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Pennsylvania to receive $253 million annually for abandoned-mine lands

ASHLEY, Pennsylvania -- The trillion-dollar infrastructure bill passed by Congress last month includes $11.3 billion for abandoned-mine reclamation and cleanup ...

Massachusetts providing pathway to help for homeless youths

BOSTON, Massachusetts -- The holidays can be a tough time for many young people who have aged out of foster ...

US man sentenced to prison for buying luxury auto with Covid funds

HOUSTON, Texas: On Monday, a Texas man, Lee Price III, was sentenced to over nine years in prison after fraudulently ...

Two-thirds of American voters want rich to pay tax on stock gains

AUSTIN, Texas -- Nearly seven in ten Americans say billionaires are not paying their fair share in taxes, according to ...

California refining more than 50% of oil from Amazon rainforests

LOS ANGELES -- California-based facilities are refining half of all the oil drilled in the Amazon rainforests, according to a ...

334 U.S. nationwide labor strikes in 2021 so far

WALNUT CREEK, California -- Labor protests and strikes are on the upswing this fall, compared with 2020 when everyone hunkered ...

Report: Oregon DE Kayvon Thibodeaux to declare for NFL draft

Oregon defensive end Kayvon Thibodeaux will declare for the NFL draft and forgo his final two seasons of eligibility, according ...

Zach LaVine scores 32 to lead Bulls past Nuggets

Zach LaVine scored a game-high 32 points Monday night to lead five players in double figures as the shorthanded Chicago ...

Streaking Grizzlies knock off Heat

Desmond Bane and Dillon Brooks each scored 21 points as the Memphis Grizzlies won their fifth straight game -- all ...

Biden, Putin should deescalate US-Russia tensions in upcoming phone talks: Expert

Washington [US], December 7 (ANI/Sputnik): US President Joe Biden and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin should use their upcoming talks ...

Athletes will be able to take part in 2022 Beijing Olympics despite boycott: Ex-US diplomat

Washington [US], December 7 (ANI): After the Biden administration announced the diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, ...

Domantas Sabonis scores 30 as Pacers top Wizards

Domantas Sabonis scored a team-high 30 points to lead a balanced offensive effort as the Indiana Pacers snapped a four-game ...

Afghan children fall victim to export of U.S. democracy

© Provided by Xinhua - "Blocking Afghan assets is a kind of bullying that has squeezed ordinary people like me ...

Japan PM vows to "prepare for worst" for Omicron variant

© Provided by Xinhua Although the COVID-19 situation in Japan has significantly improved, Kishida warned of "new risks including the ...

49ers RB Trenton Cannon released from hospital

San Francisco 49ers running back Trenton Cannon was released from a Seattle-area hospital and returned home Monday after a scary ...

Chargers WR Keenan Allen added to COVID-19 list

Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list Monday. ESPN and NFL Network reported that ...

Phoenix Mercury, coach Sandy Brondello mutually part ways

The Phoenix Mercury announced on Monday that the team and its head coach, Sandy Brondello, have "mutually agreed to part ...

Microsoft says disrupted Chinese hacking group targeting organizations worldwide

Washington [US], December 7 (ANI/Sputnik): Microsoft has disrupted a China-based hacking group that targeted organizations in the US and 28 ...

Biden meets with European allies about Russian military buildup near Ukraine

Washington [US], December 7 (ANI/Sputnik): US President Joe Biden discussed with European allies the Russian military buildup near Ukrain and ...

US Remembers Pearl Harbor

'December 7, 1941 - a date which will live in infamy,' is how then-U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt described the Japanese ...

Western Conference front-runners meet when Oilers host Wild

Two of the top teams in the Western Conference will face off when the Minnesota Wild visit the Edmonton Oilers ...

Congressman leaving to head Trump social network

Former House Intelligence Committee chair, California Republican Devin Nunes, will leave Congress before the midterms to become chief executive of ...

