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  • Lebanese prime minister-designate resigns amid impasse

    Lebanese prime minister-designate resigns amid impasse BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s prime minister-designate has resigned amid a political impasse over government formation, nearly a month after he was appointed to the job. The announced by Prime Minister-designate Moustapha Adib Saturday deals a blow to French President Emmanuel Macron’s efforts to…

  • Prime minister-designate resigns in crisis hit Lebanon amid political impasse over government formation

    Prime minister-designate resigns in crisis hit Lebanon amid political impasse over government formation BEIRUT (AP) — Prime minister-designate resigns in crisis hit Lebanon amid political impasse over government formation. The post Prime minister-designate resigns in crisis hit Lebanon amid political impasse over government formation appeared first on WBNG. Source:…

  • Crop tops or ‘republican’ dress? France debates schoolwear

    Crop tops or ‘republican’ dress? France debates schoolwear PARIS (AP) — French women are known for their instinctive knack for spot-on chic attire. But now they have the right to be confused. Ministers working overtime trying to tamp down the coronavirus spread and ramp up the economy, have gotten…

  • Yom Kippur synagogue attack leaves German Jews still uneasy

    Yom Kippur synagogue attack leaves German Jews still uneasy BERLIN (AP) — As Jews around the world gather for Yom Kippur, Judaism’s holiest holiday, many in Germany are still feeling uneasy and questioning whether they are safe, one year after one of the most violent and overt anti-Semitic acts…

  • Progress against virus brings complacency in parts of Africa

    Progress against virus brings complacency in parts of Africa HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Schools are reopening in Zimbabwe, along with churches, bars, restaurants, airports and tourist attractions. As the country’s coronavirus infections decline, strict lockdowns designed to curb the disease are being replaced by a return to relatively normal…

  • COVID-19 forces Texas A&M to keep fans out of Midnight Yell

    COVID-19 forces Texas A&M to keep fans out of Midnight Yell COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Texas A&M’s five Yell Leaders ran into an almost empty Kyle Field for their Midnight Yell as Friday night crept into Saturday morning.  It’s a tradition almost 90 years old that is normally…

  • Mets visit Washington, aim to build on Peterson’s strong showing

    Mets visit Washington, aim to build on Peterson’s strong showing New York Mets (26-31, fourth in the NL East) vs. Washington Nationals (23-34, fifth in the NL East) Washington; Saturday, 3:05 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: New York: Rick Porcello (1-6, 5.46 ERA) Washington: Max Scherzer (4-4, 3.67 ERA) LINE:…

  • New York takes 3-game losing streak into matchup with Miami

    New York takes 3-game losing streak into matchup with Miami Miami Marlins (30-28, second in the NL East) vs. New York Yankees (32-26, second in the AL East) New York; Saturday, 1:05 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Miami: Trevor Rogers (1-2, 6.84 ERA) New York: Deivi Garcia (2-2, 4.88 ERA)…

  • China pushes emergency use of COVID vaccine despite concerns

    China pushes emergency use of COVID vaccine despite concerns BEIJING (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people have taken one of the four leading vaccine candidates in China. Kan Chai, a popular journalist and writer in September shared his experience of signing up for a state-backed firm’s vaccine candidate,…

  • Top Bollywood star Deepika Padukone questioned in drug probe

    Top Bollywood star Deepika Padukone questioned in drug probe NEW DELHI (AP) — A top Bollywood star, Deepika Padukone, is being questioned by India’s narcotics agency that is probing the movie industry’s links with drug peddlers and cartels. She arrived at the Narcotics Control Board’s office in Mumbai on…