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Italia Ricci to star in Netflix's 'The Imperfects'

Washington [US], April 16 (ANI): Streaming platform Netflix has ordered a 10-episode, straight-to-series project for 'The Imperfects', a sci-fi drama ...


Botswana bans SA poultry imports amid avian flu outbreak

The Botswana government has reportedly banned all imports of poultry and poultry products from South Africa.The ban, implemented with immediate ...


So. Leyte ASF task force moves to contain disease in Silago

MAASIN CITY, April 16 (PIA) -- The Provincial African Swine Fever (ASF) task force is employing all available means in ...


Spaniard Canizares leads Austrian Open, SA's Kruyswijk a shot adrift

Spain's Alejandro Canizares carded a gutsy 67 to take a one shot lead after the opening round of the Austrian ...


Zimbabwe Reports Major Rise in Teen Pregnancies During Pandemic

HARARE, ZIMABABWE - Zimbabwe's government this month reported a major increase in teenage pregnancies in January and February. Advocates are ...


I'm a slogger that swings everything I can, says Morris

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 16 (ANI): After playing a quickfire knock of 36 off 18 balls, Rajasthan Royals all-rounder Chris ...


Yankees, Rays renew rivalry in weekend series

While there will be attention on a hostile rivalry involving inside pitches and hit batters, the New York Yankees and ...


EXCLUSIVE: Ex-WP captain Chris van Zyl chats to Sport24

Former Western Province skipper Chris van Zyl talks about retiring on his own terms and how the players have dealt ...


AB de Villiers remains on Proteas radar for T20 World Cup

Proteas coach Mark Boucher said he is in conversation with superstar AB de Villiers regarding his availability for the T20 ...


Maria Camila Osorio Serrano ekes into Charleston quarterfinals

Colombia's Maria Camila Osorio Serrano rallied from a set down by winning two tiebreakers Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of ...


The United States is at risk of an armed anti-police insurgency

The killings of African Americans at the hands of police officers has continued unabated in the United States. In the ...


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Investigation underway into mass shooting near Indianapolis Airport

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana - Breaking news out of Indianapolis.At least eight people have been shot dead by a lone gunman at ...

Covid surges in Brazil, France stops flights to the country

PARIS, France: As Brazil has been hit hard by a coronavirus variant, France will temporarily halt all flights to and ...

Russia says newly arrived U.S. warships should remain clear of Crimea

MOSCOW, Russia: Russia has called upon the United States to keep its naval ships from approaching the Crimea, saying U.S. ...

Covid precautions to be followed for Ramadan among Indonesian Muslims

JAKARTA, Indonesia: Social distancing is the rule for Muslims in Indonesia during this year's Ramadan holiday.At the start of prayers ...

St. Vincent officials warn that food, water in danger from volcano

KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent: Officials voiced concern today about residents of the eastern Caribbean island of St. Vincent who refused to ...

U. of Kentucky program for 36 students sends 500,000 acceptances

LEXINGTON, Kentucky: A "technical issue" resulted in 500,000 high school students receiving acceptance notices to the University of Kentucky.The acceptance ...

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Botswana bans SA poultry imports amid avian flu outbreak

The Botswana government has reportedly banned all imports of poultry and poultry products from South Africa.The ban, implemented with immediate ...

Zimbabwe Reports Major Rise in Teen Pregnancies During Pandemic

HARARE, ZIMABABWE - Zimbabwe's government this month reported a major increase in teenage pregnancies in January and February. Advocates are ...

EXCLUSIVE: Ex-WP captain Chris van Zyl chats to Sport24

Former Western Province skipper Chris van Zyl talks about retiring on his own terms and how the players have dealt ...

AB de Villiers remains on Proteas radar for T20 World Cup

Proteas coach Mark Boucher said he is in conversation with superstar AB de Villiers regarding his availability for the T20 ...

Does US Economic Stimulus Boost the Global Economy

The United States has poured trillions of dollars into its economy during the pandemic, and if President Joe Biden has ...

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Stocks in Asia jump after China records 18.3% growth in first quarter

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - An astonishing 18.30 percent GDP growth in the fourth quarter in China drove Asian stock markets ...


$11 million fund to provide free rides to receive Covid vaccines

WASHINGTON D.C.: Uber, PayPal and Walgreens pharmacies have set up an $11-million Vaccine Access Fund to provide free rides to ...


Wall Street breaks out champagne as stocks soar into stratosphere

NEW YORK, New York - Strong economic data propelled already-high U.S. stocks to even greater dizzying levels on Thursday.The Dow ...


Telestat to race Musk, Bezos to provide global internet from space

OTTAWA, Canada: Canadian satellite communications company Telesat has set its sights on launching a low-earth-orbit satellite constellation to provide high-speed ...


Chinese shares slides as Central Bank adds to liquidity

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Shares in Australia and Japan made cautious gains on Thursday, while in mainland China and Hong ...


In backlash against Big Tech, Senator seeks to end purchases, mergers

WASHINGTON D.C.: Cracking the whip against Big Tech, including the five largest U.S. tech companies, Republican U.S. Senator Josh Hawley ...


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