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Pope, in Easter message, slams weapons spending in time of pandemic

World Apr 4, 2021

Pope, in Easter message, slams weapons spending in time of pandemic

Pope Francis urged countries in his Easter message on Sunday to quicken distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, particularly to the world's poor, and called armed conflict and military spending during a pandemic "scandalous." Coronavirus has meant this has been the second year in a row that ...

Data from 500 million Facebook accounts posted online, reports say

World Apr 4, 2021

Data from 500 million Facebook accounts posted online, reports say

Data affecting more than 500 million Facebook users that was originally leaked in 2019, including email addresses and phone numbers, has been posted on an online hackers forum, according to media reports and a cybercrime expert. "All 533,000,000 Facebook records were just leaked for free," ...

The new China shock

Commentary / World Apr 4, 2021

The new China shock

by Mark Leonard

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s new strategy centers on the concept of “dual circulation.” Behind the technical-sounding phrase lies an idea that could change the global economic order.

Yuma Suzuki nets 15th goal of season in win for Sint-Truiden

Soccer Apr 4, 2021

Yuma Suzuki nets 15th goal of season in win for Sint-Truiden

Yuma Suzuki opened the scoring for Sint-Truiden in a 2-1 win over Mechelen on Saturday, notching his 15th goal of the Belgian top flight season with an assist from Japanese compatriot Daiki Hashioka. Suzuki tapped in from directly in front of goal in the 11th ...

Bellmare denies Marinos fourth straight win with late equalizer

J. League Apr 4, 2021

Bellmare denies Marinos fourth straight win with late equalizer

Shonan Bellmare snatched a 1-1 draw with Yokohama F. Marinos in the J. League first division on Saturday thanks to a late Naoki Yamada equalizer. Yamada's 75th-minute header on a counterattack at Yokohama's Nissan Stadium earned Bellmare points for just the third time this season, ...

Grant Hill to succeed USA hoops boss Jerry Colangelo

Basketball Apr 4, 2021

Grant Hill to succeed USA hoops boss Jerry Colangelo

Hall of Famer Grant Hill will succeed Jerry Colangelo as the managing director of the U.S. men's national team, USA Basketball's board of directors announced Saturday. Colangelo, 81, has held the position since 2005 and is retiring after the upcoming Tokyo Olympics. Hill, 48, played 18 ...