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 2020-08-08 17:14 

AP

South Dakota has 106 new coronavirus cases, adds 2 deaths...

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota health officials are reporting 106 newly confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the state and two new deaths.The state has now had a total of 9,477 cases of......

 2020-08-08 17:13 

Reuters

Fire erupts in Beirut square amid protests over explosion...

Fire broke out in a truck in a main square in central Beirut where protesters had converged on Saturday to demand the fall of Lebanon's ruling class and government after last Tuesday's explosion, witnesses said.'...

 2020-08-08 17:12 

TASS

Beirut port explosion death toll climbs to 158 - TV...

bout 6,000 people were injured...

 2020-08-08 17:12 

AP

Father, son charged in Ahmaud Arbery slaying seeking bond...

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The father and son jailed on murder charges in the slaying of Ahmaud Arbery are asking a Georgia judge to grant them bond and to throw out two charges in their......

 2020-08-08 17:11 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Super League Standings...

Aug 8 (OPTA) - Standings of the Super League on Saturday P W D L For Ag Dif Tf Ta Pts Leeds 5 4 0 1 141 74 67 25 14 8 Wigan 6 4 0 2 140 82 58 24 12 8 Catalans 6 4 0 2 158 141 17 27 24 8 Castleford 7 4 0 3 144 134 10 23 22 8 Huddersfield 6 4 0 2 114 105 9 ...

 2020-08-08 17:11 

Reuters

UPDATE 4-Coronavirus punishes Warren Buffett, as Berkshire Hathaway takes big writedown...
 2020-08-08 17:08 

Sputnik International

Juventus Chief Opens Up About Future of Cristiano Ronaldo After Champions League Fiasco...

Juventus suffered a major defeat on Friday after failing to reach the quarter-finals of the Champions League, despite actually winning against Lyon. Juve's manager Maurizio Sarri was subsequently fired by the club on Saturday....

 2020-08-08 17:06 

Sputnik International

'Meteorites are Coming': Pastor Speaks of 'Apocalyptic Fireballs' as Asteroid Flies Towards Earth...

Pastor Begley suggested that bigger space rocks may be heading in the direction of our planet, and that certain biblical doomsday prophecies may come true....

 2020-08-08 17:04 

Reuters Africa

Ireland reports highest number of new COVID-19 cases since early May...

Ireland on Saturday reported 174 new cases of COVID-19, by far the highest number of infections since May and up from 98 on Friday and an average of 58 cases per day for the past week....

 2020-08-08 17:04 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

Ambassador to US: Bahrain dealt with COVID-19 pandemic responsibly, transparently...
 2020-08-08 17:02 

Sputnik International

'Joe Says Things Even People With Tourette's Go No': Twitter ROFLs Over Robin Williams' Biden Set...

The late comedy legend discussed the presumptive 2020 Democratic nominee for president in his 2009 HBO special 'Weapons of Self-Destruction';, five years before his untimely death in 2014....

 2020-08-08 16:58 

Press Trust of India

Maha forest dept suggests treatment centres for animals...

Aurangabad, Aug 8 (PTI) Maharashtra forest department has come up with a proposal to set up transit centres acrossthe state for treatment of injured and sick animals, a seniorofficial said on Saturday.Locations of such centres will be decided as per need,...

 2020-08-08 16:57 

Reuters

Ireland reports highest number of new COVID-19 cases since early May...
 2020-08-08 16:56 

Reuters

Shots, tear gas fired as protests against Beirut explosion grow...

Lebanese riot police fired tear gas at demonstrators trying to break through a barrier to get to the parliament building in Beirut on Saturday and shots were heard as protests over this week's devastating explosion grow.'...

 2020-08-08 16:56 

AP

BBC radio host quits over use of racist term in news report...

LONDON (AP) — British radio host Sideman quit the BBC on Saturday over the corporation's decision to include a racial slur in a news report about a racist attack.Sideman, who appeared on......

 2020-08-08 16:55 

Reuters

[ World ]

Algeria eases more coronavirus restrictions, including travel curbs and curfew...

Algeria said on Saturday it will further ease its coronavirus lockdown, including shortening an overnight curfew and lifting some travel curbs....

 2020-08-08 16:54 

Reuters

UPDATE 2-Algeria eases more coronavirus restrictions, including travel curbs and curfew...
 2020-08-08 16:54 

IANS

Bernie Sanders mulls 'Make Billionaires Pay Act', zones in on Bezos, Musk, Zuckerberg...

