Wed, 20 Oct 2021

Jump in fuel prices to cause large increase in US heating bills

WASHINGTON D.C.: US households can expect heating bills to soar as high as 54 percent, compared with last winter, as ...

White House in push to build wind farms in Atlantic, Pacific

WASHINGTON D.C.: U.S. Secretary of Interior Deborah Haaland has announced that the U.S. government will auction lease agreements for seven ...

Meteor is suspected in explosion that rocked New England

MANCHESTER, New Hampshire: A meteor could have caused a loud explosion that was heard on Sunday in parts of southern ...

Noise, pollution causes California to ban gas-powered leaf blowers

SACRAMENTO, California: California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed into law a bill banning the purchase of new leaf blowers using ...

Yankees bring back manager Aaron Boone on a new contract

Aaron Boone will return to manage the New York Yankees in 2022. Boone will receive a three-year deal with an ...

Afghan Resistance calls for probe into Khalilzad's 'backdoor deals' with Taliban

Kabul [Afghanistan], October 19 (ANI): The National Resistance Front of Afghanistan urged the United States to probe its former top ...

Who gains from a sectarian war in Afghanistan

Two bombings in as many weeks causing hundreds of casualties at Shia mosques in Afghanistan raises fears of a sectarian ...

India, US Army contingents train for extreme cold weather conditions during Yudh Abhyas 21

New Delhi [India], October 19 (ANI): Indian and US Army contingents carried out numerous training activities during the ongoing 'Yudh ...

China proposes law to punish parents for children's 'bad behaviour'

Beijing [China], October 19 (ANI): China's parliament is expected this week to consider a draft of the Family Education Promotion ...

NHL roundup: 5-goal period carries Blues past Coyotes

Jordan Kyrou scored twice in a career-high, four-point game and Klim Kostin netted a pair of goals 47 seconds apart ...

Senior Japanese, US officials discuss North Korea's missile launches

Tokyo [Japan], October 19 (ANI/Sputnik): High-ranking representatives of the governments of Japan and the United States discussed North Korea's latest ...

Mel Gibson bags 'John Wick' prequel series

Washington [US], October 19 (ANI): Veteran star Mel Gibson has been roped in to play the lead role in 'The ...

The "Iron Lady" playing concerto of rejuvenation with passion

© Provided by Xinhua By Xinhua writers Sun Renbin, Huang Yan, Zhao HongnanSHENYANG, Oct. 19 (Xinhua) -- After putting all ...

US to not participate in talks on Afghanistan hosted by Russia

Washington [US], October 19 (ANI): The United States has said it will not be participating in talks on Afghanistan hosted ...

India reiterates its commitment to UNCITRAL in field of international trade law

New York [US], October 19 (ANI): India on Monday (local time) reiterated its commitment to the United Nations Commission on ...

Artemi Panarin, Rangers work OT to knock off Leafs

Artemi Panarin scored at 3:48 of overtime and the visiting New York Rangers defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 2-1 on ...

Blinken reiterates US' support for Abraham Accords during meeting with India, Israel, UAE

Washington [US] October 19 (ANI): US Secretary Antony Blinken on Monday reiterated the Biden administration's support for the Abraham Accords ...

Blinken reiterated US' support for Abraham Accords during meeting with India, Israel, UAE

Washington [US] October 19 (ANI): US Secretary Antony Blinken on Monday reiterated the Biden administration's support for the Abraham Accords ...

Important political developments taken place in Central African Republic: India at UNSC

New York [US] October 19 (ANI): Deputy Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations, R Ravindra on Monday expressed ...

US envoy to Afghanistan steps down from his position

Washington [US] October 19 (ANI): US top envoy to Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad resigned from his position on Monday. "As Special ...

Rib fracture sends Blue Jackets' Max Domi to injured list

Columbus Blue Jackets forward Max Domi will miss 2-4 weeks with a rib fracture that occurred Saturday against the Seattle ...

US top envoy to Kabul to step down from his position

Washington [US] October 19 (ANI): US top envoy to Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad is expected to step down from his position ...

