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 2020-01-24 07:19 

China Post

Kangaroos slaughtered in Australia for pet food exports...

One night in November, wildlife carer Greg Keightley caught a gruesome sight on camera. A group of men were butchering kangaroos on the edge of his 200 hectare property in the Blue Mountains National Park three hours northwest of Sydney. When Keightley fi...

 2020-01-24 07:18 

Central News Agency

Acer, Asustek maintain ranking among world's top 10 PC vendors - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Jan. 24 (CNA) Two Taiwanese PC makers, Acer Inc. and Asustek Computer Inc., were again ranked in the top 10 worldwide in terms of shipments, although their market shares declined slightly in 2019, according to global market information advisory fi...

 2020-01-24 06:54 

China Post

DW News Africa with Eddy Micah Jr, 23 January 2020...
 2020-01-24 06:54 

China Post

Opinion: Steinmeier's humble Auschwitz commemoration...

"What grace, what a gift it is that I may speak to you today at Yad Vashem," said Frank-Walter Steinmeier as he addressed those gathered at the World Holocaust Forum. Indeed, it is anything but self-evident that the president of the German Federal...

 2020-01-24 06:53 

China Post

Nazi-looted art: Restitution process a 'permanent task'...

It's not easy to recover works of art that were expropriated by the Nazis. It's just as difficult to find the actual owners or their heirs. Several looted artworks have, however, been successfully restituted in recent times. The Leverkusen-based c...

 2020-01-24 06:51 

China Post

Women on the Solomon Islands are protecting critically endangered sea turtles...

Project Goal: Conserving the most important nesting ground for hawksbill sea turtles in the South Pacific by bringing together women from the diverse communities Kahtupika, Wagina, and Kia Project implementation: KAWAKI women running awareness campaigns i...

 2020-01-24 06:50 

China Post

Anti-Semitism: Israelis want action, not words...

Around 200,000 Holocaust survivors are still alive in Israel today. On Thursday, some of them took center stage at the Yad Vashem Holocaust Remembrance Center in Jerusalem alongside the likes of German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, French President E...

 2020-01-24 06:50 

China Post

Monty Python legend Terry Jones has died at age 77...

Terry Jones' agent confirmed today that the actor, writer, comedian, screenwriter, film director, historian and anti-war activist died on Tuesday evening. "Terry passed away on the evening of 21 January 2020 at the age of 77 with his wife Anna Sod...

 2020-01-24 06:49 

China Post

'Meat' the Germans: From raw pork hedgehogs to dead grandmas...

Rachel moved from the UK to Germany in 2016. As a relative newcomer she casts a fresh eye over German clichs and shares her experiences of settling into German life. Every two weeks she explores a new topic for Meet the Germans — from fashion to str...

 2020-01-24 06:49 

China Post

Climate-friendly heating: How to stay warm without fossil fuels...

Heating with coal, oil and natural gas accounts for around a quarter of global greenhouse gas emissions. But that's something we can change, says Wolfgang Feist, founder of the Passive House Institute in the western German city of Darmstadt. "Buil...

 2020-01-24 06:45 

China Post

US limits visas for pregnant women in effort to end 'birth tourism'...

The US government introduces new rules on Friday after saying it will no longer issue temporary tourist visas or medical visas to pregnant women, in an effort to prevent what it called "birth tourism." The US and Canada are considered to be the on...

 2020-01-24 06:44 

China Post

Spain: Police rescue hundreds of dogs from illegal puppy farms...

Spanish police arrested five people on Thursday in connection with caging 270 puppies in distressing conditions and selling them illegally across the peninsular. The arrests followed a raid on two family-run puppy farms on the outskirts of Madrid, Spanish...

 2020-01-24 06:19 

China Post

NFL player Antonio Brown turns himself in at Florida jail...

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — NFL free agent Antonio Brown turned himself in at a Florida jail on Thursday night following accusations that he and his trainer attacked another man. Brown arrived at Broward County Jail around 10 p.m., as first reported...

 2020-01-24 06:18 

China Post

Siewert leads No. 23 Colorado past Washington State 78-56...

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Lucas Siewert scored 16 points, D'Shawn Schwartz had 13 and No. 23 Colorado pulled away in the second half to beat Washington State 78-56 on Thursday night. Evan Battey added 12 points and joined Siewert in pulling down 10 ...

 2020-01-24 06:18 

China Post

AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week in Asia...

