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‘Beta’ the best rescue dog from New Taipei needs new home

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A search and rescue dog from New Taipei is looking for a new home after a stellar career involving some of Taiwan’s worst disasters. Beta, an eight-year-old Belgi...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, Nov. 15, the 319th day of 2021. There are 46 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 15, 19...

A Wyoming farewell for Marine killed in Afghanistan bombing

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Dozens of U.S. fellow Marines joined hundreds of Wyoming residents to bid a final farewell at a memorial for Rylee McCollum, one of 13 U.S. servicemen killed in a suicide bombing ...

'Black Hawk Down' pilot Durant enters Alabama Senate race

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Mike Durant, best known as the helicopter pilot shot down and held prisoner in the 1993 “Black Hawk Down” incident, is joining the U.S. Senate race in Alabama. ...

Review backs Iowa officer in shooting that paralyzed man

WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — A police officer who shot and paralyzed a man in downtown Waterloo in April acted legally because the target appeared to be chasing a deputy with a shotgun, a prosecutor ruled Fr...

Taiwan looking to purchase 5 new Black Hawks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Air Force is planning to purchase five Black Hawks with night-operation capabilities to improve flight safety. During an inquiry session on Monday (Sept. 27) at the...

Man paralyzed after Iowa police shooting sues officer, city

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A man who was paralyzed when an Iowa police officer shot him in April filed a lawsuit Thursday contending the use of force was excessive and has been shrouded by secrecy. ...

2021 National Day celebration to feature largest Taiwan flag ever flown by military

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This year’s National Day on Oct. 10 will see the largest Taiwanese flag ever flown by the military, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday (Aug. 24). Tha...

Taliban sweep across Afghanistan’s south; take 4 more cities

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban completed their sweep of the country’s south on Friday as they took four more provincial capitals in a lightning offensive that is gradually encirclin...

U.S. Black Hawk helicopter forced to land in Bucharest

BUCHAREST (AP) — A U.S. Black Hawk military helicopter training in Romania was forced to undertake an emergency landing Thursday in central Bucharest, bringing down two lampposts in the process. No on...

Year since Washington change, Native sports imagery evolving

Washington will not have any kind of Native American imagery as part of its next name, and the subject is still evolving across sports in the year since the storied NFL franchise dropped arguably the ...

Philippines orders probe after worst military accident in 3 decades

Philippine authorities ordered an investigation on Monday into the crash of an Air Force plane that overshot a runway and killed more than 50 people, including civilians, in the country's worst mi...

At least 29 killed in Philippines troop plane crash

At least 29 people were killed on Sunday when a Philippines Air Force plane carrying troops crashed on landing and broke up in flames, the country's worst military air disaster in nearly 30 years....

National Guard: Human error caused fatal NY helicopter crash

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Human error caused the crash of an Army National Guard helicopter during a January training exercise in upstate New York that killed three soldiers, National Guard officials hav...

Judge: Iowa jail must let murder suspect meet with lawyers

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Security officials at an Iowa jail must allow a man charged with killing a state trooper to meet privately with his lawyers, a judge ordered Thursday. Staff a...