Trump, outsider-turned-insider, sells self as rebel for 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump captured the Republican Party and then the presidency in 2016 as an insurgent intent on disrupting the status quo. As he mounts his bid for reelection, Trump i...

Battleground Florida: Both parties prepare for 2020 fight

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump's early strength in Florida on the night of the 2016 election was the first sign that he was about to score an upset victory. In an otherwise bleak 2018 for...

Cyclone batters fishing hub but veers away from Indian coast

VERAVAL, India (AP) — A cyclone in the Arabian Sea battered an Indian fishing hub with heavy wind, waves and rain Thursday and was forecast to bring dangerous weather conditions even as it veered away...

Cyclone batters fishing hub but veers away from Indian coast

VERAVAL, India (AP) — A cyclone in the Arabian Sea battered an Indian fishing hub with heavy wind, wave and rain Thursday and was forecast to still bring dangerous weather even as it veered away from ...

Taiwan No. 1: Kaohsiung Rope Rescue Team champions at annual GRIMPDAY challenge

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan has developed a well-deserved reputation across the world for its expertise in disaster management and rescue. On June 8 in Namur, Belgium, a team of firefighter...

Disaster bill highlights inconsistency in voting records

WASHINGTON (AP) — A $19 billion disaster aid bill that's still crawling through Congress highlights the inconsistency of lawmakers, mostly conservatives, who stood resolute against such aid six years ...

The Latest: Senate passes $19 billion disaster relief bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on disaster relief legislation (all times local): 4:38 p.m. The Senate has passed a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid bill to help ...

Senate passes long-delayed $19 billion disaster relief bill after Democrats force GOP to drop Trump border aid request

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate passes long-delayed $19 billion disaster relief bill after Democrats force GOP to drop Trump border aid request.

Taiwan military readies for disaster relief as flood season looms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With the flood season approaching, the Ministry of National Defense (MND) announced plans regarding the island’s disaster preparedness in a press conference on Tuesd...

Florida residents want Trump to see post-hurricane suffering

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Residents in parts of the Florida Panhandle devastated by Hurricane Michael seven months ago hope President Donald Trump gets a glimpse of the continued suffering in the regio...

Taiwan donates additional US$355,722 for Indonesian post-quake relief

Taiwan's government donated an additional US$355,722 to Indonesia Tuesday to help with school reconstruction efforts in the wake of a magnitude 7.5 earthquake that hit the island of Sulawesi Sept....

Florida officials demand US lawmakers pass storm relief

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A bipartisan group of Florida Cabinet members and state lawmakers is demanding that U.S. lawmakers pass a disaster-relief package for Hurricane Michael victims. ...

13 Chinese tourists hospitalized for carbon monoxide poisoning in New Taipei B&B

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A total 13 Chinese tourists staying at a Bed and Breakfast in the tourist town of Jiufen were hospitalized this morning after being exposed to excessive carbon monoxide from a ...

Colbert donates $400K from book to NC hurricane relief

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — "The Late Show" host Stephen Colbert has donated proceeds from his Hurricane Florence-related book to disaster-relief efforts in North Carolina. The Raleigh News...

Iowa flooding presents campaign challenge for some 2020 Dems

HAMBURG, Iowa (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee recently toured this waterlogged town near the Missouri River, blasting President Donald Trump as complicit in the flooding that has plagued large swath...