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 2021-10-05 10:27 

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French senators led by Alain Richard to visit Taiwan parliament Friday...

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Legislative Speaker You Si-kun ( ) announced Tuesday that a delegation of French senators led by Alain Richard is set to visit the Legislative Yuan (parliament) on Friday. The delegation is visiting under the so-called "...

 2021-10-05 10:12 

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One more National Day armed forces rehearsal scheduled on Oct. 7...

TAIPEI (The China Post)— As Taiwan prepares for its National Day celebration on Oct. 10, military aircraft can be seen conducting drills in the greater Taipei area. Tuesday marks the third rehearsal held so far, with 44 military aircrafts airborne f...

 2021-10-05 10:04 

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Parents sue in boy's death from brain-eating amoeba in Texas...

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The parents of a 3-year-old boy who died after being infected with a rare brain-eating amoeba that was found at a Texas splash pad he'd visited sued the city that operated it for negligence on Monday. Tariq Williams and K...

 2021-10-05 10:04 

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Blinken, in Paris, seeks to heal AUKUS rift with France...

PARIS (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken sought Tuesday to repair damage to U.S.-France relations caused by the Biden administration's exclusion of America's oldest ally from a new Indo-Pacific security initiative. Blinken met Fre...

 2021-10-05 09:53 

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Virus deaths in Russia hit record for third time this month...

MOSCOW (AP) — Coronavirus deaths in Russia hit a record for the third time this month on Tuesday, and new infections once again exceeded 25,000 a day — a surge that comes as vaccination rates in the country remain stagnantly low and the govern...

 2021-10-05 09:53 

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'Pandora papers' show London is a key hub for tax avoidance...

LONDON (AP) — Transparency advocates are calling on Britain to tighten the country's defenses against money laundering and tax avoidance after a massive leak of financial data showed how London is a key destination of choice for some of the worl...

 2021-10-05 09:46 

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Russian film crew blasts off to make first movie in space...

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian actor and a film director rocketed to space Tuesday on a mission to make the world's first movie in orbit. Actor Yulia Peresild and director Klim Shipenko blasted off for the International Space Station in a Russian Soyuz...

 2021-10-05 09:46 

China Post

Seven imported COVID-19 cases confirmed in Taiwan...

The CECC () reported seven imported COVID-19 infections on Tuesday, bringing the tally of confirmed cases to 16,262....

 2021-10-05 09:32 

China Post

World shares mixed after big-tech led drop on Wall Street...

Global shares were mixed Tuesday after a broad slide on Wall Street led by technology companies. Shares rose in Paris, London and Hong Kong but fell in Tokyo. Inflation concerns are weighing on sentiment, with the price of U.S. oil at nearly $78 per barre...

 2021-10-05 09:31 

China Post

Russian film crew blasts off to make 1st movie in space...

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian actor and a film director rocketed to space Tuesday on a mission to make the world's first movie in orbit. Actor Yulia Peresild and director Klim Shipenko blasted off for the International Space Station in a Russian Soyuz...

 2021-10-05 09:31 

China Post

UK plans protest crackdown after eco group blocks highways...

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The British government said Tuesday it will bring in tough new laws against disruptive protesters, after environmental campaigners blocked roads, highways and bridges to highlight climate change. Home Secretary Priti Patel...

 2021-10-05 08:31 

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French report: 330,000 children victims of church sex abuse...

PARIS (AP) — A major French report released Tuesday found that an estimated 330,000 children were victims of sex abuse within France's Catholic Church over the past 70 years, in France's first major reckoning with the devastating phenomenon....

 2021-10-05 08:04 

China Post

Blinken, in Paris, seeking to heal AUKUS rift with France...

PARIS (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is in Paris as the Biden administration seeks to repair damage to relations caused by excluding America's oldest ally from a new Indo-Pacific security initiative. Blinken is meeting with French...

 2021-10-05 08:03 

China Post

German government hopefuls wrap up 1st round of talks...

BERLIN (AP) — The parties that hope for a share of power in Germany's next government are wrapping up a first set of meetings to sound out each others' positions and figure out who will try to form a coalition. A delegation from outgoing Cha...

 2021-10-05 07:53 

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John Harbaugh not sorry; Urban Meyer can't apologize enough...

DENVER (AP) — Victory formation is for losers. The Baltimore Ravens wanted the rushing record. So, John Harbaugh isn't one bit sorry for not having Lamar Jackson take a knee to close out their rout at Denver. Harbaugh explained enthusiastically ...

 2021-10-05 07:53 

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Asian shares meander after big-tech led drop on Wall Street...

Shares were mostly lower in Asia on Tuesday after a broad slide on Wall Street led by technology companies. Tokyo's Nikkei fell 2.2% while Hong Kong's Hang Seng recovered from early losses. China-U.S. tensions regained the spotlight after U.S. Tra...

