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California refining more than 50% of oil from Amazon rainforests

LOS ANGELES -- California-based facilities are refining half of all the oil drilled in the Amazon rainforests, according to a ...


QAnon acolyte calls movement a Deep State operation

Lin Wood, the Atlanta lawyer who backed Donald Trump's election-fraud claims, has a new conspiracy theory that questions the legitimacy ...


Shorthanded Hornets face imposing challenge vs. Hawks

With four players just placed in COVID-19 protocols, including starting guards LaMelo Ball and Terry Rozier, the Charlotte Hornets will ...


Panthers place LB Frankie Luvu on COVID list

The Carolina Panthers placed linebacker Frankie Luvu on the reserve/COVID-19 list on Saturday. The Panthers (5-7) are on their bye ...


Pro Football Hall of Fame DE Claude Humphrey dies

Former NFL defensive end Claude Humphrey died at the age of 77, the Pro Football Hall of Fame announced Saturday. ...


LaMelo Ball, Terry Rozier, two other Hornets in protocol

Starting guards LaMelo Ball and Terry Rozier and two other Charlotte Hornets players entered the NBA's health and safety protocols ...


Joel Embiid, Sixers roar back to stun Hawks

Joel Embiid hit a jumper with 42.8 seconds remaining to cap a game-ending 7-0 run as the Philadelphia 76ers defeated ...


Pacers G T.J. McConnell (wrist) to miss multiple weeks

Indiana Pacers guard T.J. McConnell is expected to miss multiple weeks because of a right wrist injury, coach Rick Carlisle ...


Week 13 betting capsules: Bills, Patriots tussle for AFC East

The AFC East lead will be at stake when the New England Patriots visit the Buffalo Bills on Monday night ...


Bucs coach Bruce Arians: Antonio Brown's future undecided

Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians was noncommittal about Antonio Brown's future with the team on Friday. Brown and safety ...


Report: Jaguars' Shaquill Griffin (concussion) out vs. Rams

Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Shaquill Griffin will not make the trip to Los Angeles for Sunday's game against the Rams, ESPN ...


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Man discovers rare deep sea fish on San Diego beach

SAN DIEGO, California: Californian Jay Beiler was recently walking on San Diego's Black's Beach when he saw a disturbing-looking fish ...

US man sentenced to prison for buying luxury auto with Covid funds

HOUSTON, Texas: On Monday, a Texas man, Lee Price III, was sentenced to over nine years in prison after fraudulently ...

One-third sized Taj Mahal built by Indian as home for wife

NEW DELHI, India: An Indian man, Anand Prakash Chouksey, 52, has built a smaller replica of the famed 17th century ...

U.S. government writes off $2 billion in student loans

WASHINGTON D.C.: Earlier this month, the federal Education Department announced it is canceling another round of student loan payments, adding ...

Human Rights Watch: Taliban arrested, executed security forces

LONDON, England: The Taliban has executed dozens of members of the former government's security forces after the surrender of Afghanistan, ...

NATO chief: Countries should prepare for Russian incursion in Ukraine

RIGA, Latvia: Jens Stoltenberg, secretary-general of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, has warned that the American-led military alliance should be ...

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Two-thirds of American voters want rich to pay tax on stock gains

AUSTIN, Texas -- Nearly seven in ten Americans say billionaires are not paying their fair share in taxes, according to ...

California refining more than 50% of oil from Amazon rainforests

LOS ANGELES -- California-based facilities are refining half of all the oil drilled in the Amazon rainforests, according to a ...

QAnon acolyte calls movement a Deep State operation

Lin Wood, the Atlanta lawyer who backed Donald Trump's election-fraud claims, has a new conspiracy theory that questions the legitimacy ...

Shorthanded Hornets face imposing challenge vs. Hawks

With four players just placed in COVID-19 protocols, including starting guards LaMelo Ball and Terry Rozier, the Charlotte Hornets will ...

Panthers place LB Frankie Luvu on COVID list

The Carolina Panthers placed linebacker Frankie Luvu on the reserve/COVID-19 list on Saturday. The Panthers (5-7) are on their bye ...

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To end chip shortage, build U.S. factories, says White House

DETROIT, Michigan: Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo visited Detroit to highlight the urgent need to manufacture semiconductor chips in the United ...


Brit Air halts Hong Kong flights as China forces crews to quarantine

LONDON, England: British Airways has suspended flights to Hong Kong, after its crew members were reported to have been forced ...


Wall Street finishes week lower on poor jobs report and Omicron fears

NEW YORK, New York - U.S, stocks had a volatile day on Friday before all the major indices finished in ...


Experts say Ireland economy still 'fragile,' retail sales remain flat

DUBLIN, Ireland: Industry officials have said that they do not expect large jumps in retail spending to be seen before ...


Nissan head warns that Omicron Covid variant could harm auto industry

YOKOHAMA, Japan: The Covid Omicron variant of COVID-19 could add pressure to a chronic shortage of microchips used in car ...


Asian stocks make good gains, U.S. dollar drifts higher

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mostly higher on Friday as investors and traders took emerging news about ...


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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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