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Jannik Sinner, Nick Kyrgios advance at Cincinnati

In almost three hours and 15 minutes, Italian 10th seed Jannik Sinner outlasted Australian qualifier Thanasi Kokkinakis 6-7 (9), 6-4, ...


Andy Murray, Cameron Norrie among early winners at Cincinnati

In a matchup of three-time Grand Slam champions, Andy Murray defeated Stan Wawrinka 7-6 (3), 5-7, 7-5 in almost three ...


Record winner Messi snubbed by Ballon d'Or organizers

The Argentine will have no chance to retain his crown in 2022 France Football caused shock on Friday by omitting ...


Plena Finance is now live on Play Store and App store

New Delhi [India], August 10 (ANI/Digpu): Plena finance is a holistic and interoperable mobile application made to fit into the ...


Poland Eases Past Iran at Hubert Jerzy Wagner

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Poland volleyball team swept past Iran in straight sets (25-19, 29-27, 25-17) at the Memorial of Hubert ...


Gimnasia close gap on Argentine football league leaders

BUENOS AIRES, Aug. 18 (Xinhua) -- Gimnasia, Argentinos Juniors and Racing Club edged closer to leaders Atletico Tucuman with respective ...


Argentina down Serbia in volleyball competition

WARSAW, Aug. 18 (Xinhua) -- Argentina men's volleyball team beat Serbia 3-1 in the opening match of the Hubert Wagner ...


Xinhua world news summary at 0030 GMT, Aug. 19

OTTAWA -- The COVID-19 pandemic had a negative impact on Canadians' mental health, but the impact was worse for people ...


Argentina unveils national plan for science, technology, innovation

BUENOS AIRES, Aug. 18 (Xinhua) -- Argentine President Alberto Fernandez on Thursday unveiled the country's National Plan for Science, Technology ...


Foreign ambassadors express firm support for one-China principle

BEIJING, Aug. 18 (Xinhua) -- In response to Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi's visit to China's ...


River Plate, Boca Juniors stumble in Argentina Primera Division

BUENOS AIRES, Aug. 17 (Xinhua) -- River Plate and Boca Juniors missed chances to move closer to leaders Atletico Tucuman ...


International

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UK reports highest number of foreign workers since COVID-19

LONDON, England: Official figures have been released indicating that in the year to June, the UK recorded its highest increase ...

US approves sale of hearing aids without medical prescriptions

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the sale of over-the-counter hearing aids for people with mild ...

Bachelet asks Bangladesh to probe enforced disappearance allegations

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Michelle Bachelet has urged the Bangladesh government to establish an independent investigation into allegations of enforced disappearances. ...

UK moves forward in sending illegal migrants to Rwanda

LONDON, England: Despite a legal challenge in London's High Court in early September, the UK government is continuing to pursue ...

PM Modi says India working to become developed country in 25 years

NEW DELHI, India: During his national day address this week, Prime Minister NarendraModi said India will seek to become a ...

Heathrow Airport to extend limit on passengers till October

LONDON, England: The cap on flight departures from London's Heathrow Airport will beextended until October 29, airport officials announced.Heathrow capped ...

South America

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New money transfers spell end of credit card, says Brazil bank chief

SAO PAULO, Brazil: Brazil's central bank chief Roberto Campos Neto has said that he believes credit cards will cease to ...

Jaishankar interacts with Latin American, Caribbean countries envoys ahead of visit to region

New Delhi [India], August 19 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Friday met with the Ambassadors from Latin American ...

UN Chief Guterres calls to demilitarise Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant

Lviv [Ukraine], August 19 (ANI): After holding trilateral talks with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ...

Madison Keys ousts World No.1 Iga Swiatek; Jessica Pegula eases into Cincinnati Masters QFs

Cincinnati [US], August 19 (ANI): Madison Keys toppled reigning World No.1 Iga Swiatek in the third round of the Western ...

West Indies all-rounder Shimron Hetmyer named as Guyana Amazon Warriors captain in CPL

Bridgetown [Barbados], August 19 (ANI): Guyana Amazon Warriors on Thursday named West Indies all-rounder Shimron Hetmyer as their skipper for ...

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Business

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US retailers say following shortages, baby formula return to shelves

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Months after the U.S. faced acute shortages of baby formula, this week two major U.S. ...


Asian stocks finish mixed on Friday, NZ index slips 130 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks were in the doldrums in Asia on Friday as investors weighed up potential Federal Reserve ...


Consumers suffer as UK inflation reaches double digits

LONDON, England: As surging food costs are further squeezing household budgets, inJuly consumer price inflation in the UK jumped to ...


India expects tripling of silver imports as demand jumps

NEW DELHI, India: After a decline in prices reaching a 2-year low encouraged investors to purchase silver in 2022, India's ...


Hedge fund Third Point buys Disney stake, says ESPN should be sold

NEW YORK CITY, New York: The American hedge fund Third Point has purchased a stake worth some $1 billion in ...


U.S. stock markets tread water as greenback takes center stage

NEW YORK, New York - Investors were divided on Thursday as to where to send U.S. stocks. Jitters about inflation, ...


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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 ...