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Ex-teammate pleads not guilty to killing Miami football star

MIAMI (AP) — A former University of Miami football player pleaded not guilty on Friday to charges of killing a teammate outside a South Florida apartment complex in 2006. An attorney...

Taiwan stays away from PATA online travel fair

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid limited interest due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Taiwan will not be present at the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) online travel fair for the second year in a ro...

Taiwan withdraws from international tourism exhibition after Chinese interference

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Tourism Bureau confirmed Thursday (Oct. 8) the nation had withdrawn from this year’s Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Travel Mart exhibition due to Chin...

Brokerage worker loses paternity leave appeal in Japan

TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese court on Friday rejected a request by a former brokerage manager to get his job back after he took paternity leave at Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley. The case...

Taiwan wins 3 Pacific Asia Travel Association Gold Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s tourism promotion efforts received a significant boost Thursday (September 19) when it won three 2019 Gold Awards at a Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA...

Japan case on paternity leave starts with father's message

TOKYO (AP) — A worker at major Japanese sportswear maker Asics says he is suing the company to counter the idea that a man's place is at work and a woman's is in the home. The father...

Asics employee's lawsuit highlights paternity leave in Japan

TOKYO (AP) — He sits in an office of a major Japanese sportswear maker but reports to no one. He is assigned odd tasks like translating into English the manual on company rules like policies on vacati...

Native Americans: Benching Wahoo step in right direction

Cleveland native Josh Hunt is not a fan of baseball. But he's showed up at Progressive Field where the Indians play for the past couple of years to protest the team name and its mascot, Chief Wahoo — ...

AP Explains: How Trump's Pocahontas remark can be offensive

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Members of Virginia tribes that count Pocahontas among their ancestors said Tuesday that President Donald Trump should not use her name for political gain. Th...

Pope to kids: I wasn't 'bravo' at soccer, so I played goalie

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis has told children at an Italian sports center he didn't play soccer very well as a youth and was stuck with the nickname "tough leg." An 11-year-old boy aske...

Philippines: 2 Malaysians rescued from Abu Sayyaf militants

JOLO, Philippines (AP) — Two Malaysian sailors held captive for eight months by Muslim militants were rescued Thursday in the southern Philippines, military officials said. The two w...

Philippines: 2 Malaysians rescued from Abu Sayyaf militants

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine military say they have rescued two Malaysian sailors held captive for eight months by Muslim militants. Major Gen. Carlito G. Galvez, Jr., a...

Tribes hope Trump's 'America first' helps first Americans

BOSTON (AP) — Native Americans hope President Donald Trump doesn't forget America's first inhabitants as he promises to put "America first." Tribes have been reaching out to the Repu...