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 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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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 

China Post

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

DENVER (AP) — The...

 2018-10-23 07:48 

China Post

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 

China Post

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 

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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 

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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 

China Post

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 

China Post

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 

China Post

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 

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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 

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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 

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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...

 2018-10-23 05:55 

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The McCain Institute is looking for a few good mavericks...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A nonprofit named for the late Sen. John McCain is looking for...

 2018-10-23 05:54 

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump overreaches in bragging about judges...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump overreached Monday night when he boasted that he's seated more federal judges than any president except George Washington. By various measures, he trails others.A look at his claim at his Texas rally:TRUM...

 2018-10-23 05:53 

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Science Says: Sex and gender aren't the same...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Anatomy at birth may prompt a check in the...

 2018-10-23 05:52 

China Post

Trump refugee cuts slows resurgence of cities like Buffalo...

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — When thousands of others fled the struggling Rust Belt city of Buffalo, refugees poured in to fill to void and invigorate the economy.Blighted blocks were tidied up by new arrivals from Iraq. Shops selling Ethiopian cuisine open...

 2018-10-23 05:51 

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Morris has 28 and Wizards edge Blazers 125-124 in OT...

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Markieff Morris had 28 points including six 3-pointers and the Washington Wizards won their first game of the season with a 125-124 overtime victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night.Bradley Beal added 25 points f...

 2018-10-23 05:45 

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Anywhere but Washington: Why DC stories rarely film in DC...
 2018-10-23 05:37 

Central News Agency

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)....

 2018-10-23 05:01 

China Post

Trump vilifies caravan, says he'll cut Central American aid...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared Monday the U.S. will begin cutting aid to three Central American countries he accused of failing to stop thousands of migrants heading for the U.S. border. But across his administration there was no ...

 2018-10-23 05:00 

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Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant lead Warriors past Suns 123-103...

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 15 of his 29 points in the third quarter and also had eight assists, leading the Golden State Warriors past the Phoenix Suns 123-103 on Monday night.Kevin Durant scored 22 points and Draymond Green dished ...

 2018-10-23 04:52 

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New ground search for missing Wisconsin girl to start...

BARRON, Wis. (AP) — The search for a Wisconsin girl whose parents were killed in the family's home last week was to expand Tuesday with as many as 2,000 volunteers expected to comb the area.The new ground search for Jayme Closs comes several day...

 2018-10-23 04:51 

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Authorities: Explosive device found near George Soros' home...

BEDFORD, N.Y. (AP) — The FBI and local police responded to an address near the home of philanthropist George Soros after an object that appeared to be an explosive was found in a mailbox, according to authorities.The Bedford Police Department said i...

 2018-10-23 04:50 

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AP Explains: The growing migrant caravan on way to US border...

TAPACHULA, Mexico (AP) — The caravan of Central American migrants moving through Mexico toward the U.S. border has bloomed to more than 7,000 people. Here's why the caravan is bigger than previous ones and drawing so much attention.__WHAT IS THE...

 2018-10-23 04:49 

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Dangerous Cat 4 Hurricane Willa closes in on Mexico coast...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities rushed to evacuate low-lying areas and set up shelters as an...

 2018-10-23 04:48 

China Post

Ellison abuse allegation fuels Minnesota GOP rival's bid...

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — In ads, rallies and the signage on his campaign bus, the Republican running for Minnesota attorney general has a prevailing message for voters: He's not Keith Ellison.As the Democratic congressman struggles to survive the ...

 2018-10-23 04:47 

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Prince Harry and Meghan arrive in hot Fiji for 3-day visit...

SUVA, Fiji (AP) — The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have landed in Fiji for a three-day visit as their tour of the South Pacific continues.There was a light drizzle when Prince Harry and Meghan landed Tuesday afternoon at Nausori Airport near the capit...

 2018-10-23 04:46 

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump implies terrorists mixed with migrants...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — President Donald Trump is offering no evidence to support his assertion that...

 2018-10-23 04:45 

China Post

Democrat to debate with rare shot at governor's race win...

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The first debate in South Dakota's race for governor comes as Republican Kristi Noem is trying to punch holes in hard-charging Democrat Billie Sutton's moderate image.Noem, a four-term congresswoman, is favored to be...

 2018-10-23 04:38 

Central News Agency

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....

 2018-10-23 04:38 

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Former Dodgers setup man Hong-Chih Kuo announces retirement...

Taipei, Oct. 23 (CNA) Taiwanese 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)....

 2018-10-23 04:37 

Central News Agency

Taiwan shares plunge after Wall Street losses...

Taipei, Oct. 23 (CNA) Taiwan shares took a beating Tuesday morning as investors reacted to falls in markets in the United States to reduce their holdings, dealers said....

 2018-10-23 04:00 

China Post

Conley, Gasol lead Grizzlies to 92-84 win over Jazz...

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mike Conley had 23 points, seven rebounds and four assists to lead the Memphis Grizzlies to a 92-84 victory over the Utah Jazz on Monday night.Marc Gasol finished with 18 points, 13 rebounds, and four assists before fouling out...

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