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Trump running into legal hurdles over attempt to ban TikTok

WASHINGTON, DC, September 25 (ANI/Sputnik): A U.S. federal judge has ordered the Trump administration to postpone its ban on downloads ...

White House tightens screws on Havana, reimposes restrictions

WASHINGTON, DC - The United States on Wednesday announced new sanctions against Cuba, aimed at further denying sources of revenue ...

Asteroid size of a bus comes close to Earth

Scientists at the U.S. space agency NASA say a small asteroid - roughly the size of a bus - passed ...

One of New York's finest accused of spying for China

NEW YORK, New York - An ethnic Tibetan New York City police officer and U.S. Army reservist was unmasked this ...

Why Biden should not pick Michele Flournoy as defense secretary

If the Democrats manage to push Joe Biden over the finish line in November's election, he will find himself presiding ...

Life could be habitable underground on Mars, scientsts say

MASSACHUSETTS, September 23 (ANI): Recent science missions and results are bringing the search for a life closer to home, and ...

Badminton 2020 season to be completed in early 2021: BWF

Indonesia's Praveen Jordan (L) and Melati Daeva Oktavianti defeated Thailand's Dechapol Puavaranukroh and Sapsiree Taerattanachai in the mixed doubles final ...

IPL 13: Axar Patel is consistent and clear in his plans, says Nortje

Dubai [UAE], September 26 (ANI): Delhi Capitals' pacer Anrich Nortje has said that spinner Axar Patel is consistent and very ...

Reports: Nationals to extend manager Martinez

The Washington Nationals have agreed to extend the contract of manager Dave Martinez, multiple outlets reported, one day ahead of ...

How intense and dangerous is cosmic radiation on the Moon?

Washington [US], September 26 (ANI): The Chang'e-4 lunar lander touched down on the far side of the Moon on 3 ...

IOC and Tokyo 2020 organizers agree to simplify Olympics

Yoshiro Mori (C), president of Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee, speaks during a joint press conference between the International Olympic Committee ...

Awaiting clearance, F Higuain to travel with Inter Miami CF

With his status still up in the air, new Inter Miami CF addition Gonzalo Higuain will travel with the club ...

'World is in crisis, system is broken': Trudeau at UNGA

New York [US], September 26 (ANI): Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday (local time) issued a stark warning to ...

Fish Populations Plummet Amid Demand For Swim Bladders For TCM

Authorities in the democratic island of Taiwan recently arrested a man for smuggling fish parts used in traditional Chinese medicine ...

Kurds Warn of Mounting Ethnic Tensions in Iraq

The Iraqi Kurdistan government is warning of mounting ethnic tensions in the country's disputed territories, saying that Kurdish families are ...

Death toll from COVID-19 in Brazil surpasses 140,000

Brasilia [Brazil], September 26 (ANI/Sputnik): The death toll from the coronavirus in Brazil has increased by 729 to 140,537 within ...

PUBG Mobile ban keeping India teams from participating

The Sept. 1 ban on PUBG Mobile by India's Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has left the country's teams ...

Swafford builds 2-shot lead at Corales

Hudson Swafford leads by two shots at the midway point of the Corales Puntacana Resort Club Championship in the Dominican ...

About 3,500 US Companies Sue Over Trump-Imposed Chinese Tariffs

About 3,500 U.S. companies, including Tesla Inc., Ford Motor Co., Target Corp., Walgreen Co. and Home Depot, have sued the ...

IMF approves Colombia's request to raise credit line by $6.2 bln

Washington [US], September 26 (ANI/Sputnik): The International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved Colombia's request to raise its credit line by $6.2 ...

Activist pleads UN to protect minorities from persecution in Pak

Geneva [Switzerland], September 25 (ANI): A rights activist from Pakistan, Anila Gulzar has requested the United Nations to intervene and ...

Don't need lessons from epicenter of terrorism: India to Pak

Geneva [Switzerland], September 25 (ANI): India on Friday gave a befitting reply to Pakistan at the 45th Session of the ...

