Fri, 14 Aug 2020

Donald Trump insists grand jury subpoena for tax records is overbroad

US President Donald Trump on Monday insisted in court papers that a grand jury subpoena for his tax returns was ...

Rush, but not race, to develop coronavirus vaccine

WASHINGTON, DC - Two top U.S. health officials are expressing skepticism about Vladimir Putin's claim that Russian scientists have come ...

Technology stocks threatened by Trump interventions

Donald Trump's WeChat ban targets a celebrated Chinese innovation at the heart of the world's largest mobile gaming and social ...

Facebook to clamp down on publishers with political affiliations

MENLO PARK, California - Facebook announced new regulations Tuesday that prevent U.S. publishers with demonstrated ties to political groups from ...

DNC Host City Suffers Economic Loss as Convention Turns Virtual

MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN - Instead of welcoming guests on one of her tour buses or taking convention delegates on food experiences ...

The Week's Best: Stories You May Have Missed

We know that rferl.org isn't the only website you read, and it's possible that you may have missed some of ...

Naga City requires letter of acceptance for returning LSIs

NAGA CITY, Aug. 11 (PIA) - With the count of COVID-19 infected individual reaching to more than a hundred here, ...

Belarusians Join Rising Wave Of Strikes Amid Postelection Protests

MINSK -- Workers at factories and other businesses across Belarus are joining protests in growing numbers to denounce the disputed ...

LPGA cancels Taiwan tournament amid coronavirus restrictions

The LPGA Tour on Thursday cancelled the Taiwan Swinging Skirts tournament because of ongoing coronavirus concerns and travel restrictions.The event ...

Opinion: No obstacle "insurmountable" for China-U.S. cooperation

Photo taken on Sept. 24, 2015 shows the national flags of China (R) and the United States as well as ...

U.S. Envoy Announces Kosovo-Serbia Meeting At White House Next Month

The U.S. special envoy for Serbia and Kosovo negotiations has announced that the two countries' leaders have agreed to meet ...

Xinhua Photos of the Day (Aug. 14)

BEIJING, Aug.14 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from Xinhua.A ...

Report: U.S. seizes Iranian gas heading for Venezuela

PanARMENIAN.Net - The Trump administration has seized the cargo of four tankers it was targeting for transporting Iranian fuel to ...

22 Dead, 4 Missing in North Korea Floods

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - Severe floods in North Korea have killed at least 22 people and left four others missing, ...

Kershaw, Dodgers set for Trout, Angels

The Los Angeles Dodgers will begin a three-game series against the Los Angeles Angels in Anaheim, Calif., starting Friday night, ...

Diamondbacks on roll heading into series with Padres

A series win in Colorado, in which they scored 32 runs in three games, has given the Arizona Diamondbacks a ...

US Designates Confucius Institutes 'Foreign Missions' of China

The United States on Thursday designated the Confucius Institute education program as a "foreign mission" of China, setting up the ...

North Korean Soldier Jailed for Listening to Radio Free Asia on Duty

North Korean military security authorities have sent a signal corps soldier to a political prison camp for listening to Radio ...

Red-hot Cubs aim to keep Brewers in a slump

The Chicago Cubs will look to build upon the best record in the major leagues when they take on the ...

Cole going for 20th straight win as Yankees face Red Sox

Gerrit Cole's first taste of the rivalry between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox is also an opportunity ...

Russia express willingness to donate COVID vaccines

DAVAO CITY Aug. 12 (PIA) - Health Secretary Francisco Duque confirmed that there was an expression of donating vaccines by ...

Afghan Government Begins Release Of Final Group Of Taliban Prisoners

The Afghan government says it has started releasing 400 Taliban militants, the final part of a prisoner swap meant to ...

Trump Refuses to Reject Claims Harris Ineligible to Run for VP

WHITE HOUSE - President Donald Trump is refusing to reject false claims circulating on social media that Kamala Harris may ...

