AP FACT CHECK: In time of trauma, Trumps congratulates self

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump prefaced the revival of his campaign rallies with days of self-congratulation, a familiar pattern that has not been disturbed by the traumas of this time. ...

Female Asus employee just saved from fatal fall off Taipei HQ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A dramatic scene played out on Friday night (June 19) when a woman under duress nearly suffered a fatal fall from the 14th floor of the ASUS headquarters in Taipei. At ...

US considers withholding aid to Jordan to force extradition

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is considering withholding aid to one of its closest Arab partners, Jordan, in a bid to secure the extradition of a woman convicted in Israel of a 2001 bombi...

State, FBI to oversee probe into black man's hanging death

PALMDALE, Calif. (AP) — State and federal authorities will monitor the investigation into the death of a black man found hanging from a tree in the Southern California city of Palmdale, officials said...

Israeli Supreme Court judge says she got threatening letter

JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli Supreme Court judge complained to police that she had received a threatening letter, the court said Monday. Israeli media reported she was given a security team for protect...

Protesters in US call attention to deaths of more black men

Protests initially ignited by the May 25 death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police continued over the weekend, as anti-racism protesters in the United States sought to call attention to...

Protesters call attention to deaths of two more black men

Anti-racism protesters on Saturday sought to call attention to the deaths of two more black men — one who was found hanging from a tree in California and another who was fatally shot by police outside...

Official: Bomb explodes in Kabul mosque, at least 4 killed

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A bomb exploded Friday inside a mosque in west Kabul killing at least four people and wounding an unknown number of others, an Afghan government official said. ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, June 12, the 164th day of 2020. There are 202 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On June 12, 1...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, June 12, the 164th day of 2020. There are 202 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On June 12, 1...

Han bids farewell to Kaohsiung, vows to take hiatus from Taiwan politics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After being ousted by voters over the weekend, Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) on his last day in office, Thursday (June 11), addressed his supporters and said he would n...

X Marks the Driver: X Games star Sara Price joins Ganassi

Sara Price needed less than two days in an off-road truck to complete an 800-mile solo race in Mexico. But to escape in a dune buggy from an entire flock of CGI ostriches? That daring drive in the des...

Han Kuo-yu recall leaves Kaohsiung at a crossroads

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – Since the result of Saturday’s recall election in Kaohsiung and the subsequent tragic news about the apparent suicide of Kaohsiung Council-Speaker Hsu Kun-yuan (許...

S. Taiwan mayor compares city councilor's suicide with pro-democracy activist's death

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Ousted Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) on Wednesday (June 10) compared Kaohsiung Council-Speaker Hsu Kun-yuan to Deng Nan-jung (鄭南榕), a democracy activist who self-immola...

JK Rowling responds to critics over her transgender comments

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Harry Potter" creator J.K. Rowling said she refuses to “bow down" to criticism about her recent comments on transgender people. Rowling published a lengthy post o...