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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 ...

Desktop review of Melissa Davey's new book on the Pell case

Melissa Davey just a few days ago brought out her book on The Case of George Pell. Davey has followed ...

Seventeen dead, 123 injured as jet breaks in two on landing in India

DUBAI, UAE - An Air India Express flight from Dubai with 190 people on board skidded off a runway and ...

Beirut explosion may be turning point for Lebanon

ROME - Numbness and shock at first - now fury. The massive blast at Beirut's port Tuesday night that wrecked ...

Collision between truck and Land Cruiser claims life of Tajik singer

DUSHANBE - Hundreds of fans have come to bid farewell to one of Tajikistan's most popular singers, Bahrom Ghafuri, who ...

Preparedness for nuclear attack or event at lowest point since 1945

It is important to mark the solemn 75th anniversary of the first and only use of atomic weapons against cities ...

U.S. Senate moves to restrict TikTok downloads by federal employees

WASHINGTON, DC - The United States Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a bill banning the Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok on ...

Cameroon Says No COVID-19 in Indigenous People Yet

YAOUNDE - Cameroon is using the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples, to educate indigenous communities who have preserved ...

Music education has a race problem, and universities must address it

Since the start of the pandemic, people have been turning to music to process the anxiety of living in the ...

Belarusian Election Officials Declare Presidential Vote Valid

MINSK -- The Central Election Commission in Belarus has declared the country's August 9 presidential election as valid, announcing shortly ...

DOH-10 celebrates 'Breastfeeding Awareness Month'

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug. 9 (PIA) - The Department of Health (DOH) - 10 has spearheaded the Breastfeeding Awareness ...

Awesome 'AgriStoryahay' episodes await viewers this August

EL SALVADOR CITY, Aug. 9 --The "AgriStoryahay sa ATI" webinar series of the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center X (ATI-RTC ...

Internet Blockages Reported As Belarusians Go To The Polls

MINSK -- Voting has begun in Belarus in a presidential election where incumbent Alyaksandr Lukashenka is seeking a sixth term.The ...

US Tops 5 Million Coronavirus Infections

The United States has more coronavirus cases than any other country. There are more than 5 million infections in the ...

Nagasaki Marks 75th Anniversary of US Atomic Bombing

Nagasaki on Sunday marked the 75th anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombing of the city in a ceremony held at ...

Uganda reopens zoo as lockdown restrictions ease

File photo shows giraffes were at the Uganda Wildlife Education Center in central Uganda, Dec. 9, 2016. (Xinhua/Ronald Ssekandi)Uganda has ...

Internet Blockages Reported As Belarus Votes For President

MINSK -- Voting has begun in Belarus in a presidential election where incumbent Alyaksandr Lukashenka is seeking a sixth term.The ...

JDU is with CEC on Bihar poll schedule, says KC Tyagi

By Deepika Rathour ChauhanNew Delhi [India], Aug 9 (ANI): Janata Dal-United leader KC Tyagi on Sunday said that the party ...

NTF COVID-19 tackles contact tracing during Pasay City visit

CALOOCAN CITY, Aug. 9 (PIA) --Pasay City officials met with representatives from the National Task Force against COVID-19 (NTF COVID-19) ...

Afghan Loya Jirga Recommends Releasing Taliban Prisoners

Thousands of prominent Afghans have supported the release of about 400 Taliban prisoners on August 9, including many who had ...

Angels' Heaney set for duel with Rangers' Lynn

Andrew Heaney will take the mound for the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday afternoon against the Texas Rangers at Globe ...

Ronaldo asks Juventus to rally around for next season

Turin [Italy], Aug 9 (ANI): Cristiano Ronaldo has asked the Juventus side to rally around after the club's ousting from ...

Tennis in a bubble: China's home tour shows new normal in COVID-19 era

The China Tennis Association (CTA) Tour event is held behind closed doors in the southwest Chinese city of Kunming on ...

