“Sweep” in the news
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The Japan Times
· Protest in Pennsylvania after cop uses knee to restrain man →
One of the officers swept the man’s leg to bring him to the ground.
· Catch of the day: Japanese fisherman steals hearts with TikTok dance videos while out at sea →
Tokyo-based news site SoraNews24 reported that Masaya has been receiving comments such as “Please marry me” from a number of fans who have been swept off their feet with his good looks and dance moves.
· US Navy battles for 2nd day to save burning warship in San Diego →
SAN DIEGO, July 14 — Hundreds of firefighters battled through a second day from the air, land and water yesterday to save a US war vessel swept by flames while moored at a San Diego shipyard, as the number of sailors and civilians injured in the blaze rose to nearly 60.
· The Latest: Yemen’s Houthi rebels ease virus restrictions →
We can’t get swept away in fear.
· Virus-hit Singapore plunges into recession as economy shrinks 41% →
Singapore initially kept its virus outbreak in check through a strict regime of testing and contact-tracing, only for serious outbreaks to later sweep through crowded dormitories housing low-paid migrant workers.
· Brazil's displaced indigenous struggle in concrete jungle far from home →
The tragedy killed 270 people and swept away the livelihood of hundreds of others.
· US Navy battles for second day to save burning warship in San Diego →
SAN DIEGO: Hundreds of firefighters battled through a second day from the air, land and water on Monday (Jul 13) to save a US war vessel swept by flames while moored at a San Diego shipyard, as the number of sailors and civilians injured in the blaze rose to nearly 60.
· The Titan Games 2020 Results: Tyron Woodley, Hannah Teter Lose on Mount Olympus →
Johnson rolled to victory over Cynthia Gauthier in the women's qualifier, winning Chain Linked and Kick Out to complete a sweep.
· Heavy workload taking toll on Kiwoom Heroes' bullpen →
The Heroes suffered a three-game sweep against the Kia Tigers over the weekend series that extended to Monday due to Sunday's rainout.