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Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Sept. 14, the 257th day of 2021. There are 108 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept....

Greece battles new blazes as firefighters make progress in Spain

Firefighters in Spain started to get the upper hand in a blaze afflicting the center of the country on Monday while Greece struggled to fight off two blazes that started up in opposite sides of the co...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, Feb. 18, the 49th day of 2021. There are 316 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Feb. 1...

Deceptions in the time of the 'alternative facts' president

WASHINGTON (AP) — Truth caught up with Donald Trump after years of giving chase. The twice-impeached president painted a fantasy world in office, starring himself. In this world, he ...

Deceptions in the time of the 'alternative facts' president

WASHINGTON (AP) — Truth caught up with Donald Trump after years of giving chase. The twice-impeached president painted a fantasy world in office, starring himself. In this world, he ...

Hell to pay: Arson shakes a Church of Satan community

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (AP) — Members of the Church of Satan are grieving the destruction of a historic “Halloween House” north of New York City that authorities say was set ablaze this week by an unident...

Amazon land grabbers assail ecotourism paradise in Brazil

ALTER DO CHAO, Brazil (AP) — Brazil’s Alter do Chao, a sleepy village that blends rainforest and beaches, bet on tourism and scored big. Visitors flocked here to eat Amazonian river fish while gazing ...

Opinion: The EU failed displaced people at Moria camp

The European Union's political response to the fire that destroyed the Moria camp for displaced people on the Greek island Lesbos makes one seethe. German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer, Euro...

China nominates candidate for international maritime disputes tribunal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China has nominated a candidate for a judge on an international tribunal that deals with maritime disputes, a move that the U.S. is looking to block citing Beijing’s...

Statue mocking Donald Trump torched in Slovenia

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — A wooden statue mocking U.S. President Donald Trump was burned to the ground Thursday in Slovenia, the birthplace of his wife Melania, authorities said. Th...

Soleimani, a general who became Iran icon by targeting US

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — For Iranians whose icons since the Islamic Revolution have been stern-faced clergy, Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani widely represented a figure of national resilience in the face of fou...

Homeless American English teacher charged with arson in S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A homeless American English teacher has been charged with arson for allegedly setting fire to a bar at a campground in southern Taiwan on Sept. 20 and is awaiting release ...

Dead deer spotted at scene of W. Taiwan wildfire

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a wildfire struck Taichung City on Sunday, local residents on Monday (Nov. 11) discovered the carcass of a deer, suspecting it had fallen victim to the blaze. At ...

Galician film wins top prize in Thessaloniki Film Festival

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — "Fire Will Come," (O Que Arde), a film shot in Spain's regional Galician language, has won the Golden Alexander Award at the 60th Thessaloniki International Film Festival. ...

Minister of Justice responds to Taiwan death penalty comment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – During a press interview on Tuesday (Nov. 5), Taiwan Minister of Justice Tsai Ching-hsiang (蔡清祥) responded to Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌)'s remarks on capital punishm...