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 2021-10-22 07:55 

AP

Warhol in Tehran: Iranians flock to American pop art exhibit...

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian hard-liners, now back at the helm of the country, may regularly rail against the poisoning of Islamic society by Western culture, but in Tehran, Iranians are flocking to......

 2021-10-22 07:54 

UPI

Alabama executes Willie Smith by lethal injection...

Alabama corrections officials executed Willie Smith on Thursday, eight months after the Supreme Court halted his lethal injection over a dispute about having his pastor present in the death chamber....

 2021-10-22 07:49 

Reuters

Many Indians unlikely to be fully vaccinated by year-end despite ample COVID shots...

Tens of millions of Indian adults are unlikely to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the end of 2021, despite ample supplies, due to an unusually large gap between the doses of the most widely-used vaccine and growing complacency as cases fall....

 2021-10-22 07:49 

AP

Two South Koreans tied for lead at home LPGA tournament...

BUSAN, South Korea (AP) — Hee Jeong Lim shot a 6-under 66 and first-round leader Na Rin An a 69 to leave the South Korean players tied for the lead after two rounds of the LPGA Tour's BMW Ladies Ch......

 2021-10-22 07:48 

Reuters

Belgium PM says all EU states must help handle migration...

Belgian Prime Minister Alexander de Croo said on Friday all European Union countries must act in solidarity to be able to handle the rising migratory pressure and help those in need....

 2021-10-22 07:46 

Reuters

China urges U.S. to avoid sending wrong signals on Taiwan...

China's foreign ministry urged the United States on Friday to avoid sending any wrong signals to proponents of Taiwanese independence, after President Joe Biden said the United States would come to the Chinese-claimed island's defence....

 2021-10-22 07:44 

Reuters

China Evergrande's snowballing debt crisis...

China Evergrande Group has supplied funds to pay interest on a dollar bond, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said on Friday, days before a deadline that would have seen the developer plunge into formal default....

 2021-10-22 07:40 

AP

Limbo in a blue tent: African asylum-seekers stuck on Cyprus...

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — It seems a strange place to pitch a tent.Plump in the middle of the United Nations-patrolled buffer zone that has divided Cyprus along ethnic lines since 1974, in the heart o......

 2021-10-22 07:39 

AP

7 dead, 9 missing in Russian gunpowder factory blast...

MOSCOW (AP) — An explosion and fire at a gunpowder factory in Russia on Friday killed at least seven people, while nine remain missing, emergency officials said.The Emergency Situations Ministry sa......

 2021-10-22 07:31 

Reuters

FTSE 100 rises as miners rebound; JD Sports top gainer...

London's FTSE 100 gained on Friday, as mining stocks rose on easing concerns over Chinese property market, although weak retail sales data showed UK's economy was still reeling from the impact of inflation and supply chain pressures....

 2021-10-22 07:27 

Reuters

[ World ]

Bank of Ireland buys KBC's Irish assets in 5 billion euro deal | Reuters...

Bank of Ireland on Friday agreed to buy...

 2021-10-22 07:26 

Reuters

[ World ]

Analysis: Vaccinated Singapore shows zero-COVID countries cost of reopening | Reuters...

Few are left to inoculate in wealthy Singapore after a vigorous campaign achieved a level of coverage envied by many nations battling the coronavirus pandemic, but a record surge in deaths and infections gives warning of risks that may still lie ahead....

 2021-10-22 07:25 

AP

Mumbai cinemas reopen after 18 months as life swings back...

MUMBAI, India (AP) — Movie theaters in India's entertainment capital Mumbai reopened on Friday after more than 18 months of closure due to the coronavirus pandemic, the last of the many virus restr......

 2021-10-22 07:25 

AP

In South Sudan, flooding called 'worst thing in my lifetime'...

MALUALKON, South Sudan (AP) — He feels like a man who has drowned.The worst flooding that parts of South Sudan have seen in 60 years now surrounds his home of mud and grass. His field of sorghum, w......

 2021-10-22 07:19 

Reuters

Inflation expectations are soaring...

A look at the day ahead from Tommy Wilkes....

