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Sweden eschewed lockdowns. It's too early to be certain it was wrong

Sweden has become something of a cautionary tale for what happens when you attempt to tackle coronavirus without lockdowns.In The ...

Trump's Demand for US Cut of TikTok Deal Is Unprecedented

NEW YORK - President Donald Trump's demand that the U.S. government get a cut from a potential Microsoft purchase of ...

Isaias Blasts US Atlantic Coast

Tropical Storm Isaias is tearing across central New York state and New England after quickly moving through the mid-Atlantic region ...

Golf Glance: Koepka seeks rare 3-peat at PGA Championship

Field Level Media's Golf Glance provides weekly news and storylines from each of the major North American golf tours. PGA ...

'Looks like a terrible attack': US President Trump on Lebanon blast

Washington D.C. [US], Aug 5 (ANI): US President Donald Trump said that the explosion in Lebanon's capital Beirut on Tuesday, ...

US BLM Protests Drive Global Online Race Debate

LONDON - The May death of 46-year-old George Floyd in police custody in Minneapolis, and the subsequent protests across the ...

White House, Democrats Cite Some Progress Toward Coronavirus Aid Deal

White House officials and top congressional Democrats plan to meet again Tuesday after both sides cited some progress in their ...

Fight for economic equality is as old as America itself

Americans are increasingly worried about the rising tide of economic inequality, as fewer control more wealth. For the origins of ...

Rask returns as Bruins face physical Lightning

The Boston Bruins need a spark following their lackluster opener in Eastern Conference round-robin play, and they might find it ...

Trump can't delay the election, but he can try to delegitimise it

Americans were alarmed last week when their president suggested on Twitter that the November 3 presidential election should be delayed ...

Pompeo slams CCP's for prosecuting pro-democracy activists in US

Washington [US], Aug 5 (ANI): US condemns the Chinese Communist Party's attempt to prosecute pro-democracy advocates resident outside of China, ...

NYC Health Commissioner Resigns Over City's COVID Response

New York City's health commissioner, Dr. Oxiris Barbot, resigned Tuesday, expressing her "deep disappointment" with the way New York City ...

Thirteen Grand Slam winners in U.S. Open draw

Thirteen Grand Slam singles champions headline the list of entries announced on Tuesday for the 2020 U.S. Open women's draw, ...

Cape Verde Agrees to Extradite Maduro Ally to US

PRAIA, CAPE VERDE - A court in the West African nation of Cape Verde has approved extradition of Colombian businessman ...

CCCP cannot tolerate free-thinking of its own people: Pompeo

Washington DC [USA], Aug 4 (ANI): US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo on Tuesday said that the US and other ...

Talk of Banning TikTok Sparks Calls For A More Open Internet in China

Ongoing negotiations between Microsoft and Beijing-based software company ByteDance over the possible acquisition of the Chinese-owned video platform TikTok have ...

Whelan Transferred To Russian Region Known For Toughest Prisons

Former U.S. Marine Paul Whelan, sentenced to 16 years on espionage charges that he rejects, has been transferred to a ...

FBI Raids Offices Of U.S. Companies Belonging To Ukrainian Tycoons

The FBI has raided the offices of U.S. companies belonging to Ukrainian tycoons Ihor Kolomoyskiy and Hennadiy Boholyubov in Cleveland ...

US tests intercontinental ballistic missile

The United States on Tuesday successfully tested an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) in a launch directed from ...

How COVID-19 could impact travel for years to come

In late 2019, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) published its "Economic Performance of the Airline Industry" report. It contained ...

Kazakh Activist Picketing Chinese Consulate In Almaty Detained

ALMATY, Kazakhstan -- Police in Kazakhstan's largest city have detained an activist who was picketing the Chinese Consulate in protest ...

Report: Iran Has Underreported COVID-19 Deaths

The Iranian government has drastically underreported data on coronavirus cases and deaths, according to state records secretly sent to the ...

