Thu, 09 Feb 2023

Trey Lance favored to open '23 as 49ers' starter over Brock Purdy

The San Francisco 49ers avoided a worst-case scenario with quarterback Brock Purdy, who will have surgery to repair his torn ...

Clippers' Tyronn Lue joins USA Basketball coaching staff

Los Angeles Clippers coach Tyronn Lue is replacing the Phoenix Suns' Monty Williams on the USA Basketball coaching staff. Williams ...

Ex-Twitter Execs Deny Pressure to Block Hunter Biden Story

WASHINGTON - Former Twitter executives conceded Wednesday they made a mistake by blocking a story about Hunter Biden, the son ...

Trump trails popular governor in 2024 Republican race

Florida's Ron DeSantis leads the one-on-one battle, but a divided opposition could help the former US president win, a poll ...

Pakistan Kills 12 Terrorists Tied to Afghanistan-Based Group

Islamabad - Authorities in Pakistan said Wednesday a pre-dawn counterterrorism military operation in a turbulent northwestern district had killed 12 ...

Beijing Pushes Back After Biden Frames Relations as 'Competition'

State Department - China says it was "smeared" in U.S. President Joe Biden's State of the Union address, in which ...

Research: Deepfake 'News Anchors' in Pro-China Footage

Washington - The 'news broadcasters' appear stunningly real, but they are AI-generated deepfakes in first-of-their-kind propaganda videos that a research ...

Transcript: President Biden's 2023 State of the Union Address

The White House released this transcript of President Biden's 2023 State of the Union Address, as prepared for delivery.Mr. Speaker. ...

Biden Strikes Optimistic, Determined Tone in State of the Union

Washington - U.S. President Joe Biden struck an optimistic, determined tone in his second State of the Union address Tuesday ...

Sanders: Biden Administration 'Hijacked by the Radical Left'

Arkansas Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders drew a contrast between Republicans and what she called a failure of the Biden administration ...

Biden: US Will Support Ukraine 'As Long as It Takes'

U.S. President Joe Biden said Tuesday the United States is united in support for Ukraine as it opposes a Russian ...

China Says Competition Should Not Define Relations with US

China says competition should not underline bilateral relations between Beijing and Washington.The comments by Foreign Ministry spokesman Mao Ning Wednesday ...

Biden Cites US Resolve in Facing Aggression from Russia and China

Washington - U.S. President Joe Biden said the United States faces serious challenges around the world, but in the past ...

LeBron James Becomes US Pro-Basketball's All-Time Scoring Leader

U.S. basketball star LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers became the National Basketball Association's all-time leading scorer Tuesday.James hit ...

American Islamic State Emir Convicted on All Counts

Washington - A naturalized U.S. citizen who became so enamored with Islamic State that he abandoned his wife and child ...

Biden Looks to Tout Economic Success After State of the Union Address

washington - U.S. President Joe Biden followed up his State of the Union address with a trip Wednesday to the ...

With streaking Bucks in town, Lakers re-shift focus

With LeBron James' pursuit of the NBA's all-time scoring record now complete, the Los Angeles Lakers can work on getting ...

Trade reports: D'Angelo Russell could be headed to Lakers

Three teams are engaged in trade talks that would send Timberwolves point guard D'Angelo Russell to the Los Angeles Lakers, ...

Top Russian security official comments on Nord Stream blast report

Moscow is not aware of who exactly destroyed the pipelines, the secretary of the Security Council has saidRussian Security Council ...

Report: Brock Purdy set for surgery on torn UCL

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Brock Purdy has elected to have surgery later this month to repair his torn UCL, a ...

Report: Russell Westbrook, Lakers coach have heated exchange

Los Angeles Lakers guard Russell Westbrook and coach Darvin Ham had a heated verbal exchange in the locker room at ...

White House responds to new Nord Stream investigation

Officials have categorically rejected reporting by a legendary US journalist who claimed Washington blew up the pipelinesUS President Joe Biden's ...

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: 'LeBron makes me love the game again'

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar embraced LeBron James at center court in Los Angeles on Tuesday night after the latter broke his record ...

