Fri, 07 Aug 2020

Pompeo calls TikiTok, WeChat, and other apps, 'significant threats'

WASHINGTON, DC - The Trump administration said on Wednesday it was stepping up efforts to purge "untrusted" Chinese apps from ...

No precedent for Trump to take cut of TikTok deal

NEW YORK, New York - President Donald Trump's demand that the U.S. government get a cut from a potential Microsoft ...

Trump orders agencies to employ Americans ahead of foreigners

WASHINGTON, DC - President Donald Trump said Monday that he had fired the chair of the Tennessee Valley Authority, criticizing ...

New Cold War looms as Chinese-U.S. relations edge closer to collapse

Tensions between the United States and China are rising as the U.S. election nears, with tit-for-tat consulate closures, new U.S. ...

Unhappy Valley: No fans at Penn State football games

Penn State said Thursday that fans will not be allowed at 106,572-seat Beaver Stadium this fall for Nittany Lions football ...

Draft lottery, including No. 1 pick, resumes Monday

The No. 1 overall pick will be awarded when the 2020 NHL Draft Lottery resumes Monday at 6 p.m. ET. ...

Jazz out to slow Spurs' push for playoff

The midway juncture of the NBA's season-ending seeding action finds the Utah Jazz and San Antonio Spurs in slightly better ...

Notre Dame hosts Duke in its Sept. 12 ACC opener

Notre Dame will open its first-ever season of conference football when Duke visits South Bend, Ind., on Sept. 12 to ...

COVID-19 Daily Testing Dropping in US, AP Reports

Daily testing for the coronavirus in the United States is falling, even while the death toll rises, the Associated Press ...

1.2 Million More Americans Seek Jobless Benefits

WASHINGTON - Another 1.2 million unemployed U.S. workers filed for government jobless compensation last week, the government's Labor Department reported ...

The Latest: Global COVID-19 death toll surpasses 700,000: WHO

A U.S. national flag and flowers are seen at a cemetery in New York, the United States, July 29, 2020. ...

5 reasons Chinese students may stop studying in the US

Nearly 400,000 Chinese students were enrolled in U.S. colleges and universities in 2019 - more than one-third of the country's ...

How the sound of religion has changed in the pandemic

Things sound different in a lockdown. The silence of usually bustling streets, the two-tone whirr of ambulance sirens and the ...

European Markets in Negative Territory

European markets are slumping Thursday as investors anxiously await an end to the stalemate in Washington over a new coronavirus ...

Opinion: Pompeo's dirty "clean network"

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a press briefing in Washington D.C., the United States, on March 5, ...

Sensex gains 362 points after RBI keeps rate unchanged

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 6 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices surged nearly 1 per cent on Thursday after the Reserve Bank ...

Kenya's mobile money use surges on COVID-19 prevention measure

A customer is seen at an M-pesa shop in Nairobi, Kenya, Jan. 11, 2019. (Xinhua/Li Yan)The use of mobile money ...

Tajik Villager Killed By Kyrgyz-Tajik Cross-Border Shooting

DUSHANBE -- A villager in Tajikistan has been killed in a shooting incident across the Tajik-Kyrgyz border.Both Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan ...

HRW Urges Pakistan To Stop Abuses By Anti-Corruption Agency

An international human rights watchdog has urged Pakistani authorities to observe a recent ruling from the country's Supreme Court and ...

Royals RHP Keller makes long-awaited 2020 debut

When Kansas City Royals right-hander Brad Keller steps on the rubber Thursday against the visiting Chicago Cubs, it will have ...

Brewers hope delay served Lindblom well

The Milwaukee Brewers' four-day break brought on by a COVID-19 outbreak in the St. Louis clubhouse did have at least ...

Surprising Marlins chase sweep of Orioles

Baltimore Orioles left-hander Wade LeBlanc, who turns 36 on Friday, will be hoping for an early birthday present when he ...

Cebuano News: 124 kls `hot meat' nasakmit sa City Vet Office

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Aug. 6 (PIA)--Mukabat 124 kilos nga lechon baboy ug karneng baboy nga giingong `hot meat' ang ...

