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Kentucky couple nearly escaped being charged for fraud

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - A Kentucky couple nearly escaped prosecution for setting a fire that burned their rented home to the ...

At least 11 dead in mass shooting in northern Brazilian city

BELEM, Brazil - At least eleven people have been killed in a mass shooting in Brazil. Gunmen opened fire on ...

U.S. Navy Seal pleads guilty to causing death of colleague

WASHINGTON DC - A U.S. Navy SEAL who killed a Green Beret in extraordinary circumstances in the West African nation ...

Attack on UN mission in Mali which left peacekeeper dead condemned

BAMAKO, Mali - A violent attack in the West African nation of Mali on Saturday has left at least one ...

Report: GCC countries to host U.S. troops to counter Iranian threat

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - A newspaper in Saudi Arabia in a report published on Saturday says the kingdom and other ...

Incumbent PM Scott Morrison snatches victory in Australian election

CANBERRA, Australia - In Australia, the Liberal-National Party Coalition has been re-elected in a shock result in which Labor lost ...

The Hodeidah smokescreen: A real peace deal requires Yemeni buy-in

Nearly six months after a much-publicised deal was made in Sweden to bring an end to four years of war ...

Amid border wrangles, Eritreans wrestle with staying or going

An unexpected rapprochement last year between Ethiopia and Eritrea, and the subsequent opening of the border, seemed to offer hope ...

150,000 flee as Syria buffer zone collapses

Renewed violence in rebel-held northwestern Syria has killed dozens of civilians and forced 150,000 people into flight in one week ...

Brexit debate draws newcomers into British politics

With no previous political experience, Jessica Simor and James Wells are both candidates in the upcoming European elections for rival ...

Thousands of Czechs Demand Justice Minister Resign

PRAGUE - Tens of thousands of protesters rallied in the Czech capital Tuesday as demands intensified for the resignation of ...

Lucid launches new Home Suite Hotels in SA

Lucid Ventures, the R350m Cape Town based hotel fund, this week announced the launch of an all new boutique hotel ...

Shahzad century fires Afghanistan to World Cup warm-up win

Belfast - Mohammad Shahzad smashed a blistering 101 as Afghanistan fine-tuned their World Cup preparations with a 126-run thrashing of ...

Morgan has 'no regrets' as England go in search of World Cup glory

London - England captain Eoin Morgan believes the tournament hosts have done everything they possibly could to get themselves ready ...

Proteas bowlers can defend any total, insists Faf

Cape Town - All the talk ahead of the 2019 Cricket World Cup in England has centred around the batsmen.It ...

US Military: Russian Bombers, Fighters Intercepted off Alaska

US fighters intercepted six Russian military aircraft in international airspace west of Alaska, and shadowed them until they exited the ...

Portugal's Economy Rebounds, Though Problems Persist

PARIS - The Portuguese economy is resisting the prevailing gloom in Europe.Activity remained strong, with GDP rising by 0.5% in ...

Pentagon Chief Says Iranian Threats 'Put On Hold'

The United States' response to alleged Iranian threats has "put on hold" potential attacks by Iran, acting U.S. Defense Secretary ...

India has a lot of match-winners for World Cup, says Mithali Raj

New Delhi [India], May 21 (ANI): India ODI captain Mithali Raj on Tuesday said that "India definitely has a lot ...

Uzbekistan: RFE/RL kept at arm's length

Uzbekistan has earned international plaudits by lifting its block on an array of international news websites, but censorship remains in ...

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Wall Street closes higher on Tuesday

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were sharply higher on Tuesday, particularly in the tech sector after the U.S. ...

Jamie Oliver's network of diners placed into administration

LONDON UK - The restaurant chain founded and operated in the UK by Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver has filed for ...

Greenback bought up in Asia, stocks steady

SYDNEY, Australia - The U.S. dollar tanked on Tuesday in Asia due to what appears to be a looming trade ...

Thousands of jobs to go at Ford

DEARBORN, Michigan - Ford Motor Company is to slash its global workforce by about 10% over the next three months. ...

Sell-off in Nasdaq leads Wall Street lower

NEW YORK, New York - Technology stocks led Wall Street lower on Monday. The Nasdaq Composite fell sharply. One bright ...

Aussie stock market hits 11-year high

SYDNEY, Australia - Australian stocks soared on Monday, the first trading day since the sitting Liberal-National Party Coalition was re-elected ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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