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 2021-10-21 11:31 

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Australia, UK defend AUKUS pact, say fears overhyped...

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Australia and Britain on Thursday defended their nuclear submarine deal with the U.S. amid concerns it could escalate tensions in the region and spark an arms race. U.K. Minister for Armed Forces James Heappey said ther...

 2021-10-21 11:31 

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Greenpeace chief warns of 'greenwashing' at UN climate talks...

BERLIN (AP) — The head of environmental group Greenpeace on Thursday warned against efforts by countries and corporations at the upcoming U.N. climate talks in Glasgow to "greenwash" their ongoing pollution of the planet. The summit hosted b...

 2021-10-21 10:53 

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EU summit to load pressure on Poland over rule of law...

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders will pressure a defiant Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki on Thursday to fall back into line on recognizing that EU law trumps national decision-making, hoping that dialogue will stave off a fundamental ...

 2021-10-21 10:53 

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India celebrates 1B vaccine doses, hopes to speed 2nd shots...

NEW DELHI (AP) — India celebrated giving its billionth COVID-19 vaccine dose on Thursday, a hopeful milestone for the South Asian country where the delta variant fueled a crushing surge earlier this year and missteps initially held back its inoculat...

 2021-10-21 10:32 

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La Palma: Hundreds more evacuate to flee volcano lava...

MADRID (AP) — Hundreds of people were evacuated during the night on the Spanish island of La Palma as a river of molten rock crept deeper into a coastal town during a protracted volcanic eruption, authorities said Thursday. Emergency services helped...

 2021-10-21 10:31 

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Strong winds cause damage, disruptions in western Europe...

PARIS (AP) — A quarter of a million French homes were without electricity Thursday and trains were halted from Normandy to the Paris region after powerful winds swept across swaths of northern France, the Netherlands and Belgium. Local media reporte...

 2021-10-21 10:31 

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Iran holds nationwide air force drill, latest armed exercise...

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran on Thursday kicked off an annual air force drill across the country, a week after holding another massive exercise in air defense, state TV reported. The report said bombers, jet fighters, and attack and surveillance drones ...

 2021-10-21 10:24 

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Health Minister hints at AZ-BNT vaccine mix in November...

Health Minister Chen Shih-chung () said during a Legislative Yuan meeting on Thursday that some who received the AstraZeneca (AZ) vaccine as their first dose for more than 10 weeks, may be vaccinated with the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine as their second dose....

 2021-10-21 10:04 

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Activist dad of school shooting victim joins anti-gun group...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The father of a 14-year-old girl killed in the 2018 Florida high school shooting massacre announced Thursday that he's joining the top ranks of a progressive anti-gun group to promote like-minded political candidates around the...

 2021-10-21 09:59 

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Clinton, on the mend, 'touched by outpouring of support'...

CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton released a video on Wednesday, saying he is on the road to recovery after being hospitalized in Southern California for six days to treat an infection unrelated to COVID-19. Clinton, 75, who arriv...

 2021-10-21 09:58 

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Moscow tightens restrictions as infections, deaths soar...

MOSCOW (AP) — The authorities in Moscow on Thursday announced a plan to shut restaurants and non-food stores and introduce other restrictions later this month as Russia registered the highest daily numbers of new coronavirus infections and deaths si...

 2021-10-21 09:32 

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S Korea test launches 1st domestically made space rocket...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea test launched its first domestically produced space rocket on Thursday in what officials describe as an important step in the country's pursuit of a satellite launch program. It wasn't immediately clear ...

 2021-10-21 09:31 

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Russia's infections, deaths soar to pandemic's highest...

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia on Thursday registered the highest daily numbers of new coronavirus infections and deaths since the start of the pandemic as the authorities hoped to slow the spread by introducing a nonworking week. The government coronavirus t...

 2021-10-21 09:31 

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Global shares decline after Evergrande sale deal called off...

TOKYO (AP) — Global shares were mostly lower Thursday, after major Chinese property developer Evergrande said a plan to sell its property management arm to a smaller rival had fallen through. France's CAC 40 shed 0.4% in early trading to 6,679.7...

 2021-10-21 09:24 

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The reason behind rising number of migrant workers in Taoyuan revealed!...

CP 71 The number of migrant workers in Taiwan has exceeded 710,000, and the number of new residents and the second generation new immigrants has exceeded one million. Among all the cities in Taiwan, the areas with the largest number of migrant workers in ...

 2021-10-21 08:53 

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Official: US at turning point in dealing with Myanmar crisis...

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The United States is at a turning point in deciding how to handle the crisis in military-ruled Myanmar, weighing further political and economic steps to pressure the government to change its behavior, a senior U.S. official...

 2021-10-21 08:47 

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Same language, but different: Vietnamese student shares diverse education approaches in Taiwan and China...

CP As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rage on, Taiwan's relatively successful management in curbing further spread of the virus has attracted students from all over the world to apply for scholarships here. To Anh Tuan () is one of the students who...

 2021-10-21 08:31 

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Year after Nigeria's deadly protests, police still accused...

