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Belarus Votes Amid Apathy And Growing Pressure From Russia

MINSK -- Voters in Belarus go to the polls on November 17 in parliamentary elections with little question that candidates ...


Chinese Troops Join Hong Kong Cleanup as Protesters Retreat

HONG KONG - Chinese troops came out of the barracks in Hong Kong on Saturday - not to quell protests ...


Ritu Phogat knocks out Nam Hee Kim on MMA debut

Beijing [China], Nov 16 (ANI): Wrestler Ritu Phogat made a successful Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) debut after defeating South Korea's ...


Hong Kong Open: Kidambi Srikanth loses to Lee Cheuk Yiu in semifinal

Hong Kong, Nov 16 (ANI): Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth was on Saturday knocked out of the ongoing Hong Kong Open ...


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Katy Perry thanks Karan Johar for warm welcome

New Delhi [India], Nov 17 (ANI): American singer Katy Perry thanked Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar for the "warm welcome" and ...

Ronaldo targets 100th goal, Euro 2020 berth and revenge

Lisbon - Cristiano Ronaldo travels to Luxembourg on Sunday with the objective of helping reigning champions Portugal qualify for Euro ...

Car Bomb Kills at Least 18 in Syrian Town Held by Turkey

BEIRUT - A car bomb exploded Saturday in a northern Syrian town controlled by Turkey-backed opposition fighters, killing at least ...

Uttarakhand Chief Minister inaugurates virtual class project

Dehradun (Uttarakhand) [India], Nov 16 (ANI): Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Saturday inaugurated virtual class project for government secondary ...

TikTok crosses 1.5 billion download mark

California [USA], Nov 16 (ANI): Viral video app, TikTok, has crossed 1.5 billion downloads worldwide on the Apple App Store ...

Google's Files app now lets you stream local media on Cast devices

California [USA], Nov 16 (ANI): Files by Google app now offers Cast support, allowing you to project your favourite media ...

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Guterres appeals to Bolivians to refrain from violence

UN Secretary-General Antnio Guterres is sending a personal envoy to Bolivia in the wake of the departure of former president, ...

Hong Kong in crisis, economy in worst state since GFC

HONG KONG - Government data released on Friday shows Hong Kong is now officially in recession.For the first time in ...

Cleveland Browns, Pittsburgh Steelers hit with heavy fines

NEW YORK, New York - The NFL has moved swiftly to crack down on players and clubs involved in the ...

Five victims and gunman shot at school near Los Anegles, 2 dead

SANTA CLARITA, California - Two school kids, one aged 14 and the other sixteen, are dead after a mass shooting ...

Light prison sentence for Emirati man who raped woman tourist

DUBAI, UAE - A 19-year-old Emirati man who raped a visiting tourist at gunpoint in Dubai has been jailed for ...

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Nearly 3 million travellers passed through Dublin Airport last month

DUBLIN, Ireland - Nearly three million people transited through Dublin Airport last month, a 3% increase on the same month ...


A primary way to lower global emissions

Cap and Trade Is Supposed to Solve Climate Change, but Oil and Gas Company Emissions Are UpProPublica is a Pulitzer ...


U.S. stocks make major gains as world markets rally

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks were generally stronger globally on Friday as prospects brightened for a trade deal between ...


Asian Development Bank president meets top leaders in Kazakhstan

NUR-SULTAN, Kazakhstan - Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Takehiko Nakao, at a meeting with Kazakhstan's President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev on Friday, ...


Broad advance in stocks recorded in Asia

SYDNEY, Australia - Stock markets across Asia rose on Friday.The Nikkei 225 jumped 170.61 points or 0.74% to 23,312.16.The Australian ...


Lower energy prices keeping lid on inflation, says Powell

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Federal Reserve remains upbeat about the American economy citing favorable consumer confidence, a strong jobs ...


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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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