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Manika Batra stuns world no 26; Sathiyan too wins at Hungarian Open

Budapest [Hungary], Feb 21 (ANI): Commonwealth Games gold medallist Manika Batra showed nerves of steel on her way to upsetting ...


Sri Lanka clinch one-day thriller

A late cameo by Wanindu Hasaranga helped Sri Lanka pull off a thrilling chase to edge out West Indies by ...


Nevada votes on Democratic hopefuls

From glitzy Las Vegas casinos to dusty desert crossroads, Nevada Democrats yesterday were to vote for who should challenge US ...


Bryson DeChambeau birdies his way to a one-shot lead

Bryson DeChambeau kept making so many birdies in the Mexico Championship that when he rolled in his ninth one from ...


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Multi-billion dollar settlement lets Wells Fargo off the hook

Wells Fargo Bank is to pay $3 billion, which includes $500 million to be distributed to investors, to settle potential ...

Human rights defender in Yemen whose son was shot to death is honored

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - A Yemeni lawyer won the prestigious Martin Ennals Award for 2020 in recognition of her efforts to ...

Wall Street and the dollar drop sharply, world markets follow

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks fell sharply on Friday as profit-taking hit the U.S. dollar, finally puncturing what ...

Open-air markets in Central asia driving economic growth

Central Asia's lively, open-air markets are a dead giveaway to economists: signs of a large informal sector, or "shadow economy."These ...

Stock markets in Asia generally give up ground

SYDNEY, Australia - Stock markets were quiet on Friday, mostly trading in negative territory.In Japan the Nikkei 225 fell 92.41 ...

Google accused of spying on children

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - New Mexico's attorney general sued Google Thursday over allegations the tech company is illegally collecting personal ...

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Delving in among the smoke and mirrors of the Pell case

Compound Probability and the CrownIn his appeal to the Intermediate Court, Bret Walker referred to 13 solid obstacles that pointed ...

Upbeat Chinese FM says virus control efforts 'are working'

China's efforts to control the deadly outbreak of a new coronavirus "are working", Beijing's top diplomat said Thursday, attributing an ...

Coronavirus more closely aligned to flu than other viruses

CHICAGO, Illinois - Scientists in China who studied the nose and throat swabs from 18 patients infected with the new ...

Knights carry win streak into quick Anaheim trip

After sweeping a tough five-game homestand, the Vegas Golden Knights take a quick road trip to Anaheim to face the ...

NHL roundup: Ovechkin scores 700th goal but Devils beat Caps

Alex Ovechkin became the eighth NHL player to reach 700 goals, but the milestone was not enough as Damon Severson ...

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Racial minorities get behind Sanders in Nevada

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) posted a decisive victory in the Nevada caucuses Saturday, cementing his status as ...


Guterres criticizes war in Syria, demands political resolution

NEW YORK, New York - The head of the United Nations has issued a blunt message to warring parties in ...


Haitian leaders called on to reverse country's downfall

NEW YORK, New York - Leaders in Haiti must step up and end the political impasse between President Jovenel Mose ...


Delving in among the smoke and mirrors of the Pell case

Compound Probability and the CrownIn his appeal to the Intermediate Court, Bret Walker referred to 13 solid obstacles that pointed ...


Bayrob hackers infected 400,000 computers before being taken down

The hackers were like modern-day John Dillingers, brazenly committing their crimes and repeatedly escaping law enforcement's grasp.But like Dillinger and ...


Upbeat Chinese FM says virus control efforts 'are working'

China's efforts to control the deadly outbreak of a new coronavirus "are working", Beijing's top diplomat said Thursday, attributing an ...


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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 ...