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A meat tax is probably inevitable - here's how it could work

Rearing livestock and growing crops to feed them has destroyed more tropical forest and killed more wildlife than any other ...


Pope's Penitential Pilgrimage to Canada to reconcile and heal

VATICAN, 23rd July, 2022 (WAM) -- Head of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis is set to fly to Canada on ...


Ripudaman Singh Malik, acquitted in 1985 Air India bombing, shot dead in Canada

ANI | Updated: Jul 15, 2022 02:52 IST Surrey [Canada], July 15 (ANI): Ripudaman Singh Malik, who was acquitted in ...


Invasive insects are inundating oak savannas in the Pacific Northwest

Photo: Pixabay/DominikRhAs the climate continues to warm, some species will benefit even as many others will lose out. In the ...


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Croatian bus carrying Polish tourists crashes, 12 dead, 32 injured

ZAGREB, Croatia: Authorities have said that a weekend bus crash near Varazdin in Croatia killed 12 passengers and injured 32.The ...

US, India to hold military exercise near disputed Chinese border

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. will participate in a joint military exercise in mid-October with India, less than 62 miles from ...

South Korea sends orbiter to moon, seeks to join exclusive club

SEOUL, South Korea: South Korea has launched a domestically manufactured lunar orbiter that took off from Florida's Cape Canaveral Space ...

Russian missile scientist charged with passing secrets to China

MOSCOW, Russia: A leading Russian scientist in the field of hypersonic flight, Dr. Alexander Shiplyuk, has been arrested on suspicion ...

Citing safety of children, LA to move homeless away from schools

LOS ANGELES, California: During a meeting that was disrupted by protesters this week, the Los Angeles City Council voted to ...

Former Puerto Rico governor Wanda Vazquez arrested on bribery charges

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Justice Department announced this week that former Puerto Rico governor Wanda Vazquez has been arrested in ...

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Orioles continue mastery of Blue Jays

Ryan Mountcastle hit a two-run home run and the visiting Baltimore Orioles defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 7-3 Monday night. ...

Caty McNally lands long-sought hometown win in Cincinnati

Hometown favorite Caty McNally overcame Aliaksandra Sasnovich of Belarus 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (2) on Monday to win a singles match ...

Andy Murray, Cameron Norrie among early winners at Cincinnati

In a matchup of three-time Grand Slam champions, Andy Murray defeated Stan Wawrinka 7-6 (3), 5-7, 7-5 in almost three ...

Viola Davis to play Villain in 'Hunger Games' Prequel

Washington [US], August 16 (ANI): 'The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes', a prequel to 'The Hunger Games' from Lionsgate, stars ...

Guardians call up RHP Xzavion Curry for MLB debut

The Cleveland Guardians will call up pitcher Xzavion Curry, according to manager Terry Francona, and the right-hander will make his ...

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New money transfers spell end of credit card, says Brazil bank chief

SAO PAULO, Brazil: Brazil's central bank chief Roberto Campos Neto has said that he believes credit cards will cease to ...


Fears of global recession keep Asian stocks on edge

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in China were flat to lower on Tuesday as investors weighed up the disappointing economic ...


UK Labor Party calls for limit on energy prices

LONDON, England: Reports from the UK's opposition Labour Party said its leader, KeirStarmer, will call for a freeze on energy ...


Covid tests for vaccinated passengers dropped by cruise lines

MIAMI, Florida: Carnival cruise lines, including Carnival Cruise, Princess Cruises and Cunard, have made plans to drop mandatory COVID-19 testing ...


U.S. stocks gain ground, Nasdaq Composite climbs 81 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks continued to mend fences on Monday, with gains by all the major indices."I ...


Dublin to see construction of new Amazon data centers in Ireland

DUBLIN, Ireland: Amazon has received permission to build two new data centers in north Dublin. The Dublin City Council approved ...


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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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