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ISIS claims Kabul attacks, as U.S. warns of Taliban threat

KABUL, Afghanistan - With no conceivable end to America’s longest military engagement in sight - the war against insurgents in ...


Poland Bans Ukraine Activist From Europe, Raising Questions

WARSAW, POLAND - Poland has used its powers as a European Union member to ban a human rights Ukrainian activist ...


China Reconsiders LNG Tariff Threat

China has sown confusion in international energy markets after reconsidering plans to slap tariffs on U.S. crude oil and liquefied ...


No Afghan Cease-Fire Until Taliban Announcement

ISLAMABAD - Afghanistan's government says it will not accept the Taliban's ceasefire unless it is officially announced. On Sunday, President ...


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Mueller’s ‘thugs’ suffer Trump's blows after McGahn’s expose

WASHINGTON, U.S. - In his latest salvo against Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into alleged collusion between Russia and his ...

Sunday tweet storm: ’Disgusting witch hunt’ rattles Trump

WASHINGTON, U.S. - A day after making efforts to downplay the bombshell revelation that his White House counsel has been ...

Massive 8.2 magnitude quake strikes off the coast of Fiji

WELLINGTON, New Zealand - Small tsunami waves were observed soon after a magnitude 8.2 earthquake struck off the coast of ...

Five imams shot dead in Turkey’s Erzincan province

ANKARA, Turkey - Five clerics from Turkey’s Religious Affairs Directorate (Diyanet) were shot dead after a heated argument broke out ...

Man jailed after making hoax bomb call to catch U.K. flight

LONDON, U.K. - In a shocking incident at the Gatwick Airport, a resident of east London, made a hoax bomb ...

Magnitude 6.0 quake rattles southern Costa Rica

GOLFITO, Costa Rica - The U.S. Geological Survey (U.S.G.S.) said that the southern part of Costa Rica was rattled by ...

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Apple removes thousands of apps from App Store in China

BEIJING, China - Amid tightening regulation and endless criticism from media in the country, Apple is said to have pulled ...

Facebook faces allegations of housing ad discrimination

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Facebook is battling fresh allegations in the U.S., this time related to discrimination in housing advertisements.  According ...

WhatsApp planning on deleting old messages, photos, videos

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - As part of its new deal with Google, WhatsApp is said to have now decided to do away ...

China arrests three over biggest-ever bitcoin heist

BEIJING, China - After witnessing the country’s biggest-ever cryptocurrency heist, in which Bitcoin worth $87 million (600 million yuan) was ...

Walmart completes acquisition of 77% stake in Flipkart

BENGALURU, India - The world’s largest retailer, Walmart Inc. completed its deal to acquire controlling stake into India’s biggest online ...

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Second quake in a day rattles Indonesia’s Lombok

LOMBOK, Indonesia - Weeks after a devastating magnitude 7.0 earthquake rattled Indonesia’s Lombok island, on Sunday, the tourist hotspot was ...


ISIS claims Kabul attacks, as U.S. warns of Taliban threat

KABUL, Afghanistan - With no conceivable end to America’s longest military engagement in sight - the war against insurgents in ...


China Reconsiders LNG Tariff Threat

China has sown confusion in international energy markets after reconsidering plans to slap tariffs on U.S. crude oil and liquefied ...


Asian Games: Indian men's badminton team bow out

Jakarta [Indonesia], August 20 (ANI): Indian men's badminton team bowed out of the ongoing 18th edition of the Asian Games ...


Cagayan North Int'l Airport ready for commercial flights

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Aug. 20 (PIA) - The Cagayan North International Airport is now ready for commercial flights, both domestic ...


Asian Games: Lakshay wins silver in shooting

Jakarta [Indonesia], August 20 (ANI): Indian shooter Lakshay Lakshay has won a silver medal in men's trap event in the ...


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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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