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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 ...


Ex-Peru President Arrested in California Drunkenness Case

SAN FRANCISCO - Former Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo, wanted in his home country in connection with Latin America's biggest graft ...


Tens of Thousands Converge on California 'Poppy Apocalypse'

LAKE ELSINORE, CALIFORNIA - Like Dorothy in the 'Wizard of Oz,' the Southern California city of Lake Elsinore is being ...


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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 ...

U.S. president weighs into John McCain again, despite his death

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump has renewed his attacks on former Senator John McCain, months after the senator ...

Trump Continues Rant on McCain in Ohio Speech

U.S. President Donald Trump has continued his string of attacks on late Sen. John McCain, saying during a speech in ...

US Meteorologists Retire Hurricane Names Florence, Michael

Hurricanes Florence and Michael, that caused widespread death and destruction in the United States last year, have earned the dubious ...

Afghanistan Again Postpones Presidential Election

ISLAMABAD - Officials in Afghanistan have delayed the country's presidential election for a second time, setting Sept. 28 as the ...

Vietnam Court Jails Activist For 2 Years Over Facebook Posts

A court in the southern Vietnamese district of Binh Thuy sentenced activist and Facebook commentator Le Minh The to two ...

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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 ...

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 ...

Creed busy in Brussels on no-deal Brexit impacts on Ireland

BRUSSELS, Belgium - The future of Irish beef exports, and other issues that will face European farmers in the event ...

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 ...

Varadkar meets head of EC Donald Tusk in Dublin

DUBLIN, Ireland - The leader of the Irish government, An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar met with the President of the European ...

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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 ...


Pompeo renews call for end to isolation of Qatar

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait  - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has renewed a call for Gulf countries to settle their ...


Devastation in south-west Africa growing by the hour

The full scale of the devastation caused by Tropical Cyclone Idai in south-west Africa is becoming clearer, the UN said ...


Four road deaths in Ireland on bank holiday weekend

DUBLIN, Ireland - Over the 3-day holiday weekend, 16-18 March 2019, four people died in road traffic collisions in Ireland. ...


Stopping the spread of hatred on social media

The deadly  attack on two mosques in Christchurch , New Zealand, in which 50 people were killed and many others ...


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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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