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Hong Kong tensions a risk to global economy, Japanese official says

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Economic revitalization minister Yasutoshi Nishimura said friction between the U.S. and China over Hong Kong poses a risk to the global economy if the city ...

Rugby league’s Australian return produces feel-good moments

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The losing captain thanked the winning team’s players for their personal sacrifices leading into the match. A charter flight pilot received a big round of ...

Gilbert Burns routs Tyron Woodley in UFC’s return to Las Vegas

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Gilbert Burns dominated former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley to win a unanimous decision on Saturday night in the mixed martial arts promotion's return to ...

More people visiting Japan’s urban areas, data shows

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More people visited urban areas Saturday in five prefectures including Tokyo than a week before, as the areas entered the first weekend since the nationwide ...

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell recognizes ‘urgent need for action’

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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says "there remains an urgent need for action” following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis and the protests around the ...

Top official rules out imminent return to emergency for Tokyo and Fukuoka

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The remarks come despite both areas seeing a surge in the number of coronavirus infections in recent days.

Mascots wonder why they’re banned from MLB

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The furred and feathered staples of the ballpark experience could be locked out as part of the league's COVID-19 prevention measures.

J. League sides step up preparations for July 4 kick off

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J. League first-division sides stepped up their preparations on Saturday to resume the season a day after the announcement of a July 4 restart.J. League ...

Japan enjoys first weekend outside since complete lifting of coronavirus emergency

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Japan enjoyed outside activities on Saturday and Sunday, as the country marked the first weekend since the country's state of emergency was fully lifted.

Bobby Joe Morrow, three-time winner in 1956 Olympics, dies at 84

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Bobby Joe Morrow, the Texas sprinter who won three gold medals in the 1956 Melbourne Olympics while a student at Abilene Christian University, died Saturday. ...

Max Verstappen and Lando Norris team up for virtual Le Mans

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Formula One rivals Max Verstappen and Lando Norris will be team mates for the virtual 24 Hours of Le Mans on June 13-14, according to ...

Scotland coach Townsend backs call for fewer international windows

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Scotland coach Gregor Townsend has welcomed moves to reduce the number of international windows in rugby union's calendar.Europe's Six Nations traditionally takes place in February ...

China media bristles at U.S. moves on Hong Kong over national security push

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A Hong Kong government spokesman said the U.S was aiming to "smear and demonize the legitimate rights and duty of our sovereign" to safeguard national ...

Aomori’s Rokkasho nuclear plant gets green light but hurdles remain

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Construction on the massive facility, which began in 1993, has been plagued by delays over the years.

Bayern beats Fortuna to take 10-point lead in German first division

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The reigning champion took another step to an eighth straight Bundesliga title with a dominant victory in Munich.

China’s security law sends Hong Kong residents dashing for exit

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For many in Hong Kong who’ve long feared an erosion of their freedoms under Chinese rule, last week marked a tipping point.

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