Fri, 24 Jan 2020

Tragic Australian bushfires claim lives of U.S. firefighters

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Flags will be flown at half mast throughout New South Wales in Australia on Friday, following ...

WHO: Coronavirus could spread to other countries "in coming days"

GENEVA, Switzerland - The World Health Organization (WHO) says the novel coronavirus could spread to other countries "in the coming ...

Coronavirus: Indian mission in China cancels R-Day celebrations

Beijing [China], Jan 24 (ANI): Indian Embassy in Beijing on Friday called off the Republic Day reception scheduled to be ...

AIIMS sets up dedicated coronavirus isolation ward

By Priyanka SharmaNew Delhi [India], Jan 24 (ANI): Authorities at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) are ready to ...

No. 2 Gonzaga hopes to keep recent run going vs. Pacific

Second-ranked Gonzaga has recorded four straight blowout victories by an average of 35.5 points. The margin could be closer on ...

Delhi: AIIMS to utilise isolation ward for treating coronavirus

By Priyanka SharmaNew Delhi, 24 Jan, (ANI): The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) authorities are ready to utilise ...

Pak PM doesn't know about China's persecution of Uighur Muslims

Davos [Switzerland], Jan 24 (ANI): Turning a blind eye on the Chinese persecution of millions of Uighur Muslims, Pakistan's Prime ...

Ewan wins again, Impey cuts Porte's lead

Adelaide - Australia's Caleb Ewan won a second stage of the Tour Down Under on Friday as Richie Porte's overall ...

Ewan wins again, Porte's tour lead cut by Impey

Adelaide - Australia's Caleb Ewan won a second stage of the Tour Down Under on Friday as Richie Porte's overall ...

India win toss, opt to bowl against New Zealand in first T20I

Auckland [New Zealand], Jan 24 (ANI): India skipper Virat Kohli won the toss and opted to bowl in the first ...

Tiger opens with solid 69 at Torrey Pines

Los Angeles - Tiger Woods, seeking an unprecedented 83rd career PGA Tour victory, fired a three-under par 69 that left ...

At Least 8 Chinese Cities on Lockdown to Contain Coronavirus

The Chinese government isolated more cities Friday, an unprecedented move to contain the coronavirus, which has spread to several other ...

'Too early' to declare emergency on coronavirus: WHO|

Geneva [Switzerland], Jan 24 (ANI): The World Health Organistion (WHO) on Thursday said that it was 'too early' to declare ...

India monitoring situation following Coronavirus outbreak

Beijing [China], Jan 24 (ANI): India is closely monitoring the evolving situation in China following the outbreak of mysterious Coronavirus ...

With champs and the experience, Central driving force of ASG

If experience matters, the Central Division will have an edge at the NHL All-Star Game Saturday night in St. Louis. ...

25 killed, 830 confirmed cases of coronavirus in China

Beijing [China], Jan 24 (ANI): Twenty five people have been killed after developing pneumonia-like symptoms and at least 830 confirmed ...

South Africa women gear up for New Zealand challenge

Dubai [UAE], Jan 24 (ANI): South Africa has the chance of grabbing important points against New Zealand in their ICC ...

NHL All-Star notebook: Flames, Oilers rivals set to team up

ST. LOUIS -- The "Battle of Alberta" seems unlikely to carry over to the NHL All-Star Game on Saturday night. ...

Kerala govt decides to acquire land for semi-high speed rail project

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], Jan 24 (ANI): A meeting was chaired by Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan here on Thursday regarding ...

WHO: Deadly Virus Not Yet Global Emergency

The World Health Organization said Thursday the deadly virus that prompted the Chinese government to lock down nearly 20 million ...

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Chinese stocks sink as investors panic over spreading virus

SYDNEY, Australia - Shares in China dropped sharply on Friday as two populous cities in the country went into lockdown ...

Queen Elizabeth grants Royal Assent to Brexit Bill

LONDON, UK - Britain Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit bill finally became law after receiving royal assent from Queen Elizabeth ...

Nasdaq and S&P 500 make modest gains, Dow Jones index slips

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were mixed on Thursday with the Nasdaq and Standard and Poor's 500 making ...

Huanggang locks down over coronovirus threat

BEIJING, China - The authorities in Huanggang city in China have imposed a quarantine lockdown in a bid to stop ...

Small nations dominate rankings of least corrupt countries

WELLINGTON, New Zealand | COPENHAGEN, Denmark - New Zealand and Denmark have jointly been awarded the least corrupt countries in ...

Airlines facing competition from sleeper trains

Dutch airline KLM recently launched a new advertising campaign called "Fly Responsibly". Remarkably, it seems to encourage viewers to fly ...

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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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