Banqiao bank robber caught by New Taipei Police

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Police have arrested a 41 year old man, surnamed Ye (葉), in connection to a bank robbery and theft of NT$500,000 that occurred in New Taipei on Monday afternoon. After ...

Kraft and Stamps.com post big losses while Zillow jumps

Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Friday: The Kraft Heinz Co., down $13.23 to $34.95 The maker of Oscar Mayer and Kraft products reported a disma...

Brazil's #metoo moment: Spiritual guru accused of sex abuse

ABADIANIA, Brazil (AP) — For over 40 years, spiritual healer Joao Teixeira de Faria drew people from all over the world to this small city in central Brazil, offering treatment for everything from dep...

The Latest: Ex-boyfriend arrested in death of woman

GREENWICH, Conn. (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into the death of a New York woman found in a suitcase in Connecticut: (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Police s...

Man pleads guilty to bank ATM skinning scheme

BOSTON (AP) — A Brazilian man has pleaded guilty to installing debit and credit card skimming devices on ATMs in several Boston-area communities. Federal prosecutors say 43-year-old ...

Arrest made in case of woman found dead in suitcase

GREENWICH, Conn. (AP) — Police say an arrest has been made in the slaying of a 24-year-old woman whose body was found stuffed inside a suitcase in Connecticut. The suspect is accused...

Need for speed? Swiss court deals blow to police chase

GENEVA (AP) — Good cop? Bad cop! Switzerland's high court has upheld the conviction of a police officer who was fined for speeding — at nearly twice the limit — while chasing thieves who had blown up ...

AP Photos: Furloughed government worker juggles odd jobs

HEMET, California (AP) — Furloughed U.S. Forest Service worker Chris George has never been busier. He scrambles daily to do handywork and small remodeling jobs at homes in the hardsc...

Mayor says NYC will expand health coverage to 600,000 people

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City will spend up to $100 million per year to expand health care coverage to people without health insurance, including immigrants who are in the U.S. illegally, Mayor Bill d...

Taiwanese boss and Vietnamese worker invade home, force woman to take nude photos

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Vietnamese worker and his Taiwanese employer were arrested on Saturday (Jan. 5) for entering a woman's home and subjecting her and her daughter to an over six-hour ordeal...

The Latest: CenturyLink says internet will be restored soon

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Latest on widespread internet outages affecting CenturyLink customers (all times local): 9:30 p.m. CenturyLink says engineers have identifie...

Police seek 5 masked men in Bronx business burglaries

NEW YORK (AP) — New York police are looking for a group of five men who have broken into at least eight Bronx businesses by cutting holes in the back of the buildings. Authorities sa...

Nationwide internet outage affects CenturyLink

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Some CenturyLink customers across the country were without the internet as outages stretched from New York to California. The company said on Twitter Thursday tha...

Spotlight on: Harmony Home Foundation, a sanctuary in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Harmony Home Foundation is a non-profit organization (NPO) unlike any other in Taiwan. This is something not only acknowledged by director Nicole Yang, but also somethi...

Hertz, Clear partner to speed rentals with biometric scans

Biometric screening is expanding to the rental car industry. Hertz said Tuesday it is teaming up with Clear, the maker of biometric screening kiosks found at many airports, in an eff...