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Technology provides communications for pair rowing across Atlantic

3,000 miles. 43 days. Two rowers. One boat.That was the challenge that Anna and Cameron McLean set themselves by taking ...


Leavine Family Racing closing down after this season

Leavine Family Racing has sold its NASCAR team due to financial difficulties, team owner Bob Leavine said Tuesday. "This decision ...


Sperm fooled scientists for 350 years - they spin not swim

Sperm is critical for the fertilisation of almost every living organism on our planet, including humans. To reproduce, human sperm ...


Sperm has fooled scientists for 350 years - they spin not swim

Sperm is critical for the fertilisation of almost every living organism on our planet, including humans. To reproduce, human sperm ...


William Wordsworth's home near Bristol to be turned into Buddhist retreat

William Wordsworth's home near Bristol to be turned into Buddhist retreat Bristol Live ...


Couple's error sees their car 'engulfed' by sea

Only the top of the car's roof could be seen by the time coastguards arrived ...


Part of Redcliffe Way could close for a year during major u00a33m bridge repairs

Floating harbour bridge was built in 1942 but has not been fully operational since 2015 ...


Recycling centre closes after man trapped in skip

The recycling centre had to close while fire crews got the man out ...


Drivers caught flouting the closure of Bristol Bridge risk a 60 fine

Bristol City Council closed the bridge to general traffic on Sunday ...


Bristol City cult hero hopes for Ashton Gate return when new manager is announced

The former Robins and Arsenal striker is currently without a club after a trial at Cheltenham Town ...


New car share described as 'Airbnb for cars' is launched in Bristol

Everything you need to know about 'peer-to-peer car sharing' ...


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Taoiseach Micheal Martin pays tribute to John Hume

DUBLIN, Ireland - Taoiseach Micheal Martin joined a long list of Irish, Northern Ireland global leaders on Monday in paying ...

Technology provides communications for pair rowing across Atlantic

3,000 miles. 43 days. Two rowers. One boat.That was the challenge that Anna and Cameron McLean set themselves by taking ...

Three people including a minor face charges over Twitter attack

SAN FRANCISCO, California - Three people, including a teenager and a juvenile, were charged on Friday for their alleged roles ...

Solskjaer says Europa League trophy could be stepping stone to top

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says victory in the Europa League could be a stepping stone to a new era of success ...

Fight for economic equality is as old as America itself

Americans are increasingly worried about the rising tide of economic inequality, as fewer control more wealth. For the origins of ...

Pompeo slams CCP's for prosecuting pro-democracy activists in US

Washington [US], Aug 5 (ANI): US condemns the Chinese Communist Party's attempt to prosecute pro-democracy advocates resident outside of China, ...

Business

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U.S. sharemarkets in upward trajectory, greenback eases

NEW YORK, New York - In a volatile day of trading, U.S. stocks managed a gain on Tuesday.Apple dominated with ...

$172 million defense department job goes to Hunstville, Alabama plant

SAN DIEGO, California - A subsidiary of Cubic Corporation, GATR Technologies, of Huntsville, Alabama, has been awarded a $172 million ...

Thailand to get injection of $1.5bn from Asia Development Bank

BANGKOK, Thailand - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) announced on Tuesday it is providing a $1.5 billion loan to Thailand ...

Big day on Asian stock markets Tuesday, gains across the board

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia roared on Tuesday with strong gains across the board.The U.S. dollar rally stalled with ...

Technology provides communications for pair rowing across Atlantic

3,000 miles. 43 days. Two rowers. One boat.That was the challenge that Anna and Cameron McLean set themselves by taking ...

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Names of 9 youthful Marines and Sailor killed in AAV tragedy named

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper has paid tribute to the youthful eight Marines ...


Trump orders agencies to employ Americans ahead of foreigners

WASHINGTON, DC - President Donald Trump said Monday that he had fired the chair of the Tennessee Valley Authority, criticizing ...


New Cold War looms as Chinese-U.S. relations edge closer to collapse

Tensions between the United States and China are rising as the U.S. election nears, with tit-for-tat consulate closures, new U.S. ...


Prison in eastern Afghanistan under ferocious attack by ISIS fighters

KABUL, Afghanistan - An attack on a prison in eastern Afghanistan by ISIS fighters which began on Sunday has continued ...


Rescue mission for 8 U.S. service members ends, recovery initiated

The seven Marines and sailor missing after their amphibious assault vehicle sank off the California coast are presumed dead as ...


Republicans ratchet up anti-China rhetoric with TikTok ban

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump is banning the use of the TikTok app, widely used by Americans particularly ...


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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 ...