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US must put ‘brakes on the Israelis’ as violence rises: Activists

Israel has little incentive to de-escalate without US pressure, Palestine advocates say, as dozens killed in Gaza.

Published on 12 May 2021 | 1:40 am

WHO reviewing Seychelles data after fully vaccinated get COVID

Country's health ministry says a third of those diagnosed with COVID-19 in past week had had both doses of vaccine.

Published on 12 May 2021 | 1:22 am

‘Perfect storm’ propels Demon Slayer into the record books

Experts say franchise's success reflects slow-burn development and a story with global appeal.

Published on 12 May 2021 | 12:00 am

Arbery killing: Three plead not guilty to US hate crime charges

Three men face federal hate crime charges for Ahmaud Arbery's 2020 killing that helped prompt anti-racism protests.

Published on 11 May 2021 | 10:25 pm

Indian workers who built US Hindu temple file suit alleging abuse

The complaint filed on behalf of more than 200 Indian workers alleges 'shocking violations' of US labour laws.

Published on 11 May 2021 | 10:00 pm

US mask manufacturers ask Biden administration for help

US manufacturers are stuck with hundreds of millions of unsold face masks due to low-priced imports, they say.

Published on 11 May 2021 | 9:57 pm

Cathie Wood’s misery mounts as ARKK ETF’s assets drop below $20BN

Caught in a broad tech selloff, Wood's Ark Innovation exchange traded fund has fallen for nine of the past 10 sessions.

Published on 11 May 2021 | 9:11 pm

Brazil halts AstraZeneca shots for pregnant women after death

Authorities are investigating the reported death of a woman in Rio de Janeiro who had received the vaccine.

Published on 11 May 2021 | 9:01 pm

US judge hands NRA defeat, dismisses bankruptcy claim

State of New York is seeking dissolution of the national pro-gun group, had argued the bankruptcy claim was an evasion.

Published on 11 May 2021 | 8:58 pm

‘Enough’: Mo Salah tells world leaders to end Palestine violence

Liverpool and Egypt footballer calls on world leaders to 'make sure the violence and killing of innocent people stops'.

Published on 11 May 2021 | 8:37 pm

Prosecutor to seek hate crime charges in Atlanta spa shootings

Robert Aaron Long, accused of killing eight, including six women of Asian descent, was indicted on murder charges.

Published on 11 May 2021 | 8:34 pm

Andrew Yang nails Brooklyn house price query in NYC mayoral race

New York City mayoral candidates Shaun Donovan and Ray McGuire vastly underestimated the cost of a home in Brooklyn.

Published on 11 May 2021 | 7:56 pm

A third Palestinian uprising?

Israeli attacks on Gaza have killed at least 28 Palestinians in the last 24 hours.

Published on 11 May 2021 | 7:44 pm

Manchester City crowned Premier League champions

Manchester United's loss at home to Leicester hands Manchester City their third league title in four years.

Published on 11 May 2021 | 7:21 pm

‘Situation out of control’: More children die in Israeli attacks

Nine children among 28 Palestinians killed in Gaza by Israeli air raids in the last 24 hours.

Published on 11 May 2021 | 7:11 pm

The first private astronaut mission is headed for ISS next year

NASA is partnering with startup Axiom Space to launch the first all-private astronaut mission to the ISS.

Published on 11 May 2021 | 7:10 pm

First large-scale US offshore wind farm receives federal approval

Vineyard Wind project, part of Biden administration goals, could see up to 84 turbines offshore from Martha's Vineyard.

Published on 11 May 2021 | 7:07 pm

Now hiring: US job openings soar to record high of 8.1 million

Job postings rose in most industries, including restaurants, bars and hotels; manufacturing; construction; and retail.

Published on 11 May 2021 | 7:03 pm

US imposes sanctions on seven Lebanese men connected to Hezbollah

United States Treasury sanctions aim to block network of Lebanese bank accounts that transferred $500m for Hezbollah.

Published on 11 May 2021 | 6:59 pm

Rockets fired towards Tel Aviv after Gaza tower block destroyed

Hamas says it launched 130 rockets towards Israel after a residential tower in Gaza collapsed after an Israeli air raid.

Published on 11 May 2021 | 6:37 pm

Biden announces new incentives to boost vaccination rates

The new efforts include a partnership with Uber and Lyft who have offered to pay for rides to and from vaccinations.

Published on 11 May 2021 | 6:09 pm

Jerusalem, the unfolding tragedy

For Netanyahu, Jerusalem and Gaza are the gift that keeps on giving.

Published on 11 May 2021 | 6:06 pm

Arab League condemns Israeli air strikes on Gaza

Head of regional body accuses Israel of stoking tensions, provoking violence at Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem.

Published on 11 May 2021 | 5:23 pm

Petrol shortages sweep US as Colonial Pipeline remains down

Four days into the crisis, Colonial Pipeline Co has only managed to restart a small segment of its pipeline.

Published on 11 May 2021 | 5:03 pm

Break the fear barrier and speak up for Palestine

Saying the Palestinian issue is 'complex' is no excuse for not speaking up against Israeli crimes.

Published on 11 May 2021 | 4:53 pm

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