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43 min ago | WFIE-TV Evansville

Plane crashes while landing in Taiwan, killing 48

The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for Arizona to carry out its third execution in the past year Wednesday following a closely watched First Amendment fight over the secrecy surrounding lethal injection drugs.

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1 hr ago | Newkerala.com

Typhoon-hit Taifong Open golf reduced to 54 holes

The $160,000 Taifong Open golf tournament has been reduced to 54 holes with the first round starting Friday following inclement weather caused by Typhoon Matmo, which hit Chinese Taipei Wednesday.

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5 hrs ago | The China Post

With typhoon in town, department stores open late

Most department stores in Taiwan decided to open their doors a few hours later than normal on Wednesday as many parts of the island were still feeling the effects of Typhoon Matmo.

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5 hrs ago | The China Post

Taipei City restored quickly after Matmo departs: Mayor Hau

The damages in Taipei City will be repaired and everything restored by 6 p.m., announced Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin yesterday after Typhoon Matmo swept into Northern Taiwan.

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6 hrs ago | Wenatchee World

Plane crashes in Taiwan, 47 trapped, feared dead

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8 hrs ago | International Business Times

Another Aviation Disaster: Taiwan Plane Crashes, Passengers Aboard Feared Dead [PHOTO]

As the world continues to mourn for the family of the passengers aboard that Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, another aviation disaster happened on July 23 near Magong Airport in Taiwan.

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11 hrs ago | Cincinnati.com

TransAsia Airways crashes in Taiwan, at least 40 dead

Over 40 people are feared dead after a TransAsia Airways plane crashed Wednesday while making an emergency landing in bad weather in the Penghu Islands off the coast of Taiwan.

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11 hrs ago | Switched

Taiwan Plane Crash: At Least 51 Reportedly Dead As TransAsia Plane...

A plane making a second landing attempt in stormy weather crashed at an airport on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, killing 51 people and injuring seven, fire officials said.

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11 hrs ago | The Independent

TransAsia Airways plane crash kills 51 in Taiwan

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16 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com

Typhoon Matmo leaves 6 injured in Taiwan

Matmo moved out into the Taiwan Straits early Wednesday morning, leaving 13 injured but no deaths according to official tallies, while 200,000 households were stuck without electricity.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

CBC News

China braces for 2nd typhoon in as many weeks

A couple hold their umbrella while walking against strong winds as Typhoon Matmo hits Taiwan, in Taipei on Wednesday.

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The China Post

Leak of Cheng's official indictment sparks concern from TSU lawmaker

Taiwan Solidarity Union lawmaker Chou Ni-An said yesterday that the official written statement charging Cheng Chieh with homicide has been leaked to the media, causing a serious invasion of the victims' and their families' privacy.

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The China Post

Economics minister to ensure Nuke 1 output stability

Economics Minister Chang Chia-juch yesterday said he will ensure that the First Nuclear Power Plant will provide a stable flow of electricity, adding that the power plant will not suspend operations.

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The China Post

Woman unable to file for divorce after over 20 years of separation

Taiwan Woman's Link yesterday urged the Taiwan High Court to amend divorce laws after a 90-year-old woman surnamed Yu was unable to divorce her husband after being separated for 20 years.

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InvestorIdeas.com

Biotech Media Advisory: GenSpera's (OTCQB:GNSZ) G-202 HCC Clinical...

July 22, 2014 GenSpera, Inc. , a leader in developing prodrug therapeutics for the treatment of cancer, announces the Asia-Pacific Primary Liver Cancer Expert Meeting presentation of the G-202 hepatocellular carcinoma clinical trial data is now available for download for media and investors.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Taiwan gears up for Typhoon Matmo

Thousands of tourists have evacuated the outlying islands of Taiwan as the territory prepares for its first major tropical storm of the year.

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ETaiwanNews.com

Clinical trial for breast cancer drug completes patient collection

Taipei, July 21 Taiwan-based OBI Pharma announced Monday that its phase 2/3 stage clinical trial for a therapy for metastatic breast cancer, designated OBI-822, has met the goal of collecting 342 patients.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The China Post

Fewer employers plan to give raises this year: poll

Fewer companies in Taiwan plan to give their employees a raise than a year ago despite the improving economy, according to the results of a survey released Monday.

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The New Zealand Herald

China Airlines ups Auckland summer flights

China Airlines is swapping out its Airbus A330-300 for a Boeing 747-400 for extra flights between Auckland, Brisbane and Taipei this summer.

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The China Post

NIA director spreads the love among cyclists

The Good Shepherd Social Welfare Service's cycling program "Force of Love" for immigrants ended recently in Taipei, after a total of 12 days cycling around Taiwan to raise funds for disadvantaged children.

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