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Israeli police attack on Al-Aqsa Mosque blamed for violence outbreak

JERUSALEM - Twenty-seven days before the first rocket was fired from Gaza this week, a squad of Israeli police officers ...

Following cyber attack on pipeline, Biden acts to stop online hacking

WASHINGTON D.C.: President Joe Biden has issued an executive order to strengthen U.S. cybersecurity defenses.This follows recent high-profile incidents that ...

Online out-of-state purchases to now be taxed in Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri: The legislature passed bills on May 12 to require out-of-state online stores to collect sales taxes on ...

N.Y. university students required to be vaccinated before enrolling

NEW YORK CITY, New York: The 435,000 students enrolled at the State University of New York and the City University ...

U.S. citizens abroad protest embassies not providing Covid vaccines

WASHINGTON D.C.: Overseas Americans are urging U.S. officials to make Covid vaccinations available to them at U.S. embassies. As the ...

Israeli army ratchets up artillery barrages and aerial bombings

Israel fired artillery and mounted more air strikes on Friday against Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip amid constant rocket ...

New observation deck in New York's 4th tallest building to open

NEW YORK CITY, New York: An observation deck atop a newly built New York skyscraper will provide unmatched views of ...

All U.S. residents age 12 and up to be eligible for Covid vaccinations

WASHINGTON D.C.: As the rate of Covid infections continues to decline in the United States, regulators have approved the use ...

Biden warns unemployed that they will lose benefits if not working

WASHINGTON D.C.: Amid criticism that the generous COVID-19 unemployment benefits rolled out in March are keeping Americans from accepting new ...

Melia, Georgian opposition leader, free from jail with EU help

TBILISI, Georgia: Opposition leader Nika Melia was released from jail this week. Melia's jailing had been seen as a largely ...

New California drought means less water, greater chance of wildfires

SACRAMENTO, California: California has expanded a drought emergency to 41 of 58 counties covering 12 million residents, some 30 percent ...

Test with genetically modified mosquitoes seeks to reduce diseases

TALLAHASSEE, Florida - To reduce the spread of diseases, such as dengue, yellow fever and the Zika virus, genetically modified ...

Forced labours of Uyghurs in Xinjiang behind global supply

London [UK], May 16 (ANI): The global production of solar panels depends upon forced labour from Uyghurs Muslims in China's ...

Madhuri Dixit extends message of gratitude after 54th b'day

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 16 (ANI): Bollywood's ageless beauty Madhuri Dixit on Sunday expressed gratitude to all those who have ...

Sri Lankan team arrives in Bangladesh for ODI series

Dhaka [Bangladesh], May 16 (ANI): Kusal Perera-led Sri Lanka squad arrived in Dhaka for the three-match ODI series against Bangladesh ...

Japan ruling party calls for joining genocide convention

Tokyo [Japan], May 16 (ANI): Ahead of the Group of Seven (G7) summit next month, lawmakers from Japan's ruling party ...

Iraq revives its monster pipeline project

Recent news reports were replete with Iraq declaring its willingness to invest $15 billion into new gas-focused projects that could ...

Seth Rogen reveals he was 'humiliated'

Washington [US], May 16 (ANI): Hollywood actor Seth Rogen, who has one of the rarest distinctions of calling Beyonce a ...

'US hasty withdrawal from Afghanistan staggers peace'

Beijing [China], May 16 (ANI): The hasty withdrawal of the US troops from Afghanistan has dealt a serious blow to ...

PM Modi condoles demise of mathematician MS Narasimhan

New Delhi [India], May 16 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday condoled the demise of mathematician, Professor M S ...

'Quad should morph into economic NATO to counter China'

Washington [US], May 16 (ANI): If the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (Quad) made up of Australia, India, Japan, and the United ...

Yellow light spotted in Jammu triggers search operation

New Delhi [India], May 16 (ANI): Two days after an AK-47 rifle, a 9-mm pistol with a magazine and 15 ...

Lukashenka To Meet Putin Soon As Belarus Plans To Raise Cash

Alyaksandr Lukashenka will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin later this month as the Belarusian strongman faces growing isolation from ...

