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Heat Wave Causes Massive Melt of Greenland Ice Sheet

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK - Greenland's ice sheet has experienced a "massive melting event" during a heat wave that has seen temperatures ...


Report: Tommy John surgery likely for Rays P Tyler Glasnow

Tampa Bay Rays right-hander Tyler Glasnow likely will undergo Tommy John surgery next week, ESPN reported Saturday. Glasnow has a ...


Fusion stun Dragons to open Countdown Cup qualifiers

The 2021 Overwatch League Countdown Cup continued Saturday with a stunner as the Shanghai Dragons, the East's top team, fell ...


Russia records 23,807 COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours

Moscow [Russia], July 31 (ANI/Sputnik): Russia registered 23,807 COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, up from 23,564 the day ...


Javier Baez likely to make Mets debut vs. Reds

In announcing the Friday afternoon acquisition of Javier Baez, New York Mets acting general manager Zack Scott lauded Baez's ability ...


Olympics: Post-Bolt Era in 100m Begins in Tokyo

TOKYO - The post-Usain Bolt era in the men's Olympic 100 meters began on Saturday in Tokyo with Dorian Keletela, ...


Nathan Eovaldi, Red Sox will try to stay ahead of Rays

The Boston Red Sox will be looking to Nathan Eovaldi to stop their slide against his former team when they ...


MLB roundup: Joey Votto homers for 7th game in row

Joey Votto homered for the seventh straight game and Jonathan India went deep twice as the visiting Cincinnati Reds beat ...


Rookies propel Mariners past Rangers

Jarred Kelenic homered and drove in four runs and fellow rookie Logan Gilbert won his fifth consecutive decision as the ...


Ultra, Rokkr upset top two seeds at CDL Stage 5 Major

The Minnesota Rokkr and Toronto Ultra clinched berths in the upper-bracket final with upset victories Friday, knocking off the top ...


Tampa Bay trims Boston's lead, beats Sox 7-3

Yandy Diaz slugged a two-run shot for one of Tampa Bay's three home runs, Wander Franco drove in a pair ...


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Calif. desalination plant to begin construction in 2022

HUNTINGTON BEACH, California: In a bid to develop a major source of water for drinking and irrigation, California appears poised ...

Amid surge, Thailand opens first Covid airport hospital in Bangkok

BANGKOK, Thailand: Thailand has opened an 1,800 bed field hospital for Covid patients in a cargo warehouse at Bangkok's Don ...

Gambling on regaining majority, Canada's Trudeau to hold elections

OTTAWA, Canada: Reports from Canada say Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will schedule snap elections in September, two years ahead ...

20-year old youth shot deal by Israeli soldiers during teen's funeral

PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - A 20-year old Palestinian youth was shot dead by Israeli army soldiers on Thursday as he attended ...

Jump in Covid variant forces U.S. to keep borders closed to visitors

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Due to the spread of the Covid Delta variant, the United States will not lift the existing travel ...

Blinken meets representative of Tibet government in exile in India

NEW DELHI, India: China is expected to deliver an angry response to a meeting U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken ...

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Agent: Devonta Freeman agrees to deal with Saints

Running back Devonta Freeman agreed to terms on a one-year deal with the New Orleans Saints, his agent Drew Rosenhaus ...

Heat Wave Causes Massive Melt of Greenland Ice Sheet

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK - Greenland's ice sheet has experienced a "massive melting event" during a heat wave that has seen temperatures ...

Union attempt to keep Fire winless on road

The Philadelphia Union will seek a return to their winning ways when they begin a busy stretch of the schedule ...

Report: Rockets decline G Avery Bradley's $5.9M team option

The Houston Rockets declined guard Avery Bradley's $5.9 million team option for next season, according to The Athletic. Bradley, 30, ...

Celtics acquire Josh Richardson from Mavericks

The Boston Celtics acquired guard Josh Richardson from the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday in exchange for center Moses Brown. Brown's ...

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Worldwide semiconductor chip shortage to hit manufacturing of iPhones

CUPERTINO, California: Apple Inc said this week that the global chip shortage could soon affect iPhone production, with declining revenue ...


Walmart to pay for employees' college tuition, cost of books

BENTONVILLE, Arkansas: Retailer Walmart, the largest private employer in the U.S., has announced it will cover the full cost of ...


U.S. stocks slip on Amazon revenue forecasts

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks fell across the board on Friday with Amazon a stand-out for sellers. The ...


Amazon says it will not accept bitcoin for online payments

SEATTLE, Washington: Amazon.com denied media reports on July 26 that the company was considering accepting bitcoins as a form of ...


In major move, Intel to build Qualcomm chips, full production by 2025

SANTA CLARA, California: Hoping to regain its lead by 2025 and catch up to rivals, such as Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing ...


Stocks across Asia sold off, Japan's Nikkei 225 loses 499 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - There was wholesale selling of stocks on Asian markets on Friday with the technology sector coming ...


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