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Therapist sex abuse case reveals dark past, ethical concerns

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Two years after accusing her former therapist of sexual abuse, she plugged his address into an online directory and came across an unfamiliar alias. A search of that name turned u...

Therapist sex abuse case reveals dark past, ethical concerns

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Two years after accusing her former therapist of sexual abuse, she idly plugged his address into an online directory and came across an unfamiliar alias. A search of that name tur...

Mario Batali acquittal underscores perils of #MeToo cases

BOSTON (AP) — Bill Cosby was released from prison when his conviction that he drugged and assaulted a woman was overturned. Quarterback Deshaun Watson landed a record-setting $230 million contract, d...

Photos of 5 repeat DUI offenders posted in Kaohsiung, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In order to deter drunk driving, the Kaohsiung City Government Transportation Bureau on Thursday (April 28) published the first batch of five DUI recidivists on its offici...

Syndergaard bests Verlander in returns, Halos top Astros 2-0

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Noah Syndergaard and Justin Verlander spent most of the past two years working toward Saturday night, when their journeys back from Tommy John surgery coincidentally converged a...

Passerby saves drunk Tesla driver just before car engulfed by flames in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A drunk driver was pulled from his car by a bystander just moments before it was fully engulfed by flames in New Taipei City on Monday morning (March 28). According to ...

Drunk driver who fatally struck Filipino cyclist released on bail in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man suspected of fatally injuring a Filipino cyclist in a hit-and-run incident on Sunday (March 20) has been released on bail. Early Sunday morning, four Philippine n...

Filipino cyclist killed by drunk driver in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Filipino man was killed by a drunk driver Sunday morning (March 20) while on his way to a cycling race in New Taipei. Four Philippine nationals were riding their bicy...

Drunk Army officer sets car on fire after deadly hit-and-run in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Army officer who killed a woman while driving under the influence, and then set his car on fire to destroy evidence, will be discharged from the military, reports said ...

This tale wags the dog: 'Rescued by Ruby' tells K-9's story

NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) — This is the story of a mischievous mutt who turned out to be a very good girl. Such a good girl, in fact, that she saved a life. Ruby, an Australian shep...

Two foreign visitors hit by drunk driver evacuated by ship from Taiwan’s Green Island

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two foreign visitors hit by a drunk driver on Taitung County’s Green Island Tuesday (Feb. 8) night were evacuated by a Coast Guard ship to the main island. The tw...

NYC police honor 2nd officer killed in Harlem shooting

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police officers attended a wake Tuesday at St. Patrick’s Cathedral to honor one of the two officers killed in an ambush at a Harlem apartment. Officer W...

Drunk driving in Taiwan causing injury now punishable by prison sentence, up to NT$3 million fine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An amendment to the Road Traffic Management and Penalty Act (道路交通管理處罰條例) passed the third legislative reading on Monday (Jan. 24), which will impose stiffer penalties for ...

Taiwan to raise maximum jail term for drunk driving to 3 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The maximum prison sentence for drunk driving without causing an accident will increase from two years to three, according to a decision by a Legislative Yuan committee Fr...

Donations to family hit by drunk driver in Taiwan's Kaohsiung reach nearly NT$8 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Initial donations to a family of four that was struck in Kaohsiung by a drunk driver late last month have totaled nearly NT$8 million (US$288,000), according to a Kaohsiun...