• Biden Says He Thinks Russia Will Invade Ukraine
    2022-01-20 04:47:47 UTC

    <p>WASHINGTON (AP) &mdash; U.S. President Joe Biden said Wednesday he thinks Russia will invade Ukraine and warned President Vladimir Putin that his country would pay a &ldquo;dear price&rdquo; in lives lost and a possible cutoff from the global banking system if it does.</p><p>Biden, speaking at a news conference to mark his one-year ...
  • Trump Used “Fraudulent" Claims to Get Loans, Tax Benefits
    2022-01-19 22:22:55 UTC

    NEW YORK (AP) — The New York attorney general says her investigators have uncovered evidence that former President Donald Trump’s company used “fraudulent or misleading” valuations of its golf clubs, skyscrapers and other property to get loans and tax benefits. In a court filing late Tuesday, lawyers for Attorney General Letitia Jam...
  • Jim Crow Filibuster, History Will Not Remember Them Kindly
    2022-01-18 17:14:47 UTC

    Martin Luther King III, the son of the late civil rights leader, compared Kyrsten Sinema and Joe Manchin to the white moderate his father wrote about during the civil rights battles of the 1950s and 1960s — a person who declared support for the goals of Black voting rights but not the direct actions or demonstrations that ultimately le...
  • Assassin of Robert F. Kennedy Denied Parole
    2022-01-15 04:57:30 UTC

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sirhan Sirhan, who assassinated presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy in 1968, was denied parole Thursday by California’s governor, who said the killer remains a threat to the public and hasn’t taken responsibility for a crime that altered American history. Kennedy, a U.S. senator from New York, was shot...
  • Sidney Poitier's Impact Went Far Beyond Hollywood
    2022-01-08 05:01:44 UTC

    NEW YORK (AP) — We go to movies not just to escape, but to discover. We might identify with the cowboy or the runaway bride or the kid who befriends a creature from another planet. To see yourself on screen has long been another way of knowing you exist. Sidney Poitier, who died Thursday at 94, was the rare performer who really d...
  • Putin addresses Ukraine: Depend on Proposals From Military Experts
    2021-12-28 02:43:56 UTC

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin said Sunday he would ponder a slew of options if the West fails to meet his push for security guarantees precluding NATO’s expansion to Ukraine. Earlier this month, Moscow submitted draft security documents demanding that NATO deny membership to Ukraine and other former Soviet countries...
  • Desmond Tutu, South Africa’s Icon Dies at 90
    2021-12-28 02:43:20 UTC

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Anglican Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, South Africa’s Nobel Peace Prize-winning icon, an uncompromising foe of apartheid and a modern-day activist for racial justice and LGBT rights, died Sunday at 90. South Africans, world leaders and people around the globe mourned the death of the man viewed as the country’s ...
  • European Nations to Reimpose Tougher Measures to Curb Omicron
    2021-12-19 01:32:43 UTC

    LONDON (AP) — Nations across Europe moved to reimpose tougher measures to stem a new wave of COVID-19 infections spurred by the highly transmissible omicron variant, with the Netherlands leading the way by imposing a nationwide lockdown. All non-essential stores, bars and restaurants in the Netherlands will be closed until Jan. 14 s...
  • US Expands COVID Boosters to Age 16
    2021-12-09 22:19:42 UTC

    WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. health authorities again expanded the nation’s booster campaign Thursday, opening extra doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine to several million 16- and 17-year-olds. The U.S. and many other nations already were urging adults to get booster shots to pump up immunity that can wane months after vaccination, calls t...
  • California Will Be a Sanctuary for Women if Supreme Court Supports Abortion Ban
    2021-12-09 02:05:04 UTC

    San Francisco, Calif. (AP) — With more than two dozen states poised to ban abortion if the U.S. Supreme Court gives them the OK next year, California clinics and their allies in the state Legislature on Wednesday revealed a plan to make the state a “sanctuary” for those seeking reproductive care, including possibly paying for travel, l...
  • Will Putin Invade Ukraine? The Realities and Rationalization of the Russian strategy
    2021-12-08 01:21:12 UTC

    Ukrainian and Western officials are worried that a Russian military buildup near Ukraine could signal plans by Moscow to invade its ex-Soviet neighbor. The Kremlin insists it has no such intention and has accused Ukraine and its Western backers of making the claims to cover up their own allegedly aggressive designs. It’s unclear ...
    2021-12-08 01:20:20 UTC

    A couple kiss in front of a barricade set on fire by demonstrators during clashes with police following a protest condemning the imprisonment of rap singer Pablo Hasél in Barcelona, Spain, on Feb. 18, 2021. Hasél was convicted of insulting the Spanish monarchy and praising terrorist violence. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti) “Some say th...
  • Omicron: A Big Jump in Evolution of Virus
    2021-12-06 20:31:46 UTC

