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 2021-07-30 06:59 

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Olympics Latest: Batsarashkina wins gold in 25-meter pistol...

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year's delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ MEDAL ALERT Russian shooter Vitalina Batsarashkina has won her second gold and third med...

 2021-07-30 06:59 

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US uses dominant inside presence to beat Japan 86-69...

SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — A'ja Wilson scored 20 points and Breanna Stewart added 15 to help the U.S. beat Japan 86-69 on Friday in the women's basketball tournament. The U.S. has now won 51 consecutive games dating back to the bronze medal game ...

 2021-07-30 06:58 

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Taiwan maintains 0 COVID-19 deaths for 3rd straight day...

The CECC confirmed 21 new domestic cases and 4 imported COVID-19 cases on Friday, bringing the tally of confirmed cases to 15,662....

 2021-07-30 06:53 

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Kings get defensive help with Baylor's Davion Mitchell...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Kings finally have a defensive anchor in the backcourt. Sacramento also added some beef to its frontcourt with the addition of a 7-foot shot blocker from Portugal. Davion Mitchell, a two-way guard whose defensive skills...

 2021-07-30 06:52 

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Montas records 10 strikeouts, Athletics beat Angels 4-0...

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Frankie Montas struck out 10 over seven scoreless innings and Oakland took advantage of some early Los Angeles miscues in Starling Marte's debut with the Athletics and beat the Angels 4-0 Thursday night. Marte, who was acq...

 2021-07-30 06:52 

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Clippers get Johnson after trade with Knicks...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers' tradition of making a move on draft night continued Thursday as they moved up to select Tennessee guard Keon Johnson after making a trade with the New York Knicks. The Clippers sent the No. 25 pick, w...

 2021-07-30 06:52 

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Fukushima laments a recovery without Olympic witnesses...

FUKUSHIMA, Japan (AP) — The bus transporting Olympic officials and media from downtown Fukushima to the suburban Azuma Baseball Stadium features a slickly produced video boasting of the region's recovery from a devastating 2011 earthquake, tsuna...

 2021-07-30 06:52 

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Cabrera, Bautista help Dominicans top Mexico 1-0 at Olympics...

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Melky Cabrera hit a run-scoring single with two outs in the fifth inning, Jose Bautista threw out the potential tying run at home plate and the Dominican Republic beat Mexico 1-0 Friday at the Olympics to even its record at 1-...

 2021-07-30 06:52 

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Rights groups warn assaults on women on the rise in Pakistan...

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Noor Mukadam's last hours were terror-filled. Beaten repeatedly, the 27-year-old jumped from a window but was dragged back, beaten again and finally beheaded. A childhood friend has been charged with her killing. The gruesome de...

 2021-07-30 06:52 

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AP source: Dodgers near megatrade for Nats' Scherzer, Turner...

The World Series champion Los Angeles Dodgers neared a monster trade for ace Max Scherzer and All-Star shortstop Trea Turner of the Washington Nationals late Thursday night, a person close to the deal told The Associated Press. The person spoke to the AP ...

 2021-07-30 06:51 

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Kimmann, Shriever win BMX racing gold; 2 stretchered off...

TOKYO (AP) — Niek Kimmann kicked off his second Olympics by colliding with a race steward who had wandered onto the track during training. The Dutch rider spent the next three days doing everything he could to rehabilitate a knee injured in the cras...

 2021-07-30 06:51 

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The Latest: Saudi Arabia will reopen to tourists on Sunday...

Saudi Arabia will reopen its borders to tourists on Sunday for the first time in 18 months after imposing restrictions at the start of the pandemic to curb the spread of the coronavirus. The historically closed-off kingdom introduced electronic visas for ...

 2021-07-30 06:51 

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Champion Bucks trade down, get 2 forwards late in 2nd round...

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks traded down in the second round of the NBA draft Thursday night and selected a couple of frontcourt players in Sandro Mamukelashvili of Seton Hall and Georgios Kalaitzakis of Greece. The Bucks made these moves a ...

 2021-07-30 06:17 

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USA wrestler Gable Steveson signs NIL deal with Kill Cliff...

CHIBA, Japan (AP) — United States Olympic wrestler Gable Steveson has taken advantage of the new opportunities for college athletes to cash in on their name, image and likeness by signing with clean energy drink company Kill Cliff. Steveson was a na...

 2021-07-30 06:16 

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In effort to curb COVID, Tokyo Olympics collect lots of spit...

TOKYO (AP) — They spit. They wait. They hope. About 30,000 people from scores of nations are spitting into tiny plastic vials at the Olympics in a daily routine that's grown crucial in going ahead with the pandemic-era Games, according to organi...

 2021-07-30 05:52 

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PG&E could face criminal charges over deadly California fire...

Pacific Gas & Electric will face criminal charges because its equipment sparked a wildfire last year that killed four people and destroyed hundreds of homes, a Northern California prosecutor announced Thursday. It would be the latest action against the na...

 2021-07-30 05:51 

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Olympics Latest: 27 new COVID-19 cases, including 3 athletes...

