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Young guns hunting Berg crown

Paarl - The 2019 edition of the Berg River Canoe Marathon is set to have a distinctly youthful feel to ...


Thousands of asylum seekers left waiting at the US-Mexico border

Over the past three months, the number of Central Americans arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border has jumped exponentially, and total ...


Cincinnati Reds hold off Houston Astros to win series opener, 3-2

Luis Castillo, Cincinnati Reds bullpen hold off Houston Astros to win series opener Cincinnati.com Facing one of the top teams ...


5 Houston Texans worth considering for Fantasy Football drafts

5 Houston Texans worth considering for Fantasy Football drafts Toro Times Fantasy football drafts are always an exciting part of ...


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U.S. dollar slides despite Fed leaving rates unchanged

NEW YORK, New York - The U.S. dollar fell sharply on Wednesday as the Federal Reserve signalled it is moving ...

China remains largest bond issuer in East Asia

MANILA, Philippines - Local currency bond markets in emerging East Asia continued to expand over the first quarter of 2019 ...

Solid gains in Asia Wednesday following rally on Wall St

HONG KONG - Asian stock markets soared on Wednesday, taking their cue from American and European stocks that shot sharply ...

Global stocks rally on renewed U.S.-China trade negotiations

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks in the U.S. and Europe made sold gains on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald ...

KFC's meatless vegan burger: could it wean you off chicken?

GLOUCESTER, Ireland – Just like other fast food places, KFC is now introducing a vegan option for those who want ...

Heathrow airport's third runway plan revealed

LONDON, United Kingdom- The Heathrow Airport published its masterplan on Tuesday, which takes into consideration the construction of a third ...

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U.S. Envoy Heads To Persian Gulf Region Amid Tensions With Iran

WASHINGTON -- Brian Hook, the U.S. special representative for Iran, will travel to the Persian Gulf region to hold meetings ...

Iran claims to have shot down US spy drone

Tehran [Iran], Jun 20 (ANI): The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) has shot down a US spy drone flying over ...

Russia, China warn US over sending 1 000 new troops to the Gulf

The US is "pumping up tensions" and could open "Pandora's box" in the Middle East after announcing it will deploy ...

Police seeks fourth person involved in Toronto shooting

Toronto [Canada], Jun 19 (ANI): Police are looking for the fourth person involved in the shooting incident during a celebratory ...

Canada: Trudeau cabinet approves controversial Trans Mountain project

Ottawa [Canada], Jun 19 (ANI): Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his cabinet on Tuesday approved the controversial Trans Mountain ...

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UN Special Rapporteur delivers report on Khasoggi killing

GENEVA, Switzerland - Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was the victim of a premeditated extrajudicial execution, for which Saudi Arabia is ...


New acting U.S. Secretary of Defense to lean on NATO in first week

WASHINGTON DC - The new acting Pentagon chief Mark Esper will land in the hot seat next week and will ...


Traumatic times for Syrians as war continues unabated

NEW YORK, New York - Unabating violence, destruction and a downward sprial in overall conditions for the desperate people trapped ...


Sharer of New Zealand mosque shooting video sentenced for 21 months

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand – Philip Arps, a man from New Zealand, has been jailed for 21 months after sending the ...


Egypt's Mohammed Morsi buried in Cairo after death in trial

CAIRO, Egypt - The former Egyptian President, Mohammed Morsi, is now buried after he died in court after suffering a ...


Human civilization at a critical crossroad

At some point in the distant future, when alien lifeforms visit Planet Earth and find proof of its original race ...


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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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