US Vice President: The US will maintain its support of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – U.S. Vice President Mike Pence spoke at this week’s ASEAN Summit in Singapore and stated that the United States maintain its stable relations with Taiwan and will co...

Magnitude 4.3 earthquake jolts NE Taiwan, tremors felt in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A magnitude 4.3 earthquake rocked northeast Taiwan's Yilan at 10:01 this morning, with greater Taipei and much of northern Taiwan feeling the tremors, while another qu...

Weather turning cooler, wetter in northern Taiwan 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) today said that northeastern winds will gradually increase this afternoon as a front passes over the waters north of Taiwan, increasing the pro...

NKorea says it has tested new "high-tech tactical" weapon

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un has observed the successful test of a "newly developed high-tech tactical" weapon. The report Friday from state media di...

Storm drops snow, freezing rain across eastern half of US

NEW YORK (AP) — One of the first big storms of the season moved across the eastern half of the country Thursday, contributing to at least seven traffic deaths and closing schools as it dropped snow as...

Official: Alabama prosecutor shot, wounded; suspect killed

DEMOPOLIS, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say a county prosecutor was shot and wounded in rural western Alabama before officers fatally wounded the suspect, a former state trooper. District...

Wisconsin Republicans discuss cutting governor-elect's power

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin's assembly speaker said following a private meeting Thursday with Gov. Scott Walker that he thinks the exiting Republican governor will be "generally supportive" of plan...

Greece: Bailout lenders agree to scrap 2019 budget cuts

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Greek officials say lenders have agreed to scrap a major round of government funding cuts planned for next year after the country outperformed budget targets set to help pr...

The Latest: Couple, homeless man charged in charitable scam

MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on charges brought against a New Jersey couple and a homeless man allegedly involved in charitable scam (all times local): 2:30 p.m. ...

The Latest: Missouri woman testifies in boyfriend's trial

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a Wisconsin man charged with killing the abusive mother of his Missouri girlfriend (all times local): 1:25 p.m. A...

Thousands demand resignation of Czech PM over fraud scandal

PRAGUE (AP) — Thousands of Czechs are rallying in Prague to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Andrej Babis over a fraud scandal. Babis faces charges that he has misused EU sub...

Man on trial for killing girlfriend's abusive Missouri mom

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Defense attorneys for a Wisconsin man on trial in the 2015 death of his online girlfriend's mother don't deny that he killed the Missouri woman. Instead, they...

Report: Airstrikes on IS-held area in Syria kill at least 18

BEIRUT (AP) — Syria's state news agency and a war monitor say airstrikes on an area controlled by the Islamic State group have killed at least 18 people. SANA news agency says Thursd...

The Latest: Absentee ballot review in Georgia gov. race

ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the disputed election count for Georgia governor (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Georgia election officials say counties will review absen...

The Latest: Judge delays ruling over White House press pass

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the legal challenge to the White House's decision to strip CNN reporter Jim Acosta of his White House press credentials (all times local): 1:15 p.m. ...