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Severe cold could again trigger Texas electricity outages: officials

AUSTIN, Texas: The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) has warned that Texas could again suffer power failures, in the ...


U.S. government under fire for poisoning of prairie dogs plan

CHEYENNE, Wyoming -- Wildlife advocates are taking the U.S. Forest Service to court over a plan to eliminate prairie dogs ...


Griffin Carroll: NFL Week 12 TD prop picks

As we prepare for Week 12 in the NFL, I'm returning with touchdown scorer props for the Sunday slate. Instead ...


World TT C'ships Finals: Manika Batra reaches QFs in women's doubles, mixed doubles

Houston [USA], November 27 (ANI): India's ace paddler Manika Batra has reached both the women's and mixed doubles quarter-finals at ...


Rockets hope to slow hot-shooting Hornets

The Charlotte Hornets have found their shooting touch. They matched a franchise record on Friday by hitting 23 shots from ...


Biden backtracks on oil drilling ban

US President Joe Biden will apparently allow new leasing of federal lands for oil and natural-gas exploration, though with new ...


Roschon Johnson's career performance lifts Texas past Kansas State

Roschon Johnson ran for a career-high 179 yards and a touchdown on 31 carries and the Texas defense produced two ...


No. 18 BYU, Utah battle in historic matchup of unbeatens

The Beehive State hasn't seen a basketball matchup like Saturday's showdown between No. 18 BYU and Utah in more than ...


Eastern Washington puts new look to test at Washington State

After nearly upsetting third-seeded Kansas in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament last season, it appeared as if Eastern ...


Isaiah Wong fuels Miami's rally to beat North Texas

Isaiah Wong scored 14 of his game-high 21 points in the second half to lead Miami to a 69-63 win ...


Texas Tech faces Lamar with a 6-0 start in sight

Texas Tech is unbeaten against mid-major competition and the Red Raiders are displaying the mettle and consistency that will be ...


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Google pays Ireland $245 million in unpaid corporation taxes

DUBLIN, Ireland: Google Ireland has reached agreement with Irish tax officials to pay over $245 million in unpaid corporation taxes ...

Vonage sells to Ericsson for $6.2 billon in merger of tech giants

STOCKHOLM, Sweden: In a $6.2 billion agreement, Swedish telecom equipment maker Ericsson is purchasing U.S. cloud communications company Vonage, in ...

Solar energy-water deal between Israel, Jordan called 'significant'

DUBAI, UAE: Israel and Jordan have signed what is being labeled a most significant cooperation agreement to construct a major ...

Hotel, airlines shares worldwide hammered by new Covid variant fears

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks sank Friday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average briefly falling more than 1,000 points, ...

To improve supplies, Samsung to build chip factory in Texas

SAN JOSE, California: Samsung Electronics will build a $17 billion semiconductor chip factory in Texas, in a bid to increase ...

Asian shares drop as Covid-19 variant emerges in Africa, Hong Kong

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Fears of a new, more infectious variant of Covid-19 tore through Asian markets on Friday putting ...

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Hotel, airlines shares worldwide hammered by new Covid variant fears

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks sank Friday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average briefly falling more than 1,000 points, ...

The battle at the crossroads of Russia & China

Recent news from Kazakhstan, home to nearly 20 million people and a center of geopolitical influence between Russia and China, ...

Two merchant vessels collide in Gulf of Kutch, Indian Coast Guard monitoring situation to prevent oil spill

Kutch (Gujarat) [India], November 27 (ANI): Two merchant vessels, MV Aviator and MV Ancient Grace, have collided with each other ...

TAPI project's implementation suspended until situation 'stabilizes' in Afghanistan

Kabul [Afghanistan], November 27 (ANI): Implementation of the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline project has been suspended until the situation in ...

Energy majors face $3.3-trillion green nightmare

The largest international oil and gas firms wrote down assets worth $150 billion last year, when prices crashed due to ...

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El Salvador plans to locate Bitcoin city at base of volcano

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador: El Salvador President Nayib Bukele has announced plans to build a Bitcoin city at the base ...


US announces that 95% of federal workers vaccinated

WASHINGTON D.C.: Some 95 percent of U.S. federal workers have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, or ...


Of 32 scholarships, 22 awarded to US women as Rhodes scholars for 2022

OXFORD, England: The Rhodes Trust has announced the 2022 class of U.S. Rhodes scholars, which includes the largest number of ...


Taliban stop women from appearing on TV dramas

KABUL, Afghanistan: Under new rules imposed by the Taliban government, women have been banned from appearing on television dramas in ...


Bangladeshi NGO smuggles girls to India as sex slaves

DHAKA, Bangladesh - On Tuesday, a Bangladeshi Vijay Dutt (40), known as 'Momin,' was apprehended for running a sex racket ...


Mexican authorities discover over 400 migrants traveling in trailers

VERACRUZ, Mexico: Mexican authorities discovered more than 400 migrants in the back of two semi-trailers on November 19, traveling near ...


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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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