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U.S. government writes off $2 billion in student loans

WASHINGTON D.C.: Earlier this month, the federal Education Department announced it is canceling another round of student loan payments, adding ...

Biden gives OK to build wind farm off New York

WASHINGTON D.C.: The White House has announced that it is planning to construct a large-scale wind farm off Rhode Island, ...

NHL roundup: Alex Ovechkin reaches milestone in Caps' win

Alex Ovechkin scored his milestone 750th National Hockey League goal as the Washington Capitals defeated the visiting Columbus Blue Jackets ...

Islanders attempt to snap 10-game skid, host Blackhawks

The New York Islanders are beginning to dig out of the hole created by a nightmarish start. But the Islanders ...

Sharks cap five-game road trip in Columbus

The San Jose Sharks will complete their third five-game road trip of the season Sunday when they face the Columbus ...

What are those red columns in St. Petersburg

These weird constructions on the Neva River banks are one of the most recognizable symbols of the city. But what ...

Safety in American schools in question

© Provided by Xinhua "No American school is safe. Nor are the streets," The Chicago Sun-Times said in an editorial ...

NBA roundup: Kings end 15-game home losing skid to Clips

Terence Davis scored a season-high 28 points and the Sacramento Kings ended a 15-game home losing streak to the Los ...

CNN fires Chris Cuomo over role in brother's defense

CNN has terminated its top anchor, Chris Cuomo, saying a review launched to investigate his involvement in the defense of ...

Rangers edge Blackhawks for sixth straight win

Artemi Panarin and Ryan Strome both collected one goal and two assists to lead the host New York Rangers to ...

Red Wings clip Islanders in OT, 4-3

Moritz Seider scored with 1:27 left in overtime Saturday night as the host Detroit Red Wings beat the New York ...

Timbers to host first MLS Cup after dispatching RSL

Felipe Mora scored early, Santiago Moreno added a goal from distance after halftime, and the Portland Timbers reached their third ...

CNN terminates anchor Chris Cuomo

New York [US], December 5 (ANI): CNN anchor Chris Cuomo has been fired, confirmed CNN on Saturday. The termination is ...

Report: Gardner Minshew II probable starting QB for Eagles

Gardner Minshew is slated to start at quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles against the New York Jets on Sunday with ...

Omicron scare: Stringent quarantine rules in Japan for travellers from India, Romania, Greece, 4 US states

Tokyo [Japan], December 5 (ANI): In an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19 variant Omicron, Japan will add India, ...

Nikola Jokic, Nuggets have easy time with Knicks

Nikola Jokic had 32 points and 11 rebounds, Zeke Nnaji had a career-high 21 points, and the visiting Denver Nuggets ...

COVID-depleted Union host NYCFC in East final

The Philadelphia Union likely will enter Sunday's MLS Eastern Conference final against visiting New York City FC without the majority ...

Ten tempting TD scorer props for Week 13

Week 13 is here and it's time to scan the board for the best touchdown scorer props of the weekend. ...

Anti-vaxxers have made me lose faith in the political right

As someone who has generally identified as a conservative, I?m beginning to lose patience with right-wing politics. There are too ...

Panthers place LB Frankie Luvu on COVID list

The Carolina Panthers placed linebacker Frankie Luvu on the reserve/COVID-19 list on Saturday. The Panthers (5-7) are on their bye ...

Omicron found in more U.S. states, adds new uncertainties

© Provided by Xinhua "While the most-vaccinated states are significantly, incontrovertibly and increasingly better off than the less-vaccinated states, the ...

UN extends mandate for int'l forces fighting piracy off coast of Somalia

New York [US], December 4 (ANI/Xinhua): The United Nations (UN) Security Council on Friday renewed for an additional three months ...

Dan Levy gives update on making a 'Schitt's Creek' movie

Washington [US], December 4 (ANI): While the 'Schitt's Creek' cast and creators have continued to tease fans about a potential ...

