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For first time, documents list 5,000 properties owned by Vatican

VATICAN CITY, Rome: For the first time, the Vatican has released information on 5,000 properties it owns, as part of ...


Xi'an, the Home of the Terracotta Warriors, to Host China's Largest Multi-sports Event

On July 27, the 50-day countdown began to the opening of the 14th National Games of China, which is the ...


Robert Mitchum, Dingle, and Elvis Presley.

Dubliner, Maurice Colgan, sent a note to the son of legendary Hollywood movie star, Robert Mitchum, arguably the coolest star ...


Roads closed, residents evacuated due to buried WWII bomb in UK

LONDON, England: A World War II bomb was discovered on Thursday while excavating a new housing development, causing the evacuation ...


Motorcyclist injured in jeep and tractor collision dies in hospital

CO DONEGAL, Ireland - A motorcyclist whose bike collided with a jeep and a tractor early Sunday evening has died ...


Cork calls for bids to reconfigure city center, add pedestrian access

CORK, Ireland: The city of Cork has issued a tender seeking a design team to revamp streets between South Mall ...


Man in 40s killed after his bicycle collides with car

CO CORK, Ireland - A man critically injured when struck by a car while riding his bicycle has died. The ...


1,500 gather in Dublin to protest against Covid vaccines, restrictions

DUBLIN, Ireland: 1,500 protesters marched in Dublin Friday to protest regulations requiring them to receive Covid-19 vaccinations, as well as ...


UK seizes assets, bans entry to son of president of Equatorial Guinea

LONDON, England: Britain has banned entry to the son of Equatorial Guinea's long-serving president for using millions of dollars in ...


Shots fired at Garda patrol car in Dublin, 3 men being hunted

DUBLIN, Ireland - Several shots were fired at a gardai car in Dublin in the early hours of Saturday morning.The ...


Man in 40s arrested allegedly in possession of 5kg of cannabis

CO OFFALY, Ireland - 5kg of cannabis has been found during a search undertaken as part of an ongoing investigation ...


UK seeks new trade agreement with N. Ireland, EU says no

LONDON, England: The EU has rejected a British demand to rewrite an earlier agreement involving post-Brexit trade with Northern Ireland. ...


War of words carries on as controversial Erasmus tweets upset Lions

The war of words between the British and Irish Lions and South Africa rugby director Rassie Erasmus continued on Monday ...


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Amidst Covid, Olympics opener seen by fewest Americans in 33 years

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. audience watching the opening ceremonies of the Tokyo Olympics was the smallest in 33 years.NBC's broadcast ...

U.S. court overturns CDC requirements for cruise ships in Florida

WASHINGTON, D.C.: A federal appeals court on Friday reversed an earlier ruling and will let stand a ruling that prevents ...

Roads closed, residents evacuated due to buried WWII bomb in UK

LONDON, England: A World War II bomb was discovered on Thursday while excavating a new housing development, causing the evacuation ...

Tokyo Olympics again bans some Russian athletes due to drug use

TOKYO, Japan: The World Anti-Doping Agency has reported that a number of Russian athletes have been banned from competing at ...

New York state confiscates firearms in 10th buyback event of year

NEW YORK, New York Hundreds of guns were turned over in Syracuse on Saturday by owners responding to a buyback.New ...

UK seizes assets, bans entry to son of president of Equatorial Guinea

LONDON, England: Britain has banned entry to the son of Equatorial Guinea's long-serving president for using millions of dollars in ...

Business

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Predictions call for strong global insurance recovery

NEW YORK CITY, New York: The worldwide insurance industry is anticipating that it will recover more quickly and be stronger ...

Dow, Nasdaq and S&P 500 hit new record highs

NEW YORK, New York - The Dow Jones, Standard and Poor's 500 and Nasdaq Composite all closed at record highs ...

World markets worry as Argentina cuts grain shipments by 25%

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina: The lowest waters in 77 years is reducing the amount of grain being shipped from Argentina's most ...

For first time, documents list 5,000 properties owned by Vatican

VATICAN CITY, Rome: For the first time, the Vatican has released information on 5,000 properties it owns, as part of ...

Hong Kong share markets tumble, Hang Seng drops more than 1,000 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - In Hong Kong stocks tumbled on Monday, with the benchmark Hang Seng index shedding more than ...

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Trains stopped as bridge collapse halts Trans-Siberian Railway

MOSCOW, Russia: Rail traffic has been halted on the famed Trans-Siberian railroad after a bridge collapsed Friday east of Lake ...


New Nord Stream agreement seeks to hold back Russian 'aggression'

WASHINGTON, D.C.: According to an agreement between the United States and Germany, aimed at reducing the "strategic dangers" of the ...


UK seeks new trade agreement with N. Ireland, EU says no

LONDON, England: The EU has rejected a British demand to rewrite an earlier agreement involving post-Brexit trade with Northern Ireland. ...


ATP roundup: Novak Djokovic wins, continues quest for Golden Slam

No. 1 seed Novak Djokovic posted a 6-4, 6-3 win over Jan-Lennard Struff of Germany in the Olympics men's singles ...


Capitals trade D Brenden Dillon to Jets for draft picks

The Washington Capitals shipped defenseman Brenden Dillon to the Winnipeg Jets on Monday, acquiring a pair of second-round picks. In ...


Raptors give qualifying offers to Gary Trent Jr., Nando de Colo

The Toronto Raptors extended qualifying offers to guards Gary Trent Jr. and Nando de Colo on Monday. The offer to ...


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 ...