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Protesters topple Confederate statue in Virginia capital

World Jun 7, 2020

Protesters topple Confederate statue in Virginia capital

A small group of demonstrators toppled a statue of a Confederate general in the the former capital of the Confederacy late Saturday, following a day of largely peaceful protests in the Virginia city. The statue of Gen. Williams Carter Wickham was pulled from its pedestal ...

Asia Pacific Jun 7, 2020

India and China decide to continue efforts to defuse border row

India and China will press ahead with military and diplomatic engagements in a bid to resolve a standoff along their disputed Himalayan frontier, the foreign ministry in New Delhi said Sunday. The External Affairs Ministry said in statement that a meeting between Indian and Chinese ...

World Jun 7, 2020

Fox News apologizes for chart of stock gains after black killings

Fox News has apologized for airing a graphic showing how stock markets had responded after high-profile acts of violence against black men, including the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. and the recent killing of George Floyd. The chart appeared Friday on "Special Report with ...

Here's hoping this Seven can find some luck

Our Lives | ADOPT ME! Jun 7, 2020

Here's hoping this Seven can find some luck

Seven is another of the shy animals that has languished for years at ARK. Barely past puppyhood, she came to the shelter with her mother (also still at ARK) after being given up by their homeless owner. That was 11 long years ago. Tail-wagging, excitable, ...

Gran Alegria flies past Almond Eye at Yasuda Kinen

Horse Racing Jun 7, 2020

Gran Alegria flies past Almond Eye at Yasuda Kinen

Third-pick Gran Alegria cruised to victory in the Yasuda Kinen on Sunday and denied race-favorite Almond Eye an unprecedented eighth Grade 1 turf win. Ridden by Kenichi Ikezoe, Gran Alegria came up through the middle of the pack in the final stretch of the mile ...

England seeks to keep gains in women's game after season scrapped

Soccer Jun 7, 2020

England seeks to keep gains in women's game after season scrapped

Runner-up when the season was paused, champion without playing again. It's little surprise Chelsea was fine with the Women’s Super League season being curtailed. But determining the final standings on a points-per-game ratio, rather than on the field — due to the coronavirus pandemic — ...

Amanda Nunes dominates Spencer, defends belt at UFC 250

More Sports Jun 7, 2020

Amanda Nunes dominates Spencer, defends belt at UFC 250

Amanda Nunes became the first UFC fighter to defend a championship belt while holding titles in two weight classes Saturday night, earning a dominant unanimous decision over featherweight contender Felicia Spencer at UFC 250. Former bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt also knocked out Raphael Assuncao an ...

Man City face critical appeal against two-season European ban

Soccer Jun 7, 2020

Man City face critical appeal against two-season European ban

Manchester City's appeal against a two-year ban from European competition will be heard by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) from Monday in a case of wide-reaching repercussions. City is accused of overstating sponsorship revenue to hide that it had not complied with UEFA's ...

NBA offers clarity on tiebreakers with uneven schedule

NBA Jun 7, 2020

NBA offers clarity on tiebreakers with uneven schedule

The NBA has told teams that playoff seeding will be based on winning percentage, and that any tiebreakers necessary after that will follow the usual procedures. It was an issue that needed clarity because the 22 teams that will be going to the Disney complex ...

Grampus to disinfect facilities after player contracts virus

J. League Jun 7, 2020

Grampus to disinfect facilities after player contracts virus

Nagoya Grampus will disinfect club facilities this week under the guidance of a public health office after one of their players tested positive for the new coronavirus, the J. League first-division side said Saturday. The disinfection, to be carried out Monday, is aimed at preventing ...

Boxing legend Yoko Gushiken announces gym closure, citing age

Boxing Jun 7, 2020

Boxing legend Yoko Gushiken announces gym closure, citing age

Yoko Gushiken, who made 13 successful defenses of his WBA light flyweight championship before losing his final pro fight, announced Saturday that he is closing down the Shirai Gushiken Sports Gym, where he serves as chairman. The gym, located in Tokyo, was founded in 1995 ...