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Roommate: No warning signs before deadly church attack

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — The man that prosecutors call a diabolical and crafty monster who staged a deadly shooting at a Southern California church seemed to be a kind and quiet person who shared his ...

Human rights organization Safeguard Defenders opens office in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Safeguard Defenders, a Madrid-based human rights non-governmental organization, has opened a new office in Taiwan. In an announcement published on Monday (May 17), Safe...

U.S. business groups criticize Biden's Taiwan arms sales policy

WASHINGTON, May 17 (Reuters) - U.S. business groups on Tuesday criticized the Biden administration's Taiwan arms sales policy, arguing in a public letter that it was too restrictive and failed to ...

Chinese military reconnaissance plane enters Taiwan’s ADIZ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese military aircraft entered Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Tuesday (May 17), marking the 12th day of intrusions this month. One People...

U.S. accuses casino tycoon Wynn of acting as Chinese agent

WASHINGTON, May 17 (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday sued Steve Wynn, the former CEO of Wynn Resorts WYNN.O, to compel him to register as an agent of China and accused him of lobbying...

WHO: Omicron makes China's 'zero-COVID' policy unsustainable

GENEVA (AP) — The head of the World Health Organization said China’s extreme approach to containing the coronavirus is unsustainable because of the highly infectious nature of the omicron variant, but...

US sues casino mogul Steve Wynn over relationship with China

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department sued longtime Las Vegas casino mogul Steve Wynn on Tuesday to compel him to register as a foreign agent because of lobbying work it says he performed at the be...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: May 15 The Washington Post says that, with midterms coming up, Democrats must act now to have a big...

Congress dives into UFOs, but no signs of extraterrestrials

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress held its first hearing in half a century Tuesday on unidentified flying objects. And no, there is still no government confirmation of extraterrestrial life. ...

WTA Rankings

Singles Through May 16 1. Iga Swiatek, Poland, 7061 2. Barbora Krejcikova, Czech Republic, 4911 3. Paula Badosa, Spain, 4770 ...

Yellen warns Europeans about working with China, urges unity

BRUSSELS (AP) — Even as Western allies grapple with how to counter Russia's assault on Ukraine, U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen warned Tuesday that they also must take a wary and united approach ...

Activists ask top court to void Marcos Jr's presidential win

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Human rights activists have asked the Philippine Supreme Court to block Congress from proclaiming Ferdinand Marcos Jr. as the next president, alleging that he lied when he s...

Students protest, discontent grows over China's COVID policy

BEIJING (AP) — Administrators at an elite Beijing university have backed down from plans to further tighten pandemic restrictions on students as part of China’s “zero-COVID” strategy after a weekend p...

Filipinos protest Marcos Jr.'s private Australian visit

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Members of Australia’s Filipino community protested Tuesday outside a Melbourne apartment building where the Philippines' presumptive next president, Ferdinand Marcos Jr., ...

Normal still "far away" in Shanghai despite prized 'zero COVID' status

Shanghai achieved on Tuesday the long-awaited milestone of three consecutive days with no new COVID-19 cases outside quarantine zones but most residents will have to put up with confinement for a whil...