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Sri Lanka shuts parliament after coronavirus case detected

Posted On: Oct 26, 2020   |   Posted By: Al Jazeera

Parliament closed for two days after police officer at the complex tests positive amid new surge in country's cases.

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Formula One driver Romain Grosjean escapes after explosive crash

Formula One driver Romain Grosjean escapes after explosive crash

The 34-year-old driver slid off the track on the first lap and his car burst into flames after being sliced in two by a barrier. Read more ...

NYC elementary schools to reopen for in-person learning on Dec. 7: de Blasio

NYC elementary schools to reopen for in-person learning on Dec. 7: de Blasio

New York City's public elementary schools will return to partial in-person learning Dec. 7 - while middle- and high-schools students will have to wait because of COVID-19... Read more ...

Completed Wisconsin recount confirms Biden's win over Trump

Completed Wisconsin recount confirms Biden's win over Trump

MADISON, Wis. - Wisconsin finished a recount of its presidential results on Sunday, confirming Democrat Joe Biden's victory over President Donald Trump in the key battleground... Read more ...

'He was a hero in our lives': David Prowse, the original Darth Vader, dies at 85

'He was a hero in our lives': David Prowse, the original Darth Vader, dies at 85

British actor David Prowse, who played Darth Vader in the original "Star Wars" trilogy, has died. Prowse wore the black suit and helmet to play Darth Vader, but it was actor... Read more ...

College football updated polls: AP Top 25, Coaches Poll rankings after Week 13

College football updated polls: AP Top 25, Coaches Poll rankings after Week 13

How will the AP Top 25 and Coaches Poll look after several previously undefeated teams lost this week? Read more ...

Colts' Matthew Adams ejected for punching Titans player during punt play

Colts' Matthew Adams ejected for punching Titans player during punt play

Colts' linebacker Matthew Adams was ejected in Week 12 for throwing two punches during a live punt play. He's had some history of penalty flags in his young NFL career. Read more ...

Wisconsin vote recount confirms Joe Biden's election win over Trump

Wisconsin vote recount confirms Joe Biden's election win over Trump

The recount of ballots in two Wisconsin counties wrapped Sunday, but did not put a dent in President-elect Joe Biden's 21,000 vote lead in the state. Dane County completed its... Read more ...

AP source: NFL fines Saints $500,000, Patriots $350,000

AP source: NFL fines Saints $500,000, Patriots $350,000

The NFL has fined the New Orleans Saints $500,000 and stripped them of a 2021 seventh-round draft pick for violating league COVID-19 protocols, a person with direct knowledge... Read more ...

Giants incredibly in first place after Daniel Jones injury

Giants incredibly in first place after Daniel Jones injury

Meet the first-place Giants... quarterbacked by Colt McCoy. Sunday was a good news/bad news day for the Giants, who beat the host Cincinnati Bengals, 19-17, to move atop the... Read more ...

In reversal, New York City to reopen schools as coronavirus spread intensifies

In reversal, New York City to reopen schools as coronavirus spread intensifies

The announcement comes just 11 days after Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that schools were shutting down because of a rising number of COVID-19 cases in the city. Read more ...