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 2020-02-22 03:21 

China Post

Doncic, Mavericks notch another road win, 122-106 at Magic...

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Luka Doncic nearly had a triple-double, finishing with 33 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists, and the Dallas Mavericks cruised past the Orlando Magic 122-106 on Friday night. Maxi Kleber added a career-high 26 points off the ...

 2020-02-22 03:21 

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Zibanejad helps New York Rangers top Carolina Hurricanes 5-2...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Mika Zibanejad had a goal and two assists, and the New York Rangers beat the Carolina Hurricanes 5-2 on Friday night. Artemi Panarin and Ryan Strome each had a goal and an assist for New York, which won for the eighth time in 11...

 2020-02-22 03:21 

China Post

Islanders honor John Tonelli by retiring his No. 27...

John Tonelli's No. 27 has been raised to the rafters at Nassau Coliseum, joining some of his former teammates from the New York Islanders' Stanley Cup dynasty. Tonelli, known as a gritty player who worked to get the puck in the corners, became the...

 2020-02-22 03:21 

China Post

Sexton helps Cavaliers rally for 113-110 win over Wizards...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Colin Sexton scored 14 of his 25 points in the fourth quarter and the Cleveland Cavaliers rallied to win in their first game under interim coach J.B. Bickerstaff, beating the Washington Wizards 113-110 on Friday night. Cedi Osman a...

 2020-02-22 02:19 

China Post

Mexicans march to protest major infrastructure projects...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — More than 1,000 people marched through the center of Mexico City on Friday in opposition to the government's largest infrastructure projects. The protest brought together unions, environmentalists, students and representatives...

 2020-02-22 01:19 

China Post

Reddick says he, teammates have received death threats...

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — On the day Houston outfielder Josh Reddick said he and other players have received death threats in the wake of the team's sign-stealing scandal, union head Tony Clark said safety had become an issue for some of his ...

 2020-02-22 01:18 

China Post

Player reps not voting on NFL labor deal; more talks Tuesday...

NEW YORK (AP) — NFL owners' eagerness to approve negotiated terms of a new labor agreement apparently is not matched by the players. They want more talks. Union player representatives decided Friday to not vote on the new labor deal approved by ...

 2020-02-22 01:18 

China Post

Ex-Ohio State football players charged with rape, kidnapping...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A grand jury indicted two former Ohio State football players on Friday on charges of rape and kidnapping after authorities said they held a woman against her will and raped her earlier this month. Defensive backs Amir Riep and ...

 2020-02-22 01:18 

China Post

Late slide puts Lady Vols' NCAA Tournament streak at risk...

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee's streak of participating in every women's NCAA Tournament could be in jeopardy — again. The Lady Vols (17-9, 7-6 SEC) have lost five straight games as their schedule has toughened considerably over th...

 2020-02-22 01:18 

China Post

No. 1 Baylor ready for No. 3 Kansas in Big 12's....

Bill Self stood in front of a mural plastered on the wall just outside the Kansas locker room in Allen Fieldhouse depicting the Jayhawks' many championship rings, and he mused about the importance of his team's trip to Baylor on Saturday. "I d...

 2020-02-22 01:10 

China Post

Bruins land Kase by trading Backes, 1st-round pick to Ducks...

David Backes no longer has to worry whether he'll get another shot at playing in the NHL. The 35-year-old forward was freed from what Backes referred to as "purgatory" on Friday, when the Boston Bruins traded him to the Anaheim Ducks. In freei...

 2020-02-22 01:09 

China Post

World Cup champion women pushed: Could they beat German men?...

Carli Lloyd was pushed over and over on differences between women and men. "Do you think the women's national team could beat the German men's team?" U.S. Soccer Federation lawyer Noah Finkel asked during a Dec. 20 deposition. "I'm...

 2020-02-22 01:08 

China Post

Alcntara, 3 minor leaguers banned for positive drug tests...

NEW YORK (AP) — Free agent pitcher Victor Alcntara was suspended for 80 games Friday under the major league drug program following a positive test for the performance-enhancing substance Stanozolol. The 26-year-old right-hander was 3-2 with a 4.85 E...

 2020-02-22 01:08 

China Post

Drivers processing the dangers of racing after Newman crash...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — NASCAR rolled west this week, shifting from the Daytona 500 to Las Vegas Motor Speedway without Ryan Newman. Newman's streak of 649 consecutive races dating to 2002 will end Sunday when he misses the second race of the 2020 seas...

 2020-02-22 01:07 

China Post

Miracle on Ice shows how much Olympics on TV have changed...

When the Summer Olympics begin in Tokyo in July, viewers will be able to watch every event either live or on demand. That wasn't the case in 1980 when the United States stunned the Soviet Union during the Lake Placid Games. The Americans' stunning...

 2020-02-22 00:48 

China Post

Young foreign children without NHI, ARC cards to get face masks...

