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Mexico's week of drug violence shakes administration

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Days of widespread drug cartel arson and shootings in four states last week have left Mexicans asking why the drug cartels exploded and what do they want. The...

The Escape Artist Introduces A New DIY Escape Game - "The Last Lion"

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 5 August 2022 - The Escape Artist is revealing plans to introduce a unique, DIY escape room experience. In collaboration with the esteemed National Gallery Singapore, th...

Appreciation: Bill Russell lived a life like very few others

Bill Russell hated autographs. Saw no point to them. If he was out dining and got approached by someone asking for his signature, Russell’s usual response was to instead ask the person to join him at ...

Castillo stays on a roll, Ks eight as Reds beat Marlins 5-3

CINCINNATI (AP) — Luis Castillo pitched seven effective innings in likely his final start with Cincinnati, leading the Reds to a 5-3 victory over the Miami Marlins on Wednesday night. ...

Jones homers for Guardians to spoil Papi's return to Fenway

BOSTON (AP) — Guardians rookie Nolan Jones politely asked reporters to wait so he could text his father a picture of the souvenir baseball he is bringing home from Fenway Park. Not ...

Tim Kurkjian, Jack Graney honored by Baseball Hall of Fame

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Writer Tim Kurkjian and the late Jack Graney, the first former major league player to transfer to the broadcast booth, were honored Saturday by the Baseball Hall of Fame for t...

Shell-shocked: Taiwan woman finds husband’s artillery shell ‘souvenir’ while cleaning

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 8th Field Army deployed a bomb squad on Monday (July 11) after a woman found a rusted artillery shell at home in Kaohsiung. UDN cited the 71-year-old woman surnamed...

How Britain and Germany helped North Korea develop its national beer

With a "crisp and clean finish," Taedonggang lager is extremely popular in the beer gardens of Pyongyang in the summer months — even though drinkers have no idea that its distinctive f...

Hang Seng Optimises Digital Business Banking Services To Help Enterprises Seize Opportunities In The Economic Rebound

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 12 July 2022 - Hang Seng Bank offers diversified commercial banking service solutions to meet the needs of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) at different stages in ...

New York attorney set to run in Taipei mayoral race as independent

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Media personality and New York attorney Tung Wen-hsun (童文薰) announced her Taipei mayoral bid on Friday (July 1) as an independent candidate, unveiling at the same time a p...

Serena Williams wins 1st match of comeback after year away

EASTBOURNE, England (AP) — As “What A Feeling” boomed around Devonshire Park, Serena Williams strode onto center court at Eastbourne to a standing ovation for her first competitive tennis match in nea...

Georgia city official resigns after Confederate shop reopens

KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) — A city councilman in Georgia has resigned to protest the reopening of a Confederate souvenir shop that sells images with racial slurs and dolls and statues that caricature Black p...

Warriors beat Celtics 103-90 to win 4th NBA title in 8 years

BOSTON (AP) — The Golden State Warriors are NBA champions once again, topping the Boston Celtics 103-90 on Thursday night for their fourth title in the last eight seasons. Stephen Cu...

Home run rate at dizzying pace as College World Series opens

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — If the College World Series is like the first two rounds of the NCAA baseball tournament, fans in the outfield seats at Charles Schwab Field are going to take home lots of souvenir ...

Opinion: Ukraine's geographical tough luck

In my hand, the keys to my apartment, which somehow survived the invasion. Russian soldiers took up quarters after I fled but actually put their dirty dishes in the sink. "I got lucky," I sa...