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Gulf tensions put global flow of oil supplies at risk

Tensions between the United States, Iran and other countries are flaring again in the Strait of Hormuz.There are competing explanations ...

Stocks track upbeat global sentiment

The local bourse tracked other global markets higher as it managed to close firmer on Tuesday.Although modest, major equity indices ...

Russian boxer Maxim Dadashev dies after fight

Moscow - Russian boxer Maxim Dadashev has died from injuries sustained in a fight in Maryland, the Russian boxing federation ...

Deal Sealed on Federal Budget Ensures no Shutdown, Default

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump and congressional leaders have announced a critical debt and budget agreement that's an against-the-odds victory ...

Pope Gives West Virginia Diocese New Leader After Scandal

WHEELING, W.VA. - Pope Francis named Baltimore Auxiliary Bishop Mark Brennan to lead West Virginia's Catholics on Tuesday following a ...

US Teens Keep the Faith by Repairing Homes

SEVERN, MARYLAND - Kate Snyder has been living in the same house in Severn, Maryland, for more than 18 years, ...

International

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Brexit torch passes to Boris

LONDON, UK - Brexit will be the first priority for Boris Johnson when he takes office as prime minister, replacing ...

Tanaiste issues statement of condemnation over Palestinian evictions

DUBLIN, Ireland - Tanaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has taken issue with Israel over the forced evacuations ...

The disappearance of Burundian reporter Jean Bigirimana

BUJUMBURA, BURUNDI - When a journalist we know walks through the streets of his hometown in Burundi, his neighbors often ...

Demolition of homes in Sur Baher could just be the start, UN warns

RAMALLAH, Palestinian territories - UN officials on Monday slammed the decision by the Israeli army to demolish a number of ...

Hundreds of Israeli soldiers and bulldozers begin demolitions

SUR BAHER, West Bank - The Israeli army has begun widespread demolitions in the West Bank on the edge of ...

Europe turning blind eye to humanitarian crisis, says MSF

NEW YORK, New York - The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is to resume lifesaving ...

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