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93 policemen killed in 2020, 41 shot to death

WASHINGTON D.C.: The FBI has reported that 93 police officers were killed in the line of duty in 2020.This was ...


Salt marsh stretching from Florida to North Carolina to be conserved

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida -- An initiative to conserve a million acres of salt marsh from Northeast Florida to North Carolina ...


Timberwolves, Magic meet with eye on the future

Minnesota Timberwolves coach Chris Finch wants his team to finish strong despite its record. Finch continued to see those signs ...


Hanging by a thread, Stars set for two vs. Blackhawks

The Dallas Stars are taking their playoff pursuit to Chicago. The Stars staved off playoff elimination in the Central Division ...


PSL announce fixture change to final day of 2020/2021 campaign

The Premier Soccer League (PSL) has announced a fixture change to the final day of the current 2020/2021 campaign's conclusion ...


Higuain brothers expected back when Inter Miami faces Atlanta United

Atlanta United FC still is looking for consistent goal-scoring threats as they head to Fort Lauderdale, Fla. on Sunday to ...


Heat, Celtics meet looking to avoid play-in fate

A two-part rematch of last year's Eastern Conference Finals may help determine whether the Miami Heat or Boston Celtics will ...


Sofia Kenin juggles team, removes father as coach

World No. 4 Sofia Kenin has shaken up her "technical team," which includes removing her longtime coach -- her father. ...


Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw faces Angels after short outing

It took just five weeks into a long-awaited championship defense for a sense of urgency to surround the Los Angeles ...


Lightning, Panthers battle for home ice in playoffs

If the Florida Panthers and Tampa Bay Lightning don't already know each other pretty well, the two in-state rivals will ...


Yuli Gurriel, Astros seek another win vs. Blue Jays

Houston first baseman Yuli Gurriel continued his early season tear on Friday, notching a four-hit game to pace the Astros ...


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U.S. announces waiver of Covid patents; pharmaceutical stocks tumble

WASHINGTON D.C.: Shares of Covid vaccine manufacturers fell following statements from the White House that they support waiving patent rights ...

U.S. economic downturn translates to lowest birth rate in 40 years

WASHINGTON DC - Amidst the radical turndown in the American economy during the Covid lockdown, birth rates in the United ...

WHO says "low confidence" in Sinopharm Covid side-effects data

GENEVA, Switzerland: World Health Organization experts have said they have "very low confidence" in data received from Chinese state-owned drugmaker ...

White House seeks subsidies for nuclear power in bid for clean energy

WASHINGTON D.C.: The White House is talking with lawmakers to offer subsidies to the nation's nuclear power plants, in a ...

Fear of Covid variants calls off Oktoberfest for 2nd year

MUNICH, Germany: Authorities in Germany have called off Oktoberfest for the second straight year, saying the festival, which attracts nearly ...

Police recognize wanted Mafia fugitive on YouTube from tattoos

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic: Italian detectives have arrested a member of the Italian mafia after seeing him on YouTube in ...

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93 policemen killed in 2020, 41 shot to death

WASHINGTON D.C.: The FBI has reported that 93 police officers were killed in the line of duty in 2020.This was ...

Salt marsh stretching from Florida to North Carolina to be conserved

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida -- An initiative to conserve a million acres of salt marsh from Northeast Florida to North Carolina ...

Republicans in Wisconsin press on for election reforms

MADISON, Wisconsin -- A Wisconsin Senate committee heard testimony Wednesday on a host of election-related measures. Critics describe the effort ...

Push in California for more access to fresh fruit and vegetables

SOUTH LOS ANGELES, California - Groups that fight hunger want local government to step in and make sure all Californians ...

Ransomware used in cyber attack on one of US largest fuel pipelines

Cyber attackers who shut down one of the US? main fuel pipelines used so-called ransomware to lock up the system. ...

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Demand seen pushing factory orders to 1.1% in March

WASHINGTON D.C.: After sliding 0.5 percent in February, new factory orders for US-made goods rebounded 1.1 percent in March, as ...


Airlines, biofuel industries discuss low-cost biofuels with U.S. House

WASHINGTON D.C.: As part of a larger drive by lawmakers to advance climate and energy legislation, members of a U.S. ...


China reports 230 million tourist trips over May Day holiday

BEIJING, China: China set a new tourism record, as the Chinese made some 230 million trips over the extended May ...


U.S. industrial stocks set new records, U.S. dollar gets smashed

NEW YORK, New York - It was like Groundhog Day as stocks forged to new highs on Wall Street on ...


Officials say US supply chain will correct self, raise factory output

WASHINGTON D.C.: Production in the United States clocked slower growth last month, as supply scarcities posed restraints and extensive fiscal ...


Slowdown seen in office construction as work from home continues

Indicating that the working from home trend is here to stay, U.S. businesses have stepped up their spending on technology ...


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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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