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 2020-11-24 19:43 

China Post

Restorers remove dangerous Notre Dame cathedral scaffolding...

PARIS (AP) — Restorers at Paris' fire-damaged Notre Dame cathedral have completed key preliminary work by successfully removing all the perilous roof scaffolding, officials said Tuesday. The removal of the 200 tons of scaffolding was considered ...

 2020-11-24 19:43 

China Post

Presidential race official recount gets underway in Georgia...

ATLANTA (AP) — County election workers across Georgia on Tuesday began a machine recount of the roughly 5 million votes cast in the presidential race in the state, just days after completing a hand tally that confirmed President-elect Joe Biden'...

 2020-11-24 19:43 

China Post

EXPLAINER: Why the Dow topped 30,000 for the first time...

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street busted through its latest milestone Tuesday, when the Dow Jones Industrial Average topped 30,000 for the first time. It's an attention-grabbing psychological threshold, and it's an encouraging signal that the mark...

 2020-11-24 19:42 

China Post

AP FACT CHECK: Trump still uses distortion in hopeless quest...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump isn't giving up on his false accusations of a rigged election now that his administration is making room for President-elect Joe Biden to proceed with the transition of power.Trump on Tuesday spread disto...

 2020-11-24 19:42 

China Post

NYC-area train derailment hurts no one, snarls morning rush...

PERTH AMBOY, N.J. (AP) — Eight cars of a New York City-bound commuter train derailed early Tuesday, leading to delays during the morning rush hour. No injuries were reported.The NJ Transit derailment happened in Perth Amboy around 12:20 a.m. as Nort...

 2020-11-24 19:42 

China Post

The Latest: Biden prioritizes climate change with Kerry pick...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President-elect Joe Biden (all times local):2 p.m.President-elect Joe Biden says his creation of a senior climate post on the National Security Council will put climate change "on the agenda in the situation room&...

 2020-11-24 19:29 

Formosa News

Tsai launches production of MIT submarines...
 2020-11-24 19:29 

Formosa News

Taitung's indigenous youth with special needs flourish in creative projects...
 2020-11-24 19:29 

Formosa News

TRA's sightseeing trains to debut on New Year's Eve...
 2020-11-24 19:29 

Formosa News

Taipei coos as giant panda baby Yuan Bao grows up, gives mom headaches...
 2020-11-24 19:29 

Formosa News

Medigen says vaccine candidate similar to Moderna's...
 2020-11-24 19:29 

Formosa News

Gaming restaurant allows diners to play on classic consoles of every era...
 2020-11-24 19:29 

Formosa News

Legislative Yuan launches official Line account...
 2020-11-24 19:29 

Formosa News

Biden picks Antony Blinken for state secretary...
 2020-11-24 19:29 

Formosa News

AI composer program promises to make song creation as easy as 1, 2, 3...
 2020-11-24 19:29 

Formosa News

US national security adviser warns Beijing against use of force in Taiwan...
 2020-11-24 19:29 

Formosa News

Cold and dry winter ahead: CWB...
 2020-11-24 19:14 

China Post

Disastrous first debate is one rerun Fox's Wallace avoids...

NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly two months later, Chris Wallace can't bring himself to watch a rerun of the disastrous first presidential debate between President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden."I'm not sure I ever will," said Wallace, t...

 2020-11-24 19:14 

China Post

Israeli leader tells convicted spy: 'We're waiting for you'...

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday phoned Jonathan Pollard, the former U.S. Navy analyst convicted of spying for Israel in the 1980s, telling him: "We're waiting for you."The U.S. Justice Department ann...

 2020-11-24 19:14 

China Post

Manning, Woodson, Megatron are Hall of Fame semifinalists...

Peyton Manning, Charles Woodson, Jared Allen and Calvin Johnson are first-year eligible players to make the list of 25 semifinalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's class of 2021.Joining them are four players who previously have been eligible, but...

 2020-11-24 19:14 

China Post

John Boyega isn't going to 'take the money and shush'...

NEW YORK (AP) — John Boyega is only 28, but being a professional actor of 10 years and a veteran of three "Star Wars" films has given him insight into what it's like for a young performer breaking into Hollywood. "Normally the assump...

 2020-11-24 19:14 

China Post

Review: A maximalist family romp in 'The Croods: A New Age"...

