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Brucellosis hits sheep on south Taiwan farm

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Brucellosis hit sheep in Taiwan for the first time in 30 years, reports said Saturday (Dec. 9). Three animals at a farm in Pingtung County were found to have been infec...

Central Taiwan bird flu outbreak leads to culling of 15,000 hens

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A poultry farm in Yunlin County’s Gukeng Township culled all 15,374 of its laying hens on Monday (Nov. 27) after becoming the first case of H5N1 reported domesticall...

Wolves: Ecosystem warrior or threat to humans?

Children are raised on stories about big bad wolves: how they prowl around forests, disguise themselves as sheep or grandmothers, and raze houses to eat little pigs living inside. We learn early that ...

Citing Trump case, Pentagon leak suspect Teixeira urges judge to release him while he awaits trial

BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts Air National Guard member accused of leaking secret military papers challenged a judge's decision that he remain behind bars, pointing Monday to the pretrial release of...

Indonesia's Muslims celebrate Eid al-Adha with feasts after disease last year disrupted rituals

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Muslims across Indonesia on Thursday were celebrating Eid al-Adha, one of the biggest holidays in the Islamic calendar, with full meat-based feasts after fears of last year's...

Pentagon documents leak suspect Jack Teixeira pleads not guilty to federal charges

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Jack Teixeira, the Massachusetts Air National Guard member accused of leaking highly classified military documents on a social media platform, pleaded not guilty Wednesday to f...

Italy: Bear that killed runner spared death for now

An administrative court in Italy's Alpine region on Friday delayed for at least a month the euthanization of a bear that killed a 26-year-old man running on a local track in early April. The cour...

Guardsman Jack Teixeira, Pentagon leak suspect, to remain jailed as he awaits trial

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts Air National Guard member charged with leaking highly classified military documents will remain behind bars while he awaits trial, a federal magistrate judge ru...

Guardsman in leak case wanted to kill a 'ton of people': US

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — The Massachusetts Air National guardsman accused of leaking highly classified military documents kept an arsenal of guns and said on social media that he would like to kill a “...

Bavaria to make it easier to shoot wolves in Alpine region

BERLIN (AP) — Officials in Germany's southern state of Bavaria said Wednesday that they want to make it easier to shoot wolves after farmers complained that their livestock on Alpine pastures are bein...

As streamers cut costs, TV shows — and residuals — vanish

Actor Diana-Maria Riva is all too familiar with one of her shows being canceled. For a performer, it’s a painful, unfortunate part of show business. But this was different. In December, ...

As streamers cut costs, TV shows — and residuals — vanish

Actor Diana-Maria Riva is all too familiar with a show being canceled. For a performer, it’s painful, unfortunate part of show business. But this was different. In December, Riva was flo...

Florence invites Floridians to see pornographic Michelangelo

Florence Mayor Dario Naardella has invited parents, students and a teacher fired from the Tallahassee Classical School in Florida to come to Italy and judge firsthand whether Michelangelo Buonarroti&#...

Taiwan finds H9N2 bird flu on outlying island close to China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan ordered the close monitoring of 21 people and the culling of 4,551 chickens after finding the H9N2 bird flu virus on the outlying island of Kinmen, reports said Fri...

Duck egg prices in Taiwan hit record high

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The price of duck eggs rose to a record high on Friday (March 10) due to a shortage of chicken eggs and the approach of the Dragon Boat Festival. Amid a shortage of chi...