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New California drought means less water, greater chance of wildfires

SACRAMENTO, California: California has expanded a drought emergency to 41 of 58 counties covering 12 million residents, some 30 percent ...

Amazon $1 billion bond to be used for climate, social causes

SEATTLE, Washington: Joining the growing list of debt issuers tapping the market for green bonds, Amazon.com Inc issued its first ...

California population falls by 182,000; largest loss in 100 years

SACRAMENTO, California: For the first time in 120 years, California's population declined last year.The state lost 182,083 people during 2020, ...

Angels acquire RHP Hunter Strickland from Rays

The Los Angeles Angels acquired right-handed relief pitcher Hunter Strickland from the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday in exchange for ...

Luke Walton confident of third season as Kings coach

Sacramento Kings coach Luke Walton said he is confident he'll be back to coach the team for a third season, ...

LeBron James returns as Lakers visit Pacers

The Los Angeles Lakers should have their top three scorers on hand as they seek their fourth consecutive victory and ...

Lakers' LeBron James set to return vs. Pacers

The Los Angeles Lakers will have LeBron James back in the lineup for Saturday's pivotal road game against the Indiana ...

Hornets F Miles Bridges (health protocol) cleared to play Saturday

Charlotte Hornets forward Miles Bridges has been released from the league's healthy and safety protocols and is eligible to play ...

Padres host Cardinals, look to follow their example

The San Diego Padres are experiencing a taste of what the St. Louis Cardinals overcame in 2020 to reach the ...

Marvel's 'Secret Invasion' series finds its directors

Washington [US], May 15 (ANI): Marvel has tapped two directors for its upcoming series 'Secret Invasion' which stars Samuel L. ...

Dodgers' Trevor Bauer looks to back up his talk vs. Marlins

Willing to express his opinion, often on a wide range of topics, Trevor Bauer was at it again last weekend ...

Brewers look to turn corner against Braves

The Atlanta Braves hope to get injured slugger Ronald Acuna Jr. back in the lineup Saturday when they play the ...

Usage of e-cigarette associated with shortness of breath

New York [US], May 15 (ANI): During recent research, which was presented at the ATS 2021 International Conference, it was ...

Astros aim to walk over Rangers again

Plate discipline can manifest in several forms, and for the Houston Astros this season, their ability to avoid the strikeout ...

Pirates, fighting for their jobs, host Giants

If the Pittsburgh Pirates have reached the point of looking for good signs for the future as much as they ...

Disney World will no longer require guests to wear masks

Washington [US], May 15 (ANI): People planning a visit to Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, now have a reason ...

Boyd Holbrook, Shaunette Renee Wilson cast in Indiana Jones

Washington [US], May 15 (ANI): Hollywood actors Boyd Holbrook and Shaunette Renee Wilson have been cast for the upcoming 'Indiana ...

De Niro's injury won't impact filming of Scorsese movie

Washington [US], May 15 (ANI): Oscar-winning actor Robert De Niro's leg injury will have no impact on the filming of ...

Winless pitchers meet as Angels, Red Sox continue series

The Boston Red Sox will host the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday afternoon at Fenway Park, with infielder Michael Chavis ...

Local products square off as Rays host Mets

Saturday's matinee between the New York Mets and Tampa Bay Rays will feel like a homecoming. In the middle game ...

MLB roundup: Yan Gomes leads Nationals' 17-run explosion

Yan Gomes had a career-high five hits and Max Scherzer threw five shutout innings as the Washington Nationals demolished the ...

Padres take advantage of Cardinals' pitching in 5-4 win

Manny Machado drove in two runs with a pair of hits and the Padres took advantage of 12 walks and ...

Padres take advantage of Cardinals pitching in 5-4 win

Manny Machado drove in two runs with a pair of hits and the Padres took advantage of 12 walks and ...

NBA roundup: Sixers clinch top seed in East with win

Seth Curry scored 20 points, Shake Milton added 15 and the host Philadelphia 76ers clinched the top seed in the ...

