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China censors hashtag containing lyrics from own national anthem

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As residents of Shanghai bring their protests against their government’s extreme zero-COVID policies onto social media, online censors have banned a hashtag containi...

Videos show angry mobs protest Shanghai lockdown

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Shanghai continues to enforce a strict lockdown on much of the megapolis, photos and videos surfaced on social media on Wednesday and Thursday (April 13 and 14) showing...

Nashville soccer-specific stadium nears completion

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville SC held an open practice Tuesday at the largest soccer-specific stadium in the United States. The team is scheduled to play its first game at 3...

Anonymous' Cyber Anakin hacks 5 Russian websites over Ukraine war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new member of the decentralized collective Anonymous who goes by Cyber Anakin has defaced five Russian websites to protest that country's war in Ukraine. On Monda...

Motor sports body investigates Nazi-style salute by karter

PARIS (AP) — A Russian karter who made what appeared to be a Nazi salute on a race podium is being investigated by the FIA. Artem Severiukhin is also being dropped by his Sweden-base...

Beer flows, Champagne bubbles as Macron, Le Pen reach final

PARIS (AP) — Beer flowed at incumbent Emmanuel Macron’s celebration of his first-round victory in the French presidential election, while Champagne corks popped across town to mark far-right leader Ma...

'Cabaret,' 'Life of Pi' win big at UK's stage Olivier Awards

LONDON (AP) — An intimate, sold-out production of “Cabaret” was the big winner at Sunday’s Olivier Awards, taking seven prizes including acting trophies for its high-voltage stars, Eddie Redmayne and ...

Donaldson lifts Yankees to opening win over Red Sox in 11th

NEW YORK (AP) — Fans packed Yankee Stadium and red, white and blue bunting was out on a sun-splashed afternoon, just like opening days before the pandemic. Shadows had crawled across...

Opening Day in MLB: New No. 21 patches, NL DHs and Guardians

Andrew McCutchen got the first hit of the year, up against the still-dormant ivy at Wrigley Field. He delivered as a National League designated hitter. Wearing a Roberto Clemente No. 21 patch, too. ...

Witt a debut! Royals rookie stars in 3-1 win over Guardians

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Bobby Witt Jr. searched the crowd for his family before his highly anticipated big league debut Thursday, finally spotting them in the sea of Kansas City Royals fans that had b...

'We have to defend ourselves' — young Ukrainians and the war

Russia's invasion of Ukraine has dramatically changed the lives of young people, destroying the dreams of many. DW spoke with four young Ukrainians for whom almost everything has changed since the...

NBA at 75: 2010s featured seismic shifts on, off the court

Two of the NBA's most significant dynasties emerged in the second decade of the 2000s. LeBron James teamed up with Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh to form a Miami Heat su...

Sri Lanka opposition rejects proposed unity government

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's largest opposition party rejected the president's invitation to form a unity government, as protests continued Monday over the country's worst economic crisis in ...

Chicharito scores twice, Galaxy down Timbers 3-1

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez scored twice and the LA Galaxy defeated the Portland Timbers 3-1 Sunday in a testy match that saw a pair of players sent off because of red cards. ...

Sri Lanka's sports minister quits, Cabinet offers to resign

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's sports minister and the president's nephew, Namal Rajapaksa, has resigned from his position amid growing public outrage over the country's economic crisis and sho...