HK media tycoon Jimmy Lai arrested under national security for 'colluding with foreign powers'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong media mogul and pro-democracy activist Jimmy Lai (黎智英) has been arrested along with one of his sons under the contentious national security law, local media repo...

Highest-level US official to visit Taiwan in 41 years lands in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A delegation led by U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar landed in Taiwan on Sunday (Aug. 9), marking the highest-level visit by a member of the Cabine...

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai arrested under security law

HONG KONG (AP) — An aide to Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai says Lai was arrested Monday morning under the city’s national security law on suspicion of collusion with foreign powers. ...

Brewers rally to beat Reds 9-3 for first home win

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Christian Yelich homered, tripled and drew a bases-loaded walk as the Milwaukee Brewers rallied to beat the Cincinnati Reds 9-3 on Sunday for their first home victory. ...

Willian says 'time has now come' to leave Chelsea

LONDON (AP) — Brazil forward Willian used his 32nd birthday to announce that the “time has now come” to leave Chelsea. Willian is out of contract following a seven-year stay at Stam...

Black people in Portland struggle to be heard amid protests

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Chaotic and often violent protests against racial injustice have topped the headlines for days, but lost in the shouting are the voices of many Black Portland residents themselve...

For pandemic jobless, the only real certainty is uncertainty

CHICAGO (AP) — For three decades, Kelly Flint flourished as a corporate travel agent, sending everyone from business titans to oil riggers around the planet. Then came the worst pandemic in a century,...

For pandemic jobless, the only real certainty is uncertainty

CHICAGO (AP) — For three decades, Kelly Flint flourished as a corporate travel agent, sending everyone from business titans to oil riggers around the planet. Then came the worst pandemic in a century,...

6 Gulf Arab countries back extending UN arms embargo on Iran

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A six-nation bloc of Gulf Arab nations torn apart by internal strife endorsed on Sunday an extension of a United Nations arms embargo on Iran, just two months before...

Controversy puts spotlight on Georgia congressional runoff

DALLAS, Ga. (AP) — Marjorie Taylor Greene is running for Congress - and is unrepentant about her racist rhetoric and support for the QAnon conspiracy theory. With the runoff for the ...

Ohio governor's conflicting COVID-19 tests raise backlash

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio governor's positive, then negative, tests for COVID-19 have provided fuel for skeptics of government pandemic mandates and critics of his often-aggressive polices. ...

'Don't shut up!' Film spotlights Filipino journalist

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Maria Ressa says she didn’t take Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte seriously when he declared four years ago that “corrupt” journalists weren’t “exempted from assassination.” ...

India to ban imports of 101 items of military equipment

NEW DELHI (AP) — India will ban the imports of 101 items of military equipment in an effort to boost indigenous production and improve self-reliance in weapons manufacturing. Defense...

UK and Japan aim to strike outline trade deal this month

LONDON, Aug 7 (Reuters) - Britain and Japan have reached substantial agreement in most areas for a bilateral post-Brexit trade deal and will try to clinch a preliminary deal by the end of this month, ...

Lightning's Hedman doesn't return for 2nd period vs. Flyers

TORONTO (AP) — Tampa Bay Lightning star defenseman Victor Hedman has been ruled out after appearing to twist his right ankle midway through the first period of an NHL playoff round-robin game against ...