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The dollar looks poised to wreak some havoc

There's been a lot of talk lately about how the global currency market has become stuck in a tight range, ...


Ireland captain Best to retire after RWC

London - Ireland and Ulster captain Rory Best has announced he will retire from professional rugby after the World Cup ...


Pat Lam returns to coach BaaBaas against England XV

London - Pat Lam will take charge of the Barbarians once more when they return to face an England XV ...


Sri Lanka dump established stars for CWC

Colombo - Sri Lanka on Thursday dumped established stars including former captain Dinesh Chandimal from their one-day team in a ...


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13 dead in mass shooting at family party in Mexican state of Veracruz

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Mexican police are leaving no stone unturned in the search for gunmen who mass murdered more ...

Doctor on frontline of Ebola crisis shot dead in Good Friday attack

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of the Congo - A doctor fighting the Ebola outbreak for WHO, the World Health Organization, was ...

Two teenage youths arrested over shooting death of Lyra McKee

LONDONDERRY/DERRY, Northern Ireland - Two teenage youths, one 18, and the other 19, have been arrested over the murder of ...

All 3 refugee detention centres resport suspected typhoid fever cases

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea - An outbreak of typhoid fever has struck refugees detained by Australia on Papua New ...

Mueller report may not be the end of the matter, but rather the start

WASHINGTON DC - The  release on April 18 of a redacted version of the Mueller report  came after two years ...

South Africa mourns worshippers killed during church service

DURBAN, South Africa - A makeshift Pentecostal Church in the town of Dlangubo, just north of the eastern coastal city ...

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All 3 refugee detention centres resport suspected typhoid fever cases

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea - An outbreak of typhoid fever has struck refugees detained by Australia on Papua New ...

An honour if a team gives you these many roles: Imad Wasim

Dubai [UAE], Apr 21 (ANI): Pakistan all-rounder Imad Wasim on Sunday said the expectation from him 'to perform several roles ...

Azarenka crushes Stosur to send Fed Cup semi to deciding doubles

Brisbane - Victoria Azarenka crushed Samantha Stosur to send the Fed Cup semi-final between Australia and Belarus into a deciding ...

Barty beats Sabalenka to put Australia in charge of Fed Cup semi

Brisbane - Ice-cool Ashleigh Barty produced a commanding performance to beat power-hitting Aryna Sabalenka and hand Australia a 2-1 lead ...

Naomi Osaka out to conquer clay

Berlin - World No 1 Naomi Osaka hopes to bounce back from her recent defeats and conquer a new surface ...

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Uber woos Japanese and Saudi backers

SAN FRANCISCO, California - Japanese companies Toyota Motor Corp., and DENSO Corporation, together with the Saudi Arabian-backed SoftBank Vision Fund ...


Boeing's flight control system to be reviewed by international panel

WASHINGTON DC - A number of aviation regulators from around the world have agreed to take part in an international ...


Ghosn to be hit with new charges over money laundering in Middle East

TOKYO, Japan - New charges are expected to be filed against former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn, as early as next ...


Hotel occupanies and room rates falling because of Airbnb

WASHINGTON DC - A recent study has found that the exponential growth of Airbnb is shaking up the hotel industry ...


Trump attempt to send Cuba back to stone age likely to backfire

The Trump administration has declared the most severe new sanctions against Cuba since President John F. Kennedy imposed an economic ...


Wall Street climbs ahead of Easter break

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. shares advanced on Thursday, the final trading day of the week, ahead of the ...


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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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