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Red Sox owner Henry: Team had to trade Betts

Boston Red Sox owner John Henry said Monday he understands fans' feelings about the trade that sent star outfielder Mookie ...


Browns release four players to clear cap space

The Cleveland Browns terminated the contracts of four players Monday to clear cap space. Cornerback T.J. Carrie joined the Browns ...


Angels' Trout says he 'lost respect' for Astros

Los Angeles Angels star Mike Trout said he "lost respect" for players involved in the Houston Astros' sign-stealing scandal. "They ...


Braves extend manager Snitker, GM Anthopoulos

The Atlanta Braves on Monday extended manager Brian Snitker's contract and promoted general manager Alex Anthopoulos to president of baseball ...


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Taliban confident of reaching deal with U.S. by end of month

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - The Taliban appeared confident Monday it will sign a peace agreement with the United States by the ...

Palestinian PM: Trump's Mideast Plan 'Will be Buried'

MUNICH - The Palestinian prime minister lashed out Sunday at U.S. President Donald Trump's proposal to end the Mideast conflict, ...

China Reports Fewer New Cases of Coronavirus

Chinese health officials said Sunday that the number of new cases of the coronavirus has slowed for the third consecutive ...

Iran accuses United States of disinformation campaign

TEHRAN, Iran - Iran on Saturday threw down the gauntlet to the United States, demanding it provide proof to its ...

Strong opposition for Trump Middle East peace initiative from Turkey

ISLAMABAD - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, during a visit to Pakistan Friday, reiterated strong opposition to U.S. President Donald ...

Israeli missiles hit targets near Damascus

JERUSALEM - Syria says that Israel attacked five separate targets near Damascus with missiles from the Golan Heights. Israel did ...

Business

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Stocks in Europe and Britain make solid gains, U.S. markets shut

LONDON, UK - Shares in the UK and Europe were on the rise on Monday, although markets were quiet with ...

Securities and Exchange Board of India to allow fintech products tests

MUMBAI, India - Stock market regulator, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on Monday decided to allow live ...

Yen and Japanese stocks weaken as economy drops to 6-year low

SYDNEY, Australia - Shares in Japan sank on Monday as the country's economy recorded its slowest quarterly growth in six ...

New York state not to appeal $26 billion telco merger case

NEW YORK, New York - The State of New York will not be appealing the case it jointly pursued with ...

Twenty-two Syrian companies in UAE for Gulfood exhibition

DUBAI, UAE - The 25th Gulfood, which is considered one of the largest food exhibitions in the world has started ...

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Taliban confident of reaching deal with U.S. by end of month

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - The Taliban appeared confident Monday it will sign a peace agreement with the United States by the ...


Renegade Catholic order offered money to abused victim to lie

MILAN - The cardinal's response was not what Yolanda Martinez had expected - or could abide.Her son had been sexually ...


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 ...


Palestinian PM: Trump's Mideast Plan 'Will be Buried'

MUNICH - The Palestinian prime minister lashed out Sunday at U.S. President Donald Trump's proposal to end the Mideast conflict, ...


China Reports Fewer New Cases of Coronavirus

Chinese health officials said Sunday that the number of new cases of the coronavirus has slowed for the third consecutive ...


Iran accuses United States of disinformation campaign

TEHRAN, Iran - Iran on Saturday threw down the gauntlet to the United States, demanding it provide proof to its ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

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