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 2021-09-15 17:32 

China Post

Colorado AG: Probe finds Aurora Police racially biased...

DENVER (AP) — Colorado's attorney general said Wednesday that a civil rights investigation begun amid outrage over the death of Elijah McClain has found that the Aurora Police Department has pattern of racially biased policing. Attorney General ...

 2021-09-15 17:32 

China Post

South Carolina officials want out of mask mandate ban suit...

South Carolina officials who have been sued over a law banning school districts from issuing face mask mandates say that they should be removed from pending litigation. That's the argument made in recent court filings from Gov. Henry McMaster, Attorne...

 2021-09-15 17:32 

China Post

Bulgaria to hold an early election after political deadlock...

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgaria's president has called a third parliamentary election this year that will be held on Nov. 14 after two previous votes failed to produce a government, authorities said Wednesday. Parliament will be dissolved and a ...

 2021-09-15 17:32 

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Afghan killed by drone praised by co-workers in US aid group...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan man who was killed in a U.S. drone strike last month was an enthusiastic and beloved longtime employee at an American humanitarian organization, his colleagues say, painting a stark contrast to the Pentagon's...

 2021-09-15 17:32 

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Haiti faces fresh instability as PM comes under scrutiny...

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haiti's government is starting to crumble as Prime Minister Ariel Henry faces increased scrutiny from authorities investigating the president's slaying, with one top official resigning Wednesday as he accused Hen...

 2021-09-15 17:31 

China Post

UK's Johnson replaces foreign secretary in Cabinet shake-up...

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson demoted his top diplomat and fired his education minister in a major government shakeup Wednesday, as he tried to move on from a series of political missteps and revive his promise to "level up&...

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China Post

Second inmate gets life term for killing Iowa prison workers...

ANAMOSA, Iowa (AP) — A second inmate received a life sentence Wednesday for the beating deaths of two Iowa prison workers during a failed escape attempt in March. Michael Dutcher, 28, pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths...

 2021-09-15 17:31 

China Post

Afghan charity workers find safety in North Macedonia...

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — A group of 44 evacuees from Afghanistan arrived in North Macedonia Wednesday to receive temporary shelter, under an international effort to assist people considered to be at risk under Taliban rule. Most of the evacuee...

 2021-09-15 17:30 

Taiwan News

Asia's Largest Sustainable Fashion Conference Fashion Summit (HK) 2021 Successfully Concluded...

Asia's Largest Sustainable Fashion Conference Fashion Summit (HK) 2021 Successfully Concluded | 2021-09-15 13:30:00...

 2021-09-15 17:15 

China Post

Fall dcor gets personal: 'Your house becomes your story'...

As fall nesting season returns, home dcor retailers are presenting collections that reflect the idea that home is where our hearts and heads are. Our long housebound stretch may have made us restless for the outside world, but it has helped us appreciate ...

 2021-09-15 16:58 

China Post

Biles: FBI turned 'blind eye' to reports of gymnasts' abuse...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles told Congress through tears Wednesday that the FBI and gymnastics officials turned a "blind eye" to USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar's sexual abuse of her and hundreds of other ...

 2021-09-15 16:35 

Taiwan News

Heritage Collection Opens Flagship Hotel in Boat Quay Riverfront...

Heritage Collection Opens Flagship Hotel in Boat Quay Riverfront | 2021-09-15 12:35:00...

 2021-09-15 16:32 

China Post

Frustration grows for migrants stuck in southern Mexico...

TAPACHULA, Mexico (AP) — Caribe Dorvil wakes up at 3 a.m. each day to prepare food to sell in a small street market with dozens of other Haitian migrants in this southern Mexican city. Unable to find other work because they still lack legal status, ...

 2021-09-15 16:32 

China Post

Ex-Georgetown tennis coach to plead guilty in college scam...

BOSTON (AP) — A former Georgetown University tennis coach accused of accepting more than $2 million in bribes to help kids get into the school will plead guilty in the sweeping college admissions scandal, according to court documents filed Wednesday...

 2021-09-15 16:32 

China Post

Shootout in northwest Pakistan kills 7 soldiers, 5 militants...

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's military raided a militant hideout in the country's restive northwestern region bordering Afghanistan, triggering a shootout that killed seven soldiers and five insurgents, the military said Wednesday. The Pakista...

