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Trump gets briefing on trade negotiations at Palm Beach retreat

PALM BEACH, Florida - U.S. President Donald Trump has been briefed on current discussions on trade, underway between the U.S., ...


Pressure on Trump and Kim Jong Un in upcoming summit

SEOUL, South Korea - The second summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in ...


5 police officers wounded in shoot-out with gunman who killed 5 people

CHICAGO, Illinois - Five people have been shot dead and a number of others wounded by a gunman at an ...


Pence says Iran openly advocating another Holocaust

WARSAW, Poland - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence zeroed in onĀ Iran on Thursday when he addressed Polish Prime Minister Mateusz ...


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U.S. president reaffirms all options open on Venezuela

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump has called on the Venezuelan military to abandon their president, and to throw ...

Eight children, 7 women among casualties in Syria bombings

GENEVA, Switzerland - An international humanitarian and medical aid organisation operating in Syria has denounced the shelling of civilian areas ...

Days after Warsaw forum, Israel accused of 'theft' by Arab League

CAIRO, Egypt - Just days after foreign ministers from Arab nations sat down with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in ...

Jeremy Corbyn disappointed with 7 breakaways

LONDON, UK - Seven Labour Party MPs have resigned from the party to form their own group with shared policies, ...

Civilians blocked from leaving as ISIS makes last ditch stand

Diehard jihadists have blocked roads out of the last scrap of their Islamic State group "caliphate" in Syria, US-backed forces ...

Rape and other sexual assaults rampant in South Sudan, says UN agency

Sexual violence in South Sudan has been rampant, prompting a call from the UN human rights office, OHCHR, for urgent ...

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Russian Court: US Investor to Be Held Until April 13

MOSCOW A Russian court has ordered Michael Calvey, the founder of Moscow-based private equity firm Baring Vostok Capital Partners and ...

MLB notebook: Padres reportedly offer Machado up to $280 million

The San Diego Padres are willing to sign free agent infielder Manny Machado to an eight-year contract worth between $240 ...

Could This Court Legend Become the First Female NBA GM? - The Huddle - OZY

Could This Court Legend Become the First Female NBA GM? OZY After success in the WNBA, Tamika Catchings is navigating ...

15 college football recruits to know from a loaded South Florida camp

15 college football recruits to know from a loaded South Florida camp SB Nation MIAMI, Fla. The Nike Opening Regional ...

Konecny ready for first NHL outdoor game in Stadium Series with Flyers

Konecny ready for first NHL outdoor game in Stadium Series with Flyers NHL.com Travis Konecny is more excited than most ...

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Japanese, Chinese and Australian shares rise Tuesday

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were broadly higher on Tuesday, adding to gains of a day earlier. In Hong ...


Business community in Ireland urged to prepare for Brexit

DUBLIN, Ireland - Ireland has begun warning businesses to start preparing for Brexit. Businesses are being urged to contact their ...


U.S. stocks trade higher, Dow gains 1.74%

NEW YORK, New York, Wall Street was upbeat on Mon day, in a good start to the week. Optimism about ...


Saudi crown prince kicks off Asian tour with $20b kicker for Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Saudi Arabia has agreed to invest an intial $20 billion in Pakistan, and plans to invest much ...


Greenback takes a hit in Asia

SYDNEY, Australia - The U.S. dollar fell sharply against all the major currencies in Asia on Monday. The euro regained ...


Turkey moves to ease tightening credit environment

ANKARA, Turkey - The Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey has lowered reserve requirement ratios to improve liquidity in ...


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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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