2020 Taiwan Presidential Election: Countdown 142 days

2020 Taiwan Presidential Election Last updated: Aug. 22, 2019 00:15 => Presidential candidates: party nominees Tsai Ing-wen, Han Kuo-yu => Presidential candidate qualifications => El...

2020 Taiwan Presidential Election

2020 Taiwan Presidential Election On March 23, 1996, the people of Taiwan exercised their right to directly elect their president for the first time. In 1996, Taiwan was preparing to hold its fi...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, May 26, the 146th day of 2019. There are 219 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 26, 197...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, May 26, the 146th day of 2018. There are 219 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 26, 1...

US Navy to run rare 3-carrier military exercise in Pacific

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Navy says it will launch a rare military exercise involving three aircraft carrier strike groups in the western Pacific. The maneuvers are to begin Saturda...

On ships far from the McCain crash, a renewed safety focus

ABOARD THE USS NIMITZ (AP) — The deaths of sailors aboard the USS John S. McCain have had an impact around the American fleet, and commanders want to make sure such an accident doesn't happen again. ...

On ships far from the McCain crash, a renewed safety focus

ABOARD THE USS NIMITZ (AP) — Half a world away from two deadly U.S. Navy accidents, sailors on America's massive USS Nimitz aircraft carrier reflect on the shipmates they knew who are gone. Their comm...

In the Persian Gulf, Iran's drones pose rising threat to US

ABOARD THE USS NIMITZ (AP) — High above the Persian Gulf, an Iranian drone crosses the path of American fighter jets lining up to land on the USS Nimitz. The drone buzzes across the ...

US Navy reports another tense encounter with an Iran drone

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The U.S. Navy says it had a second tense encounter with an unarmed Iranian drone in the Persian Gulf in recent days. The 5th Fleet in Bahrain said ...

The Latest: Pilot ejects as US fighter jet crash lands

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on fighter jet crash landing in Bahrain (all times local): 4:15 p.m. The U.S. Navy says an F-18 fighter jet has crash ...

The Latest: Iranian committee discusses US sanctions package

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on Iran-US relations (all times local): 4 p.m. Iranian state TV is reporting that a parliamentary committee on national security and ...

Iran says US navy fires warning shots near its vessels

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's state news agency is reporting that a U.S. navy aircraft carrier has fired a warning shot in an "unprofessional" confrontation with Iranian vessels. A Satu...

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Today in History Today is Friday, May 26, the 146th day of 2017. There are 219 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 26, 191...

US Navy completes first F-35C carrier landings

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The U.S. Navy has completed the first two landings of F-35C Joint Strike Fighters on an aircraft carrier -- a milestone for the new plane.U-T San Diego reports (http://bit.ly/1t8hYer...