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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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

Tiger, McIlroy, Thomas grouped together for PGA Championship

Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy will play alongside the world's top-ranked player, Justin Thomas, in a star-studded grouping for the ...

Rohit Sharma congratulates Iker Casillas for a 'glorious career'

New Delhi [India], Aug 4 (ANI): Indian Opening batsman Rohit Sharma on Tuesday congratulated former Real Madrid player Iker Casillas ...

Madrid Masters tennis cancelled due to Covid-19

The Madrid Open tennis tournament has been cancelled due to fresh outbreaks of coronavirus in the region, organisers confirmed on ...

Pirelli blames 'race circumstances' for Silverstone tyre failures

Pirelli said on Tuesday that problems with its tyres late in the British Grand Prix, which saw Lewis Hamilton cross ...

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 ...

EXPLAINER | What you need to know about what's happening in Zimbabwe

Ever since the start of Zimbabwe's national lockdown, the country has seen protests by activists and healthcare personnel over the ...

Exploring Research Reactors and Their Use

For over 60 years, research reactors have provided the world with a versatile tool to test materials and advance scientific ...

Legendary Goalkeeper Iker Casillas retires from football

PanARMENIAN.Net - Former Real Madrid and Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas has retired from football at the age of 39, the ...

ICMR chief directs states to analyse COVID-19 data to know epidemic

New Delhi [India], Aug 4 (ANI): The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has directed all state governments to "analyse ...

Indy 500 shifts gears, won't allow spectators

For the first time in the race's history, fans will not be allowed at the 104th Indianapolis 500 on Aug. ...

Brandon Williams signs new contract with Manchester United

Manchester [UK], Aug 4 (ANI): Manchester United on Tuesday announced that Brandon Williams has signed a new contract which will ...

Radio telescopes find extrasolar planet around main-sequence star

Washington D.C.[USA], Aug 4 (ANI): An international team of astronomers including Gisela Ortiz-Leon from the Max Planck Institute for Radio ...

Surprisingly dense exoplanet challenges planet formation theories

Washington D.C.[USA], Aug 4 (ANI): New detailed observations with NSF's NOIRLab facilities reveal a young exoplanet, orbiting a young star ...

Iker Casillas confirms retirement

Champions FC Porto's Iker Casillas reacts in the Champions League quarterfinal second leg between FC Porto and Liverpool on April ...

J-K conducting 900 tests per million per day: Union Home Secretary

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Aug 4 (ANI): Against the World Health Organisation (WHO) recommendation of 140 tests per million ...

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 ...

Very excited to play in Women's T20 Challenge, says Shafali Verma

New Delhi [India], Aug 4 (ANI): Indian batter Shafali Verma on Tuesday expressed excitement for playing in the upcoming Women's ...

COVID-19: 101-Year-Old Kyrgyz Man Recovers, Leaves Hospital

The global death toll from the coronavirus is more than 690,000, with more than 18 million infections confirmed, causing mass ...

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 ...

Belarus Begins Early Voting In Contentious Presidential Election

Early voting has begun in Belarus in a contentious presidential election set for August 9 that pits authoritarian leader Alyaksandr ...

OPINION | Opportunities for girls to excel few and far between

The experience of the Chibok girls teaches us that the outlook for girls in remote communities with widespread poverty can ...

News24's countdown to a digital subscription service has begun

| Advertising alone cannot sustain journalism any longer, says Media24 CEOBasson said that the current advertising model is not sustainable ...

Marc Marquez out of Czech MotoGP after second operation on arm

Reigning MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez will miss his second straight race after he was ruled out of Sunday's Czech ...

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$172 million defense department job goes to Hunstville, Alabama plant

SAN DIEGO, California - A subsidiary of Cubic Corporation, GATR Technologies, of Huntsville, Alabama, has been awarded a $172 million ...

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 ...

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, ...

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. ...

Eberle scores 2, Isles go up 2-0 on Panthers

Jordan Eberle scored two goals Tuesday afternoon, including the tie-breaking tally late in the second period, as the New York ...

Bills release veteran OL Long

The Buffalo Bills released veteran interior lineman Spencer Long on Tuesday. The news comes a day after the Bills signed ...

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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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