Wed, 22 Aug 2018

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Munro, Bravo brothers snuff out Tallawahs challenge

3:00 AM ET Trinbago Knight Riders 184 for 6 (Munro 67, Darren Bravo 50, Imad 2-17) beat Jamaica Tallawahs 182 ...


'Never wanted to be Kapil Dev. Let me be Hardik Pandya'

5:09 PM ET Hardik Pandya wants to be Hardik Pandya. He wants to stop being compared to the India's greatest ...


Brown keeps Sussex's mind on the job

Sussex have a Twenty20 quarter-final on Friday, but such is the nature of the English season that their immediate task ...


Hetmyer, Malik destroy Tallawahs as Guyana go top

3:00 AM ET Guyana Amazon Warriors 209 for 7 (Hetmyer 100, Malik 50) beat Jamaica Tallawahs 138 (Phillips 43, Taylor ...


Business

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Google slapped with lawsuit over phone tracking scandal

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Following a scandal that revealed how Google has been illegally tracking movements of millions of users regardless ...

In $3.2 billion deal, PepsiCo buys SodaStream

NEW YORK, U.S. - In a bid to reach out to customers in their homes, rather than through stores, beverage ...

Twitch pulls ad-free viewing from its Prime service

LONDON, U.K. - After deciding to pull ad-free viewing from Twitch Prime, the service has faced intense criticism from users, ...

The all Iranian-made twin-seat fight jet unveiled

TEHRAN, Iran - In a move that Tehran has said would enhance its deterrence capabilities in confronting Washington, the country ...

Keeping it simple: Users picking dumb phones over smart ones

LONDON, U.K. - With smartphones becoming indispensable, and overtaking every aspect of people’s lives in recent years, a new report ...

Digital screens suffer outage at Gatwick Airport

GATWICK, U.K. - Following a massive technical issue with its digital screens, Gatwick Airport had to resort to using white ...

Caribbean

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Venezuelans Confused Over New Bills Coming From Bank ATMs

CARACAS - Residents of Venezuela's capital say they're confused by banknotes coming out of ATMs as the country's new currency ...

Cuban Farmers Shrug Off Promise of Private Ownership

MATANZAS, CUBA - Cuba's decision to change its constitution and allow private property ownership has been shrugged off by small ...

Venezuelans Struggle to Adjust to Currency Revaluation

CARACAS, VENEZUELA - Venezuelans struggled Monday to calculate prices of food and household goods as a new currency scheme aimed ...

With Inflation Soaring, Venezuela Prices Shed Five Zeros

CARACAS/VALENCIA, VENEZUELA - Venezuela on Monday slashed five zeros from prices as part of a broad economic plan that President ...

Argentina's Macri to Report Venezuela to ICC Over Human Rights

Argentina's President Mauricio Macri plans to report Venezuela's government to the International Criminal Court at The Hague for alleged crimes ...

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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 ...


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 ...

Financial Markets

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