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Nigeria Confirms 3 Cases of Coronavirus Omicron Variant

ABUJA, NIGERIA - Nigeria has confirmed its first cases of the omicron variant of the coronavirus in two travelers from ...

Bulls, Heat lose draft picks over Lonzo Ball, Kyle Lowry deals

The Chicago Bulls and Miami Heat will forfeit their next available second-round draft pick following a four-month investigation related to ...

Halle Berry signs multi-picture film deal with Netflix

Washington [US], December 1 (ANI): Following the streaming release of her directorial debut 'Bruised' on Netflix, actor Halle Berry has ...

Why increased rainfall in the Arctic is bad news for the whole world

Before the end of this century, most of the Arctic will for the first time receive more rain than snow ...

Hockey star banned for biting opponent

An NHL hockey star has been punished for biting another player ? with "circumstantial evidence" said to suggest that he ...

Bulls, Heat lose draft picks for Lonzo Ball, Kyle Lowry tampering

The Chicago Bulls and Miami Heat will forfeit their next available second-round draft pick for tampering violations related to the ...

Kraken place G Chris Driedger, F Calle Jarnkrok on IR

The Seattle Kraken placed goaltender Chris Driedger and forward Calle Jarnkrok on injured reserve prior to Wednesday's road game against ...

Ice skater Vishwaraj Jadeja qualifies for ISU World Cup, now one step away from Beijing Winter Olympics

New Delhi [India], December 1 (ANI): Vishwaraj Jadeja, India's fastest long-distance ice-skater, has qualified for the International Skating Union (ISU) ...

Why are kids with gender dysphoria being treated like lab rats

A damning investigation in Sweden has found that doctors are ignoring the physical harm and irreversible damage caused by giving ...

Oil industry to lose nearly half its workers

The oil and gas industry worldwide faces a talent gap as workers contemplate moving to renewables or leaving the energy ...

Pakistan approves COVID-19 vaccine booster shot for health care workers, immunocompromised

Islamabad [Pakistan], December 1 (ANI): Pakistan on Wednesday approved a booster shot of COVID-19 vaccines for healthcare workers, immunocompromised people ...

Bombay Hemp Company Pvt. Ltd. launches global strategy, confirms Canadian collaboration

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 1 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Canada has the most advanced and robust legalized Medical and Recreational Markets in ...

Mariners sign Cy Young winner Robbie Ray to 5-year deal

The Seattle Mariners officially signed American League Cy Young Award winner Robbie Ray to a five-year contract on Tuesday. Multiple ...

Surging Oilers pursue rare win over Penguins

Considering how well the Edmonton Oilers are playing, especially at home, they might be in a good position to momentarily ...

Canadian province of Alberta confirms first case of Omicron variant

Alberta [Canada], December 1 (ANI/Sputnik): The Canadian province of Alberta has reported the first case of a coronavirus Omicron variant ...

Marc Staal's first goal of season propels Red Wings past Bruins

Marc Staal picked a perfect time to score his first goal of the season as his tally at 11:33 of ...

Kings' Brendan Lemieux suspended five games for biting opponent

Los Angeles Kings forward Brendan Lemieux was handed a five-game suspension Tuesday for biting Ottawa Senators forward Brady Tkachuk on ...

Grizzlies top Raptors as Jaren Jackson Jr. shines

Jaren Jackson Jr. scored 25 points and blocked a season-best five shots -- two in the fourth quarter -- and ...

COVID: Canada bans travel from Egypt, Nigeria, Malawi amid spread of Omicron strain

Ottawa [Canada], December 1 (ANI): Amid the growing concerns over the Omicron variant of COVID-19, Canada has added Egypt, Malawi, ...

Soon, 1 out of every 15 points of light in the sky will be a satellite

I'm outside at my rural Saskatchewan farm, chatting with my neighbours who I've invited over to appreciate the night sky ...

Canucks aim to end road swing on high note vs. hapless Senators

The relief among the Vancouver Canucks after Monday's 2-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens couldn't be missed. Now, the task ...

Avs welcome back Nathan MacKinnon vs. surging Maple Leafs

The Colorado Avalanche expect to have center Nathan MacKinnon back in the lineup Wednesday night when they open a five-game ...

Celtics hope to be back at full strength vs. struggling Sixers

The Boston Celtics could be back at full strength Wednesday night when the Philadelphia 76ers come to town for a ...

