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Coronavirus variants: how did they evolve and what do they mean?

When supplies of oxygen at hospitals in Manaus, Brazil, recently ran out, the airforce was called in for emergency evacuations ...


Kenyan Scientists Discover New Coronavirus Mutation

NAIROBI - Kenyan scientists have raised an alarm on a coronavirus variant they say differs from the one spreading in ...


BSP launches Lapulapu commemorative banknote and medal

QUEZON CITY, Jan. 19 (PIA)--- The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), in cooperation with the National Quincentennial Committee (NQC), launched ...


DOH records 111 COVID-19 deaths in CagVal

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Jan. 19 (PIA) - - There were already 111 recorded deaths from COVID-19 in the Cagayan Valley ...


Samantha Mewis' hat trick carries USWNT past Colombia

The Mewis sisters, led by Samantha's three goals, did all the scoring as the U.S. women's national team opened its ...


Trump lifts travel ban on UK, Ireland, Brazil

Washington [US], January 19 (ANI): Despite the facts that the US on Monday (local time) surpassed 24 million COVID-19 cases, ...


Guatemalan Forces Clear Sit-In of Honduran Migrants

Guatemalan forces used tear gas and batons Monday to break up a group of Honduran migrants near the border who ...


COVID-19 Deaths Rising In 30 US States Amid Winter Surge

NEW YORK - Coronavirus deaths are rising in nearly two-thirds of American states as a winter surge pushes the overall ...


US College Accused of Human Trafficking

DES MOINES, IOWA - Eleven students from Brazil and Chile have filed a federal lawsuit accusing a northwest Iowa community ...


Mohammedan SC aims to go top of table with win over TRAU

Kalyani (West Bengal) [India], January 18 (ANI): After playing out a goalless draw against Churchill Brothers in their last match ...


WHO Chief Warns About Inequity of Global COVID Vaccine Campaign

The head of the World Health Organization is calling for greater global equity in COVID-19 vaccinations, saying rich countries need ...


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US Sanctions 23 Actors With Ties to Venezuelan Oil

The U.S. Treasury Department on Tuesday sanctioned three individuals, fourteen entities, and six vessels for their ties to a Mexico-based ...

Timbers secure permanent signing of F Felipe Mora

The Portland Timbers completed the transfer of Chilean forward Felipe Mora from the Liga MX club Pumas UNAM and signed ...

Kenyan Scientists Discover New Coronavirus Mutation

NAIROBI - Kenyan scientists have raised an alarm on a coronavirus variant they say differs from the one spreading in ...

SA tennis legend Christo van Rensburg named new Davis Cup captain

SA tennis legend Christo van Rensburg has been named as new Davis Cup captain.Van Rensburg is a former doubles Grand ...

Powerful 6.4 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Western Argentina

A powerful 6.4 magnitude earthquake hit San Juan Province in Argentina late Monday night, according to early reports from the ...

Magnitude 6.4 earthquake hits Argentina's San Juan

San Juan [Argentina], January 19 (ANI/Sputnik): A 6.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred in Argentina, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) reports. ...

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U.S. stocks rise for last hurrah as Trump exits White House

U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday, the last day of Donald Trump's presidency.It was a fitting farewell as numerous records were ...

Fishers get boost as Ireland designates 5 new ports for IUU and NEAFC

DUBLIN, Ireland - Five additional Irish ports for UK registered Northern Ireland vessel landings have been designated for both IUU ...

Asian stocks on fire, U.S. dollar comeback fizzles

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were hot on Tuesday, although mainland China was running against the trend.In Hong ...

Australian commercial metro radio fans hit over 11 million last year

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - The Australian metropolitan commercial radio audience grew by 2% to nearly 11.1 million listeners in 2020, ...

U.S. stocks take a dip on recent economic data

NEW YORK, New York - According to futures trading, U.S. stocks are likely to sink further when they re-open on ...

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Inauguration Day for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris arrives

WASHINGTON, DC - With a promise to 'heal' America, which in recent months witnessed a chaotic election and messy transition ...


Dozens dead as Taliban and Afghan security forces clashes escalate

KABUL, Afghanistan - Major violence has spread, and escalated across Afghanistan.Scores of national security forces and Taliban militants have been ...


Israel shuts out Palestinians from vaccine program

JERUSALEM - Israeli authorities should provide Covid-19 vaccines to the more than 4.5 million Palestinians in the occupied West Bank ...


Thousands of armed National Guard troops patrol U.S. capital

WASHINGTON, DC - Washington is locked down and U.S. law enforcement officials are geared up for pro-Trump marches in all ...


Trump administration makes major military strategic shift for Israel

WASHINGTON, DC - In a sign of the changing political environment in the Middle East, the United States military will ...


Execution on Saturday possible last Federal execution in United States

WASHINGTON, DC - Outgoing U.S. President Donald Trump's administration carried out its last federal execution when Dustin John Higgs, convicted ...


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