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California expands program that pays students $10,000 for volunteering

SACRAMENTO, California: California Governor Gavin Newsom has announced the expansion of a pilot program for students who perform 450 hours ...


Water main break causes homes to be evacuated in Washington

BELLEVUE, Washington: Fire officials in Bellevue, Washington said two people escaped from a home that partially slid off its foundation ...


American foreign policy largely unchanged under Biden presidency

President Biden and the Democrats were highly critical of President Trump's foreign policy, so it was reasonable to expect that ...


NBA roundup: Jayson Tatum racks up 51 points as Celtics rout Wizards

Jayson Tatum snapped out of a 3-point shooting slump with a flourish, hitting 9 of 14 from distance en route ...


Nuggets hold on to down Pistons

Nikola Jokic had 34 points, nine rebounds and eight assists, Will Barton scored 14, and the host Denver Nuggets beat ...


Wild 'in a good flow' ahead of tilt with lowly Canadiens

The Minnesota Wild will go for their third win in a row when they host the Montreal Canadiens on Monday ...


Blackhawks feeling urgency, sensing opportunity vs. Avalanche

The Colorado Avalanche are rolling, winning six straight and 15 in a row at home, but it hasn't been a ...


Disappointed Arizona State will try to rally for No. 16 USC

Arizona State coach Bobby Hurley's team enters Monday night's game at No. 16 USC frustrated after rallying from a 15-point ...


Study explores methods to help reduce injury after successful post-concussion return-to-play

Colorado [US], January 23 (ANI): Injuries and concussions are part and parcel of sports, as has been observed over so ...


Kings head east looking for spark, face Devils first

Los Angeles Kings coach Todd McLellan is convinced his team can match up with all the others in the NHL. ...


NHL roundup: Oilers turn back Flames, end skid at 7 games

Leon Draisaitl scored the game-winning goal as part of his four-point game and led the host Edmonton Oilers to a ...


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Chevron, Total to end business ties with Myanmar

PARIS, France: Two of the largest energy companies have announced that they are leaving Myanmar, citing human rights abuses and ...

Sotheby's asking $4 to $6.8 million for 555.55-carat black diamond

DUBAI, UAE: Auction house Sotheby's Dubai will sell a black 555.55-carat diamond believed to be from outer space, known as ...

Scotland awards rights for major offshore wind development projects

GLASGOW, Scotland: In a move that surprised the market and was welcomed by environmentalists, Scotland has awarded the rights for ...

Tesla looks to Mozambique to replace China for minerals

AUSTIN, TEXAS: In a first-of-its-kind deal aimed at reducing its dependence on China for graphite, Tesla is turning to Mozambique ...

Amazon UK says it will accept Visa credit cards for purchases

LONDON, England: In a statement on January 17, Amazon UK said it has canceled plans to stop accepting Visa credit ...

UK imports to Ireland fell, trade with N. Ireland up due to Brexit

DUBLIN, Ireland: Since Brexit went into effect in 2020, Ireland has witnessed a 20 percent decline in goods exported from ...

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French adventurer dies attempting solo Atlantic crossing

LE PECQ, France: A 75-year-old Frenchman has reportedly died during a solo attempt to row across the Atlantic Ocean. The ...

Chevron, Total to end business ties with Myanmar

PARIS, France: Two of the largest energy companies have announced that they are leaving Myanmar, citing human rights abuses and ...

Restaurants say Minneapolis vaccine rules unfair, sue city

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota: The city of Minneapolis and its mayor are being sued by restaurant and bar owners, in response to ...

U.S. unlikely to organize evacuations for Americans in Ukraine

US citizens in Ukraine advised to board commercial flights in case push comes to shove A spokesperson for the US ...

Hundreds of Cubans expected to receive prison terms after July riots

HAVANA, Cuba: Courts in Cuba concluded six mass trials involving individuals allegedly participating in the largest and most unruly demonstrations ...

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Toddler plays with phone, $2,000 in furniture delivered to home

MONMOUTH JUNCTION, New Jersey: A toddler in Monmouth Junction, New Jersey, 22-month-old Ayaansh Kumar, grabbed his mother's phone, pressed a ...


Small terrorist groups active in Pakistan after Taliban's success

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid admitted on Saturday that there has been an increase in terror attacks in ...


Jury awards customer $9 million after accidentally being served bleach

MARION COUNTY, Tennessee: Following a nearly 10-year court battle, after being served commercial-grade bleach instead of water at a Cracker ...


TV reporter hit by car, picks self up, finishes live report

DUNBAR, West Virginia: A West Virginia television reporter was struck by a car from behind while filming a live report ...


US home prices hit record high in 2021 with median price of $346,900

CHICAGO, Illinois: The real estate market saw a boom last year, with the median home sales price soaring to $346,900 ...


Irish American Claire Cronin sworn in as Ambassador to Ireland

BOSTON, Massachusetts: Irish-American Claire D. Cronin was sworn in as the 25th U.S. Ambassador to Ireland on January 19.Cronin 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 ...