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Euro 2020 playoffs could be in Oct. or Nov.

The playoffs, involving 16 teams, have twice been postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic

21 Apr 2020 6:28 PM

Augusta Masters hosts donate $2 million to coronavirus tests, relief

The only years when Masters could not be gone through in April since its 1934 debut were 1943-1945 due to World War II

31 Mar 2020 2:01 PM

Naomi Osaka disappointed but supports Olympic delay

She was looking forward to participating in her home country, but realises that time is not now

29 Mar 2020 2:05 PM

President Trump praises Olympics delay, says will attend in 2021

Like the Olympics, Trump's reelection campaign also has been upended by the coronavirus pandemic

25 Mar 2020 9:23 PM

Champion swimmer Michael Phelps worries about athletes' mental health

At this point, all the work is done. Athletes are just fine-tuning. Now it's like, 'Oh ... we're not competing': Phelps

25 Mar 2020 12:16 PM

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Azerbaijan GP off; no F1 race until mid-June at the earliest

With this, the first eight races of the 2020 season have now been either postponed or canceled because of the virus

23 Mar 2020 5:34 PM

'Over in 6 seconds': Gun laws saved lives at Texas church, says Trump

The Sunday shooting at a church service in the Fort Worth Suburb of White Settlement was the latest attack on a house of worship in the US.

31 Dec 2019 9:23 AM

'Visible to some...': Twitter briefly blocks Trump's whistleblower tweet, blames 'outage'

In recent days, Trump shared an unsubstantiated media report and a second post that appeared to name the intelligence community member.

30 Dec 2019 9:25 AM

US man robs bank, throws stolen cash at people and wishes ‘Merry Christmas’

A man, identified by police as 65-year-old David Wayne Oliver, was arrested in a nearby Starbucks.

25 Dec 2019 5:36 PM

Trump says he and Xi Jinping will sign US-China trade deal

Beijing has not yet confirmed specific components of the deal that were released by US officials.

25 Dec 2019 2:14 PM

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Author, spiritual guru and LSD pioneer Ram Dass passes away

Ram Dass entered the public sphere in the early 1960s as a young Harvard psychology professor.

24 Dec 2019 12:49 PM

US Speaker Nancy Pelosi not ready to name team for Trump's Senate trial

House managers will prosecute the case against Trump before the Republican majority Senate in a trial expected to begin in January.

24 Dec 2019 11:27 AM

US to provide USD 300 million military aid to Ukraine in 2020

The almost USD11bn (£8.4bn) Nord Stream 2 project has infuriated the US, with both Republican and Democratic lawmakers opposing it.

24 Dec 2019 11:20 AM

'Important step': US welcomes Saudi's verdict in Khashoggi's murder case

The United States 'encouraged Saudi Arabia to undertake a fair and transparent judicial process,' the official said.

24 Dec 2019 8:29 AM

US moved to freeze Ukraine aid 90 minutes after Trump-Zelensky phone call

Trump is accused of withholding USD 400 million in assistance to Ukraine to push Kiev to investigate his political rival Joe Biden.

23 Dec 2019 9:53 AM

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Donald Trump invites UK PM Boris Johnson to White House: report

The White House did not immediately respond to requests for comment on the reported invitation to Johnson.

23 Dec 2019 8:56 AM

Trade deal with China to be signed 'very shortly': Donald Trump

'We just achieved a breakthrough on the trade deal and we will be signing it very shortly,' Trump said in Florida.

23 Dec 2019 8:46 AM

Bill to promote Mahatma Gandhi's legacy introduced in US House

The bill seeks a budgetary allocation of USD 30 million every year for the next five years to the USAID for this foundation.

21 Dec 2019 9:22 AM

Have no interest in meeting Pramila Jayapal, says Jaishankar

Jaishankar had abruptly cancelled a meeting with senior members of Congress this week after US lawmakers refused demands to exclude Jayapal.

20 Dec 2019 9:49 AM

Take 'immediate, irreversible action' against terrorists: India, US to Pakistan

The first 2+2 dialogue was held in New Delhi in September last year after the mechanism was approved by PM Modi and Trump.

20 Dec 2019 8:30 AM

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