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FIFA bans former Ecuador football chief for life

Zurich - FIFA on Thursday slapped a lifetime ban on the disgraced former head of Ecuador's football federation, Luis Chiriboga ...


Venezuelan Opposition Leader Guaido Says His Top Aide Detained

Venezuelan opposition leader and self-declared interim president Juan Guaido says intelligence agents have detained his chief of staff. Guaido's aide, ...


Ex-President Michel Temer Arrested in Brazil for Corruption

RIO DE JANEIRO - Former Brazilian President Michel Temer was arrested on Thursday on corruption charges, a dramatic development in ...


Native American Chef Wins Prestigious Food Award

WASHINGTON - A Native American chef has been awarded one of the food industry's highest honors for his efforts in ...


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U.S. secretary of state telephones Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

JERUSALEM, Israel - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has taken time out on his current tour of the Midle ...

Heavy fighting continues in Yemen despite truce

With the UN announcing a  new plan  to shore up the December 2018  Stockholm Agreement between Yemen’s warring parties, the ...

Pompeo renews call for end to isolation of Qatar

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait  - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has renewed a call for Gulf countries to settle their ...

Devastation in south-west Africa growing by the hour

The full scale of the devastation caused by Tropical Cyclone Idai in south-west Africa is becoming clearer, the UN said ...

Four road deaths in Ireland on bank holiday weekend

DUBLIN, Ireland - Over the 3-day holiday weekend, 16-18 March 2019, four people died in road traffic collisions in Ireland. ...

Stopping the spread of hatred on social media

The deadly  attack on two mosques in Christchurch , New Zealand, in which 50 people were killed and many others ...

Business

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Hong Kong Hang Seng declines 249 points

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in China, Japan and Australia rose on Thursday, but in Hong Stock the main index fell. ...

Omani nationals to be trained by PDO to enter workforce

MUSCAT, Oman - The government-owned Petroleum Development Oman is planning on training Omani nationals to enter not just the oil ...

Greenback dives after Federal Reserve says no more rate hikes in 2019

NEW YORK, New York - The U.S. Federal Resreve surprised on Wednesday, following its regular two day monthly meeting on ...

Tokyo stocks rise, rest of Asia slips

SYDNEY, Australia - Asian bourses were mixed on Wednesday with Australian and Chinese indices trading in the red, while markets ...

Creed busy in Brussels on no-deal Brexit impacts on Ireland

BRUSSELS, Belgium - The future of Irish beef exports, and other issues that will face European farmers in the event ...

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Venezuelan Opposition Leader Guaido Says His Top Aide Detained

Venezuelan opposition leader and self-declared interim president Juan Guaido says intelligence agents have detained his chief of staff. Guaido's aide, ...


Ex-President Michel Temer Arrested in Brazil for Corruption

RIO DE JANEIRO - Former Brazilian President Michel Temer was arrested on Thursday on corruption charges, a dramatic development in ...


Migrants Encounter Snafus With New US Asylum Policy

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA - Scheduling glitches led an immigration judge to deny the Trump administration's request to order four Central ...


Venezuelan Forces Detain Key Aide to Opposition Leader

CARACAS - Venezuelan security forces detained a key aide to opposition leader Juan Guaido in a raid on his home ...


Junior Boks announce internationals for World Champs prep

Cape Town - The Junior Springboks will face the Under-20 teams of Georgia and Argentina, as well as a Namibian ...


Former footballer arrested over drug trafficking

Cali - Former Colombia international Jhon Viafara has been arrested on suspicion of drug trafficking and could be extradited to ...


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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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