NBA: LeBron, Giannis and Harden named MVP finalists

New York [USA], Aug 9 (ANI): The National Basketball Association (NBA) on Saturday announced the finalists for six major awards ...

Orioles look for sweep vs. Strasburg, Nationals

The Baltimore Orioles will look to finish a three-game road sweep of the World Series champion Washington Nationals on Sunday ...

Decision On Taliban Prisoner Release Expected At Afghan Loya Jirga

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani is expected on August 9 to make a final decision on a proposal to 400 Taliban ...

Experts say cooperation only right choice for U.S., China

File photo shows the national flags of China (R) and the United States as well as the flag of Washington ...

Virat Kohli, Babar Azam remind me of Sachin Tendulkar: Ian Bishop

New Delhi [India], Aug 9 (ANI): Former West Indies pacer Ian Bishop has said that Virat Kohli and Babar Azam ...

AIFF join hands with CPSFI to promote football

New Delhi [India], Aug 9 (ANI): The All India Football Federation (AIFF), in its pursuit to promote grassroots football across ...

Shock, Fusion, Mayhem cruise at OWL Countdown Cup

The San Francisco Shock, Philadelphia Fusion and Florida Mayhem each swept their way into the semifinals of the Overwatch League's ...

Need to be patient with Jofra Archer, he's still very young: Joe Root

Manchester [UK], Aug 9 (ANI): After winning the first Test against Pakistan by three wickets, England skipper Joe Root said ...

Johnson surges to PGA lead; Koepka 2 back

Former World No. 1 Dustin Johnson surged on Saturday at the PGA Championship, piling up eight birdies to shoot 5-under-par ...

Firekeepers Casino 400 results

NASCAR Cup Series Race - 52nd Firekeepers Casino 400 Michigan International Speedway Brooklyn, Michigan Saturday, August 8, 2020 1. (3) ...

British Sikh Association hits hard on pro-Khalistan supporters

London [UK], Aug 9 (ANI): The British Sikh Association defied the Sikh Federation UK for its demand for an independent ...

In pics: International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples

An indigenous man raises his hands to welcome visitors during the National Indigenous People's Day celebration in Vancouver, Canada, June ...

Latest COVID-19 watch, Aug. 9: Brazil's death toll surpasses 100,000

Medical workers in personal protective equipment are on duty to perform COVID-19 rapid tests for taxi drivers in Sao Paolo, ...

Gallo's 2-run blast lifts Rangers to shutout win over Angels

Joey Gallo's two-run home run in the sixth inning was all the Texas Rangers offense could muster, but it was ...

Liquid down Immortals, clinch top LCS seed

Team Liquid took care of business against Immortals on Saturday night on the penultimate day of the regular season, clinching ...

Harvick wins, again, at Michigan

The NASCAR Cup Series is running a Saturday-Sunday doubleheader at Michigan International Speedway this weekend. Considering his results there, you've ...

Bantayan Airport in Cebu set to be operational on December 2020

CEBU, Aug 9 (PIA) - The Mactan-Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA) announces that if all plans push through, they will ...

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Despite job gains too many Americans still out of work, says official

WASHINGTON, DC - Total nonfarm payroll employment in the United States rose by 1.8 million in July, and the unemployment ...

Kroenke Sports Entertainment partners with global sportsbook operator

PointsBet, a global sportsbook operator, and Kroenke Sports Entertainment, LLC announced Friday an entrance into a new, multi-year partnership. The ...

U.S. dollar makes small recovery, Wall Street mixed

NEW YORK, New York - U.S stocks faltered on Friday despite better-than-expected jobs growth in July, and a rebound in ...

Switch revenue jumps 13% in second quarter

Switch is the latest data centre operator to post strong financial results as the global Covid-19 pandemic continues to fail ...

Asian markets topple over after Trump gets stuck into China again

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia tanked on Friday as the U.S. took a big stick to China again, banning ...

Siege at bank in northern France ends

A gunman with psychiatric problems took six people hostage at a bank in Le Havre, northern France, before giving himself ...

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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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