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Glamorgan's batting woes continue

After they were dismissed for 88 and 85 in their previous championship game at Hove, Glamorgan's batting woes continued at ...


Worcestershire seamers enjoy a record Yorkshire welcome

Not for a few summers have batsmen hurried to Scarborough slavering at the prospect of boosting their averages on a ...


Mint festival gets licence despite concerns over anti-social behaviour

A dance music festival has been given the go-ahead at a new venue despite claims festivalgoers used people's gardens as ...


Third ram-raid on Flannels designer shop in Leeds

A designer clothes store has been targeted by ram-raiders for the third time in eight months.The front window of the ...


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Amid turmoil, shots fired at U.S. Embassy in Turkey

ISTANBUL, Turkey - In an attack that came at a time when Turkey and the U.S. have been engaged in ...

Eyeing US, Iran to boost military might, showcases new fighter jet

LONDON - Iran said on Tuesday it would boost its military might and also showcased a new fighter jet amid ...

Ex-Trump Lawyer Cohen Reaches Plea Deal With US Prosecutors

NEW YORK - U.S. President Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, has reached a plea bargain with federal prosecutors in ...

Britain Calls For More EU Sanctions On Russia

Britain's new foreign minister in his first major address has urged the European Union to increase sanctions against Russia, saying ...

Serbia Takes Delivery Of Two Russian MiG-29 Fighter Jets

Serbia has taken delivery of two Russian MiG-29 fighter jets -- the first of six planes that are part of ...

Rescuers Scour Creek Bed After Italy Flash Flood Kills 10

ROME - Firefighters and emergency workers on Tuesday combed the creek bed downstream from a gorge where sudden heavy rain ...

Business

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Google slapped with lawsuit over phone tracking scandal

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Following a scandal that revealed how Google has been illegally tracking movements of millions of users regardless ...

In $3.2 billion deal, PepsiCo buys SodaStream

NEW YORK, U.S. - In a bid to reach out to customers in their homes, rather than through stores, beverage ...

Twitch pulls ad-free viewing from its Prime service

LONDON, U.K. - After deciding to pull ad-free viewing from Twitch Prime, the service has faced intense criticism from users, ...

The all Iranian-made twin-seat fight jet unveiled

TEHRAN, Iran - In a move that Tehran has said would enhance its deterrence capabilities in confronting Washington, the country ...

Keeping it simple: Users picking dumb phones over smart ones

LONDON, U.K. - With smartphones becoming indispensable, and overtaking every aspect of people’s lives in recent years, a new report ...

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Mueller’s ‘thugs’ suffer Trump's blows after McGahn’s expose

WASHINGTON, U.S. - In his latest salvo against Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into alleged collusion between Russia and his ...


Massive 8.2 magnitude quake strikes off the coast of Fiji

WELLINGTON, New Zealand - Small tsunami waves were observed soon after a magnitude 8.2 earthquake struck off the coast of ...


Five imams shot dead in Turkey’s Erzincan province

ANKARA, Turkey - Five clerics from Turkey’s Religious Affairs Directorate (Diyanet) were shot dead after a heated argument broke out ...


Man jailed after making hoax bomb call to catch U.K. flight

LONDON, U.K. - In a shocking incident at the Gatwick Airport, a resident of east London, made a hoax bomb ...


Magnitude 6.0 quake rattles southern Costa Rica

GOLFITO, Costa Rica - The U.S. Geological Survey (U.S.G.S.) said that the southern part of Costa Rica was rattled by ...


Taliban kidnaps Afghans, rejects Ghani’s ceasefire offer

KABUL, Afghanistan - A day after the Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani announced another unilateral ceasefire with Taliban insurgents, the group ...


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 ...

Financial Markets

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