Trump Announces 'Historic Breakthrough' Between Israel, UAE

Israel and the United Arab Emirates have agreed to establish full diplomatic ties as part of a U.S.-brokered deal, President ...

Appeals Court Upholds America's All-Male Military Draft

A federal appeals court in New Orleans upheld America's all-male military draft system Thursday, citing a lack of authority to ...

US Classifies Confucius Institute Center as Foreign Mission

The United States announced Thursday that it would require the center that runs the Confucius Institute to register as a ...

Shirley Chisholm's Groundbreaking Run for President

"I am not the candidate of Black America, although I am Black and proud. I am not the candidate of ...

Fauci Not Pleased with US Handling of COVID-19 Outbreak

After the country reported its deadliest day of the coronavirus outbreak since May, the nation's top infectious disease expert says ...

Pack Expands Purge at U.S. Global News Agency

Michael Pack, head of the U.S. government's global news networks, took steps Wednesday to remove several top officials in a ...

Roark, Blue Jays will have hands full with explosive Rays

The Tampa Bay Rays have grown accustomed to lighting up the scoreboard, and they look to do so again on ...

MLB roundup: Betts makes history as Dodgers blast Padres

Mookie Betts led an electric power display Thursday, hitting three home runs while finding his way into the record book, ...

Update: China's property investment up 3.4 pct in Jan.-July

Citizens are seen at a renovated residential community in the Lunan District of Tangshan, north China's Hebei Province, June 20, ...

Betts makes history, blasts 3 homers as Dodgers rout Padres

Mookie Betts led an electric power display Thursday, hitting three home runs, while finding his way into the record book, ...

NHL roundup: Jackets rebound, even series with Lightning

Oliver Bjorkstrand scored the go-ahead goal late in the first period to lift the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 3-1 ...

NBA roundup: Lillard, Blazers claim final play-in berth

Damian Lillard scored 42 points, and the Portland Trail Blazers escaped with a 134-133 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on ...

Update: China's fixed-asset investment decline narrows

Constructors work in a tunnel of the new Taiyuan-Jiaozuo high-speed railway in central China's Henan Province, July 25, 2020. (Xinhua/Li ...

Update: China's retail sales up 0.85 pct in July

Children select drinks at a supermarket in Handan City, north China's Hebei Province, Aug. 10, 2020. (Photo by Li Hao/Xinhua)BEIJING, ...

Lillard, Blazers rally past Nets to clinch play-in spot

Damian Lillard scored 42 points, and the Portland Trail Blazers escaped with a 134-133 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on ...

MLB roundup: Darvish dominates as Cubs edge Brewers

Yu Darvish carried a no-hitter into the seventh inning, and the Chicago Cubs held on for a 4-2 win over ...

NCAA says no to D1 fall sports championships

The NCAA moved Friday to halt almost all NCAA Division I sports championships in the fall because of the coronavirus ...

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Trump stuns with diplomatic breakthrough, UAE and Israel form pact

ABU DHABI, UAE - A phone call by U.S. President Donald Trump clinched what is being described as an 'historic ...

3 dozen rights experts demand accountability for catastrophic blast

The catastrophic blast which led to the deaths of more than 200 in Beirut on 4 August, has prompted more ...

Perth man allegedly stole from dead girlfriend's bank accounts

PERTH, Western Australia - A 28-year-old man was scheduled to appear in Perth Magistrate's Court on Friday over allegations he ...

NYC man who was on way to join Pakistani terrorist group sentenced

NEW YORK CITY, New York - A man who was arrested as he was about to board a plane at ...

WFP in rush to supply Lebanese capital with emergency food supplies

BEIRUT, Lebanon - The World Food Programme (WFP) is racing to prevent food shortages in Lebanon as the country continues ...

Rush, but not race, to develop coronavirus vaccine

WASHINGTON, DC - Two top U.S. health officials are expressing skepticism about Vladimir Putin's claim that Russian scientists have come ...

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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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