Algeria protesters keep up pressure on regime

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Protesters are gathering at the main post office in Algiers, on the ninth straight Friday of demonstrations against the country's leadership. About 3,000 peop...

Voters line up to cast ballots in early Indonesia general election in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Indonesian workers and students lined up at a polling station near the Taipei Grand Mosque in Taipei on Sunday to cast ballots in early Indonesian General Election. The...

The Latest: Algerian police fire water cannon at protesters

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — The Latest on the protests in Algeria (all times local): 1:55 p.m. Algerian police are firing water cannon at protesters in the capital as t...

FamilyMart customers can now mail Chunghwa Post packages 24/7

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Chunghwa Post and FamilyMart have announced that they have formed a partnership to allow customers to have their packages mailed through the postal service from FamilyMart stor...

Algerian protesters: President's exit was only first step

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Thousands of Algerians are chanting, singing and cheering after their pro-democracy movement forced out longtime President Abdelaziz Bouteflika — and demanding that other top f...

MLB '19: Longtime baseball voices going, going, almost gone

Steve Blass spent his boyhood afternoons in Connecticut flinging a rubber ball against the side of a half-barn, fantasizing that he was pitching in the majors. Come evening, the 10-year-old would get ...

Algeria: Opposition meets, teachers protest, tension simmers

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algerian teachers are demonstrating against their longtime president as political uncertainty grips this gas-rich North African country. Teachers gathered Wed...

Uncounted Oregon votes expose election vulnerability

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Days before last November's elections, members of a political action committee in Oregon went door-to-door in Portland and its suburbs and collected filled-in ballots from voters, s...

Banqiao bank robber caught by New Taipei Police

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Police have arrested a 41 year old man, surnamed Ye (葉), in connection to a bank robbery and theft of NT$500,000 that occurred in New Taipei on Monday afternoon. After ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Feb. 20, the 51st day of 2019. There are 314 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 20,...

For Amazon, it's business as usual despite CEO drama

NEW YORK (AP) — First it was a heart-wrenching tweet that he and his wife were getting a divorce after 25 years. Then a tabloid revealed that he'd been having an affair, releasing texts and photos of ...

The Latest: 5 workers missing after explosion, fire

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on an explosion and fire in San Francisco (all times local): 2:10 p.m. The San Francisco Fire Department says five workers are missi...

Gas-line explosion in San Francisco sets building on fire

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An explosion on a gas line has set at least one San Francisco building on fire and is sending huge plumes of fire and smoke into the air, prompting evacuations of nearby buildings...

Taiwan Receipt Lottery: Winning numbers announced for November-December 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan's Ministry of Finance (MOF) announced Friday the uniform-invoice prize winning numbers for November and December 2018, with the NT$10 million Special Prize winning nu...

Watchdog: GSA ignored emoluments in OKing Trump hotel lease

WASHINGTON (AP) — The inspector general for the General Services Administration says the agency improperly ignored the U.S. Constitution's emoluments provision outlawing foreign gifts when it approved...