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Orange County Register
Vietnamese activist's long fight for freedomHai Van Nguyen had been imprisoned before. He’d been held for days, he says, i
Vietnamese activist's long fight for freedom
Orange County Register / Posted yesterday
Hai Van Nguyen had been imprisoned before. He’d been held for days, he says, interrogated and beaten – and told to give up the names of those organizing anti-China and anti-government protests in Vietnam. But this time was different. The political... Read more
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The Washington Times
U.S. considering sanctions against China, Russia for cyberattacks, officials sayCyberattacks purported to have been waged against American targets from China a
U.S. considering sanctions against China, Russia for cyberattacks, officials say
The Washington Times / Posted 2 days ago
Cyberattacks purported to have been waged against American targets from China and Russia have prompted the Obama administration to seriously consider implementing new sanctions against Beijing and Moscow, officials say. The Post reported that the... Read more
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Business Insurance
U.S. weighs sanctioning Russia as well as China in cyber attacks(Reuters) — The United States is considering sanctions against both Russian and
U.S. weighs sanctioning Russia as well as China in cyber attacks
Business Insurance / Posted 2 days ago
(Reuters) — The United States is considering sanctions against both Russian and Chinese individuals and companies for cyber attacks against U.S. commercial targets, several U.S. officials said on Monday. The officials, who spoke on condition of... Read more
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The Moscow Times
U.S. Weighs Sanctioning Russia As Well As China in Cyber AttacksWASHINGTON — The United States is considering sanctions against both Russian an
U.S. Weighs Sanctioning Russia As Well As China in Cyber Attacks
The Moscow Times / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON — The United States is considering sanctions against both Russian and Chinese individuals and companies for cyber attacks against U.S. commercial targets, several U.S. officials said on Monday. The officials, who spoke on condition of... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
U.S. weighs sanctioning Russia as well as China in cyber attacksThe United States is considering sanctions against both Russian and Chinese ind
U.S. weighs sanctioning Russia as well as China in cyber attacks
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 days ago
The United States is considering sanctions against both Russian and Chinese individuals and companies for cyber attacks against U.S. commercial targets, several U.S. officials said on Monday. The officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
US weighs sanctioning Russia as well as China in cyber attacksWASHINGTON: The United States is considering sanctions against both Russian and
US weighs sanctioning Russia as well as China in cyber attacks
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON: The United States is considering sanctions against both Russian and Chinese individuals and companies for cyber attacks against U.S. commercial targets, several U.S. officials said on Monday. The officials, who spoke on condition of... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
U.S. weighs sanctioning Russia as well as China in cyber attacksA map of China is seen through a magnifying glass on a computer screen showing
U.S. weighs sanctioning Russia as well as China in cyber attacks
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 2 days ago
A map of China is seen through a magnifying glass on a computer screen showing binary digits in Singapore in this January 2, 2014 photo illustration. WASHINGTON The United States is considering sanctions against both Russian and Chinese individuals... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
U.S. weighs sanctioning Russia as well as China in cyber attacksA general view of the large former monitoring base of the U.S. intelligence org
U.S. weighs sanctioning Russia as well as China in cyber attacks
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 2 days ago
A general view of the large former monitoring base of the U.S. intelligence organization National Security Agency (NSA) in Bad Aibling south of Munich, June 18, 2013. WASHINGTON The United States is considering sanctions against both Russian and... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. weighs sanctioning Russia as well as China in cyber attacksA map of China is seen through a magnifying glass on a computer screen showing
U.S. weighs sanctioning Russia as well as China in cyber attacks
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
A map of China is seen through a magnifying glass on a computer screen showing binary digits in Singapore in this January 2, 2014 photo illustration. WASHINGTON The United States is considering sanctions against both Russian and Chinese individuals... Read more
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Norwalk Reflector
China and Russia are cross-indexing hacked data to target US spiesWASHINGTON — Foreign spy services, especially in China and Russia, are aggressi
China and Russia are cross-indexing hacked data to target US spies
Norwalk Reflector / Posted 3 days ago
