Belarus authorities free detainees amid protesters' pressure

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Belarusian authorities have released dozens of people detained amid demonstrations contesting the results of the presidential election, in an attempt to assuage public anger agai...

Melting 'frozen memories,' AI helps Japanese recall war days

TOKYO (AP) — When Tokuso Hamai saw the colorized version of an old black-and-white photo of a picnic held under cherry tree blossoms sometime before World War II, forgotten memories of family members,...

Creator of mosquito-themed state flag says design was a joke

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man who submitted a proposal to place a giant mosquito on the new state flag, a design that went viral on social media, said he created it as a joke. ...

Belarus: Hundreds form 'lines of solidarity' with protesters

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Hundreds of people were back on the streets of Belarus' capital on Thursday morning, protesting for a fifth straight day against an election they say was rigged to extend the rul...

Belarus protests: Women line the streets of Minsk to protest Lukashenko's crackdown

Hundreds of women took to the streets of Minsk on Wednesday to vent their anger at a crackdown enforced by President Alexander Lukashenko in the wake of protests in Belarus. Across the Belarusian cap...

Over 1,000 detained in latest Belarus election protests

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Police detained over 1,000 people in Belarus during the latest protests against the results of the country's presidential election, officials said Wednesday. R...

Judge homers, leaves early in Yanks' 9-6 win over Braves

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge dented an advertisement with a scorching home run before making an unusual early exit, Jordan Montgomery pitched efficiently against a lineup missing its brightest young st...

Three decades after Jones fight, gold still stings for Park

JEJU ISLAND, South Korea (AP) — EDITORS — With the Tokyo Olympics postponed for a year because of the coronavirus pandemic, The Associated Press is looking back at the history of Summer Games. South K...

Online gifting retailer Flower Chimp observe sales spike amidst the new normal

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 10 August 2020 - In 2020, with uncertain times taking the world by a storm, many businesses have fallen victim to the pandemic and its devastating impact. During Singapore...

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Bison, other beasts return life to a former Soviet army base

MILOVICE, Czech Republic (AP) — Wild horses, bison and other big-hoofed animals once roamed freely in much of Europe. Now they are transforming a former military base outside the Czech capital in an a...

K11 x MOCA presents MOCA Masks exclusively in Asia Pacific

K11 unveils exclusive partnership in Asia Pacific with The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA) to showcase limited-production MOCA Masks at K11 MUSEA, with designs by globally celebrated ar...

Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Shirley Ann Grau dies at 91

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Shirley Ann Grau, a Pulitzer Prize-winning fiction writer whose stories and novels told of both the dark secrets and the beauty of the Deep South, has died. She was 91. ...

Braves place Adams, Albies on IL, reinstate Markakis

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves are facing lineup changes after placing second baseman Ozzie Albies and designated hitter Matt Adams on the 10-day injured list. In another move on ...

Choctaw Indians bear brunt of virus outbreak in Mississippi

PHILADELPHIA, Miss. (AP) — When Sharon Taylor died of coronavirus, her family — standing apart, wearing masks — sang her favorite hymns at her graveside, next to a tiny headstone for her stillborn dau...