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SMU tabs Tanner Mordecai as starting QB

Tanner Mordecai was named as SMU's starting quarterback ahead of its season opener, head coach Rhett Lashlee announced Friday. The ...


Texas WR Agiye Hall faces criminal mischief charges

Texas wide receiver Agiye Hall was arrested Thursday night by campus police for misdemeanor criminal mischief. Travis County police records ...


An interfaith discussion on the role of religion in mental health

Religious leaders often try to support the people they serve during challenging times. This supportive role was especially important during ...


Astros look to give Luis Garcia more run support vs. A's

The Houston Astros have scored the fourth-most runs in the American League this season and own the second-best run differential, ...


US Gas Prices Lowest in 5 Months

DALLAS - Gasoline prices have dipped to their lowest in more than five months - good news for consumers who ...


Mariners look to continue year-long dominance of Rangers

The Seattle Mariners have won 32 of their last 45 games to move to nine games above .500, which ties ...


MLB roundup: Cubs defeat Reds in Field of Dreams game

Nick Madrigal singled three times and drove in a run, and starter Drew Smyly tossed five shutout innings to lead ...


White Sox look for better times back home vs. Tigers

Chicago White Sox right-hander Michael Kopech sputtered in his most recent outing while pitching in his native Texas. Now back ...


Braves look to ride momentum into series vs. Marlins

The Atlanta Braves will aim for their third straight win on Friday when they open a four-game series against the ...


Mayhem, Excelsior, Fuel win on Day 1 of Summer Showdown qualifiers

The Florida Mayhem, New York Excelsior and Dallas Fuel kicked off Summer Showdown qualifiers with wins Thursday. Florida defeated the ...


Si Woo Kim, J.J. Spaun tied for lead at FedEx St. Jude

Si Woo Kim of South Korea and J.J. Spaun kicked off the FedEx Cup Playoffs in style, shooting matching 8-under ...


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Toyota issues stop driving order for BZ4X electric SUV

TOKYO, Japan: Toyota has advised the owners of its BZ4X electric SUV to stop driving their vehicles and return them ...

U.S. to sue Google, claiming antitrust violations in ad sales

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S.Department of Justice is reportedly preparing to sue Google as soon as next month, claiming that the ...

Stocks in Asia tread water, Japan's Nikkei 225 the only winner

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Japan surged on Friday as investors and traders returned to their desks after a ...

Officials hopeful as UK consumer confidence rises

LONDON, England: A survey conducted by YouGov and consultancy Cebr reported that UK consumer confidence slowly rose in July, after ...

Bengali FM accuses Swiss ambassador of lying about bank accounts info

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen has stated that the Switzerland Ambassador to Bangladesh Nathalie Chuard's claims that ...

U.S. stocks fail to find direction, Nasdaq slips 75 points

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks closed mixed the world over Thursday as investors struggled to get a clear picture ...

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Ireland prepares for energy rationing, reports local media

DUBLIN, Ireland: Ireland, fearing fuel shortages, is weighing the rationing of fuel, to begin as early as September, according to ...

Bangladesh cuts fuel subsidies, raises fuel prices by 50 percent

DHAKA, Bangladesh: Bangladesh raised fuel prices by some 50 percent this week, which is aimed at reducing the country's subsidy ...

OPEC daily basket price stands at $101.29 a barrel Wednesday

VIENNA, 11th August, 2022 (WAM) -- The price of OPEC basket of thirteen crudes stood at US$101.29 a barrel on ...

Former Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa leaves Singapore: Report

Singapore, August 11 (ANI): Former Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa left Singapore on Thursday after nearly a month's stay in ...

Thailand allows Gotabaya Rajapaksa temporary stay on condition he doesn't cause problems for country

Colombo [Sri Lanka], August 11 (ANI): Thailand has allowed former Sri Lankan president Gotabaya Rajapaksa temporary stay in Thailand to ...

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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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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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