Thu, 21 Nov 2019

Senate rules to apply if impeachment moves to trial

Wednesday's testimony by U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland included the allegation that Sondland pushed Ukraine to investigate ...

Man who hacked official U.S. websites had grudge against police

AKRON, Ohio - For a few days in 2017, visitors to the websites for the city of Akron, Ohio, and ...

Swedish prosecutor discontinues investigation into Julian Assange

STOCKHOLM, Sweden - After pursuing WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange for nearly a decade, Sweden on Monday abandoned its investigation of ...

Men caught smuggling 233kgs of Cocaine from Mexico to Australia

SYDNEY, Australia - Federal and state agencies in Australia and overseas have had a major breakthrough in a weeks-long investigation ...

Trump overturns decades-long policy on Israeli settlements

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump has bowed to pressure by Israel to up-end a decades-long policy of regarding ...

Violence at Hong Kong protests turns ugly

HONG KONG - A number of protesters in Hong Kong have accidently caught fire after throwing petrol bombs and molotov ...

One third of Afghan population facing severe acute food insecurity

Over the last three months (August to October 2019), around one-third of the Afghan population required urgent humanitarian action, according ...

Search for gunman after shooting of ten people in Fresno

FRESNO, California - Fresno remains in shock after being the latest U.S. city to endure a mass shooting.The death toll ...

FBI indictment of Epstein did not extend to British prince accusations

WASHINGTON, DC - Charges leveled by the FBI against Jeffrey Epsten filed before his suicide did not extend to claims ...

Israeli army cops flak after blinding journalist in one eye

The International Federation of Journalists, the global advocacy group founded in1926, slammed the Israeli army for the shooting of a ...

Pradhan urges steelmakers to adopt green practices, boost production

New Delhi [India], Nov 21 (ANI): The steel industry must adopt environment-friendly practices and boost production so that India can ...

FINGERS launches fashion PC cases to shield your PC

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Nov 21 (ANI/NewsVoir): FINGERS, India's most innovative and fast-growing digital accessories brand, has now launched 'RGB-Bruno C5''RGB- ...

Toss will be vital in the day-night Test, says Suresh Raina

New Delhi [India], Nov 21 (ANI): Ahead of the day-night Test between India and Bangladesh, left-handed batsman Suresh Raina on ...

Day-night Test would be a challenge for spinners, says K Srikanth

New Delhi [India], Nov 21 (ANI): Former cricketer Krishnamachari Srikkanth on Thursday said that the spinners will face a challenge ...

Chelsea's transfer ban COULD be lifted in time for January window

Cape Town - The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) are considering lifting Chelsea two-window transfer ban after hearing on ...

Lyon's ex-All Black Ngatai wary of 'massive' Leinster test

Paris - Lyon's former New Zealand centre Charlie Ngatai says hosting record four-time winners Leinster in the Champions Cup on ...

Democratic Debates: Comments by Each Candidate

The third Democratic presidential candidate debate took place in Houston Thursday. The candidates answered questions on a range of issues, ...

Ex-Adviser, Diplomat to Testify in Trump Impeachment Inquiry

Two additional advisers will testify Thursday as the U.S. House of Representatives holds a marathon week of public hearings on ...

Judges' scores to display at the end of each round in boxing: IOC

Lausanne [Switzerland], Nov 21 (ANI): The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Thursday confirmed that judges' scores in boxing events will ...

India and Pakistan's Davis Cup clash to be held in Kazakstan

Islamabad - India and Pakistan's Davis Cup tie originally scheduled to take place in Islamabad will now be played in ...

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Asian stock markets open flood-gates to sellers

SYDNEY, Australia - Stock markets in Asia spent Thursday selling off with major exchanges closing with solid losses.In Japan, the ...

Honey Science Corp to be bought by PayPal

SAN JOSE, California - PayPal Holdings says it has agreed to acquire Honey Science Corporation, a rapidly-growing technology platform for ...

Emirates commits to 30 Boeing 787s at Dubai Air Show

DUBAI, UAE - One of the busiest and more travelled airlines in the world has placed an $8.8 billion order ...

U.S. markets decline in line with global slide

NEW YORK, New York - Sellers continued to dominate on Wall Street on Wednesday as prospects for a U.S. trade ...

Chinese rural sector to benefit from ADB and Alibaba tie-up

BEIJING, China - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Alibaba are joining forces to support China's rural vitalization plan.ADB Vice-President ...

Stocks in Asia broadly lower, greenback steady

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were on the skids on Wednesday following the U.S. president's latest change of tune ...

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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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