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Peru Opposition Slams High-stakes Vote Over President's Proposals

LIMA - Peruvian opposition lawmakers on Monday criticized as unconstitutional a call by President Martin Vizcarra to hold a vote ...


Polio, measles vaccination campaign meets target in Brazil

The National Vaccination Campaign Against Measles and Poliomyelitis, recently conducted, met the goal of immunizing 95 percent of its target ...


Brazil gains more prominent role in global agricultural markets

A report entitled The State of Agricultural Commodity Markets 2018, recently published by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization ...


Brazil Election Poll: Lula Stand-in Emerges Second Behind Bolsonaro

BRASILIA - Brazilian far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro held a solid lead ahead of the Oct. 7 election following a ...


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Coca-Cola tracks growth of cannabis drinks market

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - The Coca-Cola Company has said that it is closely-watching the growth of the cannabis drinks market. The ...

India's Ola on expansion drive, heads to New Zealand

BANGALORE, India - The SoftBank Group Corp.-backed Indian cab aggregator, Ola is set to roll out operations in New Zealand. ...

Reports: Samsung planning to end entire Galaxy phone series

SEOUL, South Korea - A South Korean report has stated that Samsung could soon be scraping the entire Galaxy smartphone ...

Card-swipe fees settlement reached by Visa, Mastercard

NEW YORK, U.S. - In a settlement worth $6.2 billion, a prolonged lawsuit related to card-swipe fees was settled on ...

Time Magazine sold to Salesforce billionaire Marc Benioff

NEW YORK, U.S. - Eight months after being sold to the U.S. media group, Meredith Corporation, the iconic Time Magazine ...

India's space organization launches two U.K. satellites

BANGALORE, India - In a deal worth Rs 200 crore, the commercial arm of the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) ...

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'Terrific honour' as Rassie named Barbarians coach

Cape Town - SA Rugby Director of Rugby and Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus will take charge of the Barbarians for ...

Low-battery threat to some Boks

Cape Town - Can Rassie Erasmus force two more big Test weekends in a row out of some his most ...

Classrooms Near Empty as School Starts in Crisis-stricken Venezuela

CAUCAGUA, VENEZUELA - Venezuela's school year began on Monday with few students arriving in classrooms amid a crippling economic crisis ...

Former Argentina President Indicted on Corruption Charges

BUENOS AIRES - Argentina's former president Cristina Fernandez was indicted on Monday on charges that her administration accepted bribes from ...

Peru Opposition Slams High-stakes Vote Over President's Proposals

LIMA - Peruvian opposition lawmakers on Monday criticized as unconstitutional a call by President Martin Vizcarra to hold a vote ...

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Russia, Turkey enforce demilitarized zone in Syria's Idlib

MOSCOW, Russia - Supporting the Syrian President Bashar al Assad in his fight against rebels, Russia, along with the Government ...


Kavanaugh accuser goes public, confirmation process at risk

WASHINGTON. U.S. - A week after allegations of sexual assault against the U.S. President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett ...


King of Storms lashes China, kills 64 in the Philippines

GUANGDONG, China - The Super Typhoon Mangkhut, dubbed the 'King of Storms' is tearing through Southeast Asia - viciously destroying ...


Disaster declared in North Carolina as deaths from Florence

NORTH CAROLINA, U.S. - The death toll from tropical storm Florence, that has been lashing the mid-Atlantic coast of the ...


Syria: Israel targetted Damascus Airport with many missiles

DAMASCUS, Syria - Calling it an act of "aggression," the Syrian state media slammed Israel, accusing it of firing "several ...


Plague outbreak kills two in Madagascar

An outbreak of plague in Madagascar has killed two people, a health official said on Tuesday, marking the official start ...


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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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