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Trump impeachment trial presses rewind button to Clinton era
New York, Jan 21 (IANS) No mobile phones, not even on airplane mode, no chatting, the presence of big ticket legal teams and 100 Senators who can decide at any time to black out cameras, shoo away outsiders and debate behind closed doors long after midnight for six straight days a week -- US President Donald Trump's impeachment trial is playing the rewind button to a very different communications template in the time of always-on digital screens, beginning Tuesday in Washington DC.
2020-01-21
Category: International, United States,Politics
Italy deplores oil pipeline blockades in Libya
Rome, Jan 21 (IANS/AKI) Italy's Premier Giuseppe Conte on Tuesday condemned the continued closure of virtually all of Libya's oil facilities by eastern Libyan forces, warning that the blockade could imperil the war-torn country.
2020-01-21
Category: International, Italy,Diplomacy,Business/Economy,Defence/Security
EU to forge new migration pact, says Italian Foreign Min
Rome, Jan 21 (IANS/AKI) The European Commission has reopened negotiations on migrants and asylum and soon there will be a new European pact on the issue of migration, Italy's Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio indicated on Tuesday.
2020-01-21
Category: International, Italy,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
New T-cells killed all cancers without touching healthy cells
London, Jan 21 (IANS) Researchers at Cardiff University have discovered a new type of killer T-cell that offers hope of a "one-size-fits-all" cancer therapy.
2020-01-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology,Health/Medicine
Ritu aims to continue winning streak at ONE C'ship
Singapore, Jan 21 (IANS) Indian wrestling sensation Ritu Phogat will aim to go for her second win in a row in her budding mixed martial arts career when she locks horns with Chinas Pro MMA fighter Wu Chiao Chen at ONE Championship (ONE) here on February 28.
2020-01-21
Category: International, Singapore,Sports,Other Sports
Facebook to hire 1,000 more staff in Britain: COO Sandberg
London, Jan 21 (IANS) Facebook Chief Operation Officer Shreyl Sandberg on Tuesday announced the social networking giant would hire 1000 more people in Lond this year, taking to total to more than 4,000.
2020-01-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology
U19 WC: Ravi, Kartik help India thrash Japan
Bloemfontein (South Africa), Jan 21 (IANS) Indian colts on Tuesday made a mockery of Japan, who were making their debut in the Under 19 World Cup, as they won their second Group A game by 10 wickets in what turned out to be a completely one-sided contest.
2020-01-21
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Tencent, Black Shark to partner on gaming phones: Report
Beijing, Jan 21 (IANS) Tencent Games, the world's largest gaming company with hits like PUBG: Mobile and Arena of Valor has announced its new partnership with gaming smartphone manufacturer Black Shark.
2020-01-21
Category: International, China,Technology
Marijuana linked to increased risk of heart problems
New York, Jan 21 (IANS) More than two million adults with heart conditions report that they have used or are currently using marijuana, according to a new study.
2020-01-21
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Myanmar Prez promises probe into Rakhine war crimes
Yangon, Jan 21 (IANS) Myanmar President Win Myint on Tuesday promised criminal investigations and possible prosecutions of those who committed war crimes in Rakhine state, following recommendations of the Independent Commission of Enquiry.
2020-01-21
Category: International, Myanmar,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Sergio Romero escapes unhurt in car accident
London, Jan 21 (IANS) Manchester United goalkeeper Sergio Romero had a lucky escape after he went unharmed after being involved in a car crash near United's training ground in Manchester.
2020-01-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
'NZ need to win 2 series against India to get pass marks'
Wellington, Jan 21 (IANS) Former New Zealand all-rounder Craig McMillan believes Kane Williamson and his men will be facing a "real deal" against "power house" India.
2020-01-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
3 Sikh men killed in London in row about money
London, Jan 21 (IANS) The three Sikh men who were stabbed to death in a single attack in London, were killed in a row about not being paid for work, it has been claimed.
2020-01-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora
Prince Harry arrives in Canada to reunite with wife, son
London/Ottawa, Jan 21 (IANS) The UK's Prince Harry has arrived in Canada to be reunited with his wife Meghan Markle and baby son Archie, weeks after the couple's shocking announcement of stepping back from royal duties to become financially independent, the media reported on Tuesday.
2020-01-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Belly fat may lead to multiple heart attacks
London, Jan 21 (IANS) Heart patients, please take note. Researchers have found that heart attack survivors who carry excess fat around their waist are at increased risk of another heart attack.
2020-01-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Moody's cut HK's rating over poor handling of protests
Hong Kong, Jan 21 (IANS) Credit rating agency Moody's on Tuesday downgraded Hong Kong's long-term issuer and senior unsecured ratings saying that the government has failed to tackle massive protests that broke out in June 2019 and have pushed the city into recession.