Blackhawks battle Islanders in matchup of winless teams

Here come the 'Hawks, the flighty Blackhawks? Not quite. Yes, a three-game skid to open the season has frustrated the ...

'It's not just one thing': Low-scoring Canadiens face Sharks

It's not the absence of goaltender Carey Price that has caused the Montreal Canadiens to lose their first three games ...

U.S. sees rising COVID-19 cases in northern states amid colder weather

© Provided by Xinhua Though health experts do not expect another catastrophic winter wave like last year, they warn the ...

Mets' GM search goes on without Billy Beane, David Stearns

Two top candidates have been eliminated from the New York Mets' general manager search as the Oakland Athletics' Billy Beane ...

Iran maintains huge arsenal of Missiles, drones despite sanctions: Commander

Moscow [Russia] October 18 (ANI/Sputnik): Iran has one of the largest arsenals of missiles and military drones in the region ...

Former U.S. State Secretary Powell dies of COVID-19 complications

© Provided by Xinhua Colin Powell was best known and most controversial when he served as secretary of state under ...

Study identifies new genes for fibromuscular dysplasia

Washington [US], October 18 (ANI): According to a new study, three new genetic variants that regulate gene expression in the ...

US to grant USD 105 million for small businesses to develop clean Energy Technologies

Washington [US], October 18 (ANI/Sputnik): The US Department of Energy announced on Monday that it will grant $105 million to ...

Powell 'simply and completely leader' but not ideological: Blinken

Washington [US], October 18 (ANI/Sputnik): Former US Secretary of State and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Colin Powell, ...

Pakistan's double standards on Terrorism exposed: Report

Ottawa [Canada], October 18 (ANI): Former US National Security Advisor, Lt. General McMaster believes that any assistance provided to Pakistan ...

Panthers, Lightning resume their Sunshine State series

After a week of playing mostly unfamiliar foes, the Florida Panthers and Tampa Bay Lightning will face a recognizable opponent ...

'Forever grateful' to Powell for support: Biden

Washington [US], October 18 (ANI): US President Joe Biden paid tribute to the former US Secretary of State Colin Powell ...

Police allegedly use excessive force on protesters, target activists in Nepal: HRW

New York [US], October 18 (ANI): The Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Monday asked Nepali authorities should independently investigate allegations ...

First bitcoin futures ETF ready to debut on Wall Street

A bitcoin-linked exchange-traded fund (ETF) will officially be listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on Tuesday under the ...

WR Calvin Ridley (personal) returns to Falcons

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Calvin Ridley is returning to practice after taking time away to address a personal matter. Coach ...

'Sex and the City' author Candace Bushnell says show isn't feminist

Washington [US], October 18 (ANI): Candace Bushnell, the author of 'Sex and the City', has said that HBO's hit TV ...

US diplomat meets Pak Army chief, discusses security situation in Afghanistan

Islamabad [Pakistan], October 18 (ANI): US Charge d' Affairs to Pakistan, Angela Aggeler called on Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff ...

Pakistan allows a thousand Afghan students to cross Torkham border

Kabul [Afghanistan], October 18 (ANI): Pakistan has allowed thousand of Afghan students to cross the Torkham border to return to ...

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Stocks in Asia mostly advance, Australian market finishes flat

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stock markets in Asia rose on Tuesday in line with gains on other world markets overnight.Bourses ...

Electronics giant Foxconn to introduce electric vehicles this week

TAIPEI, Taiwan: Foxconn, the Taiwanese electronics giant that assembles Apple's iPhones, will unveil three of their own electric vehicles this ...

Experts say Chinese demand for natural gas to challenge energy market

BEIJING, China: Amid anoutlook for cold winter temperatures, China's quest for obtaining larger volumes of natural gas is expected to ...

U.S. stocks have mixed day, technology stocks do well

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks were mixed in the United States on Monday as market participants weighed up a ...

New Italian ITA airlines replaces bankrupt Alitalia

ROME, Italy: Following the closing of Italy's bankrupt flag carrier Alitalia and its 74-year history, the country's new national airline, ...

Virgin Galactic delays first commercial space flight till end 2022

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Shares of Virgin Galactic fell up to 20 percent after the company announced that it ...

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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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