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Trump snubs McCain, after signing defense bill named for him

NEW YORK, U.S. - On his way back to Washington after a 12-day working vacation at his golf club in ...


FBI fires Peter Strzok, who sent anti-Trump texts

WASHINGTON, U.S. - A former deputy to the assistant director for counterintelligence at the FBI and a senior counterintelligence agent ...


U.S. judge backs Mueller’s case against Russian firm

WASHINGTON, U.S. - A federal district judge on Monday, backed Special Counsel Robert Mueller in the federal Russia investigation, uploading ...


'United Against Hate' dwarfs 'Unite the Right' in Washington

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Anyone who witnessed the chilling sight of America’s racial divide rearing its ugly head in Charlottesville, Virginia ...


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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 ...

Myanmar hospital fire leads to evacuation of patients

YANGON, Myanmar - A hospital in Myanmar’s Yangon city experienced a tragic incident late on Monday, after the cancer department ...

30 Indian prisoners freed by Pakistan as goodwill gesture

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - In a goodwill gesture right before the country’s Independence Day, Pakistan released 30 Indian prisoners, including 27 ...

Four coaches of train in Mongolia derail, nine injured

DORNOGOVI, Mongola - In a shocking incident, a train carrying 328 people derailed in southeastern Mongolia.  According to officials, atleast ...

Five injured in attempted suicide attack in Balochistan

BALOCHISTAN, Pakistan - A suicide bomber rammed an explosive-laden truck into a bus carrying foreign nationals in Pakistan’s restive province ...

Indian state of Kerala ravaged by floods, landslides

KERALA, India - Dozens of people have been killed and thousands have been forced to evacuate as India’s southern state ...

General Editorials

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Indonesian Civil Society Groups Concerned by VP Picks

JAKARTA - Indonesian civil society groups are expressing concern President Joko Widodo's choice of an influential Islamic cleric as his ...

Batasan 4: Missing the Real Story

REPORTING ON the arrest order for the "Batasan 4," most media accounts did not seem to find anything strange or ...

Staying Relevant: Sunday's 'Light and Easy'

"LIGHT AND easy." This was how the broadsheet described its weekly Sunday edition, which it launched on April 1. It ...

Processing, processing - a way forward for local democracy

Then there was the time, back again in the old day, when an enterprising butcher in Kensington Market decided that ...

How Canadian feminism can improve lives around the globe

I was once a refugee girl from South Sudan who was forced to flee my home because of war. Life ...

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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 ...


Flipkart-owned eBay India shuts shop, what next?

BENGALURU, India - After entering a merger agreement with the Indian eCommerce giant Flipkart in August 2017, eBay announced the ...


Movie Review

Female Trouble
Cult director John Waters's supreme achievement will always be Pink Flamingos (1972), his deranged home movie that took the midnight movie circuit by storm with its trashy excess, low-brow aesthetic, and raunchy delight in whatever perversions Waters could dream up. ...

Hotel Review

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 ...

Financial Markets

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