Afghanistan To Convene Loya Jirga On Release Of Taliban Prisoners

The Afghan government will convene a grand assembly of elders, known as the Loya Jirga, in Kabul on August 7 ...

Ozzy Osbourne gives health update following spinal surgery

Washington D.C. [USA], August 4 (ANI): Heavy metal legend Ozzy Osbourne recently opened about his health condition after undergoing spinal ...

Opinion: Why Pompeo leads Washington's China-bashing campaign

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a press briefing in Washington D.C., the United States, on March 5, ...

Update: Market fairness a mere pretext used in Washington's TikTok ban

Video: Over the weeks, the Trump administration has repeatedly targeted TikTok, a video-sharing app owned by a Chinese tech company, ...

Marijuana fueled Colombian drug trade before cocaine was king

The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work.The big ideaLong before Pablo Escobar's Medellin cartel got rich ...

Making the most of a tree epidemic

A large portion of North America's 8.7 billion ash trees are now infested by a beetle called the emerald ash ...

European Markets Struggling Tuesday, Asian Posting Strong Gains

European markets are mostly lower Tuesday in a reversal of the strong gains posted hours earlier in Asia.London's FTSE index ...

Defending champion Rafael Nadal still on US Open entry list

A number of high-profile players, including he wrote."Simona Halep has decided to remain on the entry list for the US ...

East Turkistan Government-in-Exile lauds US sanctions against XPCC

Washington [US], August 4 (ANI): The East Turkistan Government-in-Exile has lauded the United States decision to levy sanctions on the ...

WH remain wary of TikTok even with Microsoft deal

Washington DC [USA], August 3 (ANI): The Trump administration will remain cautious of TikTok even if Microsoft and other US ...

China reciprocates NZ's suspension of extradition agreement

Beijing [China], August 3 (Sputnik/ANI): Hong Kong has suspended the agreements on the mutual extradition of suspects and criminal justice ...

UK's Covid count reaches 305,623

London [UK], Aug 4 (Sputnik/ANI): More than 900 new coronavirus cases were registered in the United Kingdom in the past ...

Journalist and Police Guard Killed in Southern Mexico

MEXICO CITY - Press groups called for justice Monday after unidentified gunmen in southern Mexico killed a journalist along with ...

Trump Moves to Limit Foreign Workers in Federal Agencies

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump signed an order Monday requiring federal agencies to prove they are not replacing qualified ...

Trump Gives Microsoft 45 Days to Seal TikTok Deal

WHITE HOUSE - The Chinese-owned social media app TikTok "is going to be out of business in the United States" ...

Fierce competition between US, China for energy in Central Asia

Beijing [China], August 3 (ANI): As the US has called "for a new alliance of democracies" to counter China's aggressive ...

Covid-19 wrap: Over 18 million infections worldwide, 690 363 deaths

Here are the latest developments in the coronavirus crisis:The pandemic has killed at least 690 363 people worldwide since it ...

Trump Criticizes White House Coronavirus Adviser

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday criticized a key White House coronavirus adviser after she told a national ...

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Dwayne Johnson takes 50% stake in XFL

Former World Wrestling Entertainment star Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has reportedly teamed up with an investment firm to purchase the ...

Rays snap out of skid, beat Red Sox

Hunter Renfroe hit a go-ahead two-run double in the fourth inning, Joey Wendle added three hits and the Tampa Bay ...

Flames rout Jets, grab 2-1 series edge

Sean Monahan collected one goal and two assists, and the Calgary Flames used another dominating second period to claim a ...

No Butler, no problem for Heat in win over Celtics

Bam Adebayo produced a double-double with 21 points and a game-high 12 rebounds, to lead the Miami Heat to a ...

Bieber prevails again as Indians down Reds

Franmil Reyes hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the eighth inning, and Shane Bieber pitched into the eighth inning to ...

Mets place 2B Cano on IL, add OF Hamilton to roster

The New York Mets placed veteran infielder Robinson Cano on the 10-day injured list with a left adductor strain and ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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