A health official scans the body temperature of a passenger arriving at Indonesia's Jakarta airport, as fears mount over a new virus spreading from China. In other images from the Asia Pacific region this week, a roadside snack vendor in New Delhi wai...

 2020-01-24 06:18 

China Post

Democrats struggle to build broad support on eve of voting...

OSAGE, Iowa (AP) — As Joe Biden wrapped a bus tour of Iowa this week, the elderly crowd gathered at VFW Hall 7920 was a stark reminder of the former vice president's struggle to attract young people. Bernie Sanders, meanwhile, needs to strengthe...

 2020-01-24 06:18 

China Post

Philippine leader threatens to end US pact over ally's visa...

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine president has renewed a threat to terminate an accord that allows American forces to train in the country unless Washington restored a visa of a political ally linked to human rights violations. President Ro...

 2020-01-24 06:18 

China Post

Now on Trump's team, Dershowitz says, 'I haven't changed'...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Alan Dershowitz was in line at Mar-a-Lago's lavish Christmas Eve buffet last month when President Donald Trump stopped to chat. The retired Harvard law professor had already been asked by Trump's legal team to assist with t...

 2020-01-24 05:18 

China Post

Indiana uses late charge to beat No. 11 Michigan State 67-63...

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Joey Brunk scored 14 points, including a key layup with 1 minute left to play, and Jerome Hunter made two late free throws Thursday night to close out Indiana's 67-63 victory over No. 11 Michigan State. The Hoosiers (15-...

 2020-01-24 05:18 

China Post

Serena Williams stunned by Wang Qiang at Australian Open...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Serena Williams' bid to win a 24th Grand Slam title has been falling short with losses in finals. At this Australian Open, she didn't make it nearly that far. Serving only so-so, failing to convert all but one of ...

 2020-01-24 05:18 

China Post

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, Caribbean...

This photo gallery highlights some of the top news images made by Associated Press photographers in Latin America and the Caribbean that were published in the past week. In Colombia, student and labor groups called for new protests as they hoped to reigni...

 2020-01-24 05:18 

China Post

| New Taipei Baoshishan Lookout overlooks scenic sea view...

If you live in Taipei and love nature, don't miss out on the popular attraction "Baoshishan Lookout" in New Taipei city. Located at Ruifang District, Baoshishan Lookout is an excellent attraction for the family on holiday. It takes roughly fiv...

 2020-01-24 05:18 

China Post

Mexico sees rise in gangs, vigilantes recruiting children...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — One day after a vigilante group revealed that it was using children as young as 8 as "recruits" for armed defense patrols, Mexico's president said Thursday that drug cartels too are recruiting every-younger kids. The w...

 2020-01-24 05:17 

China Post

Hot start propels No. 5 Louisville over Virginia 71-56...

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville coach Jeff Walz and Virginia's Tina Thompson came out of Thursday night's game with identical takeaways. Dana Evans scored 21 points and the fifth-ranked Cardinals beat the Cavaliers 71-56 in a game where bo...

 2020-01-24 05:17 

China Post

Jarreau, Mills lead No. 25 Houston past UConn 63-59...

HOUSTON (AP) — DeJon Jarreau had 18 points, 11 rebounds and eight assists, Caleb Mills scored 20 points and No. 25 Houston beat UConn 63-59 on Thursday night. Jarreau and Mills combined for the final 17 points, including 12 free throws, as Houston o...

 2020-01-24 05:17 

China Post

For hippo Fiona's 3rd birthday, zoo seeks aid for Australia...

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Zoo is using the third birthday of its beloved hippo, born premature, as a way to raise money for Australian wildlife affected by the recent bushfires. Instead of sending birthday gifts for Fiona, the Ohio zoo is ask...

 2020-01-24 05:17 

China Post

Some see end to caravans as Mexican guardsmen stop migrants...

FRONTERA HIDALGO, Mexico (AP) — From the roadside stand where his family sells mole, barbecue and chicken stew, Miguel ngel Vzquez has seen all the caravans of Central American migrants and asylum seekers stream past his front door in recent years, ...

 2020-01-24 05:03 

China Post

China expands lockdowns to 25M people to halt viral outbreak...

BEIJING (AP) — China broadened its unprecedented, open-ended lockdowns to encompass around 25 million people Friday to try to contain a deadly new virus that has sickened hundreds, though the measures' potential for success is uncertain. At leas...

