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NC transport officials: Flyover bridge wall is not leaning, despite illusion

UPI - Officials with the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) are assuring residents that a wall holding up a new flyover bridge in...

Lam praises China’s plan to install ‘patriots’

HONG KONG (AFP) - Hong Kong’s leader yesterday praised China’s plan to ensure only "patriots" remain in politics, denying the move was a purge...

German lawmaker to resign after his firm profited from masks

BERLIN (AP) — A lawmaker with German Chancellor Angela Merkel's party said on Sunday he will give up his seat in Parliament and leave...

At least 20 dead, 600 wounded in Equatorial Guinea blasts

OUAGADOUGOU, BURKINA FASO (AP) — A series of explosions at a military barracks in Equatorial Guinea killed at least 20 people and wounded more...

Oil prices surge after attack on Saudi oil site

BANGKOK (AP) — Oil prices pressed higher yesterday after strikes on major oil facilities in Saudi Arabia, the world's largest oil exporter, shook energy...

Insects help combat food waste problem

SINGAPORE (CNA) - Singaporeans love their food. Unfortunately, that also means that food waste is a big problem in Singapore too. According to the Singapore...

Giannis wins MVP as Team LeBron dominates 2021 NBA All-Star Game

ATLANTA (AFP) - Damian Lillard nailed a game-ending three-pointer from just inside half court as LeBron James improved to 4-0 as an NBA All-Star...

Thailand charges more activists with sedition, royal insults

BANGKOK (AP) — Prosecutors in Thailand charged 18 pro-democracy activists with sedition yesterday, while lodging additional charges of insulting the monarchy against three of...

At Dubai airport, travellers’ eyes become passports

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES (AP) — Dubai’s airport, the world’s busiest for international travel, can already feel surreal, with its cavernous duty-free stores, artificial...

Barca given fresh start as Laporta elected new club president

MADRID (AFP) - Joan Laporta returned as Barcelona president on Sunday after winning the club's elections by a landslide, with his central pledge to...

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