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Ireland crushed by England at Twickenham

TWICKENHAM, UK - England ran riot at Twickenham Stadium on Saturday, easily accounting for Ireland in a high-scoring Quilter International.There ...


Family of 22-year old Irish student killed in New York fly to U.S.

NEW YORK, New York - The family of the U.S. student killed in New York earlier this week has flown ...


Ireland to introduce stricter standards for marketing mobile phones

DUBLIN, Ireland - New guidelines relating to the advertising of mobile phone and broadband services by the Advertising Standards Authority ...


Pedestrian in Dublin dies after being struck by motorcycle

DUBLIN, Ireland - A pedestrian has been killed after being struck by a motorcycle in the capital on Friday morning.The ...


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G7 to have emergency session on fires in Amazon

BRASILIA, Brazil - Under increasing international pressure to contain the record numbers of fires in the Amazon, Brazilian President Jair ...

African children forced from school by conflict

A surge in "deliberate" attacks against students, teachers and schools in West and Central Africa has led to a tripling ...

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, ...

Bollywood congratulates PV Sindhu for scripting history

New Delhi [India], Aug 25 (ANI): Bollywood celebrities have showered praises on Indian ace shuttler PV Sindhu, who has scripted ...

Business

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Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Abe discuss trade at G7

BIARRITZ, France - U.S. President Donald Trump says he and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe have agreed on the principles ...

Some Chinese-imposed tariffs on U.S. goods to start 1 September

BEIJING, China - Behind the sharp sell-off on Wall Street on Friday was the announcement earlier by China that it ...

U.S. Justice Department approves sale of Fox regional sports networks

WASHINGTON, DC - Sinclair Broadcasting's takeover of various assets sold by Rupert Murdoch's parent company to Disney, has been given ...

Ireland to introduce stricter standards for marketing mobile phones

DUBLIN, Ireland - New guidelines relating to the advertising of mobile phone and broadband services by the Advertising Standards Authority ...

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 ...

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G-7 Meets in France

The leaders of the world's major industrialized countries are holding their annual summit.The Group of Seven, or G-7, is meeting ...


Trump Touts USMCA in Meeting with Canada PM Trudeau

SAINT-JEAN-DE-LUZ, FRANCE - U.S. President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau touted their trilateral trade agreement in their ...


Macron Says France Will Continue Talking To Iran

French President Emmanuel Macron vowed to continue holding talks with Tehran in the coming weeks to try to defuse tensions ...


What it would take to break the impasse in Cameroon's deadly crisis

Felix Agbor Balla Nkongho is a leading Cameroonian lawyer and award-winning human rights advocate. Nkongho was detained for nine months ...


Leave the patchwork to the quilts: The case for pharmacare

On August 15, 2019, more than 1,200 academics, including me, with expertise in health care signed a letter to the ...


Gallagher leads SA's new generation to glory

Cape Town - Team SA's have returned home from the African Games. They do so carrying a lot more baggage ...


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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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