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Perez wins chaotic Monaco GP, Ferrari blows it for Leclerc

MONACO (AP) — Red Bull denied Sergio Perez a chance to race for the win in Spain with team orders that left the Mexican star unsettled. Assured that he'd be allowed to race for wins...

Tigers top Guardians 4-2 for Faedo's first big league win

CLEVELAND (AP) — Rookie Alex Faedo allowed two runs in 5 1/3 innings for his first major league win and Miguel Cabrera had an RBI double as the Detroit Tigers beat the Cleveland Guardians 4-2 on Sunda...

Taylor Ward hits 2 homers, Angels top Guardians 3-0

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Although Shane Bieber attended countless games at the Big A growing up, he's been too busy to get back home in the summer recently. Cleveland's ace didn't realize his boyhood st...

Kaohsiung’s green potential

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan) — When it comes to green credentials, Kaohsiung’s reputation is not exactly great. It is ranked the third most polluted city in Taiwan (after Yuanlin and Fengyuan) an...

Kaohsiung to begin construction on new MRT line before year's end

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Kaohsiung City Government has plans to begin construction of its third MRT line before the end of the year, Premier Su Tseng-chang announced on Sunday (March 20). S...

Kapok flowers blooming in southwestern Taiwan countryside

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kapok flowers are expected to be in full bloom along a country road in Tainan City’s Baihe District this weekend. The 2022 Kapok Flowers Festival in Baihe’s...

Wallace crushed in second runner-up finish in Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Bubba Wallace tried to explain how he lost the Daytona 500 by inches when the replay flashed on the 40-foot screen overlooking the track. Wallace winced wh...

Picasso heirs launch digital art piece to ride 'crypto' wave

GENEVA (AP) — Pablo, meet Crypto. Heirs of Pablo Picasso, the famed 20th-century Spanish artist, are vaulting into 21st-century commerce by selling 1,010 digital art pieces of one o...

Videos: Police take bike, cuff Black youth, sparking anger

PERTH AMBOY, N.J. (AP) — A roughly one-minute video clip showing New Jersey police officers handcuffing a young Black male and confiscating his and others' bicycles drew angry comments online about po...

Taiwan to relax traffic rules for parents dropping kids off at school

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Parents who stop their car on a yellow line will no longer have to drop their children off at school within three minutes, according to a new traffic rule coming into forc...

Braves face Reds in playoffs; Red Sox win Roenicke finale

ATLANTA (AP) — Jackie Bradley Jr. homered and made a leaping catch as the last-place Boston Red Sox won their final game under manager Ron Roenicke, beating the playoff-bound Atlanta Braves 9-1 Sunday...

Taipei MRT Circular Line begins operation, free rides until Feb. 29

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The new Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) Circular Line, or Yellow Line, officially started operation on Friday (Jan. 31), with passengers able to ride free of charge until the end...

Taipei MRT Circular Line officially opens on Jan. 31

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first section of Taipei's much-anticipated new Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) Circular Line, or Yellow Line (code Y), is going to begin official operations on Jan. 31. ...

Map of new Taipei MRT Circular Line now up

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei Rapid Transit Corp. (TRTC) on Monday (Jan. 20) uploaded the official new map for Taipei's mass rapid transit (MRT) which now includes the Circular Line, or ...

Section 1 of MRT Circular Line likely to open by month-end: Mayor Hou

New Taipei Mayor Hou Yu-ih (侯友宜) said Sunday his government is hoping that the first section of the Circular Line in Taipei's mass rapid transit (MRT) system will officially begin operations befor...