GOP squirms as Bolton prepares to dish on Trump White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — For much of the last 20 years, John Bolton was a conservative poster child, a Republican hawk whose worldview helped shape the GOP establishment’s approach to dicey foreign policy qu...

UK poised to decide on allowing Huawei to build new networks

LONDON (AP) — Britain's National Security Council is poised to decide whether to allow Chinese tech giant Huawei to build aspects of its new high speed mobile network, a pivotal decision with implicat...

UK's Johnson says Huawei 5G decision will not compromise security

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday insisted that Britons could enjoy the benefits of a 5G telecoms network without damaging national security, amid pressure from Washington and within his ...

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___ Stocks tumble as virus fears spark sell-off; Dow falls 453 NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks fell sharply Monday, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average down by mor...

UK faces choice on Huawei with global implications

LONDON (AP) — Britain faces a crucial choice on Tuesday over whether to allow China's Huawei Technologies to build its next-generation wireless networks. The decision has implication...

AP FACT CHECK: Fact and fiction in Trump's impeachment trial

WASHINGTON (AP) — Laying out their impeachment defense, President Donald Trump's lawyers perpetuated a baseless claim that Ukraine interfered in the 2016 election as they argued that Trump had good re...

US, UK leaders talk telecoms security ahead of 5G decision

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and U.S. President Donald Turmp have discussed the security of telecommunications networks as the U.K. prepares to decide whether to allow Chinese te...

What we know, and don't, about the alleged Bezos phone hack

BOSTON (AP) — U.N. human rights experts are asking Washington to investigate a suspected Saudi hack that may have siphoned data from the personal smartphone of Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder and owner of ...

Key events leading up to report on Jeff Bezos phone hack

Experts at the United Nations said Wednesday that the phone of Amazon founder and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos was likely hacked through a file sent from an account used by Saudi Crown Prince Moh...

Thai officials meet with major Southern insurgent group

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Officials from Thailand have held their first formal meeting in recent years with Muslim separatists from southern Thailand belonging to the Barisan Revolusi Nasional Mel...

Iraqi officials: At least 13 wounded in violence in Baghdad

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi security forces fired tear gas and live rounds during clashes with anti-government protesters overnight and on Monday morning in Baghdad, wounding at least 13 demonstrators and pr...

More cabinet reshuffling expected after President Tsai’s swearing-in

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Any additional cabinet reshuffle plans for the Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) administration as she embarks on a second term will hinge on whether her two top aides stay or not, repor...

AP sources: Security probe targets Trump's Russia adviser

WASHINGTON (AP) — A White House adviser on Europe and Russia issues has been placed on administrative leave pending a security-related investigation, two people with knowledge of his exit said Sunday....

Newly released texts tie Nunes aide closer to Ukraine plot

WASHINGTON (AP) — New documents released by House Democrats suggest that Rep. Devin Nunes, the top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee, was more deeply involved than was previously known in...

Enoch Wu loses Taipei's 'duel of hunks' to Chiang Kai-shek's great grandson

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Young, rising Democratic Progressive Party star Enoch Wu (吳怡農) lost what local media called "the duel of the two hunks" (雙帥對決) with Kuomintang (KMT) candidate Wa...