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 2021-07-23 21:52 

China Post

Ranging Bull: 'Barney' eludes capture days after farm escape...

MASTIC, N.Y. (AP) — An escaped bull has eluded capture for several days on Long Island despite searchers employing a helicopter and night-vision equipment along with attempts to lure the roaming animal with grain and a cow. Police in Suffolk County ...

 2021-07-23 21:51 

China Post

Guardians chosen as new name for Cleveland's baseball team...

CLEVELAND (AP) — While riding his bike over a bridge across the Cuyahoga River near Progressive Field, Indians owner Paul Dolan rarely paid much attention to the eight giant stone figures that seem to guard the city. They have new meaning, After mor...

 2021-07-23 21:51 

China Post

The Latest: Oklahoma new virus cases top 1,000 for third day...

OKLAHOMA CITY — The number of newly reported coronavirus cases in Oklahoma topped 1,000 for a third consecutive day on Friday and the seven-day average of new cases has nearly quintupled in less than a month, according to Oklahoma State Department o...

 2021-07-23 21:43 

South China Morning Post

Coronavirus vaccine, China top agenda as Antony Blinken visits India...

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will travel next week to India, an important partner in Washington's efforts to counter China and in vaccine diplomacy that is hobbled by its own Covid-19 crisis.It will be Blinken's first visit to the world...

 2021-07-23 21:34 

Yonhap News

N.K. leader expresses support for China's flood recovery efforts in message to Xi: state media...

SEOUL, July 24 (Yonhap) -- North Korean leader Kim Jong-un sent a message of sympathy to C......

 2021-07-23 21:31 

The Mainichi

Haiku in English: July 24, 2021...
 2021-07-23 21:30 

Japan Times

What to watch on Day 1 of the Tokyo Olympics...

The Summer Olympics kick off in full on Saturday with 11 sets of medals to be awarded. Here's a rundown of some of the top ......

 2021-07-23 21:19 

Ecns.cn

Provinces across China extend helping hand to Henan...

Provinces across China dispatched manpower and material resources Wednesday to help Henan Province, which was hit by floods due to a spell of heavy rainfall recently....

 2021-07-23 21:19 

Ecns.cn

'Stone river' discovered in Daxinganling...

A "stone river" was discovered accidentally by researchers in the primeval forest of north Daxinganling, Inner Mogolia....

 2021-07-23 21:19 

NHK

Cambodia, Iran receive vaccine doses from Japan...

Cambodia and Iran have received their first batches of coronavirus vaccines from Japan via an international framework for equitable distribution....

 2021-07-23 21:19 

China Post

Sanz: The Olympics are magic that the world was missing...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Alejandro Sanz just earned another accolade to go with his 29 Grammys: Olympic performer. The Spanish sensation joined John Legend, Keith Urban and Angelique Kidjo on Friday to spread the message of peace at the Tokyo Games in a p...

 2021-07-23 21:19 

China Post

New commissioners thrust into conference realignment chaos...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Conference realignment is back on the table in college sports just as three Power Five conferences are breaking in relatively new commissioners. While the Big 12 is trying to keep Oklahoma and Texas from being poached by the Sout...

 2021-07-23 21:19 

China Post

Analysis: How the NFL got through the pandemic and to 2021...

Saying the NFL is America's most popular sport isn't exactly brainiac territory. Arguing that it also dealt most successfully with the dangers and restrictions caused by COVID-19 should be just as obvious. So as training camps open — on time...

 2021-07-23 21:19 

Ecns.cn

Shanghai opens its first pet restaurant...

A newly opened pet restaurant in Xujiahui, Shanghai is attracting many customers....

 2021-07-23 21:19 

China Post

Sabres add 1st-round pick in trading Ristolainen to Flyers...

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres launched their offseason overhaul Friday by trading veteran defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen to the Philadelphia Flyers. Buffalo acquired fifth-year defenseman Robert Hagg and the Flyers first-round pick, 14th ov...

 2021-07-23 21:19 

China Post

NFL dealing with multiple questions as training camps open...

From players getting COVID-19 vaccinations to relaxed coronavirus protocols to lineup issues, particularly at quarterback, the NFL faces a multitude of questions as training camps open. At least in 2021 there is the knowledge — and lessons learned &...

 2021-07-23 21:17 

China Post

After little rain, California tourist town runs low on water...

