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Taiwanese singer Fanny Liu is 'close contact' of Covid case in Hebei, China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Controversial Taiwanese singer Fanny Liu (劉樂妍), who is under lockdown in China's Hebei Province, says she has come in contact with a confirmed Wuhan coronavirus case w...

Allen, Jackson set for playoff showdown as Bills host Ravens

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Ravens coach John Harbaugh was immediately impressed by Buffalo quarterback Josh Allen’s competitive fire following their first face-to-face encounter in an NFL setting. ...

Indiana, Purdue expect intensity of rivalry to remain strong

Purdue guard Sasha Stefanovic enjoys hearing the boos every time he plays at Assembly Hall. The only sound Stefanovic appreciates more is the silence of 17,000 screaming Indiana fans...

California turns stadiums into COVID-19 vaccination centers

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California is transforming baseball stadiums, fairgrounds and even a Disneyland Resort parking lot into mass vaccination sites as the coronavirus surge overwhelms hospitals a...

The Latest: Pacific nation of Micronesia sees 1st virus case

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — The small Pacific nation of Micronesia has reported its first case of the coronavirus after a crewmember on an arriving ship tested positive. Home to 100,00...

Asia Today: New Zealand requiring virus test for visitors

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand will soon require that travelers from most countries show negative coronavirus tests before they leave for New Zealand. COVID-19 Response ...

China expands lockdowns, local political conference delayed

BEIJING (AP) — Lockdowns have been expanded and a major political conference postponed in a province next to Beijing that is the scene of China’s most serious recent COVID-19 outbreak. ...

Titans take 1 step forward but finish 2 steps back of goal

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans took one step forward by winning their first AFC South title in 12 seasons. Then they finished their season two wins short of a year ago...

Johnson under fire as UK again faces onslaught of COVID-19

LONDON (AP) — The crisis facing Britain this winter is depressingly familiar: Stay-at-home orders and empty streets. Hospitals overflowing. A daily toll of many hundreds of coronavirus deaths. ...

Asia Today: China reports 360 cases south of Beijing

BEIJING (AP) — More than 360 people have tested positive in a growing COVID-19 outbreak south of Beijing in neighboring Hebei province. China’s National Health Commission reported Su...

Asia Today: China asks residents in 2 cities to stay home

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities have asked residents in two cities south of Beijing to stay home for seven days as they try to stamp out a COVID-19 outbreak in which more than 300 people have teste...

Michigan decides to stick with Jim Harbaugh with 5-year deal

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan has decided to stick with coach Jim Harbaugh, finalizing a new, five-year deal on Friday. The school will pay him $4 million per year and as much as ...

Golden Gate Fields to open after COVID-19 outbreak

ALBANY, Calif. (AP) — Golden Gate Fields will resume live racing on Jan. 15 after being closed for over a month due to a COVID-19 outbreak. Track owner 1/ST Racing said Friday that a...

Ravens believe they're ready for Round 3 vs. Henry, Titans

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Defensive end Calais Campbell knows the time has arrived to prove why Baltimore traded for him last March: It's Round 3 of the Ravens vs. Derrick Henry. A sp...

Stakes high, tension builds for Australia vs India 3rd test

SYDNEY (AP) — The series is tied at the halfway point. Australia and India have been surpassed by New Zealand atop the test cricket rankings. There’s quarantine and travel restrictio...