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 2020-01-24 20:26 

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Kentucky forward Kahlil Whitney leaving the No. 15 Wildcats...

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky freshman forward Kahlil Whitney says on his verified Twitter that his time at the school "has not gone as I had hoped" and that he will leave the No. 15 Wildcats. The 6-foot-6, 210-pound Whitney averaged 3.3 po...

 2020-01-24 20:25 

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Australia tries to recover bodies of 3 from US wildfire crew...

SYDNEY (AP) — A tanker plane that crashed and killed its three American crew members as they fought wildfires in Australia had just dropped liquid to suppress the flames, investigators said Friday. The crash Thursday killed Capt. Ian H. McBeth, 44, ...

 2020-01-24 20:25 

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'Punk'd' to be revived with Chance the Rapper doing pranks...

NEW YORK (AP) — Celebrities, beware: "Punk'd" is being revived. And this time Chance the Rapper is the one doing the punk'ing. MTV Studios and Quibi said Friday they are teaming up to revive the show with Grammy-winner Chance the Rap...

 2020-01-24 20:02 

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Sudan government signs initial peace deal with rebel group...

CAIRO (AP) — Sudan's transitional government Friday signed a preliminary peace deal with one of several rebel groups that had fought the government of ousted authoritarian president Omar al-Bashir for years. In a ceremony in Juba, South Sudan...

 2020-01-24 20:02 

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US vows greater effort to fight flood of counterfeit goods...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration pledged Friday to step up efforts against the vast amounts of counterfeit clothing, medicine and other goods that have flooded into the U.S. in increasing waves with the rise in e-commerce. Customs and Bord...

 2020-01-24 19:25 

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Giants' Eli Manning retires after 16 seasons, 2 Super Bowls...

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Eli Manning retired from the NFL after 16 seasons just the way he wanted, as a hard-working, career-long New York Giant who did it his way in leading the franchise to two Super Bowls. Saying he had no regrets, the 39-yea...

 2020-01-24 19:25 

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At 84, Cajun musician Doug Kershaw still going strong...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — As 84-year-old Cajun music legend Doug Kershaw looks back, he's still looking ahead too — fiddling, singing, writing and performing as the quintessential "Louisiana Man." Kershaw taught himself to play by surrept...

 2020-01-24 19:25 

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Tweets urge calls to Supreme Court for fair Senate trial...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court doesn't have a public comment line for its own work, much less the Senate's. That hasn't stopped a fair number of social media users from urging people to call Chief Justice John Roberts at the Supreme...

 2020-01-24 19:24 

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Review: Ethan Gruska shines brightest when melody prevails...

Ethan Gruska, "En Garde" (Warner Records) Ethan Gruska has a well-deserved reputation for dreamy experimentation. From his work with the Fleetwood Mac-adjacent Belle Brigade to his 2017 solo debut, "Slowmotionary," the songwriter and multi...

 2020-01-24 19:00 

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Lebanon at a crossroads after 100 days of protests...

BEIRUT (AP) — When Nazih Khalaf heard that protests were taking place Oct. 17 in Lebanon's capital over government plans to impose new taxes, he was just returning from south of Beirut where he'd been working to put out deadly wildfires that...

 2020-01-24 18:55 

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Spectrum: You just gotta want it?...
 2020-01-24 18:55 

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8 ways you can help the environment in 2020...
 2020-01-24 18:55 

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Wadden Sea: A bird's paradise...

Have you ever heard of a bar-tailed godwit? Or an avocet? They are among the millions of birds that flock to the Wadden Sea as they migrate around the world to such far flung places as southern and west Africa. With its mudflats and salt marshes, this UNE...

 2020-01-24 18:55 

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Scared of getting attached — Why we run away from relationships...

"I want to run away again," says Lena. It's not the first time I've heard that sentence from her. On the contrary. Ever since we became friends, her relationships have always followed the same pattern: the extreme rush of being in love, fo...

 2020-01-24 18:55 

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2020: The future is now! It's time for new utopias!...

In the past, the year 2020 was a symbol for the distant future for many people. Some imagined it brighter, others darker. But now, we're here. The future is now. Are we prepared for this future? The daily news doesn't indicate we are. Climate chan...

 2020-01-24 18:54 

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Sebastio Salgado, photographer & activist...

Brazilian photographer Sebastio Salgado doesn't shy away from controversial topics. Whether depicting human suffering or ecological destruction, he's garnered a reputation as a social commentator who uses penetrating and political pictures instead...

 2020-01-24 18:51 

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Explainer: What are Germany's farmers so angry about?...

