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 2018-04-24 16:00 

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Caps roll over Blue Jackets, look to nemesis Pittsburgh...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — After dropping the first two playoff games at home in overtime, the Washington Capitals picked up momentum that only got stronger as they took down the Columbus Blue Jackets in four straight.Now they'll strive to keep the i...

 2018-04-24 15:53 

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Another case of measles infection reported in Kaohsiung...

Kaohsiung, April 24 (CNA) A new case of measles has been confirmed in Kaohsiung after a patient tested positive for the virus, the city's Department of Health said Tuesday....

 2018-04-24 15:53 

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Premier outlines principles for ties with NSP target countries...

Taipei, April 24 (CNA) Premier Lai Ching-te () said Tuesday that the government will promote reciprocal, multifaceted relations with New Southbound Policy (NSP) target countries on the basis of win-win principles....

 2018-04-24 14:54 

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CDC takes control of measles vaccinations after supplies drop...

Taipei, April 24 (CNA) The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) announced Tuesday that it has restricted measles vaccinations to certain groups of people after the country's measles vaccine stocks declined sharply to as few as 20,000 doses nationwide in ...

 2018-04-24 14:53 

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FAT fined NT$3 million for flight cancellations...

Taipei, April 24 (CNA) Far Eastern Air Transport Corp. (FAT) has been fined NT$3 million (US$101,419) for multiple flight cancellations last year, the Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) said Tuesday....

 2018-04-24 14:47 

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 2018-04-24 14:46 

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Earnings reports lift stocks; 10-year yield hits 3 percent...
 2018-04-24 14:45 

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Consumer confidence rebounds in April...
 2018-04-24 13:53 

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New Taipei responds to Vietnamese worker protest over overcrowding...

Taipei, April 24 (CNA) New Taipei labor officials said Monday they have inspected a laborers' dormitory and looked into other issues after more than 100 Vietnamese workers in Xizhi took to the streets a day earlier to protest that their local employer...

 2018-04-24 13:53 

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Control Yuan to probe allegations against new education minister...

Taipei, April 24 (CNA) The Control Yuan on Tuesday launched an investigation into allegations that new Minister of Education Wu Maw-kuen () had founded a company in the United States in 2015 while he was employed as a public servant....

 2018-04-24 13:53 

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Winning numbers for Tuesday's Taiwan lotteries...

Taipei, April 24 (CNA) The winning numbers for Taiwan's Grand Lottery 6/49 () on Tuesday were 10, 19, 21, 35, 36, and 09, plus the special number 49, the Taiwan Lottery announced that day....

 2018-04-24 13:50 

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Afghan official: Taliban attack in east kills 4 policemen...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says a Taliban attack has killed four local policemen and wounded seven in eastern Ghazni province.Arif Noori, spokesman for the provincial governor, says the attack took place early on Tuesday morning wh...

 2018-04-24 13:50 

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TV's 'Homeland' feels challenge of competing with real world...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of the cast of TV's...

 2018-04-24 13:49 

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Assault on woman by Iranian cops sparks headscarves debate...

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A grainy video of female officers from Iran's morality police assaulting a young woman whose headscarf only loosely covered her hair has sparked a new public debate on the decades-long requirement for women in the Islamic Rep...

 2018-04-24 12:53 

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Taiwan sees relations with Japan as important: vice president...

Taipei, April 24 (CNA) Taiwan attaches importance to its relations with Japan and hopes to forge closer ties with the country, Vice President Chen Chien-jen () said Tuesday....

 2018-04-24 12:02 

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Judge faces punishment for sex acts in courthouse...

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts' highest court will meet to consider the punishment for a judge who admitted to having a relationship with a courthouse employee that included sexual encounters in his chambers.The Supreme Judicial Court will hold a h...

 2018-04-24 12:01 

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Semien's tiebreaking homer in 9th sends A's past Rangers 9-4...

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Marcus Semien hit a tiebreaking homer on the first pitch of the ninth inning and the surging Oakland Athletics went on to their third straight victory, 9-4 over the Texas Rangers on Monday night.The Athletics (12-11) have won...

 2018-04-24 12:00 

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White Sox beat Mariners 10-4, stop 7-game skid...

CHICAGO (AP) — Jose Abreu had four hits that included a pair of home runs, Yoan Moncada was a single shy of the cycle and the Chicago White Sox beat the Seattle Mariners 10-4 Monday to end a seven-game losing streak.Chicago became the first big leag...

