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Houston hopes to be dynamos at home vs. RSL

The Houston Dynamo have traditionally been one of the toughest teams to beat at home in Major League Soccer. And ...


Portland, Sporting KC battle to push toward top

After failing to win for five straight matches and dropping to fifth place in the Western Conference, Sporting Kansas City ...


Mazara, Rangers continue series versus Angels

The Texas Rangers, as expected, activated right fielder Nomar Mazara from the 10-day disabled list on Thursday prior to their ...


People with brain markers of Alzheimer's have no dementia

Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 17 (ANI): A new study has uncovered why some people that have brain markers of Alzheimer's ...


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Pakistan warns Twitter to block offensive content

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan has issued a stern warning to popular microblogging site, Twitter to either block “offensive content” or ...

Uber hires former NSA official to lead firm’s security

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Nine months after Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi fired the company’s head of security, Joe Sullivan over the ...

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, ...

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After leaving nuke deal, US forms Iran Action Group

Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 17 (ANI): Barely three months after Washington pulled out from the Iran nuclear deal, United States ...

US Energy Secretary Praises Mexico's Energy Independence Goal

MEXICO CITY - U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry says he supports the plans of Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador ...

Pompeo Forms 'Iran Action Group' for Post-Nuclear Deal Policy

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is forming a dedicated group to coordinate and run U.S. policy toward Iran as the ...

US Judge Orders New Federal Review of Keystone XL Pipeline

LINCOLN, NEB. - A federal judge has ordered the U.S. State Department to conduct a more thorough review of the ...

Turkish, Russian, Iranian Leaders Play The Autocratic Blame Game

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has a near monopoly on power in his country, wielding robust control over the economy, ...

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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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