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 2019-02-23 23:00 

China Post

R. Kelly's life mirrors that of prosecutor who charged him...

In R. Kelly's fight for his freedom, he faces a straight-talking prosecutor whose life in some ways parallels his own. Though the singer was dogged for decades by allegations he victimized women and girls, his fate only came into question after a docu...

 2019-02-23 23:00 

China Post

The Latest: Mark Kelly kicks of Senate campaign...

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on retired astronaut Mark Kelly launching his campaign for U.S. Senate in Arizona (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Retired astronaut Mark Kelly is casting his Democratic campaign for U.S. Senate as a "mission for Ariz...

 2019-02-23 23:00 

China Post

Johnson, Maye lead No. 8 UNC past No. 16 FSU, 77-59...

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Cameron Johnson had 18 points and 10 rebounds, and No. 8 North Carolina routed No. 16 Florida State 77-59 on Saturday. Luke Maye added 15 points and 11 rebounds while freshman Nassir Little scored 18 points and Coby White fi...

 2019-02-23 23:00 

China Post

Mississippi players kneel during anthem in response to rally...

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Eight Mississippi players kneeled during the national anthem in response to a Confederacy rally near the arena before the Rebels' 72-71 victory over Georgia on Saturday. With the teams lined up across the court at free throw...

 2019-02-23 22:47 

China Post

Domestic workers gather to celebrate 'Roma' and the Oscars...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Doris Tapia never imagined that she would get to watch the Oscars at a party in Los Angeles, exchanging the sneakers she wears when she takes care of children in New York for a pair of high heel shoes. The Peruvian nanny is among ...

 2019-02-23 22:46 

China Post

Kegler, Baylor turn back West Virginia 82-75...

WACO, Texas (AP) — Mario Kegler had 23 points and 10 rebounds, including a 3-pointer that gave Baylor the lead for good and six free throws in the final minute in an 82-75 win over West Virginia on Saturday. In a game that featured more fouls (51) t...

 2019-02-23 22:45 

China Post

McCutchen, Realmuto, Segura debut for Phillies...

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — While the Phillies wait to see whether Bryce Harper will sign with them, a trio of other big names took their first swings for Philadelphia. Catcher J.T. Realmuto, outfielder Andrew McCutchen and shortstop Jean Segura all sta...

 2019-02-23 22:45 

China Post

Mariners' Hernandez satisfied despite strange spring start...

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — For a strange start to spring training, Felix Hernandez seemed satisfied. The former Seattle Mariners ace, trying to regain his status as an elite pitcher, gave up four runs and left after 1 1/3 innings Saturday against the San ...

 2019-02-23 22:28 

South China Morning Post

Saudi Arabia replaces its US ambassador, appoints kingdom's first woman envoy to post...

Saudi Arabia has replaced its ambassador to the United States, a royal decree announced Saturday, as the fallout over journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder tests relations between the two allies.Princess Reema bint Bandar was appointed the kingdom's...

 2019-02-23 22:17 

NHK

N.Korean state media report on Kim's trip...

North Korea's state-run media are reporting that the country's leader Kim Jong Un left Pyongyang by train on Saturday, for a summit with the US president in Hanoi....

 2019-02-23 22:16 

South China Morning Post

As US mulls new Plaza Accord, China should learn from Japan's fate ... but not the lesson it thinks...

According to a flurry of reports, the trade truce that the United States and China hope to reach over the coming days will include a memorandum on exchange rates.The Chinese side is said to be prepared to keep the yuan stable against the US dollar. But th...

 2019-02-23 22:06 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) (US-NK summit) N.K. media reports on Kim's departure for Trump summit in Hanoi...

(ATTN: ADDS more info in last 4 paras) SEOUL, Feb. 24 (Yonhap) -- North Korean leader Ki......

 2019-02-23 22:04 

NHK

Okinawa referendum on US base relocation...

Voters in Okinawa are casting ballots in a referendum on the ongoing land reclamation work to relocate a US military base within the southwestern Japanese prefecture....

 2019-02-23 22:00 

China Post

With Edwards cold, Haarms leads No. 15 Purdue past Huskers...

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Matt Haarms scored 17 points, Grady Eifert beat the shot clock for two huge baskets down the stretch, and No. 15 Purdue posted a 75-72 win over Nebraska on Saturday. Purdue (20-7, 13-3 Big Ten) won its second straight close road...

 2019-02-23 22:00 

China Post

Rockets star Harden fined ,000 for criticizing officials...

NEW YORK (AP) — Houston Rockets star James Harden has been fined ,000 by the NBA for criticizing the officiating. The NBA announced the penalty Saturday, two days after Harden said he didn't think official Scott Foster should be allowed to work ...

 2019-02-23 21:58 

NHK

Opposition tries to move aid into Venezuela...

Venezuela's political opposition has initiated efforts to move humanitarian aid into the South American country from its neighbors -- Colombia and Brazil....

 2019-02-23 21:58 

NHK

Survivors of clerical sex abuse rally near Vatican...

