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 2022-01-04 07:40 

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Taiwanese experts reveal 3 reasons behind high number of undocumented migrant workers...

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Taiwanese experts recently looked into the main reasons behind the nation's high number of undocumented migrant workers, concluding that low pay, long working hours, and the loneliness associated with the job as promine...

 2022-01-04 07:31 

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Activists urge Tesla to close new Xinjiang showroom...

BEIJING (AP) — American-based activists are appealing to Tesla Inc. to close a new showroom in China's northwestern region of Xinjiang, where officials are accused of abuses against mostly Muslim ethnic minorities. Tesla on Friday announced the ...

 2022-01-04 07:04 

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China denies US report it's rapidly growing its nuclear arms...

BEIJING (AP) — A senior Chinese arms control official denied Tuesday that his government is rapidly expanding its nuclear arsenal, though he said it is taking steps to modernize its nuclear forces. Fu Cong, the director general of the Foreign Minist...

 2022-01-04 06:52 

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Blazers top Hawks, weather Young's NBA season-best 56 points...

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Anfernee Simons had a career-high 43 points and the Portland Trail Blazers overcame an NBA season-best 56 points by Atlanta's Trae Young, snapping a four-game losing streak in a 136-131 win over the Hawks on Monday night. Y...

 2022-01-04 06:32 

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Future of prayer site in doubt under Israel's fragile govt...

JERUSALEM (AP) — When Israel's new government took office last June, it indicated it would press ahead on an egalitarian prayer site at Jerusalem's Western Wall — a sensitive holy site that has emerged as a point of friction between Je...

 2022-01-04 06:32 

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1st Cambodian American mayor in US takes office...

BOSTON (AP) — A refugee who survived the Khmer Rouge's brutal rule has become the first Cambodian American mayor in the United States. Sokhary Chau, a city councilor in Lowell, Massachusetts, was unanimously picked by his council peers to assume...

 2022-01-04 06:31 

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Troubled Chinese developer told to demolish resort...

BEIJING (AP) — A troubled Chinese real estate developer that is struggling with $310 billion in debt announced Tuesday it has been ordered to demolish a 39-building resort complex in a new blow to its finances. Evergrande Group gave no explanation, ...

 2022-01-04 06:30 

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Taiwan reports 4 local COVID-19 infections, 30 imported cases...

TAIPEI (The China Post) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC, ) reported 4 new local COVID-19 cases and 30 imported infections on Tuesday, bringing the tally of confirmed cases to 17,129. According to the CECC, local cases 17238, 17239, 17240...

 2022-01-04 06:15 

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| Next step is circular lighting! Signify highlights benefits of circular economy...

3D Most companies develop their business in a linear way: take, produce, use and dispose. They sell their products, and customers dispose them after their lifetime. This company wants to reduce the negative impact products can have on the environment that...

 2022-01-04 06:03 

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Teachers at culture war front lines with Jan. 6 education...

MISSION, Kan. (AP) — What students are learning about the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 may depend on where they live. In a Boston suburb in heavily Democratic Massachusetts, history teacher Justin Voldman said his students will spend t...

 2022-01-04 05:54 

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Jan. 6 attack posed loyalty test for Indiana Rep. Greg Pence...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Greg Pence watched the Jan. 6 insurrection unfold from an extraordinary perch. As chants of "Hang Mike Pence" echoed in the Capitol, the Republican congressman from Indiana and his better-known brother were whisked away fro...

 2022-01-04 05:54 

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Activists call on Tesla to close new Xinjiang showroom...

BEIJING (AP) — Activists are appealing to Tesla Inc. to close a new showroom in China's northwestern region of Xinjiang, where officials are accused of abuses against mostly Muslim ethnic minorities. The appeals add to pressure on foreign compan...

 2022-01-04 05:53 

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Jordan Poole scores 32 points off bench, Warriors beat Heat...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jordan Poole scored 32 points, Andrew Wiggins added 22 points and a key driving dunk with 4:34 remaining on a quiet night for Stephen Curry, and the Golden State Warriors held off the undermanned Miami Heat 115-108 on Monday nig...

