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US Supreme Court to rule on religious rights of football coach

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Supreme Court said it would hear an appeal from a former high school football coach who ...

At 3.45%, mortgage rates highest in US since pandemic struck

WASHINGTON D.C.: According to a closely watched survey, U.S. mortgage rates have reached levels not seen since March 2020. In ...

US snow storm leaves thousands without power

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina: The eastern United States was hit by a severe winter storm on January 16, packing heavy snow, ...

Norwegian Caribbean cruise remains in St. Martin as cruise canceled

PHILIPSBURG, St. Martin: Norwegian Cruise Line canceled, mid-voyage, a ten-day Caribbean cruise on the Norwegian Gem due to COVID-19, leaving ...

One of world's oldest gorillas put to sleep at Atlanta Zoo

ATLANTA, Georgia: Zoo Atlanta's gorilla, one of the oldest in captivity at 59 years, was euthanized on January 13 due ...

At auction, $3.3 million paid for single page of Spiderman comic

DALLAS, Texas: The original drawings of a single comic book page from a 1984 issue of Spiderman has sold for ...

Delta Airlines reports $408 million quarterly loss due to Covid

ATLANTA, Georgia: With a business slowdown caused by a COVID-19 surge in December, Delta Air Lines lost $408 million in ...

US boy's message in bottle discovered in Ireland after 3 years

DUBLIN, Ireland: It took three years to cross the Atlantic, but a message placed in a bottle and tossed into ...

NYC Mandarin Oriental Hotel bought by Indian billionaire Ambani

NEW YORK CITY, New Your: Mukesh Ambani, India's wealthiest person, has gained a controlling stake in the Mandarin Oriental Hotel ...

Kamala Harris will be my running mate in 2024, says Biden

Washington [US], January 20 (ANI): Commemorating the first year in office, US President Joe Biden on Wednesday (local time) said ...

Biden: Federal Reserve Should 'Recalibrate' Policy as Prices Rise

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday said it was appropriate for the Federal Reserve to recalibrate the support ...

Declassified video shows US drone strike on civilians

The botched US air raid killed 10 civilians in Kabul, most of them childrenThe Pentagon has released surveillance videos showing ...

Biden: 'Not There Yet' on Easing of Tariffs on Chinese Goods

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden on Wednesday said that it was too soon to make commitments on lifting U.S. tariffs ...

Biden Confirms Harris Would be Running Mate in 2024

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Joe Biden said on Wednesday that Vice President Kamala Harris would be his running mate in ...

Biden Sums Up First Year; Ukraine Among Prime Topics

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Joe Biden acknowledged Wednesday that his first year in office has seen "challenges" as well as ...

It's been a year of challenges but also of enormous progress, says Biden commemorating first year in office

Washington [US], January 20 (ANI): US President Joie Biden on Wednesday (local time) commemorated his first year in office and ...

State Department Recap: January 13-19, 2022

STATE DEPARTMENT - Here's a look at what U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and other top diplomats have been ...

Knights try to solve home-ice struggles vs. Canadiens

Home hasn't been very sweet this season for the Vegas Golden Knights, who close out an eight-game homestand on Thursday ...

US Urges Ex-American Hostage in Iran to Halt Vienna Hunger Strike

WASHINGTON - The Biden administration is urging a 77-year-old former U.S. hostage in Iran to call off a hunger strike ...

Biden Takes Note of 'Challenges,' 'Progress' in First Year

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Joe Biden acknowledged Wednesday that his first year in office has seen "challenges" as well as ...

Clippers F Nicolas Batum placed in COVID-19 protocol

Los Angeles Clippers forward Nicolas Batum entered the COVID-19 protocol hours before Wednesday night's road game against the Denver Nuggets. ...

Knicks, Pelicans try to snap losing skids

It took just two days for the New York Knicks to undo all the progress they'd been trying to make ...

How did Fox News become the voice of reason

Imagine traveling back in time 20 years and explaining the current US geopolitical predicament to someone in 2002. They'd easily ...