McGregor says he's boxing Pacquiao

In a series of tweets he fired off early Friday afternoon, UFC star Conor McGregor said his next bout will ...

UNGA75: Nepal PM pushes for convention on international terrorism

New York [US], September 26 (ANI): Condemning terrorism in all its forms and manifestations, Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli ...

What comes next is 'bonus' for US Open champion Dominic Thiem

It took Dominic Thiem 26 attempts to win his first Grand Slam title and now with the US Open crown ...

Down But Not Out: Hungary's Journalists React to Shrinking Freedoms

BUDAPEST - Significant changes to Hungary's media sector over the summer could have a lasting impact on the country's media ...

UN Urges Belarus to Release Opposition Figure Kolesnikova

Independent human rights experts from the United Nations on Friday urged the Belarusian government to free leading opposition figure Maria ...

Leader Of Kosovo Veterans Group Arrested, To Be Sent To The Hague

PRISTINA -- European Union police have arrested the head of the Kosovo War Veterans Association in Pristina in order to ...

Attorney, Family Say US Justice System Failed Breonna Taylor

The attorney for Breonna Taylor, a Black emergency medical worker who was killed by white police officers last March in ...

Thousands March in Berlin Climate Rally

Thousands of mostly young people gathered Friday in Berlin to demand more action on climate change, part of a global ...

US Special Envoy: Millions in Aid Aim to Help Fragile Sahel Region

WASHINGTON - The U.S. has announced $152 million in new aid to the Sahel region of Africa to support one ...

4 bullets found in restroom at Coimbatore airport

Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) [India], September 25 (ANI): Three 9 mm bullets and one AK-47 bullet were found in a restroom ...

Balochistan suffering a severe humanitarian crisis, activist told UN

Geneva [Switzerland], September 25 (ANI): A Baloch political activist has told the United Nations that Balochistan is suffering a severe ...

Indian delegate walks out as Imran Khan begins speech at UNGA

New York [US], September 25 (ANI): The Indian delegate at the United Nations General Assembly session walked out when Pakistan ...

5 reasons to watch Russian TV series 'The Sect' on the UK's Channel 4

Culture Sept 25 2020 Maria TokmashevaGela Babluani/TNT Premier, 2019 It is the first modern Russian drama to address the topic ...

Armenia to create nationwide civilian militia

Following the heaviest fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan in years, Armenia has proposed the formation of a nationwide voluntary militia ...

The Week In Russia: The Lonely Lessons Of A Secret Swearing-In

Alyaksandr Lukashenka's rushed, hushed-up inauguration ceremony in Belarus may evoke memories for Vladimir Putin, and contain a warning about the ...

New EU migration pact driven by political compromise, not humanitarianism

The EU has revealed its long-awaited pact on migration and asylum. Brought forward by a week, the timing seems an ...

Rafael Nadal braced for 'most difficult ever Roland Garros'

Rafael Nadal admitted on Friday that he faces his "most difficult ever Roland Garros" as he prepares for an assault ...

China Weighs Impact of Chemicals and Electric Cars

In a rare admission of China's continuing smog problems, a top environmental official has signaled that residents should be ready ...

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U.S. stocks push solidly higher, Dow Jones gains 359 points

NEW YORK, New York - Bargain-hunters bore into beaten down U.S. stocks on Friday pushing the major indices higher."It's dip ...

Boeing caps big week with $2.24 billion small diameter bombs contract

CHICAGO, Illinois - Boeing is to provide small diameter bombs for sale to Australia, Belgium, Israel, Japan, South Korea, the ...

Stocks in Asia steady, modest gains in Japan, Australia

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were generally stronger on Friday, at least in Japan and Australia."What we've seen ...

European Union takes steps to boost international role of euro

BRUSSELS, Belgium, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- The European Commission on Thursday unveiled plans to expand the European Union's (EU) Capital ...

UK restaurants and pubs brace for fallout from new restrictions

LONDON, UK - Britain became the latest European country to impose restrictions on socializing Wednesday following a sharp rise in ...

China to enhance corporate governance of listed companies

An employee arranges products to be exported to Russia at a food processing company in Suifenhe, northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, ...

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