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Turmoil in Malaysia as PM Mahathir resigns

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad resigned on Monday in a shock move after his political allies sought to bring down ...

WHO warns world to prepare for pandemic

GENEVA, Switzerland - The World Health Organization says the coronavirus outbreak does not yet fit the criterion for a pandemic ...

LANXESS product RelyOn Virkon effective against coronavirus

Surat (Gujarat) [India] Feb 26 (ANI/Newswire Gujarat): The coronavirus continues to spread. Authorities around the world are therefore tightening measures ...

WTA roundup: Rybakina withdraws after Doha win

As hard as it may be to top the high that Elena Rybakina was on following her thrilling victory on ...

Elizabeth Warren demands Bloomberg to release his tax returns

South Carolina [USA], Feb 26 (ANI): Democrat presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday (local time) called on former New York ...

US Imposes Sanctions on 13 for Helping Iranian Missile Program

The U.S. has imposed new sanctions on 13 entities and individuals in China, Iraq, Russia and Turkey because of their ...

League of Legends' MSI 2020 on hold due to coronavirus

The coronavirus outbreak in Asia and Europe continues to impact the esports world, with the League of Legends 2020 Mid-Season ...

Corononavirus: Hong Kong schools will remain shut beyond Easter

Hong Kong, Feb 26 (ANI): Owing to the coronavirus outbreak, schools in Hong Kong which had remained shut for over ...

MLB notebook: Tommy John surgery for Yanks' Severino

New York Yankees right-hander Luis Severino needs Tommy John surgery, general manager Brian Cashman confirmed Tuesday. The two-time All-Star was ...

Stocks Sink, Bonds Soar on Fears Virus Will Stunt Economy

Stocks fell sharply again on Wall Street on Tuesday, piling on losses a day after the market's biggest drop in ...

Astralis, Fnatic advance with 2nd-round wins at IEM Katowice

Astralis and Fnatic earned second-round Group A victories Tuesday to advance at the Intel Extreme Masters Katowice 2020 World Championship ...

Disney CEO Bob Iger Steps Down; Bob Chapek Named New Head

NEW YORK - The Walt Disney Co. has named Bob Chapek CEO, replacing Bob Iger, effective immediately.The surprise announcement Tuesday ...

UN human rights chief warns of women's rights complacency

Ms. Bachelet, taking part in a panel discussion, held at the UN Human Rights Council on Tuesday, said that the ...

Pompeo Blasts China, Iran for Response to Virus Outbreak

WASHINGTON - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday hit out at China and Iran for their response to the ...

Canada must use its 'soft power' to champion global human rights

As the world enters the second decade of 21st century, it is waking up to a new reality, facing threats ...

All-share index softer after mixed session

The all-share index eventually closed weaker on Tuesday following a mixed session in which the local bourse swung between gains ...

High Anxiety in Iran as Coronavirus Disrupts Daily Life

Iran's deadly coronavirus outbreak is increasingly disrupting daily life, making it harder for anxious Iranians to find medical supplies and ...

As Italy Battles Coronavirus, Neighbors Mull Border Controls

ROME - Italian officials are scrambling to contain an outbreak of coronavirus, or COVID-19, after separate cases were confirmed Tuesday ...

Miami to host 2021 WBC semis, final

The 2021 World Baseball Classic semifinals and finals will take place at Marlins Park in Miami, it was announced Tuesday. ...

Michigan cancels international trip over virus fears

The Michigan football team won't make its annual overseas spring trip, largely because of the spread of the coronavirus, multiple ...

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Aussie shares sold off, Japan's Nikkei 225 drops 179 points

SYDNEY, Australia - Asian stocks continued to be hammered on Wednesday, although there were signs the selling was beginning to ...

Walt Disney's world to be headed by Chapek

BURBANK, California - The Walt Disney Company has appointed Bob Chapek as CEO with immediate effect, replacing Bob Igor who ...

Wall Street in panic-mode, Dow loses 1,910 points in two days

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks plunged again on Tuesday as fears the coronavirus could become a pandemic. The ...

Electronic sports, a billion-dollar industry

Global esports revenue is set to exceed $1 billion in 2020, according to a report Tuesday from Newzoo."The esports market ...

Wife of Kobe Bryant hits helicopter firm with lawsuit

Los Angeles - Kobe Bryant's widow Vanessa filed a lawsuit on Monday against the operators of the helicopter that crashed ...

Board diversity goes beyond recuiting women

Several European countries - including Norway, Germany, Finland, France ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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