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 2021-01-25 19:30 

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Thomas keeps Citi sponsorship with money donated to LGBTQ...

Investment bank Citi decided Monday to keep its sponsorship of Justin Thomas, condemning the anti-gay slur he muttered and requiring him to donate a "meaningful portion" of his deal as part of an active role in LGBTQ causes.Carla Hassan, the chief...

 2021-01-25 19:30 

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Polish president backs lockdown despite business frustration...

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's president on Monday expressed understanding for the "despair" of people who are opening their businesses in defiance of the anti-COVID-19 lockdown, but said they still must be punished for breaking governme...

 2021-01-25 19:30 

China Post

Navy SEAL gets 10 years for his role in Green Beret's....

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A U.S. Navy SEAL has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for his role in the hazing death of a U.S. Army Green Beret while the men served together in Africa. The SEAL's attorney said he plans to appeal the punishment.Tony De...

 2021-01-25 19:29 

China Post

Google says Chrome cookie replacement plan making progress...

LONDON (AP) — Google says it's making progress on plans to revamp Chrome user tracking technology aimed at improving privacy even as it faces challenges from regulators and officials. The company gave an update Monday on its work to remove from ...

 2021-01-25 19:29 

China Post

Colts promote quarterbacks coach to offensive coordinator...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts made it official Monday: quarterbacks coach Marcus Brady has been promoted to offensive coordinator.He will become the NFL's third Black offensive coordinator, replacing Nick Sirianni who took the Phila...

 2021-01-25 19:29 

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Cactus League asks MLB to delay spring training due to COVID...

The Cactus League and Arizona community leaders have asked Major League Baseball to delay the start of spring training due to coronavirus concerns just over three weeks before pitchers and catchers are supposed to report. The Cactus League made the reques...

 2021-01-25 19:15 

China Post

Iowa State athletic finances improving; new projects planned...

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State's athletic budget outlook is better than expected, and the school will push forward with several initiatives hoped to create new revenue streams, athletic director Jamie Pollard said in a video sent to fans Monday.Th...

 2021-01-25 19:14 

China Post

'Soul,' 'Ma Rainey's' among AFI's top 10 films of the year...

The American Film Institute on Monday announced its top 10 films of the year, including Pixar's jazz themed "Soul" and two of Chadwick Boseman's final films: the August Wilson adaptation "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" and Spike Lee...

 2021-01-25 19:13 

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More cancellations for Carnival amid jumbled vaccine rollout...

Carnival Cruise Line is cancelling and delaying more U.S. trips with new cases of COVID-19 averaging about 170,000 per day in the country amid a jumbled rollout of vaccines. Carnival's planned seasonal service out of San Diego has been suspended until...

 2021-01-25 19:12 

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Italian premier to offer resignation as government wobbles...

ROME (AP) — Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte will formally tell his wobbly coalition government on Tuesday that he intends to offer his resignation, his office said Monday.Conte survived two confidence votes in Parliament last week but crucially lost ...

 2021-01-25 19:08 

Formosa News

President Tsai visits Yangmingshan radar station...
 2021-01-25 19:08 

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2,991 people in home isolation as officials race to contain hospital cluster...
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Big bone noodle soup wows diners at Taitung restaurant...
 2021-01-25 19:08 

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Schools shuttered, large gatherings banned in Taoyuan...
 2021-01-25 19:08 

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Taoyuan's neighbors ramp up COVID measures...
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KMT, DPP clash over 2021 budget plan...
 2021-01-25 19:08 

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Troops serving as COVID disinfection crack squad turn to Taoyuan Hospital...
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Nicaragua envoy attends schoolteacher's event in New Taipei...
 2021-01-25 19:08 

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Bald cypress drops leaves at last as winter cold begins to bite in Keelung...
 2021-01-25 19:08 

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Taipei City hit by outflow of young adults...
 2021-01-25 19:08 

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Taipei Zoo's escape artists recovering well...
 2021-01-25 18:28 

China Post

US virus numbers drop, but race against new strains heats up...

