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Reddy an Australian icon of women's liberation

"Show business", Helen Reddy once said, "was the only business that allowed you to earn the same salary as a ...

First and possibly last presidential debate, a debacle

CLEVELAND, Ohio - The future of presidential debates in the United States is up in the air after a chaotic, ...

Continued militarization of America feeding into racial tensions

The sculpture Stand Tall, Stand Loud, conceived by the African American artist Aaron Bell, whose father once was a prominent ...

Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah is dead at age of 91

KUWAIT City, KUWAIT - Kuwait's ruling Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah has passed away on Tuesday in a hospital in ...

Trump nominees soon to dominate Supreme Court if he is re-elected

In the hours after U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died, shocked Americans speculated about whether or not Republican ...

United States considering walking away from embassy in Baghdad

BAGHDAD, Iraq - The United States is threatening to close its embassy in Baghdad amid frustrations over attacks by Shi'ite ...

Trump wants Biden to be tested for drugs prior to debate

WASHINGTON, DC, September 28 (ANI): U.S. President Donald Trump has once again suggested that he and Democratic presidential nominee Joe ...

'He won pretty easy': Smith on battle against Cummins

Dubai [UAE], October 1 (ANI): After stumbling to a 37-run loss against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), Rajasthan Royals' skipper Steve ...

Poster of Akshay Kumar's 'Bell Bottom' out

New Delhi [India], October 1 (ANI): Two days after announcing a wrap of his upcoming spy-thriller 'Bell Bottom,' actor Akshay ...

Merkel criticises China over Hong Kong

Berlin [Germany], October 1 (ANI): German Chancellor Angela Merkel has criticised China over recent developments in Hong Kong and other ...

IPL 13: KKR's bowling changes were spot on against RR, says Tendulkar

Dubai [UAE], October 1 (ANI): Former India batsman Sachin Tendulkar hailed the leadership skills of Dinesh Karthik as he praised ...

AIBA Ordinary Congress 2020 to be held in December

Lausanne [Switzerland], October 1 (ANI): International Boxing Association (AIBA) Ordinary Congress 2020 will be held from December 12-13 on the ...

Different Mid-Autumn Festival in Singapore under COVID-19

A woman takes photos of festive lanterns lit up for the upcoming Mid-Autumn Festival at the Chinatown of Singapore, Sept. ...

Darvish tries to save Cubs' season against Marlins

It could be up to Yu Darvish to save the Chicago Cubs' season. Darvish, who signed a six-year, $126 million ...

Heroic, BIG drawn in same group for IEM New York: Europe

Two of the top five teams in HLTV.org's Counter-Strike: Global Offensive world rankings were drawn Wednesday into the same group ...

Antipolo City SK Federation rolls out online, offline projects

ANTIPOLO CITY, Rizal, Oct 1 (PIA)-- The Antipolo City Sangguniang Kabataan Federation spearheads both online and offline programs for the ...

Buried lakes of salty water on Mars may provide conditions for life

In 2018 a team of Italian scientists announced to the world that there was a lake on Mars. Using satellite ...

Sawant inaugurates Automatic Tray Retrieval Systems at Goa airport

Panaji (Goa) [India], October 1 (ANI): Chief Minister Dr Pramod Sawant on Wednesday inaugurated Automatic Tray Retrieval Systems (ATRS) at ...

US Held Back on Belarus Sanctions, Hoping for Joint Move With EU

WASHINGTON - The United States has held off on joining Britain and Canada in imposing sanctions on Belarus in hopes ...

NASCAR '21 slate adds road tracks, axes Chicagoland, Kentucky

New tracks, road courses and a dirt race: NASCAR fulfilled its mission of expanding its sphere of influence with the ...

Heroic continue quest in ESL Pro League Season 12: Europe

Heroic swept Astralis on Wednesday to breeze into the upper bracket semifinals at the ESL Pro League Season 12: Europe ...

UNMISS Chief: South Sudan Peace Process Limping Along

JUBA , SOUTH SUDAN - A top U.N. official says South Sudan's peace process is limping along and faces serious ...

