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Edward Shames, last of War II's 'Band of Brothers,' dies at age 99

NORFOLK, Virginia: The last surviving officer in the historic World War II US Army parachute infantry regiment known as Easy ...


Dollar Tree raises prices to $1.25 in first price increase in 35 years

CHESAPEAKE, Virginia: Discount retail chain Dollar Tree said it will raise its prices from $1 to $1.25 for most of ...


New-and-improved Rockets face stern test from Nets

For the opening few minutes of their home victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Sunday, the Houston Rockets looked ...


Top 25 roundup: Texas Tech stuns No. 13 Tennessee in OT

High-powered offense was not part of the game plan for either team Tuesday night when Texas Tech and 13th-ranked Tennessee ...


Could Omicron save us from COVID

If this new variant proves to be as mild as initial reports suggest, it could actually help us on our ...


No. 12 Arkansas fends off Charlotte's upset bid

JD Notae poured in 23 points to go with 10 rebounds as No. 12 Arkansas turned back visiting Charlotte for ...


MLS commissioner: 'We're bullish on Las Vegas'

Major League Soccer's continuing expansion became increasingly focused on Las Vegas on Tuesday when league commissioner Don Garber identified the ...


Sixers aim for repeat performance in rematch with Hornets

An encore might be worth it from an entertainment standpoint as the Philadelphia 76ers and Charlotte Hornets meet for the ...


NBA roundup: Hawks set team 3-point record in sinking Wolves

Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot made seven of Atlanta's franchise-record 25 3-pointers and scored a season-high 23 points to help the Hawks to ...


Joel Embiid powers 76ers to OT win over Hornets

Joel Embiid scored six of his 43 points in overtime as the visiting Philadelphia 76ers defeated the short-handed Charlotte Hornets ...


Hawks hit from distance, sink Timberwolves

Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot made seven of Atlanta's franchise-record 25 3-pointers and scored a season-high 23 points to help the visiting Hawks ...


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Large UK Christmas parties being canceled due to Omicron

LONDON, England: Due to the uncertainty caused by the Omicron variant of COVID-19,, major companies, including NatWest, Aviva, Deloitte and ...

Over 1,300 evacuated after volcano rains fire on Indonesian villages

JAKARTA, Indonesia: Rescue personnel in Indonesia are facing the arduous task of looking for survivors in villages blanketed by searing ...

Cold War fears emerge as democracy summit looms

On Wednesday and Thursday of this week, U.S. President Joe Biden will host a virtual "Summit for Democracy." The gathering ...

Ten covid infected cruise passengers placed in isolation in USA

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana: At least ten passengers and crew members onboard a Norwegian Cruise Line ship that docked in New ...

British hotels report holiday cancellations due to Covid Omicron

LONDON, England: Fears about the Omicron variant of COVID-19 have led to cancellations at UK hotels, as Christmas plans are ...

Edward Shames, last of War II's 'Band of Brothers,' dies at age 99

NORFOLK, Virginia: The last surviving officer in the historic World War II US Army parachute infantry regiment known as Easy ...

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Ten covid infected cruise passengers placed in isolation in USA

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana: At least ten passengers and crew members onboard a Norwegian Cruise Line ship that docked in New ...

Edward Shames, last of War II's 'Band of Brothers,' dies at age 99

NORFOLK, Virginia: The last surviving officer in the historic World War II US Army parachute infantry regiment known as Easy ...

Dollar Tree raises prices to $1.25 in first price increase in 35 years

CHESAPEAKE, Virginia: Discount retail chain Dollar Tree said it will raise its prices from $1 to $1.25 for most of ...

Providence rolls past Vermont

A.J. Reeves finished with a season-high 24 points, Nate Watson scored 24 and Providence outlasted nonconference foe Vermont in a ...

Why Shell pulled out of the Cambo oilfield

Shell has scrapped plans to invest in Cambo, a proposed oilfield off the Shetland Islands. The fossil fuel supermajor has ...

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Europe says $340 billion program will not burden countries with debt

BRUSSELS, Belgium: The European Union has announced the creation of a program worth $340 billion, called "Global Gateway," to act ...


Stock markets in Asia forge ahead on back of global rally

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia continued the merry-go-round on Wednesday as investors the world over swarmed stock markets ...


Problem with hood detaching causes Honda recall of 725,000 vehicles

TORRANCE, California: Honda is recalling some 725,000 SUVs and pick-up trucks due to faulty hoods that could open while vehicles ...


Angry Elon Musk moves Tesla headquarters out of California

AUSTIN, Texas: Tesla has confirmed that it moved its headquarters from Palo Alto, California to a location next to its ...


U.S. stocks tack on to global rally, Nasdaq jumps 456 points

NEW YORK, New York - Technology stocks were all the rage in New York on Tuesday, pushing the broader industrial ...


Berkshire's Charlie Munger says Costco will compete against Amazon

OMAHA, Nebraska: Expect retail giant Costco to develop a major internet presence and become an important competitor to Amazon, according ...


Hotel Review

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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