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US Treasury Chief: Facebook Currency Plan Ripe for Illicit Use

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration came out strongly Monday against Facebook's ambitious plan to create a new digital currency, as ...


Scientists Close In on Blood Test for Alzheimer's

LOS ANGELES - Scientists are closing in on a long-sought goal - a blood test to screen people for possible ...


Taiwan's Opposition Party Picks Pro-China Mayor to Fight Tsai Ing-wen

Populist politician and pro-China mayor Han Kuo-yu has been selected as the opposition candidate for the Kuomintang (KMT) nationalist party ...


Meet the endangered Bunyip bird living in Australia's rice paddies

The debate around the Murray-Darling Basin is often sharply polarised: irrigation is destroying the environment, or water reforms are ruining ...


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Tensions between Ottawa and Beijing heightened after third arrest

BEIJING, China - A Canadian citizen has been detained in Yantai, a city in northeastern China, Global Affairs Canada said ...

North Korea angry at South Korea over F-35A purchases

PYONGYANG, North Korea - North Korea has taken a swing at its southern neighbour over its purchase of F-35A fighter ...

South Asia monsoon leaves thousands in need

Monsoon floods and landslides sweeping through large swathes of South Asia have killed dozens of people and left hundreds of ...

Pompeo Hopes US, North Korea Can Be 'More Creative' in Nuclear Talks

WASHINGTON - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday he hoped both North Korea and the United States ...

Robots to Install Telescopes to Peer into Cosmos from Moon

BOULDER, COLORADO - As the United States races to put humans back on the moon for the first time in ...

Trump Signs Order to Make American-made Goods More American

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump signed an executive order Monday that will require federal agencies to purchase products using more ...

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Williamson and team do New Zealand proud, write UAE newspaper

"It just wasn't meant to be.""Given the heartbreaking circumstances of Sunday's Cricket World Cup final defeat, New Zealand captain Kane ...

Human Rights Watch says new Trump rule unfair to asylum seekers

WASHINGTON, DC - The new rule that the Trump administration announced on Monday effectively bars from asylum nearly anyone who ...

U.S. ICE agents begin rounding up illegal immigrants

Nationwide raids across the United States, aimed at rounding up 2,000 immigrants in the country illegally for possible deportation got ...

14 dead after building collapses in Kumarhatt in India

SOLAN, Himachal Pradesh, India - As many as 14 people, including thirteen Army personnel were killed and 28 others injured ...

Widespread floods in Nepal lead to death and destruction

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Search and rescue operations are occurring across Nepal as the southeast Asian nation continues to be hit ...

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U.S. stock markets continue record run

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks began the week with rises across the board on Monday, as the major ...


U.S. president claims reponsibility for slowing GDP growth in China

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump says tariffs on China are working by claiming credit for a major slide ...


Chinese and Japanese shares gain ground, greenback dips

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in China and Japan advanced on Monday, while in Australia the key index sagged.The U.S. dollar ...


Dubai gearing up for Expo2020

DUBAI, UAE - Planning for Expo 2020 Dubai is on track with construction projects well underway and transport plans being ...


Britain facing first recession since GFC

LONDON, UK - Recessions are bad for living standards, in both the short term and the longer term. And because ...


More jobs for Milwaukee, thanks to Donald J. Trump

MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin - Derco, a Lockheed Martin company, is planning to expand its plant in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, by up to ...


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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 ...