Wed, 18 Sep 2019

U.S. Citizen Whelan Says In Moscow Courtroom He Was Set Up

Paul Whelan, whom Russia accuses of espionage, has said a friend framed him and that he isn't a spy, according ...

White House Upgrade: First Lady's Done a Lot with the Place

WASHINGTON - She's done a lot with the place.Like anyone who has ever spruced up their home, Melania Trump will ...

Curious Kids: How big is the International Space Station?

If you have a question you'd like an expert to answer, send it to curiouskids@theconversation.edu.au.The International Space Station (ISS) is ...

Foreign Minister: US Seeking to Make Cubans Seek Asylum in Honduras

TEGUCIGALPA - Honduran Foreign Minister Lisandro Rosales said on Tuesday that negotiations with the United States could make Cuban migrants ...

Pence Upbeat That Congress Will Pass USMCA Trade Deal This Year

WASHINGTON - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday said he believed Congress would act to pass a new U.S.-Mexico-Canada ...

Pompeo Heads to Saudi Arabia to Discuss Attack Response

WASHINGTON - Pentagon Correspondent Carla Babb, National Security and Katherine Ahn of VOA's Persian Service contributed to this report.U.S. Secretary ...

At Philadelphia Rally, Andrew Yang Casts Himself as Underdog

PHILADELPHIA - Andrew Yang, the entrepreneur-turned-presidential candidate, jogged onto the Philadelphia Art Museum steps made famous by Sylvester Stallone in ...

Experts Discuss Ways to Counter Domestic Extremism in US

WASHINGTON - Recent attacks in the United States, including in a Walmart store on El Paso, Texas and a synagogue ...

EPA Set to End California's Ability to Regulate Fuel Economy

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration is poised to revoke California's authority to set auto mileage standards, asserting that only the ...

Sirisena's support to Rajapaksa family will help China: expert

Geneva [Switzerland], Sept 18 (ANI): Amid growing tussle for power between President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, the ...

Taylor Swift announces 2020 concert dates

Washington D.C. [USA], Sept 18 (ANI): Here's good news for Swifties out there! The pop superstar is soon going on ...

Downsizing to an early death? Why exercise is so important as you age

It's well-documented that regular exercise is good for us. Being active can reduce your risk for a variety of diseases ...

Universal health coverage alone won't radically improve global health

This September 23, the United Nations General Assembly invites world leaders and delegates to converge for a meeting about universal ...

Style over substance: Another uninspiring Canadian election campaign

Canada's federal election is now in full swing.Over the past several months, the Liberals and the Conservatives have been running ...

What place does populism have in the current election campaign?

The recent Twitter attacks by Maxime Bernier, leader of the People's Party of Canada, on young Swedish climate activist Greta ...

How Bill Gates added R236bn to his wealth this year

Bill Gates is still in wealth-creation mode."We're not, you know, in some defensive posture where we're mostly in cash, or ...

At least 29 bodies found in plastic bags in Mexico mass grave

Mexican forensics experts have found at least 29 bodies stuffed in 119 plastic bags that were dumped in the bottom ...

Chicago Catholic Church paid $80m to sex abuse victims: lawyers

A victim of clergy abuse urged other survivors to come forward on Tuesday as lawyers revealed that the Catholic Church ...

Migrants Anxious Before Court Dates in Texas Tents

NUEVO LAREDO, MEXICO - Abel Oset was seized with panic. After an 11-country odyssey that began when he and his ...

Trump's Cabinet Has Had More Ex-Lobbyists Than Obama or Bush

In less than three years, President Donald Trump has named more former lobbyists to Cabinet-level posts than his most recent ...

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George Pell appeals to High Court of Australia

MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia - The Australian High Court will decide whether it will hear an appeal in relation to the ...

This is what Edward Snowden says it will take for him to return to US

Edward Snowden says he'd like to return to the U.S. - on one condition. That's what the former National Security ...

Myanmar accused of doing nothing to end Rohingya persecution

NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar - Hundreds of thousands of ethnic Rohingya who remain in Myanmar may face a greater threat of genocide ...

Full-Scale War Looms in South Sudan One Year After Peace Accord Signed

GENEVA - A panel of U.N. experts warns the failure of South Sudan's warring factions to implement last year's peace ...

Iranian, Russian, Turkish Presidents Focus on Unity to End Syrian War

ISTANBUL - The presidents of Turkey, Iran and Russia met in Ankara Monday in the latest trilateral summit to resolve ...

U.S. says Iran to blame for disrupting global oil supply

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has blamed Iran for Saturday's attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil infrastructure ...

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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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