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Facebook sues China-based companies for selling fake accounts

Facebook and its Instagram unit sued four companies and three people based in China for promoting the sale of fake ...


Hawaii Weighs First-in-Nation Plastic Bans at Restaurants

HONOLULU - Hawaii would be the first state in the U.S. to ban most plastics used at restaurants under legislation ...


Traffic Alert: I-238 connector ramp to I-880 closed

The California Highway Patrol closed a major freeway connector ramp in the East Bay following an early morning crash Thursday ...


Chinese investors grab big north San Jose office building

An office building at 2665 N. First St. in north San Jose. An investment group based in China has bought ...


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U.S. president launches another attack on former senator McCain

LIMA, Ohio - U.S. President Donald Trump was at it again on Wednesday at the U.S. army tank plant in Lima, Ohio. ...

Greenback dives after Federal Reserve says no more rate hikes in 2019

NEW YORK, New York - The U.S. Federal Resreve surprised on Wednesday, following its regular two day monthly meeting on ...

U.S. secretary of state telephones Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

JERUSALEM, Israel - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has taken time out on his current tour of the Midle ...

Tokyo stocks rise, rest of Asia slips

SYDNEY, Australia - Asian bourses were mixed on Wednesday with Australian and Chinese indices trading in the red, while markets ...

Mixed markets in U.S. on Tuesday

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were mixed on Tuesday, although moves in either direction were unremarkable. Holding investors ...

NATO: Two U.S. Military Personnel Killed In Afghanistan

NATO's operation in Afghanistan says two U.S. military personnel have been killed while conducting an operation. In a statement on ...

Business

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Stocks in Asia fail to set any records on Friday

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia drifted on Friday, in a lacklustre close to the week. The Australian All Ordinaries ...

UK gets extension for withdrawal from European Union

BRUSSELS, Belgium - Britain has received a two week extension to its Brexit deadline, however this could become 10 weeks ...

UK public getting tired of political games

Brexit increasingly looks like a train crash in slow motion. Watching the British parliament going through consecutive Brexit votes, however, ...

Demand for shares in Apple prompts buying of U.S. stocks

NEW YORK, New York - It was a good day on Wall Street on Thursday. No bad news, in fact ...

Hong Kong Hang Seng declines 249 points

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in China, Japan and Australia rose on Thursday, but in Hong Stock the main index fell. ...

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Netanyahu praises Trump for Golan Heights recognition

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump said Thursday the United States is recognizing Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights, ...


Two thirds of those who died in Mosul ferry disaster were women

MOSUL, Iraq - Nearly 100 people, mostly women and children, have drowned after a ferry packed with families celebrating Kurdish ...


U.S. president launches another attack on former senator McCain

LIMA, Ohio - U.S. President Donald Trump was at it again on Wednesday at the U.S. army tank plant in Lima, Ohio. ...


Malaysia doing its bit in supporting UNIFIL

BEIRUT, Lebanon - As U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo flew into Beirut, in Lebanon on Friday, it was business ...


U.S. secretary of state telephones Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

JERUSALEM, Israel - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has taken time out on his current tour of the Midle ...


Heavy fighting continues in Yemen despite truce

With the UN announcing a  new plan  to shore up the December 2018  Stockholm Agreement between Yemen’s warring parties, 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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