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Biden seeks to set example as he urges employees to become vaccinated

WASHINGTON, D.C.: President Joe Biden has announced that millions of federal workers will either need to show proof of having ...

Calif. desalination plant to begin construction in 2022

HUNTINGTON BEACH, California: In a bid to develop a major source of water for drinking and irrigation, California appears poised ...

Report: Luka Doncic to land 5-year, $202M extension

Luka Doncic is set to land a five-year, $202 million extension with the Dallas Mavericks after his run in the ...

Chinese weightlifter Li dominates women's +87kg division at Tokyo 2020

© Provided by Xinhua China's Li Wenwen shows her supremacy in the women's weightlifting +87kg division and sets three new ...

COVID-19 in U.S. "going to get worse," Fauci warns

© Provided by Xinhua "Things are going to get worse," warned Anthony Fauci, White House chief medical advisor.WASHINGTON, Aug. 2 ...

Blue Jays trade John Axford to Brewers

Brewers' all-time single-season saves leader John Axford is returning to Milwaukee. The Toronto Blue Jays traded the right-hander to Milwaukee ...

Dolphins activate WR DeVante Parker, sign two tight ends

The Miami Dolphins activated wide receiver DeVante Parker from the physically unable to perform list on Monday. The Dolphins also ...

U.S. women topple France, advance to quarterfinals

A'ja Wilson scored 22 points and Breanna Stewart added 17 to pace the U.S. Women's Basketball Team to a 93-82 ...

Missile silo splurge reflects China's "Cold War Mentality"

Beijing [China], August 2 (ANI): Just what is China doing? Last week it was revealed that the People's Liberation Army ...

US expands Afghan refugee admissions by thousands

Washington [US], August 2 (ANI): The Biden administration on Monday (local time) expanded access to refugee program for Afghans who ...

USWNT falls to Canada in semis, loses out on gold

Jessie Fleming scored the lone goal to give Canada a shocking victory over the top-ranked U.S. Women's National Team in ...

As Winter Olympics Near, China Ups Intimidation of Foreign Media

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - In six months, throngs of foreign media will arrive in Beijing for the 2022 Winter Olympics. ...

US Expands Eligibility for Afghan Refugee Resettlement

The United States announced Monday it is expanding eligibility for resettling refugees from Afghanistan who may be at risk of ...

4 ways extreme heat hurts the economy

Summer 2021 will likely be one of the hottest on record as dozens of cities in the West experience all-time ...

China's central bank injects liquidity into market in July

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Aug. 2 (Xinhua) -- China's central bank pumped cash into the money market in July ...

Biles to Compete in Balance Beam Final

TOKYO - Simone Biles will compete in Tuesday's balance beam final, the last women's event on the Tokyo Olympics gymnastics ...

China's agricultural product wholesale prices edge up

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Aug. 2 (Xinhua) -- The wholesale prices of China's agricultural products edged up Monday, according ...

At An Extraordinary Olympics, Acts of Kindness Abound

TOKYO - A surfer jumping in to translate for the rival who'd just beaten him. High-jumping friends agreeing to share ...

U.S. debt limit reinstated without clear plan to avoid potential default

© Provided by Xinhua Without new legislation to suspend or increase the debt limit, the U.S. Treasury Department will not ...

Olympics-Gymnastics-Biles to Compete in Balance Beam Final

TOKYO - Simone Biles will compete in Tuesday's balance beam final, the last women's event on the Tokyo Olympics gymnastics ...

Canada Shocks USA to Reach Olympic Women's Soccer Final

Jessie Fleming scored a second-half penalty as Canada upset four-time Olympic women's football champions the United States 1-0 in Kashima ...

Union Health Minister meets Indian envoy to US

New Delhi [India], August 2 (ANI): Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya met with the Indian ambassador to the United States ...

Nigeria receives four million Covid-19 vaccine doses from US

Nigeria received four million doses of the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine from the United States on Sunday as the West African ...

