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Plans finalized to have 40 teams in Mohegan "Bubbleville"

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Final plans were announced Thursday for 11 days of college basketball this month inside a modified bubble at the Mohegan Sun resort casino in Connecticut. Th...

More than 30 college teams to play early games at casino

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — A resort casino on tribal land in Connecticut is finalizing plans to host more than 30 college basketball teams as it becomes a modified bubble for several early-season tourna...

India to spend $15 million to boost Buddhist ties in region

NEW DELHI (AP) — India on Saturday announced a $15 million grant for the promotion of Buddhist ties with its neighbor Sri Lanka. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi made the offer du...

Dramatic diorama raises ethical issues for Pittsburgh museum

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pittsburgh museum decided a dramatic diorama that has been on display for more than a century should remain out of public view while it considers ethical issues about its accuracy ...

Coronavirus complicates wildfire evacuations on West Coast

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Tens of thousands of people have been forced to flee their homes as destructive wildfires roar across the West Coast, and many of them could end up in shelters, raising potential he...

LeddarTech to Address Autonomous Driving, LiDAR, and Perception Technologies at CIOE Annual Conference from September 9-11, 2020

HONG KONG, CHINA -  Media OutReach - September 7, 2020 - LeddarTech®, an industry leader in environmental sensing solutions for autonomous vehicles and advanced driver assistance systems from level 1 ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, Sept. 6, the 250th day of 2020. There are 116 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History: On Sept. ...

Voting in person Nov. 3? Expect drive-thrus, sports arenas

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Voting will look a little different this November. States are turning to stadiums, drive-thrus and possibly even movie theaters as safe options for in-person polling places amid ...

Korea Tourism Organization in Taipei promotes post-pandemic travel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) celebrated its 40th anniversary in Taipei over the weekend and announced extra benefits for Taiwanese travel agencies until next July....

St. Louis Olympics was really World's Fair with some sports

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The first Summer Olympics held in the U.S. looked unlike anything that had happened previously in Europe. Or that would happen again anywhere else. ...

AP WAS THERE: 1900 Paris Olympics

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. This story was published in the Kalamaz...

Paris hosts 1900 Olympics, even though many didn't know it

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. Here are some of the highlights of the ...

Taiwan Sport Industry Expo 2020 opens with star athletes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Sport Industry Expo 2020 opened at Taipei's Songshan Cultural and Creative Park on Friday (July 17) and will run through to Aug. 9, featuring top Taiwan athlete...

Interactive steam locomotive exhibition to begin in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Railway Department Park of the National Taiwan Museum, which features exhibitions, will be opening in Beimen, Taipei on Tuesday (July 7). The national historic site...

LeBron James' group touts sports venues as mega-voting sites

ATLANTA (AP) — If basketball icon LeBron James gets his way, NBA arenas and other sports venues around the country will be mega polling sites for the November general election. Jame...