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 2018-10-23 11:48 

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The top 10 largest US Jackpots...

Lottery players will have a chance at winning an estimated .6 billion jackpot in Tuesday night's Mega Millions drawing and an estimated million in Wednesday night's Powerball jackpot.A look at the 10 largest U.S. jackpots that have been won and th...

 2018-10-23 11:47 

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Issue of married Catholic priests gains traction under pope...

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican is laying the groundwork to open formal debate on an issue that has long been taboo: opening up the priesthood to married men in parts of the world where clergy are scarce.Pope Francis has convened a meeting of South ...

 2018-10-23 11:46 

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Rosie O'Donnell is engaged, no wedding date set...

NEW YORK (AP) — Rosie O'Donnell is getting married.The 56-year-old confirmed to People magazine on Monday her engagement to 33-year-old Elizabeth Rooney.O'Donnell says their wedding date is...

 2018-10-23 11:45 

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Abrams defends burning state flag, Confederate symbol in '92...

ATLANTA (AP) — The campaign of Democratic candidate for Georgia governor Stacey Abrams is defending her involvement in burning the state flag more than 25 years ago. At the time it contained a prominent Confederate symbol.Abrams' role in that fl...

 2018-10-23 11:40 

Central News Agency

Pro-nuclear referendum approved to be held with local elections...

Taipei, Oct. 23 (CNA) The Central Election Commission (CEC) has approved a referendum proposal on overturning the government's policy to make Taiwan a nuclear-free homeland by 2025, bringing to 10 the number of referendums to be held in conjunction wi...

 2018-10-23 11:40 

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Pope Francis sends condolences to victims of train accident in Taiwan...

The Vatican, Oct. 23 (CNA) Pope Francis has sent a telegram expressing his...

 2018-10-23 11:39 

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Taiwan transfers 6 aid projects from former ally to Nicaragua...

Taipei, Oct. 23 (CNA) Taiwan has moved six cooperation projects from El Salvador to Nicaragua since it severed diplomatic relations with the former earlier this year, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Tuesday....

 2018-10-23 11:00 

China Post

China ready for launch of Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge...

Hong Kong, Oct. 23The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge (HKZMB, ) is to be officially open to traffic at 9 a.m. on Oct. 24. The opening ceremony is held in Zhuhai on Oct 23. Chinese President Xi Jinping declares Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge open. Ceremony wi...

 2018-10-23 11:00 

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The Latest: Vigil held for missing Wisconsin girl...

BARRON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the search for a Wisconsin girl whose parents were killed in their home in northwestern Wisconsin (all times local):5:55 a.m.Several hundred people gathered on a blustery high school football field to support the ex...

 2018-10-23 10:50 

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The Latest: UN over 45,000 migrants reached Spain this year...

IZACIC, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — The Latest on migrants in Europe (all times local):12:30 p.m.The U.N. migration agency says that so far this year Spain has received more migrants via the Mediterranean Sea than it did in the previous three years co...

 2018-10-23 10:49 

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UK attorney general to consider case of far-right activist...

LONDON (AP) — A judge has referred a contempt-of-court case involving far-right activist Stephen Yaxley-Lennon to Britain's attorney general for consideration.Yaxley-Lennon, who uses the pseudonym Tommy Robinson, was arrested in May for potentia...

 2018-10-23 10:48 

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Abrams, Kemp set to meet in Georgia governor's debate...

ATLANTA (AP) — The candidates in a neck-and-neck battle for Georgia governor are set to meet in their first debate Tuesday evening in Atlanta.Republican Brian Kemp, Georgia's secretary of state, faces Democratic former state House minority leade...

 2018-10-23 10:47 

China Post

10 Things to Know for Today...

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. ERDOGAN: SAUDI WRITER'S MURDER PLANNEDTurkey's president says Jamal Khashoggi was the victim of a...

 2018-10-23 10:46 

China Post

Naomi Kawase named to direct 2020 Tokyo Olympic documentary...

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese director Naomi Kawase has been commissioned to make the documentary film about the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.Kawase was introduced Tuesday by the local organizing committee. She said she hoped to focus partly on reconstruction effort...

 2018-10-23 10:45 

China Post

iPhone XR makes the right trade-offs for a cheaper price...

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple offers you a simple trade-off with its new iPhone XR, the middlebrow cousin to the top-of-the-line iPhone XS.On one hand, the XR lacks the high-resolution screen and dual-lens camera found on the XS. On the other, you'd sav...

 2018-10-23 10:42 

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Industrial production up for 7th straight month in September...

Taipei, Oct. 23 (CNA) Industrial production in Taiwan posted a year-on-year increase for the seventh consecutive month in September in the wake of solid global demand for electronic gadgets in the traditional peak season, according to the Ministry of Econ...

 2018-10-23 10:42 

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Taiwan shares tumble almost 200 points, end under 9,800...