TAIPEI (CNA) — Taiwan's government announced Friday it will soon provide face masks to the young children of foreign diplomats, who are currently unable to buy masks in Taiwan under the rationing system because they do not have the required docu...

 2020-02-22 00:48 

China Post

Taiwan successfully synthesizes antiviral drug remdesivir...

TAIPEI (CNA) — Two Taiwanese research teams have synthesized remdesivir, an experimental medication that has shown promise in fighting the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) that has left more than 2,200 people dead since the outbreak began in December. A...

 2020-02-21 19:10 

China Post

Rights of nature: Can Indigenous traditions shape environmental law?...

"We see ourselves not as an owner of wild rice but a symbiotic partner and a parallel entity from the Creator," says Frank Bibeau, a lawyer from the Anishinaabe indigenous group in the United States and Canada. Harvesters use flailing sticks to be...

 2020-02-21 19:10 

China Post

Coronavirus: Shunning is 'sad, wrong, no surprise'...

DW: There's lot of anecdotal evidence from all around the world that people are shunning anyone or anything Chinese. Is there research that explains why people are reacting this way? Dr. Joshua Tybur: This is a sad situation, but it shouldn't be a...

 2020-02-21 19:10 

China Post

Coronavirus: From bats to pangolins, how do viruses reach us?...

As the deadly coronavirus sweeps across the globe, killing hundreds, halting cruise ships and prompting border closures, scientists race to find out exactly how the outbreak began. Now, a new study out of China suggests that endangered pangolins — a...

 2020-02-21 19:10 

China Post

Online retailers are destroying goods but won't say how much ends up as trash...

Retailers in Europe destroy usable wares including clothes and electronics worth billions of euros each year, alarming lawmakers trying to rein in waste and shrink carbon footprints as shoppers move online. France, the first country to end the binning of ...

 2020-02-21 19:10 

China Post

Cancer research: Could drugs already on the market provide a cure?...

Drugs are developed with a very specific goal — to relieve pain, lower blood pressure or cure diseases, for example. Yet the development of such drugs is a rocky road. On average, it takes 13 years from idea to approval. Most candidates do not even ...

 2020-02-21 19:10 

China Post

'Problematic' internet use grows among teens in Germany...

Teenagers in Germany are spending too much time online playing games or using social media and this is causing health problems, found the Federal office for Health Education (BZgA) in a report published on Thursday. On average, 12-17 year-olds in Germany ...

 2020-02-21 19:03 

China Post

How not to protect yourself from the coronavirus...

The rapid spread of the coronavirus across the world is alarming scientists and the general public alike. The online and social media rumor mill is churning out false information about how people can protect themselves from the new virus just as fast. We ...

 2020-02-21 19:03 

China Post

Solar Orbiter blasts off in mission to the sun...

A joint US-European team successfully launched the Space Orbiter probe on Sunday night from the US state of Florida on a mission to "address big questions" about the solar system, including taking the first-ever high-resolution pictures of the sun...

 2020-02-21 19:02 

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Carnival in Venice...

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 2020-02-21 19:02 

China Post

'Parasite' thrusts Korean film industry onto international center stage...

When Parasite director Bong Joon-ho accepted the Oscar for best picture at Sunday's 92nd Academy Awards in Los Angeles, he instantly shone a new spotlight on South Korea's internationally overlooked cinema. Those who know the country's film in...

 2020-02-21 16:39 

China Post

IATA incorrectly listed Taiwan in Russia entry ban for hours...

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) incorrectly included Taiwan as part of Russia's travel ban on its website for hours on Friday....

 2020-02-21 16:08 

Taipei Times

Japan's factory activity shrinks fastest in seven years...

Japan's factory activity suffered its steepest contraction in seven years this month, as the widening fallout from the COVID-19 outbreak in China reinforced the risk of a recession in the world's third-largest economy....

 2020-02-21 16:08 

Taipei Times

Jota, Kamada score hat-tricks as Hagi sparks rally...

Wolverhampton Wanderers' Diogo Jota and Eintracht Frankfurt's Daichi Kamada scored hat-tricks, but the man at the heart of the most remarkable UEFA Europa League display on Thursday night had a familiar name: Ianis Hagi, who inspired an unlikely R...

 2020-02-21 16:08 

Taipei Times

WT, ASMedia announce NT$6.75bn share swap...

Semiconductor components distributor WT Microelectronics Co Ltd () yesterday announced a NT$6.75 billion (US$222.02 million) share-swap deal with IC designer ASMedia Technology Inc (), a subsidiary of Asustek Computer Inc (), to jointly tap into China'...

 2020-02-21 16:08 

Taipei Times

Elephant in Argentina packs trunk for Brazil...

Mara the elephant is packing for what might be the final trip of her 54-year life spent globe-trotting from India to Germany before joining circuses in Montevideo and Buenos Aires, Argentina, where she has been for the past 25 years....

