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Facebook Suspends Russian Instagram Accounts Targeting U.S. Voters

Facebook says it has suspended a series of Instagram accounts originating in Russia whose operators posed as people inside the ...


Macron Tells Putin Syria Cease-Fire Should Be Extended

French President Emmanuel Macron has told his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, that France wants to see an extension of a ...


Putin Pushes Critical Voices Out Of Russia's Human Rights Council

Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered a major reshuffle of the Human Rights Council, including its chief and others seen ...


SDF Chief: 'Our Trust in the United States is at its Lowest'

In an interview Monday, Mazloum Abdi, the commanding general of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), told VOA's Sirwan Kajjo ...


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2 arrested over racism that forced FA Cup match abandonment

London - Two men have been arrested over alleged racist abuse that forced Saturday's FA Cup qualifier between Haringey Borough ...

North Macedonia Sets April Date For Snap Polls After EU Snub

The leaders of North Macedonia have agreed on a date for snap elections that were called by Prime Minister Zoran ...

Boris Johnson revives push to get Brexit deal passed

Boris Johnson is making a fresh bid to deliver on his promise to take Britain out of the European Union ...

Monday blues for Gunners or Emery's men ready to pounce?

Cape Town - Sheffield United can expect a stern test of their Premier League credentials when Unai Emery's Arsenal visit ...

Bulgaria appoint new coach in wake of racism row

Sofia - Bulgaria appointed Georgi Dermendzhiev as new national football coach in place of Krasimir Balakov who quit last week ...

This really is a crunch week for Brexit

It's 11 days until the UK is due to shed its European Union membership and, as Prime Minister Boris Johnson ...

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Modest gains on U.S. markets, geopolitical concerns weigh

NEW YORK, New York - Optimism about ongoing trade talks between the U.S. and China helped keep stocks in the ...

Sterling jumps to 1.3000, euro also gains

SYDNEY, Australia - The British pound powered higher in the Asian session on Monday, and into early European trading.Sterling was ...

In world first, Qantas flies direct from New York City to Sydney

SYDNEY, Australia - Qantas Flight 7879 touched down at Sydney airport on Sunday morning, ending the longest commercial flight undertaken ...

Jonesy and Amanda named best Australian on-air team

BRISBANE, Australia - Successful WSFM breakfast hosts Jonesy and Amanda (Brendan Jones and Amanda Keller), have been crowned Best On-Air ...

Rejuvenation of century-old De Angelis Carousel in Buffalo starts

BUFFALO, New York - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Friday announced the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation has begun ...

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U.S. soldiers could remain in Syria, Trump now tweets

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump is now considering leaving some American troops, nearly 200, in Syria to guard ...


Bus crash in Democratic Republic of Congo claims many lives

MBANZA-NGUNGU, Democratic Republic of Congo - At least 31 people are dead and many others were injured after a bus ...


White House now looking for new G7 venue as Trump bows out

WASHINGTON, DC - In an abrupt about-face U.S. President Donald Trump announced on Saturday night the upcoming G7 in June ...


EU to decide on half-hearted request by UK to extend Brexit deadline

LONDON, UK - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday sent the European Union an unsigned photocopy of a request ...


China-U.S. trade frictions could fracture globe, says Antnio Guterres

WASHINGTON, DC - Tensions relating to global trade and technology continue to rise and the international community needs to "do ...


UK prime minister vows to leave EU by 31 October after losing poll

LONDON, UK - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is sticking to his guns despite failing to get parliamentary backing to ...


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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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