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Music video on Iranian app with US porn actress spurs probe

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A music video on an Iranian entertainment app that includes an appearance by a U.S. porn actress has prompted outrage among authorities who have launched an investigation, Iranian ...

US, Japan, and Canada support Taiwan pineapples amid China ban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The de facto U.S., Japanese, and Canadian embassies in Taiwan all jumped on board to help promote Taiwan's pineapples Tuesday (Mar. 2), in response to a Chinese import...

Taiwanese buy entire year's worth of pineapple exports to China in 4 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to China's ban on imports of Taiwan-grown pineapples, Taiwanese businesses and citizens made up for the potential shortfall in sales by buying an entire ye...

St. Louis treasurer, alderwoman advance in race for mayor

St. Louis’ first-ever female mayor will be replaced by another woman, after city Treasurer Tishaura Jones and Alderwoman Cara Spencer on Tuesday bested two men in a new primary election format to adva...

Chicago man arrested, charged with inciting summer looting

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago man was arrested Tuesday on a federal charge alleging that he incited a riot last summer by urging others online to join massive crowds of people who looted downtown businesse...

'Emotional wreck': Star departures hit Houston sports fans

HOUSTON (AP) — Five-year-old Sawyer Brown was inconsolable. Her father, Chris Brown, had told her James Harden wouldn’t be with the Houston Rockets anymore after being traded to Brooklyn. ...

Florida deputy suspended for Facebook post about Muslims

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A central Florida sheriff's deputy was suspended for nearly a month after a civil rights group asked for an investigation into his Facebook posts about Muslims. ...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Procreate Pocket, Savage Interactive Pty Ltd 3. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 4. Bloons ...

Bunny Wailer, reggae luminary and last Wailers member, dies

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Bunny Wailer, a reggae luminary who was the last surviving member of the legendary group The Wailers, died on Tuesday in his native Jamaica, according to his manager. He was 7...

Pyrex and Pink Daisies: Midcentury cookware is fab again

If you want to freshen up your kitchen, look no further than Grandma’s old casserole dishes. Vintage kitchenware is back in style -– pieces from the mid-20th century painted with fl...

12 national forest recreation areas in Taiwan now accept LINE Pay

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Twelve national forest recreation areas in Taiwan now accept LINE Pay, according to a news release posted by the Forestry Bureau. The bureau said that from Tuesday (Mar...

CB Scientific, Inc. Announces Appointment of New Director for Asia Pacific

CBSC has appointed Jeslie Chui as Director of Business Development Asia Pacific Escondido, California - Newsfile Corp. - March 2, 2021 - CB Scientific. Inc. (OTC Pink: CBSC) ("CBSC" or the "Company"),...

Twitter cracks down on COVID vaccine misinformation

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter says it has begun labeling tweets that include misleading information about COVID-19 vaccines and using a “strike system” to eventually remove accounts that repeatedly vio...

Kosovo ties with Israel face strong resistance from Turkey

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo’s prime minister-designate has found himself in a difficult diplomatic position ahead of taking the post following his country’s diplomatic ties with Israel. ...

Shooting reported at Arkansas school; authorities say 1 hurt

PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) — One student was injured and an Arkansas school district placed on lockdown Monday morning, authorities said, following a reported shooting at a junior high school. ...