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U.S. sanctions failing to change Iran's behavior, CRS report says

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. sanctions on Iran are having little to no effect, according to a report to Congress by ...

Massive healthcare fraud schemes uncovered in United States

CINCINNATI, Ohio - Thirty one doctors, 7 pharmacists, eight nurse practitioners, and seven other licensed medical professionals, are among 60 ...

Report: Afghan detainees suffering electric-shocks and genitals-abuse

KABUL, Afghanistan - Abuse and torture of political prisoners in jails is still happening, despite government measures to stamp it ...

North Korea tests new "tactical guided weapon"

SEOUL, South Korea - North Korea has tested a new "tactical guided weapon," the latest display of Pyongyang's military capabilities, ...

Ex Peru leader attempts to take his own life to avoid arrest

LIMA, Peru - Former President of Peru Alan Garcia who was in a coma in a hospital in the capital ...

Parisians still in shock as damage to historic cathedral is assessed

PARIS, France - Two-thirds of the largely medieval roof of Notre Dame cathedral in Paris are "gone" after the devastating ...

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Chelsea survive Slavia scare to reach Europa League SF

London - Chelsea were given a fright by Slavia Prague in a 4-3 home win on Thursday that saw them ...

Premier League players to boycott social media in racism protest

London - Premier League stars will be among the footballers taking part in a 24-hour social media boycott on Friday ...

England great Leonard 'honoured' by Lions role

London - World Cup winner Jason Leonard said he felt "honoured" to become the new chairman of the British and ...

Hong Kong Journalists 'Pressured Not to Mention Independence': Survey

Press freedom in Hong Kong is at a new low in the eyes of its residents and journalists, with the ...

JSE edges higher as resources rebound

The JSE closed firmer on Thursday led by a rebound in resources which slumped in the prior session. Asian markets ...

Facebook poised to fight disclosure of US privacy assessments

Facebook will seek to block disclosures from years' worth of privacy reports it submitted to the US Federal Trade Commission, ...

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