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 2022-01-26 20:55 

China Post

Mattel wins back rights for Disney Frozen, princess products...

Toy company Mattel has won back the licensing rights for Disney's princess and "Frozen" franchises. The reunion comes after Hasbro bested the rights for the "Frozen" and princess products away from Mattel in 2014. Disney released "...

 2022-01-26 20:55 

China Post

Gun rights group sues California city over liability law...

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A gun rights group and a gun owner have filed a lawsuit against a California city for a newly passed ordinance requiring citizens to obtain firearm liability insurance and pay an annual fee. The National Association for Gun R...

 2022-01-26 20:55 

China Post

EU warns Mali, Sahel states over use of Russian mercenaries...

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union on Wednesday warned countries of the north African Sahel against hiring Russian mercenaries, and underlined that it stands ready to impose sanctions on anyone interfering with the transition to civilian rule in Mal...

 2022-01-26 20:54 

China Post

Pro-ivermectin Kansas doctor-lawmaker under investigation...

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas doctor-lawmaker who has prescribed a parasitic worm treatment for COVID-19 symptoms acknowledged Wednesday that the state medical board has been investigating him since the summer of 2020. Conservative Republican state S...

 2022-01-26 20:54 

China Post

How Fed hikes could affect mortgages, car loans, card rates...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Will mortgage rates go up? How about car loans? Credit cards? How about those nearly invisible rates on bank CDs — any chance of getting a few dollars more? With the Federal Reserve signaling Wednesday that it will begin rais...

 2022-01-26 20:54 

China Post

Stocks fall after Federal Reserve signals rate hike 'soon'...

Stocks fell, giving up their gains from an early rally, and Treasury yields climbed Wednesday as investors weighed the Federal Reserve's decision to leave its key interest rate unchanged, while signaling that it plans to begin raising interest rates &...

 2022-01-26 20:53 

China Post

Biden gets CEO support for economic agenda...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Wednesday secured the blessing of several business leaders on his economic agenda that has stalled in the Senate, part of an effort to restart some momentum for the nearly $2 trillion in spending and tax incr...

 2022-01-26 20:52 

China Post

Chicago Bears hire Chiefs' Ryan Poles as general manager...

CHICAGO (AP) — Ryan Poles made the Chicago Bears this time. Poles was hired as Chicago's general manager on Tuesday, almost 15 years after he signed with the team as an undrafted free agent and then failed to make the final roster. Poles spent t...

 2022-01-26 20:52 

China Post

Off-line: Browns' Mayfield planning hiatus from social media...

CLEVELAND (AP) — As he recovers from shoulder surgery, Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield plans to rest his thumbs as well. Mayfield said he's going to take a break from "all social media for the foreseeable future." Ironically,...

 2022-01-26 20:45 

South China Morning Post

Prince Andrew seeks jury trial if Virginia Giuffre sexual assault suit is not dismissed...

Prince Andrew wants a jury to decide a lawsuit by a sexual assault accuser if he cannot get the case dismissed altogether, his lawyers said in court papers on Wednesday.Virginia Giuffre, an American, has accused the British royal of sexually abusing her w...

 2022-01-26 20:44 

Taiwan News

Chinese APT 27 hackers targeting companies, says Germany...

Chinese APT 27 hackers targeting companies, says Germany | 2022-01-26 15:44:00...

 2022-01-26 20:38 

Taiwan News

Leading Turkish women targeted by Islamists and government...

Leading Turkish women targeted by Islamists and government | 2022-01-26 15:38:00...

 2022-01-26 20:34 

China Post

EXPLAINER: How COVID tests, isolation will work at Olympics...

NEW YORK (AP) — Athletes and others headed to the Olympics face a multitude of COVID-19 testing hurdles as organizers seek to catch any infections early and keep the virus at bay. A positive test could mean athletes sitting out the Beijing Games &md...

 2022-01-26 20:34 

China Post

Friend of Florida tax collector in Gaetz case pleads guilty...

