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Ebola Death Toll in DRC at 41 as New Drug in Use

BENI, DRC - Forty-one people have died in the latest outbreak of Ebola in DRC, health authorities said on Tuesday, ...


Federer 'anxious' ahead of Cincinnati Open

London [UK], August 14 (ANI): Twenty-time Grand Slam Champion Roger Federer, who will be making his first hard-court appearance since ...


As 5-Year Anniversary of Rabaa Massacre Looms, Egypt Comes Under Fire

HAVANA - As the five-year anniversary of Egypt's Rabaa massacre comes Tuesday, some human rights groups say the country has ...


Mozambique Police Name 'Ringleaders' Behind Islamist Threat

MAPUTO - Mozambique's security forces have identified six men they regard as the ringleaders of a nascent Islamist insurgency that ...


Africa

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As Forgiveness Sweeps Ethiopia, Some Wonder About Justice

ADDIS ABABA - Ethiopia has released thousands of prisoners as a new prime minister reverses decades of security abuses. No ...

Indian Rupee Falls to All-time Low Against Dollar

NEW DELHI - The Indian rupee fell to an all-time low Tuesday against the U.S. dollar amid worries that Turkey's ...

Malta Lets Rescue Ship Dock after EU States Agree to Take Migrants

VALLETTA/MADRID - Malta said on Tuesday it would allow the Mediterranean rescue ship Aquarius, which has been barred for four ...

Libyan Militia Evict 1,900 Minority Tawergha from IDP Camp

GENEVA - The United Nations refugee agency says nearly 2,000 members of a persecuted ethnic minority group in Libya fled ...

Ebola Death Toll in DRC at 41 as New Drug in Use

BENI, DRC - Forty-one people have died in the latest outbreak of Ebola in DRC, health authorities said on Tuesday, ...

UN: Up to 30,000 Islamic State Extremists In Syria, Iraq

Despite the military defeat of the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and most of Syria, the extremist group still has ...

Business

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Longtime Netflix CFO David Wells to step down

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - After completing 14 years with the company, during which time Netflix recorded massive growth, the streaming giant’s ...

Ticketmaster asked to shutdown controversial resale websites

LONDON, U.K. - Following warnings of a crackdown by the country’s competition watchdog, Ticketmaster U.K. has now decided to shut ...

Around 1,500 jobs at risk as Homebase shuts 42 stores

LONDON, U.K. - DIY retailer Homebase has announced its decision to close nearly a fifth of the 250 store chain, ...

Sydney hotel market may have peaked

SYDNEY, Australia - The hotel bubble in Australia's largest city may have been pricked as the industry reels from an accelerating ...

Amid Turkey crisis, U.S. stocks lower, Dow declines

NEW YORK, U.S. - The financial crisis in Turkey, which sent its currency lira plummeting last week, continued to rattle ...

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Manafort’s lawyers rest case without calling witnesses

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Closing nearly two weeks of a dramatic criminal trial on Tuesday morning, without presenting any evidence of ...


Myanmar hospital fire leads to evacuation of patients

YANGON, Myanmar - A hospital in Myanmar’s Yangon city experienced a tragic incident late on Monday, after the cancer department ...


30 Indian prisoners freed by Pakistan as goodwill gesture

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - In a goodwill gesture right before the country’s Independence Day, Pakistan released 30 Indian prisoners, including 27 ...


Four coaches of train in Mongolia derail, nine injured

DORNOGOVI, Mongola - In a shocking incident, a train carrying 328 people derailed in southeastern Mongolia.  According to officials, atleast ...


Five injured in attempted suicide attack in Balochistan

BALOCHISTAN, Pakistan - A suicide bomber rammed an explosive-laden truck into a bus carrying foreign nationals in Pakistan’s restive province ...


Indian state of Kerala ravaged by floods, landslides

KERALA, India - Dozens of people have been killed and thousands have been forced to evacuate as India’s southern state ...


Movie Review

Female Trouble
Cult director John Waters's supreme achievement will always be Pink Flamingos (1972), his deranged home movie that took the midnight movie circuit by storm with its trashy excess, low-brow aesthetic, and raunchy delight in whatever perversions Waters could dream up. ...

Hotel Review

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 ...

Financial Markets

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