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China hits US with higher tariffs on soybeans, cars, oil

China announced plans to impose additional tariffs on $75 billion of American goods including soybeans, automobiles and oil, with the ...


Marcel Kittel announces retirement from cycling

Berlin - German cycling star Marcel Kittel has announced his immediate retirement from the sport in an interview with magazine ...


First official images of 2021 F1 car revealed

Cape Town - Formula One has released the first official images of the new car design set to debut in ...


UN, France raise concern over Amazon wildfires 'crisis'

Salvador, Brazil - Paris and the United Nations called on Thursday for the protection of the fire-plagued Amazon rainforest as ...


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Brazil's Bolsonaro prepares to send army to fight Amazon fires

Brasilia [Brazil], Aug 24 (ANI): Under increasing international pressure to contain the record numbers of fires in the Amazon, Brazilian ...

Harding dreams of playing for Ernie's Presidents Cup team

Cape Town - South African golfer Justin Harding revealed that it would be a dream to play in Ernie Els' ...

Bolsonaro mulls deploying army to combat Amazon fires

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said Friday he is considering deploying the army to help combat fires raging in the Amazon ...

Fitzpatrick storms to halfway lead in Sweden

Cape Town - Englishman Matthew Fitzpatrick has taken the halfway stage lead of the Scandinavian Invitation at Hills Golf & ...

West's Divisions Empowering China and Russia, Analysts Warn

China and Russia believe they can behave as they want and have impunity to crush dissent because Western states are ...

Iran's FM Zarif Calls Nuclear Talks With France's Macron 'Productive'

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says talks with French President Emanuel Macron aimed at rescuing a 2015 international deal ...

Business

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Tech stocks shatter, Nasdaq drops 3%, as Trump Trade War escalates

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks got smashed on Friday after President Donald Trump engaged in a tirade against ...

Multi-billionaire David Koch survived 27 years after death sentence

NEW YORK, New York - One of the richest men in the world died on Friday.Multi-billionaire David Koch, who with ...

Irish government urges businesses to prepare for Brexit

DUBLIN, Ireland - With 10 weeks to go to the Brexit deadline on 31 October, the Irish government is urging ...

End of week rally for shares in Asia

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia rose across the board on Friday, setting European shares alight as well.In Japan the ...

Little movement in U.S. stocks, pound jumps

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks had an unremarkable day on Thursday. Solid data on the employment front provided ...

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After 34 years, Rotary and partners to nail global polio-eradication

BRAZZAVILLE, Republic of Congo - What started out as an extraordinary ambition for a global service group 34 years ago, ...


Disaster risk reduction a must for nations in Asia Pacific, says ESCAP

Changing patterns and worsening impacts of natural disasters in Asia and the Pacific, coupled with environmental degradation and climate change, ...


U.S. law enforcement nail man who pretended to be federal agent

CINCINNATI, Ohio - When Shane Ryan Hammond burst into an Ohio home in 2017 to apprehend a suspected bail jumper, ...


Afghanistan War claims lives of two more U.S. troops

KABUL, Afghanistan - Two U.S. soldiers have been killed in action in Afghanistan.Their deaths, confirmed by a statement from NATO, ...


Filipino students need to know about Holocaust, says Israel

PASIG CITY, Philippines - Israeli has formally requested the story of the Holocaust be added to the education curriculum in ...


Cardinal George Pell case far from over

MELBOURNE, Australia - While Cardinal George Pell's appeal has been denied, the case that has divided Australia is far from ...


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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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