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Public backlash follows Oregon plan to continue Covid restrictions

PORTLAND, Oregon: The state of Oregon is moving in the opposite direction of much of America, as it seeks to ...


Skidding Pelicans aim to salvage playoff chances vs. Magic

The Orlando Magic's hopes of reaching an Eastern Conference play-in game have vanished. The New Orleans Pelicans' play-in hopes in ...


Grizzlies aim to beat Clippers after tough loss

The Memphis Grizzlies will look for a bit of redemption on the road against the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday ...


Hawks, Knicks battle for fourth spot in East

Late-season matchups between the New York Knicks and Atlanta Hawks aren't rare. But it's been a long time since the ...


NBA roundup: Knicks roll on with 7th straight win

RJ Barrett scored 18 of his 24 points as part of a huge third quarter for the New York Knicks ...


Trae Young sees his way to 25 points as Hawks top Magic

Trae Young, wearing googles for the first time due to an injury, scored 25 points and Lou Williams came off ...


Verdict on Derek Chauvin resonates in sports world

Reaction to the conviction of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin of second-degree unintentional murder and two other charges Tuesday ...


Bafana poisoned chalice 'survivor' Palacios eager to help SA soccer

Wily former Peruvian World Cup player Augusto Palacios, who is one of only a couple of the 20 head coaches ...


Mock Draft Spotlight: Teven Jenkins

Ryan Mink The Ravens have arguably the best offensive tackle duo in the NFL, but could they still draft another ...


Orlando Magic Sign Donta Hall to 10-Day Contract - Orlando Magic

ORLANDO - he Orlando Magic have signed free agent forward Donta Hall (DON-tay) to a 10-day contract, President of Basketball ...


6-hour standoff ends with man dead by suicide, Orlando police say

A 6-hour standoff with Orlando Police ended on a deadly note Thursday night when the suspect turned the gun on ...


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Expect Covid booster after one year, says Pfizer CEO

NEW YORK, New York: Those who have been inoculated against COVID-19 with the Pfizer vaccine will likely need a third ...

'There will be consequences' to death of Navalny, warns U.S. official

WASHINGTON D.C.: Russia should expect a strong response from the United States if imprisoned political leader Alexei Navalny dies during ...

American woman dies at 115, had 193 grand, great grandchildren

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - Hester McCardell Ford, age 115 to 116 and believed to be the oldest living person in ...

After 10 hours, Chauvin jury returns guilty verdict

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota - Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of all charges Tuesday in the death of ...

212 million doses of Covid vaccines now delivered across U.S.

WASHINGTON D.C. - As of Monday, April 19, 132.3 million people have received at least one dose of the Covid-19 ...

Italy will be late with plan for massive aid, says EU

BRUSSELS, Belgium: EU officials believe Italy will miss the April 30 deadline for submitting its Recovery Plan to the European ...

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GM Tennessee plant to produce batteries for 500,000 cars per year

DETROIT, Michigan: General Motors has announced plans to build a second electric battery cell plant in the U.S. with its ...

After Brexit, Ireland-Northern Ireland trade jumps in value

DUBLIN, Ireland: Cross-border trade between Ireland and Northern Ireland has greatly increased, in some cases doubling since the start of ...

EOH to pay back over R40m earned from dodgy defence contracts - SIU

Tech firm EOH has agreed to pay back over R40 million it earned unduly from defence contracts.According to the SIU, ...

FirstRand cuts presence in India but won't exit

FirstRand has said it's scaling back its presence in India by converting its branch to a representative office, but won't ...

Pak economy in bad shape no more a revelation: Report

Islamabad [Pakistan], April 21 (ANI): Pakistan's economy is in bad shape is no more a revelation, as its project performance ...

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American woman dies at 115, had 193 grand, great grandchildren

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - Hester McCardell Ford, age 115 to 116 and believed to be the oldest living person in ...


Public backlash follows Oregon plan to continue Covid restrictions

PORTLAND, Oregon: The state of Oregon is moving in the opposite direction of much of America, as it seeks to ...


Keyontae Johnson awaiting medical OK for return to Florida

Florida forward Keyontae Johnson said Wednesday he is awaiting medical clearance to return to basketball. And when he gets it, ...


Skidding Pelicans aim to salvage playoff chances vs. Magic

The Orlando Magic's hopes of reaching an Eastern Conference play-in game have vanished. The New Orleans Pelicans' play-in hopes in ...


Orioles OF Anthony Santander (ankle) out 2-4 weeks

Baltimore Orioles outfielder Anthony Santander was placed on the 10-day injured list Wednesday with a sprained left ankle. Santander will ...


Trevor Rogers' strong outing lifts Marlins past Orioles

Highly touted left-hander Trevor Rogers pitched seven scoreless innings, leading the host Miami Marlins to a 3-0 win over the ...


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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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