San Francisco to allow noncitizens to vote for school board

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco will become the largest city in the United States and one of only a handful nationwide to allow noncitizens, including people in the country illegally, to vote in a ...

Alarms raised over Beijing's United Front targeting Taiwanese high school students

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A report on Oct. 4 from the Liberty Times, quoted an unidentified official from the National Security Bureau (NSB) who says that China’s “United Front” h...

At Toronto Film Festival, 'popular' was a relative term

TORONTO (AP) — For a festival that can be a hotbed of Oscar-predicting hysteria, the scuttling of the "best popular movie" category by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences barely registered...

Manafort forfeits luxury homes under plea deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Paul Manafort's guilty plea will cost him more than time behind bars. His estate in the Hamptons won't be waiting when the former Trump campaign chairman gets out. ...

Manafort forfeits luxury homes under plea deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Paul Manafort's guilty plea will cost him more than time behind bars. His estate in the Hamptons won't be waiting when the former Trump campaign chairman gets out. His Brooklyn brown...

Q&A: Steve McQueen on his '12 Years' follow-up, 'Widows'

TORONTO (AP) — Lynda La Plante's 1980s British crime series "Widows" had a curious hold of filmmaker Steve McQueen as a 13-year-old boy. The show was about a group of women who, afte...

Race-based school criteria roils Asian-Americans - again

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Time and again, Chinese-American students consistently delivered top academic scores, only to be denied admission to their dream school. Parents bemoaned what they saw as an unfai...

Taiwanese man arrested in Philippines for carrying firearms and illegal drugs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Taiwanese man was arrested in the capital of the Philippines on Aug.24 for illegally possessing a large amount of ammunition and drugs. The 31 year-old suspect , ide...

Taiwan launches 3D tourism ad in Singapore

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In order to attract more tourists from Singapore, Taiwan has posted an interactive three-dimensional ad at a key Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) station in the Southeast Asian ci...

Homegirl Cafe offers 'platos' by ex-gang members with hope

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a different time, at another place, and under other circumstances, you might have run away from Latisha Valenzuela and Glenda Alvarenga. But at Homegirl Cafe, a Los Angeles break...

Roman Polanski's wife rejects Oscars' Academy invite over husband's expulsion

French actress Emmanuelle Seigner (pictured) on Sunday rejected an invitation to join the body that awards the Oscars in response to its decision to expel her husband, director Roman Polanski, over a ...

Montana: See the vanishing glaciers and carry bear spray

GLACIER NATIONAL PARK, Montana (AP) — I had a lot of expectations heading to Montana last summer. I expected to check off my bucket-list dream of driving Glacier National Park's Going-to-the-Sun Road....

Compass Offices Unveils Second Flexible Workspace in Singapore

SINGAPORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 11, 2018--Compass Offices today announced the opening of its latest workspace located on the 28 th Floor of Clifford Centre, providing businesses with one of the best v...

Caps fans celebrate Stanley Cup, first DC title since 1992

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tens of thousands of red-clad Capitals fans partied in the streets Thursday night to celebrate the franchise's first Stanley Cup and the city's first title in the major four professi...

The Latest: Fall Out Boy jams before Game 4 of Cup Final

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final (all times local): 6:25 p.m. Red-clad fans are filling the streets of Chinatown before Game 4 of the...