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Despite efforts to save 1,500 jobs, Virginia drug plant closes

CHARLESTON, West Virginia: A West Virginia pharmaceutical plant that employed some 1,500 people has closed, despite a late effort by ...

Delta variant causes more Americans to get vaccinated: White House

WASHINGTON D.C.: The average number of Americans being vaccinated against COVID-19 rose by 30 percent, as the Delta variant is ...

Wildfires, high temperatures strike Sicily, Italy

Catania, Sicily: Italian firefighters are battling wildfires in Sicily for a second consecutive day.The fires reached the town of Catania ...

U.S. doctors' groups endorse COVID-19 vaccines for pregnant women

CHICAGO, Illinois: All pregnant women should receive Covid vaccines, according to two major U.S. obstetricians' groups.Citing data collected from tens ...

Protests in France to block use of Covid health pass

PARIS, France: Thousands of people in Paris and other French cities protested against the introduction of a mandatory COVID-19 health ...

Deadline for UN pledges on greenhouse gases missed by China, India

BERLIN, Germany: China and India missed a U.N. deadline to submit new plans detailing how they will reduce greenhouse gas ...

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U.K. Space Command begins task of protecting from threats in space

LONDON, England: Following the United States, Britain has created a military space command to supervise activities in space, Britain's Ministry ...

Embarrassing! US woe as Olympic relay jinx strikes again

The US 4x100m relay squad were left digesting another Olympic debacle on Thursday, failing to qualify for the final after ...

New Iranian President To Take Oath Before Parliament

New Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi takes the oath before parliament on August 5, thus completing a two-step inauguration process as ...

Dr. Richard Verma delivers Commencement Lecture

Sonipat (Haryana) [India], August 5 (ANI/OP Jindal University): The Jindal School of BankingFinance (JSBF) kicked off the new academic year ...

Indian-American Veena Reddy arrives in New Delhi

New Delhi [India], August 5 (ANI): Indian-American Veena Reddy has arrived here to take charge as the new mission director ...

U.S. struggles to unite European allies against China: media

© Provided by Xinhua U.S. key European allies "see the Americans being confrontational with China and they don't believe Europe ...