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Citing low level of infections, Texas ends Covid restrictions

AUSTIN, Texas: Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced that beginning next week face masks will no longer be needed to be ...

White House sets earlier date for supply to vaccinate all Americans

WASHINGTON D.C.: President Joe Biden says he expects there to be enough vaccinations for all Americans by the end of ...

Truck-SUV crash ends in 13 deaths, vehicle was carrying 25 passengers

HOLTVILLE, California: An overloaded SUV carrying as many as 25 passengers slammed into a semi-truck in California on Monday, killing ...

New York to allow weddings to begin March 15, some restrictions apply

ALBANY, New York: New York's new coronavirus-period dance rules will allow some dancing at parties. The state said that when ...

Repairing roads, bridges to be focus of White House, says officials

WASHINGTON D.C.: Looking beyond the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill, President Joe Biden and other lawmakers are establishing the foundations ...

Black, brown communities targeted in Covid vaccination campaign

WASHINGTON DC - To boost vaccination rates among minorities, particularly Black and brown Americans, senior Biden administration officials say the ...

Justice Dept. to seek reversal of Texas eviction ruling

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Justice Department has announced it will appeal a court ruling that the federal prohibition on evictions ...

Biden press secretary says president seeks probe of NY Gov. Cuomo

WASHINGTON, DC - Following accusations of sexual harassment against New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, White House press secretary Jen Psaki ...

No one hurt in Sunday's California quake

SAN FRANCISCO, CA: Small earthquakes reaching magnitude 3.7 were felt along California's Central Coast after midnight on Sunday, according to ...

Fauci optimistic about effectiveness of Johnson & Johnson vaccine

WASHINGTON DC: Speaking to reporters on Sunday, Dr. Anthony Fauci said he would not hesitate to be inoculated with the ...

Pope to Meet With Shiite Leader in First Papal Visit to Iraq

AMMAN, JORDAN - Pope Francis is making the first-ever papal visit to the biblical land of Iraq, arriving he says ...

PM Modi calls for fighting climate change

New Delhi [India], March 5 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said there are two ways to fight climate ...

After 'long, hard road', Federer 'pumped up' for return

Roger Federer said Friday it had "been a long hard road" but he was "pumped up" to return to tennis ...

Effort to Curb Ebola in Guinea, DR Congo Gathering Steam

GENEVA - The World Health Organization says it is using every measure it has to curb the spread of parallel ...

Swiss Open: Sindhu, Srikanth progress to semis

Basel [Switzerland], March 5 (ANI): Indian shuttlers PV Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth progressed to the semi-finals of the Swiss Open ...

Activists protest in front of Myanmar Embassy in Nepal

Lalitpur [Nepal], March 5 (ANI): A group of civil society members on Friday staged a demonstration in front of the ...

FTA will be negotiated at aggregate level: Sweden Envoy

By Sahil PandeyNew Delhi [India], March 5 (ANI): Sweden Ambassador to India, Klas Molin on Friday said that Free Trade ...

China ran intense propaganda campaign against media outlet

Canberra [Australia], March 5 (ANI): The Chinese government has an international campaign to undermine a British media outlet covering the ...

India to commemorate 75th Independence anniversary

New Delhi [India], March 5 (ANI): Centre on Friday formed a 259-member committee to commemorate the 75 years of India's ...

Ruthless Sehwag stars in India Legends' win

Raipur (Chhattisgarh) [India], March 5 (ANI): India Legends were off to a flying start in the Road Safety World Series ...

How Soviet poets performed in football stadiums in front of thousands

"A poet in Russia is more than a poet," Yevgeny Yevtushenko, a leading author of his time, famously stated. He ...

Post-war report: Armenia accuses Azerbaijan of dragging feet on POWs

Nearly four months since the end of the war, Armenia and Azerbaijan are increasingly squabbling over the conflict's nasty unfinished ...

MLS investigating Inter Miami's signing of Blaise Matuidi

Major League Soccer on Friday launched a formal review of Inter Miami's signing of midfielder Blaise Matuidi. According to a ...

