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Five Pingtung County officials to step down November 1


Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Pingtung County Magistrate said if inspectors had been more conscientious the current scandal might have been avoided...full story
updated 2014-09-17 12:15 PM
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Five Pingtung County officials to step down November 1

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Pingtung County Magistrate said if inspectors had been more conscientious the current scandal might have been avoided....Fullstory

2014-09-17 12:15 PM

S. Korea detain US man in waters near border
By HYUNG-JIN KIM
Associated Press

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- An official says South Korean border guards have arrested an American man who they believe was attempting to swim across....Fullstory

2014-09-17 10:22 AM

Man pleads guilty to shipping equipment to Syria

Associated Press

SCRANTON, Pennsylvania (AP) -- A U.S. businessman has acknowledged conspiring to illegally export chemical warfare detection devices and lab equipment to Syria. Harold Rinko, of Hallstead,....Fullstory

2014-09-17 09:22 AM

NYC's Sept. 11 museum gets 1 millionth visitor
By DEEPTI HAJELA
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- The Sept. 11 museum has gotten its 1 millionth visitor a little less than four months after opening to the public. The....Fullstory

2014-09-17 09:01 AM

US airstrikes target Islamic militants in Iraq
By LOLITA C. BALDOR
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Defense Department says the U.S. military on Tuesday pressed its expanded campaign against Islamic State militants with five airstrikes across Iraq. U.S.....Fullstory

2014-09-17 06:42 AM

AP Interview: Feds launch policing bias study
By ERIC TUCKER
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Attorney General Eric Holder says the Justice Department has enlisted a team of criminal justice researchers to study racial bias in five....Fullstory

2014-09-17 06:02 AM

Research drones launched into Hurricane Edouard
By JENNIFER KAY
Associated Press

MIAMI (AP) -- U.S. government scientists are launching winged drones into Hurricane Edouard, hoping to collect data that could help forecasters understand what makes some....Fullstory

2014-09-17 03:01 AM



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2014-09-17 11:01 AM

Man accused of trying to aid Islamic State group

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ROCHESTER, New York (AP) -- An upstate New York man accused of plotting to kill members of the U.S. military and others is now facing....Fullstory

2014-09-17 10:01 AM

Taiwan News Morning Briefing – September 17 Taiwan News Morning Briefing – September 17

Taiwan News

Market & Commodity ■ Taiwan stock market (TWSE) climbed 37.64 points, or 0.4 percent, higher to 9,171.04 in Wednesday’s early trading session, with turnover reaching NT$1.53....Fullstory

2014-09-17 09:21 AM

UN leader begins term during period of 'tumult'

Associated Press

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The new president of the U.N. General Assembly says the year ahead will be momentous for the United Nations as it....Fullstory

2014-09-17 06:42 AM

Dominican officials turn over 14 suspects to US

Associated Press

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) -- Dominican authorities have extradited 14 suspects to the U.S. to face a slew of drug, extortion and fraud charges. The....Fullstory

2014-09-17 06:02 AM

Russian billionaire placed under house arrest

Associated Press

MOSCOW (AP) -- Russia's top investigative agency says it has filed money-laundering charges against a billionaire tycoon. The Investigative Committee said Tuesday that Vladimir Yevtushenkov, the....Fullstory

2014-09-17 03:01 AM

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