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U.S. having second thoughts about prosecuting Huawei finance chief

U.S. prosecutors are discussing a deal with lawyers for Huawei finance chief Meng Wanzhou to resolve criminal charges against her, ...

U.S.-Brazil military base ponders eviction of 800 families

Antonio Marcos Diniz was only 13 years old when his family was forced to leave their home near Brazil's Atlantic ...

United States in bid to beef up relationships in Western Hemisphere

WASHINGTON, DC - Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Christopher C. Miller has stressed the need to strengthen partnerships in the Western ...

New Zealand announces nine new Coronavirus cases, 5 of them historical

WELLINGTON, New Zealand, Dec. 3 (Xinhua) -- New Zealand reported nine new cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation on Thursday. ...

World heading for 'catastrophic' rise in temperatures

This year is on track to be one of the three hottest on record, completing a run of six years ...

France announces death of Valery Giscard d'Estaing, president 1974-81

PARIS, France, December 3 (ANI/Xinhua): Valery Giscard d'Estaing, president of France from 1974 to 1981 and a key actor in ...

People magazine reveals 'People of the Year'

A celebration of 2020? Many might think we should just hold our breath and say good riddance to what has ...

Investigation in U.S. mounted into bribery for pardons claims

The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating a potential crime involving bribery and presidential pardons, according to court documents unsealed ...

Resolution of Gulf Dispute Seems Within Reach, Saudi Arabia Says

DUBAI/ROME - Saudi Arabia's foreign minister said Friday a resolution to a bitter dispute with Qatar seemed "within reach" after ...

Trump Signs Anti-Doping Act Into Law

U.S. President Donald Trump signed into law Friday a bill that lets U.S. justice officials pursue criminal penalties against those ...

US Universities Ask for $120 Billion During Prolonged Pandemic

Colleges and universities are asking congressional leaders to appropriate $120 billion toward higher education to offset "massive new expenses" because ...

Germany confirms over 23,300 new COVID-19 cases over past d

Berlin [Germany], December 5 (ANI/Xinhua): Germany has registered 23,318 new coronavirus cases over the past 24 hours, with total count ...

Global COVID-19 tally nears 66 million mark

Maryland [US], December 5 (ANI): The global coronavirus caseload nears the 66 million cases mark, as per the latest update ...

Pic Story: Better life of Dulong ethnic group elder in SW China's Yunnan

Kong Dangna prepares to go downhill after reaping fodder grass in Kongdang Village of Dulongjiang Township, Gongshan Dulong and Nu ...

Indian Arrows coach focuses on IFA Shield

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], December 5 (ANI): Ahead of the IFA Shield, which begins on Sunday, Indian Arrows head coach ...

China develops high-speed train to run on different rail systems

Photo taken on Dec. 4, 2020 shows a new type of high-speed train which can run on different rail systems ...

Mexico records 12,127 new COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours

Mexico City [Mexico], December 5 (ANI/Sputnik): Mexico has registered 12,127 new COVID-19 cases within the past 24 hours marking the ...

Napoli stadium renamed after Maradona

Naples [Italy], December 5 (ANI): Italian side Napoli's San Paolo stadium has been renamed after Diego Maradona in memory of ...

Grillo surges to second-round lead at Mayakoba Classic

Emiliano Grillo had little to say after turning in a glittering second round Friday during the Mayakoba Golf Classic at ...

COVID-19 cases in Brazil surpass 6.5 million-mark

Brasilia [Brazil], December 5 (ANI/Sputnik): The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Brazil has increased by 46,884 to 6,533,968 within ...

Virtus.pro secure top seed in Epic League Division 1

Virtus.pro clinched the top seed for the Epic League Division 1 playoffs with a win in its final match of ...

UN chief lauds Kuwait's efforts to defuse tension

New York [US], December 5 (ANI): UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday lauded Kuwait's mediation efforts to defuse tension between ...

UK, EU trade talks put on hold

London [UK], December 5 (ANI/Xinhua): After one week of intense trade negotiations in London, the chief negotiators from Britain and ...

