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At least 25 inmates dead in clashes with police at Venezuela jail

Clashes at a jail in western Venezuela killed at least 25 inmates and wounded 20 police on Friday, an NGO ...

29 Prisoners Killed in Attempted Venezuelan Jail Break

CARACAS, VENEZUELA - At least 29 prisoners were killed and 19 police wounded in clashes at a jail in western ...

India Has Ended Iranian Oil Imports, Ambassador Says

WASHINGTON - India has ended all imports of oil from Iran, its ambassador in Washington says, becoming the latest country ...

Neymar to arrive early in Brazil for Copa America

Terespolis - Star striker Neymar will join Brazil's Copa America squad for training Saturday, three days ahead of schedule, an ...

Will it be love or hate for Powell at London Sevens?

Cape Town - Neil Powell has seen the best of times and the worst of times at Twickenham.In 2016, the ...

Liverpool's Alisson ready for biggest test of his life

London - Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker rates next week's Champions League final against Tottenham as the biggest game of his ...

Maduro Accuses US of Attacking Food Aid Program

CARACAS, VENEZUELA - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro Thursday accused the United States of seeking to destroy a food aid program ...

Smiles for miles as Blitzboks get ready for London Sevens

Cape Town - All the teams in the World Rugby Sevens Series play to their own beat, but few would ...

UNHCR: People Fleeing Venezuela Need Protection, Must Not Be Deported

GENEVA - The U.N. refugee agency says the majority of Venezuelans fleeing worsening conditions in their country are in need ...

WHO Certifies Algeria, Argentina Free of Malaria

GENEVA - The World Health Organization has certified Algeria and Argentina as malaria-free, following three consecutive years where no new ...

PSG's Al-Khelaifi charged in Qatar athletics graft probe

Paris - Paris Saint-Germain chief Nasser Al-Khelaifi was on Thursday charged with corruption in the bidding process for this year's ...

Marler joins Barbarians squad to face England

London - Harlequins prop Joe Marler has joined the Barbarians squad, who will line up against England on June 2.The ...

Blitzboks wish Proteas well ahead of CWC

Cape Town - The Blitzboks have shown their support for the Proteas ahead of next week's Cricket World Cup in ...

FAA Chief Has No Timetable for Boeing 737 MAX Approval

FORT WORTH, TEXAS - The acting head of the Federal Aviation Administration said on Wednesday he does not have a ...

Brazil's Bolsonaro Wins Key Vote in Congress

BRASILIA - Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro surmounted a crucial hurdle for his young government on Wednesday by winning approval from ...

Home game: Rethinking Canada through Indigenous hockey

"Damn, we got it. We won one in their barn!"To Cree hockey player Eugene Arcand, these words made little sense. ...

Maradona returns to Argentina for shoulder treatment

Buenos Aires - Argentine football great Diego Maradona is to have treatment in Buenos Aires on an injured shoulder that ...

Blitzbok young gun keen to continue upward curve

Cape Town - Four tournaments into the 2018/19 World Rugby Sevens Series and the Blitzboks looked down and out, failing ...

Brazil Sues Top Tobacco Firms to Recover Public Health Costs

BRASILIA - Brazil's solicitor general's office is suing the world's largest cigarette makers British American Tobacco Plc and Philip Morris ...

How we traced 'mystery emissions' of CFCs back to eastern China

Since being universally ratified in the 1980s, the Montreal Protocol - the treaty charged with healing the ozone layer - ...

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U.S. stocks rise Friday, greenback falls

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were higher at the close on Friday, while the U.S. dollar was sold ...

Boeing Starliner test clears way for flights to and from space center

WHITE SANDS, New Mexico - Boeing's CST-100 Starliner propulsion system was put to the test on Thursday at NASA's White ...

Airbnb making its mark in hospitality, hotel chains should be worried

Airbnb has grown exponentially since its founding in 2008 and is expected to soon go public in an initial public ...

U.S. dollar slips in Asian markets, stocks steady

SYDNEY, Australia - Equity markets across Asia stood still on Friday. The main action was in the foreign exchange market ...

Wall Street joins world markets sell-off

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks fell sharply on Thursday, joining a global sell-off which saw equity markets around ...

Train under development in China will reach speeds of 600kph

QINGDAO, China - A high-speed train capable of reaching speeds of 600 kilometers per hour (373 miles per hour) is ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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