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Uber tells returning employees they must be vaccinated against Covid

SAN FRANCISCO, California: Uber Technologies Inc will open its offices in late October, postponing from the earlier announced September 13, ...


Vladimir Sarbashev: Natural hair coloring - a major trend of 2021.

The current trend for everything natural can be found everywhere: in clothes, makeup, cosmetics, and certainly in the art of ...


Madison Bumgarner likely won't face Buster Posey in tilt vs. Giants

Arizona Diamondbacks left-hander Madison Bumgarner will take the mound against his former teammates on Tuesday night, but former batterymate Buster ...


MLB roundup: Orioles blast 4 homers, rout Yanks

Jorge Lopez allowed one run and one hit in six innings and the Baltimore Orioles hit four solo homers off ...


Giants outlast D-backs in extra-innings slugfest

Buster Posey delivered the tiebreaking double into the left-field corner in the top of the 10th inning to help the ...


Southern US States Set Records for COVID Hospitalizations

Hospitalizations from COVID-19 are surging in the Southern United States with some states seeing record numbers of patients as the ...


WTA roundup: Alison Riske wins San Jose opener

Ninth-seeded Alison Riske lost her first two service games of the match but bounced back to beat American countrywoman CoCo ...


Astros prepare for unwelcome greeting by Dodgers, fans

Two of the best teams in baseball will meet Tuesday in a potential World Series preview, and the subplot figures ...


Remade Padres, A's reunite for start of two-game set

Two teams hoping a new look will help them move up the standings square off Tuesday night when the visiting ...


Jags place QB C.J. Beathard, S Jarrod Wilson on COVID list

The Jacksonville Jaguars placed quarterback C.J. Beathard and safety Jarrod Wilson on the Reserve/COVID-19 list on Monday. Beathard, 27, signed ...


Giants to stake MLB's best record against league's worst

With their high-profile addition already showing the possibilities for the road ahead, the new-look San Francisco Giants will take MLB's ...


MLB roundup: Rays nip Red Sox, claim three-game sweep

Brandon Lowe hit a two-run home run, Shane McClanahan worked six quality innings and the Tampa Bay Rays edged the ...


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Fearing China, Philippines signs pact to return U.S. troops

MANILA, Philippines: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has invited U.S. troops to return to bases the Americans only recently evacuated.U.S. Secretary ...

Biden seeks to set example as he urges employees to become vaccinated

WASHINGTON, D.C.: President Joe Biden has announced that millions of federal workers will either need to show proof of having ...

Bulls, DeMar DeRozan agree to 3-year, $85M deal

DeMar is joining Da Bulls in a reported double sign-and-trade swap with the San Antonio Spurs. According to multiple reports, ...

Bull market: Chicago boosts NBA title odds with free agency bonanza

Betting on the Bulls might not be the stuff of longshots for the upcoming NBA season. Chicago's flurry in free ...

Massive forest fires dampen hope for Turkey's tourism recovery

© Provided by Xinhua The unprecedented wildfires in Turkey have forced hundreds of foreign tourists to be evacuated, dealing a ...

The Hiroshima Panels are a remarkable artistic exploration of trauma

On August 6, 1945, the US military obliterated Hiroshima with the world's first deployed nuclear bomb. Several days later, artist ...

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U.S. stock markets roar ahead, greenback steadies

NEW YORK, New York - Wall Street bounded ahead on Tuesday with solid gains being recorded by all the major ...

California restaurants fear bankruptcy if pork removed from menus

San Francisco, California: Even as restaurants struggled to survive during the Covid lockdown in California, many fear they will not ...

Amazon said it will appeal EU $886 million fine

BRUSSELS, Belgium: The Luxembourg National Commission for Data Protection (CNPD) imposed a record $886.6 million European Union fine on Amazon.com ...

Asian stock markets slip, Shanghai Composite drops 16 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia weakened on Tuesday, with the damage registering. across the board.In China, the Shanghai ...

Jump in post-Covid U.S. labor costs seen in second quarter

WASHINGTON D.C.: The cost of labor in the United States rose significantly in Q2 as firms increased salaries and offered ...

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Haiti Supreme Court judge in hiding, wanted in killing of president

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti: Haitian police on Friday accused former Supreme Court judge Wendelle Coq-Thelot of having met with Colombian mercenaries accused ...


U.K. Space Command begins task of protecting from threats in space

LONDON, England: Following the United States, Britain has created a military space command to supervise activities in space, Britain's Ministry ...


Europeans evacuate 394 migrants from boat on Mediterranean

TUNIS, Tunisia: Some 394 migrants were rescued from an overcrowded wooden boat in the Mediterranean Sea on Sunday.The Sea-Watch 3 ...


Air leak causes drop in pressure in International Space Station

MOSCOW, Russia: Staffs on Earth and in the International Space Station are working to correct a drop in air pressure, ...


U.S. sanctions Cuba police, leaders after July protests

WASHINGTON, D.C.: The United States added additional sanctions on the Cuban police force and its leaders on Friday, following the ...


U.S. seizes tanker, seeks owner for bypassing North Korea sanctions

WASHINGTON, D.C.: The United Sates has seized a tanker that it said was assisting North Korea in evading sanctions. In ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

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