TAIPEI, Aug 19 (Reuters) - Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen has visited sailors in the island's navy to thank them for their efforts amid days of war games and military drills by China, calling the pressure they had faced "indescribable".
MOSCOW, Aug 18 (Reuters) - A restaurateur and rapper duo unveiled Stars Coffee on Thursday, reopening the chain of coffee shops in Russia formerly owned by Starbucks Corp (SBUX.O), the latest major company rebranding after a months-long Western corporate exodus from the country.
Between now and early October when voting gets underway, The San Diego Union-Tribune Editorial Board is planning to publish dozens of candidate Q&As and nearly two dozen commentaries connected to a handful of San Diego city ballot measures and seven state propositions on the Nov. 8 election. Keep checking back as we fill in this voter guide.
A lone kayaker has captured “thrilling” footage of a close encounter with a 30ft whale off the coast of Cornwall.Rupert Kirkwood, 62, from Holsworthy in Devon, filmed the moment he was circled by a Minke whale for 20 minutes while paddling offshore near Fowey.Mr Kirkwood told the PA news agency: “Whales are very difficult to spot because they just roll off the surface without a splash and then they go.“The beauty of them – which always makes the hair stand up on the back of my neck – is the noise of the blowhole.“If I had been in a boat...
CHONGQING, China (AP) — Ships crept down the middle of the Yangtze on Friday after China’s driest summer in six decades left one of the mightiest rivers barely half its normal width and set off a scramble to contain the damage to a weak economy in a politically sensitive year.
Karl-Anthony Towns made a go-ahead fadeaway jumper with 3:53 left as the Minnesota Timberwolves defeated the host Miami Heat 113-104
Aug. 19 (UPI) -- A Texas woman who flew upon a friend's private jet to participate in a pro-Trump rally in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 6, 2021, has pleaded guilty to breaching the Capitol building. According to court documents, Katherine Staveley Schwab of Fort Worth, Texas, pleaded guilty Thursday to...
DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) - Scattered showers will develop this morning ahead of an approaching cold front. This will keep the morning cool in the 60s and the low 70s. There will be a window of dry time this afternoon with sunshine that will get us in the 80s which should be warm enough for some strong storms to develop. For this reason, a First Alert Day will be in effect from 3pm to midnight. Some of these storms this afternoon could produce large hail.
Former Atlantic City Municipal Utilities Authority Chairman John Devlin has come out swinging over the hiring of a politically connected individual, who Devlin claims does not possess the proper level of experience required for the position. Devlin has advised that India Steele, the former wife of Atlantic City unelected potentate...
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Mumbai, Aug 19 (SocialNews.XYZ) On National Grooming Day on Friday, actor Rana Daggubati has shared some simple and quick tips for men to bring their best face forward. He says that for him, washing the face at least twice a day followed by moisturising it, and using sunscreen are essential.
FARGO (KFGO) – Police are on the search for a man wanted in the death of another man found in downtown Fargo Sunday morning. Police responded to the 50 block of North Broadway where they found a man dead, on the east side of a structure. Authorities are looking...
METUCHEN – It’s time to update Metuchen Downtown Alliance’s five-year strategic plan and the Alliance is looking for public feedback through a survey. These are some of the questions, the Metuchen Downtown Alliance (MDA) hopes to gauge public sentiments of the downtown. The first MDA strategic plan...
Apple reveals significant security flaws. Updates for Macs, iPads, and iPhones are recommended by experts.
For iPhones, iPads, and Macs, Apple exposed critical security flaws that may possibly let attackers seize total control of these devices. On Wednesday, Apple published two security assessments regarding the problem, but nobody outside of tech media paid them much attention.