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Canucks' Boeser out eight weeks with rib injury

Vancouver Canucks forward Brock Boeser will miss eight weeks with a rib cartilage fracture, general manager Jim Benning announced Tuesday. ...


Why emojis and #hashtags should be part of language learning

Learning a language after one's early childhood home language is often referred to as second language learning (despite the fact ...


Yankees OF Judge dealing with cranky shoulder

New York Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge did not participate in batting practice during the team's first day of full-squad workouts ...


Jets acquire D DeMelo from Senators

The Winnipeg Jets acquired defenseman Dylan DeMelo from the Ottawa Senators on Tuesday in exchange for a third-round pick in ...


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Two Saudi babies abducted from hospital in 1990s returned to families

DAMMAM, Saudi Arabia - A baby boy kidnapped from hospital 3 hours after he was born more than twenty years ...

Syrian conflict "reaching horrifying new level"

DAMASCUS, Syria - Tensions in Syria have reached breaking point again. Syrian government attacks in Ilib province, Israeli attacks on ...

China: Covid-19 Not as Deadly as Other Coronaviruses

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND - China has published new data on more than 44,000 confirmed cases of Covid-19, which show the disease ...

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 ...

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Europe's biggest bank to restructure in major reorganization

HONG KONG - HSBC, the largest of Hong Kong's three currency-issuing banks, said on Tuesday it plans to cut as ...

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 ...

Fuglsang to ride first race since disgraced doc links

Madrid - Jakob Fuglsang will on Wednesday make his first appearance on the road since being linked with disgraced doctor ...

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Capitals acquire D Dillon from Sharks

The Washington Capitals acquired defenseman Brenden Dillon from the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday in exchange for a second-round pick ...


Rybakina upsets Aussie Open champ Kenin in Dubai

Kazakhstan's Elena Rybakina recorded seven aces and sent Australian Open champion Sofia Kenin packing with a 6-7 (2), 6-3, 6-3 ...


Henry: Brady still at high level, but why part ways with Tannehill?

Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry has heard the whispers surrounding Tom Brady, with Nashville being one perceived landing spot ...


Canucks' Boeser out eight weeks with rib injury

Vancouver Canucks forward Brock Boeser will miss eight weeks with a rib cartilage fracture, general manager Jim Benning announced Tuesday. ...


President Trump Goes on Clemency Spree, and the List is Long

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


Kansas, Gonzaga co-favorites for NCAA Tournament

With no clear-cut top team in college basketball, Kansas and Gonzaga have emerged as slight favorites to win the NCAA ...


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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 ...