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Ravichandran Ashwin to represent Nottinghamshire

Nottingham [England], May 23 (ANI): India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin is set to represent Nottinghamshire for the second half of the ...


Ajinkya Rahane, Sam Northeast hundreds set up Hampshire

3:00 AM ETNottinghamshire 239 and 42 for 2 need a further 397 runs to beat Hampshire 310 and 365 for ...


Top alderman honours for former Dudley councillors

FOUR long-serving former councillors have been bestowed with one of the highest honours in the Dudley borough. ...


Protest on cards in fight to save Stourbridge College

A MARCH through the streets is on the cards as part of a growing battle to try to save Stourbridge ...


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Assange hit with new charges, could see him jailed for 175 years

WASHINGTON DC - A federal grand jury has returned an 18-count superseding indictment against Julian Assange,  the founder of WikiLeaks, ...

Fears Ebola epidemic could spread beyod DRC

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Central Africa) - With the Democratic Republic of the Congo's worst ever Ebola outbreak ...

India Poll - Modi wins a majority of seats

NEW DELHI/KOLKATA, India - Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu-nationalist party scored a historic victory in India's general election, his foreign ...

Pentagon wants reports on unidentified flying objects

U.S. Navy pilots and sailors won't be considered crazy for reporting unidentified flying objects, under new rules meant to encourage them ...

Hamas and UNRWA to blame for plight of Gazans, Greenblatt tells UNSC

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. President Donald Trump's Special Envoy to the Middle East and one of two Chief ...

Major casualties after Indonesian election protests turn violent

JAKARTA, Indonesia - Six people lost their lives while more than 200 suffered injuries after mobs clashed with security forces ...

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Wall Street joins world markets sell-off

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks fell sharply on Thursday, joining a global sell-off which saw equity markets around ...

Train under development in China will reach speeds of 600kph

QINGDAO, China - A high-speed train capable of reaching speeds of 600 kilometers per hour (373 miles per hour) is ...

Asian stocks fall across the board

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks were lower across the board in Asia on Thursday, while the U.S. dollar gained new ground.Japan's ...

India gets 3/4 billion dollar loan for railways track electrification

NEW DELHI, India - The Indian government is borrowing $750 million equivalent in Indian Rupees, in what will be the ...

Stalling of trade talks weighs on Wall Street

NEW YORK, New York - The U.S. stock markets were largely unchanged on Wednesday, although all the major indices recorded ...

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Assange hit with new charges, could see him jailed for 175 years

WASHINGTON DC - A federal grand jury has returned an 18-count superseding indictment against Julian Assange,  the founder of WikiLeaks, ...


Jamie Oliver's network of diners placed into administration

LONDON UK - The restaurant chain founded and operated in the UK by Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver has filed for ...


US Charges WikiLeaks Founder With Violating Espionage Act

WASHINGTON - U.S. prosecutors Thursday announced new criminal charges under the Espionage Act against jailed WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange over ...


Anacondas Born to Virgin Mother at Boston Aquarium

Anna, a female green anaconda that has lived most of her life in an all-female enclosure at the New England ...


US Announces New Charges Against WikiLeaks Founder Assange

WASHINGTON - U.S. prosecutors on Thursday announced new criminal charges against jailed WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange for his alleged role ...


Premier League welcome Sterling's offer to tackle racism

London - The Premier League has welcomed Raheem Sterling's offer to help in the fight against racism after the Manchester ...


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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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