France-based Carrefour expects to retreat from Chinese market by end of 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Carrefour said on Sunday (June 23) that it expects to retreat from the Chinese market by the end of 2019, pending regulatory approvals, after agreeing to sell 80 percent o...

Tahir sets South Africa record for most World Cup wickets

LONDON (AP) — Imran Tahir started off being mocked and jeered. When he was done, he received a standing ovation. In between, he achieved the most wickets for South Africa in Cricket ...

Salute: Cottrell has 2 Kiwi openers out for 1st-ball ducks

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Sheldon Cottrell was saluting after the first delivery and again after the fifth in a wild first over to the Cricket World Cup group game between West Indies and New Zealand...

As union strikes, Taiwan's EVA Air receives first Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- EVA Airlines is currently dealing with a flight attendants union strike which has resulted in canceled flights, inconveniencing thousands of customers since the strike was offi...

A half-hour away: How Trump opted against Iran strike

WASHINGTON (AP) — The planes were ready — their deadly cargo poised for delivery within a half-hour. President Donald Trump had been given a series of options Thursday night on how t...

Malinga's milestone 50th World Cup wicket helps in big upset

LEEDS, England (AP) — A distinctive, slinging bowling action and tint in his shock of hair have made Lasith Malinga a recognizable fixture of Sri Lanka's squads at four Cricket World Cups. ...

Innolux shifts TV production from China to Taiwan to avoid tariffs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Innolux Corp (群創), one of Taiwan's leading Taiwanese LCD panel makers, announced on Thursday (June 20) that it is moving some production from China back to Taiwan to shield...

Turkey expects Russian missile systems in 1st half of July

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's president says the country expects to take delivery of Russia's S-400 missile defense systems in the first half of July, despite U.S. objections to the deal. ...

Review: Joanna Wallfisch's travels result in unique album

Joanna Wallfisch, "Far Away from Any Place Called Home" (Joanna Wallfisch) Songstress, poet and darn good cyclist Joanna Wallfisch draws from both disappointment and wonder on her la...

Keeping your convenience spending under control

Sure it's nice to have your groceries delivered now and then. Ditto dinner. Want to stream your favorite movies? Why not. Curated clothes and books sent to your home? Yes please. But too much convenie...

Big blow for India as Dhawan ruled out of Cricket World Cup

India opener Shikhar Dhawan was ruled out of the Cricket World Cup on Wednesday because of a broken left thumb, handing one of the title favorites its first big problem this tournament. ...

Delivery man who rescued girls from alleged abuse honored

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky police have honored a pizza delivery driver they say rescued two girls who were being abused by their father. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports Mark ...

Afghan batsman rejects advice, bats on after head knock

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Afghanistan batsman Hashmatullah Shahidi was struck by a short ball that split his batting helmet and ignored medical advice to retire hurt in the Cricket World Cup game aga...

Brazil and Argentina eclipsed at start of Copa America

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Uruguay, Chile and Colombia impressed at the start of the Copa America, eclipsing hosts Brazil and embattled Argentina early in the South American tournament. I...

Afghan spinner Rashid Khan gets unwanted century vs England

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Rashid Khan arrived at the World Cup near the top of the list of most dangerous bowlers in limited-overs cricket. He'll leave with a mark near the top of t...