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 2021-07-28 19:30 

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Power use soars to 38,844 megawatts on first day of Level 2...
 2021-07-28 19:30 

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Olympics roundup: Lin Yun-ju advances to table tennis semis, Tai Tzu-ying enters quarters...
 2021-07-28 19:30 

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In profile: Kuo Hsing-chun conquers adversity to lift Olympic gold...
 2021-07-28 19:30 

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University entrance exams kick off with strict public health guidelines...
 2021-07-28 19:30 

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Academia Sinica raises Taiwan's GDP growth forecast to 5.05% in 2021...
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Lithuania showered with love from Taiwan after COVID vaccine donation...
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President Tsai registers for Medigen COVID vaccine...
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Junior high school students make searchable COVID vaccine center map...
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Police processing up to 200 criminal record checks a day as people switch jobs...
 2021-07-28 19:19 

China Post

EXPLAINER: Why masks are again advised for everyone indoors...

NEW YORK (AP) — Wait, we're supposed to wear masks again? Even if we are vaccinated? For a large part of the U.S., that's the latest advice from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC this week revisited and revised its guid...

 2021-07-28 19:19 

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Browns' Garrett not pushing teammates to get COVID vaccine...

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — For Browns defensive star Myles Garrett, there was never a choice on whether to get the COVID-19 vaccine. "I got sick," the All-Pro end said Wednesday as Cleveland opened training camp. "I didn't want to get sick a...

 2021-07-28 19:18 

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Colts lock up RT Braden Smith with 4-year extension...

WESTFIELD, Ind. (AP) — Indianapolis Colts right tackle Braden Smith signed a four-year contract extension Wednesday, a deal that will make him one of the NFL's highest-paid offensive lineman. A person with knowledge of the deal said Smith would ...

 2021-07-28 19:18 

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Cunningham headlines list of top prospects in NBA draft...

Cade Cunningham spent years honing his game for a shot at becoming the No. 1 overall pick in the NBA draft. The Oklahoma State one-and-done star could accomplish that goal Thursday night as the headliner of a class that includes scorers, playmakers and po...

 2021-07-28 19:18 

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Olympic Stadium opens in Tokyo for start of track and field...

TOKYO (AP) — Track and Field begins competition on Day 7 of the Tokyo Games and four medal events will be decided in the pool in Friday's coverage of the Olympics. The gymnastics women's all-around competition will go on without defending go...

 2021-07-28 19:17 

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Britain ends quarantine for vaccinated visitors from US, EU...

LONDON (AP) — Fully vaccinated travelers from the United States and much of Europe will be able to enter Britain without quarantining starting next week, U.K. officials said Wednesday — a move welcomed by Britain's ailing travel industry. ...

 2021-07-28 19:17 

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Cannabis company files suit against Julio Jones, others...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Titans wide receiver Julio Jones is facing allegations of illegally harvesting and selling millions of dollars of cannabis in California, according to court records. California-based cannabis company Genetixs filed ...

 2021-07-28 19:16 

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Biden woos working class with new 'buy American' efforts...

MACUNGIE, Pa. (AP) — President Joe Biden checked out the big rigs at a Pennsylvania truck factory on Wednesday and promised workers that his policies would reshape the U.S economy for the working class — a message clearly aimed at a group of v...

 2021-07-28 19:11 

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Miami-Dade mayor defies state, mandates masks to curb spread...

MIAMI (AP) — Miami-Dade County's mayor says masks will again be required at indoor county facilities following new federal guidelines recommending that even people vaccinated against COVID-19 should wear masks indoors. Mayor Daniella Levine Cava...

 2021-07-28 19:11 

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North Carolina requiring state health workers to get vaccine...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's health department will require workers, volunteers and others at 14 state-run health care facilities to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by Sept. 30 unless they qualify for a medical or religious exemption, ...

 2021-07-28 19:10 

China Post

The Latest: Pfizer: Vaccine protective for at least 6 months...

WASHINGTON — The effectiveness of the Pfizer vaccine wanes slightly over time but it remains strongly protective for at least six months after the second dose, according to company data released Wednesday. The findings are one piece of evidence that...

 2021-07-28 19:10 

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US sanctions hit Syria prisons, abusers including opposition...

