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Students wearing face masks to protect against the new coronavirus walk through a temperature check area before the first day of China's national college entrance examinations, known as the gaokao, in Beijing, Tuesday, July 7, 2020. China's college entrance exams began in Beijing on Tuesday after being delayed by a month due to the coronavirus outbreak. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
Asia Today: China's university exam begins after virus delayAlmost 11 million students began taking China’s university entrance exam after a delay as the country worked to bring down coronavirus infections
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Rickey Smiley's daughter injured after being shot in TexasAtlanta-based radio host and comedian Rickey Smiley says his daughter was hospitalized after being shot in Houston while on her way to Whataburger to get something to eat
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Japan Self Defense Force members rescue residents on a rubber boat on a flooded road hit by heavy rain in Omuta, Fukuoka prefecture, southern Japan Tuesday, July 7, 2020. Rescue operations continued and rain threatened wider areas of the main island of Kyushu. (Juntaro Yokoyama/Kyodo News via AP)
Death toll from flooding in Japan rises to 50, dozen missingJapan’s disaster management agency says the death toll from recent flooding has risen to 50 and at least a dozen others are still missing
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FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2017, file photo, former NBA player and players union deputy Roger Mason, left, listens as entertainer Ice Cube, right, announces the launch of the BIG3, a new 3-on-3 professional basketball league, in New York. Hundreds of sports-related businesses got in line for the government-funded Payroll Protection Plan designed to cushion the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. None of the four North American major sports leagues — the NFL, NBA, NHL and Major League Baseball — applied, but both Major League Soccer and the National Women's Soccer League were represented. Rapper Ice Cube's 3-on-3 basketball league says it returned almost half of the $1.6 million it received, but givebacks were rare. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
Sports jumps on PPP bandwagon, but big leagues take a passHundreds of sports-related businesses got in line for the government-funded Payroll Protection Plan designed to cushion the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Los Angeles Dodgers right fielder Mookie Betts fields ground balls during the restart of baseball spring training Saturday, July 4, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Betts: Baseball didn't do good job with response to FloydMookie Betts wasn’t moved by Major League Baseball’s response in the wake of George Floyd’s death in police custody, and the Los Angeles Dodgers’ newest star has a goal of getting the Black community to love baseball as much as he does
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Mellisa Mendoza places white roses at a mural for Army Spc. Vanessa Guillen in Austin, Texas, on Monday July 6, 2020. Guillen went missing from Fort Hood in April, and is believed to have been killed by another soldier. The mural was created Saturday and Sunday by artists Fili Mendieta and Arturo Silva. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP)
Army identifies buried remains as missing Texas soldierAn Army commander has confirmed that the remains found last week buried near Fort Hood belonged to a 20-year-old soldier who vanished more than two months ago from the Texas base
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Judge blocks auction of so-called Hawaiian princess' thingsA judge is blocking an auction of items belonging to a Native Hawaiian heiress some consider a princess
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FILE - In this April 28, 2020, file photo, employees walk past a logo of the Samsung Electronics Co. at its office in Seoul, South Korea. Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday, July 7, its operating profit for the last quarter likely rose 23% from the same period last year. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
Samsung projects 23% jump in 2Q profit on strong chip salesSamsung Electronics Co. has reported that its operating profit for the last quarter likely rose 23% from the same period last year, helped by strong demand as people bought new equipment to be able to work from home during the pandemic
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Texas Rangers' Rougned Odor sits on the rail by other teammates in the dugout during an intrasquad practice baseball game at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas, Monday, July 6, 2020. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
MLB releases pandemic-shortened schedule amid testing delaysMajor League Baseball released its pandemic-shortened schedule even as some teams were bogged down by coronavirus concerns
The Associated Press2 hours ago
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