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A former employee in the office of a Florida tax collector whose arrest triggered an investigation into U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz has pleaded guilty to fraud and drug charges. Court documents showed that Joseph Ellicott pleaded guilt...

 2022-01-26 20:33 

China Post

Biden to NYC next week to discuss gun crime with Mayor Adams...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will visit New York City next week to discuss combating gun crime with Mayor Eric Adams during a meeting that will follow the recent fatal shooting of two city police officers. The White House said Biden planned...

 2022-01-26 20:33 

China Post

Prince Andrew seeks jury trial if Giuffre suit not dismissed...

NEW YORK (AP) — Prince Andrew wants a jury to decide a lawsuit by a sexual assault accuser if he can't get the case dismissed altogether, his lawyers said in court papers Wednesday. Virginia Giuffre, an American, has accused the British royal of...

 2022-01-26 20:33 

China Post

Prosecutors slam Colorado trucker's reduced prison sentence...

DENVER (AP) — The reduction of a 110-year prison sentence to 10 years by Colorado's governor for a trucker convicted of killing four people in a fiery interstate crash is hurting prosecutors' efforts to negotiate sentences in other cases, ac...

 2022-01-26 20:32 

China Post

Democrats walk out of hearing with Florida's top doctor...

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Surgeon General Dr. Joseph Ladapo moved closer to Senate confirmation Wednesday after a tense hearing where Democrats accused the state's top doctor of evading questions on his coronavirus policies and stormed ou...

 2022-01-26 20:32 

China Post

Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany agree to new talks...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Presidential advisers from Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany met for more than five hours Wednesday over the long-running Ukraine conflict, and reached no breakthrough, but promised to meet for new talks in two weeks in Berlin. T...

 2022-01-26 20:32 

China Post

Vaccine mandate to kick in for first wave of health workers...

Health care workers in about half the states face a Thursday deadline to get their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine under a Biden administration mandate that will be rolled out across the rest of the country in the coming weeks. While the requirement is...

 2022-01-26 20:31 

China Post

Senators say they were denied full access to federal prison...

Two U.S. senators said Wednesday that they were denied access to major parts of a federal prison in Connecticut while trying to examine conditions there in response to correctional officers' complaints about a staffing shortage and lack of coronavirus...

 2022-01-26 20:31 

NHK

Report: 180+ killed after ISIL's Syria jail attack...

More than 180 people have reportedly been killed since the Islamic State group mounted an attack on a jail in Syria that houses the group's members....

 2022-01-26 20:30 

NHK

Japan, US entities to mull nuclear cooperation...

Japan's atomic energy agency and a Japanese manufacturing firm have agreed with a US company to launch talks on a possible technical cooperation for a next-generation reactor project in the US....

 2022-01-26 20:30 

South China Morning Post

China coking coal imports down 25 per cent due to Australia, Mongolia 'gap' caused by unofficial ban, border closure...

China's imports of coking coal plummeted in 2021, as the country strived to diversify its sources amid an unofficial ban on Australian coal and coronavirus pandemic-hit Mongolian imports, analysts said.China imported 54.7 million tonnes of coking coal...

 2022-01-26 20:30 

Taiwan News

Virtuos Furthers Global Growth Ambitions with New Studio in Kyiv, Ukraine...

Virtuos Furthers Global Growth Ambitions with New Studio in Kyiv, Ukraine | 2022-01-26 15:30:00...

 2022-01-26 20:30 

Taiwan News

Envision Digital and Mott MacDonald Partner to Help Customers Accelerate Net Zero Transformation...

Envision Digital and Mott MacDonald Partner to Help Customers Accelerate Net Zero Transformation | 2022-01-26 15:30:00...

 2022-01-26 20:29 

NHK

Cambodia urges Myanmar to honor 5-point agreement...

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has urged Myanmar's military leaders to follow a five-point agreement reached at an ASEAN meeting last year....

