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White House tightens screws on Havana, reimposes restrictions

WASHINGTON, DC - The United States on Wednesday announced new sanctions against Cuba, aimed at further denying sources of revenue ...

Asteroid size of a bus comes close to Earth

Scientists at the U.S. space agency NASA say a small asteroid - roughly the size of a bus - passed ...

One of New York's finest accused of spying for China

NEW YORK, New York - An ethnic Tibetan New York City police officer and U.S. Army reservist was unmasked this ...

Pakistani Suspect Links Paris Stabbings To Charlie Hebdo Magazine

The Pakistan-born teenager arrested on suspicion of stabbing two people with a meat cleaver has admitted to deliberately targeting the ...

Patriots place C Andrews, LB Uche on injured reserve

The New England Patriots placed center David Andrews and rookie linebacker Josh Uche on injured reserve, the team announced Saturday. ...

Tiny Airborne Particles May Pose a Big Coronavirus Problem

NEW YORK - At a University of Maryland lab, people infected with the new coronavirus take turns sitting in a ...

Trump nominates Amy Coney Barrett as next justice of Supreme Court

Washington [US], September 27 (ANI): US President Donald Trump on Saturday (local time) nominated Amy Coney Barrett as the new ...

Trump's Health Care Executive Order Short on Details, Experts Say

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump issued an executive order Thursday targeting a number of health care issues important to American ...

49ers place RB Coleman (knee) on injured reserve

The San Francisco 49ers placed running back Tevin Coleman on injured reserve with an ailing knee, the team announced Saturday. ...

Trump Nominates Barrett for Supreme Court Post

U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday nominated Amy Coney Barrett to fill the Supreme Court vacancy left by the death ...

Trump nominates Amy Coney Barret as next justice of Supreme Court

Washington [US], September 27 (ANI): US President Donald Trump on Saturday (local time) nominated Amy Coney Barret as the new ...

Chiefs WR Watkins questionable to face Ravens

Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Sammy Watkins was a full participant in practice on Saturday and is listed as questionable ...

NFL fines Lions LB Collins $35K for bumping ref

The NFL fined Detroit Lions linebacker Jamie Collins $35,096 for making contact with an official with his helmet in the ...

LAFC rolls into auspicious matchup with Earthquakes

Los Angeles FC hopes their latest dominating victory will finally give them some elusive momentum Sunday as they host the ...

Ruidiaz out as Sounders visit Galaxy

The Seattle Sounders did everything in their last match but win it, falling 1-0 to the arch-rival Portland Timbers on ...

Loons, RSL try to use each other to solidify playoff position

After a promising start to this season, the Minnesota United carries a three-match winless streak into Sunday's match with Real ...

In Leaders' UN Videos, Backgrounds Tell Stories, Too

UNITED NATIONS - Chinese President Xi Jinping urged the world to "reject attempts to build blocks to keep others out" ...

Chargers DE Ingram (knee) goes on IR

The Los Angeles Chargers placed Pro Bowl defensive end Melvin Ingram on injured reserve on Saturday. Ingram, 31, has been ...

Yankees regain their home run stroke, down Marlins

DJ LeMahieu had four hits and drove in three runs to inch closer to securing the American League batting title ...

White Sox P Cordero suspended for plunking Cubs' Contreras

Major League Baseball suspended Chicago White Sox pitcher Jimmy Cordero for three games and fined him an undisclosed amount for ...

Heat take another shot at eliminating Celtics in Game 6

Two teams that hope to have learned something from the second half of their previous encounter will attempt to put ...

Giants waive veteran RHP Samardzija

The San Francisco Giants designated veteran right-hander Jeff Samardzija for assignment and placed him on unconditional release waivers, the team ...

More Than 100 Detained In Minsk Women's March Against Lukashenka

Security forces in Minsk detained more than 100 protesters on September 26 during a women's march against Alyaksandr Lukashenka, who ...

