5 years after mall Kenya attack, al-Shabab's threat grows

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Five years after al-Shabab fighters burst into a luxury shopping mall in Kenya's capital, hurling grenades and starting a days-long siege that left 67 people dead, analysts say t...

Relax and enjoy a bike tour along the unparalleled beauties Taitung County has to offer 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan’s eastern county of Taitung is the best place to ride a bike as it is full of scenic views and has the best air in the country. So why not join a bike tour orga...

Thousands of cars will be damaged by Florence's floods

As flooding continues in the Carolinas after Hurricane Florence's massive rainfall, experts say high water will damage thousands of vehicles. But auto industry analysts say the numbe...

Delaware signs final Port of Wilmington privatization deal

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Delaware has signed a final agreement with a private Emirati port operator to privatize the Port of Wilmington. News outlets report Gov. John Carney and Gulft...

Mercury climbs to 37.4 degrees in Taipei City

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Temperatures reached 37.4 degrees Celsius in the Taipei City area of Shipai Tuesday afternoon, the Central Weather Bureau reported. After escaping the threat of Typhoon Mangk...

GOP, White House fret about election prospects

WASHINGTON (AP) — The prognosis for President Donald Trump and his party was grim. In a post-Labor Day briefing at the White House, a top Republican pollster told senior staff that t...

Maine's rebuilt scallop fishery looks to year of more growth

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine's scallop fishermen are looking at another year of conservative management, and members of the industry say that could be the best way to make sure the fishery continues r...

Body of woman swept away by waves found on Taiwan east coast beach

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The body of a 30-year-old woman who was swept away by a three-meter wave off the coast of Yilan Country Friday turned up on another beach Saturday, as the outer rim of Typhoon M...

Wild weather lashes Taiwan as Typhoon Mangkhut makes landfall

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As Typhoon Mangkhut sweeps through northern Philippines, Taiwan is expected to see heavy rain, strong wilds and tall waves on Sept. 15. Mangkhut, the strongest typhoon ...

US stocks are little changed after mixed economic reports

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are little changed Friday morning as banks climb but retailers and big-dividend stocks slide. The Federal Reserve said production of cars and energy jumped in August. ...

Woman swept away on Taiwan east coast amid Typhoon Mangkhut sea warning

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A woman was swept away by a three-meter wave off the coast of Yilan County Friday after sea warnings were issued as Super Typhoon Mangkhut (山竹) moved closer. While the storm ...

Hurricane keeps Marvel's Falcon actor from Comic Con Africa

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Hurricane Florence has grounded the Falcon. Anthony Mackie, the actor who has played the superhero in Marvel movies, canceled a scheduled appearance at Comic Con ...

The Latest: 'Catastrophic' flooding expected in Carolinas

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Florence (all times local): 2 a.m. The National Hurricane Center says that "catastrophic" freshwater flooding is exp...

WHAT'S HAPPENING: Hurricane Florence looms over East Coast

MIAMI (AP) — A big one. A monster. A once-in-a-lifetime storm. Hurricane Florence deserves all the names it's being called as it threatens to cause historic flooding, blow catastrophic winds and idle ...

Senate approves 1st spending bill to avert partial shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — As a potentially catastrophic hurricane heads for the Carolinas, Congress is moving to avert a legislative disaster that could lead to a partial government shutdown just weeks before...