 2018-04-24 11:48 

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Car theft solved too late to prevent Waffle House tragedy...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — After Travis Reinking allegedly stole a BMW from a Nashville area car dealer last week, police say they found it outside the apartment where he lived.Authorities recovered the car but didn't figure out who had stolen it u...

 2018-04-24 11:47 

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Atlanta attorney found guilty of murder in wife's shooting...

ATLANTA (AP) — After telling the judge Monday morning that they were stuck and couldn't reach a verdict, jurors deliberated a few more hours before deciding that a well-connected Atlanta attorney intentionally shot his wife, causing her death.Ju...

 2018-04-24 11:46 

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Senators considering a delay for VA confirmation hearing...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators are discussing plans to delay the confirmation hearing for President Donald Trump's pick to be Veteran Affairs secretary over growing questions about the nominee's ability to manage the government's second-larg...

 2018-04-24 11:45 

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Skaggs dazzles, Angels beat Astros 2-0...

HOUSTON (AP) — Yuli Gurriel was thrown out at third base by catcher Martin Maldonado to end the game after an original safe call was reversed on replay, giving the Los Angeles Angels a 2-0 win over Houston on Monday night that ended the Astros' ...

 2018-04-24 10:53 

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KGI Bank increases risk management following huge loss in March...

Taipei, April 24 (CNA) Taiwan's KGI Bank has strengthened its risk management measures following a currency trading incident in March that led to a loss of NT$240 million (US$8.11 million) for the bank....

 2018-04-24 10:52 

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Police arrest man over deadly China bar fire...

A fire at a karaoke bar in a three-story building in China killed 18 people and injured five others on Tuesday, according to local authorities. The fire occurred in Qingyuan City in the southern province of Guangdong. Police arrested a 32-year-old man in ...

 2018-04-24 10:01 

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AP Source: Pelicans pick up Gentry's option for next season...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry's contract option for next season has been exercised by the club.The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the club has not...

 2018-04-24 08:52 

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Taiwanese drug mule detained in South Korea...

Taipei, April 24 (CNA) A Taiwanese man was arrested last week in South Korea for attempting to smuggle over 30 grams of amphetamine into the country, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) reported Tuesday....

 2018-04-24 08:52 

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

Taipei, April 24 (CNA) The U.S. dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar Tuesday, gaining NT$0.088 to close at NT$29.616....

 2018-04-24 08:52 

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Taiwan prioritizing clean government to draw investors: President Tsai...

Taipei, April 24 (CNA) President Tsai Ing-wen () said Tuesday that Taiwan is giving priority to wiping out corruption, not only to protect people's rights but also to create an attractive environment for investors....

 2018-04-24 08:52 

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Taiwan shares close 1.1 percent lower to below annual average...

Taipei, April 24 (CNA) Shares in Taiwan tumbled for a third straight session on Tuesday because of weakness in electronics stocks to close at their lowest level in more than two months....

 2018-04-24 07:47 

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Michigan wraps up spring football with Patterson in limbo...

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Shea Patterson has impressed Michigan coaches and teammates over the last month, making plays with both his arm and feet.When the former Mississippi quarterback goes under center for the Wolverines on Tuesday as they wrap up ...

 2018-04-24 07:46 

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Opioid treatment gap in Medicare: methadone clinics...

One in three older Americans with Medicare drug coverage is prescribed opioid painkillers, but for those who develop a dangerous addiction there is one treatment Medicare won't cover: methadone. Methadone is the oldest, and experts say, the most effec...

 2018-04-24 07:45 

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Bucks' Maker, other reserves step into NBA playoff spotlight...

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Thon Maker is having his biggest games at the biggest time of the year. Not bad for a bench guy and someone who, as recently as last week, was a roster afterthought. Maker had never blocked five shots in any NBA game before this pos...

 2018-04-24 07:16 

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Air France cancels Taipei-Paris flights due to labor strike...

Taipei, April 24 (CNA) Air France canceled its Monday flight from Paris to Taipei and the return flight because of a strike action by its employees, a company executive said Tuesday. Johnson Wan (), Air France-KLM Group's country manager for Taiwan, s...

 2018-04-24 07:04 

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The New Dress code for the cinema in New Zealand: NO PYJAMAS...

A Kiwi cinema sets up a dress code after noticing that the number of people wearing PJs to the movies has increased recently. Hawera Cinemas, a cinema in New Zealand has imposed a restriction banning people from wearing pyjamas, onesies and gumboots to th...

 2018-04-24 06:52 

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Taiwan shares close down 1.1%...

Taipei, April 24 (CNA) Taiwan shares closed down 117.63 points, or 1.1 percent, at 10,579.5 Tuesday on turnover of NT$158.37 billion (US$5.35 billion)....

