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Super Typhoon Slams Into The Eastern Philippines

MANILA, Philippines: A super typhoon slammed into the eastern Philippines with catastrophic violent winds early Sunday and about a million people have been evacuated in its projected path, including in the capital where the main international airport has been ordered closed, officials said. Typhoon Goni hit the coast of the eastern island province of Catanduanes […]


Angry Birds Maker Rovio Reports Profit Jump

HELSINKI: Rovio Entertainment , maker of the 10-year-old “Angry Birds” mobile game series, on Friday reported a 138% jump in third-quarter adjusted operating profit, helped by lower marketing costs and stable games revenue. The Finnish company, which listed its shares in 2017, said its profit rose to 12.8 million euros ($15.1 million) from 5.4 million […]


NFL suspends former Pro Bowl kicker Aldrick Rosas

The NFL has suspended kicker Aldrick Rosas for four games as punishment for violating the league’s code of conduct policy. A Pro Bowler with the New York Giants in 2018, Rosas was charged with three misdemeanors stemming from a hit-and-run crash in Butte County, California, in June. Rosas was released by the Giants in July. […]

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France tightens security after Nice attack, protests flare in parts of Muslim world

PARIS/NICE: France stepped up security nationwide on Friday to guard against Islamist attacks after the fatal stabbings at a church in Nice, while protests flared in parts of the Middle East, Asia and Africa over French caricatures of the Prophet Mohammad. President Emmanuel Macron deployed thousands of soldiers to protect sites including places of worship […]


Clemson Tigers quarterback Trevor Lawrence will miss Notre Dame game due to COVID-19

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence will not be able to play next week against Notre Dame, coach Dabo Swinney said Saturday. Lawrence was tested for COVID-19 on Wednesday and the school announced on Thursday he tested positive, meaning he must isolate for a minimum of 10 days per ACC medical advisory group protocols. As part of […]

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China Warns Of Coronavirus On Packaging Of Imported Brazilian Pork

Local government did not say which Brazilian company the frozen meat came from. (Representational) Beijing: Packaging on a batch of frozen pork imported from Brazil which had entered a district in Eastern China’s Shandong province has tested positive for the coronavirus, the local government said. Residents of the Wendeng district in Weihai city who may […]


ICICI net up 6 times, hits record quarterly profit

MUMBAI: ICICI Bank on Friday reported its highest quarterly profit ever and said that it expects to return to normal from the next financial year given the resumption of economic activity in the country. The country’s second-largest private sector bank reported a net profit of Rs 4,251 crore for the quarter ended September 2020 — […]


Man City show they’re fighting for Guardiola with scrappy win at Sheffield United

12:54 PM ET Rob DawsonCorrespondent SHEFFIELD, England — Pep Guardiola says he will extend his stay at Manchester City only if he “deserves it” and his players are at least playing their part. Sheffield United were beaten 1-0 at Bramall Lane on Saturday to improve City’s unbeaten run in all competitions to seven games thanks […]

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Sean Connery ‘Defined an Era and a Style,’ James Bond Actors Say

Sean Connery was remembered on Saturday by other James Bond actors and franchise producers as “one of the true greats of cinema” who most embodied the fictional spy character James Bond. For James Bond fans and those who knew him, Mr. Connery, who died at 90 years old, was regarded as one of the best […]

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Greek Orthodox Priest Shot And Wounded At Church In France

PARIS: A Greek Orthodox priest was shot and badly wounded on Saturday at a church in the French city of Lyon by an assailant who then fled, a police source and witnesses said. There was no clear indication of a motive in the hours after the attack, and officials gave no indication that it was […]