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Black box from Lion Air flight that crashed off Jakarta recovered

JAKARTA, Indonesia - Months after the tragic Lion Air flight crash, that left 189 people dead on October 29, 2018, ...


Trump cancels Speaker Pelosi's travel amid shutdown feud

Washington DC [USA], Jan 18 (ANI): United States President Donald Trump on Thursday hit back at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, ...


Killers of Star Kazakh Skater Get 18 Years in Prison

ALMATY, KAZAKHSTAN Kazakhstan sentenced two men accused of killing celebrated Olympic figure skater Denis Ten to 18 years in a ...


Pilot Killed In Helicopter Crash In Almaty

A helicopter has crashed in Kazakhstan's largest city, Almaty, killing a pilot, officials say. The Eurocopter EC-130 chopper fell on ...


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Australian International School in Sharjah charged after pupil dies

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - A court in Sharjah on Thursday commenced proceedings against an Australian international school and six ...

Canadian government appalled at kidnapping and killing of citizen

  OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso, West Africa - Canada has condemned the killing of the vice president of Vancouver-based private gold ...

Bombing at Colombian policy academy in Bogota kills nine

BOGOTA, Colombia - In an attack that has been condemned in Colombia as an act of terrorism, a car bomb ...

Huawei founder claims firm poses no security risk

SHANGHAI, China - A month after Huawei's chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou was detained in Canada, at the request of ...

UAE was prepared to host Saddam Hussein

DUBAI, UAE - The Vice President of the United Arab Emirates and the Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid ...

ISIS suicide bombing targets U.S. soldiers in Syria's Manbij

DAMASCUS, Syria - The Islamic State militant group has claimed a deadly suicide bombing that targeted the U.S.-led coalition troops ...

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Dow Jones gains 163 points Thursday

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rose on Thursday on the back of good employment figures and anticipation of ...

Netflix subscribers in the U.S. impacted by price hike

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - In what came as the company's biggest increase since being launched, Netflix has decided to hike prices ...

NBCUniversal's new streaming service to be launched in 2020

NEW YORK, U.S. - In a bid to compete with services like Netflix and Amazon that have been dominating the ...

U.S. unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week

WASHINGTON DC - The Labor Department on Thursday delivered some good news on the employment front. The jobs market remains ...

OPEC production cuts boost oil prices, U.S. stocks rally

NEW YORK, New York - Energy stocks drove Wall Street higher on Wednesday on the back of a rise in ...

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U.S., U.K. lead first joint naval drills in the South China Sea

WASHINGTON, U.S. - As part of Washington's pressure campaign against China's militarization of the man-made islands it has constructed in ...


Canadian drug smuggler's death sentence 'horrific', family says

BEIJING, China - The family of a Canadian man, Robert Lloyd Schellenberg, who has been sentenced to death in China ...


Black box from Lion Air flight that crashed off Jakarta recovered

JAKARTA, Indonesia - Months after the tragic Lion Air flight crash, that left 189 people dead on October 29, 2018, ...


Lao Protest Villager Freed, 11 Still Held

Lao authorities have released a villager held since 2017 with a group arrested for protesting the loss of land awarded ...


Trump says US will develop space-based missile defence

Declaring that space is the new warfighting domain, President Donald Trump on Thursday vowed the US will develop an unrivaled ...


Central Asia Should Protect Rights As It Seeks Investment, HRW Urges

Human Rights Watch (HRW) is urging Central Asian leaders who are seeking greater regional cooperation and international investment in an ...


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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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