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Kavanaugh accuser goes public, confirmation process at risk

WASHINGTON. U.S. - A week after allegations of sexual assault against the U.S. President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett ...

Potential Readmission Of Russia's Anti-Doping Agency Sparks Outcry

Dozens of athletes, a key Russian whistle-blower, and the World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA) deputy head have expressed opposition to the ...

Human Rights Team Toils To Tell Real Videos From Fakes

When Amnesty International launched a probe this year into police crackdowns against Russian protesters, one of its research methods was ...

Former Columnist Jailed for 'Abusive' Posts About Aung San Suu Kyi

A former columnist for state media has been jailed for seven years for 'abusive' Facebook posts about Myanmar leader Aung ...

Uganda's Opposition Pop Star Bobi Wine Set to Return Home

KAMPALA, UGANDA - Uganda's pop star-turned-opposition lawmaker is returning home on Thursday after seeking treatment in the United States for ...

Ethiopia's Stunning Reforms Challenged by Deadly Unrest

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA - Ethiopia's stunning political reforms are now threatened by long-standing ethnic tensions that have roared back to ...

South Sudan Troops Raped, Killed While Peace Pursued

With 'staggering brutality,' South Sudan government soldiers and allied militia targeted civilians by raping them, burning them alive, running them ...

Bok fullback: 7 options to replace Willie le Roux

Cape Town - Nothing has been confirmed yet, but there is a very good chance that the Springboks will be ...

Afghanistan's Shi'a Brace For More Attacks On Ashura Holiday

KABUL -- Members of Afghanistan's Shi'ite minority are bracing for potential violence as they prepare to commemorate Ashura, the holiest ...

Dissonant Notes as EU Leaders Try to Harmonize in Mozart's Hometown

SALZBURG, AUSTRIA - Another European Union leaders' summit and more big decisions to make - on Brexit, migration and the ...

Who is Daria Kasatkina, the rising star of Russian tennis

The young player is already ranked 13th in the world and has beaten a number of big names on the ...

ESwatini, Africa's last absolute monarchy

The tiny country of eSwatini, until recently known as Swaziland, is ruled by a playboy king with many wives and ...

Pakistani Court Suspends Sentences For Sharif, Daughter, Son-In-Law

A Pakistani court has suspended the prison sentences that had been previously handed to ousted former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, ...

Does Russia allow dual citizenship

Formally foreigners are required to pledge to renounce their existing citizenship to apply for a Russian passport. Yet many manage ...

Danske Bank CEO Quits Amid Allegations Of Money Laundering In Estonia

The chief executive of Denmark's biggest bank is resigning amid allegations that its Estonian affiliate was at the center of ...

North Korea Pledges to Scrap Missile Launch Site

North Korea says it will dismantle its main nuclear complex in Yongbyon if the United States takes 'corresponding measures' under ...

Cryptocurrency Exchanges at Risk of Manipulation

NEW YORK - Several cryptocurrency exchanges are plagued by poor market surveillance, pervasive conflicts of interest and lack sufficient customer ...

Proposed Inter-Korean Projects Could Violate UN, US Sanctions

WASHINGTON - As South Korean President Moon Jae-in meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for their third summit, ...

Kavanaugh accuser demands FBI probe before testifying

US President Donald Trump doubled down on Tuesday on backing his Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh, as his accuser demanded ...

Jones: Mitchell brings a wealth of experience

London - England coach Eddie Jones has welcomed the addition of John Mitchell to his management team. The RFU on ...

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To maintain strong growth, Ferrari to unveil 15 new models

ROME, Italy - The Italian supercar maker announced its plans to unveil 15 new models, in a bid to reassure ...

McDonald's staff go on strike over its harassment policy

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Protesting against the company's sexual harassment policy, staff at McDonald's restaurants in ten U.S. cities staged walkouts ...

Unexpected rise in U.K. inflation: ONS

LONDON, U.K. - While economists had expected a Consumer Prices Index rate of 2.4 percent, the Office for National Statistics ...

Jaguar Land Rover set to slash U.K. output

LONDON, U.K. - Days after the head of Jaguar Land Rover warned about the impact of Brexit and diesel policy ...

India's Ola on expansion drive, heads to New Zealand

BANGALORE, India - The SoftBank Group Corp.-backed Indian cab aggregator, Ola, which made its first international launch in Australia earlier ...

Coca-Cola tracks growth of cannabis drinks market

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Amid reports that the world's leading soft drinks groupĀ is in talks with a Canadian cannabis firm, the ...

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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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