Daily Archives: February 16, 2021

Power cut across Texas as snow, ice blanket southern Plains

Dallas, Feb 15 (AP) A winter storm dropping snow and ice also sent temperatures plunging across the southern Plains, prompting a power emergency in...

Younger people half as likely as adults to catch COVID-19, study says

Jerusalem, Feb 15 (PTI) People under the age of 20 are about half as likely to be infected with COVID-19 as adults, and they...

Russian cargo ship launched to International Space Station

Moscow, Feb 15 (AP) An unmanned Russian cargo ship launched successfully Monday with a load of supplies for the International Space Station. The Progress MS-16...

Major Australian media company strikes Google news pay deal

Canberra, Feb 15 (AP) Seven West Media has become the largest Australian news media business to strike a deal with Google to pay for...

Bangladesh authorities send more Rohingya refugees to new island

Dhaka, 15 Feb (AP/PTI) Bangladesh authorities sent a fourth group of Rohingya refugees from Myanmar to a newly developed island in the Bay of...