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Joshua Samuel painfully recalls the day, one year ago, when Nigerian soldiers opened fire in Lagos while he and thousands of others were protesting police brutality. "People were running and some were falling," the 23-y...

 2021-10-21 07:55 

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No. 8 Oklahoma St. expects another close game with Cyclones...

No. 8 Oklahoma State has proved it can win close games, and recent history indicates the Cowboys will play another one Saturday when they visit Iowa State. Each of the last six meetings has been decided by seven points or less, with the Cowboys winning al...

 2021-10-21 07:55 

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TCU's struggling D tries to correct course vs. West Virginia...

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — TCU's often-stingy defense is in an unfamiliar place among the triple-digit crowd in the NCAA rankings, with two losses when scoring in the 30s after years of coach Gary Patterson preaching the Horned Frogs only needed o...

 2021-10-21 07:54 

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No. 6 Michigan host scuffling Wildcats, avoids looking ahead...

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A.J. Henning isn't worried about his Michigan teammates getting ahead of themselves. The undefeated Wolverines have one piece of unfinished business before what could be one of the biggest showdowns in college football th...

 2021-10-21 07:54 

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Indiana tries to put season on track against No. 5 Ohio St...

Indiana spent the last year pointing to this week's Ohio State game as a measuring stick. The Hoosiers thought a win over the fifth-ranked Buckeyes would finally cement the program's steady ascension and might even lead to a Big Ten championship g...

 2021-10-21 07:54 

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Big Ten Preview: No. 5 Buckeyes on roll heading to Indiana...

Things to watch during Week 8 of play in the Big Ten Conference: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 5 Ohio State at Indiana The Buckeyes (5-1, 3-0 Big Ten) haven't lost to the Hoosiers since 1988. They have the top offense in the country and they're revving up ...

 2021-10-21 07:54 

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Big 12 Preview: No. 8 Oklahoma St vs Iowa State tops slate...

Some things to watch in Week 8 of the Big 12 Conference: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 8 Oklahoma State at Iowa State. While the Cowboys (6-0, 3-0 Big 12) have surprised many with their undefeated start, Iowa State (4-2, 2-1) was a Top 10 team at the beginning of ...

 2021-10-21 07:53 

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Texas Tech looking to stack Big 12 wins as Kansas St. visits...

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech has won consecutive Big 12 games just once in the past five years, and not during the tenure of third-year coach Matt Wells. That has been a talking point for the Red Raiders in preparations for Saturday's visit ...

 2021-10-21 07:53 

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No. 25 Purdue trying to build momentum against Wisconsin...

Purdue coach Jeff Brohm still remembers how promising the future appeared in October 2018. The Boilermakers had just routed No. 2 Ohio State by 29 points and headed to Michigan State hoping to prove their four-game winning streak was no fluke. Instead, th...

 2021-10-21 07:31 

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China boots Caixin financial news from approved media list...

BEIJING (AP) — China has removed Caixin Media, one of the country's most independent business news sites, from a list of news outlets whose content can be republished by other internet news providers. The move is in line with the ruling Communis...

 2021-10-21 06:58 

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Belgium braces for another surge in COVID-19 cases...

BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgium's government warned Thursday that the country could well be on the cusp of another major surge in COVID-19 cases despite its high vaccination rate. Though the government recently relaxed the mandatory use of facemasks, it...

 2021-10-21 06:53 

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Israeli minister sees opportunity at UN climate conference...

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's new environmental protection minister has set some ambitious goals: She believes she can use her office to play an important role in the global battle against climate change while also promoting peace in the volatile Mi...

 2021-10-21 06:53 

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LEADING OFF: LA homecoming for Braves' Fried in NLCS Game 5...

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ ALL EYES ON LA In the only playoff game of the night, the Atlanta Braves can win their first pennant in 22 years with a victory in Game 5 of the NL Championship Series at Dodger Stadium. Max Frie...

 2021-10-21 06:52 

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Column: Sports betting becoming more of a sure thing...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — No one needed official evidence but it came anyway from the state of New Jersey, where people apparently really like to bet on sports. They put more than $1 billion on their favorites in September, the first time that has happened s...

 2021-10-21 06:31 

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Youth yearning for independence fuel Western Sahara clashes...

MAHBAS REGION, Western Sahara (AP) — As a glowing sun sank behind the sandy barrier that cuts across the disputed territory of Western Sahara, Sidati Ahmed's battalion launched two missiles that sizzled through the air and then followed with an ...

 2021-10-21 06:31 

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At least 3 dead in apparent gas explosion in north China...

BEIJING (AP) — An apparent gas explosion gutted part of a high rise in northern China on Thursday morning, killing at least three people and injuring 30. It occurred at a hotel in Shenyang, a city of more than 8 million people and a major industrial...

 2021-10-21 06:26 

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Taiwan reports two imported COVID-19 cases from U.S., Myanmar...

TAIPEI (The China Post) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC, ) reported two imported COVID-19 cases on Thursday, bringing the tally of confirmed cases to 16,349. No local COVID-19 cases or deaths were reported today, the CECC said, adding th...

