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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 ...


Lebanese Hezbollah Leader Says Group Stronger Than Ever

BEIRUT - The leader of Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah, Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, said on Tuesday his group was stronger than ever ...


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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 ...

Malta Lets Rescue Ship Dock after EU States Agree to Take Migrants

VALLETTA/MADRID - Malta said on Tuesday it would allow the Mediterranean rescue ship Aquarius, which has been barred for four ...

EU Welcomes Release Of Jailed Azerbaijani Opposition Leader

The European Union has welcomed the decision by an Azerbaijani court to release opposition politician Ilqar Mammadov after more than ...

Erdogan Wants Boycott of US Electronics

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened Tuesday to boycott U.S. electronic goods in response to what he says is a ...

Russian Rights Official Visits Hunger-Striking Sentsov In Prison

MOSCOW -- A member of Russia's Presidential Advisory Council On Human Rights, Zoya Svetova, says the state of Ukrainian filmmaker ...

Bulgaria is 21st in Europe Thanks to Demireva

Mirela Demireva's silver medal in high jump gave Bulgaria's 21st place in Euro 2018 athletics staging in Berlin. With one ...

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Longtime Netflix CFO David Wells to step down

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - After completing 14 years with the company, during which time Netflix recorded massive growth, the streaming giant’s ...

Ticketmaster asked to shutdown controversial resale websites

LONDON, U.K. - Following warnings of a crackdown by the country’s competition watchdog, Ticketmaster U.K. has now decided to shut ...

Around 1,500 jobs at risk as Homebase shuts 42 stores

LONDON, U.K. - DIY retailer Homebase has announced its decision to close nearly a fifth of the 250 store chain, ...

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 ...

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Manafort’s lawyers rest case without calling witnesses

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Closing nearly two weeks of a dramatic criminal trial on Tuesday morning, without presenting any evidence of ...


U.K. police treating car ramming as suspected terror attack

LONDON, U.K. - In what Britain’s counter terrorism police is calling a suspected terror attack, a man drove a car ...


Myanmar hospital fire leads to evacuation of patients

YANGON, Myanmar - A hospital in Myanmar’s Yangon city experienced a tragic incident late on Monday, after the cancer department ...


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 ...


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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