People who were sexually abused as children by clergy members of the Catholic Church have rallied near the Vatican, where church leaders are discussing ways to prevent clerical sex abuse. The protestors demanded that perpetrators be held accountable....

 2019-02-23 21:47 

China Post

Ole Miss players kneel in response to Confederacy rally...

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Eight University of Mississippi men's basketball players kneeled during the national anthem Saturday in response to a Confederacy rally near the arena. Minutes before the game against Georgia, both teams formed lines for the...

 2019-02-23 21:47 

China Post

Prince Harry, wife Meghan in Morocco on official visit...

CASABLANCA, Morocco (AP) — Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, have arrived in Morocco for an official trip scheduled to be their last international journey before she gives birth to their first child. Meghan is seven months pre...

 2019-02-23 21:46 

China Post

Small plane crashes at airport, catches fire; 2 are killed...

MANSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts State Police say two people died after a small plane crashed and caught fire at Mansfield Municipal Airport. Police say the crash occurred shortly after 12:30 p.m. Saturday. State police and the National Transpo...

 2019-02-23 21:46 

China Post

Reinhart's hat trick leads Sabres to 5-2 win over Capitals...

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Sam Reinhart scored three goals and the Buffalo Sabres snapped a four-game skid with a 5-2 victory over the Washington Capitals on Saturday. Jack Eichel had two assists in picking up his 66th point — two more than the four...

 2019-02-23 21:46 

China Post

Cowan scores 19, No. 24 Maryland beats Ohio State 72-62...

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Anthony Cowan Jr. scored 19 points, Bruno Fernando had 14 points and 10 rebounds and No. 24 Maryland defeated Ohio State 72-62 Saturday to remain unbeaten at home in the Big Ten. The Terrapins (21-7, 12-5) used a 13-0 run to...

 2019-02-23 21:46 

China Post

Christopher Bell routs field at Atlanta to win Xfinity race...

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Christopher Bell led all but 20 laps while routing the field Saturday to win the Xfinity Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway. It was the first victory for the Supra that Toyota is using this season in NASCAR's second-tier s...

 2019-02-23 21:45 

China Post

Noi, A-Rob double-doubles as TCU beats No. 19 Iowa St 75-72...

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kouat Noi had 20 points with 13 rebounds, Alex Robinson also had a double-double and TCU ended a three-game losing streak with a 75-72 win over No. 19 Iowa State on Saturday. TCU, which had blown a 10-point lead it built bef...

 2019-02-23 21:45 

China Post

Reinhart's hat trick lifts Sabres past Capitals 5-2...

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Sam Reinhart scored three goals and the Buffalo Sabres snapped a four-game skid with a 5-2 victory over the Washington Capitals on Saturday. Jack Eichel had two assists in picking up his 66th point — two more than the four...

 2019-02-23 21:42 

Nikkei Asian Review

US and China go into overtime as trade deadline nears...

WASHINGTON -- Senior American and Chinese officials met for a third day of trade talks on Saturday, scrambling to make enough progress to allow U...

 2019-02-23 21:42 

Nikkei Asian Review

China pressures US allies in Huawei tug-of-war...

WASHINGTON/SYDNEY -- China looks to be upping economic pressure on Australia and New Zealand in hopes of pulling them away from the U.S. campaign to f...

 2019-02-23 21:42 

Nikkei Asian Review

Huawei comes out swinging against critics...

HONG KONG -- Huawei Technologies has gone on the attack against its critics, abandoning its previous approach of letting Beijing lead the response to...

 2019-02-23 21:35 

Yonhap News

(US-NK summit) N.K. media reports on Kim's departure for Hanoi for Trump summit...

SEOUL, Feb. 24 (Yonhap) -- North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has departed for Hanoi to hold ......

 2019-02-23 21:26 

Yonhap News

(URGENT) Kim to pay 'official goodwill visit' to Vietnam: N.K. media...

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 2019-02-23 21:22 

Ecns.cn

Pet hotels see booming business during Spring Festival holiday...

This Spring Festival holiday has seen hundreds of millions of Chinese returning to their hometowns for family gatherings. But for many of China's animal lovers, this year they have found it especially hard to find temporary homes for their pets before...

 2019-02-23 21:18 

Yonhap News

(URGENT) N.K. media say Kim departs for summit with Trump...

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 2019-02-23 21:00 

China Post

Rangers too much for rival Devils 5-2...

NEW YORK (AP) — Ryan Strome had two goals, Chris Kreider and Jimmy Vesey each had a goal and an assist, and the New York Rangers beat the New Jersey Devils 5-2 on Saturday. Brady Skjei also scored. Mika Zibanejad and Pavel Buchnevich each had two as...

 2019-02-23 21:00 

China Post

Calipari Kentucky's 2nd-winningest coach after 80-53 win...

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky coach John Calipari surpassed Joe B. Hall on the school's all-time wins list and is second behind Adolph Rupp after an 80-53 victory over Auburn on Saturday. Calipari is 298-68 in 10 seasons with the Wildcats. Hall...

