Pompeo wraps up anti-China tour of Asia in Vietnam

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — U,S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is wrapping up an anti-China tour of Asia in Vietnam as the fierce American presidential election race enters its final stretch. ...

Man charged in case involving slain, abused adopted children

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man has been charged with murder and abuse involving children his parents adopted — just days after his parents pleaded not guilty to similar charges, according to ...

Trump tests limits as Cabinet members fan out to key states

WASHINGTON (AP) — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos planned a “Moms for Trump” rally in her home state of Michigan. The Department of Homeland Security's top official was in Texas to celebrate completio...

NAACP files suit against Trump's diversity training order

New York (AP) — Three civil rights groups filed a lawsuit Thursday challenging President Donald Trump's executive order that restricts federal agencies, as well as contractors and grant recipients, fr...

U.S. OKs extradition of 2 nabbed in ex-Nissan boss' escape

BOSTON (AP) — The U.S. State Department has agreed to turn over to Japan two American men accused of smuggling former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn out of the country while he was awaiting tr...

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Oct. 27 The Los Angeles Times on the Dodgers' World Series win: ...

Migrants quickly expelled by Trump try repeatedly to cross

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Edgar Alexis Lopez looks well-rested in photos he took before crossing the border illegally in mountains east of San Diego, flashing a wide grin in clean jeans. Six...

Immigrants quickly expelled by Trump try repeatedly to cross

TECATE, Calif. (AP) — Edgar Alexis Lopez looks well-rested in photos he took before crossing the border illegally in mountains east of San Diego, flashing a wide grin in clean jeans. ...

US State Department website promoting language learning uses Taipei 101 image as masthead

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The new foreign language learning website launched by the U.S. State Department uses an image of Taipei 101 as its masthead. On Wednesday (Oct. 28), this prompted a Tai...

American kidnapped in southern Niger, says local official

NIAMEY, Niger (AP) — Gunmen kidnapped an American citizen in the West African nation of Niger early Tuesday and demanded a ransom from his relatives, a local government official said. ...

After high court ruling, DOJ wants census challenges stopped

Now that the Supreme Court has allowed the Trump administration to end the 2020 census count, the courts should not interfere with efforts to meet a year-end deadline for turning in numbers used for d...

China tweaks rules on US media outlets in tit-for-tat move

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Beijing has responded to Washington’s latest move to designate six more Chinese media outlets as “foreign missions” by demanding six U.S. media outlets i...

US announces second arms sale to Taiwan in a week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. government announced on Monday (Oct. 26) the potential sale of Harpoon anti-ship missiles to Taiwan, marking the second time in a week that Washington has announc...

Pompeo, Esper driving US's anti-China message in India visit

NEW DELHI (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defense chief Mark Esper are in India to drive the Trump administration’s anti-China message exactly a week ahead of America’s presidential ele...

US announces planned $2.37 billion weapon sale to Taiwan

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Monday notified Congress of plans for a $2.37 billion sale of Harpoon missile systems to Taiwan just hours after Beijing announced sanctions on U.S. defen...