 2021-10-22 07:14 

Reuters

China Evergrande's upcoming bond coupon payments...

China Evergrande Group on Friday confounded market expectations that it would formally default this weekend, supplying funds to pay interest on a U.S. dollar bond before the expiration of a 30-day grace period on Oct. 23....

 2021-10-22 07:13 

Reuters

[ World ]

Greek Sakkari qualifies for season-ending WTA Finals | Reuters...

Greece's Maria Sakkari will make her debut at the WTA Finals after the 26-year-old qualified for the season-ending championships after reaching the quarter-finals at the Kremlin Cup in Moscow....

 2021-10-22 07:12 

Reuters

[ World ]

German inflation expectations jump to 8-1/2 year highs | Reuters...

Inflation expectations in Germany climbed to 8-1/2 year highs on Friday as concerns grew that the European Central Bank will keep monetary policy on a dovish setting next week in the face of rising inflation data....

 2021-10-22 07:10 

AP

Oklahoma State to move on without No. 1 pick Cade Cunningham...

Oklahoma State will learn much about where its program stands now that Cade Cunningham is in Detroit after being the top pick in the 2021 NBA draft."I don't know if we'll be better than last year's......

 2021-10-22 07:10 

AP

Rebuilt bunch of Jayhawks eye NCAA Tournament retribution...

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas coach Bill Self was still trying to come to terms with a historically bad NCAA Tournament defeat to Southern California at Hinkle Fieldhouse in Indianapolis when he was......

 2021-10-22 07:10 

AP

Beard builds transfer-heavy lineup for debut at No. 5 Texas...

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — When Chris Beard left Texas Tech for Texas, one of the coach's first moves was to plunge into the transfer portal and leave the door wide open.Soon, players were pouring into A......

 2021-10-22 07:10 

AP

Very different No. 8 Baylor sees chance to repeat as champs...

WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor coach Scott Drew has talked to his team about the unique opportunity available to the defending national champions, even with a roster that has changed drastically since t......

 2021-10-22 07:10 

AP

8 enough at TCU? Dixon embraces change after losing season...

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Jamie Dixon has altered his approach to putting together a team after his first losing season as a head coach, and in an era with so much change in college basketball. TCU......

 2021-10-22 07:10 

AP

K-State aims for big bounceback after 9 wins last season...

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — After back-to-back losing seasons, Kansas State coach Bruce Weber knew he needed to make some changes this year, so he brought in a couple of former Marines to put the Wildca......

 2021-10-22 07:10 

AP

Dream-come-true job for Adams at Texas Tech with new seniors...

Mark Adams always wanted to be a Red Raiders quarterback or part of the basketball team when he was growing up in a small farming community about 30 miles from the Texas Tech campus. As a Tech stud......

 2021-10-22 07:10 

AP

Otzelberger faces tall task bringing back magic to Cyclones...

The task of turning around Iowa State is personal to T.J. Otzelberger.Otzelberger is beginning his third stint in Ames, his first as head coach, after spending the last two years at UNLV. He was an......

 2021-10-22 07:10 

AP

Oklahoma looks to find footing with new coach Porter Moser...

So much has changed with the Oklahoma program.Porter Moser has come in from Loyola-Chicago to replace retired coach Lon Kruger. And last year's top three scorers have moved on. Austin Reaves is now......

 2021-10-22 07:09 

Reuters

[ World ]

Matsuyama defies Chiba rain to lead Zozo Championship | Reuters...

Masters champion Hideki Matsuyama will take a one-stroke lead into the weekend at the Zozo Championship after shooting a two-under-par 68 in the second round on Friday to move to the top of the leaderboard....

 2021-10-22 07:05 

UPI

Study: Mandates get more people vaccinated than recommendations...

Requiring COVID-19 shots for work, school or travel will boost vaccination rates without the backlash and mass walkouts that many have predicted, new research predicts....

 2021-10-22 07:01 

UPI

[ Science ]

Maine's North Woods offers glimpse of future fights for 'green energy'...

A proposed energy project in Maine's North Woods has made for strange bedfellows and turned old friends into enemies over whether shipping electricity from Canada to New England is good for the environment....

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