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Drought compels Panama Canal to reduce ships passing through to 31

PANAMA CITY, Panama: On September 30, the Panama Canal said that due to a drought that has reduced the supply ...

First flight from Libya to Italy in 10 years, takes off from Tripoli

TRIPOLI, Libya: Italy and Libya resumed commercial flights for the first time in ten years on September 30, with flight ...

Maine fire destroys Jamie Wyeth paintings, guts historical buildings

SAINT GEORGE, Maine: A fire destroyed several waterfront buildings in Maine on September 29, including an art gallery with several ...

ASEAN leadership: Members refuse Myanmar's leadership in 2026

JAKARTA, Indonesia - According to Asian diplomats and the Philippines' president, Southeast Asian leaders have decided that Myanmar will not ...

New video taken in Pacific shows 3 sunk WWII aircraft carriers

NEW LONDON, Connecticut: Video footage taken deep in the Pacific Ocean provided the first detailed view of three World War ...

Annual bison roundup conducted at Custer State Park, South Dakota

CUSTER STATE PARK, South Dakota: As part of an annual effort to maintain the health of the species, which has ...

Uzbek capital Tashkent hit by blast, one dead, 162 injured

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan: Uzbek authorities said a powerful explosion on September 28 at a warehouse near Tashkent's airport killed one person ...

Unidentified winner claims Florida's $1.6 billion lottery

TALLAHASSEE, Florida: The Florida Lottery said this week that the second-largest lottery winner in U.S. history has come forward to ...

Survey retains New York as world's top financial center, London second

LONDON, UK: This week, the Global Financial Centers index showed that New York remains the world's leading financial center, with ...

Taiwan develops first domestically-made submarine

KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan: In a significant milestone for its defense capabilities, Taiwan has unveiled its first domestically developed submarine. Although it ...

To avoid 'lecture', Solomon Islands PM says he did not meet with Biden

HONIARA, Solomon Islands: Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare revealed that he opted out of a Pacific Islands leaders' summit at the ...

First US state tax on firearms, ammunition adopted by California

SACRAMENTO, California: Intending to raise some US$160 million per year to help prevent gun violence, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed ...

Philippines removes Chinese barrier at shoal in South China Sea

MANILA, The Philippines: The Philippines remains steadfast in its resolve not to yield to Chinese efforts to obstruct its fishermen ...

Biden's $15 minimum wage for federal contractors blocked by US judge

VICTORIA, Texas: This week, U.S. District Judge Drew Tipton in Victoria, Texas, ruled that President Joe Biden did not have ...

NTSB probes JetBlue flight for turbulence that injured 8

WASHINGTON D.C.: The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said it is investigating a JetBlue flight on Monday that experienced sudden ...

S. Korea sends signal to north with large military parade

SEOUL, South Korea: Marking a tougher stand against North Korea, South Korea held its first large-scale military parade in over ...

Rays on the brink of another wild-card exit vs. Rangers

(Photo credit: David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports) The Tampa Bay Rays will need to locate their offense -- and their ...

"Asked them to expedite but...": Sunil Mungantiwar on "Wagh Nakh"

London (UK), October 4 (ANI): Following the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to bring back Chhatrapati Shivaji's 'Wagh ...

China's military releases animation on Taiwan 'reunification'

Beijing [China], October 4 (ANI): China's military on Sunday released an animation depicting the journey to reunite two halves of ...

50th India International Knit fair to begin on October 12 in Tamil Nadu

Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) [India], October 4 (ANI): The 50th India International Knit Fair will begin from October 12-14 at the ...

"We are in constant touch with Delhi Police": Karnataka Police after ISIS terrorists arrest

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], October 4 (ANI): After Delhi Police arrested three suspected Islamic State (IS) terrorists, Karnataka Police have said ...

Ukraine adds Chinese energy giants to war sponsors list

Kiev wants the West to pressure Beijing over oil and gas deals with RussiaThree major Chinese oil and gas conglomerates ...

EU calls for immediate release of detained women in Afghanistan

Kabul [Afghanistan], October 4 (ANI): The European Union (EU) has called for the immediate release of women detained in Afghanistan ...

Disney ride gave woman painful wedgie, lawsuit claims

The plaintiff claims she suffered permanent injuries on a water slide in the Florida theme parkA woman has sued Walt ...

