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Humans aren't designed to be happy - so stop trying

A huge happiness and positive thinking industry, estimated to be worth US$11 billion a year, has helped to create the ...


American Manuel embraces role as swim trailblazer

Gwangju - When Simone Manuel was growing up, people laughed at her for wanting to become a swimmer, telling her ...


Dressel has sights set on rival Chalmers at Gwangju

Gwangju - American Caeleb Dressel said on Friday he was not aiming to top the remarkable seven world titles he ...


Quirino Bamboo Industry cluster officers take oath

Quirino governor Dakila Carlo Cua (center, in white polo barong) vows to support the bamboo organization and its future projects. ...


South America

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Frenchman to ref Boks v All Blacks at World Cup

Cape Town - The Springboks' pool matches at the Rugby World Cup will be handled exclusively by French and English ...

US Says It has Clear Evidence Navy Ship Downed Iranian Drone

WHITE HOUSE - A U.S. official says "we have very clear evidence" the USS Boxer shot down an Iranian drone ...

Fraud! Over 700 tickets for All Blacks-Springboks Test cancelled

Cape Town - Hundreds of fans could be turned away at next weekend's Rugby Championship Test between the All Blacks ...

SA has its work cut out to save mining - IRR

Project manager at the Institute of Race Relations Terence Corrigan has warned in a report from the think tank that ...

Pumas hope Jaguares bite will feed first win over All Blacks

Buenos Aires - Argentina are looking to maintain the momentum from the Jaguares' remarkable Super Rugby season as they bid ...

SA men's water polo side beaten, but not eliminated

Cape Town - TheThe defeat was however good enough to see SA finish third in Group C, ahead of New ...

International

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Major casualties as 2 car bombs explode outside police HQ in Kandahar

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan - At least a dozen people were killed and and around ninety were wounded on Thursday when two ...

Millions of children impacted by severe flooding in Asia

SOUTHEAST ASIA - Heavy rainfall, severe flooding and landslides across Nepal, India and Bangladesh have killed at least 93 children, ...

Peacebuiilding youth need protection, says UN envoy

NEW YORK, New York - After visiting refugee camps in Jordan, UN-backed schools in Gaza, municipalities in Kosovo and Youth ...

Moon mission got huge support from U.S. military

On July 20, 1969, history was made when two Apollo 11 astronauts, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, became the first ...

FBI seeks public help in identifying domestic terrorists

WASHINGTON, DC - A list of nearly four dozen observable behavioral signs that someone might be planning to commit an ...

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In Tokyo, Nikkei 225 rises by 420 points

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks soared in Asia on Friday, while the U.S. dollar rebounded from sharp falls in New York.In ...


Education the biggest growth sector in UAE job postings

DUBAI, UAE - The United Arab Emirates has registered an impressive 18 percent growth in online job postings compared to ...


U.S. stock markets close slightly higher, dollar drops sharply

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were slightly higher on Thursday with the main action on foreign exchange markets ...


China-U.S. trade tensions pose largest risk to Asian economies

MANILA, Philippines - Developing Asia will maintain strong but moderating growth this year and next, as supportive domestic demand counteracts ...


Japanese stocks fall by nearly 2% as world sell-off continues

SYDNEY, Australia - Asian stocks fell sharply on Thursday, as the global sell-off continued.In Tokyo stocks shattered with the key ...


DAB+ digital radio to go on-air and online in Canberra Friday

CANBERRA, Australia - Commercial radio will officially switch on DAB+ digital radio broadcasts in Canberra on Friday.All four commercial radio ...


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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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