World
President Donald Trump's administration on Wednesday revoked landmark guidance to public schools letting transgender students use the bathrooms of their choice, reversing a signature initiative of for
President Donald Trump's administration on Wednesday revoked landmark guidance to public schools letting transgender students use the bathrooms of their choice, reversing a signature initiative of for
Transgender legal advocates have criticized the "states' rights" argument, saying federal law and civil rights are matters for the federal government to enforce, not the states.
Transgender legal advocates have criticized the "states' rights" argument, saying federal law and civil rights are matters for the federal government to enforce, not the states.
Zimbabwe has deployed army medics to work at major public hospitals following a week-long strike by junior doctors who are demanding an increase in call allowances and a duty free car facility, a seni
Zimbabwe has deployed army medics to work at major public hospitals following a week-long strike by junior doctors who are demanding an increase in call allowances and a duty free car facility, a seni
They will be the first UN-mediated negotiations on Syria in almost a year, during which time the military and geopolitical context has changed massively.
GENEVA (AP) — Yet another sequel to chronically-fruitless Syria peace talks, or an entirely new script? After months of Syria bloodshed, stalled humanitarian aid deliveries and stop-and-start diploma
BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese military veterans have demonstrated in central Beijing for two days, demanding unpaid retirement benefits in a fresh wave of protests highlighting China's challenge in mana
CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — Public officials in North Dakota pleaded with the remaining protesters at the Dakota Access oil pipeline camp to pack up and leave so authorities can resume cleaning up the p
HONG KONG (AP) — Asian shares slipped Thursday after the latest Fed minutes raised the possibility that a U.S. rate hike could come sooner than expected. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia has requested Interpol to put an alert out to apprehend four North Korean suspects in the murder of Kim Jong Nam, Malaysia's police chief Khalid Abu Bakar said on Th
JOHANNESBURG,  (Reuters) – South Africa’s High Court blocked the government’s attempt to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC) yesterday, the latest blow to scandal-plagued Presi
SYDNEY (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday that he hoped to triple bilateral trade with Australia as the countries forge closer technology and aviation ties. Bilateral trad
CHICAGO (AP) — As educators around the United States wonder whether a crackdown on immigrants will reach their schoolhouse doors, principals in Chicago have been given a simple order: Do not let fede
NEW YORK (AP) — A wealthy former CEO who dodged securities fraud charges for a decade by fleeing to Africa is facing sentencing in New York City. Jacob “Kobi” Alexander is due in federal
The president, widely known by his nickname Farmajo, officially took office last week, however his inauguration was held Wednesday in the presence of several regional leaders.
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A New York woman is facing charges after police say she lied about being raped by two football players from a Connecticut university due to fears a third student would lose r
DES MOINES, Iowa - The winning Powerball numbers have been drawn for the jackpot that's climbed above $400 million for the first time in nearly three months. The numbers are 10-13-28-52-61 and Powerb
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — If basketball and soccer had a baby and put it on skates, it might look like roll ball, a little-known sport whose top performers worldwide vied for the championship in Bangl
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand's Supreme Court on Thursday reduced the sentence of a prominent former magazine editor who had been jailed for 10 years for insulting the country's monarchy, a legal group
NEW YORK (AP) — A suspect has been arrested in connection with the fatal shootings of two men inside a cash advance company in New York City. Police said Wednesday that 32-year-old Ricky Dennis, of B
Rutte and Justice Minister Stef Blok met Wilders after the agent gave away classified information about the Freedom Party leader's movements, news reports said.
PRINCETON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia State Police say a man who refused demands by two troopers to drop a large knife and then lunged with it at one of the officers has been fatally shot. A police s
SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Three Indian soldiers and a woman were killed after rebels ambushed soldiers in the disputed region of Kashmir, police said on Thursday. Inspector-General Syed Javaid Mujtaba G
The Trump administration has ended federal protections for transgender students that instructed schools to allow them to use bathrooms and locker rooms matching their gender identities.
HAVANA (Reuters) - Communist-ruled Cuba on Wednesday said it had foiled a serious plot aiming to destabilize the country by preventing the chief of the Organization of American States traveling to the
TOKYO - Japan's Crown Prince Naruhito has marked his 57th birthday with a pledge to follow in his father's footsteps as symbol of the nation when his father's abdication wish is realized. Naruhito is
MEXICO CITY - Authorities in the northern Mexico border state of Tamaulipas have cancelled a concert by singer Alfredo Rios, known as El Komander, on the grounds it might glorify drug traffickers. Ri
A South-Asian rights group has opposed the Trump administration's immigration plans, claiming that over 450,000 illegal Indian immigrants who are living in the US could be targeted by authoriti
