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 2018-08-15 21:45 

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Joint practices reunite QBs Jameis Winston, Marcus Mariota...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota will be on the same practice field for a couple days, though their football careers will be forever linked.They practiced on the same field Wednesday for one period as Winston's Tampa Bay...

 2018-08-15 21:09 

China Post

Study: Smokers better off quitting, even with weight gain...

NEW YORK (AP) — If you quit smoking and gain weight, it may seem like you're trading one set of health problems for another. But a new U.S. study finds you're still better off in the long run.Compared with smokers, even the quitters who gain...

 2018-08-15 21:07 

China Post

Body camera video shows police responses to Vegas shooting...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police have released 15 more officer body-camera videos from the Oct. 1 shooting that killed 58 people and injured more than 800 on the Las Vegas Strip.The public records released Wednesday come after Sheriff Joe Lombardo said Aug. ...

 2018-08-15 21:05 

China Post

Baby elephant joins herd at San Diego Zoo Safari Park...

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The newest elephant at San Diego Zoo Safari Park has joined the rest of the herd.Video posted by the zoo this week shows Umzula-zuli taking his first tentative steps in the elephant enclosure — under the watchful eye of his mo...

 2018-08-15 21:04 

China Post

Van Damme's son pleads guilty in Arizona knife incident...

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — A son of actor Jean-Claude Van Damme has pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct for holding his roommate at knifepoint at their apartment in suburban Phoenix.Nicholas Van Varenberg had a change of plea hearing Wednesday.He's no...

 2018-08-15 21:02 

China Post

Suspect says smashing Trump's star was 'right and just act'...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The man accused of smashing President Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame called it a...

 2018-08-15 21:00 

China Post

Democrats' hope to beat Walker is former teacher...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Tony Evers will try to capitalize on his even-keeled demeanor and background in education as a former teacher, superintendent and now state schools chief to do something no Democrat has been able to achieve in 28 years: beat Sco...

 2018-08-15 20:59 

China Post

The Latest: Dems decry decision to revoke Brennan clearance...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the revocation of former CIA director John Brennan's security clearance (all times local):4:10 p.m.Democrats are lining up to denounce President Donald Trump's decision to revoke the security clearance of form...

 2018-08-15 20:57 

China Post

Backers of Brazil's Lula rally on filing day for candidacy...

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Thousands of supporters of jailed former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva rallied Wednesday outside the court in Brazil's capital where his party planned to register his candidacy for president later in the day.Da Silv...

 2018-08-15 20:55 

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Cuomo, on Trump slogan: America 'was never that great'...

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — America...

 2018-08-15 20:53 

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Browns coordinator Haley trying to mesh talent, toughness...

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns offensive coordinator Todd Haley awoke Wednesday and discovered his phone was overloaded with text messages.He became an overnight TV star.Haley was impossible to miss in the second episode of HBO's...

 2018-08-15 20:45 

China Post

Kamara leads the way for Vancouver's playoff hopes...

Kei Kamara seems to have found a home.The 33-year-old striker is in his first season with the Vancouver Whitecaps, his third Major League Soccer team since 2015. He's settled in as the team's leading scorer with nine goals, while also becoming a l...

 2018-08-15 19:58 

China Post

Notes of support pour in for 2 who started California blaze...

REDDING, Calif. (AP) — A couple whose flattened trailer tire reportedly started a massive fire in Northern California has received more than 100 cards and letters with supportive messages telling them not to feel guilty.The outpouring of support for...

 2018-08-15 19:56 

China Post

The Latest: Cardinal ask parishioners not to lose confidence...

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on a grand jury report on clergy abuse in six Pennsylvania Roman Catholic dioceses (all times local):3:45 p.m.A top clergyman faulted in a Pennsylvania grand jury report over his handling of sexually abusive priests...

 2018-08-15 19:54 

China Post

The Latest: Tester campaign disavows Pearl Jam poster...

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on a Pearl Jam concert poster that shows the White House in flames (all times local):1:35 p.m.U.S. Sen. Jon Tester's campaign is disavowing a Pearl Jam concert poster that shows a burning White House and what appe...

 2018-08-15 19:52 

China Post

AP FACT CHECK: Trump on black unemployment...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump, who has a reputation for inflaming racial tensions, is defending himself against claims that he's racist by taking credit for recent job gains by black Americans.The administration's argument Tuesday...

 2018-08-15 19:50 

China Post

3 kids heading on summer vacations among Italy bridge dead...

