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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 ...


Police officer who failed to investigate wheelchair theft dismissed after panel ruling

Members of a misconduct hearing said the decision to dismiss him from Avon and Somerset police was made with a ...


Video shows Domino's driver being beaten up by teens in 'sickening' attack

He had just delivered a pizza and was walking back to his car ...


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Chancellor may delay central bank governor appointment

LONDON, UK - A sure sign the UK government has gone into limbo are two measures now being considered, which ...

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 ...

England legend picks Proteas duo in best ever XI

Cape Town - Former England all-rounder Paul Collingwood has named his best-ever cricket XI with former Proteas all-rounder Jacques Kallis ...

Kashmiris are living a long nightmare of Indian colonialism

India's decision to revoke the special status of Jammu and Kashmir in early August, and the repression and communications blackout ...

Greece Says It Won't Aid Iranian Tanker Amid Pressure From Washington

In the face of U.S. pressure, Greece has said it will not assist an Iranian supertanker sought by Washington after ...

England unchanged for 3rd Ashes Test

London - England named an unchanged squad on Monday for this week's third Test against Australia at Headingley.The injured James ...

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Asian stocks directionless, Nikkei 225 loses 59 points

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks in the Asian region were flat to weaker on Wednesday.In Japan, the Nikkei 225 ...

Chancellor may delay central bank governor appointment

LONDON, UK - A sure sign the UK government has gone into limbo are two measures now being considered, which ...

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 ...

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Pell case likely to end up in Australian High Court

MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia - Victoria's Court of Appeal on Wednesday delivered one of the most significant judgments in Australian legal ...


Bus hijacking in Brazil ends, hijacker dead, hostages freed

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil - A hostage situation in Rio de Janeiro involving a bus and thirty seven hostages has ...


Situation in Persian Gulf described as troubling and complex

NEW YORK, New York - The UN Security Council has been briefed on the escalating hostilities in the Middle East. ...


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 ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

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