Asian stocks mixed after US Senate approves virus aid

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks were mixed Thursday after the U.S. Senate approved a proposed $2.2 trillion virus aid package following a delay over its details and sent the measure to the House of Repres...

Trump endorsement of Sessions' rival roils US Senate race

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — President Donald Trump’s endorsement of Jeff Sessions’ rival in the U.S. Senate race in Alabama is a blow to the former attorney general — once beloved but later scorned by Tru...

TAIPEI Act passes US Senate, awaits signature from President Trump

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The TAPEI Act, which seeks to strengthen Taiwan’s diplomatic relations and expand the island nation’s international presence, now awaits U.S. President Donald ...

Espy wins Mississippi US Senate race; will face Hyde-Smith

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Former U.S. Agriculture Secretary Mike Espy won the Democratic nomination for a U.S. Senate seat in Mississippi on Tuesday, setting up a rematch with Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-S...

Trump attacks Sessions ahead of primary runoff for US Senate

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Jeff Sessions, making new strides to regain his former Senate seat, faced renewed criticism from Donald Trump that could be his biggest hurdle after the president appeared to mock ...

American senators urge WHO to grant Taiwan observer status

Seven American senators on Friday (Jan. 31) called on the World Health Organization (WHO) to grant observer status to Taiwan, amid mounting concern over the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak that...

Ebenezer pastor Raphael Warnock enters US Senate race

ATLANTA (AP) — The Rev. Raphael Warnock, pastor of the Atlanta church where the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. preached, announced his campaign for the U.S. Senate on Thursday, challenging recently appoi...

Progressive mayor Ted Terry exits Georgia's US Senate race

A young, progressive mayor of an Atlanta-area city on Sunday dropped out of the Democratic race to challenge Republican Sen. David Perdue in a contest that could dictate the fate of the Senate in 2020...

Mississippi will have Democratic primary for US Senate

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Former Agriculture Secretary Mike Espy is aiming for a rematch of a U.S. Senate race that he lost to Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith in Mississippi in 2018, in hopes of reversing the...

Putin says Trump's impeachment is far-fetched, predicts that US Senate will reject it

MOSCOW (AP) — Putin says Trump's impeachment is far-fetched, predicts that US Senate will reject it.

Turkey protests US Senate vote recognizing Armenian genocide

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey summoned the ambassador from the United States on Friday to protest the U.S. Senate's approval of a resolution that recognizes as genocide the mass killings of Armenians b...

72 Taiwanese experts enrolled in China’s Thousand Talents Program

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At least 72 Taiwanese professionals have enlisted in China’s Thousand Talents Program (Thousand Talents Plan, TPP) designed to recruit talent from home and abroad in...

Taiwan-born US Senator wants to ban sending unwanted nude pics

When she was first elected to the California state Assembly, Ling Ling Chang publicly posted her cellphone number to get feedback from her constituents. It worked, but it came with a dark side effe...

Impeachment intensifies buzz about Pompeo run for US Senate

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A persistent buzz about Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stepping down to run for an open Senate seat in Kansas has built to a roar. It’s happening as impeachment h...

Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions announces 2020 run to return to US Senate after tumultuous term in Trump's Cabinet

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions announces 2020 run to return to US Senate after tumultuous term in Trump's Cabinet.