Latest trailer released for film adaption of Taiwanese horror game 'Detention'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The full-length trailer for the live-action movie “Detention” (返校), which was adapted from a Taiwanese horror game of the same name, was released on Thursday (...

Taiwan movie selected for Toronto International Film Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Award-winning Taiwanese director Chung Mong-hong’s (鍾孟宏) new feature film has been selected for the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). TIFF announce...

Scrutiny of Epstein’s death and co-conspirators intensifies

NEW YORK (AP) — Amid revelations about the circumstances around Jeffrey Epstein’s death, federal authorities have intensified parallel inquiries into what went wrong at the Manhattan jail ...

Maldives former VP taken to detention center

MALE, Maldives (AP) — A former vice president of the Maldives who was arrested after fleeing to neighboring India to avoid questioning over the alleged embezzlement of state funds has been taken to a ...

Libyans intercept boat carrying 75 Europe-bound migrants

CAIRO (AP) — Libya's coast guard says it intercepted 75 Europe-bound migrants off the country's Mediterranean coast. Spokesman Ayoub Gassim said Saturday that a rubber boat carrying ...

Taiwan court fines distributor of fake allegations about premier

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A court gave a modest suspended fine of NT$1,000 (US$31.77) to the man accused of distributing a fake video online purporting to show Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) flinging...

The Latest: 1 inmate who escaped Arkansas jail captured

PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on the escape of two inmates from a county jail in Arkansas (all times local): 1 p.m. Authorities say they've captured the leader...

Graham immigration bill disrupts Senate Judiciary Committee

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Judiciary Committee is engaged in a heated battle Thursday over immigration policy as chairman Lindsey Graham threatens to upend the rules to advance a detention bill that...

The Latest: Alleged Capital One hacker accused of threats

SEATTLE (AP) — The Latest on the alleged Capital One hacker (all times local): 11:20 p.m. Federal authorities say a former Amazon software engineer accused of a mas...

Alleged Capital One hacker barely bothered to hide

SEATTLE (AP) — The 33-year-old former Amazon software engineer accused of hacking Capital One made little attempt to hide her attack. In fact, she effectively publicized it. It's one...

Private prison company sued in death of migrant child, 1

HOUSTON (AP) — A woman whose 1-year-old daughter died weeks after they were released from an immigration detention center in Texas filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the private prison company that ope...

Rights group says prisoners go on hunger strike in Egypt

CAIRO (AP) — Amnesty International says 130 detainees in a notorious Egyptian prison have been on hunger strike for more than six weeks to protest what it calls "cruel and inhumane detention condition...

Judge orders release of Iraqi man, pending deportation order

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge in Minnesota has ruled that an Iraqi man who has been in immigration custody for two years must be released while his final order for removal from the U.S. is under ...

Texas sheriff's deputy charged in fatal shooting of wife

HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas sheriff's deputy has been charged with murder in the fatal shooting of his wife at their home. Court records show Richard Spivey called 911 Sunday to say he ac...

Florida, Virginia among sites for child migrant facilities

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Trump administration is scouting sites in central Florida, Virginia and Los Angeles for future facilities to hold unaccompanied children who have crossed the U.S.-Mexico borde...