Taiwanese man accused of murdering Chinese wife in Thailand wanted for fraud

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Taiwanese man accused of having killed his Chinese wife in Thailand had been wanted for fraud on the island, reports said Wednesday (Jan. 15). Lu, 38, reportedly kill...

6 guards, 15 others charged in Rikers Island bribery case

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors announced charges Tuesday against six New York City correctional officers accused of taking thousands of dollars in bribes to smuggle drugs to inmates at the Rikers...

26 bags of body parts found in western Mexico ravine

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Forensics officials in the western Mexican state of Jalisco are trying to determine how many victims are accounted for in 26 plastic bags of body parts found in a ravine this week, ...

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___ Lebanon receives Interpol notice for ex-Nissan fugitive BEIRUT (AP) — Interpol has issued a wanted notice for former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn, who jumped ba...

Mexico City plastic bag ban to take residents back in time

MEXICO CITY (AP) — For centuries, Mexico City residents brought warm tortillas home in reusable cloths or woven straw baskets, and toted others foods in conical rolls of paper, “ayate” mesh or net bag...

With Garrett in limbo, Cowboys facing roster choices as well

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — With the future of coach Jason Garrett in limbo, the Dallas Cowboys have other reasons to believe there will be plenty of change in 2020 — 23 of them, to be exact. ...

Volunteers battle health crisis of asylum seekers in Mexico

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — When the Honduran boy complained of a toothache, Dr. Psyche Calderon asked the obvious question: “When did the pain start?" The answer broke her heart. ...

Volunteers battle health crisis of asylum seekers in Mexico

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — When the Honduran boy complained of a toothache, Dr. Psyche Calderon asked the obvious question: “When did the pain start?" The answer broke her heart. ...

Flood at famed Arizona waterfalls sends tourists scrambling

SUPAI, Ariz. (AP) — A popular tourist spot deep in a gorge off the Grand Canyon known for its blue-green waterfalls will make repairs after heavy flooding over the Thanksgiving weekend sent tourists s...

Plastic items most common waste in Taiwan's coastal area: group

Plastic items are the most frequently seen garbage on local beaches, accounting for 70 percent of marine debris in Taiwan in 2019, an environmental group said Thursday. Plastic bottle caps, PET bot...

Bodies of 12 people found in plastic bags in western Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Investigators in Mexico have found plastic bags containing the hacked-up bodies of 12 people near the western city of Guadalajara. The Jalisco state prosecutor’s o...

Potential listeria contamination leads to apples recall

AURORA, Ill. (AP) — A county health department in Illinois says a Michigan company voluntarily is recalling nearly 2,300 cases of apples due to potential listeria contamination. Kane...

Update: People clear beach before Han's scheduled cleanup event in S. Taiwan

Update: 10/21 6:20 p.m. A member of Kaohsiung's 6th River Management Office surnamed Huang (黃) told Liberty times that a team from his bureau had planned the beach cleanup a month bin advance a...

Ecuador president proposes new finance reforms after turmoil

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuadorian President Lenín Moreno is proposing new economic reforms to help stabilize the nation's finances following recent political upheaval. The president a...

Police find body in Vienna basement, man detained

BERLIN (AP) — Austrian police say they have found a decomposing body wrapped in plastic bags in a freezer in the basement of an apartment building in Vienna. A man was detained, but the cause of death...