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Mavericks look to continue recent dominance over Cavaliers

To say the Cleveland Cavaliers have not fared well against the Dallas Mavericks in recent years might be an understatement. ...


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 ...


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 ...


NBA roundup: Suns stretch win streak to 16, top Nets

Devin Booker scored 30 points as the Phoenix Suns never trailed, survived a late comeback attempt by the host Brooklyn ...


Darius Garland hits milestone, leads Cavs past Magic

Darius Garland had a season-high 26 points to go with 11 assists, Jarrett Allen posted his own double-double, and the ...


UCF QB Dillon Gabriel says he's entering transfer portal

Central Florida quarterback Dillon Gabriel announced Saturday that he will enter the transfer portal with an eye on playing elsewhere ...


Miami's effort faces stiff test against No. 10 Alabama's talent

The Miami Hurricanes and the 10th-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide -- both coming off bounce-back wins -- are set to meet ...


In Honduras, Parties Flag Fears of Fraud Ahead of Pivotal Vote

TEGUCIGALPA, HONDURAS - Warnings of potential foul play are flying from all sides ahead of Sunday's presidential election in Honduras, ...


Sooners hold off late UCF surge, 65-62

Umoja Gibson scored 13 to lead Oklahoma to a 65-62 win over host Central Florida on Saturday in Orlando. The ...


Cavaliers still fighting, but could use a win against Orlando

The Cleveland Cavaliers would like nothing more than to halt their current losing streak. And head coach J.B. Bickerstaff's team ...


Not exactly on fire on the road, Heat travel to Chicago

The Miami Heat conclude a four-game road trip on Saturday, taking on the Chicago Bulls in Chicago. Miami comes in ...


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US to set up another task force to look into UFO questions

WASHINGTON, D.C.: After officials in Washington D.C. admitted they could not explain the phenomena of UFO sightings, the U.S. government ...

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 ...

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Amazon bypassing clogged US ports using hired ships

SEATTLE, Washington: In early November, the Olive Bay was docked in the port of Everett, Washington. Below its decks was ...

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 ...

Collapsing Turkish lira called catastrophe by political opposition

ANKARA, Turkey: As the Turkish lira fell by 15 percent against the U.S. dollar this week, anxious Turks struggled to ...

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 ...

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 ...

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Of 32 scholarships, 22 awarded to US women as Rhodes scholars for 2022

OXFORD, England: The Rhodes Trust has announced the 2022 class of U.S. Rhodes scholars, which includes the largest number of ...


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 ...


Ryan Hartman's goal helps Wild top Lightning

Ryan Hartman scored the go-ahead goal midway through the third period to lift the Minnesota Wild to a 4-2 win ...


Hawks lose Bogdan Bogdanovic for two weeks

The Atlanta Hawks will be without guard Bogdan Bogdanovic for about two weeks because of a sprained right ankle. Bogdanovic, ...


JD Davison, Keon Ellis lead No. 10 Alabama in rout of Miami

Reserve freshman point guard JD Davison provided a spark with 13 points and a game-high 10 assists as the 10th-ranked ...


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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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