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US flight attendant to mark 65 years serving air passengers

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Bette Nash, age 86, has been named the longest serving flight attendant in the world, ...

UK parliament tells members to leave babies at home

LONDON, England: A UK parliamentary committee has told lawmakers that they may not bring babies to parliamentary proceedings and debates.The ...

Marine, Iwo Jima veteran, dies; last WW2 US Medal of Honor recipient

WASHINGTON D.C.: Hershel "Woody" Williams, the final surviving Medal of Honor recipient from World War Two, has died at a ...

Norwegian cruise cancels voyage after ship strikes small iceberg

SEATTLE, Washington: A Norwegian cruise liner has canceled its sailing and returned to port after damage was discovered following its ...

US sanctions causes 90 percent drop in chips sent to Russia

WASHINGTON D.C.: U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo has said that since the U.S. and its allies imposed sanctions on Moscow ...

Tokyo suffers through heatwave, worst since 1875

Tokyo, Japan: On June 28, Japan baked under intense heat for a fourth successive day, with temperatures breaking nearly 150-year-old ...

Law allowing non-citizens to vote ruled unconstitutional in New York

ALBANY, New York: A New York state judge has struck down a recent law giving 800,000 non-citizen New York City ...

Arab states reaching energy targets with alternative solar, wind power

DUBAI, UAE: The Arab states have built significant amounts of solar and wind power installations, and are in line to ...

Brexit seen as driving force behind Scotland independence vote

LONDON, England: A second referendum on Scottish independence is set to be held in October 2023. The Scottish government, led ...

Tuvalu pulls out of UN ocean conference after China blocks Taiwan

LISBON, Portugal: Tuvalu Foreign Minister Simon Kofe walked out of the opening cermonies of this week's United Nations Ocean Conference ...

14 ft. crocodile captured by man in Indonesia, returned to nature

SULAWESI, Indonesia: Using just a rope, an Indonesian man, supported by fellow villagers on the island of Sulawesi, captured a ...

Watford FC bans Qatar friendly due to fans' human rights concerns

WATFORD, UK: Watford F.C. has cancelled a friendly match against the Qatar national team due to the Gulf country's human ...

Istanbul Pride parades blocked by Turkey police

ISTANBUL, Turkey: Turkish police detained dozens of people after local authorities banned Istanbul's annual Pride parade from going ahead this ...

French urged to conserve energy use to prepare for winter

PARIS, France: Amidst shortages and soaring prices caused by Russia's invasion of Ukraine and subsequent supply cuts, the heads of ...

At this week's G7 meeting, imports of Russian gold to be banned

WASHINGTON D.C.: In the latest in a series of sanctions aimed at further isolating Russia economically over its invasion of ...

Glacier Chunk in Italian Alps Detaches, Killing at Least 6 Hikers

Rome - A large chunk of an Alpine glacier broke loose Sunday afternoon and roared down a mountainside in Italy, ...

Sri Lanka shuts schools amid fuel crisis

Colombo [Sri Lanka], July 4 (ANI): Amid the unprecedented fuel crisis, the Sri Lankan Education Ministry declared the next week, ...

Captain Rohit Sharma starts net practice after recovering from COVID-19

Birmingham [UK], July 4 (ANI): It was a huge relief for Indian fans as Rohit Sharma went on to hit ...

Visionary British Theater Director Peter Brook Dies Aged 97

London - Peter Brook, one of the world's most innovative theater directors who perfected the art of staging powerful drama ...

Idol of goddess Durga from Kolkata's Kumartuli ready to go to Dubai

By Ujjwal RoyKolkata (West Bengal) [India], July 4 (ANI): With a few months left for Durga puja, idols of the ...

China Urges Myanmar Junta to Hold Talks With Opponents

Beijing - China's foreign minister called for Myanmar's junta to hold talks with its opponents Sunday during his first visit ...

Australian PM Pledges Military Aid on Kyiv Visit

Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese on Sunday pledged further military support to Ukraine, including armored vehicles and drones, while meeting ...

Georgians Hold Mass Rally for EU, Urge Government to Quit

Tbilisi, Georgia - Georgians staged a new mass rally Sunday demanding that the government resign over its failure to formally ...

