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More younger patients diagnosed with colorectal cancer

PanARMENIAN.Net - The incidence of colorectal cancer in adults younger than 50 years of age has increased in the United ...


What's really behind baseball's home run surge?

At the 2019 Major League Baseball All-Star Game, Houston Astros pitcher Justin Verlander griped that too many home runs had ...


Oil advances as Iran's seizure of tanker keeps tension high

Oil extended gains as tensions in the Persian Gulf remained elevated after Iran seized a British tanker, and Libyan production ...


Herman holds on to win Barbasol Championship

Los Angeles - Jim Herman finally earned that elusive second PGA title of his career, winning the Barbasol Championship by ...


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U.S. stocks advance, dollar well bid Monday

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rose on Monday in a positive start to the week. Investors were buoyed ...

Star Market makes spectaclar debut in China

SHANGHAI, China - China's answer to the Nasdaq made a spectaculatr debut on Monday with the capitalization of the new ...

Trade ties between Beijing and Abu Dhabi strengthen

BEIJING, China - UAE leader Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed had his first meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing ...

Lockheed Martin completes construction of Orion spacecraft capsule

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Florida - The goal of humans again walking on the Moon is one giant leap closer.Lockheed Martin ...

Boeing to take near-$5b hit due to MAX 737 groundings

CHICAGO, Illinois - Boeing says it will take an after-tax hit of $4.9 billion, or $8.74 per share, over the ...

Red Arrows join forces with British Airways Boeing 747

RAF FAIRFORD, Gloucestershire, England, UK - The legendary Red Arrows joined forces with a special British Airways Boeing 747 for ...

Oil and Gas

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Gulf tensions put global flow of oil supplies at risk

Tensions between the United States, Iran and other countries are flaring again in the Strait of Hormuz.There are competing explanations ...

In Speech to Congress, Philippine Leader Defends Actions Toward China

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte told congress during a speech on Monday that he had no choice but accept Beijing's expansionism ...

Trump Says US Bracing for 'Absolute Worst' With Iran

VOA White House Bureau Chief Steve Herman contributed to this report.WASHINGTON - The United States and Iran pushed full steam ...

Tajikistan panhandles for money, resists reforms

In the second half of June, officials in Tajikistan summoned a meeting of international development agencies to make a bold ...

Iran Says It Arrested 17 CIA Spies, Some Sentenced to Death

TEHRAN - Iran said Monday it has arrested 17 Iranian nationals allegedly recruited by the Central Intelligence Agency to spy ...

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Hundreds of Israeli soldiers and bulldozers begin demolitions

SUR BAHER, West Bank - The Israeli army has begun widespread demolitions in the West Bank on the edge of ...


Europe turning blind eye to humanitarian crisis, says MSF

NEW YORK, New York - The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is to resume lifesaving ...


Imran Khan welcomed to U.S. by 30,000 supporters

WASHINGTON, DC - Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan who has arrived in the U.S. for a meeting with President Donald ...


Iranian anti-narcotics police swoop on major drug ring

TEHRAN, Iran - The anti-narcotics police forces in Iran are waging war on drug dealers, and are having success.A drug ...


Gulf tensions put global flow of oil supplies at risk

Tensions between the United States, Iran and other countries are flaring again in the Strait of Hormuz.There are competing explanations ...


Guzman jailed but business as usual for Sinaloa cartel

The infamous Mexican drug lord Joaquin Archivaldo Guzman Loera – aka "El Chapo" – has been sentenced to life plus ...


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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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