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year's delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ Three athletes who tested positive for COVID-19 are among the 27 new cases announced by ...

 2021-07-30 05:09 

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States race to use COVID-19 vaccines before they expire...

Hundreds of thousands of COVID-19 vaccine doses have been saved from the trash after U.S. regulators extended their expiration date for a second time, part of a nationwide effort to salvage expiring shots to battle the nation's summer surge in infecti...

 2021-07-30 04:58 

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Lawyers say China using Interpol to seek dissident's return...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorneys are asking the Biden administration to release from immigration custody a Chinese democracy advocate who could be deported to his homeland to face what they say are false charges — despite the lack of an extradition...

 2021-07-30 04:58 

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Olympics Latest: Biles says she's dealing with "twisties"...

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year's delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ Olympic star Simone Biles says she's dealing with a bout of "the twisties" a...

 2021-07-30 04:58 

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Activists allege Myanmar leaders are 'weaponizing' COVID-19...

BANGKOK (AP) — With coronavirus deaths rising in Myanmar, allegations are growing from residents and human rights activists that the military government, which seized control in February, is using the pandemic to consolidate power and crush oppositi...

 2021-07-30 04:58 

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'Wow! Wow!' Women get Olympic track off to a sizzling start...

TOKYO (AP) — Usain Bolt might be long gone from the sprint scene. It doesn't mean Jamaica has slowed down one bit. Nobody has, at least not on the women's side of the sport. An opening day at the Olympics that's supposed to produce littl...

 2021-07-30 04:58 

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Do I need to get tested for COVID-19 if I'm vaccinated?...

Do I need to get tested for COVID-19 if I'm vaccinated? Yes, if you've been around someone who has COVID-19. The latest guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says people who are fully vaccinated should get tested three ...

 2021-07-30 04:54 

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Kim stresses military preparations ahead of US-SKorea drills...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Friday that leader Kim Jong Un called for stronger capability to cope with any foreign provocation as he met with military officers ahead of annual drills next month between South Korea and the United State...

 2021-07-30 04:54 

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Japan to widen virus emergency after record spike amid Games...

TOKYO (AP) — Japan is set to expand the coronavirus state of emergency in Tokyo to neighboring areas and the western city of Osaka on Friday in the wake of record-breaking surge in infections while the capital hosts the Olympics. A government panel ...

 2021-07-30 04:54 

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Asian shares lower after Wall St rebound on US growth data...

BANGKOK (AP) — Asian shares and U.S. futures were mostly lower Friday after stocks pushed broadly higher on Wall Street. Japan reported relatively strong economic data for the previous quarter, before the government began tightening coronavirus rest...

 2021-07-30 04:54 

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AL East-leading Red Sox get Schwarber in trade with Nats...

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox got All-Star slugger Kyle Schwarber from the Washington Nationals for a minor league pitcher late Thursday night. The trade was announced after the AL East-leading Red Sox lost to Toronto 13-1 at Fenway Park. Boston ...

 2021-07-30 04:54 

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Pacers add depth by taking Oregon's Chris Duarte at No. 13...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — First, the Indiana Pacers played it safe. Then they took a big swing Thursday night. They will soon find out if they hit a home run on draft night 2021. After selecting the oldest player in the draft, 24-year-old shooting guard C...

 2021-07-30 04:53 

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Colombia coastal city crowded with African, Haitian migrants...

NECOCLI, Colombia (AP) — A small city on Colombia's Caribbean shore is being crowded with migrants from Haiti, Africa and Cuba making what they hope will be a journey toward the United States. Local official estimate more than 10,000 migrants ha...

 2021-07-30 04:53 

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Suns take Day'Ron Sharpe, trade rights to Nets...

PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Suns selected Day'Ron Sharpe with the 29th overall pick in Thursday night's NBA draft but quickly traded the rights to the North Carolina big man to the Brooklyn Nets in a deal to land shooting guard Landry Shamet....

 2021-07-30 04:53 

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Alaska Native artist creates stamp for Postal Service...

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska Native artist Rico Worl said he jumped at the chance to create for the U.S. Postal Service a stamp he hopes will be a gateway for people to learn about his Tlingit culture. A ceremony marking the release of Worl's Ra...

 2021-07-30 04:53 

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San Antonio Spurs take Alabama guard Josh Primo at No. 12...

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs selected guard Josh Primo of Alabama with the No. 12 pick in Thursday night's NBA draft, adding a 6-foot-5 guard as they rebuild through youth. Primo averaged 8.1 points and 3.5 rebounds in his lone seaso...

 2021-07-30 04:53 

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Biden push to vaccinate feds forces uncomfortable questions...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden's requirement for federal workers to reveal their COVID-19 vaccination status is likely to force uncomfortable questions not only at government agencies but at private companies as well. Right now, there'...

 2021-07-30 04:28 

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Mayor Ko express confusion over low ranking on magazine opinion polls...

Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je () addressed his low rankings in recent polls on Thursday, claiming that he did improve if viewed objectively....

