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China Bars Taiwan From World Health Assembly

GENEVA - Taiwan is protesting China's decision to exclude the island from participation in the annual World Health Assembly, calling ...


Coast Guard Gives US New Tool in Disputed South China Sea

TAIPEI - A rare U.S. Coast Guard exercise in the South China Sea this month shows that the United States ...


How Long Will the Dragon Wait China and the Retrocession of Taiwan

Taiwan, Republic of China (ROC)[1] is a robust independent country of approximately 23 million people, who comprise a mix of ...


Iran Crowned Champion of Karate 1-Series A

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iranian karatekas topped the medal table of the second Karate 1-Series A event of the season in ...


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Wall Street closes higher on Tuesday

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were sharply higher on Tuesday, particularly in the tech sector after the U.S. ...

Jamie Oliver's network of diners placed into administration

LONDON UK - The restaurant chain founded and operated in the UK by Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver has filed for ...

Greenback bought up in Asia, stocks steady

SYDNEY, Australia - The U.S. dollar tanked on Tuesday in Asia due to what appears to be a looming trade ...

Thousands of jobs to go at Ford

DEARBORN, Michigan - Ford Motor Company is to slash its global workforce by about 10% over the next three months. ...

Sell-off in Nasdaq leads Wall Street lower

NEW YORK, New York - Technology stocks led Wall Street lower on Monday. The Nasdaq Composite fell sharply. One bright ...

Aussie stock market hits 11-year high

SYDNEY, Australia - Australian stocks soared on Monday, the first trading day since the sitting Liberal-National Party Coalition was re-elected ...

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Incumbent PM Scott Morrison snatches victory in Australian election

CANBERRA, Australia - In Australia, the Liberal-National Party Coalition has been re-elected in a shock result in which Labor lost ...

Shahzad century fires Afghanistan to World Cup warm-up win

Belfast - Mohammad Shahzad smashed a blistering 101 as Afghanistan fine-tuned their World Cup preparations with a 126-run thrashing of ...

Morgan has 'no regrets' as England go in search of World Cup glory

London - England captain Eoin Morgan believes the tournament hosts have done everything they possibly could to get themselves ready ...

US Shoe Industry Protests Possible Tariffs on Chinese Imports

More than 170 American shoe manufacturers and retailers, including such well-known athletic shoe brands as Nike, Under Armour and Adidas, ...

Huawei considers rivals to Google's Android after US ban

Huawei said it's working on its own operating system for its mobile handsets and will consider rivals to Google's Android, ...

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Libyan hostilities could see country become permanently divided

NEW YORK, New York - Libya is on the brink of a civil war which could result in the country ...


Kentucky couple nearly escaped being charged for fraud

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - A Kentucky couple nearly escaped prosecution for setting a fire that burned their rented home to the ...


At least 11 dead in mass shooting in northern Brazilian city

BELEM, Brazil - At least eleven people have been killed in a mass shooting in Brazil. Gunmen opened fire on ...


U.S. Navy Seal pleads guilty to causing death of colleague

WASHINGTON DC - A U.S. Navy SEAL who killed a Green Beret in extraordinary circumstances in the West African nation ...


Attack on UN mission in Mali which left peacekeeper dead condemned

BAMAKO, Mali - A violent attack in the West African nation of Mali on Saturday has left at least one ...


Report: GCC countries to host U.S. troops to counter Iranian threat

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - A newspaper in Saudi Arabia in a report published on Saturday says the kingdom and other ...


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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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