 2018-04-24 06:51 

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Air France cancels Taipei-Paris flights due to labor strike...

Taipei, April 24 (CNA) Air France canceled its Monday flight from Paris to Taipei and the return flight because of a strike action by its employees, a company executive said Tuesday....

 2018-04-24 06:51 

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Trucking company fined NT$3 million for labor law violations...

Taipei, April 24 (CNA) Kaohsiung's Labor Affairs Bureau is fining a trucking company NT$3 million (US$101,336) for work hour and rest time violations that led to one of its truckers dozing off and killing three people in a fatal traffic accident, the ...

 2018-04-24 06:50 

China Post

Stuck in jail: Poor Mississippi inmates wait long for trial...

BRANDON, Miss. (AP) — Jerry Sanders has been sitting in a jail cell on a relatively minor charge of methamphetamine possession for more than a year — longer than the sentence he could get if he's convicted. And with no money to post bail o...

 2018-04-24 06:49 

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The Latest: Taliban attack checkpoint, kill 5 Afghan troops...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Afghanistan (all times local): 11:10 a.m. An Afghan official says at least five soldiers were killed when their checkpoint was attacked by the Taliban in western Farah province. Mohammad Naser ...

 2018-04-24 06:48 

China Post

Newcomer hopes for upset in race for Arizona's US House seat...

PHOENIX (AP) — A Democratic newcomer is looking to pull off an upset victory for an open U.S. House seat in Arizona that has been held by Republicans since the early 1980s. Hiral Tipirneni, an emergency room physician and a cancer research advocate,...

 2018-04-24 06:47 

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Prosecutors mull retrial for Border Patrol agent...

PHOENIX (AP) — Prosecutors are evaluating whether to pursue a retrial for a U.S. Border Patrol agent on manslaughter charges after an Arizona jury deadlocked on the lesser counts. A mistrial was declared Monday in the case of Agent Lonnie Swartz aft...

 2018-04-24 06:46 

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Calif. Democrats vying for US House may crowd each other out...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Fresh-faced Democrats are packing U.S. House races nationwide, inspired to run in the Trump era with hopes of seizing long-held Republican seats in a much-anticipated "blue wave." But in California, Democrats will f...

 2018-04-24 06:46 

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COLUMN: Talladega could be equalizer for Busch and Harvick...

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The score is tied 3-3 between Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick in the race for hottest driver in NASCAR. Each has won three races in a row and has been nearly unbeatable through the first nine races of the season.Up next, though, ...

 2018-04-24 06:46 

China Post

Senators considering a delay for VA confirmation hearing...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators were discussing plans to delay the confirmation hearing for President Donald Trump's pick to be Veteran Affairs secretary over growing questions about the nominee's ability to manage the government's second-lar...

 2018-04-24 06:45 

China Post

Asian shares advance as US bond yields push dollar higher...

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares mostly rose Tuesday as a surge in U.S. bond yields pushed the value of the dollar higher against other major currencies. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 gained 0.9 percent to finish at 22,278.12, helped by t...

 2018-04-24 05:48 

China Post

Senators considering a delay for VA confirmation hearing...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators are discussing plans to delay the confirmation hearing for President Donald Trump's pick to be Veteran Affairs secretary over growing questions about the nominee's ability to manage the government's second-larg...

 2018-04-24 05:47 

China Post

Williamson 2-run homer highlights Giants' 4-2 win over Nats...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Mac Williamson hit a two-run homer in the sixth to lead the Giants past the Washington Nationals 4-2 on Monday night. Chris Stratton (2-1) struck out five over 6 2/3 innings, allowing two runs and four hits. Williamson, playing ...

 2018-04-24 05:46 

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Buehler! Top prospect stars in Dodgers' 2-1 win over Miami...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cody Bellinger drove in the go-ahead run with a sacrifice fly in the eighth, prized prospect Walker Buehler tossed five scoreless innings in his first major league start and the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Miami Marlins 2-1 o...

 2018-04-24 05:45 

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Mitchell scores 33, Jazz rout Thunder 113-96...

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Donovan Mitchell scored 33 points to lead the Utah Jazz to a 113-96 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Monday night. Joe Ingles scored 20 points while Rudy Gobert added 16 points and 10 rebounds. Ricky Rubio chipped in 13 po...

 2018-04-24 05:07 

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Commission begins probe into Florida high school massacre...

COCONUT CREEK, Fla. (AP) — A commission tasked with investigating government actions surrounding the Florida high school massacre and the state's other mass shootings is set to hold its first meeting. The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Pub...

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