Wed, 19 Jan 2022

Twitter, Reddit, Google parent get subpoenaed by Jan 6 House committee

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. House committee investigating the January 6 attack on the Capitol subpoenaed Meta, Alphabet, Twitter, and ...

Some Arizona and Florida Republicans stand by 2020 election results

As ongoing threats by Trump loyalists to subvert elections have dominated the political news, other Republicans in two key states-Florida ...

Avalanche on a roll as they meet depleted Ducks

The Colorado Avalanche will take a nine-game points streak on the road Wednesday for their final meeting of the regular ...

Luka Doncic, Mavs rolling as Raptors come to town

The Dallas Mavericks will go for their 10th victory in 11 games Wednesday night when they host the Toronto Raptors. ...

White House Launches Website to Order Free At-Home COVID-19 Tests

The White House on Tuesday launched a website for U.S. citizens to order free at-home COVID-19 tests one day earlier ...

US 5G rollout plan will have devastating impact on aviation, says United Airlines

Washington [US], January 19 (ANI): United Airlines said that the US government's current 5G rollout plan will have a devastating ...

Cardinals' Budda Baker out of hospital, 'doing good'

Arizona Cardinals safety Budda Baker was released from a Los Angeles hospital on Tuesday, one day after he was involved ...

Celtics aim to continue climb in East against Hornets

Jayson Tatum and the Boston Celtics will look to keep their high-wire act going as they welcome Miles Bridges and ...

Struggling Bulls look to hold off surging Cavaliers

Although more than miscues involving "the little things" have added up for Chicago during a four-game losing skid -- just ...

Devils hoping to launch playoff push vs. Coyotes

Embarking on a four-game Eastern Conference road trip will give the Arizona Coyotes a shot to prove their rebuilding project ...

Germany Prepared to Pay 'High Economic Price' to Defend Ukraine

LONDON - Germany has said it is prepared to pay 'a high economic price' to defend its values, as NATO ...

China Urges Taliban to Meet Conditions for Diplomatic Recognition

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN - China said Tuesday that Afghanistan's Taliban will have to live up to international expectations "at an early ...

5G rollout delayed after airline protest

At&T and Verizon heed airline complaint that 5G would make air traffic unsafeMajor US cell carriers have agreed to postpone ...

US Airlines, Telecom Carriers Feuding Over Rollout of 5G Technology

WASHINGTON - Major U.S. air carriers are warning that the country's "commerce will grind to a halt' if Verizon and ...

Key starters back on both sides as Heat host Blazers

The Portland Trail Blazers and the host Miami Heat are both overjoyed to have key starters back in their lineups ...

Divisional Playoffs could feature historically low point spreads

After a wild-card weekend marked by several blowouts, the divisional round is shaping up to feature four of the closest ...

Ja Morant, Grizzlies out to continue hot streak vs. struggling Bucks

The Memphis Grizzlies look to continue their stunning play in January when they visit the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday night ...

Amid Ukraine crisis, US State Secy Blinken to meet Russian counterpart Lavrov in Geneva

Washington [US], January 19 (ANI): US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov have agreed to ...

Ex-UFC siren VanZant teases move to Khabib's MMA league

The Instagram sensation could fight for Eagle FCBare Knuckle Fighting Championship (BKFC) star Paige VanZant has responded to talk of ...

The mysterious woman at the centre of the Texas synagogue siege

The British hostage taker who was shot dead by police was demanding the release of Dr. Aafia Siddiqui, a Pakistani ...

Air India curtails US operations in view of deployment of 5G communications

New Delhi [India], January 18 (ANI): Air India has curtailed its operations to USA from India in view of deployment ...

Pacers C Myles Turner (foot) sidelined 2 weeks

Indiana Pacers center Myles Turner has a stress reaction in his left foot and will miss at least two weeks. ...

Hong Kong to Kill 2,000 Animals After Hamsters Get COVID

HONG KONG - Hong Kong authorities said Tuesday that they will kill about 2,000 small animals, including hamsters, after several ...

Digitizing Uzbekistan's Desert Art

Fears for a legendary art collection in the desert town of Nukus led to activists and volunteers preserving the treasures ...

