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Uber to open its first tech center focused on safety

New Delhi [India], Aug 20 (ANI): As a part of its safety norms, ride sharing app Uber has announced that ...


Maduro Unveils New Banknote, Other Economic Reforms

CARACAS, VENEZUELA - Uncertainty reigned in Venezuela Saturday after President Nicolas Maduro unveiled a major economic reform plan aimed at ...


Argentines Line up to Quit Catholic Church

BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - Hundreds of people gathered in Buenos Aires Saturday to oppose the influence of religion on Argentine ...


Brazilian Border Town Residents Drive out Venezuelan Immigrants

BRASILIA - Angry residents of a Brazilian border town, Pacaraima, ran riot and drove out Venezuelan immigrants on Saturday after ...


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Sunday tweet storm: ’Disgusting witch hunt’ rattles Trump

WASHINGTON, U.S. - A day after making efforts to downplay the bombshell revelation that his White House counsel has been ...

Massive 8.2 magnitude quake strikes off the coast of Fiji

WELLINGTON, New Zealand - Small tsunami waves were observed soon after a magnitude 8.2 earthquake struck off the coast of ...

Five imams shot dead in Turkey’s Erzincan province

ANKARA, Turkey - Five clerics from Turkey’s Religious Affairs Directorate (Diyanet) were shot dead after a heated argument broke out ...

Man jailed after making hoax bomb call to catch U.K. flight

LONDON, U.K. - In a shocking incident at the Gatwick Airport, a resident of east London, made a hoax bomb ...

Magnitude 6.0 quake rattles southern Costa Rica

GOLFITO, Costa Rica - The U.S. Geological Survey (U.S.G.S.) said that the southern part of Costa Rica was rattled by ...

Dozens of children drown as boat sinks in the Nile

KARTOUM, Sudan - In a tragic incident, a boat with over 40 children onboard ran into trouble after the engine ...

Business

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Apple removes thousands of apps from App Store in China

BEIJING, China - Amid tightening regulation and endless criticism from media in the country, Apple is said to have pulled ...

Facebook faces allegations of housing ad discrimination

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Facebook is battling fresh allegations in the U.S., this time related to discrimination in housing advertisements.  According ...

WhatsApp planning on deleting old messages, photos, videos

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - As part of its new deal with Google, WhatsApp is said to have now decided to do away ...

China arrests three over biggest-ever bitcoin heist

BEIJING, China - After witnessing the country’s biggest-ever cryptocurrency heist, in which Bitcoin worth $87 million (600 million yuan) was ...

Walmart completes acquisition of 77% stake in Flipkart

BENGALURU, India - The world’s largest retailer, Walmart Inc. completed its deal to acquire controlling stake into India’s biggest online ...

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Magnitude 6.0 quake rattles southern Costa Rica

GOLFITO, Costa Rica - The U.S. Geological Survey (U.S.G.S.) said that the southern part of Costa Rica was rattled by ...


Business Economists Say Trump Tariffs will Harm US

AFP - Business economists overwhelmingly worry President Donald Trump's trade wars will harm the US economy, according to a survey ...


Uber to open its first tech center focused on safety

New Delhi [India], Aug 20 (ANI): As a part of its safety norms, ride sharing app Uber has announced that ...


Asian Games: Deepak Kumar strikes silver in 10m Air Rifle

Palembang [Indonesia], Aug 20 (ANI): After a hard-fought final, Indian shooter Deepak Kumar bagged a silver medal in the 10m ...


Women win primaries in record numbers, look to November

ATLANTA - Women are not just running for office in record numbers this year - they are winning. More women ...


Maduro Unveils New Banknote, Other Economic Reforms

CARACAS, VENEZUELA - Uncertainty reigned in Venezuela Saturday after President Nicolas Maduro unveiled a major economic reform plan aimed at ...


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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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