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 2020-09-19 15:52 

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Michigan-Ohio State finale highlights 3rd Big Ten schedule...

The Big Ten's third football schedule of the 2020 season is highlighted by Michigan-Ohio State on Dec. 12, the final day of the conference's regular-season and the latest date the rivals have ever played. The Big Ten released an eight-games-in-eig...

 2020-09-19 15:52 

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Djokovic loses his cool again during win at Italian Open...

ROME (AP) — Less than two weeks after getting defaulted from the U.S. Open, Novak Djokovic lost his cool again midway through a 6-3, 4-6, 6-3 win over German qualifier Dominik Koepfer in the Italian Open quarterfinals Saturday. When Djokovic was bro...

 2020-09-19 15:52 

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Top-flight Seahawks await Cam Newton, Patriots in Week 2...

The Seattle Seahawks have had a nasty habit of starting slowly. If their debut at Atlanta last weekend is any indication, Pete Carroll and Russell Wilson have the motors revving from the jump. Few teams were more impressive than Seattle as the NFL season ...

 2020-09-19 15:22 

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Coronavirus-wary Bavarians kick off toned-down Oktoberfest...

BERLIN (AP) — Oktoberfest celebrations got underway Saturday in Munich with the traditional tapping of a keg and the cry of "O'zapft is!" — "It's tapped!" — but this year's festival is very non-traditional and...

 2020-09-19 15:21 

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Tax protester in 2007 standoff requests time served sentence...

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A man up for resentencing this month over a monthslong armed standoff with U.S. marshals in 2007 to protest a tax evasion conviction says he should be sentenced to the 13 years he has already served. Edward Brown, 78, was senten...

 2020-09-19 15:21 

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Q&A: What does banning TikTok and WeChat mean for users?...

The U.S. government is cracking down on the Chinese apps TikTok and WeChat, starting by barring them from app stores on Sunday. President Donald Trump has cited concerns about Chinese government snooping as his administration prepares to follow through on...

 2020-09-19 14:21 

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Maine blueberry industry reels from drought, frost, virus...

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A late spring frost, a devastating drought and labor troubles wrought by the coronavirus pandemic conspired to make 2020 a difficult year for the wild blueberry producers who harvest the fruit in the nation's northeastern ...

 2020-09-19 13:51 

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As Trump holds back, tech firms step in on election security...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Adam Schiff was in the audience at the 2018 Aspen Security Forum when a Microsoft executive mentioned an attempted hacking of three politicians up for reelection. It was the first that Schiff, then the top Democrat on the House Int...

 2020-09-19 13:21 

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Underwater and on fire: US climate change magnifies extremes...

America's worsening climate change problem is as polarized as its politics. Some parts of the country have been burning this month while others were underwater in devastating extreme weather disasters. The already parched West is getting drier and suf...

 2020-09-19 13:21 

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Court weighs allowing courtroom cameras in George Floyd case...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The trial of four former Minneapolis police officers charged in George Floyd's death will generate massive public interest when it begins in March, but as it stands, most people who want to watch the proceedings will be out of...

 2020-09-19 13:12 

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TSMC target price raised to NT$600 on strong demand from Apple - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 19 (CNA) An Asian brokerage has raised its target price on shares of contract chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) to NT$600 (US$20.58), citing strong demand for iPhone production....

 2020-09-19 12:55 

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Hon Hai completes steel frame for data center dome in Wisconsin - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 19 (CNA) The steel frame for a 100-foot high-performance computing data center globe (HPCDC) that is being built in the U.S. state of Wisconsin by Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. of Taiwan has been completed....

 2020-09-19 12:51 

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Police: 2 dead, 14 wounded at party in Rochester, New York...

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Gunfire at a backyard party killed two people and wounded 14 others early Saturday in Rochester, New York, a city that has been roiled in recent weeks by outrage over the suffocation death of Daniel Prude. As many as 100 peopl...

 2020-09-19 12:31 

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Kaohsiung Film Festival touts immersive entries - Focus Taiwan...

Kaohsiung, Sept. 19 (CNA) The annual Kaohsiung Film Festival will include a segment that features 3D animation, augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR), mixed reality, motion platform or interactive elements, when it opens in mid-October, the organiz...

 2020-09-19 12:20 

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Evangelicals at base of Trump hopes for Pennsylvania repeat...

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — President Donald Trump's homestretch push to repeat his razor thin victory in Pennsylvania four years ago won't happen without white evangelicals, and there are signs that critical component of his coalition hasn't...

 2020-09-19 12:20 

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Walmart, Amazon among donors to QAnon-promoting lawmaker...

Walmart, Amazon and other corporate giants donated money to a Tennessee state lawmaker's reelection campaign after she used social media to amplify and promote the QAnon conspiracy theory, according to an Associated Press review of campaign finance re...

 2020-09-19 12:20 

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Ethiopia charges prominent opposition figure with terrorism...

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia's most prominent opposition figure, Jawar Mohammed, and 23 other people have been charged with terrorism-related offenses, telecom fraud and other criminal activities, the attorney general's office annou...

