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Report: Toronto, Edmonton likely NHL hub cities

Toronto and Edmonton are likely to be selected as the two hub cities for the resumption of the 2019-2020 NHL ...


We can't talk about LGBT health without remembering Virginia Brooks

Urgent issues face queer and trans people everywhere, including LGBT suicide, the continued practice of conversion therapy, HIV burden, an ...


LPGA cancels Canadian Women's Open over virus border issues

US-Canada border travel restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic have forced the LPGA to cancel the Canadian Pacific Women's Open, ...


Overwatch League Power Rankings: Week 22

American Region 1. San Francisco Shock (14-2, 35-11-2, 24) The Shock proved the top team in the region, sweeping through ...


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India's Navy repatriates 687 citizens who were stranded in Iran

THOOTHUKUDI, Tamil Nadi, India - The Indian Navy Ship Jalashwa, carrying 687 stranded citizens, including two women, arrived in Tuticorin ...

Black hole discovery leaves researchers looking for more black holes

CANBERRA, Australia - We now know just how massive the fastest-growing black hole in the universe actually is, as well ...

Pompeo has video conference with Taliban, receives assurances

The Taliban says it has held a video conference call with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo during which the ...

UN Human Rights Commission calls on Israel to reverse annexation plan

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights warned Israel on Monday not to proceed along the "dangerous path" of annexing ...

Beijing imposes travel bans on American officials over Hong Kong law

HONG KONG, June 30 (ANI): As the voices against the imposition of national security legislation in Hong Kong grows worldwide, ...

World marks International Asteroid Day

Tuesday marks International Asteroid Day. Near-Earth objects (NEOs), such as asteroids or comets, represent potentially catastrophic threats to our planet. ...

Canada

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Quakes D Lopez out 2-4 weeks after appendectomy

The San Jose Earthquakes will be short a defender when MLS play restarts next week, as Marcos Lopez underwent an ...

SA is tops for tourists post-Covid - whenever that day comes

South Africa is the most popular destination for travellers in a post-Covid-19 world, according to Tourlane, an online travel website.The ...

Report: Toronto, Edmonton likely NHL hub cities

Toronto and Edmonton are likely to be selected as the two hub cities for the resumption of the 2019-2020 NHL ...

Two KZN police stations close due to positive Covid-19 cases

He advised the public to contact the station commander, Colonel Bhekuyise Ndlovu, on 082 419 8053 "should there be any ...

Roundup: COVID-19 cases level off in Canada as they surge in U.S.

A staff member of a food truck delivers ice-creams to a customer during the Drive-Thru Food Truck Festival in Abbotsford, ...

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Chinese stocks jump sharply, Hong Kong index gains 665 points

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks rose across the board in Asia on Thursday with Chinese indices doing best.The U.S. dollar meantime ...


Warning for owners whose dogs are attacking sheep on Irish farms

DUBLIN, Ireland - An alarming number of attacks by dogs on sheep has prompted an appeal from gardai for dog ...


Washington Redskins sponsors under pressure over nickname furore

A group of investment firms and shareholders is lobbying Nike, FedEx and PepsiCo to end their sponsorship agreements with the ...


Pfizer vaccine hopes lift Wall Street, Dow Jones however slips

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks in the U.S. were mixed on Wednesday with the Dow Jones falling 77 points, ...


Two-thirds of Airbus' 15,000 job cuts to be in France and Germany

TOULOUSE, France - Airbus says it plans to adapt its global workforce and resize its commercial aircraft activity in response ...


American companies given go-ahead to collaborate with Huawei

WASHINGTON, DC - In a rare twist to Washington's long-standing restrictions on the Chinese tech giant Huawei, the Commerce Department ...


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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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