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Around 1,500 jobs at risk as Homebase shuts 42 stores

LONDON, U.K. - DIY retailer Homebase has announced its decision to close nearly a fifth of the 250 store chain, ...


U.K. police treating car ramming as suspected terror attack

LONDON, U.K. - In what Britain’s counter terrorism police is calling a suspected terror attack, a man drove a car ...


British Police 'Satisfied' They Know Identity of Car Attack Suspect

British counterterrorism police say they believe they know the identity of the man they arrested Tuesday after he crashed a ...


Crash Outside Parliament in London Treated as Terrorism

LONDON -- AP A motorist slammed into pedestrians and cyclists near Britain's Houses of Parliament on Tuesday and police are ...


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We must come together to make the call for democracy loud and clear

With such support across so many bodies, it makes sense to come together at moments such as these to make ...

Gordon Brown says Jeremy Corbyn 'has to change'

Gordon Brown says Jeremy Corbyn 'has to change' to address concerns about anti-Semitism in the Labour Party.The former prime minister ...

Eight people injured by loose horse at Pembrokeshire Show

Five people, including a 12-year-old boy and 83-year old man, have been taken to hospital after a horse bolted during ...

England international Danny Cipriani charged with nightclub assault

England rugby international Danny Cipriani has been charged with common assault after an incident at a Jersey nightclub.The Gloucester fly-half ...

Sir Cliff Richard privacy case: BBC will not go to Court of Appeal

The BBC will not challenge a ruling over its coverage of a police raid at Sir Cliff Richard's home in ...

Tory MPs complain over peer's Tunisia trip

Three Tory MPs have lodged a complaint against party colleague Lord Sheikh over his attendance at a conference on Palestinian ...

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Collusion probe blamed for Brennan’s clearance being axed

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Hounded by the intensifying Russia collusion probe being led by the Special Counsel Robert Mueller, the U.S. ...

Pakistan’s Independence Day celebrations turn deadly

KARACHI, Pakistan - As Pakistan marked its 72nd Independence Day, several cases of aerial firing recorded across the country left ...

Explosion on Indian oil tanker off Oman, two casualties

MUSCAT, Oman - An Indian oil tanker, MT Desh Vaibhav suffered an explosion off the coast of Oman, with three ...

Kabul student centre attacked, death toll revised to 34

KABUL, Afghanistan - A suicide bomber struck a student education centre in Afghanistan’s capital of Kabul on Wednesday, leaving dozens ...

U.S. slams new sanctions on firms helping North Korea

WASHINGTON, U.S. - In a bid to punish companies that have been providing North Korea with revenue streams in violation ...

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Pakistan warns Twitter to block offensive content

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan has issued a stern warning to popular microblogging site, Twitter to either block “offensive content” or ...


Uber hires former NSA official to lead firm’s security

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Nine months after Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi fired the company’s head of security, Joe Sullivan over the ...


Vienna topples Melbourne as world’s most liveable city

VIENNA, Austria - Breaking Melbourne’s seven year record, the Austrian capital, Vienna was crowned the world’s most liveable city, in ...


Longtime Netflix CFO David Wells to step down

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - After completing 14 years with the company, during which time Netflix recorded massive growth, the streaming giant’s ...


Ticketmaster asked to shutdown controversial resale websites

LONDON, U.K. - Following warnings of a crackdown by the country’s competition watchdog, Ticketmaster U.K. has now decided to shut ...


Around 1,500 jobs at risk as Homebase shuts 42 stores

LONDON, U.K. - DIY retailer Homebase has announced its decision to close nearly a fifth of the 250 store chain, ...


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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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