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High pressure fracking again being used by US oil companies

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Amidst the rise of "re-fracs" in the U.S. as part of the efforts to boost domestic oil production, ...

Researchers: Late WR Demaryius Thomas had CTE

Late NFL wide receiver Demaryius Thomas had the degenerative brain disease known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, Boston University ...

MLB roundup: Brewers earn wild, walk-off win over Cubs

Victor Caratini lined a three-run home run with two outs in the 10th inning to give the Milwaukee Brewers a ...

Tigers summon pitching reinforcements in series vs. Guardians

The parade of starting pitchers shuttling between Toledo and Detroit continues for the Tigers as they head into the third ...

Adley Rutschman, Orioles hope to recapture momentum against Rangers

Even weeks after making his much-anticipated debut in the major leagues, Adley Rutschman's contributions are dissected regularly. Some of the ...

Yordan Alvarez, Astros aim for more success vs. Royals

The Houston Astros enter Tuesday's game against the visiting Kansas City Royals with sluggers Yordan Alvarez and Kyle Tucker on ...

Taxi Fountas' hat trick lifts D.C. United past Orlando City

Taxi Fountas scored the game's first three goals and D.C. United held on to defeat host Orlando City 5-3 and ...

MLB roundup: Brewers earn walk-off win over Cubs after wild finish

Victor Caratini lined a three-run home run with two outs in the 10th inning to give the Milwaukee Brewers a ...

Sandy Alcantara on hot streak as Marlins prepare for Angels

After being named National League Pitcher of the Month in June, Miami Marlins ace Sandy Alcantara looks to stay hot ...

Yordan Alvarez walk-off homer propels Astros past Royals

Yordan Alvarez clubbed a walk-off home run with two outs in the ninth inning as the Houston Astros capped a ...

Diamondbacks RHP Ian Kennedy (calf) placed on 15-day IL

Arizona Diamondbacks right-handed reliever Ian Kennedy was placed on the 15-day injured list Monday with right calf inflammation. Arizona recalled ...

Scientists use common gene to profile microbial communities

Washington [US], July 5 (ANI): Computer scientists have developed Emu, an algorithm that uses long reads of genomes to identify ...

Same-Sex Couples Reflect 7 Years After Winning Right to Marry in US

Last week marked the seventh anniversary of the Supreme Court's landmark ruling that legalized same-sex marriage across America, overriding bans ...

HBP gives Orioles walk-off win over Rangers

Jorge Mateo was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the bottom of the 10th inning to give ...

Astros reinstate RHP Jake Odorizzi (leg) from IL

The Houston Astros reinstated right-hander Jake Odorizzi (leg injury) from the 15-day injured list on Monday. Odorizzi is set to ...

Pirates face former prospect, Yankees ace in opener

The Pittsburgh Pirates will not only get to host the top team in baseball, but they also will get to ...

A's return home looking for bounce-back win over Blue Jays

The Oakland Athletics return home, but get no break in the schedule, when they open a three-game series against the ...

Edwin Diaz continues to impress as Mets visit Reds

Closer Edwin Diaz has been the main constant this season for the New York Mets, who begin a three-game series ...

Jake Odorizzi returns to Astros' rotation against Royals

The Houston Astros are set to reinstate right-hander Jake Odorizzi off the injured list on Monday and give him the ...

MLB roundup: Jeremy Pena's walk-off HR propels Astros to series sweep

Jeremy Pena clubbed a walk-off home run with two outs in the ninth inning, his second homer of the game, ...

Orioles, Rangers aim for improvements, and more wins, in second half

The Baltimore Orioles and Texas Rangers are reviewing what's gone right and what's gone wrong in the first half of ...

Charlotte FC beats Houston to earn first-ever road win

Andre Shinyashiki scored in the 74th minute to add to an earlier score on an own goal as visiting Charlotte ...

July 4 weekend in Chicago turns bloody- 37 shot, 7 killed in horrific gun violence

Illinois [US], July 4 (ANI): The July 4 weekend in Chicago, Illinois, witnessed a series of shooting incidents in which ...