 2020-09-19 12:12 

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Gas explosion likely cause of fatal Taichung blaze: fire bureau - Focus Taiwan...

Taichung, Sept. 19 (CNA) A fire that killed four people in a residential area in Taichung City on Saturday was most likely caused by a gas explosion in the basement of one of the buildings, the city's fire bureau said, adding that it was not ruling ou...

 2020-09-19 11:50 

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Navalny says he's becoming more than 'technically alive'...

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny said he is recovering his verbal and physical abilities at the German hospital where he is being treated for suspected nerve agent poisoning but that he at first felt despair over his condition....

 2020-09-19 11:50 

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Navalny says he's becoming more than 'technically alive'...

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny said he is recovering his verbal and physical abilities at the German hospital where he is being treated for suspected nerve agent poisoning but that he at first felt despair over his condition....

 2020-09-19 11:31 

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U.S. Under Secretary of State Krach wraps up Taiwan visit - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 19 (CNA) American Under Secretary of State Keith Krach concluded a low-keyed visit to Taiwan Saturday afternoon, departing with his delegation less than 48 hours after they arrived for the memorial service of former President Lee Teng-hui ()...

 2020-09-19 11:20 

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First Native American racer blazes trail at Tour de France...

LE PECQ, France (AP) — A late draft to the Tour de France, Neilson Powless didn't have time to scramble together a turtle necklace, the spirit animal of his Native American tribe, or paint one of their wampum bead belts on the frame of the bike ...

 2020-09-19 10:55 

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Contacts of 6 COVID-19 patients who traveled from Taiwan test negative - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 19 (CNA) The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said Saturday that it has found no COVID-19 infections in Taiwan among the 122 contacts of six Filipinos who tested positive for the disease after departing Taiwan in recent weeks....

 2020-09-19 10:50 

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Iran vows 'hit' on all involved in US killing of top....

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The chief of Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard threatened Saturday to go after everyone who had a role in a top general's January killing during a U.S. drone strike in Iraq. The guard's website quoted Gen. Hosse...

 2020-09-19 10:50 

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After wildfire pause, protests resume in Portland...

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Protesters returned to the streets of Portland, Oregon, following a dayslong pause largely due to poor air quality from wildfires on the West Coast. Police declared an unlawful assembly Friday night in a neighborhood near a U.S...

 2020-09-19 10:27 

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Foreign dignitaries send messages of tribute to late President Lee - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 19 (CNA) Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a written tribute to late Taiwan President Lee Teng-hui (), which was read Saturday at his memorial service in New Taipei, while the Dalai Lama sent a recorded video message....

 2020-09-19 10:14 

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U.S. senator introduces bill to protect Taiwan from China's aggression - Focus Taiwan...

Washington, Sept. 19 (CNA) United States Republican Senator Rick Scott has introduced a bill to deter the use of force by China against Taiwan....

 2020-09-19 09:49 

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2 dead, 1 missing after storm pounds central Greece...

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Two people have died and one is reported missing in central Greece region of Thessaly after a storm pounded parts of the country overnight and caused flooding. Authorities identified the two victims as an elderly woman found de...

 2020-09-19 09:00 

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Taiwan confirms 3 new imported cases of COVID-19 - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 19 (CNA) Three people who entered Taiwan recently have been diagnosed with the COVID-19 coronavirus, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said Saturday....

 2020-09-19 08:48 

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Moroccans protest Arab nations normalizing ties with Israel...

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Despite a government ban on large gatherings to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, scores of demonstrators protested outside the Moroccan Parliament to denounce Arab countries agreeing o normalize ties with Israel. Israel o...

 2020-09-19 08:21 

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Fleet of 19 Chinese warplanes flies near Taiwan in pincer formation - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 19 (CNA) A fleet of 19 military aircraft from China flew into Taiwan's airspace in a pincer formation Saturday morning, marking the second consecutive day of such an incursion, according to Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense (MND)...

 2020-09-19 08:18 

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AP PHOTOS: Italian grape harvest plows on through pandemic...

LATINA, Italy (AP) — Change can come slowly to Italy's centuries-old wine industry, but the coronavirus pandemic has radically altered the path from vine to table in a matter of months, beginning with the fall harvest. At the Casale Del Giglio w...

 2020-09-19 07:48 

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AP Week in Pictures, Global...

SEPT. 12 18, 2020 This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published by The Associated Press from around the world. The selection was curated by AP photo editor Patrick Sison in New York. Follow AP visual journalism: Instag...

 2020-09-19 07:48 

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Lightning's Cooper vs. Stars' Bowness is NHL coaching first...

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Two nights after the Dallas Stars advanced to the Stanley Cup Final, their coaching staff was seated at a table for dinner in the NHL bubble right next to their counterparts from the Tampa Bay Lightning. Lightning coach Jon ...

 2020-09-19 07:48 

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Even without hostile NY crowds, this US Open is tough enough...

