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Pell case likely to end up in Australian High Court

MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia - Victoria's Court of Appeal on Wednesday delivered one of the most significant judgments in Australian legal ...

Paralympic chief says Tokyo 2020 hotels 'biggest concern'

Tokyo - The Paralympics chief has said the 2020 Games are "on track," but raised alarm bells over a dearth ...

Envoy Says US Ready to Restart North Korea Nuclear Talks

U.S. envoy for North Korea Stephen Biegun says the Trump administration is ready to resume stalled negotiations over North Korea's ...

Pentagon: State Dept Approves Possible $8B Fighter Jet Sale to Taiwan

WASHINGTON - The U.S. State Department has approved a possible $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, the ...

Can environmental populism save the planet?

Populism and environmentalism are words seldom seen in the same sentence. One is associated predominantly with nationalists and charismatic leaders ...

Aussie skipper Paine plays down Archer fear, backs Warner

Sydney - Australia captain Tim Paine says the tourists will not be intimidated by England fast bowler Jofra Archer and ...

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Pell case likely to end up in Australian High Court

MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia - Victoria's Court of Appeal on Wednesday delivered one of the most significant judgments in Australian legal ...

Bus hijacking in Brazil ends, hijacker dead, hostages freed

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil - A hostage situation in Rio de Janeiro involving a bus and thirty seven hostages has ...

Situation in Persian Gulf described as troubling and complex

NEW YORK, New York - The UN Security Council has been briefed on the escalating hostilities in the Middle East. ...

Continuation of current situation in Yemen untenable, says UN envoy

ADEN, Yemen - A month ago, the United Nations top Yemen envoy told the Security Council the country was facing ...

Stealing personal identification data causing nightmares for victims

The headquarters of a large national bank had detected fraud on an account and sent word to an Atlanta branch ...

Jordan considered closing Israeli embassy, expelling ambassador

AMMAN, Jordan - While Israel is being courted by Arab countries to establish diplomatic relations, members of Jordan's parliament are ...