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Column: Phelps is gone, but others ready to fill the void

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Not long after rolling into town, Michael Phelps would dutifully pop into the interview room to muse on his outlandish accomplishments in the pool. There was alway...

Schembechler son, players say Michigan coach knew of abuse

NOVI, Mich. (AP) — One of legendary University of Michigan football coach Bo Schembechler’s sons and two of his former players described in detail Thursday how they were molested by the team's longtim...

Myanmar: EU's third round of sanctions raises eyebrows

Questions have been raised over the EU's exact objectives regarding Myanmar, after its foreign affairs chief, Josep Borrell, last Thursday said that a third round of sanctions will soon be imposed...

Andrei Sakharov's path from bombmaker to human rights icon

The Sakharov Center in Moscow had been hoping to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of the famous Soviet nuclear physicist and dissident Andrei Sakharov with a photo exhibition. But authorit...

TECNO Joins Android 12 Beta Program on its latest smartphone TECNO CAMON 17

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 19 May 2021 - TECNO Mobile shared that it will join the first batch of global brands to run the newest Android™ 12 Beta on its newest CAMON 17, bring the earliest e...

Taiwan 2021 Golden Melody Awards announces nominees

Taiwan's 32nd Golden Melody Awards (GMAs) announced today its list of nominees. This year, a total of 1,499 albums and 21,349 singles were submitted for consideration (151 albums and 1,888 sing...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, May 15, the 135th day of 2021. There are 230 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 15...

Treasure trove of rock memorabilia includes Kurt Cobain hair

NEW YORK (AP) — Guitars from Eddie Van Halen, Eric Clapton and Aerosmith as well as autographed memorabilia from The Beatles and even strands of hair from Kurt Cobain are some of the highlights of an ...

Dutch club Ajax melts league trophy into star gifts for fans

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Ajax has melted down its Dutch league trophy to give a tiny silver star to all 42,000 season-ticket holders who were locked out of games during the coronavirus pandemic. ...

Brit Awards to honor Taylor Swift in front of live crowd

LONDON (AP) — Taylor Swift will be honored as a global icon on Tuesday at the Brit Awards, set to be held in front of a live audience of 4,000 as part of a test return to mass-attendance events. ...

Germany commemorates icon of resistance to Nazism

BERLIN (AP) — Germany on Sunday commemorated the 100th birthday of Sophie Scholl, a young woman who became an icon for her role in the anti-fascist ‘White Rose’ resistance group. Sch...

AP PHOTOS: Dwindling Armenians show Easter faith in Romania

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — The ethnic Armenian population in Romania numbered more than 40,000 at the beginning of World War II but rapidly plunged during the country's communist era, especially during...

Three industries in Taiwan to face talent shortages before 2023

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's artificial intelligence, offshore wind energy, and integrated circuit (IC) design sectors will face major talent shortages over the next three years, accordin...

Bill and Melinda Gates announce they are ending marriage

SEATTLE (AP) — Bill and Melinda Gates announced Monday that they are divorcing. The Microsoft co-founder and his wife, who launched the world’s largest charitable foundation, said th...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of May 9-15

Celebrity birthdays for the week of May 9-15: May 9: Today’s Birthdays: Actor-turned-politician Glenda Jackson is 85. Guitarist Sonny Curtis of Buddy Holly and The Crickets is 84. Pr...