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Knight-Wilson stand keeps Western Storm on winning run

3:00 AM ETWestern Storm 170 for 3 (Knight 61, Wilson 50*) beat Southern Vipers 155 for 9 (Wyatt 56, Davies ...


Who is Helch and why does the M4 blue bridge now say 'Boris is Helch'?

Has he moved from London to Bristol? Helch graffiti has brought back memories of Banksy's emergence ...


These men have been in court for soliciting sexual services in Bristol

The men have been ordered to pay thousands of pounds ...


Bristol Magistrates' Court convictions from August 5 to August 10

One man drunkenly threw a meat cleaver at his ex-partner's home ...


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Varadkar and Boris Johnson to meet in Dublin next month

DUBLIN, Ireland - Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke for an hour by phone on Monday ...

Trump Offers To Mediate 'Explosive' Kashmir Dispute

U.S. President Donald Trump has offered to mediate what he called the 'very explosive' situation in Kashmir, a disputed Himalayan ...

Neville calls for social media boycott in wake of Pogba racist abuse

London - England women's manager Phil Neville believes football players should boycott social media in the wake of Manchester United ...

How conserving nature's 'umbrella' species could benefit whole habitats

In conservation, charismatic mammals and birds such as the black rhinoceros and the capercaillie get a lot of attention, while ...

Pakistan To Take Kashmir Dispute To ICJ

Pakistan says it will challenge New Delhi's decision to revoke the special status of Indian-administered Kashmir before the International Court ...

Team SA primed for Sprint World Champs

Durban - As the South African contingent of eleven paddlers prepare for the biggest sprint regatta of the year, this ...

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Stocks in U.S. sink, dollar too loses ground

NEW YORK, New York - The rally on Wall Street ran out of steam on Tuesday, with all the major ...

UK man cops five year ban from being director over marketing calls

LONDON, UK - A property renovation boss who caused his company to make more than 110,000 unsolicited marketing calls has ...

Profit-taking weighs on stocks in China, Hong Kong

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in China and Hong Kong took a breather on Tuesday, after the heady gains of a ...

Tourists from India, Saudi Arabia and UK flocking to Dubai

DUBAI, UAE - Dubai hosted more than eight million international overnight visitors in the first six months of this year, ...

Varadkar and Boris Johnson to meet in Dublin next month

DUBLIN, Ireland - Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke for an hour by phone on Monday ...

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Continuation of current situation in Yemen untenable, says UN envoy

ADEN, Yemen - A month ago, the United Nations top Yemen envoy told the Security Council the country was facing ...


Stealing personal identification data causing nightmares for victims

The headquarters of a large national bank had detected fraud on an account and sent word to an Atlanta branch ...


Jordan considered closing Israeli embassy, expelling ambassador

AMMAN, Jordan - While Israel is being courted by Arab countries to establish diplomatic relations, members of Jordan's parliament are ...


Advancing techology forcing changes in U.S. Navy

WASHINGTON, DC The U.S. Navy and the world it operates in are a far cry from what they were four ...


Myanmar ambulance driver killed in crossfire

NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar - A volunteer ambulance driver has been killed and several others have been injured during a ...


Libyans, facing political and economic collapse, lament Western help

It's been eight years since the NATO-led military intervention in Libya. Many analysts consider the action a crucial step forward ...


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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