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Dutch plan big Brexit beach party

Thousands of people have signed up on Facebook to a Dutch beach party for Brexit, featuring food from across the ...


Designing new ways to make use of ocean plastic

Beachcombing has long been a part of life for island communities. On the southwestern edge of Scarp, a small, treeless ...


Disney Streaming Service to Launch in Canada, Netherlands in November

Walt Disney Co. said on Monday it will launch its Disney+ video streaming service in Canada and the Netherlands on ...


Former world cycling champion Dumoulin quits Team Sunweb

Paris - Former world champion Tom Dumoulin, second to Geraint Thomas in the 2018 Tour de France, is quitting Sunweb ...


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Cardinal George Pell case far from over

MELBOURNE, Australia - While Cardinal George Pell's appeal has been denied, the case that has divided Australia is far from ...

Countries failing to honour funding pledges causing chaos in Yemen

SANA'A, Yemen - The United Nations is being forced to shut down a number of humanitarian programmes in Yemen. The ...

Pell case likely to end up in Australian High Court

MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia - Victoria's Court of Appeal on Wednesday delivered one of the most significant judgments in Australian legal ...

Bus hijacking in Brazil ends, hijacker dead, hostages freed

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil - A hostage situation in Rio de Janeiro involving a bus and thirty seven hostages has ...

Situation in Persian Gulf described as troubling and complex

NEW YORK, New York - The UN Security Council has been briefed on the escalating hostilities in the Middle East. ...

Continuation of current situation in Yemen untenable, says UN envoy

ADEN, Yemen - A month ago, the United Nations top Yemen envoy told the Security Council the country was facing ...

Business

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U.S. stocks gain, Dow jumps 241 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rose strongly on Wednesday as retailers reported positive earnings and the minutes of ...

Asian stocks directionless, Nikkei 225 loses 59 points

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks in the Asian region were flat to weaker on Wednesday.In Japan, the Nikkei 225 ...

Chancellor may delay central bank governor appointment

LONDON, UK - A sure sign the UK government has gone into limbo are two measures now being considered, which ...

Stocks in U.S. sink, dollar too loses ground

NEW YORK, New York - The rally on Wall Street ran out of steam on Tuesday, with all the major ...

UK man cops five year ban from being director over marketing calls

LONDON, UK - A property renovation boss who caused his company to make more than 110,000 unsolicited marketing calls has ...

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For Istanbul's Syrians, a time of hoping and hiding

When Syrian refugees first arrived in Istanbul almost eight years ago, many made for Fatih, a district of historic mosques ...


UNSC to meet today for discussions over US cruise missile test

Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 22 (ANI): The UN Security Council is all set to meet on Thursday afternoon for open ...


Trump Says He Wants Russia Back at G-7 Summits

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump said Wednesday he wants Russia back at the Group of Seven summits of the ...


Brazil's Bolsonaro Suggests NGOs Setting Amazon Fires, Gives No Proof

RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazil's official monitoring agency is reporting a sharp increase in wildfires this year, and President Jair ...


Iceland's Leader Won't Be Around to Welcome Pence

REYKJAVIK - Iceland's leader has announced that she will skip U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's visit to her Nordic nation, ...


Putin: US Missile Test Raises New Threats to Russia

HELSINKI - Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday that the test of a new U.S. missile banned under a now-defunct ...


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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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