MANCHESTER, England: Manchester City captain Ilkay Gundogan struck in the midst of a first-half snowstorm before a late goal from substitute Fernandinho proved enough to secure a 2-1 home victory over West Ham United in the Premier League on Sunday. The win lifts City back up to second place and level on 29 points with…

WASHINGTON: US health officials on Sunday (Nov 28) said they were preparing for the likely appearance of the new Omicron COVID-19 variant, with restrictions set to begin on Monday against travellers from eight southern African countries. “Inevitably, it will be here,” although no cases have been detected yet, the nation’s top infectious disease official, Dr Anthony Fauci,…

1/5 San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Deebo Samuel runs past Jacksonville Jaguars defenders Sunday at TIAA Bank Field in Jacksonville, Fla. Photo by Joe Marino/UPI | License Photo MIAMI, Nov. 23 (UPI) — Stefon Diggs, Deebo Samuel, Ja’Marr Chase, Cooper Kupp and Davante Adams top my Week 12 fantasy football wide receiver rankings for 2021.…

1/5 Los Angeles Chargers running back Austin Ekeler (R) scores in front of Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Devin Bush in the second quarter Sunday at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, Calif. Photo by Jon SooHoo/UPI | License Photo MIAMI, Nov. 24 (UPI) — Austin Ekeler, Joe Mixon, David Montgomery, Nick Chubb and Jonathan Taylor top my Week…

Passengers walk at the Ben Gurion International Airport near Tel Aviv, Israel, on Sunday. The Israeli government approved a ban on arriving foreigners for 14 days over concerns of the new Coronavirus variant Omicron. Photo by Abir Sultan/EPA-EFE Nov. 28 (UPI) — Nearly two years after the first case of COVID-19 was reported in Mainland…

An epidemic has hit Igboland. No one is safe. Gory tales litter the space. On October 19, 2021, a boy allegedly killed his father in Adazi Ani in Anambra State and took the father’s N50, 000 just to buy Mkpuru mmiri. He was apprehended by youths of the community, beaten to stupor and burnt alive.…

The Biden Administration’s unwarranted pressure on Ethiopia’s legitimate government emanates from the former’s tendency of supporting rebel groups and the intervention would destabilize the strategic Horn of Africa, Ethiopia’s Ambassador to the U.S. said. Ambassador Fitsum Arega stated that the U.S. government and its Western allies’ support to the criminal faction would create favorable conditions…

Soccer Football – Serie A – AC Milan v U.S. Sassuolo – San Siro, Milan, Italy – November 28, 2021 AC Milan’s Alessio Romagnoli in action with Sassuolo’s Gianluca Scamacca REUTERS/Daniele MascoloRegister now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.comMILAN, Nov 28 (Reuters) – AC Milan slipped to their second successive Serie A defeat when Sassuolo…

Soccer Football – Premier League – Manchester City v West Ham United – Etihad Stadium, Manchester, Britain – November 28, 2021 West Ham United’s Michail Antonio in action with Manchester City’s Ruben Dias Action Images via Reuters/Carl Recine Register now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.comMANCHESTER, England, Nov 28 (Reuters) – Manchester City captain Ilkay…