Ukrainian parliament leader blasts Western media

The threat of a Russian invasion is no worse than it was last year, according to one of Kiev's high-ranking ...

Ukraine planning 'false flag' Donbass incident militia

Incident supposedly being prepared by British-trained saboteurs to spark conflict, militia leader explosively claimsUkrainian commandos trained by Britain are planning ...

CDC: Prior Infection Plus Vaccines Provide Best COVID Protection

NEW YORK - A new study in two states that compares coronavirus protection from a prior infection and vaccination concludes ...

Ukrainian president, US secretary of state discuss security situation around Ukraine

Kiev [Ukraine], January 20 (ANI/Xinhua): Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken met here on Wednesday ...

Free-falling Flyers look to bounce back vs. Blue Jackets

The injuries are piling up. So are the losses. The Philadelphia Flyers have dropped games in a variety of frustrating ...

US Democrats' Push for Voting Law Changes Likely to Fail

WASHINGTON - U.S. Democrats' yearlong effort to overhaul the country's voting rules comes to a head Wednesday night in the ...

Teen Pilot One Stop from Finishing Round-the-world Solo Flight

A 19-year-old British-Belgian pilot landed her plane on Wednesday at an airstrip near Frankfurt, Germany, one stop away from becoming ...

Evil Geniuses confirm signing of autimatic

Evil Geniuses announced the signing of Timothy "autimatic" Ta to their Counter-Strike: Global Offensive roster on Wednesday. The signing of ...

Ukrainian government leader blasts Western media

The threat of a Russian invasion is no worse than it was last year, according to one of Kiev's high-ranking ...

Florida official placed on leave over backing vaccines at work

The state's Department of Health placed the official on leave after he called his employees? low vaccination rate ?pathetic? and ...

India at UN reiterates for peaceful resolution of Israel-Palestine issue, supports two-state solution

New York [US], January 20 (ANI): India on Wednesday at the UN Security Council open debate on the Middle East, ...

US Billionaire Opens COVID, Cancer Vaccine Plant in South Africa

CAPE TOWN - South African-born U.S. billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong and South African President Cyril Ramaphosa have cut the ribbon Wednesday ...

Foreign Secy Shringla holds teleconference with US Deputy State Secy Sherman, exchange views on Indo-Pacific, Ukraine

New Delhi [India], January 20 (ANI): Amid rising tension between US and Russia over Ukraine and growing Chinese assertiveness in ...

The American Express: Preview, Odds Best Bets

The PGA Tour's "West Coast Swing" gets underway with The American Express, which begins Thursday in La Quinta, Calif. After ...

US warns about nukes in Belarus

Proposed constitutional reforms could pave the way to more atomic weapons on the continent, Washington claimsRussia could station nuclear weapons ...

Is an all-out Russia-Ukraine war about to break out

The world is bracing for a potential armed showdown over Ukraine, which all sides say they don?t want to happenRussia ...

The CIA's high-stakes game in Ukraine

Purported plans for guerrilla war could see the country brought to the brinkWith fears of a conflict breaking out between ...

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U.S. stocks crumble again, dollar edges down

NEW YORK, New York - In the face of looming interest rate hikes, U.S. stock markets continued to shed weight ...

British Petroleum says EV charging to become profitable soon

LONDON, England: Oil giant British Petroleum (BP) has said that the use of its pulse electric vehicle chargers is "on ...

Amazon UK says it will accept Visa credit cards for purchases

LONDON, England: In a statement on January 17, Amazon UK said it has canceled plans to stop accepting Visa credit ...

Japanese stock markets records major falls

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Wednesday. The biggest move was the Japanese market which saw ...

UK imports to Ireland fell, trade with N. Ireland up due to Brexit

DUBLIN, Ireland: Since Brexit went into effect in 2020, Ireland has witnessed a 20 percent decline in goods exported from ...

At 3.45%, mortgage rates highest in US since pandemic struck

WASHINGTON D.C.: According to a closely watched survey, U.S. mortgage rates have reached levels not seen since March 2020. In ...

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