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 2021-09-23 21:55 

Yonhap News

Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers...

SEOUL, Sept. 24 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean news......

 2021-09-23 21:53 

China Post

Democrats see tax 'framework' to pay for huge $3.5T package...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and congressional Democrats have agreed to a framework of options to pay for their huge, emerging social and environment bill, top Democrats said Thursday. Now they face the daunting task of narrowing the menu to ta...

 2021-09-23 21:53 

China Post

Peru says body of Shining Path leader to be cremated...

LIMA, Peru (AP) — The Peruvian prosecutor's office on Thursday ordered the cremation of the body of Abimael Guzmn, the leader of the brutal Shining Path insurgency who died Sept. 11 in a military jail. Authorities will collect Guzmn's remain...

 2021-09-23 21:32 

China Post

The Latest: Florida school district gets cash over mask vote...

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A Florida school district has received cash from President Joe Biden's administration to make up for state pay cuts imposed over a board's vote for a student anti-coronavirus mask mandate. Alachua County school Superinten...

 2021-09-23 21:32 

China Post

Police: 1 dead, 12 wounded in store shooting; shooter dead...

COLLIERVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A shooting at a Tennessee grocery store left one person dead and 12 others injured Thursday afternoon, and the shooter was subsequently found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound at the store in an upscale subu...

 2021-09-23 21:32 

China Post

US court order to house LA Skid Row homeless overturned...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The 9th U.S. Court of Appeals on Thursday overturned a federal judge's sweeping order that required the city and county of Los Angeles to quickly find shelter for all homeless people living on downtown's Skid Row. The appe...

 2021-09-23 21:32 

China Post

South Korea, US repatriate war casualties 70 years later...

HONOLULU (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in visited Hawaii this week as the remains of 68 Korean and six presumed U.S. service members were repatriated during a ceremony at Pearl Harbor. South Korean soldiers who died in the Korean War had be...

 2021-09-23 21:32 

China Post

Man paralyzed after Iowa police shooting sues officer, city...

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A man who was paralyzed when an Iowa police officer shot him in April filed a lawsuit Thursday contending the use of force was excessive and has been shrouded by secrecy. Authorities say the Waterloo police officer shot Marcel...

 2021-09-23 21:31 

China Post

'We want to get back to life': Most NHL players get vaccine...

Sporting a mask, Toronto Maple Leafs winger William Nylander opened his news conference at the start of training camp by informing reporters he was not yet fully vaccinated. "Had couple medical things to take care of," he said. "I'll be fu...

 2021-09-23 21:31 

China Post

Haaland: Petito case a reminder of missing Native Americans...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaking in personal terms, Interior Secretary Deb Haaland said extensive news media coverage of the disappearance and death of 22-year-old Gabby Petito while on a cross-country trip should be a reminder of hundreds of Native Ameri...

 2021-09-23 21:27 

Yonhap News

N. Korea says it is too early to talk about end of war declaration...

SEOUL, Sept. 24 (Yonhap) -- North Korea on Friday rejected as...

 2021-09-23 21:25 

NHK

Suga arrives in US for first in-person Quad summit...

Japan's Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide has arrived in the United States to attend a four-way meeting with the leaders of the US, Australia and India. It will be the first in-person summit of the Quad alliance....

 2021-09-23 21:22 

Ecns.cn

Chinese Farmers' Harvest Festival: Bumper harvest nationwide...

September 23 this year marks the 4th Chinese farmers' harvest festival, which is held specifically for the country's farmers and people working in the agriculture sector. Come and join farmers across China to celebrate this year's bumper harve...

 2021-09-23 21:18 

Nikkei Asian Review

SoftBank joins the hunt for the next software giant...

TOKYO -- Andrew Barnes was not planning to raise hundreds of millions of dollars for his Australian workforce training startup, Go1, earlier this...

 2021-09-23 21:18 

Nikkei Asian Review

Why U.S. membership in CPTPP makes more sense than ever...

TOKYO -- As tensions between China and Taiwan rise to the point of potential conflict, their bids to join the CPTPP trade deal will have both economic...

 2021-09-23 21:16 

Japan Times

Suga arrives in U.S. for 'Quad' summit in final trip abroad as prime minister...

The leaders are expected to affirm shared efforts to realize a free and open Indo-Pacific and ensure a stable supply of vaccines to the rest ......

 2021-09-23 21:15 

China Post

Ryder Cup media back US team by narrower margin than bettors...