WASHINGTON — Foreign spy services, especially in China and Russia, are aggressively aggregating and cross-indexing hacked U.S. computer databases — including security clearance applications, airline records and medical insurance forms — to identify... Read more
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The Washington Times
U.S. officials claim spies at risk as China, Russia review hacked data from OPM, Anthem breachHacked data stolen during this year’s OPM, Anthem and United Airlines breaches
U.S. officials claim spies at risk as China, Russia review hacked data from OPM, Anthem breach
The Washington Times / Posted 3 days ago
Hacked data stolen during this year’s OPM, Anthem and United Airlines breaches are being analyzed by foreign governments gunning to identify American spies and undercover operatives, U.S. officials said. Two officials speaking on condition of... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
China and Russia are cross-indexing hacked data to target U.S. spies, officials sayForeign spy services, especially in China and Russia, are aggressively aggregat
China and Russia are cross-indexing hacked data to target U.S. spies, officials say
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
Foreign spy services, especially in China and Russia, are aggressively aggregating and cross-indexing hacked U.S. computer databases — including security clearance applications, airline records and medical insurance forms — to identify U.S.... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
China and Russia are cross-indexing hacked data to target U.S. spies, officials sayForeign spy services, especially in China and Russia, are aggressively aggregat
China and Russia are cross-indexing hacked data to target U.S. spies, officials say
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
Foreign spy services, especially in China and Russia, are aggressively aggregating and cross-indexing hacked U.S. computer databases — including security clearance applications, airline records and medical insurance forms — to identify U.S.... Read more
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Japan Today
China's leadership fans antipathy toward Japan ‹ Japan TodayBy administrative order, dramas about resisting the Japanese wartime enemy will
China's leadership fans antipathy toward Japan ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 4 days ago
By administrative order, dramas about resisting the Japanese wartime enemy will fill Chinese TV channels this week as China celebrates — including with a massive military parade — the victory over Japan 70 years ago. Combined with pervasive... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Coe gets to work right away as IAAF presidentBEIJING (AP) - The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local):
Coe gets to work right away as IAAF president
KTVN Reno / Posted 4 days ago
BEIJING (AP) - The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local): 12:50 a.m. Sebastian Coe officially replaced Lamine Diack as president of the IAAF on Monday, and he got to work right away. In a statement released a minute after... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Coe gets to work right away as IAAF presidentBEIJING (AP) - The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local):
Coe gets to work right away as IAAF president
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 4 days ago
BEIJING (AP) - The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local): 12:50 a.m. Sebastian Coe officially replaced Lamine Diack as president of the IAAF on Monday, and he got to work right away. In a statement released a minute after... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Rooney has a bronze to take home to wife, infantBEIJING (AP) - The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local):
Rooney has a bronze to take home to wife, infant
KTVN Reno / Posted 4 days ago
BEIJING (AP) - The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local): 11:10 p.m. Now, what do you take home when you've been away while your wife was giving birth to your first child? A world championship medal would be a good... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Rooney has a bronze to take home to wife, infantBEIJING (AP) - The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local):
Rooney has a bronze to take home to wife, infant
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 4 days ago
BEIJING (AP) - The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local): 11:10 p.m. Now, what do you take home when you've been away while your wife was giving birth to your first child? A world championship medal would be a good... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
US wins men's 4x400-meter relay at worldsBEIJING (AP) - The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local):
US wins men's 4x400-meter relay at worlds
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 4 days ago
BEIJING (AP) - The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local): 8:37 p.m. LaShawn Merritt anchored the U.S. men's 4x400-meter relay team to a sixth straight world title, winning in 2 minutes, 57.82 seconds to end a relay drought for... Read more
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The Monroe Evening News
The Latest: Derek Drouin wins high jump in jump-offBEIJING (AP) - The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local):
