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Actor McConaughey is now part-owner of Austin FC

PanARMENIAN.Net - Actor Matthew McConaughey has joined the ownership group of Major League Soccer expansion side Austin FC, the team ...


US man with gun cache charged for threatening to shoot up hotel

A US man with a large home arsenal was charged on Thursday for allegedly threatening to open fire at a ...


Democratic Presidential Contenders Scramble to Make September Debate

WASHINGTON - Among the more than 20 Democratic presidential hopefuls, the scramble is on to qualify for the next candidates' ...


Walmart to Revamp, Reopen El Paso Store After Mass Shooting

EL PASO, TEXAS - Walmart plans to reopen the El Paso store where 22 people were killed in a shooting ...


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Some Chinese-imposed tariffs on U.S. goods to start 1 September

BEIJING, China - Behind the sharp sell-off on Wall Street on Friday was the announcement earlier by China that it ...

U.S. Justice Department approves sale of Fox regional sports networks

WASHINGTON, DC - Sinclair Broadcasting's takeover of various assets sold by Rupert Murdoch's parent company to Disney, has been given ...

Ireland to introduce stricter standards for marketing mobile phones

DUBLIN, Ireland - New guidelines relating to the advertising of mobile phone and broadband services by the Advertising Standards Authority ...

Tech stocks shatter, Nasdaq drops 3%, as Trump Trade War escalates

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks got smashed on Friday after President Donald Trump engaged in a tirade against ...

Multi-billionaire David Koch survived 27 years after death sentence

NEW YORK, New York - One of the richest men in the world died on Friday.Multi-billionaire David Koch, who with ...

Irish government urges businesses to prepare for Brexit

DUBLIN, Ireland - With 10 weeks to go to the Brexit deadline on 31 October, the Irish government is urging ...

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Trump challenges ruling barring him from blocking Twitter users

President Donald Trump is challenging a federal appeals court decision that ruled he violated the US Constitution by blocking people ...

Iranian Oil Tanker Changes Listed Destination To Turkey

An Iranian-flagged oil tanker that has been pursued by the United States in the Mediterranean Sea for weeks says it ...

Trump Fights Ruling That He Cant Block Twitter Users

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is challenging a federal appeals court decision that ruled he violated the U.S. Constitution by ...

US, ASEAN to Stage Joint Naval Drills in Gulf of Thailand

Amid tensions in the contested South China Sea, the navies of the United States and the 10 ASEAN member-states will ...

PRRD leads inauguration of the 7.5MWp solar power plant in Romblon

Odiongan, Romblon, August 23 (PIA) -- President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Wednesday led the inauguration and ceremonial switch-on of the ...

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G7 to have emergency session on fires in Amazon

BRASILIA, Brazil - Under increasing international pressure to contain the record numbers of fires in the Amazon, Brazilian President Jair ...


African children forced from school by conflict

A surge in "deliberate" attacks against students, teachers and schools in West and Central Africa has led to a tripling ...


After 34 years, Rotary and partners to nail global polio-eradication

BRAZZAVILLE, Republic of Congo - What started out as an extraordinary ambition for a global service group 34 years ago, ...


Disaster risk reduction a must for nations in Asia Pacific, says ESCAP

Changing patterns and worsening impacts of natural disasters in Asia and the Pacific, coupled with environmental degradation and climate change, ...


U.S. law enforcement nail man who pretended to be federal agent

CINCINNATI, Ohio - When Shane Ryan Hammond burst into an Ohio home in 2017 to apprehend a suspected bail jumper, ...


Afghanistan War claims lives of two more U.S. troops

KABUL, Afghanistan - Two U.S. soldiers have been killed in action in Afghanistan.Their deaths, confirmed by a statement from NATO, ...


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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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