Tag Archives: United States

High winds delay Orbital space cargo launch again

High (LSE: 0O9Y.L – news) winds off the Florida coast on Friday forced another delay to Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA – news) ‘s planned launch of its Cygnus space cargo…

Kim Kardashian West, Kanye West welcome son

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The newest member of the Kardashian clan has arrived. Kim Kardashian West & Kanye West welcomed a baby boy early Saturday in Los Angeles. "He's here!"…

Iraq calls on Turkey to 'immediately' withdraw troops

Baghdad Saturday demanded the immediate withdrawal of forces it said Turkey illegally sent into Iraq, which is struggling to assert its sovereignty while receiving foreign assistance against the Islamic State…

'Bel Canto' to premiere on Chicago Lyric Opera stage

CHICAGO (AP) — Two things make the Lyric Opera of Chicago's world premiere of "Bel Canto" on Monday unique: Famed soprano Renee Fleming commissioned the work based on the popular…

It's not too late to stop climate disaster: Rocker Patti Smith

Humanity still has time to halt disastrous climate alter on Earth, American rocker & poet Patti Smith said Thursday as the world gathered in Paris to forge a climate-saving pact….

Bank of China appeals disclosure order in counterfeit case

SHANGHAI (AP) — The Bank of China is appealing a decision by a New York court to fine it $50,000 a day for withholding information approximately counterfeiters' bank accounts in…

U.S. calls for probe of reports of Myanmar military atrocities

By David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States on Thursday called for a credible, independent investigation by Myanmar's government of reports of military atrocities in the country's Shan State,…

Poland's new right-wing govt pulls IVF funding

Poland's new right-wing government will cut state funding for in vitro fertilisation (IVF) introduced by the previous liberal administration despite staunch opposition from the influential Catholic Church. "The in vitro…

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Urgent climate rhetoric must be backed by action, Greenpeace says

Soaring rhetoric from US President Barack Obama & other leaders approximately their deep commitment to fighting climate alter should be taken with a hefty pinch of salt, Greenpeace chief Kumi…

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Maradona sends roses to outgoing Argentine leader

Argentine football legend Diego Maradona sent outgoing President Cristina Kirchner a bouquet of four dozen white roses to thank the leftist leader for her eight years in office, she said…