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After long wait, No. 14 West Virginia heads to Kansas State

No. 14 West Virginia finally will get back on the court Saturday after missing three straight games and not playing ...


Reports: Rockets acquire Kevin Porter Jr. from Cavs

The Houston Rockets acquired guard Kevin Porter Jr. for a protected second-round pick, multiple media outlets reported Thursday night. The ...


Alabama hires Bill O'Brien as offensive coordinator

Alabama hired former Houston Texans coach and general manager Bill O'Brien as its offensive coordinator Thursday night. O'Brien will follow ...


No. 8 Houston riding high into replacement game vs. Temple

While avenging their lone loss of the season, the No. 8 Houston Cougars looked every bit like the favorite to ...


Austin FC tabs Daniel Pereira No. 1 overall in MLS SuperDraft

Austin FC chose Virginia Tech midfielder Daniel Pereira with the No. 1 overall pick in the MLS SuperDraft on Thursday. ...


Nikola Jokic, Nuggets ready for rematch vs. Suns

Nikola Jokic is getting some early season buzz as an MVP candidate, and with good reason. The Denver Nuggets star ...


Vikings OC Gary Kubiak announces retirement

Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak retired from the NFL after 36 seasons as a player and coach. In a ...


Mavericks, Spurs meet for first time this season

The Dallas Mavericks play the finale of a three-game road trip Friday when they square off against the San Antonio ...


Former Packers GM Ted Thompson dies at 68

Former Green Bay general manager Ted Thompson, architect of the Packers' Super Bowl XLV championship team, died on Wednesday night. ...


Roster still unsettled, Rockets visit Pistons

Stephen Silas would love to see how well the new-look Houston Rockets can play without James Harden. But once again, ...


Hornets hope extra practice helps vs. Bulls

Time off has come in different fashions for the Chicago Bulls and Charlotte Hornets. The team that snaps back into ...


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U.S. stock markets have quiet day, greenback slump continues

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street took a breather on Thursday, a day after the major indices hit record ...

European Union's external fishing activities under scrutiny

The EU has a large fleet that fishes outside European waters. Nearly a third of its catch comes from non-EU ...

Stocks in Asia make upward thrust, greenback falters again

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Shares in Asia followed their U.S. counterparts on Thursday, rising into the stratosphere.the Hong Kong key ...

U.S. stocks jump sharply after inauguration

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rallied to new record highs on Wednesday as the 46th president of the ...

Jack Ma reappears after disappearing from public view 2 months ago

Chinese billionaire Jack Ma has made his first public appearance since openly criticizing China's financial regulatory system just over two ...

Shares generally gain ground in Asia, while greenback flounders

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stock markets in Asia generally advanced on Wednesday, confident the incoming Biden administration will take positive ...

Oil and Gas

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Oil producers face a long haul back to business as usual

This is no time for the world's oil producers to start adding supplies to the global market if they want ...

5 things Russia exported before gas and oil

Candles, clothing, sails, and even the bread Europeans bought, often came from Russia. 1. Honey and beeswaxLegion MediaGreek hIstorian Polybius ...

EU Lawmakers Demand Halt To Nord Stream 2 Over Navalny Arrest

The European Parliament has passed a resolution calling on the European Union to 'immediately' stop completion of the Nord Stream ...

On First Day, Biden Reverses Number of Trump Policies

U.S. President Joe Biden signed a series of executive orders and other actions Wednesday aiming to address the coronavirus crisis ...

Azerbaijan seizing salaries to pay for post-war reconstruction

Azerbaijan has established three new public funds aimed at helping the country rebuild and recover following last year's war. But ...

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Europe says it is ready for a new start with U.S.

LONDON, UK - World leaders have congratulated Joe Biden following his inauguration Wednesday as the 46th U.S. president. Many allies ...


NYC man accused of threatening to murder Representatives and Senators

NEW YORK CITY, New York - A New York City man who who stoked tensions before and after the storming ...


48 years after winning Senate seat, Biden assumes presidency

The end of Donald Trump's dysfunctional tenure in the White House means the start of a relatively normal presidency under ...


Former President Donald Trump arrives at new home, Mar-a-Lago

U.S. President Donald Trump left the White House for the final time on Wednesday, heading by helicopter to a nearby ...


B'Tselem describes Israel as apartheid state

Last week Israeli human rights group B'Tselem released a position paper describing for the first time in its 30-year history, ...


Inauguration Day for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris arrives

WASHINGTON, DC - With a promise to 'heal' America, which in recent months witnessed a chaotic election and messy transition ...


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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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