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Giant rubber duck deflated in Hong Kong's harbor amid fierce heat One of two giant rubber ducks on display in Hong Kong's Victoria Harbor was deflated on Saturday to protect it from sweltering temperatures.
CNN.com | 4 hours, 48 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Two planes 'likely collided' at airport in Tokyo Two airplanes have "highly likely collided" with each other at the Haneda Airport in Tokyo, Japanese public broadcaster NHK is reporting, citing the country's transport ministry.
CNN.com | 12 hours, 49 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
This country's love affair with air conditioning shows a Catch 22 of climate change When the temperature soared to 99 degrees Fahrenheit last month, Singapore resident Chee Kuan Chew saw just one option: cancel all plans and stay indoors in air-conditioned comfort.
CNN.com | 16 hours, 48 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Sushi chain sues high school student who licked soy sauce bottle for $480,000 A sushi chain is suing a high school student for 67 million yen ($480,000) after social media footage showed him licking his finger then touching a plate of sushi as it passed him on the conveyor belt, Japan's public broadcaster has reported.
CNN.com | 16 hours, 48 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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An Everest Climber Had No Energy, No Oxygen, Nothing. A Sherpa Saved Him. The arduous six-hour rescue in May came during an especially deadly spring climbing season on the worlds highest mountain.
New York Times | Jun 9, 2023 1:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Manipur, Indias Blood-Soaked War Zone An outburst of ethnic hatreds has fractured an ancient kingdom and turned neighbors into enemies.
New York Times | Jun 9, 2023 09:01 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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In Thailand, Defamation Lawsuits Can Make Free Speech Costly In Thailand, companies and people in positions of power often use libel suits to intimidate and punish activists and critics.
New York Times | Jun 9, 2023 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
ASEAN to hold first joint military exercise in the South China Sea The Southeast Asian bloc ASEAN will hold its first-ever joint military exercise in the South China Sea, its chair Indonesia said on Thursday, the latest multilateral security drills at a time of rising tension and uncertainty in the region.
CNN.com | Jun 9, 2023 03:47 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Your Friday Briefing: A Major Ukrainian Offensive Also, a victory for voting rights in the U.S.
New York Times | Jun 8, 2023 8:58 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Siberia swelters in record-breaking temperatures amid its 'worst heat wave in history' Dozens of heat records have fallen in Siberia, as temperatures climbed above 100 degrees Fahrenheit (37.7 Celsius).
CNN.com | Jun 8, 2023 7:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend