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Yemen's UNESCO-listed Old Sanaa houses collapse in heavy rains

28 minutes ago   |   National Post

SANAA - Houses in Yemen's UNESCO-listed Old City of Sanaa are collapsing under heavy rains, as months of floods and storms assail a country already reeling from war, food...
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Phoenix plays Oklahoma City, seeks 6th straight win

30 minutes ago   |   Saint Louis Today

Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Phoenix Suns
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Philippine trash trawlers earn little from virus-boosted surge in plastics

1 hour ago   |   National Post

MANILA - Virgilio Estuesta has picked through trash in the Philippines' biggest city for four decades, and is noticing an unusually large amount of plastics during his daily...
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Red Cross trains thousands of N.Koreans to help cope with coronavirus, floods

2 hours ago   |   National Post   |   3 articles

SEOUL - The Red Cross has trained 43,000 North Korean volunteers to help communities, including the locked-down city of Kaesong, fight the novel coronavirus and provide flood...
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Hong Kong police arrest pro-democracy media tycoon Jimmy Lai and raid newspaper offices

2 hours ago   |   Fortune   |   2 articles

Hong Kong police arrested media tycoon Jimmy Lai and raided the offices of his flagship newspaper, the most high-profile case yet against democracy activists in the city under...
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India Faces Lost Generation as Virus Pushes Children to Work

2 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

The coronavirus pandemic is forcing India's children out of school and into farms and factories to work, worsening a child-labor problem that was already one of the most dire...
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Red Cross trains thousands of N.Koreans to help cope with coronavirus, floods

2 hours ago   |   National Post   |   3 articles

SEOUL - The Red Cross has been training more than 43,000 volunteers to North Korea, including to the locked-down city of Kaesong, to help fight the novel coronavirus and...
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Potential there for severe weather Monday afternoon

Potential there for severe weather Monday afternoon

4 hours ago   |   KMBC

Kansas City has a slight chance for severe weather Monday afternoon into the early evening hours.
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NHL schedule for First Round of 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs

4 hours ago   |   NBC Sports   |   4 articles

The NHL's 2020 Stanley Cup First Round begins on Tuesday, Aug. 11 in the hub cities of Edmonton and Toronto.
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Red Cross sends thousands of volunteers to help N.Korea cope with coronavirus, floods

4 hours ago   |   National Post   |   3 articles

SEOUL - The Red Cross has sent more than 43,000 volunteers to North Korea, including to the locked-down city of Kaesong, to help fight the novel coronavirus and provide flood...
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Ohio governor's conflicting COVID-19 tests raise backlash from skeptics of...

Ohio governor's conflicting COVID-19 tests raise backlash from skeptics of mask mandates

The Ohio governor's positive, then negative, tests for COVID-19 have provided fuel for skeptics of government pandemic mandates. Read more ...

Israeli jeweler makes $1.5m gold coronavirus mask

Israeli jeweler makes $1.5m gold coronavirus mask

An Israeli jewelry company is working on what it says will be the world's most expensive coronavirus mask, a gold, diamond-encrusted face covering with a price tag of $1.5 million. Read more ...

Puerto Rico halts primary voting in centers lacking ballots

Puerto Rico halts primary voting in centers lacking ballots

Puerto Rico on Sunday was forced to partially suspend voting for primaries marred by a lack of ballots as officials called on the president of the U.S. territory's elections... Read more ...

Researchers created a test to determine which masks are the least effective

Researchers created a test to determine which masks are the least effective

A group of researchers at Duke University created a simple technique to analyze the effectiveness of various types of masks, which have become a critical component in stopping... Read more ...

‘Collusion with foreign powers': Billionaire Hong Kong protest-backer Jimmy...

‘Collusion with foreign powers': Billionaire Hong Kong protest-backer Jimmy Lai detained, his Apple Daily offices searched

Billionaire media tycoon and Hong Kong protest-backer Jimmy Lai has been arrested on suspicion of “collusion with foreign powers.” Police also searched the offices of his Apple... Read more ...

States on hook for billions under Trump's unemployment plan

States on hook for billions under Trump's unemployment plan

A plan from President Donald Trump to extend additional unemployment benefits requires states to provide 25% of the funds, and it's unclear whether states have the money or the... Read more ...

Blue Jackets advance with 3-0 Game 5 win over Maple Leafs

Blue Jackets advance with 3-0 Game 5 win over Maple Leafs

TORONTO - Joonas Korpisalo stopped 33 shots and the Columbus Blue Jackets advanced to the first round of the NHL playoffs with a 3-0 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs in a... Read more ...

Bryson DeChambeau feels closer to first major win after strong PGA Championship

Bryson DeChambeau feels closer to first major win after strong PGA Championship

SAN FRANCISCO - Bryson DeChambeau made the best run of his career at a major championship, but still fell short despite shooting a final-round 66 to finish 10-under for the... Read more ...

76ers C Embiid leaves game with left ankle injury

76ers C Embiid leaves game with left ankle injury

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Philadelphia center Joel Embiid left in the first quarter of the 76ers' game against the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday after hurting his left ankle. Read more ...

Morikawa delivers great shot in quiet moment to win PGA

Morikawa delivers great shot in quiet moment to win PGA

The shot will be remembered as one of the best in a major that hardly anyone witnessed in person. Read more ...