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3h ago

Mexico president: Sending fuel cargo for Cuba is their sovereign decision

Cuba's trade minister welcomed Mexico’s pledge of two shipments of aid: “We are not alone,” he said on Twitter.
Image: Customers wait in line to enter a grocery store in Havana on July 13, 2021.
Image: Customers wait in line to enter a grocery store in Havana on July 13, 2021.
3h ago

Peru’s Pedro Castillo assumes presidency amid political tensions, division

The abrupt rise of the former teacher who ran on a socialist platform has shaken Peru’s traditional political elite.
President-elect Pedro Castillo arrives to the Foreign Ministry before going to Congress for his swearing-in in Lima, Peru, on July 28, 2021.
President-elect Pedro Castillo arrives to the Foreign Ministry before going to Congress for his swearing-in in Lima, Peru, on July 28, 2021.
4h ago

Tennis star says he could 'die' in Tokyo heat, another leaves court in a wheelchair

"I'm fine. I can finish the match but I can die,” world No. 2 Daniil Medvedev told the umpire.
Russia's Daniil Medvedev pauses during a third round men's tennis match against Italy's Fabio Fognini at the Olympics in Tokyo on July 28, 2021.
Russia's Daniil Medvedev pauses during a third round men's tennis match against Italy's Fabio Fognini at the Olympics in Tokyo on July 28, 2021.
5h ago

Woman unaware she had $39M lottery ticket in purse for weeks

Lotto Bayern said Wednesday that the 45-year-old woman was the sole winner of a draw on June 9, having correctly guessed seven fields on a German lottery ticket.
A 45-year-old woman was the sole winner of the draw on June 9, 2021.
A 45-year-old woman was the sole winner of the draw on June 9, 2021.
6h ago

Indonesia's Mount Sinabung volcano spews ash and hot clouds

Villagers advised to stay 3 miles from the crater's mouth.
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8h ago

Armenia accepts cease-fire after soldiers killed in clashes with Azerbaijan

The incident was one of the deadliest since a six-week war over the Nagorno-Karabakh region last year.
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TOPSHOT-AZERBAIJAN-ARMENIA-KARABAKH-CONFLICT
8h ago

Capobianco, Hixon add to U.S. divers' synchro success

The Americans even put a slight scare into the Chinese pair of Wang Zongyuan and Xie Siyi, who won gold.
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9h ago

Team USA men's basketball rebounds after loss to France, routs Iran

Team USA men's basketball bounced back in a big way Wednesday against Iran with a 120-66 win.
Image: United States v Iran Men's Basketball - Olympics: Day 5
Image: United States v Iran Men's Basketball - Olympics: Day 5
22h ago

Unapologetically themself: Olympic skateboarder Alana Smith shares powerful message

Skateboarder Alana Smith said competing reignited their love for skateboarding and made them feel "happy to be alive."
Image: Alana Smith at the Olympic Games in Tokyo on July 26, 2021.
Image: Alana Smith at the Olympic Games in Tokyo on July 26, 2021.
1d ago

Israel war crimes apparent in Gaza war, human rights watchdog says

“Israeli forces carried out attacks ... that devastated entire families without any apparent military target nearby," according to the report.
Image: A Palestinian boy sits looking at others inspecting the damage of their shops after Israeli airstrikes on Jabaliya refugee camp, northern Gaza Strip, on May 20.
Image: A Palestinian boy sits looking at others inspecting the damage of their shops after Israeli airstrikes on Jabaliya refugee camp, northern Gaza Strip, on May 20.
1d ago

Guilty verdict in first trial under Hong Kong sweeping security law

Tong’s trial ended July 20, and the verdict is being closely watched for indications as to how similar cases will be dealt with in future.
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Image: FILES-HONG KONG-CHINA-POLITICS-COURT