Wed, 20 Jan 2021

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. ...

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, ...

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 ...

FIH Hockey Pro League will be perfect test: Sreejesh

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], January 18 (ANI): On this day last year, the Indian men's hockey side had made a sensational ...

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 ...

COVID-19 vaccines: how and when will lower-income countries get access?

COVID-19 vaccination programmes are gathering pace in high-income countries, but for much of the world, the future looks bleaker. Although ...

Hepatitis D: how the virus made the jump from animals to humans

Pandemics past and present have been caused when pathogens - germs that cause disease - move between animals and humans, ...

Fauci: Biden's 100 Million COVID Inoculations in 100 Days is 'Doable'

The top U.S. infectious disease expert said Sunday that President-elect Joe Biden's ambitious plan to inoculate 100 million people with ...

Brazil OKs Two COVID Vaccines Amid Steep Surge in Cases

JBrazil approved two vaccines for emergency use against the coronavirus Sunday as the country's death toll from the disease it ...

Vaipulu's late try puts Montpellier under 'serious' relegation threat

Montpellier wing Arthur Vincent said his side were in a "serious situation" after Tonga's Ma'amai Vaipulu scored late in Castres' ...

Emerging markets tested by rising dollar ahead of Biden's return

A stronger U.S. dollar is proving to be an early test for emerging-market currencies on the eve of Joe Biden's ...

Vexed central banks brace for more damage to growth

Institutions meeting from Tokyo to Frankfurt to Ottawa are pondering the prospect of another lost quarter amid renewed lockdowns to ...

Los Angeles First US County to Reach 1 Million COVID Cases

John Hopkins University reported early Sunday there are 94.5 million global COVID-19 cases. The United States leads the world in ...

Key battles in Liverpool's Man United showdown

When Liverpool and Manchester United clash at Anfield on Sunday, there will be more at stake than just the usual ...

Worldwide coronavirus death toll passes two million and 48 thousand

Capitals, SANA- According to the Worldometers Website, the novel coronavirus has claimed lives of more than two million and 48 ...

Ford India Plant Shut Down Extended - EcoSport Production Affected

Automakers in India have been badly hit. What started off with a slowdown in mid-2019 extended to a complete shutdown ...

Worldwide coronavirus death toll exceeds 2 million and 38 thousand

Capitals, SANA- The novel coronavirus has claimed the lives of more than 2 million and 38 thousand people worldwide since ...

Asked and Answered: Jan. 19

Bob Labriola Let's get to it:WILLIAM PALAICH FROM CLERMONT, PA: Since picking Casey Hampton in the first round of the ...

Striker Vieira eyes Gremio return after leaving FC Tokyo

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jan. 19 (Xinhua) -- Veteran forward Jael Vieira has expressed a preference to return to his former ...

New Colombia boss Rueda says major changes not needed

BOGOTA, Jan. 19 (Xinhua) -- Newly appointed manager Reinaldo Rueda has ruled out making radical changes as he seeks to ...

Latest count of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide at 0000 GMT, Jan. 20

BEIJING, Jan. 20 (Xinhua) -- The following are the latest updates on the COVID-19 global confirmed cases in several countries ...

Argentina undertakes timely COVID-19 vaccination campaign, says gov't

BUENOS AIRES, Jan. 19 (Xinhua) -- Argentina is rolling out its vaccination campaign against the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in ...

Trump administration imposes sanctions against Russia, Venezuela

WASHINGTON, Jan. 19 (Xinhua) -- The Trump administration on Tuesday imposed sanctions against Russia and Venezuela on its last full ...

World Insights: China's vaccine cooperation gains momentum worldwide

BEIJING, Jan. 19 (Xinhua) -- With Chinese-made vaccine shots reaching people in more countries, booming vaccine cooperation with China worldwide ...

GLOBALink | Brazil launches mass COVID-19 vaccination campaign

BRASILIA, Jan. 19 (Xinhua) -- Brazil launched its mass vaccination campaign against the novel coronavirus disease simultaneously in each state ...

Xinhua world news summary at 0530 GMT, Jan. 19

UNITED NATIONS -- UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday expressed his deep concern over Israel's decision to advance plans for ...

Latest count of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide at 0500 GMT, Jan. 19

BEIJING, Jan. 19 (Xinhua) -- The following are the latest updates on the COVID-19 global confirmed cases in hardest-hit countries ...

Live COVID-19 updates: Ethiopia confirms COVID-19 cases exceeding 131,000

BEIJING, Jan. 19 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - ...

Flamengo rout Goias to keep in touch with leaders

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) -- Defending champions Flamengo moved to within five points of leaders Sao Paulo with ...

Philippine President Duterte praises safety of Chinese COVID-19 vaccine

MANILA, Jan. 19 (Xinhua) -- Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has noted the safety of vaccines development by China's biopharmaceutical companies, ...

Ecuador reports 162 new COVID-19 cases, 231,644 in total

QUITO, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) -- Ecuador registered 162 new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, bringing its total ...

Brazil's COVID-19 death toll tops 210,000

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) -- Brazil registered another 452 deaths from COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, bringing ...

Live COVID-19 updates: Chile reports 3,918 new COVID-19 cases

BEIJING, Jan. 19 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - ...

Sampaoli plays down Atletico Mineiro title talk

BELO HORIZONTE, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) -- Atletico Mineiro manager Jorge Sampaoli has refused to say whether his side can challenge ...

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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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