New York, Aug 8 (IANS) Three Senators, led by Bernie Sanders, have attracted global attention for introducing the "Make Billionaires Pay Act," aiming to tax US tech's top leaders tens of billions of dollars in wealth made during the coronaviru...

 2020-08-08 16:52 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Motor racing-Incredible Hulkenberg stands out as a stand-in...

Nico Hulkenberg stood out as a stand-in at Formula One's 70th Anniversary Grand Prix on Saturday, qualifying his Racing Point as best of the rest behind Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton's dominant Mercedes cars....

 2020-08-08 16:52 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Shots, tear gas fired as protests against Beirut explosion grow...

Lebanese riot police fired tear gas at demonstrators trying to break through a barrier to get to the parliament building in Beirut on Saturday and shots were heard as protests over this week's devastating explosion grow....

 2020-08-08 16:52 

Reuters

More than 110 wounded during Beirut protests, Red Cross tells media...

More than 110 people were wounded during demonstrations in central Beirut on Saturday against this week's huge explosion and 32 people were taken to hospital, Lebanese Red Cross officials told local media.'...

 2020-08-08 16:51 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Van Aert edges Alaphilippe in tight Milan-Sanremo finish...

Belgian Wout van Aert won the Milan-Sanremo 'Monument' classic, beating defending champion Julian Alaphilippe of France in a tight sprint finish after 305km on Saturday....

 2020-08-08 16:49 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Perez is 99% likely to start in Spain, says Racing Point boss...

Sergio Perez should return for Racing Point at next week's Spanish Grand Prix after the Mexican Formula One driver missed two races due to COVID-19, team boss Otmar Szafnauer said on Saturday....

 2020-08-08 16:49 

Sputnik International

'Judgement Day' Protesters Install Mock Gallows at Martyr's Square in Blast-Ravaged Beirut - Photo...

Clashes between protesters and the police have erupted in the Lebanese capital Beirut just days after a devastating blast destroyed parts of the city, killing hundreds and injuring thousands. The demonstrators took to the streets to condemn the ruling gov...

 2020-08-08 16:48 

Ecns.cn

Politicians: Disqualified lawmakers cannot serve...

Vice-Chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference Leung Chun-ying said that the city's opposition legislative councilors who were disqualified to stand for the election that has been postponed for a ...

 2020-08-08 16:48 

AP

The Latest: Moving day at the PGA Championship...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Justin Thomas and Jordan Spieth have been friends since they were 13 and represented a U.S. team that played in France. They were paired Saturday at the PGA Championship, but......

 2020-08-08 16:43 

Reuters

[ UK ]

More than 110 wounded during Beirut protests, Red Cross tells media...

More than 110 people were wounded during demonstrations in central Beirut on Saturday against this week's huge explosion and 32 people were taken to hospital, Lebanese Red Cross officials told local media....

 2020-08-08 16:43 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Paris makes masks compulsory in busy outdoor areas as virus flares up...

Paris authorities on Saturday imposed the mandatory wearing of face masks outdoors in busy areas of the French capital from Monday to curb a rise in the rate of coronavirus infections....

 2020-08-08 16:43 

Reuters

[ World ]

Paris makes masks compulsory in busy outdoor areas as virus flares up...

Paris authorities on Saturday imposed the mandatory wearing of face masks outdoors in busy areas of the French capital from Monday to curb a rise in the rate of coronavirus infections....

 2020-08-08 16:41 

Reuters

UPDATE 2-Paris makes masks compulsory in busy outdoor areas as virus flares up...
 2020-08-08 16:39 

BloombergQuint

IndusInd Bank Acquires Stakes In Eveready And McLeod Russel India...

IndusInd Bank acquires 7.82% stake in Eveready by invoking pledged shares....

 2020-08-08 16:39 

IANS

Union Minister who endorsed 'papad' to boost immunity against Covid-19 tests positive...

New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Union minister Arjun Ram Meghwal, who had recently endorsed an indigenous "papad" brand claiming that eating the "papad" will help fight the deadly coronavirus, on Saturday tested positive for Covid-19....

 2020-08-08 16:38 

AP

Brazil near 100,000 deaths from Covid-19...

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil was leaping toward a grim milestone — 100,000 deaths from COVID-19 — on Saturday, and five months after the first reported case, the country had not shown signs of......