 2021-10-21 06:04 

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S Korean military to appeal ruling on transgender soldier...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's military said Thursday it will appeal a landmark court ruling that struck down its decision to discharge the country's first known transgender soldier before she was found dead earlier this year. A loc...

 2021-10-21 06:03 

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New Zealand governor-general favors outreach to marginalized...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand's new governor-general said Thursday she plans to reach out to people marginalized by issues like homelessness, addiction and discrimination. Cindy Kiro is the first Indigenous woman appointed to the ro...

 2021-10-21 05:58 

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Alabama man faces 2nd execution date this year for killing...

An Alabama man who avoided execution in February is scheduled to be put to death Thursday for the 1991 killing of a woman taken at gunpoint from an ATM location and shot in a cemetery. Willie B. Smith III, 52, is set to receive a lethal injection at 6 p.m...

 2021-10-21 05:53 

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Blues beat Golden Knights 3-1 to complete 3-0 trip...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Vladimir Tarasenko broke a tie midway through the third period in the St. Louis Blues' 3-1 victory over the Vegas Golden Knights on Wednesday night. Jordan Binnington made 42 saves, and Brandon Saad and Ivan Barbashev added goal...

 2021-10-21 05:53 

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Barnes has 36 and the Kings spoil Portland's opener 124-121...

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Harrison Barnes scored 36 points and De'Aaron Fox added 27, and the Sacramento Kings spoiled Portland's season opener under new coach Chauncey Billups with a 124-121 victory over the Trail Blazers on Wednesday night. Ri...

 2021-10-21 05:53 

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Orgeron begins LSU exit with SEC visit to No. 12 Mississippi...

Things to watch in Week 8 in the Southeastern Conference: GAME OF THE WEEK LSU (4-3, 2-2) visits No. 12 Mississippi (5-1, 2-1) in a West Division matchup. Ed Orgeron enters the first of his final five regular season games as LSU coach after he and the sch...

 2021-10-21 05:52 

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Jokic scores 27 points, Nuggets beat Suns 110-98...

PHOENIX (AP) — Nikola Jokic was up to his old tricks Wednesday night, scoring on a crafty array of hook shots, 3-pointers and flat-footed jumpers. In short, the reigning MVP still looks a lot like an MVP. The 6-foot-11 Serbian poured in 27 points an...

 2021-10-21 05:32 

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US marks 200M COVID-19 shots shared with world...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. on Thursday donated its 200 millionth COVID-19 shot to help vaccinate the rest of the world, the White House announced. The Biden administration aims to lead a global vaccination campaign even as it rolls out boosters for ...

 2021-10-21 05:31 

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Rare coin made in Colonial New England could fetch $300,000...

An extraordinarily rare coin with a face value of just pennies when it was minted in mid-17th century New England could sell for the equivalent of about $300,000 when it's put up for auction in London next month. The silver one shilling coin made in B...

 2021-10-21 05:31 

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Tool for police reform rarely used by local prosecutors...

SEATTLE (AP) — Isaiah Obet was behaving erratically and in mental distress in 2017 when Officer Jeff Nelson ordered his police dog to attack and then shot Obet in the torso. Obet fell to the ground and Nelson fired again, fatally shooting Obet in th...

 2021-10-21 04:58 

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Can new variants of the coronavirus keep emerging?...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Can new variants of the coronavirus keep emerging? Yes, as long as the virus that caused the pandemic keeps infecting people. But that doesn't mean new variants will keep emerging as regularly, or that they'll be more dange...

 2021-10-21 04:54 

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India hits 1B vaccine doses, worries about gap between shots...

NEW DELHI (AP) — India has administered 1 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccine, officials said Thursday, passing a milestone for the South Asian country where the delta variant fueled its first crushing surge earlier this year. About 75% of India's...

 2021-10-21 04:54 

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Virginia gives Democrats a test of Black turnout before 2022...

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — As Democrat Terry McAuliffe worked the crowd at Norfolk State University's homecoming football game, many fans at the historically Black school were ready with answers before he could even ask for their vote. "Everybody I...

 2021-10-21 04:54 

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Trump announces launch of his very own social media site...

NEW YORK (AP) — Nine months after being expelled from social media for his role in inciting the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection, former President Donald Trump said Wednesday he's launching a new media company with its own social media platform. Trum...

 2021-10-21 04:54 

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Sounders tie Colorado 1-1, clinch top-four playoff seed...

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Cristian Roldan scored his fifth goal in sixth games, and the Seattle Sounders tied the Colorado Rapids 1-1 on Wednesday night to clinch a top-four seed in the MLS playoffs. Seattle (17-6-7) sits six points ahead of Color...

 2021-10-21 04:53 

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Dodgers on brink after another pitching plan goes awry...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers were asking the world of Julio Uras when he took the mound for the fourth time in 12 days. Although Uras was the only 20-game winner in baseball this season, Los Angeles had used him in three roles in the p...

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