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To vaccinate or not to vaccinate: That's a question for U.S. athletes going to Tokyo

44 minutes ago   |   Los Angeles Times

American athletes headed for the Olympics in late July have varying opinions about the need to protect themselves against the coronavirus.
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‘We have to stop, decisively': Japanese politician says canceling Tokyo Games is still an option amid pandemic fears

‘We have to stop, decisively': Japanese politician says canceling Tokyo Games is still an option amid pandemic fears

1 hour ago   |   RT   |   2 articles

Toshihiro Nikai, the secretary-general of Japan's ruling party, has said that cancelling the upcoming Tokyo Olympics “remains an option” if the coronavirus pandemic spreads...
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Three Jason Morris students compete at Pan Am judo championships this weekend

2 hours ago   |   Times Union

Ari Berliner of Cumming, Ga. is entered at 66 kilograms, Nate Keeve of San Francisco is at 100 kg and Nicole Stout of Orlando, Fla. is at 78 kg. All three have spent the past...
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Japan: Olympics could still be cancelled over COVID fears

3 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera   |   2 articles

Japan's ruling party official says Olympics must be cancelled 'without hesitation' if coronavirus situation too severe.
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Japan Official Opens Door to Canceling Olympics on Virus Surge

5 hours ago   |   Bloomberg   |   2 articles

A senior official in Japan's ruling party indicated canceling the Tokyo Olympics was an option as the country struggles with a surge in coronavirus cases less than 100 days...
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Tokyo Games: Officials say cancelation, no fans still option

Tokyo Games: Officials say cancelation, no fans still option

6 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today   |   2 articles

TOKYO - Two top officials of Japan's ruling LDP party on Thursday said radical changes could be coming to the Tokyo Olympics. One went as far to suggest they still could be...
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Road to Tokyo Olympics: How NorCal distance Kim Conley responded to pandemic

Road to Tokyo Olympics: How NorCal distance Kim Conley responded to pandemic

9 hours ago   |   KCRA

Even for athletes who have been to the Olympics before, the pandemic presents a whole new set of challenges. Northern California distance runner Kim Conley is fighting to...
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2021 brings changes to the Olympic games

2021 brings changes to the Olympic games

9 hours ago   |   WESH

Fewer spectators will be allowed to view the Olympic games in-person this year. It's just one of the many changes ordered to keep everyone safe.
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US women's basketball team aims to keep up winning streak at Tokyo Olympics

US women's basketball team aims to keep up winning streak at Tokyo Olympics

10 hours ago   |   KCRA

The team boasts a 49-game winning streak that dates back to 1992.
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Milwaukee gymnast hopes to go for gold at Tokyo Olympics

Milwaukee gymnast hopes to go for gold at Tokyo Olympics

13 hours ago   |   WISN

After being delayed for a year by the COVID-19 pandemic, Milwaukee gymnast Marvin Kimble hopes it's now rather than never. He missed out on his Olympic dream in 2016. WISN 12's...
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Months after hack, US poised to announce sanctions on Russia

Months after hack, US poised to announce sanctions on Russia

WASHINGTON - The Biden administration is preparing to announce sanctions in response to a massive Russian hacking campaign that breached vital federal agencies, as well as for... Read more ...

BLM protesters rally outside home of Jonathan Pentland after viral video

BLM protesters rally outside home of Jonathan Pentland after viral video

Dozens of Black Lives Matter protesters rallied outside the South Carolina home of a soldier charged with assaulting a black man in a now-viral video. Videos showed a large... Read more ...

Europe has surpassed 1 million COVID-19 deaths, WHO says

Europe has surpassed 1 million COVID-19 deaths, WHO says

GENEVA - A top official from the World Health Organization says Europe has surpassed 1 million deaths from COVID-19 and the situation remains “serious,” with about 1.6 million... Read more ...

‘We have to stop, decisively': Japanese politician says canceling Tokyo...

‘We have to stop, decisively': Japanese politician says canceling Tokyo Games is still an option amid pandemic fears

Toshihiro Nikai, the secretary-general of Japan's ruling party, has said that cancelling the upcoming Tokyo Olympics “remains an option” if the coronavirus pandemic spreads... Read more ...

Blinken in Afghanistan to sell Biden troop withdrawal

Blinken in Afghanistan to sell Biden troop withdrawal

KABUL, Afghanistan - U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan on Thursday to sell Afghan leaders and a wary public on President Joe... Read more ...

Bitcoin edges up in volatile trade after tumbling from record highs scored...

Bitcoin edges up in volatile trade after tumbling from record highs scored after Coinbase listing

Summary List Placement Bitcoin edged up in volatile trade on Thursday after having fallen by as much as 3.9% from record highs reached the previous day following the public... Read more ...

France calls on nationals to leave Pakistan, citing ‘serious threats' to...

France calls on nationals to leave Pakistan, citing ‘serious threats' to their security amid deadly anti-French protests

The French embassy in Pakistan has told its citizens to temporarily leave the country amid increasing anti-French sentiment and action by a now-banned radical Islamist group... Read more ...

Cathie Wood's Ark funds bought Coinbase shares worth about $250 million on...

Cathie Wood's Ark funds bought Coinbase shares worth about $250 million on its trading debut

Summary List Placement Three Ark Invest funds bought Coinbase shares worth $250 million on their first day of trading. Coinbase closed at $328.28 per share, showing a 31% gain... Read more ...

Democrats to unveil bill to expand US Supreme Court by four justices

Democrats to unveil bill to expand US Supreme Court by four justices

WASHINGTON - Congressional Democrats plan to introduce legislation on Thursday to expand the U.S. Supreme Court by four justices, a proposal aimed at breaking the conservative... Read more ...

City marks One Boston Day with acts of kindness

City marks One Boston Day with acts of kindness

One Boston Day marks the Boston Marathon bombings that took place eight years ago. Read more ...