 2022-01-04 05:52 

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Wolves rout Clippers 122-104 to snap 3-game skid...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anthony Edwards scored 28 points to lead six players in double figures and the Minnesota Timberwolves routed the Los Angeles Clippers 122-104 on Monday night to end a three-game skid. The Wolves gained a split in LA after losing b...

 2022-01-04 05:33 

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Roethlisberger, Steelers top Browns to stay in playoff mix...

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger passed for 123 yards with a touchdown and an interception in likely his last start at Heinz Field, and the Pittsburgh Steelers handled the listless Cleveland Browns 26-14 on Monday night to keep their postseason ...

 2022-01-04 05:33 

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Why are so many vaccinated people getting COVID-19 lately?...

Why are so many vaccinated people getting COVID-19 lately? A couple of factors are at play, starting with the emergence of the highly contagious omicron variant. Omicron is more likely to infect people, even if it doesn't make them very sick, and its ...

 2022-01-04 05:32 

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Marine officer faces discharge over deadly training mishap...

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (AP) — A Marine Corps panel convenes Tuesday to decide if an officer should be discharged over the sinking of an amphibious assault vehicle in the ocean off Southern California that killed nine service members. Lt. Col. Michae...

 2022-01-04 05:32 

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Insurrection prompts year of change for US Capitol Police...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A year after thousands of violent pro-Trump rioters overwhelmed police officers at the U.S. Capitol — severely injuring dozens in the process — the force dedicated to protecting the premier symbol of American democracy ...

 2022-01-04 05:32 

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Cambodia activist briefly detained after protest in shackles...

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodian security forces on Tuesday briefly detained a Cambodian-American lawyer who is a prominent rights activist as she walked barefoot near the prime minister's residence in Phnom Penh, wearing a prison-style ora...

 2022-01-04 05:31 

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Hong Kong's Lam: Media closures unrelated to press freedom...

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday said that the recent closure of two media outlets in the city does not reflect the state of press freedom in Hong Kong as the decisions were made by the outlets themselves. Her comments came al...

 2022-01-04 04:54 

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Mitchell scores 29, Jazz top Pelicans 115-104...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Donovan Mitchell scored 29 points, Bojan Bogdanovic added 21, and Utah Jazz beat the New Orleans Pelicans 115-104 on Monday night to extend their road winning streak to nine games. Bogdanovic hit two of his five 3s in the final 2:...

 2022-01-04 04:53 

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Asian shares mixed, oil gains after rally on Wall Street...

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed Tuesday, as worries in the region about the coronavirus omicron variant tempered market optimism set off by a rally on Wall Street. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 jumped 1.7% in morning trading to 29,278.31 as ...

 2022-01-04 04:53 

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Doncic's double-double leads Mavericks past Nuggets 103-89...

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic had 21 points and matched a season high with 15 assists as the Dallas Mavericks beat the Denver Nuggets 103-89 on Monday night. Dwight Powell and Reggie Bullock added 15 points each for the Mavericks, who swept a back-to-ba...

 2022-01-04 04:53 

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Murray scores 35, Iowa hold on to beat Maryland 80-75...

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Keegan Murray made 5 of 6 from 3-point range and finished with a career-high tying 35 points to help Iowa beat Maryland 80-75 on Monday night. Murray made 14 of 21 from the field, grabbed eight rebounds and blocked three shots...

 2022-01-04 04:52 

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Bulls extend win streak to 8 games, beat Magic 102-98...

CHICAGO (AP) — DeMar DeRozan scored 29 points, Zach LaVine added 27 and the Chicago Bulls won their eight straight game, beating the Orlando Magic 102-98 on Monday night. Nikola Vucevic had 13 points and 17 rebounds for the Bulls. Coby White came of...

