Australian Open: A lookahead to Friday, recap of Thursday

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A quick glance at the Australian Open: LOOKAHEAD TO FRIDAY With temperatures forecast to reach 42 Celsius (nearly 108 Fahrenheit) on Fri...

Russia probes come up against claims of executive privilege

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's White House is relying on a sweeping interpretation of executive privilege that is rankling members of Congress on both sides of the aisle as current and for...

Fun map of 9 ways to divide Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Inspired by a similar satirical map of Europe, artist Taiwanball has created his own version showing nine ways to possibly divide Taiwan up. On Tuesday (Jan. 16), ...

Comedian Will Ferrell brings laughs to the Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — American actor and comedian Will Ferrell isn't just at the Australian Open this week for the tennis. He also came to (jokingly) announce his retirement from acting. ...

Young and bold, Kostyuk enjoying Aussie Open run at age 15

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Marta Kostyuk was such a perfectionist when she started playing tennis as a child, she'd blow up in anger if she missed even a single ball. It made tennis completely unenjo...

Bite a real apple! Taiwan’s Foxconn delves into fresh food e-commerce

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou is expanding its fresh produce business and is pushing a one-stop food solution service, from farm to table, out of his ever-expanding business ...

Trump gets 'excellent health" report from WH doctor

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's White House physician declared him in "excellent health" after the president received his first medical checkup at Walter Reed military hospital on Friday, u...

Taiwan bans poultry from Japan following outbreak of avian flu

Taipei, Jan. 13 (CNA) Taiwan issued a new ban on Japanese poultry on Friday after an H5 strain of avian flu was detected in Japan's Kagawa Prefecture that led to the culling of 92,000 chickens. T...

Trump's first medical check-up as president set for Friday

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will be the patient, not the commander in chief offering comfort, when he visits the Walter Reed military hospital on Friday. Trump is headed...

Shangri-La’s Far Eastern Plaza Hotel, Taipei offers festive take-out delicacies for the Chinese New Year celebrations

In celebration of the coming Chinese New Year, Shangri-La’s Far Eastern Plaza Hotel, Taipei offers a variety of ways to send guests the best seasonal regards, which include exquisite goodies, ha...

Avian flu leads to culling of 10,000 birds at Taiwan chicken farm

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- According to the statement released by Yunlin County's Animal and Plant Disease Control Center on Friday, a chicken farm in the county has been identified to be i...

Police: Man ripped heads off chickens in jealous rage

MILFORD, Conn. (AP) — Police say a Connecticut man killed 20 chickens and ripped their heads from their bodies in a drunken, jealous rage on Christmas. Milford police Officer Michael...

Taiwan Rail presents new Chinese and Thai lunchboxes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan Railway Administration (TRA) released two new flavors of lunchbox meals inspired by traditional Chinese elements and Thai cuisine, the Central News Agency ...

Couple arrested in cook's death at fried chicken restaurant

MANCHESTER, Conn. (AP) — A restaurant manager and his girlfriend have been charged in the fatal shooting of a cook inside a Connecticut fried chicken restaurant. James Goolsby was pr...

H5N2 bird flu confirmed in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Pingtung and Yunlin County government confirmed Tuesday an outbreak of avian influenza subtype H5N2 in over 15,000 chickens, reported CNA. Assoc...