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Dodgers LHP Price opts out of 2020 season

Left-hander David Price will not play for the Los Angeles Dodgers in his first year with the team, as he ...


Rockies sign veteran OF Kemp to minor-league deal

The Colorado Rockies signed veteran outfielder Matt Kemp to a minor-league contract, the team announced Saturday. Rockies general manager Jeff ...


Nats name rookie Kieboom starting third baseman

Washington Nationals manager Davey Martinez on Saturday named rookie Carter Kieboom as the defending World Series champions' starting third baseman. ...


NBA releases restart scrimmage schedule

The NBA on Saturday released the scrimmage schedule for the upcoming 22-team restart. From July 22-28, each team will compete ...


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Afghans to farewell U.S. troops, as Taliban prepares to take over

LONDON, UK - The only element of the Afghan peace plan going according to schedule is the withdrawal of American ...

U.S. court orders seizure of gas shipments destined for Venezuela

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. government has filed a forfeiture complaint and warrant against four Iranian vessels travelling to Venezuela ...

45,000 U.S. National Guards members helping in fight against Covid-19

Some 120,000 members of the U.S. National Guard have responded this year to natural disasters - floods in Michigan, wildfires ...

New Concern in US South About Rising Coronavirus Spread

WASHINGTON - Local officials across the southern tier of U.S. states voiced new concerns Sunday about the sharp increase in ...

Anti-Racism Groups in Paris Call out Slave Trader Statues

PARIS - Anti-racism groups are leading a "de-colonial tour" of Paris on Sunday to call attention to monuments and streets ...

Britain Poised to Ban Huawei

The British government is set to end the participation of Chinese telecom giant Huawei in the building of Britain's 5G ...

Business

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Demand for oil may have peaked

PARIS, France - Although crude prices have rebounded from coronavirus crisis lows, oil executives and experts are starting to ask ...

Nationalism an earth-shattering trend in shaping economies of future

Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers has recently conceded: "In general, economic thinking has privileged efficiency over resilience, and it ...

A million Russians predicted to declare bankruptcy in coming months

Moscow [Russia], July 4 (ANI): As countries across the globe have been facing the worst collective economic downturn since the ...

European stocks lose ground, Asian markets finish higher, U.S. closed

LONDON, UK - It was a quiet day on world markets on Friday with U.S. markets closed ahead of the ...

5,000 English pubs have closed in last 5 years

Coronavirus has had an unprecedented impact on pubs in Britain. The British Beer and Pub Association estimates that the industry ...

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Virus continues spreading in United States, but death rate in retreat

WASHINGTON, DC - The novel coronavirus is continuing to spread in the United States, particularly in the western and southern ...


Philippine government to offer jobs at home for returning Filipinos

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines July 5 (PIA) - The returning Filipinos who arrived Sunday in the city from Sabah in Malaysia ...


World must be better equipped to manage crises and future plagues

Wherever one is at anywhere in the world today - given the yet unknown first, second, third, fourth or however ...


Iran seeking return of 3 diplomats and journalist abducted in 1982

TEHRAN, Iran - Iran is rallying the international community in a bid to clarify the whereabouts, and return, of three ...


Afghans to farewell U.S. troops, as Taliban prepares to take over

LONDON, UK - The only element of the Afghan peace plan going according to schedule is the withdrawal of American ...


New Zealand's health minister quits over controversies

WELLINGTON, New Zealand - New Zealand Health Minister David Clark resigned Thursday after recent controversies surrounding his handling of the ...


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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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