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Rays begin 10-game homestand with visit by Blue Jays

While their recent six-game road trip did not match a franchise record, the Tampa Bay Rays are happy with the ...


Nigeria senate approves govt's $2.7 billion loan requests

Nigeria's senate has approved President Muhammadu Buhari's plan to borrow $2.7 billion from international institutions for infrastructure projects to help ...


Aussie golfer Scott withdraws from Olympics: report

Australian golfer Adam Scott has withdrawn his name from consideration for a berth at the Tokyo Olympics, joining top-ranked Dustin ...


Money alone can't fix Central America - or stop migration to US

To stem migration from Central America, the Biden administration has a US$4 billion plan to "build security and prosperity" in ...


Nigeria senate approves govt's $2.7bn loan requests

Nigeria's senate has approved President Muhammadu Buhari's plan to borrow $2.7 billion (2.2 billion euros) from international institutions for infrastructure ...


Vishnu and Nethra talk about Tokyo Olympics

New Delhi [India], April 22 (ANI): Four Indian sailors will be participating in this year's Tokyo Olympics and this will ...


Brazil grants permission for clinical trial of new Chinese vaccine

© Provided by Xinhua Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency said the company was authorized to conduct Phase II and III ...


Royals edge Rays in ninth to avoid sweep

Salvador Perez had his third game-winning hit of the homestand as the Kansas City Royals avoided a three-game sweep with ...


World Leaders Set to Speak at US-Led Virtual Climate Summit

More than two dozen world leaders are set to speak Thursday, on Earth Day, at the virtual global summit on ...


Blitzboks to fine-tune Olympic squad selection in coming weeks

The Springbok Sevens team returned to full training at their Stellenbosch Academy of Sport base this week, with their eyes ...


Biden OKs More Foreign Seasonal Workers as Economy Improves

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden's administration announced an increase Tuesday in the number of temporary seasonal workers who will be ...


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Death toll from COVID in Colombia surpasses 70,000

Bogota [Colombia], April 23 (ANI/Sputnik): The number of people who have died due to COVID-19 in Colombia has risen by ...

ATP roundup: Rafael Nadal reaches Barcelona quarterfinals

Top-seeded Rafael Nadal survived another three-setter Thursday, advancing to the quarterfinals at the Barcelona Open in Spain with a 6-0, ...

Nigeria senate approves govt's $2.7 billion loan requests

Nigeria's senate has approved President Muhammadu Buhari's plan to borrow $2.7 billion from international institutions for infrastructure projects to help ...

Nigeria senate approves govt's $2.7bn loan requests

Nigeria's senate has approved President Muhammadu Buhari's plan to borrow $2.7 billion (2.2 billion euros) from international institutions for infrastructure ...

Brazil grants permission for clinical trial of new Chinese vaccine

© Provided by Xinhua Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency said the company was authorized to conduct Phase II and III ...

Indonesia races to find missing submarine with 53 aboard

Six warships and a helicopter have been sent to look for the submarine. An oil spill where the submarine was ...

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U.S. to leave Afghanistan in state of war

An Afghan taxi-driver in Vancouver told one of us a decade ago that this day would come. "We defeated the ...

Slowdown in demand causes Iowa counties to turn away more vaccines

DES MOINES, Iowa: As the number of Iowa residents who have been vaccinated against Covid rises, the demand has fallen ...

Fighting lockdown fatigue, Dutch government slowly eases restrictions

THE HAGUE, Netherlands: Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte announced the easing of the country's months-long coronavirus lockdown on Tuesday. A ...

Small chance of blood clots, so Canada's Ontario OKs AstraZeneca

TORONTO, Canada: The province of Ontario, Canada will offer AstraZeneca vaccines to people 40 years and over. This follows a ...

Concerns over Covid causes U.S. to urge not traveling to 80% or world

WASHINGTON D.C.: Citing the need to protect U.S. citizens from contracting the Coronavirus, the U.S. State Department said on April ...

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Capital gains tax fears drive U.S. stocks lower

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks tumbled on Friday following news of a new capital gains tax planned by ...


Space rocket contract brings Amazon closer to offering global internet

ORLANDO, Florida: April 19 -- Amazon is moving ahead with plans to launch 3,200 satellites to offer Internet services from ...


UK unemployment figures fall, paint mixed message about recovery

LONDON, England: Held down by the government's huge jobs subsidies programme, Britain's unemployment rate surprisingly fell for the second month ...


Japanese share market accelerates higher, gains more than 2%

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Japan took off on Thursday with solid gains also being recorded in Hong Kong ...


CVS, Walgreens, Walmart begin selling home Covid tests this week

WOONSOCKET, Rhode Island: The major American pharmacy chain CVS Health announced this week that it would offer three brands of ...


Innovative Thai floating solar project to see 144,000 panels installed

BANGKOK, Thailand: Thailand is on the brink of putting the finishing touches to one of the largest projects installed atop ...


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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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