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U.S. local economies working to replace imports

"An incredible opportunity for domestic manufacturing." That's how Mercedes Gonzalez, a director at Global Purchasing Companies, describes an unexpected benefit ...


Biden unveils Senator Kamala Harris as running mate

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Democratic Presidential nominee Joe Biden on Tuesday named California Senator Kamala Harris to be his vice-presidential ...


Kershaw, Dodgers set for Trout, Angels

The Los Angeles Dodgers will begin a three-game series against the Los Angeles Angels in Anaheim, Calif., starting Friday night, ...


Mariners ready for improved Astros lineup

The Houston Astros' ailing offense is about to get a big boost. Manager Dusty Baker said Wednesday that reigning American ...


Rockets, 76ers finish restart without key players

All-Star point guard Russell Westbrook will not only miss the Houston Rockets' final seeding game on Friday against the Philadelphia ...


Rockies attempt to bounce back against Rangers

The Colorado Rockies are off to a strong start to the 2020 season, but for the first time since things ...


NBA first-round playoff games begin Monday

The first round of the NBA playoffs will kick off with four games on Monday. The NBA announced the schedule ...


NBA sets game times for playoff series openers

The first round of the NBA playoffs will kick off with four games on Monday. The NBA announced the schedule ...


Clippers, Thunder plan starless night in regular-season finale

Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers is looking at the big picture approaching the postseason. "We want to win it ...


Cowboys' Safe Stadium Policy features masks, 'pods'

The Dallas Cowboys divulged their plan to make ATT Stadium as safe as possible for their fans in the 2020 ...


Southland postpones season, allows non-conference fall games

The Southland Conference postponed fall sports to the spring on Thursday but left it up to individual members to play ...


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Stocks in Asia move higher, but Hong Kong markets drift

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were on the rise on Friday, while the U.S. dollar was mixed. Only the ...

Home prices in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen rise slightly

BEIJING, Cina Aug. 14 (Xinhua) -- China's housing market remained stable overall in July, with home prices in 70 major ...

U.S. industrial stocks lose ground, Nasdaq makes modest gain

NEW YORK, New York - Industrial stocks in the United States had a rare off day on Thursday despite good ...

Dublin business targeted in major international fraud

DUBLIN, Ireland - An Garda Sochna's economic bureau has foiled a mutli-million euro invoice redirect fraud. On Tuesday the Bank ...

Fears mount over last weeks of Trump presidency if he loses

What could happen to America if Trump were to further, severely crash the U.S. economy the day after Joe Biden ...

U.S. local economies working to replace imports

"An incredible opportunity for domestic manufacturing." That's how Mercedes Gonzalez, a director at Global Purchasing Companies, describes an unexpected benefit ...

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How and why Romanians fought against the Soviets in WWII

History Aug 14 2020 Boris Egorov Evgeny Khaldey/МАММ/МDF/russiainphoto.ru After lending support to the annexation of a vast portion of Romanian ...

Russia Tightens Tax Screws on Super Wealthy

Russian leader Vladimir Putin is tightening the tax screws on the country's super-rich.The Kremlin last week secured major changes to ...

COVID-19 has exposed the limits of philanthropy

Against the backdrop of the WE Charity scandal - and revelations of political nepotism and

Islamist Insurgents Capture Strategic Port in Northern Mozambique

MAPUTO/WASHINGTON - Islamist insurgents have captured a strategic port in the restive province of Cabo Delgado in northern Mozambique, local ...

A look back at PM Modi's Independence Day speeches

By Saurabh VermaNew Delhi [India], Aug 13 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be addressing the nation for the seventh ...

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Trump stuns with diplomatic breakthrough, UAE and Israel form pact

ABU DHABI, UAE - A phone call by U.S. President Donald Trump clinched what is being described as an 'historic ...


3 dozen rights experts demand accountability for catastrophic blast

The catastrophic blast which led to the deaths of more than 200 in Beirut on 4 August, has prompted more ...


Perth man allegedly stole from dead girlfriend's bank accounts

PERTH, Western Australia - A 28-year-old man was scheduled to appear in Perth Magistrate's Court on Friday over allegations he ...


NYC man who was on way to join Pakistani terrorist group sentenced

NEW YORK CITY, New York - A man who was arrested as he was about to board a plane at ...


WFP in rush to supply Lebanese capital with emergency food supplies

BEIRUT, Lebanon - The World Food Programme (WFP) is racing to prevent food shortages in Lebanon as the country continues ...


Rush, but not race, to develop coronavirus vaccine

WASHINGTON, DC - Two top U.S. health officials are expressing skepticism about Vladimir Putin's claim that Russian scientists have come ...


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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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