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Nick Kyrgios upsets No. 1 seed Daniil Medvedev in Montreal

Australian Nick Kyrgios stormed back from a first-set defeat to upset No. 1 seed Daniil Medvedev of Russia, winning 6-7 ...


Wildfires Rage in France; Thousands Evacuated From Homes

HOSTENS, France - Wildfires tore through the Gironde region of southwestern France on Wednesday, destroying homes and forcing the evacuation ...


Dozens missing after migrant boat sinks in Aegean Sea UNHCR

Dozens of people are said to be missing after a boat of migrants and refugees sank in the Aegean Sea ...


Naomi Osaka (back) retires, Emma Raducanu falls in Toronto

A lower back injury forced Japan's Naomi Osaka to retire from her first-round match at the National Bank Open on ...


Emil Ruusuvuori downs Stan Wawrinka in Montreal opener

Finland's Emil Ruusuvuori was 3 years old when Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka turned pro. Now Ruusuvuori owns a head-to-head victory over ...


How Russians choose names for kids

Throughout history the tradition and fashion for choosing a child's name has changed significantly. Let's take a look at how ...


Who Could Be Part Of A U.S.-Russia Prisoner Exchange? 

As the United States and Russia prepare to discuss a prisoner swap just days after Moscow sentenced a U.S. women's ...


Abdullah bin Zayed receives Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs

ABU DHABI, 25th June, 2022 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International ...


Dozens still missing after migrant boat sinks in Greece, 29 rescued

An air and sea rescue operation was underway Wednesday after around 50 people went missing when a migrant boat sank ...


Medvedev stunned by red-hot Kyrgios

The world number one was knocked out in the second round of the Canadian Open Defending champion Daniil Medvedev was ...


Russian cybercrime suspect extradited to US - media

Crypto businessman Aleksandr Vinnik has been taken from Greece to the US in what his family described as an "abduction" ...


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As world economy slows, price of copper falls

LONDON, England: Despite a recent rebound, speculators in the international copper market, considered an indicator of the world's economic health, ...

Russian Central Bank reports economy down 4% in second quarter

MOSCOW, Russia: Financial information released by the Rosstat federal statistics service this week indicated that Russia's economy shrank 4 percent ...

Officials hopeful as UK consumer confidence rises

LONDON, England: A survey conducted by YouGov and consultancy Cebr reported that UK consumer confidence slowly rose in July, after ...

Far-Right Italian Leader Meloni Rides Popular Wave in Polls

Rome - With a message that blends Christianity, motherhood and patriotism, Giorgia Meloni is riding a wave of popularity that ...

Sensex surges 379 points; MM, Maruti Suzuki, RIL jump

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], August 16 (ANI): The Indian stock market's benchmark Sensex surged by 379 points on Tuesday led by ...

Sensex jumps 300 points; auto, FMCG, banking stocks soar

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], August 16 (ANI): The Indian stock market's benchmark Sensex was trading 300 points higher in the afternoon ...

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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 ...

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Europe should stop issuing Russian tourist visas, says Estonia, Finland

TALLINN, Estonia: The leaders of Estonia and Finland have said that Russian citizens should not be able to go on ...


Polish government in furore over EU conditions for grants, loans

WARSAW, Poland: Toughening its rhetoric in its rule-of-law row with the European Union, Poland's national-conservative government threatened to turn "all ...


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 ...


Syria, Lebanon discuss plan to send 15,000 refugees back home per month

© Provided by Xinhua DAMASCUS/BEIRUT, Aug. 15 (Xinhua) -- Syrian and Lebanese officials met in the Syrian capital Damascus on ...


Mideast in Pictures: Beautiful sunset at Alexandria beach in Egypt

© Provided by Xinhua ALEXANDRIA, Egypt, Aug. 15 (Xinhua) -- Don't miss the beautiful sunset at the Alexandria Port in ...


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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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