US Far-Right Group Rallies in Portland in Support of Trump

State troopers were activated Saturday in Portland, Oregon, ahead of a rally by members of a far-right group in support ...

Kosovo Veterans Group Deputy Sent To The Hague After Arrest

PRISTINA -- The deputy head of the Kosovo War Veterans Association, Nasim Haradinaj, has been transferred to a war crimes ...

Atlanta, Chicago hope to build on rare victories

Atlanta United FC captured a 1-0 win over FC Dallas on Wednesday, the highlight of what undoubtedly has been the ...

Four-time All-Star OF Pence retires after 14 seasons

Four-time All-Star outfielder Hunter Pence announced his retirement Saturday after 14 seasons. Pence, 37, registered 1,791 hits, 244 homers and ...

US Imposes Curbs on Exports by China's Top Chipmaker SMIC

The U.S. government has placed new export restrictions on China's most advanced maker of computer chips, citing an "unacceptable risk" ...

Red Bulls try to build momentum against slumping Impact

The New York Red Bulls look to follow up their strongest offensive effort of the season when they host the ...

Bucs plan to admit more fans after governor's order

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will open Raymond James Stadium to fans next weekend, now that Gov. Ron DeSantis has lifted ...

Falcons place CB Terrell on reserve/COVID-19 list

The Atlanta Falcons placed starting cornerback A.J. Terrell on the reserve/COVID-19 list Saturday. The 2020 first-round draft pick will miss ...

Dozens Detained As Protests Against Lukashenka Continue In Belarus

Security forces in Minsk detained dozens of protesters on September 26 during a women's march against Alyaksandr Lukashenka, who claimed ...

Young Afghan Woman Aces University Entrance Exams

ISLAMABAD - A young woman, who survived a deadly Islamic State-plotted suicide bombing in Afghanistan two years ago, is being ...

'Hard to beat' Philadelphia ready for Inter Miami

The Philadelphia Union will be looking to produce points for the eighth time in nine games when they host Inter ...

Astros' Baker first to lead 5 MLB teams to postseason

Dusty Baker will make history next week when he leads his Houston Astros into the postseason against a still-to-be-determined opponent. ...

Nationals announce extension for manager Martinez

The Washington Nationals and manager Dave Martinez have agreed to terms on a multi-year contract extension, the team said on ...

Protests Continue In Belarus Against Lukashenka, Arrests Reported

Protests continue in Belarus against Alyaksandr Lukashenka who claimed victory in the country's presidential election more than a month ago ...

Florida Restaurants, Bars Allowed to Return to Full Capacity

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, a Republican, announced Friday that the state would move forward with reopening plans despite the spread ...

Trump to Announce His Supreme Court Pick

U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to nominate Amy Coney Barrett on Saturday to fill the Supreme Court vacancy left ...

Pacquiao wants McGregor fight next year: statement

Philippine boxing icon Manny Pacquiao wants to fight Irish mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor in the ring next year, ...

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U.S. stocks push solidly higher, Dow Jones gains 359 points

NEW YORK, New York - Bargain-hunters bore into beaten down U.S. stocks on Friday pushing the major indices higher."It's dip ...

Boeing caps big week with $2.24 billion small diameter bombs contract

CHICAGO, Illinois - Boeing is to provide small diameter bombs for sale to Australia, Belgium, Israel, Japan, South Korea, the ...

Stocks in Asia steady, modest gains in Japan, Australia

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were generally stronger on Friday, at least in Japan and Australia."What we've seen ...

European Union takes steps to boost international role of euro

BRUSSELS, Belgium, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- The European Commission on Thursday unveiled plans to expand the European Union's (EU) Capital ...

UK restaurants and pubs brace for fallout from new restrictions

LONDON, UK - Britain became the latest European country to impose restrictions on socializing Wednesday following a sharp rise in ...

China to enhance corporate governance of listed companies

An employee arranges products to be exported to Russia at a food processing company in Suifenhe, northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, ...

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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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