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China Calls on US to 'Stop Flexing Muscles' in South China Sea

BANGKOK - China on Monday called on the U.S. military to stop flexing its muscles in the South China Seaand ...


Fewer Foreign Students Attending US Higher Ed Institutes

WASHINGTON - More international students come to the U.S. from around the world for higher education than any other country, ...


China's aircraft carrier sets sails through Taiwan Strait

Beijing [China], Nov 18 (ANI): The Chinese Navy on Monday confirmed that the country's first domestically-built aircraft carrier sailed through ...


Pope's Asian Agenda: Atomic Bombs, Martyrs, Family Reunion

VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis has agendas both pastoral and personal for his trip to Asia, where he'll appeal for ...


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European Union forecasting surplus for next year's budget

BRUSSELS, Belgium - The European Council and the European Parliament have reached agreement on an EU budget for 2020.The blueprint ...

Japanese share market eases while regional bourses gain

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in the Asia Pacific region on Tuesday were generally stronger, however they took a fall in ...

Reprieve for Chinese telco Huawei, new 90-day waiver

WASHINGTON, DC - Clients and customers of Huawei in the United States have been given another reprieve lasting for ninety ...

U.S. stocks make minor advances Monday, dollar softens further

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks remained in record territory on Monday but the major indices were flat as ...

Saudi oil giant set to become richest company on earth

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - What is being billed in the Saudi kingdom as the "Sale of the Century" - the ...

Stocks mostly rise in Asian session, U.S. dollar slips

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia Pacific mostly rose on Monday after a surprise move by China to trim a ...

Asia Pacific

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Violence at Hong Kong protests turns ugly

HONG KONG - A number of protesters in Hong Kong have accidently caught fire after throwing petrol bombs and molotov ...

Central West cities targeted in 3-day drug operation

CENTRAL WEST, NSW, Australia - A major police operation took place across the Central West in recent days. Pubs and ...

Equinix opens 16th data centre in Australia

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Equinix has opened a new data centre in the heart of Sydney, Australia, costing $160 million.The ...

Olympics-Tokyo Finishes Building Stadium For 2020

TOKYO - Construction work has been completed at Tokyo's National Stadium, set to be the centerpiece of next year's Olympic ...

Arctic in Hot Water: Sea Ice Minimal in Chukchi, Bering Seas

ANCHORAGE, ALASKA - The U.S. research vessel Sikuliaq can break through ice as thick as 2.5 feet (0.76 meters). In ...

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Trump overturns decades-long policy on Israeli settlements

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump has bowed to pressure by Israel to up-end a decades-long policy of regarding ...


Violence at Hong Kong protests turns ugly

HONG KONG - A number of protesters in Hong Kong have accidently caught fire after throwing petrol bombs and molotov ...


One third of Afghan population facing severe acute food insecurity

Over the last three months (August to October 2019), around one-third of the Afghan population required urgent humanitarian action, according ...


Search for gunman after shooting of ten people in Fresno

FRESNO, California - Fresno remains in shock after being the latest U.S. city to endure a mass shooting.The death toll ...


FBI indictment of Epstein did not extend to British prince accusations

WASHINGTON, DC - Charges leveled by the FBI against Jeffrey Epsten filed before his suicide did not extend to claims ...


Israeli army cops flak after blinding journalist in one eye

The International Federation of Journalists, the global advocacy group founded in1926, slammed the Israeli army for the shooting of a ...


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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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