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California refining more than 50% of oil from Amazon rainforests

LOS ANGELES -- California-based facilities are refining half of all the oil drilled in the Amazon rainforests, according to a ...


ACC action gets rolling as Wake Forest faces Virginia Tech

Wake Forest and Virginia Tech won tight contests against Big Ten opponents this week as they prepared to meet in ...


Bucs coach Bruce Arians: Antonio Brown's future undecided

Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians was noncommittal about Antonio Brown's future with the team on Friday. Brown and safety ...


Bears to start Andy Dalton with Justin Fields 'not there yet'

Justin Fields failed to receive medical clearance to return from his rib injury, meaning Andy Dalton remains the starting quarterback ...


Mark Turgeon steps down as coach at Maryland

Mark Turgeon is stepping down as head coach at Maryland, effective immediately, the university announced Friday. Assistant coach Danny Manning ...


Bucs to elevate WR Breshad Perriman to active roster

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will promote Breshad Perriman from the practice squad to take the roster spot of fellow wide ...


Steelers add LB Robert Spillane to COVID list

Steelers linebacker Robert Spillane on Thursday became the third Pittsburgh player placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list this week. Fellow linebacker ...


Keve Aluma helps Virginia Tech rally past Maryland

Down in the second half, Virginia Tech turned to Keve Aluma, who delivered 17 points and 12 rebounds as the ...


Winning ugly meets losing ugly in Ravens-Steelers I

The Baltimore Ravens enter December with the best record in the AFC, but their recent performances have been anything but ...


While Colts focus on 60 minutes, Texans zero in on No. 28

The Indianapolis Colts have grown maddeningly familiar with the concept of frenzied finishes, with their close loss last Sunday to ...


Twins sign RHP Dylan Bundy to 1-year deal, plus option

The Minnesota Twins signed right-hander Dylan Bundy to a one-year deal with a club option for 2023 on Wednesday. According ...


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U.S. government writes off $2 billion in student loans

WASHINGTON D.C.: Earlier this month, the federal Education Department announced it is canceling another round of student loan payments, adding ...

Human Rights Watch: Taliban arrested, executed security forces

LONDON, England: The Taliban has executed dozens of members of the former government's security forces after the surrender of Afghanistan, ...

NATO chief: Countries should prepare for Russian incursion in Ukraine

RIGA, Latvia: Jens Stoltenberg, secretary-general of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, has warned that the American-led military alliance should be ...

Families reunited after 2 years at Malaysia-Singapore land border

JOHOR BAHRU, Malaysia As buses of vaccinated Malaysians working in Singapore were ferried across the Causeway Bridge that connects the ...

Soldiers burn houses and barns, kill livestock in south of Kalay

SAGAING, Myanmar - According to the local residents, soldiers have torched roughly 20 houses and two barns in communities in ...

Sixty years after astronaut Alan Shepard, daughter to travel to space

KENT, Washington: Blue Origin's New Shepard spacecraft will launch on 9th December, its third piloted flight, with a crew of ...

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Tripura's table tennis coach Kajal Dey lost his hands but not spirit; urges people to follow passion

Agartala (Tripura) [India], December 4 (ANI): When the whole world was busy observing the International Day of persons with disabilities ...

Hollywood actor blames failure of his show on white supremacists

?Santa Inc.? star Seth Rogen is blaming ?white supremacy? for the overwhelmingly negative public reaction to his new animated television ...

How women ran business empires in Tsarist Russia

Russian Imperial law did not discriminate between men and women in the sphere of business ownership. It also didn't allow ...

10 BEST Russian actors under 40 you should know

Beautiful, genuine and successful, they are a force to be reckoned with! These Russian actors have a powerful presence and ...

Saqib Wani, a youth from Srinagar making it big in showbiz

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], December 2 (ANI): Despite all odds, Saqib Wani, a youth from Srinagar is making it ...

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Wall Street finishes week lower on poor jobs report and Omicron fears

NEW YORK, New York - U.S, stocks had a volatile day on Friday before all the major indices finished in ...


Experts say Ireland economy still 'fragile,' retail sales remain flat

DUBLIN, Ireland: Industry officials have said that they do not expect large jumps in retail spending to be seen before ...


Nissan head warns that Omicron Covid variant could harm auto industry

YOKOHAMA, Japan: The Covid Omicron variant of COVID-19 could add pressure to a chronic shortage of microchips used in car ...


Asian stocks make good gains, U.S. dollar drifts higher

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mostly higher on Friday as investors and traders took emerging news about ...


Seaya, Cathay Innovation to fund Latin American startups

MEXICO CITY, Mexico: The venture capital firms, Spain's Seaya Ventures and France's Cathay Innovation, have established a joint fund aimed ...


U.S. stocks back on the rise Nasdaq climbs 123 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks roared back to life Thursday shrugging off concerns about the new Covid variant ...


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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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