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US baseball teams to play for UK crowd in London in 2023

LONDON, England: In 2023, America's Major League Baseball is set to return to London for the first time since 2019, ...


Report says England, France suffered driest July in decades

LONDON, England: During the record-breaking heatwave that swept Europe, England and France recorded their driest July since 1935 and 1959, ...


Profits at British Petroleum of $8.45 billion match 14 year high

LONDON, England: Due to high margins and trading on the back of soaring energy prices, British Petroleum recorded second quarter ...


Likely UK leader Truss says new junk food taxes not on her agenda

LONDON, England: Liz Truss, the frontrunner to become the next UK prime minister, said she would not impose new taxes ...


Arrested at Windsor Castle in 2021, UK man charged with Treason Act

LONDON, England: Prosecutors and police have charged a 20-year-old man, arrested in December 2021 with a crossbow while on the ...


Cyclists sent to hospital after Commonwealth Games crash

LONDON, England: During a Commonwealth Games qualifying race for cycling this week, two cyclists were hospitalized and spectators required medical ...


Kevin Harvick returns to winner's circle at Michigan

Kevin Harvick ended a 65-race winless drought Sunday when he crossed the finish line first at the Firekeepers Casino 400 ...


Everyone contributed at different moments of game: South African skipper Miller after win over Ireland

Bristol [UK], August 6 (ANI): Following his side's 44-run win over Ireland in the second and final T20I, South African ...


Parnell's fifer demolishes Ireland, helps South Africa cruise to a 44-run win in second T20I

Bristol [UK], August 6 (ANI): Solid knocks from Reeza Hendricks and Heinrich Klassen and a five-wicket haul by Wayne Parnell ...


Healthy competition for places is good for team: SA skipper Keshav Maharaj after win over Ireland

Bristol [UK], August 4 (ANI): Following his side's 21-run win over Ireland in the first T20I, South African skipper Keshav ...


Clinical South Africa put down fighting Ireland unit by 21 runs in first T20I

Bristol [UK], August 4 (ANI): Top knocks from Reeza Hendricks and Aiden Markram backed by great bowling spells from spinners ...


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As Heathrow reduces passengers, British Airways stops selling tickets

LONDON, England: British Airways has halted ticket sales for short-haul flights that depart before the middle of August from London's ...

US baseball teams to play for UK crowd in London in 2023

LONDON, England: In 2023, America's Major League Baseball is set to return to London for the first time since 2019, ...

Report says England, France suffered driest July in decades

LONDON, England: During the record-breaking heatwave that swept Europe, England and France recorded their driest July since 1935 and 1959, ...

Profits at British Petroleum of $8.45 billion match 14 year high

LONDON, England: Due to high margins and trading on the back of soaring energy prices, British Petroleum recorded second quarter ...

Likely UK leader Truss says new junk food taxes not on her agenda

LONDON, England: Liz Truss, the frontrunner to become the next UK prime minister, said she would not impose new taxes ...

Arrested at Windsor Castle in 2021, UK man charged with Treason Act

LONDON, England: Prosecutors and police have charged a 20-year-old man, arrested in December 2021 with a crossbow while on the ...

Business

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Japan's Nikkei 225 drops 249 points as Asian stocks flounder

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed Tuesday while in the Pacific, markets rose. The scene mirrored events ...

Bangladesh cuts fuel subsidies, raises fuel prices by 50 percent

DHAKA, Bangladesh: Bangladesh raised fuel prices by some 50 percent this week, which is aimed at reducing the country's subsidy ...

U.S. stocks start week on mixed note, Nasdaq Composite loses 13 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks closed mixed on Monday as investors fret about CPI data due to be ...

Amazon pays $1.7 billion for vacuum maker iRobot

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Amazon announced this week that it had purchased robotic vacuum maker iRobot for approximately $1.7 ...

$9 billion wind farm to be built in Atlantic Ocean off Virginia

RICHMOND, Virginia: Dominion Energy Virginia has received state approval to build an enormous offshore wind farm off the coast of ...

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Critical of media, Solomon Islands weighs taking over broadcaster

SOLOMON ISLANDS: In a move that opponents said is aimed at controlling and censoring the media, the government of the ...


Accidental airbag explosion blamed for 20th US deaths

WASHINGTON D.C.: In July, a Florida man was killed by exploding Takata airbag inflators, possibly becoming the 20th death in ...


After series of assassinations, Israel says it has eliminated all IJ leaders

Israel has launched an unprovoked war against the Palestinian resistance group Islamic Jihad. The Israeli army assassinated a high-ranking commander ...


American drone that killed Al Zawahiri in Kabul possibly launched from Kyrgyzstan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan categorically denied on Thursday that a U.S. drone strike in Kabul that killed al-Qaeda chief Ayman ...


Indonesia workers strike when ticket price jumps to see Komodo dragons

EAST NUSA TENGGARA, Indonesia: Hundreds of Indonesian tourism workers went on strike this week to protest a sharp rise in ...


Treasure found in 350-year-old Spanish shipwreck off Bahamas

NASSAU, Bahamas: A team of explorers have announced that they have uncovered a treasure, including coins, gemstones and priceless jewels, ...


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 ...