 2022-01-26 20:25 

Taiwan News

Spain: More than 300 migrants rescued at sea near Canary Islands...

Spain: More than 300 migrants rescued at sea near Canary Islands | 2022-01-26 15:25:00...

 2022-01-26 20:23 

South China Morning Post

UN chief calls on Taliban to uphold rights of women and children...

The Taliban must uphold the fundamental human rights of women and children, the United Nations chief said on Wednesday, urging the international community to release frozen Afghan aid to prevent families from selling their babies to buy food.UN Secretary-...

 2022-01-26 20:21 

China Post

Auburn's Jabari Smith considered a top-5 pick, may go No. 1...

Don't judge Jabari Smith by his most recent game. The 6-foot-10 freshman missed 13 of 15 shots in No. 1 Auburn's one-point victory at Missouri on Tuesday night, but it was clearly just an off night for one of college basketball's top newcomers...

 2022-01-26 20:13 

Ecns.cn

17-member delegation representing Chinese Taipei register for Beijing Games...

A delegation of 17, including five athletes, will represent Chinese Taipei to participate in the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games that will open on Feb 4, the Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council said on Wednesday....

 2022-01-26 20:05 

China Post

Rosendale asks court to dismiss campaign finance lawsuit...

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Matt Rosendale of Montana is asking a federal court to dismiss a lawsuit that alleges his campaign and the National Rifle Association illegally worked together to run ads during his unsuccessful 2018 race ...

 2022-01-26 20:04 

China Post

EXPLAINER: Why are Florida waters so dangerous for migrants?...

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The turbulent ocean waters around Florida can be treacherous even on a calm, sunny day. Throw in an overloaded boat, inexperienced mariners, stormy weather and the dark of night, and they can become deadly. The U.S. Coast...

 2022-01-26 20:03 

China Post

Brian Cox hopes memoir doesn't put 'full stop' on his life...

LONDON (AP) — Finishing a book is usually cause for celebration. Not for actor Brian Cox. The book in question, "Putting the Rabbit in the Hat," out now, chronicles the actor's journey from humble beginnings in Dundee, Scotland, to being...

 2022-01-26 20:03 

China Post

David Mugar, force behind Boston July 4th celebration, dies...

BOSTON (AP) — David Mugar, the businessman and philanthropist who transformed the Boston Pops July Fourth concert and fireworks show from a small local event into a nationally televised extravaganza, has died according to his family. He died Tuesday...

 2022-01-26 20:02 

Taiwan News

Tattoo Removal Market Scope and overview, Upcoming Demand along with Development Trend and Feasibility Studies 2031 | Progressing at a CAGR of 12.7% During The Forecast Period...

Tattoo Removal Market Scope and overview, Upcoming Demand along with Development Trend and Feasibility Studies 2031 | Progressing at a CAGR of 12.7% During The Forecast Period | 2022-01-26 15:02:21...

 2022-01-26 20:01 

Nikkei Asian Review

Japan is only harming itself by keeping its borders shut...

Robert Dujarric is co-director, Institute of Contemporary Asian Studies, Temple University Japan.For two centuries during the Edo Era, Japan cut off m...

 2022-01-26 20:01 

Taiwan News

Diabetes Therapeutics Market Scope and overview, Competitive Strategies, Key Manufacturers, New Project Investment And Forecast up to 2031 | Progressing at a CAGR of 16.0% During The Forecast Period...

Diabetes Therapeutics Market Scope and overview, Competitive Strategies, Key Manufacturers, New Project Investment And Forecast up to 2031 | Progressing at a CAGR of 16.0% During The Forecast Period | 2022-01-26 15:01:23...

 2022-01-26 20:00 

Taiwan News

France IVD Market Scope and overview, Top Players | Size and Revenue | Business Share Forecast by Regions 2022-2031...

France IVD Market Scope and overview, Top Players | Size and Revenue | Business Share Forecast by Regions 2022-2031 | 2022-01-26 15:00:09...

