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Top 25 roundup: No. 1 Baylor beats Oklahoma, makes history

Jared Butler scored 22 points to lead No. 1 Baylor to a 65-54 win over Oklahoma on Tuesday night in ...


No. 10 Kentucky holds off slumping LSU

Immanuel Quickley scored 21 points and No. 10 Kentucky extended its lead in the Southeastern Conference by beating host LSU ...


NFL notebook: Saints' Brees to return in 2020

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees will be back in 2020. Brees, 41, announced Tuesday he is set to return ...


Trump Grants Clemency to Prominent Figures

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump granted clemency Tuesday to a collection of prominent men convicted of an array crimes, ...


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Asian stocks boosted by big fall in coronavirus cases

SYDNEY, Australia - Encouraging news on the coronavirus front spurred a strong reaction on Asian stock markets on Thursday.The number ...

Hub for technology-based startups to be developed in Philippines

NEGROS ORIENTAL, Feb. 19 (PIA) - Silliman University (SU) and Ubix Corporation inked on Monday a deed of donation and ...

Wall Street makes solid gains as coronavirus fears recede

NEW YORK, New York - U. S. stocks were solidly higher on Wednesday. The dollar too made good ground, particularly ...

International court overturns appeal, Yukos shareholders win billions

MOSCOW, Russia - An international appeals court in the Netherlands has ordered Russia to pay $50 billion in compensation to ...

U.S.-India trade deal not expected during Trump visit next week

WASHINGTON, DC - President Donald Trump has signalled that a "big trade" deal might not be on the agenda during ...

U.S. stocks largely weaker, greenback in demand

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street was sharply weaker on Tuesday, joining a global meltdown in stocks. Only the ...

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NYPD commissioner Bernie Kerik gets presidential pardon from Trump

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump has gone on a clemency blitz, commuting the 14-year prison sentence of former Illinois Gov. ...

NBA notebook: Beilein resigns as Cavs coach

John Beilein formally resigned as coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday after multiple days of speculation that he wouldn't ...

Hornets, Bulls face off hoping to spark run at playoffs

Technically, the Chicago Bulls and Charlotte Hornets still have a chance to make the playoffs. However, either team would have ...

Georgia upsets No. 13 Auburn 65-55

Led by 18 points from freshman Anthony Edwards, Georgia upset No. 13 Auburn 65-55 Wednesday night in a Southeastern Conference ...

Timberwolves' Towns (wrist) remains sidelined

Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns remains sidelined with a left wrist injury and there is currently no timetable for his ...

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Ring of Fire next front in battle for Indigenous legal orders

The struggle over the mineral deposits in Ontario's Ring of Fire has taken a surprising turn.With all eyes on British ...


NHL roundup: Bruins top Oilers on Pastrnak's OT goal

David Pastrnak scored on a breakaway at 1:14 of overtime as the Boston Bruins defeated the host Edmonton Oilers 2-1 ...


Galchenyuk nets tying, shootout goals in Wild win

Alex Galchenyuk scored the tying goal late in the third period and then won the game with a score in ...


Scandella set for Blues debut vs. Coyotes

The St. Louis Blues will host the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday night in a key matchup in the tightening Western ...


Pastrnak's OT goal leads surging Bruins past Oilers

David Pastrnak scored on a breakaway at 1:14 of overtime as the Boston Bruins defeated the host Edmonton Oilers 2-1 ...


CONCACAF Champions League: Impact draw in Costa Rica

Deportivo Saprissa scored twice in the last 10 minutes to pull out a 2-2 draw Wednesday against the Montreal Impact ...


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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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