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The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

App Store Official Charts for the week ending April 21, 2019: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. ...

Germany: 70-year-old babysitter guilty of killing boy

BERLIN (AP) — A court in Germany has found a 70-year-old babysitter guilty of manslaughter for the killing of a 7-year-old boy she was looking after. Judges at the regional court in ...

Review: T.C. Boyle spins a family drama from the LSD era

"Outside Looking In" (Ecco), by T.C. Boyle Just as he did in his last novel about scientists inhabiting Arizona's Biosphere 2 in the 1990's ("The Terranauts"), T.C. Boyle's latest ta...

Caregiver caught on camera suffocating baby in Taipei nursery

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A caregiver is being investigated for negligent homicide after surveillance camera footage showed her appearing to pin down an 11-month old boy before he died of suffocation on...

Taiwanese blogger divorces wife/cousin after affair with pastry chef

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Less than a year after Taiwanese blogger Andy Tsai (無敵小恩恩) posted steamy photos of his nude wife and revealed that she was his first cousin, he announced that the couple has di...

WORLD SPORTS at 1330 GMT

TOP STORY: SOC--ENGLISH ROUNDUP Manchester United is a different proposition under interim coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, who is looking for his fourth straight win at...

A far cry from animosity: Pant left holding the Paines' baby

SYDNEY (AP) — It turns out, they were just kidding. Some light has been shed on the on-field banter between rival wicketkeepers with an Instagram post by the wife of Australia captai...

Scores of migrant girls quietly vanishing from Indonesia

FATUKOKO, Indonesia (AP) — The stranger showed up at the girl's door one night with a tantalizing job offer: Give up your world, and I will give you a future. It was a chance for 16-...

Katie Ledecky wins again at USA Swimming Winter Nationals

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Katie Ledecky won the 200-meter freestyle Friday night at the USA Swimming Winter National Championships, holding off Olympic teammate and training partner Simone Manuel for he...

Film Review: 40 years later, 'Halloween' slashes again

With hollow eyes and sagging cheeks, the flabby white mask of Michael Myers is horror's great blank slate. Project your fears here, it says. Myers doesn't speak. His movements never rise beyond a deli...

Babysitter indicted for 'Six-hour Nonstop Electric Sex Party' in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Eleven people, including two women and nine men, have been indicted for participating in a sex party at a love hotel organized by a babysitter in New Taipei City in May of this...

Mexico suspect: I would 'continue killing women' if freed

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Mexican man who confessed to killing at least 10 women says he would kill again if freed because he hates women. A video posted on social media Tuesday showed th...

Control4 Releases Intercom Anywhere

SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 31, 2018--Control4  Corporation (NASDAQ: CTRL), a leading global provider of smart home solutions, announces the availability of the new Control4 Intercom Anywhere...

Taiwan premier announces NT$6K monthly subsidy for family sending child under 2 to government-contracted care

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan Premier William Lai (賴清德) announced at a press conference on Thursday (July 26) that a regular family with income tax rates under 20% will receive a monthly subsidy o...

London protests against Donald Trump kick off with 'Trump baby' blimp

Opponents of US President Donald Trump inflated a 6-meter (20-foot) blimp of the US leader as an orange, diaper-wearing baby carrying cellphone next to British parliament on Friday. Hundreds of peopl...