Buddhist temple continues to be desecrated as Communist Chinese shrine in western Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The New York Times this week gave a glimpse inside a Buddhist temple which has been converted into a bizarre Communist Chines shrine, after a construction contractor evicted th...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, Sept. 21, the 264th day of 2018. There are 101 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 21,...

FBI: Solar observatory closed after child porn case opened

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The mysterious closure of a solar observatory in southern New Mexico earlier this month happened after the FBI started opened a child pornography investigation involving a jan...

Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows Worldwide. The list is based on data provided to the trade publicati...

FANTASY PLAYS: Sit Rodgers? Worth at least mulling for W3

Patrick Mahomes is good. 2018 David Johnson looks nothing like 2016 David Johnson. The Rams defense has not only replaced the Seahawks as the NFC's most dominant unit, but may be the best the NFL has ...

RYDER CUP '18: Capsules on the 12 American players

A capsule look at the United States team for the 42nd Ryder Cup matches on Sept. 28-30 at Le Golf National in France. Players are listed in the order they made the team. BROOKS KOEPK...

Woman who saved boy from dog attack among 16 Carnegie heroes

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A receptionist who used a child's booster seat to fight off a pit bull that was attacking a 12-year-old boy is one of 16 people being honored with Carnegie medals for heroism. ...

A final bow for 'Miss Val,' UCLA's Kondos Field to retire

Valorie Kondos Field nearly quit while she was behind. Nearly. Her first year as the women's gymnastics coach at UCLA in 1991 didn't go as planned. Neither did the second. Frustrated...

Global Forecast-Asia

Global Forecast - Asia as of 13:30 GMT Thursday, September 20, 2018 Minimum and maximum temperatures in Celsius, precipitation in centimeters and weather conditions as recorded for t...

Bayern unhappy with opponents' rough style in Bundesliga

BERLIN (AP) — Bayern Munich wants more protection from referees. The defending champions lost French midfielder Corentin Tolisso and Brazilian defender Rafinha to injuries sustained ...

Turkey expects lower growth amid currency turmoil

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey expects lower economic growth in coming years amid concerns over inflation and a sliding currency. Treasury and Finance Minister Berat Albayrak presented the g...

Global Forecast-Celsius

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Thursday, September 20, 2018 _____ City/Town, Country;Thursday's Weather Condition;Thursday's High Temp (C);Thursday's Low Temp (C);...

Global Forecast-Fahrenheit

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Thursday, September 20, 2018 _____ City/Town, Country;Thursday's Weather Condition;Thursday's High Temp (F);Thursday's Low Temp (F);...

Nissan recalls cars, SUVs due to risk of fire

DETROIT (AP) — Nissan recalled more than 215,000 cars and SUVs in the U.S. due to a fire risk and is advising people to park the vehicles outdoors in rare cases. An anti-lock brake p...

Brazil solar entices Taiwanese investment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On the sidelines of Energy Taiwan 2018 trade show, trade agencies from Brazil and Taiwan signed a memorandum of understand (MOU) to help further Taiwanese investment in Br...