Remember "The Croods"? It's understandable if the answer is a "sure, kinda?" The 2013 animated film about a cave family in a fictional prehistoric era featuring the voices of Nicolas Cage, Emma Stone, Ryan Reynolds and Cloris Leachman ...

 2020-11-24 18:41 

China Post

Vatican butler convicted in Benedict XVI leaks case dies...

ROME (AP) — Paolo Gabriele, the Vatican butler who was convicted of stealing and leaking Pope Benedict XVI's private papers in 2012, has died. He was 54.Vatican News, the Holy See's media portal, said Gabriele died Tuesday after a long, undi...

 2020-11-24 18:41 

China Post

Trask faces Kentucky again, as starter, Heisman front-runner...

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Kyle Trask's college football career, maybe even his current Heisman Trophy campaign, essentially began at Kentucky last season.The Florida quarterback stepped in for injured starter Feleipe Franks late, rallied the Gato...

 2020-11-24 18:41 

China Post

Turkey pardons on the menu at White House ceremony...

WASHINGTON (AP) — In an annual Thanksgiving tradition, President Donald Trump will offer a reprieve to a pair of meaty turkeys as he makes a public appearance Tuesday following the Nov. 3 elections.The National Turkey Federation is presenting the tw...

 2020-11-24 18:41 

China Post

AP source: Browns CB Ward to miss time with calf injury...

CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns starting cornerback Denzel Ward will likely miss a few weeks with a calf injury sustained in Sunday's win over Philadelphia, a person familiar with his status told The Associated Press on Tuesday.Ward, who intercepted Eag...

 2020-11-24 18:41 

China Post

Biden win over Trump in Nevada made official by court...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Nevada Supreme Court made Joe Biden's win in the state official on Tuesday, approving the state's final canvass of the Nov. 3 election. The unanimous action by the seven nonpartisan justices sends to Democratic Gov. Stev...

 2020-11-24 18:40 

China Post

2021 Grammy Awards: List of nominees in top categories...

A list of nominees in the top categories at the 63rd annual Grammy Awards, announced Tuesday by The Recording Academy.— Album of the year: "Chilombo," Jhen Aiko; "Black Pumas (Deluxe Edition)," Black Pumas; "Everyday Life," C...

 2020-11-24 18:13 

China Post

A Grammys 'Savage': Beyonc leads with 9 nominations...

NEW YORK (AP) — Beyonc is bringing her black parade to the Grammys: The pop star's anthem about Black pride scored multiple nominations Tuesday, making her the leading contender with nine.Beyonc picked up song and record of the year bids with &#...

 2020-11-24 18:13 

China Post

VIRUS TODAY: Holiday party defiance, mask wearing in 2021...

Here's what's happening Tuesday with the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S.: — The promising advances with vaccine development do not mean that people can stop wearing masks and socially distancing anytime soon. That's because it will take...

 2020-11-24 18:12 

China Post

The Latest: 2 NHL teams say several players tested positive...

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___Two National Hockey League teams say multiple players have tested positive for the novel coronavirus while preparing for the new season.The Columbus Blue Jackets said in a...

 2020-11-24 18:12 

China Post

World Bank: Palestinian economy to contract 8% in 2020...

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Palestinian economy is expected to contract by about 8% in 2020 as it copes with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, an already struggling economy and a political standoff with Israel, the World Bank said in a report Tuesda...

 2020-11-24 18:12 

China Post

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma pleads guilty in criminal case...

Purdue Pharma pleaded guilty Tuesday to three criminal charges, formally admitting its role in an opioid epidemic that has contributed to hundreds of thousands of deaths over the past two decades.In a virtual hearing with a federal judge in Newark, New Je...

 2020-11-24 17:41 

China Post

Sack the stats: Chase Young starring for Washington defense...

Chase Young fired up his teammates before Washington's latest game by telling them they only get 16 days out of 365 in a year to do this job. He kept repeating that message before they took the field and then played like it in a victory."Today was...

 2020-11-24 17:41 

China Post

Bond denied in fatal attack at Nebraska fast food restaurant...

PAPILLION, Neb. (AP) — A 23-year-old man charged with fatally shooting two employees at a Nebraska fast food restaurant and wounding two others was denied bond Tuesday at his first court appearance.Roberto Carlos Silva Jr. faces two counts of first-...

 2020-11-24 17:40 

China Post

Douglas Stuart hopes Booker win helps working-class writers...

