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Following cyber attack on pipeline, Biden acts to stop online hacking

WASHINGTON D.C.: President Joe Biden has issued an executive order to strengthen U.S. cybersecurity defenses.This follows recent high-profile incidents that ...


Lynx hope for better ending vs. unbeaten Liberty

After a bizarre ending to their season-opening loss, the Minnesota Lynx hope to get on more of a conventional path, ...


Congressman Gaetz Associate Pleads Guilty to Sex Trafficking Charges

ORLANDO, FLA. - A Florida politician who emerged as a central figure in the Justice Department's sex trafficking investigation into ...


Diana Taurasi, Mercury visit winless Mystics

The Phoenix Mercury conclude their season-opening road trip by paying a visit to the Washington Mystics on Tuesday night. The ...


Mexico's Andrea Meza crowned Miss Universe 2021 winner

Washington [US], May 17 (ANI): After a year without the Miss Universe pageant due to the coronavirus pandemic, Andrea Meza ...


PHOTOS | Zozibini's final walk as Miss Universe

Mexico's Andrea Meza was crowned the winner of the 69th edition of Miss Universe on Sunday.South Africa's Zozibini Tunzi took ...


NBA roundup: Warriors top Grizzlies for No. 8 seed

Stephen Curry scored a game-high 46 points en route to his second NBA scoring title and Jordan Poole stalled a ...


Orlando City scores early, holds on to defeat D.C. United

Mauricio Pereyra scored in the seventh minute and Orlando City protected the lead to post a 1-0 victory over D.C. ...


Sixers rest starters, still trounce Magic in finale

Tyrese Maxey had 30 points, seven rebounds and six assists to lift the host Philadelphia 76ers over the Orlando Magic ...


Chris Webber, Paul Pierce elected to Hall of Fame

Chris Webber, Paul Pierce, Chris Bosh and Ben Wallace were among those announced on Sunday as members of the Naismith ...


Justin Timberlake enjoys day out with son

Washington [US], May 16 (ANI): American singer-songwriter Justin Timberlake enjoyed the 'coolest' visit to Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge at Walt ...


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770 barges backed up on Mississippi River due to damaged bridge

MEMPHIS, Tennessee: Some 770 barges on the lower Mississippi River have backed up due to a damaged bridge near Memphis, ...

As Covid crisis lessens, face masks no longer needed at federal parks

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced this week that hundreds of millions of visitors to ...

Palestinians bearing brunt of hostilities, Israel gets foreign backing

GAZA, Palestinian territories - The death toll in Gaza and Israel since hostilities surged on Monday of last week, has ...

Irish health department hit with ransomware attack

DUBLIN, May 16 (Xinhua) -- Ireland's Department of Health has been under a ransomware attack similar to that recently launched ...

U.S. to boost manufacturing of chips to lessen Chinese influence

WASHINGTON D.C.: In response to the shortage of semiconductor chips, which has temporarily closed some U.S. auto plants, news reports ...

Polish bars celebrate reopening after end of Covid restrictions

WARSAW, Poland: Poles celebrated on the weekend as restaurants and bars opened outdoor dining for the first time in over ...

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Taiwan warns international money not safe in Hong Kong

TAIPEI, Taiwan: Taiwan said on May 15 that Hong Kong's freezing the assets of jailed media tycoon Jimmy Lai was ...

U.S. to boost manufacturing of chips to lessen Chinese influence

WASHINGTON D.C.: In response to the shortage of semiconductor chips, which has temporarily closed some U.S. auto plants, news reports ...

Airbnb up 52% as travel begins to recover

SAN FRANCISCO, California: As more people become vaccinated against COVID-19 and restrictions are eased, Airbnb's gross bookings have jumped 52 ...

Post-It Notes inventor dies at 80 in Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minnesota: The inventor of the 3M Post-it Note has died. Spencer Silver, age 80, died May 8 at ...

Some 8 million U.S. jobs unfilled in March, setting new record

WASHINGTON D.C.: U.S. job openings grew to a record high 8 million in March, fueling criticism of the Biden administration's ...

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770 barges backed up on Mississippi River due to damaged bridge

MEMPHIS, Tennessee: Some 770 barges on the lower Mississippi River have backed up due to a damaged bridge near Memphis, ...


Following cyber attack on pipeline, Biden acts to stop online hacking

WASHINGTON D.C.: President Joe Biden has issued an executive order to strengthen U.S. cybersecurity defenses.This follows recent high-profile incidents that ...


Tigers activate C Wilson Ramos off IL

The Detroit Tigers activated catcher Wilson Ramos from the 10-day injured list prior to Monday night's game against the host ...


Congressman Gaetz Associate Pleads Guilty to Sex Trafficking Charges

ORLANDO, FLA. - A Florida politician who emerged as a central figure in the Justice Department's sex trafficking investigation into ...


Panthers look to bounce back against Lightning in Game 2

The Tampa Bay Lightning lost out on having home-ice advantage in the first round by losing their final two regular ...


Albert Pujols, Dodgers finalize one-year contract

Slugger Albert Pujols signed a one-year contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers, the team announced Monday. Right-hander Tony Gonsolin was ...


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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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