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Tiger opens with solid 69 at Torrey Pines

Los Angeles - Tiger Woods, seeking an unprecedented 83rd career PGA Tour victory, fired a three-under par 69 that left ...


Serena stunned at Australian Open, ending record bid

Melbourne - Serena Williams was sensationally knocked out of the Australian Open third round by China's Wang Qiang on Friday, ...


Kerala govt decides to acquire land for semi-high speed rail project

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], Jan 24 (ANI): A meeting was chaired by Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan here on Thursday regarding ...


Korda on top after 1st round at new Boca event

Jessica Korda, looking for her first win in nearly two years, built a two-shot lead Thursday in the first round ...


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Huanggang locks down over coronovirus threat

BEIJING, China - The authorities in Huanggang city in China have imposed a quarantine lockdown in a bid to stop ...

Tragic Australian bushfires claim lives of U.S. firefighters

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Flags will be flown at half mast throughout New South Wales in Australia on Friday, following ...

WHO: Coronavirus could spread to other countries "in coming days"

GENEVA, Switzerland - The World Health Organization (WHO) says the novel coronavirus could spread to other countries "in the coming ...

Coronavirus: Indian mission in China cancels R-Day celebrations

Beijing [China], Jan 24 (ANI): Indian Embassy in Beijing on Friday called off the Republic Day reception scheduled to be ...

AIIMS sets up dedicated coronavirus isolation ward

By Priyanka SharmaNew Delhi [India], Jan 24 (ANI): Authorities at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) are ready to ...

No. 2 Gonzaga hopes to keep recent run going vs. Pacific

Second-ranked Gonzaga has recorded four straight blowout victories by an average of 35.5 points. The margin could be closer on ...

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Queen Elizabeth grants Royal Assent to Brexit Bill

LONDON, UK - Britain Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit bill finally became law after receiving royal assent from Queen Elizabeth ...

District of Columbia goes after Trump, files lawsuit

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump's inaugural committee spent more than $1 million to book a ballroom at the ...

Tragic Australian bushfires claim lives of U.S. firefighters

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Flags will be flown at half mast throughout New South Wales in Australia on Friday, following ...

Presidents and royalty attend World Holocaust Forum in Israel

Heads of state and government from dozens of countries arrived in Jerusalem to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation ...

Public health emergency decision over new coronavirus still pending

GENEVA, Switzerland (ANI/Sputnik) - The WHO Emergency Committee held a discussion on Wednesday over concerns about the coronavirus outbreak in ...

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Chinese stocks sink as investors panic over spreading virus

SYDNEY, Australia - Shares in China dropped sharply on Friday as two populous cities in the country went into lockdown ...


Queen Elizabeth grants Royal Assent to Brexit Bill

LONDON, UK - Britain Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit bill finally became law after receiving royal assent from Queen Elizabeth ...


Nasdaq and S&P 500 make modest gains, Dow Jones index slips

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were mixed on Thursday with the Nasdaq and Standard and Poor's 500 making ...


Huanggang locks down over coronovirus threat

BEIJING, China - The authorities in Huanggang city in China have imposed a quarantine lockdown in a bid to stop ...


Small nations dominate rankings of least corrupt countries

WELLINGTON, New Zealand | COPENHAGEN, Denmark - New Zealand and Denmark have jointly been awarded the least corrupt countries in ...


Airlines facing competition from sleeper trains

Dutch airline KLM recently launched a new advertising campaign called "Fly Responsibly". Remarkably, it seems to encourage viewers to fly ...


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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 ...