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 2020-12-06 00:38 

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Book leads No. 2 Irish past Syracuse 45-21 in home finale...

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Ian Book threw three touchdown passes and ran for two scores in his final home game at Notre Dame, leading the second-ranked Fighting Irish to a 45-21 victory against Syracuse on Saturday.The fifth-year senior led the Irish t...

 2020-12-06 00:38 

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Sounders seek another MLS Cup, but up first is Minnesota...

Sure, the Seattle Sounders have an expectation that they're going to win another MLS Cup, but that doesn't mean they're looking beyond Minnesota in the Western Conference final — especially given United's upset victory over Sporting ...

 2020-12-06 00:38 

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Reyna, McKennie, Pulisic 1st US trio of Euro goals since '05...

Three Americans scored in Europe's top five leagues on the same day for the first time in 15 years — since the father of one of the trio was among the U.S. players to score.Gio Reyna scored his second Bundesliga goal in Borussia Dortmund's 1...

 2020-12-06 00:38 

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Tuttle, D lift No. 10 Indiana past No. 18 Wisconsin 14-6...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Jack Tuttle threw two touchdown passes in his first career start and Indiana's defense made a stand in the final minute as the 10th-ranked Hoosiers outlasted No. 18 Wisconsin 14-6 on Saturday.Indiana';s victory snapped a ...

 2020-12-06 00:38 

China Post

No. 22 Tulsa beats Navy 19-6 to earn berth in AAC....

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — No. 22 Tulsa clinched a spot in the American Athletic Conference title game, using a strong defensive effort and a tie-breaking 66-yard touchdown pass from Zach Smith to Josh Johnson to beat Navy 19-6 Saturday for its sixth str...

 2020-12-05 23:38 

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Grant-Foster saves No. 7 KU in 65-61 win over N Dakota....

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Tyon Grant-Foster drove for the go-ahead basket with just over a minute to go, then swatted away Sam Griesel's layup with 10 seconds left, helping seventh-ranked Kansas escape with a 65-61 victory over North Dakota State on...

 2020-12-05 23:38 

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Ex-NFL player Burfict arrested in Vegas on battery charge...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former NFL player Vontaze Burfict, a linebacker who in 2019 received the most severe punishment in league history for an on-field infraction, was arrested Saturday in Las Vegas, according to court records.Online records for Las Vega...

 2020-12-05 22:38 

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Arizona holds off Eastern Washington 70-67...

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — James Akinjo scored 15 points, Dalen Terry had a steal and the clinching free throws with five seconds left and Arizona edged Eastern Washington 70-67 on Saturday.The Eagles had a chance when Tanner Groves converted a three-poin...

 2020-12-05 22:38 

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QB Duggan paces TCU in 29-22 win over No. 19 Oklahoma....

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — TCU quarterback Max Duggan threw a go-ahead, 71-yard touchdown pass midway through the fourth quarter and ran for two more scores as the Horned Frogs held off No. 19 Oklahoma State 29-22 on Saturday.Duggan threw for 265 yard...

 2020-12-05 22:38 

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Texas Tech escapes Kansas 16-13 without coach Wells...

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Xavier White had 135 yards rushing and 28 receiving, Jonathan Garibay made a late go-ahead field goal and Texas Tech overcame four turnovers to hold off winless Kansas 16-13 on Saturday without coach Matt Wells.Kansas had two o...

 2020-12-05 22:38 

China Post

St Nicholas visits Czech children while adapting to virus...

PRAGUE (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic has made life difficult for a lot of people in the Czech Republic, and that includes Saint Nicholas. Every year on Dec. 5, Nicholas appears in costume on streets across the European country, joined by a winged ...

 2020-12-05 22:37 

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Missouri erases late deficit to beat Arkansas in wild finish...

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — After surrendering the lead in the most excruciating way possible, Missouri drove the field in the final 43 seconds and beat Arkansas 50-48 on Saturday when Harrison Mevis made a 32-yard field goal as time expired.The Tigers (5-...

