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Review: Journey, Def Leppard defy Father Time, thrill 17,500 fans at Amalie Arena in Tampa

Review: Journey, Def Leppard defy Father Time, thrill 17,500 fans at Amalie Arena in Tampa

The inevitable question a double bill like Def Leppard and Journey begs is this: Which of the two classic rock hit machines, both well into their 50s and 60s, still rocks the hardest? Stick around, we'll get there in a minute.First, though, can we ta...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Pakistan's 21-member Cabinet is sworn in; PM promises change

Pakistan's 21-member Cabinet is sworn in; PM promises change

Pakistan's 21-member Cabinet of Prime Minister Imran Khan is sworn in
Updated: 3 hours ago

Egypt officials: Car bomb kills officer, wounds 4 in Sinai

Egyptian officials say car bomb has targeted security forces in northern Sinai, killing officer
Updated: 4 hours ago

The Latest: Afghan forces free 149 people taken by Taliban

The Latest: Afghan officials say security forces free 149 people taken by Taliban; 21 hostages still with insurgents
Updated: 4 hours ago

Quakes cut power, topple homes on Indonesia island; 3 dead

Multiple strong earthquakes cut power across the Indonesian island of Lombok, toppled buildings and killed at least 3 people as the tourist hotspot was trying to recover from a earlier temblor that killed hundreds
Updated: 9 hours ago
South Koreans enter North to reunite with kin split by war

South Koreans enter North to reunite with kin split by war

Dozens of elderly South Koreans crossed the heavily fortified border into North Korea for heart-wrenching meetings with relatives most haven't seen since they were separated by Korean War
Updated: 10 hours ago
New premier Imran Khan pledges to restore Pakistan's economy

New premier Imran Khan pledges to restore Pakistan's economy

Prime Minister Imran Khan says in his first televised speech in office that Pakistan is in the worst economic condition it has seen and he will adopt austerity measures to relieve the strain caused by foreign debt
Updated: 12 hours ago
Afghan president calls for Eid cease-fire, Taliban to reply

Afghan president calls for Eid cease-fire, Taliban to reply

Afghan president Ashraf Ghani has announced a conditional cease-fire with Taliban insurgents for the duration of the Eid al-Adha holiday
Published: 08/19/18

Mexican poppy producing state pushes to decriminalize opium

Legislators in the violence-torn Mexican state of Guerrero vote to legalize production of opium for pharmaceutical use in a move they hope will reduce crime and help local farmers
Published: 08/19/18

Brazil to send troops to town bordering Venezuela

The Brazilian government says it plans to send troops to the border town of Pacaraima after residents there attacked Venezuelan migrants
Published: 08/19/18