Farmers brought out hundreds of tractors to block the streets of Berlin and several other cities in northern Germany this weekend, the culmination of months of protests to coincide with the start of International Green Week — a major agriculture and...

 2020-01-24 18:50 

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Planned Tesla Gigafactory in Germany drives wedge between locals...

Earlier this year, Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced he would build the carmaker's fourth Gigafactory near the community of Grnheide just outside of Berlin. The place has just under 8,000 inhabitants, and with its sprawling forests and numerous lakes and ...

 2020-01-24 18:49 

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DW News Asia with Biresh Banerjee, 22 January 2020...

DW News Asia with Biresh Banerjee, 22 January 2020 The China Post...

 2020-01-24 18:49 

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Can consumption be sustainable?...

Can consumption be sustainable? The China Post...

 2020-01-24 18:24 

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Funeral set for 4 family members slain in Utah; son arrested...

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Friends and family were set to gather Friday afternoon in a small Utah town for a funeral to remember a mother and three of her children who police say were killed by her teenage son. Colin "CJ" Haynie, 16, shot his fat...

 2020-01-24 18:24 

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Browns' Kareem Hunt cited for speeding, marijuana in car...

CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns running back Kareem Hunt was cited for a traffic violation and police say they found marijuana in his car. He was pulled over Tuesday afternoon in Rocky River, Ohio — on Cleveland's west side — while driving o...

 2020-01-24 18:24 

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Pentagon: 34 US troops had brain injuries from Iran's strike...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon said Friday that 34 U.S. troops were diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries suffered in this month's Iranian missile strike on an Iraqi air base, and that half of the troops have returned to their military duties....

 2020-01-24 18:24 

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Big 12-SEC Challenge gives both leagues chance to impress...

The Southeastern Conference didn't do much to help its reputation the first two months of the season. A chance to redeem itself comes this weekend. The SEC has plenty of possibilities for attention-getting victories Saturday during the Big 12/SEC Chal...

 2020-01-24 17:25 

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Review: "The Words I Never Wrote"...

"The Words I Never Wrote: a Novel," Ballantine Books, by Jane Thynne What is it about historical novels that open against the backdrop of Europe on the brink of World War II? We know what crisis looms, even if the characters do not, and yet we can...

 2020-01-24 17:24 

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Warren vows her organization will win primary, beat Trump...

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Elizabeth Warren says she has more than 1,000 campaign staffers in 31 states and 100-plus field offices, a show of organizational strength her campaign promises will lift her to the Democratic presidential nomination and hurt...

 2020-01-24 17:24 

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St. Louis prosecutor, police at odds again over traffic stop...

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis police internal affairs investigators are looking into a traffic stop involving the city's elected prosecutor, the latest episode of a strained relationship between Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner and police. Gardner was ...

 2020-01-24 17:24 

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Pro League tests field hockey's best ahead of Tokyo Olympics...

GENEVA (AP) — The United States women's season-opening Pro League field hockey game against the Netherlands in North Carolina on Friday was canceled after the death of team manager Larry Amar. Amar, who died this week, was the captain the U.S. m...

 2020-01-24 17:24 

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LSU's Orgeron agrees to new 6-year, $42 million contract...

BATON ROUGE, La (AP) — LSU coach Ed Orgeron has agreed to a new contract extension worth more than $7 million annually and which runs through the 2026 season, the university announced on Friday. The new six-year agreement comes on the heels of the T...

 2020-01-24 17:24 

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Warren rolls out council of interfaith advisers...

NEW YORK (AP) — Elizabeth Warren on Friday tapped religious leaders from a variety of backgrounds to serve as an interfaith council for her presidential campaign, making her one of several Democratic contenders to invest in outreach to voters of fai...

 2020-01-24 17:01 

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Pompeo heads to Ukraine next week as impeachment winds down...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit Ukraine next week, making his first trip to the country at the heart of President Donald Trump's impeachment. As Trump's Senate trial on impeachment charges continues, the State Dep...

 2020-01-24 17:01 

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Top Obama fundraiser backs Biden in 2020 contest...

WASHINGTON (AP) — One of former President Barack Obama's top fundraisers endorsed Joe Biden on Friday, a pledge of support that's likely to boost the former vice president's ability to raise cash for his 2020 campaign. Rufus Gifford was ...

 2020-01-24 17:01 

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For Auschwitz survivor, telling her story is reason to live...

NEW YORK (AP) — Bronia Brandman pulls up a sleeve on her leather jacket and shows the blue tattoo inked on her forearm that is a muted witness to her pain under the Nazis at Auschwitz. For 50 years, she said, she couldn't speak about it; for 25 ...

