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 2021-01-21 07:15 

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European Central Bank faces gloomier picture for economy...

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The European Central Bank is looking at a darkening picture for the economy as infections and deaths surge. With more than a trillion euros of pandemic stimulus still in the pipeline, President Christine Lagarde is expected...

 2021-01-21 07:01 

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Behind those dancing robots, scientists had to bust a move...

WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) — The man who designed some of the world's most advanced dynamic robots was on a daunting mission: programming his creations to dance to the beat with a mix of fluid, explosive and expressive motions that are almost human.The...

 2021-01-21 06:46 

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'TTV Super Star' concert to go ahead but without live audience...

TAIPEI (The China Post) — The "2021 TTV Super Star" (2021) concert to be aired on Chinese New Year's Eve (Feb.11) will unfold as planned on Saturday, Jan. 23 at Taipei Arena () without a live audience due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the or...

 2021-01-21 06:46 

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Shea Theodore scores twice, Golden Knights beat Coyotes 5-2...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Shea Theodore scored two goals, Marc-Andre Fleury made 21 saves and the Vegas Golden Knights defeated the Arizona Coyotes 5-2 on Wednesday night.It marks the first time the Golden Knights have started 4-0-0 in their four-year existe...

 2021-01-21 06:46 

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Ayton has season-high 26 points, Suns beat Rockets 109-103...

HOUSTON (AP) — Deandre Ayton had season highs with 26 points and 17 rebounds and the Phoenix Suns beat the Houston Rockets 109-103 on Wednesday night to end a two-game skid.The Suns won for the first time since Jan. 9. Between the two losses, they h...

 2021-01-21 06:46 

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CECC clarifies time, whereabouts of local COVID-19 cases...

The CECC clarified that the time slots written on the whereabouts of cases 863, 864 and 865 had been extended to better ensure public safety....

 2021-01-21 06:46 

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Eriksson Ek helps Wild cap road trip with 3-2 win over....

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Joel Eriksson Ek had a goal and an assist, including the game-winning score early in the third period, and the Minnesota Wild capped a successful season-opening road trip with a 3-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Wednesday ...

 2021-01-21 06:46 

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Taiwan ranks 17 among 50 most #Instaworthy places worldwide...

"Big Seven Travel" recently announced the "50 Most Instagrammable Places in the World 2021" list, among which Taiwan nabbed the No. 17 spot....

 2021-01-21 06:45 

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Clippers beat Kings 115-96 for season-high 5th straight win...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kawhi Leonard scored 32 points, Paul George added 19 and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Sacramento Kings 115-96 on Wednesday night for their season-high fifth consecutive victory.The Clippers handed the Kings a 38-point loss at...

 2021-01-21 06:16 

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'Just move on': Republicans grapple with post-Trump future...

For the first time in more than a decade, Republicans are waking up to a Washington where Democrats control the White House and Congress, adjusting to an era of diminished power, deep uncertainty and internal feuding.The shift to minority status is always...

 2021-01-21 06:16 

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Biden revokes Trump report promoting 'patriotic education'...

President Joe Biden on Wednesday revoked a recent Trump administration report that aimed to promote "patriotic education" in schools but that historians mocked and rejected as political propaganda.In an executive order signed in his first day in o...

 2021-01-21 06:16 

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Taiwan reports 2 imported COVID-19 cases from the Philippines...

The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC, ) reported 2 more imported COVID-19 cases on Thursday, bringing the tally to 872....

 2021-01-21 06:16 

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Woman accused of helping steal Pelosi laptop due in US court...

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A federal judge may decide Thursday whether a Pennsylvania woman accused of helping steal a laptop from the office of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi during the attack on the U.S. Capitol should be released on bail.U.S. Magistrate ...

 2021-01-21 06:16 

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Senate confirms Biden 1st Cabinet pick as Democrats control...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Three new senators were sworn into office after President Joe Biden's inauguration, securing the majority for Democrats in the Senate and across a unified government to tackle the new president's agenda at a time of unprece...

 2021-01-21 06:16 

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Curry, Warriors honor VP Kamala Harris in win over Spurs...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors brought it on both ends in their most complete game yet.They brought it for new Vice President Kamala Harris, honoring her Oakland roots.Curry had 26 points, 11 rebounds and seven assi...

 2021-01-21 06:15 

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Who's in charge: Career staffers move to acting Cabinet head...

Like 8,000 flying trapeze artists passing in midair, the Biden and Trump administrations swapped out senior leadership of the federal government on the fly as Joe Biden was inaugurated as the nation's 46th president.Biden announced the dozens of caree...

 2021-01-21 06:15 

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Jackpot winner in $730M Powerball, none in Mega Millions...

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — There has been a jackpot winner in the $730 million Powerball, the first to get the top prize in months. Thanks to math and bad luck, lottery players had another shot at a giant jackpot Wednesday night as a $730 million Power...

 2021-01-21 06:15 

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Asia Today: Sri Lanka reopens to tourists after 10 months...