Subliners stay unbeaten at CDL Major 4 qualifying

The New York Subliners became the first team to reach 4-0 in Call of Duty League Stage 4 Major qualifying ...

FC Dallas seek better performance at home vs. Inter Miami

FC Dallas will try to get back to winning on their home pitch when they host Inter Miami CF on ...

Reports: Bulls agree to one-year deal with PG Goran Dragic

The Chicago Bulls and point guard Goran Dragic agreed to a one-year, $2.9 million deal on Sunday, according to multiple ...

Diamondbacks reliever Ian Kennedy leaves with apparent leg injury

Arizona Diamondbacks reliever Ian Kennedy left the game against the Colorado Rockies in Denver on Sunday with what appeared to ...

Astros strike down Angels on Jeremy Pena's 2 HRs

Jeremy Pena clubbed a walk-off home run with two outs in the ninth inning, his second homer of the game, ...

Buck Showalter hits milestone as Mets top Rangers

Eduardo Escobar hit a two-run homer, Carlos Carrasco pitched effectively into the sixth inning and the host New York Mets ...

US power companies brace for supply crisis Reuters

Consumer energy demand is expected to hit all-time highs this summer, and utilities are warning they may lack the equipment ...

Pacers sign first-round pick Bennedict Mathurin

The Indiana Pacers on Sunday signed guard Bennedict Mathurin, the sixth overall pick in the 2022 NBA Draft. Terms of ...

US: 5-year-old killed, one injured in shooting incident in Houston

Houston [US], July 3 (ANI): A minor kid was killed and another was injured in a shooting in Houston when ...

Two killed, 4 others including 3 cops injured in Texas shooting

Washington [US], July 3 (ANI): Two people were killed and four others including three officers were injured in a shooting ...

Dynasty, Dragons dominating Midseason Madness qualifying

The Seoul Dynasty and Shanghai Dragons posted their second sweeps of the weekend Sunday in East Region action at the ...

Mariners' Robbie Ray looks to stay hot in finale vs. A's

Robbie Ray relied on two pitches last season with Toronto when he won the American League's Cy Young Award: a ...

Study shows development of rapid COVID-19 test by UTSW researchers that can identify variants in hours

Washington [US], July 3 (ANI): Last year, pathologist Jeffrey SoRelle, M.D., and colleagues developed CoVarScan, a rapid COVID-19 test that ...

Astros look for continued production in bottom of order vs. Angels

One game after a trio of players in the bottom half of the batting order recorded multi-hit games, the Houston ...

Surgery can be avoided for children with rare skull tumor: Study

Washington [US], July 3 (ANI): A group of researchers has discovered during a recent study that surgery can be avoided ...

Jon Gray looks to lead Rangers to series win over Mets

After struggling early this season, right-hander Jon Gray is settling in nicely with the Texas Rangers. Gray (4-3, 3.89 ERA) ...

MLB roundup: Cardinals make history with 4 straight HRs in win

Nolan Arenado hit two homers and drove in three runs to lift the visiting St. Louis Cardinals past the Philadelphia ...

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Angry Russia vows retaliation after Bulgaria expels diplomats

SOFIA, Bulgaria: Russian diplomats and their families departed Bulgaria over the weekend, amidst heightened tensions between the two eastern European ...

No end in sight as South Africa suffers thru power cuts

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa: More frequent power cuts in South Africa have affected households and businesses across the country, with state-owned ...

Rescuers find 3 alive, 27 missing after boat sinks off Hong Kong

HONG KONG: An engineering vessel with 30 people on board went missing 200 miles off Hong Kong after it snapped ...

As Covid cases rise in France, no return to mandatory restrictions

NICE, France -As some 1,000 Frenchmen are being hospitalized daily with Covid infections, French officials have "invited" or "recommended" the ...

In "geopolitical signal," UE, New Zealand sign free trade pact

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Negotiations on a free trade agreement between the European Union and New Zealand ended successfully this week, paving ...

After shark kills swimmer, Egyptian authorities close Red Sea beach

CAIRO, Egypt: Egyptian authorities have prohibited swimming in a stretch of the Red Sea after an Australian woman was killed ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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