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To reduce costs of beef, US ranchers build own meat plants

LINCOLN, Nebraska: Nebraska rancher Rusty Kemp has complained for years about the low prices paid for his cattle, even as ...


Covid deaths in Wisconsin nursing homes double in last 4 weeks

MADISON, Wisconsin - Wisconsin is seeing similar COVID-19 patterns in long-term care facilities compared to the fall of last year. ...


Coming off big win, Heat visit 0-2 Pacers

The Miami Heat can only hope their attention-grabbing play on opening night travels when they visit the snake-bitten Indiana Pacers ...


Bears place TE Jimmy Graham on COVID list

The Chicago Bears placed veteran tight end Jimmy Graham on the reserve/COVID-19 list on Friday. Graham, who has just one ...


Washington RB Antonio Gibson (shin) questionable vs. Packers

Washington Football Team running back Antonio Gibson is listed as questionable to face the host Green Bay Packers on Sunday. ...


NBA roundup: Heat start with a bang, blow out Bucks

The Miami Heat, setting a franchise record for most points in a season-opening game, rode a 26-2 first-quarter run and ...


Heat set team record for points in opener, throttle Bucks

The Miami Heat, setting a franchise record for most points in a season-opening game, used a 26-2 first-quarter run and ...


Heat set record for most points in opener, throttle Bucks

The Miami Heat, setting a franchise record for most points in a season-opening game, used a 26-2 first-quarter run and ...


As Ben Simmons drama lingers, 76ers face Nets in home opener

The Philadelphia 76ers opened the regular season with a resounding 117-97 victory on the road against the New Orleans Pelicans. ...


Bengals RB Samaje Perine activated off COVID list

The Cincinnati Bengals activated backup running back Samaje Perine off the reserve/COVID-19 list Thursday. Perine, 26, was put on the ...


Tom Brady takes aim at 600th TD pass as Bucs face Bears

Tom Brady could reach yet another career milestone when the Tampa Bay Buccaneers host the Chicago Bears on Sunday afternoon. ...


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China law would hold parents responsible for children's behaviorconduc

BEIJING, China: China will consider draft legislation, entitled the Family Education Promotion Law, to punish parents if their children exhibit ...

Nations in South Pacific shifting allegiance from Australia to China

In the wake of the AUKUS deal, Beijing's hosting of a summit involving many tiny Pacific countries is significant. It ...

For first time in US, hearing aids to be sold over the counter

WASHINGTON D.C.: A proposal by health officials in the United States will allow the public to purchase non-prescription hearing aids, ...

Diver discovers Crusader sword in waters off Israel

HAIFA, Israel: A 900 year-old sword, believed to have belonged to a Crusader who sailed to the Holy Land, was ...

First movie in space filmed by Russians in Space Station

MOSCOW, Russia: A Russian film crew has returned to Earth from the International Space Station after spending two weeks filming ...

Chile at beginning of new era

"It feels like we are at the end of an era," Barbara Sepulveda tells me on October 12, 2021. Sepulveda ...

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Russia says more gas to Europe after approval of Nord Stream 2

MOSCOW, Russia: Russia has indicated that in exchange for increasing gas supplies to Europe to ease the current energy crisis, ...

Mixed day on U.S. markets, Nasdaq the biggest loser, down 147 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were mixed on Friday with the Dow Jones advancing, while the Nasdaq Composite ...

Rise in gas prices forces utility companies to return to coal

WASHINGTON D.C.: U.S. power companies are increasing their coal consumption due to surging natural gas prices, dealing a blow to ...

To refinance after bankruptcy, Hertz files for IPO

WASHINGTON D.C.: Rental car company Hertz, which filed for bankruptcy early in the pandemic, emerging on 30th June, has filed ...

Stocks in Asia mixed to flat, Nikkei 225 does best, rising 96 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks were little moved on Asian markets on Friday, although the tech sector showed some buoyancy."The ...

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In quick turnaround after loss, Sabres oppose Devils

Fresh off their first loss of the season, the Buffalo Sabres look to bounce back when they face the New ...


Scottie Barnes, Raptors seek encore vs. Mavs

After dominating the host Boston Celtics on Friday, the Toronto Raptors hope to continue their success on Saturday night against ...


Hawks look to maintain strong defense vs. Cavs

The Atlanta Hawks hope the defensive effort they produced in their opening game will carry over when they make their ...


NBA roundup: Suns send in-fighting Lakers to 0-2 start

A historic night for Chris Paul was marred by two incidents, one an altercation between Lakers teammates Anthony Davis and ...


Coming off big win, Heat visit 0-2 Pacers

The Miami Heat can only hope their attention-grabbing play on opening night travels when they visit the snake-bitten Indiana Pacers ...


NHL roundup: Oilers outcore Knights, improve to 5-0-0

Leon Draisaitl scored twice in a three-point game and Zack Kassian netted a third-period game-winner to give the Edmonton Oilers ...


Movie Review

The Night of the Hunter
Night of the Hunter

Hotel Review

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 ...