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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 ...


The Amazon is burning: 4 essential reads on Brazil's vanishing rainforest

Nearly 40,000 fires are incinerating Brazil's Amazon rainforest, the latest outbreak in an overactive fire season that has charred 1,330 ...


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 ...


Give Pitso the Bafana job - Palacios

Cape Town - Former Peruvian international and Orlando Pirates development director, Augusto Palacios, himself a former Bafana coach of note, ...


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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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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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More Border Wall Work Begins in Arizona, New Mexico

SANTA TERESA, NEW MEXICO - Work crews in Arizona and New Mexico forged ahead Friday with construction of taller border ...


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 ...


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 ...


Bale has to be the player we know he is - Zidane

Madrid - Zinedine Zidane has challenged Gareth Bale to show why he is still one of the world's best players ...


The Amazon is burning: 4 essential reads on Brazil's vanishing rainforest

Nearly 40,000 fires are incinerating Brazil's Amazon rainforest, the latest outbreak in an overactive fire season that has charred 1,330 ...


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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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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