Secret Service may leave Homeland Security, rejoin Treasury

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is throwing its support behind a plan to transfer the U.S. Secret Service back to the Treasury Department to better focus on the growing threat of online financial cr...

Made-in-China NT$50 dollar coins found in S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tainan City police have arrested a woman suspected of smuggling in fake Taiwanese currency from China with the intention of disturbing the economic system on the island. ...

Taiwan gang recommended spending counterfeit dollars in Southeast Asia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Five men arrested in Taipei with US$11 million (NT$335 million) in counterfeit money had recommended the cash be distributed in Southeast Asia, reports said Friday (Dec. 6...

Germany shuts down illegal data center in former NATO bunker

BERLIN (AP) — German investigators say they have shut down a data processing center installed in a former NATO bunker that hosted sites dealing in drugs and other illegal activities. Seven people were...

Wisconsin man faces felony in stabbing friend's pet rat

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin man is charged with a felony after police say he stabbed a friend's pet rat. The State Journal reports 27-year-old Anthony Washington Jr. of Madison ...

Police: Trooper shoots man driving at him, dragging officer

CLAY, Ky. (AP) — A man has been wounded and an officer injured after the suspect gained control of a police car as authorities investigated a report of possible counterfeit money in western Kentucky. ...

Redesign of least counterfeited New Taiwan Dollar bills too costly: Central Bank

Taipei (Taiwan News)—Revamping New Taiwan Dollar bills, one of the world’s least counterfeited currencies, would take six years and cost taxpayers NT$50 billion (US$1.61 billion), said Per...

Saturday, August 22

Today is Saturday, August 22, the 234th day of 2015. There are 131 days left in the year.Highlights in history on this date:1485 - England's King Richard III is killed fighting against overwhelming od...

Night market to accept UnionPay cards to draw in Chinese visitors

Taipei, Feb. 22 (CNA) Chinese tourists in Taiwan will soon find another layer of convenience when a popular cash-only Taipei night market begins accepting UnionPay cards. Ningxia Night Market...