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California now makes up 10 percent of America's COVID-19 death toll

LOS ANGELES, California: California has now recorded over 50,000 deaths from COVID-19, representing more than ten percent of the total ...

Texas hearings to focus on failures that left people without power

AUSTIN, Texas: Texas lawmakers have begun hearings into the causes of the enormous power outages that plagued Texas residents at ...

U.S. Senate votes 78-20 to confirm Thomas-Greenfield as UN ambassador

WASHINGTON DC: - Career foreign service diplomat Linda Thomas-Greenfield was approved to become U.S. ambassador to the United Nations this ...

Supreme Court ruling exacerbates Trump's legal issues

NEW YORK, New York - Like a mob boss looking for payback, Donald Trump wanted the Supreme Court to do ...

Inspectors to seek out metal failure as cause of United engine fire

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has ordered immediate inspections of all Boeing 777-200 planes using Pratt ...

EU expects Navalny sanctions for Russians to be ready next week

BRUSSELS, Belgium - In a largely symbolic move, foreign ministers of the European Union agreed this week to sanction four ...

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Dutch authorities seize largest-ever heroin consignment

Amsterdam [Netherlands], February 27 (ANI): The Dutch authorities have seized the biggest single consignment of 1.5 tonnes of heroin packed ...

Kazakhstan: New large oil field discovered in Caspian region

An oil-rich province in western Kazakhstan has unveiled what it claims might be its largest discovery of hydrocarbons in the ...

Protest, prison and politics: The making of an activist in Kazakhstan

When Maks Bokayev walked free earlier this month after nearly five years in prison, he headed straight to the main ...

Post-war report: Pashinyan misfired with insult of Russian missiles

Some intemperate remarks about Russian weaponry from Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan led the country to the precipice of a ...

Armenian Opposition Marches In Yerevan, Demands PM's Resignation

YEREVAN -- Thousands of opposition supporters have marched through Yerevan demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian as tensions ...

Early To Rise: Making Bread The Traditional Way At A Bishkek Bakery

BISHKEK -- People in Kyrgyzstan enjoy their daily bread with a reverence seldom seen elsewhere.Not only is this traditional staple ...