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Olympic ink: Athletes sporting tattoos

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World News - Six more killed in clash between rebels and Congo army - July 31 (UPI) -- Six people, including an army officer and civilian, were killed in clashes between the army and Ugandan rebels in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo on Saturday.

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World News -- Death toll from Turkey wildfires rises to 6 -- The death toll in Turkey from dozens of wildfires in the southern Antalya province rose to six, local officials announced Saturday.

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Science News -- Government watchdog denies protests of SpaceX's lunar lander contract -- A U.S. government watchdog has denied protests of NASA's nearly $3 billion contract award to SpaceX to build a lunar lander for astronaut missions.

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World News -- EU fines Amazon close to $900M for breaching data protection laws -- The European Union has fined retail giant Amazon close to $900 million for, according to investigators, running afoul of the alliance's data protection laws.

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World News -- North Korea's economy contracts most in 23 years, bank figures show -- North Korea's economy shrank 4.5% in 2020, registering the greatest contraction in 23 years, according to South Korea's central bank.

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Soccer -- Olympics: Alyssa Naeher leads U.S. past the Netherlands in soccer quarterfinal -- Goalie Alyssa Naeher provided clutch saves in extra time and a penalty shootout to spark a win over the Netherlands and send the U.S. women's soccer team to the 2020 Summer Games semifinals Friday in Yokohama, Japan.

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World News -- 2 dead after British-operated oil tanker attacked in Arabian Sea -- An oil tanker came under attack off the coast of Oman in the Arabian Sea and led to the deaths of two European crew members, officials said Friday.

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World News -- Moon Jae-in's approval rating holds steady after inter-Korea hotline restored -- South Korean President Moon Jae-in's overall approval rating remained at 40% this week after the restoration of an inter-Korean communication hotline that was severed last year.

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World News -- Philippines restores U.S. security pact after meeting with Pentagon chief -- Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte agreed to fully restore a key military pact with the United States more than a year after he threatened to end the U.S. security agreement.

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World News -- Hong Kong sentences first person convicted under contested security law -- A Hong Kong man was sentenced to nearly a decade in prison on Friday in the government's first prosecution under a controversial national security law imposed last year that coincided with mass pro-democracy protests.

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World News -- Japan extends COVID-19 emergency for Tokyo, covers 4 new areas -- The Japanese government on Friday extended a state of emergency in Tokyo and made the declaration for four additional prefectures due to spiking COVID-19 cases, aided by he Delta variant.

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World News -- Xi Jinping thanks Kim Jong Un for flood condolence message -- Chinese leader Xi Jinping responded to a letter from Kim Jong Un.

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U.S. News -- First evacuation flight carrying 200 Afghan aides, refugees arrives in U.S. -- The first evacuation flight carrying about 200 refugees who helped American forces in Afghanistan -- who feared retaliation by the Taliban -- arrived in the United States on Friday, the White House said.

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U.S. News -- UPI News Quiz: gymnastics gold, Wu-Tang Clan, CDC -- Team USA gymnastics wins a gold medal, the Justice Department sells a one-of-a-kind Wu-Tang Clan album, the CDC updates COVID-19 guidance...how well did you follow the headlines? Take the UPI News Quiz for July 30, 2021.

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World News -- At least three dead as more than 50 forest fires erupt in Turkey -- At least three people died and more than 60 were hospitalized after a rash of forest fires erupted in Turkey, officials said Thursday.

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Science News -- Big Data helps researchers understand burial practices in Medieval Europe -- Big data analysis techniques have offered archaeologists new insights into the transformation of burial practices across medieval Europe.

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Science News -- New Russian module unexpectedly fires thrusters after docking at space station -- The new Russian Nauka module for the International Space Station unexpectedly fired thrusters Thursday, temporarily knocking the space station out of its normal position, NASA announced.

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Orca stranded on rocks during Alaska's low tide, returns to sea

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Man killed by multiple bee stings from 100-pound beehive, others injured

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Green line trains crash in Boston, injuring 23 people

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108 evacuated from Denver-area due to mudslides, heavy rain

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New Orleans restores mask mandate, requires employees be vaccinated

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