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 2021-10-24 02:52 

China Post

No. 22 San Diego St. builds lead, holds off Air Force 20-14...

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — Matt Araiza kicked two field goals, Kaegun Williams and Chance Bell and ran for touchdowns and No. 22 San Diego State withstood Air Force's comeback bid to win 20-14 on Saturday night. San Diego State (7-0, 3-0 Mo...

 2021-10-24 02:45 

Nikkei Asian Review

Mutual funds in China surge to $3.75tn amid Evergrande crisis...

TOKYO/SHANGHAI -- While the China Evergrande Group debt crisis has roiled Chinese financial markets, China's version of Twitter has become alive with...

 2021-10-24 02:42 

NHK

Russia leads drills near Afghan border...

Russian-led joint military drills have been held in the central Asian nation of Tajikistan near the Afghan border....

 2021-10-24 02:38 

Japan Times

Kazuma Kaya and Kazuki Minami seize silver at gymnastic worlds...

Kaya's second-place finish in the pommel horse added to an already impressive summer in which he won Olympic bronze in the same discipline....

 2021-10-24 02:38 

Central News Agency

Heavy rain warnings issued for northern Taiwan - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 24 (CNA) The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued heavy rain warnings for northern Taiwan on Sunday, cautioning against mudslides and falling rocks in mountainous areas as seasonal winds strengthen and moisture moves in from southern China....

 2021-10-24 02:36 

Japan Times

A crucial U.N. climate summit kicks off Oct. 31. Here's what you need to know....

Experts say the COP26 summit in Glasgow could prove decisive in determining whether humankind can avoid catastrophic global warming....

 2021-10-24 02:34 

Japan Times

Voting underway in Japan by-elections a week before general election...

Media polls for the Oct. 31 general election have suggested that the LDP and its coalition partner, Komeito, will retain their majority in the House ......

 2021-10-24 02:31 

China Post

Boo! Thousands crowd New Orleans streets for 1st parade...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The high school bands played, the costumed marching groups danced and float riders threw Moon Pies and beads to the thousands of people who turned out Saturday for New Orleans' first big parade since the onslaught of the coron...

 2021-10-24 02:31 

China Post

Former Arizona Attorney General Grant Woods dies at 67...

PHOENIX (AP) — Former Arizona Attorney General Grant Woods, a longtime Republican loyalist who changed his registration to Democratic in 2018 because of his frustration at the party's direction and then-President Donald Trump, died Saturday. His...

 2021-10-24 02:30 

Japan Times

Relegation-threatened Sendai earns crucial win over Hiroshima...

The three points lifted Makoto Teguramori's men off the bottom of the table to second-last, where they remain in grave danger of the drop with ......

 2021-10-24 02:30 

Central News Agency

Taiwan, U.S. hold high-level meeting on U.N., int'l participation - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 24 (CNA) Taiwan and the United States on Friday held a high level meeting on expanding Taiwan's participation at the United Nations and in other international organizations so that it can contribute to the world on global challenges....

 2021-10-24 02:30 

The Asahi Shimbun

Photojournalist laments decline of toy shops as social hubs | The Asahi Shimbun: Breaking News, Japan News and Analysis...

A nostalgic story shared on social media by a military photojournalist about how his old neighborhood toy shop served as a social gathering place has tugged at the heartstrings of many from his generation....

 2021-10-24 02:25 

Japan Times

Marines counterattack wins day as Lotte eyes pennant...

The win at Zozo Marine Stadium reduced the second-place Marines' magic number to clinch their first Pacific League pennant in 16 years to four....

 2021-10-24 02:25 

NHK

Japanese voters overseas cast ballots...

Japanese nationals living overseas are casting their ballots in the Lower House election....

 2021-10-24 02:17 

Japan Times

Brave Blossoms fall to Australia in entertaining battle...

Japan kept it close across both halves at Showa Denko Dome in the team's first international test on home soil since the 2019 Rugby World ......

 2021-10-24 02:10 

South China Morning Post

Hong Kong quarantine woes: Singaporean traveller with epilepsy sent to hospital after hotel staff find him having seizure...

Business traveller Jay* arrived in Hong Kong worrying about what he would eat during his 14-day quarantine, as he has epilepsy and is allergic to nuts.The Singaporean's worst fears came true on October 4, two days after he checked into the Grand City ...