 2020-01-24 17:01 

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Dems pick Whitmer, Escobar for Trump State of Union response...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will deliver the Democratic response to President Donald Trump's State of the Union address on Feb. 4. Rep. Veronica Escobar of Texas will deliver the Spanish-language response. House Speaker Nanc...

 2020-01-24 16:26 

Taipei Times

Garoppolo plans to channel inner calm at the Super Bowl...

Quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo plans to try to channel his inner Tom Brady "calm" when he leads the San Francisco 49ers into battle against the Kansas City Chiefs in the Super Bowl in Miami on Feb. 2....

 2020-01-24 16:26 

Taipei Times

Flames, Oilers archfoes to team up in All-Star Game...

The "Battle of Alberta" seems unlikely to carry over to the NHL All-Star Game today....

 2020-01-24 16:26 

Taipei Times

Ewan wins stage, Impey closes in on leader Porte...

Australia's Caleb Ewan yesterday won his second stage of the Tour Down Under as Richie Porte's overall race lead was clipped to just three seconds by defending champion Daryl Impey....

 2020-01-24 16:26 

Taipei Times

Man credits touching of gold brick for lottery win...

A New Taipei City man on Thursday won NT$2 million (US$66,653) in a scratch-card lottery after touching a gold brick on display at the city's Gold Museum earlier in the day, the seller of the winning ticket said....

 2020-01-24 16:26 

Taipei Times

'Sopranos' star Annabella Sciorra says Weinstein raped her in the mid-1990s...

Sopranos actress Annabella Sciorra on Thursday confronted Harvey Weinstein from the witness stand, testifying that the former Hollywood studio boss overpowered and raped her, and made other crude overtures that included sending her X-rated chocolates and ...

 2020-01-24 16:26 

Taipei Times

Al-Sadr backers flood Baghdad for rally...

Thousands of Iraqis yesterday rallied at two central Baghdad intersections after a prominent cleric called for a "million strong" protest against the US military presence, following the US killing of an Iranian general and an Iraqi militia chief....

 2020-01-24 16:26 

Taipei Times

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FEATURE: Daily weighing, exercise to avoid holiday weight...

Checking one's weight daily and exercising more are two good ways to control or lose weight after the holidays, experts said, while cautioning people to avoid overexercising....

 2020-01-24 16:26 

Taipei Times

Bushfire death toll rises to 33 as crash probe begins...

The death toll from Australia's bushfires yesterday rose to 33 after police found a body in a home completely destroyed by fire in New South Wales south coast....

 2020-01-24 16:26 

Taipei Times

Tourism Bureau bars group tours to China...

Tour groups, but not individual travelers, are banned from visiting China as of today, the Tourism Bureau said yesterday as the government stepped up its efforts to prevent the spread of the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV)....

 2020-01-24 16:25 

Taipei Times

Jamie Roberts targeting title, Wales recall...

Experienced center Jamie Roberts on Thursday said that he has joined South African side the Stormers to win Super Rugby, but added he has not given up hope of a return to the Wales national team in the coming months....

 2020-01-24 16:25 

Taipei Times

New US limits on Huawei suppliers imminent: Ross...

US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said new rules are coming soon that will put more limits on US companies supplying China's telecommunications leader Huawei Technologies Co ()....

 2020-01-24 16:25 

Taipei Times

Virus lockdown casts cloud over industrial hub...

Wuhan's status as a transport and manufacturing hub has fueled its economic rise and drawn comparisons with Chicago's role as a pivotal city in the center of a giant economy....

 2020-01-24 16:25 

Taipei Times

EU leaders ink Brexit withdrawal...

A somber European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and European Council President Charles Michel yesterday formally signed the withdrawal agreement as Brussels prepares for the UK's exit from the EU in seven days' time....

 2020-01-24 16:25 

Taipei Times

Scientists recreate sound of mummified Egyptian...

Researchers say they have mimicked the voice of a 3,000-year-old Egyptian mummy by recreating much of its vocal tract using medical scanners, 3D printing and an electronic larynx....

 2020-01-24 16:25 

Taipei Times

Chan sisters coast, Hsieh doubles up...

The Chan sisters yesterday cruised into the third round of the women's doubles at the Australian Open, while fellow Taiwanese Hsieh Su-wei advanced to the second rounds of the women's and mixed doubles at the first Grand Slam of the year....

 2020-01-24 16:25 

Taipei Times

ECB holds rates, launches policy review...

The European Central Bank (ECB) has decided to launch a top-to-bottom review of how it steers the economy in the 19 countries that use the euro currency. The review, the first since the global financial crisis, could include tweaking the bank's goal f...

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