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Court Sets Hearing on Trump Administration's Asylum Policy

SAN FRANCISCO - A federal appeals court Wednesday scheduled a hearing over whether to stop the Trump administration from forcing ...


Obama Foundation Draws High-Dollar, International Donations

CHICAGO - Former President Barack Obama's foundation collected contributions of more than $1 million from 11 firms and individuals in ...


About 3 000 super-rich left SA in the past 10 years - report

About 3 000 super-rich (those with wealth of about $1m or R14m) "migrated" from South Africa over the past 10 ...


Uber and Lyft have left their drivers behind - again

The difference between tech insiders and the hoi polloi is that the tech insiders make their real money long before ...


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QUIZ: New York or Moscow

The capital cities of Russia and North America share some distinct similarities. Can you tell them apart? If using any ...

Is small talk a good thing Russia Beyond readers have their say

Recently, our American contributor, who lives in St. Petersburg, complained about the lack of small talk in Russia. He sparked ...

Kremlin Says North Korean Leader To Visit Russia Later This Month

The Kremlin has announced that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un plans to visit Russia within the next 12 days. ...

Ukrainian Court Rules Nationalization Of PrivatBank Violated The Law

A court in Ukraine ruled on April 18 that the governments decision in 2016 to nationalize the countrys biggest lender ...

'Thieves-In-Law' Syndicate Crowns New Crime Boss From Uzbekistan

A notorious criminal syndicate that brings together mafia bosses from across the former Soviet Union has crowned a new kingpin ...

'Thieves-In-Law' Crowns New Crime Boss From Uzbekistan

A notorious criminal syndicate that brings together mafia bosses from across the former Soviet Union has crowned a new kingpin ...

Business

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LogMeIn opens new international hub in Dublin

DUBLIN, Ireland - A leading provider of cloud-based connectivity and recognized as one of the world’s 10 largest public Software-as-a-Service ...

Greenback shines as stocks diop acfross Asia

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks finished in negatiove territory across the board on Thursday. The U.S. dollar however was in demand ...

NFL releases schedule for 256-game 2019 season

NEW YORK CITY, New York - The NFL announced its season schedule for 2019 on Wednesday night. The 17-week, 256-game ...

G20 to meet in Riyadh in November 2020

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - The dates have been set for the G20 Leaders’ Summit being hosted by Saudi Arabia in ...

U.S. stocks close little changed, health shares hold markets back

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street was little changed on Wednesday as buyers and sellers evened out the trading. ...

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Massive healthcare fraud schemes uncovered in United States

CINCINNATI, Ohio - Thirty one doctors, 7 pharmacists, eight nurse practitioners, and seven other licensed medical professionals, are among 60 ...


Report: Afghan detainees suffering electric-shocks and genitals-abuse

KABUL, Afghanistan - Abuse and torture of political prisoners in jails is still happening, despite government measures to stamp it ...


North Korea tests new "tactical guided weapon"

SEOUL, South Korea - North Korea has tested a new "tactical guided weapon," the latest display of Pyongyang's military capabilities, ...


Ex Peru leader attempts to take his own life to avoid arrest

LIMA, Peru - Former President of Peru Alan Garcia who was in a coma in a hospital in the capital ...


Parisians still in shock as damage to historic cathedral is assessed

PARIS, France - Two-thirds of the largely medieval roof of Notre Dame cathedral in Paris are "gone" after the devastating ...


Egyptians to get final say on changes to constitution

CAIRO, Egypt - The man who deposed Egypt's first elected president in decades, will now likely hold the office for ...


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