Fri, 29 May 2020

U.S. president to step up pressure on Facebook, Twitter

WHITE HOUSE - U.S. President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Thursday regarding social media platforms, after Twitter tagged ...

Hair salons adapt to evolving new standards

When this writer recently looked into the mirror and took a good look at how long his hair had grown ...

How London's 100 or so billionaires are faring

Over cups of tea in his ramshackle London home I chatted with a novelist. It felt a valuable opportunity, given ...

Are the Golden Days over?

As lockdown measures start to be eased in most countries around the world, the experts of The Conversation's global network ...

Australian-based News Corp reporter and whistleblower escape charges

CANBERRA, Australia - Australian Federal Police said Wednesday they were dropping an investigation of a prominent journalist who obtained classified ...

Trump loyalist John Ratcliffe is new director of national intelligence

WASHINGTON, DC - More than nine months after U.S. President Donald Trump first floated his name, John Ratcliffe is taking ...

President Donald Trump's latest scapegoat - Obamagate

Obamagate is the latest conspiracy theory to be pushed by U.S. president, Donald Trump. It started on the morning of ...

One of biggest heroes in Red Army in World War II was a woman

TASS, Sputnik 'Frau Black Death' - this is how the Nazis referred to Evdokiya Zavaliy. Wounded four times, concussed twice, ...

Unmasked riders banned from South Korean cabs, buses

SEOUL, South Korea - The South Korean government on Tuesday launched a 'no mask, no ride' policy on buses and ...

Israeli army turns on Palestinians praying at Al Aqsa Mosque

EAST JERUSALEM - Israeli police attacked worshipers performing Eid prayers outside the Al Aqsa Mosque compound, wounding several elderly Muslims, ...

Boston Marathon canceled, will be virtual race

Add the Boston Marathon to the list of major events derailed by the coronavirus pandemic. Rescheduled from Patriots Day on ...

Test is best for England fast bowler Wood

World Cup-winning fast bowler Mark Wood would opt for a place in England's Test side if a congested schedule means ...

Vitality, ENCE win at DreamHack Spring Masters - Europe

Team Vitality and ENCE each swept their opponents Thursday to bag their first wins at the DreamHack Masters Spring - ...

ESPRESSO confirms presence of an Earth around the nearest star

Geneva [Switzerland], May 28 (ANI): The existence of a planet the size of Earth around the closest star in the ...

UNHCR helps displaced Syrian-Armenians facing hardship amid pandemic

Life was tough for George, his wife Ani and their twins after they fled Syria's war to Armenia but the ...

Most OUTRAGEOUS questions Russian historians get asked (OP-ED)

"Peter the Great was... what? Rasputin has slept with.. who? Please, just leave me alone..."Legion media/Moskva Agency Russians are very ...

U.S. experiments with three-way dialogue with Uzbekistan, Afghanistan

The United States has spearheaded the creation of a new three-way line of diplomatic dialogue in Central Asia, acting as ...

China's Campaign to Cut Plastic Trash Delayed by Coronavirus

China's coronavirus lockdown has brought a halt to the nation's nascent efforts to recycle plastic trash.While China is gradually opening ...

Herd immunity in Europe - are we close?

While no country claims to be pursuing herd immunity as a strategy, some - such as Sweden - have taken ...

Coronavirus public health restrictions shouldn't mean dying alone

One of the most heartbreaking aspects of the COVID-19 physical distancing has been accounts of people dying alone in hospital ...

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2,123,000 more Americans claim unemployment benefits

WASHINGTON, May 28 (Xinhua) - The number of initial jobless claims in the United States totaled 2.1 million last week ...

Visitors to Ireland in April drop to 16,100, versus 1.71m last year

DUBLIN, May 27 (Xinhua) -- The number of overseas visitors to Ireland in April went down by 99.1 percent to ...

China's adoption of new Hong Kong law unsettles stock market

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were higher on Thursday, although in Hong Kong there was little rookm for celebration. ...

Asia Development Bank to fund two new geothermal plants

JAKARTA, INDONESIA - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $300 million loan to help PT Geo Dipa Energi ...

DTI-Bataan records 36 new registered businesses since start of MECQ

BALANGA CITY, Philippines, May 27 (PIA) - The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Bataan recorded 35 new registered businesses ...

Chinese city of Nyingchi to see wave of new development

LHASA, May 27 (Xinhua) - Construction has begun on 40 key projects in the city of Nyingchi, southwest of China's ...

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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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