Can Trump aide Meadows move from deal breaker to deal-maker?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mark Meadows dropped to a knee in then-Speaker John Boehner's office, the still-new congressman apologizing for joining those trying to oust the Republican leader. ...

Cycling road world championships in Switzerland canceled

GENEVA (AP) — Cycling’s road world championships next month were canceled Wednesday after a Swiss government ruling on mass gatherings during the pandemic was extended until October. ...

Concerns grow over rising COVID-19 infections in Germany

BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s government urged citizens Wednesday to keep their guard up and stick to public health guidelines, as new COVID-19 infections hit a three-month high and schools reopened in the ...

Taiwan contacts of Belgian, Japanese, and Taiwanese Hongkonger all test negative

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Aug. 12) announced that hundreds of people who came in contact with the infected Belgian, Japanese, and T...

Another Australian sportsman in trouble due to bubble breach

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — A National Rugby League player has been fined 30,000 Australian dollars ($21,350) and told to leave his team's bio-security bubble after visiting a barber shop in contravent...

Taiwan drops Vietnam from list of low-risk countries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In the wake of new local outbreaks of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) in Vietnam, Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) has changed its classification from ...

Taiwan reports new imported coronavirus case from Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wed. (Aug. 12) announced one new case of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) imported from the Philippines. During his w...

The Latest: Most of Singapore foreign labor cleared of COVID

SINGAPORE — Singapore’s government says most foreign workers can now resume work as their dormitories have been cleared of COVID-19 after months of lockdown and virus testing. Peopl...

Philippines' Duterte has 'huge trust' in Russia vaccine, volunteers for trial

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has lauded Russia’s efforts to develop a coronavirus vaccine and is willing to participate in trials, as he welcomed a supply offer from Moscow that he expec...

Philippines' Duterte volunteers to be Putin's Russian coronavirus vaccine guinea pig

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte confirmed he has accepted Russian President Vladimir Putin's offer to provide a Russian COVID-19 vaccine when it becomes available and said he is willing to p...

Australia's NBL to consider off-shore bubble in New Zealand

SYDNEY (AP) — Australia’s National Basketball League is considering a COVID-19-safe off-shore hub in New Zealand to get its delayed season going this year. The idea floated by the Ne...

German health officials block soccer clubs' plans for fans

BERLIN (AP) — German health officials have blocked professional soccer clubs’ plans to allow fans at Bundesliga games when the new season begins in September. “Thousands of fans in t...

The Latest: India adds 1,000 dead, 62,000 new infections

NEW DELHI — India has registered a record 1,007 fatalities in the past 24 hours as fresh coronavirus infections surged by another 62,064 cases. The Health Ministry says the total fat...

League boss considers tougher penalties for bubble breaches

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Rugby League powerbroker Peter V’landys has warned players and coaches that those breaking the strict bio-security regulations in place for the coronavirus pandemic are putt...

Coronavirus antibodies found in all target groups in Taiwan study

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The preliminary results of an ongoing study between Taiwan's top university and Changhua County have found some positives out of approximately 3,000 residents of the c...