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‘Unfit’ Uber stripped of London permit

London deemed Uber unfit to run a taxi service Friday and stripped it of its license to operate from the end of next week in a major blow to the U.S. firm and 3.5 million users in one of the world’s wealthiest cities.

Ostapenko wins Korea Open

Top seed Jelena Ostapenko clinched victory at the Korea Open on Sunday, defeating Brazil's Beatriz Haddad Maia in a closely contested three-set final

Rossi completes Aragon free practice

Motorcycling legend Valentino Rossi completed two practice sessions Friday for the Aragon Grand Prix, a mere 21 days after surgery on a double leg fracture and claimed he felt comfortable being back in business.

Smithsonian's black history museum popular destination in DC

In its first year, the Smithsonian's new black museum has become the nation's top temple to blackness, an Afrocentric shrine on the National Mall where people of all races, colors and creed are flocking to experience - and leave behind for posterity - the highs and lows of African-American life in the United States.

Smithsonian's black history museum popular destination in DC

In its first year, the Smithsonian's new black museum has become the nation's top temple to blackness, an Afrocentric shrine on the National Mall where people of all races, colors and creed are flocking to experience - and leave behind for posterity - the highs and lows of African-American life in the United States.

Late Zappa back on tour as hologram

Experimental rocker Frank Zappa, prolific in his life and even in death through a string of posthumous releases, is heading back on tour as a hologram.

‘Stronger’ spawns a friendship

As the cast and makers of “Stronger” collectively rose to take a bow after the film’s TIFF premiere, Jake Gyllenhaal realized that Jeff Bauman, whom he plays in the film and who wears prosthetic legs, was still sitting.

Vietnam rice paper artisans roll with tradition

Stuffed, rolled, baked or fried: rice paper rules in food-obsessed Vietnam, where diners have spurned factory-made versions for homespun ones, propping up a thriving cottage industry in the Mekong Delta.

Vietnam rice paper artisans roll with tradition

Stuffed, rolled, baked or fried: rice paper rules in food-obsessed Vietnam, where diners have spurned factory-made versions for homespun ones, propping up a thriving cottage industry in the Mekong Delta.

Discover Jordan, the gem on our doorstep 

Summer may almost be over, but there’s still time for a final quick getaway, and those looking to travel without going through the hassle of getting a visa need look no further than the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.

The godfather of eco-bling: Brando’s paradise

An exotic island paradise in French Polynesia bought by Marlon Brando in the ’60s is using its Hollywood image to tackle environmental issues – with a little help from its jet-set visitors.

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