Google pulls Russia’s opposition app under ‘extraordinary duress’

SAN FRANCISCO: Google blocked new downloads of a Russian opposition voting app under "extraordinary duress," sources close to the matter said, as international outrage...

Moderna vaccine edges Pfizer in new US research

WASHINGTON: A new study released by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Friday is the latest to suggest the Moderna...

10,000 migrants packed under Texas bridge

DEL RIO: The mayor of Del Rio, Texas declared a state of emergency Friday after more than 10,000 undocumented migrants, many of them Haitians,...

Biden backs top general on calls to China over Trump mental state

WASHINGTON: Top US General Mark Milley held onto his job Wednesday after President Joe Biden rejected pressure to fire him for alleged "secret" phone...

US approaching Delta wave peak

WASHINGTON: The latest coronavirus wave in the United States driven by the Delta variant could soon peak, but experts warn against complacency and expect...

Dubious of Trump’s sanity, US general secretly called China

WASHINGTON: The top US general was so worried in early January that Donald Trump was out of control that he took secret action to...

Apple users urged to download Pegasus spyware flaw fix

SAN FRANCISCO: Apple users were urged yesterday to update their devices after the tech giant announced a fix for a major software flaw that...

Facebook shields VIPs from some of its rules

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook exempts certain celebrities, politicians and other high-profile users from some its own rules for posts as part of a program launched...

Canada snap election up in the air with one week to go

MONTREAL: Will Canada's Liberal leader Justin Trudeau win a third term as prime minister or will Conservative leader Erin O'Toole ruin his plans? With...

California burning: Wildfires heat up governor recall vote

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, California: California is burning. Wildfires are tearing through the US state at an alarming rate and heating up the vote on...

Impossible grief: Black US mother mourns sons lost to gun violence

WASHINGTON: One by one, Seditra Brown, a concierge who lives in one of Washington's poorest neighborhoods, lost her three sons to gun violence: Paris...

US honors 9/11 victims on 20th anniversary of attacks

NEW YORK: America marked the 20th anniversary of 9/11 yesterday with pleas for unity at solemn ceremonies given added resonance by the messy withdrawal...

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