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 2021-09-24 13:32 

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Courtroom shooting leaves 3 dead in Indian capital...

NEW DELHI (AP) — Two assailants in lawyers' black coats opened fire in a courtroom in the Indian capital on Friday, killing a notorious crime suspect before being fatally shot by police officers, authorities said. The shooting took place as Jite...

 2021-09-24 13:32 

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Foundations offer cities help convincing workers to relocate...

A year ago, Robin Bruce never thought she would be living in Fayetteville, Arkansas, and liking it. That was before she took advantage of a program, largely financed by the Walton Family Foundation, that is offering $10,000 incentives to entice new reside...

 2021-09-24 13:31 

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Workers for soon-to-be-defunct Alitalia block highway exit...

ROME (AP) — Hundreds of Alitalia workers blocked a highway exit outside Rome's main airport on Friday in a protest vent their anger that most of the airline's staff will soon lose their jobs. As of Oct. 15, Alitalia, long financially ailing,...

 2021-09-24 13:31 

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France's role in NATO not in question despite US rift...

BRUSSELS (AP) — As tensions between France and the United States simmered this week over an Indo-Pacific defense deal that sank a multi-billion-dollar French submarine contract, a French general handed the baton of a key NATO command center to a fel...

 2021-09-24 13:05 

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Debunked architects of Arizona vote review to release report...

PHOENIX (AP) — Ten months after Donald Trump lost his 2020 reelection bid in Arizona, supporters hired by Arizona Senate Republicans were preparing to deliver the results of an unprecedented partisan election review that is the climax of a bizarre q...

 2021-09-24 13:05 

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What a cracker! Merkel pecked by parrot...

BERLIN (AP) — Outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel provided a rare splash of color amid Germany's staid election campaign while visiting a bird park where she posed with half a dozen parrots. Not content with the bird feed on offer, one of the rain...

 2021-09-24 13:05 

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The Latest: Norway to ease most coronavirus restrictions...

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Norway's Prime Minister Erna Solberg says most of the national coronavirus restrictions in the Scandinavian country will be eased. The restrictions lifted include the requirement for serving patrons in restaurants and the 1...

 2021-09-24 12:53 

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Small Fry: Peru's fishermen battle China's overseas fleet...

ABOARD THE OCEAN WARRIOR in the eastern Pacific Ocean (AP) — Jos Lpez proudly remembers his first catch: he was 13 and a local skipper, pitying his ragamuffin look, hired him as an extra hand. When he returned home, his pockets stuffed with a day...

 2021-09-24 12:31 

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Many hurdles for families with food challenges: AP-NORC poll...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Many Americans struggling to feed their families over the past pandemic year say they have had difficulty figuring out how to get help and had trouble finding healthy foods they can afford. A poll from Impact Genome and The Associa...

 2021-09-24 12:31 

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Sotomayor's picture book 'Just Help!' coming in January...

NEW YORK (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor is continuing her successful side career as an author with a picture book about giving to others. Sotomayor's "Just Help! How to Build a Better World" will be published Jan. 22, Philo...

 2021-09-24 12:22 

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Second-generation migrant devotes himself to teaching Burmese in Taiwan...

CPICFM97.5 Taiwan Immigrants' Global News Network cooperated with IC Voice FM97.5 [New Life Registration-We are in Taiwan] to launch this series of interesting stories about new immigrants in Taiwan. This episode features a second-generation new migra...

 2021-09-24 12:04 

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New Jersey weighs expanding flood buyback program after Ida...

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Liz Sawyer called Manville, New Jersey, home for more than two decades when Ida became the latest storm to send flood waters crashing into her house. For her and her family it will — she hopes — be the last time. ...

 2021-09-24 12:04 

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Iowa GOP Sen. Chuck Grassley seeking reelection for 8th term...

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley, the longest-serving Republican senator, announced Friday that he will seek an eighth term in 2022. The 88-year-old, who has been in the Senate for 40 years, said in an announcement of his reelection ...

 2021-09-24 12:04 

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Thunberg joins climate rally in Germany ahead of election...

BERLIN (AP) — Thousands of environmental activists staged a rally outside Germany's parliament two days before the country holds a national election to demand that politicians take stronger action to curb climate change. The protest outside the ...

 2021-09-24 11:32 

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Pope keeps German archbishop criticized over abuse scandal...

BERLIN (AP) — Pope Francis has decided to leave in office a prominent German archbishop who has faced criticism for his handling of the church's sexual abuse scandal, but the cleric has decided to take a several-month time out, his archdiocese s...

 2021-09-24 11:31 

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China declares all cryptocurrency transactions illegal...

BEIJING (AP) — China's central bank on Friday declared all transactions involving Bitcoin and other virtual currencies illegal, stepping up a campaign to block use of unofficial digital money. Chinese banks were banned from handling cryptocurren...

 2021-09-24 11:31 

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UK climate activists block entrance to Dover ferry port...