ROME (AP) — Authorities in Italy, France and Albania have confirmed their citizens are among the 39 victims of Tuesday's highway bridge collapse in Genoa. They include three children, traveling with their respective families on summer holidays. ...

 2018-08-15 19:48 

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Mariners place ace James Paxton on DL with forearm bruise...

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Seattle Mariners have placed ace James Paxton on the disabled list with a forearm bruise, one day after the left-hander was struck by a line drive.Paxton was facing the third batter in the first inning Tuesday night when J...

 2018-08-15 19:47 

China Post

After McNair death, Maryland focuses on safety at practice...

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Maryland interim coach Matt Canada has taken steps to ensure that the Terrapins are poised to deal with the heat of summer during his practices following the death of offensive lineman Jordan McNair.In the first workout sinc...

 2018-08-15 19:45 

China Post

Uber narrows 2Q loss as company polishes tarnished image...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber is still struggling to make money while the ride-hailing service's CEO deals with the headaches left behind by his predecessor.The second-quarter results released Wednesday show Uber's pioneering service continues t...

 2018-08-15 19:01 

China Post

UConn greats expect program to climb back to elite status...

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Don't tell Jim Calhoun or his former players that UConn is no longer an elite basketball program.Yes, the Huskies have missed the NCAA Tournament three times in four years and are 30-35 the past two seasons while playing...

 2018-08-15 19:00 

China Post

Hard Knocks: Bills receiver Coleman can't escape Browns past...

PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — New Buffalo Bills wide receiver Corey Coleman can't escape reminders of Cleveland no matter how hard he's tried to put his two seasons with the Browns in the past.First, there was the second episode of HBO's...

 2018-08-15 18:54 

China Post

Heisman hopeful Grier wants to lead WVU to 1st Big 12 title...

Maybe Will Grier can do at West Virginia what Baker Mayfield did with Oklahoma before going to the NFL.If the senior quarterback can mimic the spectacular season had by Mayfield, the Mountaineers would have a couple of significant firsts. They have never ...

 2018-08-15 18:52 

China Post

Ex-Dallas bishop whose tenure marred by scandal dies at 87...

DALLAS (AP) — The longtime bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Dallas whose tenure was marred by one of the first high-profile church sex abuse scandals has died.The diocese says the Most Rev. Charles Grahmann died Tuesday in San Antonio following a l...

 2018-08-15 18:49 

China Post

Turkey braces for hard times amid currency crisis, US spat...

ISTANBUL (AP) — Some Turks are reacting with defiance to their plunging currency and an escalating trade and political dispute with the United States — an indication that they are ready to endure economic pain and risk further deterioration in...

 2018-08-15 18:46 

China Post

Defensive end Burns re-energized by new Florida State scheme...

Brian Burns believes his drop in sack totals from his freshman year to 2017 was more about him than opponents.The Florida State defensive end had just 4.5 sacks a year after he had a breakout 9.5-sack debut season in 2016. But the 6-foot-5, 231-pound pass...

 2018-08-15 18:45 

China Post

Fed rate policy unintentionally pressures emerging economies...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is blaming the United States for Turkey's financial crisis, ignoring homegrown problems like high debts, raging inflation and his own erratic policies.Yet one of the threats facing Turkey and othe...

 2018-08-15 18:02 

China Post

DNC chair, Ellison discuss abuse allegations after primary...

ATLANTA (AP) — Democratic Party Chairman Tom Perez says he's talked to deputy chairman Keith Ellison about domestic abuse allegations by Ellison's ex-girlfriend.The allegations came over the weekend, just days before Ellison won his party...

 2018-08-15 18:01 

China Post

More than 2 dozen overdose at downtown city park...

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Authorities say more than two dozen people have overdosed from suspected synthetic marijuana at or near a Connecticut city park.No deaths have been reported, but officials say two people had life-threatening symptoms.Official...

 2018-08-15 18:00 

China Post

PGA Tour's bubble players take center stage at Wyndham...

It's time for the PGA Tour's bubble players to take center stage.The field at the Wyndham Championship is once again packed with players trying to play their way into golf's postseason and keep their tour cards for 2019.Only two of the top 30 ...

 2018-08-15 17:53 

China Post

Under the sea, marine heat waves can wreak havoc on wildlife...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Even the oceans are breaking temperature records in this summer of heat waves.Off the San Diego coast, scientists earlier this month recorded all-time high seawater temperatures since daily measurements began in 1916....