Almost all COVID patients develop immune response: WHO

Geneva [Switzerland], December 5 (ANI): Almost 100 per cent of COVID-19 patients develop antibodies no matter the course of the ...

Women's Voices Missing From News, Study Finds

NEW YORK -  A new study into the representation of women in media says news organizations should do more to ...

1st meet of SLOC held for celebration of Goa's liberation

Panaji (Goa) [India], December 5 (ANI): The first meeting of the state-level organizing committee for the celebration of 60th year ...

PUBG entertainer Sc0ut and Fnatic part ways

Professional PUBG mobile player and entertainer Tanmay "Sc0ut" Singh has left Fnatic after a little more than a year with ...

US Imposes Visas Restrictions on More Chinese Citizens

WASHINGTON - The State Department said Friday that the U.S. would impose visa restrictions on Chinese citizens engaged in overseas ...

China poses greatest threat to US, says Senators Rubio

Washington DC [US], December 5 (ANI): US Senators Marco Rubio and Mark Warner on Friday reiterated the remarks made by ...

Venezuela's Maduro Seeks to Tighten His Grip Via Election

CARACAS, VENEZUELA - With the political opponents of President Nicolas Maduro boycotting Sunday's election for the National Assembly, his socialist ...

Febiven reunites with Fnatic via Fnatic Rising

Fabian "Febiven" Diepstraten, a familiar name for League of Legends fans, will be the starting mid laner for Fnatic Rising, ...

Watchdog condemns incarceration of HK media tycoon

Brussels [Belgium], December 5 (ANI): The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) on Friday condemned the arrest and imprisonment of Hong ...

Syrian Constitutional Talks Marked by Differences, Tensions

GENEVA - A week of U.N.-sponsored Syrian peace talks have been marked by strong differences between government and opposition delegates ...

Tedros says govt decisions will determine course of pandemi

Geneva [Switzerland], December 5 (ANI/Sputnik): World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Friday that decisions made by ...

Alex Thomson lands in Cape Town as Simon quits Vendee Globe

British skipper Alex Thomson officially retired from the solo round-the-world Vendee Globe race when he stepped ashore in Cape Town ...

UK says Brexit talks 'are at a difficult point'

UK says Brexit talks with the EU have reached a "difficult" moment "Time is in very short supply. We are ...

Top US Diplomat Says Iran Desperate to Negotiate Ending Sanctions

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Friday that Iran was "desperately" suggesting it is eager to resume negotiations to ...

DAMWON add PoohManDu, Ares

DAMWON Gaming added Jeong-hyeon "PoohManDu" Lee and Min-kwon "Ares" Kim to the staff of head coach Jeong-gyun "kk0ma" Kim ahead ...

Semifinal pairings set at DreamHack Winter EU

Four teams advanced to the semifinals and four were sent packing on Friday at the $150,000 DreamHack Masters Winter 2020: ...

Top 9 Soviet children's classics that are still popular today

What is it that makes a children's book get read over and over again, like a prayer shared for generations? ...

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U.S. stocks climb despite slowing jobs growth

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were on the rise on Friday, despite disappointing jobs data which showed the ...

Irish economy grew in third quarter at fastest rate ever

DUBLIN, Ireland - Ireland's Central Statistics Office on Friday released the Quarterly National Accounts for the third quarter of 2020, ...

Latest U.S. job figures show hiring is slowing

The United States added 245,000 jobs in November, the fewest since April and the latest sign that hiring has slowed ...

Stocks in Asia continue on path to nowhere, dollar losses consolidate

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia continued to meander on Friday, while demand for the U.S. dollar continued to ...

Brazilian economy recovering fast after two negative quarters

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, (Xinhua) -- Brazil's Economy Minister Paulo Guedes said Thursday that the country's economy is going through ...

Weekly U.S. jobless claims dropped by more than 10 percent last week

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. unemployment benefit claims fell last week, the Labor Department reported Thursday, even as the surging number ...

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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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