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Jed Lowrie powers Athletics past Rangers

Jed Lowrie homered and drove in two runs to lift the Oakland Athletics to a 5-1 victory over the Texas ...


Africa struggling with 3rd wave of COVID-19 pandemic: WHO

Geneva [Switzerland], June 25 (ANI/Sputnik): Africa is in the midst of a third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, as cases ...


Secretary of State Blinken to Meet with French President Macron

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken has arrived in France, his latest stop in a multination tour, where he will ...


Russia's Buryatia Orders COVID-19 Restrictions

Buryatia in eastern Siberia has ordered a lockdown to help slow the spread of coronavirus, and France is adding Russia ...


SA's Ritchie in contention at BMW Open

South Africa's JC Ritchie was a shot off the pace after the first round of the European Tour's BMW International ...


Blitzboks Geduld, Sage in line to return to Olympic arena

Olympic bronze medallists Justin Geduld and Dylan Sage have been included in the 17-man preliminary Rugby Sevens squad announced by ...


Judge Threatens to Toss DEA Agent's Plea in Corruption Case

TAMPA, FLORIDA - A federal judge Wednesday threatened to throw out the guilty plea of a veteran U.S. narcotics agent ...


SA hits 100 000 Covid-19 jabs in one day, with 16 078 new cases

The number of new Covid-19 cases is 16 078.Another 148 people are reported to have died.Total vaccinations per day finally ...


Nigeria's decision to ban Twitter has no legal basis. Here's why

In early June, the Nigerian government announced that it had banned the use of Twitter in the country. This followed ...


Kumba appoints Terence Goodlace as board chair

Veteran mining executive Terence Goodlace has been appointed chairperson of the Kumba Iron Ore board, replacing Mandla Gantsho who retired ...


91 countries now offer COVID-19 vaccinations to refugees, says UNHCR

UN refugee agency UNHCR, on Thursday welcomed the growing number of countries that have offered COVID-19 vaccines to refugees before ...


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Police capture 8-foot Burmese python outside NY home

DEER PARK, New York: Police have captured an 8-foot Burmese python which was found on the driveway of a resident's ...

WHO to teach countries to manufacture Covid vaccine in South Africa

PARIS, France: The World Health Organization will establish a hub in South Africa where scientists from low- and middle-income countries ...

Two men in Western Australia alleged to have imported $1.6m in cocaine

PERTH, Western Australia - A man appeared in a Perth court on Thursday charged with smuggling nearly four kilograms of ...

Lightning sparks fires in south west U.S. amidst drought, extreme heat

PHOENIX, Arizona: A number of fires are burning in Arizona, California, Colorado and Oregon, sparked by drought and excessive temperatures.Temperatures ...

Young Americans resisting Covid vaccination, says U.S.

WASHINGTON D.C.: U.S. health officials have said that younger people are not seeking out Covid vaccinations at the rate of ...

Republicans transfer millions to candidates prior to 2022 elections

WASHINGTON, D.C.: The Republican Party spent millions of dollars in May, in its attempt to regain a majority of seats ...

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WHO to teach countries to manufacture Covid vaccine in South Africa

PARIS, France: The World Health Organization will establish a hub in South Africa where scientists from low- and middle-income countries ...

Africa struggling with 3rd wave of COVID-19 pandemic: WHO

Geneva [Switzerland], June 25 (ANI/Sputnik): Africa is in the midst of a third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, as cases ...

Russia's Buryatia Orders COVID-19 Restrictions

Buryatia in eastern Siberia has ordered a lockdown to help slow the spread of coronavirus, and France is adding Russia ...

Blitzboks Geduld, Sage in line to return to Olympic arena

Olympic bronze medallists Justin Geduld and Dylan Sage have been included in the 17-man preliminary Rugby Sevens squad announced by ...

SA hits 100 000 Covid-19 jabs in one day, with 16 078 new cases

The number of new Covid-19 cases is 16 078.Another 148 people are reported to have died.Total vaccinations per day finally ...

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Nasdaq and Standard and Poor's 500 close at all-time high

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks traded higher on Thursday after the Senate signed off on President Joe Biden's ...


Trade Rep Tai says no incentives offered to move jobs from U.S.

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Biden administration chief trade representative, Katherine Tai, has said no incentives will be offered to American companies ...


British government works to join trans-Pacific free trade pact

LONDON, England: Britain is set to initiate negotiations for joining the trans-Pacific free trade pact that would allow its businesses ...


Lacklustre day for stock and currency traders in Asia

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia hardly moved on Thursday with little news to drive markets in any direction.Foreign ...


IKEA France fined $1.2 million for spying on employees

PARIS, France: The French branch of Ingka Group, which owns most IKEA stores worldwide, was ordered to pay a $1.2 ...


Spanish designer uses 3-D printing to mold artificial arms

MADRID, Spain: Juan Moyolema, aged 8, was ecstatic on receiving a prosthetic hand developed by a designer in Madrid who ...


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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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