The Latest: Derek Drouin wins high jump in jump-off
The Monroe Evening News / Posted 4 days ago
BEIJING (AP) - The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local): Derek Drouin of Canada won the world high jump title in a jump-off Sunday, clearing 2.34 meters after three competitors fouled out at 2.36 without missing at any previous... Read more
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KTVN Reno
US wins men's 4x400-meter relay at worldsBEIJING (AP) - The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local):
US wins men's 4x400-meter relay at worlds
KTVN Reno / Posted 4 days ago
BEIJING (AP) - The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local): 8:37 p.m. LaShawn Merritt anchored the U.S. men's 4x400-meter relay team to a sixth straight world title, winning in 2 minutes, 57.82 seconds to end a relay drought for... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Jamaica takes gold over US in women's 4x400BEIJING (AP) - The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local):
Jamaica takes gold over US in women's 4x400
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 4 days ago
BEIJING (AP) - The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local): 8:11 p.m. Jamaica regained the lead in the last 40 meters to beat the United States for the gold medal in the women's 4x400-meter relay. Allyson Felix, the 400-meter... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Ethiopians sweep women's 5,000, with Dibaba 3rdBEIJING (AP) - The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local):
Ethiopians sweep women's 5,000, with Dibaba 3rd
KTVN Reno / Posted 4 days ago
BEIJING (AP) - The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local): 7:32 p.m. Almaz Ayana won the 5,000-meter final on Sunday in a world championship record 14 minutes, 26.83 seconds, leading an Ethiopian sweep of the medals. With four... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Fun with facial hair for Italian jumper TamberiBEIJING (AP) - The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local):
Fun with facial hair for Italian jumper Tamberi
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 4 days ago
BEIJING (AP) - The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local): 7:15 p.m. Fear the beard. Or at least half of it. Italian higher jumper Gianmarco Tamberi shaved only half his face for the event at the world championships. Depending... Read more
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KTVN Reno
For Eaton, gold is sweet, cash is nice, tooBEIJING (AP) - The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local):
For Eaton, gold is sweet, cash is nice, too
KTVN Reno / Posted 4 days ago
BEIJING (AP) - The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local): 6:15 p.m. The gold medal was cool. The $100,000 - pretty nice, too. In addition to receiving the usual prize for winning a world championship at the medals ceremony... Read more
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Salon.com
Barshim among athletes elected to IAAF committeeBEIJING (AP) — The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local):
Barshim among athletes elected to IAAF committee
Salon.com / Posted 4 days ago
BEIJING (AP) — The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local): Qatari high jumper Mutaz Essa Barshim, along with five other competitors and former stars, was elected by his peers to serve on the IAAF athletes’ commission. Barshim is... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
For Eaton, gold is sweet, cash is nice, tooBEIJING (AP) - The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local):
For Eaton, gold is sweet, cash is nice, too
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 4 days ago
BEIJING (AP) - The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local): 6:15 p.m. The gold medal was cool. The $100,000 - pretty nice, too. In addition to receiving the usual prize for winning a world championship at the medals ceremony... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
China's leadership fans smoldering antipathy toward JapanCombined with pervasive patriotic education that goes to great lengths in detai
China's leadership fans smoldering antipathy toward Japan
The Record Searchlight / Posted 4 days ago
Combined with pervasive patriotic education that goes to great lengths in detailing Japanese atrocities, the order on programming from Sept. 1-5 ensures that the Chinese public — generation after generation — always remembers the country's past... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Barshim among athletes elected to IAAF committeefive other competitors and former stars, was elected by his peers to serve on t
Barshim among athletes elected to IAAF committee
Dayton Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
five other competitors and former stars, was elected by his peers to serve on the IAAF athletes' commission. Barshim is joined by New Zealand shot putter Valerie Adams, Russian pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva, Japanese hammer thrower Koji... Read more
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Bennington Banner
China's leadership fans smoldering antipathy toward JapanBEIJING (AP) — By administrative order, dramas about resisting the Japanese war
China's leadership fans smoldering antipathy toward Japan
