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Desperate search for survivors after India glacier disaster

Asia Pacific Feb 9, 2021

Desperate search for survivors after India glacier disaster

Indian rescue workers battled through tons of rock and mud Tuesday searching for survivors in a choked Himalayan tunnel after a deadly flood — apparently triggered by a glacial burst — smashed through two mountain dam projects. More than 170 people were still missing, two ...

The party is over at Clubhouse, the app that had China talking

Asia Pacific Feb 9, 2021

The party is over at Clubhouse, the app that had China talking

The repression of Muslim Uighurs, the Tiananmen Square crackdown and S&M hook-ups — nothing was off-limits in the rambunctious, unfiltered chatrooms of Clubhouse, before China's censors silenced the conversation. For around a week, robust, open discussion on China pinballed across the American audio app, recently ...

Paralympic archery team member Yoshitsugu Naka dies at 60

Paralympics Feb 9, 2021

Paralympic archery team member Yoshitsugu Naka dies at 60

Yoshitsugu Naka, a Japanese archer who had qualified for the Tokyo Paralympics, died at the age of 60, the Japan Para Archery Federation said Tuesday. The national governing body of para archery said Naka had been undergoing medical treatment since last November and had died ...

Steve Nash says Kevin Durant’s on 'about 90 negative tests'

NBA Feb 9, 2021

Steve Nash says Kevin Durant’s on 'about 90 negative tests'

Brooklyn Nets coach Steve Nash said Kevin Durant continues to test negative for COVID-19 and that point guard Kyrie Irving should be able to play Tuesday night with his finger sprain. Durant is in the NBA's health and safety protocol for the second time this ...