Taipei, Oct. 23 (CNA) Shares in Taiwan came under heavy pressure and closed below the 9,800 point mark amid concerns over fund exodus at a time of a strengthening U.S. dollar as well as worries over continued trade friction between the United States and C...

 2018-10-23 10:42 

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Driver shut off train auto protection, was going too fast: court...

Taipei, Oct. 23 (CNA) The driver of the Puyuma express train that derailed on Oct. 21 had turned off the automatic train protection (ATP) system, which is the main reason why the train took a curve too fast and crashed, the Yilan District Court said in pr...

 2018-10-23 10:01 

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UN agency: migrant caravan includes people 'in danger'...

BERLIN (AP) — The United Nations refugee agency is reminding countries along the route of a migrant trek through Central America that the caravan...

 2018-10-23 10:00 

China Post

Taiwanese basketball team signs former NBA third overall pick...

Taipei, Oct. 23 (CNA)A Taiwanese basketball team has signed former National Basketball Association (NBA) player O.J. Mayo, the third overall pick in the 2008 NBA draft, to play in Taiwan's Super Basketball League (SBL) this season. The Taipei-based Da...

 2018-10-23 10:00 

China Post

Migrants spend night in open near Bosnia-Croatia border...

IZACIC, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Several dozen migrants, including children, have spent the night out in the open near Bosnia's border with Croatia after walking for hours from a migrant center.The migrants are camping Tuesday by the road one k...

 2018-10-23 09:39 

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Premier rejects resignation of transportation minister...

Taipei, Oct. 23 (CNA) Premier Lai Ching-te () has rejected the resignation of Transportation Minister Wu Hong-mo () in the wake of a deadly train derailment in northeastern Taiwan on Oct. 21, he said Tuesday....

 2018-10-23 09:39 

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Number of big stock traders down in Q3 in volatile market...

Taipei, Oct. 23 (CNA) The number of major retail traders in Taiwan's stock market fell in the third quarter from a quarter earlier, as unfavorable external factors, including escalating trade friction between the United States and China, made investor...

 2018-10-23 09:00 

China Post

The Latest: Moscow wants to work with US on nonproliferation...

MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on John Bolton's meetings in Moscow (all times local):11:50 a.m.Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu has told U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser that Moscow hopes to join the United States in n...

 2018-10-23 08:45 

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Philip Morris woos puff-happy Japan for post-smoking era...

TOKYO (AP) — Philip Morris, maker of Marlboro and other major cigarette brands, is maneuvering to keep itself in business in a post-smoking world with an advertising blitz in puff-happy Japan and other tobacco-loving markets.One of the biggest purve...

 2018-10-23 08:40 

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Taiwan shares plunge after Wall Street losses...

Taipei, Oct. 23 (CNA)Taiwan shares plunge after Wall Street losses took a beating Tuesday morning as investors reacted to falls in markets in the United States to reduce their holdings, dealers said. Selling focused on large cap stocks, especially in the ...

 2018-10-23 08:40 

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Train service in Puyuma accident area to fully resume Wednesday...

Taipei, Oct. 23 (CNA) The section of track in Yilan County that was damaged in a deadly train derailment Sunday night will be repaired by Wednesday noon, allowing train services along Taiwan's east coast to be fully restored, according to the Taiwan R...

 2018-10-23 08:40 

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U.S. dollar closes higher on Taipei forex market...

Taipei, Oct. 23 (CNA) The U.S. dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar Tuesday, gaining NT$0.065 to close at NT$30.985....

 2018-10-23 08:09 

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[ Taiwan ]

Fubon Guardians pitcher Hong-Chih Kuo announces retirement...

Taipei, Oct. 23Fubon Guardians pitcher Hong-Chih Kuo () announced his retirement Monday night after his team was knocked out in the first round of the playoffs in Taiwan's Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL, ). In his final professional game, ...

 2018-10-23 08:00 

China Post

Trump's adviser meets Russian defense minister in Moscow...

MOSCOW (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser is meeting with Russia's defense minister in Moscow just a few days after Trump announced that he intended to pull the United States out of a landmark nuclear weapons trea...

 2018-10-23 07:52 

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The Latest: Turkey would cooperate with international probe...

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi (all times local):10:35 a.m.Turkey's foreign minister says his country would cooperate with international bodies if they were to launch an independent probe into the...

 2018-10-23 07:51 

China Post

Fielding respecting but not fearing Canelo in title match...

NEW YORK (AP) — When Rocky Fielding enters Madison Square Garden on Dec. 15, it won't be his first time in the big arena. It will be his initial visit for a boxing event — his fight against Canelo Alvarez.The WBA super middleweight champio...

 2018-10-23 07:50 

China Post

Falcons go into bye week feeling better about themselves...

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons head into a bye week feeling a whole lot better about their season.Sure, they haven't lived up to expectations in an injury plagued campaign.But two straight wins give them a reason to be hopeful.Matt Ryan thre...

