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 2022-08-06 06:30 

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ATP roundup: Andrey Rublev, Nick Kyrgios survive busy day in Washington...

Top-seeded Andrey Rublev of Russia and recent Wimbledon finalist Nick Kyrgios of Australia both won two matches on Friday to reach the semifinals of the Citi Open in Washington....

 2022-08-06 06:00 

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WTA roundup: Emma Raducanu falls in Washington quarterfinals...

Russia's Liudmila Samsonova saved four set points in the first set and went on to upset second-seeded Emma Raducanu of Great Britain 7-6 (6), 6-1 in on Friday the quarterfinals of the Citi Open in Washington....

 2022-08-06 05:54 

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Head of Ukraine's Amnesty office leaves after group accuses Kyiv...

The head of Amnesty International's Ukrainian branch is leaving the human rights body after the group accused Ukraine's armed forces of endangering civilians by basing troops in residential areas during the Russian invasion....

 2022-08-06 05:51 

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Israel-Gaza fighting spills into second day with air strikes, rockets...

Israeli aircraft struck in Gaza and Palestinian militants fired rockets at Israeli cities on Saturday as fighting ran into a second day, ending more than a year of relative calm along the border....

 2022-08-06 05:50 

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Record breaking McKeon admits pool programme took 'mental toll'...

Multiple champion Emma McKeon said she has had to pay a psychological price for her dominance in the pool after the Australian became the most successful Commonwealth Games athlete of all time....

 2022-08-06 05:22 

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Taiwan says Chinese planes, ships carry out attack simulation exercise...

Chinese aircraft and warships practised on Saturday for an attack on Taiwan, island officials said, in retaliation for a visit there by U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that also saw Beijing halt dialogue with the United States in several areas....

 2022-08-06 04:42 

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Taiwan official leading missile production found dead in hotel - official media...

The deputy head of Taiwan defence ministry's research and development unit was found dead on Saturday morning in a hotel room, according to the official Central News Agency....

 2022-08-06 04:37 

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Scrapping U.S.-China military talks deepens risk at dangerous time, analysts and officials say...

China's cutting of some of its few communication links with the U.S. military raises the risk of an accidental escalation of tension over Taiwan at a critical moment, according to security analysts, diplomats and U.S. officials....

 2022-08-06 03:51 

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Tonga, not China, must decide its future, says U.S. diplomat...

Tonga should determine its future, not China or any other country, U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman said during a multi-leg trip to Pacific nations amid growing geopolitical tension....

 2022-08-06 03:36 

UPI

CUNY deletes article on university alumna who served on Johnny Depp's legal team...

The City University of New York on Friday deleted an article from its newsletter to students celebrating an alumna of the school system who served on Johnny Depp's legal team....

 2022-08-06 03:23 

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Flash floods strand 1,000 people in California's Death Valley National Park...

Flash flooding triggered by a near-record downpour on Friday over one of the hottest, driest spots on Earth has stranded nearly 1,000 people inside California's Death Valley National Park and forced its temporary closure, park officials said....

 2022-08-06 03:02 

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Liverpool boss Klopp backs Salah to shine after signing new contract...

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp has backed Mohamed Salah to deliver in the new season after the Egypt forward ended speculation over his Anfield future by signing a new long-term contract at the Premier League club....

 2022-08-06 02:55 

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Muslim men likely targeted and killed in New Mexico, police say...

The murders of three Muslim men in New Mexico's largest city in the past nine months were likely linked and they appear to have been targeted for their religion and race, police said....

 2022-08-06 02:50 

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Chinese tourist hot spot imposes COVID lockdown, shuts public transport...

The southern Chinese beach holiday city of Sanya imposed a lockdown on Saturday and shut its public transport system to try to stop a COVID-19 outbreak during its peak tourist season....

 2022-08-06 02:48 

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Strong arguments over Taiwan at 'lively' ASEAN meeting, chair says...

The chair of this week's meetings of the regional bloc ASEAN said on Saturday that discussions among foreign ministers over Taiwan tensions were lively and included some strong arguments, but it was better disputes were handled with words....

