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The NBC map of China did not include Taiwan or disputed territory in the South China Sea.
SPOILER WARNING: Do not read if you’ve not seen the first five episodes of “Masters of the Universe: Revelation,” streaming now on Netflix. Kevin Smith nearly turned down “He-Man.” In early 2019, the iconoclastic filmmaker, podcast host and foul-mouthed bon vivant got a call from his agent. Mattel, the toy company, wanted to meet, but […]
Macron and Biden are among the few dignitaries attending the delayed Games, with Japan and much of the world still reeling from the COVID-19 pandemic.Biden jumped to her feet, clapped and exchanged fist-bumps with Macron when the clock ran out with the U.S. team winning 17-10 against No. 1 ranked France.Stefanie Dolson, who played for the WNBA's Chicago Sky in the 2021 season, led the Americans with seven points.
Georginio Wijnaldum has said social media abuse was behind his decision to leave Liverpool, explaining he "didn't feel love" from a section of the club's support.
Jason Aldean has dropped a big preview of his upcoming 10th studio album with the release of his power-ballad duet with Carrie Underwood, “If I Didn’t Love You.” Aldean describes the tune, released Friday by Broken Bow Records, as a “love song breakup song thing” that was penned by his band members Kurt Allison and […]
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Dexter, four, was choking on a chicken nugget at a beachside restaurant in Wales.
A mudslide at a mine in southwest Pakistan killed four coal miners and injured two others on Saturday following heavy monsoon rains, officials said. Local government administrator Amir Khan said that by the time rescuers reached the area hit by the torrent, the 200-foot-deep mine had partially collapsed. Such accidents are common in Pakistan’s coal mines, where safety standards are not widely respected.
Australia's women's 4x100m freestyle relay team look sure to complete a golden hat-trick, and maybe smash their world record, when the first swimming medals of the Tokyo Olympics are handed out on Sunday. In what could be a bountiful day for The Dolphins, Elijah Winnington will also seek to live up to his surname in the men's 400m free, even if Germany's Henning Muhlleitner qualified fastest. Australian Brendon Smith is also a strong contender after qualifying fastest for the men's 400 individual medley, the first of the medal events.
An aviation unit with the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) rescued two people after they got stuck on top of a vehicle in floodwaters on July 23, footage shared by the office shows.Video shows an aerial view of the two sitting atop the vehicle, with water surrounding them. Members of the MCSO aviation unit can be seen reaching out and helping them board a helicopter to safety.“We are here to provide safety to our community but please be mindful of the dangers posed by moving water and entering flooded areas,” the MCSO wrote on Facebook. “Please do not attempt to enter flooded areas even though you think your vehicle can handle it. Chances are it may not.”The potential for flash flooding would persist into Sunday, the National Weather Service said. Credit: Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office via Storyful
The Tamarack Fire burning south of Lake Tahoe along the California-Nevada Border had grown to over 65,000 acres by the morning of Saturday, July 24, according to authorities.On Saturday, officers with the Alpine County and El Dorado County Sheriff’s Offices were offering escorts for residents in evacuation zones “to secure pets, papers and emergency items.”Some 1,425 personnel are fighting the blaze, which as of Saturday was 65,152 acres in size and only four percent contained.Footage shared this week by the Sacramento Fire Department shows firefighting operations in Alpine County, California. Credit: Sacramento Fire Department via Storyful
An Arizona state senator was slammed for saying she likes Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson but she doesn't like "traitors who hate America," two Confederate Generals who quite literally led an army against American troops in the Civil War. Wendy Rogers, an Arizona conservative who became a member of the state's 6th district this year, waded into the culture wars over Cleveland's MLB team and the Washington Football Team changing their names, defending the teams' former old racist names of "In
A legal battle over the rights to singer James Brown's estate has finally been settled after 15 years since the Godfather of Soul died in 2006. Attorney David Black told The Associated Press on Saturday that members of Brown's family reached an agreement on July 9. Terms of the settlement were not disclosed. James Brown, known for "I Feel Good" and "A Man's World" and for his dynamic, unrivaled stage presence, died on Christmas Day in 2006 at age 73. Ever since then, members of his family and a
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The family of late singer James Brown has reached a settlement deal in the 15-year dispute over his estate, according to the Associated Press. The attorney representing Brown’s estate, David Black, told the AP that the settlement had been reached on July 9, though the details of the agreement were not made public. The estate […]
The United States women's soccer team returned to winning ways with a clinical 6-1 victory over New Zealand at Saitama Stadium on Saturday, while Britain and Sweden maintained perfect starts to book their places in the Olympic tournament's knockout stage. After suffering a first defeat in 30 months to Sweden in their Group G opener, the Americans, who are world champions, made a much-improved start against New Zealand, breaking the deadlock inside 10 minutes with a Rose Lavelle strike. Two second-half own goals compounded New Zealand's problems and U.S. substitutes Alex Morgan and Christen Press also got on the scoresheet as the pre-tournament favourites moved back into contention for a final-eight spot.
Japan's Naomi Osaka, star of the Tokyo Olympics' opening ceremony, returns from her self-imposed tennis exile on Sunday as US legend Simone Biles sets about equalling the all-time record for gymnastics gold medals.
Red Dead Online’s last update, Blood Money, added some new missions and small features to the game. It also seems to have broken something. Now, whenever players log on, they are encountering dead random horses or living ones that just round around forever, causing mayhem.
(Spoilers ahead for, well, most of M. Night Shyamalan's movies. Including "Old.") M. Night Shyamalan has been known as a twist ending guy since "The Sixth Sense" -- his debut as a director -- blew everybody's mind way back in 1999. Since then, not all of his twists have fared so well, with some delighting viewers and others garnering outright scorn from audiences. And now we've got a new one, "Old," which has thus far proven to be pretty dang polarizing as it competes with "Snake Eyes" for the b
An 83-year-old Singaporean woman died of COVID-19 infection on Saturday (24 July), the Ministry of Health (MOH) said in its daily COVID-19 report.