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 2021-01-25 10:26 

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German business confidence drops more than expected...

BERLIN (AP) — German business confidence declined more than expected in January as businesses grappled with coronavirus restrictions and an uncertain outlook, a closely watched survey showed Monday.The Ifo institute's monthly confidence index fe...

 2021-01-25 09:56 

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Yannick sees strong cake sales despite pandemic...

Amid the coronavirus outbreak, Taiwan has succeeded in containing the virus's spread even though the travel and hospitality sectors are severely affected. Under the circumstances, local bakery chain Yannick — known for its best-selling cakes swi...

 2021-01-25 09:56 

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Taiwanese man violates quarantine 7 times, fined NT$1 million...

A Taiwanese businessman will be fined NT$1 million for violating quarantine 7 times, the Taichung City Health Bureau said on Monday....

 2021-01-25 09:56 

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President Tsai Ing-wen praises Taiwan military for non-stop duty...

President Tsai Ing-wen on Monday thanked the Taiwan military for sticking to their posts and guarding the sea and airspace 24 hours a day....

 2021-01-25 09:56 

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Taiwanese shocked by 'xiaolongbao taiyaki' in Japan...

Taiwanese snacks have taken Japan by storm in recent years, such as pearl milk tea. Japanese even created new dishes with pearls, including soaked cooked rice in soup with boba and mapo tofu with boba....

 2021-01-25 09:56 

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| Japanese astronaut shares stunning photo of Taiwan from space...
 2021-01-25 09:56 

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Hong Kong entrepreneur launches 'bean curd and soy sauce' desert...

Hugo Tsui Hugo...

 2021-01-25 09:56 

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Japanese astronaut shares stunning photo of Taiwan from space...

Japanese astronaut Soichi Noguchi () shared a photo of Taiwan covered by clouds from the International Space Station (ISS) on Saturday, marking it the second time he shared the picture of Taiwan from space....

 2021-01-25 09:26 

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Global shares gain on recovery hopes, earnings outlook...

TOKYO (AP) — Global shares mostly rose Monday amid hopes economies slammed by the pandemic will bounce back, as attention turned to upcoming company earnings. France's CAC 40 slipped 0.2% in early trading to 5,551.47. Germany's DAX inched up...

 2021-01-25 09:26 

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China tackles pandemic with mass construction once again...

Beijing (AP) — A sprawling quarantine center is more than 4,000 rooms is being thrown up in northern China in response to a COVID-19 outbreak in Shijiazhuang, a city of more than 10 million people in Hebei province.Satellite images from the European...

 2021-01-25 09:26 

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Group: Pakistani Baloch dissident buried amid high security...

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani dissident and woman rights activist who died in exile in Canada last month was brought home and laid to rest in her home village in the southwestern Baluchistan province under tight security, activists said Monday...

 2021-01-25 09:26 

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EU weighs response to Navalny arrest, protest crackdown...

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union foreign ministers on Monday debated the 27-nation bloc's response to the arrest of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and a weekend police crackdown that saw thousands taken into custody during protests in su...

 2021-01-25 09:26 

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The Latest: Virus rules make for long lines at German border...

BERLIN — German police say hundreds of cars and pedestrians are lining up at border crossings along the Czech-German border after Germany declared the Czech Republic a high risk area in the pandemic, meaning it requires proof a negative coronavirus ...

 2021-01-25 08:26 

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On Football: Brady in the way of Chiefs' 2nd straight title...

Considering that there has been no repeat NFL champion since the 2004 season, clearly some major obstructions have gotten in the way. For the Chiefs, that hurdle wears a No. 12 jersey and is the last guy to pull off the feat.After demolishing Buffalo for ...

 2021-01-25 08:26 

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Witnesses: Eritrean soldiers loot, kill in Ethiopia's Tigray...

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The Eritrean soldiers' pockets clinked with stolen jewelry. Warily, Zenebu watched them try on dresses and other clothing looted from homes in a town in Ethiopia's embattled Tigray region."They were focused on tryin...

 2021-01-25 08:25 

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Israel extradites woman wanted for sex crimes to Australia...

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli authorities on Monday extradited a woman wanted on 74 charges of child sex abuse in Australia, following a six-year legal battle that had strained relations between the two governments. Malka Leifer, a former teacher accused...

 2021-01-25 07:55 

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| Chinese acupuncturist applies traditional Chinese medicine to horses...

Dong Wenchao Acupuncture is a common treatment in Traditional Chinese Medicine, but many don't know that this ancient practice can also be used in treating animals. Dong Wenchao, an expert in studying equine acupuncture, has worked with the Tibet Eque...

 2021-01-25 07:55 

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NGO | Indonesia NGO provides prosthetic limbs to the differently abled...