 2021-10-24 02:00 

South China Morning Post

The older Chinese consumers turning silver into e-commerce gold...

Zhu Genghui is new to online shopping but she has taken to it like someone a third of her age.In between taking care of her grandchildren and square dancing in the park, the 67-year-old spends an average of three hours a day on her phone looking for cloth...

 2021-10-24 02:00 

South China Morning Post

Japan on brink of granting Australian troops immunity from death penalty...

Tokyo is on the brink of agreeing that Australian troops convicted of serious crimes while in Japan for training will not face the death penalty, according to Japanese media reports.Such a decision would remove a final sticking point in negotiations for a...

 2021-10-24 02:00 

Yonhap News

S. Korea's seaport cargo up 8.1 pct in Q3 amid global rebound...

SEOUL, Oct. 24 (Yonhap) -- Cargo processed at South Korean seaports advanced 8.1 percent i......

 2021-10-24 02:00 

The Asahi Shimbun

Exercise of little help to those who sit at home working all day | The Asahi Shimbun: Breaking News, Japan News and Analysis...

Contemplating working up a good sweat at the gym or jogging outdoors after work, then think again....

 2021-10-24 01:57 

Yonhap News

U.S. to continue talks with S. Korea on end-of-war declaration, other options for N. Korea diplomacy: envoy...

By Song Sang-ho and Kim Eun-jung SEOUL, Oct. 24 (Yonhap) -- The U.S. special representat......

 2021-10-24 01:55 

South China Morning Post

Colombia captures most wanted drug lord in jungle raid after decade-long manhunt...

Colombian security forces have captured the country's most-wanted drug trafficker, a rural warlord who stayed on the run for more than a decade by corrupting state officials and aligning himself with combatants on the left and right.President Ivn Duqu...

 2021-10-24 01:54 

China Post

3 Russian teenagers chasing Skate America women's medals...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Three Russian teenagers are chasing Skate America medals and have a hold on the podium following the women's short program at the Orleans Arena. Alexandra Trusova, the reigning world championship bronze medalist and pre-competit...

 2021-10-24 01:54 

China Post

Mobley has double-double, Cavs beat Hawks 101-95 for 1st win...

CLEVELAND (AP) — Rookie Evan Mobley had 17 points and 11 rebounds to help the Cleveland Cavaliers rally for their first win of the season with a 101-95 over the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday night. Ricky Rubio had 23 points and eight assists, and Jarret...

 2021-10-24 01:53 

China Post

Hartman's goal late in OT gives Wild 4-3 win over Ducks...

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Ryan Hartman scored with 12.1 seconds left in overtime and the Minnesota Wild extended their season-opening win streak to four games, rallying to beat Anaheim 4-3 on Saturday night. Minnesota has won two straight overtime game...

 2021-10-24 01:53 

China Post

AP Top 25 Takeaways: CFP race of Big 12 incoming, outgoing...

There is a developing College Football Playoff race between an outgoing Big 12 school and an incoming Big 12 school. No. 2 Cincinnati, heading to the Big 12 at some point, and No. 3 Oklahoma, leaving the Big 12 at some point, remained undefeated Saturday,...

 2021-10-24 01:53 

China Post

Hurricanes stretch win streak to 4 games, beat Columbus 5-1...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Vincent Trocheck had two goals and an assist to lead Carolina to a 5-1 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday night, the Hurricanes' fourth straight win to open the season. Jordan Staal and Sebastian Aho added power...

 2021-10-24 01:53 

China Post

Huberdeau leads undefeated Panthers past Flyers 4-2...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jonathan Huberdeau scored twice, including the go-ahead goal in the third period, and added an assist to lead the Florida Panthers over the Philadelphia Flyers 4-2 Saturday night. Owen Tippett also scored and Sam Reinhart had an ...

 2021-10-24 01:52 

China Post

Pavel Zacha scores in OT to lift Devils past Sabres, 2-1...

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Pavel Zacha scored at 3:09 of overtime to give the New Jersey Devils a 2-1 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday night. Nico Daws stopped 24 shots to win in his NHL debut, and Nico Hischier had a power-play goal for New Jer...

 2021-10-24 01:37 

Central News Agency

Taiwan headline news - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Oct. 24 (CNA) The lead stories in major Taiwan dailies on Sunday are as follows:...

 2021-10-24 01:33 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) New virus cases below 1,500 amid progress in vaccination campaign...

