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Brazil's Leftists March for Lula Candidacy

BRASILIA - Supporters of former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva marched on Brasilia on Tuesday to support his ...


Colombia's ELN Vows to Free Hostages After Pressure from President

BOGOTA - Colombia's ELN guerrilla force announced Tuesday it would release nine hostages to comply with a demand by new ...


Brazil's Bolsonaro Blames Left for Crime in Presidency Platform

SAO PAULO - A leading rightist presidential candidate blamed the left on Tuesday for Brazil's rise in crime as he ...


WarmingUS-Taiwan Ties on Display as President Tsai Visits LA

LOS ANGELES - This week Taiwan's president is in Los Angeles, marking the first time in 15 years that a ...


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Dozens killed in second bus tragedy in three days in Ecuador

QUITO, Ecuador - In what became the second highway tragedy in less than three days in Ecuador, a bus rammed ...

Experts: Hail Damage Worse, but Climate Role Uncertain

BOULDER, COLORADO - Hailstorms inflict billions of dollars' worth of damage yearly in North America alone, and the cost will ...

Brazil's Leftists March for Lula Candidacy

BRASILIA - Supporters of former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva marched on Brasilia on Tuesday to support his ...

Colombia's ELN Vows to Free Hostages After Pressure from President

BOGOTA - Colombia's ELN guerrilla force announced Tuesday it would release nine hostages to comply with a demand by new ...

Brazil's Bolsonaro Blames Left for Crime in Presidency Platform

SAO PAULO - A leading rightist presidential candidate blamed the left on Tuesday for Brazil's rise in crime as he ...

Former President Jose Mujica Retires from Uruguay's Senate

MONTEVIDEO, URUGUAY - Former President Jose Mujica resigned his senatorial seat Tuesday despite having the right to remain as a ...

International

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Dozens killed in second bus tragedy in three days in Ecuador

QUITO, Ecuador - In what became the second highway tragedy in less than three days in Ecuador, a bus rammed ...

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 ...

Swedish PM fumes after Masked youths torch 80 cars overnight

GOTEBORG, Sweden - In a bizarre night of vandalism, masked youngsters in different parts of Sweden torched dozens of cars, ...

Roadside bomb targets Saudi-backed local Yemeni governor

ADEN, Yemen - A targeting roadside bomb exploded in Yemen's southern city of Aden, targeting the convoy of a local ...

Iran unveils next-generation short-range ballistic missile

TEHRAN, Iran - Amid rising tensions with the U.S., after the country’s President Donald Trump withdrew from the Iran nuclear ...

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Vienna topples Melbourne as world’s most liveable city

VIENNA, Austria - Breaking Melbourne’s seven year record, the Austrian capital, Vienna was crowned the world’s most liveable city, in ...


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 ...


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 ...

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