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Fresh off walk-off slam, A's look to down Rangers again

Two pitchers done in by shaky defense in their latest start will look for better luck when the visiting Texas ...


MLB roundup: Marlins end hiatus with shutout win

Starter Pablo Lopez tossed five scoreless innings, Francisco Cervelli and Jesus Aguilar homered, and the Miami Marlins returned from an ...


FUN88 joins hands with Caribbean Premier League 2020

New Delhi [India] Aug 5 (ANI/NewsVoir): For a sports-starved world, the latest edition of Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) will ...


Piscotty gives A's second walk-off slam of season

Stephen Piscotty hit Jesse Chavez's first pitch for a walk-off grand slam -- Oakland's second of the young season -- ...


Cape Verde Agrees to Extradite Maduro Ally to US

PRAIA, CAPE VERDE - A court in the West African nation of Cape Verde has approved extradition of Colombian businessman ...


Marijuana fueled Colombian drug trade before cocaine was king

The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work.The big ideaLong before Pablo Escobar's Medellin cartel got rich ...


Covid-19 wrap: Over 18 million infections worldwide, 690 363 deaths

Here are the latest developments in the coronavirus crisis:The pandemic has killed at least 690 363 people worldwide since it ...


Jaguar Poaching Driven by Chinese Demand for Teeth and Parts

The poaching of big cats in South America is being driven by a growing demand for jaguar parts in China, ...


Emerging-market rebound hangs in balance as economies struggle

Rand slips to three-week low in the wake of poor US growthWhich makes the start of August - typically one ...


Repression intensifies in Zimbabwe amid economic, healthcare crisis

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa promised to "flush out" political opponents on Tuesday, as activist groups said that scores of campaigners ...


Millions back under lockdown in Philippines amid surge in virus cases

Millions of people in the Philippines were ordered to stay home Tuesday as global coronavirus infections kept soaring, with the ...


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Proposed support for U.S. airlines boost Wall Street

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. support for airlines including a proposed $25 billion support package under negotiation, and an ...

Trump hails rising manufacturing and auto sales

WASHINGTON, DC - President Donald Trump interrupted his press briefing on the coronavirus on Tuesday night to enthuse over the ...

187 countries ratify convention protecting victims of child labor

GENEVA, Switzerland - The International Convention on the Worst Forms of Child Labor has been universally ratified. The International Labor ...

$172 million defense department job goes to Hunstville, Alabama plant

SAN DIEGO, California - A subsidiary of Cubic Corporation, GATR Technologies, of Huntsville, Alabama, has been awarded a $172 million ...

Thailand to get injection of $1.5bn from Asia Development Bank

BANGKOK, Thailand - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) announced on Tuesday it is providing a $1.5 billion loan to Thailand ...

Technology provides communications for pair rowing across Atlantic

3,000 miles. 43 days. Two rowers. One boat.That was the challenge that Anna and Cameron McLean set themselves by taking ...

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Japan, Fiji set for confirmed autumn 'Eight Nations'

The Six Nations announced on Wednesday plans for an eight-team tournament to replace the cancelled November Tests.Sources have told AFP ...

FUN88 joins hands with Caribbean Premier League 2020

New Delhi [India] Aug 5 (ANI/NewsVoir): For a sports-starved world, the latest edition of Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) will ...

Cape Verde Agrees to Extradite Maduro Ally to US

PRAIA, CAPE VERDE - A court in the West African nation of Cape Verde has approved extradition of Colombian businessman ...

Marijuana fueled Colombian drug trade before cocaine was king

The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work.The big ideaLong before Pablo Escobar's Medellin cartel got rich ...

Covid-19 wrap: Over 18 million infections worldwide, 690 363 deaths

Here are the latest developments in the coronavirus crisis:The pandemic has killed at least 690 363 people worldwide since it ...

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Flashpoint Beirut: Blast comes on eve of Hariri assassination verdict

BEIRUT, Lebanon - The world has been shocked by the severity of a huge blast which has rocked Beirut, killing ...


No precedent for Trump to take cut of TikTok deal

NEW YORK, New York - President Donald Trump's demand that the U.S. government get a cut from a potential Microsoft ...


Names of 9 youthful Marines and Sailor killed in AAV tragedy named

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper has paid tribute to the youthful eight Marines ...


Taoiseach Micheal Martin pays tribute to John Hume

DUBLIN, Ireland - Taoiseach Micheal Martin joined a long list of Irish, Northern Ireland global leaders on Monday in paying ...


Trump orders agencies to employ Americans ahead of foreigners

WASHINGTON, DC - President Donald Trump said Monday that he had fired the chair of the Tennessee Valley Authority, criticizing ...


New Cold War looms as Chinese-U.S. relations edge closer to collapse

Tensions between the United States and China are rising as the U.S. election nears, with tit-for-tat consulate closures, new U.S. ...


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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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