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U.S. Mideast plan openly violates principles of international law

Nothing is further from a peace effort than the plan that Israel and the Donald Trump administration have concocted for ...


Leaders Praise Formation of South Sudan Government

JUBA, KHARTOUM - The governments of the United States, the United Kingdom and Norway - the so-called South Sudan Troika ...


Lawyer Complains of Prison Treatment of WikiLeaks' Assange

LONDON - A lawyer for Julian Assange complained Tuesday that the WikiLeaks founder was handcuffed 11 times, stripped naked twice ...


Royal Troon to host Open Championship in 2023

The Open Championship will be played at Royal Troon in 2023, the 100th anniversary of the first time the Scottish ...


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Iran slow to hold security forces to account over protests

BEIRUT, Lebanon - Iranian authorities have failed to hold security forces accountable for excessive and unlawful use of lethal force ...

WHO warns world to prepare for pandemic

GENEVA, Switzerland - The World Health Organization says the coronavirus outbreak does not yet fit the criterion for a pandemic ...

U.S. push to have Assange extradited intensifying

A fearless campaigner for democratic openness, or a criminal trying to avoid justice: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is a highly ...

Board diversity goes beyond recuiting women

Several European countries - including Norway, Germany, Finland, France ...

Russia Claims the US is behind the Coronavirus Epidemic

US government officials have suspected Russia of spreading fake news about the coronavirus, thus undermining international efforts to combat the ...

Russia suspected of blaming United States for coronavirus

U.S. government officials have suspected Russia of spreading fake news about the coronavirus, thus undermining international efforts to combat the ...

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Aussie shares sold off, Japan's Nikkei 225 drops 179 points

SYDNEY, Australia - Asian stocks continued to be hammered on Wednesday, although there were signs the selling was beginning to ...

Walt Disney's world to be headed by Chapek

BURBANK, California - The Walt Disney Company has appointed Bob Chapek as CEO with immediate effect, replacing Bob Igor who ...

Electronic sports, a billion-dollar industry

Global esports revenue is set to exceed $1 billion in 2020, according to a report Tuesday from Newzoo."The esports market ...

Wife of Kobe Bryant hits helicopter firm with lawsuit

Los Angeles - Kobe Bryant's widow Vanessa filed a lawsuit on Monday against the operators of the helicopter that crashed ...

Board diversity goes beyond recuiting women

Several European countries - including Norway, Germany, Finland, France ...

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59% of Venezuelan housholds not in position to buy enough food

CARACAS, Venezuela - Hyperinflation in Venezuela means that roughly one-third ofthe population more than nine million people do not get ...


Pell prosecution pushing the envelope on hiatus

The Crown has been check-mated by the hiatus in the George Pell case. According to the prosecution the complainant was ...


Staging of Tokyo Olympics threatened by coronavirus

A senior International Olympic Committee member said this summer's Tokyo Olympics could be canceled if the coronavirus is not under ...


Iran slow to hold security forces to account over protests

BEIRUT, Lebanon - Iranian authorities have failed to hold security forces accountable for excessive and unlawful use of lethal force ...


More than half virus cases in South Korea linked to religious group

WASHINGTON, DC - The number of coronavirus cases in South Korea skyrocketed to 833 on Monday, a roughly 27-fold increase ...


Turmoil in Malaysia as PM Mahathir resigns

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad resigned on Monday in a shock move after his political allies sought to bring down ...


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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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