 2021-09-15 16:31 

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Israel comes to halt for solemn day of Yom Kippur...

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli life came to a standstill on Wednesday as Jews marked the beginning of Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement and the most solemn point on their calendar, at sundown. Stores, businesses, public transportation and broadcasting shut...

 2021-09-15 16:31 

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Animal rights group: Faeroes should end dolphin slaughters...

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The international animal rights group Sea Shepherd said Wednesday it hopes that pressure will build from within the Faeroe Islands to end its traditional drive of sea mammals into shallow water, where they are slaughtered ...

 2021-09-15 16:16 

Formosa News

Jiadong highway section closed for first-in-the-nation war game...
 2021-09-15 16:16 

Formosa News

New Taipei to allow dining in at restaurants starting Thursday...
 2021-09-15 16:16 

Formosa News

Taipower to insulate power poles, protecting endangered oriental storks...
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Formosa News

Doctor warns not to consume too many vitamin supplements...
 2021-09-15 16:16 

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Hot air balloon rides give fresh perspective on Kaohsiung...
 2021-09-15 16:16 

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Keelung bridge made of weathering steel protects itself with its own rust...
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Formosa News

College students get AstraZeneca as eighth vaccination round begins...
 2021-09-15 16:16 

Formosa News

Halal Taiwan Week kicks off virtually...
 2021-09-15 16:16 

Formosa News

Government holds event to link Lithuanian food producers with Taiwan distributors...
 2021-09-15 16:16 

Formosa News

Lawmakers of Switzerland, Canada, and US back Taiwan...
 2021-09-15 16:16 

Formosa News

National Taiwan University to study mixing Moderna with Medigen...
 2021-09-15 16:07 

China Post

Veteran Democratic state lawmaker Insko won't run again...

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Rep. Verla Insko, the longest-serving House Democrat currently in the chamber, announced on Wednesday she won't seek reelection next year. Insko joined the state House in 1997 and became a consistent, libe...

 2021-09-15 16:05 

China Post

Records: Ohio prison guards disciplined before inmate death...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Three of the Ohio prison guards involved in the February death of inmate Michael McDaniel were previously disciplined for excessive use of force or not intervening when inmates were in danger or guards used unjustified force, r...

 2021-09-15 16:05 

China Post

Berlin memorial to Polish WWII victims moves a step closer...

BERLIN (AP) — A memorial in Berlin to the Polish victims of World War II has moved a step closer to realization, and Germany's foreign minister said Wednesday that construction should start during the next German parliament's four-year term....

 2021-09-15 16:05 

China Post

Some abortion foes question tactical wisdom of new Texas ban...

The new Texas law that bans most abortions in the state has been welcomed by many of the religious leaders who help bolster the anti-abortion movement. Yet some abortion opponents in U.S. religious circles are wary of the law and questioning the movement&...

 2021-09-15 16:05 

China Post

UK's Johnson demotes foreign secretary in Cabinet shake-up...

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has demoted his top diplomat and fired the education minister in a Cabinet reshuffle, as he attempted to move on from a series of political missteps and U-turns. Johnson's office said Wednesday ...

 2021-09-15 16:04 

China Post

Ex-Trump voting battle adviser set for South Carolina forum...

A GOP lawyer who advised former President Donald Trump in his campaign to overturn the 2020 election results and the lawmaker leading Republicans' efforts to win back a Senate majority, are among speakers planned for a South Carolina gathering billed ...

 2021-09-15 16:04 

China Post

Latest: Largest colleges offer mix of vaccine requirements...

STORRS, Conn. — There's been a mix of coronavirus requirements at universities and colleges in the U.S. At most of the largest public universities, students aren't obligated to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Some schools do require vaccines...

 2021-09-15 16:04 

China Post

Review: Chris Robley beautifully captures state of the union...

"A Filament in the Wilderness of What Comes Next," Chris Robley (Cutthroat Pop Records) Chris Robley's music is beautiful when it's angry. The Maine-based singer-songwriter bemoans the state of the nation on "A Filament in the Wilderne...

 2021-09-15 16:04 

China Post

Ex-cop's murder verdict reversed in Australian woman's death...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Supreme Court on Wednesday reversed the third-degree murder conviction of a former Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot an Australian woman in 2017, saying the charge doesn't fit the circumstances in this ...

