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John Lindsey- Speaking in 'weather almanac,' and remembering dad - santamariatimes.com

My father and our agrarian neighbors often spoke in weather almanac. They talked about average rainfall or high and low ...


A look at companies moving UK business in the age of Brexit

Here's a look at companies and organizations that have announced in recent months they would shift operations out of Britain ...


Farewell from Col. Hough, former 30th Space Wing commander

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE - When I became the commander of the 30th Space Wing, I realized that we needed ...


Motorcycle Safety Program partners with local training agencies

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE - Through partnerships with local training agencies, Vandenberg AFBs motorcycle safety program helps maintain military readiness ...


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Gulf tensions put global flow of oil supplies at risk

Tensions between the United States, Iran and other countries are flaring again in the Strait of Hormuz.There are competing explanations ...

Mark Esper Sworn In as US Secretary of Defense

WASHINGTON - Updated 7:45 pm EDTArmy Secretary Mark Esper was sworn in as U.S. secretary of defense on Tuesday, hours ...

Pakistan's Imran Khan Says Taliban May Soon Release 2 Hostages

The Taliban may soon release two hostages who were captured in August 2016, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said during ...

Kabul Seeks Clarification on Trump Talk of Wiping Out Afghanistan

KABUL - Afghanistan called on Tuesday for an explanation of comments by U.S. President Donald Trump in which he said ...

US Senate Approves Bill to Extend 9/11 Victims Fund

WASHINGTON - The Senate gave final legislative approval Tuesday to a bill ensuring that a victims' compensation fund related to ...

The uproar over taking 'man' out of 'manhole'

It is not every day that a change to a municipal code for a medium-sized city makes international news. But ...

Business

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Wall Street kicks higher, dollar follows suit

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks hovered around all-time highs on Tuesday, with all the major indices notching up ...

IMF again trims global economic growth forecast

WASHINGTON, DC - The IMF has revised downward its projection for global growth, saying the world economy is becoming sluggish.In ...

U.S. dollar surges in Asia, stocks also higher

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia surged on Tuesday, while the U.S. dollar also forged ahead.The euro fell sharply, relinquishing ...

U.S. stocks advance, dollar well bid Monday

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rose on Monday in a positive start to the week. Investors were buoyed ...

Star Market makes spectaclar debut in China

SHANGHAI, China - China's answer to the Nasdaq made a spectaculatr debut on Monday with the capitalization of the new ...

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Brexit torch passes to Boris

LONDON, UK - Brexit will be the first priority for Boris Johnson when he takes office as prime minister, replacing ...


Tanaiste issues statement of condemnation over Palestinian evictions

DUBLIN, Ireland - Tanaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has taken issue with Israel over the forced evacuations ...


The disappearance of Burundian reporter Jean Bigirimana

BUJUMBURA, BURUNDI - When a journalist we know walks through the streets of his hometown in Burundi, his neighbors often ...


Demolition of homes in Sur Baher could just be the start, UN warns

RAMALLAH, Palestinian territories - UN officials on Monday slammed the decision by the Israeli army to demolish a number of ...


Hundreds of Israeli soldiers and bulldozers begin demolitions

SUR BAHER, West Bank - The Israeli army has begun widespread demolitions in the West Bank on the edge of ...


Europe turning blind eye to humanitarian crisis, says MSF

NEW YORK, New York - The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is to resume lifesaving ...


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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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