Thu, 20 Jan 2022

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

China traced back its first Omicron case to a document from Canada

Beijing [China], January 19 (ANI): The first case of the Omicron variant in China was traced back to an international ...

Blinken to VOA: Russia Has a Clear Choice to Make

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken spoke in Kyiv Wednesday with VOA's Eastern Europe bureau chief Myroslava Gongadze about his ...

China forcefully brought nearly 10,000 'fugitives' by 'threatening' their families in country, 'kidnappings' abroad: Report

Beijing [China], January 19 (ANI): China's global hunt for "fugitives" hit a new milestone just around Christmas last year, as, ...

Americans strongly oppose aid to Afghanistan, fear money landing in Taliban's hands: Poll

Washington [US], January 19 (ANI): A majority of American voters oppose providing humanitarian aid to Afghanistan, as they fear the ...

Spike Lee to be honoured with DGA Lifetime Achievement Award

Washington [US], January 19 (ANI): Oscar-winner filmmaker, screenwriter and actor Spike Lee will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award for Distinguished ...

New generation is capable of leading a new Intifada

New armed uprising in West Bank can turn out worse than the 2021 crisisOn December 28, shortly before the beginning ...

Russia advises US on how to end Ukraine conflict

Moscow has urged Washington use its influence over Kiev to create peace in DonbassIf the US is genuinely committed to ...

US Government to Distribute 400 Million High-Quality Face Masks

U.S. news outlets said Wednesday that the Biden administration will distribute 400 million high-quality face masks free of charge to ...

India cancels 8 flights due to 5G rollout in US, aviation regulator closely monitoring situation

By Ashoke RajNew Delhi [India], January 19 (ANI): After the rollout of 5G wireless networks in the United States, India ...

Report: D.C. United fielding record offers for Paul Arriola

Charlotte FC and FC Dallas both made potential MLS record-setting trade offers to D.C. United for midfielder Paul Arriola, MLSSoccer.com ...

US expects to nominate Ambassador to Ukraine: Blinken

Washington [US], January 19 (ANI/Sputnik): US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Wednesday that he expects that the ambassador ...

State efforts to close the K-12 digital divide may come up short

In 2021, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy announced that education officials in his state had "closed" the digital divide by ...

Britney Spears sends cease and desist letter to sister Jamie Lynn

Washington [US], January 19 (ANI): Britney Spears has sent a legal letter to her younger sister, Jamie Lynn Spears, stating ...

Afghan Acting PM Urges World to Recognize Taliban Government

The Taliban's acting prime minister asked the global community Wednesday to grant legitimacy to Afghanistan's new government, insisting it has ...

Meraki Products and Services passionately serves consumers with premium Teas Coffees

Gurugram (Haryana) [India], January 19 (ANI/Heylin Spark): Meraki Products and Services Pvt. Ltd. is a FoodBeverage firm that provides a ...

OLX Autos announces the second edition of a two-day design summit around design and art 'OLX D'Light '22'

New Delhi [India], January 19 (ANI/NewsVoir): The design team at OLX Autos today announced the launch of the second annual ...

UK supplied Ukraine thousands of light anti-tank missiles amid tensions with Russia

London [UK], January 19 (ANI): The British government has said that it supplied Ukraine with several thousands of light anti-tank ...

US Senators to Discuss Russia-Ukraine Tensions

WASHINGTON - A group of Republican U.S. senators is due to speak to reporters Wednesday in Washington about U.S. concerns ...

George Clooney, Julia Roberts' 'Ticket to Paradise' halts filming due to COVID-19 concerns

Washington [US], January 19 (ANI): The filming of Julia Roberts and George Clooney's romantic comedy 'Ticket to Paradise' has been ...

Poland wont antagonize China to please US media

Polish president set to visit Beijing Olympics as US-China ties sour under BidenDespite being a close ally of the US, ...

More than 5 hours emergency wait before admission linked to increased death risk: Study

Washington [US], January 19 (ANI): A new study has found that waiting for more than five hours in emergency care ...

US to provide additional one million COVID vaccine doses to Afghanistan: Blinken

Washington [US], January 19 (ANI): The United States is committed to providing additional one million COVID-19 vaccine doses to Afghanistan ...

Bulgaria, North Macedonia Agree To Work On Issues Preventing EU Talks

The new prime ministers of North Macedonia and Bulgaria agreed on January 18 to intensify efforts to improve relations between ...

Olympic stars given makeshift phones amid fears of China spying

Security experts have warned of a 'devastating' security flaw and potential for surveillanceBritish athletes have been offered temporary phones and ...

Multiple flights to US suspended over 5G fears

A number of airlines have expressed concern that 5G deployment near airports could endanger air traffic safetyAirlines that have canceled ...

Taiwan buys Washington lobbyist for ally

The island agreed to foot the bill for lobbying efforts in the United States on behalf of GuatemalaTaiwan spent some ...

Cambodia Resumes Treason Trial of Opposition Leader Kem Sokha

PHNOM PENH - Cambodia resumed the treason trial of banned opposition party leader Kem Sokha on Wednesday after a two-year ...

Felony Charges Are a First in Fatal Crash Involving Autopilot

DETROIT - California prosecutors have filed two counts of vehicular manslaughter against the driver of a Tesla on Autopilot who ...

Biden Faces Tepid Approval at Start of Year 2, Pandemic Year 3

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Joe Biden began his term under the long shadow of the January 6 Capitol riot, a ...

US Plans $50 Billion Wildfire Fight Where Forests Meet Civilization

BILLINGS, MONTANA - The Biden administration said Tuesday it will significantly expand efforts to stave off catastrophic wildfires that have ...

Americans Begin Ordering Free At-Home COVID Tests

WASHINGTON - The U.S. government quietly conducted a soft launch Tuesday of its website where Americans can request free rapid ...

Wefivesoft accelerates growth and announces key hires and market expansion in India

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], January 19 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Wefivesoft is proud to announce its new Business Development Head - School Partnerships ...

China views US as 'competitor'; treats itself as 'lone competitor': Report

Beijing [China], January 19 (ANI): China views the United States as a "competitor" and treats itself also as the "lone ...

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5G cellular could be 'catastrophic' in aviation: US airline officials

CHICAGO, Illinois: According to U.S. airline officials, the introduction of a new 5G service could cause U.S. air traffic to ...

As British face inflation, government freezes BBC subscription fee

LONDON, England: The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) faces a major financial setback following a recent announcement by the government to ...

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 ...

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 ...

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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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