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Sicilian Judge Killed by Mafia Takes Step to Sainthood

An Italian judge murdered by the mafia in Sicily takes a step towards sainthood Sunday, almost three decades after being ...


Chelsea beat Man City to delay Premier League title party

Chelsea forced Manchester City to put their Premier League title party on hold on Saturday, winning 2-1 to boost their ...


Higuain brothers expected back when Inter Miami faces Atlanta United

Atlanta United FC still is looking for consistent goal-scoring threats as they head to Fort Lauderdale, Fla. on Sunday to ...


Cuba's push for coronavirus vaccine sovereignty

This is a transcript of episode 14 of The Conversation Weekly podcast 'Cuba's race for a coronavirus vaccine + making ...


With Ambassador Picks, Biden Faces Donor vs. Diversity Test

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden is facing a fresh challenge to his oft-repeated commitment to diversity in his administration: assembling ...


Santos Laguna, Atlas reach Liga MX quarterfinals

MEXICO CITY, May 9 (Xinhua) -- Santos Laguna and Atlas booked places in the quarterfinals of the Liga MX Clausura ...


Boca Juniors stumble, Atletico Tucuman keep faith

BUENOS AIRES, May 8 (Xinhua ) -- A late goal from midfielder Lautaro Torres handed Patronato a 1-0 home win ...


Argentina's COVID-19 death toll tops 67,000

BUENOS AIRES, May 8 (Xinhua) -- Argentina on Saturday reported 170 more deaths from COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, ...


Uruguayan FA rolls out Chinese COVID-19 vaccine

MONTEVIDEO, May 7 (Xinhua) -- Uruguay's top men's and women's football teams have begun receiving COVID-19 vaccines donated by China's ...


Santos name Diniz as new manager

SAO PAULO, May 7 (Xinhua) -- Fernando Diniz has been appointed manager of Santos for the rest of the 2020 ...


Live COVID-19 updates: Ecuador registers 1,561 new cases in one day

BEIJING, May 8 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - ...


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Life in Italian prison for 2 U.S. friends guilty of slaying policeman

ROME, Italy: Two young Americans have been sentenced to life in prison for the 2019 slaying of an Italian policeman.Found ...

More than 200 Palestinians injured during end-of-Ramadan clashes

JERUSALEM - Celebrating the final week of Ramadan, thousands of Palestinian worshippers at the Al-Aqsa Mosque gathered for prayer time ...

U.S. announces waiver of Covid patents; pharmaceutical stocks tumble

WASHINGTON D.C.: Shares of Covid vaccine manufacturers fell following statements from the White House that they support waiving patent rights ...

U.S. economic downturn translates to lowest birth rate in 40 years

WASHINGTON DC - Amidst the radical turndown in the American economy during the Covid lockdown, birth rates in the United ...

WHO says "low confidence" in Sinopharm Covid side-effects data

GENEVA, Switzerland: World Health Organization experts have said they have "very low confidence" in data received from Chinese state-owned drugmaker ...

White House seeks subsidies for nuclear power in bid for clean energy

WASHINGTON D.C.: The White House is talking with lawmakers to offer subsidies to the nation's nuclear power plants, in a ...

South America

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Last Wild Macaw in Rio is Lonely and Looking for Love

Some have claimed she's indulging a forbidden romance. More likely, loneliness compels her to seek company at Rio de Janeiro's ...

Marina Rodriguez outpoints Michelle Waterson in UFC flyweight bout

Brazil's Marina Rodriguez emerged with a unanimous-decision victory over the United States' Michelle Waterson in a flyweight fight that served ...

India: More than 401,000 New COVID Cases in 24 Hours

India's health ministry Saturday reported more than 401,000 new COVID infections and nearly 4,200 deaths in the previous 24-hour period.Public ...

Climate change threatens winged harbinger of spring

A sure sign of spring in northern Europe is the arrival of the Arctic tern bird, but ahead of the ...

Abhishek keeping distractions away ahead of Tokyo

New Delhi [India], May 8 (ANI): World number one pistol shooter Abhishek Verma chooses not to be distracted by reports ...

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Google changing rules on working in office after Covid

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California: Some 20 percent of Google's staff will continue to work remotely after the offices reopen in the ...


Losses climb for Hyatt amid pandemic as public remains homebound

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS: Hyatt Hotels has reported that it is facing greater losses in Q1 as the public opted to remain ...


Demand seen pushing factory orders to 1.1% in March

WASHINGTON D.C.: After sliding 0.5 percent in February, new factory orders for US-made goods rebounded 1.1 percent in March, as ...


Airlines, biofuel industries discuss low-cost biofuels with U.S. House

WASHINGTON D.C.: As part of a larger drive by lawmakers to advance climate and energy legislation, members of a U.S. ...


China reports 230 million tourist trips over May Day holiday

BEIJING, China: China set a new tourism record, as the Chinese made some 230 million trips over the extended May ...


U.S. industrial stocks set new records, U.S. dollar gets smashed

NEW YORK, New York - It was like Groundhog Day as stocks forged to new highs on Wall Street on ...


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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 ...