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As Iran and US take step back from the brink, Canada grieves

TORONTO (AP) — The worst had passed, it seemed, and the United States and Iran no longer appeared poised at the edge of war. “All is well!” President Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday nig...

An Iranian general dies in U.S. attack, and innocents suffer

TORONTO (AP) — The worst had passed, it seemed, and the United States and Iran no longer appeared poised at the edge of war. “All is well!” President Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday ...

An Iranian general dies in U.S. attack, and innocents suffer

TORONTO (AP) — The worst had passed, it seemed, and the United States and Iran no longer appeared poised at the edge of war. “All is well!” President Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday nig...

Survivor of boat disaster: 'Sleeping to swimming' in minutes

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A survivor of a Alaska crab boat sinking that left five fellow fishermen missing said the crew went from “sleeping to swimming" in minutes as rough seas and ice threatened to sin...

5 crew members feared dead after Alaska fishing boat sinks

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Five crew members missing after a crab fishing vessel sank in the frigid waters off Alaska were feared dead after authorities called off a search for those working in the one of ...

2020 Taipei New Year’s Eve bash to feature ‘transformer’ stage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2020 Taipei New Year’s Eve party promises to bring revelers an experience like no other with a giant stage and A-list performers in addition to the world-famous ...

Taipei announces traffic restrictions for New Year’s Eve

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei’s fashionable eastern shopping district will once again host the annual Taipei 101 New Year’s Eve fireworks, as well as a concert with rock band Mayday....

Taiwan's Taoyuan Metro launches Mayday-themed train

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taoyuan Metro launched a train painted with the likenesses of award-winning Taiwanese rock band Mayday on Thursday (Dec. 5) as part of a strategy to promote the band&rsquo...

Tsai has no plans to attend Mayday concert: Taiwan Presidential Office

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Presidential Office on Wednesday (Oct. 30) denied that President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) had any plans to attend the annual year-end concert of the award-winning...

Russian icebreaker issues mayday off central Norway

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norwegian authorities say a Russian icebreaker with 33 people on board has issued a mayday after getting caught in a storm off central Norway. The Joint Re...

Snoozing crew raises specter of criminal charge in boat fire

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal investigators identified a violation of Coast Guard regulations that could trigger criminal charges in the California dive boat disaster that killed 34 people. ...

Coast Guard: 25 bodies found after California boat fire

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — A middle-of-the-night fire swept a boat carrying recreational scuba divers anchored near an island off the Southern California coast early Monday, leaving at least 2...

Officials: Dozens die in boat fire off California

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — When the mayday call came in, authorities in Southern California quickly realized they were facing just about the worst firefighting scenario imaginable: A boat full...

German aid group releases video of migrant raft in distress

MILAN (AP) — The German aid group Sea-Watch has released video from its aircraft showing a sinking raft packed with dozens migrants off Libya with some people scattered in the sea. S...

Official: Norway cruise ship engines failed from lack of oil

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A maritime official says the engines of a cruise ship failed off Norway's coast during a storm because they didn't have enough lubricating oil. Lars Alvest...