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 2020-02-22 21:07 

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German state lawmakers at center of uproar agree on governor...

BERLIN (AP) — State lawmakers in eastern Germany agreed on a way to vote in a new state government without the support of a far-right party, avoiding a repeat of a decision earlier this month that caused a political uproar at the national level. Thu...

 2020-02-22 20:22 

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Tony Clark scores 17 as Virginia holds off Pitt 59-56...

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Tony Clark scored 17 points as Virginia held off a late charge to top Pittsburgh 59-56 on Saturday afternoon. Trailing by 14 in the second half, Pitt used a 7-0 run to close to within two points in the final two minutes. But Pitt g...

 2020-02-22 20:21 

China Post

Mavs All-Star Doncic resting ankle on back-to-back at Hawks...

ATLANTA (AP) — All-Star Luka Doncic of the Dallas Mavericks is skipping the second night of a back-to-back in Atlanta to rest the right ankle he has sprained twice, an injury that sidelined him both times. Doncic was listed as out with right ankle s...

 2020-02-22 20:21 

China Post

Auburn rallies past Vols; fan tossed for derogatory comment...

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Samir Doughty scored 22 points and No. 13 Auburn rallied from a 17-point deficit in the second half to beat Tennessee 73-66 on Saturday, a game marred by an ugly incident involving a fan. A student was ejected from the game after...

 2020-02-22 20:21 

China Post

Pipkins scores 24, Providence beats No. 19 Marquette 84-72...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Luwane Pipkins scored 24 points and David Duke had 15 to lead Providence to an 84-72 victory over No. 19 Marquette on Saturday, the Friars' third straight victory — all over ranked teams. Markus Howard scored 38 poi...

 2020-02-22 20:21 

China Post

No. 3 Kansas ends No. 1 Baylor's 23-game streak in Big....

WACO, Texas (AP) — Udoka Azubuike had 23 points and a career-high 19 rebounds and No. 3 Kansas held on to beat No. 1 Baylor 64-61 on Saturday, snapping the Bears' 23-game winning streak and likely ending their five-week hold on the No. 1 spot in...

 2020-02-22 19:53 

China Post

How film was born 125 years ago...

The question of who invented film is something of a question for the ages. Was it really the French brothers Auguste and Louis Lumiere, who on February 13, 1895 patented the cinematograph for showing moving images? Or should the brilliant American invento...

 2020-02-22 19:53 

China Post

Will trains play a key role in the European Green Deal?...

Night trains are making a glorious comeback in several European countries, banking on the penchant for nostalgic traveling while sleeping. After a 16-year break the first night train connecting Vienna and Brussels left the Austrian capital in mid-January....

 2020-02-22 19:53 

China Post

Crocodiles in Belize: The fierce animals in need of protection...

Project goal: The non-governmental organizationCrocodile Research Coalition (CRC) works in Belize to protect crocodiles and their habitats. They also raise awareness about peaceful coexistence between the animals and local communities. Project implementat...

 2020-02-22 19:52 

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At Paris farm fair, Macron vows to protect EU ag subsidies...

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron reaffirmed his support for maintaining the European Union's farm subsidies at their current level Saturday while attending an agriculture fair that a fixture in French politics. Macron defended the E...

 2020-02-22 19:52 

China Post

How film was born 125 years ago...

The question of who invented film is something of a question for the ages. Was it really the French brothers Auguste and Louis Lumiere, who on February 13, 1895 patented the cinematograph for showing moving images? Or should the brilliant American invento...

 2020-02-22 19:52 

China Post

NASCAR had paramedic in Newman's car 35 seconds after crash...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A paramedic was treating Ryan Newman inside his car 35 seconds after the ruined and flaming vehicle came to rest after a crash on the last lap of the Daytona 500. NASCAR gave a brief timeline Saturday of the response to Monday night...

 2020-02-22 19:51 

China Post

Will trains play a key role in the European Green Deal?...

Night trains are making a glorious comeback in several European countries, banking on the penchant for nostalgic traveling while sleeping. After a 16-year break the first night train connecting Vienna and Brussels left the Austrian capital in mid-January....

 2020-02-22 19:51 

China Post

Crocodiles in Belize: The fierce animals in need of protection...

Project goal: The non-governmental organizationCrocodile Research Coalition (CRC) works in Belize to protect crocodiles and their habitats. They also raise awareness about peaceful coexistence between the animals and local communities. Project implementat...

 2020-02-22 19:38 

China Post

Will 5G mobile networks wreck weather forecasting?...

Weather forecasting has never been as precise as it is today. That's thanks in large part to Earth observation satellites, which record and deliver a variety of exact weather data. That data then gets fed into computer models to generate weather repor...

 2020-02-22 19:38 

China Post

Will 5G mobile networks wreck weather forecasting?...

