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Saints sign CB Prince Amukamara, two others

The New Orleans Saints signed free agent cornerbacks Prince Amukamara and KeiVarae Russell as well as offensive guard J.R. Sweezy ...


Blue Jays trade John Axford to Brewers

Brewers' all-time single-season saves leader John Axford is returning to Milwaukee. The Toronto Blue Jays traded the right-hander to Milwaukee ...


Brewers look to stay hot against Pirates

Left-hander Eric Lauer will look to continue Milwaukee's recent success against Pittsburgh when the Brewers open a three-game series at ...


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 ...


Willy Adames powers Brewers to series win vs. Braves

Willy Adames belted a solo homer and four relievers produced scoreless efforts as the visiting Milwaukee Brewers recorded a 2-1 ...


Brewers place RHP Hunter Strickland on COVID-19 list

The Milwaukee Brewers formally placed right-hander Hunter Strickland on the 10-day injured list Sunday. Manager Craig Counsell told reporters on ...


Twins, amid overhaul, vie for series win vs. Cardinals

The Minnesota Twins will continue their team reset when they face the host St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday in the ...


Braves bid to reach .500 again in finale vs. Brewers

The Atlanta Braves will make another attempt at reaching .500 on Sunday when they host the Milwaukee Brewers in the ...


Plucky Pirates try to complete sweep of Phillies

The Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday will be going for a weekend series sweep of the visiting Philadelphia Phillies. That's quite ...


MLB roundup: Rays take over first in the AL East

Wander Franco hit a tiebreaking RBI triple in the sixth inning, Ji-Man Choi and Francisco Mejia each had two-run homers ...


Braves crush Brewers behind Dansby Swanson's 7 RBIs

Dansby Swanson hit a pair of homers -- including a grand slam -- and drove in seven runs to lead ...


International

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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 ...

New Samoa Prime Minister cancels $100 million Chinese port project

APIA, Samoa: The new prime minister of the island nation of Samoa has said she will cancel a Chinese-financed port ...

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 ...

YouTube takes action against Australian broadcaster, ACMA silent

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - ACMA, the Australian Communications Media Authority has been sidelined by the U.S. social media giant YouTube.ACMA, ...

Business

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U.S. stock markets directionless over Covid concerns

NEW YORK, New York - The surging Delta variant of COVID-19 has unnerved U.S. investors with Wall Street ending the ...

U.S. economy fell during Covid in greatest slump since 1946

WASHINGTON D.C.: The United States recorded an economic contraction at an annual rate of 19.2 percent in 2020 at the ...

U.S. seeks to end access to foreign crypto exchanges by Americans

WASHINGTON D.C.: Americans have found ways to avoid regulations intended to prevent U.S. customers from accessing overseas cryptocurrency exchanges, according ...

China's Shanghai Composite rebounds, gains nearly two percent

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks on Asian markets opened the week solidly higher.China's Shanghai Composite led the way, jumping 66.93 ...

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, ...

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Ravens sign veteran pass rusher Justin Houston

The Baltimore Ravens officially signed four-time Pro Bowl linebacker Justin Houston to a one-year deal Monday. ESPN previously reported the ...


Slumping Red Sox aim to bounce back at Detroit

Alex Cora hopes a day off will invigorate his slumping club. The Boston Red Sox manager has watched his team ...


Phillies Andrew McCutchen, Vince Velasquez land on IL

The Philadelphia Phillies placed outfielder Andrew McCutchen and right-handed starting pitcher Vince Velasquez on the 10-day injured list Monday. Philadelphia ...


Mariners activate OF Jake Fraley, put INF/OF Shed Long on IL

The Seattle Mariners activated outfielder Jake Fraley from the injured list in a series of moves ahead of Monday night's ...


Colts QB Carson Wentz to have surgery, out 5-12 weeks

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Carson Wentz will undergo surgery on his left foot Monday and be sidelined for five to 12 ...


Syracuse women's hoops coach Quentin Hillsman resigns

Quentin Hillsman resigned under a cloud Monday after 15 seasons as head coach of the Syracuse women's basketball program. The ...


Movie Review

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 ...