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Interview: CDC HeadSays Masks Are Essential in Coronavirus Fight

WASHINGTON - VOA contributor Greta Van Susteren interviewed Dr. Robert Redfield, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and ...


OPINION | Dear Mr President: Covid-19 is your time of reckoning

that foresees the possible need for a return to harder levels of a lockdown. In South Africa, a dishonest rationale ...


Scholar Vows to Step Up Fight to Repatriate African Artifacts

After a Paris auction house defied his requests and those of Nigerian authorities to halt the sale of artifacts over ...


US Surgeon General Urges Everyone to Wear Masks

The top U.S. health official is urging everyone to wear a mask when out in public to prevent the spread ...


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U.S. stocks bounce higher, hospitality sector soars

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks took off on Wednesday, mainly based on hopes for a breakthrough for a ...

Huawei and other Chinese telco executives face U.S. visa restrictions

WASHINGTON, DC - The United States is imposing visa restrictions on certain employees of Chinese technology companies, including Huawei, for ...

Chinese stocks take a beating as U.S. pressure builds

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in China tumbled on Wednesday as the United States stepped up pressure on a broad range ...

Jersey and UAE exploring mutual opportunies as leading UAE bank exits

ABU DHABI, UAE - The United Arab Emirates and Jersey governments are in talks about investing further in each other's ...

Victory for Trump as UK bows to pressure and locks out Huawei

LONDON, UK - Britain's Digital Secretary Oliver Dowden has told the House of Commons that by the time of the ...

Sales of passenger vehicles in India fell nearly 50% last month

New Delhi [India], July 14 (ANI): Passenger vehicle sales in India tumbled 49.6 per cent in June, data released by ...

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Fire continues to rage on board USS Bonhomme Richard in San Diego

SAN DIEGO, California - Scores of U.S. Navy sailors have been injured as a fire continues to rage on board ...

U.S. allegedly targeting WikiLeaks founder for over a decade

A campaign has been going on for years against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has used the WikiLeaks disclosure platform ...

975 flood shelters opened for a million stranded Bangladeshis

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Officials and volunteers in Bangladesh say heavy flooding is worsening in parts of the country, with more ...

U.S. troops begin to withdraw from war-torn Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan, July 14 (Sputnik/ANI) - U.S. troops have left five bases in Afghanistan and the number of servicemen in ...

Iran admits execution of man for passing military information to CIA

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - A retired employee of Iran's Defense Ministry has been hanged for providing the US Central Intelligence Agency ...

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Top recruit Cisse picks Memphis over five others

Top high-school basketball recruit Moussa Cisse announced Wednesday that he will play for the Memphis Tigers. The 6-foot-10 power forward, ...


Virus Cases Rise in US States Amid New World Restrictions

MIAMI - Arizona, Texas and Florida together reported about 25,000 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday as restrictions aimed at combating ...


George Floyd's Family Sues Minneapolis Police

WASHINGTON - George Floyd's family filed a wrongful death lawsuit Wednesday against the city of Minneapolis, Minnesota, and the four ...


Trump Looks to Curb Landmark Environmental Act for Projects

ATLANTA - President Donald Trump is ready to roll back a foundational Nixon-era environmental law that he says stifles infrastructure ...


Why does white always go first in chess?

Editor's note: The recent protests over racism have rekindled a longstanding discussion about whether chess promotes white privilege with its ...


South Africa tops 300 000 confirmed Covid-19 cases

Western Cape - 81 556Eastern Cape - 55 584KwaZulu-Natal - 32 939North West - 11 225Free State - 6 561Mpumalanga ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

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