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — A decidedly unscientific poll of 20 journalists at this week's Ryder Cup — 10 from each side of the Atlantic Ocean — agree with the betting public that the U.S. team will wrest back the gold trophy at Whistling...

 2021-09-23 21:15 

China Post

Work aims to uncover history of boarding school burial site...

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque city officials plan to use ground-penetrating radar as they research the history of a site where dozens of Native American boarding school students are believed to have been buried more than a century ago. Orange...

 2021-09-23 21:15 

Ecns.cn

Millennium sequoias heavily burned under California's wildfires...

Sequoias inside Sequoia National Forest could be as long as over 3,000 years old, and have survived hundreds of wildfires. More sequoias are facing death threat with the windy fire getting stronger this time....

 2021-09-23 21:15 

China Post

Investigator hopeful 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 21:15 

Taiwan News

Dutch boy wins right to COVID jab despite vaccine-skeptic dad...

Dutch boy wins right to COVID jab despite vaccine-skeptic dad | 2021-09-23 17:15:00...

 2021-09-23 21:08 

Yonhap News

(URGENT) N. Korea says it is too early to talk about end of war declaration...
 2021-09-23 21:05 

Ecns.cn

Stoking up ideological confrontation between China, U.S. a fundamental misjudgment: Chinese ambassador...

It is a fundamental misjudgment for some Americans to describe China-U.S. ties as "democracy versus authoritarianism,4; and stoke up ideological confrontation between the world's top two economies....

 2021-09-23 21:05 

Ecns.cn

COVID-19 might have started to spread in September 2019 in the United States: study...

A study of big data and epidemic models indicates with 50 percent probability that the first COVID-19 infection in the United States may have occurred between August and October 2019, and the earliest possible case was on April 26, 2019, in Rhode Island, ...

 2021-09-23 21:01 

China Post

A blurred movie year comes into focus at New York Film....

NEW YORK (AP) — A movie year of fits-and-starts, delays and reversals has sometimes been difficult to track. Knowing just where and how a new movie premieres has become a sport of its own. Even for those closely following new films, it's been a ...

 2021-09-23 21:00 

South China Morning Post

US-China trade war did not bring American firms home, research finds...

The trade war between the United States and China failed to prompt American businesses to leave the Chinese market, with costs from tariffs instead passed along to consumers, new research found.In a paper published on the preprint platform SSRN this month...

 2021-09-23 21:00 

Yonhap News

Corporate direct financing slips 7.9 pct in August...

SEOUL, Sept. 24 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's corporate direct financing fell 7.9 percent......

 2021-09-23 21:00 

Yonhap News

Producer prices up for 10th month in August...

SEOUL, Sept. 24 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's producer prices gained 0.4 percent on-month......

 2021-09-23 21:00 

Yonhap News

Moon: N. Korea sticks to moratorium on nuclear, ICBM testing, leaving door open for dialogue...

By Lee Chi-dong SEOUL, Sept. 24 (Yonhap) -- President Moon Jae-in has said North Korea i......

 2021-09-23 20:58 

China Post

Long Beach opens up for grand prix return, IndyCar closer...

One of the crown jewels of both motorsports and the North American street festival scene opened Thursday for the first time in 17 months after the pandemic snapped a 45-year run for the Grand Prix of Long Beach. The annual event was one of the longest con...

 2021-09-23 20:53 

China Post

US sets the stage for COVID booster shots for millions...

The U.S. vaccination drive against COVID-19 stands on the verge of a major new phase: Government advisers on Thursday recommended booster doses of Pfizer's vaccine for millions of Americans. This, despite concern among some experts that the extra shot...

 2021-09-23 20:53 

China Post

UN summit seeks to fix food's many problems, but draws fire...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Nations, companies and foundations pledged billions of dollars to feed the world in connection with an ambitious United Nations food summit Thursday, while some grassroots anti-hunger groups and food experts blasted the event a...

 2021-09-23 20:44 

Ecns.cn

Researchers study samples from bats to dig into relatives of COVID-19 virus...

Researchers in Cambodia, the Philippines, Laos and France are studying samples collected from bats for possible clues to pinpoint the origins of COVID-19, according to media reports....

 2021-09-23 20:44 

Ecns.cn

Pigeon pair panda cubs born in China's Chongqing...

A captive giant panda gave birth to a pigeon pair of cubs in a zoo in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality, the zoo said Thursday....

