Sun, 28 Feb 2021

Flames turn tables on Senators with 6-3 win

Mikael Backlund collected one goal and two assists while his linemates Andrew Mangiapane and Matthew Tkachuk each netted one goal ...

Gambit, Virtus.pro earn spots in IEM Worlds grand final

Gambit Esports and Virtus.pro punched their respective tickets to the grand final in the Intel Extreme Masters Season XV World ...

Maple Leafs' Auston Matthews (wrist) out vs. Oilers

Toronto Maple Leafs star forward Auston Matthews has been ruled out of Saturday's game against the host Edmonton Oilers, coach ...

Iga Swiatek latest to pull out of Qatar Open

French Open champion Iga Swiatek withdrew from the Qatar Open, the latest woman to pull out of the tournament. The ...

China restricting basic freedoms in pretext of COVID-19

Geneva [Switzerland], February 27 (ANI): As China continues its crackdowns on Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang and people of Hong Kong ...

Study on carbohydrate rich diet, and its health risks

Washington [US], February 27 (ANI): While a balanced diet with an adequate amount of carbohydrates, fats, and sugar is advised ...

ADB's AAA rating affirmed, outlook stable

Singapore, February 27 (ANI): SP Global Ratings has affirmed AAA long-term and A-1 plus short-term issuer credit ratings on Asian ...

Civil societies, lawmakers press Biden to support India

New Delhi [India], February 27 (ANI): Hundreds of civil society groups in the US, along with several progressive lawmakers, are ...

Anger Brews Over Bangladesh Writer's Prison Death

DHAKA, BANGLADESH - Hundreds of people in Bangladesh took part Saturday in a second day of demonstrations sparked by the ...

NBA roundup: Heat extend win streak, cool off Jazz

Jimmy Butler had a season-high 33 points to go with 10 rebounds and eight assists, leading the host Miami Heat ...

Calls to Boycott China's 2022 Winter Olympics Echo 2008

WASHINGTON - The Rev. Patrick Mahoney arrived in Beijing's Tiananmen Square in August 2008.Along with two other freedom-of-religion activists, they ...

Canadiens look to capitalize on second chance vs. Jets

With one game under his belt behind the Montreal Canadiens bench, interim head coach Dominique Ducharme can see the cracks ...

Kevin Hart, John Hamburg re-team for Netflix comedy Me Time

Washington [US], February 27 (ANI): American stand-up comic and actor Kevin Hart has once again teamed up with John Hamburg, ...

Heat extend win streak with win over Jazz

Jimmy Butler had a season-high 33 points to go with 10 rebounds and eight assists, leading the host Miami Heat ...

Kyle Lowry's triple-double carries Raptors past Rockets

Kyle Lowry had 20 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists, Norman Powell had 30 points and the Toronto Raptors defeated ...

Thieves, Legion, Empire earn CDL victories

The Los Angeles Thieves forged a tie for first place in the Call of Duty League by beating the last-place ...

Maple Leafs, Oilers meet in key 3-game set

The North Division-leading Toronto Maple Leafs could be without the NHL's top goal scorer when they begin a western road ...

Top US Diplomat 'Visits' Mexico, Canada on Virtual Trip

WASHINGTON - Diplomats sat beside stacks of briefing papers, flanked by flags and emphasized their closeness. But they were geographically ...

Sputtering Flames seek spark vs. Senators

Rock bottom is not on the Calgary Flames' itinerary for their current six-game road trip, but they appear to have ...

Funny old world: The week's offbeat news

Paris, Feb 26, 2021 (AFP) -Our weekly roundup of offbeat stories from around the world:Sheer relief A wild Australian sheep ...

Raptors' Nurse, staff will not be on bench vs. Rockets

Six members of the Toronto Raptors' coaching staff -- including head coach Nick Nurse -- will not be on the ...

Maternal instincts lead to social life of bees

Toronto [Canada], February 26 (ANI): The maternal care of offspring is one of the behavioural drivers that has led some ...

US lauds Dutch designation of Uyghurs crackdown as genocide

Washington [US], February 26 (ANI): Former United States Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom Sam Brownback on Friday lauded the Dutch ...