Weather forecasting has never been as precise as it is today. That's thanks in large part to Earth observation satellites, which record and deliver a variety of exact weather data. That data then gets fed into computer models to generate weather repor...

 2020-02-22 19:35 

China Post

EU votes for more gas infrastructure, angering climate activists...

Despite intense lobbying from climate activists, members of the European Parliament today voted to approve the Projects of Commons Interest (known as the PCI list) that will channel billions in EU funding into new fossil fuel infrastructure. Energy projec...

 2020-02-22 19:35 

China Post

EU votes for more gas infrastructure, angering climate activists...

Despite intense lobbying from climate activists, members of the European Parliament today voted to approve the Projects of Commons Interest (known as the PCI list) that will channel billions in EU funding into new fossil fuel infrastructure. Energy projec...

 2020-02-22 19:20 

China Post

Germany shootings: What we know about the Hanau attacks...

Germany shootings: What we know about the Hanau attacks The China Post...

 2020-02-22 19:19 

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Germany shootings: What we know about the Hanau attacks...

Germany shootings: What we know about the Hanau attacks The China Post...

 2020-02-22 19:16 

China Post

Bioenergy in Kenya: Making tea production sustainable...

Project goal: The project assesses the sustainability of the production and use of bioenergy, using indicators developed by the Global Bioenergy Partnership Project budget: The project is supported with 962,667 ($1,043,407) from the German Environment Min...

 2020-02-22 19:16 

China Post

Bioenergy in Kenya: Making tea production sustainable...

Project goal: The project assesses the sustainability of the production and use of bioenergy, using indicators developed by the Global Bioenergy Partnership Project budget: The project is supported with 962,667 ($1,043,407) from the German Environment Min...

 2020-02-22 19:14 

China Post

Coronavirus and other dangers: How to stay healthy on the plane...

Many people find chasing through the clouds thousands of meters above the ground in a metal tube not too reassuring. Nevertheless, airplanes are one of the safest means of transport of all. But what is the situation apart from the accident statistics? INF...

 2020-02-22 19:14 

China Post

Coronavirus and other dangers: How to stay healthy on the plane...

Many people find chasing through the clouds thousands of meters above the ground in a metal tube not too reassuring. Nevertheless, airplanes are one of the safest means of transport of all. But what is the situation apart from the accident statistics? INF...

 2020-02-22 19:12 

China Post

Germany in shock and rage: reactions to the shooting in Hanau...

In a statement Thursday noon, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, while indicating that it was still too early to come to a final conclusion over the act, said that everything pointed to it having been motivated by right-wing radicalism and racism. She conti...

 2020-02-22 19:12 

China Post

Germany in shock and rage: reactions to the shooting in Hanau...

In a statement Thursday noon, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, while indicating that it was still too early to come to a final conclusion over the act, said that everything pointed to it having been motivated by right-wing radicalism and racism. She conti...

 2020-02-22 19:10 

China Post

Emancipation for men: Barbican explores new masculinities in #MeToo era...

If you're looking for a daring display of masculinity manifested in the male-dominated world of architecture, look no further than the Barbican in London. The brutalist construction seems just like a film set straight out of "Mad Men:" sleek l...

 2020-02-22 19:10 

China Post

Emancipation for men: Barbican explores new masculinities in #MeToo era...

If you're looking for a daring display of masculinity manifested in the male-dominated world of architecture, look no further than the Barbican in London. The brutalist construction seems just like a film set straight out of "Mad Men:" sleek l...

 2020-02-22 18:47 

China Post

Afghanistan: 100,000 civilian casualties over last decade — UN...

Over 3,400 civilians were killed in the Afghan conflict in 2019, according to new United Nations data released on Saturday. The United Nations' Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) also announced 6,989 were wounded, making the sixth year in a row...

 2020-02-22 18:47 

China Post

Afghanistan: 100,000 civilian casualties over last decade — UN...

Over 3,400 civilians were killed in the Afghan conflict in 2019, according to new United Nations data released on Saturday. The United Nations' Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) also announced 6,989 were wounded, making the sixth year in a row...

 2020-02-22 18:46 

China Post

Twitter suspends Bloomberg supporters for 'spam' ahead of Nevada caucus...

Social media platform Twitter said on Friday it was suspending 70 accounts of supporters of billionaire Democrat presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg's for "spam-like" behavior. The suspension came days after the Wall Street Journal revealed ...

 2020-02-22 18:46 

China Post

Twitter suspends Bloomberg supporters for 'spam' ahead of Nevada caucus...

Social media platform Twitter said on Friday it was suspending 70 accounts of supporters of billionaire Democrat presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg's for "spam-like" behavior. The suspension came days after the Wall Street Journal revealed ...

 2020-02-22 18:45 

China Post

Post-Brexit UK passports to be produced by French-Dutch company in Poland...

