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Vale to Pay $106.5M to Workers Affected by Brazil Dam Disaster

Brazilian mining company Vale SA said on Monday it would pay 400 million reais ($106.52 million) to compensate workers affected ...


Boxing Champ Pernell Whitaker Dies After Being Hit by Car

Pernell Whitaker, an Olympic gold medalist and four-division champion who was regarded as one of the greatest defensive fighters ever, ...


China's Growth Cools Further as Tariff War Pressures Mount

BEIJING - China's economic growth sank to its lowest level in at least 26 years in the quarter ending in ...


UNHCR deeply concerned about new U.S. asylum restrictions

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is deeply concerned about the new rule barring from asylum the majority of people crossing ...


Business

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Stocks fall, dollar gains in quiet day on Asian markets

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks skidded in Asia on Tuesday with falsl recorded across the board.The U.S. dollar continued to gain ...

RCSI and Stryker to work together on digital health solutions

DUBLIN, Ireland - Stryker on Monday announced the opening of its Digital Platform Services Centre of Excellence in Dublin, Ireland, ...

U.S. stock markets continue record run

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks began the week with rises across the board on Monday, as the major ...

U.S. president claims reponsibility for slowing GDP growth in China

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump says tariffs on China are working by claiming credit for a major slide ...

Chinese and Japanese shares gain ground, greenback dips

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in China and Japan advanced on Monday, while in Australia the key index sagged.The U.S. dollar ...

Dubai gearing up for Expo2020

DUBAI, UAE - Planning for Expo 2020 Dubai is on track with construction projects well underway and transport plans being ...

South America

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Kiwi ref for Springboks v Wallabies at Ellis Park

Cape Town - New Zealand's Paul Williams will referee Saturday's Rugby Championship Test between the Springboks and Wallabies at Ellis ...

Is Rassie planning to 'Brussow' the All Blacks?

Cape Town - It is still the most fruitful period of consecutive, post-isolation victories for the Springboks over arch-enemies the ...

Vale to Pay $106.5M to Workers Affected by Brazil Dam Disaster

Brazilian mining company Vale SA said on Monday it would pay 400 million reais ($106.52 million) to compensate workers affected ...

Trump Tweets Send Stinging Message to Countless Americans

PHILADELPHIA - When President Donald Trump tweeted that four congresswomen should "go back" where they came from, Erika Almiron was ...

Polls Show Argentine Presidential Race Neck-and-Neck

BUENOS AIRES - Argentina's presidential race looks set to go down to the wire, with the first batch of polls ...

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Israel increases fleet of F-35 fighter jets to sixteen

TEL AVIV, Israel - Israel has taken delivery of two more brand new F-35 "Adir" jet fighters.The two new jets ...


Williamson and team do New Zealand proud, writes UAE newspaper

"It just wasn't meant to be.""Given the heartbreaking circumstances of Sunday's Cricket World Cup final defeat, New Zealand captain Kane ...


Human Rights Watch says new Trump rule unfair to asylum seekers

WASHINGTON, DC - The new rule that the Trump administration announced on Monday effectively bars from asylum nearly anyone who ...


U.S. ICE agents begin rounding up illegal immigrants

Nationwide raids across the United States, aimed at rounding up 2,000 immigrants in the country illegally for possible deportation got ...


14 dead after building collapses in Kumarhatt in India

SOLAN, Himachal Pradesh, India - As many as 14 people, including thirteen Army personnel were killed and 28 others injured ...


Widespread floods in Nepal lead to death and destruction

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Search and rescue operations are occurring across Nepal as the southeast Asian nation continues to be hit ...


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The Firemen's Ball (Hor, m panenko) [DVD]
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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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