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 2022-01-14 09:31 

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Anti-coronavirus measures tightened across China...

BEIJING (AP) — China further tightened its anti-pandemic measures in Beijing and across the country on Friday as scattered outbreaks continued ahead of the opening of the Winter Olympics in a little over two weeks. The actions appear to reflect nerv...

 2022-01-14 08:53 

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Kings trainer becomes first female staffer on bench in NHL...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Aisha Visram is believed to have become the first woman to work on the bench of an NHL regular-season game in any capacity when she served as athletic trainer for the Los Angeles Kings in their 6-2 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins...

 2022-01-14 08:52 

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Djokovic ruling fits with Australia's tough immigration line...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — To people watching from afar, the treatment of tennis star Novak Djokovic by Australian immigration officials might have seemed harsh. But Australia has long taken a severe stance on immigration, from the early days of...

 2022-01-14 08:35 

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Here's how to register for a booster shot on 1922 registration platform!...

TAIPEI (The China Post) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC, ) announced on Friday that the 1922 COVID-19 vaccine registration platform will be restarted as local and imported infection cases go up in Taiwan. Those who are 18 years or older ...

 2022-01-14 08:15 

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Malaysian student reveals reason behind exchange students number drop in Taiwan...

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Taiwan's higher education system has actively promoted the New Southbound Policy () introduced in 2016, to attract students from Southeast Asian countries to attend school in Taiwan. However, according to statistics pro...

 2022-01-14 08:15 

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Djokovic faces deportation as Australia revokes visa again...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Tennis star Novak Djokovic faces deportation again after the Australian government revoked his visa for a second time. Immigration Minister Alex Hawke said Friday he used his ministerial discretion to revoke the 34-year-o...

 2022-01-14 08:04 

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N. Korea fires fresh missiles in response to US sanctions...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Friday fired two short-range ballistic missiles in its third weapons launch this month, officials in South Korea said, in an apparent reprisal for fresh sanctions imposed by the Biden administration for its c...

 2022-01-14 08:03 

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Minister cites 'public interest' in revoking Djokovic's visa...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Here is the statement issued Friday by Alex Hawke, Australia's Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs, when he revoked Novak Djokovic's visa to enter the country: ___ Tod...

 2022-01-14 07:59 

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In shadow of pandemic, Danish queen marks 50 years on throne...

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark's 81-year-old Queen Margrethe has so far escaped contracting COVID-19 and is fully vaccinated. But the pandemic is once again spoiling an important party for the popular monarch. In 2020, it killed public celeb...

 2022-01-14 07:59 

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Elephants dying from eating plastic waste in Sri Lankan dump...

PALLAKKADU, Sri Lanka (AP) — Conservationists and veterinarians are warning that plastic waste in an open landfill in eastern Sri Lanka is killing elephants in the region, after two more were found dead over the weekend. Around 20 elephants have die...

 2022-01-14 07:55 

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While waiting on Irving, Nets still searching for answers...

NEW YORK (AP) — Instead of taking a big shot, James Harden wants to deliver one — right into Kyrie Irving's arm. If Irving gets vaccinated against the coronavirus, the Brooklyn Nets become an almost unstoppable offense with three of the mo...

 2022-01-14 07:55 

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Fresh off UGA title, Lanning hits ground running at Oregon...

Dan Lanning was all-in as Oregon's new head coach the moment he stepped off the field from celebrating Georgia's national championship. Lanning was hired by the Ducks last month, but first he finished out his run as defensive coordinator for the B...

 2022-01-14 07:55 

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Midseason oddity — Syracuse Orange at .500 after 16 games...

Jim Boeheim is in uncharted territory midway through his 46th year at Syracuse — his Orange are a .500 team, and that's never happened at this juncture of a season. He blames it mostly on the failings of his signature zone defense, which has to ...

 2022-01-14 07:54 

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WNBA stars could be on the move as free agency set to begin...

