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INER admits storing nuclear waste in Taoyuan, hydrogen explosions


Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Director says radiation at Longtan site now back near background levels, fuel rods are now shipped to US for dry storage...full story
updated 2014-04-23 03:02 PM
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INER admits storing nuclear waste in Taoyuan, hydrogen explosions

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Director says radiation at Longtan site now back near background levels, fuel rods are now shipped to US for dry storage....Fullstory

2014-04-23 03:02 PM

Pope John XXIII launched Vatican II and then some
By NICOLE WINFIELD
Associated Press

VATICAN CITY (AP) -- On the night of Oct. 11, 1962, Pope John XXIII did something so natural that it's astonishing it was so revolutionary....Fullstory

2014-04-23 02:42 PM

Finalists in Bloomberg European city contest

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- These are the finalists in a 9 million euro city-innovation contest sponsored by former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg: -- Amsterdam -- Athens,....Fullstory

2014-04-23 01:01 PM

Vietnam sentences American man to death for heroin

Associated Press

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) -- State media say a court in Vietnam has sentenced an American to death for heroin trafficking. The Liberated Saigon newspaper says Jason....Fullstory

2014-04-23 11:01 AM

Rwanda's Kagame: Lessons learned from genocide Rwanda's Kagame: Lessons learned from genocide
By RODRIQUE NGOWI
Associated Press

MEDFORD, Massachusetts (AP) -- Rwanda President Paul Kagame told a U.S. audience Tuesday that the horrific slaughter of more than 800,000 people in his country....Fullstory

2014-04-23 10:01 AM

Man dies after hours inside hyperbaric chamber

Associated Press

TOLUCA, Mexico (AP) -- Authorities in central Mexico have detained a doctor and three workers at a clinic after a patient was found dead inside....Fullstory

2014-04-23 09:01 AM

Violence erupts in Rio slum near Olympic venues

Associated Press

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Residents of a Rio de Janeiro slum are revolting over the death of a young man they blame on police. The....Fullstory

2014-04-23 09:01 AM

Ex-radical group member says university ending job

Associated Press

CHAMPAIGN, Illinois (AP) -- A former member of the radical 1970s group the Symbionese Liberation Army says the University of Illinois has told him he'll....Fullstory

2014-04-23 06:42 AM

FBI investigates suspected serial child molester
By STEVE KARNOWSKI
Associated Press

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The FBI asked for the public's help Tuesday to identify at least 90 potential victims of a suspected child predator who worked....Fullstory

2014-04-23 06:01 AM

Shortlist for Caine Prize of African short stories

Associated Press

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) -- The Caine Prize committee has announced a shortlist of five stories by African writers at the opening of the UNESCO World....Fullstory

2014-04-23 06:01 AM

SKorea ferry toll hits 150 as search gets tougher SKorea ferry toll hits 150 as search gets tougher
By GILLIAN WONG and HYUNG-JIN KIM
Associated Press

JINDO, South Korea (AP) -- The grim work of recovering bodies from the submerged South Korea ferry proceeded rapidly Wednesday, with the official death toll....Fullstory

2014-04-23 02:42 PM

Missouri executes inmate for 1993 farm slaying
By JIM SALTER
Associated Press

BONNE TERRE, Missouri (AP) -- Missouri executed an inmate early Wednesday who was convicted of killing a farming couple in 1993. William Rousan, 57, was scheduled....Fullstory

2014-04-23 02:01 PM

Pirates rob Japanese tanker in Malacca Strait

Associated Press

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Malaysian marine police say pirates raided a Japanese tanker in the Malacca Strait and pilfered several million liters of diesel....Fullstory

2014-04-23 12:42 PM

TRA members nabbed after struggle outside Legislative Yuan TRA members nabbed after struggle outside Legislative Yuan

Taiwan News, Staff Writer

11 members of Taiwan Referendum Alliance detained by police after trying to broach barricades....Fullstory

2014-04-23 10:35 AM

Taiwan News Morning Briefing  - April 23 Taiwan News Morning Briefing - April 23

Taiwan News

Market & Commodity ■ Taiwan stock market (TWSE) opened 34.88 points, or 0.39 percent, higher on Wednesday at 9,009.59 on turnover of NT$ 2.74 billion. ■ Tuesday,....Fullstory

2014-04-23 09:08 AM

Rape-killing suspect returned to Mexico

Associated Press

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- U.S. authorities have extradited a Mexican man wanted for allegedly raping two women and strangling one of them more than a....Fullstory

2014-04-23 09:01 AM

Senegal prohibits rally to welcome back ex-leader

Associated Press

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) -- Officials in Senegal have ordered the cancellation of a rally planned to welcome back former President Abdoulaye Wade who was voted....Fullstory

2014-04-23 06:42 AM

Former AP photographer Harry Koundakjian dies Former AP photographer Harry Koundakjian dies
By DEEPTI HAJELA
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Former Associated Press photographer and photo editor Harry Koundakjian (KOON'-jah-kee-ehn), who spent years covering the Middle East before working in New....Fullstory

2014-04-23 06:01 AM

Paraguay: dos muertos en motIn en carcel menores
By Associated Press
Associated Press

ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) -- Un motin en la carcel de menores de Paraguay termino con dos internos muertos y otro profugo, informaron el martes las....Fullstory

2014-04-23 06:01 AM

Poll: Indians view rape as big problem, laws lax

Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A new poll shows that Indians view rape as a big problem in their country and the criminal justice system as inadequate....Fullstory

2014-04-23 06:01 AM

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