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 2022-01-18 09:59 

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Global shares mostly fall as investors mull likely rate hike...

TOKYO (AP) — Global shares were mostly lower Tuesday following a national holiday in the U.S, while oil prices surged following an attack on an oil facility in the capital of the United Arab Emirates that killed at least three people. Benchmark U.S....

 2022-01-18 09:59 

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Despite huge volcano blast, Tonga avoids widespread disaster...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The blast from the volcano could be heard in Alaska, and the waves crossed the ocean to cause an oil spill and two drownings in Peru. The startling satellite images resembled a massive nuclear explosion. And yet, despi...

 2022-01-18 09:59 

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Hong Kong to cull 2,000 animals as some test COVID-positive...

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong authorities said Tuesday that they will cull some 2,000 small animals, including hamsters after several of the rodents tested positive for the virus at a pet store where an infected employee was working. The city will also...

 2022-01-18 09:52 

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Andy Murray wins in Australia for 1st time since 2017...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Five years and five long sets later, five-time Australian Open runner-up Andy Murray finally has won another match at the season-opening Grand Slam tournament. The former No. 1-ranked Murray, playing thanks to a wild-card...

 2022-01-18 09:45 

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Indonesian movie 'Photocopier' receives rave reviews on Netflix...

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Indonesian teen film "Photocopier"; recently became a hit on Netflix after its release due to its exploration of the public's attitudes toward sexual harassment and its victims. The story centered around Suryani,...

 2022-01-18 09:32 

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China cites coronavirus on packaging, despite doubts abroad...

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say parcels mailed from overseas may have spread the omicron variant of the coronavirus in Beijing and elsewhere, despite doubts among overseas health experts that the virus can be transmitted via packaging. The St...

 2022-01-18 09:32 

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Hong Kong to cull 2,000 hamsters as some test COVID-positive...

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong authorities said Tuesday that they will cull some 2,000 hamsters after several of the rodents tested positive for the virus at a pet store where an infected employee was working. Officials said they would also stop the sal...

 2022-01-18 09:31 

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Norwegian mass murderer appears before parole hearing...

SKIEN, Norway (AP) — Anders Behring Breivik, the right-wing extremist who killed 77 people in bomb-and-gun massacres in Norway's worst peacetime slaughter in 2011, appeared Tuesday before a court for a parole hearing. The Telemark District Court...

 2022-01-18 08:54 

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Sri Lanka's leader vows rights reforms as debt crisis looms...

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's leader on Tuesday promised human rights reforms and "justice" for missing persons from the country's civil war, after years of resisting calls for such measures. President Gotabaya Rajapaksa was ...

 2022-01-18 08:52 

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The Latest: 1st in 5 years, Murray wins at Australian Open...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Tuesday from the Australian Open at Melbourne Park (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Five-time finalist Andy Murray needed a tough five-setter over a player he beat last week to register his first win in an Austr...

 2022-01-18 08:00 

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MOE official warns danger of over-generalizing university international programs after scandal...

TAIPEI (The China Post) — An official from the Ministry of Education (MOE, ) recently spoke out about the scandal of a Taiwanese university hosting industry-academia collaboration international programs to lure foreign students into doing cheap labo...

 2022-01-18 07:54 

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Japan ready to expand virus restrictions as infections surge...

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's government is preparing social restrictions in Tokyo and other regions as the omicron variant of the coronavirus infects more people. Japan has never had a lockdown during the pandemic but has focused instead on asking resta...

 2022-01-18 07:54 

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Japan ready to expand virus restrictions as infections surge...

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's government is preparing social restrictions in Tokyo and other regions as the omicron variant of the coronavirus infects more people. Japan has never had a lockdown during the pandemic but has focused instead on asking resta...

 2022-01-18 07:54 

China Post

Japan ready to expand virus restrictions as infections surge...

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's government is preparing social restrictions in Tokyo and other regions as the omicron variant of the coronavirus infects more people. Japan has never had a lockdown during the pandemic but has focused instead on asking resta...

 2022-01-18 07:54 

China Post

Asia shares mostly lower as investors mull likely rate hike...

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly lower Tuesday following a national holiday in the U.S, while oil prices surged following an attack on an oil facility in the capital of the United Arab Emirates that killed at least three people. Benchmark U.S. ...

 2022-01-18 07:53 

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The Latest: Djokovic visa saga to be subject of review...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Tuesday from the Australian Open at Melbourne Park (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Tennis Australia issued a statement two days after nine-time champion Novak Djokovic lost a legal challenge against his visa ca...

 2022-01-18 07:34 

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Julius Erving, aka Dr. J, talks about NBA life in the....

(EDITOR'S NOTE: Hall of Famer Julius Erving, an NBA and ABA champion, is considered one of the greatest basketball players ever and one the greatest ambassadors of the game off the court. He is an 11-time NBA All-Star and league MVP. The player fans k...

 2022-01-18 07:32 

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China media say foreign parcels suspected in new infections...

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media report parcels mailed from overseas may have spread the omicron variant of the coronavirus in Beijing and elsewhere. Globally, health experts have stressed the virus mainly spreads through respiratory droplets when...

