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Nuggets overcome injuries to reach Western Conference semis

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Third-seeded Denver bested the Portland Trail Blazers in six games to survive the first round and advance to the Western Conference semifinals. They'll play the Phoenix Suns, who eliminated the defending champion Los...

Girl, 16, says she was raped by hundreds of men in western India

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At least seven men have been arrested in western India after a 16-year-old girl claimed she was raped hundreds of times by hundreds of men in the latest horrifying case to highlight the country's rampant sexual viol...

How to support western wildfire victims

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Raging wildfires continue to burn across multiple states in the western US. The fires have charred more than 1 million acres, according to the National Interagency Fire Center. An army of almost 20,000 wildland fir...

How the Ukraine war exposed Western media bias

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Abu Dhabi, UAE The Middle East found itself dragged into coverage of the conflict in Ukraine over the past week as journalists descended on the country to cover the biggest European war in decades. Western war rep...

Western New York school district delays classes after wave of teacher resignations and leaves of absence

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A school district outside Buffalo, New York, has delayed the start of online-only learning programs for grades 5-12 because of mass staff resignations and leaves of absence, the superintendent announced on Friday. I...

Taliban painting over western murals in Kabul, including George Floyd mural

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The murals depicted everything from George Floyd to the signing of the U.S.-Taliban agreement, the drowning of Afghan refugees and the murder of Dr. Tetsu Nakamura, a Japanese aid worker who was widely respected in t...

Viktor Orban’s victory in Hungary an ‘example’ for the Western world, legal philosopher says

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Fox News host Tucker Carlson highlighted the similarities between Donald Trump's election in 2016, and Sunday's reelection of President Orban in Hungary.  "The international left in both cases somehow blames Russia, ...

Western governors to meet with Biden about wildfires amid historic heat wave

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President Joe Biden on Wednesday will meet with governors from Western states about the threat of wildfires and announce new wildfire response initiatives amid a record-breaking heat wave in the region, a senior adm...

‘The Power of the Dog’ stars Benedict Cumberbatch in a tense slow-burn western

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"The Power of the Dog" is such a delicately constructed movie as to almost defy the ability to review it without saying too much. Keeping the audience off balance, writer-director Jane Campion creates a slow, ominou...

Expanding Western drought sets 122-year record: scientists

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Almost 90 percent of the the region is now considered to be in drought. CALIFORNIA, FLORIDA FISH MORTALITY PINNED TO DROUGHT, CLIMATE CHANGE The U.S. Drought Monitor – a partnership between the National Drought Miti...

Putin’s Ukraine invasion awakens once-sleepy Western nations

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Previously both Europe and the United States were indifferent in their responses to the successful Russian invasions of Georgia, Eastern Ukraine and Crimea. When Putin went medieval on a stubborn Chechnya in 1999-200...

Trump largely silent on historically devastating Western fires

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President Donald Trump has yet to offer any public statement of support amid historic wildfires spreading in the Pacific northwest and northern California -- even though he vowed federal intervention in those states...

No. 4 Oklahoma rolls past Western Carolina 76-0

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Oklahoma matched its fifth-highest point total in school history. The Sooners led 62-0 after three quarters, and the fourth quarter was shortened to 12 minutes. Rattler completed 20 of 26 passes for 243 yards before ...

It’s too soon to say Putin has given up on capturing Kyiv, despite strategy shift, Western officials warn

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Russian President Vladimir Putin has not necessarily given up on trying to capture the Ukrainian capital city of Kyiv, even as Russia has shifted its focus in recent days to southern and eastern Ukraine, according t...

Wildfire threats force western cities to ban Fourth of July fireworks

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America – shuttered by the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 – has been returning to a new "normal," and residents are eager to celebrate the end of lockdowns as cities reopen. RISING SMOKE: AFTER 10.3M ACRES B...

Western Kentucky’s Bailey Zappe breaks single-season passing yards and touchdowns record

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Zappe set the passing yards record during the first half of the 2021 RoofClaim.com Boca Raton Bowl on Saturday between Western Kentucky (8-5) and Appalachian State (10-3). Per The Ringer’s Rodger Sherman, Zappe neede...

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