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Team Mexico sanctioned over homophobic chant

The Mexico national men's soccer team will have to play its next two games -- World Cup qualifiers -- without ...


Dean Elgar, Quinton de Kock keep Proteas in game after see-saw Day 1

Dean Elgar's patient 17th Test half-century allowed South Africa to recover from a shaky start to rest on 218/5 at ...


Dean Elgar, Quinton de Kock keep SA in game after see-saw Day 1

Dean Elgar's patient 17th Test half-century allowed South Africa to recover from a shaky start to rest on 218/5 at ...


Dean Elgar keeps Proteas afloat against the stingy West Indians

Dean Elgar's 17th Test 50 guided South Africa to 125/4 at tea on the first day of the second Test ...


Unchanged Proteas lose toss, will bat first in 2nd Test

Proteas Test captain Dean Elgar has lost his second consecutive toss and will have to bat first in the second ...


Dean Elgar holds firm as West Indies dominate morning of 2nd Test

Proteas Test captain Dean Elgar held firm on a tough first morning where the West Indies reduced South Africa to ...


Windies recall Darren Bravo, Gabriel for 2nd Test

Gros Islet [Saint Lucia], June 18 (ANI): West Indies have recalled batsman Darren Bravo and fast bowler Shannon Gabriel for ...


Khawaja smashes maiden ton as Islamabad United clinch win

Abu Dhabi [UAE], June 18 (ANI): Usman Khawaja's maiden century in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) and three wickets from ...


WTC: Battle lines drawn as India play NZ in summit clash

Southampton [UK], June 16 (ANI): India might be second on the list in the latest ICC rankings for Test teams, ...


PSL: Sultans beat Gladiators by 110 runs

Abu Dhabi [UAE], June 17 (ANI): Shan Masood's superb 42-ball 73 followed by a disciplined bowling performance from Multan Sultans ...


Warner, Smith, Cummins skip Windies, Bangladesh tours

David Warner and Pat Cummins were among six top names to opt out of Australia's white ball tours of the ...


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As machine orders jump, Japan sees sharpest rise in exports since 1980

TOKYO, Japan: Exports from Japan have registered the fastest growth since May 1980, as inoculations against the Covid infection revved ...

U.S. stocks dive on inflation fears, greenback stars on fx markets

NEW YORK, New York - Inflation fears punctured U.S. stocks on Friday with the industrial indices having their worst day ...

Study confirms U.S. vacation homes sold fast during Covid lockdown

CHICAGO, Illinois: The sales of vacation homes grew at twice the rate of other homes during the Covid pandemic.In a ...

Land Rover to test hydrogen as alternative to electric batteries

WHITLEY, Great Britain: To offer more zero-emissions car options, Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) will begin tests on a hydrogen fuel-cell ...

U.S. dollar in demand in Asia, stocks and bonds on the nose

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were little moved on Friday as bond yields rose and the U.S. along ...

Merkel aide says government will no longer require work from home

BERLIN, Germany: Germany will end rules in June that required companies to allow employees to work from home during the ...

Caribbean

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Shohei Ohtani's 2-homer night lifts Angels past Tigers

Shohei Ohtani slugged his 20th and 21st homers of the season Friday, the fourth multi-homer game of his career, as ...

Dean Elgar, De Kock lead Proteas fightback on Day One

Gros Islet [St Lucia], June 19 (ANI): Shannon Gabriel took two crucial wickets on his return to Test cricket, but ...

Yan Gomes, Nationals get walk-off win over Mets

Yan Gomes' RBI single in the ninth inning Friday night lifted the host Washington Nationals to a 1-0 win over ...

Team Mexico sanctioned over homophobic chant

The Mexico national men's soccer team will have to play its next two games -- World Cup qualifiers -- without ...

Viktor Hovland (eye) withdraws from U.S. Open

Viktor Hovland, the No. 13-ranked golfer in the world, withdrew from the U.S. Open midway through his second round Friday ...

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Russian law seeks to tighten control over U.S. Internet tech giants

MOSCOW, Russia: In a further tightening of its control over foreign social media platforms, the Russian parliament has passed legislation ...


Study shows 96% of doctors vaccinated against Covid

CHICAGO, Illinois: Greater than 96 percent of America's practicing physicians are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, according to the American Medical ...


Large increase in funding to enforce antitrust enforcement in new bill

WASHINGTON D.C.: With the introduction of a bill by U.S. Senators Michael Shumway Lee and Charles Ernest Grassley on June ...


Restrictions end, offices reopening in California

SACRAMENTO, California: California ended the majority of its Covid restrictions this week, with a few exceptions, such as wearing masks ...


China sends 28 military aircraft across Taiwan in show of force

TAIPEI, Taiwan: Responding to criticism during the G7 summit of Chinese aggression, 28 Chinese air force aircraft, including fighters and ...


Aquarium in Boston welcomes visitor presenting 37-year old ticket

BOSTON, Massachusetts: A 37-year old admissions ticket was honored by a Boston museum, with the bearer of the ticket being ...


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Hotel Review

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 ...