China responds to US boycott of Beijing Olympics

Beijing has shot back after Washington declared a diplomatic boycott of the upcoming Winter Olympics, saying American leaders weren?t invited ...

Bulls star DeMar DeRozan enters COVID protocols

Chicago Bulls star forward DeMar DeRozan entered the NBA's COVID-19 health and safety protocols Monday, the team announced. DeRozan will ...

No. 16 USC ready to tower over Eastern Kentucky

Coming off a final-minute win at Pac-12 Conference counterpart Washington State, No. 16 Southern California returns to nonconference competition on ...

Biden's Summit for Democracy Draws Authoritarian Ire

More than 70 years ago, Britain's Winston Churchill warned that an iron curtain was descending across Europe splitting the continent ...

Biden to Speak with NATO Allies on Ukraine Before Putin Call

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden is set to consult by phone with European allies on Monday about Russia's troop buildup ...

In Biden-Putin Talks, Key Question Is Russia's Intentin Ukraine

WASHINGTON - When Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin meet virtually on Tuesday, the two presidents will have to negotiate a ...

Body of Late Senator Bob Dole to Lie in State at Capitol

WASHINGTON - Senator Bob Dole's body will lie in state in the U.S. Capitol on Thursday as congressional leaders honor ...

US Sues Texas Over Legislative Redistricting

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Justice Department sued the southwestern state of Texas on Monday, alleging that Republican state lawmakers discriminated ...

NASA: New Software Assesses Threats from Asteroids More Accurately

The Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) of the U.S. space agency, NASA, says it has new software that will allow its ...

US makes war promise to NATO members on eastern flank

The US would not send troops into a conflict between Russia and Ukraine, Washington has said ahead of Thursday's summit ...

US announces diplomatic boycott of 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing

Washington [US], December 7 (ANI): In a symbolic protest against China's "ongoing genocide and crimes against humanity in Xinjiang," the ...

LeBron James, Lakers look to bounce back vs. rival Celtics

LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers will seek to bounce back from a loss to one rival with a ...

Marc-Andre Fleury chases milestone win as Blackhawks host Rangers

The Chicago Blackhawks have alternated wins and losses over the past eight games, with five contests in that span decided ...

US Senate Plans Vote on Safety Net Legislation Before Christmas

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer laid out a tight timetable Monday for his Democratic colleagues to vote on and approve ...

Bucs to cross-train Richard Sherman at safety

Richard Sherman could return to practice with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers this week at a brand new position: Free safety. ...

Mavericks face prospect of sidelined Luka Doncic vs. Nets

Surviving any game without Luka Doncic is difficult enough for the Dallas Mavericks. Adding the absence of Kristaps Porzingis makes ...

US losing pace in military space race against China

A senior US general in the recently created Space Force has warned Beijing could outgun Washington by 2030. Why is ...

Europe's Cuban Missile Crisis

Russian President Vladimir Putin has demanded guarantees from NATO that the US-led military bloc won?t expand further eastwards. Washington, however, ...

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U.S. stocks roar back as concerns over Covid variant diminish

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rallied on Monday as fears over the new Covid variant Omicron subsided."Reports of ...

Grab app valued at $40 billion in debut on Nasdaq

SINGAPORE: Singapore-based Grab, the major ride sharing app used in South East Asia, has made its stock market debut on ...

After decades of delays, Shell Oil gives up on UK's Cambo oilfield

LONDON, England: Shell Oil announced this week that it has abandoned its plans to develop the Cambo oil field west ...

China Evergrande worries keep lid on Asian stock markets

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia closed modestly lower Monday as markets appeared to be coming to grips with ...

US saw only 210,000 hired in November, falls short of expectations

WASHINGTON D.C.: In a reversal of the predictions of expected job growth issued by economists, U.S. employers hired only 210,000 ...

Dollar Tree raises prices to $1.25 in first price increase in 35 years

CHESAPEAKE, Virginia: Discount retail chain Dollar Tree said it will raise its prices from $1 to $1.25 for most of ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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