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Hosting Open 'speaks volumes' for Northern Ireland - McIlroy

Portrush - Rory McIlroy said on Wednesday that Northern Ireland hosting the Open Championship for the first time since 1951 ...


5 key holes at the Open Championship

Portrush - The Open Championship returns to Northern Ireland after a 68-year absence this week at Royal Portrush for the ...


Spieth acknowledges slump, talks self-belief at Open

Cape Town - Jordan Spieth cuts a conflicted figure these days as the Texan ponders his win drought.The last time ...


PRO14 season to kick off on South African soil

Cape Town - South Africa will raise the curtain on the new PRO14 campaign when the Cheetahs host 2015 champions ...


Europe

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Briefing: The outlook for Libya's migrant detention centres

More than two weeks after an airstrike on a migrant detention centre in Libya's capital left at least 53 people ...

Russia Extends Ukraine Sailors' Detention Amid Prisoner Swap Talks

MOSCOW - A Russian court on Wednesday prolonged the detention of 24 Ukrainian sailors captured last year near Crimea, in ...

Cambodia ?Black Lists? Six EU Lawmakers for Supporting CNRP

The government of Cambodia this week placed six EU parliamentarians on a list to be refused visas to enter the ...

After Record Heat Wave, Parts of Europe Now Face Drought

PARIS - After weathering record-breaking temperatures, parts of Europe are now gripped by a punishing drought that is shriveling harvests, ...

US Cuts Turkey Out of F-35 Fighter Jet Program

PENTAGON - The United States is officially removing Turkey from its F-35 stealth fighter jet program after Ankara accepted the ...

Bastareaud joins Lyon until end of RWC

Lyon - Discarded France centre Mathieu Bastareaud will join Lyon in the French Top 14 until the end of the ...

Business

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Stocks across the board in U.S. lose ground as trade tensions bite

NEW YORK, New York - A major fall in the rail freight giant CSX Corp and continuing trade tensions weighed ...

FBI seeks public help in identifying domestic terrorists

WASHINGTON, DC - A list of nearly four dozen observable behavioral signs that someone might be planning to commit an ...

National Broadband Ireland and government yet to finalise contract

DUBLIN, Ireland - The Irish government on Wednesday outlined the progress being made towards finalising the contract for the National ...

Sterling slides to 27-month low, Asian markets quiet

SYDNEY, Australia - The British pound fell to a more than two-year low on Wednesday amidst burgeoning concerns about Brexit, ...

New York State bans sale of cigarettes to under-age smokers

NEW YORK, New York - A state bill to ban sales of cigarettes to under 21 year-olds was signed by ...

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Moon mission got huge support from U.S. military

On July 20, 1969, history was made when two Apollo 11 astronauts, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, became the first ...


Pakistan ordered to review conviction and sentence of suspected spy

THE HAGUE, Netherlands - In a ruling handed down on Wednesday afternoon, the International Court of Justice at The Hague ...


67,000 Vietnamese maimed by unexploded cluster bombs since war's end

History often focuses on the immediate death toll of war. But hostilities can have longer-term consequences on a population's health.In ...


Delhi Police criticised after girl, 6, is abducted and brutally raped

DELHI, India - A women's advocate group in Delhi has slammed police for their handling of a brutal alleged rape ...


Israel increases fleet of F-35 fighter jets to sixteen

TEL AVIV, Israel - Israel has taken delivery of two more brand new F-35 "Adir" jet fighters.The two new jets ...


Williamson and team do New Zealand proud, writes UAE newspaper

"It just wasn't meant to be.""Given the heartbreaking circumstances of Sunday's Cricket World Cup final defeat, New Zealand captain Kane ...


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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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