PARIS (Reuters) - French far right leader Marine Le Pen has increased her lead in the first round of France's presidential election, though she is still seen being beaten by a wide margin in the runof
The violence in Conakry on Monday and Tuesday capped weeks of protests mainly by young people and students that prompted the government to close schools on February 1.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Crown Prince Naruhito turned 57 on Thursday saying he is ready to become emperor after his father Akihito, who could abdicate as soon as next year, and that like him, he wil
SYDNEY (Reuters) - A thick plume of black smoke rose above the Sydney skyline on Thursday as scores of firefighters battled a huge blaze at a recycling plant in the western suburbs of Australia's larg
The Air Force says it can’t account for $1 billion in savings that President Donald Trump said he’s negotiated for the program to develop, purchase and operate two new Boeing jets to serve as Air For
RENO, Nev. - The series of storms that battered the Sierra Nevada with record snow for nearly two months has also made it the wettest year ever recorded in Reno, the National Weather Service said Wedn
President Trump’s orders to deport immigrants in the United States illegally and an effort to review all American aid to Mexico complicate the secretary of state’s task.
Anwar al-Awlaki, a Qaeda leader and American killed in a drone strike, inspired and advised Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, who tried to take down a plane with explosives in his underwear.
Oscars season is all about the stars: who said what, which gowns rocked the red carpet, and of course, who won. But for women behind the camera, it takes a lot more to get noticed.
Many of the small details - newspapers, licence plates, cereal boxes - of Oscar-nominated films are made in one place. James Bartlett takes a rare tour of a Hollywood factory of fake.
During the talks on Tuesday, Merkel received guarantees from PSA chief executive Carlos Tavares that the French company would uphold existing job, investment and site guarantees and maintain Opel as
BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian Foreign Minister Jose Serra handed in his resignation to President Michel Temer on Wednesday, citing health reasons, Temer's office said in a statement.
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico reacted with anger on Wednesday to what one official called "hostile" new U.S. immigration guidelines hours before senior Trump administration envoys began arriving in M
In Orange County, California, dozens of immigrant parents have signed legal documents authorizing friends and relatives to pick up their children from school
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived in Mexico City on Wednesday on a mission to mend deeply frayed relations with the United States’ southern neighbor. John F. Kelly, the secretary of Homelan
ATLANTA (AP) — Just days before Democratic activists pick a new party chair, the contest to head the Democratic National Committee remains fluid, as national leaders grapple with how to turn an outpo
WASHINGTON - The White House is pushing back the release of President Donald Trump's revamped refugee and immigration executive order until next week. Trump had said his administration would unveil t
TOKYO (AP) — Carlos Ghosn, who leads Nissan and Renault, has tapped Hiroto Saikawa, a veteran Japanese executive at Nissan, to replace him as chief executive at the Japanese automaker, although Ghosn
HAVANA - A group of Cuban dissidents on Wednesday recognized the secretary-general of the Organization of American States for defending human rights in their country even though the government denied
Staff Sgt. Calvin Gibbs , a former soldier at Washington state’s Joint Base Lewis-McChord, is serving a life sentence at the military prison at Fort Leavenworth for masterminding the murders of three
RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazil's foreign minister has resigned from his post, citing undisclosed medical reasons. Jose Serra says in a Wednesday night letter to President Michel Temer that he needs at least
LOS ANGELES - A hearing to unseal testimony in Roman Polanski's long-running underage sex case has been delayed. The Los Angeles Superior Court sent out a notice Wednesday stating that a hearing sche
SAN FRANCISCO - A federal judge in San Francisco has blocked a California law that allows actors and other entertainment professionals to remove their ages from a popular industry website. The law th
Catherine Griset, chief of staff for the presidential candidate Marine Le Pen, is being investigated over accusations that European Union money was misused.
There was no immediate statement from the United Nations, which has been hosting the talks, but the Cyprus government said that Greek Cypriot leader Nicos Anastasiades had been informed on Wednesday
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea blamed Malaysia on Thursday for the death of one of its citizens there last week and accused it of an "unfriendly attitude" in a scenario drawn up by South Korea, which h
The chairman of the Senate Armed Service committee traveled covertly last week to northern Syria where he met with U.S. forces engaged in the counter-Daesh campaign, his office confirmed Wednesday
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama is bidding to execute a convicted killer who has been on death row for more than 30 years. The state filed a motion Wednesday to set an execution date for inmate Tommy
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say they’ve arrested the man responsible for a toddler’s fatal shooting during a drug deal in South Florida. Local media outlets report that 24-ye
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California law that restricts a popular Hollywood website from posting actors’ ages raises First Amendment concerns and does not appear likely to combat age discriminatio
Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9          836