 2020-12-05 22:37 

China Post

Packers place center Corey Linsley on injured reserve...

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers center Corey Linsley has gone on injured reserve after hurting his knee during a victory over the Chicago Bears last weekend.The move announced by the Packers on Saturday means Linsley must sit out at least t...

 2020-12-05 22:13 

China Post

Michigan woman charged with '03 murders of newborn twin sons...

CHICAGO (AP) — A Michigan woman has been charged with murder in the deaths of her newborn twin sons more than 17 years ago, police said Saturday.Antoinette Briley, 41, of Holland, Michigan, was charged Friday with two counts of first-degree murder f...

 2020-12-05 21:38 

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Mond, No. 5 Texas A&M finish strong in 31-20 win over....

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Kellen Mond passed for two touchdowns and ran for a third and No. 5 Texas A&M scored 17 points in the fourth quarter of a come-from-behind 31-20 victory over Auburn on Saturday.The Aggies (7-1) dominated the final quarter to win ...

 2020-12-05 21:38 

China Post

NBA: Teams that break virus protocols may lose games, picks...

NBA teams that do not comply with league rules designed to minimize the spread of the coronavirus this season could face major penalties such as forfeiting games or draft picks, the league told its franchises Saturday.The league also said that it and the ...

 2020-12-05 21:38 

China Post

Virus cases continue climbing in US during holiday season...

Coronavirus infections across the U.S. continue to rise as the country moves deeper into a holiday season when eagerly anticipated gatherings of family and friends could push the numbers even higher.A new daily high of nearly 228,000 additional confirmed ...

 2020-12-05 21:38 

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Penn State beats Rutgers for 14th straight time, 23-7...

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Sean Clifford threw a 29-yard touchdown and Penn State's defense set up three scores with stops or takeaways on Saturday as the Nittany Lions played their best game of the season with a 23-7 victory over Rutgers.Penn Stat...

 2020-12-05 21:37 

China Post

The Latest: Trump presses Ga. gov. to overturn vote result...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):4:05 p.m.President Donald Trump has fruitlessly pressed Georgia's governor to call a special legislative session aimed at overturning the presidential election results in t...

 2020-12-05 21:37 

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Texas RBs pile up 311 yards, 6 TDs, clobber K-State 69-31...

MANHATTAN, Kansas (AP) — Bijan Robinson and Roschon Johnson combined for 311 rushing yards and six touchdowns and Texas beat Kansas State 69-31 on Saturday afternoon. Coming into the game, Johnson had two touchdowns all season and Robinson hadn'...

 2020-12-05 21:37 

China Post

Virus sidelines No. 10 Houston coach Sampson, assistant son...

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston coach Kelvin Sampson and his son, assistant coach Kellen Sampson, will sit out Saturday because of COVID-19 concerns when the No. 10 Cougars host South Carolina.The school said the Sampsons would miss the game because of the v...

 2020-12-05 21:37 

China Post

'Happy about where I'm at': Westbrook discusses move to DC...

Russell Westbrook made a few things clear Saturday. He will remain a Dallas Cowboys fan even though he's now playing in Washington, he's not going to abandon his policy against being friendly with opponents during games, and he doesn't think a...

 2020-12-05 21:13 

China Post

Lights go out, roads dicey as wintry storm batters Northeast...

WARREN, Mass. (AP) — The first big wintry storm of the season began dropping what forecasters say could be more than a foot of wet, heavy snow Saturday on parts of the Northeast, making travel treacherous and cutting off power to thousands.Morning r...

 2020-12-05 21:12 

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Christmas tree-lighting in Bethlehem a muted, virtual event...

BETHLEHEM (AP) — Only a few dozen people attended the lighting of the Christmas tree in the biblical city of Bethlehem on Saturday night, as coronavirus restrictions scaled back the annual event that is normally attended by thousands.A small group o...

 2020-12-05 20:37 

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More Netanyahu protests as Israel edges toward snap election...

