Nat'l Taiwan University students all receive performance grades of 87%

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Students and faculty from National Taiwan University (NTU) noticed on Tuesday (Nov. 5) that the performance grades for all students past and present have been changed to 8...

Chinese suspected of spying on emails of 10 Taiwanese university scholars for 3 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The email accounts of over 10 cross-strait researchers at National Sun Yat-sen University (NSYSU) have been hacked and spied on over the course of three years, and the Mai...

In tight market, Census plans to hike pay in some places

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Faced with a tight labor market, U.S. Census Bureau officials said Thursday they plan to raise wages for census workers in some areas and make it easier for applicants to get fing...

Impeachment inquiry: How we got here and where we're going

WASHINGTON (AP) — The words from one president to another, somewhat casual in tone, were not casual at all in meaning: "I would like you to do us a favor, though." Those words have n...

How 'do us a favor' led to Trump impeachment inquiry

WASHINGTON (AP) — The words from one president to another, somewhat casual in tone, were not casual at all in meaning: "I would like you to do us a favor, though." Those words have n...

How 'do us a favor' led to Trump impeachment inquiry

WASHINGTON (AP) — The words from one president to another, somewhat casual in tone, were not casual at all in meaning: "I would like you to do us a favor, though." Those words have n...

Threat to US elections not limited to Russia in 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — Russia interfered in the 2016 election and may try to sway next year's vote as well. But it's not the only nation with an eye on U.S. politics. American officials s...

Pence says NBA 'acting like wholly owned subsidiary' of China

Vice President Mike Pence took a swipe at Nike and the NBA on Thursday in a speech criticizing communist China's record on trade and human rights, saying American corporations have been too willin...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Oct. 22 The Washington Post on evidence of potential wrongdoing in President Donald Trump's July 25...

Report: Smartphone malware targeting Pakistani officials

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A security firm says fake smartphone apps laden with malware are targeting Pakistan's military and government. A report Wednesday by Canadian company Blackberry iden...

Business Highlights

___ $260 million deal averts 1st federal trial on opioid crisis CLEVELAND (AP) — The nation's three largest drug distributors and a drugmaker have reached a $260 mi...

Facebook ramps up election security efforts ahead of 2020

With just over a year left until the 2020 U.S. presidential election, Facebook is stepping up its efforts to ensure it is not used as a tool to interfere in politics and democracies around the world. ...

US: Russian hackers use Iranians to mask their identities

LONDON (AP) — The United States and the U.K. say they have exposed how a group of Russian hackers hijacked the tools of their Iranian counterparts to attack dozens of countries around the world. ...

Why Trump asked Ukraine's president about 'CrowdStrike'

In his now-infamous July phone call with Ukraine's president, President Donald Trump referred briefly to a long-discredited conspiracy theory that tries to cast doubt on Russia's role in the 2016 hack...

US to require Chinese officials to report American contacts

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration said Wednesday that it will soon require Chinese officials in the U.S. to notify the State Department ahead of any contacts they plan to have with American e...