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 2021-03-09 04:36 

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No. 1 Gonzaga blows out Saint Mary's 78-55 in WCC semifinals...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Drew Timme scored 18 points, Joel Ayayi added 16 and top-ranked Gonzaga racked up another lopsided win, blowing past Saint Mary's 78-55 in the West Coast Conference Tournament semifinals on Monday night. The Bulldogs (25-0) domi...

 2021-03-09 04:36 

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Kahkonen gets 1st shutout as Wild beat Golden Knights 2-0...

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Kaapo Kahkonen made 26 saves to notch his first career shutout for the Minnesota Wild in a 2-0 victory over Vegas on Monday night to stop the NHL-leading Golden Knights' six-game winning streak. Kahkonen won his seventh co...

 2021-03-09 04:36 

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No. 6 Baylor women end regular season 96-73 over No. 17....

WACO, Texas (AP) — Queen Egbo had a career-high 26 points along with 10 rebounds, DiJonai Carrington also had a double-double with 22 points and 10 rebounds, and No. 6 Baylor beat No. 17 West Virginia 96-73 on Monday night in the Big 12's final ...

 2021-03-09 04:17 

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Lite-On founder given bail in insider trading case; shares plunge - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 9 (CNA) Lite-On Technology Corp. founder Soong Kung-yuan () was released on NT$30 million (US$1.06 million) bail Tuesday after being questioned in an insider trading case, according to the Taipei District Prosecutors Office....

 2021-03-09 04:06 

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| Jimmy Liao's exhibition 'Murmurs in the Studio' takes place....

CP 35331 When the pandemic has not yet completely disappeared, everyone needs a light to warm up the fragile self inside. In the meantime, why not visit the exhibition "Jimmy LIAO Murmurs in the Studio" at Eslite Gallery in Taipei which runs from ...

 2021-03-09 03:36 

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Japan seeks 'recovery of people's hearts' decade after quake...

TOMIOKA, Japan (AP) — Ten years after Japan's earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster, the lives of many who survived are still on hold. On March 11, 2011, one of the biggest temblors on record touched off a massive tsunami, killing more than 1...

 2021-03-09 03:36 

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UNCG wins SoCon, gets NCAA berth after 69-61 win over Mercer...

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Isaiah Miller scored 25 points, grabbed 12 rebounds and had six assists as top-seeded UNC Greensboro earned a berth in the NCAA Tournament with a 69-61 win over seventh-seeded Mercer on Monday night in the Southern Conference ...

 2021-03-09 03:36 

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Defendant in deadly warehouse fire to serve sentence at home...

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Derick Almena, the master tenant of a San Francisco Bay Area warehouse that caught fire during a music event, killing 36 people, was sentenced Monday to 12 years in prison, although he is unlikely to spend more time in jail. A...

 2021-03-09 03:36 

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No. 1 UConn routs Marquette for 19th Big East championship...

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Paige Bueckers scored 23 points to lead top-ranked UConn over Marquette 73-39 on Monday night for the program's 19th Big East Tournament championship. The standout freshman hit 10 of 15 shots, grabbed six rebounds and ha...

 2021-03-09 03:36 

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5 | Taiwan ranks No. 1 as 'pandemic miracle country': El....

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 2021-03-09 02:41 

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U.S. dollar up in Taipei trading - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 9 (CNA) The U.S. dollar was traded at NT$28.366 at 10 a.m. Tuesday on the Taipei Foreign Exchange, up NT$0.063 from the previous close....

 2021-03-09 02:36 

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Twitter sues Texas AG, claiming retaliation for Trump ban...

DALLAS (AP) — Twitter has filed a lawsuit against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, claiming the Republican used his office to retaliate against it for banning the account of former President Donald Trump following the riot at the U.S. Capitol. Day...

 2021-03-09 02:36 

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Astros boost rotation by signing Odorizzi to 2-year deal...

HOUSTON (AP) — Right-hander Jake Odorizzi signed a two-year contract with the Houston Astros on Monday. An All-Star with Minnesota in 2019, Odorizzi was limited to four starts last season because of injuries. He was 0-1 with a 6.59 ERA for the Twins...

 2021-03-09 02:36 

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Michelle Obama, Mia Hamm among 9 chosen for Women's HOF...

SENECA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — Former first lady Michelle Obama and soccer star Mia Hamm have been chosen for the National Women's Hall of Fame as part of a Class of 2021 announced Monday that also includes former PepsiCo Chief Executive Indra Nooyi ...

 2021-03-09 02:36 

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Washington franchise tags All-Pro guard Scherff for 2nd time...

Washington placed the franchise tag on Brandon Scherff on Monday, tagging the standout guard for a second consecutive year in the aftermath of his first All-Pro season. Scherff stands to make almost $18 million after his camp and the team were unable to n...

 2021-03-09 02:36 

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Foltynewicz velo strong in All-Star's fresh start with Texas...

Mike Foltynewicz is almost as perplexed about how quickly his velocity has returned this spring with the Texas Rangers as the former All-Star was about how quickly it went away last summer when his former team gave up on him. The right-hander peeked at th...