 2021-09-23 20:44 

Ecns.cn

Rescued snow leopard released back into the wild...

A snow leopard was released into the wild on Wednesday in a nature reserve in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, after being rescued earlier in September, local authorities said....

 2021-09-23 20:32 

China Post

Louisiana state trooper charged in pummeling of Black man...

A former Louisiana State Police trooper has been charged with a civil rights violation for pummeling a Black motorist 18 times with a flashlight — the first criminal case to emerge from federal investigations into troopers' beatings of at least ...

 2021-09-23 20:32 

China Post

Memorial or high-rise? Future of condo collapse site argued...

The fight over whether the site of June's deadly Florida condominium collapse should be sold for development or turned into a memorial boiled over at a court hearing Thursday, with some victims' relatives begging for time to find a buyer who won&#...

 2021-09-23 20:32 

China Post

Another rally on Wall Street erases losses for the week...

Stocks rose broadly for a second day in a row on Wall Street Thursday, reversing the market's losses for the week just three days after the S&P 500 had its biggest skid since May. The S&P 500 added 1.2% and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1.5%. ...

 2021-09-23 20:31 

China Post

Azerbaijan files case alleging 'ethnic cleansing' by Armenia...

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Azerbaijan on Thursday filed a case at the United Nations' top court accusing neighboring Armenia of a "policy of ethnic cleansing" targeting Azerbaijanis. The case was lodged at the International Court of J...

 2021-09-23 20:31 

China Post

Candidates clash in last TV debate before German election...

BERLIN (AP) — The three candidates hoping to succeed Angela Merkel as German chancellor, and the four leaders of the other parties currently in parliament, clashed Thursday over a variety of topics in the last televised debate before Sunday's el...

 2021-09-23 20:28 

RTHK News

Wall Street adds 1pc as Fed calms rates nerves...

US stocks gained more than 1 percent on Thursday as investors appeared relieved about the Federal Reserve's stance on tapering stimulus and raising in......

 2021-09-23 20:23 

Nikkei Asian Review

Rival China and Taiwan bids put CPTPP's free trade mettle to test...

TOKYO/WASHINGTON -- Membership bids filed just days apart by Beijing and Taipei have turned the 11-nation CPTPP trade bloc into the latest flashpoint...

 2021-09-23 20:23 

Nikkei Asian Review

Honda-Google tie-up puts Android in cars without smartphones...

PALO ALTO, U.S. -- Honda Motor has agreed with Google to start installing the Android operating system next year in major models offere...

 2021-09-23 20:23 

Nikkei Asian Review

Quad must wrestle with post-AUKUS Asian dilemmas...

James Crabtree is executive director of IISS-Asia in Singapore. He is author of...

 2021-09-23 20:04 

China Post

House OKs $1 billion for Israel's Iron Dome defense system...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House overwhelming passed a bill Thursday to provide $1 billion for Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system as Democrats moved to quash criticism from Republicans that their party is wavering in support of Israel. Democra...

 2021-09-23 20:04 

China Post

Andy Douglas, ex-Ohio Supreme Court justice, dies...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Andy Douglas, a former Ohio Supreme Court justice who was part of the court's liberal "gang of four" coalition that forced changes in the state's school-funding system, died early Thursday. He was 89. Douglas ha...

 2021-09-23 20:04 

China Post

Ohio governor offers new vaccine incentive for young people...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohioans ages 12-25 who receive the coronavirus vaccine can enter a new lottery making them eligible for five $100,000 college scholarships and 50 $10,000 scholarships, Gov. Mike DeWine announced Thursday in his latest effort to...

 2021-09-23 20:03 

China Post

Court rejects Missouri AG's requests in 1979 killings case...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri appeals court on Thursday denied the state attorney general's request to recuse all Jackson County judges from presiding over an upcoming evidentiary hearing for a man who the county prosecutor says was wrongfu...

 2021-09-23 20:03 

China Post

The Latest: Europeans send out another social media winner...

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the Ryder Cup, the golf showdown between the United States and Europe (all times CDT): ___ 2:20 p.m. Hand the Europeans another win in the Ryder Cup social media battles. Their latest entry is called Out of Conte...

 2021-09-23 20:00 

Taiwan News

MOVE Network announces strategic investment and cooperation agreement with AVATAR (Avalanche Asia Star Fund)...

MOVE Network announces strategic investment and cooperation agreement with AVATAR (Avalanche Asia Star Fund) | 2021-09-23 16:00:00...

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