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Junta troops burn Myanmar village to the ground after fighting, residents say

Security forces set ablaze a village in central Myanmar after clashing there with opponents of the ruling junta, leaving at least two elderly people burned to death, several village residents said on Wednesday.

China’s retail sales miss expectations again

China's retail sales miss expectations again

Watchdog says ‘pervasive’ digital sex crime affecting life for South Korean women and girls

Digital sex crime is now so pervasive in South Korea that the fear of it is affecting the quality of life for women and girls, with many victims saying they had considered suicide or leaving the country, a human rights watchdog said on Wednesday.

China’s Shenzhen falls more than 2% in mixed Asia-Pacific trade

China's Shenzhen falls more than 2% in mixed Asia-Pacific trade

Air travel in Asia won’t return to pre-Covid levels ‘anytime soon,’ says Singapore minister

Air travel in Asia won’t return to pre-Covid levels ‘anytime soon,’ says Singapore minister

Singapore finance minister says city-state could become a regional hub for green finance

Singapore finance minister says city-state could become a regional hub for green finance

China to send the first astronauts to its self-developed space station on Thursday

China to send the first astronauts to its self-developed space station on Thursday

Police investigate mid-air death of Indonesian politician

Indonesian police are looking into the death of a politician from Sulawesi island who opposed a gold mine project there, after environmental groups and the human rights commission called for an investigation.

As the Olympics approaches, Japan races to ramp up it vaccination program

When the Tokyo Olympics put out a call for volunteers, Nima Esnaashari signed up along with thousands of others in Japan eager to soak up the atmosphere of the world's biggest sporting event.

Alibaba co-founder and Nets owner Joe Tsai says Asians are ‘scapegoated’ in times of turmoil in U.S.

Alibaba co-founder and Nets owner Joe Tsai says Asians are 'scapegoated' in times of turmoil in U.S.

Qualcomm reportedly offers to invest in Arm as regulators threaten to block Nvidia’s $40 billion acquisition

Qualcomm reportedly offers to invest in Arm as regulators threaten to block Nvidia's $40 billion acquisition

Australia and Japan stocks jump nearly 1% each in mixed Asia-Pacific trading day

Australia and Japan stocks jump nearly 1% each in mixed Asia-Pacific trading day

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Daredevil Alex Harvill dies while practicing for a world record motorcycle jump

Daredevil Alex Harvill died Thursday while practicing for a world record motorcycle ramp jump, officials in Washington state said. He was 28 years old.

New England Aquarium honors woman’s 38-year-old ticket

New England Aquarium honors woman's 38-year-old ticket(CNN) — When Rachel Carle moved to Boston for college, she received a surprising gift -- a ticket to the New England Aquarium that had been in her great-aunt's wallet for nearly four decades.Issued in 1983, the "late gate" tickets were given out to visitors who arrived too late in the day to enjoy the aquarium but were able to return on another day and make it up. The aquarium stopped issuing the tickets about 25 years ago, but when Carle arrived on June 11, aquarium staff agreed to honor her ticket and allow her entrance.Carle shared a picture of the ticket on her Twitter account and thanked the aquarium for their generosity. The tweet went viral, garnering more than 2,500 likes."I walked up to the ticket office and explained the story of the ticket," Carle told CNN Travel. "They took a look at the ticket, laughed, and said 'well, it says come back any time! There's no expiration date!'"I didn't know w..

The Republican Party’s mission: whitewash the Trump presidency

The Republican Party has turned to another page in the authoritarian playbook as it whitewashes the history of Donald Trump's presidency.

Actor’s tweet summarizes confusion around Juneteenth holiday

D. L. Hughley discusses the impact of President Biden signing legislation into law that establishes June 19 as Juneteenth National Independence Day.