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US Reliance on Private Prisons Sparks Controversy

Alex Friedmann was once in favor of private prisons. He spent six years in a freshly built one in Tennessee ...


Speed of Titans Taylor catches attention of LeBron James

Tennessee Titans wide receiver Taywan Taylor received praise from NBA superstar LeBron James after his performance in Saturday's preseason game ...


Aretha Franklin: Farewell to the Queen of Soul

The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, has died of pancreatic cancer 41 years to the day that the world lost ...


Back-to-Back-to-Back Home Runs Doom Redbirds

MEMPHIS, Tennessee - The first-place Memphis Redbirds (76-50) were undone by back-to-back-to-back home runs by the Round Rock Express (Rangers) ...


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Mueller’s ‘thugs’ suffer Trump's blows after McGahn’s expose

WASHINGTON, U.S. - In his latest salvo against Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into alleged collusion between Russia and his ...

Massive 8.2 magnitude quake strikes off the coast of Fiji

WELLINGTON, New Zealand - Small tsunami waves were observed soon after a magnitude 8.2 earthquake struck off the coast of ...

Five imams shot dead in Turkey’s Erzincan province

ANKARA, Turkey - Five clerics from Turkey’s Religious Affairs Directorate (Diyanet) were shot dead after a heated argument broke out ...

Man jailed after making hoax bomb call to catch U.K. flight

LONDON, U.K. - In a shocking incident at the Gatwick Airport, a resident of east London, made a hoax bomb ...

Magnitude 6.0 quake rattles southern Costa Rica

GOLFITO, Costa Rica - The U.S. Geological Survey (U.S.G.S.) said that the southern part of Costa Rica was rattled by ...

Taliban kidnaps Afghans, rejects Ghani’s ceasefire offer

KABUL, Afghanistan - A day after the Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani announced another unilateral ceasefire with Taliban insurgents, the group ...

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Here's why diabetics should get proper sleep

Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 21 (ANI): If you are a diabetic with a disrupted sleep pattern, you might need more ...

Buccaneers sign DT Worthy

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers addressed their immediate need for interior linemen by signing veteran defensive tackle Jerel Worthy. The Buccaneers ...

US Reliance on Private Prisons Sparks Controversy

Alex Friedmann was once in favor of private prisons. He spent six years in a freshly built one in Tennessee ...

Twins give Gonsalves his first big league start vs. White Sox

Stephen Gonsalves will make his major league debut Monday night when the Minnesota Twins open a three-game series with the ...

Speed of Titans Taylor catches attention of LeBron James

Tennessee Titans wide receiver Taywan Taylor received praise from NBA superstar LeBron James after his performance in Saturday's preseason game ...

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Apple removes thousands of apps from App Store in China

BEIJING, China - Amid tightening regulation and endless criticism from media in the country, Apple is said to have pulled ...


Facebook faces allegations of housing ad discrimination

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Facebook is battling fresh allegations in the U.S., this time related to discrimination in housing advertisements.  According ...


WhatsApp planning on deleting old messages, photos, videos

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - As part of its new deal with Google, WhatsApp is said to have now decided to do away ...


China arrests three over biggest-ever bitcoin heist

BEIJING, China - After witnessing the country’s biggest-ever cryptocurrency heist, in which Bitcoin worth $87 million (600 million yuan) was ...


Walmart completes acquisition of 77% stake in Flipkart

BENGALURU, India - The world’s largest retailer, Walmart Inc. completed its deal to acquire controlling stake into India’s biggest online ...


ATMs worldwide suffer highly-coordinated attack, millions lo

NEW DELHI, India - Three days after the FBI warned of a potential ‘cashout’ ATM hack, that could hit bank ...


Hotel Review

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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