Some of the biggest stars in the WNBA could be on the move with free agency set to begin this weekend. Teams can start talking to their own restricted and unrestricted free agents Saturday. Deals can't be officially announced until Feb. 1. Everyone in...

 2022-01-14 07:54 

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Ambry Thomas' rough rookie season has happy ending for 49ers...

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Ambry Thomas' rookie regular season for the San Francisco 49ers got off to a rough start but couldn't have had a much better finish. The third-round cornerback out of Michigan went from an overmatched rookie who se...

 2022-01-14 07:54 

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Column: And then there was one: Black coaches in the NFL...

And then there was one. David Culley didn't even last a calendar year with the Houston Texans, as dysfunctional an NFL team as there is. Culley spent 43 years as an assistant in college and pros, but his tenure as a head coach ended after just 17 game...

 2022-01-14 07:31 

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Masks rules get tighter in Europe in winter's COVID-19 wave...

ROME (AP) — To mask or not to mask is a question Italy settled early in the COVID-19 outbreak with a vigorous "yes." Now the onetime epicenter of the pandemic in Europe hopes even stricter mask rules will help it beat the latest infection su...

 2022-01-14 07:04 

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N. Korea fires likely missile in 3rd launch this month...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Friday fired at least one possible ballistic missile in its third weapons launch this month, officials in South Korea and Japan said, in an apparent reprisal for fresh sanctions imposed by the Biden administr...

 2022-01-14 06:58 

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Cambodia launches 4th round of COVID-19 vaccinations...

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia on Friday began a fourth round of vaccinations against the coronavirus in response to the omicron variant, with high-risk groups being among the first to receive the additional boosters. Frontline medical staff a...

 2022-01-14 06:54 

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Rangers' Shesterkin shuts out Sharks 3-0 in return to lineup...

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Igor Shesterkin made 37 saves in his return from COVID-19 protocol, Braden Schneider scored in his NHL debut and the New York Rangers beat the San Jose Sharks 3-0 on Thursday night. Chris Kreider got his first career short-ha...

 2022-01-14 06:54 

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Timme's 30 lead No. 2 Gonzaga over BYU 110-84...

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Drew Timme scored 30 points on 13-of-14 shooting and No. 2 Gonzaga beat rival BYU 110-84 on Thursday night to extend the nation's longest home winning streak to 61 games. Andrew Nembhard had 22 points and 12 assists, and Ju...

 2022-01-14 06:53 

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Kings use three-goal flurry in third to bury Penguins 6-2...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mikey Anderson, Viktor Arvidsson and Anze Kopitar scored in a span of 1:23 of the third period and the Los Angeles Kings won their third straight, 6-2 over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday night. Dustin Brown had a goal and an ...

 2022-01-14 06:53 

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No. 6 Arizona pulls away to beat Colorado 76-55...

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Azoulas Tubelis and Justin Kier scored 14 points, and No. 6 Arizona overwhelmed Colorado in the second half for a 76-55 win Thursday night. The Wildcats (13-1, 3-0 Pac-12) dominated early, let the Buffaloes back in it and used a...

 2022-01-14 06:52 

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Goodwin, No. 5 USC rally in 2nd half to beat Oregon St 81-71...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chavez Goodwin had 20 points and 12 rebounds, Drew Peterson added 15 points and fifth-ranked Southern California rallied in the second half to defeat Oregon State 81-71 on Thursday night. The Trojans (14-1, 4-1 Pac-12) took their ...

 2022-01-14 06:33 

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Taiwan reports 11 local, 57 imported COVID-19 cases...

TAIPEI (The China Post) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC, ) reported 11 new local COVID-19 cases and 57 imported infections on Friday, bringing the tally of confirmed cases to 17,692. According to the CECC, the local cases include 8 men a...

 2022-01-14 06:33 

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Seoul: N Korea fires projectile in third launch this month...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said Friday that North Korea fired at least one projectile in its third weapons launch this month, as it continues to demonstrate its military might amid pandemic border closures and stalled diplomacy with the U...

