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Korean-Americans Push for Reunions with North Korea Family Members

WASHINGTON - Won Yun last saw his grandmother and sisters on the banks of the Taedong River during the January ...


Meeting with foreign leaders 'not a bad thing': Trump

Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 19 (ANI): United States President Donald Trump on Saturday defended his recent meetings with foreign dignitaries ...


Chinese President Xi to Visit North Korea Next Month

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Chinese President Xi Jinping is set to visit Pyongyang next month at the invitation of North Korea ...


Singapore Wholesale Trade Rises At Slower Pace In Q2

Singapore's domestic wholesale trade increased at a slower rate in the three months ended June, figures from the Department of ...


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Mueller’s ‘thugs’ suffer Trump's blows after McGahn’s expose

WASHINGTON, U.S. - In his latest salvo against Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into alleged collusion between Russia and his ...

Massive 8.2 magnitude quake strikes off the coast of Fiji

WELLINGTON, New Zealand - Small tsunami waves were observed soon after a magnitude 8.2 earthquake struck off the coast of ...

Five imams shot dead in Turkey’s Erzincan province

ANKARA, Turkey - Five clerics from Turkey’s Religious Affairs Directorate (Diyanet) were shot dead after a heated argument broke out ...

Man jailed after making hoax bomb call to catch U.K. flight

LONDON, U.K. - In a shocking incident at the Gatwick Airport, a resident of east London, made a hoax bomb ...

Magnitude 6.0 quake rattles southern Costa Rica

GOLFITO, Costa Rica - The U.S. Geological Survey (U.S.G.S.) said that the southern part of Costa Rica was rattled by ...

Taliban kidnaps Afghans, rejects Ghani’s ceasefire offer

KABUL, Afghanistan - A day after the Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani announced another unilateral ceasefire with Taliban insurgents, the group ...

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Taliban kidnaps Afghans, rejects Ghani’s ceasefire offer

KABUL, Afghanistan - A day after the Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani announced another unilateral ceasefire with Taliban insurgents, the group ...

Second quake in a day rattles Indonesia’s Lombok

LOMBOK, Indonesia - Weeks after a devastating magnitude 7.0 earthquake rattled Indonesia’s Lombok island, on Sunday, the tourist hotspot was ...

Australian PM Wins Leadership Challenge

SYDNEY - Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull survived a leadership challenge by Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton on Tuesday, a ...

Britain To Call For More EU Sanctions On Russia Over Chemical Attacks

Britain's new foreign minister in his first major address will urge the European Union to increase sanctions against Russia, saying ...

Australian PM survives leadership vote

Canberra [Australia], Aug 21 (ANI): Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Tuesday narrowly survived a leadership ballot vote by 48-35, ...

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Apple removes thousands of apps from App Store in China

BEIJING, China - Amid tightening regulation and endless criticism from media in the country, Apple is said to have pulled ...


Facebook faces allegations of housing ad discrimination

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Facebook is battling fresh allegations in the U.S., this time related to discrimination in housing advertisements.  According ...


WhatsApp planning on deleting old messages, photos, videos

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - As part of its new deal with Google, WhatsApp is said to have now decided to do away ...


China arrests three over biggest-ever bitcoin heist

BEIJING, China - After witnessing the country’s biggest-ever cryptocurrency heist, in which Bitcoin worth $87 million (600 million yuan) was ...


Walmart completes acquisition of 77% stake in Flipkart

BENGALURU, India - The world’s largest retailer, Walmart Inc. completed its deal to acquire controlling stake into India’s biggest online ...


ATMs worldwide suffer highly-coordinated attack, millions lo

NEW DELHI, India - Three days after the FBI warned of a potential ‘cashout’ ATM hack, that could hit bank ...


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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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