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Small Axe: what Steve McQueen got right and wrong about lovers rock

Usually, I'm the first to fall asleep in front of the TV during a popular Sunday evening drama. But I ...


'Not good enough' fumes Ireland coach Farrell despite Georgia win

A deeply disappointed Andy Farrell labelled Ireland's performance as "not good enough" after their 23-10 win over Georgia in the ...


Ireland edge tenacious Georgia in Autumn Nations Cup

Ireland secured an Autumn Nations Cup playoff against Scotland next weekend with an edgy 23-10 victory over tenacious Georgia at ...


Top 25 basketball roundup: Virginia Tech stuns No. 3 Villanova

Keve Aluma scored a career-high 23 points to lift Virginia Tech to an upset of No. 3 Villanova 81-73 in ...


No. 13 Michigan State rolls past visiting Notre Dame

Aaron Henry filled the stat sheet with 14 points, eight rebounds, three assists and four blocks, and 13th-ranked Michigan State ...


Smoking Van Staden's ultimate measurement ... against Bok captain

Marco van Staden has spent many of the last few weeks effectively rolling the clock back.In an age where many ...


Champion jockey Murphy banned after testing positive for cocaine

Two-time British champion jockey Oisin Murphy has been handed a three-month ban by French racing authorities after testing positive for ...


Wales captain Jones' 'belief' intact ahead of England clash

Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones has insisted his self-belief remains intact as the struggling hosts prepare for an Autumn Nations ...


More shops open as France starts easing virus lockdown measures

France and other parts of Europe reopen "non-essential" stores on Saturday in time for the holiday season after progress in ...


Think about fitting a carbon monoxide alarm

Think about getting an audible carbon monoxide alarm for your home. You can be particularly at risk from carbon monoxide ...


Ominous signs for South Africa after England win ugly

England WLWWLIn the spotlight Tabraiz Shamsi has been a lock in South Africa's T20I side for the best part of ...


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Attack on farms in Nigerian village leaves 110 farmers dead

At least 110 people are feared dead in a weekend attack on farmers in the northeast part of Nigeria blamed ...

Suicide car bomber kills and wounds scores in Afghanistan

GHAZNI, Afghanistan - At least 31 people were killed in a suicide bomb attack in Afghanistan's Ghazni province on Sunday, ...

Philippines President Duterte delays exit from U.S. military pact

MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines, an old American ally in Asia, is changing its view on whether to scrap a ...

Biden's Cabinet Picks Include Some Firsts

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden has begun naming picks for his new Cabinet, as well as other top-level administration officials. Biden ...

UN chief calls for greater inclusion

New York [US], December 1 (ANI/Xinhua): United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday called for greater inclusion of persons with ...

No. 12 Villanova ready to apply learned lessons to Hartford

The Villanova men's basketball team will continue its extended stay in the Nutmeg State on Tuesday when it faces Hartford ...

Business

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Biden taps Indian-American to be OMB director

Washington [US], November 30 (ANI): US President-elect Joe Biden on Monday announced key members of his economic team, including an ...

Stocks in Asia mostly lower on gold, dollar dive

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Markets in Asia were active Monday with sellers out in force.Most stock markets were in the ...

China to spend $2 billion building entire town based on German beer

CHENGDU, Nov. 27 (Xinhua) -- A German-style beer town with a total investment of 13 billion yuan (about $2 billion ...

Chinese auto-makers rake in profits of $64 billion Jan-Oct

BEIJING, China, Nov. 27 (Xinhua) -- China's auto manufacturing sector saw profits rise 6.6 percent year on year to 421.15 ...

Biden's Cabinet Picks Include Some Firsts

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden has begun naming picks for his new Cabinet, as well as other top-level administration officials. Biden ...

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Sweden India Nobel Memorial Week returns

New Delhi [India], December 1 (ANI): The Sweden India Nobel Memorial Week which is now in its 13th year, is ...


The Infodemic: How deadly Is the Coronavirus in Germany

Fake news about the coronavirus can do real harm. Polygraph.info is spotlighting fact-checks from other reliable sources here.Daily DebunkFact check: ...


Biden Names Top Economic Officials

WASHINGTON - U.S. President-elect Joe Biden on Monday named his top officials to deal with the country's coronavirus-ravaged economy, including ...


Op-ed: How are Russian & American youths different

Russians and Americans are historically known for being, at times, polar opposites. But does the youth of today really differ ...


'Mercenary' Donor Sold Access for Millions in Foreign Money

LOS ANGELES - As an elite political fundraiser, Imaad Zuberi had the ear of top Democrats and Republicans alike - ...


How US Military Invented America's Favorite Snacks

From instant coffee to Cheetos, packaged cookies and energy bars, the U.S. military helped invent many of the snacks Americans ...


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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 ...