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 2021-09-24 00:05 

China Post

Milley: US should explore more military talks with Russia...

ABOARD A US MILITARY AIRCRAFT (AP) — The U.S. should explore ways to expand its military contacts with the Russians, potentially to include allowing observers from each country to watch the other's combat exercises, in a broad effort to increase...

 2021-09-24 00:05 

China Post

Mississippi negotiators reach proposal on medical marijuana...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi House and Senate negotiators said Thursday that they have agreed on a proposed medical marijuana program. Leaders are expected to ask Republican Gov. Tate Reeves to call the Legislature into session to put the plan ...

 2021-09-24 00:04 

China Post

Man who left woman to die in suitcase sentenced to 30 years...

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A man who tied up his ex-girlfriend in her New York apartment during a violent fight and stuffed her in a suitcase where she suffocated and was found dead in Connecticut a week later was sentenced to 30 years in prison Thur...

 2021-09-24 00:04 

China Post

Washington justices vacate 46-year sentence for teen killer...

SEATTLE (AP) — The Washington state Supreme Court on Thursday overturned a 46-year sentence for a man who killed his friend's little sister when he was 17, finding the punishment focused more on retribution than rehabilitation. Timothy Haag of L...

 2021-09-24 00:04 

China Post

Travel limits leave Europe without many fans at Ryder Cup...

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — The sea of red that fills the galleries every time the United States hosts the Ryder Cup will have fewer European blue dots than usual this year. Pandemic-related travel restrictions are giving the U.S. a far bigger edge in fa...

 2021-09-24 00:03 

China Post

The Latest: Thomas-Spieth to open against new Spanish Armada...

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the Ryder Cup, the golf showdown between the United States and Europe (all times CDT): ___ 5:20 p.m. The Ryder Cup will kick off Friday morning with Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas taking on the latest version of...

 2021-09-24 00:03 

China Post

Tom Felton of 'Harry Potter' fame collapses at Ryder Cup...

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — British actor Tom Felton, known for his portrayal of Draco Malfoy in the "Harry Potter" movies, collapsed while playing a celebrity golf exhibition Thursday at the Ryder Cup. Ryder Cup organizers said only that Felton ...

 2021-09-24 00:03 

Yonhap News

KOSDAQ 1,040.43 UP 4.17 points (open)...
 2021-09-24 00:03 

Yonhap News

KOSPI 3,140.73 UP 13.15 points (open)...
 2021-09-24 00:01 

China Post

Boyfriend of slain Gabby Petito charged with bank card fraud...

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The boyfriend of Gabby Petito, whose body was found at a national park in Wyoming after a cross country trip with him, has been charged with unauthorized use of a debit card as searchers continue looking for him in Florida swa...

 2021-09-24 00:00 

South China Morning Post

Has Vietnam turned a corner in its coronavirus fight?...

On the day Hanoi re-emerged from coronavirus lockdown, Tran Khanh Thien went out for a ride. After nearly two months of movement restrictions, the Vietnamese capital's streets were once again lined with parked cars and filled with the noise of roaring...

 2021-09-24 00:00 

Yonhap News

Dollar opens at 1,174.5 won DN from 1,175.5 won...
 2021-09-23 23:50 

NHK

Blinken: climate change threatens peace...

The US Secretary of State has told members of the United Nations Security Council that climate change has become a threat to peace and security. Antony Blinken said extreme weather is rendering the UN's response in some countries even more challenging...

 2021-09-23 23:49 

NHK

BOE keeps calm and carries on...

Central bankers in the UK say disruptions in the supply chain have hampered prospects for economic growth. They have followed their counterparts in other countries by deciding to keep stimulus measures in place....

 2021-09-23 23:38 

Japan Times

France and U.S. meet but say patching up will take time...

France was infuriated when Australia last week canceled a major contract for French submarines, deciding instead that it needed U.S. nuclear subs amid rising tensions ......

 2021-09-23 23:38 

South China Morning Post

US returns stolen 3,500-year-old Gilgamesh tablet to Iraq...

A 3,500-year-old tablet recounting the epic of Gilgamesh was returned to Iraq Thursday after being stolen three decades ago and illegally imported to the United States.Iraqi Cultural Minister Hassan Nazim accepted the tablet during a ceremony in Washingto...

