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Texas, California seek reduced power usage during extreme heatwave

AUSTIN, Texas: Amidst an ongoing severe drought, Texas and California officials have asked residents to conserve energy this week, in ...


Texas AM: R.C. Slocum diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma

Former Texas AM football coach R.C. Slocum has been diagnosed with a form of Hodgkin's lymphoma, the school announced Tuesday. ...


Chris Paul to join Team USA, per reports

Chris Paul plans to play with Team USA in the Olympic Games in Tokyo, The Athletic reported on Tuesday. Paul ...


Report: Mike D'Antoni gets second interview in Portland

Brooklyn Nets assistant coach Mike D'Antoni will have a second interview this week for the head coach vacancy with the ...


Ted Segal named as new majority owner of Dynamo

Real estate developer Ted Segal acquired a majority ownership position in Houston Dynamo FC. Under the terms of the agreement, ...


Astros face Orioles, look to extend winning streak to nine

The Houston Astros came within five outs of a no-hitter and won their eighth consecutive game Monday night. They might ...


Blaming pandemic for stress leaves couples happier: Study

Washington [US], June 22 (ANI): A new study has found that when couples blamed the COVID-19 pandemic for their stress, ...


MLB roundup: D-backs snap 17-game losing streak

Merrill Kelly tossed seven strong innings and the Arizona Diamondbacks snapped their franchise-record, 17-game losing streak with a 5-1 win ...


Marcus Stroman leads short-handed Mets vs. Braves

Marcus Stroman has been a model of stability this season for the injury-plagued New York Mets. Even so, rarely have ...


Admissions open for UG and PG Programs

New Delhi [India], June 22 (ANI/SRV Media):Ranked as the 7th Best private institute for Engineering in India by TOI Survey ...


Andy Ibanez, Rangers hope to handle A's again

Andy Ibanez made quite the impact in the first game of his second stint this season with the Texas Rangers, ...


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Wall Street forges ahead, Dow adds another 69 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks continued their recovery which began on Monday.Tuesday saw the major indices all make ...

To receive Covid vaccination, Indonesians heading to U.S.

JAKARTA, Indonesia: Some Indonesian residents are traveling to wealthier countries to receive Covid vaccinations."It just so happens that I haven't ...

Pilots, aircrews to hold protests against UK travel restrictions

LONDON, England: Britain's airlines and holiday and tour companies are planning a "day of action" on Wednesday, in a bid ...

Japanese sharemarkets dominate Asian trading again Tuesday

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Japan did an almost complete about-face on Tuesday with the Nikkei 225 soaring 873.20 ...

Dubai Airport sees 8% jump in passengers in 2021

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates: Officials at Dubai International Airport are hoping for a "flood" of travelers as the coronavirus pandemic ...

Boeing unveils 230 passenger 737 MAX 10 jet

SEATTLE, Washington: The latest and largest 737 edition from Boeing -- the MAX 10 -- is being introduced as part ...

Oil and Gas

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How engineered bacteria could clean up oilsands pollution and mining waste

Rampant industrialization has caused our planet to warm at an unprecedented rate. Glaciers are melting away and sea levels are ...

Targeted: The Lukashenka Allies And Kin Hit With Western Sanctions

By the end of last week, Western countries had hit authoritarian Alyaksandr Lukashenka's ruling apparatus with three rounds of sanctions ...

Kazakhstan unlikely to meet Paris commitments

Six years since the landmark Paris Agreement on climate change, Kazakhstan appears unlikely to fulfill its promise.The Paris Agreement requires ...

Turkmenistan: Plane wrong

As a country so well-endowed with oil and gas riches, Turkmenistan has devoted little serious thought to green energy. That ...

Defence Ministry signs Rs 583 cr contract with GSL

New Delhi [India], June 22 (ANI): The Ministry of Defence on Tuesday signed a contract with Goa Shipyard Ltd (GSL) ...

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Trudeau extends border closings with U.S. until July 21

OTTAWA, Canada: Despite pressure from companies and the tourism industry to ease the nation's travel ban, Canadian Prime Minister Justin ...


With infections rising, Taiwan thanks U.S. for Covid vaccines

TAIPEI, Taiwan: Taiwan received 2.5 million COVID-19 vaccine doses from the United States on Sunday, more than doubling the nation's ...


Brazil reports half million Covid deaths, vaccinations still slow

SAO PAULO, Brazil: Over half a million Brazilians have now died after contracting COVID-19, it was reported on Saturday. Brazil ...


Planning for space tourism, company flies test balloon 20 miles high

ORLANDO, Florida: Space Perspective, which plans to bring tourists to space inside a capsule tethered to a balloon, successfully flew ...


EU countries to allow Americans, others to return

BRUSSELS, Belgium: In the much-awaited opening following the Covid pandemic, the European Union announced on Friday that its member countries ...


Biden orders U.S. to investigate Chinese apps, may impose bans

WASHINGTON D.C.: President Joe Biden has issued an executive order which could result in several Chinese apps being investigated or ...


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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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