Chris Hedges: The workers are on the march America's new class war

Exploited employees across the country are rising up and taking direct action to tackle low pay and appalling working conditions.There ...

Senate hopeful smokes pot in campaign ad

The Democratic Party's messaging on marijuana has come a long way since Bill Clinton said he ?didn?t inhale? itGary Chambers, ...

Andy Murray wins 5-set thriller in Aussie Open first-round match

Former world No. 1 Andy Murray recorded his first victory at the Australian Open in five years Tuesday, courtesy of ...

Beijing Olympics App 'My2022' has security flaws: Canadian cybersecurity group

Ottawa [Canada], January 18 (ANI): The Beijing Winter Olympics app, 'My2022' mandated for use by all Game attendees, contains security ...

U.S. health officials caution against optimism over COVID-19 peak

MIXED SCENARIONew York's battle against the Omicron COVID-19 variant continues to head in the right direction following the dramatic surge ...

Daniel Radcliffe to star as Grammy winner 'Weird Al' Yankovic in new biopic

Washington [US], January 18 (ANI): Actor Daniel Radcliffe is all set to portray Grammy-winner 'Weird Al' Yankovic in Roku's upcoming ...

U.S. CDC faces criticism for 'unrealistic' guidance: CNN

© Provided by Xinhua "It is unlikely, unreasonable, and unrealistic" to think Americans will follow the agency's suggestions, William Schaffner, ...

Too early to say COVID-19 pandemic comes to end: top U.S. expert

© Provided by Xinhua Still, "it is an open question as to whether or not Omicron is going to be ...

Indicators show U.S. on brink of conflict, says Yale historian

© Provided by Xinhua WASHINGTON, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) -- People who study the origins of civil wars see "indicators" showing ...

Washington's dilemma in dealing with COVID-19

© Provided by Xinhua "The United States today is, once again, headed for civil war, and, once again, it cannot ...

Canadiens name Kent Hughes as general manager

The Montreal Canadiens named player agent Kent Hughes as the 18th general manager in franchise history on Tuesday. Hughes, 51, ...

Local wild card Maddison Inglis upsets Leylah Fernandez in Australia

Australian Maddison Inglis capitalized on 30 unforced errors to bounce No. 23 seed Leylah Fernandez from the Australian Open in ...

Taliban 2.0 aren't so different from the first regime, after all

The international community is closely monitoring the Taliban, after the group re-seized power in Afghanistan in August 2021.There is legitimate ...

Insider reveals Kim Kardashian is 'trying her best to ignore' drama with ex Kanye West

Washington [US], January 18 (ANI): Kim Kardashian has been trying to keep her life drama-free amid ex-Kanye West's recent public ...

Pakistan's National Security Policy tall claims leading no benefits: Report

Islamabad [Pakistan], January 18 (ANI): Pakistan's National Security Policy seems a signal to the Western nations that while their monetary ...

Blinken to meet With Zelenskyy, Foreign Minister Kuleba on January 19: State Dept

Washington [US], January 18 (ANI/Sputnik): US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will meet with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and Foreign ...

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Norwegian Caribbean cruise remains in St. Martin as cruise canceled

PHILIPSBURG, St. Martin: Norwegian Cruise Line canceled, mid-voyage, a ten-day Caribbean cruise on the Norwegian Gem due to COVID-19, leaving ...

One of world's oldest gorillas put to sleep at Atlanta Zoo

ATLANTA, Georgia: Zoo Atlanta's gorilla, one of the oldest in captivity at 59 years, was euthanized on January 13 due ...

Former Denmark defense minister charged with leaking state secrets

COPENHAGEN, Denmark: An official at the highest level of the Denmark government has been charged with leaking state secrets. Claus ...

West Australia's Onslow sets new high of 50.7 degrees Celsius

ONSLOW, West Australia: The sun appears to be mercilessly beating down on Onslow in West Australia, as the town registered ...

Suspicions on Russia as Ukraine websites suffer cyberattacks

KIEV, Ukraine: Many government websites in Ukraine have suffered cyberattacks, with the intruders posting the text, "Be afraid and wait ...

19 year-old Belgium completing solo flight round-the-world

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Zara Rutherford, a teenager from Belgium, is nearing the completion of a solo round-the-world flight. Rutherford, age 19, ...

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