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Hong Kong cuts foreign arrival quarantine from 21 to 14 days

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong is cutting the length of mandatory quarantine for people arriving from overseas from 21 to 14 days, even as the southern Chinese city battles a new surge in COVID-19 cases. ...

Multan starts PSL with big win over Karachi

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Defending champion Multan Sultans thumped Karachi Kings by seven wickets as Pakistan’s premier domestic Twenty20 league opened Thursday with several players and support staff ...

Pulisic admits prominence on US, Chelsea sometimes a burden

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Christian Pulisic has been on a roller coaster. America's top player won the Champions League, then was sidelined for nearly two months. He battled for inclusio...

China's Olympics COVID measures test residents' patience

BEIJING (AP) — Repeated COVID-19 testing of millions of Beijing residents is starting to test the patience of some as the city clamps down on the virus ahead of the coming Winter Olympics. ...

Sanogo leads No. 20 UConn to 96-73 win over Georgetown

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn coach Dan Hurley likes the way his team's offense has rounded into form after getting healthy and weathering a pandemic-related pause that stretched from December into Janua...

Focus on Brazil's Vinícius Júnior, Argentina's Dybala

SAO PAULO (AP) — With World Cup spots secured, Brazil and Argentina appear set to test players in qualifying who are beloved by fans while trying to prove themselves with national teams. ...

Virginia Sen. Warner announces positive COVID-19 test

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia has tested positive for a breakthrough case of COVID-19 and is working from home, his office said Tuesday. Rachel S. Cohen, Warner...

PGA Tour heads to Torrey Pines, Europe stays in Middle East

PGA TOUR FARMERS INSURANCE OPEN Site: San Diego. Course: Torrey Pines GC. South — Yardage: 7,765. Par: 72. North — Yardage: 7,258. Par: 72. ...

Hong Kong virus cluster in housing prompts partial lockdown

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong expanded a partial lockdown and tightened pandemic restrictions Tuesday after more than 200 cases of COVID-19 were discovered at a public housing estate. ...

Man allegedly released over COVID-19 diagnosis back in jail

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Police officials are conducting an internal investigation to determine why a man suspected of domestic assault was released from a St. Louis jail without being charged, authorities sa...

1st round of vote for Italian president fails amid stalemate

ROME (AP) — A first round of voting in Italy's Parliament for the country's next president yielded an avalanche of blank ballots Monday, as lawmakers and special regional electors failed to deliver a ...

Australian Open Lookahead: Nadal, Barty in quarterfinals

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — LOOKAHEAD TO TUESDAY Two of the biggest names left in the tournament — Rafael Nadal and Ash Barty — play their quarterfinal matches at Melbourne Park. Nad...

Japan to widen virus measures and boost testing amid omicron

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's government plans to put the majority of the country under pre-emergency status and extend COVID-19 restrictions as omicron cases have surged and threatened to disrupt basic servic...

China tests 2M in Beijing, lifts COVID lockdown in Xi’an

BEIJING (AP) — A fresh outbreak in Beijing has prompted authorities to test millions and impose new measures two weeks ahead of the opening of the Winter Olympics, even as Chinese officials on M...

China tests 2M in Beijing, lifts COVID lockdown in Xi’an

BEIJING (AP) — A fresh outbreak in Beijing has prompted authorities to test millions and impose new measures two weeks ahead of the opening of the Winter Olympics, even as Chinese officials on Monday ...