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Wallabies rule out taking a knee against All Blacks

Wallabies coach Dave Rennie ruled out his team taking a knee in support of the Black Lives Matter movement on ...


NBA draft will be strictly online

The NBA draft will be an online-only affair on Nov. 18, the league and ESPN announced Thursday. The first-round selections ...


Report: USMNT without a November opponent

Intent on getting back on the field in November, the United States Men's National Team is having trouble nailing down ...


Moeen Ali, Sophie Devine to captain Birmingham Phoenix

Edgbaston [UK], October 22 (ANI): England all-rounder Moeen Ali and New Zealand skipper Sophie Devine have been retained as Birmingham ...


Women's T20 Challenge: Harmanpreet, Smriti, Shafali arrive in UAE

Dubai [UAE], October 22 (ANI): Ahead of the Women's T20 Challenge, Indian players Harmanpreet Kaur, Smriti Mandhana and Shafali Verma ...


America's Cup host 'outraged' as Auckland in-city courses ditched

America's Cup host Team New Zealand (TNZ) on Thursday expressed outrage at a ruling they say will hinder efforts to ...


World Junior Badminton Championships 2020 cancelled

Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], October 22 (ANI): The Badminton World Federation (BWF) on Thursday announced that World Junior Championships 2020 slated ...


Contact-tracing apps: there's no evidence they're helping stop COVID-19

During the first wave of COVID-19, researchers at Oxford University built a computer model that suggested if 56% of the ...


A Trump victory would be a win for the Morrison Government

Australia's LNP Government has developed a reliance on the Right-wing Trump Administration as a political model, writes Peter Henning.THERE'S NO ...


Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 0600 GMT, Oct. 23

HANOI -- Floods, landslides and other natural disasters triggered by downpours have left 117 people dead and 21 others missing ...


Live COVID-19 updates: New Zealand reports 9 new cases of COVID-19

BEIJING, Oct. 23 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - ...


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CNN poll gives debate to Biden

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Joe Biden did a better job in the final debate on Thursday, according to a CNN Instant ...

Ireland locks down as second wave of virus sweeps through Europe

DUBLIN, Ireland - Ireland has become the first European country to enter a second national lockdown, and Germany's daily cases ...

Deadly Nigerian violence alarms African Union

ABUJA, Nigeria - The African Union on Thursday strongly condemned deadly violence in Nigeria's biggest city Lagos and called on ...

Bahrain collaborating with Israel for more than decade, says report

MANAMA, Bahrain - Israel has been operating a secret embassy in Bahrain for more than 11 years, according to a ...

Russian Navy ships accompanying Iranian tankers bound for Syria

Last week, the Iranian-flagged oil tanker Samah entered the Mediterranean Sea via the Suez Canal. After a few miles, the ...

New Chinese train will run at 400 kilometres an hour

Photo taken on Oct. 21, 2020 shows the new type of high-speed train which can run on different rail systems ...

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Dow Jones dips while Nasdaq and S&P 500 make modest gains

NEW YORK, New York, Oct. 23 (Xinhua/Big News Network) -- Wall Street's major averages finished mixed on Friday as investors ...

China's Bilibili to join BBC Studios in production of documentaries

BEIJING, China, Oct. 23 (Xinhua) -- China's popular online entertainment platform Bilibili and BBC Studios have announced a strategic cooperation ...

Google's dominance not necessarily a bad thing

This week the United States Department of Justice (DoJ) filed a lawsuit accusing Google of using "anticompetitive tactics to maintain ...

Global trading making a frail recovery says UN body

Although global trade is making a frail recovery, the outlook remains uncertain, UN trade and development body UNCTAD said on ...

3 ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from passenger transport

California recently announced that it plans to ban the sales of gas-powered vehicles by 2035, Ontario has invested $500 million ...

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Kang, Song share lead after LPGA Drive On's first round

Americans Danielle Kang and Jennifer Song each fired a seven-under-par 65 to share the lead after Thursday's opening round of ...


Wallabies rule out taking a knee against All Blacks

Wallabies coach Dave Rennie ruled out his team taking a knee in support of the Black Lives Matter movement on ...


NBA draft will be strictly online

The NBA draft will be an online-only affair on Nov. 18, the league and ESPN announced Thursday. The first-round selections ...


Report: USMNT without a November opponent

Intent on getting back on the field in November, the United States Men's National Team is having trouble nailing down ...


Moeen Ali, Sophie Devine to captain Birmingham Phoenix

Edgbaston [UK], October 22 (ANI): England all-rounder Moeen Ali and New Zealand skipper Sophie Devine have been retained as Birmingham ...


England hope Ford 'back soon' as Barbarians await

George Ford is set to be back in England action "pretty soon", assistant coach John Mitchell said Thursday.Doubts, however, remain ...


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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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