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Top world news stories, December 11

1. Trump defends hush money as Cohen faces prison Donald Trump on Monday defended hush money payments reported by his ...


Four Alabama players named to AP All-America squad

Ten players from the four College Football Playoff semifinalists were named to The Associated Press All-America first team, which was ...


Supreme Court Won't Hear States' Planned Parenthood Appeal

The Supreme Court on Monday avoided a high-profile case by rejecting appeals from Kansas and Louisiana in their effort to ...


Ascension Parish School Board will have new faces in January | Ascension | theadvocate.com

Three of the 11 seats on the Ascension Parish School Board will be held by new members in January after ...


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Jack Ma toppled as China's Richest Man from world index

BEIJING, China - With a fortune of $42.5 billion, Evergrande Group owner Xu Jiayin toppled Alibaba's Jack Ma to become ...

Another bug in Google+ affects 52.5 million users

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Two months after announcing its decision to shut down Google+, the Alphabet-owned search engine giant has revealed ...

Online news sites blocked by Bangladesh over security issues

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh blocked dozens of online news sites on Monday, ahead of the country's parliamentary election scheduled for ...

IMF warns of troubles facing the global economy

LONDON, U.K. - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned of 'storm clouds' building over the world economy, urging governments ...

Australia recommends tougher scrutiny of tech giants

SYDNEY, Australia - In a bid to better scrutinize the role of tech giants that have gained strong market dominance ...

Millions of commuters impacted after German rail strike

BERLIN, Germany - Amid growing anger over an ongoing pay dispute, several German railway workers staged a four-hour long strike ...

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Grizzlies hope to catch road-weary Blazers at right time

The Memphis Grizzlies hope to catch a break in the schedule when they host the Portland Trail Blazers to open ...

Thunder look to remain hot on road at Pelicans

The Oklahoma City Thunder are one of the hottest teams in the NBA. They have won five of their last ...

Shorthanded Wizards, Celtics meet up in Washington

WASHINGTON -- A pair of teams that played short-handed last time out meet when the Boston Celtics visit the Washington ...

No. 24 Houston looks to stay unbeaten against LSU

No. 24 Houston is off to its best start in 50 seasons thanks to calculated scheduling and a killer streak ...

NFL notebook: Vikings fire offensive coordinator DeFilippo

The Minnesota Vikings fired first-year offensive coordinator John DeFilippo, the team announced Tuesday. Quarterbacks coach Kevin Stefanski was elevated to ...

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Trump Says He Would Intervene in Meng Case to Reach Trade Deal

President Donald Trump says he would intervene in the case against Chinese telecom executive Meng Wanzhou if it means reaching ...


Canadian diplomat detained in China

Brussels [Belgium], Dec 12 (ANI): A Canadian national employed in the International Crisis Group has been reportedly detained in China, ...


Canadian court grants bail to Huawei CFO

Vancouver [Canada], Dec 12 (ANI): A Canadian court on Tuesday granted bail to Meng Wanzhou, the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) ...


Canadian Court Grants Bail to CFO of China's Huawei

VANCOUVER/BEIJING - A Canadian court on Tuesday granted bail to a top executive of Huawei Technologies while she awaits a ...


China Detains Former Canadian Envoy

A former Canadian diplomat has been detained in China amid rising tensions between the two countries over Canada's arrest, at ...


US Agency: Arctic Posts 2nd Warmest Year on Record in 2018

The Arctic had its second-hottest year on record in 2018, part of a warming trend that may be dramatically changing ...


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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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