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7 things that surprise Russians when they visit the U.S.

No, its not the huge cars, or the fact that Americans are loud and work hard. The results of our ...


Dgte artists to hold benefit concert for kids

DUMAGUETE CITY, Jan. 18 (PIA)--Local artists here are inviting the public to watch their benefit concert dubbed "Concert for the ...


NSIB Arrests 2 Vacaville Residents For Human Trafficking Teen Girl CBS San Francisco

The Napa Special Investigations Bureau arrested two Vacaville residents Tuesday on suspicion of human trafficking a 17-year-old girl in Napa. ...


SF Mulls Imposing Fee To Drive Down Congested Lombard St. CBS San Francisco

The city of San Francisco is mulling a plan to ease the congestion on the 1000 block of Lombard Street ...


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Trump: Maduro government illegitimate, names his own interim president

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump, in a shock move, has formally recognized the head of the Venezuela National ...

Trump says he will honor invitation by Pelosi to address nation

  WASHINGTO DC - U.S. President Donald Trump has swept aside security concerns about the upcoming State of the Union ...

Taliban launches assault on Afghan military base after day-long attack

KABUL, Afghanistan - Taliban insurgents launched a series of attacks across Afghanistan over the weekend, killing more than 50 people ...

U.S. airstrikes kill dozens of Al Shabaab militants in Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia - An extremist attack at a luxury hotel complex in Kenya's Nairobi last week was claimed by the ...

U.S. president and vice president pay tribute to Martin Luther King

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump made an unscheduled visit to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in Washington on Monday, ...

Israel to shut down Palestinian schools in East Jerusalem

JERUSALEM - Israel has announced it will close all UNRWA schools in East Jerusalem and replace them with Israeli-run schools. ...

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Chinese and Australian shares rise, Japan trades lower

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mostly higher on Thursday, although there was continuing caution over events in the ...

Ambitious new strategy to grow Saudi entertainment industry

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - A dramatic injection of entertainment is to drive Saudi Arabia's ambitions for the next decade. A ...

Stocks in U.S. propelled higher, IBM rises 8.5%

  NEW YORK, New York - All the major U.S. stock indices closed in the black on Wednesday, although the ...

Dubai Crown Prince signs historic agreement at Davos

DAVOS, Switzerland - The World Economic Forum has selected Dubai as the location for its first affiliate research centre for ...

Stock markets in Asia ignore overnight falls in U.S.

  SYDNEY, Australia - Asian markets virtually ignored the sharp falls on Wall Street overnight, with the major indices trading ...

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Associated Press journalist died in hostilities he was covering

TRIPOLI, Libya - The Associated Press has paid tribute to its photoghrapher Mohamed Ben Khalifa, who was killed in clashes ...


Opposition to development of autonomous weapons growing

More than 60% of people around the world oppose the development of autonomous weapons that could select and kill targets ...


Trump: Maduro government illegitimate, names his own interim president

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump, in a shock move, has formally recognized the head of the Venezuela National ...


Trump says he will honor invitation by Pelosi to address nation

  WASHINGTO DC - U.S. President Donald Trump has swept aside security concerns about the upcoming State of the Union ...


Syrian government wants UN to rein Israel in

DAMASCUS, Syria - Just as the Syrian War is at a dying stage, Israel has stepped up its engagement prolonging ...


New Israeli airport named after astronaut Ilan Ramon

RAMON, Israel - The long-awaited new international airport in the south of Israel opened on Monday. Costing $455 million, 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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