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Eyes on Scottish Open as DP World Tour weighs up LIV Golf response | LIV Golf Series

TThe latest move in golf’s epic power struggle is likely to see those rebels who have committed to the LIV Series prevented from playing in the Scottish Open. Although still to be completely finalized, the sanction is among those expected to be revealed by the DP World, formerly European, Tour in the coming days. The …

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Dutch Leader Faces Pressure Over Old-School Text Messages | World News

By MOLLY QUELL, Associated Press THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) – The long-serving Dutch prime minister is in hot water over his low-tech cell phone. Mark Rutte is facing unusual political and public pressure after revelations that he has been deleting text messages about official matters for years. Critics accuse him of concealing state activity – …

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Situation critical in Myanmar with mounting resistance to military junta | World News

Situation critical in Myanmar with mounting resistance to military junta |  World News

Situation has gone critical behind the Bamboo Curtain in Myanmar with anti-military junta forces intensifying their operations across the country and sentiments against China running high for exploiting mineral reserves and supporting the military dictatorship. Last month, Myanmar recorded 647 conflict-linked fatalities including 34 civilians, 581 security forces, three militants and 32 in fighting between …

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At Westminster dog show, new focus on veterinarians’ welfare Nation / World News

At Westminster dog show, new focus on veterinarians' welfare  Nation / World News

NEW YORK (AP) – The dogs get the spotlight, but the upcoming Westminster Kennel Club show is also illuminating a human issue: veterinarians’ mental health. In conjunction with a first-time Veterinarian of the Year award that will be presented on the show’s final day Wednesday, the club is giving $ 10,000 to a charity focused …

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Europe heatwave: France braces for record-breaking temperatures as Spain battles forest fires | France

France, Spain and other western European nations braced for a sweltering weekend that is set to break records and sparked concern about forest fires and the effects of climate change. Temperatures already nudged over 40C (104F) in parts of France on Friday. The weather on Saturday will represent a peak of a June heatwave that …

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Shanghai Starts Coming Back to Life as COVID Lockdown Eases | World News

By EMILY WANG FUJIYAMA, Associated Press SHANGHAI (AP) – Traffic, pedestrians and joggers reappeared on the streets of Shanghai on Wednesday as China’s largest city began returning to normalcy amid the easing of a strict two-month COVID-19 lockdown that has drawn unusual protests over its heavy-handed implementation. . Shanghai’s Communist Party committee, the city’s most …

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Hundreds Gather to Mark Tiananmen Anniversary in Taiwan | World News

By Sarah Wu and Jessie Pang TAIPEI / HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hundreds of people gathered in Taipei on Saturday to commemorate China’s bloody crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square 33 years ago. Chinese-run Hong Kong deployed heavy security to prevent any sign of protest there. Saturday is the anniversary of Chinese troops …

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