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- Associated Press
Trucks carrying water and food on Sunday streamed into a Chinese city hit hard by flooding that killed at least 63 people, while soldiers laid sandbags to fill gaps in river dikes that have left neighborhoods under water. “I couldn’t feel more touched,” she said.
- Associated Press
Pakistani authorities said Monday they were working on plans to refloat a cargo ship that ran aground off the coast near the southern port city of Karachi last week amid bad weather. The Heng Tong 77 was en route to Istanbul from China when it drifted and got stuck in shallow waters Wednesday near the coast in Pakistani territory, authorities said. The management of Pakistan's Karachi Port Trust, which handles matters relating to naval traffic at the port, provided no details on how the ship will be refloated.
Criminals kidnap an elderly man who was sent to pay a ransom for the release of 136 school children.
South Korea said on Monday it has been informed by Moderna of an unspecified production issue involving its COVID-19 vaccine, as the country expands its inoculation campaign for people aged 55-59 amid a fourth wave of infections. Moderna did not immediately reply to a Reuters' request for comment. "Moderna has informed that it has a production issue," health official Park Jin-young told a briefing, adding that consultations are being held to figure out details.
Ultra-fit Katie Ledecky powered through a major physical test Monday, backing up from missing gold in the Olympic 400m freestyle to post the quickest time in the 200m heats and the fastest into the 1500m final.
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The humble two-story, adobe home of the Castillo family, located in one of the poorest districts of Peru deep in the Andes, feels a little empty now. Lilia Paredes packed up the family’s belongings within the last week, neatly folding her husband’s shirts and picking some plates and silverware in between visits from farmers from nearby villages stopping by to say goodbye. A neo-baroque presidential palace awaits Paredes, her husband and Peruvian President-elect Pedro Castillo, and their two children — should the family chose to live in the historic building.
(Reuters) -Sixteen-year-old Viktoria Listunova won the women’s artistic gymnastics all-around title at both the European and Russian Championships earlier this year. However, despite placing sixth overall in the qualifying round on Sunday, the Russian Olympic Committee athlete will not get the chance to try for another all-around crown at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. There is a long list of athletes who over the years have been left out of Olympic finals because of the two-per-country rule, first introduced at the 1976 Montreal Games for apparatus finals.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
A video shows soccer players leaping over a fence for safety as the shooting began.
Amanda Batula celebrated turning 30 with a fun day at the beach. The Summer House cast member rang in her milestone birthday by soaking up the sun in a teeny lavender string bikini, as captured in a recent Instagram post. On July 24, Amanda took to her Instagram Stories to share a peek into her birthday festivities. The newly minted 30-year-old feted her big day by catching some rays alongside her fiancé Kyle Cooke and several of their Summer House castmates. To celebrate the special occasion, A
- Packers Wire
Winners can often be decided along lines of leverage, and the Packers – with most of the leverage – look like the winners of the agreement with Aaron Rodgers.
- NBC Sports Boston
Red Sox manager Alex Cora didn't take kindly to Yankees announcer Michael Kay suggesting that Fenway Park is "quiet."
- KTRK – Houston
Police say the luxury sports car was speeding when it hit a woman driving a Hyundai. Both vehicles were mangled in the wreck.
- Washington Examiner
A gunman in Fort Worth, Texas, opened fire on a group of people, killing one person before being stoned to death.
- Longhorns Wire
The Big 12 is likely losing the rest of their teams if Texas and Oklahoma go to the SEC. Where will they go?
- Lexington Herald-Leader
With Texas and Oklahoma all but welcomed into the conference, adjustments must be made.
TOKYO (Reuters) -Simone Biles will get a chance to atone for an uninspiring qualifying effort on Sunday and get a shot at six gold medals that would enshrine the American gymnast in the pantheon of all-time Olympic greats. Already regarded as one of the sport's all-time greats, Biles arrived in Tokyo targeting a record haul. The American currently shares the women's gymnastics record of capturing four golds at a single Olympics with a number of others, including Larisa Latynina, Vera Caslavska and Ecaterina Szabo.
- FTW Outdoors
A video shot from a hotel room overlooking a Florida beach appears to show a shark charging at a man standing in the surf, but look closer.
- LA Times
Getting the chance to finally compete in the Olympics has been special for the U.S. surfing team, which had all of its qualifiers advance Sunday.
Eldric Sella went through an arduous journey to get to Tokyo, spending years visualising himself throwing punches in the Olympic boxing ring but when his Games experience finally became a reality on Monday it lasted only 67 seconds. Representing the Refugee Olympic Team in middleweight, the Venezuelan-born Sella was facing Dominican Republic's Euri Cedeno in his opening bout but found himself lying on the floor after a few seconds. He got up in time to survive the referee's count but a minute had just passed when another powerful jab from Cedeno caught his face, leaving him frozen for a second.
- NBC Sports
We take a look at this summer's top free agents with the market opening on Wednesday.