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Meituan, Tencent and other Chinese tech firms continue to plunge as Beijing expands its crackdown

Meituan, Tencent and other Chinese tech firms continue to plunge as Beijing expands its crackdown

Chinese tech stocks are continuing their big sell-off as investors continue to digest Beijing’s widening crackdown on private enterprise. Meituan dropped 16% in Hong Kong on Tuesday, eclipsing Monday’s massive 14% loss — making it the food delivery firm’s worst two days on record. That plunge — which combined, has wiped out more than $56…MORE

Former US Sen. Mike Enzi dies at 77 after bicycle accident

Former US Sen. Mike Enzi dies at 77 after bicycle accident

Former US Sen. Mike Enzi has died following a serious bicycle accident last week, according to a statement posted on his official Twitter account. He was 77. “His family expresses their deep appreciation for all of the prayers, support and concern. They now ask for privacy and continued prayers during this difficult time,” the statement…MORE

Hidilyn Diaz wins Philippines’ first Olympic gold medal with weightlifting

Hidilyn Diaz wins Philippines’ first Olympic gold medal with weightlifting

Weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz made history Monday becoming the first athlete from the Philippines to win gold at the Olympics. The 30-year-old set an Olympic record, lifting a combined weight of 224 kilograms, to clinch the top spot in the women’s 55-kg class in Tokyo. Diaz burst into tears and embraced her coaches after completing the…MORE

Kansas City Chiefs plan to keep nickname but retire mascot ‘Warpaint’

Kansas City Chiefs plan to keep nickname but retire mascot ‘Warpaint’

The NFL’s Kansas City Chiefs won’t be changing the team’s nickname anytime soon, but are retiring their horse mascot named “Warpaint,” according to organization president, Mark Donovan. His comments came after MLB’s Cleveland Indians announced Friday they would become the Cleveland Guardians next year. The Indians will join the NFL’s Washington Football Team, formerly the…MORE

Staff at a Florida hospital say they are hearing panic, fear and regret from unvaccinated Covid-19 patients
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Staff at a Florida hospital say they are hearing panic, fear and regret from unvaccinated Covid-19 patients

Health care workers at Jacksonville’s Baptist Medical Center in Florida are hearing panic, fear and regret from many of their patients as an increasing number are admitted for Covid-19 complications — and as many need to be put on ventilators. “We’re getting ready to intubate the patient, which means putting them on a ventilator, and…MORE

Biden administration to resume fast-track deportation procedure for migrant families
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Biden administration to resume fast-track deportation procedure for migrant families

The Biden administration is planning to speed up deportations for some migrant families who cross the US-Mexico border, the Department of Homeland Security said Monday. Certain families will now be subject to the fast-track deportation procedure known as “expedited removal,” which allows immigration authorities to remove an individual without a hearing before an immigration judge.…MORE

‘We are now in crisis mode’: Mayor of Florida county home to Disney World sounds alarm on surging Covid cases
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‘We are now in crisis mode’: Mayor of Florida county home to Disney World sounds alarm on surging Covid cases

The mayor of the Florida county that’s home to Disney World and Universal Studios is sounding the alarm on a spike of Covid-19 cases in the area, saying the county is now in “crisis mode” as it grapples with its worsening infection rate. “These numbers are extraordinary. We are seeing nearly 1,000 new cases in…MORE

3 bodies found, 1 still missing after dangerous flooding in northern Colorado

3 bodies found, 1 still missing after dangerous flooding in northern Colorado

Authorities found the bodies of two men over a two-day span following recent dangerous flooding in northern Colorado, and one woman is still missing. One man’s body was found in the Poudre River on Sunday and the other’s body was found in the same river Monday, said the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO). No search…MORE

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