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 2019-02-24 00:13 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran's volleyball in world makes significant progress...

Shahr-e kord, Feb 23, IRNA-The head of the Islamic Republic Volleyball Federation said the growth of volleyball in Iran has had a great momentum....

 2019-02-24 00:12 

AP

Baseball just the latest sport to try to speed things up...

Baseball debuted a new pitch clock in spring training on Saturday in an effort to speed up games and keep modern fans from turning their attention to faster-paced forms of entertainment. Other......

 2019-02-24 00:11 

AP

No. 23 K-State dominates Oklahoma State 85-46...

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Balanced offense, stellar defense and good shooting propelled No. 23 Kansas State in a blowout win over the Oklahoma State Cowboys 85-46 Saturday afternoon.The......

 2019-02-24 00:11 

AP

English qualifier Evans upsets Isner in Delray Beach semis...

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — English qualifier Daniel Evans upset second-seeded John Isner 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 on Saturday to reach the Delray Beach Open final."I just play every match as it comes,"......

 2019-02-24 00:09 

AP

Slowly, baseball rolls out pitch clock in spring training...

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Baseball is on the clock.The traditionally timeless sport implemented a pitch clock in major league spring training for the first time on Saturday in an attempt to......

 2019-02-24 00:09 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Rheumatoid arthritis treatment drug produced in Iran...

Tehran, Feb 23, IRNA - The head of the Iranian Rheumatology Research Center announced the production of the drug to treat rheumatoid arthritis by Iranian researchers. The quality of this drug is similar to the foreign one and it stops the process of devel...

 2019-02-24 00:05 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran looking for Asian seat in Badminton...

Tehran, Feb 23, IRNA - The head of the Badminton Federation says that the views of the Badminton Asia officials changed after Fajr international tournament on Badminton in Iran, and from now on Iran can not only try to achieve a seat in West of the contin...

 2019-02-24 00:04 

AP

Mississippi players kneel during anthem in response to rally...

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Eight Mississippi players kneeled during the national anthem in response to a Confederacy rally near the arena before the Rebels' 72-71 victory over Georgia on......

 2019-02-23 23:57 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

FM spox condolens death of prominent linguist...

Tehran, Feb 23, IRNA Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman expressed condolences over the demise of the late prominent Iranian linguist Yadollah Samareh who passed away at 82....

 2019-02-23 23:54 

Sputnik International

Boeing 767 Cargo Jet With Three People On Board Crashes Near Houston Airport...

Flight 3591 lost radar and radio contact roughly 30 miles (approx. 48 kilometres) southeast of Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport....

 2019-02-23 23:54 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Nearly 400kg of opium busted in NE Iran...

Birjand, Feb 23, IRNA - Police in northeastern Iran have seized 384 kilograms of opium as security forces intensify anti-drugs operations....

 2019-02-23 23:53 

AP

R. Kelly's life mirrors that of prosecutor who charged him...

In R. Kelly's fight for his freedom, he faces a straight-talking prosecutor whose life in some ways parallels his own.Though the singer was dogged for decades by allegations he victimized......

 2019-02-23 23:53 

AP

Johnson, Maye lead No. 8 UNC past No. 16 FSU, 77-59...

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Cameron Johnson had 18 points and 10 rebounds, and No. 8 North Carolina routed No. 16 Florida State 77-59 on Saturday.Luke Maye added 15 points and 11 rebounds......

 2019-02-23 23:52 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran-Russia economic cooperation still less than expected...

Moscow, Feb 23, IRNA-The Russian-Iranian cooperation in the political, security and military spheres has grown dramatically over the past four years, and despite resumption of unilateral US sanctions, officials in the two countries are continually talking...

 2019-02-23 23:51 

Kuwait News Agency

Princess Rima bint Bandar named as Saudi Ambassador to US...

RIYADH, Feb 23 (KUNA) -- On behalf of Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the Deputy King and Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud issued three royal orders on Saturday. The first order appointed Princess Rima bint Bandar bin Sultan...

 2019-02-23 23:45 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran launches torpedo in Velayat-97 wargame...

Bandar Abass, Feb 23, IRNA Iran's Tareq and Qadir submarines launched electric and Valfajr torpedoes in the second day of Velayat 97' wargame which is underway in the Sea of Oman on Friday....

