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Russia Mulls Retaliation For U.S. Sanctions Over North Korea

Russia says it is working on retaliatory measures against the United States after Washington imposed sanctions on a Russian company ...


Putin Hosts Turkmen Leader In Sochi After Caspian Summit

Russian President Vladimir Putin has hosted the leader of Turkmenistan for talks following the long-awaited signing of a new convention ...


Hong Kong Independence Speech Draws Warnings

Officials in the Chinese capital, Beijing, and in Hong Kong have issued a string of warnings after a journalists' association ...


China, US to Resume Trade Talks This Month

A Chinese delegation will travel to the United States later this month to resume negotiations as a trade war intensifies ...


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Vienna topples Melbourne as world’s most liveable city

VIENNA, Austria - Breaking Melbourne’s seven year record, the Austrian capital, Vienna was crowned the world’s most liveable city, in ...

Longtime Netflix CFO David Wells to step down

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - After completing 14 years with the company, during which time Netflix recorded massive growth, the streaming giant’s ...

Ticketmaster asked to shutdown controversial resale websites

LONDON, U.K. - Following warnings of a crackdown by the country’s competition watchdog, Ticketmaster U.K. has now decided to shut ...

Around 1,500 jobs at risk as Homebase shuts 42 stores

LONDON, U.K. - DIY retailer Homebase has announced its decision to close nearly a fifth of the 250 store chain, ...

Sydney hotel market may have peaked

SYDNEY, Australia - The hotel bubble in Australia's largest city may have been pricked as the industry reels from an accelerating ...

Amid Turkey crisis, U.S. stocks lower, Dow declines

NEW YORK, U.S. - The financial crisis in Turkey, which sent its currency lira plummeting last week, continued to rattle ...

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Pakistan’s Independence Day celebrations turn deadly

KARACHI, Pakistan - As Pakistan marked its 72nd Independence Day, several cases of aerial firing recorded across the country left ...

Explosion on Indian oil tanker off Oman, two casualties

MUSCAT, Oman - An Indian oil tanker, MT Desh Vaibhav suffered an explosion off the coast of Oman, with three ...

Kabul student centre attacked, death toll revised to 34

KABUL, Afghanistan - A suicide bomber struck a student education centre in Afghanistan’s capital of Kabul on Wednesday, leaving dozens ...

U.S. slams new sanctions on firms helping North Korea

WASHINGTON, U.S. - In a bid to punish companies that have been providing North Korea with revenue streams in violation ...

Trump slams witch hunt and those investigating it

WASHINGTON, U.S. - In a fiery day on Twitter, the U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out at his regular targets ...

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U.S. slams new sanctions on firms helping North Korea

WASHINGTON, U.S. - In a bid to punish companies that have been providing North Korea with revenue streams in violation ...


Russia Mulls Retaliation For U.S. Sanctions Over North Korea

Russia says it is working on retaliatory measures against the United States after Washington imposed sanctions on a Russian company ...


Putin Hosts Turkmen Leader In Sochi After Caspian Summit

Russian President Vladimir Putin has hosted the leader of Turkmenistan for talks following the long-awaited signing of a new convention ...


Hong Kong Independence Speech Draws Warnings

Officials in the Chinese capital, Beijing, and in Hong Kong have issued a string of warnings after a journalists' association ...


China, US to Resume Trade Talks This Month

A Chinese delegation will travel to the United States later this month to resume negotiations as a trade war intensifies ...


In Chinese Port City, Japan's Toyota Lays Foundation to Ramp Up Sales

BEIJING - Toyota is likely to make 120,000 more cars a year in the Chinese port city of Tianjin as ...


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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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