WORLD Headline

English cricket set for new chairman as shake-up continues


Associated Press

LONDON (AP) -- The shake-up at the top of English cricket continued on Friday when Colin Graves was nominated for chairman of the England and...full story
updated 2015-01-30 11:42 PM
The WORLD Gallery
New York Police Department Commissioner Bill Bratton takes questions from reporters during a news conference at Woodhull Medical Center, Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in New York.  An armed man walked up to two New York Police Department officers sitting inside a patrol car and opened fire Saturday afternoon, killing one and critically wounding a second before running into a nearby subway station and committing suicide, police said. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) Police guard the scene where two NYPD officers were shot, Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in New York.  An armed man walked up to two New York Police Department officers sitting inside a patrol car and opened fire Saturday afternoon, killing one and critically wounding a second before running into a nearby subway station and committing suicide, police said. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) Lesley McSpadden, left, the mother of slain Ferguson teen Michael Brown, raises her hands at Freedom Plaza in Washington, Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, during the Justice for All march and rally. More than 10,000 protesters are converging on Washington in an effort to bring attention to the deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of police. Civil rights organizations are holding a march to the Capitol on Saturday with the families of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, two unarmed black men who died in incidents with white police officers. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana) In this image released by Warner Bros. Pictures, Martin Freeman appears in a scene from the film, "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies." (AP Photo/Warner Bros. Pictures, Mark Pokorny) Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. attends the premiere of "Selma" at the Ziegfeld Theatre on Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP) This Dec. 2, 2014 photo shows the interior of American Coney Island in Detroit. The eatery is known for Coney Island-style hot dogs, which are served with onions, mustard and chili. American was founded by current owner Grace Keros FILE - In this April 23, 2014 file photo, farmworker Severiano Salas, left, speaks with United Farm Workers National Vice President Armando Elenes in Fresno, Calif. Thousands of farmworkers in California, the nation In this Dec. 17, 2014 pool photo, President Barack Obama speaks in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington to announce the U.S. will end its outdated approach to Cuba that has failed to advance U.S. interests. Frequently criticized as cautious on foreign policy, President Barack Obama New York Police Department officers stand guard at the wake of officer Rafael Ramos at Christ Tabernacle Church, in the Glendale section of Queens, where he was a longstanding and deeply committed member, Friday, Dec. 26, 2014, in New York. Ramos was killed Dec. 20 along with his partner, Officer Wenjian Liu, as they sat in their patrol car on a Brooklyn street. The shooter, Ismaaiyl Brinsley, later killed himself. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) Brandon Delaney, general manager of the Plaza Theatre, in Atlanta, Ga., finishes hanging the marquis Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014 to announce that the theatre will be showing "The Interview."
    Updated: 2015撟?1??31? 02:30 GMT+08:00
WORLD
 
English cricket set for new chairman as shake-up continues

Associated Press

LONDON (AP) -- The shake-up at the top of English cricket continued on Friday when Colin Graves was nominated for chairman of the England and....Fullstory

2015-01-30 11:42 PM

Brazil, Chile to play friendly in London

Associated Press

LONDON (AP) -- Brazil will play Chile in an all-South American international friendly in London on March 29. The game will take place at Arsenal's Emirates....Fullstory

2015-01-30 10:22 PM

Cilic delays return again, withdraws from Zagreb Indoors

Associated Press

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) -- Defending champion Marin Cilic says he is withdrawing from the Zagreb Indoors because of the lingering right shoulder injury which also....Fullstory

2015-01-30 10:01 PM

AC Milan completes loan of forward Destro from Roma

Associated Press

MILAN (AP) -- AC Milan has received Italy forward Mattia Destro on loan from Roma. The Serie A club confirmed the deal on Friday. Destro travelled up....Fullstory

2015-01-30 09:01 PM

-Europe News Digest, AP

Associated Press

TOP STORIES FROM EUROPE AT 1220 GMT RUSSIA-ECONOMY MOSCOW -- In a surprise decision, Russia's central bank on Friday cut its key interest rate, which it had....Fullstory

2015-01-30 09:01 PM

Altria misses 4Q profit forecasts

Associated Press

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Altria Group (MO) on Friday reported fourth-quarter profit of $1.24 billion. On a per-share basis, the Richmond, Virginia-based company said it had....Fullstory