BEIRUT (AP) — The Biden administration announced Wednesday its first sanctions on Syria, targeting prison facilities and officials who run them, as well as armed groups, focusing on human rights abuses. The sanctions announced by the U.S. Treasury a...

 2021-07-28 19:09 

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Nevada Press Association sues to ensure access to execution...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada print news organization and the American Civil Liberties Union are suing to ensure access to what could be the state's first execution in 15 years. A federal lawsuit invoking First Amendment rights seeks a court order b...

 2021-07-28 18:53 

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Biden backs embattled democracy movement in Belarus...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden spoke out for embattled pro-democracy forces in Belarus on Wednesday in a White House meeting with that country's main opposition leader. Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, who was forced to leave Belarus after unsuc...

 2021-07-28 18:53 

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Judge finds probable cause to charge Wisconsin cop in death...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin judge on Wednesday found probable cause to charge a police officer in the 2016 slaying of a Black man who was sitting in a parked car, taking the rare step of overruling prosecutors years after they declined to charg...

 2021-07-28 18:49 

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Regents approve naming Iowa's football field for Duke Slater...

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The field at Iowa's Kinnick Stadium will be named for Duke Slater, the trailblazing Black football player who was an All-American tackle a century ago, played in the NFL, and became a pioneering Chicago judge. The universi...

 2021-07-28 18:18 

China Post

After rocket ride of growth, Robinhood heads to the market...

NEW YORK (AP) — After a rocket rise where it introduced millions of people to investing and reshaped the brokerage industry, all while racking up a long list of controversies in less than eight years, Robinhood is about to take the leap itself into ...

 2021-07-28 18:18 

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US acting to better protect infrastructure from cyberthreats...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is taking steps to harden cybersecurity defenses for critical infrastructure, announcing on Wednesday the development of performance goals and a voluntary public-private partnership to protect core sectors....

 2021-07-28 18:17 

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At Mack plant, Biden checks out big rigs, chats up workers...

MACUNGIE, Pa. (AP) — President Joe Biden on Wednesday checked out half-built big rigs and chatted up workers at a Mack Truck plant in Pennsylvania as his administration pushes new "buy American" efforts and advocates for government investmen...

 2021-07-28 18:17 

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Stars open free agency by signing veterans Suter and Holtby...

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Stars opened free agency Wednesday by signing three-time All-Star defenseman Ryan Suter and former Stanley Cup champion goaltender Braden Holtby, a pair of veterans recently bought out by their previous teams. Suter g...

 2021-07-28 18:16 

China Post

California health exchange rates to increase 1.8% in 2022...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Individual insurance premiums on California's health exchange for the uninsured will go up 1.8% on average next year — a low increase credited to record enrollment and increased competition among health carriers, offic...

 2021-07-28 17:56 

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Texas chemical plant leak leaves 2 dead, 30 hospitalized...

LA PORTE, Texas (AP) — Two people are dead and 30 were hospitalized after a chemical leak at a Houston-area plant, officials said. LyondellBasell said that about 100,000 pounds (45,359 kilograms) of a mixture that included acetic acid was released i...

 2021-07-28 17:55 

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Leftist political novice sworn in as Peru's president...

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Pedro Castillo, a leftist political novice who has promised to be a champion of his country's poor, on Wednesday became Peru's new president. The rural teacher who has never held political office before was sworn in less th...

 2021-07-28 17:55 

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Google delays return to office, mandates vaccines...

SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — Google is postponing a return to the office for most workers until mid-October and rolling out a policy that will eventually require everyone to be vaccinated once its sprawling campuses are fully reopened in an attempt to f...

 2021-07-28 17:55 

China Post

New CDC guidelines set off rush to reimpose mask mandates...

States and businesses scrambled Wednesday to change course after the federal government issued new guidance calling for the return of mask wearing in virus hot spots amid a dramatic spike in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations nationwide. Nevada and Kansa...

 2021-07-28 17:54 

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US ramps up pressure on Poland over Holocaust restitution...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is ramping up pressure on Poland in hopes of stopping legislation that would prevent families from receiving restitution for property seized during the Holocaust and communist era. The U.S. said Wednesday that Pol...

 2021-07-28 17:54 

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Family voiced suspicions about woman accused in 4 killings...

PHOENIX (AP) — In the months after her husband's death, Lori Vallow Daybell aroused suspicions among relatives who told investigators that she believed a demon had overcome her estranged spouse. They also worried about the whereabouts of the cou...