 2021-03-09 02:36 

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AP source: Jets place franchise tag on safety Marcus Maye...

NEW YORK (AP) — A person with direct knowledge of the move says the New York Jets placed the franchise tag on safety Marcus Maye, a steady playmaker and leader with whom the team hopes to work out a long-term deal. The move Monday night was expected...

 2021-03-09 02:35 

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AP source: Titans trade 2020 first-round pick to Dolphins...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have found a team in the Miami Dolphins to take their 2020 first-round draft pick off their hands, trading offensive lineman Isaiah Wilson after his rookie season. The trade agreed to Monday night sends t...

 2021-03-09 02:05 

Central News Agency

Two moderate earthquakes shake southeastern Taiwan - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 9 (CNA) Two earthquakes of magnitude 4.8 and 4.3, respectively, struck off the coast of southeastern Taiwan Tuesday morning, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB)....

 2021-03-09 01:36 

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Emhoff, VP Harris' husband, goes from top lawyer to teacher...

Vice President Kamala Harris' husband, Doug Emhoff, is getting settled in a new job teaching law at Georgetown University amid a high-pressure moment in U.S. history. There is the pandemic and the vaccinations, the $1.9 trillion relief package and the...

 2021-03-09 01:36 

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Airline industry pushes US to standardize health papers...

Leading airline and business groups are asking the Biden administration to develop temporary credentials that would let travelers show they have been tested and vaccinated for COVID-19, a step that the airline industry believes will help revive travel. Va...

 2021-03-09 01:36 

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White Sox 2B Madrigal progressing in his return from surgery...

Nick Madrigal knows his teammates with the Chicago White Sox, and they know him — enough to poke a little fun at the second baseman. He knows his way around the team's spring training facility, and he knows what he needs to do to get ready for t...

 2021-03-09 01:36 

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Cowboys, QB Prescott finally have agreement on new contract...

The Dallas Cowboys and Dak Prescott have finally agreed on the richest contract in club history two years after negotiations first started with the star quarterback. The team said the agreement was reached Monday. It's a $160 million, four-year contra...

 2021-03-09 01:35 

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Lawyers investigating Cuomo have taken on political figures...

NEW YORK (AP) — The lawyers tapped to investigate sexual harassment allegations against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo both have experience handling high-profile cases involving men accused of abusing their power. One of the attorneys, Joon Kim, was a f...

 2021-03-09 01:35 

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Hawaii lawmakers considering nation's highest income tax...

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii is considering overtaking California as the state with the highest income tax rate in the nation, under legislation slated for a vote this week. The Hawaii Senate was expected to vote Tuesday on legislation that would impose a...

 2021-03-09 01:35 

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MLB lefty Cormier, pitched in 1988, '08 Olympics, dies at 53...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rheal Cormier, the durable left-hander who spent 16 seasons in the majors and remarkably pitched in the Olympics before and after his time in the big leagues, died Monday. He was 53. The Philadelphia Phillies said Cormier died of...

 2021-03-09 01:11 

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Taiwan shares open down - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, March 9 (CNA) The Taiwan Stock Exchange's main index opened down 105.04 points at 15,715.07 Tuesday on turnover of NT$5.14 billion (US$182 million)....

 2021-03-09 00:35 

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'Street workout' takes Hong Kong by storm...
 2021-03-09 00:35 

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RNC maintains right to use Trump's name in fundraising...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican National Committee is defending its right to use former President Donald Trump's name in fundraising appeals after he demanded they put an end to the practice. In a Monday letter to Trump attorney Alex Cannon, RN...

 2021-03-09 00:35 

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Arihara settles into 2nd start for Rangers, 3 solid innings...

Kohei Arihara finished what he started this time. The Texas Rangers newcomer bounced back from a shaky spring training debut, pitching three solid innings Monday in a 9-0, seven-inning loss to the Chicago Cubs. Arihara retired his final seven batters, set...

 2021-03-09 00:35 

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Hawks forward Cam Reddish has procedure on right Achilles...

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Hawks forward Cam Reddish had a nonsurgical procedure on Monday after missing six games with soreness in his right Achilles. Reddish was placed in a walking boot following the procedure at Emory Sports Medicine Clinic. His sta...

 2021-03-09 00:35 

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Arizona man who wore horns in Capitol riot to remain jailed...

WASHINGTON (AP) — An Arizona man who stormed the U.S. Capitol two months ago while sporting face paint, no shirt and a furry hat with horns will remain jailed until his trial, a federal judge ruled Monday, saying the man's willingness to resort ...

 2021-03-09 00:35 

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Vikings bring back DE Stephen Weatherly after Panthers stint...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings signed defensive end Stephen Weatherly to a one-year, $2.5 million contract on Monday, bringing back one of their past draft picks to try to strengthen a lagging pass rush. Weatherly played last season with t...

 2021-03-08 23:35 

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Georgia: Move to limit citizen arrests after Black man slain...

ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia House of Representatives voted unanimously on Monday to repeal a citizen's arrest law predating the Civil War, acting little more than a year after the fatal shooting of Ahmaud Arbery, a Black man pursued by armed whit...

 2021-03-08 23:35 

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Cunningham 4th freshman Big 12 coaches choose as top player...

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Oklahoma State guard Cade Cunningham is the fourth freshman to be selected as the Big 12 player of the year by the league's coaches. Cunningham led the Big 12's all-conference team released Monday. The rest of the first ...

 2021-03-08 23:35 

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$40M gender equality fund by Gates, Scott announce finalists...

A gender equality philanthropic initiative spearheaded by Melinda Gates' investment company, with support from MacKenzie Scott, has announced 10 project finalists for $40 million in funding slated to be awarded this summer. The Equality Can't Wait...

 2021-03-08 23:35 

China Post

Microsoft server hack has victims hustling to stop intruders...

BOSTON (AP) — Victims of a massive global hack of Microsoft email server software — estimated in the tens of thousands by cybersecurity responders — hustled Monday to shore up infected systems and try to diminish chances that intruders m...

 2021-03-08 23:35 

China Post

Biden's big relief package a bet gov't can help cure America...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden wants America to know that he's from the government and he's here to help. That sentiment became a well-worn punchline under Ronald Reagan and shaped the politics of both parties for four decades. Democr...

 2021-03-08 23:35 

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'Fantastico': Spithill, Bruni steer Italy into Cup match...

Minutes after Italy's Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli Team sailed across the finish line to earn a spot in the America's Cup match, Francesco "Checco" Bruni popped up from the port cockpit, crossed over to the starboard side of the stylish black ...

 2021-03-08 23:35 

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Lawyer: Dallas officer innocent of capital murder charges...

DALLAS (AP) — A lawyer for the Dallas police officer arrested in an alleged murder-for-hire scheme said his client is innocent of the 2017 killings, does not know one of the victims and that the other victim lived with the officer's father. Brya...

 2021-03-08 23:35 

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Smokin' Joe Frazier feted with statue, mural in Philly...

FEASTERVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Smokin' Joe Frazier stood fearsome in bronze, his frozen left hook on the brink of connecting with Muhammad Ali, much as the power punch did 50 years ago in the Fight of the Century. Linked forever by a trilogy of bouts,...

 2021-03-08 23:35 

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Oprah's deft royal interview shows why she's still the queen...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — There were royal victims and villains in Harry and Meghan's tell-all — or tell enough — interview with Oprah Winfrey. But there was only one immediate and clear winner: the American media queen. While the couple dr...

 2021-03-08 23:14 

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Girl using lemonade stand to fund brain surgery in recovery...

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A 7-year-old girl who used a lemonade stand to help raise money for her own brain surgery underwent a successful operation on Monday, her mother said. Liza Scott's surgery at Boston Children's Hospital was "uneven...

 2021-03-08 22:36 

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Fox hires ex-Sooner Stoops to replace Meyer on 'Big Noon'...

Former Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops will replace Urban Meyer on Fox's college football pregame show, the network announced Monday. Meyer, the former Ohio State coach, spent two seasons with "Big Noon Kickoff" before leaving to become an NFL head ...

 2021-03-08 22:35 

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Oral Roberts opens eyes winning 2 of 3 at national power LSU...

Oral Roberts' series win at nationally ranked LSU over the weekend might be the tonic the Golden Eagles need after an uncharacteristic poor start. The Eagles of the Summit League lost six of their first eight games, all at home, before they won two of...

 2021-03-08 22:35 

China Post

NYPD posts discipline records, critics say many still hidden...

NEW YORK (AP) — Disciplinary records of New York City police officers are now a matter of public record — but critics say officials are still keeping the vast majority of misconduct hidden. The NYPD, acting Monday on a recent appeals court dec...

 2021-03-08 22:35 

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US offers residency to Venezuelans and will review sanctions...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration said Monday it is offering temporary legal residency to several hundred thousand Venezuelans who fled their country's economic collapse and will review U.S. sanctions intended to isolate the South Ameri...

 2021-03-08 22:35 

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Fiery chants for justice from marchers at Chauvin trial...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Hundreds of people gathered Monday outside the fortified courthouse for the first day of the trial of a former police officer charged in George Floyd's death, with chants of "No justice, no peace!" and speakers implori...

 2021-03-08 22:35 

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Creighton's McDermott reinstated after 'plantation' remark...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Creighton announced Monday it has lifted Greg McDermott's suspension for making racially insensitive remarks to his players after a game last week. McDermott created a firestorm for twice using the term "plantation" as...

 2021-03-08 22:35 

China Post

Cubs, Sox to let some fans into stands as COVID numbers fall...

CHICAGO (AP) — After a season of mostly empty ballparks in Chicago, the famed marquee at Wrigley Field said it all. "Welcome home, Cubs fans," it read. Thousands of masked fans of the Cubs and White Sox will get to see their teams play in pe...

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