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 2019-10-20 06:32 

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Korea's DMZ — where frontier meets funpark...

The Korean Peninsula has seen many changes since the 1950s and the Korean War. The ironically named Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) is the most prominent feature of the peninsula. With more than 240 kilometers (150 miles) of fences, landmines, guns pointed at an...

 2019-10-20 06:32 

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Swiss elections: What you need to know...

How do the federal elections work? Over 5.2 million Swiss voters will be eligible to cast their ballots on October 20 to elect a new Federal Assembly, or parliament. There are 200 seats in the lower house, the National Council, which are allocated based o...

 2019-10-20 06:32 

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Hong Kongers set to defy police with unauthorized protest...

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong authorities are beefing up security ahead of an unauthorized rally by pro-democracy protesters. Water-filled plastic security barriers went up around a rail terminal where Sunday's protest march will finish. It's t...

 2019-10-20 06:32 

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Confessions of German art dealer Helge Achenbach...

Helge Achenbach has been a free man for about a year now. The celebrity German art dealer, who spent four years in prison for cheating wealthy customers, runs "Culture without Borders," a center for persecuted artists in the town of Kaarst, west o...

 2019-10-20 06:32 

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| Indian students forced to wear cardboard boxes for exams...

, | An Indian school official apologized on Saturday after students were forced to wear cardboard boxes on their heads to prevent them from cheating...

 2019-10-20 06:31 

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Green gains expected as Swiss voters head to the polls...

Voting in Swiss parliamentary elections was set to end at midday on Sunday, with around 90% of the country's 5.3 million voters having already cast their votes ahead of time via post. The Swiss are electing members to the new 200-seat lower house, kno...

 2019-10-20 06:30 

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S. Korea aims to grant more scholarships to Asean students...

SEOUL (Philippinne Daily Inquirer/ANN) — South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha announced that her country wants to "do more" in advancing the Asean-Korea partnership. As part of its bid to strengthen bilateral ties with the Associatio...

 2019-10-20 06:02 

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Girgensons' late goal lifts Sabres over Sharks 4-3...

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Zemgus Girgensons scored with 7:45 left and the Buffalo Sabres continued their surprising start with a 4-3 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Saturday night. Marcus Johansson had a goal and an assist for Buffalo (7-1-1), whi...

 2019-10-20 06:02 

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From imprisoned dissident to president: Vaclav Havel remembered at Frankfurt Book Fair...

1989 was a revolutionary year worldwide. But if one person's life was personally turned upside down through the avalanche of events, it was definitely Vaclav Havel's. In January 1989, the playwright was sentenced to prison for the fourth time. In ...

 2019-10-20 06:02 

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After delay, New Orleans to demolish cranes at hotel site...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — After two days of delays, New Orleans officials are hoping to use a series of controlled explosions Sunday to take down two cranes that have been leaning precariously over the remains of a partially collapsed hotel. Officials had ...

 2019-10-20 06:02 

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Trump drops plan to host G-7 at his Doral golf resort...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Responding to stinging criticism, President Donald Trump has abruptly reversed his plan to hold the next Group of Seven world leaders' meeting at his Doral, Florida, golf resort next year. Trump announced a rare backtrack Satur...

 2019-10-20 06:01 

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Kedon Slovis and USC defense lead 41-14 win over Arizona...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kedon Slovis threw touchdown passes to Michael Pittman Jr. and Tyler Vaughns, and Southern California remained unbeaten at the Coliseum this season with a 41-14 victory over Arizona on Saturday night. Freshman Kenan Christon rushe...

 2019-10-20 06:01 

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Conspiracies are 'always theories of power'...

DW: So many conspiracy theories seem to have their origin in the United States. Why? Michael Butter: To a certain degree, this is a misperception. There are tons of conspiracy theories in eastern Europe, and also in central Europe, that also have their or...

 2019-10-20 06:01 

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India: Pakistan firing kills 2 soldiers, civilian in Kashmir...

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — The Indian military says Pakistani soldiers have targeted a border post and civilian areas along the highly militarized frontier in disputed Kashmir, leaving two army soldiers and a civilian dead. Indian army spokesman Col. Ra...

 2019-10-20 06:01 

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Defense chief: US troops leaving Syria to go to western Iraq...

ABOARD A U.S. MILITARY AIRCRAFT (AP) — Defense Secretary Mark Esper says that under current plans all U.S. troops leaving Syria will go to western Iraq and the military will continue to conduct operations against the Islamic State group to prevent i...

 2019-10-20 05:45 

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Typhoon Neoguri, Tropical Storm Bualoi not expected to affect Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 20 (CNA) Two Pacific storms -- Typhoon Neoguri and Severe Tropical Storm Bualoi -- are expected to move towards Japan and are not expected to directly affect Taiwan, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB)....

