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Taiwan News Morning Briefing – July 29
Taiwan News Morning Briefing – July 29


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Market & Commodity ■ Taiwan stock market (TWSE) climbed 48 points, or 0.52 percent, to 9,468.98 in Tuesday’s early trading session, with turnover reaching NT$3.56 billion....full story
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Market & Commodity ■ Taiwan stock market (TWSE) climbed 48 points, or 0.52 percent, to 9,468.98 in Tuesday’s early trading session, with turnover reaching NT$3.56 billion.....Fullstory

2014-07-29 09:14 AM

Slain family of 5 was murder-suicide, police say Slain family of 5 was murder-suicide, police say
By DAVID SHARP
Associated Press

SACO, Maine (AP) -- A maintenance worker with financial problems killed his wife and three children with a shotgun, then committed suicide, over the weekend....Fullstory

2014-07-29 09:01 AM



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2014-07-29 09:01 AM

Obama considers large-scale move on immigration
By ERICA WERNER
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- White House officials are making plans to act before November's elections to grant work permits to potentially millions of immigrants in the....Fullstory

2014-07-29 06:01 AM

House leader urges US solidarity with Israel
By DONNA CASSATA
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The leader of the House of Representatives, Speaker John Boehner, says the United States must be a strong partner and trusted ally....Fullstory

2014-07-29 06:01 AM

Poker pros' cash hasn't freed betting suspects

Associated Press

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Lawyers in Las Vegas are asking immigration authorities to release a wealthy Malaysian businessman who was charged in a World Cup....Fullstory

2014-07-29 03:42 AM

Beijing, Chicago architects to design Lucas Museum

Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) -- Architects from Beijing and Chicago will design George Lucas' new museum to be built along Chicago's lakefront. The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art....Fullstory

2014-07-29 03:01 AM

Rights group: Torture in Brazil still a problem

Associated Press

SAO PAULO (AP) -- A leading human rights group says torture remains a serious problem in Brazil despite government efforts to curb it. The New York-based....Fullstory

2014-07-29 03:01 AM

US fuming over Israeli criticism of Kerry US fuming over Israeli criticism of Kerry
By MATTHEW LEE and JULIE PACE
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Obama administration officials were fuming Monday over Israeli criticism of Secretary of State John Kerry's latest bid to secure a cease-fire between....Fullstory

2014-07-29 03:01 AM

Rebels: C. African Republic ceasefire 'broken'

Associated Press

BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) -- A spokesman for the mostly Muslim Seleka rebel group in Central African Republic says a ceasefire has been "broken"....Fullstory

2014-07-29 03:01 AM

WORLD SPORTS at 0000 GMT

Associated Press

TOP STORIES: COM--ATHLETICS GLASGOW, Scotland -- In Usain Bolt's absence, training partner Kemar Bailey-Cole collects the first individual gold of his career by winning the 100 meters....Fullstory

2014-07-29 09:01 AM

Dominican officials destroy 2,000 seized guns

Associated Press

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) -- Authorities destroyed roughly 2,000 firearms Monday and plan to use the mangled metal to build a monument promoting peace. The....Fullstory

2014-07-29 09:01 AM

US teen held in Israel after arrest at protest

Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. is confirming that a 15-year-old American citizen is being held by Israeli authorities for his alleged role in protests earlier....Fullstory

2014-07-29 06:42 AM

Malta oil worker kidnapped in Libya released

Associated Press

VALLETTA, Malta (AP) -- Malta's prime minister says the Maltese oil company worker who was kidnapped by Libyan rebels on July 17 has been released. Retired....Fullstory

2014-07-29 06:01 AM

US concerned over Sri Lankan journalists' rights
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) -- The United States has urged the Sri Lankan government to protect the rights of journalists after a government-backed protest forced....Fullstory

2014-07-29 03:42 AM

Suspect dead, marshals and cop wounded in NYC

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Authorities say a sex-assault suspect got in a shootout with law enforcement in New York City that left the suspect dead....Fullstory

2014-07-29 03:01 AM

Guam man's death ruled a homicide

Associated Press

HAGATNA, Guam (AP) -- Guam authorities say a man whose body was found in his hair salon over the weekend was the victim of a....Fullstory

2014-07-29 03:01 AM

Millions displaced by religious violence in 2013

Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. says millions of people were forced from their homes because of their religious beliefs last year. The State Department on Monday....Fullstory

2014-07-29 03:01 AM

Papal first: Francis visits Pentecostal church

Associated Press

VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis has become the first pope to visit a Pentecostal church, pressing his outreach to evangelicals who represent Catholicism's greatest....Fullstory

2014-07-29 03:01 AM

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