 2021-10-05 07:32 

China Post

Column: Tiger Woods brings it home, a quarter century later...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Davis Love III was in contention, as if anyone cared. He played before a handful of mostly silent fans who couldn't help but notice the ruckus unfolding a few holes ahead as Tiger Woods made his way through the back nine on what...

 2021-10-05 07:31 

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Lawyer: Hillsong founder to deny concealing abuse in court...

SYDNEY (AP) — Hillsong Church founder Brian Houston will plead not guilty to illegally concealing alleged child abuse by his father, his lawyer told a court on Tuesday. Houston did not appear at Sydney's Downing Center Local Court when his charg...

 2021-10-05 07:31 

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Chinese developer misses payment, adding to industry strain...

BEIJING (AP) — A mid-size Chinese real estate developer failed to make a $205.7 million payment due to bondholders Tuesday, adding to the industry's financial strain as one of China's biggest developers tries to avoid defaulting on billions ...

 2021-10-05 06:59 

China Post

Progress stalls on EU entry for Western Balkans nations...

BRUSSELS (AP) — As European Union leaders gather for a summit on how to keep engaging with their Western Balkans neighbors, the bloc's once-successful enlargement policy faces an impasse. The European Commission made repeated promises that the f...

 2021-10-05 06:53 

China Post

UK urged to tackle 'dirty money' after leaked Pandora papers...

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Conservative government is facing calls to tighten the country's defenses against "dirty money" after a massive leak of offshore data showed how London, in particular, is the destination of choice for some of ...

 2021-10-05 06:33 

China Post

| Malaysian new migrant brings positive change to Taiwan education...

CPICFM97.5 — Taiwan Immigrants' Global News Network cooperated with IC Voice FM97.5 [New Life Registration-We are in Taiwan] to launch a series of brilliant stories about new immigrants in Taiwan. This episode invited a new immigrant from Malays...

 2021-10-05 06:31 

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Rights group: Taliban unlawfully killed 13 ethnic Hazaras...

CAIRO (AP) — Taliban forces unlawfully killed 13 ethnic Hazaras, most of them Afghan soldiers who had surrendered to the insurgents, a prominent rights group said Tuesday. The killings took place in the village of Kahor in Daykundi province in centr...

 2021-10-05 06:31 

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$699.8M Powerball jackpot won, ticket sold in California...

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — After 40 drawings without a big Powerball winner, a single ticket sold in California matched all six numbers drawn Monday and was the lucky winner of the nearly $700 million jackpot prize, officials said. The winning numbers ...

 2021-10-05 06:31 

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French child kidnap plot shows global sway of QAnon style...

PARIS (AP) — The old music box factory had been abandoned for years on the outskirts of the Swiss mountain town, with paint curling at the edges of its dingy grey and yellow walls. It was the perfect hiding place for the young French mother and her ...

 2021-10-05 06:03 

China Post

Biden eager to get out of DC, push benefits of spending plan...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is shifting strategy to sell his ambitious social spending plans by traveling outside Washington and courting Democrats who have complained they felt left out of the process. With his agenda in jeopardy on Capit...

 2021-10-05 05:53 

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NIH director Francis S. Collins to step down by end of year...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The director of the National Institutes of Health, Dr. Francis S. Collins, says he is stepping down by the end of the year, having led the research center for 12 years and become a prominent source of public information during the ...

 2021-10-05 05:31 

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Records show slow response to report of California oil spill...

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard received the first report of a possible oil spill off the Southern California coast more than 12 hours before a company reported the major leak in its pipeline and a cleanup effort was launched, r...

 2021-10-05 05:31 

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Questions amid Ida's destruction: Stay? Move? How far?...

DULAC, La. (AP) — Coy Verdin grew up 100 feet (30 meters) or so from the slow-moving waters of Bayou Grand Caillou, and a few miles north of Louisiana's marshy coast. His parents still live in the firmly anchored, elevated mobile home that overl...

 2021-10-05 05:31 

China Post

Rural Alaska at risk as COVID surge swamps faraway hospitals...

TANACROSS, Alaska (AP) — One Alaska Native village knew what to do to keep out COVID-19. They put up a gate on the only road into town and guarded it round the clock. It was the same idea used a century ago in some isolated Indigenous villages to pr...

 2021-10-05 04:53 

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Ex-Facebook employee bringing sharp criticisms to Congress...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former Facebook data scientist has stunned lawmakers and the public with revelations of the company's awareness of apparent harm to some teens from Instagram and her accusations of dishonesty in its fight against hate and mis...

 2021-10-05 04:52 

China Post

Biden tells GOP to 'get out of the way' on debt limit...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden urged Republican senators to "get out of the way" and let Democrats suspend the nation's debt limit, hoping to keep the U.S. government from bumping dangerously close to a credit default as Senate Re...

 2021-10-05 04:04 

China Post

Rittenhouse due in court for likely final motions hearing...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A judge was expected Tuesday to consider remaining motions in the case of an Illinois man accused of shooting three people during a protest against police brutality in Wisconsin last year, setting the final ground rules before a...

