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The suspension of all WTA tournaments in China because of concerns about the safety of Peng Shuai, a Grand Slam doubles champion who accused a former government official there of sexual assault, could result in cancellations of those events beyond 2022, the head of the women's professional t…

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PARIS (AP) — Greeks who are over age 60 and refuse coronavirus vaccinations could be hit with monthly fines of more than one-quarter of their pensions — a get-tough policy that the country's politicians say will cost votes but save lives.

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IN Current Conditions as of 05:00 AM EST Thursday, December 2, 2021

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National Tsing Hua University was awarded the Taiwan University Sustainability Award. President Hocheng Hong (center) and Chief Sustainability Officer Tai Nyan-hwa (second from the left), Sustainability Office Director Lin Fu-ren (first from the left), Vice President and Chief of Staff King Chung-Ta (second from the right), Dean of International College Doong Ruey-an (first from the right). (Photo: National Tsing Hua University)

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — After a monthslong hiatus, Iran has returned to negotiations in Vienna aimed at reviving its cratered nuclear deal with world powers. But Tehran isn't slowing down the advances in its atomic program, further raising the stakes in talks crucial to cooling ye…

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said Thursday that China’s pursuit of hypersonic weapons “increases tensions in the region” and vowed the U.S. would maintain its capability to deter potential threats posed by China.

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LAS MANCHAS, Canary Islands (AP) — They come with eagle-eyed drones and high-precision instruments. Aided by satellites, they analyze gas emissions and the flows of molten rock. On the ground, they collect everything from the tiniest particles to “lava bombs” the size of watermelons that one…

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Troy Terry scored his 15th goal during Anaheim's four-goal second period, and Trevor Zegras and Sonny Milano had three assists apiece in the Ducks' 6-5 victory over the Vegas Golden Knights on Wednesday night.

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GreenTech in the boiler room is boosting the economy in the German SME sector: Stiebel Eltron, the manufacturer of climate-friendly heating technology, has significantly increased its turnover in recent years to 700 million euros. Last year alone, sales surged 18 percent compared to the previous year (2019-2020). In the current financial year, this mark will once again be exceeded. The most important driver is the business with environmentally friendly heat pump systems "Made in Germany". (Photo: Business Wire)

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Die Energiewende im Heizungskeller beflügelt die Konjunktur im deutschen Mittelstand: Der Hersteller klimafreundlicher Wärme- und Haustechnik, Stiebel Eltron, hat seinen Umsatz in den vergangenen Jahren deutlich auf zuletzt 700 Millionen Euro gesteigert. Allein im vergangenen Jahr gab es ein Plus von 18 Prozent im Vergleich zum Vorjahr (2019-2020). Im aktuellen Geschäftsjahr wird diese Marke noch einmal deutlich übertroffen. Wichtigster Treiber ist das Geschäft mit umweltfreundlichen Wärmepumpen-Heizungen ,,Made in Germany“. (Foto: Business Wire)

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — De’Aaron Fox scored 24 points and Terence Davis added 23 in the Sacramento Kings' 124-115 victory over the shorthanded Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday night.

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Nanboya Hong Kong Expands No.1 Buying Office to Largest Facility of its Type in Asia; Relocation to Jordan! Grand Reopening and Promotional Campaign Scheduled for December 1! -- Valuence International Ltd. (Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China; Susumu Muguruma, representative director), a member of the Valuence Group (TOKYO: 9270), has announced the relocation of the No.1 Hong Kong buying office of luxury brand goods purchasing business Nanboya. Reopening on December 1, 2021, the Nanboya Jordan buying office will be relocated from its former location in Tsim Sha Tsui. (Graphic: Business Wire)

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NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Kreider scored his 16th goal and Igor Shesterkin stopped 33 shots to help the New York Rangers beat the Philadelphia Flyers 4-1 on Wednesday night for their fourth straight win.

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IRVING, Texas (AP) — Major League Baseball plunged into its first work stoppage in a quarter-century when the sport’s collective bargaining agreement expired Wednesday night and owners immediately locked out players in a move that threatens spring training and opening day.

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