Wed, 24 Apr 2019

Whistleblower Chelsea Manning to stay in jail indefinitely

RICHMOND, Virginia - Former U.S. Private Chelsea Manning who leaked classified U.S. military documents which exposed atrocities during the Iraq ...

Libyan clashes causing untold grief for civilians

TRIPOLI, Libya - Civlians are still being killed and injured since fighting began near the Libyan capital Tripoli nearly 3 ...

Internet crime in America almost doubled last year

Huge bomb found near Sri Lankan airport

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Twenty four people have been arrested in connection with the wave of terrorist attacks that swept ...

UN "strongly condemns horrific attacks" in Sri Lanka

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - With the death toll climbing to at least 321, and with five hundred people wounded, many  ...

Multiple attacks in Sri Lanka leave scores dead and hundreds injured

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - A wave of terrorist attacks have swept across Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, killing hundreds of ...

Blue Helmet dies as roadside bomb hits UN peacekeeping convoy in Mali

BAMAKO, Mali - An improvised roadside mine has exploded hitting a UN peacekeeping convoy in the west African nation of ...

13 dead in mass shooting at family party in Mexican state of Veracruz

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Mexican police are leaving no stone unturned in the search for gunmen who mass murdered more ...

Nobel Laureate Murad Urges Justice for Yazidi Victims of IS

UNITED NATIONS - Nobel laureate and former Islamic State captive Nadia Murad reproached the international community Tuesday, saying in the ...

Scaremongering Video Undermines Anti-Polio Drive in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD - Police in northwestern Pakistan have detained a man and are hunting down his suspected associates for spreading unfounded ...

Texas Man Awaits Execution in 1998 Dragging Death

John William King was 24 years old when he and two friends committed one of the grisliest crimes in modern ...

UN celebrates books as bridges across cultures

Beyond just pure enjoyment, books have always been considered a bridge between generations and across cultures. "Books are a form ...

Iran to Sue US over Prevention of Aid Flow to Flood Victims

Iranian Vice President for Legal Affairs says the country is legally pursuing the United States move to block the flow ...

Strait of Hormuz: The World's Most Important Oil Artery

LONDON - Iran has said it would block the Strait of Hormuz if it was barred from using the strategic ...

Japan's PM Vows to Help France in Rebuilding Notre Dame

PARIS - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is pledging to help France rebuild the fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral. Abe stopped ...

Kushner Plays Down Russia's Interference in 2016 Election

NEW YORK - White House senior adviser Jared Kushner said Tuesday the investigations into Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential ...

Bishop Critical of Nicaragua's Ortega Leaves for Vatican

MANAGUA, NICARAGUA - A Roman Catholic bishop who has been outspoken in his criticism of President Daniel Ortega over Nicaragua's ...

UK's May Under Fire as Parliament Returns From Brexit Break

LONDON - British Prime Minister Theresa May faced renewed pressure Tuesday from her restive Conservative Party to resign as lawmakers ...

Turkey's Sole Communist Mayor Promises Small Steps to Socialism

TUNCELI - Capitalism is too firmly entrenched in Turkey to be uprooted overnight, according to the country's sole communist mayor, ...

Turkey Slams US as Tensions Escalate Over Iranian Sanctions

ISTANBUL - U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to end waivers from sanctions for countries importing Iranian oil threatens to further ...

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S&P 500 and Nasdaq close Tuesday at all-time highs

NEW YORK, New York - It was an extraordinary day on Tuesday for U.S. markets with the dollar creaming other ...

New York City company selects Galway as new international HQ

GALWAY, Ireland - A major technology company based in New York City is to establish its first international hub at ...

Australian All Ordinaries closes higher, rest of Asia flat

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mostly flat on Tuesday, however the Australian marked surged in its first day ...

Asian Development Bank to support renewable power projects in Pacific

MANILA, Philippines - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved an umbrella facility of up to $100 million which will ...

Little movement on U.S. markets as investors take extended break

NEW YORK, New York - A boost in the price of energy stocks failed to ignite a flat market on ...

Asian and European nations set to have oil supplies from Iran stop

SINGAPORE - U.S. State Department officials say an announcement is to be made on Monday that waivers allowing companies to ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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