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Pentagon authorises $1 bn for Trump's border wall

Washington DC [USA], Mar 26 (ANI): The Pentagon on Monday (local time) notified the US Congress that it authorised the ...


Sandhill Cranes Spread Their Wings, Rest a Spell in US Midwest

GIBBON, NEBRASKA - One of the worlds greatest migrations pauses every March in one humble place, central Nebraskas flat landscape ...


Interview Alfredo Hernandez Sanchez

This interview is part of a series of interviews with academics and practitioners at an early stage of their career. ...


White House, business groups make push on trade pact

WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House and business groups are stepping up efforts to win congressional approval for the U.S.-Mexico-Canada ...


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Venezuela Streets Empty After Second Blackout in a Month

CARACAS - Venezuela's government told workers and school children to stay home on Tuesday as the second major blackout this ...

Syrians Protest Trump's Decision on Golan Heights

DAMASCUS - Thousands of Syrians gathered Tuesday in different cities to protest President Donald Trump's formal recognition of Israel's sovereignty ...

Pence Calls for Landing US Astronauts on Moon in 5 Years

CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA - Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday called for landing astronauts on the moon within five years, ...

Facility for Homeless, Addicts in Laos Faces Budget Crunch

A facility for the homeless, mentally ill and drug addicts in the Lao capital Vientiane is facing budget shortfalls and ...

US announces additional humanitarian aids for Afghanistan

Washington [US], Mar 27 (ANI): The United States on Tuesday granted more than USD 61 million additional humanitarian aid to ...

Pakistani PM's Controversial Remarks Anger Afghans

ISLAMABAD - The Afghan government formally protested controversial remarks attributed to the leader of Pakistan, suggesting an interim 'neutral' political ...

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Stock market fires as euro, yen tumble

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were stronger across the board on Tuesday as bond markets stablilised after a ...

U.S. aviation authority revises space launch and re-entry licenses

WASHINGTON DC - The  Federal Aviation Administration  (FAA) on Tuesday  posted a proposed rule that would streamline federal commercial space ...

Stocks in Asia mixed, Tokyo the only main gainer

SYDNEY, Australia - It was  a muddle on Asian stock exchanges on Tuesday. Tokyo's Nikkei 225 hit it's straps, recovering ...

EU steps up preparedness for no-deal Brexit

BRUSSELS, Belgium - With UK Prime Minister Theresa May conceding a third vote in the House of Commons is increasingly ...

U.S. stocks gather dust on Monday

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street settled down on Monday as political stability returned to the capital, with the ...

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Charges against Smollett over 'orchestrated' attack dropped

CHICAGO, Illinois - In a sensational development actor Jussie Smollett has been completely cleared of any wrongdoing in an incident ...


Private equity firms under attack from UN human rights officials

UN human rights experts have condemned the 'agregious' business practices of global rpive equity and investment firms which, they say, ...


Flash flooding causing havoc in southern and western Iran

TEHRAN, Iran - At least 19 people are dead, and more than a hundred injured after flash flooding in southern ...


UN chief wants complete ban on lethal autonomous weapons systems

GENEVA, Switzerland - UN  Secretary-General António Guterres  urged artificial intelligence (AI) experts meeting in Geneva on Monday to push ahead ...


White House scrambles to catch up with president's tweets

As with other Trump impulses, such as his sudden order in December to withdraw all US troops from Syria , ...


African cyclone victims facing water, sanitation and hygiene crisis

SOUTHERN AFRICA - Efforts are continuing to reach all victims of Cyclone Idai in southern Africa where a senior relief ...


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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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