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Five Factors That Ensure Lukashenka Wins Every Election In Belarus

Huge crowds of passionate supporters and interested voters greeted Svyatlana Tsikhanouskaya across Belarus as her campaign gained momentum ahead of ...


Valtteri Bottas signs new Mercedes deal for 2021 Formula One season

Valtteri Bottas has signed a new deal with Mercedes, keeping him at the Formula One team until the end of ...


Johnson's late goal pushes Lightning past Bruins

Tyler Johnson's tiebreaking rebound goal with 87 seconds remaining in regulation kept the Tampa Bay Lightning's round-robin record perfect in ...


Study finds vitamin B12 can be produced during dough fermentation

Helsinki [Finland], August 5 (ANI): While vitamin B12 is mainly found in food of animal origin, to help the vegans ...


Simplicity and quiet: my isolation playlist from ECM Records

In our series Art for Trying Times, authors nominate a work they turn to for solace or perspective during this ...


Sweden eschewed lockdowns. It's too early to be certain it was wrong

Sweden has become something of a cautionary tale for what happens when you attempt to tackle coronavirus without lockdowns.In The ...


Solskjaer says Europa League trophy could be stepping stone to top

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says victory in the Europa League could be a stepping stone to a new era of success ...


Alexis Sanchez moves to Inter Milan from Manchester United

Manchester United forward Alexis Sanchez on Thursday completed a move to Inter Milan.The 31-year-old Chilean, who had been on loan ...


Hungary: Health Care Failures Endanger Lives

Ensure Access to Adequate, Quality Health Care, Provide Sufficient ResourcesLongstanding neglect by the government has left the Hungarian public healthcare ...


Inbox: There's only one way to find out

Sometimes life takes us in a direction we didn’t anticipate Margeaux from Tallahassee, FLThe Inbox certainly is far flung. Thoughtful ...


Market exchange rates in China -- Aug. 7

BEIJING, Aug. 7 (Xinhua) -- The following are the central parity rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, ...


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Chinese app plans half billion-dollar investment in Ireland

DUBLIN, Ireland - While its future on the other side of the Atlantic, and in the Pacific, is up in ...

At least two deadly massive explosions rock Lebanese capital Beirut

Two huge explosions rocked the Lebanese capital Beirut on Tuesday, wounding dozens of people, shaking buildings and sending huge plumes ...

Day, Todd lead PGA Championship; Tiger 3 back

Brendon Todd weathered difficult afternoon conditions on Thursday to post a 5-under-par 65 and tie Australia's Jason Day for the ...

US lifts foreign travel restrictions for citizens

Washington [US], Aug 7 (ANI): The US State Department on Thursday lifted its foreign travel Level-4 advisory imposed since March, ...

WHO says global COVID-19 fatalities topped 700,000

Moscow [Russia], Aug 7 (Sputnik/ANI): The World Health Organization (WHO) has estimated the overall number of coronavirus cases globally at ...

US lifts foregin travel restrictions for citizens

Washington [US], Aug 7 (ANI): The US State Department on Thursday lifted its foreign travel Level-4 advisory imposed since March, ...

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Nasdaq leads markets higher, notches up another record high

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks marched higher on Thursday with the Nasdaq Composite leading the way.The key tech ...

Chinese app plans half billion-dollar investment in Ireland

DUBLIN, Ireland - While its future on the other side of the Atlantic, and in the Pacific, is up in ...

China's Shanghai Composite completes 4th day of gains

SYDNEY, Australia - Chinese mainland shares rose for the fifth day in a row on Thursday.The Australian market also advanced. ...

SEARCA to get behind regional coconut industry

LOS BANOS, Laguna, Aug 6 (PIA) --The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) is ...

Trump hails rising manufacturing and auto sales

WASHINGTON, DC - President Donald Trump interrupted his press briefing on the coronavirus on Tuesday night to enthuse over the ...

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U.S. Senate moves to restrict TikTok downloads by federal employees

WASHINGTON, DC - The United States Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a bill banning the Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok on ...


Isreeli empathy for Lebanon draws fire from within

BEIRUT, Lebanon - The Lebanese cabinet has ordered port officials who had roles in storing or guarding highly explosive materials ...


Pompeo calls TikiTok, WeChat, and other apps, 'significant threats'

WASHINGTON, DC - The Trump administration said on Wednesday it was stepping up efforts to purge "untrusted" Chinese apps from ...


Rebels and government forces clash in Myamar sending locals fleeing

More than 100 villagers fled their homes in Myanmar's northern Shan state into China as fighting broke out between ethnic ...


Flashpoint Beirut: Blast comes on eve of Hariri assassination verdict

BEIRUT, Lebanon - The world has been shocked by the severity of a huge blast which has rocked Beirut, killing ...


No precedent for Trump to take cut of TikTok deal

NEW YORK, New York - President Donald Trump's demand that the U.S. government get a cut from a potential Microsoft ...


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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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