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Ethics experts see national security concern in Trump's debt

World Sep 29, 2020

Ethics experts see national security concern in Trump's debt

Revelations that U.S. President Donald Trump is personally liable for more than $400 million in debt are casting a shadow that ethics experts say raises national security concerns he could be manipulated to sway U.S. policy by organizations or individuals he’s indebted to. New scrutiny ...

Scientists point to danger of more 'stable' warming oceans

World / Science & Health Sep 29, 2020

Scientists point to danger of more 'stable' warming oceans

Global warming is making the oceans more stable, increasing surface temperatures and reducing the carbon they can absorb, according to research published Monday by climate scientists who warned that the findings have "profound and troubling" implications. Human-caused climate change has increased surface temperatures across the ...

Coronavirus remakes South Korea's Thanksgiving traditions

Asia Pacific Sep 29, 2020

Coronavirus remakes South Korea's Thanksgiving traditions

The coronavirus forced 84-year-old Chung Seong-ran to do something new to celebrate South Korea's Thanksgiving holiday instead of being visited by her daughter. With a welfare worker's help, Chung sent a video greeting to her daughter for the first time in her life. "Please, always wear ...

What if U.S. forces return to Taiwan?

Commentary / World Sep 29, 2020

What if U.S. forces return to Taiwan?

by Kuni Miyake

An ugly but strategically important debate recently erupted between China and the United States over Taiwan. The truth is, it is really of no concern as long as the debate is placed in the category of a war of abusive language between hawkish dragon slayers ...

Swede Tony Gustavsson named head coach of Australia's Matildas

Soccer Sep 29, 2020

Swede Tony Gustavsson named head coach of Australia's Matildas

Tony Gustavsson, who helped the United States win back-to-back Women's World Cups, has been appointed coach of Australia's women's soccer team, Football Federation Australia announced on Tuesday. The 47-year-old Swede was an assistant to United States head coach Jill Ellis, who led the Americans to ...

Lakers and Heat start their preparations for NBA Finals

NBA Sep 29, 2020

Lakers and Heat start their preparations for NBA Finals

Bam Adebayo woke up on Monday with the realization that only two teams still have a chance to win this season’s NBA championship. Goosebumps kicked in at the thought. What was once a 22-team bubble at Walt Disney World is down to the final two, with ...

Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal both open strongly at French Open

Tennis Sep 29, 2020

Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal both open strongly at French Open

No matter how much success they've had over the years, and to this day, Serena Williams and Rafael Nadal both profess to deal with doubts. Both began this French Open with straight-set victories against overmatched foes in Court Philippe Chatrier on Monday. And both have something ...

Bangladesh cricketers to return to scene of Christchurch attacks

Cricket Sep 29, 2020

Bangladesh cricketers to return to scene of Christchurch attacks

Bangladesh cricketers are to return to the scene of the Christchurch mosque massacres two years after the tragedy, New Zealand Cricket said Tuesday. They are among four international teams confirmed to play in New Zealand over the coming months. Bangladesh is scheduled to play a one-day ...

Top League reveals 2021 format in final season before pro league

Rugby Sep 29, 2020

Top League reveals 2021 format in final season before pro league

The Japan Rugby Top League announced Monday the format for its 2021 season, the last planned before the launch of a new professional competition the following year. The season will kick off Jan. 16 and conclude in May. It will comprise three stages involving all ...

Doc Rivers out as Clippers' coach after seven seasons

NBA Sep 29, 2020

Doc Rivers out as Clippers' coach after seven seasons

Doc Rivers would easily be considered the best coach in Los Angeles Clippers history. Most wins. Most playoff appearances. Top winning percentage. And now he's out. Rivers announced in a statement posted to Twitter on Monday that he is not returning as coach. The move comes ...