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3 Coaches Plead Not Guilty in US College Admissions Scandal

BOSTON - Former coaches from the University of Southern California and Georgetown University were among a dozen people who pleaded ...


SA trio learn fate in draw for WGC Match Play

Cape Town - Three South Africans will tee it up at this week's World Golf Championship-Dell Technologies Match Play at ...


Time running out to book Masters invite

Cape Town - This week in golf will be a crucial one for players hoping to secure a spot in ...


Trump Praises Mueller as Democrats Fume

CAPITOL HILL - A jubilant President Donald Trump on Monday praised special counsel Robert Mueller while fuming Democrats demanded the ...


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Stocks in Asia mixed, Tokyo the only main gainer

SYDNEY, Australia - It was  a muddle on Asian stock exchanges on Tuesday. Tokyo's Nikkei 225 hit it's straps, recovering ...

EU steps up preparedness for no-deal Brexit

BRUSSELS, Belgium - With UK Prime Minister Theresa May conceding a third vote in the House of Commons is increasingly ...

U.S. stocks gather dust on Monday

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street settled down on Monday as political stability returned to the capital, with the ...

Maghaberry gov. gets Butler Trust’s Prize for Outstanding Achievement

CO. ANTRIM, Northern Ireland - A Senior Governor at Maghaberry Prison has been presented with the highest award in the ...

Tokyo market leads Asian stocks down

SYDNEY, Australia - A major break-down occurred on Asian stock markets on Monday, in a shock start to the week. ...

ATM stolen in early hours of Sunday morning in Co. Fermanagh

CO.  FERMANAGH, Northern Ireland - Yet another ATM machine has been stolen using a digger, which was also stolen and ...

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Iraqi forces triumph over Islamic State in Salaheddine

PanARMENIAN.Net - The Iraqi Armed Forces scored another major victory against the Islamic State this week, as their troops eliminated ...

Total drills in world's fastest current in South African oil search

Total SA's discovery of South Africa's first oil in deep water could prove to be a bonanza for a country ...

Former Angolan president's son freed from prison

The son of former Angolan president Jose Eduardo dos Santos was released from prison on Sunday where he had been ...

Asia's Coal Addiction Puts Chokehold on Its Air-polluted Cities

KUALA LUMPUR - Over the past year, the number of patients treated each day in the hospital unit where cardiologist ...

Venezuela Blames 'Attack' as Another Crippling Blackout Hits

CARACAS, VENEZUELA - Venezuela blamed an 'attack' on its electric system for a blackout on Monday, the second to hit ...

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Charges against Smollett over 'orchestrated' attack dropped

CHICAGO, Illinois - In a sensational development actor Jussie Smollett has been completely cleared of any wrongdoing in an incident ...


Private equity firms under attack from UN human rights officials

UN human rights experts have condemned the 'agregious' business practices of global rpive equity and investment firms which, they say, ...


Flash flooding causing havoc in southern and western Iran

TEHRAN, Iran - At least 19 people are dead, and more than a hundred injured after flash flooding in southern ...


UN chief wants complete ban on lethal autonomous weapons systems

GENEVA, Switzerland - UN  Secretary-General António Guterres  urged artificial intelligence (AI) experts meeting in Geneva on Monday to push ahead ...


White House scrambles to catch up with president's tweets

As with other Trump impulses, such as his sudden order in December to withdraw all US troops from Syria , ...


African cyclone victims facing water, sanitation and hygiene crisis

SOUTHERN AFRICA - Efforts are continuing to reach all victims of Cyclone Idai in southern Africa where a senior relief ...


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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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