Canada starts vaccinating children 5-11 years old against COVID-19

11/25/2021

MONTREAL, Canada  – Canada began immunizing children aged 5-11 against COVID-19 Wednesday, joining a handful of nations including Israel and the United States in offering shots to this age group. At Montreal’s convention center, a few dozen…

NBA orders probe into racism claims against Suns owner

11/05/2021

The NBA ordered an investigation into allegations of racism and misogyny made against Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver on Thursday, November 4, 2021, in an ESPN report. “The allegations contained in today’s ESPN article are extremely serious,…

COVID-19 compared with other deadly viruses

11/01/2021

PARIS — The global death toll from Covid-19, which is set to pass five million, is already far worse than most other viral epidemics of the 20th and 21st centuries. But there have been notable exceptions. The…

Pig kidney works in human patient in ‘potential miracle’

10/21/2021

WASHINGTON, United States  – A US medical team has succeeded in temporarily attaching a pig’s kidney to a person, a transplant breakthrough hailed as a “potential miracle” by the surgeon who led the procedure. The surgery, carried…

Antetokounmpo leads Bucks in Nets blowout, LeBron’s Lakers stumble

10/20/2021

Los Angeles, United States—Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 32 points as the Milwaukee Bucks launched the defence of their NBA crown on Tuesday (Wednesday, October 20, 2021, Philippine time) with a 127-104 victory over the Brooklyn Nets, as LeBron…

More than 20 injuries reported after magnitude 6.1 quake shakes Tokyo

10/08/2021

The quake sent buildings swaying, stranded commuters, knocked products off store shelves, and triggered emergency warnings blaring from the phones of local residents, intended to give them time to take shelter. Initial information from the JMA put…

Pacquiao says open to rematch with Ugas

08/26/2021

LOS ANGELES – Manny Pacquiao has refused to rule out a rematch with WBA champion Yordenis Ugas following his upset defeat to the Cuban last weekend, which nudged the Filipino boxing star ever closer to retirement. Pacquiao,…

Apple update will check iPhones for images of child sexual abuse

08/06/2021

SAN FRANCISCO – Apple on Thursday, August 5, 2021, said iPhones and iPads will soon start detecting images containing child sexual abuse and reporting them as they are uploaded to its online storage in the United States,…

Milwaukee streets burst with joy at NBA title after 50-year wait

07/21/2021

Milwaukee—For fans like Tom Cogdall, a 63-year-old retired Army officer who lives in Milwaukee, it was a long time coming. “I remember 1971. This was 50 years, we needed it,” Cogdall said, outside of Brothers Bar &…

Milwaukee Bucks are 2021 NBA champs

07/21/2021

Milwaukee–Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 50 points in an astounding all-around performance and the Milwaukee Bucks captured their first NBA title since 1971 by defeating the Phoenix Suns 105-98 on Tuesday (Wednesday morning, July 21, 2021, Philippine time). The…

Bucks defeat Suns to even NBA Finals

07/15/2021

Milwaukee–Khris Middleton scored 40 points, 10 of them in the final crucial minutes, and the Milwaukee Bucks rallied past Phoenix, 109-103, on Wednesday (Thursday, July 15, 2021, Philippine time) to pull level in the NBA Finals. Greek star…

Giannis scores 41 as Bucks trim Suns’ lead in NBA Finals

07/12/2021

Milwaukee—Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 41 points and grabbed 13 rebounds on Sunday to lead Milwaukee over Phoenix 120-100, reviving the Bucks’ chances to win their first NBA Finals in 50 years. The 26-year-old Greek forward joined Shaquille O’Neal…

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