It's rare when fans wind up rooting for the golf course, even one as majestic as Winged Foot, but suddenly that's a viable option. Maybe because the two players atop the leaderboard heading into Round 3 at the U.S. Open are not exactly — how...

 2020-09-19 07:23 

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Top-ranked Taiwan-Czech tennis duo through to semifinals in Rome - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 19 (CNA) Hsieh Su-wei () of Taiwan and Barbora Strycova of the Czech Republic advanced Friday to the women's doubles semifinals at the Internazionali BNL d'Italia tennis tournament in Rome, scoring their second straight win....

 2020-09-19 06:52 

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Taiwan headline news - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 19 (CNA) The lead stories in major Taiwan dailies on Saturday are as follows:...

 2020-09-19 06:17 

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Krispy Kreme Japan unveils ultimate Halloween treats...

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Halloween is just around the corner have you carved your pumpkin yet? If you prefer creamy doughnuts instead, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts in Japan has created some inspiring Halloween treats. The spooky lineup, available in Japa...

 2020-09-19 05:47 

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Asia Today: India's cases keep rising; rallies in Melbourne...

NEW DELHI (AP) — India has maintained its surge in coronavirus cases, adding 93,337 new confirmed infections in the past 24 hours. The Health Ministry on Saturday raised the nation's caseload to more than 5.3 million out of the nearly 1.4 billio...

 2020-09-19 05:17 

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Taiwan, US pay tribute to island's leader, 'Mr. Democracy'...

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's leader, senior government officials and a high-level U.S. envoy on Saturday paid tribute to the man who led Taiwan's transition to democracy, former President Lee Teng-hui. Keith Krach, the U.S. undersecretary ...

 2020-09-19 05:17 

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A's clinch playoff berth win win over Giants, Mariners loss...

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics clinched their third straight playoff berth with Seattle's loss to San Diego and a 6-0 win against the San Francisco Giants on Friday night, highlighted by Matt Olson's three-run homer. Oakland is...

 2020-09-19 05:17 

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Yankees rally, beat Bosox for 11th straight time, 6-5 in 12...

BOSTON (AP) — Gary Sanchez hit a tying home run with two outs in the ninth inning, DJ LeMahieu had a go-ahead double in the 12th and the New York Yankees rallied past the Boston Red Sox 6-5 Friday night for their ninth straight win. New York improve...

 2020-09-19 05:17 

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Machado, Paddack lead Padres over Mariners, 6-1...

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Manny Machado homered twice and drove in four runs, Chris Paddack one-hit Seattle for six shutout innings and the San Diego Padres beat the Mariners 6-1 Friday night to reduce their magic number to two for clinching their first play...

 2020-09-19 04:47 

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Pujols 2 HRs, passes Mays for 5th place, Angels beat Rangers...

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Angels slugger Albert Pujols homered twice to pass Willie Mays for fifth place on the career home run list in a 6-2 win over the Texas Rangers on Friday night. Pujols hit No. 661 in the fifth inning to break the ti...

 2020-09-19 04:47 

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China announces regulations for 'unreliable entity' list...

HONG KONG (AP) — China's Ministry of Commerce on Saturday issued regulations for its "unreliable entity" list, aimed at foreign companies it says endanger its national sovereignty, security or development interests. Companies that end up...

 2020-09-19 04:47 

China Post

The Latest: India maintains surge, adds 93,300 new cases...

NEW DELHI —India has maintained its surge in coronavirus cases, adding 93,337 new confirmed infections in the past 24 hours. The Health Ministry on Saturday raised the nation's caseload to more than 5.3 million out of the nearly 1.4 billion peop...

 2020-09-19 04:22 

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Pentagon official slams incursions by Chinese jets - Focus Taiwan...

Washington, Sept. 18 (CNA) The intrusions by 18 Chinese warplanes into Taiwan's airspace on Friday are another example of how the country is increasingly using its military as a tool of coercion against Taiwan, a spokesman for the U.S. Department of D...

 2020-09-19 04:22 

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Pentagon official slams incursions by Chinese jets - Focus Taiwan...

Washington, Sept. 18 (CNA) The intrusions by 18 Chinese warplanes into Taiwan's airspace on Friday are another example of how the country is increasingly using its military as a tool of coercion against Taiwan, a spokesman for the U.S. Department of D...

 2020-09-19 04:18 

China Post

Pujols passes Mays for 5th on HR list with No. 661,....

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Angels slugger Albert Pujols passed Willie Mays for fifth place on the career home run list, hitting No. 661 on Friday night against Texas. Pujols connected for a solo homer with two outs in the fifth inning. He se...

 2020-09-19 04:18 

China Post

Bellinger, Dodgers set season high for runs, rout Rox 15-6...

DENVER (AP) — Cody Bellinger, Mookie Betts and Gavin Lux homered and the Los Angeles Dodgers set a season high for runs, romping past the Colorado Rockies 15-6 Friday night to move closer to clinching their eighth straight NL West title. The Dodgers...

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