Sat, 08 Aug 2020

China Threatens Retaliation for US Denial of Journalist Visas

China has threatened to retaliate after the United States did not renew visas for some 40 Chinese journalists, whose 90-day ...

Raptors' McCaw leaving bubble for knee treatment

Toronto Raptors forward Patrick McCaw will be leaving the NBA bubble to seek treatment for a benign mass on the ...

Day of Radio Silence in Guinea-Bissau Protests Attack on Station

BISSAU, GUINEA-BISSAU  - Most radio stations in Guinea-Bissau fell silent for 24 hours on Thursday to show solidarity after a ...

8 simple strategies to fuel your body during a pandemic

People eat for many reasons - pleasure, emotional release, boredom or to connect with others. And then there is eating ...

Why New York is suing the NRA: 4 questions answered

Editor's note: New York state Attorney General Letitia James is suing the National Rifle Association and four of its current ...

Rays look to get on track vs. rival Yankees

Going into the originally scheduled 162-game season, the Tampa Bay Rays were viewed as a potent challenger to the New ...

Marlins look to keep stunning start going vs. Mets

A lot has happened to the Miami Marlins and New York Mets in the first two weeks of perhaps the ...

With skid broken, Royals look for more vs. Twins

There is no "normal" to the 2020 MLB season. But right-hander Jakob Junis of the Royals feels like things are ...

Anti-India protest by Khalistanis fails at Times Square

New York [USA], Aug 7 (ANI): Pakistan's attempts to disrupt the celebrations of the construction of Lord Ram Temple in ...

Phillies' Velasquez looks to get groove back vs. Braves

A struggling veteran and a highly valued rookie trying to find his way square off on Friday when the Philadelphia ...

Bucks break NBA 2K League scoring mark, seal playoff bid

Bucks Gaming set the NBA 2K League's single-game scoring record and clinched a playoff berth Thursday with a 2-0 sweep ...

MLB schedule overhaul includes 14 DHs

Major League Baseball announced a schedule overhaul on Thursday, with the changes creating a total of 14 doubleheaders involving 10 ...

Realmuto's blast leads Phillies past Yankees

J.T. Realmuto hit a three-run homer and scored twice to help the host Philadelphia Phillies beat the New York Yankees ...

Training camp primer: NFC East

NFC East (listed in predicted order of finish) Dallas Cowboys Projected 2020 record: 11-5 2019 record: 8-8 2019 summary: The ...

Shorter meetings but longer days: how COVID-19 has changed the way we work

One of the many things COVID-19 has had a dramatic impact on is the way many of us work.Those fortunate ...

Canes D Hamilton returns to practice

Defenseman Dougie Hamilton practiced with the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday for the first time since July 22. He left that ...

New York State Attorney General Sues NRA, Seeks to Dissolve It

The New York state attorney general sued the National Rifle Association on Thursday, seeking to dissolve the powerful gun rights ...

'Atomic plague': how the UK press reported Hiroshima

On August 7 1945, few Britons expected the war to end soon. The relief of VE Day three months earlier ...

Ex-champs Murray, Clijsters gain U.S. Open wild-card spots

Former U.S. Open champions Andy Murray and Kim Clijsters are among 16 players to receive wild-card entries into the 2020 ...

Former champions Andy Murray, Kim Clijsters get US Open wild cards

Former champions Andy Murray and Kim Clijsters were on Thursday both handed wild cards for the US Open which will ...

Islanders look to buckle down, oust Panthers

The Florida Panthers are still alive in their best-of-five play-in series against the New York Islanders, which resumes Friday. Down ...

How the sound of religion has changed in the pandemic

Things sound different in a lockdown. The silence of usually bustling streets, the two-tone whirr of ambulance sirens and the ...

Jays' Pearson ready to face Braves in second start

The visiting Toronto Blue Jays will send their top pitching prospect to the mound on Thursday in the rubber game ...

