Tag: Online media

Japanese composer for Tokyo Olympics apologizes for abuse

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TOKYO — Keigo Oyamada, a Japanese composer whose music is part of the Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony, has apologized for bullying a classmate during...

Egypt releases activists amid US concerns over detentions

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CAIRO — Egyptian authorities released two activists and a journalist Sunday after months in pre-trial detention, officials and lawyers said, amid concern by President...

With pandemic worsening in US, surgeon general worried

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The U.S. surgeon general said Sunday that he's concerned about what lies ahead with cases of COVID-19 increasing in every state, millions still unvaccinated...

Biden grappling with ‘pandemic of the unvaccinated’

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WASHINGTON — Two weeks after celebrating America’s near “independence” from the coronavirus, President Joe Biden is confronting the worrying reality of rising cases and...

Saints’ Onyemata discloses failed test, expected suspension

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NEW ORLEANS — Saints starting defensive tackle David Onyemata has been been notified by the NFL he has tested positive for a banned substance...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

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A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though...

Biden: Social media platforms ‘killing people’ with misinfo

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden said Friday that social media companies are “killing people” by failing to police misinformation on their platforms about COVID-19...

Biden grappling with ‘pandemic of the unvaccinated’

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WASHINGTON — Two weeks after celebrating America’s near “independence” from the coronavirus, President Joe Biden is confronting the worrying reality of rising cases and...

Olympic sport of schmoozing eludes corporate sponsors

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NEW YORK — Screaming fans won't be the only thing missing from this year's Olympic Games in Tokyo. Behind the scenes, there won't much...

Surgeon general urges US fight against COVID misinformation

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U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy on Thursday called for a national effort to fight misinformation about COVID-19 and vaccines, urging tech companies, health care...