 2021-09-23 23:37 

Yonhap News

S. Korea, UAE hold atomic energy cooperation talks...

SEOUL, Sept. 24 (Yonhap) -- South Korea and the United Arab Emirates have held bilateral w......

 2021-09-23 23:32 

China Post

Time to get Kraken: Seattle opens first NHL training camp...

SEATTLE (AP) — It didn't take long for Mark Giordano to get years of seeing red out of his system. The former longtime Calgary Flames defenseman didn't even flinch Thursday while pulling on the jersey of a different team for the first time i...

 2021-09-23 23:32 

China Post

Buckle up: Arizona Republicans to show 2020 recount results...

PHOENIX (AP) — Donald Trump supporters hired by Arizona Senate Republicans to review the 2020 vote count are preparing to deliver their findings on Friday, the climax of a bizarre quest to find evidence supporting the former president's false cl...

 2021-09-23 23:31 

China Post

Ex-Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont detained in Sardinia...

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont, who fled Spain after a failed secession bid for the northeastern region in 2017, was detained Thursday in Sardinia, Italy, his lawyer said. Puigdemont, who lives in Belgium and now hol...

 2021-09-23 23:31 

China Post

Store attack: 'He kept on shooting, shooting, shooting'...

A shooter attacked a grocery store in an upscale Tennessee suburb on Thursday afternoon, killing one person and wounding 12 others before the shooter was subsequently found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound at the store, authorities said. C...

 2021-09-23 23:24 

Japan Times

'Death sentence': Low-lying nations implore faster action on climate at U.N....

Faced with what they see as an existential threat, leaders from low-lying nations implored rich countries this week to act more forcefully against a warming ......

 2021-09-23 23:22 

Taiwan News

German foreign minister urges EU-US cooperation in Indo-Pacific...

German foreign minister urges EU-US cooperation in Indo-Pacific | 2021-09-23 19:22:00...

 2021-09-23 23:10 

Japan Times

U.S. CDC advisers back COVID-19 booster shots for older people but not for high-risk workers...

Beyond older Americans, the committee also recommended the shots for all adults over 50 with underlying conditions, as well as some 18- to 49-year-olds with ......

 2021-09-23 23:00 

South China Morning Post

Chinese law enforcers told use AI, big data to improve security in unstable times...

A top Chinese security official has told law enforcement officers to make use of hi-tech tools like big data and artificial intelligence at a time of rising uncertainties at home and abroad.Chen Yixin, secretary general of the Central Political and Legal ...

 2021-09-23 23:00 

Taiwan News

BLUE BOTTLE COFFEE Commits to Carbon Neutrality by 2024...

BLUE BOTTLE COFFEE Commits to Carbon Neutrality by 2024 | 2021-09-23 19:00:00...

 2021-09-23 22:58 

China Post

Toews practices with Blackhawks on 1st day of training camp...

CHICAGO (AP) — Jonathan Toews is skating again. He is practicing with the Chicago Blackhawks, just like he did before he missed all of last season. He is smiling and joking around with his teammates again. The rest of the questions, the ones about o...

 2021-09-23 22:58 

China Post

Oldest human footprints in North America found in New Mexico...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fossilized footprints discovered in New Mexico indicate that early humans were walking across North America around 23,000 years ago, researchers reported Thursday. The footprints were found in a dry lake bed in White Sands National...

 2021-09-23 22:55 

China Post

Port of Houston target of suspected nation-state hack...

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A major U.S. port was the target last month of suspected nation-state hackers, according to officials. The Port of Houston, a critical piece of infrastructure along the Gulf Coast, issued a statement Thursday saying it had succe...

 2021-09-23 22:54 

South China Morning Post

Arrest warrant issued for slain US woman Gabby Petito's fianc Brian Laundrie...

Federal officials say the fianc of Gabrielle "Gabby" Petito, whose body was found at a national park in Wyoming after a cross country trip with him, has been indicted for unauthorised use of a debit card as searchers continued looking for him in F...

 2021-09-23 22:45 

RTHK News

Nike says supply chain woes will hit sales...

Nike cut its sales forecast on Thursday, pointing to myriad supply chain problems that are delaying deliveries of athletic gear and crimping sales. Th......

 2021-09-23 22:44 

The Mainichi

'Vaccine apartheid': Africans tell UN they need vaccines...
 2021-09-23 22:44 

The Mainichi

US special envoy to Haiti resigns over migrant expulsions...
 2021-09-23 22:44 

The Mainichi

Ex-AKB48 idol-turned-ramen shop owner takes legal action against business defamers...
 2021-09-23 22:44 

The Mainichi

3 Japan PM hopefuls urge elderly to stay on job for pension system...
 2021-09-23 22:32 

China Post

R. Kelly jury asked to make him 'pay' or not fall for 'lies'...

NEW YORK (AP) — A prosecutor in closing arguments at the sex-trafficking trial of R. Kelly urged jurors on Thursday to make the R&B superstar "pay" for his alleged crimes, while a defense lawyer told them they've been misled by opportuni...

 2021-09-23 22:31 

China Post

Texas abortion providers ask Supreme Court to act fast...

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas abortion providers again asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday to take up a new state law that has banned most abortions since the beginning of September, when the deeply divided justices allowed it to take effect. Sinc...

 2021-09-23 22:31 

China Post

Slain woman Gabby Petito's boyfriend indicted for bank fraud...

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Federal officials say the boyfriend of Gabby Petito, whose body was found at a national park in Wyoming after a cross country trip with him, has been indicted for unauthorized use of a debit card as searchers continued looking...

 2021-09-23 22:27 

Japan Times

Ending ban on Fukushima food imports may be key for Taiwan's TPP bid...

Taipei has been trying to remove the ban on food imports from five prefectures, but prejudice in Taiwan has thwarted efforts....

 2021-09-23 22:25 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) N. Korea rejects Moon's proposal of end-of-war declaration as 'premature'...

(ATTN: ADDS more info throughout, photo)By Yi Wonju SEOUL, Sept. 24 (Yonhap) -- North Kor......

 2021-09-23 22:20 

Yonhap News

Top diplomats of S. Korea, Japan reconfirm differences on history...

SEOUL, Sept. 24 (Yonhap) -- The top diplomats of South Korea and Japan have reconfirmed di......

 2021-09-23 22:16 

South China Morning Post

Quad leaders, meeting in person for first time, are seen to plan several initiatives for confronting China...

The leaders of a new military alliance that the Chinese government has lashed out against in recent months are gathering in Washington and, analysts say, Beijing's reactions may be undermining its own interests by pushing the Quad into closer military...

 2021-09-23 22:14 

Nikkei Asian Review

From Pfizer to Shionogi, drugmakers race for coronavirus pills...

TOKYO -- Clinical trials for a COVID-19 pill have kicked off across the world, as pharmaceutical companies work on a simpler and more afford...

 2021-09-23 22:14 

Nikkei Asian Review

Plastic optical cable promises cheaper, easy alternative to glass...

TOKYO -- A research team at Japan's Keio University has developed plastic optical fibers that can send information with few or no errors, with potenti...

 2021-09-23 22:06 

Japan Times

Japan opposes Russia's plan for tariff-free zone on disputed isles...

The two ministers also discussed a longstanding territorial dispute that has prevented Japan and Russia from signing a postwar peace treaty....

 2021-09-23 22:05 

China Post

Judge faces backlash after contempt finding against witness...

LEESBURG, Va. (AP) — Virginia resident Katie Orndoff was in court to testify at the domestic assault trial of her boyfriend, who was accused of punching her in the face last year. Her reaction when she found out she was the one who'd be going to...

 2021-09-23 22:04 

China Post

Lawsuit says Georgia officials covered up fatal hit-and-run...

ATLANTA (AP) — The father of a bicyclist who died following a hit-and-run crash in Georgia has filed a wrongful death and civil rights lawsuit against the driver, as well as against a state House member and a police chief chief who the father says c...

 2021-09-23 22:03 

China Post

Investigators hope for new leads in Boston museum robbery...

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The chief investigator for a Boston museum still working to recover $500 million worth of art stolen in 1990 said Thursday he was hoping for new leads to emerge following the death of a highly scrutinized figure in the case. A...

 2021-09-23 22:03 

China Post

US: Number of unruly air travelers lower, still too high...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The rate of unruly passengers on airline flights is down sharply from early this year but is mostly unchanged over the past three months and remains more than twice the level seen in late 2020, according to government figures. The ...

 2021-09-23 22:02 

NHK

Nobel prizes to be given in winners' home nations...

The foundation that organizes the Nobel Prize program says the 2021 laureates will receive their medals and diplomas in their home countries for a second year due to the coronavirus pandemic....

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