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China slammed Olympics broadcaster NBCUniversal on Saturday for a segment featuring a map of the country, which they called “incomplete.” The map in question depicted neither the island of Taiwan nor the South China Sea. It was presented on television on Friday, as Chinese athletes arrived for the Tokyo Olympic’s opening ceremony. The Chinese consulate […]
BOSTON (AP) — Rougned Odor’s two-run double highlighted a four-run rally in the eighth inning after his two errors helped Boston build an early lead, and the New York Yankees beat the Red Sox 4-3 on Saturday. Gleyber Torres added a go-ahead, bloop single for the Yankees. They are 3-9 this season against their longtime rivals. The Red Sox, who had won four in a row, put runners on second and third with two outs in the ninth before Aroldis Chapman struck out Kiké Hernández for his 18th save. Bosto
New Delhi [India], July 25 (ANI): Despite COVID-19 disruptions, there are clear indications of economic revival in India said Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Saturday.
James Brown's family has settled a 15-year court battle over the late Godfather of Soul's estate.
Finals are where legends are written and the highly rated Saurabh never recovered from his initial shots which consigned him to last place after five.
Arif Ali/GettyFour days after the headless body of a former Pakistani diplomat’s young daughter was discovered in Islamabad, her death has ignited a wave of fury across the globe and sparked calls for stronger protections for women in Pakistan. Near the Toronto waterfront, writer and activist Zahra Haider—who grew up with both the 27-year-old victim, Noor Mukadam, and her alleged killer, Zahir Jaffer—hosted a vigil in Queen’s Park on Friday night. Haider opened the vigil with a quote from writer
Gary Rossington, the last living member of the original Lynyrd Skynyrd lineup, previously suffered a heart attack in October 2015
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Condensed Game: Daulton Varsho and Andrew Young each crushed two-run home runs as Merrill Kelly struck out six in a 7-3 D-backs' win
All crime victims will have a named police officer they can contact about their case, under new plans to be unveiled by Boris Johnson. The Prime Minister will reveal his Beating Crime plan on Tuesday, built around three key reforms. Writing in the Sunday Express, Mr Johnson said that having an "officer on call who is able to see the crime in context" will prevent "serious problems" being "treated as minor irritants". He also pledged to publish league tables outlining answering times for the 999
CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians manager Terry Francona wasn't in the dugout Saturday night for Cleveland’s game against Tampa Bay because of a lingering head cold. Francona conducted his pregame press conference at Progressive Field before being sent home by the team’s medical staff. Bench coach DeMarlo Hale managed the Indians in his absence. The 62-year-old Francona is in his ninth season with Cleveland, where he has a 721-566 record and is tied with Mike Hargrove for the second-most managerial wins
Daulton Varsho, Andrew Young homer in D-backs' win
Condensed Game: Brett Gardner, Rougned Odor and Gleyber Torres rallied to plate four runs in the 8th inning to take down the Red Sox, 4-3
UPDATED with schedule changes: NBCUniversal is airing programming from the Tokyo Olympic Games across a wide swath of its broadcast, cable and digital properties, the programming schedules for which are constantly shifting this year. For instance, the timing for the first Tokyo Games appearance of the U.S.A. Women’s Gymnastics team was only announced hours before […]
The R&B star had sexual contact with a 17-year-old he met in McDonald's, prosecutors claim.
Boris Johnson says the Government should back police ‘all the way’ after the Police Federation declared it had no confidence in the Home Secretary.
Nicholas Dunlap won the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship on Saturday at The Country Club of North Carolina, beating Cohen Trolio 3 and 2 in the 36-hole final. The 17-year-old Dunlap, from Huntsville, Alabama, won three straight holes to take control and finished off the 18-year-old Trolio, from West Point, Mississippi, with a par win on the par-3 34th. In calm conditions on the tree-lined Dogwood Course, Dunlap tied it with a birdie on the par-5 27th, took the lead with a par on the par-4 28th and made it 2 up with another par win on the par-4 29th.
Large events, such as Premier League games, could be open only to fully-vaccinated people from October under government plans. Talks are under way with the Premier League to discuss whether supporters who have not received both jabs could be barred from entry, according to the PA news agency. It is not clear whether a recent negative test could allow entry to football matches, but this has been ruled out for nightclubs.
Yankees rally for four runs in 8th to win 4-3
Joe Joyce insists he is ready to face Anthony Joshua or Oleksandr Usyk next after defeating Carlos Takam. ‘The Juggernaut’ moved to 13-0 as a professional at Wembley’s SSE Arena on Saturday night, sparking into life to force a sixth-round stoppage of his 40-year-old opponent, who repeatedly tested Joyce’s chin with some solid right hands in the opening rounds. After a gruelling battle and somewhat underwhelming display, Joyce got the job done in the end, retaining his Commonwealth, WBC Silver and WBO International belts with a barrage of heavy shots, with the durable Takam - who was being rocked and not throwing back - visibly furious as he felt referee Steve Gray had stepped in to call a halt to proceedings prematurely.