LONDON (AP) — Climate protesters blocked the entrance to Britain's busiest ferry port on Friday to highlight the climate crisis and fuel poverty in the U.K. Vehicles were stuck in queues as more than 40 protesters from the climate group Insulate...

 2021-09-24 10:53 

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The Latest: WHO endorses antibody treatment for some people...

LONDON — The World Health Organization is recommending a pricey antibody treatment for certain coronavirus patients in the latest update to its guidelines for treating people with COVID-19. The new guidelines, published Friday in the journal BMJ, sa...

 2021-09-24 10:31 

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Spanish volcano remains volatile, 5 days after eruption...

TODOQUE, Canary Islands (AP) — A volcano in Spain's Canary Islands continued to produce explosions and spew out lava Friday, five days after it erupted, authorities said. The lava has destroyed almost 400 buildings on La Palma, including many ho...

 2021-09-24 10:31 

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More rental aid is reaching tenants to stave off eviction...

Almost a month after a federal eviction moratorium ended, the Treasury Department said Friday that states and cities distributed money for nearly 1.4 million payments in August and the pace picked up from the month before. More than 16.5% of the tens of b...

 2021-09-24 10:04 

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Activists stage global rallies over climate change...

BERLIN (AP) — Environmental activists, many of them students taking time out from school, staged rallies around the world on Friday to demand that leaders take stronger action to curb climate change amid dire warnings of an increasingly hotter globe...

 2021-09-24 10:04 

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EXPLAINER: Why North Korea wants sanctions lifted first...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Days after outgoing South Korean President Moon Jae-in made possibly his last ambitious push to diplomatically resolve the standoff over North Korea's nuclear program, the North on Friday rejected his call for a declara...

 2021-09-24 10:00 

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Crack down on labor brokers needed amid reports of abuses: Legislators...

CP With COVID-19-related restrictions since May barring prospective workers from entering Taiwan, local media have reported several cases of labor brokers who allegedly charged illegal fees for the transfer of migrant workers between employers. The Minist...

 2021-09-24 09:58 

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| New migrants look forward to hot air balloon rides in Kaohsiung...

CP Taipei Walker 9/1415 10 As the Mid-Autumn Festival long weekend draws to a close, many are looking forward to the next long weekend Taiwan's National Day or Double Tenth Day. Although many events this year have been affected by the pandemic, the To...

 2021-09-24 09:45 

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Taiwan needs to do this before it can join Trans Pacific trade pact...

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Taiwan submitted on Wednesday an application to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP, ), hoping to become a member of the agreement on its own terms before its main competito...

 2021-09-24 09:31 

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Detained Catalan leader sought by Spain awaits fate in Italy...

ROME (AP) — A former Catalan leader sought by Spain for a failed 2017 secession bid is expected to appear at an extradition hearing Friday after being detained in Sardinia, an Italian island with strong Catalan cultural roots and its own independenc...

 2021-09-24 09:31 

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World shares retreat, Japan higher...

TOKYO (AP) — World markets were mostly lower Friday though Japan's benchmark jumped as it caught up after a holiday. Shares fell in Paris, London, Shanghai and Hong Kong but climbed 2.1% in Tokyo. U.S. futures also declined. Worries over trouble...

 2021-09-24 09:03 

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Crack down on labor brokers needed amid soaring abuses: Legislators...

TAIPEI (The China Post) — With COVID-19-related restrictions since May barring prospective workers from entering Taiwan, local media has reported several cases of labor brokers who allegedly charged illegal fees for the transfer of migrant workers b...

 2021-09-24 08:31 

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British police arrest man over killing of London teacher...

LONDON (AP) — Police have arrested a 38-year-old man on suspicion of killing Sabina Nessa, a primary school teacher found dead in a London park. Nessa's killing — as she walked to meet a friend a few minutes from her south London home &mda...

 2021-09-24 08:04 

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N. Korea offers talks, likely trying to get sanctions relief...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The influential sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said Friday her country is willing to resume talks with South Korea if conditions are met, indicating it wants Seoul to persuade Washington to relax crippling econom...

 2021-09-24 08:03 

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German parties rally supporters ahead of Sunday election...

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's political parties prepared to rally their supporters and win over undecided voters Friday, two days before a national election that will determine who succeeds Chancellor Angela Merkel after 16 years in power. Merkel'...

 2021-09-24 07:58 

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Tiny San Marino votes in referendum on legalizing abortion...

ROME (AP) — Tiny San Marino is one of the last countries in Europe which forbids abortion in any circumstance — a ban that dates from 1865. On Sunday, its citizens can vote in a referendum calling for abortion to be made legal in the first 12 ...

 2021-09-24 07:50 

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| Russian YouTuber unveils most appealing aspect of traveling in Taiwan...

CP Taiwan's beautiful nature, charming cities, and friendly people often attract foreigners from all over the world to travel to this small island; oftentimes, they love it here so much that they make it their second home, becoming new migrants in thi...