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka reopened to foreign tourists Thursday after a nearly 10-month pandemic closure that cut deeply into the Indian Ocean island nation's lucrative travel industry.Full operations also resumed Thursday at the islan...

 2021-01-21 05:45 

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Hertl's shootout goal lifts Sharks past Blues, 2-1...

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Tomas Hertl's goal in a shootout lifted the San Jose Sharks to a 2-1 comeback victory over the St. Louis Blues on Wednesday night.It was Hertl's third goal in four games this season and extended his points streak to four gam...

 2021-01-21 05:45 

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Arkansas rallies, then holds on to beat Auburn 75-73...

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Desi Sills scored 14 of his 22 points in the second half to help Arkansas rally from a 12-point halftime deficit, and then hold on to beat Auburn 75-73 on Wednesday night. Sills scored four straight points during an 18-10 r...

 2021-01-21 05:45 

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Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott stepping down at end of June...

Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott is stepping down at the end of June, ending an 11-year tenure in which the conference landed a transformational billion dollar television deal but struggled to keep up with some of its Power Five peers when it came to reven...

 2021-01-21 05:16 

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Insider trading sentence of Vegas gambler commuted by Trump...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas professional gambler, real estate mogul and philanthropist who was convicted in an insider trading case said Wednesday he's grateful his prison sentence was commuted by former President Donald Trump.William "Bill...

 2021-01-21 05:15 

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Biden takes the helm, appeals for unity to take on crises...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States, declaring that "democracy has prevailed" and summoning American resilience and unity to confront the deeply divided nation's historic confluence of cris...

 2021-01-21 05:15 

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Analysis: Biden issues call to unity that comes with urgency...

WASHINGTON (AP) — As newly inaugurated leaders often do, President Joe Biden began his tenure with a ritual call for American unity. But standing on the same Capitol steps where just two weeks ago rioters laid siege to the nation's democracy, Bi...

 2021-01-21 05:15 

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Analysis: Biden faces a more confident China after US chaos...

BEIJING (AP) — As a new U.S. president takes office, he faces a determined Chinese leadership that could be further emboldened by America's troubles at home. The disarray in America, from the rampant COVID-19 pandemic to the Jan. 6 riot at the C...

 2021-01-21 05:15 

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Washington snaps 8-game skid, topples Colorado 84-80...

SEATTLE (AP) — Marcus Tsohonis and his teammates celebrated as though Washington had just won something of significance rather than a midseason conference game.Snapping an eight-game losing streak felt much bigger for the Huskies than just a regular...

 2021-01-21 04:45 

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Nunn scores 28 to lead Heat past Raptors 111-102...

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Heat were missing a lot of firepower Wednesday night. They did have Kendrick Nunn and a zone defense that the Toronto Raptors couldn't figure outNunn scored 28 points and the injury-plagued Heat pulled away in the se...

 2021-01-21 04:45 

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Anthony hits buzzer-beating 3, Magic edge Timberwolves 97-96...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Cole Anthony hit a hurried 3-pointer at the buzzer and the Orlando Magic stunned the Minnesota Timberwolves 97-96 on Wednesday night to stop a six-game losing streak.Nikola Vucevic had 28 points and eight rebounds for Orlando. Eva...

 2021-01-21 04:45 

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Sasser scores 26, No. 8 Houston defeats Tulsa, 86-59...

HOUSTON (AP) — Marcus Sasser scored 26 points, Quentin Grimes added 18 points and seven rebounds and No. 8 Houston avenged its only loss with an 86-59 win over Tulsa on Wednesday night.Sasser, who scored 18 points in the first half, finished 8 of 15...

 2021-01-21 04:45 

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Young has 38, Collins adds 31 as Hawks beat Pistons in....

ATLANTA (AP) — Trae Young scored 38 points, John Collins had 31 and the Atlanta Hawks rallied to beat Jerami Grant and the Detroit Pistons 123-115 in overtime on Wednesday night.Grant had a career-high 32 points, including all of Detroit's nine ...

 2021-01-21 04:15 

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Trapped worker dies as rescuers try to save 21 in China....

BEIJING (AP) — A worker trapped in a Chinese gold mine for more than a week has died as rescuers try to clear debris and improve ventilation to save 21 others also stuck deep below ground, state media reported Thursday. Rescuers have been in contact...

 2021-01-21 04:15 

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Mexico posts near-record 1,539 COVID-19 deaths, 20,548 cases...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico is recording some of its highest daily death tolls since the coronavirus pandemic began, with 1,539 deaths reported Wednesday and 1,584 the previous day. There was also a near-record one-day rise in new virus cases of 20,54...

 2021-01-21 04:15 

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| Asian American designer creates 'Asian snacks' rugs...

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 2021-01-21 04:15 

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New president brings a slightly new look to Oval Office...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has given the Oval Office a slight makeover.Biden revealed the new dcor Wednesday as he invited reporters into his new office to watch him sign a series of executive orders hours after he took office. A bust of ...