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Dr. Sikhulile Moyo was analyzing COVID-19 samples in his lab in Botswana last week when he noticed they looked startlingly different from others. Within days, the world was ablaze with the news that the coronavirus had a new variant of concern — one that appears to be driving a dramatic surge in South Africa and...
  • Another Step Backwards for Women: U.S. Supreme Court Considers Reversing Abortion Rights
    2021-12-01 22:14:06 UTC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Both sides are telling the Supreme Court there’s no middle ground in Wednesday’s showdown over abortion. The justices can either reaffirm the constitutional right to an abortion or wipe it away altogether. Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 ruling that declared a nationwide right to abortion, is facing its most serious...
  • France Is Inducting Josephine Baker Into Its Pantheon
    2021-11-29 21:56:29 UTC

    PARIS (AP) — France is inducting Josephine Baker — Missouri-born cabaret dancer, French World War II spy and civil rights activist — into its Pantheon, the first Black woman honored in the final resting place of France’s most revered luminaries. On Tuesday, a coffin carrying soils from the U.S., France and Monaco — places where Bake...
  • New Version of Coronavirus Spread to More Countries
    2021-11-28 03:50:41 UTC

    LONDON (AP) — The new potentially more contagious omicron variant of the coronavirus popped up in more European countries on Saturday, just days after being identified in South Africa, leaving governments around the world scrambling to stop the spread. The U.K. on Saturday tightened its rules on mask-wearing and on testing of intern...
  • Which Teams Have Qualified for World Cup 2022?
    2022-01-27 21:18:42 UTC

    <p><a href="https://www.global-gathering.com/opinions/19315"><strong>FIFA WORLD MEN&#39;S RANKING</strong></a></p><p><a href="https://www.global-gathering.com/opinions/19315"><img alt="Ajax-loader" src="https://www.global-gathering.com/system/images/29326/original/ajax-loader.gif?1638147318" class="fr-fic fr-dii"></a></p><p>When and wh...
  • The Relentless Rise of CO2
    2021-11-04 01:27:16 UTC

    GLASGOW, Scotland — It's wheels up for 120 heads of states who convened at the global gathering in Glasgow to kick off this critical climate change summit to try to begin to put in place mechanisms to finally honor pledges made, to turn 'blah blah blah' into an actual blueprint to deliver pledges to limit global warming to 1.5C by the ...
  • Trump Supporter Tells Joe Manchin 'Stay Tough Buddy'
    2021-10-22 06:09:54 UTC

    Washington, D.C. – Republicans and their donors are rallying around Sen. Joe Manchin, the West Virginia Democrat and Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, Democrat of Arizona, who effectively blocking the U.S. President Joe Biden's agenda and are in a fierce battle with democratic party. <img alt="Billionaire_trump_donor_nelson_peltz_said_that_he_ha...
  • Facebook Targets Europe For Hiring Drive
    2021-10-18 16:30:01 UTC

    Facebook said it plans to hire 10,000 workers in the European Union over the next five years to work on a new computing platform that promises to connect people virtually but could raise concerns about privacy and the social platform gaining more control over people’s online lives. The company said in a blog post Sunday that those h...
  • California Woman Finds More Than 90 Rattlesnakes Under Her Home
    2021-10-17 05:32:37 UTC

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Al Wolf is used to clearing one or two snakes from under houses but recently was called by a woman who said she had seen rattlesnakes scurry under her Northern California house and was surprised to find more than 90 rattlesnakes getting ready to hibernate. Wolf, director of Sonoma County Reptile Rescue, said he ...
  • Dressing For Your Unique Body Shape - Complete Guide
    2021-09-29 21:45:36 UTC

    Parties are often preceded by fun questions, like what to give? Who to bring? When to arrive? And, crucially, what to wear? Most of us don't just happen to have a floor-length silk gown or a tailcoat hanging around in our closet, waiting for the day our Met Gala invite finally arrives. But would that even be the right kind of thing to ...
  • The Incredible Discovery of 400-Year-Old Greenland Shark
    2021-09-14 03:43:27 UTC

    The Greenland shark, an iconic species of the Arctic Seas, grows slowly and reaches 5m in length, suggesting a life span well beyond those of other vertebrates. Researchers used radiocarbon dating to determine the ages of 28 of the animals, and estimated that one female was about 400 years old.<hr><p style="margin-left: 20px;">- <a hre...
  • Denmark Lifts All Covid Restrictions After 80% of Population Gets Vaccinated
    2021-09-11 05:50:22 UTC

    COPENHAGEN — Denmark’s high vaccination rate has enabled the Scandinavian country to become one of the first European Union nations to lift all domestic restrictions. The return to normality has been gradual, but as of Friday, the digital pass — a proof of having been vaccinated — is no longer required when entering nightclubs, the ...
  • Reuters: Google Shuts Down Afghan Government Accounts
    2021-09-04 05:30:49 UTC

    WASHINGTON, Sept 3 (Reuters) - Google has temporarily locked down an unspecified number of Afghan government email accounts, according to a person familiar with the matter, as fears grow over the digital paper trail left by former officials and their international partners. In the weeks since the Taliban's swift takeover of Afghanis...