 2019-10-20 05:31 

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Bolivians pick between Evo Morales and change in tight vote...

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — South America's longest-serving leader is seeking an unprecedented fourth term in Bolivian elections on Sunday, but polls suggest Evo Morales is in the tightest race of his career. The 59-year-old leftist is favored to win...

 2019-10-20 05:31 

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Morocco: Journalist's pardon for 'abortion' reflects societal split...

After Morocco's king pardoned her for the crimes of having an "illegal abortion" and premarital sex , journalist Hajar Raissouni on Wednesday made a victory sign with her fingers. The moment has come to symbolize a win for her and civil rights...

 2019-10-20 05:31 

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In New York, global climate protesters plead for action...

During his 2 1/2 years in office, US President Donald Trump has rolled back dozens of environmental regulations and pulled his country out of the 2015 Paris climate agreement that aims to restrict global warming to less than 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 Fahrenh...

 2019-10-20 05:02 

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Ceasefire on edge as Turkish, Kurdish fighters clash in Syria...

Turkey's Defense Ministry on Saturday said it was "completely abiding" by a US-brokered ceasefire in northern Syria, and accused Kurdish fighters of carrying out 14 "attacks" over the past 36 hours, mostly near the border town of Ras a...

 2019-10-20 05:02 

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Altuve's HR in 9th sends Astros to World Series over Yankees...

HOUSTON (AP) — Jose Altuve, the 5-foot-6 driving force of Houston, delivered a swing that will play in Astros' highlights forever. Altuve homered off Aroldis Chapman with two outs in the ninth inning and the Astros outlasted the New York Yankees...

 2019-10-20 05:02 

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Carter helps Kings beat Flames 4-1 to snap 3-game skid...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jeff Carter had a goal and assist, Jonathan Quick made 23 saves and the Los Angeles Kings snapped a three-game losing streak with a 4-1 victory over the Calgary Flames on Saturday night. Tyler Toffoli, Anze Kopitar and Ilya Kovalc...

 2019-10-20 05:02 

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Qantas completes longest non-stop New York-Sydney flight...

SYDNEY (AP) — Australia's Qantas on Sunday completed the first non-stop commercial flight from New York to Sydney, which was used to run a series of tests to assess the effects of ultra long-haul flights on crew fatigue and passenger jetlag. The...

 2019-10-20 05:01 

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Into the blue: Reconnecting with our oceans...

Made up of roughly 70% water, humans have long been awed by the oceans and waterways that also comprise 70% of the Earth's surface. Many of us want to be near water. We are willing to pay a lot of money to live or holiday directly on the coast. As res...

 2019-10-20 05:01 

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Savages in the box go bust with slew of strikeouts...

HOUSTON (AP) — A record-setting season by Savages in the Box ended with a slew of strikeouts and another October bust for the New York Yankees. For the first time since the 1910s, the 27-time champions have gone through an entire calendar decade wit...

 2019-10-20 05:01 

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Hong Kong braces for fresh anti-government protests...

Hong Kong tightened security as the city braced for an anti-government march on Sunday afternoon, stopping some metro services and closing public facilities, while pro-democracy leaders called on citizens to join the protest in spite of the risk of arrest...

 2019-10-20 05:01 

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No. 1 Alabama survives Tua injury, beats Tennessee 35-13...

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — With Tua Tagovailoa hurt, No. 1 Alabama turned to the defense and Najee Harris to pull out a 35-13 victory over Tennessee on Saturday night. The Crimson Tide (7-0, 4-0 Southeastern Conference) faced its first test of the seas...

 2019-10-20 05:01 

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Capital hill: Astros, Nats put World Series eyes on pitching...

Gerrit Cole, Max Scherzer and a slew of aces get the World Series started in Houston, then the scene shifts to Capitol Hill. But with Justin Verlander, Stephen Strasburg and all these electric arms, might as well call it capital hill. Because in this Year...

 2019-10-20 04:32 

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Of threatened tortoises and rosewood: Stopping the fast extinction of a slow-moving creature...

Project goal: The Angkor Centre for Conservation of Biodiversity (ACCB) in northern Cambodia is home to 730 animals, 91% of which are highly threatened. ACCB is rehabilitating the animals with the aim of releasing them back into the wild. They have also s...

 2019-10-20 04:31 

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Nelson scores in OT to lift Islanders over Blue Jackets 3-2...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The New York Islanders won again in overtime, this time when Brock Nelson scored 33 seconds into the extra period. They're getting used to it. The 3-2 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday night gave the Islanders ...

 2019-10-20 04:31 

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Arts and Culture Thursday, October 17, 2019...
 2019-10-20 04:31 

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Dallas ends 5-game losing streak with 4-1 win over Flyers...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Stars are set to start a four-game homestand they hope can spark a needed turnaround. But first, one for the road — a win in Philadelphia that ended a winless road trip. Roope Hintz, Esa Lindell and Corey Perry all scor...

