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Cuba locks activists into homes to prevent protests

HAVANA, Cuba: Cuban activists report being forcibly locked inside their homes, amidst a government clampdown on opposition protests on the ...


5.1-magnitude quake hits near Callao, Peru

Callao [Peru], November 28 (ANI/Xinhua): An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.1 jolted 28 km west of Callao, Peru at ...


Honduran Election Could Oust Long-Ruling National Party

TEGUCIGALPA, HONDURAS - Hondurans will choose a successor to deeply unpopular President Juan Orlando Hernandez on Sunday in elections that ...


Windies need to employ smart tactics to play Sri Lanka left-arm spinners: Bonner

Galle [Sri Lanka], November 28 (ANI): West Indies batter Nkrumah Bonner has said that his side needs to employ smart ...


BBL: Sydney Sixers sign Chris Jordon as replacement for Carlos Brathwaite

Sydney [Australia], November 28 (ANI): England international fast bowler Chris Jordan has joined the Sydney Sixers for the upcoming Big ...


In Honduras, Parties Flag Fears of Fraud Ahead of Pivotal Vote

TEGUCIGALPA, HONDURAS - Warnings of potential foul play are flying from all sides ahead of Sunday's presidential election in Honduras, ...


Tolu Smith powers Mississippi State to OT win over Richmond

Tolu Smith had 22 points and 11 rebounds as Mississippi State posted an 82-71 win over Richmond in overtime to ...


Jarrod West fuels Louisville past Maryland

Jarrod West keyed a late rally as Louisville survived a see-saw second half in a 63-55 win over Maryland in ...


ICC Women's Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2021 called off

Dubai [UAE], November 27 (ANI): The International Cricket Council on Saturday announced that the ICC Women's Cricket World Cup Qualifier ...


France Says it is Willing to Discuss Autonomy for Guadeloupe

PARIS - France is willing to discuss autonomy for the French Caribbean territory of Guadeloupe if it is in the ...


Holder rested; Russell and Hetmyer unavailable as WI name squad for Pakistan tour

Saint John's [Antigua], November 27 (ANI): The Cricket West Indies (CWI) selection panel has announced the squads for the West ...


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As talks stall, French fishermen threaten to block delivery of fish

PARIS, France: In protesting the UK's refusal to grant more licenses to fish in British waters, French fishermen said this ...

To lower gas prices, Biden releases 50 mln barrels from reserves

WASHINGTON D.C.: To encourage a drop in sky-high gasoline prices, President Biden said the Department of Energy will release 50 ...

Google pays Ireland $245 million in unpaid corporation taxes

DUBLIN, Ireland: Google Ireland has reached agreement with Irish tax officials to pay over $245 million in unpaid corporation taxes ...

Vonage sells to Ericsson for $6.2 billon in merger of tech giants

STOCKHOLM, Sweden: In a $6.2 billion agreement, Swedish telecom equipment maker Ericsson is purchasing U.S. cloud communications company Vonage, in ...

Solar energy-water deal between Israel, Jordan called 'significant'

DUBAI, UAE: Israel and Jordan have signed what is being labeled a most significant cooperation agreement to construct a major ...

Hotel, airlines shares worldwide hammered by new Covid variant fears

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks sank Friday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average briefly falling more than 1,000 points, ...

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Under new security law, Hong Kong independence leader sent to jail

HONG KONG: Tony Chung, former leader of Hong Kong pro-independence group Studentlocalism, was sentenced to 43 months in prison after ...

Hard hit by Covid variant, Asia reports more people now vaccinated

SINGAPORE: Three months after Cambodia rolled out COVID-19 vaccines, just 11 percent of its population had received at least one ...

El Salvador plans to locate Bitcoin city at base of volcano

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador: El Salvador President Nayib Bukele has announced plans to build a Bitcoin city at the base ...

US announces that 95% of federal workers vaccinated

WASHINGTON D.C.: Some 95 percent of U.S. federal workers have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, or ...

Of 32 scholarships, 22 awarded to US women as Rhodes scholars for 2022

OXFORD, England: The Rhodes Trust has announced the 2022 class of U.S. Rhodes scholars, which includes the largest number of ...

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El Salvador plans to locate Bitcoin city at base of volcano

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador: El Salvador President Nayib Bukele has announced plans to build a Bitcoin city at the base ...


Mexican authorities discover over 400 migrants traveling in trailers

VERACRUZ, Mexico: Mexican authorities discovered more than 400 migrants in the back of two semi-trailers on November 19, traveling near ...


Cuba locks activists into homes to prevent protests

HAVANA, Cuba: Cuban activists report being forcibly locked inside their homes, amidst a government clampdown on opposition protests on the ...


Brazil to join with SpaceX to deliver wifi to rural areas

BRASLIA, Brazil: Communications Minister Fabio Faria has tweeted that Brazil aims to partner with SpaceX to monitor and protect the ...


5.1-magnitude quake hits near Callao, Peru

Callao [Peru], November 28 (ANI/Xinhua): An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.1 jolted 28 km west of Callao, Peru at ...


Honduran Election Could Oust Long-Ruling National Party

TEGUCIGALPA, HONDURAS - Hondurans will choose a successor to deeply unpopular President Juan Orlando Hernandez on Sunday in elections that ...


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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 ...