ZamPen info volunteers join AIDS candlelight memorial

ZAMBOANGA CITY, May 16 (PIA) - Everyone is making their fair share of effort to remember those who have been ...

MLB roundup: Eduardo Escobar's 7 RBIs carry Diamondbacks to win

Eduardo Escobar had two home runs and seven RBIs, and the Arizona Diamondbacks' pitching, including Seth Frankoff in his first ...

UN chief 'dismayed', 'disturbed' by Israel strikes on Gaza

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres was "dismayed" by civilian casualties in Gaza and "deeply disturbed" by Israel's strike on a building ...

Scramble to get Covid-19 vaccinations right

NEWSGovernment had to adjust its plans to begin the long-awaited mass vaccination programme last week after the registration process failed ...

Former Saurashtra cricketer Rajendrasinh Jadeja passes away

Rajkot (Gujarat) [India], May 16 (ANI): Saurashtra Cricket Association (SCA) on Sunday mourned the untimely demise of Rajendrasinh Jadeja, one ...

Corey Seager fractures hand in Dodgers victory

Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager left Saturday's game against the visiting Miami Marlins in the fifth inning after he ...

When something is meant to be nobody can stop it: Bhullar

Singapore, May 16 (ANI): Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) athlete Arjan Bhullar on Sunday said he was humbled by the love ...

Dodgers drill Marlins behind strong outing from Trevor Bauer

Trevor Bauer pitched seven scoreless innings, Chris Taylor and DJ Peters each drove in two runs as the Los Angeles ...

Corey Seager hit by pitch (hand), leaves Dodgers game

Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager left Saturday's game against the visiting Miami Marlins in the fifth inning after he ...

Chirag Shetty receives first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 16 (ANI): India shuttler Chirag Shetty received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on Saturday. ...

Second batch of Sputnik V lands in Hyderabad

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], May 16 (ANI): As the second batch of the Sputnik V landed in Hyderabad, Telangana on Sunday, ...

UN disturbed by destruction of media offices in Gaza

New York [US], May 16 (ANI): UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is deeply disturbed by the destruction of a high-rise building ...

An Australian scholar's happy memories of China

© Provided by Xinhua "I think actually having a personal understanding does change one's opinion on how China works," said ...

Israeli strikes Gaza Strip again

Gaza [Palestine] May 16 (ANI): Several people were killed and many others were injured due to the latest strikes launched ...

Kuldeep Yadav receives first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

New Delhi [India], May 16 (ANI): India and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) spinner Kuldeep Yadav received the first dose of ...

Israeli Forces launch more attacks, causing power shutdown

Gaza [Palestine], May 16 (ANI/Sputnik): Power supply was cut off in Gaza City, the largest city in Palestine, as a ...

March in support of Palestine organized in New York

New York [US], May 16 (ANI/Sputnik): Several hundred people have gathered in Brooklyn for a demonstration in support of the ...

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As alternative to electric, BMW hydrogen SUV on sale in 2022

MUNICH, Germany: BMW is introducing a limited series hydrogen fuel-cell powered SUV in 2022 as a zero-emission alternative to electric ...

Alaska Air buys Boeing 737 MAX, Embraer aircraft

SEATTLE, Washington: Alaska Airlines announced on May 12 its purchase of 13 737-9 MAX aircraft from Boeing, as well as ...

Some 8 million U.S. jobs unfilled in March, setting new record

WASHINGTON D.C.: U.S. job openings grew to a record high 8 million in March, fueling criticism of the Biden administration's ...

To lure short features, YouTube to create $100 million fund

SAN BRUNO, California: Alphabet Inc's YouTube has announced it will launch a $100 million fund to pay content creators whose ...

American businesses in China voice concern over consumer boycotts

BEIJING, China: A group representing U.S. business interests in China has demanded that China end what it calls its "implicit ...

Tech stocks all the rage on Wall Street, Nasdaq gains more than 2%

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rose sharply on Friday despite weak economic data.The moves on Wall Street mirrored ...

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