YPTD With over three million differently-abled people living in Indonesia, one might be surprised at how hard it is to access quality prosthetic limbs. Bent on solving this problem, a nonprofit organization, YPTD (Yayasan Peduli Tuna Daksa), has been prod...

 2021-01-25 07:25 

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North Carolina field hospital helps fight coronavirus surge...

LENOIR, N.C. (AP) — Chris Rutledge peels an N-95 mask off her tired face, revealing the silhouette it leaves behind. Her name and a tiny heart are drawn on the face covering in black marker so her patients know who she is."I look terrible when i...

 2021-01-25 07:25 

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In ambulances, an unseen, unwelcome passenger: COVID-19...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's crowded in the back of the ambulance.Two emergency medical technicians, the patient, the gurney — and an unseen and unwelcome passenger lurking in the air.For EMTs Thomas Hoang and Joshua Hammond, the coronavirus is...

 2021-01-25 07:25 

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Giant Starbucks mugs go on sale in Taiwan...

If you love to collect mugs and water bottles from Starbucks when you travel, you will be thrilled to discover Taiwan's Starbucks "500 Giant Audrey" mug....

 2021-01-25 06:55 

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CECC reports no new cases, details whereabouts of cases 889, 890...

No new COVID-19 cases were announced by the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC, ) on Monday, with the tally remaining at 889....

 2021-01-25 06:25 

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House sending Trump impeachment to Senate, GOP opposes trial...

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the House prepares to bring the impeachment charge against Donald Trump to the Senate for trial, a growing number of Republican senators say they are opposed to the proceeding, dimming the chances that former president will be c...

 2021-01-25 06:25 

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Lillard leads rested Trail Blazers past Knicks 116-113...

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard had 39 points, including six 3-pointers, and the rested Portland Trail Blazers jumped out early against the New York Knicks on the way to a 116-113 victory on Sunday night. Anfernee Simons added 16 points off the...

 2021-01-25 06:25 

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China pushes fringe theories on pandemic origins, virus...

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Chinese state media have played up questions about Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine and whether it could be lethal to the very old. A government spokesperson suggests the coronavirus could have emerged from a U.S. military lab.As ...

 2021-01-25 05:25 

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Russian hack of US agencies exposed supply chain weaknesses...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The elite Russian hackers who gained access to computer systems of federal agencies last year didn't bother trying to break one by one into the networks of each department. Instead, they got inside by sneaking malicious code in...

 2021-01-25 05:25 

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AP Source: Sarah Sanders running for Arkansas governor...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Sarah Sanders, Donald Trump's former chief spokeswoman and one of his closest aides, is running for Arkansas governor, a senior campaign official told The Associated Press. Sanders, who left the White House in 2019 to re...

 2021-01-25 05:25 

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Mexican president tests positive for COVID-19, symptoms mild...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrs Manuel Lpez Obrador said he has tested positive for COVID-19, an announcement that comes as his country registers the highest levels of infections and deaths to date.Lpez Obrador, who has been criticized fo...

 2021-01-25 04:55 

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Wang Xiaofei longing for family during lavish hotel quarantine...

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Chinese entrepreneur Wang Xiaofei () on Sunday shared some photos and thoughts about being separated from his family during his hotel quarantine upon returning to Taiwan. Wang, 39, has been living in China since July last y...

 2021-01-25 04:26 

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Wizards fall to Spurs 121-101 in return from COVID-19 layoff...

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Patty Mills scored 21 points, Lonnie Walker IV added 16 and the San Antonio Spurs used their depth to beat Washington 121-101 on Sunday night in the Wizards' first game in two weeks.The Wizards had their previous six games pos...

 2021-01-25 04:25 

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Chiefs open as field goal Super Bowl favorites...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Oddsmakers like Kansas City to win a second straight Super Bowl, making the Chiefs a field goal or better favorite to beat Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Westgate Superbook and the Station Casinos chain opened the game ...

 2021-01-25 04:25 

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Reigning champion Chiefs dump Bills 38-24 in AFC title game...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — It took the Kansas City Chiefs five frustrating decades to make their second Super Bowl appearance.Now, the defending champs are headed there for the second straight year.Showing no lingering effects from his concussion, Patr...

 2021-01-25 04:25 

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Chiefs toughen up on defense, punch ticket to Super Bowl...

Josh Allen and the Buffalo Bills led the AFC in scoring until they ran into a defensive coordinator known for shutting down high-scoring offenses.Now Steve Spagnuolo gets another shot at Tom Brady in the Super Bowl, this time with both guys on different t...

 2021-01-25 04:25 

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Bills fall short in breakout season with 38-24 loss to KC...

Josh Allen led the Buffalo Bills to their first AFC championship game in 27 years. He and the rest of the team will need to be better to take the next step.In a season the Bills (15-4) busted numerous slumps by sweeping the New England Patriots for the fi...

