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Senior Atlanta-born politician faces multi-million dollar fraud counts

ATLANTA, Georgia - A former Georgia state legislator and former senior member of the Board of Regents of the University ...


7-Eleven parent to buy US convenience store Speedway for $21 billion

Texas [USA], Aug 3 (ANI): 7-Eleven Inc has entered into an agreement to acquire Speedway, a leading convenience store chain, ...


NBA roundup: Westbrook, Rockets get by Bucks

Russell Westbrook sank four free throws inside the final 28.5 seconds and the Houston Rockets topped the Milwaukee Bucks 120-116 ...


Re-engineering antibodies for COVID-19

Texas [USA], August 3 (ANI): With millions of COVID-19 cases reported across the globe, people are turning to antibody tests ...


MLB roundup: Reds sweep Tigers in historic doubleheader

The Cincinnati Reds swept a doubleheader against the host Detroit Tigers on Sunday, a day that saw plenty of dominating ...


Westbrook, Rockets outlast Giannis, Bucks

Russell Westbrook sank four free throws inside the final 28.5 seconds and the Houston Rockets topped the Milwaukee Bucks 120-116 ...


Titans sweep Uprising for final Countdown Cup berth

The final day of Week 26 saw teams in the American region battle it out for seeding -- and the ...


Bregman's single allows Astros to top Angels

Alex Bregman's one-out single in the top of the 11th inning scored designated runner George Springer from second base, lifting ...


SpaceX capsule opens, NASA astronauts brought out of spacecraft

Washington D.C. [US], Aug 3 (ANI): SpaceX capsule Crew Dragon, the first commercial mission to the International Space Station returned ...


Rangers erupt late to avoid sweep in San Francisco

Joey Gallo capped a four-run seventh inning with a three-run home run Sunday afternoon, allowing the Texas Rangers to salvage ...


Astros place RHP Osuna on injured list

The Houston Astros placed closer Roberto Osuna on the 10-day injured list on Sunday due to soreness in his pitching ...


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Asian stocks take breather as dollar roars back

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Monday as the U.S. dollar attempted a comeback, after weeks ...

Former Bausch Health CEO, CFO and FC sanctioned over SEC disclosures

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said Friday that Bausch Health, a multinational pharmaceutical company based in ...

Twenty-six airlines now operating at Dublin Airport

DUBLIN, Ireland - Good news for the tourism industry in Ireland. A total of twenty-six airlines have now resumed operations ...

Three people including a minor face charges over Twitter attack

SAN FRANCISCO, California - Three people, including a teenager and a juvenile, were charged on Friday for their alleged roles ...

Irish nightlife to get shot in arm from government support

DUBLIN, Ireland - Ireland is to establish a new taskforce which will see a range of departments, agencies and groups ...

Amazon building new 170,000 sqf campus in Charlemont Square in Dublin

DUBLIN, Ireland - Amazon is investing in a new 15,800m2 campus in Charlemont Square in Dublin. The campus will be ...

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UAE, Iran Foreign Ministers Discuss COVID Challenge

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - The foreign ministers of longstanding regional foes Iran and the United Arab Emirates agreed on ...

How Covid-19 impacts forex risk management

As one of the most liquid foreign exchange markets in the world and the gateway to the African continent, South ...

UAE starts up first Arab nuclear plant

The oil-rich United Arab Emirates on Saturday announced the startup of its Barakah nuclear power plant, scoring another first for ...

Apayao PPO creates task group to probe death of former mayor

LUNA, Apayao, Aug. 2(PIA) -- The Apayao Provincial Police Office has created a Special Investigation Task Group (SITG) to look ...

Shackles are off, time for PSL stars to dazzle

The PSL returns with the Nedbank Cup semi-finals next weekend and Premiership clashes days after.Cheering and heckling fans will be ...

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Republicans ratchet up anti-China rhetoric with TikTok ban

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump is banning the use of the TikTok app, widely used by Americans particularly ...


Mexico governors call for Covid czar to resign as death toll soars

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Mexico has recorded more coronavirus-related deaths than the UK, and as the figure rose above 47,000 ...


Israelis now flying directly to Saudi Arabia, UAE, and Qatar

Business and private jets flying from Israel's Ben-Gurion Airport to the United Arab Emirates are a fairly regular occurrence, although ...


U.S. decision to dump WHO dangerous and irresponsible

Microbes do not recognize borders. We are all safe only when everybody is safe. In a pandemic, to attack the ...


Australian and PNG law enforcement intercept $80 million drug deal

MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia - A massive haul of cocaine destined for the streets of Australia has been seized by Australian ...


Senior Atlanta-born politician faces multi-million dollar fraud counts

ATLANTA, Georgia - A former Georgia state legislator and former senior member of the Board of Regents of the University ...


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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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