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#MeToo: Must sexual assault be denounced in public every time?

Is speaking out in public about a sexual assault always a liberating act? Is it the only way to assert ...


Nkwe: If I wasn't ready to lead, I would've said 'no'

Cape Town - New interim team director for the Proteas, Enoch Nkwe, says he would not have accepted the job ...


Why are so many languages spoken in some places and so few in others?

People across the world describe their thoughts and emotions, share experiences and spread ideas through the use of thousands of ...


Hong Kong protests shut down Vancouver intersection

Hundreds of demonstrators on both sides of the Hong Kong conflict have taken over a major Vancouver intersection just a ...


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Bomb explodes at wedding ceremony in Afghanistan capital

KABUL, Afghanistan - A suicide bomber has detonated explosive devices at a wedding in the capital of Afghanistan, Kabul, causing ...

North Korea test-fires new weapon, Kim personally guides test

SEOUL, South Korea - North Korean leader Kim Jong-un personally guided the test-firing of a new weapon on Friday.Kim "guided ...

India and Pakistan remain at odds over Kashmir after UN meeting

NEW YORK, New York - The UN Security Council met to consider the volatile situation surrounding Kashmir on Friday, addressing ...

Three humanitarian workers die in Syrian airstrike

DAMASCUS, Suyria - Three humanitarian workers have been killed in the southern Syrian Idlib province in yet another attack on ...

Hundreds of prisoners in U.S. jails commit suicide each year

Jeffrey Epstein's suicide in New York's Metropolitan Correction Center on Aug. 10 has brought new attention to the troubling reality ...

Government in eastern Libya denies abducting Seham Sergewa

TRIPOLI, Libya - An international human rights group has called on the Interim government in eastern Libya to exert all ...

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UK commits 600 million pounds to new housing projects in England

LONDON, UK - Up to 50,000 new homes in high demand areas will be delivered through over £600 million of ...

Historical global interest rates may yet go lower

More than ten years on from the global financial crisis and economies around the world are still struggling to fully ...

Vacation rentals company stopped guests from posting bad reviews

WASHINGTON, DC - Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved final orders settling charges that five ...

U.S. stocks rally Friday, all indices jumo

NEW YORK, New York - U.,S. stocks ended a roller-coaster week on a positive note on Friday.A rally in tech ...

Southeast Asian carrier takes delivery of first Dreamliner

NORTH CHARLESTON, South Carolina - The first of eight 787-10 Dreamliner airplanes has been delivered to Vietnam Airlines.The Southeast Asian ...

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Rampant France sink Scotland in World Cup warm-up

Nice - Veteran fullback Maxime Medard scored twice as France hammered Scotland 32-3 in their first Rugby World Cup warm-up ...


Australia cricket union condemns boos for Steve Smith

Sydney - Australia's cricket union Sunday slammed fans at Lord's for booing Steve Smith after he was felled by a ...


Fans who booed Smith are not cricket lovers: Mitchell Johnson

London [UK], Aug 18 (ANI): Former Australian bowler Mitchell Johnson has not taken booing of Steven Smith in a healthy ...


Thomas fires incredible 61 to seize 6-shot PGA lead

Washington - Justin Thomas humbled rain-softened Medinah with dazzling shotmaking Saturday, firing a course-record 11-under par 61 to seize a ...


Langer: Smith blow could see neck guards be compulsory

London - Australia coach Justin Langer said there may come a time when Steve Smith has to wear a neckguard ...


Cheika hurting as he mulls Wallabies' World Cup squad

Sydney - Wallabies coach Michael Cheika admitted on Sunday he was hurting after watching the All Blacks crush his Bledisloe ...


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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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