 2019-10-20 04:31 

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Asleep at the wheel: Driving while drowsy can be deadly...

Sleep deprivation combined with long haul trips are a common cause of truck accidents. A new report suggests truck drivers across Europe are more likely to succumb to obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) as a result of not getting enough shut eye and living a se...

 2019-10-20 04:31 

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How residents of one of Nairobi's poorest districts are cleaning up a major local river...

Project goal: Cleaning the Nairobi River of waste and toxic material. Establishing functioning sewage and waste collection systems Project partners: Citizens' initiatives like Komb Green Solutions and Friends of Ondiri Wetland Kenya The Nairobi River ...

 2019-10-20 04:02 

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Frankfurt Book Fair: Dreams, revolutions and a Nobel laureate...

1. Dreams "The dream we carry" — With this motto, Norway presents itself as the guest country of this year's book fair. The words are taken from a poem by the popular Norwegian poet Olav H. Hauge (1908-1994). 510 Norwegian books have bee...

 2019-10-20 04:01 

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Tracking down Gandhi through photographs...
 2019-10-20 04:01 

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Olafur Eliasson: 'The past won't guide us into the future'...

Each year, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) chooses someone to serve as an advocate for urgent climate action and the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). As this year's representative Olafur Eliasson — whose three-decade care...

 2019-10-20 04:01 

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Gordon, Borghi lead Washington State past Colorado 41-10...

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Anthony Gordon passed for 369 yards and four touchdowns and Washington State rolled over Colorado 41-10 on Saturday, snapping the Cougars' three-game losing streak. Gordon threw a 4-yard TD pass to Max Borghi and a 22-yarde...

 2019-10-20 04:01 

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Turkey's offensive in Syria: Grief on the border...
 2019-10-20 04:01 

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No. 15 Texas beats Kansas 50-48 on last-second FG...

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Cameron Dicker made a 33-yard field goal as time expired and No. 15 Texas survived Kansas' desperate upset bid 50-48 after the teams exchanged six touchdowns in the fourth quarter Saturday night. Kansas took a 48-47 lead on ...

 2019-10-20 04:01 

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Gainwell sets Memphis record in 47-17 rout of Tulane...

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Brady White threw five touchdown passes, Kenneth Gainwell scored three touchdowns and combined for 307 yards of offense and Memphis routed Tulane 47-17 on Saturday night. Gainwell is the first player for Memphis (6-1, 2-1 Ameri...

 2019-10-20 04:01 

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Fumble recovery, late TD helps Texas A&M beat Ole Miss 24-17...

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Buddy Johnson returned a fumble for a 62-yard go-ahead touchdown, and Isaiah Spiller added a clinching 22-yard touchdown run late as Texas A&M rallied to defeat Mississippi 24-17 on Saturday night. Trailing 14-10 midway in the t...

 2019-10-20 04:01 

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Berlin TV tower and more: the top 10 landmarks in the German capital...
 2019-10-20 04:01 

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Wake Forest beats Florida State 22-20 on Sciba's 5th FG...

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Nick Sciba kicked a 25-yard field goal — his school-record-tying fifth of the game — with 4:18 remaining, and Wake Forest beat Florida State 22-20 on Saturday night. Cade Carney had a 3-yard touchdown run in th...

 2019-10-20 04:01 

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Clifford's 4 TDs lead No. 7 Penn State over No. 16 Michigan...

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. (AP) — Sean Clifford threw three touchdown passes and ran for another score to lead No. 7 Penn State to a 28-21 win over No. 16 Michigan on Saturday night. The Nittany Lion quarterback hit KJ Hamler on 25- and 53-yard scoring st...

 2019-10-20 04:00 

Taiwan News

Brexit: 'Final say' rally draws thousands to central London...

As UK lawmakers passed an amendment delaying a key Brexit vote, pro-EU protesters marched through London demanding a second referendum. Organizers say the revised divorce plan must be put back to the British electorate....

 2019-10-20 04:00 

Taiwan News

British MPs approve amendment to delay Brexit...

The UK's House of Commons has voted in favor of an amendment that effectively forces Prime Minister Boris Johnson to request a second Brexit extension. The vote on the revised EU exit deal has been postponed....

 2019-10-20 04:00 

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Alonso gives Chelsea 1-0 win over Newcastle in EPL...

Alonso gives Chelsea 1-0 win over Newcastle in EPL...

 2019-10-20 04:00 

Taiwan News

German Summaries...

German Summaries...

 2019-10-20 04:00 

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ATP World Tour Moscow Results...

ATP World Tour Moscow Results...

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