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Malaysian court rejects coroner's verdict in teen's death

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A Malaysian high court found Wednesday that a coroner erred in ruling that the death of a French-Irish teenager whose body was found near a jungle resort was likely due t...

Iran field narrows as candidates quit on campaign's last day

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's presidential contest headed toward a showdown between the country's hard-line judiciary chief and moderate former Central Bank chief on Wednesday, as two candidates dropped ...

South Africa marks anniversary of Soweto student protests

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's high rate of unemployment has cast a pall over Youth Day, the holiday honoring the 45th anniversary of the Soweto student protests which played a key role in ending ...

China says nuclear fuel rods damaged, no radiation leak

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese nuclear power plant near Hong Kong had five broken fuel rods in a reactor but no radioactivity leaked, the government said Wednesday in its first confirmation of the incident ...

English clubs get extra week off as World Cup backlog clears

LONDON (AP) — English Premier League clubs will take a week off in January for a new national-team break FIFA created specially to help clear the backlog of World Cup qualifying games outside Europe. ...

Vendors to release affordable 5G phones in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As 5G gains more market share in telecommunications, two vendors are offering entry-level 5G smartphones at wallet-friendly prices in Taiwan, CNA reported. Samsung said...

Taiwan pop singer Nine Chen returns home after COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese singer-songwriter Nine Chen (陳零九) announced Wednesday (June 16) that he has returned home 12 days after being confirmed with COVID-19. He entered a quarantine...

COVID: Political prisoners in India suffer under squalid conditions

Stan Swamy has been in jail for the past eight months. The 84-year-old suffers from Parkinson's disease and extreme loss of hearing, and has complained of not being able to eat properly and a body...

Video shows man apologized before Honolulu police shot him

HONOLULU (AP) — Doorbell camera video obtained and made public by lawyers representing the family of a man fatally shot two months ago by Honolulu police provides more information about the events tha...

Mobile Medical and Health Check Centre offers exclusive mRNA Circulating Tumor Cells Screening in Hong Kong

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 16 June 2021 - Mobile Medical and Health Check Centre Limited brings the new technology into the business from Taiwan, which is mRNA Circulating Tumor Cells Screeni...

D-backs lose 21st straight road game, blow 7-run lead at SF

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ahead the whole way, the Arizona Diamondbacks watched in almost disbelief when Mike Yastrzemski connected. And just like that, the Diamondbacks had inched even c...

Reds score 2 in 10th without hit, beat Brewers 2-1

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds broke open a scoreless game in the 10th inning without the benefit of a hit and held on to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 2-1 on Tuesday night. Brett...

Walker strikes out career-high 12 to lead Mets over Cubs 3-2

NEW YORK (AP) — When it comes to pitching at Citi Field, Taijuan Walker has an even better record this year than Jacob deGrom. Walker struck out a career-high 12 an...

Prime Day 2021 Deals Preview: Two Days, More Than 2 Million Deals, Starting June 21 in Singapore

Prime Day starts at 12am SGT on June 21, offering 48-hours of epic savings and over two million deals globally from amazing brands including Canon, Nerf, Razer, Sonos, JuJuBe, and many morePrime me...

Going solo: Mitchell bounces back with Olympian time trial

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Jake Mitchell returned to the pool all by himself. He got a do-over, a chance to redeem himself. Boy, did he ever. Mitchell pro...