 2018-08-15 17:49 

China Post

Diamond won't let Parkinson's slow him down, talks new DVD...

NEW YORK (AP) — Neil Diamond may have retired from the road due to Parkinson's disease, but he said he's working hard to get back onstage....

 2018-08-15 17:47 

China Post

Expensive renovations lead to impeachment, political feud...

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — News reports last year that West Virginia's Supreme Court justices spent more than .7 million on office renovations triggered an investigation by lawmakers that has since resulted in the retirement of two justices and th...

 2018-08-15 17:46 

China Post

Walsh Jennings, FIVB team up on Las Vegas beach v'ball stop...

Kerri Walsh Jennings is bringing beach volleyball to the desert.The five-time Olympian's new p1440 circuit has announced an event in Las Vegas for October that will serve as a stop on the FIVB pro tour. Players will be able to use points earned at the...

 2018-08-15 17:45 

China Post

Baker who won at high court sues Colorado over new bias case...

DENVER (AP) — The Colorado baker who wouldn't make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple and won a limited ruling at the U.S. Supreme Court is suing the state over another discrimination allegation.In a lawsuit filed Tuesday, lawyers for Masterpi...

 2018-08-15 17:26 

Formosa News

President Tsai invites Paraguay president-elect to Taiwan for National Day celebration...
 2018-08-15 17:25 

Formosa News

Two weeks left in signature drive to compete in Tokyo Olympics as Taiwan...
 2018-08-15 17:23 

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Photographer captures the gravely, beautiful crisis of land subsidence...
 2018-08-15 17:21 

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Teen throws first perfect game in Pony League World Series history...
 2018-08-15 17:20 

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Fearing China backlash, 85C Bakery Cafe issues statement to acknowledge '1992 Consensus'...
 2018-08-15 17:18 

Formosa News

Nearly 300 athletes head to Asian Games on charter flight...
 2018-08-15 16:59 

China Post

3 accused of child abuse on New Mexico compound to be freed...

TAOS, N.M. (AP) — Three members of an extended family who are accused of child abuse at a ramshackle desert compound in New Mexico are awaiting release.The Taos County courthouse has heightened security Wednesday over threats against the judge who c...

 2018-08-15 16:58 

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Survivor of newly found WWII shipwreck: 'So many' to rescue...

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Daryl Weathers remembers trying to pull men from the sea off Alaska's Aleutian Islands after a U.S. Navy destroyer hit a mine left by the Japanese following the only World War II battle fought on North American soil.The ...

 2018-08-15 16:57 

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AP Photos: Anxiety evident as Marjory Stoneman year begins...

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Charlie Shebes had too much anxiety to sleep the night before the first day of his junior year at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High. He wants to forget, but not be forgotten.Returning to the campus where 17 people were shot to deat...

 2018-08-15 16:55 

China Post

A partial list of victims in the Genoa bridge collapse...

ROME (AP) — A partial list of the 39 people who died in the collapse of the Genoa highway bridge on Tuesday. Italian officials have released the names of 21 citizens whose identities have been confirmed and families informed. Four French citizens an...

 2018-08-15 16:54 

China Post

Diversity-focused academy program boosts Hollywood dreamers...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The diversity crisis in Hollywood may rage on, but the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences continues to try to open up access to the entertainment business for people from underrepresented communities and give some a foot ...

 2018-08-15 16:52 

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APNewsBreak: Debt forces hunt for Lincoln-item auctioneers...

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The hunt for auctioneers to sell off parts of a valuable collection of Lincoln artifacts, including an iconic stovepipe hat and gloves bloodied the night he was assassinated, to settle a .7 million debt began Wednesday, but ...

 2018-08-15 16:51 

China Post

1st transgender candidate for governor focused on the issues...

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Six months ago, Christine Hallquist was leading one of Vermont's rural electric cooperatives, her transgender status causing nary a ripple as she took part in policy debates about renewable energy and the reliability of th...

 2018-08-15 16:49 

China Post

Republicans blast Pearl Jam poster of burning White House...

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Republicans are condemning a poster by Pearl Jam that shows the White House in flames and a bald eagle pecking at a skeleton they say is meant to depict President Donald Trump.The National Republican Senate Committee and Montana...

 2018-08-15 16:47 

China Post

New president takes over in Paraguay...

ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) — Mario Abdo Benitez has taken over as Paraguay's new president, replacing a seemingly disgruntled Horacio Cartes, who left the inauguration ceremony before it finished.Abdo Benitez urged Paraguay to...

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