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Wildfires Make Northwest Air Smoky, Unhealthy to Breathe

SEATTLE - Unhealthy air filled with smoke from wildfires blanketed the Northwest again Wednesday. Washington state had the worst air ...


Cardinals look to complete sweep of Nationals

The St. Louis Cardinals just keep on winning. On Wednesday night, the victories took place on and off the field. ...


Red-hot Acuna questionable as Braves await Rockies

The Colorado Rockies may not have to immediately worry about how to handle one of the National League's hottest hitters ...


Scientists Working to Combat Florida's Growing Red Tide

Scientists in Florida are on the cusp of developing promising methods to control toxic algae blooms like the "red tide" ...


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U.S. slams new sanctions on firms helping North Korea

WASHINGTON, U.S. - In a bid to punish companies that have been providing North Korea with revenue streams in violation ...

Trump slams witch hunt and those investigating it

WASHINGTON, U.S. - In a fiery day on Twitter, the U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out at his regular targets ...

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 ...

Manafort’s lawyers rest case without calling witnesses

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Closing nearly two weeks of a dramatic criminal trial on Tuesday morning, without presenting any evidence of ...

Swedish PM fumes after Masked youths torch 80 cars overnight

GOTEBORG, Sweden - In a bizarre night of vandalism, masked youngsters in different parts of Sweden torched dozens of cars, ...

Roadside bomb targets Saudi-backed local Yemeni governor

ADEN, Yemen - A targeting roadside bomb exploded in Yemen's southern city of Aden, targeting the convoy of a local ...

United States

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U.S. slams new sanctions on firms helping North Korea

WASHINGTON, U.S. - In a bid to punish companies that have been providing North Korea with revenue streams in violation ...

Trump slams witch hunt and those investigating it

WASHINGTON, U.S. - In a fiery day on Twitter, the U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out at his regular targets ...

Manafort’s lawyers rest case without calling witnesses

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Closing nearly two weeks of a dramatic criminal trial on Tuesday morning, without presenting any evidence of ...

Trump snubs McCain, after signing defense bill named for him

NEW YORK, U.S. - On his way back to Washington after a 12-day working vacation at his golf club in ...

FBI fires Peter Strzok, who sent anti-Trump texts

WASHINGTON, U.S. - A former deputy to the assistant director for counterintelligence at the FBI and a senior counterintelligence agent ...

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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 ...


Longtime Netflix CFO David Wells to step down

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - After completing 14 years with the company, during which time Netflix recorded massive growth, the streaming giant’s ...


Ticketmaster asked to shutdown controversial resale websites

LONDON, U.K. - Following warnings of a crackdown by the country’s competition watchdog, Ticketmaster U.K. has now decided to shut ...


Around 1,500 jobs at risk as Homebase shuts 42 stores

LONDON, U.K. - DIY retailer Homebase has announced its decision to close nearly a fifth of the 250 store chain, ...


Sydney hotel market may have peaked

SYDNEY, Australia - The hotel bubble in Australia's largest city may have been pricked as the industry reels from an accelerating ...


Amid Turkey crisis, U.S. stocks lower, Dow declines

NEW YORK, U.S. - The financial crisis in Turkey, which sent its currency lira plummeting last week, continued to rattle ...


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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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