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US ends Covid restrictions, cites 95% have vaccines or immunity

NEW YORK CITY, New York: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention relaxed its COVID-19 guidelines last week, driven by ...


Deadline Looms for Western States to Cut Colorado River Use

SALT LAKE CITY - Banks along parts of the Colorado River where water once streamed are now just caked mud ...


Alabama No. 1 in AP preseason poll

Alabama sits atop the Associated Press Top 25 preseason poll released Monday, with defending national champion Georgia at No. 3, ...


UFC president scoffs at fighter pay improvements

Dana White claimed that his MMA brawlers are paid 'what they're supposed to get paid' UFC fighters hoping for a ...


5 Bears players to watch in preseason opener

Larry Mayer Here are five Bears players to watch in Saturday's preseason opener against the Chiefs at Soldier Field:Justin FieldsThe ...


Braxton Jones sharpening his skills at tackle

Gabby Hajduk When Bears rookie tackle Braxton Jones initially faced Robert Quinn in practice, there was no intimidation factor. Matching ...


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Croatian bus carrying Polish tourists crashes, 12 dead, 32 injured

ZAGREB, Croatia: Authorities have said that a weekend bus crash near Varazdin in Croatia killed 12 passengers and injured 32.The ...

US, India to hold military exercise near disputed Chinese border

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. will participate in a joint military exercise in mid-October with India, less than 62 miles from ...

South Korea sends orbiter to moon, seeks to join exclusive club

SEOUL, South Korea: South Korea has launched a domestically manufactured lunar orbiter that took off from Florida's Cape Canaveral Space ...

Russian missile scientist charged with passing secrets to China

MOSCOW, Russia: A leading Russian scientist in the field of hypersonic flight, Dr. Alexander Shiplyuk, has been arrested on suspicion ...

Citing safety of children, LA to move homeless away from schools

LOS ANGELES, California: During a meeting that was disrupted by protesters this week, the Los Angeles City Council voted to ...

Former Puerto Rico governor Wanda Vazquez arrested on bribery charges

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Justice Department announced this week that former Puerto Rico governor Wanda Vazquez has been arrested in ...

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Calif. drinking water, irrigation harmed as saltwater enters rivers

LOS ANGELES, California: Since early May, Charlie Hamilton has not irrigated his vineyards with water from the Sacramento River, despite ...

Citing safety of children, LA to move homeless away from schools

LOS ANGELES, California: During a meeting that was disrupted by protesters this week, the Los Angeles City Council voted to ...

Cars swept away during record floods in Death Valley National Park

DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK, California: Record rainfall on August 5 caused floods at Death Valley National Park that closed all ...

Alabama WR JoJo Earle out 6-8 weeks with foot fracture

Alabama head coach Nick Saban said Wednesday that wide receiver JoJo Earle suffered a fractured foot during a recent practice ...

Spurs sign veteran C Gorgui Dieng

The San Antonio Spurs announced the signing Tuesday of center Gorgui Dieng. Terms were not disclosed, with The Athletic reporting ...

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Fears of global recession keep Asian stocks on edge

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in China were flat to lower on Tuesday as investors weighed up the disappointing economic ...


UK Labor Party calls for limit on energy prices

LONDON, England: Reports from the UK's opposition Labour Party said its leader, KeirStarmer, will call for a freeze on energy ...


Covid tests for vaccinated passengers dropped by cruise lines

MIAMI, Florida: Carnival cruise lines, including Carnival Cruise, Princess Cruises and Cunard, have made plans to drop mandatory COVID-19 testing ...


U.S. stocks gain ground, Nasdaq Composite climbs 81 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks continued to mend fences on Monday, with gains by all the major indices."I ...


Dublin to see construction of new Amazon data centers in Ireland

DUBLIN, Ireland: Amazon has received permission to build two new data centers in north Dublin. The Dublin City Council approved ...


As world economy slows, price of copper falls

LONDON, England: Despite a recent rebound, speculators in the international copper market, considered an indicator of the world's economic health, ...


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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 ...