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Medical coordinator denies responsibility in Maradona death

The medical coordinator in charge of Diego Maradona's home treatment denied responsibility for his death when questioned on Monday by ...


COVID-19: First mRNA vaccine tech transfer hub a great step forward

The World Health Organization (WHO) is supporting a South African consortium in establishing the first COVID-19 mRNA vaccine technology transfer ...


US to share 55 million COVID-19 vaccine doses globally

Washington DC [US], June 21 (ANI): The United States has announced the distribution list for 55 million of the 80 ...


Katy Perry shares video with Orlando Bloom

Washington [US], June 21 (ANI): American singer and songwriter Katy Perry recently celebrated the first Father's Day since she and ...


Buttler unlikelyto feature in remaining IPL 2021 games

London [UK], June 21 (ANI): England batsman Jos Buttler has insisted that playing for his country will take "precedence" if ...


How intl filmmakers adapted Dostoyevsky's White Nights

From neorealist Italian auteur Luchino Visconti to South Korean critic-turned-director Jung Sung-il, filmmakers have managed to maintain the essence of ...


Indian women's recurve team fails to book berth for Olympic

Paris [France], June 21 (ANI): The Indian women's recurve archery team failed to earn a Tokyo 2020 quota after an ...


Japan Begins Workplace Vaccination Program

Thousands of Japanese companies began the rollout of their workplace vaccine programs Monday, inoculating company workers and their families.Some of ...


UN Refugee Chief Encouraged by Changes in US Resettlement Program

WASHINGTON - U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi says the asylum system in the United States has become "unmanageable" ...


PCB announces 26-player women's squad for West Indies tour

Karachi [Pakistan], June 21 (ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) national women's selection committee on Monday announced a 26-player squad from ...


Cubs face tough pitcher in trying to get first win over Indians

Amid their significant injuries to their rotation, the Cleveland Indians will start emerging star right-hander Aaron Civale on Monday night ...


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Japanese sharemarkets dominate Asian trading again Tuesday

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Japan did an almost complete about-face on Tuesday with the Nikkei 225 soaring 873.20 ...

Dubai Airport sees 8% jump in passengers in 2021

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: Officials at Dubai International Airport are hoping for a "flood" of travelers as the coronavirus pandemic ...

Boeing unveils 230 passenger 737 MAX 10 jet

SEATTLE, Washington: The latest and largest 737 edition from Boeing -- the MAX 10 -- is being introduced as part ...

Dow Jones rises by nearly 600 points as Wall Street rebounds

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks finished sharply higher on Monday as bargain-hunters bought up big.The Dow Jones led ...

Paypal merchant fees jump from 2.9 to 3.4 percent

SAN JOSE, California: PayPal is raising merchant fees one half percent to merchants as it solidifies its dominant position in ...

Biden ends 25% Trump tariff on Scotch whiskey, other EU imports

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Biden administration has lifted a 25 percent tariff on Scotch whiskey, as well as other goods imported ...

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Brazil reports half million Covid deaths, vaccinations still slow

SAO PAULO, Brazil: Over half a million Brazilians have now died after contracting COVID-19, it was reported on Saturday. Brazil ...

TNC Predator sign Mushi as head coach

Chai "Mushi" Yee Fung is taking over as head coach of TNC Predator as the Philippines-based team attempts to qualify ...

Fifth presidential candidate detained in Nicaragua

Managua [Nicaragua], June 22 (ANI): Nicaragua's National Police have detained the fifth presidential candidate allegedly accused of committing anti-national acts, ...

Austin FC head north for battle with Minnesota

With the rush subsiding from their first ever home game, and the debut of their new stadium, Austin FC will ...

Gomez's strike helps Argentina defeat Paraguay

Brasilia [Brazil], June 22 (ANI): Alejandro Dario Gomez's lone strike helped Argentina defeat Paraguay 1-0 in the ongoing Copa America ...

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With infections rising, Taiwan thanks U.S. for Covid vaccines

TAIPEI, Taiwan: Taiwan received 2.5 million COVID-19 vaccine doses from the United States on Sunday, more than doubling the nation's ...


Brazil reports half million Covid deaths, vaccinations still slow

SAO PAULO, Brazil: Over half a million Brazilians have now died after contracting COVID-19, it was reported on Saturday. Brazil ...


Planning for space tourism, company flies test balloon 20 miles high

ORLANDO, Florida: Space Perspective, which plans to bring tourists to space inside a capsule tethered to a balloon, successfully flew ...


EU countries to allow Americans, others to return

BRUSSELS, Belgium: In the much-awaited opening following the Covid pandemic, the European Union announced on Friday that its member countries ...


Biden orders U.S. to investigate Chinese apps, may impose bans

WASHINGTON D.C.: President Joe Biden has issued an executive order which could result in several Chinese apps being investigated or ...


Consumers to pay price for unplanted crops due to California drought

CANTUA CREEK, California: California farmers are leaving fields unplanted because of the ongoing drought. California's worst drought since 1977 has ...


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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 ...

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