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 2020-09-23 07:15 

China Post

Taiwan celebrities pay tribute to Alien Huang in new song...

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Taiwan television host Jacky Wu () and a string of celebrity friends released a new song on Tuesday themed after singer-actor Alien Huang () who passed away at the age of 36. "How Far Is Heaven: My Dearest Alien," w...

 2020-09-23 07:14 

China Post

Stanley Cup Faceoff: Stars, Lightning showing value of draws...

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — When Ron Francis knew something was working on faceoffs, he would experiment and not use his best moves right away. That was usually during the regular season. In the playoffs and in the Stanley Cup Final, the Hall of Fame c...

 2020-09-23 07:14 

China Post

Alien Huang leaves his father NT$42 million in real estate...

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Taiwanese singer-actor Alien Huang () who passed away on Sept. 16, left his father NT$42.8 million (US$1.46 million) in real estate, according to local media. Before his tragic passing, the 36-year-old singer reportedly bou...

 2020-09-23 07:14 

China Post

Asian shares mixed as worries percolate over pandemic...

Markets were mixed in Asia on Wednesday as investors kept a wary eye on how the coronavirus pandemic will affect the economic outlook. Stocks slipped in Japan and Hong Kong but rose in Seoul and Shanghai and jumped more than 2% in Sydney after the governm...

 2020-09-23 07:14 

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Taiwan shares extend losses, led by non-tech stocks - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 23 (CNA) Shares in Taiwan extended their losses Wednesday from a session earlier amid caution over continued selling by foreign institutional investors, dealers said....

 2020-09-23 07:13 

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Full circle: Haslem credits Crowder's dad for NBA career...

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — It didn't take Jae Crowder very long after joining the Miami Heat to figure out who the veteran leader of the team was. "Udonis Haslem," he said. Correct. But who was the person that taught Haslem how to be ...

 2020-09-23 07:13 

China Post

| A Spring Eternity: Hydrangea Accessories...

CP "I like the feeling of unity and warmth it gives me" Hydrangea flowers can only be seen in the spring. Their ephemeral colors symbolize heartfelt emotion and gratitude. In Hong Kong, a jewelry maker eternizes the beauty of Hydrangeas by refinin...

 2020-09-23 07:08 

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Sierra Leone doctor in dedicated mission against COVID-19...

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Dr. Mamadu Baldeh can't forget the 18-year-old who came into his hospital with COVID-19, gasping for air until the day he died. This suffering was all too real for Baldeh, who battles asthma just as that young man did. At t...

 2020-09-23 06:13 

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'The port came to us': Story behind AP photo of Beirut....

BEIRUT (AP) — When Mustafa Kinno felt the ground shake and heard the deafening blast toward the port, he frantically called his brother living nearby. No reply. He tried a neighbor, who said the family was sitting outside their apartment across from...

 2020-09-23 05:43 

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'I am Taiwanese' T-shirt can be pre-ordered in Taiwan - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 23 (CNA) People in Taiwan can pre-order an...

 2020-09-23 05:35 

China Post

Dickerson's pinch-hit homer helps keep Giants in playoff mix...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pinch-hitter Alex Dickerson hit a go-ahead homer in the seventh, Austin Slater also connected, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Colorado Rockies 5-2 on Tuesday night to stay right in the playoff race. Dickerson hit his firs...

 2020-09-23 05:25 

China Post

Dodgers clinch NL's top seed, West title with win over A's...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Corey Seager had three hits, including one of Los Angeles' four home runs, as the Dodgers clinched the National League's top postseason seed and eighth straight West title Tuesday night with a 7-2 victory over the Oakland ...

 2020-09-23 05:25 

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Tsai, gay rights activist appear on Time most influential list - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 23 (CNA) President Tsai ing-wen () and Taiwanese gay rights activist Chi Chia-wei () have been included in Time magazine's 2020 list of the 100 most influential people in the world, which was released Tuesday....

