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 2021-11-26 09:31 

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AP Week in Pictures: Europe and Africa...

NOV. 19-25, 2021 From German Chancellor Angela Merkel's final cabinet meeting and a new migrant camp in Bosnia to a French urban climber scaling a Frankfurt high-rise and a bomb in Mogadishu, Somalia, this photo gallery highlights some of the most com...

 2021-11-26 09:10 

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CECC adds to list of key-high risk countries following rise of deadly COVID-19 variant...

TAIPEI (The China Post) — A new COVID-19 variant dubbed "B.1.1.529" recently emerged which scientists have reported as having "an unusually high number of mutations" and is spreading rather quickly. To this, the Central Epidemic Comm...

 2021-11-26 08:54 

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No. 19 Houston visits 1-win UConn in season finale...

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — No. 19 Houston heads to UConn on Saturday trying to avoid the overconfidence that might come with ending an already successful regular season against the one-win Huskies. Dana Holgorsen's Cougars (10-1, 8-0 American, ...

 2021-11-26 08:54 

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Bedlam: Oklahoma QB Williams faces stout Cowboys defense...

The heat of Bedlam is on for Oklahoma freshman quarterback Caleb Williams. Oklahoma's shot at its seventh straight Big 12 title is in jeopardy heading into Saturday's game at Oklahoma State. If Baylor beats Texas Tech and No. 10 Oklahoma loses to ...

 2021-11-26 08:54 

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The Game is a game again for No. 2 Ohio St, No. 6 Michigan...

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The Game is going to be a game again, or at least that appears to the case before No. 2 Ohio State plays No. 6 Michigan. The Buckeyes (10-1, 8-0 Big Ten, No. 2 CFP) are favored to win Saturday at the Big House by about a touc...

 2021-11-26 08:53 

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Indiana, Purdue eager to resume Old Oaken Bucket rivalry...

Jeff Brohm and Tom Allen grew up watching college rivalries from vastly different perspectives. Allen was the son of an Indiana high school football coach in a rural community with deep red ties to the Hoosiers. Brohm stuck around his hometown of Louisvil...

 2021-11-26 08:53 

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West Virginia's bowl hopes resting on trip to Kansas...

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — West Virginia has gone through a rollercoaster of a season that includes soaring wins over Virginia Tech and Iowa State and crushing losses to Maryland and Texas Tech, and it all leaves the Mountaineers with everything on the l...

 2021-11-26 08:53 

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No. 12 Michigan State looks for bounce back vs Penn State...

Michigan State quarterback Payton Thorne relived his team's outing at Ohio State three times on film. The team's nightmarish performance will be hard to forget. "It was tough to watch and see the things that happened," he said of the 56-7 ...

 2021-11-26 08:52 

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Stanford's Mormon players share life experiences with team...

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — The homesickness and depression began to overwhelm Houston Heimuli about four months into his Mormon mission. Away from his family for the first time, the gesture of a stranger in his congregation made all the difference in k...

 2021-11-26 08:31 

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Stores kick off Black Friday but pandemic woes linger...

NEW YORK (AP) — Retailers are expected to usher in the unofficial start to the holiday shopping season Friday with bigger crowds than last year in a closer step toward normalcy. But the fallout from the pandemic continues to weigh on businesses and ...

 2021-11-26 08:31 

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Cases soar but Swiss eschew lockdown as COVID law vote looms...

GENEVA (AP) — Like many others in Europe, Switzerland is facing a steep rise in coronavirus cases. But its federal government, unlike others, hasn't responded with new restrictive measures. Analysts say it doesn't want to stir up more opposi...

 2021-11-26 07:59 

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As Europe virus cases surge, UK plows on with its new normal...

LONDON (AP) — The bars are shut in Vienna, and the Christmas market is empty in Munich, as several European nations tighten up or even lock down to combat a spike in coronavirus infections. Meanwhile in London, couples sip mulled wine at a seasonal ...

 2021-11-26 07:58 

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EU wants to stop flights from southern Africa over variant...

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's executive said Friday it wants to stop air travel from southern Africa to counter the spread of a new COVID-19 variant. EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said in a statement that she "proposes,...

 2021-11-26 07:54 

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Second group of Iraqis return after failed Europe gamble...

IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — A second group of Iraqis returned home to northern Iraq on Friday after a failed quest to reach the European Union, citing maltreatment and abuse suffered at the hands of Belarusian authorities. Over 170 people returned on a fligh...

 2021-11-26 07:50 

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Taiwan welcomes 610 new migrant workers following border re-opening...

TAIPEI (The China Post) — The Ministry of Labor (MOL, ) revealed that since re-opening borders to migrant workers two weeks ago, Taiwan has seen around 610 new migrants enter the nation. Speaking to The China Post and 4-Way Voice, the Workforce Deve...

 2021-11-26 07:16 

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Taiwan sees 12 more imported COVID-19 infections...

