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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, ...


U.K. police treating car ramming as suspected terror attack

LONDON, U.K. - In what Britain’s counter terrorism police is calling a suspected terror attack, a man drove a car ...


Rashid talks continue as Yorkshire seal Poysden deal

2:15 AM ET Yorkshire have announced the signing of Warwickshire legspinner Josh Poysden on a three-year deal but have stressed ...


Birmingham left hoping for Northants favour

Birmingham Bears preserved their hopes of qualifying for the Vitality Blast quarter-finals with a comfortable seven-wicket win over Lancashire Lightning ...


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Collusion probe blamed for Brennan’s clearance being axed

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Hounded by the intensifying Russia collusion probe being led by the Special Counsel Robert Mueller, the U.S. ...

Pakistan’s Independence Day celebrations turn deadly

KARACHI, Pakistan - As Pakistan marked its 72nd Independence Day, several cases of aerial firing recorded across the country left ...

Explosion on Indian oil tanker off Oman, two casualties

MUSCAT, Oman - An Indian oil tanker, MT Desh Vaibhav suffered an explosion off the coast of Oman, with three ...

Kabul student centre attacked, death toll revised to 34

KABUL, Afghanistan - A suicide bomber struck a student education centre in Afghanistan’s capital of Kabul on Wednesday, leaving dozens ...

U.S. slams new sanctions on firms helping North Korea

WASHINGTON, U.S. - In a bid to punish companies that have been providing North Korea with revenue streams in violation ...

Trump slams witch hunt and those investigating it

WASHINGTON, U.S. - In a fiery day on Twitter, the U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out at his regular targets ...

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Pakistan warns Twitter to block offensive content

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan has issued a stern warning to popular microblogging site, Twitter to either block “offensive content” or ...

Uber hires former NSA official to lead firm’s security

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Nine months after Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi fired the company’s head of security, Joe Sullivan over the ...

Vienna topples Melbourne as world’s most liveable city

VIENNA, Austria - Breaking Melbourne’s seven year record, the Austrian capital, Vienna was crowned the world’s most liveable city, in ...

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 ...

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U.K. police treating car ramming as suspected terror attack

LONDON, U.K. - In what Britain’s counter terrorism police is calling a suspected terror attack, a man drove a car ...


Ugandan Pop Star, Government Critic, to Face Military Court

KAMPALA, UGANDA - A pop singer and prominent critic of Uganda's government was due to face a military court Thursday ...


Diego Costa sets new Super Cup record

London [UK], August 16 (ANI): Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa on Thursday set a new UEFA Super Cup record by ...


Nitstone Finserv appoints 3 new independent directors to board

New Delhi [India], Aug 16 (NewsVoir): Nitstone Finserv, a digital lending platform which facilitates quick and hassle-free loans has obtained ...


Manafort Jury Begins Deliberations

A jury begins deliberations Thursday on whether former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort is guilty of tax and bank fraud. ...


Putin To Attend Austrian Minister's Wedding This Week

Russian President Vladimir Putin will be a guest at this week's wedding of Austria's top diplomat, the Kremlin has confirmed. ...


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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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