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Brazil's Lula Grilled by Corruption Probe Judge

CURITIBA, BRAZIL - Former Brazil president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva left prison for the first time in seven months ...


Studies: Houston Skyscrapers May Have Worsened Hurricane Harvey Rain

Humans helped make recent devastating U.S. hurricanes wetter but in different ways, two new studies find. Hurricane Harvey snagged on ...


Gene-Edited Food Is Coming, But Will Shoppers Buy

The next generation of biotech food is headed for the grocery aisles, and first up may be salad dressings or ...


Cuba to Withdraw Doctors From Brazil After Bolsonaro Snub

HAVANA - Cuba said on Wednesday it would pull thousands of its doctors from Brazil after the South American nation's ...


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Asian markets get lift from talk of U.S. and China contacts

SYDNEY, Australia – Stocks in Asia bounced back on Thursday after a glimmer of hope on the U.S.-China trade situation, ...

UK cabinet approval of Brexit deal a 'decisive' step

BRUSSELS, Belgium - The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier sounded optimistic on Thursday, although recognising that challenges still ...

Putin see serious consequences to protectionism

ST PETERSBURG, Russia – A devastating financial crisis is looming, according to Russian President Vladimir Putin who has warned the ...

Uber loss in 3rd quarter 38% worse than 2nd quarter

SAN FRANCISCO, California - Uber has lost almost $1 billion in the third quarter. The loss for the privately-held company ...

Continued weakness in Apple shares drive U.S. markets lower

NEW YORK, New York – Stocks in the U.S. continued weaker on Wednesday with financials taking the brunt of the ...

Reports: Jeans pioneer could be going public

SAN FRANCISCO, California - Levi Strauss & Co, which pioneered the making of jeans, may be going public for a ...

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Sigrid Nunez's Novel The Friend Wins US National Book Award

NEW YORK - Sigrid Nunez's "The Friend," a meditative novel about grief, books and, not least, a Great Dane named ...

Brazil's Lula Grilled by Corruption Probe Judge

CURITIBA, BRAZIL - Former Brazil president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva left prison for the first time in seven months ...

Archaeologists Discover 15th Century Indigenous Tombs in Bolivia

LA PAZ - A team of archaeologists in Bolivia said they have discovered tombs containing over a hundred bundles of ...

Gene-Edited Food Is Coming, But Will Shoppers Buy

The next generation of biotech food is headed for the grocery aisles, and first up may be salad dressings or ...

Cuba to Withdraw Doctors From Brazil After Bolsonaro Snub

HAVANA - Cuba said on Wednesday it would pull thousands of its doctors from Brazil after the South American nation's ...

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Human Rights Watch urges Bangladesh to stop repatriation

NEW YORK, New York – The Bangladesh government should follow the recommendations of senior UN refugee and human rights officials ...


Chinese-owned cars, properties seized by Oz federal police

SYDNEY, Australia - The Australian Federal Police, at the request of the Chinese government, have seized a large quantity of ...


Liberman quits cabinets, party leaves government

JERUSALEM – Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman resigned on Wednesday. The resignation, which was largely expected, followed the ceasefire agreed ...


White House files defense against CNN lawsuit

CNN - The White House asserts that it can pick and choose which journalists are given a permanent pass to ...


Four-week old baby allegedly assaulted by 25-year old man

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - A 25-year old man appeared in Parramatta Local Court on Wednesday charged with assaulting a four-week old ...


CNN taking Trump, White House to court

ATLANTA, Georgia - CNN has filed a lawsuit against U.S. President Trump and a number of White House officials, in ...


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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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