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No precedent for Trump to take cut of TikTok deal

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

Names of 9 youthful Marines and Sailor killed in AAV tragedy named

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper has paid tribute to the youthful eight Marines ...

Taoiseach Micheal Martin pays tribute to John Hume

DUBLIN, Ireland - Taoiseach Micheal Martin joined a long list of Irish, Northern Ireland global leaders on Monday in paying ...

Trump orders agencies to employ Americans ahead of foreigners

WASHINGTON, DC - President Donald Trump said Monday that he had fired the chair of the Tennessee Valley Authority, criticizing ...

New Cold War looms as Chinese-U.S. relations edge closer to collapse

Tensions between the United States and China are rising as the U.S. election nears, with tit-for-tat consulate closures, new U.S. ...

Prison in eastern Afghanistan under ferocious attack by ISIS fighters

KABUL, Afghanistan - An attack on a prison in eastern Afghanistan by ISIS fighters which began on Sunday has continued ...

Rescue mission for 8 U.S. service members ends, recovery initiated

The seven Marines and sailor missing after their amphibious assault vehicle sank off the California coast are presumed dead as ...

Republicans ratchet up anti-China rhetoric with TikTok ban

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump is banning the use of the TikTok app, widely used by Americans particularly ...

Mexico governors call for Covid czar to resign as death toll soars

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Mexico has recorded more coronavirus-related deaths than the UK, and as the figure rose above 47,000 ...

Israelis now flying directly to Saudi Arabia, UAE, and Qatar

Business and private jets flying from Israel's Ben-Gurion Airport to the United Arab Emirates are a fairly regular occurrence, although ...

U.S. decision to dump WHO dangerous and irresponsible

Microbes do not recognize borders. We are all safe only when everybody is safe. In a pandemic, to attack the ...

Nationals activate star OF Soto from IL

Outfielder Juan Soto, who helped the Washington Nationals to their first World Series title in 2019, was activated from the ...

Vondrousova bounced in 1st round in Palermo

Marketa Vondrousova's return to competitive tennis was short-lived. The 18th-ranked player in the world and the No. 2 seed at ...

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 ...

Habs seek help beyond Price vs. Pens in Game 3

There could be tweaks, of course, but don't look for Pittsburgh Penguins coach Mike Sullivan to make much in the ...

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, ...

New Bridge in Genoa Opens to Traffic Two Years After Deadly Collapse

GENOA - A gleaming new bridge in Genoa built after the deadly collapse of a viaduct opened Tuesday, but critics ...

Tagalog News: Commercial flight mula Manila, suspendido

PUERTO PRINCESA, Palawan, Agosto 4 (PIA) - Pansamantalang ihihinto ng Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippine (CAAP) ang biyahe ng ...

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 ...

All member states ratify UN child labour convention

Every member state has ratified a United Nations convention banning the worst forms of child labour, the UN announced on ...

Those responsible for Beirut 'catastrophe' will 'pay price': PM

Lebanon's prime minister vowed Tuesday that those responsible for two massive blasts in Beirut's port, which killed at least 50 ...

Timeline: Lebanon Since 2005

BEIRUT - Lebanon, whose capital Beirut was rocked on Tuesday by huge explosions that killed dozens, is mired in its ...

World Offers Support, Condolences to Lebanon After Devastating Blasts

BEIRUT - Close allies and traditional adversaries of Lebanon paid tribute on Tuesday to the victims of massive and deadly ...

Sixers look to exploit struggling Wizards

The Philadelphia 76ers hope to continue to take advantage of a soft spot in their schedule when they take on ...

Pakistan's new map an exercise in political absurdity: India

New Delhi [India], August 4 (ANI): Condemning Prime Minister Imran Khan for releasing Pakistan's new political map laying untenable claims ...

Uyghurs, Tibetans protest against China's oppression

Hong Kong, August 4 (ANI): Political activists and leaders from China and its occupied territories have raised a voice against ...

Regional powers pursuing hedging strategies in Afghanistan: Analyst

Islamabad [Pakistan], August 4 (ANI): Several regional powers are pursuing hedging strategies in Afghanistan by backing the Kabul government and ...

Other countries might follow US actions on TikTok: China

Beijing [China], August 4 (ANI): China on Tuesday said the US should be wary of its decisions on acquiring ByteDance ...

Kashmiris suffer most at hands of Pak backed terrorists: PoK leaders

Bern [Switzerland], Aug 4 (ANI): As people in Jammu and Kashmir are observing the first anniversary of abrogation of Article ...

Tiger Woods ready for leap into unknown at fan-free major

Tiger Woods is preparing for a journey into the unknown as he heads into this week's PGA Championship hunting for ...

Djokovic only member of 'Big 3' in U.S. Open field

Three-time champion Novak Djokovic is the only member of the "Big Three" in the field for the 2020 U.S. Open. ...

Study finds sleep may protect us from forgetting old memories

California [US], Aug 4 (ANI): While getting proper sleep has been proven to play a critical role in our health, ...

Children in Worst Forms of Labor Get Legal Protection

GENEVA - The International Convention on the Worst Forms of Child Labor has been universally ratified. The International Labor Organization ...

UN Ratifies First Unanimous Treaty on Child Labor

A global treaty sponsored by the U.N. International Labor Organization (ILO) calling for greater protection for children against sexual exploitation, ...

Palermo organiser 'proud' to host return of tennis

The organisers of the Palermo Ladies Open had just a month to get the first post-coronavirus tournament WTA tournament up ...

Africa's COVID-19 Chaos Opens Door for Opportunistic Extremists

JOHANNESBURG - As a pandemic rages and weakens fragile societies, terrorists lie in wait to pounce on vulnerable people, especially ...

How Russian cosmonauts return to Earth

Science & Tech Aug 04 2020 Victoria Ryabikova Roscosmos cosmonaut Alexander Skvortsov is helped out of the Soyuz MS-13 spacecraft ...

Defending champion Rafael Nadal won't play US Open, slams schedule

Defending champion Rafael Nadal said Tuesday he will not play the US Open, citing concerns over the coronavirus and slamming ...

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 ...

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

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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T.J. Warren made his first eight field-goal attempts on his way to 32 points, and the Indiana Pacers led the ...

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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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