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Indian health expert fired after false ancestry claims proven

OTTAWA, Canada: Canadian medical researcher Carrie Bourassa has lost her government job and university professorship after suspicious colleagues proved that ...

After outage, no 911 calls, T-Mobile to pay $20 million fine

WASHINGTON D.C.: As part of a settlement with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), following a 12-hour outage in June 2020 ...

Biden gives OK to build wind farm off New York

WASHINGTON D.C.: The White House has announced that it is planning to construct a large-scale wind farm off Rhode Island, ...

US sees highest level of inflation since 1991, says Federal Reserve

WASHINGTON D.C.: US inflation has reached its highest level since 1991, according to the Personal Consumption Expenditures Price Index, the ...

As Great Hunger Museum closes, university to find home for collection

HAMDEN, Connecticut: Quinnipiac University, which has closed Ireland's Great Hunger Museum due to a lack of public support, has announced ...

US gasoline price at $3.39 for Thanksgiving, up from $2.11 in 2020

Los Angeles, California: The price of gasoline in the United States during Thanksgiving was at least $1.20 per gallon more ...

US Congressmen, in Taiwan, pledge support in struggle against China

TAIPEI, Taiwan: U.S. lawmakers have made a surprise visit to Taiwan, in a bid to show support amidst Chinese threats ...

US to set up another task force to look into UFO questions

WASHINGTON, D.C.: After officials in Washington D.C. admitted they could not explain the phenomena of UFO sightings, the U.S. government ...

Collapsing Turkish lira called catastrophe by political opposition

ANKARA, Turkey: As the Turkish lira fell by 15 percent against the U.S. dollar this week, anxious Turks struggled to ...

To lower gas prices, Biden releases 50 mln barrels from reserves

WASHINGTON D.C.: To encourage a drop in sky-high gasoline prices, President Biden said the Department of Energy will release 50 ...

BuzzFeed employees walk out, blast rich executives

A handful of BuzzFeed News employees have staged a walkout for a day, demanding better pay and benefits just as ...

UN seeks to render financial assistance for vulnerable Afghans, addressing humanitarian crisis

New York [US], December 3 (ANI): The United Nations (UN) is planning to amplify its Afghan focused programs citing the ...

Omicron threatens to reverse modest October recovery in air travel: Trade group

Washington [US], December 3 (ANI/Sputnik): A fledgling recovery in both domestic and international air travel in October faces a new ...

Australia has to realize who's actually undermining it

As Joe Biden's administration accuses China of launching an economic war against Canberra, guess who is raking in vast profits ...

Moscow says Putin & Biden need to talk

A worsening diplomatic standoff in Europe is one of the key issues to be discussed in talks between Russian President ...

Biden's approval rating tumbles further

President Joe Biden continues to alienate voters with his job performance, and a new poll shows that even among those ...

Police Say No Public Threat In Stand-off at UN Headquarters

UNITED NATIONS - New York police on Thursday cordoned off roads outside the United Nations headquarters, but said a man ...

UN building on lockdown after armed man spotted outside

© Provided by Xinhua The area surrounding the UN building remains closed with police officers and police vehicles seen in ...

US, EU, UK and Canada Announce New Belarus Sanctions

The United States, the European Union, the United Kingdom and Canada have announced a new round of sanctions against Belarus ...

The acquittal of Kyle Rittenhouse raises questions about white privilege

Recently, two highly publicized trials came to a close. One involved three white men found guilty of killing Ahmaud Arbery, ...

EU To Help Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine Improve Defense Capabilities

The European Council has adopted assistance measures to strengthen the military and defense capacities of Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine over ...

Easternmost Roman Aqueduct Found Under An Armenian Melon Field

After moving aside a jumble of ripening melons, Armenian and German researchers uncovered a thrilling find with their shovels in ...

Azerbaijani Police Severely Beat Opposition Politician, Activists

BAKU -- Relatives of Tofiq Yaqublu say the opposition politician was severely beaten by police and other activists are missing ...