 2022-01-14 06:31 

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Afghan tradition allows girls to access the freedom of boys...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — In a Kabul neighborhood, a gaggle of boys kick a yellow ball around a dusty playground, their boisterous cries echoing off the surrounding apartment buildings. Dressed in sweaters and jeans or the traditional Afghan male cl...

 2022-01-14 05:58 

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SKorea slightly eases distancing but warns of omicron surge...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea will slightly ease its coronavirus gathering restrictions starting next week but continue to maintain a 9 p.m. curfew on restaurants and entertainment venues, as it braces for a possible surge in infections driv...

 2022-01-14 05:54 

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Analysis: Biden overshoots on what's possible in divided DC...

WASHINGTON (AP) — He was supposed to break through the congressional logjam. End the pandemic. Get the economy back on track. Days before he hits his one-year mark in office, a torrent of bad news is gnawing at the foundational rationale of Presiden...

 2022-01-14 05:54 

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Grizzlies win 11th straight, beating Timberwolves 116-108...

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Desmond Bane scored 21 points, Jaren Jackson Jr. added 20 and the Memphis Grizzlies pulled away in the final minutes for their 11th straight victory, beating the Minnesota Timberwolves 116-108 on Thursday night. Ja Morant had 1...

 2022-01-14 05:54 

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Goodbye 'godsend': Expiration of child tax credits hits home...

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — For the first time in half a year, families on Friday are going without a monthly deposit from the child tax credit — a program that was intended to be part of President Joe Biden's legacy but has emerged instead a...

 2022-01-14 05:54 

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Kurashev, Blackhawks sink NHL-worst Canadiens in OT...

CHICAGO (AP) — Philipp Kurashev scored 2:24 into overtime and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-2 Thursday night. Montreal, a defending Stanley Cup finalist, has dropped five straight and is 1-9-3 in its past 13 games. The Canadie...

 2022-01-14 05:53 

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Oregon beats No. 3 UCLA 84-81 in OT for Altman's 700th win...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jacob Young scored a season-high 23 points and Oregon edged No. 3 UCLA 84-81 in overtime Thursday night to give coach Dana Altman his 700th career victory. Will Richardson added 12 points as one of three Ducks in foul trouble. Ore...

 2022-01-14 05:52 

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Barton scores 21, Nuggets beat depleted Blazers 140-108...

DENVER (AP) — Will Barton had 21 points before leaving in the third quarter with a strained neck, Nikola Jokic added 20 and the Denver Nuggets beat the depleted Portland Trail Blazers 140-108 on Thursday night. The Nuggets built their lead to 26 poi...

 2022-01-14 05:40 

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Vietnamese migrant worker narrowly avoids being scammed by 'fellow migrant'...

TAIPEI (The China Post) — A Vietnamese migrant worker recently narrowly avoided being scammed by another person claiming to be a fellow migrant worker in Taiwan, who falsely promised to help her wire money back home to her family. According to local...

 2022-01-14 05:32 

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Pictures of Week in Latin America & Caribbean Photo Gallery...

JAN. 6 13, 2021 This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published by Associated Press photographers in Latin America and Caribbean. The gallery was curated by AP photojournalist Fernando Llano in Mexico City. Follow AP vis...

 2022-01-14 05:31 

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Cyber attack in Albuquerque latest to target public schools...

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — When the superintendent of Albuquerque Public Schools announced earlier this week a cyber attack would lead to the cancellation of classes for around 75,000 students, he noted that the district's technology department had b...

 2022-01-14 05:14 

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Asian shares skid, tracking Wall Street retreat...

BANGKOK (AP) — Asian shares slipped Friday after a retreat on Wall Street that left the Nasdaq composite down 2.5%. Tokyo fell nearly 2% and Hong Kong, Shanghai and Seoul also were lower. China reported its global trade surplus surged nearly 30% in ...

 2022-01-14 05:14 

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Asian shares skid, tracking Wall Street retreat...

