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Child Marriage Persists in Guatemala Despite Ban, Experts Say

BOGOTA - A year after Guatemala banned child marriage, girls are getting married in rural indigenous communities that are unaware ...


In Haiti, Slight Progress for LGBT Rights Seen as Victory

PORT-AU-PRINCE - Yaisah Val recently came out publicly as a transgender woman on YouTube, a potentially risky move in a ...


In Haiti, Slight Progress for LGBT Rights is Seen as Victory

PORT-AU-PRINCE - Yaisah Val recently came out publicly as a transgender woman on YouTube, a potentially risky move in a ...


Inter-Korean Tourism Surge Expected if Peace Prevails

SEOUL - Planning is under way in South Korea to renew and expand tourism ties with North Korea, contingent upon ...


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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 ...

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 ...

Manafort’s lawyers rest case without calling witnesses

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Closing nearly two weeks of a dramatic criminal trial on Tuesday morning, without presenting any evidence of ...

Swedish PM fumes after Masked youths torch 80 cars overnight

GOTEBORG, Sweden - In a bizarre night of vandalism, masked youngsters in different parts of Sweden torched dozens of cars, ...

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 ...

Latin America

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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 ...

DTI conducts feed-backing on 2018 BPLS CES result

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Aug. 15 (PIA) - The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) - Region 02 conducted feed-backing sessions ...

Experts: Hail Damage Worse, but Climate Role Uncertain

BOULDER, COLORADO - Hailstorms inflict billions of dollars' worth of damage yearly in North America alone, and the cost will ...

Cubans Cheer as Internet Goes Nationwide for Day

HAVANA - Cuba's government said it provided free internet to the Communist-run island's more than 5 million cellphone users on ...

Brazil's Leftists March for Lula Candidacy

BRASILIA - Supporters of former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva marched on Brasilia on Tuesday to support his ...

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Vienna topples Melbourne as world’s most liveable city

VIENNA, Austria - Breaking Melbourne’s seven year record, the Austrian capital, Vienna was crowned the world’s most liveable city, in ...


Longtime Netflix CFO David Wells to step down

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - After completing 14 years with the company, during which time Netflix recorded massive growth, the streaming giant’s ...


Ticketmaster asked to shutdown controversial resale websites

LONDON, U.K. - Following warnings of a crackdown by the country’s competition watchdog, Ticketmaster U.K. has now decided to shut ...


Around 1,500 jobs at risk as Homebase shuts 42 stores

LONDON, U.K. - DIY retailer Homebase has announced its decision to close nearly a fifth of the 250 store chain, ...


Sydney hotel market may have peaked

SYDNEY, Australia - The hotel bubble in Australia's largest city may have been pricked as the industry reels from an accelerating ...


Amid Turkey crisis, U.S. stocks lower, Dow declines

NEW YORK, U.S. - The financial crisis in Turkey, which sent its currency lira plummeting last week, continued to rattle ...


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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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