EU, U.S, Key Western Allies Expand Sanctions On Belarus Regime

The European Union, the United States, and key Western allies have further expanded their sanctions against Belarus's political and economic ...

The Kurdish project in Syria would be a new Israel in the Middle East

Syrians accuse the Western-backed Kurdish enclave in the country of using ethnic cleansing and child soldiers against them to form ...

Soviet Union could invade Ukraine, Pentagon chief claims

Despite the Soviet Union having collapsed around three decades ago, the hammer and sickle could soon be flying back over ...

Poll finds how many Americans feel inflation effects

According to new polling, approximately half of Americans say they are directly feeling the negative impact of record inflation in ...

New York police in standoff with armed man at United Nations HQ

Heavily armed New York City police have surrounded the area outside the UN headquarters on East River and are reportedly ...

Biggest aviation market allows troubled Boeing 737 MAX flights

China's aviation regulator said on Thursday it has cleared Boeing 737 MAX planes to return to flying with technical upgrades. ...

Russia & OPEC agree to cooperate on crude supply

OPEC and its oil-producing allies led by Russia (OPEC+) decided on Thursday to stick to their existing policy of hiking ...

Treasury and Fed heads explain where the blame for inflation lies

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and Fed chair Jerome Powell insist the inflation crippling the US economy is actually too much ...

Iran issues nuclear deal demands

The Iranian government has delivered a draft list of proposals to European powers, as indirect talks between Tehran and Washington ...

Shuttered Hong Kong Democracy Paper Wins Press Freedom Award

HONG KONG - Jailed media tycoon Jimmy Lai and the staff of his now-shuttered Apple Daily newspaper have been awarded ...

Experts: Travel Bans Another Blow to Crippled South African Economy

JOHANNASBURG - Sudden travel bans imposed on South Africa in the past week over the omicron variant of coronavirus have ...

US Jobless Benefit Claims Remain at Low Level

WASHINGTON - First-time claims for U.S. unemployment compensation remained at a low level last week as employers retained their workers ...

Study shows college students in declining mental, physical health one year into COVID-19

Washington [US], December 2 (ANI): Following research about college students from before COVID-19 with a survey at the pandemic's Year ...

MLS Best XI features four Revolution players

Four members of the Supporters' Shield-winning New England Revolution were named to the 2021 MLS Best XI on Thursday. Recognizing ...

Vikings activate DT Dalvin Tomlinson from COVID list

The Minnesota Vikings activated defensive tackle Dalvin Tomlinson from the reserve/COVID-19 list on Thursday. The Vikings (5-6) have had several ...

US State of Minnesota reports second case of COVID-19 Omicron variant

Washington [US], December 2 (ANI/Sputnik): The second case of infection with the coronavirus Omicron variant in the United States has ...

OPEC+ sticks to planned output hike

© Provided by Xinhua The world's major oil producers have been resisting pressure from the United States to significantly increase ...

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Stowaway survives in landing gear on Guatemala flight to Miami

MIAMI, Florida: A stowaway has been found alive in the landing gear of an American Airlines plane that flew from ...

Indian health expert fired after false ancestry claims proven

OTTAWA, Canada: Canadian medical researcher Carrie Bourassa has lost her government job and university professorship after suspicious colleagues proved that ...

After outage, no 911 calls, T-Mobile to pay $20 million fine

WASHINGTON D.C.: As part of a settlement with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), following a 12-hour outage in June 2020 ...

Biden gives OK to build wind farm off New York

WASHINGTON D.C.: The White House has announced that it is planning to construct a large-scale wind farm off Rhode Island, ...

US sees highest level of inflation since 1991, says Federal Reserve

WASHINGTON D.C.: US inflation has reached its highest level since 1991, according to the Personal Consumption Expenditures Price Index, the ...

As Great Hunger Museum closes, university to find home for collection

HAMDEN, Connecticut: Quinnipiac University, which has closed Ireland's Great Hunger Museum due to a lack of public support, has announced ...

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