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Several accusers seek roles at Ghislaine Maxwell sentencing

NEW YORK (AP) — Two of four women who testified at Ghislaine Maxwell’s trial that she had a role in their sexual abuse at the hands of financier Jeffrey Epstein may be speaking at her sentencing or ha...

Biden calls for 3-month suspension of gas and diesel taxes

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Wednesday called on Congress to suspend federal gasoline and diesel taxes for three months — an election-year move meant to ease financial pressures that was g...

As Prince Charles anchors Commonwealth, challenges ahead

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Prince Charles has become the first British royal to visit Rwanda, representing Queen Elizabeth II as the ceremonial head of the Commonwealth at a summit where both the 54-natio...

Taiwan refuses to surrender to 'big bully' after 29 Chinese planes enter ADIZ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Wednesday (June 22) issued a defiant statement refusing to surrender its sovereignty to the "big bully" after ...

Mills, LePage look ahead to November in Maine governor race

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Paul LePage, the Republican whose two terms as Maine's governor were dominated by his offensive rhetoric and combative leadership, is seeking a political comeback. ...

China accuses US of trying to 'hijack' support in Asia

SINGAPORE (AP) — China's defense minister accused the United States on Sunday of trying to “hijack” the support of countries in the Asia-Pacific region to turn them against Beijing, saying Washington ...

China's defense chief warns Beijing would 'fight to the end' to stop Taiwan's independence

The "pursuit of Taiwan independence is a dead end," China's Defense Minister Wei Fenghe told the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore, on Sunday. He said China would do anything in its powe...

Russia slams Japan's snub over atomic bomb anniversary events

Moscow has responded angrily to the decision by the mayors of the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki not to invite representatives of the government of Russia to annual ceremonies to mark the a...

Nevada student says anonymous gun tips used to bully him

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A high school honors student in Nevada said in federal court that he’s being bullied by students and harassed by campus administrators who search him for a gun every time someone iden...

Turkey objects as Sweden, Finland seek NATO membership

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Turkey´s president on Monday complicated Sweden and Finland´s historic bid to join NATO, saying he cannot allow them to become members of the alliance because of their perceived inact...

Domi, Raanta help Hurricanes close out Bruins 3-2 in Game 7

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Twice before, the Carolina Hurricanes had reached the playoffs only to see their ascent to becoming a serious Stanley Cup contender blocked by the Boston Bruins. ...

US Congress members urge Biden to visit Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Members of the House of Representatives have written a letter urging U.S. President Joe Biden to make a stop in Taiwan ahead of embarking on a trip to Asia. As the trip...

Senate vows vote on abortion, but not filibuster changes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Furious Senate Democrats vowed Tuesday to vote on legislation to protect abortion access for millions of Americans, but without broader support from Republicans, Congress is essentia...

Trump endorsement divides Republicans in deep-red Nebraska

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — In one of the nation's most overwhelmingly Republican states, the party is entering the final stretch of a bruising primary campaign deeply divided over who should become the nomine...

Taiwanese animation features activist Chiang Wei-shui published in 3 languages

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chiang Wei-shui Cultural Foundation (蔣渭水文化基金會) published Wednesday (April 27) an animation and exhibition featuring Taiwanese well-known physician and activist, Chiang Wei...