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Taiwan News Morning Briefing – May 27
Taiwan News Morning Briefing – May 27


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Market & Commodity ■ The Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) main index opened 0.94 points lower to 9,668.47 Wednesday, with turnover reaching NT$1.80 billion. (Taiwan News) ■ The...full story
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Market & Commodity ■ The Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) main index opened 0.94 points lower to 9,668.47 Wednesday, with turnover reaching NT$1.80 billion. (Taiwan News) ■ The....Fullstory

2015-05-27 09:31 AM

Physicist's Nobel Prize up for auction; $325,000 minimum bid
By KEITH RIDLER
Associated Press

BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- A retired experimental physicist has put up his 1988 Nobel Prize for auction, and the minimum bid is $325,000. "The prize has....Fullstory

2015-05-27 06:42 AM

Physicist's Nobel Prize up for auction, $325,000 to start
By KEITH RIDLER
Associated Press

BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- A retired Chicago physicist has put his 1988 Nobel Prize up for auction. The minimum bid for Leon Lederman's medal is $325,000. The....Fullstory

2015-05-27 06:42 AM

Obama, South Korean president to meet at White House in June

Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama will meet with South Korean President Park Geun-hye at the White House next month. The White House says the June....Fullstory

2015-05-27 06:42 AM

Egypt president to respond to emails from public in speeches

Associated Press

CAIRO (AP) -- The Egyptian president's media office says that an email address will be created to receive letters from citizens so that he can....Fullstory

2015-05-27 03:01 AM

14-year-old planned to blow up Austrian train station

Associated Press

VIENNA (AP) -- An Austrian court has found a 14-year-old boy guilty of planning to blow up Vienna's main railway station after being radicalized by....Fullstory

2015-05-27 03:01 AM

NY kayaker's body found; fiancee charged with murder

Associated Press

GOSHEN, New York (AP) -- The body of a missing kayaker has been found three weeks after his Latvian fiancee was charged with killing him....Fullstory

2015-05-27 03:01 AM

Obama: US, allies must examine how assets used in IS fight

Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama says the U.S. wants to support the Iraqi government in its fight against the Islamic State group and he....Fullstory

2015-05-27 03:01 AM

UN official: Nepal quake victims need shelter before rains

Associated Press

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- A senior U.N. official who just returned from Nepal says the top priority now is finding temporary housing for hundreds of....Fullstory

2015-05-27 06:42 AM

AP PHOTOS: A look at aftermath of torrential rains, storms

Associated Press

HOUSTON (AP) -- Residents must sort through waterlogged debris after deadly and destructive storms dumped inches of rain from the Hill Country to Houston in....Fullstory

2015-05-27 06:42 AM

AP NewsBreak: Russia, US close on Iran 'snap-back' sanctions
By GEORGE JAHN
Associated Press

VIENNA (AP) -- Officials say Moscow and Washington are nearing agreement on a formula that bridges differences over U.S. demands to quickly re-impose U.N. sanctions....Fullstory

2015-05-27 06:42 AM

Court won't lift hold on Obama immigration action

Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- A federal appeals court has refused to lift a temporary hold on President Barack Obama's executive action that could shield millions....Fullstory

2015-05-27 03:01 AM

Investigation sought into threats sent to 2 Arizona mosques

Associated Press

PHOENIX (AP) -- A civil rights group has asked the FBI to investigate a threatening letter sent to a Phoenix mosque that was once a....Fullstory

2015-05-27 03:01 AM

11-year protest in Catholic church faces moment of reckoning
By PHILIP MARCELO
Associated Press

SCITUATE, Massachusetts (AP) -- Outfitted with Wi-Fi, snacks and comfortable armchairs, the vestibule at St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Roman Catholic Church could easily be mistaken....Fullstory

2015-05-27 03:01 AM

Report: German man loses legs, arm in streetcar accident

Associated Press

BERLIN (AP) -- A 20-year-old German man lost both legs and an arm after becoming pinned between two streetcar wagons and dragged three kilometers (nearly....Fullstory

2015-05-27 03:01 AM

Suspected Camorra boss arrested on Brazil

Associated Press

SAO PAULO (AP) -- Police in Brazil say they have arrested a suspected boss of the Naples-based organized crime syndicate known as the Camorra after....Fullstory

2015-05-27 03:01 AM

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