JERUSALEM (AP) — Several thousand protesters in Jerusalem gathered Saturday outside the official residence of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, demanding his resignation as Israel moves toward an early election.The protesters have been gathering we...

 2020-12-05 20:37 

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Carter's 3 TDs help carry N. Carolina past W. Carolina 49-9...

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Michael Carter rushed for three touchdowns and Sam Howell threw for two touchdowns as North Carolina rolled past Western Carolina 49-9 in its home finale Saturday.North Carolina (7-3, No. 17 CFP) built a 42-3 halftime lead a...

 2020-12-05 20:37 

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Steelers rookie LB Highsmith ready to fill in for Dupree...

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bud Dupree stood at the line of scrimmage during a stoppage in play Wednesday against Baltimore and did what the Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker almost always does when there's a lull in action.He danced.Minutes later, the relen...

 2020-12-05 20:37 

China Post

McKennie's landmark goal helps Juve snatch 2-1 win v Torino...

MILAN (AP) — Weston McKennie became the first American player to score for Juventus as his side came from behind to beat city rival Torino 2-1 in Serie A on Saturday.Leonardo Bonucci netted the winner with a minute remaining in the derby match after...

 2020-12-05 19:37 

China Post

NFL betting lines in season of COVID-19 are moving targets...

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Trevor Konitzer is the kind of guy whose cellphone is constantly buzzing with updates on NFL players: who's hurt, who's playing, what breaking news affects one team or another.He saw a betting line on last week'...

 2020-12-05 18:37 

China Post

No. 1 Gonzaga vs No. 2 Baylor scrapped over positive tests...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — One of college basketball's early-season feature attractions, No. 1 Gonzaga vs. No. 2 Baylor, was postponed shortly before the start Saturday because of two positive COVID-19 tests in the Bulldogs program.In a joint statement...

 2020-12-05 18:37 

China Post

Gene-editing treatment shows promise for sickle cell disease...

Scientists are seeing promising early results from the first studies testing gene editing for painful, inherited blood disorders that plague millions worldwide.Doctors hope the one-time treatment, which involves permanently altering DNA in blood cells wit...

 2020-12-05 18:37 

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Russian ships move to resume Baltic pipeline construction...

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian pipe-laying ship sailed into position Saturday to resume construction of a German-Russian gas pipeline in the Baltic Sea that the United States has vehemently opposed.The Akademik Cherskiy vessel reached the area off the coas...

 2020-12-05 18:37 

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VIRUS TODAY: California faces closures; jobless cutoff looms...

Here's what's happening Saturday with the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S.:THREE THINGS TO KNOW TODAY— The coronavirus surge is threatening to overwhelm hospitals in California. Five San Francisco Bay Area counties have new stay-at-home orde...

 2020-12-05 17:36 

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Intruders crash Paris protest of law on use of police images...

PARIS (AP) — Thousands of people around France protested a proposed bill that could make it more difficult for witnesses to film police officers, with tensions quickly rising at the Paris march Saturday as intruders set fire to several cars, broke w...

 2020-12-05 17:36 

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Tens of thousands rally in Armenia demanding PMs resignation...

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Tens of thousands of opposition supporters marched across the Armenian capital Saturday to push for the resignation of the ex-Soviet nation's prime minister over his handling of the conflict with Azerbaijan over Nagorno-K...

 2020-12-05 17:36 

China Post

At Georgia Senate rally, Trump can help his party or himself...

ATLANTA (AP) — President Donald Trump's first political rally since losing his reelection bid is ostensibly to urge support for the Republican incumbents in Georgia's two runoffs that will decide which party controls the Senate at the start ...

 2020-12-05 17:36 

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'Mass trespass' closes UK heritage site of Stonehenge...

LONDON (AP) — The prehistoric monument of Stonehenge in southern England was closed to visitors Saturday after protesters staged a "mass trespass" against the British government's road-building plans, including a new tunnel near the Worl...

 2020-12-05 16:37 

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Predawn fire guts old church housing New York's Liberty Bell...

