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Long road to normalcy: Virtual village connects marathoners

BOSTON (AP) — Organizers of the Boston Marathon — postponed indefinitely because of the coronavirus pandemic — have launched a virtual Athletes’ Village to reproduce at least some of the camaraderie o...

Pompeo offers burst of actions, attacks before leaving State

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mike Pompeo isn't quietly fading away. In his final days as secretary of state, he's issuing orders that have caused international consternation and tweeting up a storm on his offici...

2021 Golden Horse Fantastic Film Festival visual unveiled

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The key visual for the 2021 Golden Horse Fantastic Film Festival has been revealed, featuring a unicorn-like creature rendered in a splash of colors. Now in its 12th ye...

Ravens' first priority in playoff bid: Beat the NY Giants

Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens have emerged from a COVID-19 outbreak to average 40 points and nearly 400 yards during a three-game winning streak that has put them in position to charge into t...

Review: Pixar's 'Soul' joins mid-life crisis, jazz fantasia

Pete Docter's “Soul” features stairway-to-heaven visions of the afterlife, a pre-birth “before” realm where souls are glowing turquoise orbs and an in-between spiritual realm trafficked by some kind o...

Shackleton expedition artifacts to be donated to UK museums

LONDON (AP) — A sledge and flag used in one of explorer Ernest Shackleton's famed expeditions to the South Pole have been bought by a British government-funded body to keep the treasured artefacts in ...

DFA Awards 2020 Winners Announcement: 3 Design Trendsetters, 16 Young Designers and 197 Outstanding Projects Honoured for Design Excellence

HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 30 October 2020 - DFA Awards 2020 is pleased to announce its recipients for the year of 2020. Three design trendsetters have been recognised under the three individ...

Gifty new and unusual pandemic-proof games for the holidays

NEW YORK (AP) — The pandemic has proven there's no shortage of games to keep families, couples and kids amused. The classics are ever-present, but a range of new or off-the-beaten-track gift entries a...

A small Virginia city struggles to save its local businesses

WINCHESTER, Va. (AP) — In a normal year, hundreds of book lovers would have descended on Winchester this summer for Shenandoah University’s annual children’s literature conference. ...

51 protesters arrested after officer in Floyd death released

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Fifty-one people were arrested during protests Wednesday after a former Minneapolis police officer charged in the death of George Floyd was released on bail. Dere...

Kyle to Kyle gives No. 3 Florida potent passing combination

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — After the fourth and final Kyle Trask to Kyle Pitts touchdown at Ole Miss, “K2K” was trending on Twitter. What’s been a popular catchphrase around Gainesvill...

Column: NASCAR's dizzying silly season will change landscape

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — There were two early warning signs that NASCAR was heading into its most unpredictable “silly season” in decades. Former series champion Brad Keselowski accep...

New picture book series celebrates kitties and unicorns

NEW YORK (AP) — The best-selling team behind the “Princess in Black” children's series is looking to an even younger audience for its latest project. Starting next March, writer Shan...

Alibaba's Ant Group files for IPO in Hong Kong, Shanghai

HONG KONG (AP) — Ant Group, the financial technology arm of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group, on Tuesday filed for a dual-listing in Hong Kong and Shanghai, in what may be largest share offering...

Shop tax- and duty-free alcohol in Singapore with attractive deals on iShopChangi without flying

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 8 July 2020 - There is no need to wait for your next flight to purchase tax and duty-absorbed alcohol from Singapore Changi Airport! Non-travellers can now browse and buy ...