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History tells us that ideological 'purity spirals' rarely end well

Author James Baldwin's words, written in the America of the late 1950s, captures perfectly a feeling in the air that ...


New Wallabies boss watching as Super Rugby AU starts

, the Australian domestic tournament is helping to fill the gap left when the 15-team southern hemisphere franchise competition was ...


Climate change: 40C summer temperatures could be common in UK by 2100

A stark warning about the kind of summer that could become routine in the UK by the end of this ...


LPGA cancels Canadian Women's Open over virus border issues

US-Canada border travel restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic have forced the LPGA to cancel the Canadian Pacific Women's Open, ...


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Two-thirds of Airbus' 15,000 job cuts to be in France and Germany

TOULOUSE, France - Airbus says it plans to adapt its global workforce and resize its commercial aircraft activity in response ...

Global Markets Enjoy Boost on Promising News of COVID-19 Vaccine

Global markets were on the rise Thursday on news of a potential effective vaccine for the novel coronavirus.Japan's benchmark Nikkei ...

Worldwide COVID-19 situation varies, continuing fight urged

Workers wearing masks are seen outside a restaurant in Istanbul, Turkey, on July 1, 2020. (Xinhua/Xu Suhui)While the COVID-19 outbreak ...

With US Off EU's COVID Safe List, Parisians Miss Popular Visitors

PARIS - Paris-based author and travel guide Rosemary Flannery has lived through the highs and lows of the tourist business ...

Georgia demurs on restoring travel to Europe

The European Union is opening its doors to Georgia, but in a peculiar role reversal, Tbilisi has declined to reciprocate.The ...

Another Trump-Kim Meeting Before November South Korea Hopes So

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - South Korean President Moon Jae-in says he hopes U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader ...

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Chinese stocks jump sharply, Hong Kong index gains 665 points

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks rose across the board in Asia on Thursday with Chinese indices doing best.The U.S. dollar meantime ...

Warning for owners whose dogs are attacking sheep on Irish farms

DUBLIN, Ireland - An alarming number of attacks by dogs on sheep has prompted an appeal from gardai for dog ...

Washington Redskins sponsors under pressure over nickname furore

A group of investment firms and shareholders is lobbying Nike, FedEx and PepsiCo to end their sponsorship agreements with the ...

Pfizer vaccine hopes lift Wall Street, Dow Jones however slips

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks in the U.S. were mixed on Wednesday with the Dow Jones falling 77 points, ...

Two-thirds of Airbus' 15,000 job cuts to be in France and Germany

TOULOUSE, France - Airbus says it plans to adapt its global workforce and resize its commercial aircraft activity in response ...

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Trump projecting confidence, election still four months away

WASHINGTON, DC - Amid plummeting poll numbers and mounting pressure over his handling of the pandemic, Black Lives Matter protests ...


No stopping U.S. military-industrial complex

On June 13, President Donald Trump told the graduating class at West Point, "We are ending the era of endless ...


India's Navy repatriates 687 citizens who were stranded in Iran

THOOTHUKUDI, Tamil Nadi, India - The Indian Navy Ship Jalashwa, carrying 687 stranded citizens, including two women, arrived in Tuticorin ...


Black hole discovery leaves researchers looking for more black holes

CANBERRA, Australia - We now know just how massive the fastest-growing black hole in the universe actually is, as well ...


Pompeo has video conference with Taliban, receives assurances

The Taliban says it has held a video conference call with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo during which the ...


UN Human Rights Commission calls on Israel to reverse annexation plan

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights warned Israel on Monday not to proceed along the "dangerous path" of annexing ...


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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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