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Marine, Iwo Jima veteran, dies; last WW2 US Medal of Honor recipient

WASHINGTON D.C.: Hershel "Woody" Williams, the final surviving Medal of Honor recipient from World War Two, has died at a ...


Research shows cancer trigger that can spur targeted drug therapies

Washington [US], July 5 (ANI): Researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have definitively linked the role ...


Study: Blinking gamma ray bursts are explained by falling stardust and unsteady jets

Washington [US], July 5 (ANI): Astrophysicists have developed the first 3D simulation of the entire evolution of a jet from ...


Three Chiefs Appear in Round 1 of Pro Football Focus' 2021 "Re-Draft"

Matt McMullen It's no secret that the Kansas City Chiefs came away from the 2021 NFL Draft with one of ...


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UK sees pubs closing as soaring prices, inflation cuts into profits

LONDON, England: Amidst surging energy prices and worker shortages, research released this week showed the number of pubs in England ...

Inflation blamed as Germany sees first export deficit in 30 years

BERLIN, Germany: Higher import figures saw Germany recording its first monthly trade deficit in May since 1991. Exports amounted to ...

U.S. stock markets forge ahead, U.S. dollar steadies after heady gains

NEW YORK, New York - The U.S. stock markets again edged in and out of positive territory on Wednesday, but ...

EU $1.3 billion seeks to wean country from oil economy

BRUSSELS, Belgium: A document released by the European Union this week revealed that the bloc and its development finance institutions ...

Poland tells banks to give savers higher interest or expect more taxes

WARSAW, Poland: As Poland's main interest rate remains at its highest level since 2008, boosting the profits of Polish banks, ...

Asian stocks in major slide, Nikkei 225 drops 316 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks across Asia lost ground on Wednesday, although the New Zealand market defied the regional trend ...

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US Senators call for probe into TikTok user data access

Washington [US], July 6 (ANI): Leaders of the US Senate Intelligence Committee have called for an investigation into whether Chinese ...

Deadly Week for Journalists in Pakistan

Islamabad - Unidentified assailants in Pakistan have within the past week killed two journalists and tortured a renowned columnist, while ...

China's FM Wang Yi to visit Southeast Asian countries; aims to reassert ties

Beijing [China], July 3 (ANI): China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi will pay an official visit to Myanmar, Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia ...

TikTok is not handing over American users' data to China: CEO

Beijing [China], July 2 (ANI): TikTok, a 15-second video platform, has told US senators that it is taking all necessary ...

SpaceX authorized to connect Starlink to vehicles

US regulators said Elon Musk's aerospace firm may tie its satellite web network to American vehicles SpaceX has received a ...

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Australia to ban Russian gold, send armored vehicles to Ukraine

KIYIV, Ukraine: While visiting Ukraine this week, Prime Minister Anthony Albanese said Australia will ban Russian gold imports and provide ...


Germany urging elderly to counter Covid with Paxlovid pill

BERLIN, Germany: Karl Lauterbach, Germany's health minister, has said that he will encourage family doctors to issue more prescriptions for ...


Summer travel returns worldwide, even with air problems, surging Covid

PARIS, France: According to projections and interviews by the Associated Press in 11 countries, tourism officials have said they expect ...


Six hikers dead when falling glacier strikes in Italian Alps

TRENTO, Italy: Record warm temperatures caused a mountain glacier in the Italian Alps to collapse on July 3, killing at ...


Qatar World Cup to receive US security assistance

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will assist Qatar with security during the 2022 World Cup, which begins ...


Minimal disruptions as summer strikes continue at Paris airport

PARIS, France: Signaling further disruptions for summer travelers, workers at Roissy-Charles de Gaulle Airport said they would go on strike ...


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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 ...

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