Ex-Iran President's Daughter Charged With Propaganda, Blasphemy

Tehran - The daughter of Iran's former president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani was charged with carrying out propaganda activity against the ...

EU provides additional Euro 40 million for polio vaccines, child protection in Afghanistan

New York [US], July 4 (ANI): The European Union contributed an additional Euro 25 million for polio vaccines and Euro ...

Iran's Top Diplomat in Syria Slams Israel, Turkish Threats

DAMASCUS, Syria - Iran's top diplomat condemned on Saturday Israel's latest airstrike on Syria and criticized recent threats from Turkey ...

Egypt's president inaugurates trial run of China-made LRT

© Provided by Xinhua CAIRO, July 3 (Xinhua) -- Egypt's first electrified light rail transit (LRT) system jointly built by ...

Ons Jabeur beats Elise Mertens, returns to Wimbledon quarters

Third-seeded Ons Jabeur has reached the Wimbledon quarterfinals for the second straight year after posting a 7-6 (9), 6-4 victory ...

Karnataka's Sini Shetty crowned Femina Miss India 2022

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 4 (ANI): Karnataka's Sini Shetty was crowned Femina Miss India World 2022 at JIO World Convention ...

Pakistan Finance Minister's decision 'endorsed' by cabinet: Minister

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 4 (ANI): Pakistan Defence Minister Khawaja Asif on Sunday defended Finance Minister Miftah Ismail's performance and said ...

Flu may be back, but COVID is far from over. How do they compare?

Since Australia's first Omicron wave after borders opened late last year, the pandemic has largely faded from the news and ...

Are we learning the wrong lessons from history?

Can historians influence government policy? Should they? And, if so, what kinds of historical knowledge should they produce?I suspect policy-makers ...

Several People Dead in Copenhagen Shopping Mall Shooting

COPENHAGEN, Denmark - A gunman opened fire in a Copenhagen shopping mall, one of the largest of its kind in ...

Telangana: Special branch officer caught for clicking pics of BJP's resolution

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], July 3 (ANI): A special branch officer of the state intelligence was caught red-handed while clicking photos ...

PM Modi advises workers to learn from mistakes of parties which are in decline

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], July 3 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Ravi Shankar Prasad on Sunday said that Prime Minister ...

Machine trained to identify urinary and abnormal flows in patients

Washington [US], July 3 (ANI): According to a new study by group of investigators of European Association of Urology from ...

New study reveals climate change in oceanwater might impact mangrove dispersal

Washington [US], July 3 (ANI): According to the results of Dr. Tom Van der Stocken from VUB Biology Department study ...

BJP slams TRS over 'dynastic politics' in Telangana

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], July 3 (ANI): BJP Lok Sabha MP Bandi Sanjay Kumar on Sunday said that BJP will come ...

Report: Celtics re-sign F Sam Hauser to 3-year contract

The Celtics re-signed forward Sam Hauser to a three-year contract, The Boston Globe reported Sunday. The deal is worth about ...

China ramps up Russian coal imports data

Beijing wants to take advantage of steep discounts, experts sayRussian seaborne coal deliveries to China soared 55% to 6.2 million ...

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Asian stock markets gain ground as Wall Street closes for long weekend

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia generally moved higher on Monday despite continuing concerns over a potential global recession.U.S. ...

Barbecues in jeopardy as food prices jump for US Fourth of July

WASHINGTON D.C.: Due to surging food prices, summer cookouts for the U.S. Independence Day holiday are more expensive, forcing Americans ...

US employers see small shift as job market cooling

WASHINGTON D.C.: In a cardboard box factory outside Baltimore, people have been walking into the office of Paul Centenari, chief ...

IKEA says store inventories return to pre-Covid levels

DELFT, Netherlands: IKEA officials said this week that the furniture retailer's warehouses in Europe are as full as they were ...

21 percent six-month loss strips S&P 500 of $8 trillion in value

NEW YORK CITY, New York: After the first six months of 2022, the S&P 500 recorded a loss of 20.6 ...

Washington reports US economy falls 1.6 percent in Q1 2022

WASHINGTON D.C.: Due to the record high trade deficit and a resurgence in COVID-19 infections that curbed spending on services, ...

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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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