Firefighters battle exhaustion along with wildfire flames

BEAVERCREEK, Ore. (AP) — They work 50 hours at a stretch and sleep on gymnasium floors. Exploding trees shower them with embers. They lose track of time when the sun is blotted out by smoke, and they ...

Princeton faces federal inquiry after acknowledging racism

The Trump administration has opened an investigation into racial bias at Princeton University, saying that the school's recent acknowledgment of racism on campus amounts to a “shocking” and “serious” ...

Liverpool signs Thiago, adds new dimension to its midfield

Liverpool completed the signing of Thiago Alcantara from Bayern Munich on Friday, bringing in one of the world's most technically gifted players to add another dimension to the English champions' midf...

EU unveils plan to combat racism, increase diversity

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Commission presented a series of measures Friday aimed at tackling structural racism and discrimination, acknowledging a blatant lack of diversity among the European Union...

To Bam Adebayo, Heat game days are always Mother's Day

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Miami center Bam Adebayo went into the locker room at halftime of Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals knowing that he wasn’t doing enough. He didn’t...

Man of 'Hotel Rwanda' fame denied bail in terrorism case

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — A Rwandan court has denied bail to Paul Rusesabagina, whose story inspired the film “Hotel Rwanda,” saying the terrorism and other charges against him are of serious nature and h...

AMERICA DISRUPTED: Troubles cleave a nation, and a city

SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) — It was difficult to celebrate America in Saginaw this year. The deadly coronavirus had torn through the county. Unemployment had surged five-fold. Weeks of protest over racial in...

JANNPAUL revolutionises the global diamond market with the Decagon 10 Hearts & Arrows Diamond

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 17 September 2020 - The newly designed and patented White Series Collection by Singaporean diamond designer, Paul Hung, revolutionises light performance in fancy shaped di...

Makeshift hospital in Yunnan leads to fears of new outbreak in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The appearance of a massive makeshift hospital, a huge increase in testing facilities, and the alleged dispatch of a top disease expert have Chinese netizens concerned tha...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, Sept. 17, the 261st day of 2020. There are 105 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept...

DB Schenker bags Infor Customer Excellence Award 2020

Leading global logistics giant recognized for exceptional use of cloud technology, including its newly-launched Singapore Warehouse Red Lion SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 17 September 2020 - Infor, a g...

Jags hope to end Music City skid with 'whole different team'

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars coach Doug Marrone has a farm outside Nashville and dozens of friends and family members living in the area. Many of them are Tennessee...

What's in a name? At the Vatican, a debate on inclusiveness

ROME (AP) — The Vatican responded Wednesday to criticism that the title of Pope Francis’ upcoming encyclical on the post-COVID world is sexist, saying the document, “Fratelli Tutti,” ("Brothers All") ...

Review: Back roads brutality in 'The Devil all the Time'

Say what you will, Antonio Campos' “The Devil all the Time” lives up to its title. Spanning numerous generations and set across a bleak and blood-stained Appalachian landscape, Campos' adaptation of D...

'Nothing left in the bucket': Wildfire resources run thin

Justin Silvera came off the fire lines in Northern California after a grueling 36 straight days battling wildfires and evacuating residents ahead of the flames. Before that, he and his crew had worked...