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Japan says US travel warning for virus won't hurt Olympians

Japan says US travel warning for virus won't hurt Olympians

TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese government Tuesday was quick to deny a U.S. warning for Americans to avoid traveling to Japan would have an impact on Olympians wanting to compete in the postponed Tokyo Games. U.S.
Report says UK Conservatives seen as insensitive to Muslims

Report says UK Conservatives seen as insensitive to Muslims

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson helped create an impression that his Conservative Party is “insensitive” to Muslims with a newspaper column comparing veil-wearing women to “letter boxes,” a report into prejudice in Britain’s governing part
After 18 months, Socceroos assemble for World Cup qualifiers

After 18 months, Socceroos assemble for World Cup qualifiers

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — After 18 months without a game, the gathering of Australian players in Dubai ahead of next month’s World Cup qualifiers feels like a family reunion for head coach Graham Arnold.
Protesters again demonstrate in quiet Oman over poor economy

Protesters again demonstrate in quiet Oman over poor economy

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dozens of protesters angry over firings and the poor economy of Oman marched through a major city Tuesday, marking a third day of demonstrations in the typically subdued sultanate.
Threats mount up against top European beauty spot in Hungary

Threats mount up against top European beauty spot in Hungary

SZIGLIGET, Hungary (AP) — Fishermen in small, wooden boats drift among the reeds and placid waters of Lake Balaton, the largest lake in Central Europe and one of Hungary's natural treasures.
PGA apologizes to Mickelson, Koepka for fans on final hole

PGA apologizes to Mickelson, Koepka for fans on final hole

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — PGA of America CEO Seth Waugh has apologized to winner Phil Mickelson and Brooks Koepka for fans rushing onto the 18th hole at the PGA Championship on Sunday.
Not a New Yorker? Yang family bristles at 'tourist' mockery

Not a New Yorker? Yang family bristles at 'tourist' mockery

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City mayoral candidate Andrew Yang, who has drawn fire for not voting in city elections and for having a second home upstate, was mocked as a “tourist” by some people on social media Monday for naming Times Square as his favo
Stephen Colbert says he's going back before live audiences

Stephen Colbert says he's going back before live audiences

NEW YORK (AP) — In one more step toward a reopened entertainment world, CBS said Monday that Stephen Colbert's late-night show will return on June 14 to episodes with a full studio audience.
Biden calls Belarus plane diversion an 'outrageous incident'

Biden calls Belarus plane diversion an 'outrageous incident'

President Joe Biden on Monday said the forced diversion by Belarus of a commercial passenger jet so it could arrest an opposition journalist was “a direct affront to international norms" and condemned the action as an “outrageous incident.
Dan Frank, revered editor at Pantheon Books, dead at 67

Dan Frank, revered editor at Pantheon Books, dead at 67

NEW YORK (AP) — Dan Frank, a revered and longtime editor at Pantheon Books who worked with such prize-winning authors as Cormac McCarthy, Oliver Sacks and Jill Lepore, died Monday at age 67.
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