California sues US regulator in bid to deter 'ghost guns'

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Backed by the fathers of two slain children, California's attorney general sued the Trump administration on Tuesday in an effort to crack down on so-called “ghost guns” that ...

Kuwait TV channels begin airing Quranic prayers as emir ill

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Television channels in Kuwait have cut into their daily programming to broadcast Quranic verses amid concerns about the country's 91-year-old ruler, Sheikh Sabah Al ...

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Today in History Today is Tuesday, Sept. 29, the 273rd day of 2020. There are 93 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. ...

China holds military drills across 4 seas for second time in 2 months

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China has begun carrying out five simultaneous military drills along various sections of its coast and beyond on Monday (Sept. 28). Two of the drills are being conducte...

China's aggression increasing likelihood of cross-strait conflict: Taiwan foreign minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) on Monday (Sept. 28) emphasized that China’s diplomatic suppression and military threats to Taiwan have increas...

Chinese Y-8 anti-submarine aircraft violates Taiwan's ADIZ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese anti-submarine aircraft encroached on Taiwan's air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Monday (Sept. 28), forcing the Air Force to broadcast a warning to a...

No. 14 Cincinnati holds off No. 22 Army, 24-10

CINCINNATI (AP) — Desmond Ridder passed for 258 yards and two touchdowns as No. 14 Cincinnati defeated No. 22 Army 24-10 in the first matchup of ranked teams at Nippert Stadium since 2008. ...

Ukraine plane crash death toll rises to 26, with 1 survivor

MOSCOW (AP) — Searchers combing the area where a Ukrainian military aircraft crashed found two more bodies on Saturday, bringing the death toll to 26. One person survived. The plane,...

Owner of fire-stricken ship to pay $2.3M for Sri Lankan help

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The owner of a large oil tanker that caught fire off Sri Lanka’s coast has agreed to pay $2.3 million to the island nation for its help in extinguishing the blaze, an officia...

Tsai Ing-wen meets Taiwanese Air Force corporal with Ghanaian ancestry

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) met a Taiwanese Air Force corporal with half Ghanaian ancestry on Saturday (Sept. 26) and complimented him on his hard work maintaining...

Taiwan's armed forces strain in undeclared war of attrition with China

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen visited a low-key but critical maintenance base for fighter jet engines on Saturday (Sept. 26), offering encouragement as the Chinese-claimed island’s armed forces ...

US, Japan to hold 'Keen Sword' exercise amid fears of China attack on Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. military announced that it will stage exercise "Keen Sword" with Japan Self-Defense Forces (JSDF) in Japan amid fears China could exploit distractions c...

Retired Taiwanese colonel jailed for being China spy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A retired Taiwanese army officer has been sentenced to two years and three months in jail for supplying sensitive documents to Chinese intelligence and attempting to form ...

US B-1B bombers, Chinese spy plane spotted to east of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two U.S. Air Force (USAF) bombers and one Chinese spyplane were spotted to the east of Taiwan on Friday (Sept. 25). At 12:16 p.m. the plane tracker Aircraft Spots tweet...

Novavax, Colony Capital rise; Cavco Industries, Fluor fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially Friday: Novavax Inc. (NVAX) The biotechnology company started a key study in the United Kingdom fo...