New discovery on antibody-based drugs

Stockholm [Sweden], March 5 (ANI): Keeping an eye on the recent therapeutic antibodies discoveries that have transformed the treatment of ...

ISIS terrorist sentenced to 7 years in jail

New Delhi [India], March 5 (ANI): The special NIA court on Friday sentenced an Islamic State of Iraq and Syria ...

Chimpanzees without borders

Berlin [Germany], March 5 (ANI): A new large-scale study led by researchers of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology ...

Rijiju expresses grief over demise of Nikolai Snesarev

New Delhi [India], March 5 (ANI): Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju on Friday expressed grief over ...

Is China Cooling On Belarus's Lukashenka?

When Alyaksandr Lukashenka met with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi on February 22 to discuss financial and integration issues, ...

Tuchel gives credit to Chelsea players for unbeaten run

Thomas Tuchel says his Chelsea players should take the credit after masterminding a 10-match unbeaten run since he replaced Frank ...

Refreshed Burmester bogey-free in Sunshine Tour opener

Dean Burmester showed the benefit of some time off from golf on Friday as he carded a bogey-free seven-under-par 65 ...

Klopp plays down Salah reaction after substituting top striker

Jurgen Klopp has played down any potential fallout following Mohamed Salah's show of displeasure after his substitution in Liverpool's 1-0 ...

'Silence the arms!' Pope urges end to violence on historic Iraq trip

Pope Francis is on the first-ever papal visit to Iraq.Francis will travel by plane and helicopter, flying over areas in ...

Asia markets track Wall St losses as rate hike fears grow

Asian markets fell further Friday after Federal Reserve boss Jerome Powell failed to soothe fears of a surge in inflation ...

US stocks rebound after jobs data

US stocks rebounded on Friday following encouraging jobs numbers, while oil prices jumped further.The US economy added a better-than-expected 379,000 ...

Covid-19: Global deaths fall

The number of deaths due to Covid-19 dropped by seven percent around the world over the past week, although the ...

20 migrants dead after thrown into sea off Djibouti: IOM

At least 20 people drowned after smugglers threw dozens of migrants overboard during a crossing between Djibouti and Yemen, the ...

Zim reports massive growth in production in 2020, despite Covid-19

While many countries have experienced negative economic growth in 2020 owing to Covid-19, Zimbabwe has recorded a surprising spike in ...

Controversial prosecutions boss Noko resigns from the NPA

The Presidency says NDPP Shamila Batohi asked Ramaphosa to institute an inquiry into Moipone Noko's fitness to hold office in ...

Latest Rocket Attack in Iraq Causes Only 'Minor Structural Damage'

WASHINGTON - This week's rocket attack on a major air base in western Iraq appears to have done little damage, ...

New way to halt excessive inflammation

Dublin [Ireland], March 5 (ANI): Researchers at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) have discovered a new way ...

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Disney+ streaming service reports 98 million subscribers

Subscriptions to Walt Disney Company's Disney+ streaming service surpassed initial estimates, primarily owing to adults from households with no children ...

Bank of Ireland to reduce branch network by almost half

DUBLIN, Ireland - The Bank of Ireland plans to close some 100 branches, as customers increasingly perform banking transactions online.Bank ...

Stock markets in Asia reverse course, dollar continues recovery

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Another spike in bond yields, and oil prices sent shares in Asia sharply lower on Friday, ...

Nevada governor backs plan for private cities owned by high tech

CARSON CITY, Nevada: Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak has proposed allowing technology companies specializing in blockchain technology to develop "Innovation Zones" ...

Bringing in staff, Walmart prepares to open financial services

Walmart has hired two former Goldman Sachs bankers to help run its new and unnamed fintech venture.Walmart hired Omer Ismail, ...

Nasdaq sell-off sparks tumble on Wall Street

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks fell sharply Thursday, spurred on by rising bond yields. "There is a fork ...

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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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