 2020-01-24 05:02 

Central News Agency

Mercury forecast to fall to 10 degrees next week - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Jan. 24 (CNA) The current warm weather in Taiwan is expected to end next week, when temperatures are forecast to drop as low as 10 degrees Celsius with the arrival of a strong continental cold air mass, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Friday...

 2020-01-24 05:00 

China Post

Chinese city at center of virus outbreak is major crossroads...

The city of Wuhan is one of China's largest industrial hubs and a major crossroads. The capital of Hubei province has 11 million people and is under an unprecedented, open-ended lockdown to try to prevent the spread of a virus that first appeared in t...

 2020-01-24 05:00 

Taiwan News

China cancels Lunar New Year events over deadly virus fears...

China is taking unprecedented steps aimed at containing the SARS-like virus outbreak. Authorities are seeking to control the spread of the disease in the lead up to the world's biggest annual human migration....

 2020-01-24 05:00 

Taiwan News

Merkel in Davos: 'Our mistake was not being prepared for refugee crisis'...

Chancellor Merkel, in Davos, has said the conflict in Libya must be stopped before another refugee crisis begins. She added that a global decrease in diplomacy was making regions like the Sahel more unstable....

 2020-01-24 05:00 

Taiwan News

Opinion: Putin's bespoke government — made for indefinite control...

Vladimir Putin has had a new constitution crafted to ensure he controls Russia for as long as he pleases. The new Russian government has been put in place to make sure that happens, writes Konstantin Eggert....

 2020-01-24 05:00 

Taiwan News

Ancient voice: Scientists recreate sound of Egyptian mummy...

Ancient voice: Scientists recreate sound of Egyptian mummy...

 2020-01-24 05:00 

Taiwan News

New internet customers boost Comcast 4th-quarter profit...

New internet customers boost Comcast 4th-quarter profit...

 2020-01-24 05:00 

Taiwan News

Ivory Coast clears homes near airport after stowaway death...

Ivory Coast clears homes near airport after stowaway death...

 2020-01-24 05:00 

Taiwan News

K9 bites cow, deputy stuns dog; no burglary was solved...

K9 bites cow, deputy stuns dog; no burglary was solved...

 2020-01-24 05:00 

Taiwan News

Ball possession not producing more goals for Barcelona...

Ball possession not producing more goals for Barcelona...

 2020-01-24 05:00 

Taiwan News

Ousted Grammy chief suggests awards are tainted...

Ousted Grammy chief suggests awards are tainted...

 2020-01-24 05:00 

Taiwan News

George Herbert Walker III, cousin of 2 presidents, dies...

George Herbert Walker III, cousin of 2 presidents, dies...

 2020-01-24 05:00 

Taiwan News

Advocates want to make Virginia an abortion 'safe haven'...

Advocates want to make Virginia an abortion 'safe haven'...

 2020-01-24 05:00 

Taiwan News

Papadakis and Cizeron take narrow lead in ice dance at Euros...

Papadakis and Cizeron take narrow lead in ice dance at Euros...

 2020-01-24 05:00 

Taiwan News

Groups seek items they say could exonerate executed inmate...

Groups seek items they say could exonerate executed inmate...

 2020-01-24 05:00 

Taiwan News

Senator calls for sanctions about American jailed in Lebanon...

Senator calls for sanctions about American jailed in Lebanon...

 2020-01-24 05:00 

Taiwan News

Antetokounmpo tells Williamson: 'Don't rush the process'...

Antetokounmpo tells Williamson: 'Don't rush the process'...

 2020-01-24 05:00 

Taiwan News

Boeing jet weighs on airlines as Southwest's profit falls...

Boeing jet weighs on airlines as Southwest's profit falls...

 2020-01-24 05:00 

Taiwan News

Greek high court upholds Vinnik extradition order to France...

Greek high court upholds Vinnik extradition order to France...

 2020-01-24 05:00 

Taiwan News

AP Photos: Czech dog sled race goes off despite lack of snow...

AP Photos: Czech dog sled race goes off despite lack of snow...

 2020-01-24 05:00 

Taiwan News

Islamic leaders make 'groundbreaking' visit to Auschwitz...

Islamic leaders make 'groundbreaking' visit to Auschwitz...

 2020-01-24 05:00 

Taiwan News

Lee to pitch sweeping anti-abortion bans in Tennessee...

Lee to pitch sweeping anti-abortion bans in Tennessee...

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