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NFL News and Rumors: Tony Romo to Denver Broncos?

Denver - The Dallas Cowboys have found the quarterback that will lead America's team for the next few years in youngster Dak Prescott, but what are their plans for veteran Tony Romo?

New urgency in fight to restore Florida Everglades

Miami - Rising seas, polluted coastlines and the specter of more frequent droughts and storms have lent new urgency to efforts to restore the ecosystem of the Florida Everglades, the largest freshwater wetland in the United States.

Viola Davis wins Academy Award for 'Best Supporting Actress'

On February 26, acclaimed actress Viola Davis won her first Academy Award for "Best Supporting Actress" for her role in "Fences."

'Moonlight' wins best picture as Oscars ends in chaos

Los Angeles - Coming-of-age drama "Moonlight" won the coveted best picture statuette at Sunday's Oscars, but the evening ended in chaos as "La La Land" -- already the winner of six prizes -- was first mistakenly handed the award.

Hollywood takes on Trump at Oscars with message of inclusion

Los Angeles - Hollywood seized the global platform of the Oscars to take on Donald Trump, but stars kept the tone light and inclusive after the US president's divisive debut.

AFL-CIO cuts staff and drops support for some programs

The AFL-CIO, the largest US union federation is cutting support for some programs and dismissing dozens of staff members. The restructuring move is being made as union membership declines and there are fresh threats to labor rights.

Essential Science: The poison behind the killing of Kim Jong-nam

Authorities in Malaysia reported that Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korea's leader, was killed by a highly toxic nerve agent called VX. We take a look as to what this chemical is and why it is so deadly.

Sticky valves cause of Juno spacecraft's longer orbit of Jupiter

On Thursday, NASA announced its Juno spacecraft circling the giant gas planet, Jupiter, would remain in its 53-day orbit pattern, instead of dropping to a planned 14-day pattern, for the remainder of its mission. NASA blames sticky valves.

Mexico Catholic Church says government submits to Trump 'terrorism'

Mexico - The Catholic Church in Mexico has accused the government of adopting an attitude of fear and "submission" over US President Donald Trump's immigration measures, which it labeled "terrorism.

Actor Bill Paxton has died

The actor Bill Paxton, perhaps best known for his role in the sci-fi horror movie Aliens has passed away aged 61. He died following complications from surgery.

Is California's extreme drought finally over? — In a way, yes

Sacramento - After experiencing a series of near-biblical storms, California's six years of extreme drought conditions appears to finally be over. The state is 83 percent drought-free compared with just 6 percent a year ago.

US city holds vigil after shooting death of Indian engineer

Washington - Hundreds of people marched and prayed in the Midwestern US city where an Indian expatriate was killed and another wounded in a suspected hate crime that has prompted calls for action.

Boy 10, requires 12 vials of anti-venom but survives spider bite

A 10-year-old New South Wales boy miraculously survived a bite on the finger by a funnel back spider this week after receiving 12 vials of anti-venom, the most ever given for a spider bite.

EU migrants set to be on agenda as UK Lords study Brexit bill

London - Britain's House of Lords will Monday begin detailed scrutiny of the bill empowering Prime Minister Theresa May to kickstart Brexit, with the fate of EU nationals living in Britain likely to be on the agenda.

India's top diplomat to visit US after Kansas killing

New Delhi - New Delhi's top diplomat will travel to Washington this week for talks with US officials as anger grows over the death of an Indian expatriate in a suspected hate crime.

Asian markets start week with fresh losses

Hong Kong - Asian markets kicked the week off with losses Monday, with Tokyo hit by a stronger yen, as the global Trump rally shows signs of fragility ahead of a key speech by the new president to Congress.

Thai generals lead royal funeral pyre ceremony

Bangkok - Thailand's generals took centre stage on Monday at a ceremony blessing the start of construction of an enormous funeral pyre for the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, a vivid illustration of the army's intimate links to the palace.

In Mosul, a long-term battle to repair Iraq's heritage

Paris - The city of Mosul is intertwined with human history, tracing its roots to 4,400 years ago when civilisation rose in fabled, fertile Mesopotamia.

Falcons player seems to blame Lady Gaga for Super Bowl loss

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Mohamed Sanu is suggesting Lady Gaga and her lengthy halftime show during Super Bowl LI was at least partially responsible for his team's Super Bowl loss to the New England Patriots.

Haitians' ire over carnival spending amid hurricane's ruins

Les Cayes - Starjuin Regent is still waiting for Haitian government aid to help him rebuild his fishing business, which was destroyed last year by Hurricane Matthew.
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