Sex offenders want to be deported but California keeps them

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — At least 30 immigrant men who are living in the United States illegally and have sex crime records remain in custody in California despite having completed their sentences and wa...

US Congressman calls on Trump Administration to utilize Taiwan Travel Act

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Veteran U.S. Congressman Chris Smith called on the Trump Administration to fully implement the Taiwan Travel Act, in a letter sent to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo o...

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Today in History Today is Saturday, Sept. 15, the 258th day of 2018. There are 107 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 1...

US State Dept. reaffirms support for Taiwan’s international participation 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The United States Department of State reaffirmed support for Taiwan as it seeks to expand international participation but said plainly that changes to the govern...

Taiwan to complete first domestic submarine in 2025

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The construction of Taiwan’s first-ever domestic submarine should be completed by 2025 following the spending of NT$49.3 billion (US$1.6 billion) beginning next year...

Florida Gov. wants proof from Sen. Nelson over hacking claim

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott, calling the allegations sensational, demanded on Friday that U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson provide proof to back up his statement that Russian operatives have...

Senator: Russia has breached Florida state election systems

WASHINGTON (AP) — Florida's Democratic senator said Wednesday that Russian operatives have penetrated some of his state's election systems ahead of this year's midterms, but state officials said they ...

US Secretary of State to visit Southeast Asia, build ties in the face of China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo will visit Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore during August 1-5, in a bid to win over the three Southeast Nation's support for Pres...

Taiwan is a democratic high-tech powerhouse: US Secretary of State

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo described Taiwan as an "open, democratic society that blossomed into a high-tech powerhouse" during a speech to the U.S. Cha...

Taiwan delegation attends US global religious meeting, promotes religious freedom

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With the U.S.-hosted “Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom” drawing to a conclusion, the Holy See’s Secretariat of State Paul Gallagher stressed that...

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Today in History Today is Friday, July 27, the 208th day of 2018. There are 157 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On July 27, 1...

The Latest: Pompeo: Look forward to testifying about Russia

PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a meeting in the San Francisco Bay Area between U.S. and Australian officials (all times local): 11:30 a.m. U.S. Secretary of...

More post-World Cup turmoil for Nigeria soccer federation

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — The Nigeria Football Federation says officers from the state intelligence agency have "stormed" its headquarters, removed a group who claimed to be in control, and restored the F...

Top US, Australian officials meet in San Francisco Bay Area

PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — U.S. talks with North Korea and trade tensions with China are among the topics U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis are expected to d...

Taiwan will no longer employ North Korean fishing crews: MOFA

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Taiwanese fishing boats will stop employing North Korean nationals as crew members by the end of this month to cooperate with international sanctions imposed on North Korea, the Minist...