2015-01-30 08:22 PM

Ahead of election, Israel issues West Bank building tenders

Associated Press

JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's settlement watchdog group says the government has issued hundreds of tenders for housing units in the West Bank, an area the....Fullstory

2015-01-30 07:22 PM

Chinese MH370 relatives reject word that passengers are dead Chinese MH370 relatives reject word that passengers are dead
By DIDI TANG
Associated Press

BEIJING (AP) -- Many Chinese families of passengers on the missing Malaysian airliner demanded Friday that Malaysian officials retract their statement that all aboard died,....Fullstory

2015-01-30 06:22 PM

Germany sees first increase in beer sales since 2006

Associated Press

BERLIN (AP) -- The Federal Statistical Office says German breweries saw their first increase in sales volume in 2014 after seven years of declines. The office....Fullstory

2015-01-30 05:42 PM

Cahill carrying hopes of host nation at Asian Cup
By KEIRAN SMITH
Associated Press

SYDNEY (AP) -- Tim Cahill is thriving on the challenge of delivering the Asian Cup title to Australia for the first time. The Australians host 2002....Fullstory

2015-01-30 05:22 PM

Wawrinka's Australian Open title defense ends in semifinals
By JUSTIN BERGMAN
Associated Press

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- For the man nicknamed "Stanimal," this was not the way for defending champion Stan Wawrinka to go out of the Australian....Fullstory

2015-01-30 11:01 PM

African confederation: Stadiums will be full for knockouts African confederation: Stadiums will be full for knockouts

Associated Press

BATA, Equatorial Guinea (AP) -- The Confederation of African Football says it has no doubt the stadiums will be full for all of the knockout....Fullstory

2015-01-30 10:01 PM

Obama proposes 'precision medicine' to end one-size-fits-all
By LAURAN NEERGAARD
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. President Barack Obama is calling for an investment to move away from one-size-fits-all-medicine, toward an approach that tailors treatment to a....Fullstory

2015-01-30 09:22 PM

'Old Firm' rivalry renewed as Celtic, Rangers meet in semi
By STEVE DOUGLAS
Associated Press

One of the most incendiary rivalries in world football will be renewed on Sunday when Glasgow foes Celtic and Rangers meet for the first time....Fullstory

2015-01-30 09:01 PM

Man City loans winger Scott Sinclair to Aston Villa

Associated Press

MANCHESTER, England (AP) -- Manchester City has given Scott Sinclair another chance to revive his career by sending the winger on loan to fellow English....Fullstory

2015-01-30 08:42 PM

Russia gives $3 billion Crimea bridge contract to Putin ally
By Associated Press
Associated Press

MOSCOW (AP) -- The Russian government has awarded the contract for the construction of a $3 billion bridge to Crimea to a longtime ally of....Fullstory

2015-01-30 07:42 PM

Eurozone prices plunge 0.6 pct amid weak growth, cheap oil
By DAVID McHUGH
Associated Press

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- Falling oil prices and a weak economy caused consumer prices in the eurozone to drop even more sharply in January ahead....Fullstory

2015-01-30 06:22 PM

Spain's economy grows 1.4 pct in 2014 as recession fades

Associated Press

MADRID (AP) -- Spain's economy grew by 1.4 percent in 2014, ending a five-year run of negative or flat figures and providing further evidence that....Fullstory

2015-01-30 05:42 PM

Belgian authorities detain 4 in anti-terror sweep

Associated Press

BRUSSELS (AP) -- Belgian authorities have detained four suspects during an anti-terror sweep linked to the recruitment of potential jihadis to go fight in Syria. Police....Fullstory

2015-01-30 05:42 PM

Former Bulgarian president dies at 79

Associated Press

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) -- Zhelyu Zhelev, a philosopher and communist-era dissident who became Bulgaria's first democratically elected president in 1990, died Friday, his family said.....Fullstory

2015-01-30 05:22 PM

HOME |  WORLD |  Politics |  Business |  Sports |  Lifestyle |  TAIWAN |  Technology |  Health |  SUPPLEMENT |  Society |  OPINION
  • Taiwan News  ©  2014 All Rights Reserved.