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Legislative Yuan passes Taiwan central government budget on eve of LNY holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Legislative Yuan approved the NT$2.27 trillion (US$81.83 billion) central government budget for 2022 on Friday (Jan. 28), the eve of the Lunar New Year holiday. Acc...

'Whoa, that's not right': Georgia towns lead census appeals

When officials in Chester, Georgia, heard that the 2020 census had pegged their small town at 525 people, their jaws dropped. They believed the town was almost triple that size and feared an inaccurat...

Keeping curling cool goal for sport's chief in US after gold

Curling, among the “nichiest” of niche sports in the United States, took its place in the national spotlight after the American men won the gold meda l at the Pyeongchang Olympics in 2018. ...

Mobile Augmented Reality (AR) Market Size 2022 Growth Statistics, Industry Demand, Top Players Data, Future Innovation Sales, Consumption Status, Global Share, Revenue and Forecast 2030

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Virus surge tests limits of primary health care in Europe

MADRID (AP) — Like many people, Alberto Pérez of Madrid used a home test to discover that his headache and cold-like symptoms were caused by COVID-19. Unable to contact his local hea...

Mobile Augmented Reality (AR) Market 2021-2030 Growth, Industry Share-Size Estimate, Consumption Analysis by Applications, Future Demand, Top Leading Players, Emerging Trends and Forecast | CAGR of ~31.38%

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Mobile Augmented Reality (AR) Market 2021: Industry Size, Trends, Key Players Analysis, Growth, Upcoming Demand, Business Opportunities, Revenue, Gross Margin and Forecast 2027

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Language barrier: Immigrant parents tell tales of exclusion

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia parents who don’t speak English say they’ve long been excluded from parts of their children’s education because of language barriers, something exacerbated by the pand...

Immigrant parents complain of language barriers in schools

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia parents who don't speak English say they've long been excluded from parts of their children's education because of language barriers, an issue that's only been exacerb...

Jerry Brown focuses on saving California forests from fires

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — As smoke lingered in the air amid another destructive California wildfire season, former Gov. Jerry Brown invited a group to his ranch for an urgent conversation: What more c...

Former Delaware governor Ruth Ann Minner dead at 86

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Ruth Ann Minner, a sharecropper’s daughter who became the only woman to serve as Delaware’s governor, has died. She was 86. Minner, who served as governor from 200...

Portland, Oregon, mayor proposes increasing police budget

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A year after Portland’s police department underwent significant budget cuts amid demands to defund the police, Mayor Ted Wheeler announced Wednesday he is seeking more than $5 mi...

'A dangerous time': Portland, Oregon, sees record homicides

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — It was nearly last call on a Friday when Jacob Eli Knight Vasquez went to get a drink across the street from the tavern where he worked in northwest Portland — an area with a th...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, Oct. 17, the 290th day of 2021. There are 75 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 17,...

Official: Ruling means S. Carolina schools can require masks

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — School districts in South Carolina now have the authority to require masks and should check with their lawyers on what kind of accommodations they need to make for medically vuln...