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Spurs resume uphill battle to postseason in Utah

The Utah Jazz will host the San Antonio Spurs on Friday in Salt Lake City with the All-Star break in ...


Celtics, Timberwolves tip off post-break stretch

Two teams that won't see their home courts much for the next month meet Friday night in Minneapolis when the ...


Timberwolves F Layman (toe) cleared to practice

Minnesota Timberwolves forward Jake Layman was cleared to return to practice Thursday after missing 39 games with a sprained left ...


No. 23 BYU puts newfound ranking on line vs. Santa Clara

For the first time in nearly 10 years, the BYU Cougars are ranked in the Top 25. In his first ...


International

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New Coronavirus Spreads More Like Flu Than SARS

CHICAGO - Scientists in China who studied the nose and throat swabs from 18 patients infected with the new coronavirus ...

Roger Stone gets 3 years and four months prison sentence

WASHINGTON, DC - A federal judge on Thursday sentenced President Donald Trump's longtime confidant Roger Stone to 40 months in ...

Former U.S. congressman denies Trump offer to WikiLeaks founder

LONDON, UK - The White House has denied a claim aired in a London court this week that President Donald ...

Israelis and Saudis reportedly discussing cooperation on air travel

JERUSALEM - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel is having discussions about the implementation of direct flights from Tel ...

WHO declares 'progress' in fight against coronavirus

The World Health Organisation on Wednesday hailed "tremendous progress" in the fight against the deadly new coronavirus since it emerged ...

Whereabouts of concelebrating priests not established at Pell trial

Dr Chris Friel examines another of the many concerning aspects of the child sexual abuse case against Cardinal George Pell.This ...

Salt Lake City

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NBA notebook: Irving to have season-ending shoulder surgery

Brooklyn point guard Kyrie Irving will undergo season-ending surgery to repair his right shoulder, Nets general manager Sean Marks announced ...

Spurs resume uphill battle to postseason in Utah

The Utah Jazz will host the San Antonio Spurs on Friday in Salt Lake City with the All-Star break in ...

Celtics, Timberwolves tip off post-break stretch

Two teams that won't see their home courts much for the next month meet Friday night in Minneapolis when the ...

Timberwolves F Layman (toe) cleared to practice

Minnesota Timberwolves forward Jake Layman was cleared to return to practice Thursday after missing 39 games with a sprained left ...

Tinkering Rockets test style against stumbling Warriors

The Houston Rockets are expected to trot out an even newer lineup Thursday night when they return from the All-Star ...

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Business

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U.S. stocks dive while greenback accelerates recent gains

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks weakened on Thursday but the biggest market-mover was the U.S. Dollar which soared ...


Netherlands capital ponders new vision for 'red light district'

PanARMENIAN.Net - Amsterdam is considering moving part of its red light district indoors to an "erotic" complex where prostitutes no ...


Asian stocks boosted by big fall in coronavirus cases

SYDNEY, Australia - Encouraging news on the coronavirus front spurred a strong reaction on Asian stock markets on Thursday.The number ...


Hub for technology-based startups to be developed in Philippines

NEGROS ORIENTAL, Feb. 19 (PIA) - Silliman University (SU) and Ubix Corporation inked on Monday a deed of donation and ...


Wall Street makes solid gains as coronavirus fears recede

NEW YORK, New York - U. S. stocks were solidly higher on Wednesday. The dollar too made good ground, particularly ...


International court overturns appeal, Yukos shareholders win billions

MOSCOW, Russia - An international appeals court in the Netherlands has ordered Russia to pay $50 billion in compensation to ...


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Hotel Review

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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