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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 ...


Top 25 roundup: No. 5 Michigan ends futility against No. 2 Ohio St.

Hassan Haskins tied a school record with five rushing touchdowns, four in the second half, as No. 5 Michigan ended ...


Two US States Drop 'Demeaning Terms for Immigrants; More Consider It

AUSTIN, TEXAS - Luz Rivas remembers seeing the word on her mother's residency card as a child: alien.In the stark ...


NBA roundup: Suns stretch win streak to 16, top Nets

Devin Booker scored 30 points as the Phoenix Suns never trailed, survived a late comeback attempt by the host Brooklyn ...


Rockets edge Hornets in OT, finally win back-to-back games

Christian Wood scored 33 points and the Houston Rockets finally put away the visiting Charlotte Hornets, prevailing 146-143 in overtime ...


Stars' winning streak hits four with victory over Coyotes

Jason Robertson tallied the game-winning goal and added an assist as the Dallas Stars claimed their fourth straight win Saturday ...


World TT C'ships Finals: Manika, Sathiyan lose in mixed doubles quarters

Houston [USA], November 28 (ANI): The mixed doubles pair of Manika Batra and G Sathiyan suffered a defeat in the ...


Reports: Astros agree on 2-year deal with RHP Hector Neris

The Houston Astros have reached an agreement on a two-year contract with right-handed reliever Hector Neris, multiple outlets reported Saturday. ...


Miami's effort faces stiff test against No. 10 Alabama's talent

The Miami Hurricanes and the 10th-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide -- both coming off bounce-back wins -- are set to meet ...


Texas Tech stays unbeaten, manhandles Lamar

Texas Tech opened the game with 14 unanswered points Saturday afternoon and never let its lead fall into single digits ...


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As talks stall, French fishermen threaten to block delivery of fish

PARIS, France: In protesting the UK's refusal to grant more licenses to fish in British waters, French fishermen said this ...

To lower gas prices, Biden releases 50 mln barrels from reserves

WASHINGTON D.C.: To encourage a drop in sky-high gasoline prices, President Biden said the Department of Energy will release 50 ...

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, ...

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To lower gas prices, Biden releases 50 mln barrels from reserves

WASHINGTON D.C.: To encourage a drop in sky-high gasoline prices, President Biden said the Department of Energy will release 50 ...

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, ...

Russia running out of 'easy' oil

Nearly all of Russia's oil production will consist of the so-called hard-to-recover crude reserves unless the country speeds up and ...

Britain, Germany and Italy Detect Omicron Coronavirus Variant Cases

Britain, Germany and Italy detected cases of the new omicron coronavirus variant Saturday, and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced ...

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, ...

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Under new security law, Hong Kong independence leader sent to jail

HONG KONG: Tony Chung, former leader of Hong Kong pro-independence group Studentlocalism, was sentenced to 43 months in prison after ...


Hard hit by Covid variant, Asia reports more people now vaccinated

SINGAPORE: Three months after Cambodia rolled out COVID-19 vaccines, just 11 percent of its population had received at least one ...


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 ...


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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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