Firefighters rescue girl stuck in McDonald's playground

SPENCER, Mass. (AP) — Firefighters in Massachusetts responded to a fast food restaurant over the weekend to free a young girl who got stuck in the playground. The Telegram & Gaze...

Trump disputes report he watches hours of television daily

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is disputing a report that he watches hours of television each day, calling it, "Another false story." The president is pushing back against ...

US stocks edge higher in early trading; oil prices rise

U.S. stock indexes edged higher in early trading Monday as gains in technology and energy companies outweighed losses among makers of packaged foods and other consumer goods. The start of trading in B...

Reports: Man who hit pedestrians in Italy aimed to kill

ROME (AP) — Italian media say an Italian man who drove his car last week into pedestrians near a Christmas market had been aiming to kill. The ANSA news agency reported Monday that t...

In Putin's heartland, apathy and disappointment rule

NOVOKUZNETSK, Russia (AP) — Three months ahead of Russia's presidential election, apathy and disappointment pervade incumbent Vladimir Putin's heartland. Alexandra Chekh, a retired k...

Taipei mayor pledges to minimize cash transactions at city markets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) reaffirmed his commitment to “make cash and coin disappear” from business transactions in Taipei City during the inauguration ceremo...

Not Real News: Alabama Senate race spurs false reports

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — As Alabama's high-profile Senate race heads toward a Tuesday vote, supporters and opponents of GOP candidate Roy Moore are bending the truth — or shattering it to pieces — in t...

People in Taiwan's small town help a street person seen eating leftovers  

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A person in a small town in northern Taiwan saw a street person dredging up foods from a dirty kitchen leftovers bin on the street and his strong sympathy for the street per...

Poland's new govt to be sworn in; some ministers may be out

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The government of Polish new Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki is to be officially sworn in amid reports that some ministers may be replaced. President Andrzej ...

Ohio infants relocated because of smoke in hospital

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Fire officials say up to 10 infants have been relocated safely away from smoke in a southwest Ohio hospital. Dayton District Fire Chief James Rose tells the Dayto...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. PUTIN MAKES SURPRISE STOP IN SYRIA EN ROUTE TO CAIRO The ...

Yemeni rebels kill 20, arrest dozens in latest crackdown

CAIRO (AP) — Yemen's official news agency says the Shiite rebels have killed at least 20 people and detained dozens across the country's north since killing their top ally, former President Ali Abdull...

Dalai Lama praises India's tradition of non-violence

NEW DELHI (Taiwan News) -- Buddhist spiritual leader and Nobel laureate Dalai Lama has said that India's tradition of ahimsa (non-violence) can make today's angry world a compassiona...

Jilted SHU student stalker slashes classmate's neck

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Just as she was headed to class, a female Shih Hsin University (SHU) student was suddenly slashed in the neck by a male student in the hallway at 10 a.m. this morning (Dec. 11)...

Russia's Putin stops at Russian military base in Syria

MOSCOW (AP) — The Tass news agency says that Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived at a Russian military air base in Syria. Tass said that Putin's plane landed at the Hemeimee...