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Tigers end skid with victory over Royals

Austin Romine's two-run double keyed a three-run first inning as the Detroit Tigers defeated the Royals 4-3 Saturday night in ...

UN Human Rights Chief Calls for Venezuela Reforms

GENEVA - United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet is calling on Venezuela to release all political prisoners ...

Red Sox clear LHP Rodriguez for some physical activity

The Boston Red Sox have cleared left-hander Eduardo Rodriguez to resume light physical activity following a heart condition that cost ...

IPL 13: Jason Holder arrives in UAE to join SRH squad

Dubai [UAE], September 26 (ANI): West Indies Test skipper Jason Holder has arrived in the UAE to join the SunRisers ...

Haiti Policeman Released from Jail After Violent Demonstrations

WASHINGTON/PORT-AU-PRINCE - Haitian National policeman Pascal Alexandre is a free man -- for now -- after being conditionally released Friday ...

US Rapper Kanye West Makes Surprise Visit to Haiti

WASHINGTON - American rap star and third-party U.S. presidential candidate Kanye West visited Haiti on Friday, Haitian President Jovenel Moise ...

Gabriel Jesus withdraws from Brazil squad due to injury

Manchester [UK], September 26 (ANI): Manchester City's striker Gabriel Jesus has withdrawn himself from Brazil's squad for the upcoming World ...

Mondesi, Royals continue torrid play with win over Tigers

Adalberto Mondesi had at least three hits for the third straight game as the Royals defeated the Detroit Tigers 3-2 ...

Swafford builds 2-shot lead at Corales

Hudson Swafford leads by two shots at the midway point of the Corales Puntacana Resort Club Championship in the Dominican ...

IMF approves Colombia's request to raise credit line by $6.2 bln

Washington [US], September 26 (ANI/Sputnik): The International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved Colombia's request to raise its credit line by $6.2 ...

2020 International Emmy Awards nominees span 20 Countries

New Delhi [India], September 25 (ANI): The International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences on Thursday announced the nominations for ...

SA largely dodged Dean Jones' batting wrath

A dashing character first and foremost at the crease, Australia's late Dean Jones hardly lacked his admirers even across the ...

New Zealand approves Pakistan, West Indies cricket tours

New Zealand's government has approved quarantine arrangements that would allow the Pakistan and West Indies teams to tour in coming ...

Third COVID-19 related death reported in Benguet

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Sept. 25 (PIA) -- The provincial government of Benguet confirmed the third COVID-19 related death in the ...

What makes hurricanes stall, and why is that so hard to forecast?

A lot can go wrong when hurricanes stall. Their destructive winds last longer. The storm surge can stay high. And ...

Four-way tie for lead at PGA Puntacana Championship

Austrian Sepp Straka soared with an eagle and five birdies on Thursday to join a four-way tie for the lead ...

What makes hurricanes stall, and why is it so hard to forecast?

A lot can go wrong when hurricanes stall. Their destructive winds last longer. The storm surge can stay high. And ...

Cooperatives in Marawi City receive mobile rice mill, power tools

MARAWI CITY, Sep. 24 (PIA) -- Cooperatives in this city received mini mobile rice mills and power tools from the ...

TESDA implements flexible training under the new normal

TARLAC CITY, Sept. 24 (PIA) -- Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) is conducting flexible set-up in its skills ...

9 ICONIC Soviet photographers who captured the zeitgeist

We've boiled down a larger-than-life list of Soviet photography legends that captured the spirit of their era. 1. Alexander Rodchenko ...

Worlds 'new goal' for Tour de France winner Tadej Pogacar

Road cycling's world championships start this week with Tour de France champion Tadej Pogacar eyeing the crown days after crossing ...

How US disease control shaped colonial power politics in the Caribbean

A year ago, it would have seemed bizarre to suggest that a virus could reorder the global balance of power. ...

Why do some hurricanes stall, and why is that so hard to forecast?

A lot can go wrong when hurricanes stall. Their destructive winds last longer. The storm surge can stay high. And ...

Former Australia batsman Dean Jones dies aged 59

6:31 AM ETFormer Australia batsman Dean Jones has died on Thursday after a heart attack in Mumbai. He was 59. ...

Latest count of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide at 0500 GMT, Sept. 27

BEIJING, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- The following are the latest updates on the COVID-19 global confirmed cases in hardest-hit countries ...

Colombia's COVID-19 cases hit 800,000, with 25,296 deaths

BOGOTA, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) -- The Colombian Ministry of Health and Social Protection announced Saturday that the country's COVID-19 cases ...

Latest count of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide at 0000 GMT, Sept. 27

BEIJING, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- The following are the latest updates on the COVID-19 global confirmed cases in hardest-hit countries ...

Peru not to repeat early difficulties of COVID-19 outbreak: president

LIMA, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) -- Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra said on Saturday that the country is not looking to repeat ...

Senior official stresses high-level exchanges in book publishing

BEIJING, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) -- A senior official of the Communist Party of China (CPC) on Saturday stressed high-level exchanges ...

Quotes of the Day from Xinhua World News, Sept. 26

TRIPOLI -- Acting Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General to Libya Stephanie Williams on Friday urged the newly elected mayors ...

Latest count of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide at 1000 GMT, Sept. 26

BEIJING, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) -- The following are the latest updates on the COVID-19 global confirmed cases in hardest-hit countries ...

Beijing int'l book fair kicks off

BEIJING, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) -- The 27th Beijing International Book Fair kicked off on Saturday. It is the first time ...

Brazil calls up Hertha Berlin forward Cunha for World Cup qualifiers

RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- Uncapped Hertha Berlin forward Matheus Cunha has been drafted into Brazil's squad for ...

Latest count of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide at 0500 GMT, Sept. 26

BEIJING, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) -- The following are the latest updates on the COVID-19 global confirmed cases in hardest-hit countries ...

James, Falcao set for Colombia return

BOGOTA, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- Everton midfielder James Rodriguez and Galatasaray striker Radamel Falcao are poised to return to Colombia's ...

Peru calls up three uncapped players for World Cup qualifiers

LIMA, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- Peru manager Ricardo Gareca on Friday named three uncapped players in his preliminary squad for ...

COVID-19 deaths in Colombia top 25,000

BOGOTA, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- Colombia's death toll from COVID-19 surpassed 25,000 Friday as the country reported 7,494 new cases ...

Colombia central bank cuts interest rate to 1.75 pct

BOGOTA, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- Colombia's central bank said on Friday that it has lowered the benchmark interest rate by ...

Latest count of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide at 0000 GMT, Sept. 26

BEIJING, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) -- The following are the latest updates on the COVID-19 global confirmed cases in hardest-hit countries ...

Peru to reopen int'l flights on Oct. 5

LIMA, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra announced on Friday that international flights will resume on Oct. 5. ...

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Saturday is International Day for Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons

NEW YORK, New York - On the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons marked on Saturday, the ...

Twenty young air forces cadets on board doomed Ukraine plane

KIEV, Ukraine - Twenty-six people, mostly air force cadets have been killed in a military transport plane crash in northeastern ...

Shocking list of crimes related to recent protests revealed

WASHINGTON, DC - More than 300 demonstrators across the United States are facing charges related to the various protests that ...

Major powers clash at United Nations General Assembly meeting

NEW YORK, New York - Three major world powers butted heads in a virtual showdown at the United Nations on ...

Trump running into legal hurdles over attempt to ban TikTok

WASHINGTON, DC, September 25 (ANI/Sputnik): A U.S. federal judge has ordered the Trump administration to postpone its ban on downloads ...

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 ...

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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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