BANGKOK (AP) — Asian shares slipped Friday after a retreat on Wall Street that left the Nasdaq composite down 2.5%. Tokyo fell nearly 2% and Hong Kong, Shanghai and Seoul also were lower. China reported its global trade surplus surged nearly 30% in ...

 2022-01-14 04:59 

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Judge to decide if Wisconsin parade suspect will stand trial...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A judge is set to decide Friday whether a Milwaukee man accused of plowing his SUV through a Christmas parade, killing six people and injuring dozens more, will stand trial for murder. Darrell Brooks Jr. is set to appear in Wauk...

 2022-01-14 04:58 

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FACT FOCUS: Unfounded theory used to dismiss COVID measures...

An unfounded theory taking root online suggests millions of people have been "hypnotized" into believing mainstream ideas about COVID-19, including steps to combat it such as testing and vaccination. In widely shared social media posts this week, ...

 2022-01-14 04:56 

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Barzal's third-period goal lifts Islanders over Devils 3-2...

NEW YORK (AP) — Mathew Barzal scored with less than five minutes left in the third period to push the New York Islanders over the New Jersey Devils 3-2 Thursday night. Josh Bailey and Adam Pelech scored and Zach Parise added two assists for the Isla...

 2022-01-14 04:55 

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Thomas, Buchenvich score, Blues come back to beat Kraken 2-1...

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Robert Thomas and Pavel Buchnevich scored in the third period as the St. Louis Blues came back to beat the Seattle Kraken 2-1 on Thursday night. Ville Husso made 31 saves and the Blues extended their home point streak to 13 games, g...

 2022-01-14 04:55 

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Gilgeous-Alexander, Dort lead Thunder past Nets, 130-109...

NEW YORK (AP) — Shai Gilgeous-Alexander had 33 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists, Lu Dort scored 27 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Brooklyn Nets 130-109 on Thursday night Rookie guard Josh Giddey added 19 points for the Thunder, wh...

 2022-01-14 04:55 

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Train derails in India's West Bengal state; 9 dead...

NEW DELHI (AP) — Rescuers found four bodies overnight as they cleared the 12 mangled coaches of a train that derailed in India's West Bengal state, raising the death toll to nine, a railroad official said Friday. At least 45 people were injured ...

 2022-01-14 04:54 

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Defending champion Na with another 61 leads Sony Open...

HONOLULU (AP) — Kevin Na felt such great control Thursday in the Sony Open that he matched his career low with a 9-under 61 and still found reason to be slightly disappointed. He had his sights on a sub-60 round, especially as the afternoon wind die...

 2022-01-14 04:54 

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Wisconsin Gov. Evers' reelection pitch: democracy is at risk...

JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin's Democratic Gov. Tony Evers is known for his folksy demeanor, sprinkling his speeches with "by gollys" and the occasional PG-rated swear word. To win reelection, the 70-year-old grandfather and former t...

 2022-01-14 04:54 

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Horston has double-double, No. 5 Lady Vols beat Vandy 65-51...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jordan Horston scored 16 points and grabbed 13 rebounds as the fifth-ranked Tennessee Lady Vols beat Vanderbilt 65-51 Thursday night for their seventh straight victory. The Lady Vols (16-1, 5-0 Southeastern Conference) also w...

 2022-01-14 04:54 

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Chinakhov, Merzlikins lead Blue Jackets past Hurricanes 6-0...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Yegor Chinakhov scored two goals and Elvis Merzlikins posted a 31-save shutout as the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Carolina Hurricanes 6-0 on Thursday night. Emil Bemstrom, Patrik Laine, Cole Sillinger and Jack Roslovic also s...

 2022-01-14 04:05 

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San Quentin inmate podcast host among California clemencies...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's governor on Thursday commuted the sentence of an inmate who has drawn national attention as co-host of the Pulitzer Prize-nominated podcast Ear Hustle, which is produced inside San Quentin State Prison. Gov...

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