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Russia to invade Ireland, the latest claim by Cold War buffs

Russia is poised to invade Ireland and seize control of global communications, according to a crew of Cold War relics ...


Roger Stone gets 3 years and four months prison sentence

WASHINGTON, DC - A federal judge on Thursday sentenced President Donald Trump's longtime confidant Roger Stone to 40 months in ...


Russia's Ovechkin Scores 700th Career NHL Goal

Russian hockey player Alex Ovechkin, captain of the Washington Capitals, has become the eighth player in the history of the ...


USA: Russia is spreading disinformation about the coronavirus

Thousands of Russian-linked social media accounts have launched a coordinated effort to spread alarm about the new coronavirus, disrupting global ...


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Multi-billion dollar settlement lets Wells Fargo off the hook

Wells Fargo Bank is to pay $3 billion, which includes $500 million to be distributed to investors, to settle potential ...

Human rights defender in Yemen whose son was shot to death is honored

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - A Yemeni lawyer won the prestigious Martin Ennals Award for 2020 in recognition of her efforts to ...

Wall Street and the dollar drop sharply, world markets follow

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks fell sharply on Friday as profit-taking hit the U.S. dollar, finally puncturing what ...

Open-air markets in Central asia driving economic growth

Central Asia's lively, open-air markets are a dead giveaway to economists: signs of a large informal sector, or "shadow economy."These ...

Stock markets in Asia generally give up ground

SYDNEY, Australia - Stock markets were quiet on Friday, mostly trading in negative territory.In Japan the Nikkei 225 fell 92.41 ...

Google accused of spying on children

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - New Mexico's attorney general sued Google Thursday over allegations the tech company is illegally collecting personal ...

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Guterres criticizes war in Syria, demands political resolution

NEW YORK, New York - The head of the United Nations has issued a blunt message to warring parties in ...

Haitian leaders called on to reverse country's downfall

NEW YORK, New York - Leaders in Haiti must step up and end the political impasse between President Jovenel Mose ...

Delving in among the smoke and mirrors of the Pell case

Compound Probability and the CrownIn his appeal to the Intermediate Court, Bret Walker referred to 13 solid obstacles that pointed ...

Bayrob hackers infected 400,000 computers before being taken down

The hackers were like modern-day John Dillingers, brazenly committing their crimes and repeatedly escaping law enforcement's grasp.But like Dillinger and ...

Upbeat Chinese FM says virus control efforts 'are working'

China's efforts to control the deadly outbreak of a new coronavirus "are working", Beijing's top diplomat said Thursday, attributing an ...

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Erdogan to Hold Syria Summit With Russia, France and Germany

ISTANBUL - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday said he would hold a summit with the leaders of Russia, ...


UN chief appeals for end to Syria's man-made humanitarian nightmare

"The message is clear. There is no military solution for the Syrian crisis,"Antonio Guterres said, addressing journalists at UN Headquarters ...


Du Preez set to break new ground for Proteas Women

Cape Town - After more than a decade at the top of the order, Mignon du Preez is set to ...


EU Searches for Way Forward After Budget Deadlock

PARIS - European Union leaders are still seeking a compromise on their next seven-year, trillion-plus-dollar budget. But they ended two ...


Nevada Casts Votes for Democratic Presidential Hopefuls

Voters in the western U.S. state of Nevada cast ballots Saturday for their preferred Democratic Party candidates, who hope to ...


'Trump cheats at golf': Bloomberg mocks president with billboard

Democratic White House hopeful Michael Bloomberg mocked Donald Trump with a giant billboard on the Las Vegas Strip on Friday, ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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