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Cuba locks activists into homes to prevent protests

HAVANA, Cuba: Cuban activists report being forcibly locked inside their homes, amidst a government clampdown on opposition protests on the ...


Teenage shooter Rittenhouse meets with former President Trump

MAR-A-LAGO, Florida - Former President Donald Trump has defended acquitted teenager Kyle Rittenhouse, 18, who has been prosecuted over the ...


Jordan Eberle leads improving Kraken into Buffalo

The Seattle Kraken appear to have turned a corner following their six-game losing skid. The expansion club has won three ...


No. 23 Florida uses big runs to beat Troy, 84-45

Myreon Jones and Tyree Appleby each had 12 points to lead host Florida to a comfortable 84-45 victory over Troy ...


76ers aim to get back on track vs. struggling Magic

The Philadelphia 76ers remain a work in progress. Even after the return of All-Star Joel Embiid following a three-week absence ...


Report: Florida to name Louisiana's Billy Napier head coach

Florida could name Louisiana's Billy Napier as the Gators' next head coach as early as Sunday, Yahoo Sports reported. Napier ...


No. 10 Kentucky vies to stay hot vs. Central Michigan

Following a season-opening loss to Duke, Kentucky has been plowing through a series of unranked nonconference opponents. The 10th-ranked Wildcats ...


Report: Rays signing RHP Corey Kluber to one-year deal

The Tampa Bay Rays have agreed to a one-year, $8 million contract with right-hander Corey Kluber, according to MLB Network. ...


Missouri has chance to rebound against Paul Quinn

The Missouri Tigers will try to get struggling offense back on track on Monday whey host the Paul Quinn College ...


Honduran Election Could Oust Long-Ruling National Party

TEGUCIGALPA, HONDURAS - Hondurans will choose a successor to deeply unpopular President Juan Orlando Hernandez on Sunday in elections that ...


NHL roundup: Kraken end Panthers' winning streak in stunner

Chris Driedger made 33 saves against his former team as the Seattle Kraken snapped the Florida Panthers' record-tying home winning ...


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After decades of work, Egypt to open 3,000-year-old Avenue of Sphinxes

CAIRO, Egypt: Egypt opened its 3,000-year-old Avenue of Sphinxes to the public this week, in a swanky ceremony, after over ...

Libyan officials disqualify Gadhafi son from running for president

BENGHAZI, Libya: Libya's High National Elections Committee has disqualified Seif al-Islam Gadhafi, son of the late dictator Moammar Gadhafi, from ...

People in La Palma told to lockdown as lava flow reaches ocean

SANTA CRUZ DE LA PALMA, LA Palma: Authorities on the Spanish island of La Palma have ordered residents of three ...

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 ...

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U.S. settlers and Native tribes mark 400 years of Thanksgiving

ALCATRAZ ISLAND, Calif. -- Some 400 years ago in 1621, the settlers and Native tribes ate together at the first ...

Sex trafficked children in Maryland being placed in juvenile detention

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland -- A new report ranks Maryland as one of the worst states in providing support for young victims ...

Alcohol is most widely used substance among American teens

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The holiday season has officially started, and one group is encouraging Ohio parents to make a special ...

Minnesota study show nearly half of homeless are children and youths

BEMIDJI, Minnesota -- November is National Homeless Children and Youth Awareness Month.Compared with other Midwestern states, Minnesota has some of ...

Report: Sharks to place F Evander Kane on waivers

The San Jose Sharks will place Evander Kane on waivers, the San Jose Mercury News reported Sunday. If the veteran ...

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Food prices could reach record highs due to jump in fertilizer prices

WASHINGTON D.C.: With agricultural costs being driven to new highs due to a shortfall of nitrogen fertilizer worldwide, farming communities ...


Indian government to ban purchase of cryptocurrencies

NEW DELHI, India: India will introduce a bill during the winter session of Parliament that could block the use of ...


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 ...


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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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