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Father Sues Airline Over Boy's Sexual Assault During Layover

ORLANDO, FLORIDA - A man in Florida is suing one of Latin America's largest airlines, saying his 6-year-old son was ...


2nd Person Dies Amid Dengue Epidemic in French Caribbean

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO - A dengue epidemic in several French Caribbean islands has claimed its second victim, officials said ...


What Russian ballet looked like before the 1917 revolution

Culture Feb 19 2020 Alexandra Guzeva'Swan Lake' at the Mariinsky Theater in St. PetersburgSputnik Ballet became one of Russia's national ...


Bolsonaro Repeats Debunked Sexual Comments about Journalist

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro repeated a debunked sexually charged allegation about one of the country's ...


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Wall Street makes solid gains as coronavirus fears recede

NEW YORK, New York - U. S. stocks were solidly higher on Wednesday. The dollar too made good ground, particularly ...

International court overturns appeal, Yukos shareholders win billions

MOSCOW, Russia - An international appeals court in the Netherlands has ordered Russia to pay $50 billion in compensation to ...

Stocks in Asia on the rise, euro trades at 3-year low

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks were broadly higher in Asia Wednesday, although in mainland China indices remained flat.The Chinese government's approach ...

U.S.-India trade deal not expected during Trump visit next week

WASHINGTON, DC - President Donald Trump has signalled that a "big trade" deal might not be on the agenda during ...

U.S. stocks largely weaker, greenback in demand

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street was sharply weaker on Tuesday, joining a global meltdown in stocks. Only the ...

Europe's biggest bank to restructure in major reorganization

HONG KONG - HSBC, the largest of Hong Kong's three currency-issuing banks, said on Tuesday it plans to cut as ...

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Renegade Catholic order offered money to abused victim to lie

MILAN - The cardinal's response was not what Yolanda Martinez had expected - or could abide.Her son had been sexually ...

ATP roundup: Tsitsipas shines in Marseille opener

Sixth-ranked Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas ousted Sweden's Mikael Ymer in straight sets Wednesday to win his opening match at the Open ...

Father Sues Airline Over Boy's Sexual Assault During Layover

ORLANDO, FLORIDA - A man in Florida is suing one of Latin America's largest airlines, saying his 6-year-old son was ...

Lawyer: Assange Was Offered US Pardon If He Cleared Russia

LONDON - A lawyer for Julian Assange said Wednesday that the WikiLeaks founder plans to claim during his extradition hearing ...

Parupalli Kashyap crashes out of Spain Masters

Barcelona [Spain], Feb 19 (ANI): Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap crashed out of the ongoing Spain Masters tournament on Wednesday after ...

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Israelis and Saudis reportedly discussing cooperation on air travel

JERUSALEM - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel is having discussions about the implementation of direct flights from Tel ...


WHO declares 'progress' in fight against coronavirus

The World Health Organisation on Wednesday hailed "tremendous progress" in the fight against the deadly new coronavirus since it emerged ...


Whereabouts of concelebrating priests not established at Pell trial

Dr Chris Friel examines another of the many concerning aspects of the child sexual abuse case against Cardinal George Pell.This ...


NYPD commissioner Bernie Kerik gets presidential pardon from Trump

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump has gone on a clemency blitz, commuting the 14-year prison sentence of former Illinois Gov. ...


European warships told to avoid rescuing people trying to flee Libya

It is a craven, indefensible choice. On Tuesday, European Union foreign ministers agreed to launch a mission in the Mediterranean ...


Two Saudi babies abducted from hospital in 1990s returned to families

DAMMAM, Saudi Arabia - A baby boy kidnapped from hospital 3 hours after he was born more than twenty years ...


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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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