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All foreigners are safe in Pakistan: Interior Minister

OTTAWA, Canada - The Canadian government issued a new travel advisory for Pakistan on Monday, advising citizens to "exercise a ...


Canucks down Capitals to end three-game skid

Elias Pettersson scored twice as the Vancouver Canucks snapped a three-game losing streak with a 4-2 victory against the host ...


Capitals D John Carlson enters COVID-19 protocol

The Washington Capitals placed defenseman John Carlson in the COVID-19 protocol prior to Sunday's game against the visiting Vancouver Canucks. ...


Capitals' Dmitry Orlov, Carl Hagelin exit COVID-19 protocol

The Washington Capitals activated defenseman Dmitry Orlov and forward Carl Hagelin from COVID-19 protocol prior to Sunday's game against the ...


Canucks mired in road skid heading into Washington

The good mojo Bruce Boudreau brought with him to the Vancouver Canucks seems to have run out. The Canucks suffered ...


COVID-19: Karnataka's Hubli observes weekend curfew; markets deserted, police barricades roads

Hubli (Karnataka) [India], January 16 (ANI): Roads in Karnataka's Hubli wore a deserted look and market places fell silent on ...


NHL roundup: High-scoring Panthers score nine times in blowout

Carter Verhaeghe and Anton Lundell scored two goals each as the Florida Panthers continued to dominate at home, crushing the ...


Hurricanes put icing on 4-1 victory over Canucks

Martin Necas celebrated his 23rd birthday with a goal and an assist and Vincent Trocheck matched that output as the ...


Study reveals first recorded animal hybrids

Kungas were created in ancient Mesopotamia by breeding domestic donkeys with Syrian wild assesDonkey-ass hybrids pulled Mesopotamian battle wagons more ...


Improving Lightning take on short-handed Stars

The Tampa Bay Lightning continue to win without exceptional special teams play, but their power play and penalty kill are ...


Senators shoot for revenge against layoff-laden Oilers

The Ottawa Senators showed little signs of rust when they played for just the second time in 26 days and ...


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FedEx asks US to let it install laser defenses to planes

MEMPHIS, Tennessee: FedEx is seeking permission to arm its cargo planes with defensive systems to thwart attacks by heat-seeking missiles. ...

Australians rejoice in potential death of Djokovic's sporting career

Not since the 1936 Olympics in Berlin has a government tried to prevent an athlete from competing in a sporting ...

French government's Covid policies cause teachers to strike

PARIS, France: French teachers have begun a nationwide strike organized by teachers unions to protest against class disruptions caused by ...

Great excitement in Tokyo over newborn twin pandas

TOKYO, Japan: Twin panda cubs have made their first public appearance before devoted fans at Ueno Zoo in Tokyo. However, ...

After 5,000 cranes die from bird flu, Israel acts to stop virus

TEL AVIV, Israel: An avian influenza upsurge has claimed the lives of over 5,000 cranes in Israel, resulting in the ...

Poland joins other EU countries with 100,000 Covid-related deaths

WARSAW, Poland: Poland has emerged as the most recent country in Europe to have reported 100,000 fatalities linked to COVID-19, ...

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Seeking money for programming, Netflix raises monthly price to $15.49

LOS ANGELES, California: Netflix has raised its monthly subscription price from $13.99 to $15.49 per month in the United States. ...

Ugandan mother delivers in sky: Gives baby doctor's name

TORONTO, Canada - A Bangladeshi-Canadian doctor assisted a Ugandan woman to deliver a baby on an overnight flight in December ...

All foreigners are safe in Pakistan: Interior Minister

OTTAWA, Canada - The Canadian government issued a new travel advisory for Pakistan on Monday, advising citizens to "exercise a ...

Study finds hydroxychloroquine delays disability for least treatable form of multiple sclerosis

Calgary [Canada], January 17 (ANI): A University of Calgary study has found promising results for the generic drug hydroxychloroquine when ...

New study reveals being in space destroys more red blood cells

Ottawa [Canada], January 17 (ANI): A world-first study has revealed how space travel can cause lower red blood cell counts, ...

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Nikkei 225 advances more than two hundred points, Hang Seng slips

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mostly higher Monday, although the Hang Seng in Hong Kong lagged.The U.S. ...


Seeking money for programming, Netflix raises monthly price to $15.49

LOS ANGELES, California: Netflix has raised its monthly subscription price from $13.99 to $15.49 per month in the United States. ...


British energy company scolded by customers after sending warm socks

LONDON, England: The large British energy firm E.ON Next has delivered an apology after sending warm socks to 30,000 customers ...


French government's Covid policies cause teachers to strike

PARIS, France: French teachers have begun a nationwide strike organized by teachers unions to protest against class disruptions caused by ...


Delta Airlines reports $408 million quarterly loss due to Covid

ATLANTA, Georgia: With a business slowdown caused by a COVID-19 surge in December, Delta Air Lines lost $408 million in ...


Outpacing industry, TSMC set for huge chip manufacturing expansion

TAIPEI, Taiwan: Chip manufacturer Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), a supplier of Apple, Qualcomm and other major tech companies, has ...


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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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