 2022-01-26 19:59 

Taiwan News

UK IVD Market Scope and overview, Division, New Business Opportunities, Growth Rate, Development Trend And Feasibility Studies up to 2031...

UK IVD Market Scope and overview, Division, New Business Opportunities, Growth Rate, Development Trend And Feasibility Studies up to 2031 | 2022-01-26 14:59:16...

 2022-01-26 19:58 

Taiwan News

Cord Blood Banking Services Market 2021 is Expected to be Considerable Growth Achieve Until 2031 | Progressing at a CAGR of 33.5% During The Forecast Period...

Cord Blood Banking Services Market 2021 is Expected to be Considerable Growth Achieve Until 2031 | Progressing at a CAGR of 33.5% During The Forecast Period | 2022-01-26 14:58:26...

 2022-01-26 19:58 

China Post

Los Angeles City Council approves phaseout of oil drilling...

The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday approved a measure to ban new oil and gas wells and phase out existing ones. The council directed the city attorney to draft an ordinance to prohibit oil and gas drilling in Los Angeles, change zoning laws to make...

 2022-01-26 19:57 

Taiwan News

Brazil Dental CAD/CAM Materials & Systems Market Scope and overview, Share Register A Strong Growth Of Acceleration During to 2031 | Progressing at a CAGR of 11.5% During The Forecast Period...

Brazil Dental CAD/CAM Materials & Systems Market Scope and overview, Share Register A Strong Growth Of Acceleration During to 2031 | Progressing at a CAGR of 11.5% During The Forecast Period | 2022-01-26 14:57:13...

 2022-01-26 19:56 

Taiwan News

Nanomedicine Market Scope and overview, 2021 Portrays High-End Demand across Major Geographies During 2022-2031 | Progressing at a CAGR of 12.6% During The Forecast Period...

Nanomedicine Market Scope and overview, 2021 Portrays High-End Demand across Major Geographies During 2022-2031 | Progressing at a CAGR of 12.6% During The Forecast Period | 2022-01-26 14:56:15...

 2022-01-26 19:55 

China Post

Medicare posts key nursing home staffing info for consumers...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Shining a light on key markers for nursing home quality, Medicare said Wednesday it is now posting details on staff turnover and weekend nurse coverage on its "Care Compare" website, where families can research a facility. ...

 2022-01-26 19:55 

China Post

General Motors to add 8,000 technical workers this year...

DETROIT (AP) — There are more than 8,000 new technical job openings at General Motors, and the automaker plans to fill them during a hiring spree this year. The Detroit automaker is looking for software, computer, mechanical and electrical engineers...

 2022-01-26 19:54 

China Post

Denmark ends most virus restrictions, as Sweden extends them...

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark's government said Wednesday it will scrap most pandemic restrictions next week, even as neighboring Sweden extended its own measures for another fortnight. Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen said that as o...

 2022-01-26 19:54 

Taiwan News

Teleradiology Market Scope and overview, New Business Opportunities, Development Trend and Feasibility Studies 2031 | Progressing at a CAGR of 19.0% During The Forecast Period...

Teleradiology Market Scope and overview, New Business Opportunities, Development Trend and Feasibility Studies 2031 | Progressing at a CAGR of 19.0% During The Forecast Period | 2022-01-26 14:54:21...

 2022-01-26 19:54 

China Post

Justice Breyer to retire, giving Biden first court pick...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Liberal Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer is retiring, giving President Joe Biden an opening he has pledged to fill by naming the first Black woman to the high court. Breyer, 83, has been a pragmatic force on a court that has gr...

 2022-01-26 19:53 

KBS World

Another Presumed to Be Among Missing Gwangju Apartment Construction Workers Located...

[Domestic] : Another person presumed to be among the five construction workers still missing after the collapse of an apartment in Gwangju earlier this month has been located. Moon Hee-joon, the head of the Gwangju western fire station, said in a briefing...

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