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FIFA's Infantino says 'nobody knows' when football can resume

FIFA boss Gianni Infantino admitted on Thursday that "nobody knows" when football can resume around the world, and that when ...


Olympic Delay Adds Workload, Costs and Cash Flow Uncertainty

GENEVA - Postponing the Tokyo Olympics to 2021 will make the event more costly for all parties, the International Olympic ...


Colombia Quarantine Brings Evictions for Bogota's Poorest

BOGOTA - Jose Ramirez - whose total belongings fit into a scratched black suitcase and a backpack - is resigned ...


Half of Humanity in Virus Confinement

More than 3.9 billion people, or half of the world's population, are now being called on to remain in their ...


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FIFA's Infantino says 'nobody knows' when football can resume

FIFA boss Gianni Infantino admitted on Thursday that "nobody knows" when football can resume around the world, and that when ...

Olympic Delay Adds Workload, Costs and Cash Flow Uncertainty

GENEVA - Postponing the Tokyo Olympics to 2021 will make the event more costly for all parties, the International Olympic ...

Colombia Quarantine Brings Evictions for Bogota's Poorest

BOGOTA - Jose Ramirez - whose total belongings fit into a scratched black suitcase and a backpack - is resigned ...

French MotoGP postponed over coronavirus

The French MotoGP, initially scheduled for May 15-17 in Le Mans, has been postponed because of the "ongoing coronavirus outbreak", ...

First Indigenous Person Infected with Coronavirus in Brazil

Officials in Brazil say the first indigenous person in the South American nation to test positive for the coronavirus is ...

Peru Steps Up Enforcement of Stay-At-Home Order

Thousands of Peru reservists are joining security forces and police in enforcing the mandatory quarantine aimed at stopping the spread ...

International

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Coronavirus cases on board USS Roosevelt soar, evacuations ordered

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Navy is evacuating thousands of sailors from the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt in ...

U.S. military mobilizes in several states to combat Covid-19

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. military is rapidly ramping up its efforts to support the federal, and state governments in ...

United Nations to concider coronavirus resolutions

UNITED NATIONS - How should the U.N. General Assembly and its 193 member states respond to the coronavirus pandemic? Members ...

European leaders disagree on Covid-19 strategy

European leaders are struggling to agree on how to handle the coronavirus pandemic. Their most recent disagreements are undermining European ...

U.S. accepts help from Russia in fight against coronavirus

Moscow has the biological strains that Washington needs to create a vaccine against its 2020's uninvited guest.U.S. President Donald Trump ...

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U.S. stocks jump sharply, Dow gains 469 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks made strong gains on Thursday as oil prices turned up sharply, on the ...


Some in U.S. expecting worst job losses since World War II

WASHINGTON, DC - A staggering 10 million US workers have lost their jobs in the second half of March as ...


Chinese markets rally, elsewhere stocks fall

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Thursday with good gains being made by markets in China, while ...


City in Philippines recruits sewers to produce masks

BACOLOD CITY, Philippines April 2 (PIA6) -- Hitting two birds with one stone, the local government of Philippines city Bacolod, ...


Wimbledon set to be cancelled for first time since WWII

Wimbledon looks certain to be scrapped for the first time since World War II by tournament chiefs on Wednesday as ...


Japan's key index drops 4.50%, Asian markets otherwise mixed

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia closed sharply lower on Wednesday, except for Australia where the major index made ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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