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Taiwan News Morning Briefing – August 21


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Market & Commodity ■ Taiwan stock market (TWSE) opened 1.23 points, or 0.01 percent, lower to 9,286.82 on Thursday, with turnover reaching NT$1.48 billion. (Taiwan News) ■...full story
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Taiwan News Morning Briefing – August 21

Taiwan News

Market & Commodity ■ Taiwan stock market (TWSE) opened 1.23 points, or 0.01 percent, lower to 9,286.82 on Thursday, with turnover reaching NT$1.48 billion. (Taiwan News) ■....Fullstory

2014-08-21 09:18 AM

US: Migrants found in back of locked rental truck US: Migrants found in back of locked rental truck
By ASTRID GALVAN
Associated Press

TUCSON, Arizona (AP) -- U.S. officials say the discovery of nine immigrants who were locked inside the cargo area of a rental truck at a....Fullstory

2014-08-21 09:01 AM

AP Weekly News Calendar
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

Thursday, August 21: KOUROU, French Guiana -- Arianespace launches the first of 22 satellites that will form part of Europe's first navigation system. BOSTON -- A friend....Fullstory

2014-08-21 09:01 AM

Utah woman accused in husband's death deported

Associated Press

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Authorities have deported a northern Utah woman to El Salvador where she is wanted in connection with her American husband's....Fullstory

2014-08-21 09:01 AM

US police: cop may face serious beating charges

Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The California Highway Patrol says one of its officers could face serious charges in the videotaped beating of a woman on....Fullstory

2014-08-21 06:01 AM

CEO: Kidnappers threatened Foley's life last week

Associated Press

BOSTON (AP) -- The chief executive officer of a Boston-based media company says James Foley's kidnappers last week threatened to kill him in response to....Fullstory

2014-08-21 06:01 AM

Bahamas identifies victims of small plane crash

Associated Press

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) -- Police in the Bahamas say four men who died in a small plane crash in the island chain were from Florida. A....Fullstory

2014-08-21 06:01 AM

Ex-US lab worker sentenced in nuke secrets plot

Associated Press

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico (AP) -- A former Los Alamos National Laboratory contractor has been sentenced to a year and a day in prison for conspiring....Fullstory

2014-08-21 06:01 AM

Slain American journalist remembered as driven Slain American journalist remembered as driven
By RIK STEVENS
Associated Press

ROCHESTER, New Hampshire (AP) -- In 2011, just after he was released from the Libyan prison where he'd been held for six weeks, James Foley....Fullstory

2014-08-21 03:42 AM

Father of Norway's mass murderer asks: What if?

Associated Press

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- The father of Anders Behring Breivik, the Norwegian who killed 77 people in 2011, has written a book that questions his....Fullstory

2014-08-21 03:01 AM

US bans drones over Appalachian Trail

Associated Press

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The National Park Service has banned drones from flying over the Appalachian Trail. The Park Service said Wednesday the interim rule prohibits launching,....Fullstory

2014-08-21 09:01 AM

US man who lived as hermit adjusts to society

Associated Press

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) -- A man who lived nearly three decades in the woods now has a job and is adjusting to life back in....Fullstory

2014-08-21 09:01 AM

US military to reduce land footprint in Guam

Associated Press

HAGATNA, Guam (AP) -- U.S. defense officials say they plan to keep their pledge to reduce the military's land footprint in Guam even as it....Fullstory

2014-08-21 09:01 AM

US offers new bounties for Haqqani network members

Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration is offering new rewards of up to $5 million each for information leading to the location of four top....Fullstory

2014-08-21 06:01 AM

Guilty plea expected by friend of marathon suspect
By DENISE LAVOIE
Associated Press

BOSTON (AP) -- A college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev plans to plead guilty to impeding the investigation into the deadly attack,....Fullstory

2014-08-21 06:01 AM

Israeli ship unloads cargo despite US protest

Associated Press

OAKLAND, California (AP) -- Officials say an Israeli-owned commercial ship has unloaded its cargo at a port in California after being delayed for days by....Fullstory

2014-08-21 06:01 AM

Los Angeles port welcomes massive rubber duck Los Angeles port welcomes massive rubber duck

Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Port of Los Angeles is welcoming an unusual visitor -- the world's biggest bath toy. A 60-foot-tall (18-meter) rubber duck sailed....Fullstory

2014-08-21 06:01 AM

UN to adopt measure aimed at conflict prevention

Associated Press

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Britain says Security Council members have agreed on a U.N. resolution aimed at intensifying efforts to prevent conflicts at a time....Fullstory

2014-08-21 06:01 AM

Head of Guatemalan military dies in chopper crash

Associated Press

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) -- The Guatemalan government says the head of its joint chiefs of staff has died in a helicopter crash near the border....Fullstory

2014-08-21 03:22 AM

Mormon school removes gay-marriage cards at store
By Lindsay Whitehurst
Associated Press

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Greeting cards celebrating same-sex marriages turned up at a U.S. university bookstore Tuesday. Placed by Hallmark, the cards reading "Mr. and....Fullstory

2014-08-21 03:01 AM

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