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How birds are used to reveal the future

People around the world and throughout history have used birds to think about and predict the future. In Wales, the ...


Coronavirus forces Japan Davis Cup tie behind closed doors

Tokyo - Japan's home Davis Cup tie against Ecuador next week will be played behind closed doors, organisers said on ...


ATP roundup: Pair of top-5 seeds fall in Dubai

Two of the top five seeds at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships in the United Arab Emirates fell in ...


Assange stripped naked and handcuffed, lawyer tells court

Julian Assange was stripped naked twice and handcuffed 11 times coming and going from court, the WikiLeaks founder's lawyer told ...


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Wall Street in panic-mode, Dow loses 1,910 points in two days

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks plunged again on Tuesday as fears the coronavirus could become a pandemic. The ...

Staging of Tokyo Olympics threatened by coronavirus

A senior International Olympic Committee member said this summer's Tokyo Olympics could be canceled if the coronavirus is not under ...

Iran slow to hold security forces to account over protests

BEIRUT, Lebanon - Iranian authorities have failed to hold security forces accountable for excessive and unlawful use of lethal force ...

More than half virus cases in South Korea linked to religious group

WASHINGTON, DC - The number of coronavirus cases in South Korea skyrocketed to 833 on Monday, a roughly 27-fold increase ...

Turmoil in Malaysia as PM Mahathir resigns

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad resigned on Monday in a shock move after his political allies sought to bring down ...

WHO warns world to prepare for pandemic

GENEVA, Switzerland - The World Health Organization says the coronavirus outbreak does not yet fit the criterion for a pandemic ...

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Aussie shares sold off, Japan's Nikkei 225 drops 179 points

SYDNEY, Australia - Asian stocks continued to be hammered on Wednesday, although there were signs the selling was beginning to ...

Walt Disney's world to be headed by Chapek

BURBANK, California - The Walt Disney Company has appointed Bob Chapek as CEO with immediate effect, replacing Bob Igor who ...

Wall Street in panic-mode, Dow loses 1,910 points in two days

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks plunged again on Tuesday as fears the coronavirus could become a pandemic. The ...

Electronic sports, a billion-dollar industry

Global esports revenue is set to exceed $1 billion in 2020, according to a report Tuesday from Newzoo."The esports market ...

Wife of Kobe Bryant hits helicopter firm with lawsuit

Los Angeles - Kobe Bryant's widow Vanessa filed a lawsuit on Monday against the operators of the helicopter that crashed ...

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Coronavirus: Outbreak spreads in Europe from Italy

PanARMENIAN.Net - Several European countries have announced their first coronavirus cases, with all appearing to be linked to the growing ...


Nadal off the mark in Acapulco

Acapulco - Rafael Nadal marked his return to action with a straight-sets victory over Pablo Andujar on Tuesday as he ...


Griezmann rescues a draw for Barcelona at Napoli

Naples - Antoine Griezmann rescued a 1-1 draw for Barcelona at Napoli in the first leg of their Champions League ...


ATP roundup: Pair of top-5 seeds fall in Dubai

Two of the top five seeds at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships in the United Arab Emirates fell in ...


Spring training roundup: Mets' Tebow hits first spring homer

The New York Mets lost to the Detroit Tigers 9-6 at Lakeland, Fla., in Grapefruit League action on Tuesday, but ...


Yankees' Severino set to have Tommy John surgery

New York Yankees right-hander Luis Severino will undergo Tommy John surgery, general manager Brian Cashman confirmed Tuesday. The two-time All-Star ...


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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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