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Riding With 'Uncle Diego': Uber's Wild Drive for Growth in Chile

SANTIAGO - The Uber driver pulled up to the international airport outside Chile's capital. As his passenger jumped into his ...


Italy Tries to Have it Both Ways

When Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives Thursday in Rome he will not be short of compatriots to exchange pleasantries with ...


Rights Activists Denounce China's Xinjiang White Paper

China has released a lengthy white paper that analysts say seeks to justify its anti-terrorism fight and de-radicalization measures in ...


Vatican Makes New Overtures on Eve of China's Xi Italy Visit

VATICAN CITY - The Vatican is greeting the visit to Italy of Chinese President Xi Jinping later this week with ...


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Devastation in south-west Africa growing by the hour

The full scale of the devastation caused by Tropical Cyclone Idai in south-west Africa is becoming clearer, the UN said ...

Four road deaths in Ireland on bank holiday weekend

DUBLIN, Ireland - Over the 3-day holiday weekend, 16-18 March 2019, four people died in road traffic collisions in Ireland. ...

Stopping the spread of hatred on social media

The deadly  attack on two mosques in Christchurch , New Zealand, in which 50 people were killed and many others ...

Northern Ireland mourns 3 teenagers who died in tragic circumstances

CO. TYRONE, Northern Ireland - A major investigation is continuing into the events of Sunday night in Cookstown, in County ...

Dozens of Afghan security forces 'surrender' to Taliban

KABUL, Afghanistan - Authorities in Afghanistan confirmed Monday that the Taliban captured 58 government forces during recent fighting in a ...

Police in Netherlands launch manhunt for tram shooter

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands - Three people were killed, while several others were injured during a shooting inside a tram in the Dutch ...

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Students Tied to US College Admissions Scandal Could Face Expulsion

The University of Southern California said it may expel students linked to the largest college-admissions cheating scandal in U.S. history ...

James Corden all set to host 2019 Tony Awards

Washington D.C. [USA], Mar 19 (ANI): Actor and comedian James Corden is all set to host this year's Tony Awards. ...

Binge watching political dramas not all bad reveals study

Washington D.C. [USA] Mar 19 (ANI): Don't feel guilty after binge-watching your favourite political dramas. It may lead to an ...

Karisma, Randhir visit Rishi Kapoor in New York

New Delhi [India] Mar 19 (ANI): Veteran Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor left his fellow celebrities and fans in shock when ...

Prominent Russian Film Director Marlen Khutsiyev Dies At 94

Russian film director Marlen Khutsiyev has died at the age of 94. The Union of Russian Cinematographers said Khutsiyev died ...

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Stocks in Asia directionless, dollar also unchanged

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were little changed on Tuesday with the only market making ground being Hong Kong. ...


Export markets in Japan declined last month

TOKYO, Japan - Falling exports threaten the Japanese economy, particularly at a time when Chinese exports too are in a ...


Plenty of demand for stocks in Asian markets Monday

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia forged ahead on Monday in a positive start to the week. The Nikkei 225 ...


Wentworth Falls crash closes Great Western Highway for two hours

WENTWORTH FALLS, Blue Mountains, NSW, Australia - A single vehicle collision occurred on Saturday afternoon in Wentworth Falls, trapping the ...


'There was nothing I could have done' ? cop at Kuga fire inquest

The first police officer to arrive at the scene of the burning Ford Kuga that is at the centre of ...


SBI inks pact with Bank of China for business opportunities

SBI inks pact with Bank of China for business opportunities Economic Times Both banks' clients will be able to use ...


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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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