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  1. U.S. COVID-19 eviction ban expires, leaving renters at risk

    U.S. COVID-19 eviction ban expires, leaving renters at risk

    A pandemic-related U.S. government ban on residential evictions expired at midnight on Saturday, putting millions of American renters at risk of being forced from their homes.

  2. U.S. senators to move forward with infrastructure bill on Sunday

    U.S. senators to move forward with infrastructure bill on Sunday

    U.S. senators are expected to move forward on Sunday on a sweeping $1 trillion package for roads, rail lines and other infrastructure, with text of a bill due to be delivered.

  3. Organisers probe drinking incident as Tokyo sizzles

    Organisers probe drinking incident as Tokyo sizzles

    Tokyo sizzled and tempers boiled over on Sunday as the Olympic Games lurched into another drama when organisers said they were investigating an incident of athletes drinking together at the Village.

  4. Myanmar army ruler pledges elections, ASEAN cooperation in speech six months after coup

    Myanmar army ruler pledges elections, ASEAN cooperation in speech six months after coup

    Myanmar's military ruler Min Aung Hlaing on Sunday again promised new multi-party elections and said his government is ready to work with any special envoy named by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).

  5. New Zealand's PM Ardern apologises for 1970s immigration raids on Pacific community

    New Zealand's PM Ardern apologises for 1970s immigration raids on Pacific community

    New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern issued a sombre state apology on Sunday to the Pacific community for racially targeted immigration raids in the 1970s that resulted in deportations and prosecutions.

  6. Some wildfires rage on in Turkey, although most have been contained

    Some wildfires rage on in Turkey, although most have been contained

    Firefighters in Turkey battled on Sunday to control five wildfires including ones in the coastal resort towns of Manavgat and Marmaris, but most of the dozens of blazes that erupted in the last five days have been contained, authorities said.

  7. Trump raises big money in early 2021, but doesn't spend much

    Trump raises big money in early 2021, but doesn't spend much

    A fundraising group run by former President Donald Trump raised $62 million in the first half of the year but only spent $3 million, with the biggest chunk of money going to a pro-Trump research center and more than $65,000 to Trump's own hotels, according to federal records published on Saturday.

  8. Swimming-Dressel and McKeon complete sprint gold doubles

    Swimming-Dressel and McKeon complete sprint gold doubles

    Caeleb Dressel of the United States powered to victory in the men's 50m freestyle to claim his third individual gold medal at the Tokyo Games on Sunday, while Australia's Emma McKeon also completed the sprint double with victory in the women's 50m.

  9. Gymnastics-Dolgopyat wins men's floor, Andrade takes women's vault

    Gymnastics-Dolgopyat wins men's floor, Andrade takes women's vault

    Israel's Artem Dolgopyat and Brazil's Rebeca Andrade chalked up Olympic firsts for their countries with gold medal wins in gymnastics at the Tokyo Games on Sunday.

  10. Boxing-France's Aliev protests with sit-in after disqualification

    Boxing-France's Aliev protests with sit-in after disqualification

    French boxer Mourad Aliev lodged a furious protest with an hour-long ring-side sit-in on Sunday after being disqualified in his super heavyweight quarter-final bout, expressing his contempt by spitting out his mouth guard and punching at a TV camera.