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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 ...

Myanmar Villagers Flee Into China to Escape New Fighting

More than 100 villagers fled their homes in Myanmar's northern Shan state into China as fighting broke out between ethnic ...

Pompeo Announces Tour of Europe Next Week

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday he would visit Poland and three other European countries next week, ...

AAC approves 8-game conference slate beginning Sept. 19

The American Athletic Conference announced Wednesday that it will play an eight-game conference schedule for football that is slated to ...

Arians: Jones 'main guy' in Bucs' deep backfield

Tampa Bay coach Bruce Arians said Ronald Jones will "carry the load" in the Buccaneers' crowded backfield in 2020. "RoJo ...

Grenade Attack Hits Rally As Pakistan Marks Kashmir Anniversary

Dozens of people were wounded in a grenade attack at a rally in Pakistan as the country marked the first ...

Germany plans to dim lights at night to save insects

Germany is planning to ban floodlights from dusk for much of the year as part of its bid to fight ...

US Pushes Ahead With Bid to Extend Iran Arms Embargo

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON - The United States is pushing ahead with its bid to extend an international arms embargo on Iran ...

Clippers, Mavs still looking to find traction

Two teams that have struggled in close games inside the NBA bubble go head-to-head in a possible playoff preview when ...

ISIS-K branch's new leader is Pak-based Haqqani terrorist

Kabul [Afghanistan], August 4 (ANI): Shahab Almahajir, the new leader of ISIS Khorasan branch, is a Pakistan-based Haqqani Network terrorist, ...

China lodges protest with US over health secy's Taiwan visit

Beijing [China], Aug 5 (Xinhua/ANI): China has lodged solemn representations to the United States regarding the scheduled visit of US ...

PoK activist celebrates 1st anniversary of Art 370 abrogation

Glasgow [Scotland], Aug 5 (ANI): A political activist hailing from Mirpur in Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) celebrated the first anniversary ...

T1 expand exclusive streaming deal with Twitch

T1 Entertainment Sports announced an exclusive, multi-year streaming deal with Twitch on Wednesday. It is an expansion of a previous ...

Kashmir's Media Cut Off From Internet and From Readers

One year ago on August 5, Indian Kashmir was cut off from the world as the Indian government blocked telecoms ...

OPINION | Women of South Africa, we are unstoppable

(In My Skin). Coetzee is another feminist philosopher who studied with Louise du Toit and who is currently doing a ...

Nuno confident Premier League will grant Wolves delayed start

Premier League bosses will permit those clubs still involved in European competition to begin their domestic campaign later than the ...

Pakistan cricket chief urges England to tour before 2022

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief executive Wasim Khan has urged England to send a team to the country before their ...

Japan, Fiji set for confirmed autumn 'Eight Nations'

The Six Nations announced on Wednesday plans for an eight-team tournament to replace the cancelled November Tests.Sources have told AFP ...

Stormers 'hungry' for contact, but working towards bigger picture

confirming that there is still no indication of when full contact training will be allowed.South Africa's professional rugby franchises, under ...

Activision Blizzard reports strong Q2 earnings

Activision Blizzard (ATVI), a video game holding company, published its financial earnings for the second quarter of 2020 on Tuesday. ...

The port of Beirut: vital, historic centre of a complex city

The centre of Beirut has suffered devastation following an explosion which has destroyed the port, caused massive damage to the ...

NBA: No positive COVID-19 tests for third straight week

The NBA conducted 343 tests for COVID-19 in the past week and returned no positive results, the league announced Wednesday. ...

Report calls Texas Tech women's hoops program 'toxic'

Coach Marlene Stollings has created a "toxic environment" and a "culture of abuse" in the Texas Tech women's basketball program ...

ECB appoints Tim Macdonald as England Women's senior assistant coach

London [UK], Aug 5 (ANI): England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Wednesday announced that former Western Australia and Tasmania ...

Tik...Tok: Pakistan's Media Crackdown Expands To Cyberspace

Critics say the space for free speech is shrinking in Pakistan, where officials are accused of expanding restrictions on the ...

Beirut reels from huge blast, as death toll climbs to at least 113

Lebanese rescue workers searched for survivors in the mangled wreckage of buildings and investigators blamed negligence for a massive warehouse ...

'Do you really need to party?' WHO asks world's youth

Young people must curb their party instincts to help prevent new outbreaks of the Covid-19 disease, officials at the World ...

Analysts: Massive Beirut Blast Signals Government Failure to Protect

AMMAN, JORDAN - Lebanon is not normally known as a place where terrible safety violations occur. So, Tuesday's massive explosion ...

Reporter's Notebook: Amid Beirut Devastation, Humanity on Display

BEIRUT - Hours after I filed a report on the economic crisis in Lebanon and how a plummeting Lebanese pound ...

Abrogating Article 370 empowered Kashmiris in multiple ways

Brussels [Belgium], Aug 5 (ANI): On the first anniversary of abrogation of Article 370 and 35A, a Member of European ...

Red Bulls acquire English MF Yearwood

The New York Red Bulls acquired English midfielder Dru Yearwood on a transfer from Brentford F.C. The 20-year-old will be ...

Beirut blast death toll reaches 113, over 4,000 injured

Beirut [Lebanon], Aug 5 (Sputnik/ANI): The powerful blast in the port of Lebanon's Beirut left 113 people killed and more ...

UP CM presents Lord Ram's idol to PM Modi in Ayodhya

Ayodhya (Uttar Pradesh) [India], August 5 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanth on Wednesday presented an idol of Lord ...

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CENTRAL WEST, NSW, Australia - A 37-year old woman was arrested in the New South Wales Central West on Wednesday ...

2 men charged after bashing security guards, woman in NSW Central West

CENTRAL WEST, NSW, Australia - Two men charged after allegedly bashing two security guards and a woman in the New ...

Woman, 69, dies in single-car crash near Orange

CENTRAL WEST, NSW, Australia - A Victorian woman has been killed in a single-vehicle crash in the state's Central West ...

Police in Central West step up searching for missing teenager

LITHGOW, Central West, NSW, Australia - A 14-year old girl remains missing in the City of Lithgow in the state's ...

5 tips on writing better university assignments

University life comes with its share of challenges. One of these is writing longer assignments that require higher information, communication ...

Japan, Fiji set for confirmed autumn 'Eight Nations'

The Six Nations announced on Wednesday plans for an eight-team tournament to replace the cancelled November Tests.Sources have told AFP ...

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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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