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NHL, players agree on playoff format

The NHL and its players agreed to a 24-team playoff format for the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The two sides ...


Report: NHL, players agree on playoff format

The NHL and its players agreed to a 24-team playoff format for the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The two sides ...


COVID-19 murals express hope and help envision urban futures

Urban public spaces have been transforming during the COVID-19 pandemic. Storefronts in once-bustling shopping districts have been boarded up with ...


Unmasking the racial politics of the coronavirus pandemic

Recently, the U.S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advised that along with physical distancing, wearing protective masks slows ...


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75% of consumers in UK, Australia and U.S. slam Chinese government

LONDON, UK - More than 75% of consumers in the UK, US and Australia blame the Chinese government for the ...

Proposed Israeli developments in east Jerusalem draw Palestinian ire

JERUSALEM - The only Palestinian industrial area in East Jerusalem is to be demolished, and the present occupiers of the ...

Texans players, coaches to attend George Floyd funeral if allowed

HOUSTON, Texas - Over 60,000 people showed up for a Houston protest and rally in the wake of George Floyd's ...

Pakistan's MQM asks U.S. to halt civilian and military aid to Pakistan

LONDON, UK - Altaf Hussain, the founder and leader of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), has appealed to the United ...

U.S. policing's darkest hour, a nightmare re-lived again and again

There is no need to wonder why George Floyd (age 46) was murdered in broad daylight in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on ...

Further U.S. hegemony could spark global nuclear arms race

With the U.S. deciding to walk out of the Open Skies agreement, the U.S. is signaling to the world that ...

Canada

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Facebook globally launches its Google Photos transfer tool

Washington D.C. [USA], June 5 (ANI): Facebook has announced that its new Google Photos transfer tool is now available globally. ...

CGI's unique solution for students wish to study in Canada this fall

Mohali (Punjab) [India], June 5 (ANI/NewsVoir): The international education landscape has dramatically changed in the past few months because of ...

Report: Durant buys minority stake in Philadelphia Union

Brooklyn Nets superstar Kevin Durant has bought a minority stake in Major League Soccer's Philadelphia Union, Sports Business Daily reported ...

Nunes strong favorite over Spencer in UFC 250

Defending champion Amanda Nunes is a huge favorite over challenger Felicia Spencer ahead of their featherweight title bout Saturday in ...

EG, FURIA win BLAST Spring Showdown - Americas groups

Evil Geniuses won each of the final three rounds to earn a 15-15 draw with Triumph on Thursday, enough to ...

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Shares in Hong Kong in Demand, Asian region moves higher

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia continued higher on Friday, while the U.S. dollar remained in free fall."Central banks ...


New Zealand setting high standards in housing developments

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand - New public housing that will save tenants money in energy bills, and provide warmer, healthier and ...


Nationwide protests finally catch up with Wall Street

SYDNEY, Australia - Wall Street took a breather on Thursday following more than a week of protests across the U.S., ...


World food prices fall for fourth consecutive month

ROME, Italy - Global food commodity prices fell for the fourth consecutive month in May as the coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic ...


Stocks in Tokyo, Sydney and Hong Kong advance, Shanghai flat

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia advanced on Thursday but gains were limited, and not universal.China's Shanghai Composite finished flat.The ...


Long time Packers board member Peter Platten passes away

GREEN BAY, Wisconsin - Peter Platten, a former Green Bay Packers Executive Committee lead director and longtime member of the ...


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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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