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Next US energy boom could be wind power in the Gulf of Mexico

With passage of the Inflation Reduction Act, which contains US$370 billion for climate and energy programs, policy experts are forecasting ...


LSU QB Myles Brennan retires from football

LSU quarterback Myles Brennan is walking away from football after reportedly being informed he would not be the starting quarterback ...


Four-star DL Kelby Collins commits to Florida's 2023 class

Kelby Collins, a four-star defensive lineman, committed to Florida's Class of 2023 on Saturday. Collins is ranked as the No. ...


Pelosi's son who joined her on Taiwan trip holds Chinese tech stake - media

The House speaker admitted her son was an unlisted "escort" on the controversial trip House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's son Paul ...


Packers vs Saints Game Preview | 2022 NFL Preseason Week 2

New Orleans and Green Bay have faced each other in nine preseason exhibitions, with the Packers holding a 7-2 leadNew ...


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Saudis buy stake in Russian energy companies, spend billions

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia: In a Twitter post published this week, Saudi Arabia's Kingdom Holding said it had invested in Russian ...

Asian stocks rally across the board, Nikkei 225 surges 354 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stock markets across the Asia Pacific region rallied on Wednesday.In Japan, the Nikkei 225 surged 353.86 ...

Poor crane, inexperienced operator among causes of tragic deaths by girder fall

DHAKA, Bangladesh A preliminary investigation into the tragic crane accident that killed five people in Uttara on Monday has found ...

Proposed Vietnam bullet train would run north-south 960 miles

HANOI, Vietnam: The Vietnamese government is considering building a high-speed railway, with a possible cost of up to $58.7 billion, ...

U.S. stocks have mixed day, Nasdaq Composite slides 26 points

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks were decidedly mixed in the U.S. on Tuesday as investors struggled to make a ...

Billionaire Indian trader Rakesh Jhunjhunwala dead at 62

DELHI, India: Dubbed the country's Warren Buffett, India's best-known stock investor and self-made billionaire, Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, died on August 14 ...

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Corey Chest, 4-star forward recruit, chooses LSU

Four-star power forward recruit Corey Chest, a New Orleans native, decided to stay close to home and committed to play ...

Next US energy boom could be wind power in the Gulf of Mexico

With passage of the Inflation Reduction Act, which contains US$370 billion for climate and energy programs, policy experts are forecasting ...

Reports: Saints RB Alvin Kamara could play Week 1

While the NFL weighs possible discipline related to assault charges, New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara could be available ...

Saints sign veteran LB Jon Bostic

The New Orleans Saints announced the signing of free-agent inside linebacker Jon Bostic on Monday among a slew of roster ...

Dolphins CB Trill Williams injures leg vs. Bucs

Miami Dolphins cornerback Trill Williams sustained an injury to his left leg during the fourth quarter of a preseason game ...

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Billionaire Indian trader Rakesh Jhunjhunwala dead at 62

DELHI, India: Dubbed the country's Warren Buffett, India's best-known stock investor and self-made billionaire, Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, died on August 14 ...


Winds collapse stage at Spanish festival, kills one, injures dozens

VALENCIA, Spain: Officials from Spanish emergency services reported that after high winds caused part of the main stage to collapse ...


UK Postal Union says strikes looming over pay dispute

LONDON, England: The UK's Communication Workers Union said Post Office workers would hold a one-day strike, coinciding with a walkout ...


With Covid cases increasing, India's New Delhi continues mask mandate

NEW DELHI, India: A government order released to reporters this week said New Delhi will continue to enforce a mask ...


US ends Covid restrictions, cites 95% have vaccines or immunity

NEW YORK CITY, New York: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention relaxed its COVID-19 guidelines last week, driven by ...


Russian Central Bank reports economy down 4% in second quarter

MOSCOW, Russia: Financial information released by the Rosstat federal statistics service this week indicated that Russia's economy shrank 4 percent ...


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