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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 ...


Police want information on missing 35-year old James West

CITY OF BLUE MOUNTAINS, NSW, Australia - Police have renewed efforts to obtain information about a man who went missing ...


One man dead after fight in Sydney West

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - A 31-year old man could faces murder charges after he was arrested and taken to Penrith ...


Taliban Demand Swap of Haqqani Member, Others for Western Hostages

ISLAMABAD - The Afghan Taliban is demanding freedom for a member of the militant Haqqani network along with other insurgent ...


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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 ...

Flipkart-owned eBay India shuts shop, what next?

BENGALURU, India - After entering a merger agreement with the Indian eCommerce giant Flipkart in August 2017, eBay announced the ...

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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 ...

Taliban Demand Swap of Haqqani Member, Others for Western Hostages

ISLAMABAD - The Afghan Taliban is demanding freedom for a member of the militant Haqqani network along with other insurgent ...

Australia set sight on Ashes glory

Melbourne [Australia], August 14 (ANI): Australian cricket management has started planning for the next year's Ashes series as they aim ...

Bulgaria is 21st in Europe Thanks to Demireva

Mirela Demireva's silver medal in high jump gave Bulgaria's 21st place in Euro 2018 athletics staging in Berlin. With one ...

Indonesian Civil Society Groups Concerned by VP Picks

JAKARTA - Indonesian civil society groups are expressing concern President Joko Widodo's choice of an influential Islamic cleric as his ...

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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 ...


Myanmar hospital fire leads to evacuation of patients

YANGON, Myanmar - A hospital in Myanmar’s Yangon city experienced a tragic incident late on Monday, after the cancer department ...


30 Indian prisoners freed by Pakistan as goodwill gesture

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - In a goodwill gesture right before the country’s Independence Day, Pakistan released 30 Indian prisoners, including 27 ...


Four coaches of train in Mongolia derail, nine injured

DORNOGOVI, Mongola - In a shocking incident, a train carrying 328 people derailed in southeastern Mongolia.  According to officials, atleast ...


Five injured in attempted suicide attack in Balochistan

BALOCHISTAN, Pakistan - A suicide bomber rammed an explosive-laden truck into a bus carrying foreign nationals in Pakistan’s restive province ...


Indian state of Kerala ravaged by floods, landslides

KERALA, India - Dozens of people have been killed and thousands have been forced to evacuate as India’s southern state ...


Movie Review

Female Trouble
Cult director John Waters's supreme achievement will always be Pink Flamingos (1972), his deranged home movie that took the midnight movie circuit by storm with its trashy excess, low-brow aesthetic, and raunchy delight in whatever perversions Waters could dream up. ...

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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