collection, firing a six-under par ...

US gov't awards grants to Marawi's displaced communities

SURIGAO CITY, Surigao del Norte, Feb. 21 -- The United States (US) awarded six micro-grants to community groups composed of ...

Iraqi, Kuwait Restrict Entry Of Iranian Citizens Amid Virus Fears

Iraq and Kuwait have temporarily restricted the entry of Iranians into their country in an effort to stem the outbreak ...

Violence Greets Wuhan Evacuees Upon Arrival In Ukrainian Town

Violence erupted as the first group of Ukrainians evacuated from the Chinese city of Wuhan -- the epicenter of the ...

US-Taliban Deal Likely to Include Means to Lessen Risk of Clashes

PENTAGON/ISLAMABAD - A deal between the United States and the Taliban to de-escalate the war in Afghanistan will likely include ...

Israeli PM: Trump Peace Plan to Go Forth Even if Democrat Elected

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says even if a Democrat is elected president in November, Donald Trump's Mideast peace plan ...

Stanley two shots clear at Puerto Rico Open

Kyle Stanley birdied his first three holes Thursday, and he holds a two-shot lead after the first round at the ...

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Upbeat Chinese FM says virus control efforts 'are working'

China's efforts to control the deadly outbreak of a new coronavirus "are working", Beijing's top diplomat said Thursday, attributing an ...

New Coronavirus Spreads More Like Flu Than SARS

CHICAGO - Scientists in China who studied the nose and throat swabs from 18 patients infected with the new coronavirus ...

Roger Stone gets 3 years and four months prison sentence

WASHINGTON, DC - A federal judge on Thursday sentenced President Donald Trump's longtime confidant Roger Stone to 40 months in ...

Former U.S. congressman denies Trump offer to WikiLeaks founder

LONDON, UK - The White House has denied a claim aired in a London court this week that President Donald ...

Israelis and Saudis reportedly discussing cooperation on air travel

JERUSALEM - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel is having discussions about the implementation of direct flights from Tel ...

WHO declares 'progress' in fight against coronavirus

The World Health Organisation on Wednesday hailed "tremendous progress" in the fight against the deadly new coronavirus since it emerged ...

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