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Assad Intensifies Bombing Campaign of Syrian Rebels' Last Stronghold

Syrian rebels are readying for a government assault on the country's northwestern Idlib province, their last major stronghold in a ...


Norwegian Minister Quits After Breaching Rules On Iran Trip

Norwegian Fisheries Minister Per Sandberg has resigned amid a wave of criticism for not informing the government of his recent ...


US Adds Iran-based Bahraini Militant Leader to Global Terrorist List

WASHINGTON - The United States on Monday imposed sanctions on the Iran-based leader of the Bahraini al-Ashtar Brigades militant group ...


Trump Signs Defense Policy Bill with Watered-down China Measures

FORT DRUM, NEW YORK - U.S. President Donald Trump signed a $716 billion defense policy bill on Monday that authorizes ...


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Longtime Netflix CFO David Wells to step down

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - After completing 14 years with the company, during which time Netflix recorded massive growth, the streaming giant’s ...

Ticketmaster asked to shutdown controversial resale websites

LONDON, U.K. - Following warnings of a crackdown by the country’s competition watchdog, Ticketmaster U.K. has now decided to shut ...

Around 1,500 jobs at risk as Homebase shuts 42 stores

LONDON, U.K. - DIY retailer Homebase has announced its decision to close nearly a fifth of the 250 store chain, ...

Sydney hotel market may have peaked

SYDNEY, Australia - The hotel bubble in Australia's largest city may have been pricked as the industry reels from an accelerating ...

Amid Turkey crisis, U.S. stocks lower, Dow declines

NEW YORK, U.S. - The financial crisis in Turkey, which sent its currency lira plummeting last week, continued to rattle ...

Flipkart-owned eBay India shuts shop, what next?

BENGALURU, India - After entering a merger agreement with the Indian eCommerce giant Flipkart in August 2017, eBay announced the ...

International

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U.K. police treating car ramming as suspected terror attack

LONDON, U.K. - In what Britain’s counter terrorism police is calling a suspected terror attack, a man drove a car ...

Myanmar hospital fire leads to evacuation of patients

YANGON, Myanmar - A hospital in Myanmar’s Yangon city experienced a tragic incident late on Monday, after the cancer department ...

Trump snubs McCain, after signing defense bill named for him

NEW YORK, U.S. - On his way back to Washington after a 12-day working vacation at his golf club in ...

30 Indian prisoners freed by Pakistan as goodwill gesture

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - In a goodwill gesture right before the country’s Independence Day, Pakistan released 30 Indian prisoners, including 27 ...

Four coaches of train in Mongolia derail, nine injured

DORNOGOVI, Mongola - In a shocking incident, a train carrying 328 people derailed in southeastern Mongolia.  According to officials, atleast ...

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Qatar nationals issued with Hajj visas

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Qatari citizens are being welcomed in Saudi Arabia for the annual pilgrimage to Makkah. Despite the ...


Thousands protests Israel’s new nation-state law in Tel Aviv

TEL AVIV, Israel - Israel’s explosive new law, which declares it the nation-state of the Jewish people, and claims only ...


Israel firing at Gaza border protest kills two Palestinians

JERUSALEM, Israel - After two days of intense violence, during which Gaza militants fired about 200 rockets at Israel and ...


Afghanistan, The 'Unintended Casualty' Of U.S. Sanctions On Iran

As the United States reinstates crippling economic sanctions on Iran, Washington's ally in the region, Afghanistan, could become collateral damage. ...


Assad Intensifies Bombing Campaign of Syrian Rebels' Last Stronghold

Syrian rebels are readying for a government assault on the country's northwestern Idlib province, their last major stronghold in a ...


Russian Court Jails Native Of Ingushetia On Terrorism Charges

A court in Russia has jailed a native of the North Caucasus region of Ingushetia on terrorism-related charges. The North ...


Movie Review

Female Trouble
Cult director John Waters's supreme achievement will always be Pink Flamingos (1972), his deranged home movie that took the midnight movie circuit by storm with its trashy excess, low-brow aesthetic, and raunchy delight in whatever perversions Waters could dream up. ...

Hotel Review

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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