Asian Markets Mixed After Weak Economic Data from US

Asian markets were mixed Thursday as investors acted with caution due to weak economic data from the United States, coupled ...

US Allies Tighten Alliance to Contain China's Maritime Expansion

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Australia's recent shift to a more combative stance against China will tighten political and military coordination among ...

Rockies look to bounce back from rare loss to Giants

The Colorado Rockies have been to the postseason five times in their 27 seasons, but never as the division champions. ...

D-backs face Astros again, hope big inning is a beginning

The retractable roof was opened in 100-plus degree heat after the third inning at Chase Field in Phoenix on Wednesday ...

Angels expect Ohtani back as DH for finale vs. M's

Shohei Ohtani is expected to be back in the Los Angeles Angels' lineup when they wrap up a three-game series ...

Pirates turn to rookie Brubaker vs. red-hot Twins

Right-hander JT Brubaker will make his major league starting debut on Thursday afternoon and try to help the host Pittsburgh ...

Fiers, Minor square off again as A's host Rangers

Two veteran pitchers quite familiar with one another duel again Thursday afternoon when left-hander Mike Minor leads the visiting Texas ...

Rockets seek defensive energy against Lakers

Three games into their eight-game run of seeding games in the Orlando-area bubble, the Houston Rockets have defended in fits ...

Japan Marks 75th Anniversary of Hiroshima Atomic Bombing

HIROSHIMA, JAPAN - The aging survivors of the world's first atomic bombing gathered once again in Hiroshima, Japan, Thursday to ...

NHL roundup: Petry, Habs put Pens on brink of elimination

Jeff Petry's sharp-angle goal in the third period Wednesday gave the Canadiens a 4-3 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins in ...

MLB roundup: Cubs win 6th straight behind Darvish

Yu Darvish pitched seven strong innings Wednesday, and the Chicago Cubs topped the host Kansas City Royals 6-1 for their ...

Former US President Barack Obama could be pioneer of dad-shoe trend

Washington D.C. [USA], August 6 (ANI): Former American President Barack Obama seems to have started the dad-shoe trend with his ...

At Least 11 Killed In Roadside Bombing In Northern Afghanistan

An Afghan official says at least 11 people have been killed in a roadside bombing in the country's north.Ahmad Javid ...

U.S. To Seek UN Vote On Iran Arms Embargo Next Week

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the United States plans to hold a United Nations Security Council vote next week ...

A Look at Some Deadly Explosions Involving Ammonium Nitrate

The investigation into an explosion in the harbor of Lebanon's port city of Beirut is focusing on how 2,750 tons ...

New York Prosecutors Subpoenaed Deutsche Bank in Trump Probe

WASHINGTON - The Manhattan district attorney's office, which has been seeking President Donald Trump's tax records, subpoenaed his longtime lender ...

Teens With AK-47 Arrested After Fleeing To Trump's Mar-a-Lago

Police in Florida said three teenage boys were arrested after they entered U.S. President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort with an ...

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Chinese app plans half billion-dollar investment in Ireland

DUBLIN, Ireland - While its future on the other side of the Atlantic, and in the Pacific, is up in ...

China's Shanghai Composite completes 4th day of gains

SYDNEY, Australia - Chinese mainland shares rose for the fifth day in a row on Thursday.The Australian market also advanced. ...

SEARCA to get behind regional coconut industry

LOS BANOS, Laguna, Aug 6 (PIA) --The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) is ...

Trump hails rising manufacturing and auto sales

WASHINGTON, DC - President Donald Trump interrupted his press briefing on the coronavirus on Tuesday night to enthuse over the ...

187 countries ratify convention protecting victims of child labor

GENEVA, Switzerland - The International Convention on the Worst Forms of Child Labor has been universally ratified. The International Labor ...

$172 million defense department job goes to Hunstville, Alabama plant

SAN DIEGO, California - A subsidiary of Cubic Corporation, GATR Technologies, of Huntsville, Alabama, has been awarded a $172 million ...

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