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A man holds a banner shows eyes of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban during a protest against the government's alleged use of powerful NSO Group spyware - Pegasus - to spy on opponents, Budapest, Hungary, July 26, 2021.
2021-07-30, Human Rights Watch
(New York) – Recent reports that NSOGroup’s Pegasus spyware has been used for surveillance of dozens of journalists, human rights activists, and others demonstrate the...
 A portion of the International Space Station frames this view of the lower portion of Italy and a portion of Sicily, photographed by a STS-118 crewmember while Space Shuttle Endeavour remains docked with the station.  ula1
2021-07-29, Voa News
A long-delayed Russian laboratory module docked with the International Space Station (ISS) Thursday, eight days after it was launched from Russia’s space facility in...
Missoulian: By PAUL NEWBERRY, AP SportsWriterTOKYO (AP) — Caeleb Dressel won his fourth gold medal of the Tokyo Olympics with a victory in the 50-meter freestyle Saturday. Dressel cruised to a relatively easy win in the frenetic dash from one end of the pool to the...
Finger Lakes Times: TOKYOSwitzerland's Belinda Bencic beat Marketa Vondrousova for Olympic women's tennis gold on Saturday while Novak Djokovic left empty-handed as he lost the singles bronze medal match and withdrew injured from his mixed doubles contest. Bencic captured the...
The Observer: Roger Federer never quite managed to achieve it, nor did Martina Hingis, Stan Wawrinka, Patty Schnyder or many of the notable Swiss players before her. But late on Saturday night in Tokyo, Belinda Bencic stepped into the light and clinched the greatest...
The Observer: What’s the most problematic tech company in the world? Facebook? Google? Palantir? Nope. It’s a small, privately held Israeli company called NSO that most people have never heard of. On its website, it describes itself as “a world leader in precision...
Straits Times: Two 100m sprinters out after failing drug tests TOKYONigerian sprinter Blessing Okagbare has been barred from the Olympics after failing a drug test, the first doping case of the athletics competition. The AthleticsIntegrityUnit (AIU) said that Okagbare,...
Cascade Business News: By Andrew Dampf TOKYONovak Djokovic came to the Tokyo Olympics aiming for a Golden Slam. He’ll leave without a medal and will need some time to recover from a draining performance in extreme conditions that didn’t meet expectations. The top-ranked Djokovic...
Deccan Herald: Age isn't weighing Lyu Xiaojun down. The 37-year-old Chinese weightlifter became the oldest man to win an Olympic gold medal in the sport on Saturday after a tense finish in the men's 81-kilogram category. Wearing his signature shiny gold shoes, Lyu lifted...
Inside The Games: Ukraine continued to add to their medal tally at the InternationalMixed Martial ArtsFederation (IMMAF) YouthMMAWorld Championships on the second day of competition with five more golds in the Bulgarian capital Sofia. The second day of the Championships...
Victoria Advocate: TOKYO (AP) — Novak Djokovic came to the Tokyo Olympics aiming for a Golden Slam. He’ll leave without a medal and will need some time to recover from a draining performance in extreme conditions that didn’t meet expectations. The top-ranked Djokovic lost his...
The Wire: A special flight for some 200 Afghans who qualify for Special Immigrant Status (SIV) arrived Friday in the United States as part of an operation to evacuate those who provided help to the U.S. government. “Today is an important milestone as we continue to...
The Sentinel Newspaper: The projection of China as a world power is not only economic and geopolitical. It is also beginning to be so in the political and ideological dimension, in terms of what is called “soft power” and the battles for cultural hegemony: as ideas,...
Radio Free Europe: Most of Central Asia is experiencing an extreme drought this year, and the people there know that all too well. They swelter in scorching heat and record temperatures amid...
Metro USA: TOKYO (Reuters) -Belinda Bencic became the first Swiss woman to win a tennis gold medal at the Olympics with a victory in the singles final on Saturday, while Novak Djokovic went home empty-handed for the third successive Games. Djokovic withdrew from his...