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Serena v Sharapova showdown seizes spotlight at US Open

New York - Serena Williams faces Maria Sharapova in a blockbuster first round match on Monday at the US Open, ...


Jack Leach joins list of stars in specs

Leeds - Jack Leach came in as last man and played the perfect supporting role to Ben Stokes' match-winning pyrotechnics ...


Australia captain Paine to review DRS role after defeat

Leeds - Australia captain Tim Paine said he would be putting someone else in charge of the team's reviews following ...


Does anyone have a pad? TV is finally dismantling the period taboo

Last week, menstrual pad brand Libra launched their Blood Normal commercial in Australia, running it during prime time television shows ...


International

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7 dead after plane and helicopter collide on Spanish island

MALLORCA, Spain - A mid-air collision between a helicopter and a small plane on a tourist resort island in Spain ...

G7 to have emergency session on fires in Amazon

BRASILIA, Brazil - Under increasing international pressure to contain the record numbers of fires in the Amazon, Brazilian President Jair ...

African children forced from school by conflict

A surge in "deliberate" attacks against students, teachers and schools in West and Central Africa has led to a tripling ...

After 34 years, Rotary and partners to nail global polio-eradication

BRAZZAVILLE, Republic of Congo - What started out as an extraordinary ambition for a global service group 34 years ago, ...

Disaster risk reduction a must for nations in Asia Pacific, says ESCAP

Changing patterns and worsening impacts of natural disasters in Asia and the Pacific, coupled with environmental degradation and climate change, ...

U.S. law enforcement nail man who pretended to be federal agent

CINCINNATI, Ohio - When Shane Ryan Hammond burst into an Ohio home in 2017 to apprehend a suspected bail jumper, ...

Business

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Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Abe discuss trade at G7

BIARRITZ, France - U.S. President Donald Trump says he and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe have agreed on the principles ...

Some Chinese-imposed tariffs on U.S. goods to start 1 September

BEIJING, China - Behind the sharp sell-off on Wall Street on Friday was the announcement earlier by China that it ...

U.S. Justice Department approves sale of Fox regional sports networks

WASHINGTON, DC - Sinclair Broadcasting's takeover of various assets sold by Rupert Murdoch's parent company to Disney, has been given ...

Ireland to introduce stricter standards for marketing mobile phones

DUBLIN, Ireland - New guidelines relating to the advertising of mobile phone and broadband services by the Advertising Standards Authority ...

Tech stocks shatter, Nasdaq drops 3%, as Trump Trade War escalates

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks got smashed on Friday after President Donald Trump engaged in a tirade against ...

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28-year old woman dead in freak incident in NSW Central West

MUDGEE, Central West, NSW, Australia -A woman has died after being hit by her own car in the state's Central ...


Australia captain Paine to review DRS role after defeat

Leeds - Australia captain Tim Paine said he would be putting someone else in charge of the team's reviews following ...


Does anyone have a pad? TV is finally dismantling the period taboo

Last week, menstrual pad brand Libra launched their Blood Normal commercial in Australia, running it during prime time television shows ...


How doctors convinced the world the planet was worth fighting for

Last week, one of the world's leading medical journals declared the medical community must act now to limit the health ...


Australia to block websites hosting live-streamed terror attacks

Australia will establish a mechanism for internet providers to quickly and effectively block websites hosting terror attacks in the wake ...


Australia to Join Strait of Hormuz Tanker Protection Mission

SYDNEY - Australia will send a warship and surveillance aircraft to the Persian Gulf to join an international effort to ...


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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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