Review: Carsie Blanton makes disillusionment fun

Carsie Blanton, "Buck Up" (So Ferocious Records) Songwriters of all political persuasions have labored to define the odd moment we've been living through since the U.S. election of 2...

Taiwanese blogger divorces wife/cousin after affair with pastry chef

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Less than a year after Taiwanese blogger Andy Tsai (無敵小恩恩) posted steamy photos of his nude wife and revealed that she was his first cousin, he announced that the couple has di...

Some uneasy as Central African Republic, rebels make peace

BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — Central African Republic and 14 rebel groups signed a peace deal on Wednesday even as some expressed alarm about the possible suspension of prosecutions after f...

Atheist blogger appeals for funds to help him 'Escape Egypt'

CAIRO (AP) — A prominent atheist video blogger says he has given up hope on life in Egypt and has launched a crowdfunding page called "Help Me Escape Egypt" to aid him in purchasing another nationalit...

Ally of S. Korea leader jailed over opinion rigging scandal

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A political ally of South Korean President Moon Jae-in has received a two-year prison term for his involvement in an online opinion rigging scandal. Wednesd...

Reporters Without Borders urges China to release detained Australian blogger

TAIPEI (RSF) -- Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on China for the immediate release of Yang Hengjun, a China-born Australian blogger and writer, who was arrested last weekend and is now charged f...

APNewsBreak: Undercover agents target cybersecurity watchdog

NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press has found that researchers who reported the role of Israeli spyware in the targeting of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi's inner circle are in turn being...

Bounty issued for Taiwanese trio who fled to Canada

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Ministry of Justice Investigation Bureau has posted a NT$250,000 (US$8,100) bounty for information leading to the arrest of blogger Su Chen-tuan (蘇陳端), her ...

Taiwanese Canadians vow to track down fugitive blogger

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Angry Taiwanese Canadians have formed a Facebook group to track down the whereabouts of Su Chen-tuan (蘇陳端), a blogger better known as Lady Nai Nai (貴婦奈奈), who fled to Canada wit...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, Jan. 12, the 12th day of 2019. There are 353 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 12, ...

Taiwanese blogger, plastic surgeon husband flee to Canada to evade fraud charges

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Famous Taiwanese blogger Su Chen Tuan (蘇陳端), her cosmetic surgeon husband, and father-in-law have been charged with fraud and have fled to Canada where they are seeking "r...

Amnesty International calls on Poland not to deport Chechen

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Amnesty International is calling on Poland not to deport a Chechen video blogger and critic of Chechen authorities who is being sought by Russia. The human righ...

No money to travel? Find places to stay for next to nothing

Credit card rewards can be your ticket — literally your plane ticket — to a dream destination. But even if you've earned what you need to get to where you're going, the accommodations could be a diffe...

Pakistan's journalists complain of increasing censorship

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani journalists, who have taken on military dictators and been beaten and jailed in the pursuit of a free press, say they now face a form of censorship that is more subtle but n...

Trump on verge of giving up best chance to secure wall money

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's loyal supporters cried "Build the wall!" throughout his 2016 presidential campaign. Come 2020, they may well still be chanting for Trump to make good on his signature ...