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Hundreds of thousands of dollars in donations raised for asylum seekers in Portland

'They chose Portland': U.S. Border Patrol says asylum seekers came to Maine on their own WMTW Portland U.S. Border Patrol, ...


Rural Maine hospital closer to merger with large network centermaine.com

Rural Maine hospital closer to merger with large network NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine A community hospital in rural Maine is ...


Robust home sales draw 2 new furniture stores to South Portland

Robust home sales draw 2 new furniture stores to South Portland Press Herald Well-heeled home buyers are drawing attention from ...


Maine Voices- Five ideas for the new UMaine System chancellor

Maine Voices: Five ideas for the new UMaine System chancellor Press Herald Dear Chancellor Malloy,. Congratulations on your appointment as ...


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Showdown looming in Persian Gulf

Two oil tankers were attacked on June 13 off the coast of Oman, forcing the crew members of one burning ship to ...

Robert Samuelson- The fate of Japan and everyone else

To put it bluntly: Japan is slowly going out of business; its population is shrinking and it resists immigration. This ...

In our opinion- Access to internet for rural America is moving at the speed of dial-up

Rural Americans still lag behind their urban and suburban counterparts when it comes to internet access, including cellphone... ...

Kathleen Parker- Rapists' rights defy reason

As if sexual assault isn't life-scarring enough, imagine having to engage with one's rapist through a shared-parenting... ...

In our opinion- Undecided Supreme Court cases are a chance to reinforce American ideals

These cases are filled with complexities. Ultimately, the court may have trouble defining a surefire way to keep political... ...

Michael Gerson- Gillibrand's malicious misrepresentation of pro-life views

Gillibrand's argument represents a type of ideological authoritarianism that seems fashionable in our politics. Instead of... ...

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Ireland now manages around 90% of transatlantic air traffic

DUBLIN, Ireland - Last week, the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) celebrated the centenary of transatlantic flight; the remarkable achievement of ...

Shares in Japan and Hong make gains

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Monday with gains being recorded in Japan and Hong Kong, while ...

Abu Dhabi and UAE wealth funds reshuffle du holdings

DUBAI, UAE - The United Arab Emirates government's sovereign wealth fund has taken a controlling interest in Dubai telco, du.The ...

China's most profitable bank settles charges with SEC for $42 million

WASHINGTON DC - The World's largest bank by assets, ICBC, which is also China's most profitable bank, has been hit ...

Ireland bolstering trade opportunities with Tokyo, Seoul

SEOUL, South Korea - An Irish delegation wrapped up a trade mission to Japan and South Korea, in Seoul on ...

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American and Saudi Arabian militaries conduct exercises in Gulf

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - The U.S. and Saudi Arabia militaries conducted joint drills in the Arabian Gulf on Sunday.The exercises ...


Bombings in Kenya, Somalia and Cameroon leave 20 dead

NAIROBI, Kenya - In a shocking weekend in East and Central Africa three separate attacks have claimed the lives of ...


Yemeni citizen who lived in NYC sentenced after trying to join ISIS

NEW YORK, New York - In federal court in Brooklyn, New York, on Friday, Mohamed Rafik Naji was sentenced to ...


Emotional funerals for casualties of First World War

PAS DE CALAIS, France - Relatives of two British soldiers killed during World War I have attended a moving service ...


Libyan National Army attacks military store in Tripoli, 9 dead

TRIPOLI, Libya - At least 9 civilians have died in an airstrike on a military storeroom in the Libyan capital, Tripoli.A ...


Sexual abuse and rape of older persons becoming more prevalent

As the world was marking World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on Saturday, the UN independent human rights expert mandated with ...


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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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