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Cross words over New York Times puzzle change
The US-based publication is cutting third party support for its popular crossword puzzles. 
© 2021 BBCWorld 3:14am 

Teenager Quan sets record to win women's diving gold
Chinese diver Quan Hongchan, 14, sets a new world record to beat 15-year-old Chen Yuxi and win women's diving 10m platform gold. 
© 2021 BBCWorld 2:35am 

Braspennincx wins keirin gold - six years after surviving heart attack
Dutch rider Shanne Braspennincx wins Olympic gold in the keirin, six years after suffering a heart attack. 
© 2021 BBCWorld 2:34am 

Record 482 migrants cross English Channel in a day
According to Home Office figures, there have now been 10,236 arrivals in 434 boats so far in 2021. 
© 2021 BBCWorld 2:34am 

Climate Change: Half US cars to be zero-emission by 2030 - Biden
Cars produce nearly a third of US carbon emissions and sales of electric vehicles lag behind Europe. 
© 2021 BBCWorld 2:34am 

Russian gay family flees to Spain after threats
The lesbian family suffered homophobic abuse after appearing in a Russian health food ad. 
© 2021 BBCWorld 2:34am 

Willis misses semifinal spot
Nick Willis has finished ninth in his fifth Olympic 1500m semi-final at his fifth consecutive Olympics at the Tokyo Games. 
© 2021 RadioNZ 1:34am 

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Bryson DeChambeau Spouts Vaccination Nonsense After Missing Olympics Due To COVID
The 2020 U.S. Open champ hit into the rough with his excuse for why he hasn't been inoculated. 
© 2021 0:54am 

-Disney's Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser hotel stays will cost at least $4,809
-Yelp lets businesses list if they require proof of vaccination
-The Morning After: What to expect at Samsung's Galaxy Unpacked event
-Elon Musk confirms Walter Isaacson is writing his biography
-The Latest: Head of Africa CDC has 'unbearable' COVID-19

Recap: Day 13 of the Tokyo Olympics
It was raining medals on day 13 of the Tokyo Olympics, with Lisa Carrington claiming another gold and NZ's cyclists excelling at the velodrome. 
© 2021 0:24am 

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Watch 14-Year-Old Olympic Diver Nail Perfect 10 After Perfect 10
"You may never see anything like it again," an announcer said. 
© 2021 2:54am 

Tokyo Olympics: Belgium beat Australia in shootout for men's hockey gold
Belgium win their first Olympic hockey title with a dramatic shootout win over Australia in the men's final. 
© 2021 BBCWorld 2:34am 

England's Archer to miss T20 World Cup and Ashes with stress fracture of elbow
England fast bowler Jofra Archer will miss this winter's T20 World Cup and the Ashes tour of Australia with a stress facture of the elbow. 
© 2021 BBCWorld 2:34am 

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Washington NFL team bans fans from wearing Native American dress
The club, which dropped the name Redskins last year, says fans can no longer wear headdresses at games. 
© 2021 BBCWorld 2:34am 

Epstein meetings a huge mistake, says Bill Gates
The Microsoft co-founder says he should not have given the convicted sex offender "credibility". 
© 2021 BBCWorld 2:34am 

Anything Goes: 'Olympian' efforts needed to launch London musical
The director of Anything Goes likens her cast to athletes as the Covid-defying production opens. 
© 2021 BBCWorld 1:24am 

Why you could see subtle changes to your smartphone's design
Smartphone season is underway, and the headlines will almost certainly be the same as always: thinner, sleeker, faster models are coming to consumer pockets. 
© 2021 CNN 1:13am 

-Dataiku gets $400M at a $4.6B valuation, led by Tiger Global
-Nigerian digital freight provider MVX lands $1.3M to help shippers move cargoes faster
-Nintendo's sales can't keep up with last year's lockdown boom
-Early Affirm employees raise $70M for SentiLink, an identity verification startup
-Amazon launches new resale programs following backlash over stock destruction
-Belarus to close border as Lithuania turns away migrants
-Israeli defense minister threatens Iran with military action
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