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WNBA viewership on ESPN, ABC sets multiple high marks

The WNBA, which just concluded its 26th regular season, enjoyed some record-high viewership on primary television partner ESPN in 2022. ...


Red Bulls aim to snap scoreless skid in Atlanta

Atlanta United will try to secure their first four-game unbeaten run of 2022 when they host a New York Red ...


Pay Pushes Venezuelan Teachers to Protest, Consider Quitting

Public school teachers across Venezuela had planned to use their annual vacation bonus to buy uniforms for their children, waterproof ...


Team BDS pockets $600,000 for Rocket League World Championship

Team BDS won three matches Sunday, including a rout of G2 Esports in the final, to win the Rocket League ...


Aces clinch No. 1 seed in WNBA playoffs

On the final day of the regular season, the Las Vegas Aces earned the No. 1 seed in the WNBA ...


Sylvia Fowles' career ends as Lynx are eliminated by Sun

Sylvia Fowles ended her illustrious career by totaling 10 points and 12 rebounds as the Minnesota Lynx were eliminated from ...


Florida picks up four-star commitments from 2023, '24 classes

Florida picked up a pair of four-star commits on the defensive side of the ball on Sunday, one in the ...


Orlando City edge Red Bulls to end winless run

Facundo Torres scored early in the first half as Orlando City broke a pair of winless skids by holding on ...


Mercury playoff hopes face tall task in finale vs. Sky

The Chicago Sky are in the WNBA playoffs and the Mercury can join them with a victory in the teams' ...


Playoffs at stake as Sylvia Fowles and Lynx visit Sun

The Minnesota Lynx must beat the Connecticut Sun and get some help in order to extend the illustrious career of ...


Storm blitz Lynx, wrap up fourth place

Tina Charles scored 23 points on Friday night and the Seattle Storm spoiled Sylvia Fowles' final regular-season home game, walloping ...


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Would a new Cold War be in the best interest of the United States?

As China unleashed live-fire military exercises off the coast of Taiwan, simulating a real "reunification by force" operation in the ...

Myanmar deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi to serve six additional years in prison

NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar - According to a legal official, a court in Myanmar has sentenced former leader Aung San Suu Kyi ...

China, Nepal to build rail, communications network across Himalayas

BEIJING, China: Following a meeting between their foreign ministers, China and Nepal have agreed to build the Trans-Himalayan Multi-Dimensional Connectivity ...

Heatwave continues in China as temperatures exceed 40C

BEIJING, China: Several regions in China experienced temperatures exceeding 40 degrees Celsius, including the major southwestern city of Chongqing.The country's ...

California seeks $1.4 billion to keep nuclear plant open

SACRAMENTO, California: California Governor Gavin Newsom is proposing to give a $1.4 billion government loan to extend the life of ...

With Covid cases increasing, India's New Delhi continues mask mandate

NEW DELHI, India: A government order released to reporters this week said New Delhi will continue to enforce a mask ...

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Saudis buy stake in Russian energy companies, spend billions

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia: In a Twitter post published this week, Saudi Arabia's Kingdom Holding said it had invested in Russian ...

Billionaire Indian trader Rakesh Jhunjhunwala dead at 62

DELHI, India: Dubbed the country's Warren Buffett, India's best-known stock investor and self-made billionaire, Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, died on August 14 ...

New money transfers spell end of credit card, says Brazil bank chief

SAO PAULO, Brazil: Brazil's central bank chief Roberto Campos Neto has said that he believes credit cards will cease to ...

As world economy slows, price of copper falls

LONDON, England: Despite a recent rebound, speculators in the international copper market, considered an indicator of the world's economic health, ...

Russian Central Bank reports economy down 4% in second quarter

MOSCOW, Russia: Financial information released by the Rosstat federal statistics service this week indicated that Russia's economy shrank 4 percent ...

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MLB roundup: Charlie Morton, Braves blank Mets

Veteran Charlie Morton struck out 12 in 6 2/3 scoreless innings and Matt Olson drove in three runs as the ...


Nick Fortes homers twice as Marlins top Padres

Backup catcher Nick Fortes went 3-for-4 with two solo homers and three runs scored, leading the host Miami Marlins to ...


Randy Arozarena's blast lifts Rays over slumping Yankees

Randy Arozarena hit a three-run home run with one out in the first inning and the visiting Tampa Bay Rays ...


Trump says FBI returned his passports but agents took 'everything in sight' like criminals

Washington [US], August 17 (ANI): Former US President Donald Trump said that the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the FBI ...


NASA to Roll Out Giant US Moon Rocket for Debut Launch

NASA's gigantic Space Launch System moon rocket, topped with an uncrewed astronaut capsule, is set to begin an hourslong crawl ...


NFL roundup: Jets' Mekhi Becton on IR, 49ers release Robert Nkemdiche

The New York Jets placed offensive tackle Mekhi Becton on injured reserve Tuesday, one of five roster moves to reduce ...


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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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