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Three hot spots to view seasonal tung flowers in Taiwan’s Taichung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taichung’s Tourism and Travel Bureau is recommending three places in the central city to view tung flowers. In a press release, the bureau suggested the Tonghua T...

Sydney man finds snake in lettuce bought at supermarket

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Alex White thought he was watching a huge worm writhing in a plastic-wrapped lettuce he’d just brought home from a Sydney supermarket -- until a snake tongue flicked. ...

Last-place Schalke beats Augsburg for 2nd win of season

GELSENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — Schalke won a Bundesliga game for only the second time in 15 months as Suat Serdar scored the only goal in a 1-0 win over Augsburg on Sunday to delay the last-place club'...

Son says Philip's death has left 'huge void' in queen's life

LONDON (AP) — The death of Prince Philip has left a “huge void” in Queen Elizabeth II’s life, their son Prince Andrew said Sunday, as well-wishers continued to leave floral tributes outside the gates ...

British man dies after mountain bike crash in eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A British man lost all vital signs on Sunday (April 4) and was later declared dead after crashing his bicycle on a mountain path in eastern Hualien County. On Sunday, a...

Police: California office attack that killed 4 wasn't random

ORANGE, Calif. (AP) — A gunman who killed four people, including a 9-year-old boy, in a rampage at a Southern California office building knew all the victims and his motive may have involved personal ...

PBS Kids celebrates Autism Awareness Month with new friends

NEW YORK (AP) — A new child is introduced this month on the animated TV show “Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum” who is a little different. He's sensitive to loud noises and he likes doing things hi...

It's cherry blossom season, but DC isn't ready to open up

WASHINGTON (AP) — Officials in the nation's capital are watching the crowds as cherry blossom season begins in earnest. The distinctive white and pink petals reached full bloom last...

Deliveroo shares tumble by third on UK stock market debut

LONDON (AP) — Shares of app-based meal delivery service Deliveroo tumbled by as much as a third in their U.K. stock market debut on Wednesday. The London-based company's shares slid...

Outrage grows over police custody death in Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Outrage grew in Mexico and El Salvador fueled by bystander video of a Salvadoran woman dying in police custody in the Caribbean resort of Tulum, an event President Andrés Manuel Lóp...

Obama family matriarch has died in a Kenyan hospital at 99

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Sarah Obama, the matriarch of former U.S. President Barack Obama's Kenyan family has died, relatives and officials confirmed Monday but did not disclose the cause of death. She w...

Survey: Jump in German business optimism despite pandemic

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German businesses grew more optimistic in March, despite a growing number of coronavirus cases and a looming tightening of pandemic restrictions, according to a closely watch...

Germany, Italy, England start WC qualifying with wins

European giants Germany, Italy and England all got off to a winning start in World Cup qualifying, while Zlatan Ibrahimović marked his return to international soccer with an assist to help Sweden to v...

Denmark happy to hear noisy booing fans in 2-0 win at Israel

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Being booed by the home fans made Denmark forward Martin Braithwaite a happy man in Israel on Thursday. Braithwaite scored the 13th-minute opener in a 2-0 win...

AP Interview: Alonso returns to F1 with 'positive feeling'

MADRID (AP) — Fernando Alonso recently drove up behind the Mercedes of Lewis Hamilton entering the straightway and quickly pulled to the side to overtake the seven-time world champion. ...