 2021-09-15 16:04 

China Post

Pope: No place for politics in Biden Communion flap...

ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) — Pope Francis said Wednesday that Catholic bishops must minister to politicians who back abortion with "compassion and tenderness," not condemnation, and warned that they shouldn't let politics enter into que...

 2021-09-15 16:00 

Taipei Times

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KMT committee rescinds decision to refer Chang ...

The Chinese Nationalist Party's (KMT) election supervisory body yesterday revoked a controversial decision to refer KMT chair candidate Chang Ya-chung () to the party's disciplinary committee.Chang, whose popularity rose after a televised debate o...

 2021-09-15 16:00 

Taipei Times

China Steel lifts prices 1.32% next month, in Q4 ...

China Steel Corp (CSC, ) yesterday said it would raise prices for domestic deliveries by 1.32 percent next month and for next quarter to reflect higher manufacturing costs and rising steel demand. Strong global economic recovery, a bullish prediction of T...

 2021-09-15 16:00 

Taipei Times

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Publishers say e-commerce fueling piracy ...

Taiwanese publishers and consumers have increasingly fallen prey to unscrupulous e-commerce firms selling pirated publications, Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) lawmakers said yesterday, adding that most of the orders were shipped from China.Many who ha...

 2021-09-15 16:00 

Taipei Times

Solskjaer’s side need more than a Ronaldo goal ...

Cristiano Ronaldo has wasted no time in showing how valuable he will be to Manchester United, but Tuesday's shock UEFA Champions League defeat at the hands of Young Boys in Bern was a reminder that the Old Trafford side have not been a major player at...

 2021-09-15 16:00 

Taipei Times

Chiang cult holding Taiwan back ...

On Wednesday last week, the Transitional Justice Commission announced its plan to transform Taipei's Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall into a park that would reflect Taiwan's authoritarian past and its transition to democracy. This is a necessary step...

 2021-09-15 16:00 

Taipei Times

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COVID-19: NTUH gets green light for Moderna-Medigen trial ...

National Taiwan University Hospital's (NTUH) Ethical Review Committee on Tuesday approved the hospital's application to conduct human trials of mixed Moderna and Medigen COVID-19 vaccines. The hospital yesterday said that 220 volunteers aged 20 to...

 2021-09-15 16:00 

Taipei Times

Making money in boxing means not saying: ‘Sorry’ ...

Making money in boxing means never having to say: "Sorry."Not for allowing Evander Holyfield to risk his life at the age of 58 just to make a few bucks. Certainly not for stealing money from gullible fans for a farce of a pay-per-view show that wo...

 2021-09-15 16:00 

Taipei Times

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Express firm workers protest wage freeze ...

Members of the Chunghwa Express Union yesterday held a protest in front of the Ministry of Transportation and Communications building, saying that the express delivery firm has not adjusted workers' salaries for 17 years. The express delivery firm is ...

 2021-09-15 16:00 

Taipei Times

Holders of HK vigil jailed ...

Nine Hong Kong democracy advocates and former lawmakers yesterday were sentenced to prison terms of up to 10 months for their roles in last year's banned candlelight vigil commemorating the 1989 Tiananmen Square Massacre.The nine are part of a group o...

 2021-09-15 16:00 

Taipei Times

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Two US lawmakers back renaming TECRO ...

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs yesterday thanked US representatives Steve Chabot and Ami Bera for supporting the renaming of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office (TECRO) in the US.The Financial Times on Friday last week reported that Wa...

 2021-09-15 16:00 

Taipei Times

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Polish envoy eyeing potential cooperation ...

Poland sees considerable potential to strengthen cooperation with Taiwan, especially in the fields of trade and technology, Poland's top envoy to Taiwan said."Taiwan is an attractive trade partner for Poland and, I believe, for other countries in ...

 2021-09-15 16:00 

Taipei Times

Brazil’s Medina overcomes Toledo, shark scare to win ...

Brazil's Gabriel Medina on Tuesday won his third surfing World Championship, beating compatriot Filipe Toledo in a new, best-of-three final format in southern Californian surf.Not even the appearance of a 1.8m-long shark in the last heat could unsettl...

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