Taiwan platform includes over 100 apps showing mask availability in stores

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Minister without Portfolio Audrey Tang (唐鳳) has overseen the development of an online platform that contains over 100 digital maps that provide real-time information about...

Malaysian king meets more lawmakers to end political vaccum

Malaysia's king held unusual consultations with lawmakers for a second day Wednesday to resolve a political vacuum caused by the abrupt collapse of the ruling coalition and the resignation of Prim...

S. Korea leader: ‘Unprecedented’ steps needed to fight virus

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s president has put his nation on its highest alert for infectious diseases, saying Sunday that officials should take “unprecedented, powerful&r...

Germany's immigrant community in Hanau reeling after attack

HANAU, Germany (AP) — In the German town of Hanau, a longtime immigrant destination with decades of coexistence between people of different origins, residents were left with the fear Thursday that the...

Fire sale: An Iran plant makes the US flags protesters burn

KHOMEIN, Iran (AP) — Near the hometown of the late Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, workers at a small Iranian factory diligently add all 50 stars and 13 red-and-white bars to what are supposed to be U.S....

Saudi Arabia bars citizens, residents from travel to China

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia on Thursday barred its citizens and residents of the kingdom from traveling to China amid the new virus outbreak. The kingdom's Genera...

Saudi Arabia bars its citizens and residents of the kingdom from traveling to China amid the new virus outbreak

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia bars its citizens and residents of the kingdom from traveling to China amid the new virus outbreak.

Madoff seeks prison release, citing terminal kidney failure

NEW YORK (AP) — Epic Ponzi schemer Bernard Madoff asked a federal judge Wednesday to grant him a “compassionate release” from his 150-year prison sentence, saying he has terminal kidney failure and le...

Prada agrees to racial training after window display uproar

NEW YORK (AP) — Luxury fashion brand Prada will take steps including racial equity training for its employees in New York City and executives in Milan, as well as hiring a diversity officer, as part o...

Jaguars to play consecutive home games in London next season

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars will play consecutive home games in London next season, potentially strengthening the franchise’s foothold in an overseas market the NFL is eager to ...

Changing counts reveal inexact science of calorie labels

NEW YORK (AP) — Almonds used to have about 170 calories per serving. Then researchers said it was really more like 130. A little later, they said the nuts may have even less. Calorie...

Key Weinstein accuser, driven to tears, is due back on stand

NEW YORK (AP) — A key accuser in the New York City rape trial of Harvey Weinstein is due back on the witness stand for a third day of testimony after she broke down in tears Monday, halting an exhaus...

Video shows interior of new Wuhan 'hospital' resembles prison

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video has surfaced allegedly shot from inside the instant "hospital" hastily constructed in Wuhan appearing much more like a prison than a center to care for sic...

Feds ask judges to enforce immigration subpoenas sent to NYC

Federal prosecutors in Brooklyn asked two judges Monday to compel New York City to provide immigration authorities information about a pair of inmates accused of being in the country unlawfully. ...

Unexploded WWII bomb sparks evacuation in London's Soho

LONDON (AP) — Police have cordoned off one of the busiest areas of central London after what’s thought to be an unexploded World War II bomb was dug up at a construction site. The Me...