 2019-02-23 23:41 

AP

Sheriff's deputy shot in Tennessee during standoff...

BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the shooting of a Tennessee sheriff's deputy.News outlets report that a Sullivan County Sheriff's Office deputy was shot Saturday......

 2019-02-23 23:40 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

TEDPIX soars over 4,700 points on Iran's first working day...

Tehran, Feb 23, IRNA- The Tehran Stock Exchange rose more than 4,700 points only on the first working day of the week in Iran to lift the index to more than 16,420 points....

 2019-02-23 23:34 

AFP

Two killed as Venezuela aid showdown turns violent...

A high-risk operation to get humanitarian aid into Venezuela descended into deadly chaos Saturday after President Nicolas Maduro's security forces fired on demonstrators and aid trucks were set ablaze.The global network of Agence France-Presse covers ...

 2019-02-23 23:33 

Kuwait News Agency

Arabs face dangerous challenges affecting nat'l security - Saudi King...

CAIRO, Feb 23 (KUNA) -- Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz said Saturday there were "numerous and dangerous" challenges facing the Arab national security, calling for doubling of counter-terrorism efforts. King Salman made the remarks during a meetin...

 2019-02-23 23:28 

AFP

Singer R. Kelly, facing sex abuse charges, gets $1 million bail...

A US judge set $1 million bail for R&B superstar R. Kelly on Saturday after prosecutors laid out graphic details of charges that he sexually abused four victims, three of them minors. The global network of Agence France-Presse covers 151 countriesIf you h...

 2019-02-23 23:28 

AFP

Two killed as Venezuela aid showdown turns violent...

A high-risk operation to get humanitarian aid into Venezuela descended into deadly chaos Saturday after President Nicolas Maduro's security forces fired on demonstrators and aid trucks were set ablaze.The global network of Agence France-Presse covers ...

 2019-02-23 23:26 

Sputnik International

NASA Scientist Says There Might Be 'Crazy Form of Methane-Based Life' on Titan...

A NASA planetary scientist revealed that our Solar System's ocean worlds could have the best possibility of hosting alien life....

 2019-02-23 23:23 

Reuters Canada

Roche nearing $5 billion deal to acquire Spark Therapeutics: WSJ...

Swiss drugmaker Roche Holding AG is nearing a deal to acquire U.S. biotechnology company Spark Therapeutics Inc, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday, citing people familiar with the matter....

 2019-02-23 23:20 

AP

Indictments against R. Kelly list 4 victims...

CHICAGO (AP) — Prosecutors on Friday charged R&B star R. Kelly with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse involving four female victims, including three who were younger than 17. Below are......

 2019-02-23 23:18 

UPI

Independent Spirit Awards...

Photos from the red carpet of the Independent Spirit Awards....

 2019-02-23 23:13 

AP

Domestic workers gather to celebrate 'Roma' and the Oscars...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Doris Tapia never imagined that she would get to watch the Oscars at a party in Los Angeles, exchanging the sneakers she wears when she takes care of children in New York for a......

 2019-02-23 23:08 

Sputnik International

Austrian Minister Proposes to Create Tribunals for Daesh Fighters in Middle East...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Austrian Interior Minister Herbert Kickl proposed to establish tribunals to conduct trials against mercenaries of Daesh* terrorist group in the Middle East....

 2019-02-23 23:06 

AP

The Latest: Sheriff: No likely survivors in jetliner crash...

HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the crash of a cargo jetliner near Houston (all times local):4 p.m.A Texas sheriff says a Boeing 767 cargo jetliner disintegrated when it crashed into a......

 2019-02-23 23:06 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Domestically- produced refineries' equipment of South Pars Phase 14 registers record...

Tehran, Feb 23, IRNA - The production capacity for construction of the equipment of the main refineries packages increased significantly and a new record for self-sufficiency in the production of heavy pumps and vertical and horizontal centrifuge pumps wa...

 2019-02-23 23:04 

Kuwait News Agency

Jordan, Iraq call for implementing bilateral agreements...

AMMAN, Feb 23 (KUNA) -- Jordan and Iraq called Saturday for need of implementing cooperation agreements they signed earlier this month, in order to facilitate trade and energy exchange as well as executive economic projects. Jordanian Prime Minister Omar ...