 2022-01-04 04:04 

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Former Theranos CEO Holmes convicted of fraud and conspiracy...

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — In a case that exposed Silicon Valley's culture of hubris and hype, Elizabeth Holmes was convicted Monday of duping investors into believing her startup Theranos had developed a revolutionary medical device that could det...

 2022-01-04 03:53 

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No. 9 Arizona beats Washington 95-79 after extended break...

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Ben Mathurin scored 27 points, Christian Koloko added 22 points and 10 rebounds, and No. 9 Arizona returned from an extended break to beat Washington 95-79 on Monday night. The Wildcats (12-1, 2-0 Pac-12) moved the ball well off...

 2022-01-04 03:53 

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Morant leads Grizzlies over Nets; Antonio Brown looking on...

NEW YORK (AP) — Ja Morant scored 36 points and five Grizzlies scored in double figures as Memphis extended its winning streak to five games with a 118-104 win over the Brooklyn Nets on Monday night. Desmond Bane scored 29 points, Brandon Clarke adde...

 2022-01-04 03:52 

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Pistons win 115-106 to snap Bucks' 6-game winning streak...

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Saddiq Bey scored a career-high 34 points and the Detroit Pistons beat Milwaukee 115-106 on Monday night to snap the Bucks' six-game winning streak. Detroit owns the NBA's worst record (7-28) but beat the reigning NBA champi...

 2022-01-04 03:31 

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AT&T, Verizon delay new 5G service after Buttigieg request...

AT&T and Verizon said Monday they will delay activating new 5G wireless service for two weeks following a request by Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg, who cited the airline industry's concern that the service could interfere with systems on pla...

 2022-01-04 03:30 

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Thai beverage shops mimic Taiwanese brand with huge animal decorations...

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Taiwan is known for its beverage shops and hand-shaken drinks, and many in the business often attempt to attract customers with flashy designs and storefronts. A Facebook fan page "Chiang Mai Elephant in Thailand" (...

 2022-01-04 02:55 

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After 8 years as NBA assistant, Hammon to lead team in WNBA...

Becky Hammon was ready to lead her own team. So she went back to where her professional career began — the WNBA. Hammon, an assistant with the San Antonio Spurs, will take over as the Las Vegas Aces' head coach and general manager after the NBA ...

 2022-01-04 02:54 

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Cameron Maybin retires after 15 major league seasons...

Outfielder Cameron Maybin is retiring after 15 major league seasons. "Although my journey as a professional baseball player ends here with the announcement of my retirement, my work in this game is just getting started," Maybin wrote in a statemen...

 2022-01-04 02:54 

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Davis scores 37 in No. 23 Badgers' win over No. 3 Purdue...

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Johnny Davis scored a career-high 37 points on Monday night to give No. 23 Wisconsin a 74-69 win over No. 3 Purdue. The Badgers (11-2, 2-1 Big Ten) used a late 16-5 run to take control and win its third straight. Brad Dav...

 2022-01-04 02:53 

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Embiid's triple-double powers 76ers past Rockets 133-113...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid had 31 points, 15 rebounds and 10 assists, reaching the triple-double to the tune of "MVP!" chants in the Philadelphia 76ers' 133-113 win over the Houston Rockets on Monday night. Furkan Korkmaz scored 24 ...

 2022-01-04 02:53 

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Kyle Kuzma, Bradley Beal lead Wizards over Hornets 124-121...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kyle Kuzma had a season-high 36 points and 14 rebounds, Bradley Beal scored 35 points, and the Washington Wizards beat the Charlotte Hornets 124-121 on Monday night. Charlotte (19-19), which lost to Phoenix by a season-high 34 poin...

 2022-01-04 02:52 

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Rangers sit atop NHL after Kreider, Strome help beat Oilers...

NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Kreider scored his 20th goal, Ryan Strome had a goal and two assists, and the New York Rangers beat the slumping Edmonton Oilers 4-1 Monday night for their third straight win. Alexis Lafrenire and Barclay Goodrow each had a goa...

