Thu, 12 Dec 2019

Intensive search underway for Chilean Air Force Hercules 130

SANTIAGO, Chile - There has been no sign of the Chilean Air Force C130 Hercules aircraft which went missing on ...

Rory McIlroy to join Tiger Woods in giving Saudi Arabia a miss

BELFAST, Northern Ireland - Rory McIlroy is the latest top golfer to give Saudi Arabia a wide berth, despite being ...

FBI investigation into Trump campaign was intrusive, says Barr

WASHINGTON, DC - The FBI had little evidence to launch the investigation into the Trump presidential campaign, according to U.S. ...

Mounting alarm over treatment of protesters in Iran

GENEVA, Switzerland - In the wake of recent protests in Iran, the top United Nations human rights official expressed alarm ...

Top-ranked Barty named WTA Player of the Year

Los Angeles - Australian Ashleigh Barty, whose breakout 2019 campaign included a French Open crown and world number one ranking, ...

Blitzboks boosted by energy from Cape Town Stadium stands

Cape Town - In 2016, Justin Geduld missed a crucial conversion in the final of the Cape Town Sevens and ...

Myanmar's Suu Kyi rejects genocide claims at top UN court

Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi rejected allegations of genocide against Myanmar in the UN's top court Wednesday, despite ...

On brink of 'man-made' starvation, Zimbabweans struggling to cope

Bulawayo, Zimbabwe - Every morning, just before the daily power cut kicks in, Juliet Gumbo enters her kitchen to start ...

Egypt Urges Decisive Action Against States Backing 'Terror'

CAIRO - Egypt's president Wednesday called for "decisive" and "collective" action against countries supporting "terrorism" in an apparent reference to ...

Will Boris Johnson's Early Election Gamble Pay Off

With a day to go before Britons head to the polls to vote in their third general election in under ...

How junk food shapes the developing teenage brain

Obesity is increasing worldwide, especially among children and teenagers. More than 150 million children in the world are obese in ...

Brazil eyes cooperation with Bahrain in various fields

"The Kingdom of Bahrain has aspirations to establish strategic relations with Brazil," Charge d'Affaires Bader Abbas Al-Hulaibi said in a ...

Mexico transformed? Challenges, changes after a year of leftist government

A year ago, the first leftist president in Mexico's modern history took office.The victory of Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, commonly ...

Mockery in politics: how diplomatic insults have been flying for centuries

At the 2019 NATO summit in London, the Canadian prime minister, Justin Trudeau, had the misfortune to be caught on ...

Mumbai T20I: Kohli, Rahul star as India defeat West Indies by 67 runs

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Dec 11 (ANI): India defeated West Indies by 67 runs in the third and final T20I of ...

Ukrainian Lawmaker Hospitalized After Brawl In Parliament

KYIV -- A lawmaker representing Ukraine's ruling Servant of the People party has been hospitalized following a brawl in the ...

Digging deep to fix societal challenges

All South Africans and the citizens of the rest of the world need to dig deep to fix their countries ...

Absa appoints Cheryl Buss to head up international unit

Absa has put forward one of its long-standing female executives, Cheryl Buss, to lead its recently-established international unit as it ...

FIFA chief Infantino denies backing breakaway super league

Brussels - FIFA has not given its backing to reported plans for a closed European super league, its president Gianni ...

Blatter happy to testify in France on Qatar World Cup

Zurich - Sepp Blatter, the former president of FIFA, told AFP on Wednesday that he had opposed awarding the 2020 ...

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Jesus hat-trick lifts Man City's mood in Zagreb

Zagreb - Manchester City put their Premier League woes to one side as Gabriel Jesus scored a hat-trick in a ...

Egypt Urges Decisive Action Against States Backing 'Terror'

CAIRO - Egypt's president Wednesday called for "decisive" and "collective" action against countries supporting "terrorism" in an apparent reference to ...

Will Boris Johnson's Early Election Gamble Pay Off

With a day to go before Britons head to the polls to vote in their third general election in under ...

AP Honors Journalist Executed in 1951 by Chinese Officials

NEW YORK - Y.C. Jao was a respected Chinese correspondent working for The Associated Press in April 1949 when Mao ...

Everton stick with Ferguson for United trip

London - Duncan Ferguson is to stay on as caretaker manager of Everton for their Premier League match away to ...

Has the NHS got remarkably worse in the last nine years?

Barry Gardiner, Labour politician, December 9 2019The photo of four-year-old Jack Williment-Barr waiting on the floor in Leeds General Infirmary ...

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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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