Recent News

Caesar all the way

    Compton Caesar powering across the line to win the boys 18 years  and over 100m event at the recent Athletic Association of Guyana Age Group Trials at the Leonora Track and Field facili
Read Full Story

Australia beat Sri Lanka to avoid Twenty20 series whitewash

(Reuters) – Australia beat Sri Lanka by 41 runs in their final Twenty20 game yesterday, avoiding a whitewash in the three-match series and salvaging some pride.
Read Full Story

Kohli issues Starc warning to India’s batsmen in Pune

PUNE, India,(Reuters) – Australia paceman Mitchell Starc has raised his game to the next level and India’s batsmen need to be wary of his ability to trouble them with reverse swing, home captai
Read Full Story

Taylor, Boult shine as NZ square South Africa series

(Reuters) – Trent Boult took the prized wicket of AB de Villiers then bowled Dwaine Pretorious in the penultimate over as New Zealand secured a series-levelling six-run victory in the second on
Read Full Story

Hinds to defend `Courts Mashramani’ road race title in B/ce today

Following the first leg of the Burnham Memorial Three-Stage event on Sunday, the nation’s top riders will return to Berbice today to do battle in the ‘Courts Mashramani’ road race.
Read Full Story

Colts clinches GABA Open league title but Ravens squares U23 series 1-1

Colts clinched the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association (GABA) ‘League of Champions’ Open title after defeating Ravens 60-50 to take an unbeatable two-game lead in their three-match series Tuesda
Read Full Story

Popular Finance

Pac-12 and Southland basketball: Dillon Brooks' buzzer-beater lifts Oregon at Cal

Dillon Brooks made a three-pointer with 0.2 seconds to play to cap a comeback from 16 points down and No. 6 Oregon beat California, 68-65, on Wednesday night to keep its hopes alive for a Pac-12 t
Read Full Story

State Bar of California seeks to discipline ex-L.A. city attorney Carmen Trutanich

The State Bar of California is seeking to discipline former Los Angeles City Atty. Carmen Trutanich, claiming that as a county prosecutor he suppressed important evidence and allowed a witness to
Read Full Story

Girls' basketball: City playoff scores and updated pairings

GIRLS' BASKETBALL CITY OPEN DIVISION Semifinals, Saturday at Roybal #4 Granada Hills at #1 Fairfax, 4 p.m. #3 El Camino Real at #2 Palisades, 2 p.m.   Consolation quarterfinals, Friday, 7 p.m. #8
Read Full Story

Rickard Rakell, Jonathan Bernier lead Ducks to 5-3 win over Bruins

Concern was raised a notch for the Ducks before the puck was even dropped Wednesday.  Goalie John Gibson was scratched because of a lower-body injury, and although his status is day-to-day, the Du
Read Full Story
 

UK created maximum jobs in India via FDI: Report

"Between 2000 and 2016, British FDI created 371,000 jobs 10 percent of all jobs created by FDI. The total number of people employed by British companies in India currently stands at 788,000 represen
Read Full Story
 

Indian economy remains a bright spot in global landscape

In its annual country report on India, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) yesterday said growth is expected at 6.6 percent in this fiscal year and at 7.2 percent in the following year.
Read Full Story

Administration removes protections for transgender students

Administration removes protections for transgender students Feb. 22, 2017, 8:10 p.m. A look at President Trump's administration and the rest of Washington: Trump administration rescinds Obama-era
Read Full Story

Girls' water polo: Southern Section semifinal scores and championship matchups

GIRLS' WATER POLO SOUTHERN SECTION DIVISION 1 Semifinals, Wednesday Laguna Beach 14, Dos Pueblos 4 San Marcos 11, Mater Dei 9   DIVISION 2 Semifinals, Wednesday Schurr 7, Agoura 5 Riverside Poly 6
Read Full Story

Boys' soccer: No. 1 Cathedral, No. 3 Santa Barbara eliminated in Division 1 playoffs

The Southern Section Division 1 boys' soccer playoffs saw the No. 1 and No. 3 seeds go down to defeat in the second round on Wednesday. Top-seeded Cathedral was beaten by El Toro on penalty kicks,
Read Full Story