 2020-02-21 16:08 

Taipei Times

Cambodia arrests scantily clad seller over 'pornography'...

A Cambodian woman has been provisionally charged with disseminating pornography after defying a police crackdown on women who wear skimpy clothing while selling goods on Facebook....

 2020-02-21 16:08 

Taipei Times

Iran holds election likely to strengthen hardliners...

Iranians yesterday began voting in a parliamentary election likely to help religious rulers tighten their grip on power as the country faces mounting US pressure over its nuclear program and growing discontent at home....

 2020-02-21 16:08 

Taipei Times

McIlroy secures two-shot WGC-Mexico lead with 65...

Rory McIlroy was on Thursday in control of all facets of his game as he charged into the first-round lead with a six-under-par 65 at the WGC-Mexico Championship....

 2020-02-21 16:08 

Taipei Times

China hikes tensions to distract from virus...

On Sunday, the US Seventh Fleet published a photo of the USS Chancellorsville sailing through the Taiwan Strait the day before, confirming that the guided-missile cruiser was equipped with the Aegis Combat System and was on a mission to maintain security ...

 2020-02-21 16:08 

Taipei Times

Keen to keep their edge, Mercedes cause a stir by reinventing the steering wheel...

Mercedes on Thursday introduced intrigue to Formula One testing with TV images showing Lewis Hamilton moving his car's steering wheel forwards and backwards as he drove....

 2020-02-21 16:08 

Taipei Times

Virus Outbreak: Antibody testing, medicine advance: Academia Sinica...

Academia Sinica yesterday said that its researchers have developed an antibody testing method for COVID-19 and have made progress synthesizing remdesivir, a medicine that many believe could cure the infection....

 2020-02-21 16:08 

Taipei Times

[ Taiwan ]

Five officers impeached over F-16 crash...

The Control Yuan has impeached five military personnel for negligence that resulted in an F-16 crash during a 2018 drill that killed the pilot....

 2020-02-21 16:08 

Taipei Times

China auto sales slump 92% in first half of month...

China auto sales fell 92 percent during the first two weeks of this month in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak....

 2020-02-21 16:08 

Taipei Times

Follow paraquat ban with action...

The Council of Agriculture has announced that paraquat would be banned as scheduled from the beginning of this month. This highly lethal herbicide, which leads to approximately 200 deaths per year in the nation, is finally being phased out....

 2020-02-21 16:08 

Taipei Times

Virus Outbreak: Prisons become virus hotspot in China...

More than 500 cases of COVID-19 have been detected in prisons across China, authorities said yesterday, prompting the sacking of a slew of officials....

 2020-02-21 16:08 

Taipei Times

Russia supporting Trump campaign: US intelligence...

Intelligence officials have warned US lawmakers that Russia is interfering in this year's US presidential election campaign to help US President Donald Trump get re-elected, two officials said on Thursday....

 2020-02-21 16:08 

Taipei Times

Six workers rescued from underground bunker of illegal cigarette plant in Spain...

Spanish police have rescued six workers who were left trapped and gasping for air in a counterfeit cigarette factory located in a bunker 4m underground, police and Europol said on Thursday....

 2020-02-21 16:08 

Taipei Times

Australian diplomat meets with Burmese 'genocide' general...

The chief of Myanmar's defense forces — recommended by the UN for investigation and prosecution for war crimes and genocide — has met with Australia's ambassador and said that he wants to train more of his officers in Australia....

 2020-02-21 16:08 

Taipei Times

[ Taiwan ]

Virus Outbreak: Lawmakers back WHO participation for Taiwan...

Lawmakers across party lines yesterday issued a joint statement calling for Taiwan's participation in the WHO and its decisionmaking body, the World Health Assembly (WHA), and urging the global health body to make a distinction between Taiwan and Chin...

 2020-02-21 16:08 

Taipei Times

India start-up turns buses into mobile ladies' rooms...

Like many Indian women, college student Suvarna Dongare dreads getting caught short when she is out and about, with hygienic public toilets in short supply across the country....

 2020-02-21 16:08 

Taipei Times

[ Taiwan ]

Virus Outbreak: Foreign envoys' children to receive masks...

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) yesterday said it has started distributing masks for the children of foreign representatives in Taiwan, after the wife of the Slovakian envoy said she had difficulty buying children's masks, amid fears over the C...

 2020-02-21 16:08 

Taipei Times

Nation's UK assets at risk of being seized over lawsuit...

An international legal dispute between the Republic of China (ROC) and Singapore-based Strategic Technologies could result in Taiwan's assets in the UK being seized should a British court rule in the firm's favor....

 2020-02-21 16:08 

Taipei Times

EDITORIAL: Any excuse will do to hide the truth...

China on Wednesday announced that it was revoking the press credentials of three Wall Street Journal (WSJ) correspondents over the headline of a Feb. 3 opinion piece that Beijing said was racist....

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