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Queen Elizabeth To Honour UK Health Workers For Covid Service

“You (NHS staff) have the enduring thanks and heartfelt appreciation of us all,” Queen said (File) London: Britain’s Queen Elizabeth will award the UK’s state-run National Health Service (NHS) the country’s highest civilian honour in recognition of health workers’ service during the pandemic, the government announced Monday. The award of the George Cross, which is […]

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Ukraine’s Female Soldiers Made to Parade in Heels; Cabinet Calls Out the ‘Sexism’

Ukraine’s defense minister is under pressure from members of the government over the decision to have female military cadets wear pumps with heels in an important parade. “The purpose of any military parade is to demonstrate the military ability of the army. There should be no room for stereotypes and sexism,” said a joint statement […]

Technology

China regulator orders Didi to be removed from app stores

China’s cyberspace regulator ordered app stores to remove Didi Chuxing from their list of offerings, citing serious violations on the ride-hailing company’s collection and usage of personal information. The Cyberspace Administration of China announced the move on Sunday, just two days after it said it was starting a cybersecurity review of the company. It ordered […]

Sports

Major League Baseball investigators looking into range of inquiries in Trevor Bauer case

With five days remaining in Trevor Bauer‘s current administrative leave, rendered after he was accused of sexual assault, Major League Baseball investigators are pursuing a range of inquiries, according to sources. Investigators intend to speak with the woman who obtained a restraining order against Bauer last week. To date, MLB investigators have communicated with her […]

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Luka Doncic, Slovenia ‘fought really, really hard’ en route to securing country’s first Olympics berth in men’s basketball

Most of the members of Slovenia’s basketball team charged toward Luka Doncic moments after the final buzzer sounded Sunday, determined to get him onto their shoulders and carry their best player around the court in celebration. How fitting. He lifted them, so they lifted him. Doncic and Slovenia are headed to the Olympics for the […]