 2022-01-04 02:25 

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Taoyuan mayor confirms COVID-19 infection of airport cleaning staff member...

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Taoyuan Mayor Cheng Wen-tsan () confirmed on Tuesday that a local COVID-19 infection was detected late Monday evening. The woman is a 40-year-old national and works as part of the cleaning crew at the Taoyuan International ...

 2022-01-04 02:05 

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New maps, new building, new bills greet California lawmakers...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers returned to the state Capitol on Monday to begin an eight-month session in an election year, shaded by uncertainty but buoyed by a second consecutive year of massive budget surpluses. They hurried to in...

 2022-01-04 02:04 

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Destructive winds flip airplanes, trucks near Anchorage...

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Destructive winds battered an area just north of Anchorage for the third straight day on Monday — flipping small airplanes and semitrailers, forcing schools to close, leaving thousands without power and severely damagi...

 2022-01-04 02:04 

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Former NYT columnist Kristof makes case for Oregon residency...

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Former New York Times journalist Nicholas Kristof told Oregon's top election official Monday that his having voted in New York state in 2020 doesn't disqualify him from being a candidate for governor in Oregon. According t...

 2022-01-04 02:03 

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Longtime US Rep. Bobby Rush of Illinois won't seek 16th term...

CHICAGO (AP) — Longtime U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush of Illinois, a onetime Black Panther with a dramatic rise in Illinois politics, won't seek reelection after 15 terms representing his Chicago-area district, according to a prepared video announcement ...

 2022-01-04 01:54 

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Playoff-less Vikings, Zimmer enter a week of uncertainty...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — If the Minnesota Vikings just played their last meaningful game under coach Mike Zimmer, the lopsided loss at Green Bay clarified the reasons why. For all the strategic success Zimmer has had over the years with building and direc...

 2022-01-04 01:54 

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Flashy return of Seahawks' offense comes too late in season...

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The bookends to the Seattle Seahawks' season may have provided the clearest examples of what their offense was expected to look like. Everything in between turned out to be a jumbled mess with a lot of what-ifs and reasons w...

 2022-01-04 01:53 

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Rams look to cut out Stafford's errors before it costs them...

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Wins are piling up for the Los Angeles Rams. So too are turnovers by quarterback Matthew Stafford. With the playoffs in sight, the two are unlikely to continue to coexist, something Stafford knows all too well after the ...

 2022-01-04 01:53 

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Wisconsin LB Leo Chenal announces he's entering NFL draft...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin linebacker Leo Chenal is entering the NFL draft rather than returning to the Badgers next season. Chenal announced his decision Monday on social media. The move comes after Chenal earned second-team honors on the Assoc...

 2022-01-04 01:52 

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Chargers look to carry momentum into must-win vs. Raiders...

The Los Angeles Chargers had their most complete game of the season in defeating the Denver Broncos 34-13 on Sunday. They will need the same type of performance as they face their biggest game of the season this week. Losses by Baltimore and Miami coupled...

 2022-01-04 01:50 

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Employers' consent not needed for migrant workers to stay in Taiwan for tuberculosis treatment: MOHW...

TAIPEI (The China Post) — The Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW, ) recently announced that migrant workers infected with tuberculosis can voluntarily stay in Taiwan for treatment in the future without the consent of the employer. The amendment wa...

 2022-01-04 01:32 

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FCS issues COVID-19 contingency plan for upcoming title game...

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — In advance of Montana State and North Dakota State arriving in Texas this week for the FCS championship game, a contingency plan has been put into place if the COVID-19 pandemic impacts one or both teams. Both teams are schedule...

 2022-01-04 01:32 

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California lawmaker resigns to lead labor federation...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A powerful state lawmaker resigned from the California Legislature on Monday to become the next leader of the nation's largest federation of labor unions. Lorena Gonzalez said Monday she will resign on Wednesday to beco...

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