 2021-01-21 04:14 

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Military helicopter crash kills 3 in training exercise in NY...

MENDON, N.Y. (AP) — Three National Guard members on a training flight were killed Wednesday when their helicopter crashed in a farmer's field in western New York.The craft, a UH-60 Black Hawk medical evacuation helicopter, crashed around 6:30 p....

 2021-01-21 03:45 

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Embiid scores 42, leads 76ers past Celtics 117-109...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid had 42 points and 10 rebounds and Tobias Harris scored 22 points to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 117-109 win over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night.Embiid is off to the best start of his career and topped 40 p...

 2021-01-21 03:45 

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Watson scores 29 to lead Friars past No. 11 Creighton 74-70...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nate Watson scored a career-high 29 points and Providence turned back Creighton each time it pulled close to beat the 11th-ranked Bluejays 74-70 on Wednesday night.Providence (8-6, 4-4 Big East) won for the first time in four game...

 2021-01-21 03:45 

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Georgia stuns Kentucky 63-62 with Horne's go-ahead layup...

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Andrew Garcia scored 16 points, P.J. Horne a made a go-ahead layup with 1.3 seconds left, and Georgia snapped a 14-game losing streak against Kentucky with a 63-62 victory on Wednesday night. After a timeout with 3.6 seconds left,...

 2021-01-21 03:45 

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Ursin has 20 points, No. 9 Baylor beats Oklahoma State 77-58...

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Moon Ursin scored 20 points and No. 9 Baylor bounced back from a rare loss to beat Oklahoma State 77-58 on Wednesday night.Ursin, a senior guard who entered the game averaging 9.4 points, made 7 of 14 shots and had eight reb...

 2021-01-21 03:45 

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IG | 'Taiwan Literature Base' becomes #Instaworthy spot in Taipei...

CPTaipei Walker IG Taipei's "Qidong Poetry Salon," an exhibition space, has been known for its well-preserved Japanese buildings and air-raid shelter. The historic spot has been renovated, renamed as " Taiwan Literature Base" by the Mi...

 2021-01-21 03:45 

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Love, Bacot help North Carolina beat Wake Forest 80-73...

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Freshman Caleb Love had a season-high 20 points, Armando Bacot scored 14 of his 18 in the second half, and North Carolina beat Wake Forest 80-73 on Wednesday night. RJ Davis scored 13 points, Garrison Brooks 10, and Leaky Bl...

 2021-01-21 03:16 

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Wahl helps No. 10 Wisconsin beat Northwestern 68-52...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Tyler Wahl paced a balanced attack with 14 points and No. 10 Wisconsin pulled away in the second half for a 68-52 victory over Northwestern on Wednesday night.The Badgers gained control with a 12-0 run midway through the second ...

 2021-01-21 03:16 

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Irving returns, but new-look Nets beaten by Cavs in 2 OTs...

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kyrie Irving returned from his personal "pause" to score 37 points in his first game with Kevin Durant and James Harden but the new-look, star-studded Brooklyn Nets gave up 42 to Collin Sexton and lost 147-135 in double over...

 2021-01-21 03:15 

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Taiwanese-American shares journey of getting to know Taiwan again...
 2021-01-21 03:14 

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Porzingis' big night leads Mavericks past Pacers 124-112...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kristaps Porzingis posted season-high totals of 27 points and 12 rebounds in leading the Dallas Mavericks to a 124-111 victory at Indiana on Wednesday night.Luka Doncic added 13 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists as Dallas snappe...

 2021-01-21 03:14 

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Australian PM rebuffs Cricket Australia over Jan 26 plans...

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Cricket Australia has run afoul of the country's prime minister for refusing to refer to the national holiday in the marketing of three matches on Jan. 26 after a recommendation from its Indigenous advisory committee.A...

 2021-01-21 02:45 

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Packers realize how much Rodgers has at stake this weekend...

Aaron Rodgers' Green Bay Packers teammates understand what this NFC championship game means to the All-Pro quarterback's legacy.Rodgers has delivered the kind of season that puts him in contention for a third MVP honor, which would match the total...

 2021-01-21 02:45 

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Ga Tech routs No. 20 Clemson 83-65; 3 players score 20...

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Tech returned from a 17-day layoff with one of its most impressive showings of the season, routing No. 20 Clemson 83-65 as three players scored more than 20 points Wednesday night.Michael Devoe led the way with 22 points, whil...

 2021-01-21 02:44 

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Protesters gather, damage Democratic headquarters in Oregon...

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A group of protesters carrying anti-President Joe Biden and anti-police signs were marching Wednesday in Portland, Oregon, streets and damaged the headquarters of the Democratic Party of Oregon, police said. Some in the group o...

 2021-01-21 02:44 

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Su Tseng-chang cancels Lantern Festival on virus resurgence...

(19) The Executive yuan announced Tuesday its decision to cancel the Taiwan Lantern Festival due to an infection cluster at Taoyuan General Hospital. Premier Su Tseng-chang expressed hope that the public would unite on the decision to prioritize containin...

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