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American lyricist Diane Warren wins Sweden’s Polar Music Prize

02 February, 2020 10:57 pm 10:57 pm

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – American songwriter Diane Warren, who has penned hits for singers Celine Dion, Cher and Lady Gaga, was awarded Sweden’s Polar Music Prize on Tuesday. Founded in 1989 by Stig Anderson, publisher and manager of the Swedish band ABBA, previous winners include Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan, Paul Simon, Elton John and Metallica. “Getting … Read More

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American dies of coronavirus in China; five Britons infected in French Alps

02 February, 2020 1:25 pm 1:25 pm

BEIJING (Reuters) – A 60-year-old American has died of the new coronavirus, the first confirmed non-Chinese death of the illness, US officials said, as millions of Chinese began returning home after a Lunar New Year break that was extended to try to contain the outbreak. While the vast majority of cases have been in China, … Read More

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American dies of coronavirus in China as toll rises to 724

02 February, 2020 12:33 pm 12:33 pm

BEIJING (Reuters) – An American became the first confirmed non-Chinese victim of the new coronavirus, US officials said on Saturday, and a Japanese man also died with symptoms consistent with the disease, as the epidemic looked set to pass the death toll from SARS. The 60-year old US citizen died on Feb. 6 in Wuhan, … Read More

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No US troops hurt in Iran strikes, says Trump

01 January, 2020 10:35 pm 10:35 pm

BAGHDAD/WASHINGTON/DUBAI (92 News/Reuters) – US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that no US troops hurt in Iranian missile strikes on bases in Iraq. While addressing to the nation, the US president maintained that the Iranian missiles had not harmed any US troops stationed there and damage was minimal, an outcome he said showed Tehran … Read More

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Brian Wilson postpones summer tour, says he feels ‘mentally insecure&...

06 June, 2019 1:11 pm 1:11 pm

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Beach Boys co-founder Brian Wilson has indefinitely postponed a US summer tour saying he felt “mentally insecure” in the aftermath of recent back surgery but hoped to return to performing later in the year. In a message posted on his Facebook page and official website, Wilson, 76, acknowledged he has struggled … Read More

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Pakistan announces 5-year business, tourism visas for Americans

06 June, 2019 4:56 pm 4:56 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – An important development has been made in Pak-US relation at the diplomatic level as Pakistan announced five years business and tourism visas for American citizens. According to the decision made between both the countries, the US will also reciprocate by issuing five years visa to the Pakistani nationals. The decision will … Read More

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Virginia Beach gunman who killed 12 was disgruntled city engineer

06 June, 2019 8:04 am 8:04 am

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (Reuters) – The gunman who killed 12 people at a Virginia Beach municipal building before dying in a shootout with police was identified on Saturday as a disgruntled city engineer and co-worker of most of the victims. All but one of the victims from Friday’s mass shooting in the coastal resort community … Read More

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American Nicole Gibbs pulls out of French Open after cancer diagnosis

05 May, 2019 10:54 am 10:54 am

PARIS (Reuters) – American Nicole Gibbs said on Monday she will miss the rest of the clay court season including this month’s French Open after being diagnosed with a rare form of cancer. The 26-year-old world number 116 said that about a month ago a dentist alerted her to a growth on the roof of … Read More

Scientists in Chile unveil ‘A Cosmic Titan’ cluster of galaxies

10 October, 2018 10:09 am 10:09 am

ATHENS (Reuters) – Astronomers peering billions of light years into space have detected the largest, most extensive collection of galaxies ever registered in the early days of the universe, a “proto-supercluster” they nicknamed Hyperion after a titan from Greek mythology. Hyperion has a mass 1 million billion times greater than the sun and is so … Read More

American Fujikawa announces he is gay

09 September, 2018 9:57 am 9:57 am

(Reuters) – American former teenage golf prodigy Tadd Fujikawa said he struggled for years hiding his true identity before publicly revealing on Wednesday that he is gay. Fujikawa made the announcement in an Instagram post. The 27-year-old from Hawaii is believed to be the first male touring professional golfer to announce he is gay. “I’m … Read More