David Dinkins, who broke barriers as New York City's first African-American mayor, but was doomed to a single term by a soaring murder rate, stubborn unemployment and his mishandling of a race riot in Brooklyn, has died. Dinkins died Monday, the New York City Police Department confirmed. Dinkins, a calm and courtly figure with a penchant for tennis and formal wear, was a dramatic shift from both his predecessor, Ed Koch, and his successor, Rudolph Giuliani — two combative and often abrasive politicians in a city with a world-class reputation for impatience and rudeness.
Officials in the nation’s largest county will discuss a possible stay-home order just days before Thanksgiving after a spike of coronavirus cases surpassed a threshold set by Los Angeles public health officials to trigger one. An “impressive and alarming surge” of more than 6,000 new cases put Los Angeles County over a five-day average of 4,500 cases per day, said Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer said Monday.
While all eyes have been on Boko Haram in Nigeria northeast, the northwest of the country has also been unraveling spiking food insecurity risk
KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 24 — Umno supreme council member Datuk Mohd Puad Zarkashi today said the current Perikatan Nasional (PN) government is on rocky ground due to the absence of honest politics....
Hundreds of flights at one of China's busiest airports were cancelled Tuesday as Shanghai raced to bring a local coronavirus outbreak under control.
Pakistan's counter-terrorism police on Tuesday said they foiled a possible militant attack by killing a suspected would-be suicide bomber when he tried to sneak into a police station near the eastern city of Lahore. According to a statement released by police, the suspected militant was killed in an exchange of fire early Tuesday when he shot at guards after being asked to halt at the premises of the police station in the village of Burki. Security forces in Pakistan are often targeted by militants who want the government to end its support to Washington in its war on terror and enforce Islamic laws in the country.
A new Netflix movie has been announced based on the early career of comedian and film director Kitano Takeshi. Titled "Asakusa Kid," the film is based on a memoir of the same title written by Kitano. The director and scriptwriter is comic Gekidan Hitori, who also directed the 2014 drama "Bolt from the Blue." Yagira Yuya […]
PETALING JAYA, Nov 24 ―After testing positive for Covid-19 two days ago, a number of Malaysian singer-actor Alif Satar’s close contacts have also received positive test results. The...
Jared Goff passed for three touchdowns and 376 yards as the Los Angeles Rams showed their offensive versatility on Monday with a 27-24 victory over Tom Brady's Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
France is expected to loosen its coronavirus restrictions on Tuesday as the boss of a major airline said proof of vaccination will likely become the only way people can fly in a post-pandemic world.
Philippine officials say about 60 million Filipinos are being targeted for vaccination against the coronavirus next year at a cost of more than 73 billion pesos ($1.4 billion) to develop considerable immunity among a majority of Filipinos. Carlito Galvez Jr., who oversees government efforts to secure the vaccines, said late Monday that negotiations were underway with four Western and Chinese pharmaceutical companies, including U.S.-based Pfizer Inc. and China’s Sinovac Biotech Ltd., to secure the vaccines early next year. “We will target the most vulnerable and the poorest communities in areas that were affected,” Galvez said, addressing who would be prioritized for vaccination.
KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 24 — Several Opposition lawmakers today raised safety concerns as they alleged Keningau MP Datuk Jeffrey Kitingan had broken Covid-19 quarantine orders to attend today’s Dewan...
Earlier this month, Griezmann's former agent Eric Olhats said Messi's "reign of terror" had made life difficult for Griezmann, while the French forward's uncle said it was not easy to play in the same club as the six-time Ballon d'Or winner. Messi hit back last week, saying he was tired of being blamed for problems at Barcelona.
KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 24 — Only 60.8 per cent of working Malaysians are actively contributing their monthly income to the Employees Provident Fund (EPF), according to data from the World Bank in its...
Turin [Italy], November 24 (ANI): Juventus manager Andrea Pirlo wants his side to approach the upcoming Champions League match against Ferencvaros in the "best way possible".
Taiwan has been having "good interactions" with U.S. President-elect Joe Biden's team, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday, as it seeks to cement ties with the incoming administration after getting strong support from President Donald Trump's government. Claimed by China but democratically ruled, Taiwan enjoyed unprecedented backing from Republican Trump's administration, including stepped-up arms sales and visits by top officials to Taipei. The election of Biden, a Democrat, has caused some unease in Taiwan, where Trump remains a popular figure amongst the public.
The teenage son of Australian great Michael Lynagh has been snapped up by the Queensland Reds, the Super Rugby club announced Monday, after he drew comparisons with his father when playing in England.
Argentina will not have the element of surprise on their side in Newcastle on Saturday when they try to repeat their shock Tri-Nations win over New Zealand, All Blacks assistant coach John Plumtree has said. The Pumas produced a superb defensive effort and dominated the collisions to record a 25-15 victory against the All Blacks two weeks ago. That defeat came after the All Blacks had lost 24-22 to Australia the week before, with the back-to-back defeats putting new coach Ian Foster and his staff under pressure.
This week: - We do a quick review of the Xbox Series X - We talk about the Capcom data breach and what has been compromised - We do a quick review of the newly launched games, mainly: Spiderman Miles Morales, Devil May Cry 5 Special Edition, DIRT 5, Assassin's Creed Valhalla, Call Of Duty: Black Ops Cold War
Brazil has gathered enough infection data from a late-stage trial of an experimental COVID-19 vaccine developed by China's Sinovac Biotech and expects to have interim results on its efficiency in early December, trial organizers said on Monday. Dimas Covas, director of Butantan biomedical research institute that is running the late-stage trial of the Sinovac vaccine in Brazil, said it now has 74 confirmed cases among its trial participants, above the 61 initial milestone set for interim efficiency analysis.