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U.S. judge backs Mueller’s case against Russian firm

WASHINGTON, U.S. - A federal district judge on Monday, backed Special Counsel Robert Mueller in the federal Russia investigation, uploading ...


Trump attacks Sessions, claims he is scared stiff

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Amid an intensifying Russia meddling and collusion investigation being carried out by Department of Justice-appointed Special Counsel ...


Russia: U.S. sanctions are ‘declaration of economic war’

MOSCOW, Russia - The U.S. State Department announced new sanctions against Russia this week, claiming it was in response to ...


Russian, German Leaders To Meet For Talks On Ukraine, Energy

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Berlin on August 18 for the second ...


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Amid Turkey crisis, U.S. stocks lower, Dow declines

NEW YORK, U.S. - The financial crisis in Turkey, which sent its currency lira plummeting last week, continued to rattle ...

Disorder, Deal or Dead End: How Will Brexit Play Out

LONDON - The United Kingdom is due to leave the European Union on March 29, yet little is clear: There ...

Pakistan Swears In Newly-Elected Parliament

Members of Pakistan's newly-elected parliament have been sworn in following general elections last month that were marred by allegations of ...

US Ambassador Warns Britain to Back Trump Over Iranian Sanctions

The U.S. ambassador to London has publicly warned British Prime Minister Theresa May to side with President Donald Trump in ...

Germany: Trump's Tariffs, Sanctions Destroy Jobs and Growth

BERLIN - German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier has sharply criticized U.S. President Donald Trump's tariffs and sanctions policies, saying such ...

EU Seeks Details From Saudis in Row With Canada

BRUSSELS - The European Union has asked Saudi Arabia to shed light on the arrests of and charges facing female ...

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Sydney hotel market may have peaked

SYDNEY, Australia - The hotel bubble in Australia's largest city may have been pricked as the industry reels from an accelerating ...

Amid Turkey crisis, U.S. stocks lower, Dow declines

NEW YORK, U.S. - The financial crisis in Turkey, which sent its currency lira plummeting last week, continued to rattle ...

Flipkart-owned eBay India shuts shop, what next?

BENGALURU, India - After entering a merger agreement with the Indian eCommerce giant Flipkart in August 2017, eBay announced the ...

Tel Aviv Facebook page hacked

TEL AVIV, Israel - Israel's cultural and commercial center, Tel Aviv got a bit of a laugh on Monday after ...

First probe to the sun launched by NASA

FLORIDA, U.S. - In a daring move, the U.S. space agency, NASA launched humanity’s first-ever probe to the sun - ...

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Trump snubs McCain, after signing defense bill named for him

NEW YORK, U.S. - On his way back to Washington after a 12-day working vacation at his golf club in ...


30 Indian prisoners freed by Pakistan as goodwill gesture

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - In a goodwill gesture right before the country’s Independence Day, Pakistan released 30 Indian prisoners, including 27 ...


Four coaches of train in Mongolia derail, nine injured

DORNOGOVI, Mongola - In a shocking incident, a train carrying 328 people derailed in southeastern Mongolia.  According to officials, atleast ...


Five injured in attempted suicide attack in Balochistan

BALOCHISTAN, Pakistan - A suicide bomber rammed an explosive-laden truck into a bus carrying foreign nationals in Pakistan’s restive province ...


Indian state of Kerala ravaged by floods, landslides

KERALA, India - Dozens of people have been killed and thousands have been forced to evacuate as India’s southern state ...


FBI fires Peter Strzok, who sent anti-Trump texts

WASHINGTON, U.S. - A former deputy to the assistant director for counterintelligence at the FBI and a senior counterintelligence agent ...


Movie Review

Female Trouble
Cult director John Waters's supreme achievement will always be Pink Flamingos (1972), his deranged home movie that took the midnight movie circuit by storm with its trashy excess, low-brow aesthetic, and raunchy delight in whatever perversions Waters could dream up. ...

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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