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Taiwanese to Take to Streets Saturday, Protest China Bullying

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Mass street demonstrations are expected Saturday in Taiwan over growing anger against perceived bullying by its militarily ...


Vietnamese Blogger Mother Mushroom Released, Exiled to US

Vietnamese blogger and activist Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh-known by her blogger handle Me Nam, or Mother Mushroom- was freed from ...


Vietnam: Drop Activist's Long Sentence

(Bangkok, October 17, 2018) - Vietnam should reverse the draconian sentence imposed on a veteran environment and democracy activist, Le ...


Taiwan plans independence rally to defy Beijing

Taipei: Taiwan independence campaigners will take to the streets for what they hope will be a major rally in a ...


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Proliferating health apps largely unpoliced

The heart rate monitor built into the new Apple Watch has sparked sharp debate over its risks and benefits, even ...

Chinese gross domestic product less than expected

BEIJING, China - The economy of the biggest populated country in the world reported on Friday that its economy is ...

Demand for U.S. stocks diminish

NEW YORK, New York – Stocks were easier on Wall Street Thursday as investors continued to fret about trade tariffs, ...

Shareholders back removal of Zuckerberg as Facebook chairman

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Arguing that the Facebook Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg had mishandled several high-profile scandals, several public funds ...

Wall Street has quiet day on interest rate concerns

NEW YORK, New York – U.S. sticks dipped on Wednesday, as each of the major indices gave back a small ...

U.S. digital currency exchange Coinbase opens Dublin office

DUBLIN, Ireland - Set up in San Francisco in 2012, the leading U.S. digital currency exchange Coinbase has revealed its ...

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India's Punjab declares mourning as train incident kills 60

PUNJAB, India - In a shocking incident, a speeding commuter train in India's northern state of Punjab mowed down a ...

Chinese gross domestic product less than expected

BEIJING, China - The economy of the biggest populated country in the world reported on Friday that its economy is ...

China has a hidden "debt iceberg" says Standard and Poor's

NEW YORK, New York - Standard and Poor’s 500 has downgraded China’s sovereign debt rating, citing concerns over off-balance-sheet debt ...

India immediately informed: China on Brahmaputra blockage

New Delhi [India], Oct 20 (ANI): The Spokesperson of the Chinese Embassy in India, Counselor Ji Rong, claimed that India ...

Pakistan Blasts India Over Purchase of Russian Air Defense System

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan has criticized and downplayed rival India's acquisition of the Russian-made S-400 Triumph air defense system, claiming Islamabad ...

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Saudi State TV claims Khashoggi 'died after fight'

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - After 17 long days, Saudi Arabia has finally offered clarity on the fate of its veteran ...


India's Punjab declares mourning as train incident kills 60

PUNJAB, India - In a shocking incident, a speeding commuter train in India's northern state of Punjab mowed down a ...


Independent, international probe into Khashoggi called for

NEW YORK, New York - The United States says it will wait a few more days before outlining its response ...


Israel announces zero-tolerance policy on Gazans

GAZA CITY, Palestinian territories – A new Gaza War could be looming as a Cairo-led mediation on a ceasefire is ...


Chief of Staff and National Security Advisor in heated clash

WASHINGTON DC - Two of the U.S. president's most trusted advisors, had a huge row in the White House Oval ...


Putin: ISIS has taken hundreds of people hostage in Syria

MOSCOW, Russia - The Russian President Vladimir Putin has made a revelation related to the ongoing war in Syria, that ...


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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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