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Naomi Osaka docuseries review: A poignant look at an athlete still a work-in-progress
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Naomi Osaka docuseries review: A poignant look at an athlete still a work-in-progress

'Naomi Osaka', a three-part docuseries debuted on Netflix on Friday, takes a look at the challenges of a young athlete navigating her path amid rising stardom.

US Capitol breach: Joe Biden decries 'darkest days' in US history, says pro-Trump protesters shown leniency
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US Capitol breach: Joe Biden decries 'darkest days' in US history, says pro-Trump protesters shown leniency

Biden slammed the outgoing president's record, saying the former real estate mogul had 'unleashed an all-out assault on the institutions of our democracy from the outset'

Social activism, political topics 'unavoidable' but NBA fans understand, says commissioner Adam Silver
Sports

Social activism, political topics 'unavoidable' but NBA fans understand, says commissioner Adam Silver

Silver told Sports Illustrated in a story released Thursday that the NBA had to take such actions as having messages on the back of player jerseys or "Black Lives Matter" written on the court for all NBA games in the Orlando COVID-19 restart bubble.

Most Australian athletes oppose on-field protests at Olympics, younger Olympians more willing: Survey
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Most Australian athletes oppose on-field protests at Olympics, younger Olympians more willing: Survey

Majority of Australian athletes supported having an avenue for self-expression in some form, 80% believed a protest on the field of play would detract from performance or Games experience of athletes.

US charges 18 Portland protesters with arson, trespassing as it sends tactical police to Seattle
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US charges 18 Portland protesters with arson, trespassing as it sends tactical police to Seattle

The arrests came this week during clashes with specially equipped federal police agents sent to Portland, where 56 straight days of anti-racism demonstrations have captured national attention

US watchdog to probe use of force in Portland; federal agents to Seattle on standby
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US watchdog to probe use of force in Portland; federal agents to Seattle on standby

Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz said his office will investigate allegations federal agents used excessive force against peaceful protesters in Portland

Donald Trump delivers divisive culture war message at Mount Rushmore in bid to win second term, barely mentions pandemic
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Donald Trump delivers divisive culture war message at Mount Rushmore in bid to win second term, barely mentions pandemic

The scene at Mount Rushmore was the latest sign of how Trump appears, by design or default, increasingly disconnected from the intense concern among Americans about the COVID-19 crisis gripping the country

Donald Trump signs executive order authorising up to 10 years in prison for damaging federal property after Washington protesters try to tear down statue
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Donald Trump signs executive order authorising up to 10 years in prison for damaging federal property after Washington protesters try to tear down statue

The order calls on the attorney general to prosecute to the fullest extent of the law any person or group that destroys or vandalises a monument, memorial or statue, authorising a penalty of up to 10 years in prison