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Qatar nationals issued with Hajj visas

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Qatari citizens are being welcomed in Saudi Arabia for the annual pilgrimage to Makkah. Despite the ...


Roadside bomb targets Saudi-backed local Yemeni governor

ADEN, Yemen - A targeting roadside bomb exploded in Yemen's southern city of Aden, targeting the convoy of a local ...


Iran unveils next-generation short-range ballistic missile

TEHRAN, Iran - Amid rising tensions with the U.S., after the country’s President Donald Trump withdrew from the Iran nuclear ...


Two Million Pilgrims Expected For Hajj In Saudi Arabia

An estimated 2 million Muslims will gather in Saudi Arabia next week for the hajj, which will feature the return ...


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D-backs carry Ray of hope into clash with Padres

SAN DIEGO -- On Aug. 10, the Arizona Diamondbacks departed Phoenix on a nine-game road trip that was packed for ...

Yankees feel the heat, hope to rebound vs. Jays

NEW YORK -- When Aaron Judge fractured his right wrist July 26, first place in the American League East was ...

Royals, short on sleep, visit White Sox

Forgive Kansas City Royals players if they yawn during the series opener against the Chicago White Sox on Friday night ...

Cardinals look to start another streak vs. Brewers

Thursday night's 5-4 loss to the Washington Nationals snapped the St. Louis Cardinals' winning streak at a season-high eight games. ...

Braves host Rockies in battle of young lefties

ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Braves' Sean Newcomb got the better of the Colorado Rockies' Kyle Freeland on April 8 at ...

Nationals hope to build on win vs. Marlins

MIAMI -- The Washington Nationals woke up Thursday with a losing record, nine games off the lead in a division ...

World

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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 ...

Dozens killed in second bus tragedy in three days in Ecuador

QUITO, Ecuador - In what became the second highway tragedy in less than three days in Ecuador, a bus rammed ...

Roadside bomb targets Saudi-backed local Yemeni governor

ADEN, Yemen - A targeting roadside bomb exploded in Yemen's southern city of Aden, targeting the convoy of a local ...

Iran unveils next-generation short-range ballistic missile

TEHRAN, Iran - Amid rising tensions with the U.S., after the country’s President Donald Trump withdrew from the Iran nuclear ...

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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 ...


Trump slams witch hunt and those investigating it

WASHINGTON, U.S. - In a fiery day on Twitter, the U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out at his regular targets ...


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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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