 2020-08-08 16:37 

AP

Local control dispute brewing over Iowa mask mandates...

The refusal of Gov. Kim Reynolds to require Iowans to wear masks in public has prompted at least three cities and a county to adopt their own local ordinances, setting up what could be a legal......

 2020-08-08 16:37 

Press Trust of India

Jobless man kills three daughters, himself in MP village...

Bhind (MP), Aug 8 (PTI) A labourer who had lost his job after coronavirus-induced lockdown killed himself and histhree daughters by jumping into a well in Madhya Pradesh'sBhind district, the police said on Saturday.Rajesh Rajak (42) worked in Mumbai b...

 2020-08-08 16:33 

BloombergQuint

MAC Becomes First Big College Football League to Cut Season...

MAC Becomes First Big College Football League to Cut Season...

 2020-08-08 16:33 

MehrNews.com

UN experts renew call for removal of US anti-human sanctions...

TEHRAN, Aug. 08 (MNA) A group of UN experts has once agian called for unilateral US sanctions to be lifted on countries including Iran, Sudan, Syria, Yemen, Venezuela, and Cuba....

 2020-08-08 16:32 

Sputnik International

A 'Shadow' of its Former Self: General Says UK Army 'May Not be Big Enough' to Fight War...

The comments come as the Ministry of Defense is carrying out a review of the military's size, structure and strategic posture. It is anticipated that the review will call for conventional soldiers to be relocated to other areas, such as cyber war, to ...

 2020-08-08 16:31 

AP

Shipyard, union reach tentative deal to end strike in Maine...

Navy shipbuilder Bath Iron Works and production workers reached a tentative agreement to end a strike that has stretched for more than a month during a global pandemic, the union announced......

 2020-08-08 16:31 

dpa

Star investor Buffett sees new cash record despite pandemic...

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 2020-08-08 16:31 

dpa

Human rights commissioner calls for release of Polish LGBT activist...

Top Stories from around the globe brought to you by dpa International....

 2020-08-08 16:30 

AP

MLS to resume regular season following Florida tournament...

Major League Soccer said Saturday it will resume its season once the MLS is Back tournament in Florida wraps up.The league's 26 teams will each play 18 games, with the first between FC......

 2020-08-08 16:30 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iran complains over US' support for terrorist group 'Tondar'...

New York, Aug 8, IRNA - Iran's Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations Majid Takht Ravanchi in a letter to the UN chief filed Iran's complaint over US' support for terrorist group 'Tondar', saying Washington is re...

 2020-08-08 16:30 

AP

Indiana sees 1,000-plus COVID-19 cases for 3rd straight day...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Thirteen more Indiana residents have died from COVID-19 and the state has recorded more than 1,000 new coronavirus cases for the third straight day, state health officials said......

 2020-08-08 16:29 

Press Trust of India

PM launches week-long campaign to free India of garbage...

New Delhi, Aug 8 (PTI) Prime Narendra Modi on Saturday launched a week-long campaign to free India of garbage and stressed that the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan has been a big support in the fight against coronavirus. Delivering the inaugural address at the laun...

 2020-08-08 16:28 

Ynetnews

Beirut port explosion death toll rises to 158, says Lebanon health ministry...
 2020-08-08 16:28 

Press Trust of India

Activist Rehana Fathima surrenders before police...

Kochi, Aug 8 (PTI) Controversial activist Rehana Fathima surrendered before the police here on Saturday, a day afterthe Supreme Court dismissed her anticipatory bail plea incases against her for circulating a video in which she wassemi-nude, allowing her ...

 2020-08-08 16:27 

Ynetnews

Police fire tear gas at Beirut protesters furious after explosion...
 2020-08-08 16:27 

IANS

AI Express plane landed deep in touchdown zone, inclement weather blamed (Roundup)...

New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Heavy rains, along with low visibility, are being cited by aviation industry experts as the key reasons that caused the horrific plane tragedy at Kerala's Kozhikode airport on Friday....

 2020-08-08 16:27 

Press Trust of India

Preparations made for capping blowout : OIL...

Dibrugarh, Aug 8 (PTI) PSU major OIL Saturday said preparations have been made for capping the blowout in itswell at Baghjan in Assam which is spewing gas uncontrollablyfor 75 days.The well head and its plinth have been made ready forthe fire control cper...

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