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Not being able to win Ashes in 2019 was disappointing: Steve Smith

Melbourne [Australia], Aug 6 (ANI): Australian batsman Steve Smith has said that not being able to win the Ashes in ...


Babar Azam stars as Pakistan make solid start in England opener

Pakistan's Babar Azam underlined his status as one of the world's leading batsmen with a fine unbeaten fifty against England ...


England-Pakistan series to trial no-ball technology in Tests

Front-foot no-ball technology that will see the TV umpire alone deciding whether a bowler has over-stepped will be used for ...


Tobacco industry given confidence boost by chance to appeal ban

The Fair Trade Independent Tobacco Association (Fita) has been granted leave to appeal the high court's ruling in favour of ...


Disney's long-awaited "Mulan" to debut online rather than in theaters

Chinese actress Liu Yifei poses as Mulan, the protagonist of the homonymic epic fantasy war drama film produced by Disney, ...


Trust the trends and prepare your office for returning employees

If there has been one constant in the Covid-19 pandemic, it's been learning to trust trends. The same factors that ...


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 ...


US BLM Protests Drive Global Online Race Debate

LONDON - The May death of 46-year-old George Floyd in police custody in Minneapolis, and the subsequent protests across the ...


Tiger Woods ready for leap into unknown at fan-free major

Tiger Woods is preparing for a journey into the unknown as he heads into this week's PGA Championship hunting for ...


Google Play Music to shut shop by October

California [US], Aug 4 (ANI): Tech giant Google is winding up Google Play Music in favour of YouTube Music. The ...


Very excited to play in Women's T20 Challenge, says Shafali Verma

New Delhi [India], Aug 4 (ANI): Indian batter Shafali Verma on Tuesday expressed excitement for playing in the upcoming Women's ...


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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 ...

Names of 9 youthful Marines and Sailor killed in AAV tragedy named

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper has paid tribute to the youthful eight Marines ...

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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 ...

New Cold War looms as Chinese-U.S. relations edge closer to collapse

Tensions between the United States and China are rising as the U.S. election nears, with tit-for-tat consulate closures, new U.S. ...

Hockey Australia announces National Championship calendar for 2021

Melbourne [Australia], August 6 (ANI): Hockey Australia on Thursday confirmed dates and venues for the various national outdoor championships for ...

Japan Marks 75th Anniversary of Hiroshima Atomic Bombing

HIROSHIMA, JAPAN - The aging survivors of the world's first atomic bombing gathered once again in Hiroshima, Japan, Thursday to ...

On this day in 1997, Sri Lanka broke record for highest Test total

New Delhi [India], Aug 6 (ANI): On this day in 1997, Sri Lanka amassed 952 against India and broke the ...

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Proposed support for U.S. airlines boost Wall Street

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. support for airlines including a proposed $25 billion support package under negotiation, and an ...


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 ...


187 countries ratify convention protecting victims of child labor

GENEVA, Switzerland - The International Convention on the Worst Forms of Child Labor has been universally ratified. The International Labor ...


$172 million defense department job goes to Hunstville, Alabama plant

SAN DIEGO, California - A subsidiary of Cubic Corporation, GATR Technologies, of Huntsville, Alabama, has been awarded a $172 million ...


Thailand to get injection of $1.5bn from Asia Development Bank

BANGKOK, Thailand - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) announced on Tuesday it is providing a $1.5 billion loan to Thailand ...


Technology provides communications for pair rowing across Atlantic

3,000 miles. 43 days. Two rowers. One boat.That was the challenge that Anna and Cameron McLean set themselves by taking ...


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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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