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20 years after invading, U.S. to withdraw from Afghanistan

WASHINGTON, DC - All U.S. troops in Afghanistan will be withdrawn by September 11 - the 20th anniversary of the ...


Rangers' Mike Foltynewicz out to stifle cold-hitting Orioles

Right-hander Mike Foltynewicz is still looking for his first win as a Texas Rangers starting pitcher. But he has some ...


Russia reports 8,995 new COVID-19 cases

Moscow [Russia], April 16 (ANI/Sputnik): Russia registered 8,995 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, up from 8,944 the ...


MLB roundup: Braves beat Marlins to end skid

Dansby Swanson lined the first pitch he saw into left field to complete a two-run rally and give the Atlanta ...


Yankees, Rays renew rivalry in weekend series

While there will be attention on a hostile rivalry involving inside pitches and hit batters, the New York Yankees and ...


NHL roundup: Bruins' Tuukka Rask logs 300th win

Brad Marchand scored twice and Tuukka Rask recorded his 300th career win as the host Boston Bruins defeated the New ...


Adolis Garcia's 10th-inning homer leads Rangers past Rays

Adolis Garcia hit his first major league homer in the 10th inning, lifting the Texas Rangers to a 6-4 win ...


Victor Hedman lifts Lightning past Panthers in OT

Victor Hedman scored 54 seconds into overtime as the host Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Florida Panthers 3-2 at Amalie ...


Petr Mrazek, Hurricanes top Preds to break mini-skid

Petr Mrazek needed to make only 19 saves to help the Carolina Hurricanes break a two-game losing streak by defeating ...


With eye on Avalanche, Golden Knights try to focus on Ducks

With five games remaining before a showdown set of back-to-back games that could decide the West Division, the Vegas Golden ...


Russell Westbrook, Wizards make playoff push vs. Pelicans

Russell Westbrook is leading the way as the Washington Wizards are making a push to join the Eastern Conference play-in ...


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Investigation underway into mass shooting near Indianapolis Airport

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana - Breaking news out of Indianapolis.At least eight people have been shot dead by a lone gunman at ...

Covid surges in Brazil, France stops flights to the country

PARIS, France: As Brazil has been hit hard by a coronavirus variant, France will temporarily halt all flights to and ...

Russia says newly arrived U.S. warships should remain clear of Crimea

MOSCOW, Russia: Russia has called upon the United States to keep its naval ships from approaching the Crimea, saying U.S. ...

Covid precautions to be followed for Ramadan among Indonesian Muslims

JAKARTA, Indonesia: Social distancing is the rule for Muslims in Indonesia during this year's Ramadan holiday.At the start of prayers ...

St. Vincent officials warn that food, water in danger from volcano

KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent: Officials voiced concern today about residents of the eastern Caribbean island of St. Vincent who refused to ...

U. of Kentucky program for 36 students sends 500,000 acceptances

LEXINGTON, Kentucky: A "technical issue" resulted in 500,000 high school students receiving acceptance notices to the University of Kentucky.The acceptance ...

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$11 million fund to provide free rides to receive Covid vaccines

WASHINGTON D.C.: Uber, PayPal and Walgreens pharmacies have set up an $11-million Vaccine Access Fund to provide free rides to ...

20 years after invading, U.S. to withdraw from Afghanistan

WASHINGTON, DC - All U.S. troops in Afghanistan will be withdrawn by September 11 - the 20th anniversary of the ...

Postponement-weary Mets head to snowy Denver to face Rockies

The New York Mets head out on a six-game road trip as a well-rested team. Not by their choice, however. ...

Rangers' Mike Foltynewicz out to stifle cold-hitting Orioles

Right-hander Mike Foltynewicz is still looking for his first win as a Texas Rangers starting pitcher. But he has some ...

Surprising Giants set to visit hot Marlins

The San Francisco Giants, who are set to open a three-game road series against the Miami Marlins on Friday, are ...

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Stocks in Asia jump after China records 18.3% growth in first quarter

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - An astonishing 18.30 percent GDP growth in the fourth quarter in China drove Asian stock markets ...


$11 million fund to provide free rides to receive Covid vaccines

WASHINGTON D.C.: Uber, PayPal and Walgreens pharmacies have set up an $11-million Vaccine Access Fund to provide free rides to ...


Wall Street breaks out champagne as stocks soar into stratosphere

NEW YORK, New York - Strong economic data propelled already-high U.S. stocks to even greater dizzying levels on Thursday.The Dow ...


Telestat to race Musk, Bezos to provide global internet from space

OTTAWA, Canada: Canadian satellite communications company Telesat has set its sights on launching a low-earth-orbit satellite constellation to provide high-speed ...


Chinese shares slides as Central Bank adds to liquidity

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Shares in Australia and Japan made cautious gains on Thursday, while in mainland China and Hong ...


In backlash against Big Tech, Senator seeks to end purchases, mergers

WASHINGTON D.C.: Cracking the whip against Big Tech, including the five largest U.S. tech companies, Republican U.S. Senator Josh Hawley ...


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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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