MLS attendance up, TV ratings lag as US mulls future

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Soccer's attendance is up and fan interest is booming, even if television broadcasts are far less popular and some young Americans would rather play in Europe. ...

UN committee urges Myanmar to give citizenship to Rohingyas

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A key U.N. committee has overwhelmingly approved a resolution calling on Myanmar's authorities to end military operations against Rohingya Muslims, ensure their voluntary return ...

EU lawmakers want Malta monitored following reporter's death

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union lawmakers are calling for a system to monitor Malta's handling of corruption and money-laundering in the wake of a car-bomb attack that killed a prominent Maltese journa...

Ex-Serbian militia member gets 1 year in US citizenship case

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A former Serbian militia member charged with killing a Muslim couple in 1994 during the Bosnian war has been sentenced to one year in prison for lying to obtain his U.S. cit...

BC-AS--Asian News Digest, AS

TRUMP — Wrapping up an Asia tour, Trump says that all countries that trade with the U.S. "know that the rules have changed." By Jonathan Lemire and Jill Colvin. SENT: 830 words, photos. ...

Aussie Parliament loses 8th legislator in citizenship crisis

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An independent Australian senator who is British by descent has become the eighth lawmaker to leave Parliament in recent months over a 116-year-old constitutional ban on dua...

BC-AS--Asian News Digest, AS

TRUMP — President Donald Trump is winding down his lengthy Asia trip with a summit and meetings with Pacific Rim allies, including his host in the Philippines who is overseeing a bloody drug war. By J...

The Latest: Australian senators must prove their citizenship

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Latest on the citizenship issue among Australian lawmakers (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Australia's major political parties have agre...

Geldof to turn in Dublin honor to protest plight of Rohingya

LONDON (AP) — Irish rock singer Bob Geldof says he is returning his Freedom of the City of Dublin honor because it is also held by Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi, accusing her of complicity for what ...

Australia to invite court to disqualify opposition lawmakers

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Australian government says it will invite a court to disqualify at least two opposition lawmakers from Parliament for being dual nationals in a deepening citizenship cri...

Another Australian lawmaker quits over dual citizenship ban

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Another Australian lawmaker has announced his resignation over a constitutional ban on dual citizens sitting in Parliament, triggering a second by-election that could cost t...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup – November 10

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The top news this week included a Taiwanese citizen stripped off his citizenship after getting a temporary Chinese passport, an American aerialist in dire need of a medical eva...

Demonstrators protest outside NYC home of former Nazi guard

NEW YORK (AP) — A crowd of teens from an Orthodox Jewish school are protesting a former Nazi concentration camp guard who lives in New York City. A group of about 100 students demons...

CEO of yogurt giant Chobani expands in Idaho despite turmoil

TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) — The founder and CEO of Chobani has no regrets about moving his Greek yogurt company to south-central Idaho, a region he has dubbed the "Silicon Valley of food" but has been em...

BC-Asian News Digest

TRUMP — President Donald Trump's two-day visit to China opens with diplomatic niceties, but thorny issues including trade and North Korea await behind closed doors. By Jonathan Lemire and Jill Colvin....