Canada approves AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine

Ottawa [Canada], February 26 (ANI): Regulators in Canada on Friday approved the use of the COVID-19 vaccine from AstraZeneca, clearing ...

Canadian PM slammed for abstaining from meeting on Uyghur

Washington [US], February 26 (ANI): While lauding the Canadian Parliament's recognition of the Uyghur genocide, the US-based Campaign For Uyghurs ...

Blinken to raise Khalistan issue with Canada

Washington [US], February 26 (ANI): US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will be discussing on how to counter the Khalistani ...

NHL roundup: Panthers rally late to beat Stars

The Florida Panthers, trailing by two goals with less than seven minutes left, got three consecutive tallies to defeat the ...

Indians in Canada urge Burnaby MP to protect all citizens

Ottawa [Canada], February 26 (ANI): Criticising the recent attacks on the Hindu minorities in Canada, people of Indian origin on ...

Mike Smith, streaking Oilers shut out Canucks

Mike Smith stopped 32 shots for his second shutout of the season, leading the Edmonton Oilers to a 3-0 victory ...

Protest in Canada against attacks on Hindu minorities

Ottawa [Canada], February 26 (ANI): The Canadians of Indian origin protested on Thursday (local time) against the attacks by Khalistan ...

Islanders bury Bruins with late scoring outburst

Anthony Beauvillier scored the tiebreaking goal 5:41 into the third period Thursday night to begin a five-goal flurry by the ...

Colin White scores twice as Senators stomp Flames

Colin White scored twice while goaltender Matt Murray stopped 29 shots to lead the host Ottawa Senators to a 6-1 ...

Canada 'concerned' by sexual assaults in hotel quarantine

Ottawa [Canada], February 26 (ANI/Sputnik): The Canadian government is concerned by the multiple sexual assaults involving travelers during COVID-19 quarantine ...

Chinese treatment of Uyghurs 'genocide': Dutch Parliament

Amsterdam [Netherlands], February 26 (ANI): The Netherlands Parliament on Thursday passed a motion saying the Chinese treatment of the Uyghur ...

Atlanta FaZe stop Mutineers, reclaim top spot in CDL

The Atlanta FaZe picked up a 3-1 win over the Florida Mutineers on Thursday to reclaim sole possession of first ...

Sharks set to return Saturday after COVID layoff

The San Jose Sharks will return to action Saturday night against the visiting St. Louis Blues barring any additional positive ...

Red-hot Jazz ready to face Heat in Miami

Goran Dragic put it perfectly when asked about his Miami Heat teammate, Jimmy Butler. "He's our leader," Dragic said. "We ...

Tommy Gainey grabs early lead at Puerto Rico Open

Tommy Gainey birdied five of his last seven holes Thursday to grab a one-shot lead after the first round of ...

Vaccine Delays Spell Political Problems for Canada's Trudeau

As the United States moves rapidly to vaccinate senior citizens and other vulnerable Americans against the coronavirus, older Canadians are ...

Why employees hesitate to speak up at work - and how to encourage them

Imagine this: You notice a problem that might be disastrous for your company's reputation, or you have an idea that ...

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James Bouknight leads UConn in rout over Marquette

James Bouknight and R.J. Cole carried UConn's offense, and the defense smothered Marquette 80-62 in Storrs, Conn., on Saturday afternoon ...

Former Notre Dame standout Louis Nix III reported missing by family

Former Notre Dame standout and NFL defensive lineman Louis Nix III was reported missing in Florida by his family on ...

Flames turn tables on Senators with 6-3 win

Mikael Backlund collected one goal and two assists while his linemates Andrew Mangiapane and Matthew Tkachuk each netted one goal ...

Sean Couturier, Brian Elliott fuel Flyers past Sabres

Sean Couturier recorded a goal and an assist and Brian Elliott made 23 saves as the visiting Philadelphia Flyers posted ...

Bucks put winning streak on line against Clippers

Giannis Antetokounmpo continues to key an offensive surge that has led to Milwaukee's four-game winning streak. Antetokounmpo is averaging 35.5 ...

No. 3 Michigan cruises past Indiana, 73-57

Franz Wagner led four scorers in double figures with 21 points, lifting No. 3 Michigan to a 73-57 win over ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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