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Voices of young climate action activists give me hope says UN chief

In a direct message to the youth activists who took to the streets, said that he understood the anxiety and ...


NBA strikes YouTube deal for dedicated African channel

The National Basketball Association has signed a deal with YouTube for a dedicated African channel to boost its presence on ...


Toddler dies after man sits on him for taking his phone

A two-year-old boy from Iowa in the US, who remains unnamed, has died after a man sat on him for ...


Mueller's Most Devoted Fans Anxiously Await his Report

Her family wanted a puppy, so Alicia Barnett dreamed they would find one that was smart, steady and a bit ...


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In Baltimore's lawsuit, we get a preview of the endgame for Pimlico and the Preakness

Many Baltimoreans have compared the prospect of losing the Preakness to the citys loss of the Colts a generation ago. ...

Are prior authorization insurance requirements killing patients?

As a medical oncologist with a full-time practice, I deal with treatment delays and other consequences of prior authorization every ...

World leaders could take lesson from New Zealand in responding to gun massacre

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern wasted no time in condemning lax gun laws, terrorism and hate after a gunman ...

Flame retardant chemicals are toxic and everywhere

State Del. Bonnie Cullison and Sen. Antonio Hayes have introduced legislation to restrict toxic flame retardants in childrens products, mattress ...

Trumps national emergency plan reveals real crisis in America (Editorial) - HoustonChronicle.com

Trumps national emergency plan reveals real crisis in America [Editorial] Houston Chronicle Yes, there is a national emergency in America. ...

Free markets and U.S. energy independence

Free markets and U.S. energy independence Chicago Tribune Free markets have led the U.S. close to energy independence from fickle ...

Business

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Greenback dives after Federal Reserve says no more rate hikes in 2019

NEW YORK, New York - The U.S. Federal Resreve surprised on Wednesday, following its regular two day monthly meeting on ...

Tokyo stocks rise, rest of Asia slips

SYDNEY, Australia - Asian bourses were mixed on Wednesday with Australian and Chinese indices trading in the red, while markets ...

Creed busy in Brussels on no-deal Brexit impacts on Ireland

BRUSSELS, Belgium - The future of Irish beef exports, and other issues that will face European farmers in the event ...

Mixed markets in U.S. on Tuesday

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were mixed on Tuesday, although moves in either direction were unremarkable. Holding investors ...

Varadkar meets head of EC Donald Tusk in Dublin

DUBLIN, Ireland - The leader of the Irish government, An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar met with the President of the European ...

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U.S. secretary of state telephones Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

JERUSALEM, Israel - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has taken time out on his current tour of the Midle ...


Heavy fighting continues in Yemen despite truce

With the UN announcing a  new plan  to shore up the December 2018  Stockholm Agreement between Yemen’s warring parties, the ...


Pompeo renews call for end to isolation of Qatar

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait  - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has renewed a call for Gulf countries to settle their ...


Devastation in south-west Africa growing by the hour

The full scale of the devastation caused by Tropical Cyclone Idai in south-west Africa is becoming clearer, the UN said ...


Four road deaths in Ireland on bank holiday weekend

DUBLIN, Ireland - Over the 3-day holiday weekend, 16-18 March 2019, four people died in road traffic collisions in Ireland. ...


Stopping the spread of hatred on social media

The deadly  attack on two mosques in Christchurch , New Zealand, in which 50 people were killed and many others ...


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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