2020-01-21
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
Karnataka to set up centre for Internet of ethical things
Davos/Bengaluru, Jan 20 (IANS) Karnataka would soon set up a centre for Internet of ethical things in partnership with the World Economic Forum (WEF), an official said on Monday.
2020-01-20
Category: International, Switzerland,Technology
du Plessis hints at fourth Test being his last at home
Port Elizabeth, Jan 20 (IANS) South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis said on Monday that the fourth and final Test against England could be his last on home soil.
2020-01-20
Category: International, Virgin Islands, U.s.,Sports,Cricket
Zimbabwe still hold edge against Sri Lanka after Day 2
Harare, Jan 20 (IANS) Sri Lanka's left-arm spinner Lasith Embuldeniya completed his second five-wicket haul in Test cricket, but the second day of the first Test belonged to hosts Zimbabwe who ended the day in a position of strength thanks in part to a late wicket, here on Monday.
2020-01-20
Category: International, Zimbabwe,Sports,Cricket
IMF cuts India's growth rate to 4.8%, calls it 'negative surprise'
United Nations, Jan 20 (IANS) Calling it one of the "negative surprises", the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Monday sharply cut India's growth estimate for the current fiscal to 4.8 per cent, darkening the economic picture from the rosy 7.5 per cent made this time last year.
2020-01-20
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Three killed in Sikh group clash in London, two held
London, Jan 20 (IANS) Two Sikhs have been arrested after three men from the community were stabbed to death in a single attack on Sunday night here, a media report said on Monday.
2020-01-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora
Lord Hall to step down as BBC's DG in summer
London, Jan 20 (IANS) Tony Hall is set to step down as director general of the BBC in the summer, after seven years in the role, the organisation reported on Monday.
2020-01-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Media
Adulthood linked to lower amount of physical activity
New York, Jan 20 (IANS) Leaving school and getting a job both lead to a drop in the amount of physical activity, while becoming a mother is linked to increased weight gain, researchers have found.
2020-01-20
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Akhtar lauds Rohit's effort after Bengaluru win
Lahore, Jan 20 (IANS) Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhthar was all praise for India opener Rohit Sharma as he amassed a well-paced 119 to help India chase down the 287-run target and win the 3rd ODI against Australia at Bengaluru on Sunday.
2020-01-20
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Aus Open: Federer, Serena start with easy wins on opening day
Melbourne, Jan 20 (IANS) Roger Federer and Serena Williams got off to clinical starts in the opening round of the Australian Open on Monday. While Federer brushed aside Steve Johnson to race into the second round, Serena thrashed Anastasia Potapova.
2020-01-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Brad Pitt, Jennifer Aniston's backstage moment at SAG Awards
Los Angeles, Jan 20 (IANS) Hollywood star Brad Pitt and his former wife Jennifer Aniston were spotted reuniting backstage to celebrate his win at the Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAG).
2020-01-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Aus Open: Prajnesh's first round match rescheduled due to rain
Melbourne, Jan 20 (IANS) Rain played spoilsport in India's top-ranked tennis player Prajnesh Gunneswaran's Australian Open first-round match against Japanese Tatsuma Ito as it had to be rescheduled for Tuesday.
2020-01-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert De Niro in Martin Scorsese's next
Los Angeles, Jan 20 (IANS) Hollywood stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro will star in filmmaker Hollywood maestro Martin Scorsese's upcoming film, "Killers Of The Flower Moon".
2020-01-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
7 killed in Indonesia bridge collapse
Jakarta, Jan 20 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and three reported missing after a flash flood made a crowded hanging bridge over a river in Indonesia collapse, officials said on Monday.
2020-01-20
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident
B'desh sentences 10 to death over 2001 rally blast
Dhaka, Jan 20 (IANS) A Bangladesh court on Monday sentenced 10 members of the banned militant outfit Harkat-ul-Jihad al-Islami (Huji) to death over the 2001 blasts at a political rally here.
2020-01-20
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Charlize Theron's kids consider Oscar nomination 'waste of time'
Los Angeles, Jan 20 (IANS) Actress Charlize Theron's children are not hopeful when it comes to her chances of victory at the 2020 Oscars.
2020-01-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Had no choice but leave royal family: Prince Harry (Ld)
London, Jan 20 (IANS) The UK's Prince Harry said that he and his wife Meghan Markle had no choice but to stand down from their royal family duties, while insisting that the couple was not "not walking away" but felt "great sadness" over the new arrangement.
2020-01-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Crashed Ukrainian jet's black box still in Iran
Tehran, Jan 20 (IANS) The black box of a Ukrainian passenger plane that was mistakenly downed near Tehran is still in Iran and no decision has been made to send it abroad, a civil aviation official said.
