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Hilton Gifts Collections Offers Hampers This Festive Season

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 1 December 2021 - This upcoming festive season, Hilton Gifts Collections is offering a wide variety of Christmas and Chinese New Year (CNY) themed gift hampers in Singa...

Barriers, crowd control in focus in Houston concert deaths

HOUSTON (AP) — Investigators are expected to examine the design of safety barriers and the use of crowd control in determining what led to a crush of spectators at a Houston music festival that left e...

Mourning starts as Houston officials probe concert deaths

HOUSTON (AP) — Investigators Sunday worked to determine how eight people died in a crush of fans at a Houston music festival, as families mourned the dead and concertgoers recounted the horror and con...

Teams combine for 9 turnovers; Dolphins defeat Texans 17-9

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — There was celebratory music coming from the Miami Dolphins locker room on Sunday afternoon, the first time that's happened this season. The game was ugly. ...

Taiwan, Vatican have friendly relations, sturdy communication channels: MOFA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) confirmed relations with the Vatican remain positive on Monday (Oct. 25) following an article by Corriere della Sera, Ita...

US vows to pay relatives of Afghans killed in drone strike

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Defense Department said Friday that it is committed to offering condolence payments to relatives of the 10 people who were killed in an errant U.S. drone strike in Kab...

US vows to pay relatives of Afghans killed in Kabul drone strike

The Pentagon on Friday offered condolence payments for the family members of civilians killed during a botched US drone strike in August. The US had admitted that the attack killed as many as 10 civi...

Australian Office, AIT express condolences after Taiwan’s Kaohsiung fire

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The representative offices of Australia and the U.S. both expressed condolences on Thursday (Oct. 14) to families of victims affected by a building fire that took place in...

A more comfortable goodbye? Vets bring pet euthanasia home

NEW YORK (AP) — Clarence the giant schnauzer came into Penny Wagner's life as a puppy nearly eight years ago, at a traumatic time for her family. She and her husband, Steve, had rece...

Clinton and Penny team up to write novel 'State of Terror'

NEW YORK (AP) — As U.S. forces left Afghanistan this summer and the Taliban seized control, Hillary Rodham Clinton responded not just as a former secretary of state but in a capacity she never imagine...

Former Marseille president, businessman Bernard Tapie dies

PARIS (AP) — Bernard Tapie, a flamboyant businessman who was beloved by sports fans for leading French soccer club Marseille to glory but also dogged by legal battles and corruption investigations, ha...

German official slams online 'incitement' after mask killing

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's health minister on Wednesday partly blamed “incitement” against the government's pandemic rules on social media for the killing of a gas station clerk by a man who refused to w...

Auschwitz survivor who fought racism with music dies at 96

BERLIN (AP) — Esther Bejarano, a survivor of the Auschwitz death camp who used the power of music to fight antisemitism and racism in post-war Germany, has died at 96. Bejarano died ...

African leaders gather to pay respects to Kenneth Kaunda

LUSAKA, Zambia (AP) — African leaders have gathered with ordinary Zambians to attend a memorial service Friday for Kenneth Kaunda, the nation's founding president and champion of African nationalism. ...

Lilies at Taiwan CDC: Condolences or curses?

On June 1, four bouquets of white lilies mysteriously appeared in front of the Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in Taipei. Tourists and even many expats living in Taiwan will completely mis...