Fri, 19 Jul 2019

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Venezuelan Migrants Vulnerable to Exploitation, Abuse

GENEVA - A survey by the International Organization for Migration finds Venezuelan migrants and refugees are at high risk of ...


Bolivia Declares Emergency Plan to End Gender Killings

BOGOTA - Bolivia, which has one of South America's highest rates of women being killed because of their gender, has ...


Boxing Champ Pernell Whitaker Dies After Being Hit by Car

Pernell Whitaker, an Olympic gold medalist and four-division champion who was regarded as one of the greatest defensive fighters ever, ...


Choo Kong stabbed multiple times; robbery suspected

Choo Kong stabbed multiple times; robbery suspected Trinidad Guardian Police have now confirmed that 69-year-old actor and playwright Raymond Choo ...


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 ...

Pakistan ordered to review conviction and sentence of suspected spy

THE HAGUE, Netherlands - In a ruling handed down on Wednesday afternoon, the International Court of Justice at The Hague ...

Business

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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 ...

Toast expands Irish operation, announces new hires

DUBLIN, Ireland - The fastest-growing restaurant management platform has opened a new office in Dublin, Ireland to house a major ...

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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 ...


Trump's Latest Target for Ridicule: A Muslim Congressional Newcomer

Mark LaMet and Lynn Davis contributed to this report.U.S. President Donald Trump has found his latest target for acerbic ridicule ...


India tour of WI: No selection meeting on July 19, says BCCI

New Delhi [India], July 18 (ANI): Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Thursday confirmed that there is ...


Venezuelan Migrants Vulnerable to Exploitation, Abuse

GENEVA - A survey by the International Organization for Migration finds Venezuelan migrants and refugees are at high risk of ...


Confusion, Fear Reign on Mexico Border With New US Policy

NUEVO LAREDO, MEXICO - Asylum-seekers gathered in Nuevo Laredo, across the border from Texas, grappled to understand what a new ...


DSWD program beneficiaries attend Pre-SONA in Cebu

CEBU CITY, July 15 (PIA) -- Beneficiaries of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) programs and services such ...


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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