 2018-10-23 07:49 

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Odd call at odd time dooms Dallas in loss at Washington...

DENVER (AP) — The...

 2018-10-23 07:48 

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Red Sox-Dodgers in '46 World Series? Not part of the program...

BOSTON (AP) — It took more than a century for these clubs to finally meet again in the Fall Classic.They had plenty of stars, especially during baseball's Golden Era — Ted Williams, Jackie Robinson and The Duke of Flatbush, among them.But ...

 2018-10-23 07:47 

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Red Sox happy to be asleep at the ballpark...

BOSTON (AP) — Think the Red Sox are asleep at the ballpark? You may be right.Catching some Zzzzs during downtime could help Boston be more alert during the first coast-to-coast World Series in 20 years.A sleep room was opened last year at Fenway Par...

 2018-10-23 07:46 

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Pedroia, Utley embrace elder role for Red Sox, Dodgers...

BOSTON (AP) — Don't look for Dustin Pedroia and Chase Utley to be turning any double plays during this World Series between the Boston Red Sox and Los Angeles Dodgers.But the presence of both has already had an impact on the clubhouses of the tw...

 2018-10-23 07:45 

China Post

Saudi economic forum opens but many absent over Khashoggi...

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — A high-profile economic forum in Saudi Arabia has begun in Riyadh, the kingdom's first major event on the world stage since the killing of writer Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul earlier this month.T...

 2018-10-23 07:39 

China Post

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Magnitude 6.0 quake rocks northeastern Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 23 (CNA)A magnitude 6.0 earthquake jolted northeastern Taiwan at 12:34 p.m. Tuesday, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The epicenter of the quake was located at sea about 104.2 kilometers east of Hualien County Hall at a depth of...

 2018-10-23 07:39 

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U.S. ship passage through Taiwan Strait a 'wise move': Easton...

Washington, Oct. 22 (CNA) A U.S. expert on China has called the passage of two American warships through the Taiwan Strait a...

 2018-10-23 07:38 

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China Airlines mulling purchase of 6 more widebody Airbus planes...

Toulouse, France, Oct. 22 (CNA) China Airlines (CAL), one of the leading international carriers in Taiwan, said Monday that it is thinking of buying another six extra wide-body A350 aircraft as part of its plan to expand its global transportation network....

 2018-10-23 06:47 

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Saudi foreign minister promises truth from Khashoggi probe...

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Saudi Arabia's foreign minister says the investigation into the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi will produce the truth about what happened.He also pledged that mechanisms will be put in place so that...

 2018-10-23 06:46 

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Want to run an Iraqi ministry? Apply online, PM says...

BAGHDAD (AP) — Drain the swamp: it's a promise leaders around the world are making in this era of voter cynicism and political upheaval.But Iraq's Prime Minister-designate Adel Abdul-Mahdi may be taking it further than anyone else. To form h...

 2018-10-23 06:45 

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Asian shares tumble as Chinese growth concerns sink in...

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian stocks slid on Tuesday as worries about softening Chinese growth rattled investors, following a rally that was not picked up by Wall Street overnight.KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 index gave up 2.7 percent to 22,010.78...

 2018-10-23 06:38 

Central News Agency

Taiwan shares close down 2%...

Taipei, Oct. 23 (CNA) Taiwan shares closed down 199.08 points, or 2 percent, at 9,775.20 Tuesday on turnover of NT$101.28 billion (US$3.27 billion)....

 2018-10-23 06:00 

China Post

Inmates charged in 2 Ohio prison knife attacks...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two Ohio inmates have been charged in separate knife attacks at a prison in assaults that severely wounded a guard and injured four prisoners who were unable to defend themselves because they were handcuffed to a table.The inju...

 2018-10-23 05:59 

China Post

Trump: 'I'm not satisfied' with accounts of Khashoggi death...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Monday he's not satisfied with the explanations he's heard about the death of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi and is awaiting reports from U.S. personnel returning from the region.Khashoggi, who liv...

 2018-10-23 05:58 

China Post

Ex-mayor convicted of selling office faces sentencing...

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The former mayor of Allentown, Pennsylvania, faces sentencing on federal corruption charges.Ed Pawlowski is due in court Tuesday.The 53-year-old Democrat was convicted in March on dozens of charges that he traded city contracts...

 2018-10-23 05:57 

China Post

Cuomo, Molinaro to spar in NY gov race's only planned debate...

NEW YORK (AP) — New Yorkers may get their only chance Tuesday to see Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo debate Republican challenger Marc Molinaro before next month's election.Cuomo, a Democrat seeking a third term, will spar with Molinaro, the Dutche...

 2018-10-23 05:56 

China Post

Trump escalates immigration rhetoric at rally to boost Cruz...

HOUSTON (AP) — President Donald Trump escalated his immigration rhetoric at a midterm rally in Texas on Monday, falsely accusing Democrats of...

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