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Taiwan News Morning Briefing – October 31
Taiwan News Morning Briefing – October 31


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Market & Commodity ■ Taiwan stock market (TWSE) opened down 21.27 points, or 0.26%, to 8909.34 on Friday, with turnover reaching NT$1.75 billion. (Taiwan News) ■ U.S....full story
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Taiwan News

Market & Commodity ■ Taiwan stock market (TWSE) opened down 21.27 points, or 0.26%, to 8909.34 on Friday, with turnover reaching NT$1.75 billion. (Taiwan News) ■ U.S.....Fullstory

2014-10-31 09:30 AM

Slow-motion disaster: Key facts about Hawaii lava Slow-motion disaster: Key facts about Hawaii lava
By JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER
Associated Press

HONOLULU (AP) -- Lava that has entered a rural Hawaii town has been described as a disaster in slow motion. After months of creeping through....Fullstory

2014-10-31 09:01 AM

Crowds, cuteness overwhelm first Hello Kitty Con Crowds, cuteness overwhelm first Hello Kitty Con
By SANDY COHEN
Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Hello Kitty cuteness is taking over Little Tokyo in downtown Los Angeles as the city hosts the first Hello Kitty fan....Fullstory

2014-10-31 09:01 AM



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2014-10-31 09:01 AM

French town bans clown disguises after assaults

Associated Press

PARIS (AP) -- A small town outside Montpellier in southern France has banned people from disguising themselves as clowns from the streets -- especially on....Fullstory

2014-10-31 06:01 AM

Allman dropped from Georgia lawsuit in train crash
By RUSS BYNUM
Associated Press

SAVANNAH, Georgia (AP) -- Attorneys who sued Gregg Allman after a camera assistant was killed during filming of a biographical movie about the singer now....Fullstory

2014-10-31 03:01 AM

US rower robbed of food, passport near Haiti

Associated Press

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- A U.S. man who recently rowed across the Atlantic Ocean to raise awareness about HIV testing has been robbed....Fullstory

2014-10-31 03:01 AM

Business events scheduled for the coming week
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

All times are Eastern MONDAY, Nov. 3 WASHINGTON -- Institute for Supply Management releases its manufacturing index for October, 10 a.m.; Commerce Department releases construction spending for....Fullstory

2014-10-31 03:01 AM

9 Niger security forces killed in militant attacks

Associated Press

NIAMEY, Niger (AP) -- Niger's military says nine security forces have been killed in three simultaneous attacks in the country near the border with Mali. Col.....Fullstory

2014-10-31 03:01 AM

Sri Lanka court sentences 5 Indians to death

Associated Press

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) -- A Sri Lankan court has sentenced five Indian fishermen and three locals to death for smuggling narcotics. No one has been....Fullstory

2014-10-31 03:01 AM

AP Weekly Sports Calendar

Associated Press

EDITORS: These are among the top sports events of the week. Coverage of most of these events will move on this circuit: ....Fullstory

2014-10-31 09:01 AM

N. Korea says it has invited EU rights official
By CARA ANNA
Associated Press

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- North Korea is threatening to drop its offers of visits by United Nations human rights officials if a U.N. resolution on....Fullstory

2014-10-31 09:01 AM

Police: Man wanted in trooper ambush is captured

Associated Press

DUNMORE, Pennsylvania (AP) -- Authorities say they have captured a man accused of killing one Pennsylvania State police officer and seriously injuring another during an....Fullstory

2014-10-31 09:01 AM

Cali cartel boss' daughter charged with extortion

Associated Press

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) -- Authorities in Colombia have jailed the daughter of one of the world's most famous drug lords on extortion charges after she....Fullstory

2014-10-31 06:01 AM

Costa Rica volcano spews ash, prompts evacuations

Associated Press

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) -- A volcanic eruption has rained ash over parts of central Costa Rica and prompted authorities to evacuate some communities. Authorities....Fullstory

2014-10-31 06:01 AM

Father of missing Cuban migrant searching for son
By CHRISTINE ARMARIO
Associated Press

MIAMI (AP) -- For two days, Lazaro Allegue has scoured the waters of Miami's Biscayne Bay and combed the thick brush on nearby keys in....Fullstory

2014-10-31 03:01 AM

Ohio man detained in North Korea gets job back

Associated Press

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- An Ohio city has agreed to rehire an American arrested and detained in North Korea for nearly six months while criticizing....Fullstory

2014-10-31 03:01 AM

Business events scheduled for Friday
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

All times are Eastern. Major business and economic events scheduled for Friday: WASHINGTON -- Commerce Department releases personal income and spending for September, 8:30 a.m. WASHINGTON -- Labor....Fullstory

2014-10-31 03:01 AM

Central Europe, Britain oppose Ukraine rebel vote Central Europe, Britain oppose Ukraine rebel vote

Associated Press

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) -- The foreign ministers of four Central European countries and Britain have condemned a plan by pro-Russia insurgents in eastern Ukraine to....Fullstory

2014-10-31 03:01 AM

Official: At least 2 dead in Kansas airport crash Official: At least 2 dead in Kansas airport crash
By ROXANA HEGEMAN
Associated Press

WICHITA, Kansas (AP) -- Officials say at least two people are dead after a small plane reported losing engine power and crashed into a building....Fullstory

2014-10-31 03:01 AM

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