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Survey: Vienna Tops Melbourne as World's Most Liveable City

VIENNA - Vienna has dislodged Melbourne for the first time at the top of the Economist Intelligence Unit's Global Liveability ...


Wildfire Forces Evacuations in Glacier, Yosemite to Reopen

A wildfire destroyed structures and forced evacuations Monday from the busiest area of Montana's Glacier National Park, as officials in ...


Diplomatic Feud Between Saudi Arabia, Canada Worsens

The diplomatic feud between Saudi Arabia and Canada, triggered by a tweet criticizing the Gulf kingdom's human rights record, looks ...


Canadian MP flags human right abuses against Sindhis in Pakistan

Ottawa [Canada], Aug 13 (ANI) Canadian politician, Tom Kmiec, has raised concerns over persecution of Sindhis in Pakistan and named ...


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U.K. police treating car ramming as suspected terror attack

LONDON, U.K. - In what Britain’s counter terrorism police is calling a suspected terror attack, a man drove a car ...

Myanmar hospital fire leads to evacuation of patients

YANGON, Myanmar - A hospital in Myanmar’s Yangon city experienced a tragic incident late on Monday, after the cancer department ...

Trump snubs McCain, after signing defense bill named for him

NEW YORK, U.S. - On his way back to Washington after a 12-day working vacation at his golf club in ...

30 Indian prisoners freed by Pakistan as goodwill gesture

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - In a goodwill gesture right before the country’s Independence Day, Pakistan released 30 Indian prisoners, including 27 ...

Four coaches of train in Mongolia derail, nine injured

DORNOGOVI, Mongola - In a shocking incident, a train carrying 328 people derailed in southeastern Mongolia.  According to officials, atleast ...

Five injured in attempted suicide attack in Balochistan

BALOCHISTAN, Pakistan - A suicide bomber rammed an explosive-laden truck into a bus carrying foreign nationals in Pakistan’s restive province ...

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Defense Rests in Paul Manafort Fraud Trial, Calling No Witnesses

WASHINGTON - Defense lawyers for Paul Manafort, U.S. President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, rested their case at his tax ...

In Haiti, Slight Progress for LGBT Rights Seen as Victory

PORT-AU-PRINCE - Yaisah Val recently came out publicly as a transgender woman on YouTube, a potentially risky move in a ...

Afghanistan, The 'Unintended Casualty' Of U.S. Sanctions On Iran

As the United States reinstates crippling economic sanctions on Iran, Washington's ally in the region, Afghanistan, could become collateral damage. ...

Young US Adults Experiencing Downward Mobility

The cost of living in the United States is going up, notes writer Alissa Quart. As reported in the New ...

Taliban Demand Swap of Haqqani Member, Others for Western Hostages

ISLAMABAD - The Afghan Taliban is demanding freedom for a member of the militant Haqqani network along with other insurgent ...

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Jaguars Ramsey, Fowler to return from suspension Monday

Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey and defensive end Dante Fowler Jr. will return from their team suspensions, the Florida Times-Union ...


49ers sign Morris to beef up RB corps

The San Francisco 49ers signed running back Alfred Morris to a one-year contract, the team announced Tuesday. Offensive lineman Alan ...


Jets coach Bowles to Pryor: Play, dont talk

New York Jets coach Todd Bowles was rather direct on Tuesday in telling wide receiver Terrelle Pryor to keep quiet ...


Saints WR Meredith nursing undisclosed injury

New Orleans Saints wide receiver Cameron Meredith remained away from practice while dealing with an undisclosed injury, multiple media outlets ...


49ers sign Morris to beef us RB corps

The San Francisco 49ers signed running back Alfred Morris to a one-year contract, the team announced Tuesday. Offensive lineman Alan ...


Dolphins cut Wright following blindside hit on Drake

The Miami Dolphins released Gabe Wright on Tuesday, one day after the defensive tackle reportedly blindsided running back Kenyan Drake ...


Movie Review

Female Trouble
Cult director John Waters's supreme achievement will always be Pink Flamingos (1972), his deranged home movie that took the midnight movie circuit by storm with its trashy excess, low-brow aesthetic, and raunchy delight in whatever perversions Waters could dream up. ...

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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