(ATTN: ADDS details throughout) SEOUL, Oct. 24 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's daily COVI......

 2021-10-24 01:33 

Yonhap News

(URGENT) U.S. to work with S. Korea to explore 'different ideas, initiatives' on Pyongyang, including end-of-war proposal: Washington envoy...
 2021-10-24 01:25 

NHK

Saudi Arabia aims for net zero emissions by 2060...

Saudi Arabia has announced that it will aim for net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2060. The country is one of the world's largest oil producers....

 2021-10-24 01:24 

Yonhap News

(URGENT) Top U.S. nuclear envoy urges N. Korea to stop 'provocations,' saying its latest ballistic missile launch counterproductive to peace efforts...
 2021-10-24 01:18 

Yonhap News

(URGENT) U.S. nuclear envoy urges N. Korea to accept Washington's 'outreach,' cites preparations to address humanitarian issue to help N. Koreans...
 2021-10-24 01:13 

NHK

Turkey threatens to expel ten western ambassadors...

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has ordered ambassadors from 10 countries, including the United States, to be declared...

 2021-10-24 01:12 

Yonhap News

N. Korean media decries proposed S. Korea-U.S. defense dialogue...

SEOUL, Oct. 24 (Yonhap) -- A North Korean media outlet on Sunday slammed the United States......

 2021-10-24 01:10 

The Mainichi

Chinese, Russian warships pass through Osumi Strait for 1st time...
 2021-10-24 01:10 

The Mainichi

Japan's Kazuma Kaya, Kazuki Minami seize silver at gymnastic worlds...
 2021-10-24 01:09 

The Mainichi

'Autonomy' and 'responsibility' needed to hold music festivals amid pandemic in Japan...
 2021-10-24 01:09 

The Mainichi

World's oldest Diana monkey in captivity dies in Japan's Sapporo...
 2021-10-24 01:09 

The Mainichi

Why did 'tyrant' teacher at school in Japan go unpunished for years despite 7 alerts?...
 2021-10-24 01:04 

China Post

Colombia's most wanted drug lord captured in jungle raid...

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombian security forces have captured the country's most wanted drug trafficker, a rural warlord who evaded a decade long manhunt by corrupting state officials and aligning himself with combatants on the left and right....

 2021-10-24 01:00 

Japan Times

'North Korea in a Nutshell': An effective introduction to an enigmatic nation...

Ralph Hassig and Kongdan Oh's survey of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea covers the history of the country skillfully, albeit with some gaps in ......

 2021-10-24 01:00 

Japan Times

Yes, this tiny water cooler capsule toy is 'ridiculous.' Perfect....

Yoshiaki Yamanishi set out to create the most boring toy imaginable.In the booming universe of Japanese capsule vending machines, the competition is strong. Anyone with ......

 2021-10-24 01:00 

Japan Times

Maya Uno: 'Clear small goals and remember to exhale'...

"A sport for anyone" is how athlete and coach Maya Uno describes tennis. Though she has since come around to golf, too....

 2021-10-24 00:54 

China Post

Garbers sets school QB rushing mark, Cal thumps Colorado...

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Chase Garbers passed for two touchdowns and broke the school record for career rushing yards by a quarterback, leading California past Colorado, 26-3, on Saturday. The Golden Bears (2-5, 1-3 Pac-12 Conference) made several bi...

 2021-10-24 00:54 

China Post

After slamming COVID-19 rules, Tritt sings anthem at NLCS...

ATLANTA (AP) — Country musician Travis Tritt, who canceled shows at venues that required a COVID-19 vaccine or mask-wearing, sang the national anthem before Game 6 of the NL Championship Series on Saturday night. Wearing a Braves jersey, Tritt recei...

 2021-10-24 00:53 

China Post

Nealis scores first goal since 2019, Red Bulls top Crew 2-1...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Sean Nealis scored in the 87nd minute for his first MLS goal since 2019 and the New York Red Bulls beat the Columbus Crew 2-1 on Saturday night. New York (12-11-7) is unbeaten in eight straight matches, with six wins. The Red B...

 2021-10-24 00:53 

China Post

Vanessa Bryant said LA sheriff promised to secure crash site...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant's widow said she pleaded with the Los Angeles County sheriff to make sure no one takes photographs from the site of the 2020 helicopter crash that killed the basketball star, and he reassured that the area had been...

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