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Capped out: Flat salary cap makes NHL teams get creative

In the 16 years since the salary cap has been a reality in the NHL, it has never been this much of a challenge to maneuver. Teams that made moves in 2019 and right up to the 2020 tr...

Taiwan reports 10th case from hospital Covid cluster

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Jan. 20) announced one new domestic case and one imported case of Wuhan coronavirus. On Wednesday, CEC...

Asia Today: China records dozens new cases, defends response

BEIJING (AP) — China’s capital Beijing recorded another seven coronavirus cases on Wednesday amid a lingering outbreak in the country’s north. Another 46 were recorded in Jilin prov...

Taipei postpones Lantern Festival, cancels Dihua New Year Market

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid an expanding hospital coronavirus cluster, Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) on Wednesday (Jan. 20) announced that the city's lantern festival will be postponed and th...

Chinese invasion of Taiwan would be 'grievous mistake': Blinken

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President-elect Joe Biden's pick for secretary of state on Tuesday (Jan. 19) told senators that the U.S. will uphold its "longstanding commitment" to Taiwan ...

Frontline worker suggests barring all arrivals amid Covid surge in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese frontline medical worker has expressed concern that the country's medical system will soon be stretched to capacity by the continuing increase in imported ...

Australian geneticist debunks China's mink theory of Covid origin

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Australian geneticist is disputing claims by China that minks may have been the source of the Wuhan coronavirus and puts to rest any notion that the pandemic started at...

MATCHDAY: Manchester rivals United, City chase EPL top spot

A look at what’s happening around European soccer on Wednesday: ENGLAND Manchester rivals United and City are vying for first place in the Premier League when they ...

Leicester piles more misery on Chelsea to go top of EPL

Five years after achieving the unthinkable, Leicester is back atop the Premier League and making another improbable run at the title. For big-spending Chelsea and its under-pressure ...

'Shameful': US virus deaths top 400K as Trump leaves office

As President Donald Trump entered the final year of his term last January, the U.S. recorded its first confirmed case of COVID-19. Not to worry, Trump insisted, his administration had the virus “total...

US virus death toll tops 400,000 in Trump's final hours

The U.S. death toll from the coronavirus eclipsed 400,000 on Tuesday in the waning hours in office for President Donald Trump, whose handling of the crisis has been judged by public health experts a s...

Plunged into virus 'dark winter,' Biden must lead US out

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden predicted he would take office amid a “dark winter,” and the outlook is only getting bleaker. No matter his first acts in the White House,...

Survey: Major European allies optimistic about Biden admin

BERLIN (AP) — U.S. President-elect Joe Biden will assume office amid a surge in optimism among major European allies, and at home, about the future of trans-Atlantic relations and American foreign pol...

Italy: Leonardo da Vinci copy handed back to museum that didn't know it had been stolen

A 500-year-old oil painting, stolen from a museum in Naples, has been retrieved from an apartment on the edge of Naples, police said Tuesday. Staff at the San Domenico Maggiore museum were not even a...

Attorneys: Ex-governor charged in wrong county over Flint

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Attorneys for former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder are striking back, telling prosecutors Tuesday that the Flint water case should be dismissed because he was charged in the wrong co...