Sun, 17 Nov 2019

Hong Kong in crisis, economy in worst state since GFC

HONG KONG - Government data released on Friday shows Hong Kong is now officially in recession.For the first time in ...

Cleveland Browns, Pittsburgh Steelers hit with heavy fines

NEW YORK, New York - The NFL has moved swiftly to crack down on players and clubs involved in the ...

Five victims and gunman shot at school near Los Anegles, 2 dead

SANTA CLARITA, California - Two school kids, one aged 14 and the other sixteen, are dead after a mass shooting ...

Light prison sentence for Emirati man who raped woman tourist

DUBAI, UAE - A 19-year-old Emirati man who raped a visiting tourist at gunpoint in Dubai has been jailed for ...

Blacks in South Africa bearing brunt of unemployment, stats show

PRETORIA, South Africa - Statistics South Africa's latest report, released in Pretoria on Thursday, reveals glaring inequalities in South African ...

British-Irish summit to focus on implications of Brexit

DUBLIN, Ireland - An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is hosting Administration Heads from Scotland, Wales, and the British Government on Friday ...

Trump stares down impeachment as hearings open

WASHINGTON, DC - Historic impeachment hearings targeting U.S. President Donald Trump opened on Wednesday in Washington, with lawmakers faced with ...

No checklist for evaluating lone wolf attackers, study says

An FBI study of lone wolf terrorist attacks in the U.S. takes an unprecedented look at the backgrounds, behavioral characteristics, ...

Asia Pacific to benefit from expanding life spans

TOKYO, Japan - Aging populations could be a boon to economies in the Asia and Pacific region if governments adopt ...

Chris Green signs longest deal with Sydney Thunder in BBL history

Sydney [Australia], Nov 17 (ANI): Spinner Chris Green on Sunday signed the longest deal in the history of Big Bash ...

Czech Republic's Tomas Berdych announces retirement from tennis

London [UK], Nov 17 (ANI): Czech Republic's Tomas Berdych on Sunday announced his retirement from tennis. The former world number ...

Egypt to host next round of talks on Renaissance Dam

Cairo [Egypt], Nov 17 (ANI): Egyptian Ministry of Water Resources announced on Sunday that Cairo will host the next round ...

Belarus Votes Amid Apathy And Growing Pressure From Russia

MINSK -- Voters in Belarus go to the polls on November 17 in parliamentary elections with little question that candidates ...

15 civilians killed by suspected rebel fighters in Eastern DRC

Kinshasa [Congo], Nov 17 (ANI): At least 15 people were killed by suspected rebel fighters in the eastern Democratic Republic ...

Lebanese Police to Boost Security Near Banks Amid Unrest

BEIRUT - Lebanese security forces will boost measures near the country's banks that have been closed for more than a ...

Venezuela's Guaido Calls for New Wave of Protests Against Maduro

CARACAS - Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Saturday called on supporters to lead a new wave of protests against ...

Wales maintain Euro 2020 hunt with Azerbaijan win

Paris - Wales kept their hopes of reaching Euro 2020 alive on Saturday after beating Azerbaijan 2-0 and piling pressure ...

Tomas Berdych announces retirement from tennis

London - Tomas Berdych confirmed on Saturday at the ATP Finals in London that he was retiring 17 years after ...

US track legend Dillard dead at age 96

Washington - Harrison Dillard, a 1940s track star who had been the oldest living US Olympic gold medalist, died Friday ...

Iran: 12 dead in protests against fuel price hike

Tehran [Iran], Nov 17 (ANI): At least 12 people have been killed in Iran in protest against the hike in ...

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Nearly 3 million travellers passed through Dublin Airport last month

DUBLIN, Ireland - Nearly three million people transited through Dublin Airport last month, a 3% increase on the same month ...

A primary way to lower global emissions

Cap and Trade Is Supposed to Solve Climate Change, but Oil and Gas Company Emissions Are UpProPublica is a Pulitzer ...

U.S. stocks make major gains as world markets rally

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks were generally stronger globally on Friday as prospects brightened for a trade deal between ...

Asian Development Bank president meets top leaders in Kazakhstan

NUR-SULTAN, Kazakhstan - Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Takehiko Nakao, at a meeting with Kazakhstan's President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev on Friday, ...

Broad advance in stocks recorded in Asia

SYDNEY, Australia - Stock markets across Asia rose on Friday.The Nikkei 225 jumped 170.61 points or 0.74% to 23,312.16.The Australian ...

Lower energy prices keeping lid on inflation, says Powell

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Federal Reserve remains upbeat about the American economy citing favorable consumer confidence, a strong jobs ...

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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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