2 children killed in mine explosion in Afghanistan's Jowzjan

Kabul [Afghanistan], October 4 (ANI): Two children were killed while one sustained injuries in a mine explosion in Afghanistan's Jowzjan ...

Belize to Launch Project to Make Biofuel From Seaweed Clogging Coasts

Belize is developing a pilot project to convert the masses of foul-smelling sargassum seaweed swamping its pristine beaches into biofuel, ...

"Sudhir Mungantiwar finally did it": CM Shinde after India signs MoU to bring back 'Wagh Nakh'

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 4 (ANI): Chief Minister Eknath Shinde expressed his pleasure over the signing of a memorandum of ...

Ghana Opposition Tries to Oust Bank of Ghana Governor

Accra, Ghana - Members of Ghana's major opposition National Democratic Congress took to the streets in the capital, Accra, on ...

Golf Glance: Ryder Cup star Ludvig Aberg seeks maiden PGA Tour title

(Photo credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports) Field Level Media's Golf Glance provides weekly news and storylines from each of the ...

Nobel prize in physics awarded for work unveiling the secrets of electrons

The 2023 Nobel prize in physics has been awarded to a trio of scientists for pioneering tools used to study ...

"We're aware of those concerns but...": US over raids on journalists for Chinese link

Washington DC [US], October 4 (ANI): Responding to the raids on journalists in India and allegations of connection to China, ...

EU state warns of difficult relations with Ukraine

Poland has no desire to meet Kiev's ?expectations,? government spokesman Piotr Muller has saidPoland will not sacrifice its national interests ...

Australia, Afghanistan register thrilling wins; India's final warm-up game washed out again

New Delhi [India], October 4 (ANI): Despite the cancellation of India's last warm-up match against the Netherlands ahead of the ...

Phillies, Rays biggest wild-card series favorites

(Photo credit: Kim Klement Neitzel-USA TODAY Sports) The Tampa Bay Rays opened the Major League Baseball playoffs at home on ...

Biden Assures Allies of Continued Ukraine Support

U.S. President Joe Biden called key Western allies on Tuesday to reassure them of continued American military support for Ukraine's ...

New Malaria Vaccine Could Save Thousands of Children's Lives

LONDON - A new malaria vaccine approved Monday for use by the World Health Organization could be rolled out in ...

Asian Games: Can Neeraj Chopra, Lovlina Borgohain take India's gold tally to record 17?

Hangzhou [China], October 3 (ANI): World Champion Neeraj Chopra will step out on Wednesday to defend his men's javelin throw ...

CM Yogi commends outstanding performance of players in Asian Games

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], October 3 (ANI): Praising the historic performance of Indian players in the Asian Games, Uttar Pradesh ...

"For centuries we have been connected to India": Arunachal CM on Chinese claims over Arunachal

Tawang (Arunachal Pradesh) [India], October 3 (ANI): Dismissing Chinese claims over Arunachal Pradesh, Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Tuesday said ...

Gold seized from woman passenger at Cochin airport

Kochi (Kerala) [India], October 3 (ANI): Customs officers of the Cochin International Airport intercepted a woman passenger on Tuesday and ...

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International Longshore and Warehouse Union declares bankruptcy

SAN FRANCISCO, California: To resolve a pending litigation with the Oregon affiliate of the International Container Terminal Services Inc (ICTSI), ...

Drought compels Panama Canal to reduce ships passing through to 31

PANAMA CITY, Panama: On September 30, the Panama Canal said that due to a drought that has reduced the supply ...

First flight from Libya to Italy in 10 years, takes off from Tripoli

TRIPOLI, Libya: Italy and Libya resumed commercial flights for the first time in ten years on September 30, with flight ...

Maine fire destroys Jamie Wyeth paintings, guts historical buildings

SAINT GEORGE, Maine: A fire destroyed several waterfront buildings in Maine on September 29, including an art gallery with several ...

ASEAN leadership: Members refuse Myanmar's leadership in 2026

JAKARTA, Indonesia - According to Asian diplomats and the Philippines' president, Southeast Asian leaders have decided that Myanmar will not ...

New video taken in Pacific shows 3 sunk WWII aircraft carriers

NEW LONDON, Connecticut: Video footage taken deep in the Pacific Ocean provided the first detailed view of three World War ...

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