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US beat Finns to set up gold-medal game with Canada

Hilary Knight had a goal and assist, Alex Cavallini stopped 25 shots and defending Olympic champions the United States defeated Finland 4-1 in a women’s hockey semi-final at the Beijing Games on Monday to set up the sixth gold-medal showdown between ..

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Austria snatch men’s ski jumping team Olympic gold

Austria claimed the men's ski jumping team title at the Beijing Olympics on Monday, coming from behind to edge out Slovenia.The Austrians trailed Slovenia, who have enjoyed unprecedented ski jumping success at the Beijing Games, until the penult..

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Heavy snow disrupts Winter Olympics

Heavy snow fell throughout on Sunday at the Beijing Olympics disrupting several events and forcing athletes to battle through treacherous conditions in the pursuit of gold.Chinese sensation Gu Ailing, also known as Eileen Gu, was among the competitor..

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Mainland reports 67 new Covid infections

Mainland authorities have reported 67 new Covid-19 cases, 28 of them locally transmitted infections.According to the National Health Commission, Guangxi accounted for nearly half of the local cases with 13. There were 11 infections in Liaoning, two i..

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Beijing’s Ambitious Olympic COVID Bubble: So Far, So Good

For a country determined to keep out the virus that first emerged within its borders, bringing in more than 15,000 people from all corners of the world was a serious gamble. It appears to be working. One week into the 17-day event, China seems to be ..

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China’s Focus on Food Security

For the past couple of decades, safeguarding food security has been a critical priority for the Chinese central government. Beijing has sought to strengthen its focus on food security through increased agricultural production and diversification of i..

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The China Factor in Indonesia’s New Capital City Plan

Last month, Indonesia’s parliament passed a bill to relocate the nation’s capital from Jakarta to a remote area in East Kalimantan on the island of Borneo. The construction of the new capital city of Nusantara has prompted a good deal of debate in In..

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US encourages Canada to use ‘federal powers’ against protesters – media

The Department of Homeland Security has reportedly pledged its “full support” to Canada in dealing with trucker protests The White House has reportedly called on the Canadian government to employ “federal powers” to shut down trucker Covid-19 protes..

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US tells all Americans to leave Ukraine now

The US State Department told those still in the country to depart immediately citing an alleged threat of Russian invasion The US government advised Americans in Ukraine to leave the country immediately and by any means available on Thursday. The pr..

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Fighter jet crashes in Arizona, pilot injured

The mishap took place during a routine training flight, resulting in no injuries on the ground A private military contractor piloting a French-made Mirage F1 fighter jet suffered minor injuries ejecting from the cabin as the aircraft went down in a ..

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Learning From South Korea’s Fight Against Inflation

Many American policymakers are casually aware of South Korea’s rapid economic development during the second half of the 20th century. But fewer people know about the country’s success in bringing down inflation that had run 21 percent per year on ave..

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China

Foreign Judges Are Enabling Hong Kong’s Legal Crackdown

Last week, Fernando Cheung, a former pro-democracy lawmaker who earned high respect for defending minorities and marginalized groups in the city, was sentenced to jail for three weeks, as he was convicted of contempt of the Legislative Council in Hon..

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