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DPP shows support for Yu Shyi-kun in New Taipei City


Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Su Tsai and Hsieh all express backing for Yu in bid to win New Taipei City for the DPP...full story
updated 2014-04-20 05:49 PM
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DPP shows support for Yu Shyi-kun in New Taipei City

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Su Tsai and Hsieh all express backing for Yu in bid to win New Taipei City for the DPP....Fullstory

2014-04-20 05:49 PM

Delay in ferry evacuation puzzles maritime experts Delay in ferry evacuation puzzles maritime experts
By YOUKYUNG LEE and JUSTIN PRITCHARD
Associated Press

MOKPO, South Korea (AP) -- It is a decision that has maritime experts stumped and is at odds with standard procedure: Why were the passengers....Fullstory

2014-04-20 05:42 PM

Transcript reveals confusion over ferry evacuation

Associated Press

JINDO, South Korea (AP) -- A transcript released Sunday of communications with the South Korean ferry that sank details crippling confusion and indecision, with a....Fullstory

2014-04-20 05:01 PM

Orthodox Patriarch: Syria's Christians won't yield

Associated Press

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) -- The Greek Orthodox Patriarch in Syria says Christians in the war-ravaged country "will not submit and yield" to extremists who attack....Fullstory

2014-04-20 04:42 PM

4 French journalists freed from Syria captors home

Associated Press

PARIS (AP) -- Four French journalists kidnapped and held for 10 months in Syria have returned home to France. The joyful families of the four, Edouard....Fullstory

2014-04-20 03:42 PM

Road accident kills 36 in southern Pakistan

Associated Press

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) -- Pakistani police say a passenger bus has rammed into a disabled flatbed trailer parked on the side of a highway in....Fullstory

2014-04-20 02:42 PM

Divers begin pulling bodies from sunken ferry Divers begin pulling bodies from sunken ferry
By FOSTER KLUG and HYUNG-JIN KIM
Associated Press

MOKPO, South Korea (AP) -- The confirmed death toll from South Korea's ferry disaster rose past 50 on Sunday as divers finally found a way....Fullstory

2014-04-20 02:01 PM

NASA: Engineer vital to 1969 moon landing dies

Associated Press

SCARBOROUGH, Maine (AP) -- John C. Houbolt, an engineer whose contributions to the U.S. space program were vital to NASA's successful moon landing in 1969,....Fullstory

2014-04-20 11:22 AM

Hundreds paddle out for surf icon Hobie Alter Hundreds paddle out for surf icon Hobie Alter

Associated Press

DANA POINT, California (AP) -- Hundreds of surfers and rowers have honored Hobie Alter's request by paddling out in the Pacific in his memory. Alter, who....Fullstory

2014-04-20 09:01 AM

Quake hits near St. Kitts; no damage reported

Associated Press

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts (AP) -- A magnitude-5.0 earthquake has struck northeast of the Caribbean island of St. Kitts, but there are no immediate reports of....Fullstory

2014-04-20 06:01 AM

Thousands celebrate Easter in Holy Land

Associated Press

JERUSALEM (AP) -- Thousands of pilgrims from around the world are celebrating Easter in the Holy Land, commemorating the day when according to Christian tradition....Fullstory

2014-04-20 05:42 PM

Pope Francis, huge crowd joyously celebrate Easter Pope Francis, huge crowd joyously celebrate Easter

Associated Press

VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis is celebrating Christianity's most joyous day, Easter Sunday, under sunny skies in St. Peter's Square. Even before Mass began, a....Fullstory

2014-04-20 05:22 PM

Palestinian rock throwers arrested at holy site

Associated Press

JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israeli police say they entered the compound at Jerusalem's holiest site to disperse Palestinians who were throwing rocks. Spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said police....Fullstory

2014-04-20 05:01 PM

Su, Hau meet to exchange ideas on 4th Nuclear Power Plant

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Su and Hao call for openness in discussing nuclear power plants even as Jiang Yi-huan stands firm on the need for threshold restrictions in a referendum....Fullstory

2014-04-20 04:29 PM

Egypt gunmen kill intelligence officer near Cairo

Associated Press

CAIRO (AP) -- Egypt's Interior Ministry says gunmen have killed a captain from the intelligence services and a policeman on a desert road outside Cairo. The....Fullstory

2014-04-20 03:22 PM

Ting Shou-chung bows out with grace and dignity

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

KMT legislator eliminated by Sean Lien in what he had said would be the last political campaign of his careet....Fullstory

2014-04-20 02:23 PM

4 French journalists abducted in Syria freed, safe 4 French journalists abducted in Syria freed, safe
By ELAINE GANLEY and DIAA HADID
Associated Press

PARIS (AP) -- Ten months after their capture in Syria, four French journalists crossed the border into neighboring Turkey and reached freedom Saturday, though dozens....Fullstory

2014-04-20 12:42 PM

Hate crime charge in NYC attack on Sikh professor

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- A man accused of pulling the beard of a Sikh professor during an attack last year in New York City has....Fullstory

2014-04-20 09:22 AM

US customers hit with expensive bill for tacos

Associated Press

SANTA PAULA, California (AP) -- What was supposed to be a cheap bite at a Mexican-style fast food restaurant turned out to be small fortune....Fullstory

2014-04-20 09:01 AM

Puerto Rico Cheo Feliciano wake attracts hundreds Puerto Rico Cheo Feliciano wake attracts hundreds

Associated Press

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- Hundreds of people are attending a wake for Puerto Rico salsa great Cheo Feliciano. Panamanian salsa singer Ruben Blades was....Fullstory

2014-04-20 06:01 AM

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