Reports: Cubs agree with C Yan Gomes on 2-year deal

The Chicago Cubs have reached an agreement with free-agent catcher Yan Gomes on a two-year deal, multiple outlets reported Tuesday. ...

Flyers look to snap six-game skid on road vs. Rangers

An unexpected postponement against their biggest rival gave the New York Rangers some extra time to prepare for another struggling ...

Predators acquire F Kole Sherwood from Senators

The Nashville Predators acquired forward Kole Sherwood from the Ottawa Senators on Tuesday in exchange for future considerations. Sherwood, 24, ...

If CEOs want to promote diversity, they have to 'walk the talk'

In the business world, the adage often holds true: the buck stops at the desk of the chief executive officer. ...

WHO urges countries to take 'rational' measures against Omicron

Geneva [Switzerland], November 30 (ANI): The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday called for countries to keep calm and take ...

Kendall Graveman reaches 3-year, $24M deal with White Sox

The Chicago White Sox agreed to terms with right-hander Kendall Graveman on a three-year, $24 million contract on Tuesday. Graveman, ...

Oilers cancel practice, put Cody Ceci in COVID-19 protocol

The Edmonton Oilers placed defenseman Cody Ceci in the COVID-19 protocol Tuesday and canceled practice for what the team labeled ...

Whitecaps remove interim tag, name Vanni Sartini as coach

The Vancouver Whitecaps FC named Vanni Sartini as their head coach on Tuesday. Sartini had served as the team's interim ...

Singapore tightens border measures amid spread of new COVID-19 variant

Singapore, November 30 (ANI): Amid the rising concerns of the new COVID-19 variant 'Omicron', Singapore on Tuesday imposed a series ...

Cyber Monday Caps Holiday Shopping Weekend as Virus Lingers

Americans are spending freely and going back to store shopping, knocking out some of the momentum in online sales from ...

NHL roundup: Flames edge Pens in 7-round shootout

Mikael Backlund scored the shootout winner in the seventh round to give the host Calgary Flames a 2-1 victory over ...

Flames edge Penguins after 7-round shootout

Mikael Backlund scored the shootout winner in the seventh round to give the host Calgary Flames a 2-1 victory over ...

Canucks end skid with rare win over Canadiens

Conor Garland scored the tiebreaking goal early in the second period and Thatcher Demko made 33 saves as the visiting ...

Coyotes rookie Karel Vejmelka shuts out Jets

Rookie goaltender Karel Vejmelka made 46 saves for his first NHL shutout to lead the Arizona Coyotes to a 1-0 ...

UP: Kashi Vishwanath Temple to remain closed on Nov 30, Dec 1 for construction activities

Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) [India], November 30 (ANI): Kashi Vishwanath Temple in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi will remain closed on Tuesday and ...

Arthur Kaliyev, Kings look for encore vs. Ducks

Arthur Kaliyev made his NHL debut for the Kings back in February, scoring a goal against the Anaheim Ducks in ...

Raptors work to regain advantage at home vs. Grizzlies

The Toronto Raptors will try to put the advantage back into home court Tuesday night when they play the Memphis ...

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Phillies sign RHP Corey Knebel to 1-year deal

The Philadelphia Phillies signed right-handed relief pitcher Corey Knebel to a one-year contract Wednesday. Terms were not released. The 2017 ...

Giants bring back LHP Alex Wood on 2-year deal

The San Francisco Giants on Wednesday re-signed left-handed starting pitcher Alex Wood to a two-year deal. The deal is worth ...

Lightning aim to exact revenge on Blues

Though they reside in different conferences, the St. Louis Blues and Tampa Bay Lightning are playing the roles of familiar ...

Heat's Bam Adebayo needs thumb surgery, out indefinitely

Miami Heat All-Star forward/center Bam Adebayo will have surgery this weekend to repair a torn ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) in ...

Brit star Johanna Konta announces her retirement

Former World No. 4 Johanna Konta announced her retirement on Wednesday after a rough 2021 season. The 30-year-old Konta pulled ...

Report: RB Adrian Peterson visiting Seahawks

Running back Adrian Peterson visited with the Seattle Seahawks on Wednesday, NFL Network reported. The Tennessee Titans waived the 36-year-old ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

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