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 2021-07-30 22:53 

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Mets get Bez, Williams from Cubs for outfield prospect...

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Mets acquired flashy shortstop Javier Bez and pitcher Trevor Williams from the Chicago Cubs on Friday for outfield prospect Pete Crow-Armstrong. Bez, a two-time All-Star and 2020 Gold Glove winner, gives the NL East lead...

 2021-07-30 22:53 

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Phillies acquire Gibson, Kennedy from Rangers...

The Philadelphia Phillies acquired pitchers Kyle Gibson and Ian Kennedy, bolstering their staff in a deadline trade Friday in which they got the Texas Rangers' top starter and closer in exchange for rookie right-hander Spencer Howard and two other pit...

 2021-07-30 22:52 

China Post

Florida coronavirus cases jump 50% as surge continues...

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's coronavirus cases jumped 50% this week, the state Health Department reported Friday, continuing a six-week surge that has seen it responsible for 1 in 5 new infections nationally, becoming the outbreak'...

 2021-07-30 22:52 

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Cavaliers finally get acquainted with No. 3 pick Evan Mobley...

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — Evan Mobley didn't visit Cleveland or hold a private workout for the Cavaliers before the NBA draft. The Southern California center did, however, expect to be selected by them with the No. 3 overall pick. "I've ...

 2021-07-30 22:52 

China Post

Biden signs bill to fund Capitol security, Afghan visas...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Friday signed emergency legislation that would bolster security at the Capitol, repay outstanding debts from the violent Jan. 6 insurrection and increase the number of visas for allies who worked alongside Am...

 2021-07-30 22:52 

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Advocates end work with US to pick asylum-seekers in Mexico...

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Two organizations tapped by the Biden administration to recommend which migrants should be allowed into the United States to seek humanitarian protection said Friday that they are halting their work with the government and demanding...

 2021-07-30 22:52 

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AL East-leading Red Sox acquire Robles and Davis in trades...

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The AL East-leading Boston Red Sox acquired right-hander Hansel Robles from Minnesota and left-hander Austin Davis from Pittsburgh in a pair of trades Friday. Boston sent infielder-outfielder Michael Chavis to the Pirates...

 2021-07-30 22:52 

China Post

Georgia GOP starts push for takeover of local election board...

ATLANTA (AP) — Republican lawmakers in Georgia have started a process that could lead to a takeover of elections in the state's most populous county. Many in the GOP continue to claim wrongdoing in reliably Democratic Fulton County had stolen th...

 2021-07-30 22:52 

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Tom Brady's knee feels fine, happy to be back to work...

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A "long, arduous offseason'' behind him, Tom Brady says his surgically repaired knee feels good and he's happy to be back to work with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The seven-time Super Bowl champion revealed recently ...

 2021-07-30 22:51 

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Obstetrician groups recommend COVID vaccine during pregnancy...

Two leading obstetricians' groups on Friday recommended COVID-19 shots for all pregnant women, citing concerns over rising cases and low vaccination rates. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medi...

 2021-07-30 22:17 

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Bezos loses appeal of NASA's plans to use Musk moon lander...

The federal government Friday rejected an appeal by billionaire Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin to get in on NASA's plans to return astronauts to the moon by using rival Elon Musk's SpaceX. NASA in April awarded the $2.9 billion contract for a lunar l...

 2021-07-30 22:16 

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Yankees get Angels lefty starter Heaney for 2 minor leaguers...

MIAMI (AP) — The New York Yankees acquired Los Angeles Angels starter Andrew Heaney on Friday, adding a pitcher after making two big trades for sluggers. The Yankees got the 30-year-old lefty and cash for minor league right-handers Janson Junk and E...

 2021-07-30 21:52 

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Bob Odenkirk says he had a small heart attack, will be back...

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — "Better Call Saul" star Bob Odenkirk said Friday that he "had a small heart attack" but will "be back soon." The 58-year-old actor took to Twitter to make his first public statement since collapsing o...

 2021-07-30 21:52 

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Opening of I-40 bridge linking Arkansas, Tennessee moved up...

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Transportation officials on Friday sped up their plans to reopen the Interstate 40 bridge linking Arkansas and Tennessee that was closed after a crack was discovered in the span. The Tennessee Department of Transportation said ...

 2021-07-30 21:52 

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Fallout continues over alleged slurs aimed at health chief...

Berkeley, Mo. (AP) — Civil rights advocates, religious leaders and others on Friday said they were outraged by St. Louis County Health Director Faisal Khan's claims that he was assaulted and bombarded with racial slurs after defending a new mask...

 2021-07-30 21:52 

China Post

To get shots in arms, governments turn to money in pockets...

