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U.S. study finds Covid vaccine prevents hospitalizations, deaths

WASHINGTON D.C.: COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective in preventing hospitalizations and deaths, even against the highly contagious Delta variant, according ...


In bid to recruit, retain staff, Amazon to pay college tuitions

SEATTLE, Washington: Amazon will pay for the college tuition of its staff members, the company announced this week.Tuition payments will ...


MLB roundup: Giants earn wild 11-inning win over Braves

Kevin Gausman, pinch-hitting because San Francisco had run out of position players on the bench, lifted a walk-off sacrifice fly ...


Jarred Kelenic slugs pair of homers as Mariners top Royals

Jarred Kelenic hit a pair of two-run home runs as the Seattle Mariners defeated the host Kansas City Royals 6-2 ...


Chris Sale, Red Sox shut down visiting Orioles

Bobby Dalbec homered to back an efficient Chris Sale in his return from COVID-19, and the Boston Red Sox thumped ...


Joey Gallo-led Yankees blast 5 HRs in shutout win over Indians

Joey Gallo homered twice, Corey Kluber pitched six effective innings in his best start since coming off the injured list ...


US FDA vaccine advisers votes against Pfizer booster shots

By Reena BhardwajWashington [US], September 18 (ANI): The US Food and Drug Administration advisory (FDA) committee on Friday (local time) ...


SII announces strategic partnership with Biocon Biologics

New Delhi [India], September 17 (ANI): Hoping to strengthen India's position as a global vaccine and biologics manufacturing powerhouse, COVID-19 ...


How many satellites are orbiting Earth?

It seems like every week, another rocket is launched into space carrying rovers to Mars,

White Sox, Dylan Cease seek improvement vs. Rangers

Chicago White Sox right-hander Dylan Cease has been a little off lately. Cease's lack of command has led to a ...


Aiming to shake off tough loss, Yanks open series with Indians

A series of crushing losses forced the New York Yankees to talk about the need to be resilient earlier this ...


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North Korea unveils cruise missile, adding to its arsenal

SEOUL, South Korea: North Korea successfully tested a new long-range cruise missile, which is thought by analysts to potentially be ...

U.S. Army four star general in firing line

Washington's quasi-official court stenographer, Bob Woodward, has just published another "insider" DC account, which he co-authored with the journalist and ...

Indiana hospitals canceling procedures to make room for Covid patients

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana: Hospitals in Indiana are still reeling from the recent spurt in new Delta Covid cases across the state.According ...

Next Norway prime minster a wealthy leader of Labor Party

OSLO, Norway: The man expected to become the next prime minister of Norway, 61-year-old Jonas Gahr Stoere, was born into ...

China, climate on agenda for meeting of Australia, Japan, India, U.S.

WASHINGTON D.C.: The leaders of Australia, India, Japan and the United States will meet on 24th September to discuss issues ...

First SpaceX tourist flight begins 3 day journey

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida: A rocket carrying four tourists and no professional astronauts on board blasted off into Earth orbit on ...

General Editorials

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Community schooling making inroads in rural America

The often hidden reality of rural schools in America is that a higher percentage of students in rural areas live ...

Bullying of reporters in Australia accelerating rapidly

To be a political journalist, you have always needed to be able to resist bullying aimed at making you second-guess ...

Sir Clive Sinclair: even his failures were prescient inventions

Sir Clive Sinclair, inventor of the UK's first mass-market home computer, has died at the age of 81. Pioneer of ...

4 strategies for a global breakthrough on energy and climate change

Two important global events are coming up that are widely hoped to help address what the United Nations calls the ...

How women voters could decide the Canadian federal election - again

Heading into the federal election campaign's final days, the Liberal and Conservative parties are in a dead heat nationally in ...

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Majority of Japanese companies say business to recover in 2021

TOKYO, Japan: A survey by Reuters found that most Japanese companies believe the recovery of the country's economy has reached ...


Volatile day Friday for U.S. stocks, major indices tumble

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks tumbled on Friday while the U.S. dollar rallied."It was a volatile week and ...


Intuit announces purchase of Mailchimp for $12 billion

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California: California-based Intuit, known for its small-business accounting and DIY tax-filing software, including TurboTax and QuickBooks, announced that ...


Ireland investigates TikTok transferring children's data to China

DUBLIN, Ireland: Ireland's Data Protection Commission (DPC) said it has opened two investigations into video sharing platform TikTok.The first investigation ...


Freefall in iron ore price pressures Australian stock exchange

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Most Asian stock markets rose on Friday, however, the ASX fell sharply as the Australian market ...


Britain's inflation up 3.2 percent, greatest jump on record

LONDON, England: August saw inflation rates in the U.K. soaring to the highest-ever recorded rate, official figures show.Inflation rose to ...


Hotel Review

Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...