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Tourists Go Off Beaten Path on N. Korea's Sacred Volcano

MOUNT PAEKTU, NORTH KOREA - Foreign tourists looking to go off the beaten path in North Korea can now camp ...


Munro, Bravo brothers snuff out Tallawahs challenge

3:00 AM ET Trinbago Knight Riders 184 for 6 (Munro 67, Darren Bravo 50, Imad 2-17) beat Jamaica Tallawahs 182 ...


Former Kiwi Tony handed top NZ role

Playmaker Motu Tony has been unveiled as New Zealand Rugby League's new high performance general manager. The 37-year-old recently stepped ...


All Blacks say still room for improvement

Praise from their Rugby Championship rivals is barely registering with the All Blacks, who say they can go to another ...


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Mueller’s ‘thugs’ suffer Trump's blows after McGahn’s expose

WASHINGTON, U.S. - In his latest salvo against Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into alleged collusion between Russia and his ...

Massive 8.2 magnitude quake strikes off the coast of Fiji

WELLINGTON, New Zealand - Small tsunami waves were observed soon after a magnitude 8.2 earthquake struck off the coast of ...

Five imams shot dead in Turkey’s Erzincan province

ANKARA, Turkey - Five clerics from Turkey’s Religious Affairs Directorate (Diyanet) were shot dead after a heated argument broke out ...

Man jailed after making hoax bomb call to catch U.K. flight

LONDON, U.K. - In a shocking incident at the Gatwick Airport, a resident of east London, made a hoax bomb ...

Magnitude 6.0 quake rattles southern Costa Rica

GOLFITO, Costa Rica - The U.S. Geological Survey (U.S.G.S.) said that the southern part of Costa Rica was rattled by ...

Taliban kidnaps Afghans, rejects Ghani’s ceasefire offer

KABUL, Afghanistan - A day after the Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani announced another unilateral ceasefire with Taliban insurgents, the group ...

Asia Pacific

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Taliban kidnaps Afghans, rejects Ghani’s ceasefire offer

KABUL, Afghanistan - A day after the Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani announced another unilateral ceasefire with Taliban insurgents, the group ...

Second quake in a day rattles Indonesia’s Lombok

LOMBOK, Indonesia - Weeks after a devastating magnitude 7.0 earthquake rattled Indonesia’s Lombok island, on Sunday, the tourist hotspot was ...

Asian Games: Saurabh Choudhary clinches gold in 10m Air Pistol

Jakarta [Indonesia], August 21 (ANI): India kicked off the fourth day of the ongoing 18th edition of the Asian Games ...

Australian PM Wins Leadership Challenge

SYDNEY - Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull survived a leadership challenge by Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton on Tuesday, a ...

Britain To Call For More EU Sanctions On Russia Over Chemical Attacks

Britain's new foreign minister in his first major address will urge the European Union to increase sanctions against Russia, saying ...

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Apple removes thousands of apps from App Store in China

BEIJING, China - Amid tightening regulation and endless criticism from media in the country, Apple is said to have pulled ...


Facebook faces allegations of housing ad discrimination

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Facebook is battling fresh allegations in the U.S., this time related to discrimination in housing advertisements.  According ...


WhatsApp planning on deleting old messages, photos, videos

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - As part of its new deal with Google, WhatsApp is said to have now decided to do away ...


China arrests three over biggest-ever bitcoin heist

BEIJING, China - After witnessing the country’s biggest-ever cryptocurrency heist, in which Bitcoin worth $87 million (600 million yuan) was ...


Walmart completes acquisition of 77% stake in Flipkart

BENGALURU, India - The world’s largest retailer, Walmart Inc. completed its deal to acquire controlling stake into India’s biggest online ...


ATMs worldwide suffer highly-coordinated attack, millions lo

NEW DELHI, India - Three days after the FBI warned of a potential ‘cashout’ ATM hack, that could hit bank ...


Hotel Review

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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