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3 ways cities can prepare for climate emergencies

Cities are on the front line of climate change. While their footprints cover a mere two per cent of the ...

It's 2019: What's the proper way for politicians to dress?

A debate swirling around the casual attire a Quebec politician has been wearing in the province's legislative assembly is one ...

Czechs Summon Russian Envoy Over Blacklisting Of NGO

The Czech Foreign Ministry has summoned the Russian ambassador to Prague after Moscow listed a Czech nongovernmental organization as "undesirable" ...

US Vows to Stay in the Lead vs. Islamic State

Updated 2:15 p.m., Nov. 14, 2019STATE DEPARTMENT - The United States is promising not to abandon the fight to eradicate ...

Putin Hopes To Meet Trump At Moscow's Victory Day Celebrations

Russian President Vladimir Putin says he currently has no plans to meet Donald Trump, but that he hoped the U.S. ...

PSV star forward keen to join Man United - report

Cape Town - PSV Eindhoven forward Steven Bergwijn is interested in joining Manchester United at the end of the season, ...

Friday essay: shaved, shaped and slit - eyebrows through the ages

Eyebrows can turn a smile into a leer, a grumpy pout into a come hither beckoning, and sad, downturned lips ...

ATP Cup will be a 'great start' to year, says Becker

London - Boris Becker hailed the ATP Cup team competition as a perfect way for players to launch the new ...

Turkey, France qualify for Euro 2020

Istanbul - Turkey booked their place at Euro 2020 on Thursday after a goalless qualifying draw with Iceland which also ...

'Save public hospitals', French health workers urge Macron

French hospital workers went on strike on Thursday over years of cutbacks they say have harmed care in a country ...

Stand-in president 'brings back Bible' to Bolivian politics

Mounting the steps of the presidential palace as acting head of state, Jeanine Anez raised in both hands an old ...

Sterilizing Mosquitos Could Save Thousands of Lives

GENEVA - U.N. agencies say early next year, several countries will begin testing a nuclear technique that sterilizes male mosquitoes ...

First Public Trump Impeachment Hearing Changes No Minds in Washington

WASHINGTON - A day of testimony in the impeachment inquiry targeting U.S. President Donald Trump changed no minds in Washington, ...

Pro League will give match practice before Olympics, says PR Sreejesh

New Delhi [India], Nov 14 (ANI): Indian hockey team goalkeeper PR Sreejesh said that the team will get 15-20 matches ...

South Africa struggles to manage wildlife ranching: why it's a problem

Over the past few decades, South Africa has seen a dramatic conversion from livestock or crop farming to wildlife ranching ...

A battle for the jet stream is raging above our heads

When prolonged periods of severe weather strike, two things often get the blame these days: climate change and the jet ...

Pashinian Defends Transgender Athlete And Documentary About Him

YEREVAN -- Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian has thrown his support behind one of his ministers in an ongoing debate ...

Europol Says Breaks Up Migrant-Smuggling Ring

The European Union law enforcement agency says police forces across the continent have finished a two-year investigation into a 'massive' ...

Armenia Investigating 'Numerous' Cases Of Illegal Adoptions

Armenian authorities say they have launched a criminal investigation into 'numerous' cases of foreigners illegally adopting Armenian children.'Two citizens of ...

Ukraine To Fire Prosecutor Who Led Probes Into Burisma Holdings

KYIV -- Ukraine's Prosecutor-General Ruslan Ryaboshapka says the prosecutor who led investigations into a local gas company where Joe Biden's ...

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Trump stares down impeachment as hearings open

WASHINGTON, DC - Historic impeachment hearings targeting U.S. President Donald Trump opened on Wednesday in Washington, with lawmakers faced with ...

No checklist for evaluating lone wolf attackers, study says

An FBI study of lone wolf terrorist attacks in the U.S. takes an unprecedented look at the backgrounds, behavioral characteristics, ...

Asia Pacific to benefit from expanding life spans

TOKYO, Japan - Aging populations could be a boon to economies in the Asia and Pacific region if governments adopt ...

Many casualties as car bomb explodes in Afghan capital

KABUL, Afghanistan - An attack on a convoy during the peak morning rush hour in Kabul has killed at least ...

Australian High Court to hear appeal by George Pell

MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia - The Australian High Court will hear an appeal of a decision in August by the Court ...

Unrest in South America resembles Arab Spring

The news that Bolivian President Evo Morales is resigning amid an election fraud scandal highlights an unfortunate reality about South ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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