 2021-07-30 04:16 

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After mudslide, priest gets narcos' help to build new town...

MISSION SAN FRANCISCO DE ASIS, Honduras (AP) — First came Hurricane Eta. Then, Hurricane Iota, unleashing rains of biblical proportions on the hillside community of La Reina. As Iota hammered La Reina for four days, residents kept watch on the mount...

 2021-07-30 04:10 

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Taipei ranks 27th in 'Best Student Cities 2022'...

CP Quacquarelli Symonds (QS)2022115 2772 Quacquarelli Symonds(QS) Best Student Cities rankings for 2022 was recently released, with Taiwan nabbing two spots at 27 and 72 with Taipei and Hsinchu City, the Guardian reported on Wednesday. 2004QS Quacquarelli...

 2021-07-30 03:52 

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NBA honors Terrence Clarke, draft prospect who died in April...

NEW YORK (AP) — Terrence Clarke, the former Kentucky guard who died in a car accident while preparing for the NBA draft, was recognized Thursday in a ceremony midway through the first round. NBA commissioner Adam Silver introduced Clarke's mothe...

 2021-07-30 03:52 

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Olympics Latest: Reigning BMX winner Fields stretchered off...

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year's delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ Reigning BMX racing gold medalist Connor Fields of the United States has been carried of...

 2021-07-30 03:52 

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Philippine leader recalls decision to void US security pact...

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte reversed his termination of a key defense pact with the United States that allows large-scale combat exercises between U.S. and Philippine forces. Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana ann...

 2021-07-30 03:51 

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EXPLAINER: World champs, Olympic champs and the difference...

TOKYO (AP) — Is an Olympic champion by definition a world champion? Can you be a world champion without being an Olympic champion? What's the difference, anyway? As the Tokyo Olympics provide multiple opportunities for memorable athletic perform...

 2021-07-30 03:10 

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Jill Biden treated for puncture on foot after Hawaii visit...

WASHINGTON (AP) — First lady Jill Biden underwent a medical procedure Thursday to flush out debris from a puncture wound on her left foot, her spokesperson said. Michael LaRosa said Jill Biden's foot was punctured while she walking on a beach in...

 2021-07-30 03:09 

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Fire erupts at warehouse of Brazil's national film institute...

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — A government warehouse storing movies, documents and antique projectors from Brazil's film industry caught fire Thursday night in Sao Paulo. The fire department said 15 fire vehicles and 50 firefighters were at the site t...

 2021-07-30 03:01 

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Taboo in Tokyo, tattoos on display at Olympics...

CP Taboo in much of Tokyo, tattoos are everywhere at the Olympics. Adam Peaty Gabriel Escobar MascunanoChrist the Redeemer There's the lion on British swimmer Adam Peaty's shoulder. An inspirational message on the arm of Chinese 3-on-3 basketball ...

 2021-07-30 02:57 

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Olympics Latest: China's Wang wins 200m individual medley...

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year's delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ MEDAL ALERT China's Wang Shun has captured gold in the men's 200-meter individua...

 2021-07-30 02:54 

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Pacers add depth by taking Duarte with No. 13 pick in draft...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Pacers selected Oregon guard Chris Duarte with the 13th pick in Thursday's NBA draft, adding scoring punch off the bench. At age 24, he was the oldest player in the draft. But he averaged 17.1 points, 4.6 rebounds...

 2021-07-30 02:54 

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Washington Wizards take Zags' Corey Kispert with 15th pick...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Wizards took Gonzaga sharp shooter Corey Kispert with the 15th pick in Thursday night's draft, shortly after agreeing to trade All-Star point guard Russell Westbrook to the Los Angeles Lakers. The Wizards are tra...

 2021-07-30 02:53 

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Magic select Jalen Suggs at No. 5, Franz Wagner at No. 8...

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — When the Orlando Magic's hopes of moving up in the NBA draft never materialized, they instead used their picks to select former Gonzaga star Jalen Suggs fifth and German forward Franz Wagner eighth. Owners of two top-eight p...

 2021-07-30 02:53 

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Pelicans set to receive No. 17 draft pick Trey Murphy III...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Pelicans added No. 17 overall NBA draft choice Trey Murphy III to their 2021 rookie class on Thursday night. Memphis formally made the selection of the Virginia swing player for New Orleans as part of a previously ...

 2021-07-30 02:53 

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Cabrera 2 HRs and Mize solid for Tigers in 6-2 win over O's...

DETROIT (AP) — Miguel Cabrera hit two solo home runs, Casey Mize pitched seven solid innings and the Detroit Tigers topped the Baltimore Orioles 6-2 on Thursday night. It was career homers Nos. 496 and 497 for Cabrera. Mize (6-5) held the Orioles sc...

 2021-07-30 02:52 

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AP sources: Lakers acquiring All-Star Westbrook from Wizards...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers are acquiring All-Star point guard Russell Westbrook from the Washington Wizards for three players and this year's first-round draft pick. According to two people with knowledge of the deal, the Lakers a...

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