 2021-10-05 03:58 

China Post

Missouri preparing for execution of Ernest Johnson...

Last-minute court intervention on Tuesday was the last obstacle to the execution of Ernest Johnson, a Missouri man convicted of killing three convenience store workers during a closing-time robbery nearly 28 years ago. Johnson, 61, was scheduled to die by...

 2021-10-05 03:52 

China Post

Asian shares slide after big-tech sell-off on Wall Street...

Shares have fallen in Asia after a broad slide on Wall Street led by technology companies. Tokyo's Nikkei dropped 3%, while oil prices edged higher. China-U.S. tensions regained the spotlight after U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai said she plan...

 2021-10-05 03:31 

China Post

Nicaragua's President Ortega calls bishops 'terrorists'...

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaragua's increasingly isolated President Daniel Ortega called Roman Catholic bishops "terrorists" Monday and said many countries would have arrested them. Ortega claims widespread protests that erupted in Apr...

 2021-10-05 02:59 

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New Australian state leader sticks to lockdown timetable...

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The new government leader of Australia's most populous state said Tuesday he would stick with a timetable of starting to reopen New South Wales next week. Dominic Perrottet was treasurer in Premier Gladys Berejiklian&#...

 2021-10-05 02:53 

China Post

Jets' Maye facing DUI charge after February crash in Florida...

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Jets safety Marcus Maye has been charged with drunken driving after a car crash in Florida in February. Broward County court records show the 28-year-old Maye was charged with three misdemeanors — driving under the inf...

 2021-10-05 02:31 

China Post

Japan's Kishida, Biden agree to cooperate on China, N Korea...

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's new Prime Minister Fumio Kishida held his first talks as Japanese leader with President Joe Biden and confirmed they will work to strengthen their alliance and cooperate in regional security in the face of growing challenges...

 2021-10-05 02:04 

China Post

Officials: Mobile lab to speed child-exploitation crackdown...

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois and federal officials on Monday unveiled a mobile unit that they say will add speed and efficiency to digital investigations of child pornography and exploitation at a time when young people are using the internet m...

 2021-10-05 02:04 

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Nevada adds rapid tests to COVID tally, joining most states...

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada health officials as of Monday are counting results from rapid antigen tests in the coronavirus data that they present to the public and use to determine whether the pandemic is prevalent enough to trigger mask and cap...

 2021-10-05 02:03 

China Post

Garland says authorities will target school board threats...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Merrick Garland on Monday directed federal authorities to hold strategy sessions in the next 30 days with law enforcement to address the increasing threats targeting school board members, teachers and other employe...

 2021-10-05 02:03 

China Post

Japan counts on Asian market to help shift to green energy...

TOKYO (AP) — Japan is focusing on its neighbors in Asia as it hopes to take a leadership role in the growing push to reduce emissions, having earmarked $10 billion to help the region speed up the move away from fossil fuels. The Economy and Industry...

 2021-10-05 01:53 

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Did ship's anchor cause California oil spill? Maybe...

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Officials investigating one of California's largest recent oil spills are looking into whether a ship's anchor may have struck an oil pipeline on the ocean floor, causing heavy crude to leak into coastal water...

 2021-10-05 01:32 

China Post

Progressive mayors seek reelection in Albuquerque, Santa Fe...

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Progressive mayors are seeking reelection in New Mexico's largest city and its fast-growing state capital as voting begins Tuesday, contending with challenges from Hispanic candidates from the more conservative wing of the ...

 2021-10-05 01:32 

China Post

Hollywood's behind-the-scenes crews vote to authorize strike...

Film and television production in North America is in jeopardy of coming to a standstill after its behind-the-scenes workers overwhelmingly voted to authorize a strike for the first time in its 128-year history. The International Alliance of Theatrical St...

 2021-10-05 01:31 

China Post

Britney Spears thanks #FreeBritney fans after dad's removal...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Britney Spears thanked fans who have called for years to #FreeBritney for major changes in the conservatorship that has long controlled her life and money. Spears' identical posts on Twitter and Instagram on Monday were her fi...

 2021-10-05 01:31 

China Post

Australia won't welcome international tourists until 2022...

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — International tourists won't be welcomed back to Australia until next year, with the return of skilled migrants and students given higher priority, the prime minister said on Tuesday. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said...

 2021-10-05 01:31 

China Post

Jets' Maye facing DUI charges from arrest in February...

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Jets safety Marcus Maye is facing three misdemeanor charges following a DUI arrest after an alleged car accident in Florida in February. Broward County court records show the 28-year-old Maye was charged on Feb. 22 with driv...

 2021-10-05 00:58 

China Post

No decision yet on Padres manager Tingler's job status...

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jayce Tingler thinks he deserves to stay on as manager of the San Diego Padres, despite the biggest collapse in franchise history. It's not his decision to make, of course, and as of late Monday, there had been no announcement a...

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