 2019-02-23 23:03 

AP

PG&E cancels $130 million worker performance bonuses...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Northern California utility Pacific Gas & Electric says it won't award $130 million in employee bonuses because of its recent bankruptcy filing.The San Francisco......

 2019-02-23 23:03 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Germany: Congratulating Iran Revolution anniv. common issue...

Tehran, Feb 23, IRNA Office of the President of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier in a message said that expressing congratulations on the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution is a common issue....

 2019-02-23 23:02 

AP

Dzeko scores late as Roma wins 3-2 at Frosinone in Serie A...

MILAN (AP) — Edin Dzeko scored the winner deep into stoppage time to help Roma keep up the pressure on AC Milan for the final Champions League spot.Dzeko's second goal of the match led Roma......

 2019-02-23 23:02 

Reuters Africa

France calls on Germany to ease arms export rules...

French Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Sunday that Germany should ease its strict arms export rules for countries outside the European Union to strengthen the defence industry....

 2019-02-23 22:58 

UPI

John Krasinski confirms 'Quiet Place' sequel plans...

John Krasinski has confirmed via Twitter that he is returning for the sequel to his 2018 horror film "A Quiet Place."...

 2019-02-23 22:58 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran's medical equipment being exported to 40 countries...

Tehran, Feb 23, IRNA- The chairman of the Association of Medical Equipment Exporters pointing out the export of Iranian medical equipment to 40 countries of the world, says Iran last year (starting March 21) has exported $ 24 million worth of goods offici...

 2019-02-23 22:57 

AP

New Marlins catcher Alfaro hurts knee chasing foul ball...

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Newly acquired Miami Marlins catcher Jorge Alfaro bruised his right knee Saturday when he collided with the dugout railing and then fell down the steps chasing a foul......

 2019-02-23 22:55 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Four Japanese films to be screened in Iran...

Tehran, Feb 23, IRNA - The Japanese Embassy in Tehran and Iran's Farabi Cinema Foundation will screen four films and animations of Japan on February 28-29....

 2019-02-23 22:53 

AP

Rockets star Harden fined $25,000 for criticizing officials...

NEW YORK (AP) — Houston Rockets star James Harden has been fined $25,000 by the NBA for criticizing the officiating.The NBA announced the penalty Saturday, two days after Harden said he......

 2019-02-23 22:51 

Kuwait News Agency

Indonesian VP extols ties with Kuwait...

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 23 (KUNA) -- Vice President of the Republic of Indonesia Jusuf Kalla has commended relations with Kuwait in all fields, describing them as "good". This came in a speech delivered by Kalla during an opening ceremony of Al-Wafa Uni...

 2019-02-23 22:50 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Missoni glitters at Milano Fashion Week with sparkling line...
 2019-02-23 22:50 

Reuters

[ World ]

Missoni glitters at Milano Fashion Week with sparkling line...

Missoni took fashionistas back to the 1970s at its Milan Fashion Week show on Sa......

 2019-02-23 22:50 

Reuters

Missoni glitters at Milano Fashion Week with sparkling line...
 2019-02-23 22:50 

Kuwait News Agency

US agrees to speed up conclusion of Manbij roadmap - Turkish MoD...

ANKARA, Feb 23 (KUNA) -- Turkish Minister of Defense Hulusi Akar said Saturday the United States agreed to work with his country for early conclusion of a roadmap for Manbij city in Aleppo governorate, north Syria. The planned Manbij deal between Turkey a...

 2019-02-23 22:47 

Reuters

[ World ]

Trucks return to Colombia warehouse after failed Venezuela aid effort...

At least two trucks carrying food and medicine for Venezuela returned to warehou......

 2019-02-23 22:46 

AP

Ole Miss players kneel in response to Confederacy rally...

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Eight University of Mississippi men's basketball players kneeled during the national anthem Saturday in response to a Confederacy rally near the arena.Minutes before......

 2019-02-23 22:46 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Spanish right-wing parties could hold a majority in parliament - poll...

Spanish right-wing parties PP, Ciudadanos and Vox could together hold a parliame......

 2019-02-23 22:43 

Reuters

[ World ]

Funeral held for seven Syrian refugee children killed in Canada fire...

Hundreds of people attended the funeral on Saturday of seven Syrian refugee chil......

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