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Heat Waves Affecting Oceans, Too

WASHINGTON - Even the oceans are breaking temperature records in this summer of heat waves. Off the San Diego coast, ...


Royal Bank of Scotland Pays $4.9B for Crisis-era Misconduct

WASHINGTON - Royal Bank of Scotland will pay $4.9 billion to settle U.S. claims that it misled investors on residential ...


Lee Harry Erwin Joins Iran's Tractor Sazi

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Scottish striker Lee Harry Erwin has joined Iranian football club Tractor Sazi on Tuesday. The 23-year-old player ...


Rapist admits attacking woman in her home in Edinburgh

A convicted rapist has admitted arming himself with a knife before attacking and raping a 63-year-old neighbour in Edinburgh.David Reid, ...


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Instagram probes widespread hack that is locking users out

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - A bizarre and widespread hack is affecting hundreds of users on Instagram, who have complained of being ...

U.K. firm Round Hill Capital sets up new base in Ireland

DUBLIN, Ireland - Bringing 1 billion euros to invest in the country’s rental and student accommodation market, the British real ...

Germany's Merkel Set To Visit Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan

German Chancellor Angela Merkel plans to visit the Caucasus states of Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan following her meetings outside of ...

Grassroots Movements Now Built With Digital Tools

LOS ANGELES - Grassroots organizing is the key to building a movement, and much of it today is done online. ...

Quick Border Deal Between Kosovo, Serbia Could Ignite Balkans

Talks between Serbia and Kosovo on a possible redrawing of borders largely along ethnic lines are threatening to reignite a ...

Ukraine Demands 15-Year Sentence for Ousted President

KYIV, UKRAINE - Ukraine's prosecutor general's office on Thursday said had it demanded a 15-year prison sentence for former President ...

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Japan probes if Apple tried to crush App Store competitor

TOKYO, Japan - Apple is set to face the heat in Japan, over alleged efforts to secretly crush an App ...

Instagram probes widespread hack that is locking users out

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - A bizarre and widespread hack is affecting hundreds of users on Instagram, who have complained of being ...

First U.S. city to install subway body scanners: Los Angeles

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - In a first, Los Angeles has decided to install subway body scanners, officials confirmed this week. The ...

Pakistan warns Twitter to block offensive content

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan has issued a stern warning to popular microblogging site, Twitter to either block “offensive content” or ...

Uber hires former NSA official to lead firm’s security

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Nine months after Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi fired the company’s head of security, Joe Sullivan over the ...

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Trump cancels proposed military parade, blames Washington DC

WASHINGTON, U.S. - A day after reports revealed that the U.S. President Donald Trump’s military parade was set to cost ...


ISIS claims Kabul attacks, as U.S. warns of Taliban threat

KABUL, Afghanistan - With no conceivable end to America’s longest military engagement in sight - the war against insurgents in ...


Dozens of children drown as boat sinks in the Nile

KARTOUM, Sudan - In a tragic incident, a boat with over 40 children onboard ran into trouble after the engine ...


Collusion probe blamed for Brennan’s clearance being axed

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Hounded by the intensifying Russia collusion probe being led by the Special Counsel Robert Mueller, the U.S. ...


Pakistan’s Independence Day celebrations turn deadly

KARACHI, Pakistan - As Pakistan marked its 72nd Independence Day, several cases of aerial firing recorded across the country left ...


Explosion on Indian oil tanker off Oman, two casualties

MUSCAT, Oman - An Indian oil tanker, MT Desh Vaibhav suffered an explosion off the coast of Oman, with three ...


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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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