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September 13, 2017 1:58 PM Mikheil Janelidze: Georgia has become one of the examples of how a small nation can transform itself through development of tourism

The FINANCIAL -- The Georgian Vice Premier, Foreign Minister Mikheil Janelidze spoke before the participants of the 22nd General Assembly of the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). The Vice Premier welcomed the launch of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development as a key to achieving economic prosperity, advancing people-to-people 39

September 11, 2017 9:22 PM Irma leaves 8 dead in US, 'devastation' in Florida Keys

Hurricane Irma is now wreaking havoc in in South Carolina after causing at least eight deaths in Florida and Georgia. A flash flood emergency was issued for Charleston this afternoon as Irma, which was downgraded to a tropical storm this morning, batters the Southeast with torrential rain and dangerous storm surges. As of 5 p.m., Irma was about 150 miles 44

September 5, 2017 2:49 PM Catastrophic Hurricane Irma — now a Cat 5 — is on a collision course with Florida

Hurricane Irma is an “extremely dangerous” Category 5, barreling toward the Greater Antilles and Southern Florida. It’s already the strongest hurricane ever recorded outside the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico, and it’s likely to make landfall somewhere in Florida over the weekend. The storm is life-threatening for the United States and British Virgin 19

August 29, 2017 6:10 PM Why was Houston not evacuated before Hurricane Harvey?

More than 30,000 people have fled their homes as catastrophic flooding from Hurricane Harvey continues to soak Houston, Texas. The nation's fourth largest city has endured five days of rain as the tropical storm barrels toward Louisiana, where residents are bracing for the same type of flooding that beset the state in 2005. Hurricane Katrina made landfall 48

August 29, 2017 8:16 AM Anthony Joshua's next fight WILL be in Cardiff as date and opponent are revealed

Joshua's world heavyweight title defence will be in Cardiff in less than two months time Cardiff's Principality Stadium will host boxing superstar Anthony Joshua's next fight. Joshua will face Kubrat Pulev in the Welsh capital on October 28 in a bout that is set to captivate the boxing world. The 27-year-old has been ordered by the IBF to face mandatory 19

August 26, 2017 2:35 PM Collapsed roofs and downed trees as Hurricane Harvey batters Texas coast

Hurricane Harvey has become the first major hurricane in 12 years to hit the mainland United States, coming ashore Friday night in Texas with 130-mph winds and threatening millions of people along the Gulf Coast with catastrophic flooding and torrential rains. As the storm’s center neared landfall close to Corpus Christi, President Trump announced on Twitter 20

August 19, 2017 11:04 PM When Is the Next Total Solar Eclipse in the U.S.?

A total solar eclipse will block out the sun across the U.S. on Aug. 21 in a major event that's been dubbed the "Great American Eclipse" — but it won't be the first or last time the country will see the astronomical phenomenon. To witness the next total solar eclipse in the U.S., though, Americans will have to wait another seven years. The Aug. 21 total 28

August 14, 2017 11:23 PM Cristiano Ronaldo dressed down with five-game suspension

Cristiano Ronaldo lost his cool, and now Real Madrid has lost its main man for five matches at the start of the Spanish season. Ronaldo was banned for five games after shoving a referee who sent him off for diving in Madrid’s 3-1 win over Barcelona in the Spanish Super Cup. Ronaldo was suspended for one game for the red card in Sunday’s Super Cup first 31

August 10, 2017 3:50 AM Marijuana triples your chances of dying from high BP

WASHINGTON D.C. [USA]: Turns out, it's not just cigarettes that risk your heart as according to a recent study, marijuana smokers have triple the death risk from high blood pressure (BP). "Steps are being taken towards legalisation and decriminalisation of marijuana in the United States, and rates of recreational marijuana use may increase substantially 52

August 9, 2017 12:32 PM Study linking cardiovascular death and marijuana far from conclusive

A new study released late Tuesday indicates a possible link between marijuana use and death caused by cardiovascular disease. The research is preliminary and comes with caveats. But it marks an attempt to analyze a possible connection between marijuana use and heart disease following some previous studies that showed a link between cannabis, heart rate and blood 45