NEW YORK (AP) — A historic church in lower Manhattan that houses New York's Liberty Bell and whose congregation dates to the city's earliest days was gutted by a massive fire early Saturday that sent flames shooting through the roof.The Midd...

 2020-12-05 16:36 

China Post

Matchup of division leaders: Seahawks vs Giants. The Giants?...

In this strangest of NFL seasons in this weirdest of years, here's a matchup of division leaders you wouldn't expect: Seattle hosting the New York Giants.Certainly the Seahawks on top of the tough NFC West is no stretch. They are 8-3, have a dynam...

 2020-12-05 16:36 

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Years-old murder shook town; new arrest causes aftershocks...

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — As days turned into years, Brett Woolley came to accept that his father's murderer would never be found — and that his family's private tragedy had become a Wild West legend, the kind of thing folks shared when they...

 2020-12-05 16:36 

China Post

US ends 5 cultural programs with China in further escalation...

WASHNGTON (AP) — The departing Trump administration has ended five cultural-exchange programs with China that it says were being used for Chinese propaganda and had no benefit to the United States.The terminations follow new visa restrictions announ...

 2020-12-05 16:36 

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Overtaxed Idaho health facilities on brink of rationing care...

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Soldiers triaging patients in parking lots in a capital city is normally the stuff of science fiction.Yet that's the reality in Boise, where troops direct people outside an urgent-care clinic revamped into a facility for coro...

 2020-12-05 16:13 

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Peace protesters form human chain outside German parliament...

BERLIN (AP) — Hundreds of peace protesters formed a human chain outside Germany's parliament Saturday, urging disarmament and an end to weapons exports.About 300 people formed the chain stretching from the parliament building to German Chancello...

 2020-12-05 16:12 

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Verstappen tops practice 3 ahead of qualifying for Sakhir GP...

SAKHIR, Bahrain (AP) — Max Verstappen boosted Red Bull by posting the fastest time in the third and final practice session for the Sakhir Grand Prix on Saturday.He moved up the leaderboard late in the session to finish .21 seconds ahead of Mercedes ...

 2020-12-05 16:12 

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A bleak outlook for millions facing cutoff of US jobless aid...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Tina Morton recently faced a choice: Pay bills — or buy a birthday gift for a child? Derrisa Green is falling further behind on rent. Sylvia Soliz has had her electricity cut off. Unemployment has forced aching decisions on...

 2020-12-05 16:00 

Taipei Times

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Constitutionality of bill queried ...

A request has been issued to withdraw a proposal by the Control Yuan's National Human Rights Commission regarding members' powers on grounds that it goes against previous Legislative Yuan decisions and is unconstitutional, sources said on Friday.T...

 2020-12-05 16:00 

Taipei Times

Malaysian goldsmiths mold a profit out of pandemic ...

In a backroom workshop in Malaysia, goldsmiths with blowtorches and chisels sit at wooden desks as they melt and mold the precious metal into glittery jewelry.Demand for the safe-haven commodity has soared during the COVID-19 pandemic, and it is not only ...

 2020-12-05 16:00 

Taipei Times

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Taiwanese-made test identifies gum disease bacteria ...

A Taiwanese-developed test can cut the time to identify bacteria that cause gum disease from two weeks to six minutes, researchers said on Friday.The rapid test kit was developed by the National Applied Research Laboratories' (NARL) Taiwan Instrument ...

 2020-12-05 16:00 

Taipei Times

NZ swing leaves West Indies struggling ...

A relentless swing attack spearheaded by Tim Southee yesterday left the West Indies struggling for survival with only four wickets left and a 185-run deficit after the third day of the first Test against New Zealand in Hamilton, New Zealand.Only a stubbor...

 2020-12-05 16:00 

Taipei Times

Airbus bets on hydrogen for zero emissions ...

There are plenty of obstacles standing in the way of developing the first zero-emission, hydrogen-powered plane. It is tricky to safely store and use the highly combustible fuel. There are not any airports equipped to refuel jets with it and the cost of h...

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