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Alpine skiing: Pinturault heading for World Cup title birthday present

20.03.2021, 09:59

France's Alexis Pinturault was set to celebrate his 30th birthday with the World Cup Alpine skiing giant slalom and overall titles on Saturday.

Killings of Asian women renew push for tougher U.S. hate crime laws

20.03.2021, 09:47

The killings of six women of Asian descent in Georgia this week have prompted fresh calls to pass hate crime laws in the handful of states without them and for law enforcement elsewhere to invoke protections already in place.

Palestinians take another step in preparations for first election in 15 years

20.03.2021, 09:35

GAZA/RAMALLAH, West Bank - Palestinians took another step in preparations for their first parliamentary election in 15 years on Saturday, opening registration offices to admit the political parties and independent candidates that will take part.

Earthquake of magnitude 7.0 strikes off Japanese coast: GFZ

20.03.2021, 09:23

A magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck near the east coast of Honshu, Japan on Saturday, the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences said.

Wall Street Opens Mostly Lower as Bond Yields Rise Again

12.03.2021, 17:40

U.S. stock markets opened mixed on Friday, reverting back to the pattern of tech underperformance after a volatile week in which fears about rising long-term interest rates have refused to go away.