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The viral Tongan flag bearer is back at the Olympics

The viral Tongan flag bearer is back at the Olympics

3 minutes ago   |   WLKY

Pita Taufatofua returned to the Olympic Games as one of his nation's flag bearers again.
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Preview and Predictions for Tokyo Olympics Men's Basketball Tournament

7 minutes ago   |   Bleacher Report

The Tokyo Olympic Games will have a new format for basketball. In years past, 12 teams competed in two groups before the knockout stage...
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Lakers Rumors: DeMar DeRozan, Kyle Lowry Interested in Joining LA in Free Agency

7 minutes ago   |   Bleacher Report

Two of the top players expected to hit the unrestricted free agent market this offseason reportedly have interest in signing with the Los Angeles Lakers...
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Today's mortgage and refinance rates: July 23, 2021 | Rates remain low

52 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Mortgage and refinance rates - particularly rates for fixed-rate loans - are low across the board today, so it could be a good day to lock in...
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White House officials tell civil rights leaders they can 'out-organize voter suppression' as voting rights bills stall: report

White House officials tell civil rights leaders they can 'out-organize voter suppression' as voting rights bills stall: report

53 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement White House officials have told voting rights groups and civil rights leaders that they believe it's possible to "out-organize voter suppression...
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Let the Games begin: Tokyo Olympics declared open at scaled-back ceremony in front of near-empty stadium

Let the Games begin: Tokyo Olympics declared open at scaled-back ceremony in front of near-empty stadium

57 minutes ago   |   RT   |   4 articles

The Tokyo 2020 Olympics have formally begun with one of the most unusual opening ceremonies the Games are ever likely to see, attended by the Emperor of Japan and the first...
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U.S. Drops Case Against Chinese National, China Accuses U.S. of False Arrest

1 hour ago   |   Newsweek

Prosecutors said Juan Tang lied about her ties to the Chinese military on her visa application as she made plans to work at the University of California, Davis.
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Guide to New Sports at the Tokyo Olympics

1 hour ago   |   Comcast SportsNet Baltimore

The Tokyo Olympics look like no other Summer Games before and thats partially because this years competition will feature several brand-new sports: 33 basketball...
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Cleveland Indians baseball team has announced name change

Cleveland Indians baseball team has announced name change

1 hour ago   |   WGN TV   |   3 articles

CLEVELAND - Known as the Indians since 1915, Cleveland's Major League Baseball team will be called Guardians. The ballclub announced the name change Friday with a video on...
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Great Barrier Reef avoids UNESCO endangered list after lobbying efforts from Australia and 11 other countries

Great Barrier Reef avoids UNESCO endangered list after lobbying efforts from Australia and 11 other countries

1 hour ago   |   RT   |   3 articles

The Great Barrier Reef will not join the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization's endangered heritage list, after Australia and 11 countries applied...
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As Tokyo Games open, can Olympic flame burn away the specter left by the...

As Tokyo Games open, can Olympic flame burn away the specter left by the pandemic?

The Tokyo Games will begin at last, after a yearlong delay that saw the world fragmented and locked down. The pandemic, still raging today, casts a shadow over the event meant... Read more ...

Bronx robber swipes $20K worth of jewelry from victim

Bronx robber swipes $20K worth of jewelry from victim

The NYPD on Thursday released video footage of a Bronx robbery that shows a pistol-wielding suspect swipe two neck chains worth a total of $20,000 earlier this month, police said. Read more ...

The Latest: About 100 US Olympic athletes unvaccinated

The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year's delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: Read more ...

Tokyo 2020 LIVE: Olympic Games Opening Ceremony As It Happens

The Tokyo 2020 opening ceremony is set to take place today despite COVID and controversy - follow it live on the Newsweek live blog. Read more ...

Ring Doorbell Video Films Man Threatening To Rape, Kill Woman

The disturbing video taken outside a Las Vegas home has since been viewed more than 2.4 million times on Facebook. Read more ...

Asteroid That Could Be Bigger Than the Washington Monument to Speed by Earth...

The space rock will be moving at more than 18,000 miles per hour when it flies safely past our planet on Sunday. Read more ...

Should vaccinated start wearing masks again with COVID-19 cases rising?

Should vaccinated start wearing masks again with COVID-19 cases rising?

COVID-19 cases are rising with the delta variant, and some are again considering wearing masks, even after they've been vaccinated. But is it worth it? Read more ...

Meet The U.S. Olympic Flag Bearer You've Probably Never Heard Of

Meet The U.S. Olympic Flag Bearer You've Probably Never Heard Of

Eddy Alvarez, who plays baseball for the U.S. team, could become just the sixth person ever to medal in both the Winter and Summer Olympics. He took home a silver medal in... Read more ...

US water polo captain Jesse Smith to miss opening ceremony

US water polo captain Jesse Smith to miss opening ceremony

TOKYO - U.S. men's water polo captain Jesse Smith will miss the opening ceremony for the Tokyo Olympics on Friday after the USOPC limited how many players from his team could... Read more ...

LEADING OFF: Cruz traded to Rays, White Sox vs Brewers

LEADING OFF: Cruz traded to Rays, White Sox vs Brewers

A look at what's happening around the majors today: Read more ...