Taiwan to join Palau's Independence Day celebration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese Minister Icyang Parod (劉文雄) will attend Palau’s 25th Independence Day celebration on Oct. 1 as an envoy to the country. Appointed by President Tsai Ing-...

Mexico's Interjet grounds 2 workers after 'bomb' comment

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican airline Interjet says it has suspended two employees after a woman identified as a pilot suggested a bomb should blow up the capital's main square during Independence Day ce...

Mexico: 5 shot dead in Tabasco bar amid holiday celebrations

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities say gunmen have shot dead five people at a bar on the night the country celebrated Independence Day festivities. The federal Department of Secu...

Independence reception shows collaboration between Indonesia, Taiwan

The Indonesian representative office in Taipei held a reception Wednesday to celebrate the 74th Independence Day of Indonesia by highlighting the friendship and collaboration between the two countries...

Column: Fury faces the great unknown against Sweden's Wallin

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tyson Fury shouldn't have too much trouble in the ring this weekend against an opponent whose biggest claim to fame is that he's arguably the best heavyweight fighter in Sweden. ...

Islamic State claims bombing at Kabul wedding that killed 63

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The suicide bomber stood in the middle of the dancing, clapping crowd as hundreds of Afghan children and adults celebrated a wedding in a joyous release from Kabul&rsqu...

Taiwan News interviews outgoing Israeli envoy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Israeli envoy to Taiwan, Asher Yarden, has been serving as the chief of the Israel Economic and Cultural Office (ISECO) in Taipei since summer of 2015. After four years of ...

Royals send struggling White Sox to sixth straight loss

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Danny Duffy pitched strong six innings and ended a nine-start winless skid, and Jorge Soler and Nicky Lopez hit back-to-back RBI singles twice as the Kansas City Royals beat th...

Interior estimates its cost for Trump July 4th at $2.45M

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Interior Department has estimated its share of costs for President Donald Trump's July Fourth extravaganza at the Lincoln Memorial at $2.45 million. The adminis...

Poet and former Youth Laureate Amanda Gorman has book deal

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman is working on a picture book. Viking Children's Books announced Thursday that Gorman's "Change Sings: A Children's Anthem" is...

US Sec.of State Pompeo mentions Taiwan on Kiribati’s Independence Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo congratulated Kiribati, a Pacific island state with diplomatic relations with Taiwan, on its Independence Day (July 12) through an a...

AIT trumpets Taiwan relationship during Independence Day celebration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Celebrating the 243rd anniversary of the U.S.’s Independence Day at its recently inaugurated office complex on Monday (July 8), Brent Christensen, director of the Am...

Big rain and big wreck leads to Haley's 1st career Cup win

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Teeth chattering, hands shaking, stomach churning, Justin Haley anxiously waited for NASCAR to pull the plug on a rain-wrecked weekend at Daytona International Speedway. ...

Rain postpones NASCAR's final holiday visit to Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Rain spoiled one of NASCAR's last great traditions when Saturday night's race at Daytona International Speedway was postponed because of persistent poor weather. ...

The Latest: Rain delays start of NASCAR race at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Saturday night's NASCAR race at Daytona International Speedway (all times local): 6:45 p.m. The start of Saturday night's N...