Sat, 15 Aug 2020

Biden unveils Senator Kamala Harris as running mate

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Democratic Presidential nominee Joe Biden on Tuesday named California Senator Kamala Harris to be his vice-presidential ...

U.S. to spend $1.5 billion for 100m doses of vaccine to be developed

WASHINGTON, DC - The Trump administration has ordered 100 million doses of a COVID-19 vaccine candidate to be manufactured by ...

Canada Says US Border to Remain Closed to Non-Essential Travel

Canada announced Friday that the border it shares with the U.S. will remain closed to non-essential travel for another month ...

Kentucky Derby jockeys to be at Churchill Downs by Aug. 31

Jockeys competing in the Kentucky Derby must be at Churchill Downs by Aug. 31 and submit to several rounds of ...

Blazers heavily favored to win play-in game

The Portland Trail Blazers are six-point favorites at several sportsbooks ahead of Saturday's play-in game against the Memphis Grizzlies. Portland ...

Grizzlies face sizzling Lillard, Blazers in play-in game

The Memphis Grizzlies and Portland Trail Blazers get first crack at the NBA's new play-in tournament Saturday afternoon when the ...

Report: 49ers adding WRs Austin, Nelson

The San Francisco 49ers plan to sign veteran wide receivers Tavon Austin and J.J. Nelson, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Friday. ...

Bryant, Class of 2020 to be inducted in May

The Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2020, which includes Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett among others, will ...

D.C. United trade Boateng to Columbus for Sjoberg

D.C. United traded midfielder Emmanuel Boateng to the Columbus Crew on Friday in exchange for defender Axel Sjoberg. Boateng, 26, ...

Report: Laureano suspension reduced to four games

Oakland A's outfielder Ramon Laureano had his suspension reduced to four games for his role in last Sunday's brawl, and ...

Chiefs TE Kelce signs four-year extension

Travis Kelce put pen to paper Friday morning on a four-year extension with the Kansas City Chiefs reportedly worth $57 ...

'Every Single American Should Be Wearing a Mask', Biden Says

There are more than 20 million COVID-19 cases around the world and with more than 759,000 deaths, the global community ...

Naga City requires letter of acceptance for returning LSIs

NAGA CITY, Aug. 11 (PIA) - With the count of COVID-19 infected individual reaching to more than a hundred here, ...

Opinion: No obstacle "insurmountable" for China-U.S. cooperation

Photo taken on Sept. 24, 2015 shows the national flags of China (R) and the United States as well as ...

Kershaw, Dodgers set for Trout, Angels

The Los Angeles Dodgers will begin a three-game series against the Los Angeles Angels in Anaheim, Calif., starting Friday night, ...

Diamondbacks on roll heading into series with Padres

A series win in Colorado, in which they scored 32 runs in three games, has given the Arizona Diamondbacks a ...

Appeals Court Upholds America's All-Male Military Draft

A federal appeals court in New Orleans upheld America's all-male military draft system Thursday, citing a lack of authority to ...

Shirley Chisholm's Groundbreaking Run for President

"I am not the candidate of Black America, although I am Black and proud. I am not the candidate of ...

Fauci Not Pleased with US Handling of COVID-19 Outbreak

After the country reported its deadliest day of the coronavirus outbreak since May, the nation's top infectious disease expert says ...

MLB roundup: Betts makes history as Dodgers blast Padres

Mookie Betts led an electric power display Thursday, hitting three home runs while finding his way into the record book, ...

Betts makes history, blasts 3 homers as Dodgers rout Padres

Mookie Betts led an electric power display Thursday, hitting three home runs, while finding his way into the record book, ...

NBA roundup: Lillard, Blazers claim final play-in berth

Damian Lillard scored 42 points, and the Portland Trail Blazers escaped with a 134-133 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on ...

Lillard, Blazers rally past Nets to clinch play-in spot

Damian Lillard scored 42 points, and the Portland Trail Blazers escaped with a 134-133 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on ...

NASA's Ingenuity Mars helicopter recharges its batteries in flight

California [US], Aug 14 (ANI): Headed to the Red Planet with the Perseverance rover, the pioneering helicopter is powered up ...

Giants set for rare visit from A's

Gabe Kapler will manage against the Oakland Athletics for the first time in his career when he is introduced to ...

Mariners ready for improved Astros lineup

The Houston Astros' ailing offense is about to get a big boost. Manager Dusty Baker said Wednesday that reigning American ...

Rockets, 76ers finish restart without key players

All-Star point guard Russell Westbrook will not only miss the Houston Rockets' final seeding game on Friday against the Philadelphia ...

Sparks in total control, top shorthanded Mystics

A balanced attack from the Los Angeles Sparks led to an 81-64 victory over a depleted Washington Mystics team in ...

Rockies attempt to bounce back against Rangers

The Colorado Rockies are off to a strong start to the 2020 season, but for the first time since things ...

Appeals Court UpholdsAmerica'sAll-MaleMilitaryDraft

A federal appeals court in New Orleans upheld America's all-male military draft system Thursday, citing a lack of authority to ...

NBA first-round playoff games begin Monday

The first round of the NBA playoffs will kick off with four games on Monday. The NBA announced the schedule ...

NBA sets game times for playoff series openers

The first round of the NBA playoffs will kick off with four games on Monday. The NBA announced the schedule ...

Dodgers team with LeBron for stadium poll site

The Los Angeles Dodgers have partnered with LeBron James to help make Dodger Stadium a voting site for the general ...

Booker fuels scorching Suns past Mavericks

Devin Booker scored 23 of his game-high 27 points in the first half, and the Phoenix Suns completed an unexpected ...

Clippers, Thunder plan starless night in regular-season finale

Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers is looking at the big picture approaching the postseason. "We want to win it ...

Weekend Preview: Daytona road course debuts pivotal

NASCAR has proven itself adept at managing a schedule in the ever-changing COVID-19 restricted conditions - racing at a slate ...

Kings end season with victory over Lakers

Buddy Hield scored 28 points and the Sacramento Kings capped their season with a 136-122 victory over the Los Angeles ...

Report: Chiefs, Kelce agree to four-year extension

Tight end Travis Kelce agreed to a four-year, $57.25 million contract extension with the Kansas City Chiefs, ESPN's Adam Schefter ...

MLS 2023 expansion club unveiled as St. Louis City

St. Louis City was unveiled on Thursday as the identity for the Major League Soccer expansion club debuting in 2023 ...

US jobless claims below 1 million for the first time in pandemic

The number of Americans applying for state unemployment benefits fell below 1 million for the first time since the pandemic ...

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Stocks in Asia move higher, but Hong Kong markets drift

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were on the rise on Friday, while the U.S. dollar was mixed. Only the ...

Home prices in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen rise slightly

BEIJING, Cina Aug. 14 (Xinhua) -- China's housing market remained stable overall in July, with home prices in 70 major ...

Dublin business targeted in major international fraud

DUBLIN, Ireland - An Garda Sochna's economic bureau has foiled a mutli-million euro invoice redirect fraud. On Tuesday the Bank ...

Fears mount over last weeks of Trump presidency if he loses

What could happen to America if Trump were to further, severely crash the U.S. economy the day after Joe Biden ...

U.S. local economies working to replace imports

"An incredible opportunity for domestic manufacturing." That's how Mercedes Gonzalez, a director at Global Purchasing Companies, describes an unexpected benefit ...

Hong Kong Hang Seng jumps 353 points, Asian markets generally mixed

SYDNEY, Australia - Asian stock markets were mixed on Wednesday, rising in Japan and Hong Kong, but falling in China ...

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