Coronavirus deaths and cases per day in the U.S. dropped markedly over the past couple of weeks but are still running at alarmingly high levels, and the effort to snuff out COVID-19 is becoming an ever more urgent race between the vaccine and the mutating...

 2021-01-25 18:28 

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Pablo Sandoval agrees to minor league deal with Braves...

ATLANTA (AP) — Third baseman Pablo Sandoval has signed a minor league contract with the Atlanta Braves.Sandoval would receive a $1 million, one-year contract if he is added to the team's 40-man roster under a deal the Braves confirmed Monday.The...

 2021-01-25 18:28 

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Watchdog probes if DOJ officials tried to overturn election...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department's inspector general is launching an investigation to examine whether any former or current department officials "engaged in an improper attempt" to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential el...

 2021-01-25 18:28 

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High court orders continued look at Texas death row case...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday ordered a further review by a lower court of a lawsuit brought by a Texas death row inmate who objects to a policy that bars a chaplain from accompanying him into the death chamber.The justices ordered R...

 2021-01-25 18:28 

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UN chief: World faces 'existential threats,' fragilities...

NEW YORK (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned global leaders Monday that the world is not only facing a COVID-19 emergency and the worst economic crisis in nearly a century, but also "existential threats...

 2021-01-25 18:28 

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Teen held in Indiana killings of 5, including pregnant woman...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis police arrested a 17-year-old boy Monday in the killings of five people, including a pregnant woman, who were shot to death inside a home in what the city's mayor called a "devastating act of violence."Th...

 2021-01-25 18:13 

China Post

Louisville, NC State survive upset bids to remain atop poll...

Louisville and North Carolina State both survived upset bids by unranked teams to remain the top two teams in The Associated Press women's basketball poll released Monday.The No. 1 Cardinals needed a late basket from Dana Evans to stave off Wake Fores...

 2021-01-25 18:12 

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Pompeii's museum comes back to life to display amazing finds...

POMPEII, Italy (AP) — Decades after suffering bombing and earthquake damage, Pompeii's museum has been reborn, showing off exquisite finds from excavations of the ancient Roman city. Officials of the archeological park of the ruins of the city d...

 2021-01-25 17:28 

China Post

Bally's acquires Monkey Knife Fight fantasy sports company...

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Bally's continued its acquisition juggernaut Monday, acquiring the daily fantasy sports company Monkey Knife Fight in an all-stock transaction that further widens the fast-growing company's drive to add casino, onl...

 2021-01-25 17:28 

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Ex-VA doctor who misdiagnosed patient sentenced to prison...

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — A former pathologist at an Arkansas veterans hospital has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison after pleading guilty last year to involuntary manslaughter in the death of a patient he misdiagnosed.Robert Morris Levy...

 2021-01-25 17:28 

China Post

Midwest storm expected to bring more than foot of snow...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A major winter storm is expected to blanket a large swath of the middle of the country with snow Monday and disrupt travel as more than a foot of snow falls in some areas.The Midwest snowfall was predicted to stretch from central ...

 2021-01-25 17:28 

China Post

EU wants full recognition for UK envoy in post-Brexit spat...

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union called Monday on the United Kingdom to grant the EU's first-ever ambassador to the country full diplomatic status after the government in London declined to accord him those rights, but gave no clear signal tha...

 2021-01-25 17:28 

China Post

Fed will likely stress commitment to low rates amid pandemic...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve this week will likely underscore its commitment to its low-interest rate policies, even as the economy recovers further from the devastation of the viral pandemic.Chair Jerome Powell is sure to strike a dovish t...

 2021-01-25 17:28 

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Gonzaga, Baylor remain atop AP Top 25; Alabama cracks top 10...

Gonzaga, Baylor and Villanova remained atop The Associated Press men's college basketball poll Monday, while ninth-ranked Alabama climbed to its highest ranking in 14 years.Mark Few's Bulldogs earned 61 of 64 first-place votes in the latest Top 25...

 2021-01-25 17:13 

China Post

Biden reversing Trump ban on transgender people in military...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is signing an order Monday reversing a Pentagon policy that largely barred transgender individuals from joining the military.The new order, which Biden is expected to sign in the Oval Office during a meeting wit...

