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 2021-07-30 10:00 

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Russian YouTuber shares life in Taiwan and joy of creating videos...

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 2021-07-30 09:54 

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Robotic police dogs: Useful hounds or dehumanizing machines?...

HONOLULU (AP) — If you're homeless and looking for temporary shelter in Hawaii's capital, expect a visit from a robotic police dog that will scan your eye to make sure you don't have a fever. That's just one of the ways public safety...

 2021-07-30 09:54 

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Tornadoes spur injuries, damage in eastern Pennsylvania...

BENSALEM, Pa. (AP) — At least five people were injured when severe weather struck an auto dealership, homes and other businesses in eastern Pennsylvania, authorities said. The National Weather Service confirmed two tornadoes touched down Thursday in...

 2021-07-30 09:54 

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GLIMPSES: Olympic swimmers, reaching for victory...

TOKYO (AP) — At the beginning of the race, all is hopeful. And all is possible. Part of storytelling, be it photography or anything else, is to show the tension of what might happen. That's what comes through in this image taken at the Tokyo Oly...

 2021-07-30 09:53 

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

BANGKOK (AP) — World shares and U.S. futures were mostly lower Friday despite a flurry of reports showing economic recoveries from the pandemic gained pace in the last quarter. The zone of countries using the euro saw its GDP jump 13.7% from a year ...

 2021-07-30 09:53 

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US swimmer Andrew goes maskless behind scenes at Olympics...

TOKYO (AP) — Michael Andrew, who made waves for saying he wasn't vaccinated against COVID-19, didn't wear a mask behind the scenes after swimming his final at the Tokyo Olympics on Friday. The 22-year-old American was maskless when he stoppe...

 2021-07-30 09:52 

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Brutal killing spotlights violence against women 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 09:52 

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Olympics Latest: Akira Sone wins Japan's 9th Tokyo judo gold...

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: ___ Heavyweight Akira Sone has won Japan's ninth gold medal in judo at the Tokyo Olympic...

 2021-07-30 09:52 

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International court drops Simone Gbagbo arrest warrant...

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The International Criminal Court has withdrawn its arrest warrant for the wife of former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo following her husband's acquittal on charges of involvement in deadly violence that erupt...

 2021-07-30 09:51 

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Tunisia's turmoil is being watched warily around the globe...

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Days of political turmoil in Tunisia over a crippled economy and surging coronavirus infections have left the country's allies in the Middle East, Europe and the United States watching to see if its fragile democracy will s...

 2021-07-30 09:47 

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'Welcome home': Evacuation flight brings 200 Afghans to US...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The first flight evacuating Afghans who worked alongside Americans in Afghanistan brought more than 200 people, including scores of children and babies in arms, to resettlement in the United States on Friday, and President Joe Bide...

 2021-07-30 09:17 

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Pandemic weighs down German beer sales again in 1st half...

BERLIN (AP) — German beer sales in this year's first half were 2.7% lower than a year earlier, dragged lower by closures of bars and restaurants that stretched through winter and into spring, official data showed Friday. German-based breweries a...

 2021-07-30 09:10 

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Myanmar leaders 'weaponizing' COVID-19, residents say...

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 09:09 

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Tunisian president names new security chief amid crisis...

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia's president has named a new interior minister, in his first major appointment since he froze parliament and seized executive powers earlier this week amid protests and an economic crisis. President Kais Saied named ...

 2021-07-30 09:00 

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Fast day at pool, track on Day 7 of Tokyo Olympics...

TOKYO (AP) — The Tokyo Games got their first swimming individual world record and a fast start to the track competition on Day 7 of the Olympics. Tatjana Schoenmaker of South Africa won the women's 200-meter breaststroke with a time of 2 minutes...

 2021-07-30 08:59 

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Olympics Latest: Chinese divers 1-2 in springboard prelims...

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: ___ China's Shi Tingmao and Wang Han have finished 1-2 in the preliminaries of Olympic w...

 2021-07-30 08:59 

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Japan expands virus emergency after record spikes amid Games...

TOKYO (AP) — Japan expanded a coronavirus state of emergency to four more areas in addition to Tokyo on Friday following record spikes in infections as the capital hosts the Olympics. Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga declared an emergency in Saitama, K...

 2021-07-30 08:59 

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China goes 1-2 in prelims of women's springboard diving...

TOKYO (AP) — Chinese teammates Shi Tingmao and Wang Han finished 1-2 Friday in the preliminaries of Olympic women's 3-meter springboard diving. Shi totaled 350.45 points for her five dives, followed closely by Wang with 347.25. The two already t...

 2021-07-30 08:54 

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Bill Nunn, key scout for Steelers, heads to Hall of Fame...

For those who consider the Steel Curtain teams of the 1970s as the NFL's all-time best, the name Bill Nunn needs to be remembered. And honored. Next week, that happens in Canton, Ohio, when Nunn enters the Pro Football Hall of Fame as part of the clas...