Bennington Banner / Posted 4 days ago
BEIJING (AP) — By administrative order, dramas about resisting the Japanese wartime enemy will fill Chinese TV channels this week as China celebrates — including with a massive military parade — the victory over Japan 70 years ago. Combined with... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Mare Dibaba wins women's marathon at worldsBEIJING (AP) - The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local):
Mare Dibaba wins women's marathon at worlds
KTVN Reno / Posted 4 days ago
BEIJING (AP) - The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local): 10 a.m. Mare Dibaba won the first women's marathon title for Ethiopia at the world championships Sunday, holding off Helah Kiprop of Kenya in a sprint to the... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Mare Dibaba wins women's marathon at worldsBEIJING (AP) - The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local):
Mare Dibaba wins women's marathon at worlds
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 4 days ago
BEIJING (AP) - The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local): 10 a.m. Mare Dibaba won the first women's marathon title for Ethiopia at the world championships Sunday, holding off Helah Kiprop of Kenya in a sprint to the... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Live and learnSmith spoke to a room full of two fifth grade classes at Fermanagh-Mifflintown
Live and learn
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
Smith spoke to a room full of two fifth grade classes at Fermanagh-Mifflintown Elementary School Friday afternoon - including her mom's fifth grade students. Teacher Terry Smith told students on the first day of school that they would receive a... Read more
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Mashable
China's government can control the weather (sort of)Image: Bian peng - Imaginechina/Associated Press Five days of clear, blue skie
China's government can control the weather (sort of)
Mashable / Posted 6 days ago
Image: Bian peng - Imaginechina/Associated Press Five days of clear, blue skies. That may sound like nothing extraordinary, but in China's capital city, where the skies are usually filled with a noxious haze because of the city's air pollution, it... Read more
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The Tyee
Canada as 'Denier and Outlier': Joe Clark on Harper's Foreign PolicyFormer Prime Minister Joe Clark's warning: 'This outward-reaching country could
Canada as 'Denier and Outlier': Joe Clark on Harper's Foreign Policy
The Tyee / Posted 6 days ago
Former Prime Minister Joe Clark's warning: 'This outward-reaching country could gradually turn inward.' [Editor's note: "An essential question for citizens of lucky countries is not simply who we are or what we earn, but what we could be. That... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
National NewsAs cancer treatment begins, Carter to scale back on workAs cancer treatment beg
National News
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 7 days ago
As cancer treatment begins, Carter to scale back on workAs cancer treatment begins, Carter to scale back on work Former President Jimmy Carter says he will step back from his humanitarian work and surround himself with his family as he undergoes... Read more
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WA Today
India-Australia submarine drills expected to rattle ChinaNew Delhi: India and Australia will focus on anti-submarine warfare in their fi
India-Australia submarine drills expected to rattle China
WA Today / Posted 9 days ago
New Delhi: India and Australia will focus on anti-submarine warfare in their first ever joint naval exercises, signalling a growing strategic relationship to counter China's increased activity in the Indian Ocean. The war games starting September 11... Read more
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The Age
India-Australia submarine drills expected to rattle ChinaNew Delhi: India and Australia will focus on anti-submarine warfare in their fi
India-Australia submarine drills expected to rattle China
The Age / Posted 9 days ago
New Delhi: India and Australia will focus on anti-submarine warfare in their first ever joint naval exercises, signalling a growing strategic relationship to counter China's increased activity in the Indian Ocean. The war games starting September 11... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
India-Australia submarine drills expected to rattle ChinaNew Delhi: India and Australia will focus on anti-submarine warfare in their fi
India-Australia submarine drills expected to rattle China
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 9 days ago
New Delhi: India and Australia will focus on anti-submarine warfare in their first ever joint naval exercises, signalling a growing strategic relationship to counter China's increased activity in the Indian Ocean. The war games starting September 11... Read more
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Canberra Times
India-Australia submarine drills expected to rattle ChinaNew Delhi: India and Australia will focus on anti-submarine warfare in their fi
India-Australia submarine drills expected to rattle China
Canberra Times / Posted 9 days ago
New Delhi: India and Australia will focus on anti-submarine warfare in their first ever joint naval exercises, signalling a growing strategic relationship to counter China's increased activity in the Indian Ocean. The war games starting September 11... Read more
