U.S. IMPOSES SANCTIONS ON ZIMBABWE BUSINESSMAN, COMPANY

WASHINGTON - The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on Zimbabwean Kudakwashe Tagwirei, an adviser to President Emmerson Mnangagwa,...

LEBANON DECLARES EMERGENCY IN BEIRUT, APPROVES URGENT FUNDING

BEIRUT - Lebanon's cabinet on Wednesday declared a two-week state of emergency in Beirut following a massive explosion in the port...

 
 
 

GEORGIA PROSECUTOR ASKS COURT TO REVOKE BOND FOR FORMER ATLANTA POLICEMAN CHARGED WITH MURDER

ATLANTA - A Georgia prosecutor asked a Fulton County Superior Court judge to revoke the bond for the former Atlanta policeman charged...

VBI VACCINES: CANADIAN GOVT GRANTS C$56 MLN FOR CO'S COVID-19 VACCINE

** U.S. vaccine maker's shares jump as much as ~19% to $5.21 in morning trade

 
 
 

FEDS EARMARK $3.3B FOR PROVINCES, TERRITORIES FOR COVID-19 INFRASTRUCTURE

OTTAWA - The federal government is moving ahead with plans to make it easier for provinces and territories to spend billions of dollars...

WITH NO NATIONWIDE RULE, AMSTERDAM INSISTS ON VIRUS MASKS

AMSTERDAM - The City of Amsterdam on Wednesday began ordering use of face masks in crowded areas such as its "Red Light" prostitution...

 
 
 

LEBANESE-CANADIAN GROUP RAISES MONEY WHILE GRAPPLING WITH TRAGEDY OF BEIRUT BLAST

Lebanese-Canadians who watched in horror as an explosion levelled part of Beirut are now working to raise funds for hospitals treating...

GAMBIA CORONAVIRUS CASES SURGE 60% IN A WEEK

BANJUL - Coronavirus cases in Gambia, mainland Africa's smallest country, have surged over 60% in the last seven days to nearly 800...

 
 
 

TENNIS-U.S. OPEN WILL STILL BE A PROPER GRAND SLAM DESPITE PULLOUTS, SAYS NADAL

Rafa Nadal believes this year's U.S. Open champion will still feel like a Grand Slam winner despite the tournament losing some glamour...

COOK THIS: LAZY DUMPLINGS WITH GREEN BEANS, POPPY SEEDS AND CRISPY SHALLOTS FROM SUMMER KITCHENS

Our cookbook of the week is Summer Kitchens: Recipes and Reminiscences from Every Corner of Ukraine by Olia Hercules. Over the next...

 
 
 

‘I THINK WE'RE DOING VERY WELL,' SAYS TRUMP AS U.S. BECOMES BIGGEST HOT SPOT FOR GLOBAL PANDEMIC

WASHINGTON - With coronavirus cases nearing 5 million in the United States and average daily deaths topping 1,000, the United States...

SRI LANKANS VOTE FOR NEW PARLIAMENT, SHRUGGING OFF CORONAVIRUS FEAR

COLOMBO - Sri Lankans shrugged off fears of the novel coronavirus and streamed into polling centers on Wednesday to elect a new parliament...

 
 
 

YOU CAN NOW BUY MERCHANDISE FROM FYRE FESTIVAL - THE NOTORIOUS EVENT THAT DUPED INFLUENCERS

U.S. government auctions are not where people typically look for luxury festival merchandise. Well, would-be luxury, anyway.

THAI POLICE SUMMON PROTEST LEADERS FOR BREACHING CORONAVIRUS EMERGENCY LAW

BANGKOK - Thai police have summoned five organizers of student-led protests against the government, saying they had violated a coronavirus...

 
 
 

TRUMP SAYS HE WILL ‘PROBABLY' GIVE REPUBLICAN NOMINATION SPEECH FROM WHITE HOUSE

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he will probably give his Republican presidential nomination speech live...

OMAN LIFTS INTERNAL TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS, REDUCES CURFEW - STATE NEWS

DUBAI - Oman will on Saturday lift a domestic ban on travel between governorates, imposed on Jul. 25 to prevent the spread of the new...

 
 
 

BILL MORRIS: COMMUNITY LEADERS NEEDED TO FIX ELDERCARE

This summer, hardly a day has gone by without a new report on what went wrong in Canada's long-term care system , or the remedies required...

‘DO YOU REALLY NEED TO PARTY?' WHO ASKS WORLD'S YOUTH

GENEVA - Young people must curb their party instincts to help prevent new outbreaks of the COVID-19 disease, officials at the World...

 
 
 

PORTUGAL'S AZORES BREACHED CONSTITUTION BY IMPOSING QUARANTINE ON VISITORS

LISBON - Portugal's Azores Islands, some 1,400 km from the Portuguese coast, breached the national constitution by forcing air passengers...

FACEBOOK LAUNCHES TIKTOK-LIKE PRODUCT INSIDE INSTAGRAM

SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook rolled out its own version of social media rival TikTok in the United States and more than 50 other countries...

 
 
 



Disney theme parks take $3.5 billion hit due to coronavirus

Disney theme parks take $3.5 billion hit due to coronavirus

Disney said Tuesday afternoon that its theme parks division took a $3.5 billion hit due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

Penn State's 10-game conference schedule released

Penn State's 10-game conference schedule released

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UConn becomes 1st FBS program to cancel football over virus

UConn becomes 1st FBS program to cancel football over virus

STORRS, Conn. - UConn canceled its 2020-2021 football season Wednesday, becoming the first FBS program to suspend football because of the coronavirus pandemic, as other schools... Read more ...

Former nurse defeats veteran congressman in another victory for the left...

Former nurse defeats veteran congressman in another victory for the left wing of the Democratic party

Cori Bush has unseated Democratic Party congressman William Lacy Clay, defeating a political dynasty that has represented its district in St Louis, Missouri, for more than half... Read more ...

Chasm grows between President Trump and government coronavirus experts

Chasm grows between President Trump and government coronavirus experts

Until recently, the medical experts on the White House coronavirus task force have walked a tightrope. But as deaths and infections surge, a divide has been growing between the... Read more ...

'Why the hell would I take a test?': Biden says he hasn't taken a cognitive...

'Why the hell would I take a test?': Biden says he hasn't taken a cognitive test after Trump challenged his mental ability

Former Vice President Joe Biden clarified that he has not taken a cognitive test, following challenges from President Donald Trump to take one. The presumptive Democratic... Read more ...

Pete Hamill, legendary Post columnist and author, dead at 85

Pete Hamill, legendary Post columnist and author, dead at 85

Pete Hamill, the consummate New York newspaperman and novelist whose 15-year career at the New York Post included stints as a columnist and editor, died Wednesday, his family... Read more ...

President Trump plans to give RNC speech live at White House

President Trump plans to give RNC speech live at White House

President Trump says he plans to give his Republican National Convention speech this month from the White House. “I'll probably do mine live from the White House,” Trump said... Read more ...

De Blasio announces $10K fines, checkpoints for travelers flouting NYC...

De Blasio announces $10K fines, checkpoints for travelers flouting NYC quarantine

Out-of-state travelers could face up to $10,000 in fines if they break New York City's two-week quarantine rule, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Wednesday, saying checkpoints... Read more ...

Sewickley student among 5 high schoolers named National Student Poets

Sewickley student among 5 high schoolers named National Student Poets

Winning applicants each represent a different region and are chosen based on creativity, dedication and promise. Each receives a $5,000 cash award. Read more ...