 2021-07-30 08:53 

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No comment: Richardson questions bring quick response, exit...

TOKYO (AP) — If you thought they were fast on the track, try asking a sprinter about Sha'Carri Richardson. Very few of the women who blazed down the very fast Olympic track Friday were willing to address the situation surrounding the American sp...

 2021-07-30 08:53 

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Philippine leader retains pact allowing US war exercises...

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines will keep having large-scale combat exercises with the United States after President Rodrigo Duterte retracted his decision to terminate a key defense pact in a move that may antagonize an increasingly bell...

 2021-07-30 08:53 

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Dressel considered on ill-fated relay, saw no chance of gold...

TOKYO (AP) — Caeleb Dressel has a shot to win six gold medals at the Tokyo Olympics. He might've added another medal to his collection if he'd swam the 4200-meter freestyle relay, but he doesn't think there's any chance it would'...

 2021-07-30 08:52 

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German economy rebounds in 2nd quarter but short of forecast...

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's economy grew by 1.5% in the second quarter compared with the previous three-month period, picking up after a sharp first-quarter fall but less strongly than expected. The figure released Friday by the Federal Statistical ...

 2021-07-30 08:52 

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Haughey wins 2nd Olympic swimming medal for Hong Kong...

TOKYO (AP) — Siobhn Haughey had already made history at the Tokyo Olympics. Then she went out and burnished her legacy in the pool. The 23-year-old swimmer from Hong Kong earned a silver medal in the 100-meter freestyle on Friday, to go with the sil...

 2021-07-30 08:52 

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Hungary's Lszl Cseh closes Olympic career without gold...

TOKYO (AP) — Lszl Cseh outlasted longtime rivals Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte. Now, the six-time Olympic medalist is bidding farewell himself. The 35-year-old Hungarian great retired Friday as one of the world's best swimmers to never win gold...

 2021-07-30 08:52 

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Death toll in wildfires that hit southern Turkey rises to 4...

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The death toll in a string of wildfires raging in southern Turkey rose to four, officials said Friday, as fire crews continued to battle blazes that burned down homes and forced people to evacuate settlements and beach resorts....

 2021-07-30 08:51 

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Khachanov advances to gold-medal match in Olympic tennis...

TOKYO (AP) — Karen Khachanov is into the gold-medal match in tennis at the Tokyo Olympics. The 25th-ranked Russian player beat Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain 6-3, 6-3 on Friday to reach the biggest final of his career. Khachanov's opponent for gol...

 2021-07-30 08:51 

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Thai media restrictions raise freedom of expression concerns...

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand implemented new regulations on Friday that appeared to broaden the government's ability to restrict media reports and social media posts about the coronavirus pandemic, raising immediate concerns that authorities will see...

 2021-07-30 07:53 

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Olympics Latest: American Steffens sets water polo mark...

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: ___ U.S. women's water polo captain Maggie Steffens broke the Olympic scoring record wit...

 2021-07-30 07:52 

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EXPLAINER: Detailing Japan's new COVID state of emergency...

TOKYO (AP) — Coronavirus infection cases have reached daily records in Tokyo, which is now playing host to the Olympics. The Japanese government has declared the capital and several other regions under a "state of emergency" during the entir...

 2021-07-30 07:52 

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Hong Kong protester given 9-year term in 1st security case...

HONG KONG (AP) — A pro-democracy protester was sentenced Friday to nine years in prison in the closely watched first case under Hong Kong's national security law as the ruling Communist Party tightens control over the territory. Tong Ying-kit, 2...

 2021-07-30 07:52 

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AP PHOTOS: Olympians in motion from above and below...

TOKYO (AP) — Olympic athletes can be enthralling from many angles. Some perspectives say more than others. Like an overhead shot of Chinese divers Wang Zongyuan and Xie Siyi entering the water. Only their feet remain above the surface, equal in heig...

 2021-07-30 07:51 

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U.S. warns China is building more nuclear missile silos...

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The U.S. military is warning about what analysts have described as a major expansion of China's nuclear missile silo fields at a time of heightened tension between Beijing and Washington. Researchers at the Federation of Am...

 2021-07-30 07:40 

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25sprout co-founder maintains work-life balance in Taiwan...

CPSurveyCake25sprout Many may have heard of and used SurveyCake, an online tool allowing you to swiftly create surveys and analyze results. Yet, some may not be familiar with the Taiwanese startup, 25sprout, behind the popular product and consultant servi...

 2021-07-30 07:10 

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Air France-KLM reports huge Q2 loss, sees signs of recovery...

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — French-Dutch airline group Air France-KLM said Friday that the "first signs of recovery are visible" in bookings amid easing pandemic travel restrictions as it reported a second-quarter net loss of nearly 1.5 bi...

 2021-07-30 07:09 

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First US evacuation flight brings 200 Afghans to new home...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The first flight evacuating Afghan interpreters and others who worked alongside Americans in Afghanistan landed early Friday at Washington Dulles International Airport, according to an internal U.S. government document and a commer...

 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...

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