Millions of people in the U.S. who haven't gotten the COVID-19 vaccine could soon have a new reason to roll up their sleeves: money in their pockets. President Joe Biden is calling on states and local governments to join those that are already handing...

 2021-07-30 21:51 

China Post

Energetic and vocal Gus Bradley inspiring Raiders defense...

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Las Vegas Raiders coach Jon Gruden's voice is unmistakable when he gets fired up during practice. He has had some competition this year during the first week of training camp at the team's headquarters. Boisterous firs...

 2021-07-30 21:47 

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The Latest: Louisiana gov: both vaccinations, masks needed...

NEW ORLEANS — Vaccinations and masks are both needed to slow a skyrocketing rate of new COVID-19 infections that is stressing health care facilities in Louisiana, Gov. John Bel Edwards said Friday, but Edwards stopped short of ordering a statewide m...

 2021-07-30 21:17 

China Post

Cardinals get veteran lefty Jon Lester from rebuilding Nats...

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Washington Nationals completed their final trade of a dizzying sell-off, sending veteran left-hander Jon Lester to the St. Louis Cardinals at Friday's deadline. Lester becomes the second experienced lefty to join St. Louis, ...

 2021-07-30 21:17 

China Post

The Latest: Gov. DeSantis bars schools from mandating masks...

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis barred school districts Friday from forcing students to wear masks when classes resume next month even as the state's coronavirus cases and hospitalizations continue to skyrocket toward levels no...

 2021-07-30 21:16 

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San Francisco tenants get 6-figure buyout to leave luxe unit...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A wealthy San Francisco couple notched a record nearly half-million-dollar buyout to vacate their luxury apartment of three decades, underscoring the lengths some landlords will go to to get rid of long-term tenants in a city wi...

 2021-07-30 21:10 

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EXPLAINER: Will Arkansas Do Enough to Limit Evictions?...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A federal freeze on most evictions that was enacted last year is scheduled to expire Saturday, after the Biden administration extended the original date by a month. The moratorium put in place by the Centers for Disease Cont...

 2021-07-30 21:10 

China Post

EXPLAINER: Housing prices increase; so does homelessness...

DENVER (AP) — A federal freeze on most evictions enacted last year is scheduled to expire Saturday, after the Biden administration extended the original date by a month. The moratorium, put in place by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Preven...

 2021-07-30 21:10 

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EXPLAINER: Washington tenants get modified eviction reprieve...

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A federal freeze on most evictions enacted last year is scheduled to expire Saturday, after the Biden administration extended the original date by a month. The moratorium, put in place by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control an...

 2021-07-30 21:10 

China Post

US sets new Cuba sanctions as Biden meets Cuban-Americans...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration announced new sanctions on Friday against Cuba's national revolutionary police and its top two officials as the U.S. looks to increase pressure on the communist government following this month's pro...

 2021-07-30 21:10 

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Kansas governor recommends masks for all in K-12 schools...

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly on Friday recommended that nearly everyone inside K-12 schools or riding school buses in Kansas be required to wear a mask, and Kansas State University will require masks in its buildings, whether peop...

 2021-07-30 21:09 

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Louisiana House speaker ousts Democrats after veto session...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Republican House Speaker Clay Schexnayder on Friday said he removed two Democrats from their leadership positions, fallout from Louisiana's failed veto session in which Democrats blocked GOP efforts to overturn any of the...

 2021-07-30 21:02 

China Post

AP FACT CHECK: No, Pelosi is not out to arrest mask refusers...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A member of the House Republican leadership is spreading a false accusation that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is out to get people arrested if they refuse to wear a mask inside the premises. Pelosi does not direct law enforcement in ...

 2021-07-30 20:54 

China Post

White Sox get closer Kimbrel from Cubs for Madrigal, Heuer...

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox acquired closer Craig Kimbrel from the crosstown Cubs on Friday, a move that should give the AL Central leaders a fearsome bullpen for their playoff push. The White Sox already had one of baseball's best clos...

 2021-07-30 20:54 

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Jets' Wilson rusty as expected in 1st training camp practice...

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Zach Wilson dropped back for his first pass of his first practice of training camp and let loose. A pretty, rainbow-like toss was snagged in coverage by Elijah Moore, and the 40-yard play had the New York Jets' offense ...

 2021-07-30 20:53 

China Post

Bucks GM: No knee procedure necessary for Antetokounmpo...

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks general manager Jon Horst says Giannis Antetokounmpo doesn't need any type of offseason procedure for the left knee that the two-time MVP hyperextended during the team's NBA title run. "He's fine,"...

 2021-07-30 20:53 

China Post

Racetrack promoter sorry for backing announcer's racist rant...

FAIRMONT, Minn. (AP) — An auto racing announcer in southern Minnesota is out for the rest of the season following a racist rant he made during a side gig in Iowa last month — and the Minnesota track promoter who supported him is now apologizin...