2020-01-20
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
This blood test may predict onset of tuberculosis
London, Jan 20 (IANS) Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have revealed a blood test could predict the onset of tuberculosis three to six months before people become unwell, a finding which could help better target antibiotics and save countless lives.
2020-01-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Diaspora,Health/Medicine
Pak team in Beijing for FATF Working Group meeting
Islamabad, Jan 20 (IANS) A Pakistani delegation has arrived in Beijing for highly important three-day face-to-face talks with the global money laundering watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF) Working Group, slated to begin on Tuesday.
2020-01-20
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Hacker leaks passwords for 5 lakh Internet-connected devices
San Francisco, Jan 20 (IANS) A hacker has leaked usernames and passwords of over five lakh servers, routers and Internet of Things (IoT) devices on the Dark Web which can be used to install malware on Internet-connected devices at home or at work.
2020-01-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
U19 World Cup: India start with 90-run win over SL
Bloemfontein (South Africa), Jan 19 (IANS) India kicked off their Under 19 World Cup 2020 campaign on a winning note as they beat Sri Lanka Under 19 by 90 runs at the Mangaung Oval in Bloemfontein on Sunday.
2020-01-19
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Eng vs SA 3rd Test: Root takes England closer to series win
Port Elizabeth (South Africa), Jan 19 (IANS) England captain Joe Root had a star turn with the ball as he took his side closer to a series win on the fourth day of their third Test against South Africa at St. George's Park in Port Elizabeth.
2020-01-19
Category: International, Virgin Islands, U.s.,Sports,Cricket
Steady Zimbabwe reach 189/2 against SL after Day 1
Harare, Jan 19 (IANS) Prince Masvaure, debutant Kevin Kasuza and Craig Ervine scored half centuries as Zimbabwe reached 189/2 at stumps on Day 1 of the first Test against Sri Lanka here on Sunday.
2020-01-19
Category: International, Zimbabwe,Sports,Cricket
Westlife invite Wayne, Coleen Rooney at their gig
London, Jan 19 (IANS) Irish boyband Westlife have invited footballer Wayne Rooney and his wife Coleen to be VIP guests at their upcoming Wembley Stadium gig.
2020-01-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Public rally suspended after rioters hijacked it: HK police
Hong Kong, Jan 19 (IANS) The Hong Kong police on Sunday requested an assembly held in Hong Kong's Central district be suspended after a large group of rioters hijacked the rally and inflicted damages on nearby properties.
2020-01-19
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
Huawei P40 Pro may feature a Sony custom 52MP sensor
Beijing, Jan 19 (IANS) Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei's upcoming smartphone P40 Pro is expected to launch in March 2020 and now a new report claims that the device may be equipped with a 52MP main camera design by Sony.
2020-01-19
Category: International, China,Technology
Tesla owners unintentionally buys upgrades, not getting refunds
San Francisco, Jan 19 (IANS) Some Tesla owners are unintentionally buying expensive software upgrades through the automaker's app which range from $ 4,000 to almost $ 10,000 and they are facing trouble getting refunds.
2020-01-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Bangladesh PM calls CAA 'internal matter' but 'unnecessary'
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Even as Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina believes that Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) is India's "internal matter", she has described the law, which aims to grant citizenship to persecuted religious minorities of the three neighboring Muslim countries, "unnecessary".
2020-01-19
Category: International, India,Diplomacy
Less active babies have higher obesity risk: Study
New York, Jan 19 (IANS) Parents, please take note. Researchers have revealed that less active infants may accumulate more fat, which in turn may put them at risk for obesity later in life.
2020-01-19
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip may cost as low as $860
Seoul, Jan 19 (IANS) Samsung is expected to launch another foldable smartphone Galaxy Z Flip on February 11 at an event in San Francisco and now a new report claim that the device will be priced between $860 and $1,295.
2020-01-19
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Steve Carell: Acting was never potential career choice
Los Angeles, Jan 19 (IANS) Actor Steve Carell says getting into acting was never a potential career choice, and "just something fun to do".
2020-01-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Zoe Kravitz shares why she agreed to play 'Catwoman'
Los Angeles, Jan 19 (IANS) Actress Zoe Kravitz said yes to the role of Catwoman because of the character's "really strong femininity."
2020-01-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
US Space Force mocked for camouflage uniforms
Washington, Jan 19 (IANS) The US Space Force has defended its newly unveiled camouflage uniforms after they were mocked on social media, the media reported.
2020-01-19
Category: International, United States,Politics
Justin Bieber 'asked to leave' exclusive gym
Los Angeles, Jan 19 (IANS) Pop singer Justin Bieber was reportedly asked to leave an exclusive gym because singer Taylor Swift wanted to train alone.
2020-01-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood