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Charges against Smollett over 'orchestrated' attack dropped

CHICAGO, Illinois - In a sensational development actor Jussie Smollett has been completely cleared of any wrongdoing in an incident ...

Private equity firms under attack from UN human rights officials

UN human rights experts have condemned the 'agregious' business practices of global rpive equity and investment firms which, they say, ...

Flash flooding causing havoc in southern and western Iran

TEHRAN, Iran - At least 19 people are dead, and more than a hundred injured after flash flooding in southern ...

UN chief wants complete ban on lethal autonomous weapons systems

GENEVA, Switzerland - UN  Secretary-General António Guterres  urged artificial intelligence (AI) experts meeting in Geneva on Monday to push ahead ...

White House scrambles to catch up with president's tweets

As with other Trump impulses, such as his sudden order in December to withdraw all US troops from Syria , ...

African cyclone victims facing water, sanitation and hygiene crisis

SOUTHERN AFRICA - Efforts are continuing to reach all victims of Cyclone Idai in southern Africa where a senior relief ...

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Kvitova attacker sentenced to 8 years in prison

Prague - The man who attacked two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova with a knife at her Czech home in December ...

Federer to play Madrid Masters on clay return

Madrid - Roger Federer will play on clay before this year's French Open after being confirmed on the entry list ...

Teen Andreescu calls it quits at Miami Open

Miami - Indian Wells champion Bianca Andreescu retired from her fourth-round match at the Miami Open while trailing Anett Kontaveit ...

McGregor announces his retirement from MMA - again!

Los Angeles - Mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor said on Monday he had retired from the sport, vowing to ...

Halep dominates Venus in Miami

Miami - Simona Halep got the better of Venus Williams once again as the Romanian made light work of the ...

Federer wary of Medvedev after Miami victory

Miami - Roger Federer admits he faces a real battle to land the 101st title of his career with the ...

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