LONDON (AP) — Fittingly in this year of work-from-home and lockdowns, Douglas Stuart's life-changing moment came to him on his sofa.The Scottish writer was at home in Manhattan when he was announced as the winner of the 2020 Booker Prize last we...

 2020-11-24 17:40 

China Post

Pelicans acquire Adams as final piece of 4-team Holiday deal...

Veteran 7-foot NBA center Steven Adams has agreed to a two-year extension with the Pelicans following his trade to New Orleans as part of a four-team deal that also sent guard Jrue Holiday from the Pelicans to Milwaukee.Adams' extension is for $35 mil...

 2020-11-24 17:40 

China Post

Braves boost rotation, sign Morton for a year at $15 million...

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves were looking for more than just experience and depth when they signed two-time All-Star Charlie Morton to a $15 million, one-year deal Tuesday.As was the case when the Braves recently signed another veteran for the ...

 2020-11-24 17:12 

China Post

Greece strike to disrupt public transport...

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Airlines are rescheduling or canceling flights to, from and within Greece this week as air traffic controllers join a nationwide public sector strike scheduled for Thursday.The strike is set to disrupt public transport, includi...

 2020-11-24 17:12 

China Post

Can you repeat that? Hearing trouble more obvious with masks...

DALLAS (AP) — As nurse Teri Wheat made her rounds at a Texas maternity ward, she began to realize she was having a hard time understanding the new mothers who were wearing masks due to the coronavirus pandemic.So she got her hearing tested and now w...

 2020-11-24 16:40 

China Post

US consumer confidence drops to 96.1 as virus spreads...

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer confidence fell to a reading of 96.1 in November as rising coronavirus cases pushed American optimism down to the lowest level since August.The November reading released Tuesday by the the Conference Board said repres...

 2020-11-24 16:40 

China Post

Pennsylvania certifies Biden as winner of presidential vote...

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Democrat Joe Biden has been certified as the winner of the presidential election in Pennsylvania, the governor said Tuesday.Gov. Tom Wolf, a Democrat, tweeted that the Pennsylvania State Department...

 2020-11-24 16:40 

China Post

Officials: Roadside bomb attack in Afghanistan kills 14...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Roadside bombs exploded in central Afghanistan on Tuesday killing at least 13 civilians and a traffic policeman, officials said, even as government negotiators and the Taliban meet to try to end decades of war. Tariq Arian,...

 2020-11-24 16:40 

China Post

Milwaukee County could complete recount as soon as Wednesday...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Milwaukee County could complete the recounting of its presidential election results as soon as Wednesday and no later than Friday, a county spokesman said Tuesday.The recount got off to a slow start last week as elections offici...

 2020-11-24 16:40 

China Post

Ohio court rules video of judge's shooting is public record...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Surveillance video showing an Ohio judge being shot and wounded at a courthouse before the assailant was himself shot and killed is a public record that should be released, the Ohio Supreme Court said Tuesday in a case brought ...

 2020-11-24 16:12 

China Post

America get spicy and Cholula is snapped up for $800 million...

With millions dining at home for safety and a swing to the spicier side in the U.S. in recent years Cholula, the hot sauce with the distinctive wooden cap and a cult following, has become a very valuable brand. McCormick & Co., the spice maker that domina...

 2020-11-24 16:12 

China Post

Belgium approves more money for care homes hit by pandemic...

BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgium's northern region of Flanders approved 575 million euros ($680 million) Tuesday to support staff at nursing home and welfare facilities that has come under intense pressure during the coronavirus crisis. During the first ...

 2020-11-24 16:12 

China Post

Keep the mask: A vaccine won't end the US crisis right away...

NEW YORK (AP) — Don't even think of putting the mask away anytime soon. Despite the expected arrival of COVID-19 vaccines in just a few weeks, it could take several months — probably well into 2021 — before things get back to somethi...

 2020-11-24 16:00 

Taipei Times

All Blacks test discipline before Pumas ...

All Blacks players are being deliberately provoked during practice to improve their discipline ahead of Saturday's grudge match against Argentina, assistant coach John Plumtree revealed yesterday.Plumtree said that poor self-control was a major reason...

 2020-11-24 16:00 

Taipei Times

Virus Outbreak: Japan mulls tighter steps amid jump in severe cases ...

As Japan returned to work yesterday following a holiday weekend, regional and national authorities moved toward boosting restrictions designed to contain the spread of a COVID-19 surge.A campaign to spur domestic travel, which some have blamed for spreadi...

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