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Asia shares mostly lower on selling of tech stocks

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly lower Monday despite hopes for a gradual global recovery after the U.S. stimulus package passed the Senate over the weekend. Heavy selling of s...

Jill Biden sees teachable moment in the depths of a pandemic

WATERFORD, Pa. (AP) — Jill Biden sees a teachable moment in the depths of the coronavirus pandemic. The first lady sat in a socially distanced circle in the library at Fort LeBoeuf ...

Kyle Larson celebrates return with 1st win since suspension

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Kyle Larson is back in NASCAR and back in victory lane. On Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Larson raced to his first NASCAR victory since he was reinstated from...

Larson settled in at Hendrick one month into new job

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Kyle Larson was out of NASCAR long enough to wonder if he'd still feel comfortable in a Cup car. He raced in nearly 100 events last year, just not in 3,400-pound stock cars. ...

Study marks major milestone for Louisiana coastal plan

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A nearly $2 billion plan to divert water and sediment from the Mississippi River to rebuild land in southeastern Louisiana — considered the cornerstone of the state's efforts to pro...

Canada lawyer says Trump comments shouldn't halt extradition

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Comments made by former U.S. President Donald Trump do not meet the standard to halt an extradition hearing of a senior executive for Chinese communications giant Hu...

EuroLeague still hoping for fans to attend its Final Four

EuroLeague CEO Jordi Bertomeu is an optimistic person by nature. He wasn’t necessarily surprised that his league has been able to handle the challenge of playing this season with tea...

North Korea: Photos point to possible plutonium production

North Korea could be trying to recover plutonium for nuclear weapons at its Yongbyon nuclear complex, experts say. Plutonium, along with highly enriched uranium, is one of the two key ingredients nee...

Huawei CFO lawyer says Trump comments a 'salvo' in trade war

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Comments made by former U.S. President Donald Trump turned a senior executive for Chinese communications giant Huawei Technologies, into a “bargaining chip” and “co-...

Benchmark Prioritizes New Gold-Silver Exploration Targets for the 2021 Drill Program

Edmonton, Alberta - Newsfile Corp. - March 3, 2021 - Benchmark Metals Inc. (TSXV: BNCH) (OTCQX: BNCHF) (WKN: A2JM2X) (the "Company" or "Benchmark") is pleased to announce high-priority targets for dri...

Carcinogen levels in Taiwan's Cadina chips too high

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A well-known potato chip brand in Taiwan has removed one of its products from shelves after it was found to contain a carcinogen exceeding allowed levels. The product i...

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...

Position-switching Polanco enjoys pain-free start with Twins

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — After having surgery on his right ankle for the second straight offseason, Jorge Polanco has enjoyed a pain-free start to spring training with the Minnesota Twins. ...

Huawei daughter back in Canada court in US extradition case

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — A senior executive for Chinese communications giant Huawei Technologies was returning to a Canadian courtroom Monday to begin a series of hearings in which her lawye...

Garza, Weiskamp lead No. 9 Iowa over No. 4 Ohio State 73-57

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Luka Garza had 24 points and 11 rebounds as No. 9 Iowa bounced back from a midweek loss to take down No. 4 Ohio State 73-57 on Sunday. Dominated by No. 3 Michig...