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Senate meeting interrupted by Final Fantasy porn

A prankster played a graphic ?Final Fantasy?-themed clip during an event held by Italian senators and academicsA pornographic clip featuring ...


Two Uyghurs in Saudi Arabia Fear Deportation to China

WASHINGTON - Two Uyghur men detained in Saudi Arabia are facing the prospect of being sent back to China while ...


Cambodia Resumes Treason Trial of Opposition Leader Kem Sokha

PHNOM PENH - Cambodia resumed the treason trial of banned opposition party leader Kem Sokha on Wednesday after a two-year ...


U-19 World Cup: Skippers shine as South Africa and England romp to comfortable victories

Basseterre [Saint Kitts], January 19 (ANI): South Africa's Dewald Brevis and England's Tom Prest played captain's innings to propel their ...


Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) - Day 7 and 8

Saturday 01/15/22Nigeria vs Sudan | 3-1Guinea Bissau vs Egypt | 0-1Sunday 01/16/22Gambia vs Mali | 1-1Tunisia vs Mauritania |4-0Ivory Coast ...


Salah pal Lovren makes passport claim about FIFA award snub

The Zenit St. Petersburg mainstay is a former teammate of the Liverpool and Egypt superstarFootball icon Mohamed Salah's close friend ...


France receives request from Mali to review defence accords

Paris [France], January 19 (ANI/Sputnik): The French Foreign Ministry confirmed on Tuesday that Mali has requested that France review bilateral ...


Nigeria Unveils Massive Pile of Rice Marking Production Progress

ABUJA - Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is unveiling a massive pyramid of rice harvested by farmers to pay back bank ...


India at UN stresses women's participation in public life, elimination of violence for promoting lasting peace around the world

New York [US], January 19 (ANI): India stressed on women's participation in public life and elimination of violence against them ...


The mysterious woman at the centre of the Texas synagogue siege

The British hostage taker who was shot dead by police was demanding the release of Dr. Aafia Siddiqui, a Pakistani ...


Kwasi Wiredu cleared the way for modern African philosophy

Kwasi Wiredu, often called the greatest living African philosopher, passed on 6 January 2022 in the US at the age ...


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US Supreme Court to rule on religious rights of football coach

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Supreme Court said it would hear an appeal from a former high school football coach who ...

US snow storm leaves thousands without power

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina: The eastern United States was hit by a severe winter storm on January 16, packing heavy snow, ...

Norwegian Caribbean cruise remains in St. Martin as cruise canceled

PHILIPSBURG, St. Martin: Norwegian Cruise Line canceled, mid-voyage, a ten-day Caribbean cruise on the Norwegian Gem due to COVID-19, leaving ...

One of world's oldest gorillas put to sleep at Atlanta Zoo

ATLANTA, Georgia: Zoo Atlanta's gorilla, one of the oldest in captivity at 59 years, was euthanized on January 13 due ...

Former Denmark defense minister charged with leaking state secrets

COPENHAGEN, Denmark: An official at the highest level of the Denmark government has been charged with leaking state secrets. Claus ...

West Australia's Onslow sets new high of 50.7 degrees Celsius

ONSLOW, West Australia: The sun appears to be mercilessly beating down on Onslow in West Australia, as the town registered ...

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Ugandan mother delivers in sky: Gives baby doctor's name

TORONTO, Canada - A Bangladeshi-Canadian doctor assisted a Ugandan woman to deliver a baby on an overnight flight in December ...

Two Uyghurs in Saudi Arabia Fear Deportation to China

WASHINGTON - Two Uyghur men detained in Saudi Arabia are facing the prospect of being sent back to China while ...

U-19 World Cup: Skippers shine as South Africa and England romp to comfortable victories

Basseterre [Saint Kitts], January 19 (ANI): South Africa's Dewald Brevis and England's Tom Prest played captain's innings to propel their ...

Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) - Day 7 and 8

Saturday 01/15/22Nigeria vs Sudan | 3-1Guinea Bissau vs Egypt | 0-1Sunday 01/16/22Gambia vs Mali | 1-1Tunisia vs Mauritania |4-0Ivory Coast ...

Salah pal Lovren makes passport claim about FIFA award snub

The Zenit St. Petersburg mainstay is a former teammate of the Liverpool and Egypt superstarFootball icon Mohamed Salah's close friend ...

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At 3.45%, mortgage rates highest in US since pandemic struck

WASHINGTON D.C.: According to a closely watched survey, U.S. mortgage rates have reached levels not seen since March 2020. In ...


U.S. stocks shatter, Nasdaq loses 387 points

NEW YORK, New York - A major rise in U.S. Treasury yields and a sell-off of financial stocks rocked Wall ...


Wild boar found with swine fever in Italy, could close pork industry

PIEDMONT, Italy: Earlier this month, a case of African swine fever, which can be deadly to pigs but harmless to ...


During lockdown, free flowers handed out to mark Tulip Day

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands: As stores in Amsterdam and across the Netherlands cautiously reopened after a COVID-19 lockdown, thousands of free bunches ...


Mixed movements on Asian stock markets, greenback gains

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Tuesday in light trading. The U.S. dollar continued to correct ...


French ski season saved due to change in Covid rules for foreigners

PARIS, France: After Paris changed its travel restrictions, announcing that UK travellers would only need to present a negative Covid-19 ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

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