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Tokyo reports 91 more COVID-19 cases on Sunday

National May 3, 2020

Tokyo reports 91 more COVID-19 cases on Sunday

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Tokyo totaled 91 on Sunday, following the previous day's increase of 160, according to the Tokyo Metropolitan Government. The daily figure dropped below 100 after hitting triple digits for two days in a row. In Kanagawa Prefecture, 23 people ...

Seoul says Kim Jong Un not believed to have received surgery

Asia Pacific May 3, 2020

Seoul says Kim Jong Un not believed to have received surgery

North Korea's Kim Jong Un is not believed to have received surgery, a senior South Korean official said Sunday, a day after Kim's reappearance following a near three-week absence that triggered intense speculation about his health. "Chairman Kim is not believed to have received surgery," ...

Robots and cameras: China's sci-fi quarantine watch

Asia Pacific May 3, 2020

Robots and cameras: China's sci-fi quarantine watch

Robots delivering meals, ghostly figures in hazmat suits and cameras pointed at front doors: China's methods to enforce coronavirus quarantines have looked like a sci-fi dystopia for legions of people. Authorities have taken drastic steps to ensure that people do not break isolation rules after ...

Conservative groups advising White House push fast reopening, not testing

World May 3, 2020

Conservative groups advising White House push fast reopening, not testing

Conservative groups advising the White House have issued an array of coronavirus economic reopening plans with a common theme — Americans should go back to work immediately to halt the economic and societal damage from prolonged lockdowns. The Trump administration's response to the coronavirus has ...

Former Hanshin pitcher Matt Keough dies at 64

Japanese Baseball May 3, 2020

Former Hanshin pitcher Matt Keough dies at 64

Matt Keough, who won 45 games for the Central League's Hanshin Tigers from 1987-89 and whose father also played professionally in Japan, has died at the age of 64, MLB's Oakland Athletics said Saturday. Keough, a special assistant with Oakland, was a member of the ...

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel makes esports debut in Legends Trophy

Auto Racing May 3, 2020

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel makes esports debut in Legends Trophy

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel made his esports debut on Saturday in Legends Trophy races that also featured retired Formula One world champions Emerson Fittipaldi and Jenson Button. The German has some time on his hands with Formula One's season stalled by the COVID-19 pandemic and organizers ...

MGM pitches plan for NBA to finish season in Las Vegas: report

Basketball / NBA May 3, 2020

MGM pitches plan for NBA to finish season in Las Vegas: report

MGM Resorts International has pitched a proposal to the NBA to complete the coronavirus-halted 2019-20 season on courts in Las Vegas convention centers, the New York Times reported. The plan, according to the newspaper, would have players and their families, plus other essential personnel, stay ...