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Published:Sunday | December 27, 2020 | 12:56 PMAssociated Press

Doctors, nurses and the elderly rolled up their sleeves across the European Union to receive the first doses of COVID-19 vaccine today. The event was a symbolic show of unity and moment of hope for a continent confronting its worst health care...

Published:Saturday | December 26, 2020 | 3:22 PMAssociated Press

The Girl Scouts are in a “highly damaging” recruitment war with the Boy Scouts, after the latter opened its core services to girls, leading to marketplace confusion and some girls unwittingly joining the Boy Scouts. The claim was made...

Published:Saturday | December 26, 2020 | 1:27 PMAssociated Press

Germany and Hungary began administering their first COVID-19 vaccine shots today, hours after receiving their first shipments. The move has upset the European Union’s plans for a coordinated roll out on tomorrow across the bloc...

Published:Saturday | December 19, 2020 | 3:43 PMAssociated Press

(AP)- Contradicting his secretary of state and other top officials, President Donald Trump today suggested, without evidence, that China — not Russia — may be behind the cyber-attack against the United States. He...

Published:Sunday | December 13, 2020 | 2:44 PMAssociated Press

A roadside bomb exploded near a police station in the Pakistani garrison city of Rawalpindi today, wounding at least 23 people, police said. Initially police reported that a hand grenade was thrown near a water filtration plant across the road...

Published:Sunday | December 13, 2020 | 11:20 AMAssociated Press

(AP)- The Episcopal Diocese of Texas has acknowledged that its first bishop in 1859 was a slaveholder. An Episcopal church erects a plaque noting the building's creation in New York City in 1810 was made possible by wealth resulting from...

Published:Saturday | December 12, 2020 | 1:31 PMAssociated Press

(AP)- Iran today executed an exiled journalist over his online work that helped inspire country-wide economic protests in 2017. The execution has taken place a little more than a year after authorities tricked him into travelling to Iraq...

Published:Saturday | December 12, 2020 | 10:40 AMAssociated Press

(AP)- The US has  given the final go-ahead to the nation’s first COVID-19 vaccine, marking what could be the beginning of the end of an outbreak that has killed nearly 300,000 Americans. Shots for health workers and nursing...

Published:Sunday | November 29, 2020 | 3:57 PMAssociated Press

(AP)- The United States' top infectious disease expert says the US may see “surge upon a surge” of COVID-19 infections in the weeks after Thanksgiving, and he does not expect current recommendations around...

Published:Sunday | November 29, 2020 | 1:13 PMAssociated Press

(AP)- Suspected members of the Islamic militant group Boko Haram, killed at least 40 rice farmers and fishermen while they were harvesting crops in Nigeria’s northern Borno State, officials said. The attack was staged yesterday in a rice...

Published:Saturday | November 28, 2020 | 5:01 PMAssociated Press

(AP)- A group of Cuban artists and intellectuals say they won an unusual government vow of greater tolerance for independent art on Saturday after a demonstration in front of the Culture Ministry. About 20 artists had gathered yesterday and the...

Published:Saturday | November 28, 2020 | 3:50 PMAssociated Press

(AP)- Ethiopia’s military has gained “full control” of the capital of the defiant Tigray region, the army announced today, after the Tigray government reported that the city of half a million people was being “heavily...

Published:Saturday | November 28, 2020 | 11:52 AMAssociated Press

(AP)- Iran’s supreme leader today demanded the “definitive punishment” of those behind the killing of a scientist who led Tehran’s disbanded military nuclear programme, as the Islamic Republic blamed Israel for a...

Published:Sunday | November 22, 2020 | 5:29 PMAssociated Press

(AP)- Leaders of the world’s most powerful nations wrapped up the Group of 20 summit today, vowing to spare no effort to protect lives and ensure affordable access to COVID-19 vaccines for all people. The two-day summit of heads of state...

Published:Sunday | November 22, 2020 | 4:25 PMAssociated Press

(AP)- President-elect Joe Biden’s first cabinet picks are coming Tuesday and planning is underway for a pandemic-modified inauguration in January as his team moves forward despite roadblocks from the Trump administration. Ron Klain, Biden...

Published:Sunday | November 22, 2020 | 1:35 PMAssociated Press

(AP)- The head of the US effort to produce a COVID-19 vaccine says the first immunisations could happen on December 12. A Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory committee is set to meet December 10 to discuss Pfizer Inc....

Published:Friday | January 11, 2019 | 12:00 AMAssociated Press

NEW YORK (AP) Lady Gaga is sorry for her 2013 duet with R. Kelly in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations against the singer, and she intends to remove the song from streaming services. "What I am hearing about the allegations against R....

Published:Friday | January 11, 2019 | 12:00 AMAssociated Press

NEW YORK (AP)  Kheris Rogers was in the first grade in a predominantly white private school in Los Angeles when she felt the bite of racism among her peers — she was being bullied because of her dark skin. She tearfully kept it to...

Published:Wednesday | January 9, 2019 | 12:00 AMAssociated Press

  NEW YORK (AP)  Cardi B has 13 reasons to celebrate. She's nominated for 13 honors at the 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards. IHeartMedia announced yesterday, that the rapper is the most nominated act, competing for honors such...

Published:Monday | January 8, 2018 | 12:00 AMAssociated Press

The highly anticipated wear-black protest at the Golden Globes took off yesterday as soon as the red carpet opened, including A-listers Meryl Streep in a deep V-cut gown and Michelle Williams in an embellished off-the-shoulder look with "...

Published:Monday | May 15, 2017 | 10:58 AMAssociated Press

Kara McCullough, a scientist working for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, has been crowned Miss USA. McCullough, who represented the District of Columbia in the decades-old pageant, was born in Naples, Italy, and raised in Virginia Beach,...

Published:Wednesday | February 8, 2017 | 12:00 AM

AP:Whether you are a film fanatic or just in it for the gowns, awards season is a no-brainer excuse for a theme party.Hollywood glitz and glamour offers the perfect opportunity to pull out your fancy champagne flutes and costume jewellery for an affair...

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