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Neeraj Chopra hopes to cross 90m this year

Tokyo Olympics gold medalist Neeraj Chopra is not losing sleep over some of his top international rivals producing big early season performances, but made it clear that he would want to join the 90m club this year. Reigning world champion in javelin throw Anderson Peters of Grenada and Tokyo Olympics...
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U.S. sending more aid to Ukraine

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - President Biden has signed a bill that will send $40 billion in aid to Ukraine. The bill passed in the Senate days ago and was flown to the president while he was in Asia. Half of the money will go toward the Ukrainian military. This announcement came after Biden had met with his South Korean counterpart in a bilateral meeting. President Biden also reaffirmed a security commitment to deter North Korea and keep the Indo-Pacific region free and open. Biden will stay in South Korea before heading to Tokyo for an economic summit with the leaders of Japan, Australia, and India. 
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PM Scott Morrison concedes defeat in Australian election

Australia’s prime minister has conceded defeat after an election that could deliver a minority government. Prime Minister Scott Morrison acted quickly after Saturday’s election despite millions of votes yet to be counted because an Australian prime minister must attend a Tokyo summit on Tuesday with US, Japanese and Indian leaders.

President Biden lands at JBER on way to Quad summit in Tokyo

A 43-year-old man from Kanagawa, Japan, fell through a weak ice bridge while unroped from his teammates near their camp, according to the release. The camp was at 8,000 feet on the southeast fork of the Kahiltna Glacier. First shipment of Copper River sockeye salmon arrives in Anchorage. Updated: 20...

'Tokyo Story' Is the Ultimate Film About Multigenerational Family

It can be argued that Yasujirō Ozu, one of cinema’s greatest and most poetic artists, has made the same film over and over again for nearly his entire career. His minimalist and formally clean style undergo little variation for the decades that he directed movies, and a vast majority of his greatest works grapple with a relatively small batch of central themes, such as familial relations, marriage, intergenerational conflict, and the sweeping Westernization of Japanese culture.

Zac Stubblety-Cook sets world record in 200 breaststroke

ADELAIDE, Australia -- Olympic champion Zac Stubblety-Cook set a world record in the men's 200-meter breaststroke at the Australian swimming championships on Thursday. Stubblety-Cook finished in 2 minutes, 5.95 seconds in the final to improve on the previous mark of 2:06.12 set by Russian swimmer Anton Chupkov at the 2019 world championships in Gwangju, South Korea.