MENDOCINO, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California coastal town popular with tourists is running low on water after two years of little rainfall during a drought in the U.S. West, forcing residents and business owners to truck in water from elsewhere. M...

 2021-07-23 21:11 

China Post

Critics bid to overturn approval of Tahoe resort expansion...

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Environmental lawyers are urging a California appellate court to overturn a pair of district court rulings that handed significant victories to the Squaw Valley ski resort as it moves forward with expansion plans critics say will d...

 2021-07-23 21:11 

China Post

Edwards calls for return to masks indoors amid COVID spike...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — With more than 1,000 people hospitalized with COVID-19 across Louisiana, Gov. John Bel Edwards on Friday encouraged everyone, whether vaccinated or not, to wear masks indoors if they can't stay distanced from others. But ...

 2021-07-23 21:11 

China Post

Biden stumps for McAuliffe in early test of political clout...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Friday was set to make his first major political foray since taking office, campaigning for a fellow moderate Democrat whose race for Virginia governor could serve as a test of Biden's own strength and co...

 2021-07-23 21:10 

China Post

At odds on myriad issues, US, Russia to hold strategic talks...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and Russia will hold the first round of strategic and arms control talks of the Biden administration next week in Switzerland, the two countries announced on Friday. Wednesday's discussions in Geneva come as t...

 2021-07-23 21:10 

China Post

Italy: Many G20 nations want more urgent climate goals...

ROME (AP) — Many of the climate and energy ministers at a Group of 20 meeting hosted by Italy agreed Friday to work toward even more ambitious goals for fighting climate change than those established in the 2015 Paris accords, an Italian official sa...

 2021-07-23 21:10 

China Post

The Latest: US ships 22M vaccine doses to other countries...

WASHINGTON — White House press secretary Jen Psaki says the United States has shipped 22 million doses of the coronavirus vaccine to other countries this week. The total was a weekly record as vaccines went to 23 countries. Psaki says the recipients...

 2021-07-23 21:09 

China Post

San Diego audit faults real estate deals under Faulconer...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — When Kevin Faulconer was San Diego's mayor, his administration failed to follow best practices and conduct due diligence when spending hundreds of millions of dollars on real estate purchases, a city audit found. The au...

 2021-07-23 20:52 

China Post

Leon Bridges shares his evolution to 'Gold-Digger Sounds'...

"Gold-Diggers Sound" is an apropos name for the third studio album of an artist who struck it rich six years ago with his debut LP. Leon Bridges' music quickly earned him recognition. "Coming Home" was nominated for Best R&B album at t...

 2021-07-23 20:52 

China Post

US pilot thanks British man who guaranteed a happy landing...

LONDON (AP) — U.S. Air Force Maj. Grant Thompson thanked a British photographer the best way he knew how by ripping the flight patch from his shoulder and handing it to the man whose quick action last week ensured he landed safely after an engine in...

 2021-07-23 20:45 

South China Morning Post

US weighs crackdown on Iranian oil sales to China...

The United States is considering cracking down on Iranian oil sales to China as it braces for the possibility that Tehran may not return to nuclear talks or may adopt a harder line whenever it does, an official said.Washington told Beijing earlier this ye...

 2021-07-23 20:35 

Ecns.cn

Great Wall remains in Hebei emerge from receding water...

The remains of the Great Wall emerge from a reservoir in Qianxi County, Hebei Province after the water receded....

 2021-07-23 20:32 

Ecns.cn

Chinese scientific expedition team completes second lake sampling in Tibet...

China's second Tibetan Plateau scientific expedition team completes its sampling work at Jieze Caka, a lake at the altitude of 4, 500 meters in Ali Prefecture, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, July 22, 2021....

 2021-07-23 20:32 

RTHK News

US stock markets hit new closing highs...

US equity markets gained ground for the fourth straight session on Friday, extending a rally that pushed all three major US stock indexes to record cl......

 2021-07-23 20:28 

Ecns.cn

Xi stresses solid efforts to advance 'toilet revolution' in rural areas...

Chinese President Xi Jinping has stressed further pushing forward the "toilet revolution" in the country's rural areas, calling for solid efforts and practical work to ensure quality and actual results of the campaign....

 2021-07-23 20:27 

Ecns.cn

Xi visits Nyingchi in Tibet...

Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, has visited the city of Nyingchi in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region....

 2021-07-23 20:23 

Ecns.cn

Clear boundary appears at Poyang Lake estuary in Jiangxi...

The Poyang Lake estuary in Jiangxi is divided into two parts with clear water on one side and murky water on the other side....

 2021-07-23 20:17 

China Post

Mets acquire left-hander Rich Hill from Rays...

NEW YORK (AP) — The pitching-thin New York Mets on Friday acquired left-hander Rich Hill from the Tampa Bay Rays. The Rays are getting right-hander Tommy Hunter and minor league catcher Matt Dyer in return. The 41-year-old Hill is 6-4 with a 3.89 ER...

 2021-07-23 20:16 

China Post

Wall Street closes a tumultuous week with more record highs...

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street notched more record highs on Friday, ending the week on a strong note after opening it with a stumble. The S&P 500 rose 1%. It was the fourth straight gain for the index following a sell-off Monday brought on by a flare-u...

 2021-07-23 19:54 

China Post

Wall Street heads for records as it closes tumultuous week...

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks rose toward records on Wall Street Friday, as the market continued to roar back from its short-lived swoon at the start of the week. The S&P 500 index was 1% higher at 4,409, as of 2:57 p.m. Eastern time. If it stays there, it...

 2021-07-23 19:54 

China Post

Stitt taps Tulsa man for AG despite 'not qualified' rating...

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A Tulsa attorney whom the American Bar Association rated as " not qualified " to serve as a federal judge was tapped Friday by Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt to serve as the state's next attorney general. After a two-mont...

 2021-07-23 19:53 

China Post

Judge: NYC mayor won't testify in Eric Garner inquiry...

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio won't have to testify in a judicial inquiry into the 2014 police chokehold death of Eric Garner, a judge ruled Friday, dashing a long-running quest by Garner's relatives to have the mayor qu...

 2021-07-23 19:53 

China Post

Trump inaugural committee chair to be released on $250M bail...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The chair of former President Donald Trump's inaugural committee who faces charges he secretly worked as an agent for the the United Arab Emirates to influence Trump's foreign policy was ordered released from jail Friday o...

 2021-07-23 19:53 

South China Morning Post

Private judge in Angelina Jolie-Brad Pitt divorce disqualified by court...

Angelina Jolie scored a win in her legal battle with Brad Pitt on Friday as the private judge overseeing their divorce and custody matters was disqualified from the case.Superstars Pitt and Jolie, who have six children and were once Hollywood's highes...

 2021-07-23 19:53 

China Post

Man pleads guilty to kidnapping, killing young Amish woman...

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — A man who led authorities to the remains of a young Amish woman in Pennsylvania pleaded guilty Friday to kidnapping and killing her. Justo Smoker, 35, pleaded guilty in Lancaster County to third-degree murder, kidnapping and ot...

 2021-07-23 19:52 

China Post

Yellen outlines to Congress emergency measures on debt limit...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen told Congress on Friday that she will start taking emergency measures next week to keep the government from an unprecedented default on the national debt, warning that a default would cause "irre...

 2021-07-23 19:52 

China Post

The Latest: WH: US to buy 200M more doses of Pfizer vaccine...

WASHINGTON — The federal government is buying 200 million more doses of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine to prepare for future needs, such as boosters and shots for kids under 12. White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki says the Biden administration wan...

 2021-07-23 19:52 

China Post

In shift, GOP ramps up vaccine push as resistance hardens...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican politicians are under increasing pressure to speak out to persuade COVID-19 vaccine skeptics to roll up their sleeves and take the shots as a new, more contagious variant sends caseloads soaring. But after months of igno...

 2021-07-23 19:29 

Formosa News

Round 3 begins, with 1.28 million people booked for a vaccine...
 2021-07-23 19:28 

Formosa News

Moderna confirms large purchase order from Taiwan...
 2021-07-23 19:28 

Formosa News

Northern Taiwan to bear brunt of Typhoon In-fa until Saturday afternoon...
 2021-07-23 19:28 

Formosa News

Two Taipei restaurants join forces in new strategy to survive pandemic...
 2021-07-23 19:28 

Formosa News

New Taipei market stall offers free vegetables to locals in need...
 2021-07-23 19:28 

Formosa News

Taiwan to lower Level 3 alert on July 27...

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