Last Alaska Blockbusters set to close, leaving 1 store in US

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska's last two Blockbuster video stores are calling it quits, leaving just one store open in the rest of the nation. Kevin Daymude, general manager of Blo...

Typhoon Maria barrels into China after pounding Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Medium strength Typhoon Maria has injured two people in Taiwan and prompted more than 3,000 to be moved to shelters before making landfall in China. The governm...

New Taipei, Taoyuan, Hsinchu, Yilan, Miaoli declare typhoon holiday, business as usual in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As Typhoon Maria lashes northern Taiwan, New Taipei City, Taoyuan City, Hsinchu City, Hsinchu County, Yilan County, Miaoli County, and Lienchiang&...

Taiwan's highway authority heightens control of more than 10 highways during typhoon  

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan’s highway authority announced measures to heighten control of more than 10 provincial highways and road sections in mountainous areas across Taiwan on Tuesday e...

48% of workers in Taiwan will still work on typhoon day: online survey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – About 48 percent of workers in Taiwan will still go to work despite an official suspension of work and classes announced by the government due to a typhoon, according...

TRA announces partial rail closure due to Super Typhoon Maria

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) announced a partial cancellation of service on July 10, due to expected wild weather from Super Typhoon Maria, reported CNA. A ...

HSR runs as planned on July 10, decision for July 11 service announced later today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's High Speed Rail (HSR) system will run as planned today (July 10) and a decision on tomorrow's service will be made later today, as Super Typhoon Maria bea...

Cities, counties across northern Taiwan announce closures this afternoon for Typhoon Maria

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As a land warning was issued by the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) for Super Typhoon Maria at 11:30 p.m. last night and as the eye of the storm is just 620 kilometers east of Yil...

Update: Super Typhoon Maria poised to pounce on Taiwan Tuesday

Update: 07/11 9:56 a.m. -  The tail end of Typhoon Maria should be leaving the country by noon today (July 11), according to the CWB. Update: 07/10 10:22 p.m. - New Taipei City,...

Amcor Names Aluisio Ragazzi Fonseca Vice President of South America Flexibles Business Unit

BUFFALO GROVE, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 5, 2018--Amcor, the world’s largest supplier of flexible packaging, has named Aluisio Ragazzi Fonseca Vice President and General Manager of its South America ...

Closure Systems International’s Pro-Lok GL 38mm Closure Provides an Ideal Solution for Probiotic / Carbonated Soft Drinks

INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 25, 2018--Today’s health conscious consumers are no longer just looking for products that quench their thirst. An ever increasing health trend, especially in younger...

Trapped campers, swimming bears in Montana as floods hit US

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Helicopters rescued people stranded by flooding in Texas and Montana, including 140 children and counselors stuck in a mountain bible camp for two days, as severe storms swept the...

Storms bring flooding to areas in US including South Texas

DALLAS (AP) — Officials in far South Texas were using helicopters Thursday to rescue residents from flooded areas where rains have fallen all week. Texas Department of Public Safety ...

Are sugar worries weighing on Frappuccino sales?

NEW YORK (AP) — Frappuccino sales are struggling, and concerns about how much sugar the slushy drinks contain may be among the reasons. Starbucks says sales from the drinks that mix ...

Canada temporarily shuts fishing areas to help right whales

NEWPORT, Quebec (AP) — The Canadian government says it is taking steps to protect endangered North Atlantic right whales from encounters with fishing vessels and gear. The whales are...