Lawmakers say Briton killed in drone strike was threat to UK

LONDON (AP) — British lawmakers say a U.K. man killed by a Royal Air Force drone strike in Syria was an Islamic State group attack planner who posed a "very serious threat" to Britain. ...

China launches its first domestically-made aircraft carrier

BEIJING (AP) — China has launched its first aircraft carrier built entirely on its own, in a demonstration of the growing technical sophistication of its defense industries and determination to safegu...

Central Taiwan’s Jiji railway line adjusts route for easier connection with THSR, starting Thursday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Beginning from April 27, the route of central Taiwan’s TRA Jiji railway line will be adjusted to make connection between the line and Taiwan High Speed Rail (THSR) easier i...

Olympics, Rugby World Cup organizers to collaborate in Japan

TOKYO (AP) — Organizers of the 2020 Olympics signed a collaborative agreement with the organizers of the 2019 Rugby World Cup on Wednesday, aiming to maximize the benefits and impact of the global eve...

All in the Family: Trump's potent mix of blood, business

WASHINGTON (AP) — Not since John F. Kennedy appointed his brother Bobby to be attorney general and his brother-in-law as director of the Peace Corps has a president leaned so heavily on his family. Ev...

Lawmakers: Former Trump aide Flynn may have broken US law

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, appeared to violate federal law when he failed to seek permission or inform the U.S. government about accept...

Credit Suisse to raise $4B in share issue as 1Q reaps profit

GENEVA (AP) — Swiss bank Credit Suisse has reported a return to profit in its first quarter, while announcing plans to raise about 4 billion Swiss francs by issuing new shares in the coming weeks. ...

Internet firms winding up for a fight on 'net neutrality'

NEW YORK (AP) — Internet companies are readying for a showdown with telecoms and a Republican-controlled government over a policy near and dear to their hearts: net neutrality. Net n...

China launches first self-built aircraft carrier

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- China launched its first domestically built aircraft carrier on Wednesday morning, according to the state-run media outlet Xinhua news agency.  The aircraft c...

Taiwan CEOs more positive about economic outlook in 2017: survey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan CEOs from 123 companies surveyed by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC Taiwan) were more optimistic about the economic outlook for 2017, but listed economic uncertainties, i...

Congressional organization denies credentials to Breitbart

WASHINGTON (AP) — The panel that approves media credentials to cover Congress has declined to grant permanent credentials to Breitbart News Network, LLC. The Standing Committee of Co...

Committee approves Trump's choice to lead trade office

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate panel has unanimously approved President Donald Trump's pick to represent the U.S. in trade negotiations. The 26-0 vote by the Finance Committee on Tuesday...

The Latest: Wells Fargo executives apologize to shareholders

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Wells Fargo's annual meeting after a scandal over the bank's sales practices (all times local): 10:10 a.m. The chairman...

Emirates CEO says US laptop carry-on ban still puzzles him

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The chairman and CEO of Dubai's long-haul carrier Emirates says he "can't dig into somebody's mind" to understand why the U.S. instituted a ban on laptops and other ...

Manchester Derby: Guardiola coming up short in the big games

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — It's at this stage of the season, when games seem to matter more and trophies are on the line, where Manchester City was relying on Pep Guardiola coming into his own. ...