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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 ...


Son's goalkeeping debut for Sheffield team video goes viral

A father said he was 'amazed' after more than a million people, including a host of famous footballers, watched a ...


Dog left to starve to death in Leeds house

A man has been jailed for leaving his dog to starve to death in a house and then dumping its ...


Europe

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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 ...

Sentsov Supporters To Mark 100th Day Of His Hunger Strike

PEN International is planning to mark the 100th day of Ukrainian writer and filmmaker Oleh Sentsov's hunger strike with an ...

Syrian Refugees Concerned Over Russia's Repatriation Plan

WASHINGTON - Syrian refugees and aid groups, including the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, are concerned about a plan ...

Trump Fears Mueller May Use Interview to Charge Him with Perjury

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump says he fears any statements he would give to special counsel Robert Mueller could be ...

Outgoing UN Human Rights Chief Warns UN Could Collapse

The outgoing United Nations' human rights chief says the power held by the five permanent members of the Security Council ...

Britain To Call For More EU Sanctions On Russia Over Chemical Attacks

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

Business

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Apple removes thousands of apps from App Store in China

BEIJING, China - Amid tightening regulation and endless criticism from media in the country, Apple is said to have pulled ...

Facebook faces allegations of housing ad discrimination

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Facebook is battling fresh allegations in the U.S., this time related to discrimination in housing advertisements.  According ...

WhatsApp planning on deleting old messages, photos, videos

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - As part of its new deal with Google, WhatsApp is said to have now decided to do away ...

China arrests three over biggest-ever bitcoin heist

BEIJING, China - After witnessing the country’s biggest-ever cryptocurrency heist, in which Bitcoin worth $87 million (600 million yuan) was ...

Walmart completes acquisition of 77% stake in Flipkart

BENGALURU, India - The world’s largest retailer, Walmart Inc. completed its deal to acquire controlling stake into India’s biggest online ...

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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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