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Restrictions reimposed as virus resurges in much of Asia

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taxi drivers are starved for customers, weddings are suddenly canceled, schools are closed, and restaurant service is restricted across much of Asia as the coronavirus make...

172 tea parlors, hostess bars in Taipei's Wanhua closed for disinfection

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A total of 172 tea parlors and hostess bars have been closed for disinfection after a link was found between tea parlors in Taipei's red-light district and a cluster i...

Corruption trial of young ex-Massachusetts mayor begins

BOSTON (AP) — Adult entertainment. A personal trainer. A helicopter tour of historic mansions in Newport, Rhode Island. Those were some of the things a former young Massachusetts mayor bought with mon...

The Latest: China says 3 citizens in UAE falsified tests

BEIJING — China says three of its citizens working in the United Arab Emirates have tampered with the results of their coronavirus tests required to return home. A statement from the...

Topless clubs among businesses that can reopen in Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Topless dancers can shed coronavirus restrictions next weekend in Las Vegas and get face-to-face with patrons again, under rules accepted Thursday by a state COVID-19 task force. ...

Wunderkind ex-mayor to face jurors in fraud, bribery case

BOSTON (AP) — After he was elected mayor of Fall River, Massachusetts, at just 23 years old, it seemed Jasiel Correia's political career had nowhere to go but up. Bright and dynamic, Correia charmed v...

Utah campaign against porn marches on with phone filter plan

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Conservative lawmakers in Utah have fired another salvo in their longtime campaign against online porn with a new requirement that all cellphones and tablets sold in the state au...

Pandemic makes prostitution taboo in Nevada's legal brothels

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Before the coronavirus pandemic, tourist-dependent Nevada had a notorious attraction: It was the only place in America where someone could legally pay for sex. Thes...

Hustler publisher Larry Flynt dies at 78

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Porn purveyor Larry Flynt, who built Hustler magazine into an adult entertainment empire while championing First Amendment rights, died Wednesday. He was 78. Flynt...

San Diego County suspends virus enforcement on restaurants

SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego County has suspended enforcement of COVID-19 restrictions on restaurants and live entertainment establishments after a local judge found in favor of two strip clubs that def...

Strip club still open while California vows legal action

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A San Diego strip club kept on offering live adult entertainment over the weekend despite a warning from California’s attorney general, who has vowed to take legal action if the busin...

Trump ordered to pay $44,100 in Stormy Daniels legal fees

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California court ordered President Donald Trump this week to pay $44,100 in attorney fees to porn actress Stormy Daniels to pay for her legal battle over her effort to cancel a hu...

Utah passes new abortion rules as Legislature wraps up

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah lawmakers passed new regulations on abortion this year, including a measure approved by the Republican-controlled Legislature Thursday that would ban most abortions if Roe v...

TSMC becomes first Taiwan individual stock added to Global Islamic Indexes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) became the first individual stock in the country to be listed in the Global Islamic Indexes of American finance company M...

Brazil’s major cities lock horns for F1 race after 2020

SAO PAULO (AP) — Once a year, racing fans across South America flock to the region’s only Formula One Grand Prix in the Brazilian metropolis of Sao Paulo. But the drizzly hometown of legendary driver ...