TAIPEI (The China Post) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC, ) reported 12 imported COVID-19 cases on Friday, bringing the tally of confirmed cases to 16,566. According to the CECC, the 12 new cases include nine men and three women, aged bet...

 2021-11-26 06:53 

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Thai chain's cannabis pizza: trendy but won't get you high...

BANGKOK (AP) — One of Thailand's major fast food chains has been promoting its "Crazy Happy Pizza" this month, an under-the-radar product topped with a cannabis leaf. It's legal but won't get you high. Veterans of the backpacker ...

 2021-11-26 06:52 

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Injury-riddled Saints stagnant on offense in latest loss...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — With a slew of key starters missing, the struggling New Orleans Saints didn't know who to turn to or where to go on offense against Buffalo. Most of the time they went nowhere, failing to score until the fourth quarter and los...

 2021-11-26 06:31 

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Concerns rise over Indonesia's sputtering COVID vaccinations...

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia has significantly recovered from a mid-year spike in coronavirus cases and deaths that was one of the worst in the region, but with its vaccination drive stalling due to logistical challenges and other issues, and...

 2021-11-26 06:03 

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Some fear China could win from US spat with Marshall Islands...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — For decades, the tiny Marshall Islands has been a stalwart American ally. Its location in the middle of the Pacific Ocean has made it a key strategic outpost for the U.S. military. But that loyalty is being tested amid...

 2021-11-26 05:31 

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US lawmakers meet with Taiwan president in surprise visit...

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Five U.S. lawmakers met with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen Friday morning in a surprise one-day visit intended to reaffirm the United States' "rock solid" support for the self-governing island. The bi-partisan group...

 2021-11-26 04:58 

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Singapore to rule Tuesday on disabled Malaysian's execution...

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Singapore's top court will decide Tuesday on the fate of a Malaysian man on death row who is believed to be mentally disabled, his family and a rights group said Friday. The hearing at the Court of Appeal was origin...

 2021-11-26 04:53 

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Ellis, No. 24 USC beat St. Joseph's 70-55 at Wooden Legacy...

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Boogie Ellis scored 17 points on 8-of-14 shooting, Joshua Morgan added 13 and No. 24 Southern California beat St. Joseph's 70-55 on Thursday night at the Wooden Legacy. Chevez Goodwin had 10 points and eight rebounds for U...

 2021-11-26 04:53 

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Allen throws for 4 TDs as Bills beat hobbled Saints, 31-6...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Josh Allen passed for 260 yards and four touchdowns, Buffalo's defense stifled New Orleans' short-handed offense and the Bills rolled to a 31-6 victory Thursday night that sent the injury-ravaged Saints to their fourth str...

 2021-11-26 04:52 

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No. 8 Mississippi beats Mississippi State 31-21 in Egg Bowl...

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Snoop Conner ran for two touchdowns and No. 8 Mississippi scored 21 straight points to beat Mississippi State 31-21 on Thursday night in a windy, rainy and cold Egg Bowl. Matt Corral ran for a touchdown and passed for 229 ya...

 2021-11-26 04:31 

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Former Brazil Olympic boss sentenced to jail for corruption...

SAO PAULO (AP) — Carlos Arthur Nuzman, the head of the Brazilian Olympic Committee for more than two decades, was sentenced to 30 years and 11 months in jail for allegedly buying votes for Rio de Janeiro to host the 2016 Olympics. The ruling by Judg...

 2021-11-26 03:53 

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Syracuse builds big halftime lead, beats Arizona State 92-84...

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Buddy Boeheim scored 17 of his 23 points before halftime to help Syracuse build a huge lead and beat Arizona State 92-84 in Thursday's consolation round at the Battle 4 Atlantis. Jesse Edwards added a career-high ...

 2021-11-26 03:53 

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Saints honor Brees at halftime of Thanksgiving night game...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Retired Saints quarterback Drew Brees finally got a send-off from a packed and loud Superdome. With Brees calling Thursday night's game between New Orleans and Buffalo as part of the NBC broadcast team, the franchise chose to ...

 2021-11-26 03:52 

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Cowboys woeful stretch against AFC West, still top NFC East...

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys struggled through a November trip through the AFC West that took plenty of luster off their incredible start, even as they still control the NFC East. After forcing overtime Thursday, the Cowboys had two mo...

 2021-11-26 03:31 

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U.S. lawmakers visit Taiwan, plan to meet senior leaders...

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Five U.S. lawmakers are in Taiwan on Friday in a surprise one-day visit, said the American Institute in Taiwan, the de facto embassy. The lawmakers from the U.S. House of Representatives arrived in Taiwan on Thursday night and ...

 2021-11-26 03:31 

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Asian stock markets sink as traders watch Europe virus cases...

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets sank Friday as traders watched a surge in coronavirus cases in Europe and anti-disease controls that threaten to disrupt trade and travel. Shanghai, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Sydney declined. U.S. markets were closed Th...

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