Tue, 16 Jul 2019

US Treasury Chief: Facebook Currency Plan Ripe for Illicit Use

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration came out strongly Monday against Facebook's ambitious plan to create a new digital currency, as ...

Scientists Close In on Blood Test for Alzheimer's

LOS ANGELES - Scientists are closing in on a long-sought goal - a blood test to screen people for possible ...

Taiwan's Opposition Party Picks Pro-China Mayor to Fight Tsai Ing-wen

Populist politician and pro-China mayor Han Kuo-yu has been selected as the opposition candidate for the Kuomintang (KMT) nationalist party ...

Meet the endangered Bunyip bird living in Australia's rice paddies

The debate around the Murray-Darling Basin is often sharply polarised: irrigation is destroying the environment, or water reforms are ruining ...

Call all-party meet to tackle nationwide water crisis, says Punjab CM

New Delhi [India] July 15 (ANI): Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday suggested calling an all-party meeting under ...

Steinhoff crushed resources rally

US markets rallied on Friday pushing equity markets into record territory levels. The momentum continued to favour the bulls on ...

Barcelona complete signing of rising Japan star Abe

Barcelona - Barcelona announced on Monday they had completed the signing of young Japan winger Hiroki Abe from the Kashima ...

Team SA announced for 2019 African Games

Cape Town - A squad of 153 athletes and officials will fly South Africa's flag high at this year's 12th ...

Hockey India announces 14 women players for defenders training camp

New Delhi [India], July 15 (ANI): Hockey India announced 14 women players for the defenders training camp under the supervision ...

Call all-party meet to tackle nationwide water crisis says Punjab CM

New Delhi [India] July 15 (ANI): Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday on Monday suggested calling an all-party ...

Barty stays at No 1 in spite of Wimbledon upset

Paris - Ashleigh Barty hung on to top place in the WTA Tour rankings on Monday despite crashing out of ...

Here are the Top 10 most popular SUVs in South Africa

The global popularity of sports utility vehicles (SUVs) has been well documented; they've become the darlings of automotive buyers.Last year, ...

Zuma's Mzi Khumalo cash seeking claim a 'blatant lie' - Maduna

Former justice minister and anti-apartheid activist Penuell Maduna has hit back at former president Jacob Zuma, saying it is "a ...

Equity indices in the green, IT and pharma stocks gain

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 15 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices were in the positive zone during early hours on Monday with ...

Argentina name foreign-based players for All Blacks clash

Buenos Aires - Argentina included five European-based players, but omitted Juan Imhoff from their squad for next weekend's Rugby Championship ...

Mochizuki makes Grand Slam history for Japan at Wimbledon

London - Shintaro Mochizuki made history on Sunday becoming the first Japanese player to win a boy's Grand Slam title, ...

All Blacks using Rugby Championship as RWC audition

Cape Town - New Zealand utility back Ben Smith says the Rugby Championship will play a crucial role in their ...

51 injured as shallow earthquake rocks southern Philippines

Manila - Fifty-one people were injured and several homes, churches and other buildings damaged on Saturday when an earthquake sent ...

Halep Wins Wimbledon, Stops Williams Bid for 24th Slam

WIMBLEDON, ENGLAND - Simona Halep was not focused on trying to prevent Serena Williams from winning a 24th Grand Slam ...

Rasovszky roars to 5km world open water swim title

Gwangju - Hungary's Kristof Rasovszky stormed to the men's five-kilometre open water title in a brutal race Saturday, winning the ...

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U.S. stock markets continue record run

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks began the week with rises across the board on Monday, as the major ...

U.S. president claims reponsibility for slowing GDP growth in China

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump says tariffs on China are working by claiming credit for a major slide ...

Chinese and Japanese shares gain ground, greenback dips

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in China and Japan advanced on Monday, while in Australia the key index sagged.The U.S. dollar ...

Dubai gearing up for Expo2020

DUBAI, UAE - Planning for Expo 2020 Dubai is on track with construction projects well underway and transport plans being ...

Britain facing first recession since GFC

LONDON, UK - Recessions are bad for living standards, in both the short term and the longer term. And because ...

More jobs for Milwaukee, thanks to Donald J. Trump

MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin - Derco, a Lockheed Martin company, is planning to expand its plant in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, by up to ...

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