Former PM questions whether Australia can maintain US subs

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The former Australian prime minister who signed the now-cancelled French submarine deal questioned whether Australia could safely maintain a fleet powered by U.S. nuclear technology. Malcolm Turnbull made the 90 billion Australian dollar ($66 billion) deal in 2016 with French majority state-owned Naval Group in 2016 to build 12 conventional diesel-electric… Continue reading Former PM questions whether Australia can maintain US subs

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German kingmakers open talks toward forming new government

BERLIN (AP) — The two parties that are expected to determine who will become Germany’s next chancellor have started talks to bridge their differences and declared that they got off to a good start. Sunday’s parliamentary election left Germany’s traditional big parties effectively needing the support of the third- and fourth-placed parties, the environmentalist Greens… Continue reading German kingmakers open talks toward forming new government

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Fumio Kishida sería el próximo primer ministro de Japón tras ganar las elecciones en su partido

Tokio (CNN) — Fumio Kishida derrotó a Taro Kono en una segunda vuelta el miércoles para convertirse en el nuevo líder del Partido Liberal Democrático (PLD) de Japón, despejando el camino para que el ex alto diplomático se convierta en el próximo primer ministro del país asiático. The-CNN-Wire™ & © 2021 Cable News Network, Inc.,… Continue reading Fumio Kishida sería el próximo primer ministro de Japón tras ganar las elecciones en su partido

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Rags to riches: Boxing great Pacquiao announces retirement

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao is officially hanging up his gloves. The eight-division world champion and Philippines senator on Wednesday announced his retirement from the ring, “I would like to thank the whole world, especially the Filipino people for supporting Manny Pacquiao. Goodbye boxing,” the 42-year old said in a 14-minute video… Continue reading Rags to riches: Boxing great Pacquiao announces retirement

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Giants match SF-era record with 103rd win, magic number in NL West down to 4

SAN FRANCISCO — Twenty eight years ago, the 1993 San Francisco Giants wrapped up a remarkable 103-win season with feelings of anger, pain and frustration. The 2021 Giants, who captured their 103rd win of the season with a 6-4 victory over the Diamondbacks on Tuesday at Oracle Park, are doing everything in their power to… Continue reading Giants match SF-era record with 103rd win, magic number in NL West down to 4

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With another loss to Mariners, Oakland A’s do something they haven’t in 10 years

The Oakland A’s did something they hadn’t in 10 years. Their 4-2 loss to the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night at T-Mobile Park was their 11th straight loss to their AL West foe. Not since losing 11 straight to the New York Yankees from July 5 2010 to July 22, 2011 had the A’s lost… Continue reading With another loss to Mariners, Oakland A’s do something they haven’t in 10 years

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San Mateo: Woman faces vehicular manslaughter, DUI charges

SAN MATEO — A 24-year-old woman jailed after her arrest on suspicion of driving under the influence in connection with a three-vehicle weekend collision now faces a gross vehicular manslaughter charge Tuesday, a day after a passenger in her vehicle died, authorities said. San Mateo police officers attend to one of three vehicles involved in… Continue reading San Mateo: Woman faces vehicular manslaughter, DUI charges

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Japan’s ruling party votes for new leader to replace PM Suga

TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s governing party is voting to pick its new leader Wednesday, with the presumed next prime minister facing imminent, crucial tasks such as addressing a pandemic-hit economy and ensuring a strong alliance with Washington amid growing regional security risks. The new leader also needs to change the party’s high-handed reputation, worsened by… Continue reading Japan’s ruling party votes for new leader to replace PM Suga

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