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R3bn in contraband seized by SARS last year: This is what they found

Viagra, knock off clothes, cannabis oil and even cash are among items valued at R3.6bn bust by customs officials in ...


Three Climbers Presumed Dead in Banff Avalanche

BANFF, ALBERTA - Three renowned mountain climbers are presumed dead after an avalanche in Albertas Banff National Park, Canadian officials ...


Slight US Boost Seen From New North American Trade Pact

WASHINGTON - The new North American free trade pact would modestly boost the U.S. economy, especially auto parts production, but ...


The dollar looks poised to wreak some havoc

There's been a lot of talk lately about how the global currency market has become stuck in a tight range, ...


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South Africa mourns worshippers killed during church service

DURBAN, South Africa - A makeshift Pentecostal Church in the town of Dlangubo, just north of the eastern coastal city ...

Orchestrated violence in Londonderry, bombs hurled at police

CO. LONDONDERRY, Northern Ireland - Police fear a violent Easter weekend in Derry/Londonderry, Northern Ireland, following a major riot in ...

U.S. sanctions failing to change Iran's behavior, CRS report says

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. sanctions on Iran are having little to no effect, according to a report to Congress by ...

Massive healthcare fraud schemes uncovered in United States

CINCINNATI, Ohio - Thirty one doctors, 7 pharmacists, eight nurse practitioners, and seven other licensed medical professionals, are among 60 ...

Report: Afghan detainees suffering electric-shocks and genitals-abuse

KABUL, Afghanistan - Abuse and torture of political prisoners in jails is still happening, despite government measures to stamp it ...

North Korea tests new "tactical guided weapon"

SEOUL, South Korea - North Korea has tested a new "tactical guided weapon," the latest display of Pyongyang's military capabilities, ...

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Zimbabwean tycoon pushes for prices in rand as bread costs soar

Zimbabwean businessman Strive Masiyiwa wants the country to start pricing its goods in rand instead of RTGS dollars, a move ...

White House: Trump Spoke to Libyan Commander Haftar on Monday

WEST PALM BEACH, FLA. - The White House said on Friday that President Donald Trump spoke by phone on Monday ...

20 Years Later, Trauma Lingers for Columbine Survivors

LITTLETON, COLORADO - When the shooting started, Austin Eubanks couldnt process what he was experiencing. In 1999, there was no ...

Pompeo Dismisses N. Korea's Rejection of Him as US Negotiator

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday rejected a North Korean demand that he be replaced as President Donald Trump's ...

Event | Washington mulls crackdown on foreign corruption

The United States is one of the easiest places in the world for Eurasian oligarchs and others to establish an ...

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NFL releases schedule for 256-game 2019 season

NEW YORK CITY, New York - The NFL announced its season schedule for 2019 on Wednesday night. The 17-week, 256-game ...


Guardiola hopes Champions League pain spurs on City

Manchester - Pep Guardiola wants the pain of Manchester City's gut-wrenching Champions League elimination at the hands of Tottenham Hotspur ...


Tipsters: Manchester derby will be City's!

Cape Town - There's far from inconsequential business to attend to for both beforehand, but the high-stakes all-Manchester clash between ...


Rising Italy swim star Vergani suspended after cannabis test

Milan - Italian swimmer Andrea Vergani has been suspended with immediate effect after testing positive for cannabis, Italy's national anti-doping ...


'French Open is ultimate goal,' says Djokovic

Monte Carlo - Novak Djokovic shrugged off his shock Monte Carlo Masters exit on Friday, insisting he has plenty of ...


Solskjaer concerned Rashford is starting to 'sulk'

Cape Town - Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has reportedly become concerned over interest in Marcus Rashford that has ...


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