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Jerry Garcia's Alligator Guitar up for Auction in LA

LOS ANGELES - A battered Fender Stratocaster played by the late Grateful Dead frontman Jerry Garcia could fetch up to ...


Kansas Joins Other States in Accepting Refugees Under New Trump Rule

Kansas is the latest U.S. state to commit to resettling refugees under a new Trump administration rule that requires cities ...


Ally Of Ukrainian Ex-PM Sought Plan To Import U.S. Gas To Ukraine

WASHINGTON -- A Texas-based lobbying firm was hired by a company linked to former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko's political ...


Dogs Might Teach Us How to Age in Good Health

WASHINGTON - Bleak news from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that Americans are dying younger and that ...


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China to restrict U.S. diplomats

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - China Friday said it had taken 'reciprocal' measures against US diplomats in the country, who will have ...

Stocks in Asia rise across board, dollar steadies

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia made a welcome return to the black on Friday, to close out what has ...

Loan to improve air quality in BeijingTianjinHebei region of China

BEIJING, China - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $300 million results-based lending program with private sector involvement ...

Looming new tariffs keep lid on Wall Street

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stock markets made minor gains on Thursday as speculation over the outcome of trade ...

Tajikistan to partly privatize state-owned Talco

DUSHANBE, Tajikistan - Tajikistan is reportedly on the cusp of selling a stake in its main industrial concern to a ...

Australian stocks rebound, All Ords climbs 1.14%

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia firmed on Thursday, after Wall Street rebounded on positive trade comments by President Trump.In ...

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From their balloons, the first aeronauts transformed our view of the world

Near the beginning of the new film "The Aeronauts," a giant gas-filled balloon called the "Mammoth" departs from London's Vauxhall ...

The Power of Siberia gas pipeline: Everything you need to know

On December 2, Russia began delivering gas supplies to China via the newly-built 'Power of Siberia' pipeline, Gazprom's most ambitious ...

OPEC Appears To Reach Deal On Output Cut, But Awaits Russia, Others

A meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has ended with an apparent informal agreement to cut ...

Glencore under investigation for bribery by UK authorities

Glencore is being investigated for bribery by UK authorities, deepening the legal troubles that threaten the world's biggest commodities trader. ...

What are the highest paid professions in Russia

If you're a driller or tobacco producer, Russia could be your golden ticket.Russia is a country of low salaries, but ...

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China to restrict U.S. diplomats

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - China Friday said it had taken 'reciprocal' measures against US diplomats in the country, who will have ...


4 men accused of murder and rape of woman in india killed by police

HYDERABAD, India - Four men accused of the rape and murder of a 27-year old woman veterinarian in Hyderabad, India ...


The difference between anti-Semitism and criticism

Canada recently voted at the United Nations for the establishment of a Palestinian state. At the same time, Canada reiterated ...


Pacific on alert as measles death toll in Samoa rises to 62

APIA, SAMOA, Pacific Ocean - UN teams are on the ground in Samoa as the country combats a deadly measles ...


Criminals targeting everyday citizens bank accounts

PORTLAND, Oregon - Like many Americans, Aaron Cole and his wife had been able to save up a nest egg ...


Australian police seize $1.2 billion worth of drugs, make 3 arrests

MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia - Three people have been charged in relation to Australia's largest ever onshore methamphetamine seizure, worth more ...


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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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