US strike may have killed Syrian civilians, Pentagon says

The US military said it would open an investigation into the possibility a recent drone strike caused civilian casualties, with ...

Where's the Snow US Rockies Winter Starts With a Whimper

DENVER - Denver's winter has started with a whimper, and the parched mountains to the west aren't faring much better.The ...

NHL roundup: Rangers blank Sharks for 5th straight win

Igor Shesterkin and Alexandar Georgiev combined for 28 saves and the New York Rangers defeated the visiting San Jose Sharks ...

Rangers look to keep rolling vs. improving Blackhawks

With a five-game winning streak and victories in nine of their past 10 outings, the New York Rangers head into ...

Conference-leading Nets take on improving Bulls

Through their first 23 games, the Chicago Bulls have produced numerous impressive moments, anchored by the standout performances of DeMar ...

Viranica Manchu's "Maison AVA", couture who specializes in custom-made, high-end clothing, is bringing a creative revolution in international kids' fashion

New Delhi [India], December 4 (ANI/SRV): Maison AVA, the children's couture brand founded by Viranica Manchu has won over fashion ...

New Twitter CEO kicks off major reorganization

Twitter's newly installed CEO Parag Agrawal has announced a significant corporate reshuffling, saying several high-level executives will depart from the ...

US strike may have killed civilians in Syria, Pentagon says

The US military said it would open an investigation into possible civilian casualties inflicted in a recent drone strike on ...

Report: NBA turning up heat on players, staff to get COVID booster

The NBA is making a list, checking it in two weeks. When it comes to the COVID-19 booster shot, the ...

Rangers lose Igor Shesterkin but get shutout win over Sharks

Igor Shesterkin and Alexandar Georgiev combined for 28 saves and the New York Rangers defeated the visiting San Jose Sharks ...

Week 13 betting capsules: Bills, Patriots tussle for AFC East

The AFC East lead will be at stake when the New England Patriots visit the Buffalo Bills on Monday night ...

No. 8 Kansas slams St. John's behind Christian Braun's 31 points

Christian Braun recorded a career-high 31 points, while adding eight rebounds and four assists Friday, as No. 8 Kansas thumped ...

US stocks down 2nd week in row on Federal Reserve Rate hike, Omicron fears

New York [US], December 4 (ANI/Sputnik): US stocks tumbled for a second week in a row, roiled by fears of ...

Tara Reade: The shaming of sexual assault whistleblowers has to stop

The abhorrent tactic of victim shaming the women who speak out against those committing sexual harassment is now all too ...

Reports: Yankees hire hitting, pitching coaches

The New York Yankees will add to their coaching staff by hiring two of their player-development staff members -- Dillon ...

UN Recap: November 28-December 3, 2021

UNITED NATIONS - Here is a fast take on what the international community has been up to this past week, ...

Bucs coach Bruce Arians: Antonio Brown's future undecided

Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians was noncommittal about Antonio Brown's future with the team on Friday. Brown and safety ...

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Laos-China railway begins operating in December

VIENTIANE, Laos: A railway connecting Laos and China will begin operations, though significantly adding to Laos' debt burden.The railway line, ...

Robot company will pay $200,000 for human faces for use on robots

PERM KRAI, Russia: Tech company Promobot is planning the launch of a new line of human-looking robots, but first they ...

Man discovers rare deep sea fish on San Diego beach

SAN DIEGO, California: Californian Jay Beiler was recently walking on San Diego's Black's Beach when he saw a disturbing-looking fish ...

US man sentenced to prison for buying luxury auto with Covid funds

HOUSTON, Texas: On Monday, a Texas man, Lee Price III, was sentenced to over nine years in prison after fraudulently ...

One-third sized Taj Mahal built by Indian as home for wife

NEW DELHI, India: An Indian man, Anand Prakash Chouksey, 52, has built a smaller replica of the famed 17th century ...

U.S. government writes off $2 billion in student loans

WASHINGTON D.C.: Earlier this month, the federal Education Department announced it is canceling another round of student loan payments, adding ...

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