 2021-01-25 17:12 

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South African cops investigate official for not wearing mask...

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African police are investigating the premier of Mpumalanga province for failing to wear a mask at a public funeral. Refilwe Mtsweni-Tsipane was seen on a live state television broadcast violating the country's COVID-19 ...

 2021-01-25 16:28 

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California to lift virus stay-at-home orders statewide...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom will lift regional stay-at-home orders on Monday and announce the state is returning to a system of county-by-county restrictions intended to stem the spread of the coronavirus, two administrati...

 2021-01-25 16:28 

China Post

Biden replaces White House doctor with longtime physician...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has brought back Dr. Kevin O'Connor as his physician, replacing President Donald Trump's doctor with the one who oversaw his care when he was vice president.The White House confirmed that Dr. Sean Conley...

 2021-01-25 16:28 

China Post

The Latest: Belgium to suspend amateur soccer competitions...

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The Belgian soccer federation says amateur competitions should be suspended amid the coronavirus pandemic.Professional soccer and the Belgian Cup competition will be able ...

 2021-01-25 16:27 

China Post

Republican Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio won't seek reelection...

CINCINNATI (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Rob Portman, of Ohio, said Monday that he won't seek reelection due in part to how it's gotten "harder to break through the partisan gridlock and make progress," and plans to end a career in fed...

 2021-01-25 16:27 

China Post

New milestone for Sidney Poitier: namesake of a film school...

NEW YORK (AP) — In 1963, Sidney Poitier made a film in Arizona, "Lilies of the Field." The performance led to a huge milestone: He became the first Black winner of a lead-acting Oscar.Now, Arizona is the site of another milestone for the leg...

 2021-01-25 16:00 

Taipei Times

Brady, Mahomes to contest Super Bowl ...

Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday made NFL history by setting up a dream home Super Bowl against Patrick Mahomes and defending champions the Kansas City Chiefs.Brady, the 43-year-old widely regarded as the greatest quarterback in the histor...

 2021-01-25 16:00 

Taipei Times

Industrial production still growing on tech demand ...

The nation's industrial production last month increased for the 11th consecutive month, thanks to strong demand for tech products as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ministry of Economic Affairs said yesterday.Despite a global economic downturn,...

 2021-01-25 16:00 

Taipei Times

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CECC details sites visited by cases 889, 890 ...

The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) yesterday released the names of five public spaces that two previously confirmed COVID-19 cases had visited from Tuesday last week to Saturday.The center on Sunday reported two cases of COVID-19 — a married...

 2021-01-25 16:00 

Taipei Times

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NSPO names its new director-general ...

Rocket scientist Gou Chong-sin () is to lead the National Space Organization (NSPO) from Aug. 1, and his mission would be to establish a rocket launch site, the National Applied Research Laboratories (NARL) said yesterday.NSPO Director-General Lin Chun-li...

 2021-01-25 16:00 

Taipei Times

Nation’s retail sales reach record NT$3.86 trillion ...

The nation's retail sales rose to a record NT$3.86 trillion (US$135.96 billion) last year, as people stayed home and shopped like never before amid COVID-19 border controls, the Ministry of Economic Affairs said yesterday.Retail sales reached NT$355.2...

 2021-01-25 16:00 

Taipei Times

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Group calls for better oversight of school meals ...

The National Alliance of Presidents of Parents' Associations yesterday called for greater oversight of meals served to students at school — including new legislation to set national standards — and better focus on areas such as food safety...

 2021-01-25 16:00 

Taipei Times

TIER raises GDP forecast to 4.3% ...

The Taiwan Institute of Economic Research (TIER, ) yesterday raised its forecast for the nation's GDP growth this year from 4.01 percent to 4.3 percent, as private investment could grow after top technology firms announced aggressive capital spending ...

 2021-01-25 16:00 

Taipei Times

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Hotels report a surge in room, dining cancelations ...

Except for Taitung, hoteliers across the nation have reported an increase in cancelations of room and dining reservations during the first weekend of the winter break, as the COVID-19 outbreak at the Taoyuan General Hospital spreads.A hotel manager in Ken...

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