Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, Sept. 17, the 261st day of 2020. There are 105 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept...

Dragons’ Chamber pitch event for foreign entrepreneurs coming to Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A pitch event for foreign entrepreneurs in Taiwan titled the Dragons’ Chamber 2020 is slated for Nov. 21 during Meet Taipei, Taiwan’s largest startup festival....

Lowe's offers small businesses the "Shark Tank" treatment

NEW YORK (AP) — Lowe's is offering small businesses, particularly those owned by minorities, the “Shark Tank” treatment. The home improvement chain is teaming up with Daymond John, ...

US OPEN '20: Capsules of 5 previous US Opens at Winged Foot

1929 U.S. Open Winner: Bobby Jones. Runner-up: Al Espinoza. Winning Score: 294. Margin of victory: Playoff (Jones shot 141 over ...

Shark kills man on Australia's Gold Coast tourist strip

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A shark fatally mauled a man on Tuesday on Australia’s Gold Coast city tourist strip, an official said. The man was brought to shore by surfers at Greenmou...

Indictment accuses 12 of illegally trading shark fins, drugs

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Federal authorities said Thursday that they have charged 12 people and seized nearly $8 million in cash, jewels and precious metals after disrupting a criminal enterprise that dea...

PGA Tour event in Japan to relocate to California this year

The Zozo Championship is moving from Japan to California this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, making it the anchor of a West Coast Swing in the fall portion of the schedule that is certain to a...

Venezuelans brave open sea on tubes, fishing for survival

LA GUAIRA, Venezuela (AP) — The biggest fear is a fishhook puncturing the inner tube that keeps them afloat far from shore. Then come sharks grabbing their catch and maybe biting their legs. And the c...

Surfer saved after friend punches shark in Australian attack

SYDNEY (AP) — A woman has survived a great white shark attack on Australia’s east coast after her surfing companion repeatedly punched it until it let her go. Paramedics were called ...

Pete Alonso, Dominic Smith rally Mets past Nationals 11-6

NEW YORK (AP) — Pete Alonso and Dominic Smith had back-to-back RBI doubles in a four-run first inning and hit consecutive homers in a five-run sixth, leading the New York Mets to an 11-6 win over the ...

Virus-quieted oceans open window for Shark Week researchers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic forced people to stay put, but it gave sharks a travel passport and scientists a rare opportunity. Ocean spots cleared of fishing boats an...

NTUC LearningHub Commemorates National Day By Offering An Estimated Total of Over SGD 1 Million Worth of Access To Free Courses On Online Learning Platform, LHUB GO

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 7 August 2020 - In celebration of National Day, and as a gesture of solidarity to help Singaporeans emerge stronger from the pandemic, NTUC LearningHub (NTUC LHUB) today l...

Chinese fishing near Galapagos Islands raises fears for wildlife

Three weeks ago, the Ecuadorian navy encountered a flotilla of nearly 260 fishing vessels sailing under Chinese flags off the coast of the Galapagos Islands. "This is the fourth year in a row ...

Congress awards its highest honor to USS Indianapolis crew

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress has awarded the Congressional Gold Medal, its highest honor, to surviving crew members of the USS Indianapolis, the ship that delivered key components of the first nuclear b...

In an upside-down summer, 'Jaws,' 'E.T.' are hits again

NEW YORK (AP) — When historians look back on the top films at the box office in the summer of 2020, they may feel like they’ve slipped into a time warp, or maybe “Back to the Future.” ...