 2021-01-25 04:25 

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Asian shares rise on recovery hopes, markets eye earnings...

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares rose Monday amid some hopes for recovering economies slammed by the pandemic, as market attention turned to upcoming company earnings. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 gained nearly 0.5% in morning trading to 28,767.43. Aus...

 2021-01-25 04:25 

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Ruling Communist Party to set Vietnam's course this week...

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Almost 1,600 leading members of Vietnam's ruling Communist Party meet this week to approve future policy and help select the nation's top leaders amid talk whether the current party chief will stay. General Secretary Ng...

 2021-01-25 04:16 

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Ty Smith extends points streak to 5, Devils beat Islanders...

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Ty Smith set up two first-period goals to become the sixth NHL rookie defenseman to get points in his first five games, leading the New Jersey Devils to an 2-0 victory over the New York Islanders on Sunday night.Scott Wedgewood, ...

 2021-01-25 04:16 

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Anze Kopitar has 3 points, Kings beat St. Louis 6-3...

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Anze Kopitar had a goal and two assists, Jonathan Quick made 28 saves and the Los Angeles Kings beat the St. Louis Blues 6-3 on Sunday night. Alex Iafallo, Carl Gundstrom, Gabriel Vilardi, Lias Andersson and Drew Doughty each scored...

 2021-01-25 04:16 

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Brent Burns scores late, helps San Jose beat Minnesota 5-3...

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Brent Burns' goal with 1:48 remaining snapped a tie and lead the San Jose Sharks to a 5-3 win over the Minnesota Wild on Sunday night.Ryan Donato, Evander Kane and Noah Gregor scored for San Jose before Matt Nieto added an...

 2021-01-25 04:15 

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Stars tie NHL power-play record in 3-2 win over Predators...

DALLAS (AP) — Joe Pavelski helped the Dallas Stars tie the NHL record for power-play goals in the first two games, scoring one of three with the man advantage in another victory over the Nashville Predators, 3-2 on Sunday night.Denis Gurianov and Ro...

 2021-01-25 03:55 

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Korean company launches 'airplane window light' for travel-deprived customers...

LEDLED Oneroommaking...

 2021-01-25 03:55 

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Mayday's A-shin calls on public to support health professionals...

Mayday () lead singer A-shin () took to Facebook on Sunday and called on the public to take actions to support medical professionals as fears have grown over the coronavirus cluster....

 2021-01-25 03:25 

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Guentzel's 100th career goal lifts Penguins past Rangers 3-2...

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jake Guentzel scored the 100th goal of his NHL career with less than two minutes remaining, rallying the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 3-2 win over the New York Rangers on Sunday night.Guentzel's goal at 18:29 was his second of the ...

 2021-01-25 03:25 

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AP source: Biden to drop Trump's military transgender ban...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is set to issue an executive order to reverse a Pentagon policy that largely bars transgender individuals from joining the military, dumping a ban ordered by President Donald Trump in a tweet during his first ye...

 2021-01-25 03:25 

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Asia Today: Australia OKs Pfizer vaccine, to begin in Feb....

SYDNEY (AP) — Australia's medical regulator has approved use of its first coronavirus vaccine, paving the way for inoculations to begin next month. The Therapeutic Goods Administration on Monday gave provisional approval for people aged 16 and o...

 2021-01-25 03:25 

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Hayward breaks late tie, scores 39 points to lead Hornets...

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Gordon Hayward broke a tie with a layup with 0.7 seconds left and scored 39 points in the Charlotte Hornets' 107-104 comeback victory over the Orlando Magic on Sunday night.Hayward beat Evan Fournier off the dribble and made...

 2021-01-25 03:25 

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JPP, Barrett pace stingy Buccaneers defense against Rodgers...

Tom Brady's signing with the Buccaneers as a free agent last winter spawned hope that brighter days were ahead for a once-downtrodden franchise.To deliver on that hope, Brady needed some relentless play from Tampa Bay's defense."We played like...

 2021-01-25 03:25 

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Brown scores 33, leads Celtics to 141-103 win over Cavs...

BOSTON (AP) — Jaylen Brown scored 20 of his 33 points in the third quarter and the Boston Celtics snapped their three-game losing streak Sunday night by cruising to a 141-103 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers.Kemba Walker added 21 points, Daniel ...

 2021-01-25 02:54 

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Taiwan doctor warns of 'most challenging time' to come following COVID-19....

The CECC announced on Sunday that it would expand the home isolation measures for related contacts to the Taoyuan General Hospital....

 2021-01-25 02:24 

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Column: Greatness defined, as Brady makes 10th Super Bowl...

Stop if you've heard this one before. Seriously, just stop. Because even in the weirdest sports time ever what Tom Brady is doing yet again in the NFL playoffs borders on the unbelievable.Forget the numbers, because they're so crazy they're ba...

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