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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 ...


Berry declines Pakistan fielding coach role

6:32 AM ET The Pakistan Cricket Board will have to start their hunt for a fielding coach afresh after Darren ...


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 ...


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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 ...

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 ...

US Condemns Turkey's New 'Regrettable' Tariffs

The White House on Wednesday condemned Turkey for boosting tariffs on U.S. imports, the latest confrontation between the two NATO ...

Canada to Phase Out Crop Chemicals Linked to Bee Deaths

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA - The Canadian government said on Wednesday it would move to restrict use of two types of crop ...

White House Condemns Turkey's Tariffs on US Products

The White House on Wednesday condemned Turkey for boosting tariffs on U.S. imports, the latest confrontation between the two NATO ...

U.S. Welcomes Release Of Jailed Azerbaijani Opposition Leader

The U.S. State Department has welcomed the decision by an Azerbaijani court to release opposition politician Ilqar Mammadov after more ...

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Vienna topples Melbourne as world’s most liveable city

VIENNA, Austria - Breaking Melbourne’s seven year record, the Austrian capital, Vienna was crowned the world’s most liveable city, in ...

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 ...

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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 ...


Kabul student centre attacked, death toll revised to 34

KABUL, Afghanistan - A suicide bomber struck a student education centre in Afghanistan’s capital of Kabul on Wednesday, leaving dozens ...


U.S. slams new sanctions on firms helping North Korea

WASHINGTON, U.S. - In a bid to punish companies that have been providing North Korea with revenue streams in violation ...


Trump slams witch hunt and those investigating it

WASHINGTON, U.S. - In a fiery day on Twitter, the U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out at his regular targets ...


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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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