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The Latest: Arizona reports more deaths, fewer virus cases

PHOENIX — Arizona reported more than 100 daily coronavirus deaths for the second time since February. The 108 confirmed deaths and 2,742 new coronavirus cases were reported Saturday....

Business Highlights: Debt limit, World Bank inquiry

___ House to try suspending cap on borrowing authority next week WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats said Friday they planned to take action next week to suspend the ...

EXPLAINER: Japanese ruling party race to determine next PM

TOKYO (AP) — Official election campaigning started Friday for the next head of Japan's governing Liberal Democratic Party. The winner will almost certainly become leader of the world’s No. 3 economy, ...

Woman sues for right to freeze her eggs in Beijing

BEIJING (AP) — After almost two years, an unmarried woman suing for the right to freeze her eggs in Beijing is getting her case heard in court Friday in a rare legal challenge against the country's re...

Florida surpasses 50K COVID deaths after battling delta wave

MIAMI (AP) — Florida surpassed 50,000 coronavirus deaths since the pandemic began, health officials reported Thursday, with more than one fourth of those succumbing this summer as the state battled a ...

'New' Van Gogh drawing unveiled in Amsterdam

In a rare treat for art lovers, an Amsterdam museum verified and put on display a previously unknown drawing by famous Dutch artist Vincent van Gogh. "This one has never been seen before anywher...

Owner of kindergarten behind Delta cluster tests positive for COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The elderly owner of the kindergarten at the center of a cluster infection involving the Delta variant of COVID-19 has been diagnosed with the virus. On Wednesday eveni...

DYXnet Spares No Effort to Fulfill Its Corporate Social Responsibility by Donating Social Enterprise Mooncakes to The Elderly Served by Tung Wah Group of Hospitals

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 16 September 2021 - Caring for the community to uphold corporate social responsibility is one of the core values of DYXnet (a member of NEOLINK), especially to support...

Pope: No place for politics in Biden Communion flap

ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) — Pope Francis said Wednesday that Catholic bishops must minister with “compassion and tenderness,” not condemnation, to politicians who support abortion rights and warned ...

Zimbabwe's older people often sent to homes amid pandemic

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Banana bread was served at a recent birthday party at Melfort Old People’s home, where a group of residents mustered a raspy happy birthday tune. Just a week ...

UN officials says rural Afghans have critical need for aid

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Four million Afghans are facing “a food emergency” and the majority live in rural areas where $36 million is urgently needed for the coming months to ensure the planting of winte...

Coronavirus digest: France mandates vaccination for frontline workers

A French rule mandating COVID-19 vaccination for certain occupational groups went into effect on Wednesday. Hospital and nursing staff, ambulance drivers, firefighters, gendarmerie officers, civil de...

Feds: Los Angeles bomb technicians caused major explosion

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police bomb technicians made major miscalculations in June when they detonated illegal fireworks improperly and caused a massive explosion that rocked a city neighborhoo...

UK set for COVID booster programme as PM Johnson sets out winter plan

British officials on Tuesday recommended COVID-19 vaccine booster shots be given to all vulnerable people and those aged over 50, ahead of an announcement by the government on its strategy for taming ...

7 trapped as firefighters evacuate over 700 from burning building in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A disorderly evacuation and traffic accident caused chaos after a residential building in downtown Taichung caught ablaze at around noon on Sunday (Sept. 12). Over 700 ...