 2020-09-23 05:15 

China Post

World leaders who skipped past UN meetings get their moment...

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — He's not recognized as a head of state by the country he'd be visiting. His diplomatic immunity is granted by the United Nations, not an unfriendly American administration that could decide to pick him up on drug-traf...

 2020-09-23 05:11 

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Asia Today: India sees 83,000 new cases, but numbers falling...

NEW DELHI (AP) — India reported more than 83,000 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, showing some decline after reaching a record a week earlier. The country has now confirmed more than 5.6 million cases. The health ministry also reported 1,085 new ...

 2020-09-23 05:10 

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Maldonado, Valdez push Astros past Mariners 6-1...

SEATTLE (AP) — Martin Maldonado hit a three-run home run, Framber Valdez struck out eight to set career highs for wins and strikeouts, and the Houston Astros beat the Seattle Mariners 6-1 on Tuesday night to close on their fourth straight playoff be...

 2020-09-23 05:10 

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Malaysian opposition leader Anwar plans new government...

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim said Wednesday he has secured a majority in parliament to form a new government that is "strong, stable and formidable." Anwar said he has been granted an audience with ...

 2020-09-23 04:51 

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Taiwan shares close down 0.49% - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Sept. 23 (CNA) Taiwan shares closed down 61.63 points, or 0.49 percent, at 12,583.88 Wednesday on turnover of NT$173.07 billion (US$5.95 billion)....

 2020-09-23 04:41 

China Post

Clark's putback at buzzer lifts Storm past Lynx 88-86...

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — It's been a crazy 48 hours for the Seattle Storm and it was only fitting that their WNBA playoffs series opener had a wild finish. Alysha Clark's putback at the buzzer lifted the Storm past the Lynx 88-86 on Tuesday ni...

 2020-09-23 04:41 

China Post

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen joins TIME100 list again...

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen joins Time magazine's 2020 list of the 100 most influential people in the world again....

 2020-09-23 04:40 

China Post

Stassi, Canning lead Angels over playoff-bound Padres 4-2...

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Max Stassi had two impressive home runs among his four hits, Griffin Canning struck out 10 in six crafty innings and the Los Angeles Angels beat the punchless playoff-bound San Diego Padres 4-2 Tuesday night. The loss, plus St. Loui...

 2020-09-23 04:40 

China Post

Kelly hits 3-run homer, Diamondbacks beat Rangers 7-0...

PHOENIX (AP) — Carson Kelly had a three-run homer, Caleb Smith and Riley Smith combined to throw a six-hitter and the Arizona Diamondbacks rolled to a 7-0 victory over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night. David Peralta had three hits, including a dou...

 2020-09-23 04:04 

China Post

Murray, Nuggets hang on to win, cut Lakers' lead to 2-1...

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Jamal Murray had 28 points, 12 assists and eight rebounds and made two late 3-pointers to halt a Lakers charge, helping the Denver Nuggets to a 114-106 victory Tuesday night that cut Los Angeles' lead to 2-1 in the ...

 2020-09-23 04:04 

China Post

LEADING OFF: Glasnow, Rays try to win AL East, Bieber ready...

A look at what's happening around the majors on Wednesday: RAYS THE BANNER Rays right-hander Tyler Glasnow (4-1, 4.21 ERA) gets his final tuneup for the postseason when he faces Robinson Can and the New York Mets at Citi Field. Glasnow and the playoff...

 2020-09-23 04:04 

China Post

Twins top Tigers 5-4 in 10th, sit half-game behind White Sox...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Max Kepler hit the tying home run in the eighth inning and the game-winning single with two outs in the 10th, giving the Minnesota Twins a 5-4 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday night that tightened the AL Central race to ...

 2020-09-23 04:00 

Taiwan News

State audit says University of California wrongly admitted 64 wealthy students over the past six years, some as athletes...

State audit says University of California wrongly admitted 64 wealthy students over the past six years, some as athletes...

