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On Gun Control, US Lawmakers Wait for White House

CAPITOL HILL - Just a week ago, when the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives and the Republican-led Senate came back ...


Style over substance: Another uninspiring Canadian election campaign

Canada's federal election is now in full swing.Over the past several months, the Liberals and the Conservatives have been running ...


Migrants Anxious Before Court Dates in Texas Tents

NUEVO LAREDO, MEXICO - Abel Oset was seized with panic. After an 11-country odyssey that began when he and his ...


Elizabeth Warren's Big Crowds Don't Happen by Accident

AUSTIN, TEXAS - The crowds of 10,000-plus that Elizabeth Warren has attracted lately in places like Seattle, Minneapolis and Manhattan ...


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Stocks have mixed day, British pound retreats from 1.2500 level

SYDNEY, Australia - There was little movement on Asian markets on Wednesday .Shares in China closed slightly ahead, which in ...

GM strike is example of how US labour unions are killing manufacturing

Cao Dewang, the Chinese owner of the Ohio car glass factory featured in the documentary film American Factory, said the ...

The S&P 500 should be 13% lower because a recession is coming

Investors are keeping a wary eye on oil after weekend attacks on Saudi Arabia crude facilities triggered the largest one-day ...

Wall Street puts on gains as Saudi Aramco reassures markets

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were higher on Tuesday after Saudi Arabia advised its oil producing capacity should ...

ClickDimensions to serve European customer base from Cork

CORK, Ireland - The marketing technology and services provider for Microsoft Dynamics 365, ClickDimensions, this week opened their new European ...

Chinese shares sink, euro drops to 1.0990

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Japan and Australian rose on Tuesday, however in China they sank.The euro was under pressure, ...

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August inflation higher than expected due to bread, pap price shocks

South Africa's consumer inflation rose by 4.3% in August, compared to 4% in July.This is slightly higher than expected: economists ...

Nigeria's Diesel-dependent Economy Braces for Clean-fuel Rules

LAGOS - Nigeria's frenetic commercial capital, Lagos, is plunged into darkness several times a day.Then its generators roar, and the ...

Teen Activist to Lawmakers: Try Harder on Climate Change

WASHINGTON - Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg offered a blunt message to Congress on Tuesday as she brought her campaign for ...

Growing Evidence Iran Launched Oil Field Attacks in Saudi Arabia

Pentagon Correspondent Carla Babb and Katherine Ahn of VOA's Persian Service contributed to this report.There is growing evidence that a ...

Pompeo Heads to Saudi Arabia to Discuss Attack Response

WASHINGTON - Pentagon Correspondent Carla Babb, National Security and Katherine Ahn of VOA's Persian Service contributed to this report.U.S. Secretary ...

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George Pell appeals to High Court of Australia

MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia - The Australian High Court will decide whether it will hear an appeal in relation to the ...


This is what Edward Snowden says it will take for him to return to US

Edward Snowden says he'd like to return to the U.S. - on one condition. That's what the former National Security ...


Myanmar accused of doing nothing to end Rohingya persecution

NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar - Hundreds of thousands of ethnic Rohingya who remain in Myanmar may face a greater threat of genocide ...


Full-Scale War Looms in South Sudan One Year After Peace Accord Signed

GENEVA - A panel of U.N. experts warns the failure of South Sudan's warring factions to implement last year's peace ...


Iranian, Russian, Turkish Presidents Focus on Unity to End Syrian War

ISTANBUL - The presidents of Turkey, Iran and Russia met in Ankara Monday in the latest trilateral summit to resolve ...


U.S. says Iran to blame for disrupting global oil supply

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has blamed Iran for Saturday's attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil infrastructure ...


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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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