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The News-Herald
Paul Greenberg: The meaning behind those mysterious flagpoles in CubaDavid Feith of the Wall Street Journal pointed out one of the more puzzling sig
Paul Greenberg: The meaning behind those mysterious flagpoles in Cuba
The News-Herald / Posted 10 days ago
David Feith of the Wall Street Journal pointed out one of the more puzzling sights visible when the U.S. Embassy was opened again in Havana after having been shut down for half a century. No, it wasn�t the sight of American and Cuban diplomats... Read more
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Daily Mail
Marathon talks between North and South Korea continue past deadlineArmageddon is postponed: for all-out war Talks between North and South Korea
Marathon talks between North and South Korea continue past deadline
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
Armageddon is postponed: for all-out war Talks between North and South Korea suspended after mammoth session They have resumed today in the hope of dispelling 'brink of war'... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Return to the Isle of FearIt was left to David Feith of the Wall Street Journal to note and comment on on
Return to the Isle of Fear
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
It was left to David Feith of the Wall Street Journal to note and comment on one of the more puzzling sights when the U.S. Embassy was opened again in Havana after having been shut down for half a century. No, it wasn't the sight of American and... Read more
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Daily Mail
Jimmy Carter: 'I would like the last Guinea worm to die before I do'Jimmy Carter's unfinished business: Ex-president says he would like to 'see Gui
Jimmy Carter: 'I would like the last Guinea worm to die before I do'
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
Jimmy Carter's unfinished business: Ex-president says he would like to 'see Guinea worm completely eradicated before I die' as he continues campaign to wipe out the parasite Former president addressed media Thursday about his cancer... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Stickers, stars and stripes for Johnny DutchBEIJING (AP) - The Latest from the world championships (all local times): 9:35
Stickers, stars and stripes for Johnny Dutch
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 12 days ago
BEIJING (AP) - The Latest from the world championships (all local times): 9:35 p.m. Talk about sticker shock. American 400-meter hurdler Johnny Dutch taped up his shoes in stars and stripes for his opening round race Saturday at world... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Stickers, stars and stripes for Johnny DutchBEIJING (AP) - The Latest from the world championships (all local times): 9:35
Stickers, stars and stripes for Johnny Dutch
KTVN Reno / Posted 12 days ago
BEIJING (AP) - The Latest from the world championships (all local times): 9:35 p.m. Talk about sticker shock. American 400-meter hurdler Johnny Dutch taped up his shoes in stars and stripes for his opening round race Saturday at world... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Schwanitz wins shot put gold at worldsBEIJING (AP) - The Latest from the world championships (all local times): 9:10
Schwanitz wins shot put gold at worlds
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 12 days ago
BEIJING (AP) - The Latest from the world championships (all local times): 9:10 p.m. Christina Schwanitz of Germany won the women's shot put with a best throw of 20.37 meters, relegating Gong Lijiao to second place on a night when the world... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Bolt posts 5th-fastest time in 100-meter heatsBEIJING (AP) - The Latest from the world championships (all local times): 8:15
Bolt posts 5th-fastest time in 100-meter heats
KTVN Reno / Posted 12 days ago
BEIJING (AP) - The Latest from the world championships (all local times): 8:15 p.m. Easing off near the finish in his first 100-meter heat at the world championships, Usain Bolt ran 9.96 seconds to advance with the fifth-fastest time on Saturday -... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Bolt posts 5th-fastest time in 100-meter heatsBEIJING (AP) - The Latest from the world championships (all local times): 8:15
Bolt posts 5th-fastest time in 100-meter heats
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 12 days ago
BEIJING (AP) - The Latest from the world championships (all local times): 8:15 p.m. Easing off near the finish in his first 100-meter heat at the world championships, Usain Bolt ran 9.96 seconds to advance with the fifth-fastest time on Saturday -... Read more
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Daily Mail
North and South Korea hold talks in attempt to diffuse tensions over loudspeakers broadcasting anti-Pyongyang propaganda across the border So
North and South Korea hold talks in attempt to diffuse tensions
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
over loudspeakers broadcasting anti-Pyongyang propaganda across the border South Korean officials will talk with officials from North Korea in bid to calm escalating tensions between... Read more
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