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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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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 ...

Pipe bomb explodes at home in Craigavon, second device found

CO. ARMAGH, Northern Ireland - An explosion at a house in Craigavon, Co. Armagh, in Northern Ireland on Saturday night ...

Theresa May lines up another meeting with Jean-Claude Juncker

LONDON UK - British Prime Minister Theresa May says she will meet with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker this week, ...

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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 ...

Report: Padres offer Machado at least $240M

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

2019 MLB Spring Training battles to watch

The next five weeks will see lots of shuffling on Major League rosters. Here are the most intriguing positional battles ...

Trevor Lawrence has Clemson atop quarterback Future Power Rankings

Breaking down which programs have the best outlook at quarterback over the next three seasons. ...

Magic center Nikola Vucevic soaks up NBA All-Star Game experience

The Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki, left, and the Magic's Nikola Vucevic, right, were on Team Giannis during the NBA All-Star Game. ...

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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 ...


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., ...


flybmi goes into administration, customers left stranded

LONDON, UK - The UK has been rocked by the apparent failure of 32-year old regional airline flybmi which ceased ...


60 representatives from across Australia to attend bushfires forum

KATOOMBA, Blue Mountains, NSW, Australia - Bushfires and climate change will be the main topics at a national forum to ...


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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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