 2020-09-23 04:00 

Taiwan News

SoFi Stadium serving as voting center in NFL vote initiative...

SoFi Stadium serving as voting center in NFL vote initiative...

 2020-09-23 04:00 

Taiwan News

Powell and Mnuchin voice optimism but back more economic aid...

Powell and Mnuchin voice optimism but back more economic aid...

 2020-09-23 04:00 

Taiwan News

War crime files again delivered to Kosovo veterans...

War crime files again delivered to Kosovo veterans...

 2020-09-23 04:00 

Taiwan News

Cybersecurity experts: Requesting ballots by email is safe...

Cybersecurity experts: Requesting ballots by email is safe...

 2020-09-23 04:00 

Taiwan News

White House lawyer in running for seat on the Supreme Court...

White House lawyer in running for seat on the Supreme Court...

 2020-09-23 04:00 

Taiwan News

Expert: Loads left cargo ship unstable when it overturned...

Expert: Loads left cargo ship unstable when it overturned...

 2020-09-23 04:00 

Taiwan News

From LA to Oslo, 12 cities pledge to divest from fossil fuel...

From LA to Oslo, 12 cities pledge to divest from fossil fuel...

 2020-09-23 04:00 

Taiwan News

Baltimore must pay alleged police victim full settlement...

Baltimore must pay alleged police victim full settlement...

 2020-09-23 04:00 

Taiwan News

No. 5 Florida settles into normal routine, braces for chaos...

No. 5 Florida settles into normal routine, braces for chaos...

 2020-09-23 04:00 

Taiwan News

State auditor: UC wrongly admitted well-connected students...

State auditor: UC wrongly admitted well-connected students...

 2020-09-23 04:00 

Taiwan News

Trump asks Supreme Court for fast action in census case...

Trump asks Supreme Court for fast action in census case...

 2020-09-23 04:00 

Taiwan News

Venezuelans care for animals injured during pandemic...

Venezuelans care for animals injured during pandemic...

 2020-09-23 04:00 

Taiwan News

Business and economic events scheduled for Wednesday....

Business and economic events scheduled for Wednesday....

 2020-09-23 04:00 

Taiwan News

'Age is just a number: Thiago Silva takes plunge in England...

'Age is just a number: Thiago Silva takes plunge in England...

 2020-09-23 04:00 

Taiwan News

The top 10 movies on the iTunes Store...

The top 10 movies on the iTunes Store...

 2020-09-23 04:00 

Taiwan News

Monfils out, Bautista through in 1st round in Hamburg...

Monfils out, Bautista through in 1st round in Hamburg...

 2020-09-23 04:00 

Taiwan News

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store...

 2020-09-23 04:00 

Taiwan News

'Justice Joan' Larsen emerges as finalist for Supreme Court...

'Justice Joan' Larsen emerges as finalist for Supreme Court...

 2020-09-23 04:00 

Taiwan News

Sharks retain Bob Boughner as coach, removing interim tag...

Sharks retain Bob Boughner as coach, removing interim tag...

 2020-09-23 04:00 

Taiwan News

Court papers: Woman who sent ricin to White House told Trump to 'give up and remove your application for this election'...

Court papers: Woman who sent ricin to White House told Trump to 'give up and remove your application for this election'...

 2020-09-23 04:00 

Taiwan News

Israeli kibbutz tweaks its name to honor Ginsburg...

Israeli kibbutz tweaks its name to honor Ginsburg...

 2020-09-23 04:00 

Taiwan News

Seattle, Minnesota set to play Game 1 of WNBA playoff series...

Seattle, Minnesota set to play Game 1 of WNBA playoff series...

 2020-09-23 04:00 

Taiwan News

Mike Davis to retire as CEO of USGA so he can build courses...

Mike Davis to retire as CEO of USGA so he can build courses...

 2020-09-23 04:00 

Taiwan News

Rights group: Dozens in Belarus investigated amid protests...

Rights group: Dozens in Belarus investigated amid protests...

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