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Why does the US sentence people to hundreds of years in prison?

On July 15, a Virginia judge sentenced James Fields Jr. to a life sentence, plus 419 years, for killing Heather ...


Sleepless Sun on song, 'caged tiger' Ledecky seeks worlds rebound

Gwangju - There were no tears from Sun Yang on Monday, just ruthless efficiency as the Chinese giant began the ...


Sprint queen Fraser-Pryce cruises in London

London - Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce fired a warning to her sprint rivals ahead of the world championships as Hellen Obiri set ...


Dortmund sink Liverpool in US tour opener

Chicago - Danish internationals Thomas Delaney and Jacob Bruun Larsen scored second half goals as Borussia Dortmund handed Liverpool a ...


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Europe turning blind eye to humanitarian crisis, says MSF

NEW YORK, New York - The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is to resume lifesaving ...

What's really behind baseball's home run surge?

At the 2019 Major League Baseball All-Star Game, Houston Astros pitcher Justin Verlander griped that too many home runs had ...

Could a tax on stock trades pay off the nation's student debt?

If several of the Democratic candidates for president have their way, student debt will be a thing of the past ...

Why does the US sentence people to hundreds of years in prison?

On July 15, a Virginia judge sentenced James Fields Jr. to a life sentence, plus 419 years, for killing Heather ...

Iran Arrests 17 Suspects In Alleged CIA Spy Ring

Iranian authorities say they have arrested 17 suspects and sentenced some of them to death after breaking up a CIA ...

Uzbeks Hospitalized In Russia For Suspected Food Poisoning

Uzbekistan's Foreign Ministry says 69 Uzbek labor migrants, including a child, have been hospitalized with symptoms of food poisoning in ...

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Lockheed Martin completes construction of Orion spacecraft capsule

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Florida - The goal of humans again walking on the Moon is one giant leap closer.Lockheed Martin ...

Boeing to take near-$5b hit due to MAX 737 groundings

CHICAGO, Illinois - Boeing says it will take an after-tax hit of $4.9 billion, or $8.74 per share, over the ...

Red Arrows join forces with British Airways Boeing 747

RAF FAIRFORD, Gloucestershire, England, UK - The legendary Red Arrows joined forces with a special British Airways Boeing 747 for ...

Founder and two executives of public company charged with fraud

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Friday charged the former chief executive officer of a ...

UAE leads Middle East in wooing China

ABU DHABI, UAE - Whilst the United States and China are at odds, impacting the economies of both countries, as ...

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Europe turning blind eye to humanitarian crisis, says MSF

NEW YORK, New York - The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is to resume lifesaving ...


Imran Khan welcomed to U.S. by 30,000 supporters

WASHINGTON, DC - Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan who has arrived in the U.S. for a meeting with President Donald ...


Iranian anti-narcotics police swoop on major drug ring

TEHRAN, Iran - The anti-narcotics police forces in Iran are waging war on drug dealers, and are having success.A drug ...


Gulf tensions put global flow of oil supplies at risk

Tensions between the United States, Iran and other countries are flaring again in the Strait of Hormuz.There are competing explanations ...


Guzman jailed but business as usual for Sinaloa cartel

The infamous Mexican drug lord Joaquin Archivaldo Guzman Loera – aka "El Chapo" – has been sentenced to life plus ...


8 school children dead after truck crash in Philippines

CEBU, Philippines - An excursion on Friday for 39 primary school kids on their way to a sports meet at ...


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