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US women’s hockey coach Wroblewski sidelined by COVID-19

US women’s hockey coach Wroblewski sidelined by COVID-19

BUFFALO, NY (AP) – The United States women’s national hockey team, which will feature 18 returning Olympians, took the ice for the first time Sunday to prepare for the world championships without new coach John Wroblewski, who tested positive for COVID-19. Wroblewski tested positive Saturday, USA Hockey spokeswoman Melissa Katz said, and will coach remotely …

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi confirms trip to Asia, but no mention of Taiwan visit

BEIJING, China — The speaker of the US House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, confirmed Sunday she will visit four Asian countries this week but made no mention of a possible stop in Taiwan that has released Beijing, which claims the island democracy as its own territory. Pelosi said in a statement she is leading a …

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Pelosi’s trip to Taiwan in question after taunts from China

(NewsNation) — It’s still unclear whether House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is actually going to Taiwan, as part of her planned trip to Asia. Pelosi would be the highest-ranking American elected official to visit Taiwan since 1997, and if she does, she’ll be entering one of the world’s hottest and most contentious spots. In a phone …

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Biden’s call with Xi Jinping will focus on areas of US-China cooperation, not just tension

A screen shows Chinese President Xi Jinping attending a virtual meeting with US President Joe Biden via video link, at a restaurant in Beijing, China November 16, 2021. Tingshu Wang | Reuters WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden’s upcoming call with Chinese leader Xi Jinping will focus on areas of potential cooperation between the US and …

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