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House to Vote on Bill Launching Probe of Jan. 6 Insurrection | Voice of...

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WASHINGTON - A new committee to investigate the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol would have 13 members and the power...

Afghan War Causes Record Bloodshed Amid US Troop Exit  | Voice of America

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ISLAMABAD - The simmering war in Afghanistan, if official accounts are to be accepted, has killed more people last month than in any...

Record-breaking Heat Wave Continues to Batter Pacific Northwest | Voice of America

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The U.S. Pacific Northwest baked under record-breaking temperatures again Monday as the region endures a dangerous heat wave that has placed at least portions...

US: No Plans to Close Embassy as Fighting Rages in Afghanistan  | Voice of...

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ISLAMABAD - The U.S. embassy in Afghanistan Sunday told the host nation the United States had “no plans to close” the diplomatic mission...

Biden, Putin Begin Highly-anticipated Summit | Voice of America

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GENEVA - U.S. President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin have begun their highly anticipated summit in Geneva, the Swiss capital chosen as...

50 Years After his Death, Fans Honor Jim Morrison in Paris  | Voice of...

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PARIS - Paris on Saturday was the only place to be for die-hard Jim Morrison fans.    Fifty years after his death at age...

Politics

Biden, Afghan Officials to Meet at White House | Voice of America

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U.S. President Joe Biden will meet with Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani and chief peacemaker Abdullah Abdullah at the White House on Friday. The first face-to-face...

Competing Events Mark LGBTQ+ Pride Day in New York | Voice of America

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NEW YORK - For the second consecutive year, the lingering pandemic consigned New York's annual Pride march Sunday to the virtual world, even...

Demolition of Collapsed Florida Condo Imminent as Tropical Storm Elsa Approaches  | Voice of...

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Florida officials on Saturday announced plans to raze the remainder of the partially collapsed Miami-area condo over concerns that arrival of Tropical Storm Elsa...

Biden to Reassure Allies of US Commitment to NATO Mutual Defense Clause | Voice...

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BRUSSELS - The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is set to discuss revising its strategic concept when its leaders, including U.S. President Joe...

US, EU Reach Truce in Major Trade Battle   | Voice of America

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BRUSSELS - The United States and the European Union have reached an extended truce in their long-running dispute over aircraft subsidies.  Washington is conditionally suspending for five years the tariffs...

Chinese Ambassador Leaves Washington With Relations at Low Ebb  | Voice of America

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Cui Tiankai, the 69-year-old career diplomat who has served as China’s ambassador to the United States since April 2013, is getting ready to go...

American Actor Ned Beatty Dies at 83 | Voice of America

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NEW YORK - Ned Beatty, the indelible character actor whose first film role as a genial vacationer raped by a backwoodsman in 1972's...

Technology

Sports

Opinion

NDP a statement against the pandemic

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July 05, 2021 5:00 AMThis year's National Day Parade (NDP) will return to the Marina Bay floating platform as a centralised, in-person event, but...

Limits to US options over Hong Kong, Opinion News & Top...

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Power Play is a weekly column that looks at various facets of US-China rivalry and its implications for Asia.After Beijing imposed the controversial national...

Forum: Large number of applications and rigorous checks led to delays...

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We refer to Mr Daniel Tan Jia Hao's letter, "Make it easier for SMEs to apply for business grants" (June 26), Mr Tan Yong...

Entertainment

All-Star Game 5K to run through streets of downtown Denver

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The family-friendly event will have a scenic course and MLB mascots will be greeting runners at the finish line. ...

Movies

Madisson Cries Over Anxiety With Ish Leaving – Hollywood Life

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‘Siesta Key’: Madisson Cries Over Anxiety With Ish Leaving – Hollywood Life

Genocide designation for Myanmar tests Biden’s human rights policy, United States...

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WASHINGTON - Three years ago, United States investigators produced a 15,000-page analysis of atrocities committed in 2017 against the Rohingya, an ethnic Muslim minority...

Google, Facebook Pressure Falls Short as Antitrust Measures Advance in House...

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WASHINGTON—A House committee approved far-reaching legislation to curb the market dominance of tech giants, including Alphabet Inc.’s Google and Facebook Inc., but much of...

China Widens Data-Security Probe of U.S.-Listed Tech Companies

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A unit of China’s cybersecurity regulator launched data-security reviews of apps operated by two U.S.-listed...

Cargo plane crashes into Pacific off of Hawaii, 2 on board...

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Two pilots told air traffic controllers that their engine had cut out and they needed help moments before crashing their cargo plane into the...

Shot at Olympic glory still not enough for some golfers

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FILE — Sweden’s Henrik Stenson competes in the men’s individual stroke play final day at the Olympic Golf course during the Rio 2016 Olympic...

Kantar Hires Chris Jansen as Its New CEO

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Data and media research business Kantar has named Chris Jansen its...

“Lord of The Rings” is Expanding its Universe with an Anime...

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Jun 11, 2021 Warner Brothers is teaming up with New Line Cinema to give a theatrical anime treatment to the story behind Helm’s Deep in The Lord...

Churches set ablaze as more unmarked children’s graves found at a...

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OTTAWA (AFP) - Two churches in Canada went up in flames on Wednesday (June 30) amid calls for a papal apology over abuse at...