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Cuba Frees Leading Dissident Charged with Attempted Murder

HAVANA - A leading Cuban dissident said he was freed from jail on Wednesday, 12 days after his arrest for ...


Cubans Cheer as Internet Goes Nationwide for Day

HAVANA - Cuba's government said it provided free internet to the Communist-run island's more than 5 million cellphone users on ...


Colombia's ELN Vows to Free Hostages After Pressure from President

BOGOTA - Colombia's ELN guerrilla force announced Tuesday it would release nine hostages to comply with a demand by new ...


Puerto Rico Officials Say All of Island Now Has Power Again

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO - Power has been restored to all of Puerto Rico for the first time since Hurricane ...


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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 ...

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, ...

Sydney hotel market may have peaked

SYDNEY, Australia - The hotel bubble in Australia's largest city may have been pricked as the industry reels from an accelerating ...

Amid Turkey crisis, U.S. stocks lower, Dow declines

NEW YORK, U.S. - The financial crisis in Turkey, which sent its currency lira plummeting last week, continued to rattle ...

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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 ...

Dozens killed in second bus tragedy in three days in Ecuador

QUITO, Ecuador - In what became the second highway tragedy in less than three days in Ecuador, a bus rammed ...

Manafort’s lawyers rest case without calling witnesses

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Closing nearly two weeks of a dramatic criminal trial on Tuesday morning, without presenting any evidence of ...

Swedish PM fumes after Masked youths torch 80 cars overnight

GOTEBORG, Sweden - In a bizarre night of vandalism, masked youngsters in different parts of Sweden torched dozens of cars, ...

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Dozens killed in second bus tragedy in three days in Ecuador

QUITO, Ecuador - In what became the second highway tragedy in less than three days in Ecuador, a bus rammed ...


Mexico Unsure If It Will Finish NAFTA Talks with US in Aug.

MEXICO CITY - Mexico's economy minister on Wednesday said that Mexico and the United States may not meet an August ...


Scientists Working to Combat Florida's Growing Red Tide

Scientists in Florida are on the cusp of developing promising methods to control toxic algae blooms like the "red tide" ...


Foundation: Brazil's Samarco to Pay $512.5M to Disaster Victims

SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - Brazil's Samarco Mineracao SA expects to pay up to 2 billion reais ($512.5 million) this year ...


US, Mexico to Set Up Joint Team to Fight Drug Cartels

CHICAGO - U.S. and Mexican law enforcement authorities will set up a joint team based in Chicago targeting the leaders ...


Exiled Jurists Symbolically Sentence Maduro to 18 Years

BOGOTA, COLOMBIA - A panel of self-exiled Venezuelan judges holding a symbolic trial in Colombia has found President Nicolas Maduro ...


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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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