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How three prior pandemics triggered massive societal shifts

Before March of this year, few probably thought disease could be a significant driver of human history.Not so anymore. People ...

First VVIP aircraft 'Air India One' for President, PM to arrive today

By Ashoke RajNew Delhi [India], October 1 (ANI): The first of the two VVIP aircraft Air India One for President, ...

FAA Chief Test Flies Upgraded 737 Max

Federal Aviation Administration Chief Steve Dickson completed a two-hour evaluation flight at the controls of a Boeing 737 Max on ...

UN Chief: $35B Needed to Expand Global Access to COVID-19 Vaccine

NEW YORK - The U.N. secretary-general appealed to the international community Wednesday for $35 billion to rapidly fund equitable global ...

US Imposes New Sanctions on Syrian Government

The U.S. has sanctioned 13 entities and six people in an ongoing campaign to cut off revenue to the government ...

Explainer: what is the latest waterfront dispute about?

Twenty-two years ago, images of balaclava-clad security guards with German shepherds, locking out wharfies at the Patrick container terminals shocked ...

Barry Jenkins to direct 'The Lion King' follow-up

Washington [US], September 30 (ANI): The Walt Disney Studios is all set to return to the Pride Lands for a ...

Thankyou invites Pamp;G and Unilever to end extreme poverty

New Delhi [India] September 30 (ANI/NewsVoir): Today, Australia-based social enterprise Thankyou announced an invitation to PG and Unilever - two ...

Pagsusuri sa kalidad ng edukasyon, pagsasanay ng mga guro, isinulong

LUNGSOD CALOOCAN, Set. 30 (PIA) -- Isinusulong ni Senator Win Gatchalian ang pagkakaroon ng isang pagdinig sa Senado upang masuri ...

Live COVID-19 updates, Sept 30: Global death toll surpasses 1 mln: WHO

Funeral workers wearing face masks and protective suits carry the coffin of a suspected COVID-19 victim at Pondok Ranggon cemetery ...

COVID-19: Disney to lay off 28,000 theme park employees in US

California [US], September 30 (ANI): Entertainment giant Disney on Tuesday announced that it will lay off 28,000 theme park jobs ...

Africa needs $100bn for Covid-19 aftermath, Ramaphosa tells UN

President Cyril Ramaphosa said Africa needs financing of $100 billion for "fiscal space and liquidity" for the continent's governments amid ...

Asian markets mostly up as Biden-Trump debate moves into focus

Asian markets mostly rose Tuesday but investors struggled to extend a global rally as they weighed a fresh US stimulus ...

US Planned Job Cuts Increase in September: Report

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - US employers announced another 118,804 job cuts in September, with restaurants, hotels and amusement parks leading the ...

How Ecuador's Democracy Is Being Suffocated

By Vijay Prashad and Pilar Troya / GlobetrotterA recent poll showed that if Andres Arauz Galarza were allowed to run ...

Mailbag: Why No Mention Of Connor McGovern

by Dallas Cowboys Mailbag, Nick Eatman & David Helman Why isn't Connor McGovern getting a look at left guard or ...

Why La'el Collins' Injury Timetable Is Unclear

Rob Phillips FRISCO, Texas - La'el Collins is eligible to be activated from the Reserve/Injured list this week, but it ...

5 Bucks: More Zeke, Less Dak & O-Line Concerns

Bucky Brooks After the Cowboys' 38-31 loss to the Seahawks, here's a handful of issues and topics that I've noticed ...

How Can The Coaches Work Around Coverage Woes

David Helman FRISCO, Texas - The Cowboys don't currently wish to pursue outside free agents to add to their secondary. ...

Big Picture: 5 Storylines for Cowboys & Browns

Through the first three weeks of the 2020 NFL season, the Cowboys have faced three straight quarterbacks that have either ...

Podcast: Falcons' fourth-quarter issues, how to beat Packers

Derek Rackley, Dave Archer and D.J. Shockley discuss the Falcons' fourth-quarter troubles, and what it will take to get back ...

Chile's economy plunges 11.3 pct in August year on year

SANTIAGO, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- Chile's economy plunged 11.3 percent in August year on year, impacted by the novel coronavirus ...

Mexico's economy to shrink 9.8 pct in 2020, say private-sector analysts

MEXICO CITY, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- Private-sector financial analysts in Mexico forecast the economy will contract 9.8 percent in 2020, ...

Boeing to move all 787 Dreamliner production to S. Carolina

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- The Boeing Company said on Thursday it will consolidate production of 787 jets at ...

Philippine central bank keeps key policy rate unchanged

MANILA, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- The Philippine central bank decided on Thursday to maintain the interest rate on the bank's ...

Xinhua world news summary at 1030 GMT, Oct. 1

WASHINGTON -- Brad Parscale, a senior advisor for U.S. President Donald Trump's reelection campaign, is stepping down to get help ...

Brunei to cease issuing, circulation of biggest currency notes

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- Brunei's central bank said the issuing and circulation of the 10,000-Brunei-dollar currency notes ...

Brazil's gross debt hits record 88.8 percent of GDP

BRASILIA, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- Brazil's gross debt rose in August to 88.8 percent of its gross domestic product (GDP), ...

IMF approves 6.5 bln USD loan for Ecuador: president

QUITO, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno on Wednesday announced the board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) ...

US issues fresh sanctions against Syria

Washington DC [US], October 1 (ANI/Xinhua): The United States on Wednesday announced over a dozen sanctions against Syrian individuals and ...

Morocco's economy shrinks 14.9 pct in Q2 amid COVID-19 pandemic

RABAT, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- Morocco's economy contracted by 14.9 percent in the second quarter of 2020, compared to a ...

Roundup: Italy's exports to China grow amid global downturn

ROME, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- Italy's exports to China grew by 4.8 percent in August this year compared to the ...

Spotlight: U.S. economy contracts 31.4 pct in Q2, recovery path uncertain

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- The latest data released Wednesday showed that the U.S. economy contracted at an annual rate ...

Ghana faces 12 pct youth unemployment, 50 pct underemployment: report

ACCRA, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- Ghana faces 12 percent youth unemployment and 50 percent underemployment, according to a World Bank ...

ECB to examine "usefulness" of more flexible inflation target: Lagarde

FRANKFURT, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- European Central Bank (ECB) President Christine Lagarde said on Wednesday that her institution could examine ...

China establishes countercyclical capital buffer mechanism

BEIJING, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- China has establish a countercyclical capital buffer mechanism in the latest move to diversify the ...

The 25 Best Low-Fee Mutual Funds to Buy in 2020 - Kiplinger

The Kiplinger 25 list of our favorite no-load mutual funds dates back to 2004, and our coverage of mutual funds ...

Aid group warns that 700,000 children in Syria risk hunger

Aid group warns that 700,000 children in Syria risk hunger Associated Press ...

Ryan Roach signs Dominican Republic Olympian Leonel de los Santos to Fighter Locker stable

Ryan Roach signs Dominican Republic Olympian Leonel de los Santos to Fighter Locker stable WBN - World Boxing News ...

Investor fraud soars, and Covid may be a smokescreen for more- KPMG

Investor fraud has spiked, and there's a warning the pandemic is creating the perfect conditions. ...

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Proud Boys exuberant over Trump acknowledgement

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Cambodian general found with immense wealth across 3 continents

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