 2022-08-06 02:36 

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Indiana lawmakers approve first state abortion ban since Roe overturned...

The Republican-controlled Indiana Senate gave final legislative approval on Friday to a bill that would ban most abortions, six weeks after a U.S. Supreme Court decision erased a woman's constitutional right to terminate her pregnancy....

 2022-08-06 02:13 

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Actress Anne Heche critically injured after her car crashed into a home...

Anne Heche, the prolific television and stage actress who also starred in the film Donnie Brasco, has been hospitalized in critical condition after her car crashed into a California home....

 2022-08-06 02:04 

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ASEAN decided no Myanmar junta at summits unless peace progress - chair Cambodia...

Cambodia's foreign minister on Saturday said the Southeast Asian regional bloc ASEAN had decided that Myanmar's ruling generals would remain barred from any of its meetings until they show progress on a peace plan....

 2022-08-06 01:54 

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Blinken says Philippines ties extraordinary, U.S. committed to defence pact...

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Saturday assured new Philippines President Ferdinand Marcos Jr that relations between their two countries were extraordinary and said Washington was committed to their joint defence pact....

 2022-08-06 01:46 

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Wallabies coach Rennie hails Hooper's courage after withdrawal...

Australia coach Dave Rennie praised captain Michael Hooper for his courage after the flanker withdrew from the Wallabies' squad on the eve of their two-test Rugby Championship series in Argentina....

 2022-08-06 01:21 

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Peru finance minister expected to depart in cabinet reshuffle | Reuters...

Peru's finance minister is expected to depart after a cabinet reshuffle, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters Friday....

 2022-08-06 01:19 

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Brazil's Eletrobras elects new CEO and chairman | Reuters...

The board of directors of Brazilian power company Eletrobras on Friday elected Wilson Ferreira Junior as its new chief executive and Ivan de Souza Monteiro as the chairman of the board of directors....

 2022-08-06 00:53 

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Oksana Pokalchuk resigns as head of Amnesty International in Ukraine...

Oksana Pokalchuk, the head of Amnesty International's office in Ukraine, has resigned from her post after a scandal over the human rights organization's criticism of the country's military amid its war with Russia....

 2022-08-06 00:39 

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U.S. gets first winter storm warning of the season...

While much of the United States is kicking off this weekend with heavy rain, extreme heat and even tornadoes, one area will experience the country's first winter storm warning of the season....

 2022-08-06 00:36 

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Japan PM Kishida to replace Defence Minister Kishi on Wednesday -Yomiuri...

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida will replace Defence Minister Nobuo Kishi on consideration of his health conditions in the upcoming Cabinet and party leadership reshuffle on Wednesday, the Yomiuri daily reported on Saturday....

 2022-08-06 00:34 

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Hollywood couple Kim Kardashian and Pete Davidson split - media reports...

Reality TV star Kim Kardashian and "Saturday Night Live" comedian Pete Davidson have ended their romance after nine months of dating, media outlets reported on Friday....

 2022-08-06 00:33 

Reuters

Hiroshima prays for peace, fears new arms race on atomic bombing anniversary...

Bells tolled in Hiroshima on Saturday as the city marked the 77th anniversary of the world's first atomic bombing, with officials including the United Nations Secretary General warning of a new arms race following Russia's invasion of Ukraine....

 2022-08-06 00:22 

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Pennsylvania house fire kills 10; neighbors report popping noise...

An early-morning fire in the eastern Pennsylvania town of Nescopeck killed 10 people Friday, state police said....

 2022-08-06 00:12 

Reuters

Taiwan fires flares to warn drones flying over outlying islands...

Taiwan's defence ministry said on Saturday that it had fired flares late on Friday to warn away seven drones flying over its outlying Kinmen Islands and to warn unidentified aircraft flying over its outlying Matsu Islands....

 2022-08-05 23:29 

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Ex-Loeb & Loeb client's arbitration award upheld despite attorney licensing issue...

A California state appeals court has affirmed a former Loeb & Loeb client's arbitration award against the law firm in spite of objections that the arbitration clause in their initial retainer agreement was invalid....

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