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Escalating US-China Visa War Tightening Academics Travel, Exchanges

WASHINGTON - Anecdotal reports suggest that both the U.S. and Chinese governments are tightening restrictions on travel by academics between ...


Brent Oil Hits $75 For First Time in 2019 as Russian Exports Cut

LONDON - Brent oil rose above $75 per barrel on Thursday for the first time this year as quality concerns ...


'You Call This Jazz' Jazz Fest Celebrates 50 Eclectic Years

NEW ORLEANS - If your tastes are eclectic, the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival poses a problem: Which of ...


Brent crude oil rises to $75 on Iran risk, Russia supply outage

Brent crude reached $75 a barrel for the first time since October as the US decision to remove Iran sanctions ...


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Euro and pound under pressure, U.S. stocks mixed

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks ended mixed on Thursday as investors fretted over second quarter earnings, oil prices, ...

EcoOnline in Limerick opens new 7,000 square foot office

LIMERICK, Ireland - Norwegian IT firm EcoOnline is to double the size of its operation in Ireland. EcoOnline which supplies ...

Truckload freight company hit with accounting fraud charges

WASHINGTON DC - The Indianapolis-based Celadon Group Inc. has agreed to a settlement including the payment of $7 million in ...

Carlos Ghosn to be freed from prison on bail

TOKYO, Japan - Despitre facing new charges former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn is to be released from jail. The Tokyo ...

U.S. dollar dominates on U.S. markets

NEW YORK, New York - Equities took a back seat on U.S. markets on Wednesday as the dollar moved to ...

World's largest job site to recuit 600 new employees for Dublin HQ

DUBLIN, Ireland - The world's largest job site, which has its international healdquarters in Dublin, is to increase its workforce ...

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JSE weaker as global markets retreat

The JSE closed weaker on Thursday on the back of broad-based weakness across most global equity indices. Initial weakness was ...

A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on April 25

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Thursday, April 24, 2019, and picked headlines ...

Trump's Hostile Policies Boost Solidarity among Iranians

Chief of Staff of the Iranian president says US President Donald Trumps hostile measures against the Islamic Republic and the ...

Brent Oil Hits $75 For First Time in 2019 as Russian Exports Cut

LONDON - Brent oil rose above $75 per barrel on Thursday for the first time this year as quality concerns ...

'You Call This Jazz' Jazz Fest Celebrates 50 Eclectic Years

NEW ORLEANS - If your tastes are eclectic, the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival poses a problem: Which of ...

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Joe Biden to run in 2020

In a much anticipated announcement, former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, who served two terms under Barack Obama, has announced ...


Saudi Arabia excecutions rile UN human rights chief

GENEVA, Switzerland - A wave of executions in cities across Saudi Arabia on Tuesday has brought a sharp rebuke from  ...


U.S. woman who sold state secrets to Chinese spies enters guilty plea

WASHINGTON DC - A former U.S. State Department official with TOP SECRET security clearance has admitted providing documents to China ...


Palestinian boy who tried to flee Israeli captors is shot in both legs

WEST BANK, Palestinian territories - A bound and blindfolded 15-year old Palestinian schoolboy has been shot in both legs because, ...


140 people have contacted police over death of Lyra McKee

DERRY/LONDONDERRY, Northern Ireland - Police investigating the murder of Belfast journalist Lyra McKee have been overwhelmed with support so far ...


39-year old man appears in Sydney court charged with false bomb report

SYDNEY, Australia - A 39-year old man appeared before a Sydney court on Wednesday charged with a hoax bomb threat ...


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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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