 2019-02-23 21:00 

China Post

Orioles veterans Cashner and Cobb looking to rebound...

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — In the new world of the Baltimore Orioles where youth and inexperience are the rule, there are two veteran pitchers hoping to prove they still have some skills. Last spring training, the Orioles added two free agent pitchers, A...

 2019-02-23 20:47 

China Post

Dodgers ace Kershaw expected to resume throwing next week...

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers say ace left-hander Clayton Kershaw is expected to resume his regular throwing program next week. Manager Dave Roberts said Saturday that Kershaw was feeling better. Roberts gave Kershaw a chance to ...

 2019-02-23 20:46 

China Post

Smart leads No. 13 LSU past No. 5 Tennessee in OT, 80-82...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Javonte Smart capped a career-best 29-point performance with a crucial rebound and go-ahead free throws in the final seconds, and No. 13 LSU outlasted fifth-ranked Tennessee 82-80 in overtime on Saturday. Smart, a freshman wh...

 2019-02-23 20:46 

China Post

Stevens scores 25 to lead Penn State past Illinois 83-76...

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Lamar Stevens scored 25 points and Mike Watkins got his 26th career double-double as Penn State beat Illinois 83-76 on Saturday. "I'm just so proud of Mike," said Penn State coach Pat Chambers. "He's had to...

 2019-02-23 20:46 

Nikkei Asian Review

Kim starts 3-day train journey to Hanoi for summit with Trump...

DANDONG, China/SEOUL -- North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is expected to arrive in Hanoi on Tuesday ahead of his second summit with U.S. President Donal...

 2019-02-23 20:45 

China Post

Jusuf Nurkic scores 24, Blazers beat Sixers 130-115...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jusuf Nurkic scored 24 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, Damian Lillard had 17 points and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Philadelphia 76ers 130-115 on Saturday. The Sixers struggled in their second game without All-Star center...

 2019-02-23 20:38 

South China Morning Post

German cardinal admits Catholic Church files on paedophile priests were deliberately 'destroyed'...

A top Catholic cardinal admitted on Saturday that Church files on priests accused of sexually abusing children were destroyed or never even drawn up in a move which allowed paedophiles to prey on others.German Cardinal Reinhard Marx was speaking on the th...

 2019-02-23 20:32 

Ecns.cn

China reports 1st forex settlement surplus in 7 months...

China's commercial banks saw a net forex settlement surplus of 81.8 billion yuan (around 12.1 billion U.S. dollars) in January, official data showed....

 2019-02-23 20:32 

Ecns.cn

Shanghai dryer sales boom as rain starts laundry crisis...

The unusually wet winter in Shanghai and other cities in the Yangtze River Delta region has created a seldom seen wardrobe crisis for local residents....

 2019-02-23 20:23 

Ecns.cn

Banning Huawei will create vacuum no one can fill: prominent Austrian lawyer...

Banning Huawei will create a vacuum that no one can fill in a timely fashion and may seriously push back 5G deployments across Europe, said a prominent Austrian lawyer....

 2019-02-23 20:10 

South China Morning Post

Stanley Donen, director who filmed Gene Kelly singing in the rain, dies at 94...

Stanley Donen, a director of Hollywood musicals who secured an enduring place in cinema history as the filmmaker who captured Fred Astaire dancing on a ceiling and Gene Kelly singing in the rain, died February 21 at a hospital in New York City. He was 94....

 2019-02-23 20:04 

South China Morning Post

China's military pulls back from joint war games to focus on training at home...

The PLA took part in fewer joint exercises in 2018 as it focused on training at home, though it has been ramping up military diplomacy activities in recent years as it tries to expand its influence abroad.Analysts said while Beijing was still keen to use ...

 2019-02-23 20:00 

China Post

S. Hauser, Anim lead No. 11 Marquette past Providence 76-58...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Sam Hauser had 18 points and 13 rebounds, Sacar Anim scored 18 and No. 11 Marquette raced past Providence 76-58 on Saturday. The Golden Eagles (23-4, 12-2 in the Big East) led by 11 points at halftime and showed no signs of l...

 2019-02-23 19:50 

South China Morning Post

Judge sets US$1 million bail for singer R. Kelly, says sexual assault allegations are 'disturbing'...

Grammy-winning R&B singer R. Kelly, who for years has faced allegations that he abused women and underage girls, appeared in court in Chicago on Saturday to face charges that he sexually assaulted four people, including three teenagers.Cook County Judge J...

 2019-02-23 19:46 

China Post

Mueller team's sentencing memo on Manafort is released...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller's office has filed its sentencing memo in one of two criminal cases against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort. Prosecutors had filed the document under seal on Friday. It was publicly r...

 2019-02-23 19:46 

China Post

Goodell has wide-ranging powers to fine or suspend Kraft...

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has wide-ranging powers to discipline teams, coaches, players, and, yes, owners. Pending the completion of police investigations in Florida — and likely a league inquiry as well — Goodell could punish New England...

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