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'Women, babies trapped in trees' after deadly Mozambique storm

Rescue workers in Mozambique are racing against time to save hundreds of people clinging onto roofs and trees around the ...


Jehovah's Witnesses Detained, Targeted By Authorities In Crimea

Russian authorities have detained several members of the Jehovah's Witnesses in Crimea, in the latest sign of a widening crackdown ...


Two U.S. Mormons Released From Custody In Russia, Return Home

Two Mormons who were detained in Russia and accused of violating immigration laws have been released and are returning home ...


Labrador Retriever Most Pup-ular US Dog Breed for 28th Year

NEW YORK - Labrador retrievers aren't letting go of their hold on U.S. dog lovers, but German shorthaired pointers are ...


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Varadkar meets head of EC Donald Tusk in Dublin

DUBLIN, Ireland - The leader of the Irish government, An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar met with the President of the European ...

Northern Ireland mourns 3 teenagers who died in tragic circumstances

CO. TYRONE, Northern Ireland - A major investigation is continuing into the events of Sunday night in Cookstown, in County ...

Police in Netherlands launch manhunt for tram shooter

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands - Three people were killed, while several others were injured during a shooting inside a tram in the Dutch ...

Venezuelan Opposition Leader Guaido Says His Top Aide Detained

Venezuelan opposition leader and self-declared interim president Juan Guaido says intelligence agents have detained his chief of staff. Guaido's aide, ...

As Brexit Approaches, Europeans Focus on Other Worries

PARIS - Max Broby waited patiently in the heart of a snaking line of Britain-bound Eurostar passengers that barely seemed ...

Poland Snubs Russia Before World War II Commemoration

WARSAW - Polish authorities have refused to invite a Russian delegation to a commemoration ceremony marking the 80th anniversary of ...

Business

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Hong Kong Hang Seng declines 249 points

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in China, Japan and Australia rose on Thursday, but in Hong Stock the main index fell. ...

Omani nationals to be trained by PDO to enter workforce

MUSCAT, Oman - The government-owned Petroleum Development Oman is planning on training Omani nationals to enter not just the oil ...

Greenback dives after Federal Reserve says no more rate hikes in 2019

NEW YORK, New York - The U.S. Federal Resreve surprised on Wednesday, following its regular two day monthly meeting on ...

Tokyo stocks rise, rest of Asia slips

SYDNEY, Australia - Asian bourses were mixed on Wednesday with Australian and Chinese indices trading in the red, while markets ...

Creed busy in Brussels on no-deal Brexit impacts on Ireland

BRUSSELS, Belgium - The future of Irish beef exports, and other issues that will face European farmers in the event ...

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U.S. secretary of state telephones Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

JERUSALEM, Israel - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has taken time out on his current tour of the Midle ...


Heavy fighting continues in Yemen despite truce

With the UN announcing a  new plan  to shore up the December 2018  Stockholm Agreement between Yemen’s warring parties, the ...


Pompeo renews call for end to isolation of Qatar

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait  - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has renewed a call for Gulf countries to settle their ...


Devastation in south-west Africa growing by the hour

The full scale of the devastation caused by Tropical Cyclone Idai in south-west Africa is becoming clearer, the UN said ...


Four road deaths in Ireland on bank holiday weekend

DUBLIN, Ireland - Over the 3-day holiday weekend, 16-18 March 2019, four people died in road traffic collisions in Ireland. ...


Stopping the spread of hatred on social media

The deadly  attack on two mosques in Christchurch , New Zealand, in which 50 people were killed and many others ...


Hotel Review

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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