 2022-01-18 07:32 

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Murray's first playoff start a nightmare for Cardinals...

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Kyler Murray's first NFL playoff start quickly turned into a nightmare. The dynamic quarterback and his Arizona Cardinals teammates had about the worst start imaginable in Monday night's 34-11 loss to the Los Angeles...

 2022-01-18 07:31 

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AP PHOTOS: Bejeweled camels wrestle for victory in Turkey...

SELCUK, Turkey (AP) — Black-eyed Nirvana and Mr. Isa, two male camels from the western Aydin province of Turkey and wearing colorful saddles, circled the grounds with their owners and then wrestled fiercely as thousands cheered. They were competing ...

 2022-01-18 07:04 

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Satellite photos show aftermath of Abu Dhabi oil site attack...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Satellite photos obtained by The Associated Press on Tuesday appear to show the aftermath of a fatal attack on an oil facility in the capital of the United Arab Emirates claimed by Yemen's Houthi rebels. The im...

 2022-01-18 06:54 

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LeBron scores 25 as Lakers end three-game skid, beat Jazz...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James scored 25 points and Stanley Johnson had 10 of his 15 points in the fourth quarter to lead the Los Angeles Lakers to a 101-95 win over the Utah Jazz on Monday night. Russell Westbrook added 15 points and the Lakers sn...

 2022-01-18 06:54 

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No. 2 Auburn gets showdown with No. 12 Kentucky...

Auburn has steadily moved up the rankings this season, climbing from No. 22 in the preseason to No. 2 in this week's AP Top 25. Coach Bruce Pearl believes the Tigers, with their quality wins and strength of schedule, should be even higher. "We sho...

 2022-01-18 06:53 

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Medvedev advances, Fernandez out in 1st round in Australia...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Australian Open started well for second-seeded Daniil Medvedev, one of the biggest potential beneficiaries of Novak Djokovic's deportation. Aiming to be the first man in the Open era to win his second major title ...

 2022-01-18 06:53 

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Penguins score 5 unanswered goals to rally past Vegas 5-3...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jason Zucker scored twice and the Pittsburgh Penguins rallied from an early three-goal deficit to defeat the Vegas Golden Knights 5-3 on Monday night. It was a perfect birthday homecoming for Zucker, who grew up in Las Vegas until h...

 2022-01-18 06:52 

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Virus, injuries, standings all factor in NBA trade deadline...

LeBron James issued an apology on social media to Laker Nation after a recent blowout loss. With it, a promise: "... we'll be better!" James and the Lakers are currently in a position where they would compete in a play-in tournament following ...

 2022-01-18 06:31 

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Texas synagogue hostage-taker had stayed in area shelters...

COLLEYVILLE, Texas (AP) — An armed man who took four people hostage during a 10-hour standoff at a Texas synagogue had spent time in area homeless shelters in the two weeks leading up to the attack, and was dropped off at one by someone he appeared ...

 2022-01-18 06:24 

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Taiwan reports 17 local, 48 imported COVID-19 infections...

TAIPEI (The China Post) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC, ) reported 17 new local COVID-19 cases and 48 imported infections on Tuesday, bringing the tally of confirmed cases to 17,885. The local infections include 8 men and 9 women, aged ...

 2022-01-18 06:04 

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Before pullout, watchdog warned of Afghan air force collapse...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Months before President Joe Biden announced the U.S.'s complete withdrawal from Afghanistan last year, Washington's watchdog warned that the Afghan air force would collapse without critical American aid, training an...

 2022-01-18 06:04 

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Sinema, Manchin slammed as Senate begins voting bill debate...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing stark criticism from civil rights leaders, senators return to Capitol Hill under intense pressure to change their rules and break a Republican filibuster that has hopelessly stalled voting legislation. The Senate is set to l...

 2022-01-18 06:04 

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Biden year one takeaways: Grand ambitions, humbling defeats...

Joe Biden's long arc in public life has always had one final ambition: to sit behind the Resolute Desk of the Oval Office. He achieved it — albeit, at 78, as the oldest person to assume the presidency. After the turbulence and chaos of his prede...

 2022-01-18 05:56 

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Tarnished Gold: Illegal mining stokes Indigenous divisions...

RAPOSA SERRA DO SOL INDIGENOUS TERRITORY, Brazil (AP) — The mining encampment that stretches across a mountainside in Brazil's Amazon is dotted with plastic tarpaulin covers. Under them, dozens of men toil in rocky pits, excavating sacks of ore ...

 2022-01-18 05:55 

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Bloomberg funds city programs to build new urban solutions...

Bloomberg Philanthropies is supporting the innovative solutions of 15 cities to try to get others to use them as blueprints to battle the world's urban problems. The winners of this year's Global Mayors Challenge, announced Tuesday, span 13 nation...

 2022-01-18 05:55 

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In tiny Wyoming town, Bill Gates bets big on nuclear power...

KEMMERER, Wyoming (AP) — In this sleepy Wyoming town that has relied on coal for over a century, a company founded by the man who revolutionized personal computing is launching an ambitious project to counter climate change: A nationwide reboot of n...