The UK will roll out new "iconic" blue passports for a post-Brexit Britain in March — but they will be produced in Poland by a French-Dutch company. The announcement that the company Gemalto had won the contract to produce the passports caus...

 2020-02-22 18:45 

China Post

Post-Brexit UK passports to be produced by French-Dutch company in Poland...

The UK will roll out new "iconic" blue passports for a post-Brexit Britain in March — but they will be produced in Poland by a French-Dutch company. The announcement that the company Gemalto had won the contract to produce the passports caus...

 2020-02-22 18:43 

China Post

Coronavirus: Italy towns in lockdown after COVID-19 deaths...

The Italian government on Saturday said it was was considering "extraordinary measures" to fight the coronavirus following the deaths of two citizens. The outbreak in the Mediterranean country has caused authorities to place several towns on lockd...

 2020-02-22 18:43 

China Post

Coronavirus: Italy towns in lockdown after COVID-19 deaths...

The Italian government on Saturday said it was was considering "extraordinary measures" to fight the coronavirus following the deaths of two citizens. The outbreak in the Mediterranean country has caused authorities to place several towns on lockd...

 2020-02-22 18:42 

China Post

Talk of the town: Berlinale day 3...

Talk of the town: Berlinale day 3 The China Post...

 2020-02-22 18:17 

China Post

Big win for Chelsea as VAR calls take center stage again...

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard made all the right decisions to mastermind another win over Jose Mourinho and strike a significant blow in the bunched race for Champions League qualification. It was a couple of decisions by video assistant referees which ca...

 2020-02-22 18:17 

China Post

Milan Fashion Week carries on amid virus, economic concern...

MILAN (AP) — Runway shows continued apace on the fourth day of Milan Fashion Week as the itinerant fashion crowd took an analytical attitude toward the cases of the virus from China clustered not far away in northern Italy. Milan city officials clos...

 2020-02-22 18:16 

China Post

A champion, again: Humphries wins 3rd women's bobsled title...

Kaillie Humphries of the U.S. is a bobsled champion again, winning her third world title Saturday to put an emphatic cap on her comeback season. Humphries teamed with Lauren Gibbs to finish four runs over two days in Altenberg, Germany with a time of 3 mi...

 2020-02-22 17:14 

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Ludwig of Germany, Cauce of Latvia win World Cup luge races...

Johannes Ludwig of Germany was the men's winner and Eliza Cauce of Latvia got her first women's World Cup luge win Saturday, a day where several of the top racers sat out in a protest over safety and conditions at the track in Winterberg, Germany....

 2020-02-22 16:14 

Taipei Times

EDITORIAL: Road safety needs more than posters...

The Taichung Police Department on Tuesday said it would recall traffic safety posters found to contain the image of a Chinese police officer. The department said it would reprimand those responsible for the mistake and form an oversight committee for publ...

 2020-02-22 16:14 

Taipei Times

The multimillionaire family shaping Singapore's skyline...

They are places that encapsulate Singapore: Gardens by the Bay, with its gigantic artificial trees and botanical conservatories dripping with orchids; Lau Pa Sat, the colonial-era food hall beckoning with chili crab and chicken rice; Jewel Changi Airport,...

 2020-02-22 16:14 

Taipei Times

Venezuela's Guaido urges new protest...

Venezuelan National Assembly President Juan Guaido on Friday called for a demonstration to reignite the protest movement he hopes will force Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro from office....

 2020-02-22 16:14 

Taipei Times

Oil stumbles on fears of outbreak beyond China...

Oil fell on Friday as the COVID-19 outbreak accelerated beyond China, intensifying concerns about the infection's economic fallout....

 2020-02-22 16:14 

Taipei Times

Virus Outbreak: China's couriers take hands-off approach amid virus...

China's armies of racing, swerving motorcycle delivery people have been hailed as saviors amid an outbreak of COVID-19, keeping shut-in citizens fed and stocked up, but it has come with major adjustments for couriers like Gao Yuchao....

 2020-02-22 16:14 

Taipei Times

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Nearly 3,000 same-sex couples married last year: MOI...

A total of 2,939 same-sex couples, mostly female, last year married in Taiwan after it became the first nation in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage, data released yesterday by the Ministry of the Interior (MOI) showed....

 2020-02-22 16:14 

Taipei Times

[ Taiwan ]

Iconic Kinmen swaddles grow in popularity...

Kinmen County has long been known for its kaoliang liquor, but to many locals, the ultimate symbol of home is a black-and-white checkered swaddle blanket, known as a huapei ()....

 2020-02-22 16:14 

Taipei Times

Boston Bruins secure Ondrej Kase by releasing David Backes from 'purgatory'...

David Backes no longer has to worry whether he will get another shot at playing in the NHL....

 2020-02-22 16:14 

Taipei Times

[ Taiwan ]

Eight honored for language work...

The Ministry of Education on Friday gave awards to eight people and two groups for their contributions to promoting local languages....

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