Phillies seek bullpen answers while ending series vs. Yanks

The Philadelphia Phillies continue to receive strong performances from their starting pitchers. The bullpen, however, remains a major issue. Entering ...

NHL roundup: Petry, Habs put Pens on brink of elimination

Jeff Petry's sharp-angle goal in the third period Wednesday gave the Canadiens a 4-3 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins in ...

MLB roundup: Cubs win 6th straight behind Darvish

Yu Darvish pitched seven strong innings Wednesday, and the Chicago Cubs topped the host Kansas City Royals 6-1 for their ...

New York Prosecutors Subpoenaed Deutsche Bank in Trump Probe

WASHINGTON - The Manhattan district attorney's office, which has been seeking President Donald Trump's tax records, subpoenaed his longtime lender ...

Hornets, Blazer5 post key NBA 2K League wins

Hornets Venom GT and Blazer5 Gaming each earned 2-1 series wins Wednesday to boost their chances of reaching the NBA ...

MBA programmes in US bearing brunt of COVID-19

New York [USA], Aug 6 (ANI): Business schools that spent months planning MBA classes with a few on-campus experience are ...

Voit, Yankees beat Phillies to earn twinbill split

Luke Voit homered and the New York Yankees came through with two runs in the seventh inning to snap a ...

Nationals' Scherzer downplays hamstring injury

Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer left his Wednesday start against the New York Mets after one inning due to a ...

Carleton leads Lynx past Liberty in first career start

Making the first start of her two-year, 13-game WNBA career, Bridget Carleton pumped in a game and career-high 25 points ...

After Scherzer's early exit, Mets top Nationals

Rick Porcello earned his 150th career win by throwing seven strong innings Wednesday night, and the New York Mets earned ...

Nationals RHP Scherzer leaves after one inning

Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer left his Wednesday start against the New York Mets after one inning. The Nationals did ...

Phillies snap Yankees' seven-game win streak

Bryce Harper and J.T. Realmuto homered as the visiting Philadelphia Phillies scored six runs in the sixth inning and held ...

Professor Predicts Biden Will Beat Trump in November Vote

A history professor who has correctly predicted the outcome of every U.S. presidential election since 1984 says Democrat Joe Biden ...

US Supreme Court Approval Rating at Highest in Over Decade

WASHINGTON - At a time when other branches of the U.S. government remain relatively unpopular, public approval of the Supreme ...

Grenade Attack Hits Rally As Pakistan Marks Kashmir Anniversary

Dozens of people were wounded in a grenade attack at a rally in Pakistan as the country marked the first ...

Panthers stay alive with 3-2 victory over Islanders

Mike Hoffman scored the go-ahead goal in the third period and the Florida Panthers stayed alive in their Eastern Conference ...

Storm Isaias Kills 6 Along US East Coast

The storm that hit the United States as Hurricane Isaias and killed six people as it brought heavy wind and ...

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Beirut explosion may be turning point for Lebanon

ROME - Numbness and shock at first - now fury. The massive blast at Beirut's port Tuesday night that wrecked ...

Collision between truck and Land Cruiser claims life of Tajik singer

DUSHANBE - Hundreds of fans have come to bid farewell to one of Tajikistan's most popular singers, Bahrom Ghafuri, who ...

Preparedness for nuclear attack or event at lowest point since 1945

It is important to mark the solemn 75th anniversary of the first and only use of atomic weapons against cities ...

U.S. Senate moves to restrict TikTok downloads by federal employees

WASHINGTON, DC - The United States Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a bill banning the Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok on ...

Isreeli empathy for Lebanon draws fire from within

BEIRUT, Lebanon - The Lebanese cabinet has ordered port officials who had roles in storing or guarding highly explosive materials ...

Pompeo calls TikiTok, WeChat, and other apps, 'significant threats'

WASHINGTON, DC - The Trump administration said on Wednesday it was stepping up efforts to purge "untrusted" Chinese apps from ...

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