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Notre Dame: Center of Celebration, Mourning, Evolution of France

The cathedral Notre Dame de Paris (or Our Lady of Paris, dedicated to the Virgin Mary) has seen a long ...


Junior Boks brace for biggest test of 2019

Cape Town - Junior Springbok coach Chean Roux said his team was ready to measure themselves in what will mark ...


Snodgrass banned for anti-doping official misconduct

London - West Ham winger Robert Snodgrass was handed a one-match ban on Tuesday after being found guilty of misconduct ...


Galthie to be named next France coach - reports

Paris - Former captain Fabien Galthie will succeed Jacques Brunel as France head coach after this year's Rugby World Cup, ...


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LogMeIn opens new international hub in Dublin

DUBLIN, Ireland - A leading provider of cloud-based connectivity and recognized as one of the world’s 10 largest public Software-as-a-Service ...

Irish finance minister warns of "serious risks on horizon"

DUBLIN, Ireland - Exports to Europe and the UK are losing momentum, whilie the domestic economy is moderating, according to ...

German bank fined $1.3 billion for bypassing U.S. sanctions

WASHINGTON DC - A unit of thje giant Unicredit banking group has pleaded guilty to bypassing U.S. sanctions to carry ...

European and Asian markets jump led by demand in China

SYDNEY, Australia - The Shanghai Stock Exchange was the star of the Asian market on Tuesday with the benchmark Shanghai ...

Who will help the 600,000 migrants and refugees in Libya

As Libya once again slides towards civil war, the European Union may not be able to turn a blind eye ...

Premier League players to boycott social media in racism protest

London - Premier League stars will be among the footballers taking part in a 24-hour social media boycott on Friday ...

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Wall Street climbs ahead of Easter break

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. shares advanced on Thursday, the final trading day of the week, ahead of the ...

LogMeIn opens new international hub in Dublin

DUBLIN, Ireland - A leading provider of cloud-based connectivity and recognized as one of the world’s 10 largest public Software-as-a-Service ...

Greenback shines as stocks diop acfross Asia

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks finished in negatiove territory across the board on Thursday. The U.S. dollar however was in demand ...

NFL releases schedule for 256-game 2019 season

NEW YORK CITY, New York - The NFL announced its season schedule for 2019 on Wednesday night. The 17-week, 256-game ...

G20 to meet in Riyadh in November 2020

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - The dates have been set for the G20 Leaders’ Summit being hosted by Saudi Arabia in ...

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U.S. sanctions failing to change Iran's behavior, CRS report says

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. sanctions on Iran are having little to no effect, according to a report to Congress by ...


Massive healthcare fraud schemes uncovered in United States

CINCINNATI, Ohio - Thirty one doctors, 7 pharmacists, eight nurse practitioners, and seven other licensed medical professionals, are among 60 ...


Report: Afghan detainees suffering electric-shocks and genitals-abuse

KABUL, Afghanistan - Abuse and torture of political prisoners in jails is still happening, despite government measures to stamp it ...


North Korea tests new "tactical guided weapon"

SEOUL, South Korea - North Korea has tested a new "tactical guided weapon," the latest display of Pyongyang's military capabilities, ...


Ex Peru leader attempts to take his own life to avoid arrest

LIMA, Peru - Former President of Peru Alan Garcia who was in a coma in a hospital in the capital ...


Parisians still in shock as damage to historic cathedral is assessed

PARIS, France - Two-thirds of the largely medieval roof of Notre Dame cathedral in Paris are "gone" after the devastating ...


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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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