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Taiwan will not send officials to Beijing Winter Olympics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s government has announced it will not send officials to attend the opening or closing ceremonies of the Beijing Winter Olympics next month. Due to ongoing...

Taiwan crushes Iran 5-0 at Women's World Cup qualifier

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's national women's soccer team defeated Iran 5 to 0 at the 2022 AFC Women's Asian Cup on Wednesday (Jan. 26), sending them to the quarterfinals and one ...

Taiwan receives support at WHO executive board meeting

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Multiple countries have spoken up recently about participation for Taiwan in the World Health Organization (WHO) during that body's 150th executive board meeting, whic...

Ducharme, No. 10 UConn top Morrow, DePaul 80-78

CHICAGO (AP) — Caroline Ducharme drove inside for a tiebreaking layup with 1.5 seconds left, and No. 10 UConn topped Aneesah Morrow and DePaul 80-78 on Wednesday night in a wild matchup between the to...

Hornets break franchise record with 158-126 win over Pacers

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Charlotte Hornets broke the franchise's single-game scoring record on Wednesday night and notched the highest point total in the NBA this season in their 158-126 rout of the In...

Vescovi scores 23, No. 18 Vols rally past Florida 78-71

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — After 35 years in the coaching business, Tennessee's Rick Barnes has just about seen it all. But when the 18th-ranked Volunteers went through a five-minute st...

Reimer, Sharks beat Capitals 4-1 to snap 2-game skid

WASHINGTON (AP) — James Reimer made 32 saves, Jonathan Dahlen scored in one of his dad's old home arenas and the San Jose Sharks beat the Washington Capitals 4-1 on Wednesday night to snap a two-game ...

Taiwan's vaccine reservation website open Jan. 26-27 for boosters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 1922 COVID vaccination booking platform is taking reservations Wednesday and Thursday (Jan. 26-27) for booster shots. The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) reo...

Samsung reports robust profit based on chip strength

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Thursday its operating profit for the last quarter rose by more than 53% from the same period last year as it continued to thrive during the pand...

Professor suspended over video sues Michigan university

DETROIT (AP) — A Michigan professor asked a judge Wednesday to immediately reinstate him, two weeks after he was suspended for making a sarcastic video for students that included profanity and critici...

Australian Open men's singles semifinals: a shot at history

Even before he hit his first ball at this year’s Australian Open, Rafael Nadal knew he had an open door to set the men's record for most career Grand Slam singles titles. So far he h...

Hospital patient without COVID shot denied heart transplant

MENDON, Mass. (AP) — A Boston hospital is defending itself after a man's family claimed he was denied a new heart for refusing to be vaccinated against COVID-19, saying most transplant programs around...

England lifts COVID restrictions as omicron threat recedes

LONDON (AP) — Most coronavirus restrictions including mandatory face masks were lifted in England on Thursday, after Britain’s government said its vaccine booster rollout successfully reduced serious ...

Omicron subvariant appears more contagious, but not more severe, Denmark says

COPENHAGEN, Jan 26 (Reuters) - The BA.2 subvariant of the Omicron coronavirus variant, which is dominant in Denmark, appears more contagious than the more common BA.1 sub-lineage, Danish Health Minist...

UN terminates tech chief after sexual harassment claims

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has dismissed his undersecretary-general for technology after a yearlong investigation into allegations of sexual harassment, the United Nation...