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Kane's boyhood team-mate turns Chinese history-maker

Shanghai - Nico Yennaris was born in working-class east London, played with Harry Kane at Arsenal as a boy and ...


Rebuilding Notre Dame Will Be Long, Fraught and Expensive

LONDON - Notre Dame in Paris is not the first great cathedral to suffer a devastating fire, and it probably ...


No Sign of Arson in Notre Dame Blaze as Nation Grieves for Symbol

PARIS - The fire that tore through Notre Dame cathedral was probably caused by accident, French prosecutors said on Tuesday ...


French mourn Notre Dame, might take decades to rebuild cathedral

French citizens joined global leaders to rally behind Emmanuel Macron in the aftermath of a fire that ravaged the iconic ...


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Peter Lynas- Todays secularism leaves no space for Billy Vunipola... or Ashers

As an Ulster and Irish rugby fan, I'm not naturally inclined to support Billy Vunipola. But as someone who believes ...

Farmer Ben and his tractor are made of strong stuff

Farmers have a reputation for seeking the best possible value from their purchases, but few could have been as successful ...

Editor's Viewpoint- Whole world awaits churchs resurrection

As the fire at the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris has shown, it is not merely an ancient building or ...

Don Anderson- Can Notre Dame rise like a phoenix from the flames?

I watched with sinking heart Notre Dame burning and then I thought of our Bank Buildings fire. Two buildings of ...

'I helped test a wonder drug - then I was denied it'

When Louise Moorhouse took part in a drug trial she was able to eat normally for the first time in ...

Shamima Begum- Why women support terror

Women are often portrayed as peacemakers, but research suggests they can play an active role in extremism. ...

International

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Massive healthcare fraud schemes uncovered in United States

CINCINNATI, Ohio - Thirty one doctors, 7 pharmacists, eight nurse practitioners, and seven other licensed medical professionals, are among 60 ...

Report: Afghan detainees suffering electric-shocks and genitals-abuse

KABUL, Afghanistan - Abuse and torture of political prisoners in jails is still happening, despite government measures to stamp it ...

North Korea tests new "tactical guided weapon"

SEOUL, South Korea - North Korea has tested a new "tactical guided weapon," the latest display of Pyongyang's military capabilities, ...

Ex Peru leader attempts to take his own life to avoid arrest

LIMA, Peru - Former President of Peru Alan Garcia who was in a coma in a hospital in the capital ...

Parisians still in shock as damage to historic cathedral is assessed

PARIS, France - Two-thirds of the largely medieval roof of Notre Dame cathedral in Paris are "gone" after the devastating ...

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LogMeIn opens new international hub in Dublin

DUBLIN, Ireland - A leading provider of cloud-based connectivity and recognized as one of the world’s 10 largest public Software-as-a-Service ...


Greenback shines as stocks diop acfross Asia

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks finished in negatiove territory across the board on Thursday. The U.S. dollar however was in demand ...


NFL releases schedule for 256-game 2019 season

NEW YORK CITY, New York - The NFL announced its season schedule for 2019 on Wednesday night. The 17-week, 256-game ...


G20 to meet in Riyadh in November 2020

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - The dates have been set for the G20 Leaders’ Summit being hosted by Saudi Arabia in ...


U.S. stocks close little changed, health shares hold markets back

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street was little changed on Wednesday as buyers and sellers evened out the trading. ...


Asian stock markets lack direction Wednesday

SYDNEY, Australia - Buyers were less dominant on Asian markets Wednesday, despite Tuesday's worldwide rally. Nonetheless bourses in Japan and ...


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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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