 2022-01-18 05:55 

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Taiwan pays $900,000 for ally Guatemala to lobby Washington...

MIAMI (AP) — Guatemala has hired for $900,000 a major supporter of former President Donald Trump to seek influence with U.S. officials in an unusual lobbying contract paid for by its ally Taiwan, foreign lobby records show. Ballard Partners register...

 2022-01-18 05:54 

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Norway's Telenor to sell stake in Myanmar's Wave Money...

BANGKOK (AP) — Norwegian telecommunications company Telenor plans to sell its 51% stake in the Myanmar fintech company Wave Money to its main partner in the venture, Yoma Strategic Holdings. Telenor confirmed the $53 million deal, reported earlier, ...

 2022-01-18 05:54 

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Race to cut carbon emissions splits U.S. states on nuclear...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — As climate change pushes states in the U.S. to dramatically cut their use of fossil fuels, many are coming to the conclusion that solar, wind and other renewable power sources might not be enough to keep the lights on. Nuclea...

 2022-01-18 05:53 

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The Latest: No. 8 seed Casper Ruud out of Australian Open...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Tuesday from the Australian Open at Melbourne Park (all times local): ___ 4 p.m. Eighth-seeded Casper Ruud has been forced to withdraw from his first-round match at the Australian Open because of an ankle in...

 2022-01-18 05:53 

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US Open runner-up Fernandez out in 1st round in Australia...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Four months later and on the other side of the world, Leylah Fernandez lost to a 133rd-ranked wild-card entry in her first Grand Slam match since her runner-up finish at the U.S. Open. The 19-year-old Canadian had an upse...

 2022-01-18 05:52 

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The AP Interview: Exiled artist Ai Weiwei on Beijing Games...

Ai Weiwei is one of China's most famous artists, and many regard him as one of the world's greatest living ones. Working with the Swiss architectural firm Herzog & de Meuron, he helped design the Bird's Nest Stadium, the centerpiece of Beijing...

 2022-01-18 04:59 

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Japan ready to expand COVID restrictions as infections surge...

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's government is preparing social restrictions in Tokyo and other regions as the omicron variant of the coronavirus infects more people. Japan has never had a lockdown during the pandemic but has focused instead on asking resta...

 2022-01-18 04:56 

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Muguruza is a perfect 10 in Australian Open's 1st round...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Garbie Muguruza kept a perfect streak intact Tuesday at the Australian Open, winning her first-round match at the year's first tennis Grand Slam event for the 10th straight time. Muguruza, who finished on a high in 20...

 2022-01-18 04:55 

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Booker's season-high 48 helps Suns rally past Spurs 121-107...

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Devin Booker had a season-high 48 points and the Phoenix Suns dominated the fourth quarter to defeat the San Antonio Spurs 121-107 Monday night for their fourth straight victory. Chris Paul added 15 points and 12 assists as Phoeni...

 2022-01-18 04:55 

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Doncic's triple-double leads Mavericks past Thunder 104-102...

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic had 20 points, 12 assists and 11 rebounds for his third triple-double in five games, and the surging Dallas Mavericks withstood a late run by the Oklahoma City Thunder to win 104-102 Monday night. Dorian Finney-Smith added ...

 2022-01-18 04:54 

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North Korean missile tests signal return to brinkmanship...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Grappling with pandemic difficulties and U.S.-led sanctions over his nuclear ambitions, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un could be reviving his 2017 playbook of nuclear and missile brinkmanship to wrest concessions from Washi...

 2022-01-18 04:54 

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Cards' Baker evaluated for concussion following collision...

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Arizona Cardinals safety Budda Baker is being evaluated for a concussion after he appeared to briefly lose consciousness in a helmet-to-helmet collision Monday night late in the third quarter of a playoff game against the Lo...

 2022-01-18 04:54 

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The Latest: US Open finalist Fernandez loses in 1st round...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Tuesday from the Australian Open at Melbourne Park (all times local): ___ 3:25 p.m. U.S. Open finalist Leylah Fernandez has lost in the first round of the Australian Open to local wild-card entry Maddison In...

 2022-01-18 04:53 

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Asia shares mostly higher after US holiday; BOJ stands pat...

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Tuesday in the absence of big market-moving news following a national holiday in the U.S. The Bank of Japan wrapped up a two-day policy meeting with no major changes. The benchmark interest rate remains a...

 2022-01-18 04:53 

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Stafford propels Rams past Cardinals 34-11 in playoff rout...

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Matthew Stafford passed for 202 yards and two touchdowns and ran for another score in his first playoff victory, and the Los Angeles Rams roared out of the wild-card round with a 34-11 win over the Arizona Cardinals on Monda...

 2022-01-18 04:52 

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Schenn, Barbashev score twice in Blues' 5-3 win over Preds...

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Brayden Schenn and Ivan Barbashev each had two goals and two assists as the St. Louis Blues came from behind to beat the Nashville Predators 5-3 on Monday night. Ryan O'Reilly added a goal and two assists in the first meeting be...

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