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Tensions escalate across Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI, Taiwan (CNN) – Taiwan says Chinese military aircraft entered its air defense identification zone Thursday morning. The air incursions come one day after Taiwan officially applied to join a free-trade agreement among eleven countries around the Pacific Rim. In the latest …
U.S. shooters Hancock and English sweep in skeet

U.S. shooters Hancock and English sweep in skeet

After a nine-year interruption, Vincent Hancock has regained his throne as the Olympic champion in men’s skeet shooting, completing a U.S. double Monday after Amber English won the women’s event. The 2008 and 2012 gold medalist, also a four-time world champion, missed his 26th …
China's Yang Qian claims first gold in Tokyo

China's Yang Qian claims first gold in Tokyo

China’s Yang Qian outlasted the field Saturday in a nail-biting final in the women’s 10-meter air rifle competition, winning the first gold medal of the 2020 Olympics. Anastasiia Galashina, competing for the ROC, led Yang 231.4 to 231.3 heading into the final two shots. Galashina doubled …