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US, Chile Agree to Cooperate on Cyber Security

SANTIAGO, CHILE - U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and his Chilean counterpart have signed an agreement pledging closer cooperation in ...


Mattis: Taliban's Tactics Endanger Afghan Civilians

BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - The Taliban's use of civilian homes in Ghazni as fighting positions is forcing Afghan government forces ...


Mattis Says Taliban's Tactics Endanger Afghan Civilians

BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - The Taliban's use of civilian homes in Ghazni as fighting positions is forcing Afghan government forces ...


Mattis: US Needs Space Force to Counter Russia, China

RIO DE JANEIRO - A U.S. Space Force is necessary to protect American satellites from being targeted by attack weapons ...


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Trump cancels proposed military parade, blames Washington DC

WASHINGTON, U.S. - A day after reports revealed that the U.S. President Donald Trump’s military parade was set to cost ...

ISIS claims Kabul attacks, as U.S. warns of Taliban threat

KABUL, Afghanistan - With no conceivable end to America’s longest military engagement in sight - the war against insurgents in ...

Dozens of children drown as boat sinks in the Nile

KARTOUM, Sudan - In a tragic incident, a boat with over 40 children onboard ran into trouble after the engine ...

Collusion probe blamed for Brennan’s clearance being axed

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Hounded by the intensifying Russia collusion probe being led by the Special Counsel Robert Mueller, the U.S. ...

Pakistan’s Independence Day celebrations turn deadly

KARACHI, Pakistan - As Pakistan marked its 72nd Independence Day, several cases of aerial firing recorded across the country left ...

Explosion on Indian oil tanker off Oman, two casualties

MUSCAT, Oman - An Indian oil tanker, MT Desh Vaibhav suffered an explosion off the coast of Oman, with three ...

South America

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Dozens killed in second bus tragedy in three days in Ecuador

QUITO, Ecuador - In what became the second highway tragedy in less than three days in Ecuador, a bus rammed ...

Ecuador, Peru Tighten Entry Requirements for Venezuelans

QUITO/LIMA - Venezuelans entering Ecuador and Peru will soon be required to show their passports, rather than national identity cards, ...

Federal Forces Intervene, and Rio de Janeiro Homicides Rise

RIO DE JANEIRO - Six months after Brazil sent in federal forces to take control of security in Rio de ...

Doctors, Nurses Blocked During Protest in Venezuela

CARACAS, VENEZUELA - Riot police on Thursday blocked hundreds of doctors and nurses from marching to Venezuela's presidential palace to ...

US, Chile Agree to Cooperate on Cyber Security

SANTIAGO, CHILE - U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and his Chilean counterpart have signed an agreement pledging closer cooperation in ...

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Japan probes if Apple tried to crush App Store competitor

TOKYO, Japan - Apple is set to face the heat in Japan, over alleged efforts to secretly crush an App ...


Instagram probes widespread hack that is locking users out

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - A bizarre and widespread hack is affecting hundreds of users on Instagram, who have complained of being ...


First U.S. city to install subway body scanners: Los Angeles

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - In a first, Los Angeles has decided to install subway body scanners, officials confirmed this week. The ...


Pakistan warns Twitter to block offensive content

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan has issued a stern warning to popular microblogging site, Twitter to either block “offensive content” or ...


Uber hires former NSA official to lead firm’s security

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Nine months after Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi fired the company’s head of security, Joe Sullivan over the ...


Vienna topples Melbourne as world’s most liveable city

VIENNA, Austria - Breaking Melbourne’s seven year record, the Austrian capital, Vienna was crowned the world’s most liveable city, in ...


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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