Study: Public attitudes about abortion closely tied to religious beliefs

Washington [US], February 8 (ANI): A new study has found that public attitudes about abortion are closely tied to both ...

'Farcical, laughable': John Kirby on Lavrov's war started by West' remark

Washington [US], February 8 (ANI): Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov's remark that the war is "started by the West," is ...

World No. 3 Ons Jabeur to have surgery, skip Dota, Dubai

World No. 3 Ons Jabeur of Tunisia announced Wednesday that she has elected to undergo "minor surgery" and has pulled ...

Report: WNBA investigating Aces for potential cap violations

Potential violations of the WNBA salary cap prompted the league to investigate the Las Vegas Aces, The Next reported Wednesday. ...

Phthalate exposure might increase diabetes risk in women: Study

Washington [US], February 8 (ANI): According to a new study published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical EndocrinologyMetabolism, endocrine-disrupting ...

US behind Nord Stream sabotage legendary NYT journalist

Washington ?took out? the Russian gas pipelines, Seymour Hersh has claimedThe Nord Stream pipelines were destroyed last September by the ...

The Farda Briefing: Calls Grow Louder For Political Change In Iran

Welcome back to The Farda Briefing, an RFE/RL newsletter that tracks the key issues in Iran and explains why they ...

San Francisco attempts to add to No. 16 Gonzaga's WCC woes

San Francisco coach Chris Gerlufsen admittedly didn't sleep very well after the last time his team faced Gonzaga. That's because ...

Chinese spy balloon episode to have consequences on US-China bilateral ties: Report

Hong Kong, February 8 (ANI): The Chinese spy balloon episode will have far-reaching consequences on US-China bilateral ties. This can ...

Roundup: Earthquakes kill over 11,000 in Türkiye, Syria

© Provided by Xinhua ANKARA/DAMASCUS, Feb. 8 (Xinhua) -- The death toll from Monday's devastating earthquakes in Türkiye and Syria ...

"Let's finish the job, ban assault weapons again..."US President Joe Biden on mass shootings

Washington [US], February 8 (ANI): US President Joe Biden on Wednesday said that the country needs more resources to reduce ...

China In Eurasia Briefing: Popping Beijing's Bubble 

Welcome back to the China In Eurasia briefing, an RFE/RL newsletter tracking China's resurgent influence from Eastern Europe to Central ...

Division and disorder threaten US Kissinger

America is not fit to face new challenges to the world order, the former US secretary of state claimedHenry Kissinger ...

LeBron James passes Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to become NBA's all-time scoring leader

Washington [US], February 8 (ANI): LeBron James became the National Basketball Association's all-time leading scorer on Tuesday, passing Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's ...

China's catering sector sees robust rebound

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Feb. 8 (Xinhua) -- At noon outside Makai Restaurant in central Beijing, a long queue ...

Southeast Asian countries welcome Chinese tour groups

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Feb. 8 (Xinhua) -- Southeast Asian countries such as Thailand, Singapore, and Cambodia are welcoming ...

US congressman calls for end of funding for Kiev's army

Representative Matt Gaetz says weapon shipments will only ?prolong the killing?The US must stop sending billions of dollars to bolster ...

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Union members vote against contract with Disney World

ORLANDO, Florida: Union members have voted down a contract proposal covering 45,000 service workers at the Disney World theme park ...

Monkeys stolen from Dallas Zoo found in abandoned home

DALLAS, Texas: The Dallas Police have announced that two emperor tamarin monkeys that disappeared earlier this week from the Dallas ...

US cancels over 1,800 flights due to ice storm

CHICAGO, Illinois: After an ice storm ravaged states from Texas to West Virginia, this week, airlines canceled over 1,800 flights ...

Kristaps Porzingis' 3-point barrage boosts Wizards over Hornets

Kristaps Porzingis scored 18 points of his 36 points in the third quarter to fuel the host Washington Wizards to ...

Despite being without star duo, Cavs rout Pistons

Jarrett Allen finished with 20 points and 14 rebounds for his team-leading 23rd double-double of the season to lead the ...

Roger Goodell says NFL officiating never better

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said Wednesday that the officiating in the league has never been better. Goodell made the assertion ...

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