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2020 Tokyo Olympics 'on track' despite coronavirus outbreak

Atlanta [USA], Feb 16 (ANI): The upcoming global event, the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, is 'on track', despite coronavirus outbreak in ...


Park leads by 3 heading into Australian Open final round

South Korea's Inbee Park shot a 5-under-par 68 on Saturday to take a three-stroke lead into the final round of ...


Coronavirus: how media coverage of epidemics often stokes fear and panic

New contagious diseases are scary. They frighten us because they are unknown and unpredictable. The ongoing outbreak of the novel ...


China Reports 121 More Coronavirus Deaths, Spike in New Cases

China's National Health Commission said Friday that 121 more people have died from the new coronavirus, bringing the death toll ...


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Strong opposition for Trump Middle East peace initiative from Turkey

ISLAMABAD - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, during a visit to Pakistan Friday, reiterated strong opposition to U.S. President Donald ...

Israeli missiles hit targets near Damascus

JERUSALEM - Syria says that Israel attacked five separate targets near Damascus with missiles from the Golan Heights. Israel did ...

Renewed search for nine-year old girl who went missing 20 years ago

It was 20 years ago on Friday that Asha Degree, a shy 9-year-old North Carolina girl, went missing in the ...

Prosecution case against Cardinal Pell running into difficulties

MELBOURNE, Victoria - The case involving Cardinal George Pell has two wings. In truth, there are many pointers to Pell's ...

Nature breaks suggested to reduce stress levels at work

TOKYO, Japan - Need a solution to calm your mind amid hectic workplace stress? Surprisingly, a potted plant placed right ...

Manchester City angrily denounces being banned for 2 seasons

MANCHESTER, UK - English Premier League club Manchester City will appeal the two-seasons ban from European competitions it has copped ...

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Prosecution case against Cardinal Pell running into difficulties

MELBOURNE, Victoria - The case involving Cardinal George Pell has two wings. In truth, there are many pointers to Pell's ...

Nature breaks suggested to reduce stress levels at work

TOKYO, Japan - Need a solution to calm your mind amid hectic workplace stress? Surprisingly, a potted plant placed right ...

Court drops 126 charges of sexual abuse against children in Katoomba

KATOOMBA, Blue Mountains, NSW, Australia - In an astonishing development, the much-vaunted sexual abuse case involving the Arcade Circus school ...

WHO: Spike in Coronavirus Due to Reclassification of Suspected Cases

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND - The World Health Organization says the dramatic increase in the number of coronavirus cases in China's Hubei ...

China Reports Fewer New Cases of Coronavirus

Chinese health officials said Sunday that the number of new cases of the coronavirus has slowed for the third consecutive ...

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Pentagon asks Oshkosh Defense to supply Joint Light Tactical Vehicles

OSHKOSH, Wisconsin - Oshkosh Defense, LLC has been awarded a $407.3 million modification to contract to procure Joint Light Tactical ...


Nature breaks suggested to reduce stress levels at work

TOKYO, Japan - Need a solution to calm your mind amid hectic workplace stress? Surprisingly, a potted plant placed right ...


Wall Street ends with a wobble

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were mixed on Friday as the ebb and flows of the coronavirus news ...


Asian stocks mixed, Nikkei 225 sinks on coronavirus death

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks and currencies were mixed in Asia on Friday. A shock increase in the number of new ...


Business as usual for McClatchy newspapers, despite bankruptcy filing

SACRAMENTO, California - McClatchy newspapers on Thursday filed for bankruptcy in an attempt to restructure its business.The company's first newspaper ...


Former US Prosecutors Call for Attorney General's Resignation

WASHINGTON - More than 1,100 former U.S. prosecutors and Justice Department officials called Sunday for the resignation of Attorney General ...


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Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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