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West Ham plays despite manager and two players contracting virus

London – The coronavirus dominated the English League Cup schedule Tuesday as West Ham played despite its coach and two players having tested positive, while …

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Heavy rain predicted as Tropical Storm Dolphin heads for eastern Japan

The storm is on course to approach eastern and northeastern Japan, with heavy rain expected along the Pacific coast Thursday and Friday.

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Japan to further ease COVID-19 entry curbs, but not for tourists

Under the proposed easing, those staying for longer than three months, such as students and medical workers, would be allowed to enter from any country.

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China beats U.S. to a carbon neutrality pledge, setting goal for 2060

At the U.N. on Tuesday, President Xi Jinping committed to make China carbon neutral by 2060. Meanwhile, the U.S. is set to exit the 2015 …

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Japan’s SBI, eyeing shake-up of regional banks, may get a Suga boost

Suga has pledged to strengthen local economies and encourage regional banks to consolidate, a shake-up that many say is long overdue.

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Bubble crankiness ratchets up intensity between Stars, Lightning in Stanley Cup Final

The dislike is building quickly for the Stars and Lightning in this Stanley Cup Final, which is knotted at 1-1.

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Japan to further ease COVID-19 entry curbs, but not for tourists: report

Under the proposed easing, those staying for longer than three months, such as students and medical workers, would be allowed to enter from any country.

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International Space Station changes path to avoid space debris

The threatening scrap was a piece of a 2018 Japanese rocket, astronomer Jonathan McDowell said on Twitter.

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Philippines’ Duterte gets tough on China in shift back toward U.S.

In recent months, his government has started to shift back toward Washington as Beijing has increased assertiveness in the South China Sea

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‘Unfathomable’: U.S. death toll from coronavirus hits 200,000

The number of dead is equivalent to a 9/11 attack every day for 67 days.