Pole dancer goes flying after jeep crashes into beverage truck in SW Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A pole dancer along with two others were injured this morning when the jeep she was performing on suddenly crashed into a beverage truck and scooter, reported UDN. Early th...

School district suspends pole-dancing teacher

RAEFORD, N.C. (AP) — A middle school teacher who moonlights as a pole-dance instructor has been suspended by a North Carolina school district. A spokeswoman for Hoke County's public ...

Review: In 'Valerian,' cosmic splendor struggles for liftoff

When even most of the good spectacles carry a strong whiff of prepackaging, try taking in the air of Luc Besson's sci-fi extravaganza "Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets." I...

Color Stage Festival brings stage trucks and pole dancers to the capital

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Twenty-two stage trucks with pole dancers, DJs, and indie bands made for a spectacular scene at the Taiwan Color Stage Festival (金光舞台車.閃閃嘉年華) in front of the Taipei City H...

Popular new workouts target the body, mind and soul

NEW YORK (AP) — It would be easy to brush off fitness guru Taryn Toomey's The Class as another hippie trend, but you'd miss the magic. (She sprinkled crushed crystals underneath the studio floors, whi...

Sorry, not sorry: Jennifer Lawrence owns up to pole dancing

Jennifer Lawrence has acknowledged that a tabloid site's video of her dancing on a stripper pole is the real thing, but the actress says she's not sorry about it. The video posted by...

Funeral for former politician features 50 sexy pole-dancing girls

Chiayi (Taiwan News)--The funeral procession of a former Chiayi County politician on Tuesday featured 50 sexy girls pole dancing on top of 50 jeeps, attracting passersby to stop to watch. Former Ch...

Christmas Day 'Techno-Dancing Third Prince' parade led by saucy showgirl (video)

Taipei (Taiwan, News) -- The "Techno-Dancing Third Prince" (電音三太子) troupe Marshal of the Central Altar temple of Luzhou (蘆洲中壇元帥民社館) held a parade on Christmas Day in Taipei's Zhongshan D...

Streetwear, pole-dancing, celebs at high-voltage Wang show

NEW YORK (AP) -- Alexander Wang's Fashion Week runway show was a LOT more than just a runway show.First, it was an anniversary: the 10th of Wang's namesake brand. It was also a homecoming, of sorts: W...

BC-AP News Coverage Advisory 10:15

Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up today. Some plans are subject to change.HIGHLIGHTING:Among today's coverage highlights as we see them at 1715 GMT:-- TURKEY-SYRIA REFUGEES...

Asian News Digest, AS

ASIA:HONG KONG-STUDENT STRIKEHONG KONG -- Thousands of Hong Kong college and university students boycott classes to protest Beijing's decision to restrict electoral reforms, the start of a weeklong st...

AP PHOTOS: Pole dancing being used for fitness

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Poles have long been a staple of smoky strip clubs, but the women scaling and swinging from them in Las Vegas earlier this month weren't doing it for dollar bills.Many of the attende...