Bruce Willis, John Travolta to reteam for 'Paradise City'

Washington [US], May 15 (ANI): Hollywood stars Bruce Willis and John Travolta will be starring together again for the first ...

Dodgers' 8-run second inning enough to subdue Marlins

Max Muncy hit a three-run home run in an eight-run second inning and the resurgent Los Angeles Dodgers closed out ...

Charli Collier posts double-double in debut as Wings rout Sparks

Allisha Gray scored 23 points and No. 1 overall pick Charli Collier notched a double-double in her professional debut as ...

Warriors rest stars, still slip past Pelicans

Jordan Poole capped a career-best, 38-point performance by driving for a layup with 21.4 seconds remaining Friday night as the ...

Grizzlies nip Kings in battle of second-stringers

Justise Winslow scored a season-high 25 points and matched his career best of 13 rebounds to help the Memphis Grizzlies ...

Clippers rest stars, fall to lowly Rockets

Kelly Olynyk collected 20 points, 11 assists and nine rebounds as the Houston Rockets ended a seven-game losing streak with ...

Nikola Jokic's speedy triple-double lifts Nuggets past Pistons

Nikola Jokic recorded a triple-double in less than 27 minutes on the court, finishing with 20 points, 15 rebounds and ...

Pirates come from behind to beat Giants in 11 innings

Gregory Polanco's bases-loaded sacrifice fly in the 11th inning Friday gave the Pittsburgh Pirates a 3-2 win over the visiting ...

Bobby Dalbec powers Red Sox past Angels

Bobby Dalbec belted a two-run homer in the seventh inning to propel the host Boston Red Sox to a 4-3 ...

FaZe spoil Ultra's perfect run, advance in CDL Stage 3 Major

Atlanta FaZe held on for a 3-2 upset of top-seeded Toronto Ultra and the New York Subliners swept the Florida ...

Sounders goalie Stefan Frei (knee) out 4-6 weeks

Seattle Sounders goalkeeper Stefan Frei could miss four to six weeks with a knee injury, putting a damper on the ...

Bucks, Heat meet in potential playoff preview

The Milwaukee Bucks, the highest-scoring team in the NBA and tied for the league lead in rebounds, will play host ...

Galaxy aim to stay hot vs. expansion Austin FC

The Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez that the Los Angeles Galaxy expected last season has arrived in 2021. The Mexican striker, who ...

5 reasons to watch Major Grom: Plague Doctor on Netflix

On May 5, 2021, the Russian action movie 'Major Grom: Plague Doctor', based on the comic book of the same ...

Rockets sign G Khyri Thomas to multi-year deal

The Houston Rockets signed journeyman guard Khyri Thomas to a multi-year contract, the team announced Friday. Specific terms of the ...

Playoff-bound Knicks host play-in-bound Hornets

When the New York Knicks clinched a long-awaited playoff berth Wednesday night, the Charlotte Hornets were left with the longest ...

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Alaska Air buys Boeing 737 MAX, Embraer aircraft

SEATTLE, Washington: Alaska Airlines announced on May 12 its purchase of 13 737-9 MAX aircraft from Boeing, as well as ...

Some 8 million U.S. jobs unfilled in March, setting new record

WASHINGTON D.C.: U.S. job openings grew to a record high 8 million in March, fueling criticism of the Biden administration's ...

To lure short features, YouTube to create $100 million fund

SAN BRUNO, California: Alphabet Inc's YouTube has announced it will launch a $100 million fund to pay content creators whose ...

American businesses in China voice concern over consumer boycotts

BEIJING, China: A group representing U.S. business interests in China has demanded that China end what it calls its "implicit ...

Tech stocks all the rage on Wall Street, Nasdaq gains more than 2%

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rose sharply on Friday despite weak economic data.The moves on Wall Street mirrored ...

Tech companies join together to seek funding for chip manufacturing

WASHINGTON D.C.: A novel alliance of major chip purchasers, comprising Google, Apple, and Microsoft, and leading chip manufacturers, including Intel, ...

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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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