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1 in 3 fears immigrants influence US elections: AP-NORC poll

PHOENIX (AP) — With anti-immigrant rhetoric bubbling over in the leadup to this year's critical midterm elections, about 1 in 3 U.S. adults believes an effort is underway to replace U.S.-born American...

Trump adviser appointed to panel on US elections

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights has appointed to a federal election advisory board a prominent Republican attorney who assisted former President Donald Trump in his failed effort to overturn the 2...

Russia freezes bank accounts of US broadcaster RFE/RL

Russia sent bailiffs to the Moscow bureau of US-funded Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) on Friday over unpaid fines. RFE/RL said the move was an escalation in the Russian government's cam...

US ambassador to Russia set to return home for talks

The United States ambassador in Moscow, John Sullivan, said he would return to Washington this week to consult on US-Russian relations amid a diplomatic crisis between the two countries, the RIA news ...

Moscow expels 20 Czech diplomats in tit-for-tat move

Russia has ordered 20 Czech diplomats to leave the country by Monday following a similar move by Prague, the Foreign Ministry announced Sunday. Czech authorities expelled 18 Russian diplomats on Sat...

US: Putin approved operations to help Trump against Biden

WASHINGTON (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin authorized influence operations to help Donald Trump in last November's presidential election, according to a declassified intelligence assessment th...

Syria: NGOs file torture case against Russian Wagner fighters

Three nongovernmental organizations announced on Monday they had filed a landmark legal case in Moscow over the torture of a Syrian detainee. The case against the Russian mercenary group Wagner comes...

More GOP lawmakers enlist in Trump effort to undo Biden win

WASHINGTON (AP) — A growing number of Republican lawmakers are joining President Donald Trump's extraordinary effort to overturn the election, pledging to reject the results when Congress me...

Financially troubled startup helped power Trump campaign

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — President Donald Trump’s 2020 reelection campaign was powered by a cell phone app that allowed staff to monitor the movements of his millions of supporters, and offered intimate a...

Financially troubled startup powered Trump campaign

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — President Donald Trump’s 2020 reelection campaign was powered by a cell phone app that allowed staff to monitor the movements of his millions of supporters, and offered intimate a...

Taiwan representative congratulates Biden adviser, hopes for close cooperation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A week after Democrat Joe Biden declared a presidential win, delayed by slow vote-counting, Taiwan's representative in Washington made a call to his foreign policy adv...

At least 131 pro-Taiwan lawmakers reelected in US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At least 131 pro-Taiwan lawmakers were reelected in last week's U.S. Senate and House races, including most of the members of the bipartisan Taiwan Caucuses in both ch...

Taiwan-US relations to go from great to good under Biden: Expert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Once President-elect Joe Biden is in charge of the White House, relations with Taiwan will go from “great” to “good,” but they will still be good, ...

A Biden presidency raises more questions than answers for Taiwan

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — The end appears to be nigh for Donald Trump's presidency. Despite defying the many polls which predicted a comfortable victory for his Democratic challenger Joe Bid...

TSMC US foundry plan unchanged whoever wins presidency

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) said on Thursday (Nov. 5) that plans for its new wafer fab in Arizona will not change, regardless of who wins the America...