Taiwan's 'crab protection' documentary wins U.S. film award

Taipei, July 15 (CNA) A documentary about how people help land crabs migrate from inland areas to the shore to spawn in southern Taiwan has won two awards at the Best Shorts Competition in the United ...

Italy eyes Alitalia relaunch with private, industrial offers

ROME (AP) — The Italian government is hoping the Alitalia airline will turn a new page after four private investors expressed an interest in joining the state railway, the Italian treasury and Delta A...

Ex-governor to lead push Sands' push for casino in NYC

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Former New York Gov. David Paterson is joining Las Vegas Sands to lead the casino and resort developer's push for a casino in New York City. Voters have already a...

Taiwan grabs gold in taekwondo at Summer Universiade

Taipei (CNA) - Taiwanese Su Po-ya (蘇柏亞) beat a South Korean rival to capture gold in the women's taekwondo under-53 kilogram division at the 2019 Summer Universiade in Naples on Friday (July 12). ...

The new Tiger Woods manages his health more than his game

That was Tiger Woods in his red shirt on Sunday at the Masters. That was Tiger Woods slipping on the green jacket. But it's not the same Tiger Woods. The evidence h...

'Game of Thrones,' 'Veep' make final grabs for Emmy glory

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When a long-running, much-admired television series ends, Emmy voters can bring the show and its stars back for a final bow — or give them the bum's rush. "Game of...

The Latest: Trump hails social media, slams 'fake news'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's conference on social media (all times local): 4 p.m. President Donald Trump says social media allows messag...

Purl jam: Finland hosts heavy metal knitting championship

JOENSUU, Finland (AP) — Armed with needles and a yarn of wool, a dozen knitting aficionados have danced to deafening heavy metal music while knitting during an unusual competition in Finland. ...

Mystery, excitement for British Open's return to Portrush

Graeme McDowell winning the 2010 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach was a source of pride for Northern Ireland. Rory McIlroy winning the U.S. Open at Congressional the following year with a record score was a ...

Ultra-competitive Hooper key attacker for US water polo

Long before Johnny Hooper starred at California and starting playing water polo against the world, his biggest competition was his father, Gary. They played a couple different sports...

With Hughes in Devils camp, it's easy to overlook Ty Smith

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — With Jack Hughes in the New Jersey Devils' development camp, it's easy to overlook Ty Smith. Hughes was the No. 1 overall selection in the draft last month and mu...

Sanders facing tougher 2020 competition for liberal support

Barbara Lee supported Bernie Sanders' 2016 presidential bid, helping him score one of his most decisive victories that year when he dominated the New Hampshire primary. But as he wages another bid for...

Finch goes dog-watching ahead of semifinal vs England

BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Aaron Finch wants to see a dog — and not a dreaded duck — in the next 24 hours. The Australia captain was asked how his team would relax ahead of the Crick...

UK plan to control online porn is watched as test case

LONDON (AP) — The global push to more tightly regulate the internet and big tech firms is spreading to one of the web's biggest and least visible corners: porn. The British governmen...

Taiwan high school wins gold medal in World Association of Marching Show Bands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— Taiwan Chien Kuo High School Marching Band won the second place in the 2019 World Association of Marching Show Bands competition. The World Association of Marching Show ...