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Metaverse Fashion: Paris Hilton to Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Designers Pick Celebrity Avatars they Would Like to Dress Up

On June 17, Mark Zuckerberg took to Facebook and posted a message, which read: We’re launching our Avatars Store on Facebook, Instagram, and Messenger so you can buy digital clothes to style your avatar. Digital goods will be an important way to express yourself in the metaverse and a big driver of the creative economy.” […]

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World

Russians fight to encircle Ukraine’s last eastern stronghold

KREMENCHUK, Ukraine (AP) — Russian forces battled Wednesday to surround the Ukrainian military’s last stronghold in a long-contested eastern province, as shock reverberated from a Russian airstrike on a shopping mall that killed at least 18 in the center of the country two days earlier. Moscow’s battle to wrest the entire Donbas region from Ukraine […]

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Norway: Pride attack suspect still won’t talk to police

Norwegian authorities say a man held over a suspected Islamist deadly weekend shooting ahead of an LGBTQ festival in Oslo is still refusing to talk to police, making it hard to establish whether he had any accomplices COPENHAGEN, Denmark — A man held over a suspected Islamist deadly weekend shooting ahead of an LGBTQ festival […]

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Williams, Calhoun among coaches headed to college hoops Hall

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Roy Williams and Jim Calhoun will join John Beilein and Lon Kruger in a star-studded cast of coaches who will be inducted into the National College Basketball Hall of Fame in November. Another longtime coach, Jerry Krause of Eastern Washington, will join the quartet along with players Richard Hamilton of […]

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World

Live updates | Turkey optimistic about Ukraine grain exports

MADRID (AP) — The Latest on the NATO summit in Madrid: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is expressing optimism that humanitarian corridors could be opened to enable the export of Ukrainian grain to the rest of the world amid Russia’s war. Tens of millions of people across the world are at risk of hunger as […]

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CEO and Florida museum part ways following Basquiat raid

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Orlando Museum of Art has parted ways with its CEO in the days after the FBI raided the Florida museum and seized more than two dozen paintings attributed to artist Jean-Michel Basquiat that are the subjects of an investigation into possible wire fraud and conspiracy. The museum’s board of trustees […]

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Best Apple Deals On Amazon Ahead of Prime Day 2022

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Norway: Deadly Pride attack suspect jailed, refuses to talk

OSLO, Norway (AP) — The suspect in a deadly shooting ahead of an LGBTQ festival in the Norwegian capital, which authorities are treating as an Islamist attack, was ordered held Monday in pre-trial detention for four weeks — two of them in solitary confinement. He continued to refuse to be questioned. Zaniar Matapour, a 43-year-old […]

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Sports

Ken Hoffman volleys some ace questions to Houston’s greatest tennis icon

As a child, Zina Garrison learned how to hit a tennis ball on the public courts at MacGregor Park during the 1970s and became, simply, the most accomplished player ever from Houston. She developed into a Grand Slam champion, a Top 5 ranking in the world, Wimbledon finalist in 1990 with 20 tournament titles, Federation […]

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Science

Thailand Draws on Creativity, Technology to Answer Consumer Demand for Eco-Friendly Lifestyle Goods

The Thai Government has made the BCG Economy Model a national agenda to foster sustainable economic development, and help achieve environmental and climate objectives. Thailand has also declared BCG a key focus of its chairmanship of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meetings throughout 2022. “Thailand is at the forefront and pioneering the BCG principles. We […]