American convicted of Yonghe murder sentenced to life in prison in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The American man convicted of being the mastermind behind the grisly Yonghe murder has been handed a life sentence, while his accomplices have received sentences ranging f...

US finds ally in Mexico as asylum policy marks first year

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — The Perla family of El Salvador has slipped into a daily rhythm in Mexico while they wait for the U.S. to decide whether to grant them asylum. A modest home ha...

Rights group demands Israel rein in murky spyware company

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — An Israeli court heard a case Thursday calling for restrictions to be slapped on NSO Group, an Israeli company that makes surveillance software that is said to have been used t...

Suspect behind grisly murder of Malaysian woman found dead

TAIPEI (Taiwan News ) — The suspect behind the grisly murder and dismemberment of a Chinese Malaysian woman was found dead inside an apartment in Keelung on Sunday evening (Jan. 12). After po...

Police hunt for suspect behind murder, dismemberment of Malaysian woman in N. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Police on Sunday (Jan. 12), issued a warrant for the arrest of a Taiwanese man suspected in the brutal murder and dismemberment of a Malaysian woman, whose body was found ...

Yonghe murder suspect found guilty by New Taipei court

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A New Taipei City court last week found the main suspect of the gruesome murder and dismemberment of a Canadian English teacher guilty. When the Taiwan New Taipei Distr...

Before game in Saudi Arabia, Lazio aims to improve its image

ROME (AP) — After 15 years as Lazio’s president, Claudio Lotito has grown tired of his club having a negative image around the world. So as the team from Rome prepares to travel to S...

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Dec. 10 The Chicago Tribune on the World Anti-Doping Agency banning Russia fr...

Official: Base shooter watched shooting videos before attack

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — The Saudi student who fatally shot three sailors at a U.S. naval base in Florida hosted a dinner party earlier in the week where he and three others watched videos of mass shoot...

Pensacola naval base shooting tests US relations with Saudi

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just months after senior U.S. officials delivered substantial military aid to Saudi Arabia to counter threats from Iran, America's relationship with the kingdom is being tested by a ...

Saudi student opens fire at Florida Naval base, killing 3

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — U.S. officials investigating the deadly attack by a Saudi aviation student at a naval air station in Florida were working Saturday to determine whether it was...

US: Saudis recruited Twitter workers to spy on critics

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Saudi government, frustrated by growing criticism of its leaders and policies on social media, recruited two Twitter employees to gather confidential personal information on t...

AP Explains: Columbus, once immigrant hero, now heel to some

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The image and story of Christopher Columbus, the 15th century navigator who began European incursions into the Americas, have changed in the U.S. over the decades. Columbus wa...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Oct. 1 The Fort Worth Star-Telegram on the guilty verdict for a white former police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black man: Dallas County jurors made a po...

A year later, Saudi journalist's killing haunts kingdom

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul is drawing renewed scrutiny to the kingdom. Khashoggi's...