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North Korea fires artillery at sea against South military 'gangsters'

North Korea fired more than 200 artillery rounds on Friday near a disputed maritime border with South Korea in another escalation of tension between the rivals and prompting the South to take "co...

S.Korea orders islanders to seek shelter after North fires artillery nearby

North Korea fired more than 200 artillery rounds into the sea on Friday near a tense maritime border with South Korea, a military official said, while residents of two South Korean islands were ordere...

Taiwan public visits corvette, amphibious landing platform dock

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Navy for the first time allowed the public to visit its Yushan amphibious transport dock and Ta Chiang “aircraft carrier killer” in Kaohsiung City Saturday...

Taiwan military unveils Harpoon missile base plans

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Harpoon missile bases, once constructed, will have other functions, military officials said on Friday (Nov. 10). The bases will have offices, living quarters, garages, ...

Taiwan's Yu Shan amphibious transport ship to make public debut

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Yu Shan landing platform dock, the Ta Chiang corvette, and a new fast patrol boat will be making their public debut at Kaohsiung’s Sin Pin Pier on Nov...

Taiwan navy launches 5th guided missile corvette

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The navy has witnessed the launch of its fifth Tuo Chiang-class guided missile corvette, also known as an “aircraft carrier killer,” reports said Wednesday (Oc...

Cowboys defensive end Sam Williams is arrested on controlled substance, weapon charges

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys defensive end Sam Williams was arrested on charges of possession of a controlled substance and unlawful carrying of a weapon, police said Wednesday. P...

Ex-Las Vegas Raider Henry Ruggs sentenced to 3-plus years in prison for fatal DUI crash in Nevada

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former Las Vegas Raiders player Henry Ruggs was sentenced Wednesday to at least three years in a Nevada prison for killing a woman in a fiery crash while driving his sports car drunk ...

Florida woman who stole nearly $3 million from Holocaust survivor gets over 4 years in prison

NEW YORK (AP) — A Florida woman who drained an 87-year-old Holocaust survivor’s life savings by posing as a love interest and then lived lavishly off the $2.8 million she got was sentenced Thursday to...

Ukraine updates: NATO meeting to focus on Black Sea

Here's an overview of some of the main stories concerning Russia's invasion of Ukraine on July 26, 2023. Ambassadors from NATO members and Ukraine will hold talks in Brussels on Wednesday ...

US expects more cooperation with India in South China Sea

The United States expects a greater partnership with India in the South China Sea, where China has been at the center of numerous territorial disputes with regional countries, the top U.S. diplomat fo...

Taiwan Navy to acquire 2nd guided missile corvette next week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Navy is expected to take delivery next week of the second Tuo Chiang-class guided missile corvette, also known as an “aircraft carrier killer,” reports sai...

Column: Le Mans effort brought pride and joy to NASCAR industry

LE MANS, France (AP) — So many viewed NASCAR’s trip to the 24 Hours of Le Mans as a bit of a joke, nothing more than an expensive “ science project ” marketing play to take a beast of a car to the mos...

Taiwan Coast Guard receives new Anping-class patrol vessel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ocean Affairs Council (OAC) held a joint ceremony for the handover of the sixth Anping-class patrol vessel, the Chi An, and the 25th 35-ton patrol boat, and a naming c...

Ex-Raider Henry Ruggs pleads guilty to driving drunk at 156 mph, causing fatal crash

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Ex-Las Vegas Raiders player Henry Ruggs pleaded guilty Wednesday to driving his sports car drunk at speeds up to 156 mph on a city street before causing a fiery crash that killed a wo...