 2021-07-28 17:54 

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Was Macron's phone a target for spies? French investigate...

PARIS (AP) — France's defense minister wants to learn from her Israeli counterpart what, if anything, Israel knew about the clients of the spyware company NSO who possibly targeted the cellphones of President Emmanuel Macron and other members of...

 2021-07-28 17:18 

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2021 outlook grows murky for insurers as COVID-19 surges...

Surging COVID-19 cases are blurring the view for health insurers of how 2021 will play out. Medicare Advantage coverage specialist Humana said Wednesday that it was maintaining its 2021 earnings forecast, citing "heightened uncertainty" about the ...

 2021-07-28 17:18 

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Suter signs with Stars, Coleman inks $29.4M deal with Flames...

Ryan Suter became the first player to sign a new contract when NHL free agency began Wednesday, joining the Dallas Stars on a $14.6 million, four-year deal. Suter will count $3.65 million against the salary cap. Dallas also signed 2016 Vezina Trophy-winni...

 2021-07-28 17:18 

China Post

Google delays workers' return to office, mandates vaccines...

SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — Google is postponing a return to the office for most workers until mid-October and rolling out a policy that will eventually require everyone to be vaccinated once its sprawling campuses are fully reopened in an attempt to f...

 2021-07-28 17:18 

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Tough training pays off for South Korea with fencing gold...

CHIBA, Japan (AP) — An especially grueling training schedule paid off as South Korea beat Italy 45-26 to win the men's team saber fencing final on Wednesday. It's the South Koreans' first gold of the Tokyo Olympics in a sport other than ...

 2021-07-28 17:17 

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Ravens QB Lamar Jackson tests positive for COVID-19...

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Lamar Jackson tested positive for COVID-19 and missed Baltimore's first practice of training camp. Coach John Harbaugh announced Jackson's positive test after practice Wednesday and said running back Gus Edwards also...

 2021-07-28 17:10 

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Can Biden's efforts lead to more American factory jobs?...

MACUNGIE, Pa. (AP) — President Joe Biden hoped to connect with blue-collar workers Wednesday at a truck factory in Pennsylvania during a visit to push new "buy American" efforts and advocate for government investments and clean energy as way...

 2021-07-28 17:10 

China Post

The Latest: States, businesses reconsider mask wearing in US...

BOSTON — Governments and businesses are attempting to follow new federal guidance calling for the return of mask wearing in coronavirus hot spots amid a surge of cases and hospitalizations. Nevada moved swiftly to re-impose an indoor mask mandate fo...

 2021-07-28 17:09 

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Kansas officials reconsider mask guidelines amid COVID surge...

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A central Kansas school district is requiring masks in its buildings and public health officials in one of the state's most populous counties are recommending that nearly every resident wear masks in indoor public spaces. The...

 2021-07-28 16:53 

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NY to require state employees to get vaccines, or get tested...

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York will require all state employees to get vaccinated against the coronavirus by Labor Day or undergo weekly tests for COVID-19, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday. "It's smart, it's fair and it's in everyone&...

 2021-07-28 16:53 

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Wisconsin officer charged in 2016 slaying of Black man...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin judge charged a police officer Wednesday in the 2016 slaying of a Black man who was sitting in a parked car, taking the rare step of overruling prosecutors years after they declined to charge the officer. Milwaukee C...

 2021-07-28 16:53 

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Suspect arrested in ambush killing of Alabama police officer...

SELMA, Ala. (AP) — A man sought in the shooting of an Alabama police officer who was gunned down in an ambush while taking a lunch break has been arrested, authorities said Wednesday. Javonte Stubbs, 18, was arrested overnight in the shooting of Sel...

 2021-07-28 16:53 

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US, Russia hold 'professional' arms talks despite tensions...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior diplomats from the United States and Russia held what the State Department described as "substantive and professional" talks on arms control and other strategic issues on Wednesday despite myriad other differences th...

 2021-07-28 16:52 

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Ohashi emerging as an unlikely Olympic star for Japan...

TOKYO (AP) — Little-known Japanese swimmer Yui Ohashi giggled politely at the suggestion that she might have become one of the stars of her home country's Olympics in the absence of Naomi Osaka. She dismissed the idea ever so politely. "I do...

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