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Asylum Requests Down in Developed Countries: OECD

PARIS - Developed countries received sharply fewer asylum applications last year, a report said Wednesday, as the world remains gripped ...


Trump Names Robert O'Brien as New National Security Adviser

President Donald Trump has named Robert O'Brien as his new National Security Adviser, replacing John Bolton who was fired last ...


Trump, Finland's President to Meet at White House in October

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump and Finnish President Sauli Niinisto will mark 100 years of diplomatic relations between their countries ...


Jaishankar to embark on three-day visit to Finland from tomorrow

New Delhi [India], Sept 18 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will embark a three-day visit to Finland, the new ...


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Some US Lawmakers Consider Designating White Supremacists as Terrorist

In June, Canada labeled the white supremacist group Blood & Honor and its armed branch, Combat 18, as terrorist organizations. ...

Kremlin Foe Navalny Nominated For Sakharov Prize

BRUSSELS -- European lawmakers have nominated Kremlin critic and anti-corruption campaigner Aleksei Navalny for this year's Sakharov Prize for Freedom ...

Fed makes second straight rate cut, splits on further action

Federal Reserve policy makers lowered their main interest rate for a second time this year while splitting over the need ...

Tottenham held by Olympiakos after blowing two-goal lead

Piraeus - Tottenham failed to get off to a winning start in the Champions League as last season's finalists let ...

As e-cigarettes take heat, Europe takes wait-and-see approach

Europe appears to have been spared an outbreak of the mysterious vaping-induced illnesses that have claimed seven lives in the ...

Video games can bring history back to life

It is one thing to learn about history in a classroom. But as any visitor to a living museum or ...

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$1.6 trillion in bonds issued in emerging East Asia in 2nd quarter

MANILA, Philippines - Emerging East Asia's local currency bond market expanded steadily in the second quarter of 2019 despite downside ...

Stocks have mixed day, British pound retreats from 1.2500 level

SYDNEY, Australia - There was little movement on Asian markets on Wednesday .Shares in China closed slightly ahead, which in ...

GM strike is example of how US labour unions are killing manufacturing

Cao Dewang, the Chinese owner of the Ohio car glass factory featured in the documentary film American Factory, said the ...

The S&P 500 should be 13% lower because a recession is coming

Investors are keeping a wary eye on oil after weekend attacks on Saudi Arabia crude facilities triggered the largest one-day ...

Wall Street puts on gains as Saudi Aramco reassures markets

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were higher on Tuesday after Saudi Arabia advised its oil producing capacity should ...

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Proponents of war causing carnage on unprecedented scale

Proponents of war the world over are causing carnage on an unprecedented scale with most of the casualties being civilians.War ...


Killing fields murders still have law enforcement agencies baffled

Decades Later, Investigators Still Searching for Answers in Murders of Four Women The women seemingly had little in common. One ...


Pretoria mall evacuated after bomb threat

PRETORIA, South Africa - Brooklyn police say they have arrested a man for making a bomb threat at the Menlyn ...


George Pell appeals to High Court of Australia

MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia - The Australian High Court will decide whether it will hear an appeal in relation to the ...


This is what Edward Snowden says it will take for him to return to US

Edward Snowden says he'd like to return to the U.S. - on one condition. That's what the former National Security ...


Myanmar accused of doing nothing to end Rohingya persecution

NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar - Hundreds of thousands of ethnic Rohingya who remain in Myanmar may face a greater threat of genocide ...


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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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