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___ China hopes for change if Biden wins, but little likely BEIJING (AP) — Chinese leaders hope Washington will tone down conflicts over trade, technology and secur...

AP source: NBA targeting Dec. 22 as start to coming season

A person with knowledge of the situation says the NBA’s board of governors is considering a December start to the 2020-21 season, with Dec. 22 being the initial target for opening night and the season...

Sidelined by COVID-19 bigger issue for NFL players, coaches

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — For Jeffery Simmons, being sidelined by COVID-19 and having to watch his Tennessee teammates beat Buffalo without him hurt. He sat on his couch and tweeted a...

Election 2020 Today: Final debate, Russian hackers target US

Here’s what’s happening Friday in Election 2020, 11 days until Election Day: HOW TO VOTE: AP’s state-by-state interactive has details on how to vote in this election. ...

China hopes for change if Biden wins, but little likely

Chinese leaders hope Washington will tone down conflicts over trade, technology, and security if Joe Biden wins the Nov. 3 presidential election. But any shift is likely to be in style, not substance,...

China hopes for change if Biden wins, but little likely

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese leaders hope Washington will tone down conflicts over trade, technology and security if Joe Biden wins the Nov. 3 presidential election. But any shift is likely to be in style, ...

SailGP global league plans to add women to crews in 2021

LONDON (AP) — The SailGP global league plans to have at least one woman on every crew during the 2021 season. It is the first major diversity, equity and inclusion initiative for Sa...

Biden talks tough on China, pledges deeper ties with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With the U.S. presidential election less than two weeks away, Joe Biden is sending the message that he will be tough on China and seek to deepen ties with Taiwan. In an...

Australia scraps plans for games in Europe amid COVID spike

SYDNEY (AP) — Football Federation Australia says it has canceled plans for its national teams to hold European training camps in November because of the “ongoing and evolving risks associated with COV...

Taiwan proves 'You don't need dictatorship to fight COVID-19'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Washington-based think tank Freedom House on Wednesday (Oct. 21) included Taiwan among four countries in a graphic debunking the myth that only countries with dictatorship...

Tribes make new move to shut down Dakota Access Pipeline

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Native American tribes opposed to the Dakota Access Pipeline once again have asked a federal judge to stop the flow of oil while the legal battle over the line’s future plays out...

Yom Kippur Zoom reunites Holocaust survivors 71 years later

NEW YORK (AP) — Holocaust survivors Ruth Brandspiegel and Israel “Sasha” Eisenberg call their reunion a miracle that began on the holiest day in Judaism, and it only happened thanks to a prayer servic...

Australia says US has resettled most of its 1,100 refugees

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The United States is expected to have resettled more than 1,100 refugees by early next year under a deal President Donald Trump reluctantly honored with Australia, an Austra...

Romania's Jewish State Theater explores work on Holocaust

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — The latest première at the Jewish State Theater in the Romanian capital, Bucharest, explores the horrors of the Holocaust via a survivor's memories of the Auschwitz and Plasz...

More questions on human rights for Beijing Winter Olympics

Zumretay Arkin posed a question in a recent on-line meeting with Juan Antonio Samaranch Jr., the prominent International Olympic Committee member who oversees preparations for the 2022 Winter Games in...