Trump wants $1.5B over 10 years to revive US uranium mining

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Trump administration is asking Congress for $1.5 billion over 10 years to create a new national stockpile of U.S.-mined uranium, saying that propping up U.S. uranium producti...

China will get tougher with Taiwan following President Tsai’s victory: Glaser

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China will intensify its diplomatic, military and economic actions targeting Taiwan following the successful re-election of President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), Center for Strate...

Trump stirs Mideast tensions despite talk of 'endless wars'

WASHINGTON (AP) — With a single drone strike, President Donald Trump did more than just take out an avowed enemy of the United States. He may have have also upended a central element of his foreign po...

Saudi student opens fire at Florida Naval base, killing 3

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — U.S. officials investigating the deadly attack by a Saudi aviation student at a naval air station in Florida were working Saturday to determine whether it was...

Total signs agreement for $111 million Notre Dame donation

PARIS (AP) — Oil company Total says it has signed an agreement to pay 100 million euro ($111 million) toward the reconstruction of Paris' Notre Dame Cathedral that it pledged shortly after April's dev...

US senator warns of narrowing military gap with China, Russia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Senator and Armed Services Committee member Joni Ernst (R-IA) said at a briefing of the U.S. Military Readiness Report on Wednesday (Oct. 30) that the country's a...

Riyadh, Seoul ... Wichita? Pompeo seeks refuge in home state

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's schedule usually reads like a list of foreign capitals. But America's top diplomat has been finding ways to swing through his home state of Kansas th...

Researchers: Cyberespionage campaign targets UN agencies

Cybersecurity researchers say a coordinated cyberespionage campaign has targeted U.N. relief agencies, the International Red Cross and other non-governmental organizations groups for the past 10 month...

Hong Kong protests augur murky outlook for financial hub

HONG KONG (AP) — It’s still the world’s “freest” economy, one of the biggest global financial centers and a scenic haven for tycoons and tourists, but the waves of protes...

Trump v. Big Tech: Social media summit will snub tech titans

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is gathering conservative groups at the White House this week for a "summit" on social media that will prominently snub the tech titans who run big platforms o...

PLA putting pressure on Xi Jinping over Taiwan: CSIS analyst

Taipei (Taiwan News) – According to a senior analyst at the Washington D.C.-based Center for Strategic International Studies (CSIS), senior officials of China’s People’s Liberation A...

US State Department commits to helping Taiwan join international organizations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- U.S. State Department official Jonathan Moore stated his wish for Taiwan to join more international organizations in the face of continued pressure from China. Moore was spe...

The time is ripe for a U.S.-Taiwan free trade agreement: William Stanton

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The United States needs to reach a bilateral trade agreement with Taiwan not just because it would be good for Taiwan, but even more so because it is in the best strategic inte...

Senior US official confirms arms sales to Taiwan will normalize

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A senior U.S. Pentagon official said on Wednesday (June 26) that Washington is moving toward a normalized arms sales relationship with Taiwan, amid reports the Trump admin...

50 years after Stonewall, LGBT rights are a work in progress

NEW YORK (AP) — They didn't set out to change history; they weren't the first LGBT Americans to mobilize against bias. Yet the June 1969 uprising by young gays, lesbians and transgen...