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COVID-19 live updates: Bay Area region's ICU capacity increases to 23.4%, data shows

4 hours ago   |   ABC

The Bay Area now has 23.4% of ICU beds available, a significant increase from what the region has seen in recent weeks with the alarming surge of COVID-19 cases.
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11 Miners Rescued In China After 2 Weeks Trapped Below Ground

11 Miners Rescued In China After 2 Weeks Trapped Below Ground

6 hours ago   |   NPR   |   2 articles

The workers became trapped on Jan. 10 following an unexplained explosion at a gold mine in the eastern province of Shandong. One miner has died and another 10 remain missing.
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US reaffirms Taiwan support after China sends warplanes

6 hours ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

The State Department says it notes with concern the pattern of China's ongoing attempts to intimidate its neighbors, including Taiwan.
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China Sends Warplanes to Taiwan Strait in a Show of Force to Biden

8 hours ago   |   NY Times   |   2 articles

The exercises, which included 13 warplanes on Saturday and 15 on Sunday, were the biggest so far this year and the first under the new U.S. administration.
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Trapped for 2 weeks, 11 workers rescued from China gold mine

8 hours ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

State broadcaster CCTV showed workers being hauled up in baskets on Sunday afternoon, their eyes shielded to protect them after so many days in darkness.
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Americans Fine With Paying More If Trading With Democracies, Not China

8 hours ago   |   Forbes

Americans already pay more for specialty foods and drinks. They'll definitely pay more for an American made pair of shoes.
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Biden's Return to the Paris Accord Is a Gift to China

9 hours ago   |   Real Clear Politics


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The Week in Business: Biden Gets Down to Business

9 hours ago   |   NY Times

Biden started off his presidency with a flurry of economy-focused executive orders. Netflix's budget broke even - for the first time. And Parler won't be back online anytime soon.
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US support for Taiwan ‘rock-solid' after China sends warplanes

14 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

Washington pledges to deepen ties with Taiwan after China sends large number of warplanes into island's airspace.
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China's forex reserves grow by over $100 BILLION in 2020 despite Covid-19 pandemic

China's forex reserves grow by over $100 BILLION in 2020 despite Covid-19 pandemic

15 hours ago   |   RT

China boosted its foreign exchange reserves by $108.6 billion last year to $3.22 trillion, in spite of the economic fallout of the coronavirus crisis, data from the State...
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Miami Heat to use COVID-19-sniffing dogs to screen fans at basketball games

Miami Heat to use COVID-19-sniffing dogs to screen fans at basketball games

Starting this week, a limited number of ticket holders will be in the seats as well. And they'll have to get past the dogs before gaining admittance. Read more ...

Conor McGregor stunned by Dustin Poirier in UFC return

Conor McGregor stunned by Dustin Poirier in UFC return

“The Diamond” sparkled at UFC Fight Island against the biggest name in combat sports. Dustin Poirier weathered the early storm from Conor McGregor's punches to secure a TKO at... Read more ...

Biden attends Mass at DC church, stops at bagel shop on way back to White House

Biden attends Mass at DC church, stops at bagel shop on way back to White House

President Biden attended Mass on the first Sunday after he entered the White House - and then stopped on the ride back at a popular D.C. bagel joint. The nation's second... Read more ...

Suter scores first 3 NHL goals as Blackhawks beat Red Wings

Suter scores first 3 NHL goals as Blackhawks beat Red Wings

CHICAGO - Pius Suter scored his first three NHL goals, Kevin Lankinen made 25 saves and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Detroit Red Wings 6-2 on Sunday for their second... Read more ...

UFC 257 reaction: Dustin Poirier TKOs Conor McGregor, Michael Chandler wins...

UFC 257 reaction: Dustin Poirier TKOs Conor McGregor, Michael Chandler wins debut

It proved to be a big night for the underdogs at UFC 257 as Dustin Poirier and Michael Chandler loaded up and scored a pair of eye-catching TKOs to stake their claims for a... Read more ...

Illinois health officials report 3,292 new cases of COVID-19, 40 deaths

Illinois health officials report 3,292 new cases of COVID-19, 40 deaths

CHICAGO - Illinois health officials reported 3,292 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 Sunday, including 40 additional deaths. The deaths were reported in the... Read more ...

Pirates acquire four players after trading pitcher Jameson Taillon to the...

Pirates acquire four players after trading pitcher Jameson Taillon to the New York Yankees

The newest Pirates players include right-handed pitcher Roansy Contreras, infielder Maikol Escotto, outfielder Canaan Smith and right-handed pitcher Miguel Yajure. Read more ...

Washington Monument closes due to COVID-19 pandemic

Washington Monument closes due to COVID-19 pandemic

The Washington Monument will close in a bid to help stem the tide of the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Parks Service said. The 555-foot marble obelisk tower, the construction... Read more ...

Sen. Paul clashes with George Stephanopoulos over 2020 election results

Sen. Paul clashes with George Stephanopoulos over 2020 election results

Sen. Rand Paul and ABC News anchor George Stephanopoulos on Sunday got into a fiery exchange over President Joe Biden winning the 2020 presidential election - with the... Read more ...

Newspaper: President Trump pressured DOJ to file case with Supreme Court to...

Newspaper: President Trump pressured DOJ to file case with Supreme Court to overturn election results

Former President Donald Trump pushed the Department of Justice to directly ask the Supreme Court to invalidate President Joe Biden's election win, people familiar with the... Read more ...