 2021-07-30 20:52 

China Post

Study: Vaccinated people can carry as much virus as others...

In another dispiriting setback for the nation's efforts to stamp out the coronavirus, scientists who studied a big COVID-19 outbreak in Massachusetts concluded that vaccinated people who got so-called breakthrough infections carried about the same amo...

 2021-07-30 20:52 

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It's Fitzpatrick vs. Heinicke in Washington QB 'competition'...

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Taylor Heinicke does not think there is a quarterback competition at Washington's training camp. A year after waking up in his sister's house wondering what to do every day, he's just happy to get some snaps with the...

 2021-07-30 20:52 

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Wall Street stumbles at the close of another strong month...

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes fell Friday, with much of the downward weight coming from a stumble for high-flying Amazon. The S&P 500 lost 23.89, or 0.5%, to 4,395.26. But it nevertheless wrapped up its sixth straight month of gains, its longes...

 2021-07-30 20:52 

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Bills retooled defense making big impression already in camp...

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Bills Safety Micah Hyde recalled being immediately impressed with general manager Brandon Beane for going big — in numbers and size — to address the team's defensive line needs during the NFL draft. Using Bu...

 2021-07-30 20:52 

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Tunisian police detain lawmaker, Islamist party officials...

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisian authorities jailed an opposition lawmaker Friday and briefly detained four members of the powerful Islamist movement Ennahdha in the wake of the president's decision to seize exceptional powers, according to Tunisi...

 2021-07-30 20:52 

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Mudslides force more than 100 to spend night on highway...

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — More than 100 people had to spend the night on a highway, including nearly 30 who took refuge in a tunnel, after rain over an area burned by a wildfire once again triggered mudslides in western Colorado, authorities sa...

 2021-07-30 20:17 

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US regulators step up scrutiny of IPO hopefuls from China...

NEW YORK (AP) — Chinese companies hoping to sell their shares in the United States must start making more disclosures about their potential risks before U.S. regulators will allow them to list their stock. The Securities and Exchange Commission anno...

 2021-07-30 20:17 

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Half the players who opted out last year no longer with team...

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — More than half of the 67 NFL players who opted out of the 2020 season amid the COVID-19 pandemic are no longer with the same team. Almost two dozen aren't on anyone's roster. Thirty-three of the players who opted out ...

 2021-07-30 20:16 

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Stock end lower but still mark 6th straight monthly gain...

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks ended lower on Wall Street, giving up their gains for the week. The S&P 500 still managed to end July higher, marking six monthly gains in a row, the longest such streak since 2018. The benchmark index fell 0.5% Friday, with a...

 2021-07-30 19:52 

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As China absorbs Hong Kong, why do both get Olympic teams?...

TOKYO (AP) — Two teams, from two Chinese cities, confronting each other on a badminton court, thwacking the shuttlecock back and forth. Nothing unusual there. In China, teams play each other all the time. For the mixed doubles pairing from Beijing t...

 2021-07-30 19:52 

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California wildfire flares but within line crews have built...

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — California's largest wildfire so far this year was flaring up Friday but it was because the flames were chewing through unburned islands of vegetation within a perimeter that firefighters have built, authorities said. The...

 2021-07-30 19:52 

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The Latest: Staffers in La Gov. Edwards office test positive...

BATON ROUGE, La. — Two staffers in Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards' office have tested positive for the coronavirus. The announcement Friday from Edwards' office says both are at home, in isolation, in accordance with state and federal healt...

 2021-07-30 19:52 

China Post

Mudslides force about 20 to spend night in highway tunnel...

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — About 20 people had to spend the night inside a highway tunnel after rain over an area burned by a wildfire once again triggered mudslides in western Colorado, authorities said Friday. The people were caught with their...

 2021-07-30 19:52 

China Post

Judge agrees to destruction of Kraft massage parlor video...

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A video recording of New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and other men allegedly engaging in massage parlor sex will be returned to prosecutors for destruction, a Florida judge ruled Friday, ending a two-year saga th...

 2021-07-30 19:51 

China Post

Walmart mandates vaccines for workers at headquarters...

NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart is requiring that all workers at its headquarters as well as managers who travel within the U.S. be vaccinated against COVID-19 by Oct. 4. The Bentonville, Arkansas-based retailer is also reversing its mask policy for its emp...

 2021-07-30 19:32 

Formosa News

Former Olympian Chi Cheng to launch fresh bid for Olympic name change...
 2021-07-30 19:32 

Formosa News

Taipei Children's Amusement Park and Taipei Zoo reopen after end of Level 3...
 2021-07-30 19:32 

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Rice paddy art in the heart of the capital...

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