 2021-09-24 07:31 

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Japan jumps, rest of Asia down, on China and virus concerns...

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's benchmark advanced but other Asian markets were lower Friday amid concerns over troubled Chinese real estate developer Evergrande and the pandemic. Some Chinese banks have disclosed what they are owed by Evergrande, seeking ...

 2021-09-24 07:03 

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Taiwan reports 8 new COVID-19 cases, tally at 16,176...

TAIPEI (The China Post) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC, ) reported one new domestic case, seven imported COVID-19 infections and no deaths on Friday, bringing the tally of confirmed cases to 16,176. The local infection reported today is...

 2021-09-24 06:58 

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Seguin, Bishop among recovering Stars back on ice in camp...

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Tyler Seguin figures he is at a point in his career when he will never be fully healthy again. The Dallas Stars 29-year-old forward is about as close as he can get to that after missing all but three games last season during his...

 2021-09-24 06:53 

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Polish protesters warn that health care crisis is looming...

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — When a priest arrives at a hospital in Chorzow to perform the last rites, nurse Mariusz Strug can see the fear in dying patients' eyes. "After the sacrament, they knew what was happening," he said. But there have be...

 2021-09-24 06:33 

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Europe: Team without a country but many wins at Ryder Cup...

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — A few things have changed since the last time Europe and the United States gathered for the Ryder Cup. For one, Europe. In the post-Brexit world, seven of Europe's 12 players aren't technically part of that continent a...

 2021-09-24 06:31 

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Name drop: Cleveland set to say goodbye to Indians for good...

CLEVELAND (AP) — There's no more debate or decisions forthcoming. There's still some anger and disbelief, but also the excitement that comes along with change. The Cleveland Indians are about to become history. On Monday, one of the American...

 2021-09-24 06:31 

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Jailbreak shines light on mass incarceration of Palestinians...

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The cinematic escape of six prisoners who tunneled out of an Israeli penitentiary earlier this month shone a light on Israel's mass incarceration of Palestinians, one of the many bitter fruits of the conflict. Hundreds...

 2021-09-24 06:31 

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Drive for Britain! UK scrambles for truckers amid supply woe...

LONDON (AP) — In Britain, this is the season of shortages: Milkshakes were off the menu for weeks at McDonald's, chicken has been in short supply at KFC, some gas stations have run out of fuel and there are gaps on supermarket shelves. The probl...

 2021-09-24 06:04 

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Sub snub just one symptom of longtime French unease with US...

NEW YORK (AP) — Liberty and Fraternity, yes. Equality, not so much. Born of a revolution fought for liberty, ties between the United States and its oldest ally, France, have long been fraternal, but they've also been marked by deep French unease...

 2021-09-24 06:03 

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Haitians see history of racist policies in migrant treatment...

The images — men on horseback, appearing to use reins as whips to corral Haitian asylum seekers trying to cross into the U.S. from Mexico — provoked an outcry. But to many Haitians and Black Americans, they're merely confirmation of a deep...

 2021-09-24 05:53 

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NY hospitals fear staff shortage as vaccine deadline looms...

NEW YORK (AP) — Hospitals and nursing homes in New York are bracing for the possibility that a statewide COVID-19 vaccine mandate for health care workers could lead to staff shortages when it takes effect Monday. Doctors and nurses — and also ...

 2021-09-24 05:52 

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Chinese banks try to calm fears about developer's debts...

BEIJING (AP) — Seeking to dispel fears of financial turmoil, some Chinese banks are disclosing what they are owed by a real estate developer that is struggling under $310 billion in debt, saying they can cope with a potential default. The announceme...

 2021-09-24 05:32 

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North Korea proposes talks if South Korea lifts 'hostility'...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The influential sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said Friday her country is willing to resume talks with South Korea if it doesn't provoke the North with hostile policies and double standards. Kim Yo Jong's...

 2021-09-24 05:31 

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Georgia abortion law to be argued in federal appeals court...

ATLANTA (AP) — A federal appeals court plans to hear arguments Friday on whether it should overturn a lower court ruling that permanently blocked a restrictive abortion law passed in Georgia in 2019. The hearing comes amid a heightened focus on abor...

 2021-09-24 05:31 

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The AP Interview: Hungary committed to contentious LGBT law...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The right-wing populist government in Hungary is attracting conservative thinkers from the United States who admire its approaches to migration, LGBT issues and national sovereignty — all matters that have put the country...

 2021-09-24 04:58 

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Migrant camp shrinks on US border as more Haitians removed...

DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — Haitian migrants waited to learn their fate at a Texas border encampment whose size was dramatically diminished from the almost 15,000 who gathered there just days ago in an effort to seek humanitarian protection in the U.S. bu...

 2021-09-24 04:53 

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House to vote on abortion rights as Roe is challenged...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House is set to vote on legislation aimed at guaranteeing a woman's right to an abortion, a bill that reflects the Democratic Party's response to a restrictive new Texas law that has placed access under threat. The expe...

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