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No precedent for Trump to take cut of TikTok deal

NEW YORK, New York - President Donald Trump's demand that the U.S. government get a cut from a potential Microsoft ...


Names of 9 youthful Marines and Sailor killed in AAV tragedy named

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper has paid tribute to the youthful eight Marines ...


Lyles looks for better showing in Rangers' series opener vs. Angels

Jordan Lyles expects to leave a better impression when he makes his second start for the Texas Rangers on Friday ...


Cardinals, finally get back to work, face Cubs

The St. Louis Cardinals will return from an eight-day pandemic break to host the division-leading Chicago Cubs on Friday. A ...


Bauer gives Reds strong chance to break skid vs. Brewers

Trevor Bauer has been nothing short of brilliant in the young and unique Major League Baseball season. The Cincinnati right-hander ...


Indians aim to extend win streak vs. White Sox in Chicago

Limited to four runs in a recent four-game skid, the Cleveland Indians are starting to recapture their stride -- and ...


NBA roundup: Bucks rally vs. Heat, claim East's top seed

Giannis Antetokounmpo and Khris Middleton scored 33 points each as the Milwaukee Bucks -- who trailed by 23 in the ...


MLB roundup: Braves' Markakis hits walk-off homer

Nick Markakis delivered a walk-off homer with one out in the ninth inning to give the Atlanta Braves a 4-3 ...


A's coach apologizes after Nazi-like salute

Oakland Athletics bench coach Ryan Christenson issued an apology Thursday night after TV cameras caught him making a gesture very ...


Training camp primer: NFC West

NFC West (listed in predicted order of finish) San Francisco 49ers Projected 2020 record: 11-5 2019 record: 13-3 2019 summary: ...


Yelich's inside-the-park HR helps Brewers top White Sox

Jedd Gyorko belted a two-run home run and an RBI single, and Christian Yelich hit an inside-the-park homer to support ...


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Preparedness for nuclear attack or event at lowest point since 1945

It is important to mark the solemn 75th anniversary of the first and only use of atomic weapons against cities ...

U.S. Senate moves to restrict TikTok downloads by federal employees

WASHINGTON, DC - The United States Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a bill banning the Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok on ...

Isreeli empathy for Lebanon draws fire from within

BEIRUT, Lebanon - The Lebanese cabinet has ordered port officials who had roles in storing or guarding highly explosive materials ...

Pompeo calls TikiTok, WeChat, and other apps, 'significant threats'

WASHINGTON, DC - The Trump administration said on Wednesday it was stepping up efforts to purge "untrusted" Chinese apps from ...

Rebels and government forces clash in Myamar sending locals fleeing

More than 100 villagers fled their homes in Myanmar's northern Shan state into China as fighting broke out between ethnic ...

Flashpoint Beirut: Blast comes on eve of Hariri assassination verdict

BEIRUT, Lebanon - The world has been shocked by the severity of a huge blast which has rocked Beirut, killing ...

Business

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Asian markets topple over after Trump gets stuck into China again

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia tanked on Friday as the U.S. took a big stick to China again, banning ...

Siege at bank in northern France ends

A gunman with psychiatric problems took six people hostage at a bank in Le Havre, northern France, before giving himself ...

Nasdaq leads markets higher, notches up another record high

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks marched higher on Thursday with the Nasdaq Composite leading the way.The key tech ...

Chinese app plans half billion-dollar investment in Ireland

DUBLIN, Ireland - While its future on the other side of the Atlantic, and in the Pacific, is up in ...

China's Shanghai Composite completes 4th day of gains

SYDNEY, Australia - Chinese mainland shares rose for the fifth day in a row on Thursday.The Australian market also advanced. ...

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Lyles looks for better showing in Rangers' series opener vs. Angels

Jordan Lyles expects to leave a better impression when he makes his second start for the Texas Rangers on Friday ...


Cardinals, finally get back to work, face Cubs

The St. Louis Cardinals will return from an eight-day pandemic break to host the division-leading Chicago Cubs on Friday. A ...


Bauer gives Reds strong chance to break skid vs. Brewers

Trevor Bauer has been nothing short of brilliant in the young and unique Major League Baseball season. The Cincinnati right-hander ...


Indians aim to extend win streak vs. White Sox in Chicago

Limited to four runs in a recent four-game skid, the Cleveland Indians are starting to recapture their stride -- and ...


Red Sox, Blue Jays vying for fifth win of season

The Boston Red Sox are hoping that a 5-0 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday will be the ...


Rays look to get on track vs. rival Yankees

Going into the originally scheduled 162-game season, the Tampa Bay Rays were viewed as a potent challenger to the New ...


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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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