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Zero Infections in China Military

While militaries around the world are seeing their soldiers fall victim to the coronavirus, China's People's Liberation Army (PLA), the ...

Watchdog Blames Syria For Chemical-Weapons Attacks

The global chemical-weapons watchdog has for the first time directly blamed the Syrian government for three chlorine and sarin nerve-gas ...

NBA legend Jordan wins long-running China trademark dispute

China's Supreme Court has ruled in favour of basketball legend Michael Jordan in a long-running trademark dispute, ending an eight-year ...

Saudi-led Coalition Announces Cease-fire in Yemen War

DUBAI/RIYADH - The Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis said Wednesday that it was halting military operations nationwide in support ...

Mexico Loses Nearly 350,000 Jobs Battling Coronavirus

Mexico's labor minister said the country has lost 346,748 jobs since mid-March because of its efforts to prevent and control ...

Trump Confirms US Holding Back Funding for WHO

WHITE HOUSE - The United States is "holding back" funding to the World Health Organization, according to U.S. President Donald ...

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Wall Street rallies on hopes Covid-19 is peaking

NEW YORK, New York - It was a positive day for Wall Street on Wednesday as sentiment towards a peaking ...

Saudis jump aboard Carnival cruises, picks up 8.2% stake

MIAMI, Florida - Saudi Arabia is investing hundreds of millions of dollars in the global cruising industry.The Saudi sovereign wealth ...

German institute creates app to self-test for coronavirus

BERLIN, Germany - German citizens will now be able to use a special app on their smartphones, smartwatches or fitness ...

McConnell wants more funds beyond $2.2 trillion, for small business

WASHINGTON, DC - In a rare move, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Republican majority leader says he will attempt to ...

Insurance companies in India commit to coronavirus payouts

MUMBAI, India - The Life Insurance Council in India has announced that all life insurers, both public and private, are ...

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How TrumpAmassed Power in Battling the Coronavirus Pandemic

WASHINGTON - In a matter of weeks, U.S. President Donald Trump has assumed extraordinary power and influence at a time ...


Coach Smith: All Senators recovered from COVID-19

All members of the Ottawa Senators organization who tested positive for COVID-19 have recovered fully, coach D.J. Smith told reporters ...


Report: Bulls eye Nuggets GM Karnisovas

The Chicago Bulls' search for a new executive vice president of basketball operations is focusing in on Denver Nuggets general ...


Coronavirus is not the great equalizer - race matters

One of the first stories to use race-based data to talk about the risk that Black communities face because of ...


Cannes Film Festival won't go virtual if all else fails

Washington D.C. [USA], April 8 (ANI): The Cannes film festival director Thierry Fremaux has confirmed that the major event won't ...


War metaphors used for COVID-19 are compelling but also dangerous

As COVID-19 sweeps across the globe, many politicians and news media have adopted war metaphors to describe the challenges we ...


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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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