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Top US Trade Official Hopes for NAFTA 'Breakthrough' in Days

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Thursday said he hopes there will be a breakthrough in NAFTA trade talks in ...


Mexico Unsure If It Will Finish NAFTA Talks with US in Aug.

MEXICO CITY - Mexico's economy minister on Wednesday said that Mexico and the United States may not meet an August ...


Scientists Working to Combat Florida's Growing Red Tide

Scientists in Florida are on the cusp of developing promising methods to control toxic algae blooms like the "red tide" ...


US, Mexico to Set Up Joint Team to Fight Drug Cartels

CHICAGO - U.S. and Mexican law enforcement authorities will set up a joint team based in Chicago targeting the leaders ...


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Former Intelligence Officials Critical of Pulled Security Clearance

WASHINGTON - Twelve former senior intelligence officials have issued a statement on what they call "the ill-considered and unprecedented remarks ...

Chilean Authorities: 9 Planes Grounded by Bomb Threats in S. America

SANTIAGO - Nine planes were forced to make emergency changes to their routes within Chilean, Argentine and Peruvian airspace on ...

Little Leaguers Connect With Translate, Fortnite, Facebook

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, PENNSYLVANIA - Outfielder Rolando Rodriguez from Panama heard a reporter's question, but he doesn't speak English. So Georgia ...

Taiwan President Arrives in Belize to Reaffirm Alliance

BELIZE CITY, BELIZE - Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen arrived in Belize Thursday as she seeks to shore up dwindling alliances ...

N Korea urges S Korea to not succumb to sanctions pressure

Seoul [South Korea], Aug 17 (ANI): North Korea on Thursday urged South Korea not to "blindly" follow the sanctions imposed ...

After leaving nuke deal, US forms Iran Action Group

Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 17 (ANI): Barely three months after Washington pulled out from the Iran nuclear deal, United States ...

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Pakistan warns Twitter to block offensive content

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan has issued a stern warning to popular microblogging site, Twitter to either block “offensive content” or ...

Uber hires former NSA official to lead firm’s security

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Nine months after Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi fired the company’s head of security, Joe Sullivan over the ...

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 ...

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Collusion probe blamed for Brennan’s clearance being axed

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Hounded by the intensifying Russia collusion probe being led by the Special Counsel Robert Mueller, the U.S. ...


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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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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