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Liverpool to play Leipzig in Budapest for a 2nd time

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Liverpool and Leipzig are going to Budapest for a second time in the Champions League round of 16 next week. UEFA confirmed on Thursday that Liverpool’s home...

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ March 2 The Fort Worth Star-Telegram on the Texas governor's decision to lift...

Taiwan's 117,000 AstraZeneca jabs will be given to medical staff

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After the first batch of AstraZeneca vaccines arrived in Taiwan on Wednesday (March 3), Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) officials said medical workers will be the f...

CMA Fest canceled for 2nd year in a row due to COVID-19

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — Country music festival CMA Fest in Nashville, Tennessee, will be canceled for a second year in a row because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Country Music ...

Women's Rugby World Cup set to be postponed to 2022

DUBLIN (AP) — This year’s Women’s Rugby World Cup in New Zealand is set to be postponed until 2022 because of continued uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the sport’s governing body said Tue...

World Cup qualifying revised in Asia again amid pandemic

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Australia’s World Cup qualifying match against Nepal on March 30 has been postponed, leaving only three games to be played in Asia this month as organizers consider centr...

Bangkok Post lists Taiwan president among 24 Women of the Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Thai newspaper the Bangkok Post announced on Monday (March 1) that it has included Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on its list of 24 Women of the Year. In antic...

Online review platform Trustpilot chooses London for IPO

LONDON (AP) — Online review platform Trustpilot said Monday it plans to sell shares in London, in a stock offering that helps shore up the city's status as a financial hub and destination for tech com...

Auckland COVID outbreak forces America's Cup postponement

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The first weekend of sailing in the America’s Cup has been postponed after new COVID-19 cases were reported in Auckland. It is now not likely to begin until March 10. ...

Auckland COVID outbreak hits cricket, sailing, rugby

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The fourth Twenty20 cricket international between New Zealand and Australia has been shifted and the first day of the America’s Cup sailing match likely will be postpone...

Gut-Behrami wins downhill and moves atop World Cup standings

MOENA, Italy (AP) — Coming off a performance that included two golds and three medals overall at the skiing world championships, Lara Gut-Behrami now has another title — overall World Cup leader. ...

Asian shares sink, Tokyo down 4% after tech rout on Wall St

BANGKOK (AP) — Asian shares skidded Friday, with Tokyo's benchmark dropping 4% after rising bond yields triggered a broad sell-off on Wall Street that handed the Nasdaq composite index its steepest on...

Late Aubameyang goal steers Arsenal through in Europa League

BERLIN (AP) — Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored late to steer Arsenal into the last 16 of the Europa League with a 3-2 win over Benfica on Thursday. Arsenal had to come from behind to...

Portuguese connection sparks City's 2-0 win v Gladbach in CL

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Portuguese connection of Joao Cancelo and Bernardo Silva combined for almost identical goals as Manchester City beat Borussia Mönchengladbach 2-0 Wednesday to close in on ...

MATCHDAY: Napoli, Arsenal under pressure in Europa League

A look at some second-leg matches in the Europa League's last 32 taking place on Thursday: AC MILAN-RED STAR BELGRADE (2-2) A meeting of two former European champio...