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Teacher appears in Katoomba court over relationship with student

KATOOMBA, Blue Mountains, NSW, Australia - A high school teacher appeared in the Katoomba Local Court on Tuesday on charges ...


Don Cherry debacle highlights the whiteness of hockey

Despite Canada's claim that it's a multicultural country, that's not the reality of one of the country's national sports, ice ...


12 simple ways you can reduce bushfire risk to older homes

Seventy-five years of Australian research into how houses respond to bushfire has identified 21 main weak points in houses and ...


Robots with benefits: how sexbots are marketed as companions

When thinking of sexbots, companionship might not be the first word that comes to mind. But sexbot advertising promises more ...


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Industrial stocks zoom higher in U.S., Nasdaq dips

NEW YORK, New York - Upbeat comments from the chairman of the Federal Reserve on Wednesday helped curtail the negative ...

Asian Development Bank delegation meets with Uzbek officials

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan - Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Takehiko Nakao met with the President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev on Wednesday ...

Stocks in Asia drop as Hong Kong unrest unsettles markets

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks dropped across the board in Asia on Wednesday, with the biggest loser being Hong Kong's Hang ...

4% GDP expected for Paraguay in 2020

ASUNCION, Paraguay - An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team has concluded the economy in Parayguay, despite enduring a number of ...

Trump talks up China deal, markets reply ho hum

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks steadied on Tuesday with little incentive to push them in either direction.U.S. President ...

Australian stocks weaken, Japanese and Chinese shares steady

SYDNEY, Australia - There was a lot of indecision on Asian markets Tuesday, leading to a mixed close.The Australian All ...

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Australian High Court to hear appeal by George Pell

MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia - The Australian High Court will hear an appeal of a decision in August by the Court ...

Don Cherry debacle highlights the whiteness of hockey

Despite Canada's claim that it's a multicultural country, that's not the reality of one of the country's national sports, ice ...

12 simple ways you can reduce bushfire risk to older homes

Seventy-five years of Australian research into how houses respond to bushfire has identified 21 main weak points in houses and ...

Up the creek: the $85 million plan to desalinate water for drought relief

The deal to crank up Adelaide's desalination plant to make more water available to farmers in the drought-stricken Murray-Darling Basin ...

Sonic havens: how we use music to make ourselves feel at home

The concept of "home" refers to more than bricks and mortar. Just as cities are more than buildings and infrastructure, ...

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Many casualties as car bomb explodes in Afghan capital

KABUL, Afghanistan - An attack on a convoy during the peak morning rush hour in Kabul has killed at least ...


Australian High Court to hear appeal by George Pell

MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia - The Australian High Court will hear an appeal of a decision in August by the Court ...


Unrest in South America resembles Arab Spring

The news that Bolivian President Evo Morales is resigning amid an election fraud scandal highlights an unfortunate reality about South ...


U.S. and China could split world economy in two

It's tempting to laugh off the U.S.-China trade dispute as a soap opera featuring men with big hair and bigger ...


Collision between 2 trains in Bangladesh leave many dead

DHAKA, Bangladesh - There has been a major loss of life and scores of people injured after a collision between ...


President Trump preparing to release transcript of second call

ANDREWS AIR FORCE BASE, Maryland - U.S. President Donald Trump, contrary to reports, insists he wants his impeachment hearings public.Asked ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

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