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India disaster highlights pressure on Asia's great rivers

Asia Pacific Feb 10, 2021

India disaster highlights pressure on Asia's great rivers

A glacial burst that triggered a deadly flash flood in the Indian Himalayas over the weekend was a disaster waiting to happen, and one likely to be repeated in a region transformed by climate change and unchecked infrastructure development, experts warn. Asia is home to ...

WHO mission member says 'don't rely' on U.S. virus intelligence

World Feb 10, 2021

WHO mission member says 'don't rely' on U.S. virus intelligence

U.S. intelligence on the supposed origin of the coronavirus pandemic was not reliable, a member of the special WHO mission to China said Wednesday, after Washington cast doubt on the transparency of the probe. The World Health Organization mission ended Tuesday without finding the source ...

Mavericks no longer playing U.S. anthem before games: reports

NBA Feb 10, 2021

Mavericks no longer playing U.S. anthem before games: reports

The Dallas Mavericks have opted to stop playing the U.S. national anthem before games this season, reports said Tuesday, breaking with a pregame ritual that is widespread in American sports. The Athletic website said the Mavericks' policy against playing "The Star-Spangled Banner" before home games ...

Kanya Fujimoto scores first goal for Gil Vicente

Soccer Feb 10, 2021

Kanya Fujimoto scores first goal for Gil Vicente

Midfielder Kanya Fujimoto struck his maiden goal for Portuguese first-division club Gil Vicente on Tuesday, netting the opener in a 2-1 loss to league leaders Sporting Lisbon. The 21-year-old, who moved from J. League second-division side Tokyo Verdy on loan last August, made his presence ...