Colombian child rights defender wins UNHCR's Nansen Refugee Award

This year's laureate of the Nansen Refugee Award - a humanitarian prize given annually by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency ...

Limited number of fans allowed to attend NLCS, World Series

A limited number of fans will be allowed to attend the National League Championship Series and World Series in Arlington, ...

Mnuchin, Pelosi Make New Effort on Coronavirus Aid

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi tried again Wednesday to agree on a long-stalled coronavirus relief ...

Nadal, Thiem stay on collision course at French Open

Defending and 12-time champion Rafael Nadal cruised into the third round of the French Open with a dominant win over ...

Afghanistan's Abdullah Discusses Iran, Pakistan, Peace Process

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN - The man heading Afghanistan's peace efforts said Iran did not attend the ceremony marking the opening of ...

FAA Chief Test Flies Upgraded 737 Max

Federal Aviation Administration Chief Steve Dickson completed a two-hour evaluation flight at the controls of a Boeing 737 Max on ...

Kolkata crush Royals to win big in IPL

Indian quicks Shivam Mavi and Kamlesh Nagarkoti Wednesday led Kolkata Knight Riders to a big IPL win after the franchise ...

Pakistan a death trap for minorities: India at UNHRC

Geneva [Switzerland], September 30 (ANI): Slamming the "fabricated words" presented by Pakistan, India on Wednesday at the United Nations Human ...

Lukaku, Hakimi spark as five-goal Inter see off Benevento

Romelu Lukaku scored twice, the first within 30 seconds and Achraf Hakimi impressed on his debut start as Inter Milan ...

The key to peace in the Lake Chad area is water, not military action

Lake Chad is an extremely shallow water body in the Sahel. It was once the world's sixth largest inland water ...

UN Chief: $35B Needed to Expand Global Access to COVID-19 Vaccine

NEW YORK - The U.N. secretary-general appealed to the international community Wednesday for $35 billion to rapidly fund equitable global ...

Pompeo Calls on Vatican to Reconsider Bishops Deal With Beijing

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is meeting with officials in Rome where he highlighted the plight of persecuted religious ...

Five COVID customs which emerged during lockdown

For many people, the word "folklore" is synonymous with the past: beliefs at odds with contemporary society; myth and legend, ...

Former Wimbledon finalist Bouchard 'grateful to have a job'

Former Wimbledon finalist Eugenie Bouchard said she was "so grateful to have a job" in the wake of the coronavirus ...

Icasa set to publish long-awaited invitations to apply for spectrum

Telecommunication companies will soon be able to submit applications for spectrum, the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa), announced ...

Report: London Spitfire releasing entire roster

The London Spitfire are in the process of releasing their entire roster and coaching staff as part of a pivot ...

Large class sizes during the coronavirus pandemic are a triple whammy

Formulating school and childcare centre reopening plans in North America this fall has been a daunting task, as both the ...

Pompeo warns Italy PM of risks involved in doing business with China

Rome [Italy], September 30 (ANI): US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo on Wednesday warned Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte the ...

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Cambodian general found with immense wealth across 3 continents

A pair of dodgy investment schemes link an Australian businessman to the upper echelons of the Cambodian People's Party.The daughters ...

FAA Chief Steve Dickson takes Boeing 737 Max for test flight

SEATTLE, Washington - Federal Aviation Administration Chief Steve Dickson completed a two-hour evaluation flight at the controls of a Boeing ...

Fifth most visited city in world prepares for long Winter

SINGAPORE - These days, the desolate streets and shuttered businesses in popular tourist areas in Singapore like Little India and ...

Construction projects of Jakarta-Bandung HSR achieve important progresses

A train runs over the Tunnel 10 of Jakarta-Bandung High Speed Railway which is under construction in Indonesia, Sept. 30, ...

Different Mid-Autumn Festival in Singapore under COVID-19

A woman takes photos of festive lanterns lit up for the upcoming Mid-Autumn Festival at the Chinatown of Singapore, Sept. ...

Biodiversity in SW China's Yunnan

Aerial photo taken on Dec. 16, 2017 shows cherry trees on Wuliang Mountain in Nanjian Yi Autonomous County, southwest China's ...

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