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Japan, US, France Hold Military Drill Eyeing China Presence

Dozens of Japanese, American and French troops landed amid pouring rain from a CH-47 transport helicopter onto a grassy field at a training area in southern Japan, part of Saturday’s joint scenario of defending a remote island from an enemy invasion. The three nations first joint drills on Japanese soil dubbed ARC21 and which began […]


UFC 262 Live results and analysis — Charles Oliveira vs. Michael Chandler

HOUSTON — UFC 262 will usher in a new era in one of the promotion’s premier divisions, as Charles Oliveira and Michael Chandler vie for the vacant lightweight title in the main event at the Toyota Center. Saturday night will mark the first time someone other than Khabib Nurmagomedov, who retired last October, will reign […]

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Search for tiger continues as alleged owner returns to jail

Victor Hugo Cuevas . AP Photo RICHMOND: While a Texas man who police allege is the owner of a tiger that frightened residents after it was seen briefly wandering around a Houston neighborhood was ordered back behind bars on Friday, the animal’s whereabouts remain a mystery. An all-day court hearing Friday didn’t reveal any new […]


Google Leads Tech Giants’ Effort to Support Work Authorisation for Spouses of H-1B Visa Holders

Google is leading a determined effort by US tech giants to support a programme that gives work authorisation for spouses of those possessing H-1B foreign work visas, the most sought after among Indian IT professionals. Google is joined by 30 other companies to support the H-4 EAD (Employment Authorisation Document) programme. An H-4 visa is […]


Rombauer wins 2021 Preakness Stakes at 11-1 odds

Rombauer beat out Medina Spirit and Midnight Bourbon down the stretch to win the 2021 Preakness Stakes. Rombauer entered the second leg of the Triple Crown at 11-1 odds. Disputed Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit finished third after clearing three rounds of prerace testing on Friday. Trainer Bob Baffert released a statement before Saturday’s race, […]

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Benjamin Netanyahu Says Israeli Offensive In Gaza To Continue As Long As Necessary

The party that bears the guilt for this confrontation is not us, it’s those attacking us: Israeli PM Jerusalem: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, blaming Hamas for starting nearly a week of hostilities by firing rockets at Israel, said on Saturday Israel will continue to strike in Gaza as long as necessary and do its utmost […]


Albert Pujols in agreement with Los Angeles Dodgers on major league deal, sources say

The Los Angeles Dodgers and first baseman Albert Pujols are in agreement on a major league contract, sources told ESPN on Saturday. The agreement, first reported by the Los Angeles Times, isn’t expected to become official until Monday, a source said. Pujols, in the last year of his 10-year, $240 million contract, was designated for […]

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Rep Marjorie Taylor Greene’s combative behavior could spark ethics review

Marjorie Taylor Greene. AP Photo WASHINGTON: A year before her election to Congress, Marjorie Taylor Greene searched for Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez at her Capitol office, taunting the New York Democrat to “get rid of your diaper” and “talk to the American citizens,” as shown in video unearthed Friday by CNN. “I am an American citizen. […]


Saying he feels ‘great about it,’ rookie RB Travis Etienne aims to ‘maximize my opportunity’ at WR for Jacksonville Jaguars

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Trevor Lawrence is getting a lighter workload while Travis Etienne is getting as much as he can handle … at another position. The Jacksonville Jaguars have had Etienne taking the majority of his reps at receiver during the first two days of the team’s rookie minicamp to begin the process of turning […]

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Nurses’ Union Condemns C.D.C.’s New Mask Advice

The nation’s largest union of registered nurses condemned the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Saturday for lifting mask recommendations for vaccinated people and called on the agency to “do the right thing” and revise its guidance. Bonnie Castillo, a registered nurse and executive director of the union, National Nurses United, said the most […]