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Knights ride Fleury's 61st shutout to win over Oilers

Marc-Andre Fleury made 29 saves en route to his fifth shutout of the season in leading the Vegas Golden Knights ...


Sharks look to snap 5-game skid as Devils visit

Just one win could be the difference in restoring Cory Schneider's confidence for the New Jersey Devils. It isn't worth ...


No. 21 Colorado looks to get back on track at Cal

California will seek its first victory over a ranked team this season when the Golden Bears play host to 21st-ranked ...


Canucks look to further Senators' slump

After opening a four-game trip on a positive note, the Vancouver Canucks look to continue their recent run of overall ...


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U.S. president describes trip to India as "very successful"

WASHINGTON, DC - United States President Donald Trump has described his India visit as "great" and "very successful.""Just landed. India ...

59% of Venezuelan housholds not in position to buy enough food

CARACAS, Venezuela - Hyperinflation in Venezuela means that roughly one-third ofthe population more than nine million people do not get ...

Pell prosecution pushing the envelope on hiatus

The Crown has been check-mated by the hiatus in the George Pell case. According to the prosecution the complainant was ...

Staging of Tokyo Olympics threatened by coronavirus

A senior International Olympic Committee member said this summer's Tokyo Olympics could be canceled if the coronavirus is not under ...

Iran slow to hold security forces to account over protests

BEIRUT, Lebanon - Iranian authorities have failed to hold security forces accountable for excessive and unlawful use of lethal force ...

More than half virus cases in South Korea linked to religious group

WASHINGTON, DC - The number of coronavirus cases in South Korea skyrocketed to 833 on Monday, a roughly 27-fold increase ...

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Staging of Tokyo Olympics threatened by coronavirus

A senior International Olympic Committee member said this summer's Tokyo Olympics could be canceled if the coronavirus is not under ...

Canucks G Markstrom out two weeks following surgery

Vancouver goalie Jacob Markstrom is out at least two weeks following a "minor lower-body procedure" on Wednesday, announced Canucks general ...

Sustainable start-ups should consider corporate venture capital first

Urgent issues like the climate crisis, environmental degradation threatening millions of species, social inequality and other challenges mean that the ...

The house call: 5 lessons I have learned as a doctor

In the past year, I have done half a dozen house calls. Seeing a person in their home highlights both ...

Calling someone a 'jackass' is a tradition in US politics

When Virginia Democrat Sen. Tim Kaine called President Donald Trump a "jackass" in early February, Kaine engaged in a political ...

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Relentless selling continues on Asian markets

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - It was another bearish day on Asian stock markets on Thursday.Global markets continue to lose ground ...


Could coronavirus really trigger a recession?

Fears are growing that the new coronavirus will infect the U.S. economy.A major U.S. stock market index posted its biggest ...


Selling frenzy on Wall Street runs out of steam

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were flat to lower on Wednesday as investors and traders started to take ...


Google in $10 billion expansion across United States

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California - Google on Wednesday announced it will invest more than $10 billion in offices and data centers ...


Walt Disney's world to be headed by Chapek

BURBANK, California - The Walt Disney Company has appointed Bob Chapek as CEO with immediate effect, replacing Bob Igor who ...


Electronic sports, a billion-dollar industry

Global esports revenue is set to exceed $1 billion in 2020, according to a report Tuesday from Newzoo."The esports market ...


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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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