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Jailed UK-born environmentalist released on furlough in Iran

LONDON (AP) — Morad Tahbaz, a U.K.-born environmentalist who has been jailed in Iran for more than four years, has been released on furlough, the British government said Wednesday. T...

Trump returning to Washington to deliver policy speech

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Donald Trump will return to Washington on Tuesday for the first time since leaving office, delivering a policy speech before an allied think tank that has been craft...

Semiconductor bill unites Sanders, the right — in opposition

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bill to boost semiconductor production in the United States has managed to do nearly the unthinkable — unite the democratic socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders and the fiscally conservat...

Trump, Pence rivalry intensifies as they consider 2024 runs

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Vice President Mike Pence is becoming increasingly brazen in his willingness to counter former President Donald Trump. The two will hold dueling rallies in Ari...

Biden vows abortion fight, assails 'extreme' court ruling

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden said Friday he would fight to preserve access to abortion after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, and he called on Americans to elect more Democrats who w...

‘Ukraine is an example for the whole world’: Zelensky on Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky gave what was called “the most assertive defense of Taiwan and its right to exist” when asked how the country should defen...

Taiwan’s KMT chair to visit US in early June

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Eric Chu (朱立倫) will leave on a 12-day visit to the United States on June 2, reports said Thursday (May 26). During his tour, the opposition le...

Analysis: Biden's Taiwan remarks show conviction to defend island but carry risks

WASHINGTON, May 23 (Reuters) - There is an old saying in politics that a gaffe is when a politician says what they really mean. And critics of U.S. President Joe Biden say he has made his fair share w...

China decries ‘ulterior motives’ behind US support of Taiwan’s WHA inclusion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. State Department Spokesperson Ned Price fired back after China accused the U.S. of harboring “ulterior motives” in its support of Taiwan’s participa...

US and Taiwan should sign an FTA: Heritage Foundation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An American think tank has recommended Taiwan and the U.S. sign a free trade agreement (FTA) as the next step in their evolving economic relationship. The Heritage Foun...

US warns of response to any permanent China military presence in Solomons

April 22 (Reuters) - A senior-level U.S. delegation met the Solomon Islands' leader on Friday and warned that Washington would have "significant concerns and respond accordingly" to any ...

Pence unveils Republican policy agenda for midterm elections

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Vice President Mike Pence has unveiled a new policy platform for Republicans ahead of this year's midterms elections, offering a framework for candidates — and possibly himself ...

Arizona will require voters to prove citizenship, residency

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona's Republican governor on Wednesday signed a bill requiring voters to prove their citizenship to vote in a presidential election, drawing fierce opposition from voting rights adv...

GOP's Senate campaign chief won't back down from party fight

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Rick Scott likes to think of himself as Gen. Ulysses S. Grant during the Civil War. Barely halfway through his first Senate term, the Florida Republican is a...

Taiwan is clearly worthy of diplomatic recognition: William Stanton

The world is not just In a world operating on ethical principles, where justice and good would always prevail, there would be no question about whether the United States should formally recognize T...