Tokyo 2020: Biles to participate in balance beam final

Tokyo [Japan], August 2 (ANI): USA Gymnastics on Monday announced that six-time Olympic medallist Simone Biles will participate in the ...

Italian Stuns in 100-Meter Sprint

Usain Bolt once tightly held on to the mantle of World's Fastest Man in his lightening quick sprints at multiple ...

Puerto Rico bags its first Olympic athletics gold in women's 100m hurdles

© Provided by Xinhua Puerto Rico bagged its first Olympic athletics gold medal as hurdler Jasmine Camacho-Quinn won the women's ...

Foreign officials, experts oppose politicizing COVID-19 origin tracing

© Provided by Xinhua Experts have also voiced concerns about the WHO's independence in the matters, saying that some WHO ...

Report: Heat angling for Kyle Lowry

Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry has been a hot name around the NBA as free agency prepares to kick off ...

US Junior Varsity Lineup Upsets Mexico 1-0 to Win Gold Cup

LAS VEGAS - Miles Robinson scored on a header in the 117th minute, and a United States junior varsity lineup ...

South Korea Seeks to Improve Ties Despite North's Threat

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - South Korea said Monday it will keep pushing to improve ties and resume talks with rival ...

Giants to stake MLB's best record against league's worst

With their high-profile addition already showing the possibilities for the road ahead, the new-look San Francisco Giants will take MLB's ...

US Senate Considers Massive Infrastructure Measure

WASHINGTON - U.S. senators have introduced a $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure spending package to fix the country's deteriorating roads and ...

Zion exhibitions released its 3rd series of Live Talk Show

New Delhi [India], August 2 (ANI/NewsVoir): Bringing modern esthetics to life, launched in January 2020, Zion Exhibitions brings exhibitions to ...

Brewers look to stay hot against Pirates

Left-hander Eric Lauer will look to continue Milwaukee's recent success against Pittsburgh when the Brewers open a three-game series at ...

Moving on from trade deadline, Rangers take on Angels

Maybe it was just the trade deadline that was weighing on the Texas Rangers. With slugger Joey Gallo dealt to ...

Mets' Tylor Megill looks to keep Marlins reeling

New York, New York -- that's how this seven-day period shakes out for the Miami Marlins. After getting swept in ...

North slams US-South Korea military drills

Pyongyang [North Korea], August 2 (ANI/Xinhua): The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Sunday night urged South Korea to ...

New-look Yankees return to the Bronx to play Orioles

Since their last appearance at Yankee Stadium, the New York Yankees obtained five new players and also moved further away ...

Josiah Gray makes Nationals debut against Phillies

Top pitching prospect Josiah Gray will make his Washington debut when the Nationals open a four-game series against the visiting ...

PTM organises car rally against Pak's proxy war

New York [US], August 2 (ANI): Pashtun Tahafuz Movement (PTM) held a rally against the illegal detention of Ali Wazir ...

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YouTube takes action against Australian broadcaster, ACMA silent

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - ACMA, the Australian Communications Media Authority has been sidelined by the U.S. social media giant YouTube.ACMA, ...

Report: Luka Doncic to land 5-year, $202M extension

Luka Doncic is set to land a five-year, $202 million extension with the Dallas Mavericks after his run in the ...

Older adults are happier when space matches personality

Washington [US], August 2 (ANI): The old saying, "Home is where the heart is," has some new science to back ...

40 Years of MTV: the channel that shaped popular culture as we know it

MTV's first broadcast on August 1 1981 opened with footage of a shuttle launch and the words "ladies and gentleman, ...

Report: Heat angling for Kyle Lowry

Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry has been a hot name around the NBA as free agency prepares to kick off ...

Report: Bills considering Austin as potential relocation destination

The Buffalo Bills are considering a move to Austin, potentially as leverage in order to receive funding for their new ...

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